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A culturally and linguistically diverse team of clinicians provide services at Change Clinic. Collectively, they are trained in a wide range of therapeutic techniques and approaches and many specialize in specific challenges or populations. What they hold in common is a deep respect for each client’s culture and story.





Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Rahma Adem is a dedicated Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). A graduate of Augsburg University with a Clinical Master of Social Work degree, Rahma brings a wealth of experience across diverse areas of social work.

In her multifaceted career, Rahma has accumulated significant expertise in addictions, abuse, conflict resolution, cultural issues, domestic violence, guilt and shame, codependency, and college-aged and student issues. As a Targeted Children's Mental Health Case Manager, she played a pivotal role in ensuring children with mental health challenges received the necessary care for academic and life success. In her current role as a Senior Social Worker with Hennepin County, Rahma focuses on assisting individuals in accessing fundamental needs such as housing and government assistance to enhance stability and overall quality of life.

Rahma's therapeutic approach is grounded in a multicultural lens, tailoring interventions to meet clients' goals. She employs motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, strength-based therapy, and a person-centered approach to guide clients in their healing journey. In one sentence, Rahma's therapy style centers on exploring the diverse relationships individuals encounter throughout their lives, emphasizing the significance of the relationship they have with themselves.

Specializing in individual therapy, Rahma is particularly passionate about working with adolescents and young adults facing challenges related to depression and anxiety. She is dedicated to addressing health disparities among underserved populations, including individuals with disabilities, low-income families, those affected by family conflict, co-occurring diagnoses, relationship boundaries, communication challenges, migration-related trauma, and involvement in the justice system. As a mental health advocate, Rahma focuses on empowering women and promoting their overall well-being.


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Mariam Ahmed is a dedicated mental health practitioner with a commitment to providing informal, compassionate, and responsive care tailored to each individual's unique needs. Fluent in both English and Swahili, Mariam brings a bilingual and culturally sensitive approach to her practice.

With a Master's degree from Walden University in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling, Mariam is currently on the path to becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, showcasing her dedication to advancing her professional qualifications.

Mariam's extensive experience spans a variety of challenging contexts, including work with individuals facing substance abuse, homelessness, domestic violence, trauma, abuse, generational poverty, and child protection. Her background extends to diverse settings, including schools and case management, demonstrating versatility in addressing a range of therapeutic needs.

As a practitioner, Mariam's preferred modalities include a client-centered and solution-focused approach, grounded in strength-based principles. Her therapy style is characterized by a belief that everyone's healing journey is unique, and she empowers her clients to take the lead in their personal growth and recovery. In one sentence, Mariam's therapy style can be described as follows: "Everyone's healing journey is different, and I prefer to let my clients lead in their healing journey."

Mariam's services encompass individual, couples, and family therapy, reflecting her commitment to addressing the varied dynamics of mental health within different relational contexts. She specializes in serving the BIPOC community and families involved in child protection.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Mariam finds joy in spending time with her family, exploring new destinations through travel, and contributing to her community through volunteering.


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Susan Arnold is a dedicated licensed marriage and family therapist with a specialization in working with teens. With a wealth of experience in the field, Susan has been providing therapeutic services since 2014. She resides in southern Minnesota with her husband and three children, one of whom has already transitioned into adulthood. 

Susan graduated from Argosy University and has been a licensed LMFT since 2014, demonstrating her expertise in the field. In 2022, she also became a board-approved supervisor, further showcasing her commitment to professional growth and mentorship.  

As a therapist, Susan's preferred modality is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She appreciates how ACT integrates the insights gained during therapy into a framework that supports ongoing personal growth even after therapy concludes. Susan's style is characterized by being upfront, asking clarifying questions to ensure a thorough understanding of clients' experiences, and providing observations to aid in the development of the therapeutic narrative. 

Currently, Susan offers outpatient mental health services through virtual appointments, accommodating clients' needs in the digital age. She has extensive experience working with various conditions, including anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, ADHD, and oppositional defiant disorder. Susan is open to working with individuals aged twelve and above, although her primary expertise lies in assisting those between the ages of 12 and 18. She has spent the last seven years working in a community with limited resources, supporting individuals facing financial concerns and striving to meet their basic needs.





Natallie Chivers-Lockhart is a Mental Health Practitioner focusing on changing the narrative of mental health in BIPOC communities. She has a background working with folks with substance abuse, homelessness, domestic violence, trauma, abuse, generational poverty, identity, and self-esteem struggles. Natallie holds a Master's degree from University of Saint Thomas and is working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She works with individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and adults. Natallie has experience with DBT, Intellectual Disabilities, Solution-focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy and Mindfulness-based CBT. Natallie is a strength-based clinician who focuses on who clients want to be, building a toolkit from within on how to work through struggles and making sure they create their own narrative and not succumb to what others think.


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Over the past decade, Bronwyn Cole has been providing mental health services in a variety of settings including school-based mental health and private practice for individuals, families, and couples. She is a systems-trained Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who approaches therapy through a relational lens utilizing Narrative, Strength-based, Attachment, Cognitive Behavioral, and Trauma-focused modalities. Bronwyn brings her own thoughtful curiosity and compassion to those she serves, supporting clients in their process of desired change. Additionally, Bronwyn is a Minnesota Board Approved Supervisor and has worked in this capacity supporting Masters-level therapists to licensure.


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Jessica Finney (she/her) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who enjoys working creatively and collaboratively with individuals, couples, and families and has been doing so since 2014. Jess is a certified Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapist and IFS-I approved clinical consultant (all parts are welcome!) and has training in a variety of other therapy modalities including expressive arts and play therapy. Life is complex, and she brings a realistic, empathetic, and non-judgmental presence to witness and support folks as they explore whatever brings them to therapy. Jess is socially-conscious, LGBTQ+ affirming, and does her best to be aware of her white-body privilege and how it impacts the world around her while working to dismantle oppressive systems. She especially enjoys working with creatives and with other therapists or practitioners who are learning the IFS model. Jess would be honored to be a part of your journey.





Kc is currently practicing at Change Inc. as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) providing school-based and outpatient mental health services. Additionally, she is a supervisor for the wrap-around, pilot program through the Partnership Program's System of Care for Ramsey County. Kc is a doctoral candidate at North Central University and specializes in culturally-informed practice within the African American community. Kc has also been working as a domestic violence relief advocate for the Harriet Tubman Center in Minneapolis for the past 11 years and has a multitude of trainings and group experiences on relational pattern identification and healing groups for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation. As an African American woman, she can bring perspective and insight that can help build an atmosphere of inclusivity. She also has a great equanimity and will use this quality to engage others in difficult conversations in order to impact change in an equitable manner. Kc is a lighthearted therapist and values helping people reconnect with the joy that may be hidden due to crisis.


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Collette, a West African American, brings a wealth of education and experience to her role as a mental health practitioner and therapist. With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, Collette has dedicated six years to mental health practice in a crisis setting. Additionally, she has spent a year working as a therapist and clinician in high school and day treatment settings, focusing on family dynamics. She is currently working towards her license for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Collette's preferred modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), art therapy, Mindfulness-Based approaches, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), coaching, and a Client-Centered Eclectic approach. She is particularly adept at enhancing family relationships and improving communication.

Providing services to individuals and families, Collette specializes in addressing depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and PTSD. Her client base spans adolescents and adults, including members of the LGBQ community. In one sentence, Collette describes her therapy style as client-centered and collaborative, emphasizing the creation of a safe and supportive space for individuals and families to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences while working towards their personal goals.





Mai Yia Her is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary's University. She has 7 years of experience providing school based mental health services to children (ages 5-14) and families. Mai Yia speaks Hmong and English. She uses a person-centered approach to work with children, adolescents, and adults; she believes every individual is unique and is the expert in their experiences. Mai Yia uses a person-centered approach while also drawing from other modalities such as Brainspotting, IFS, CBT, Narrative, Solution-focused, and play therapy techniques. Mai Yia is skilled in helping individuals work through trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and adjustment issues.


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Maria Angelica Keller Flores is a native of Peru. Currently, she provides psychotherapy services in a nonprofit agency (GAP) as well as provides supervision and guidance to social work interns as Community faculty in the Social Work Department of Metropolitan State University in Minnesota. Maria has worked extensively with immigrants and refugees providing mental health services and case management as part of a team that included immigration attorneys and shelters. Maria is a member of the EMDR International Association as well as the International Circle of Security. Maria’s credentials/certifications: MSW, LICSW, EMDR, Circle of Security Facilitator. Modalities used: CBT, EMDR, Psychodynamic and Integrative therapy. Maria serves Latina pregnant/mothers with children 0-3 providing cultural services in the Spanish language.


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Ana Lewis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has been working with young children, school-aged children, teens, and adults since 2012. Ana is bilingual in English and Spanish. Ana is trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Brainspotting, and DC-05 Early Childhood Intervention. She is also trained in play therapy. Ana is very client-centered and solution-focused and feels that the client has the answers they need to get them through their problems but can help facilitate them in getting to those solutions faster. Ana is a Minnesota Board Approved Supervisor and has worked in this capacity supporting Masters-level therapists to licensure.


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Nicole Lynskey (she/her) holds a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, and a BA from Hamline University. She has completed the level 1 trainings in IFS and Brainspotting.  Additionally, she has received a certificate of Life Coaching from Adler Graduate School. Nicole worked for two years as a school-based therapist working with adolescents and their families. Her prior career experience includes working as a life coach and a nutritional educator. Nicole is passionate about working with adolescents, parents, and families and those who are brave enough to be themselves in all the glorious ways they find themselves to be unusual or different. She works to create a safe and trusting space where all parts of people are honored and welcome. She is also a strength-based therapist and looks to help people uncover their natural resilience.





Regina identifies as a black, multicultural, and multiethnic, cisgendered woman with a deep passion for holistic health and wellness. Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as community partnership, Regina spent her formative years in the Twin Cities Metro and also experienced life in California. Her wanderlust, love for people, food, nature, the arts, and culture continue to nourish her soul.

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Regina naturally leans towards curiosity, authenticity, and empathy. With over 15 years of experience in the Mental Health industry, she has provided services to individuals and families across the lifespan in schools, hospitals, treatment centers, and various community clinics.

Regina specializes in working with adult clients aged 18+, including individuals, couples, families, and groups, with a target age range of 25-40. She is driven by a passion for her clients' healing process as they navigate the complexities of life on their journey of the human experience. Clinically, Regina intentionally creates a space for clients to discuss the impact of social, academic, systemic, and multicultural issues on their mental health, along with acculturation, adjustment difficulties, and other developmental concerns.

Her theoretical orientation is informed by a holistic, person-centered approach through a multicultural and strength-based lens. Regina prefers modalities such as IFS, systemic therapy, solution-focused, mindfulness, while integrating liberation and decolonization-based practices. Areas of focus encompass difficulty transitioning in life, decision-making, school/work stress, self-esteem, relationships, parenting/blended families, complex families, racial and multicultural identity, LGBTQIA affirming, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, spirituality, religion, and co-occurring disorders/substance use.

In addition to her therapeutic work, Regina is excited about a new endeavor—working with trainees seeking licensure. As a Board-approved Supervisor for the MN Board of Marriage and Family, she plans to be certified to support LPCs in their licensure process in 2024. Regina firmly believes that change and growth occur in authentic therapeutic relationships, guiding clients to access their internal and external resources to overcome struggles. Drawing from her own journey to becoming a licensed therapist, Regina acknowledges the transformative impact of relationships with supervisors. She emphasizes the importance of self-of-the-therapist work during her development as a trainee, helping her hold space for anxiety, gain confidence, and lean into the wisdom of those who preceded her.

Regina's goal as a supervisor is to be well-rounded, offering a space for trainees to show up as their authentic selves, make meaning of their journey, and provide support and insights into the many roles they carry in their clinical practice.


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Fatima Mohamed is a dedicated and bilingual professional, bringing a unique blend of cultural sensitivity and clinical expertise to the field of mental health and addiction counseling. As a Muslim, Somali female, she is committed to providing inclusive and culturally competent care to individuals and communities.

Fatima holds a Master's degree in Mental Health and Addiction Counseling from Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School, showcasing her commitment to academic excellence and specialization in the field. Currently on the path towards licensure as both a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Fatima combines her academic knowledge with practical skills to address the diverse needs of her clients.

Her therapeutic modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution-focused approaches, mindfulness, meditation, and psychoeducation. By employing a range of evidence-based techniques, Fatima tailors her interventions to meet the unique needs of each individual, ensuring a holistic and personalized treatment experience.

Fatima's clientele spans across various demographics, as she provides services to individuals, couples, children, and adolescents. Her commitment to inclusivity extends to her work within the Muslim community and the Somali population, where she strives to bridge cultural gaps and provide a safe space for healing.

A cornerstone of Fatima's therapeutic style is her client-centered approach, empowering individuals to take an active role in their treatment journey. She prioritizes empathy, compassion, and validation, fostering a supportive environment where clients feel heard and understood. By placing the client at the forefront of their therapy, Fatima ensures a collaborative and empowering experience that promotes lasting positive change.

In her role, Fatima not only addresses mental health and addiction concerns but also serves as an advocate for cultural competence and diversity in the mental health field. Through her work, she is making significant strides in breaking down barriers and creating a more inclusive space for individuals from various backgrounds to access the care they need.

Fatima Mohamed is a beacon of compassion and expertise, committed to making a meaningful impact in the lives of those she serves. Her dedication to professional development, cultural competence, and client empowerment sets her apart as a highly skilled and compassionate mental health and addiction counselor.





Mae Moua is a dedicated and compassionate therapist with a Master of Arts degree obtained in 2016. She holds specialized training in Brainspotting I and II and incorporates a narrative approach into her therapeutic practice. Mae has amassed years of experience working in private practice settings as well as school-based mental health environments, providing her with a diverse and well-rounded background in the field.

Mae is passionate about offering individualized support, focusing on both individual and relationship counseling. Her clientele includes adults from various walks of life, with a particular emphasis on serving people of the global majority, LGBTQIA2S+ communities, and those who identify as self-proclaimed geeks and weirdos.

Her therapeutic style is rooted in using Brainspotting combined with narrative concepts to help clients author their own stories toward healing and personal growth. Mae's approach is client-centered and aims to create a safe and inclusive space for all individuals seeking guidance and support on their journey to well-being.


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Pang Foua Rhodes is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She has been licensed since 2005 and works with couples, families, and individuals. Her practice includes pre-marital counseling, couples therapy, inter-generational conflict, immigrant mental health, cultural and spiritual identity development, acculturative stress, and stress and anxiety. Pang Foua utilizes Object Relations Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy in her work with clients. Pang Foua is fluent in Hmong and English and utilizes the therapeutic relationship to support, challenge, and empower clients to reach their goals.





Karrie Ruedy is a licensed marriage and family therapist with Change Inc. She is also a certified play therapist, certified in ABC interventions and EGeneration PMTO.  She has completed level 1 IFS training and also completed level 1 of Theraplay. Karrie has been practicing for six years and has been fully licensed for three and a half years. Her focus is on young children and their families. She provides services to families with children primarily zero to ten years of age. She works with children under the age of five using play therapy and ABC interventions.  She also works with parents of young children using the parent training called EGeneration PMTO.




Licensed Graduate Social Worker

Hibak Roble is a dedicated mental health therapist of Somali-American descent, driven by a strong passion for promoting mental health equity and social well-being. With a master's degree in multicultural clinical social work, Hibak is a licensed graduate social worker committed to providing high-quality care.


With one year of experience as a mental health therapist, Hibak has gained valuable insights and skills while working in various settings. Her preferred modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a highly effective approach for addressing a wide range of mental health concerns. Hibak specializes in providing individual therapy to clients from diverse backgrounds, recognizing the importance of cultural sensitivity and understanding in the therapeutic process. 


Focused on adult clients aged 18 years and over, Hibak welcomes individuals from diverse communities, acknowledging the unique experiences and challenges they may face. She strives to create a safe and inclusive space where clients can explore their thoughts, emotions, and life circumstances to foster growth and well-being. 





Adalinda is a therapist focused on working with those who are struggling with: parent/child intergenerational pattern transmission, racial and historical trauma, and immigration/acculturation experiences, to name a few. Some modalities she is trained in include IFS therapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy and Brainspotting. She uses a collaborative and experiential approach that seeks to honor each family and individual values and origin.

She has worked in both rural and urban communities with families and teens for over ten years. She enjoys giving back what once was given to her from her mentors: the understanding that patterns of historical trauma and pain CAN be broken for each generation to heal and grow. She believes it takes a village and working together in community can magnify everyone's internal healing powers.





Sue is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, certified in EMDR, an evidenced-based treatment for trauma. She is engaged in the Couples Institute’s ongoing training and consultation. She treats individuals, couples, LGBTQIA, and families for challenges creating anxiety and depression often caused by trauma, grief, and life change. Thirty-seven years of working as a nurse in oncology demonstrated that some part of healing happens in the relationship between people. Exploring the patterns in one’s life, in relationships, and in marriages can reveal both the challenges and the solutions to these challenges. Sue believes that being human is often revealed to be messy and flawed but that human beings also have an almost infinite ability to heal.


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Mary Stager is a dedicated mental health professional committed to fostering positive change and resilience in the lives of those she works with.

With a background in Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health 0-5, Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument (ECSII), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy, Gender Identity in Young Children, Columbia risk assessment, she brings a comprehensive set of skills to her practice.

Approaching her third year in the field, Mary has primarily worked in school-based mental health, providing support to elementary school children. Her preferred modalities include client-centered therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), solution-focused therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) / Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). In her practice, Mary offers individual therapy, couples and family sessions, with a focus on providing diagnoses for children aged 0-5. Currently, her clientele includes elementary-aged children and adults.

Mary's therapy style is characterized by a collaborative approach, where clients actively guide the session to ensure a safe and inclusive space for everyone involved. She believes in empowering individuals to take an active role in their healing journey.





KaZoua Vang is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has been working in the mental health field since 2015 in various settings such as hospitals, in-home, school-based, and clinics. KaZoua is bilingual in English and Hmong and utilizes both in therapeutic sessions. She is an EMDR therapist and certified pre-marital counselor. Her niches are young adults, intergenerational trauma, and refugee/immigrant populations.


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Lisa Xiong is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is bilingual Hmong and English. She specializes in working with children, families, and female adults who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, challenges adjusting to life changes, multi-systemic relational issues, self-esteem, and/or exploration of intersectional identity. She is a Registered Play Therapist and also has training and experience in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is an advocate for social justice and equity within the field of mental health and is a MN MFT/LPCC Board Approved Supervisor. She is a systemic and relational healer that takes a strength based, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive approach. She believes healing is self-paced and meets her clients where they are at. She also believes therapy can be fun and that a fun brain is a learning brain.



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Clinic Manager

Kristie Minke

Clinic Assistant

Sonia Moreno

Medical Billing Specialist

Billing Questions? Call (651) 285-5687

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Change Clinic operates a Co-Op where mental health providers can serve clients as independent contractors. We are accepting applications for Change Clinic Co-Op Members. Please read below for what you “give and get” for being a member.


  • Maintain regular and consistent caseload rendering billable hours.

  • Contribute existing and received referrals while at Change, Inc., with overflow referrals passed on to the Co-op team members.

  • Licensed Professionals: 25% of reimbursed billable hours, with a minimum of $250 per month.

  • Externs and Clinical Trainees: 50% of reimbursed billable hours.

  • Reliable communication and timely follow through on email account with clinic staff and clients, including outreach to new referrals within 24-48 hours of receipt.

  • Timely submission of billable hours posted through the electronic records system.

  • Timely and regular completion of paperwork to audit ready status in accordance with DHS standards.

  • Utilization of shared scheduling calendar intended for space resource allocation.

  • Attend and participate in monthly clinic meetings as a Clinic community member. Recognize role as a team player, problem solver, while being relational, and a contributor. Commit personal development to include trauma informed utilization of cultural, professional, community context, and racial equity approaches.

  • Compensation for onboarding and monthly meetings.

  • Help maintain a tidy, professional workspace.

  • Utilize Zoom account to maintain HIPAA and FERPA compliance.

Interested in joining the Change Co-Op?


  • Access to client referral sources, including professional website and marketing outlets.

  • Initial credentialing, ongoing annual maintenance, and MN Credentialing Account.

  • Licensed Professionals: 75% of received billables with monthly commission payout.

  • Externs and Clinical Trainees: 50% of received billables with monthly commission payout.

  • Onsite administrative support: reception of in-person clients, incoming phone calls, basic billing questions, and sending intake packets, ITP, ROI, cc authorizations, faxes, etc. as needed.

  • Billing services: initial insurance confirmation, input, timely submission, resubmission if needed, and communication with therapist as needed.

  • Association with a recognized professional organization invested in the surrounding community that offers a welcoming environment including therapeutic meeting spaces, communal workspace, a larger family meeting room, and conference space.

  • Electronic filing system with administrative oversite.

  • Community established to increase professional growth through training opportunities, case consults, information sharing, availability updates, professional network/development. Monthly meetings to be compensated up to 2 hours.

  • Onboarding training and monthly meeting.

  • Access to lockers for therapeutic supplies and personal affects at Clinic.

  • Access to a community of socially and culturally attuned clinicians and supervisors.

  • Change Clinic personal email packaged with a license for MS Outlook 365 and a HIPAA-compliant Zoom account.

  • Access to Personalized Appointment Cards, high speed internet, and business printers and office equipment

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