Clinical Social Work Intern
Mina Chung (they/them) is a Clinical Social Work Intern at Hamm Clinic. Mina has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. Mina worked for a number of years as a Registered Nurse, and is currently completing a Masters in Social Work at the University of St Thomas. Mina’s approach to therapy is person-centered, empathic, and relational. They believe that all people have the capacity to heal, particularly in safe and attuned relationship, and they seek to provide a supportive space for clients to be their authentic selves, learn to navigate the difficulties in their lives, and work towards living the life they would like to live. Mina is committed to providing therapy from an anti-oppressive, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed lens. Their special interests include anxiety and mood disorders, interpersonal issues, trauma, and racial/cultural identity.
My name is Keisha Clay. I’m the full time Billing/Credentialing Specialist here at Hamm Clinic. In my position I completed client billing, insurance verification and assist client with scheduling sliding fee to get the continuous care needed. I have over 7 years experience of Medical Billing. I have experience with hospital billing, assisting living billing and mental health & chemical dependency billing. Billing is my passion and I strive to help people understand and know the ins & outs of their insurance policies and much more. I’m a very compassionate person, quick learner, detail oriented, excellent problem solver and love to help people. In my spare time I like to shop, go casino, play bingo for fun, cook, watch comedy and spend time with my grandchildren when I’m available. I love to laugh, learn new things everyday and learned to have good time while doing my working. I believe laughter is good for your soul & your mind.
Human Resources Generalist
Nique Evans is the human resources generalist here at Hamm Clinic. In her position, she manages employee benefits, recruiting process, compliance, HR administration, employee relations, and additional tasks. Nique is a self- directed learner that believes that pedagogy can occur with anyone, at any time, at work, home, in community, and in conversation. Although Nique is in HR she loves to laugh and be silly; one of her favorite shows to watch is Golden Girls and her favorite character is Sophia.
Bruce Field MD
Psychiatrist / PSIQUIATRA
Dr. Bruce Field is a part-time psychiatrist at Hamm Clinic. He studied medicine at Temple Medical School in Philadelphia and then trained in psychiatry at NYU Medical Center in New York City. He later studied psychotherapy at the Minnesota Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and finished a certification program in refugee trauma and recovery through Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in the areas of general and addiction psychiatry.
His areas of interest include psychotherapy, cross-cultural psychiatry, refugee mental health, addiction, and trauma. He is devoted to working with disenfranchised and underserved communities in the Twin Cities. Over the years, he has worked at Catholic Charities, La Familia Guidance Center, La Clinica, the Center for International Health, Wilder South-East Asian Program, the Center for Victims of Torture, the Veterans Medical Center, Avivo, and in private practice. In order to better serve Latinx patients he saw at La Familia and La Clinica years ago, he started learning Spanish, and he has continued to be a passionate student of the language.
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El doctor Bruce Field trabaja en Hamm Clinic como psiquiatra a tiempo parcial. El Dr. Field estudió medicina en Temple Medical School en Filadelfia y se especializó en psiquiatría en NYU Medical Center en Nueva York. Después, estudió psicoterapia en Minnesota Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis y participó en un programa de certificación basado en el trauma que sufren los refugiados y su recuperación en Harvard Medical School. Tiene una certificación en psiquiatría general y adicciones.
Sus áreas de interés incluyen la psicoterapia, la psiquiatría intercultural, la salud mental de los refugiados, las adicciones y el trauma. También dedica su vida a trabajar con las comunidades minoritarias y marginadas en las Ciudades Gemelas. A lo largo de los años, ha trabajado en Catholic Charities, La Familia Guidance Center, La Clinica, the Center for International Health, Wilder South-East Asian Program, the Center for Victims of Torture, the Veterans Medical Center, Avivo y en consulta privada. Hace unos años, mientras trabajaba en La Familia y La Clínica, comenzó a aprender el idioma de español para así poder ayudar mejor a sus pacientes hispanos; desde entonces, se ha convertido en un apasionado de ese lenguaje.
Janet Finlayson PsyD, LP
Janet Finlayson, PsyD, is a contract therapist at Hamm Clinic. She received her doctorate of psychology from Saint Mary’s University and holds a master’s degree in clinical counseling. She provides individual and group therapy as well as psychological evaluations and assessment. Janet has over 15 years of experience in psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and client advocacy. She provides client centered, strength based, and culturally responsive trauma-informed psychotherapy. She is skilled at working collaboratively with clients in improving overall mental health which includes proper diagnosis, symptom reduction, psychoeducation, and skill building. She is also well trained in providing a positive, supportive environment for self-exploration leading to greater self-awareness and overall improved wellness. She works collaboratively with clients and believes each client is the expert on their own life and life experiences.
Kimberly Glover MA
Kimberly has a BA from Hampton University, an MA from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, and PsyD from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University (in progress).
She is currently a Psychology Intern at Hamm clinic, completing her pre-doctoral training. She is focusing on individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological testing this year. Kimberly practices Psychodynamic/Interpersonal therapy; she aims to help people find patterns in their emotions, thoughts, and beliefs to gain insight into one’s current self. She believes in resolving interpersonal problems and symptomatic recovery in the context of client’s relationships.
Kim has special training and interest in psychological assessment, psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, trauma therapy, group psychotherapy. Her previous experiences include: cognitive coaching for patients with dementia, college counseling, community/needs-based mental health treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation.
Alejandro González MA
Office Manager / ADMINISTRADOR DE OFICINA
Alejandro Gonzalez is the Office Manager at Hamm Clinic. He manages Front Office and Front Office Staff, and he provides bilingual front office coverage as needed. Alejandro received a Bachelor’s in Social Work and a Master’s in Sports Management at Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. While studying at MSU, Alejandro was a program advisor/student mentor, multicultural recruiter, and a Graduate Assistant at the Office of Latino Affairs.
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Alejandro González es el director de la oficina en Hamm Clinic. Alejandro se encarga de administrar la oficina principal y al personal que trabaja en ella, también ayuda en la oficina si necesitan apoyo bilingüe. Alejandro obtuvo su licenciatura en Trabajo Social y una Maestría en Administración Deportiva en Minnesota State University en Mankato, MN. Mientras estudiaba en MSU, Alejandro fue el asesor del programa/mentor de estudiantes, reclutador multicultural y asistente graduado en la oficina de Latino Affairs.
Annelise Herskowitz MSW, LICSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker / TRABAJADORA SOCIAL CLINICA LICENCIADA
Annelise Herskowitz, MSW, LICSW is a bilingual clinical social worker with over 5 years of experience providing individual, group, and couples therapy. Ms. Herskowitz completed her MSW at Boston University where she was awarded the Herbert S. Strean Memorial Prize for Outstanding Merit in Psychodynamically-Oriented Clinical Practice. Prior to relocating to Minnesota, Ms. Herskowitz worked as a staff psychotherapist for three years at the NYU Langone Family Health Centers. In this role, Ms. Herskowitz specialized in providing culturally responsive psychotherapy in English and Spanish in the predominantly Latinx immigrant neighborhood of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Herskowitz has a passion for blending cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy to help her clients obtain symptom relief while working towards lasting change. Ms. Herskowitz has extensive experience working with survivors of domestic violence, childhood trauma, relationship and family issues, and life transitions. Ms. Herskowitz believes in the dignity and self-determination of all clients inclusive of all expressions of gender, sexuality, and relationship models.
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Annelise Herskowitz, MSW, LICSW es una trabajadora social clínica bilingüe que cuenta con más de 5 años de experiencia proporcionando terapia individual, de grupo y de pareja. Annelise completó su MSW en Boston University, donde recibió el Premio Herbert S. Strean Memorial Prize por su Mérito Sobresaliente en la Práctica Clínica Psicodinámicamente Orientada. Antes de mudarse a Minnesota, Herskowitz trabajó como psicoterapeuta de planta durante tres años en NYU Langone Family Health Centers. Mientras trabajaba allí se especializó en ofrecer un tipo de psicoterapia en español y en inglés, que tenía en cuenta las diferencias culturales; su trabajo se centró en el vecindario de Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Nueva York, compuesto principalmente por inmigrantes hispanos. La Srta. Herskowitz es una apasionada de las técnicas psicoterapéuticas de terapia cognitiva conductual y psicodinámica, las cuales usa para ayudar a que sus clientes reciban alivio sintomático a la vez que trabajan para lograr cambios duraderos. Annelise tiene amplia experiencia trabajando con supervivientes de violencia doméstica, trauma infantil, relaciones y problemas familiares y cambios de vida. La señora Herskowitz cree en la dignidad y autodeterminación de todos sus clientes sin importar su género, sexualidad y modelos de relación.
Bud Ingram-Lile MD
Director of Psychiatry
Bud Ingram-Lile, MD, FASAM is Hamm Clinic’s Director of Psychiatry. He attended Baylor University for his undergraduate degree (86-90) and then UTHSC-Houston for med school (90-94).
Bud provides integrated psychiatric care for clients in therapy at Hamm Clinic. He shares experience and knowledge with leadership teammates in order to help Hamm continue to achieve its goals.
Bud sees psychiatry as a set of partnerships. First and foremost, he partners with the client to make treatment decisions; Bud does his best to provide knowledge and facilitate the client’s making intentional medication choices. Second, Bud partners with the therapists in the clinic to ensure our clients get the best care possible. He is double boarded in psychiatry and addiction medicine. Bud has worked in several different settings, from academic to non-profit to for-profit entities and from intensive inpatient services to outpatient psychiatry. He has held multiple leadership positions in his career as well. His interests include travel, photography, live music.
Susan Jasko MSW, LICSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Susan Jasko, LICSW holds an MSW degree from Fordham University. She completed an intensive three-year program at the National Institute for Psychotherapies in New York City with a specialization in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with children and adolescents. She is a psychotherapist and supervisor at Hamm Clinic, where she coordinates documentation services for clients seeking assistance with immigration issues. Ms. Jasko has thirty years of clinical experience with children, adults and families. Prior to the Hamm Clinic she worked for nine years at the Center for Victims of Torture, providing diagnostic evaluation and treatment services to clients, and clinical supervision of staff.
Ms. Jasko is a Community Faculty Member at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, where she teaches Family Therapy. She regularly presents on topics related to trauma at various agencies in the Twin Cities, and trains federal asylum officers to prepare them to interview torture survivors. Ms. Jasko is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Social Work as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.
“I continue to learn from my clients. I am convinced of the resiliency of the human spirit, and a trusting therapeutic relationship can foster healing and growth at any stage of life. By working together, change is possible.”
Ivy Johnson MSW, LGSW
Clinical Social Work Fellow
Ivy Johnson (she/hers) is a Social Work Fellow at Hamm Clinic. Ivy received a bachelor’s degree in family social science and a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Minnesota. She provides adult therapy to individuals and groups at Hamm Clinic, while also receiving clinical training and supervision. Ivy has worked at Hamm Clinic since July 2019, and her fellowship will be completed in July 2021. Ivy’s framework for psychodynamic therapy is rooted in relational, client-centered care. Ivy approaches her work using an anti-oppressive/anti-racist lens to provide culturally-responsive and trauma-informed care. She strongly believes in the power of relationships and supporting clients as they heal and grow. Ivy has previously received training at CornerHouse – Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation Center and Andersen United Community School (Minneapolis Public Schools).
Angela Lewis-Dmello MSW, LICSW
Angela is the Executive Director at Hamm Memorial Psychiatric Clinic. She received a bachelor’s degree in global studies and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota. Hamm Clinic offers integrated, collaborative, culturally responsive mental health care for a range of clients through a psychodynamic intervention model in a community mental health setting. Angela has a background in program development and evaluation, clinical training and supervision, and conducting trauma treatment research through the Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) model.
Angela previously worked as the Family Services Director at CornerHouse – Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation Center and Director of Client Services at Domestic Abuse Project, in addition to a variety of roles providing trauma therapy. She has experience providing trainings and workshops on a variety of topics related to trauma and interpersonal violence, as well as leadership and supervision locally, regionally, and nationally. Angela has been a Community Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work teaching graduate social work courses since 2012. Angela is a board member for the National Association of Social Workers, Minnesota Chapter.
Leydi Lopez Rosales MSW, LGSW
Contract Therapist / TERAPEUTA CONTRATADA
Leydi Lopez Rosales is a bilingual contract therapist at Hamm Clinic. She earned her MSW at the University of Saint Thomas and her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire. Leydi
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Leydi López Rosales es una terapeuta contratada bilingüe en Hamm Clinic. Leydi estudió su MSW en la Universidad de Saint Thomas y obtuvo su licenciatura en Psicología y Español en la Universidad de Wisconsin- Eau Claire. Leydi codirige el grupo de estrés y ansiedad para mujeres hablantes de español y también trata a un número pequeño de clientes individuales. Cree en el poder de las experiencias compartidas y la curación en grupo.
Tabitha Maxfield MSW, LGSW
Clinical Social Work Fellow
Tabitha Maxfield is a Social Work Fellow at Hamm Clinic. Tabitha obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Metropolitan State University and her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of St. Thomas. Tabitha loves providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for people to explore themselves and heal. Her special interests include anxiety disorders, depression, interpersonal issues, trauma and PTSD, racial/cultural identity, schizophrenia, and psychotic disorders. She uses a variety of approaches, including psychodynamic theory, attachment, strengths, and empowerment perspectives. As an African American woman, Tabitha believes that it is important to acknowledge the complexities that come with developing your identity and how the environment you come from impacts how you choose to express that identity. Tabitha welcomes all bodies, religions, spiritualities and LGBTQIA+ folks to her practice.
Tabitha has experience with working with individuals with co-occurring chemical and mental health diagnoses. In addition to completing an internship as a psychotherapist with Hamm Clinic, Tabitha also interned with Hennepin County’s transitional age young adult team, where she worked with individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis and who were placed on a mental health civil commitment.
Angelina McDowell LSW
Clinical Social Work Intern
Angelina McDowell, LSW is a Clinical Social Work Intern and Trainee Therapist. She earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work at Augsburg University. She is interested in working with clients in their healing journey and believes in meeting them where they are at. Angelina encourages folks to take ownership in their healing process and build skills to empower and care for themselves.
Angelina has special interest in: Addiction, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, DBT, Depression, Grief, Loss, and Transition, Mind-Body/Mindfulness, Racial/Cultural Identity, Substance Abuse, Trauma and PTSD, and working with Military Veterans, Covid-19 Frontline staff, and use of CBT.
Angelina has previous experience discharge planning with Allina Hospitals & Clinics; doing Social Work Ambulatory Care Coordination at MHealth Fairview; serving as a Cultural Navigator at Neighborhood Hub; and working as a Mental Health Practitioner at People Incorporated – Anchor House. Angelina is also an Iraq War Veteran.
Connor Molloy MSW, LGSW
Clinical Social Work Fellow
Connor Molloy is a Social Work Fellow at Hamm Clinic and serves as an individual and group therapist. He received his MPP and MSW from the University of Minnesota. Connor believes that change happens through relationship, and he works to engage with clients through transparency, humility, and empathy. Connor is trained in Narrative Exposure Therapy. He is interested in working with those who have experienced trauma, child abuse, domestic violence, and those managing and processing depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Connor is also interested in working with clients to explore how race impacts our experience of the world, working with first and second generation immigrants as well as asylum seekers, and working with clients toward a better understanding our relationship and attachment styles. Connor has previous experience in youthwork, journalism, and immigration.
Kyle Murray MSW, LICSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Kyle Murray (she/her/hers) is a staff therapist at Hamm Clinic who primarily provides individual and group therapy. Kyle serves as a coordinator for the Training Program at Hamm and also provides support to program development and clinical operations. She earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University (St. Paul, MN); she has BA in Sociology and French from Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA).
Kyle brings an integrative, relational, collaborative, narrative, and whole person care approach to clinical work. She aims to create a warm, welcoming, non-judgmental and compassionate environment. She believes you are the expert on your life, and knows it takes courage and time to tell your story. She believes change, healing, and growth are possible through an authentic relationship with a supportive therapist. Kyle strives to bring an anti-oppressive and ecological (person-in-environment) approach to her work. Kyle has special interest in: grief, loss, and life transitions, end of life care, poetry therapy, spirituality, mindfulness, and the connections between the body and emotions. Kyle has training in: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Introductory Level Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis, and Trauma Treatment Interventions.
Yvonne Nobles PsyD, LP
Psychologist / Psicóloga
Yvonne Nobles, Staff Psychologist at Hamm Clinic, received her doctorate from the University of St. Thomas in 2000. In her 20 years at the clinic, she has worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups from various racial, social, and economic backgrounds with diverse mental health issues. She is also involved in training and supervising new trainees. Dr. Nobles believes that change occurs within a safe therapeutic relationship and focuses on creating that environment in her work. She values a collaborative approach, where the client and the therapist work together to discover answers to the challenges the client is facing. Dr. Nobles believes that her client’s family and cultural background are important elements to understanding the whole person and the impact of the past on the present issues. The daughter of immigrant parents and a native Spanish speaker, Dr. Nobles enjoys helping immigrants and their families discover ways of adapting to their new environment and mourning the losses of their former lives to make room for a new and healthy way of life.
Rosemary O’Brien PsyD, LP
APA Program Supervisor & Assessment Program Coordinator
Rosie O’Brien is a Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor at Hamm Clinic. She is a Member of the Psychology Training Committee and Cultural Responsiveness Committee. Rosie earned her MA at St. Mary’s University, and her PsyD at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Rosie provides psychodynamically and relationally informed therapy to individuals and works from an emotional focused and Gottman informed perspective with couples. She provides supervision to trainees in our training program and is currently supervising two post-doctoral candidates.
Rosie thinks the way humans develop and function reflects their experience with early relationships with significant others, and other individual, intergenerational, and cultural factors. Through exploration and reflection, she works to provide a safe and supportive environment in which the client and she can collaborate in deepening the client’s understanding of who they are and what they are experiencing. Rosie works to increase clients’ understanding of how they relate to themselves and to others. Her approach to therapy focuses beyond symptom relief and seeks to increase the ability to cope and develop resources that support new ways of being and relating outside the therapy office. She thinks that therapeutic change happens in the presence of a relatively unconditionally accepting presence of an interactive and interpreting other. Rosie also realizes that we are all cultural beings and as such individual change cannot be separated from how the culture to which an individual belongs changes.
Rosie has special training and/or interest in: grief and loss, anxiety, depression, couples, mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiology, relational work, trauma, and group therapy. Rosie is committed to working from an anti-oppressive framework, understanding the impact of her identities on the clinical relationship, and maintaining cultural humility. Rosie has been licensed since 1998 and has worked in various mental health settings including in-home, community mental health, college counseling and private practice.
Paul O’Hara M.Div., MA
Paul O’Hara is a contract therapist at Hamm Clinic. He focuses on the transformational aspect of the therapeutic relationship in understanding and working through the influence of the past on current issues. Paul is an Advanced Candidate in Psychoanalysis. He has experience in adolescent chemical dependency treatment, community mental health and hospital settings.