Meet Our Team
Individual, Family, Child and Couples Therapy
I enjoy working with the adolescent population, anywhere from 3-15 due to enjoying and seeing the growth through play therapy. I have experience with and enjoy working with individuals in the neurodivergent community.
Person-centered therapy is my primary clinical approach.
I enjoy attending sporting events and playing them. Reading books or listening to podcasts that activate critical and psychological thinking is the way I like to pass any free time. Much of my days are spent with my daughter, whether it’s running to one of her numerous extracurricular activities or just spending quality time together.
Kelly Mosenden, MA
Individual, Family, Child and Couples Therapy
Kelly Mosenden is a graduate from Saint Mary’s University Twin Cities with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as a graduate from Luther Seminary with a Master of Arts in Pastoral and Community Care. Her undergraduate degree includes a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Gustavus Adolphus College.
Kelly has extensive experience working with children and teens presenting with emotional and behavioral challenges related to anxiety, trauma, and autism spectrum disorder, and has worked in a variety of clinical settings including center, school, and home-based therapy. She tends to gravitate toward the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy and experiential play therapy.
As a mental health practitioner, Kelly sees children, teens, adults, couples, and families. Kelly utilizes both a conversational and directive approach incorporating kindness, humor, openness, and understanding. She believes life is one big puzzle with many different pieces. Sometimes our puzzle pieces can become worn and may not look or fit as well as we would like. Other times, our puzzle pieces can be stuck upside down or even lost. Kelly believes that therapy can be a useful tool to help restore those pieces and make our puzzles whole again.
Outside of being a therapist, Kelly enjoys singing, reading, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.
Mary Anderson, MA, LMFT
Mary is a graduate of Adler Graduate School with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as Professional Counseling. Her undergraduate degree was BS in counseling / psychology with an emphasis on Early Childhood from Crown College. Along with this, she obtained a Masters level certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health from the University of MN. Mary is a nationally certified assessor for NCAST in infant feeding and teaching scales as well as a Project Exceptional trainer. In May 2011, Mary was recognized as FASD Clinical Training of Trainers (TOT) for the Great Lakes FASD Regional Training Center (GLFRTC) and the University of Wisconsin, Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies (PDAS).
Mary has served families in the area of childcare for 35 years. Having owned and operated up to three childcare centers serving a total of 23 infants, 43 toddlers and 120 preschoolers at a given time.
Her current positions are that of Executive Director of Kids Inc Child Care Center, President of SteppingStone Therapeutic and a LMFT, specializing in working with children and their families in the areas of social and emotional development. Mary is also an approved Supervisor with the MN Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Mary is an active member of THRIVE initiative, a member of the MN Association of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, as well as a member of the United States Association of Play Therapy.
Mary states that she has been mostly happily married to Randy since 1978. Mary and Randy have two grown children, a son-in-law and three beautiful grandchildren.
Megan Peterson, MS
Individual & Group Therapy
Megan received her MS in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She plans to work toward licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.
Megan has worked in the mental health field for several years, including with children, teens and young adults. She has experience providing individual and group counseling to children and their families, many of whom have emotional and behavioral challenges relating to anxiety, depression and trauma. Megan’s style of therapy includes person-centered, experiential play therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Her goal is to create space for clients to share their experiences in an environment that is safe and trusting with the use of empathy, compassion and understanding.
“Sometimes life can feel like a tangled ball of yarn with no way of untangling it but slowly, with one strand at a time, this tangled ball of yarn can become more manageable and soon enough the knots and tangles don’t seem as overwhelming. In life we can set aside and ignore the tangled ball of yarn or we can slowly work to untangle the messy intertwined strands.” Megan believes therapy can help sort through the knots and tangles of life and support clients in gaining a greater sense of hope and understanding
When she’s not working, Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends. She enjoys any opportunity to do something outside.
Pediatric mental health • Trauma-informed care • Sensory processing and integration • Primitive reflex integration • Emotional and behavioral regulation
As an occupational therapist, I strive to find the just-right challenge in order to push my clients to reach their highest potential. There may be ups and downs while learning new skills, but I will be there to support and motivate my clients every step of the way.
Spending time with family • Quilting • Crocheting • Playing soccer • Baking • Exploring the north shore