To make an appointment with a counselor, call 651.772.5555.


Clinical Supervisor and Mental Health Practitioner

Sue has over 10 years of experience working with youth and families in a variety of settings. She began her graduate internship at Face to Face in 2003 and volunteered as a co-facilitator with the GLBT support group from 2003-2007. She is committed to empowering youth struggling with life issues by using a strength-based approach to assist in creating change. Her areas of interest include anxiety and depression, pregnancy and parenting concerns, and LGBTQ-related issues.

Divine Baker, MA, MFT

Coordinator of In-Home Services

Divine started at Face to Face as an intern in May 2013. She now works in the Intensive Systemic Therapy program as the Lead Practitioner providing in-home services for Ramsey County. Divine uses her professional training and personal experiences to assist families to utilize their unique talents and capacities to overcome social justice issues and historical trauma. Divine’s approach to therapy is collaborative and includes harm reduction, trauma informed, strength based, and psychoeducation. Divine is passionate and dedicated to providing service to at-risk youth and their families in the community.

Melissa Albaugh, MA

In-Home Therapy Practitioner

Melissa joined Face to Face as an Intensive Systemic Therapist in January 2019. Melissa has previous experience providing in-home and outpatient therapy to individuals, couples and families. Melissa has additional experience working with parents and with children ages 0-4 and incorporates an attachment-based lens believing that our early relationships can lay the foundation for how we experience ourselves and others. Melissa provides a gentle, strength-based, and relational approach to her work with clients. Melissa finds value in how communal, cultural, and familial factors shape who we are and how these pieces can also help support us in healing. As a white cis-gender therapist, Melissa recognizes it is crucial to the therapeutic experience that she works to create a safe space for people of all cultural identities, gender identities, and sexualities.

Kayla Marcoux, LGSW

Children’s Mental Health Case Manager

Kayla came to face to face in September 2018 as graduate clinical intern. After she graduated with her Master of Social Work degree in May 2019 from St. Catherine University-University of St. Thomas, she was hired here as a children’s mental health case manager. She loves working with children and families and partnering with them to navigate the complex mental health system. In her free time she likes to spend time with friends and family and my kitty, Clark!

Marco Murrietta, LICSW

Homeless Youth Walk-In Therapist

Marco has been a Walk-In Therapist at Face to Face since 2019. He says, “I never wanted to go to college. I didn’t think that was for me. If I can do it, you can do it. I went to school to be a social worker and I’m here to help.”

Kate Pabst, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

Kate joined Face to Face in 2013 as an intern. She works in both In-Home and Outpatient settings to provide trauma-informed therapy to young individuals and families. Using integrative methodologies, Kate utilizes creative approaches to therapy with compassionate non-judgemental listening, teaching, art, play, movement, and Somatic Experiencing to help clients feel heard, to connect, and to heal.

Dorothee Tshiela, MA, LPCC

Mental Health Practitioner

Dorothee joined the Face to Face Outpatient Therapy program in November 2014. Dorothee previously worked with an agency in the metro doing in-home Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports. She also has previous experiences working with survivors of traumatic experiences. Dorothee uses a trauma-informed approach to empower her clients and work collaboratively within the community to build healthy therapeutic relationships. Her areas of interest include family work, cultural issues, trauma, depression and anxiety.

Will Carlson, LGSW

Mental Health Practitioner

Will joined Face to Face as a graduate clinical intern in September of 2016, and as a full time Mental Health Practitioner in the Outpatient and Intensive Systemic Therapy programs in June of 2017. He brings previous experience working with young people and families in a public school special education setting, on a larger scale family-based community intervention program at schools in several Midwestern states, and working with victims of violence and trauma as part of an international collaboration between the Institute of Child Development and Lira Integrated School in Lira, Uganda. He is committed to the utilization of a person-centered, trauma-informed approach to honor the stories of individuals, families, and communities and promote ongoing healing.

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Saint Paul, MN 55106

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