Meet Our Providers
Kadie Budahn, LICSW
Philosophy of Care
Kadie Budahn is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Minnesota and has over 8 years of experience working in a variety of clinical roles providing therapeutic support to a wide range of client populations with various presenting issues. She has experience working with individuals including both children and adults, as well as couples, and families. Over the years she has worked with clients in a variety of different settings including home care, long term care, health care, in-home mental health (children and adults), special education, and outpatient services. Kadie has experience providing treatment for various diagnoses, symptoms and issues including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, mood disorders, autism, ADHD, relationship challenges, coping with illness/disabilities, addiction, life transitions, adjustment issues, grief/loss, stress management, and self-esteem challenges. She has certified training in the delivery of person centered and trauma informed care across cultures and utilizes these approaches in her therapeutic encounters. Kadie completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN and then later attended Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN where she graduated advanced standing with honors and received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work.
Kadie utilizes a holistic strengths-based, non-judgmental approach and strives to meet her clients where they are at in their journey. She is committed to providing a safe, nurturing space for her clients that encourages growth, healing, and self-discovery at their own pace. Kadie’s gentle and authentic person-centered approach along with her training and experience, allows those who work with her to quickly establish the trust and connection they need to feel supported in taking on life’s difficulties. She relies on strong empathetic skills to help her clients feel valued and to guide them in discovering the strengths, tools and resources they already possess within themselves that can affect purposeful change in their lives. Kadie understands there is not a one size fits all therapy approach and that each person’s journey and experience is unique. With this in mind, she strives to individualize treatment with each client and utilizes a variety of treatment modalities. Kadie enjoys using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, humanistic, and psychodynamic techniques when working with clients. She believes that therapy is a collaborative and interactive process where progress and desired outcomes are achieved when working together. Kadie assures each client is given adequate education and resources to make informed decisions throughout their care and provides clients with brain and body based skills to support their mental and emotional wellness along their journey through therapy and life.
Kadie recognizes that reaching out for help is difficult and courageous first step in the healing process. She looks forward to building a positive, caring relationship with each individual she works with that is based on trust and understanding. Kadie is committed to helping each of her clients achieve their goals for therapy and is ready to support them in developing a more meaningful life and becoming a happier, healthier version of themselves.
Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work
- Trauma/PTSD; Trauma informed care
- Mood Disorders
- Stress Management
- Life Transitions/Adjustment issues
- Relationship/Family challenges
- Women’s issues
- Crisis intervention and safety planning
- Coping with Illnesses/Disabilities
- Grief and Loss
- Self-esteem issues
Phoebe Nyabando, PMHNP
Philosophy of Care
Phoebe Nyabando, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a Board-certified Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with experience in treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan. She has seven years of experience working as a nurse, with most of her time in inpatient psychiatric and mental health.
Phoebe's treatment model is a holistic approach and patient-centered care. She practices traditional medicine whereby she comfortably prescribes psychiatric medications and utilizes alternative approaches to mental health care, e.g., diet and nutrition, exercise, stress reduction techniques, spiritual and cultural support.
When Phoebe is not attending to her clients, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Apart from English, she speaks and writes fluent SWAHILI. Phoebe is empathetic and committed to patient advocacy; hence passionately looks forward to meeting you, listening to you, and supporting you in your treatment journey.
Master of Science in psychiatric and mental health
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)/ Trauma
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)