Our Professional Staff

Jacqui Ruzicka, M.S., NCC, LPCC

Email: admin@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Jacqui has experience working with individuals, groups, and families using a cognitive behavioral therapy approach. Group experience includes women's CBT groups and children's coping skills groups. Jacqui has a background working in-home with clients, teaching coping skills to manage symptoms caused by diagnoses. She is passionate about helping individuals live a happier, healthier life.

Jacqui is a certified CBT Therapist and prefers to use a cognitive-behavioral approach with clients, focused on reframing their current thinking in order to cope with their diagnoses and learn proper coping skills. Negative thoughts will be challenged in sessions and a more positive way of living will be taught while examining the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Jacqui is currently not accepting new clients.

Jacqui is a MNBBHT (Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy-approved supervisor. She has undergone 40 hours of supervision classes to obtain certification in supervision of licensed-bound mental health professionals. Jacqui enjoys providing supervision to her supervisees either on the individual or group levels. She has experience working with supervisees who are on track to obtain their LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) status.
*Check with your board to determine if Jacqui's licensures (NCC, LPCC) are adequate for your board supervision requirements.

Deanna Boettcher, M.S.

Email: deanna.boettcher@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Deanna received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Ashford University and her Masters Degree in Mental Health Clinical Counseling from Walden University. She utilizes an eclectic, strengths-based approach to therapy pulling on techniques from expressive arts, the cognitive-behavioral therapies, and Dialectical Behavior Therapies to assist clients from all backgrounds to see their full potential and learn appropriate coping skills to overcome the obstacles they are experiencing in their lives. She has her certification in Art Therapy and DBT Strategies.

Carisa Hrubetz, OTR/L

Email: carisa.hrubetz@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Carisa is an Occupational Therapist who has been practicing for over 4 years in the state of Minnesota. Her experience ranges from Transitional Care to Home Health and Outpatient therapy. Her general practice casts a wide net to help reach as many members in her community as possible. Areas of practice include, but are not limited to: pain management, task modification, adaptive equipment training, wheelchair seating and positioning, upper body strengthening, general reconditioning, sensory processing training, post CVA rehabilitation, cognition retraining, and home safety modification training. Carisa works with people of all walks of life, all age groups, and all conditions within her scope of practice. If she is unable to meet your needs, she will gladly guide you to someone that can.

"Our goal as clinicians is to work with people in promoting their areas of strength and to help them grow in their areas of need."

For more information please reach out to our clinic for more details.

Johanna Schultz, M.A.

Johanna received her Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies from St. Cloud State University and her Masters Degree in Educational Psychology, with a community mental health focus, from the University of Minnesota. She has experience and enjoys working with individuals across the lifespan. Johanna believes in the inherent value, purpose, and dignity of each person and that through therapy, individuals can develop or re-establish this believe about themselves. She is here to actively and non-judgmentally listen to your story and work collaboratively to build upon internal strengths and reaching your goals. Her desire is to create a space that is safe and supportive where you feel comfortable expressing yourself, your concerns, and aspirations. Johanna integrates a humanistic perspective with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy skills into her approach and will incorporate nature, movement, mindfulness, and spiritually into therapy with your desire and consent.

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Address: 225 3rd Ave NW Hutchinson, MN 55350
Address: 200 W. Broadway Monticello, MN 55362

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