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Welcome to Woodbury

Meet some of our amazing practitioners, therapists, counselors, doctors, and staff of the Woodbury location of Resiliency & Health Institute

Unique Service options made for you

The Woodbury Office

700 Commerce Drive, Suite 255
Woodbury MN 55125
Open Monday – Friday

Each practitioner offers individual available times and options for on-site or virtual sessions. These options are noted in their profile introductions below.

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Meet OUr

Owners and Co-Directors

Sarah Fuerst, MA, LP (pictured right) and Kate Rickord, MA, LP (pictured left) are co-owners and co-directors. Both are dedicated to creating a healing space for those who want to build resilience and restore healthy functioning.

RHI prides itself on providing integrated mental health services through a trauma-informed perspective that focuses on supporting psychological and emotional safety for both clients and providers.

​Our Vision

Building resilience and restoring well-being for individuals, families, and communities.

Kate Rickord and Sarah Fuerst
Shannon Crimmins

Shannon Crimmons,
Administrative Manager

Shannon has a Master’s in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Post Master’s in Marriage & Family Therapy from St. Mary’s, and is an LMFT.

Sarah Fuerst

Sarah Fuerst

MA, LP, Co-Director
telehealth and in-person services available –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and their families, complex trauma, anxiety, depression, play therapy, animal-assisted therapy, person-centered therapy services

Kimberly Swinson-Stafford

Kimberly Swinson-Stafford

PhD, LMFT
telehealth services only –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Grief/loss, anxiety, depression, inter-racial couples, trauma, therapy for therapists, pre-marital therapy, and life adjustments or transitions, clinical supervision

Rachel Surratt

Rachel Surratt

MA
telehealth services only –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Anxiety, trauma, racial identity, grief and loss, life transitions, women’s issues

Jennifer Itskovich

Jennifer Itskovich

MSW, LISCW
telehealth services only –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Women’s Issues, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Intellectual Disabilities, clinical supervision

Bianka Pineda

Bianka Pineda

MA
telehealth and in-person services available –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: working with children ages 6 to 21, anxiety (GAD and separation), school-related issues (refusal and academic performance), social skills, anger management, depression

Georgia Nesbitt

Georgia Nesbitt

MA, LAMFT
telehealth services only –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: older teens and adults, intuitive eating, couples therapy

Courtney Ketola

Courtney Ketola

telehealth and in-person services available –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Children, adolescents, anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress reduction, relationships.

Sydney Craig

Sydney Craig

telehealth and in-person services available –
see bio for more information

Areas of Interest/Specialty: Children, adolescents, family, person-centered and emotion-focused therapy

Healing. In Their Own Words.

“Feelings are much like waves, we can’t stop them from coming but we can choose which ones to surf.”

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– Jonatan Martensson

“The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it’s been broken into a million pieces.”

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– Robert James Waller

“Letting ourselves be forgiven is one of the most difficult healings we will undertake. And one of the most fruitful.” 

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– Stephen Levine

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Let’s Connect

Locations in Golden Valley and Woodbury.
Services offered in-person and online.

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Call: 651-714-3848 Email: resiliency@resiliencyandhealth.org

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Monday – Thursday, 8AM – 7PM
Friday, 8AM – 5PM
Saturday, 9AM – 2PM
Sunday, Closed

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