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Saprina earned her Master’s degree in social work from the College of St. Catherine and is a licensed clinical social worker. She was previously the Clinical Program Manager for the Ambit Network of the University of Minnesota, and the Director of Child and Family Services at Human Development Center in Duluth. Saprina is now the Executive Director of Paradigm Therapy Services. Her areas of specialty include child and adolescent trauma.
Bailey is born and raised in the small town of Cloquet. Bailey's vision is creating an atmosphere in her community where individuals and families from all walks of life feel welcomed in seeking out mental health services. Bailey is invested in creating and delivery a multitude of services that the community has been unable to access.
Bailey graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She went on to obtain her Master of Social Work from The College of St. Scholastica with a focus in clinical practice.
Bailey has been working in mental health since 2008. She has practiced in a variety of settings from adult residential care, in-home family settings to correctional facility to community mental health. In addition to these places, one of her main focuses has been developing and delivery school-based service in the Carlton County area. This has included development and implementations of various programs of day treatment, and school-based therapy
She has been providing services in the Cloquet and Duluth area to individuals and families ages 4 and up who have been experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties. She utilizes a Strength-Based and Person-Centered approach. Bailey has extensive training in treating trauma related disorders and working with children and adults that have experienced crisis. She also is passionate about working with individuals experiencing ADHD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, and interpersonal difficulties. She is a Board-approved supervisor that has provided clinical supervision since 2017. She loves teaching and mentoring individuals on their journey in mental health field.
Ashley graduated from the College of St. Scholastic with her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work in 2018 and obtained her License for alcohol and drug counseling (LADC) in 2018.
Ashley has been in the mental health field since 2010 and has worked in a variety of settings, beginning with adolescent outpatient chemical dependency treatment. From there, Ashley moved to North Dakota to work in a woman’s shelter with women escaping homelessness, domestic violence and human trafficking. Ashley also has experience providing psychotherapy to youth in a juvenile detention setting.
Ashley is know for her humor and down to earth theraputic style with her clients.
She provides psychotherapy to individuals and families ages 12 and up who experience Depression, Anxiety, mood disorders and PTSD.
She is trained in TF-CBT, CBITS, MAP, CBT.
Patty graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a degree in psychology and a focus on child development. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in clinical social work from the College of St. Scholastica. Her therapeutic style is informed by a curiosity for attachment patterns, the impacts of trauma, and relational patterns. Patty’s areas of interest include parent-child relationships, early childhood mental health, mentalizing and lifespan development.
Patty has a strengths-based, person-centered approach to therapy. She emphasizes the importance of listening to the client’s story and reinforces meeting someone where they’re at in the moment. Outside of the office, Patty enjoys being in nature, going on adventures, and cooking.
Nicole is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about helping people develop healthy relationship dynamics and heal from difficult life events. Nicole grew up in a rural community and understands the difficulties faced by people living in rural or farming communities. Nicole has a passion for working with children (ages 3+), adults, and couples/families. Nicole uses an attachment and relational-based framework with her clients. Her therapeutic modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Relational Cultural Theory (RCT) and Person-Centered Therapy.
When not practicing therapy, Nicole enjoys her family farm raising cattle, pigs, chickens, and growing veggies as well as enjoying time outdoors with family and friends
Alan's journey started with a History Major through UW-Superior, and has taken him into social work with children and adults. Alan has worked with people of all ages through his experiences here at Paradigm. One of his greatest strengths is developing a positive therapeutic relationship with the populations he serves.
Sharlene has worked in the mental health field for over 19 years working in a variety of settings including group home settings, in home settings, and community mental health. She has a passion for working with people.
She earned her bachelors in Organized Behavioral Management in 2008 and her masters degree in Clinical Social Work in 2017 from the College of Saint Scholastica. She has since worked as an outpatient psychotherapist and clinical supervisor for mental health practitioners at a community mental health center.
She specializes and enjoys working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness, serious mental illness, adult acute mental illness, children, and geriatric populations. Her therapy framework is centered on Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has had training in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma therapy, and crisis therapy. She also has received training and is literate in somatic practices.
Madison graduated from The University of Minnesota – Duluth with a degree in Social Work. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in clinical social work from the College of St. Scholastica. Madison’s has a passion of working with youth and adolescents experiencing trauma and crisis.
She emphasizes the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship and meeting the client where they are.
Madison has a strength based, person-centered approach to therapy. When not practicing therapy, she enjoys spending time with her cat and arts and crafts.