Our Professional Staff

Jacqui Theisen, 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.
Location: Hutchinson, MN & Buffalo, MN

Deanna Boettcher, M.S., LPCC

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.
Location: Hutchinson, MN

Johanna Schultz, M.A.

Email: johanna.schultz@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

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.
Location: Buffalo, MN

Robin Curwick, M.A., LMFT

Email: robin.curwick@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Robin Curwick, M.A., LMFT has a solution focused, family systems approach to working with others in their relationships. She passionately supports incorporating all necessary family members during sessions when possible (active participants in services can be ages 3 and up). Robin graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Southwest Minnesota State University and continued her education at Agrosy University completing her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Robin is a "prepare and enrich" certified counselor, which allows her to perform premarital counseling. This certification allows couples who receive premarital counseling through Robin to receive the discounted rate on their marriage license.

Robin has a background working with a variety of ages, cultures, and diagnoses including early childhood, developmental delays and those on the Autism Spectrum. She strives for transparency along with healthy boundaries and some humor in her connections with others towards their personal and relational growth. She has lived in rural and metro settings while working with out-patient clinics and in-home services. She currently resides in the Hutchinson area with her family and pets. She is a nature and animal lover, who enjoys being outside and is looking forward to meeting and learning more about your individual and family's story. Relationships and life cycles are challenging yet part of life's journey.
Location: Hutchinson, MN

Casey Burns

Available at both locations starting in May

Casey received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He will receive his Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary's University in August 2022. Casey is passionate about utilizing cognitive-behavioral, solutions-based, and transactional analysis modalities within the therapeutic setting. Casey is passionate about utilizing cognitive-behavioral, solutions-based, and transactional analysis modalities, as well as Christian-based modalities within the therapeutic setting.

Brianna Harguth

Available at the Hutchinson location starting in May

Brianna received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of South Dakota. She received her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Cloud State University in 2022. She utilizes the family systems approach, meaning she believes individuals do not exist in a vacuum; they are influenced by their relationships with others. She works with individuals, couples, and families. She prefers to take a straight-forward approach with her clients. Brianna incorporates components of symbolic-experiential theory, narrative therapy, structural family therapy, cognitive- behavioral theory, and mindfulness into her approach to therapy.

Laura Laxen

Starting her therapy internship in April at the Hutchinson location

Laura received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Social Work at Minnesota State, Mankato. She is currently working as an intern with Serenity Mental Health while she finishes up her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Adler Graduate School. Laura is passionate about utilizing a trauma-informed care approach and a strengths-based approach within the therapeutic setting. Laura believes that each person is unique to their experiences and strives for connection with others. Laura integrates a holistic approach by using Adlerian therapy techniques. She strives to create a safe, trusting, and non-judgmental environment that provides support, encouragement, and empowerment. .
Location: Hutchinson, MN & Buffalo, MN

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