Meet the Staff of P.O.R. Emotional Wellness

We invite you to read more about our therapists and their backgrounds by viewing their profiles.
They are backed up by a staff that is knowledgeable, experienced and sensitive to the needs of clients and their families.

Jim Keenan, MS, LP
Jim Keenan, MS, LPExecutive Director

I have been working in the field of Emotional Wellness for the past 24 years. I know that all of us are seeking our best self. We all want to have happiness as our predominate state of being. However, life sometimes occurs in such a way that our feelings become more negative, sad, depressed, angry and even hopeless at times.
I believe that it is during these times that our lives have the greatest potential for positive growth. I am a solution focused therapist. I believe in assisting others to gain a sense of self control in their lives. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, I know the long lasting impacts that trauma can have on a person. I also know the rewards that come from doing the difficult work of healing the inner self. I am honored by those individuals in my past who have allowed me to be a part of their healing.

Jean Storlie
Jean StorlieLPCC, RPT

I have worked as a mental health professional since 2014. I am a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) and provide play therapy to children as young as 2 years old. My approach is client centered and based in the understanding that children do not have bad behaviors, but behaviors stemming from trauma in their past.
Many children, and even some adolescents, are not able to verbally express their emotions and “find the words” to use in traditional talk therapy. Play is a natural way for children to express themselves and resolve issues that may be difficult for them. I believe it is important to connect with parents and children in a meaningful way. When treating emotional and behavioral concerns, it is important for families to be involved in treatment together. I help families build pathways to positive change while addressing emotional and behavioral concerns utilizing a strength-based approach. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, (LPCC), a Registered Play Therapist, (RPT), as well as a board-certified supervisor (LPC, LPCC).

Amy Blehert
Amy BlehertMA, LMFT

I have experience working with children ages 3 and up, including teenagers, adults, clients with SPMI, and children/adults on the autism spectrum. I am a DC 0-5 assessor.
. I received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Concentration in Child Psychology) from Bradley University and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy at Argosy University, Twin Cities. I started in the mental health field in 2008 working in the autism community. I have been an ARMHS/CTSS worker and eventually moved into therapy. I love to assist clients in finding their best possible outcomes as well as coordinating with other service providers. Therapy is my passion and helping others is what I enjoy most.

Gordon Baker
Gordon BakerMA, Clinical Trainee

I provide Outpatient Therapy and Diagnostic Assessments to children and adults. I have worked in the mental health field for the past 15 years. I have experience working with children and adults diagnosed with Bipolar, ADHD, ODD, Mood Disorders and Autism Spectrum
I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Substance Abuse from University of North Dakota and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University. In my spare time I enjoy spending time outdoors, attending concerts, traveling, kayaking, camping, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

Jennifer Kelley
Jennifer KelleyMA, Clinical Trainee

My Name is Jennifer and I have been working with adolescents and adults for ten years. I began working in domestic violence and then spent five years at a Federal Setting IV Education Center that serves students with severe emotional behavior disorders. I started working with POR four years
ago as a life skills worker and I’m currently stationed at the Health Resource Center at Brooklyn Center STEAM as a Mental Health Therapist. I have provided therapy and life skills to students struggling with post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, oppositional defiance, aggression, ADHD, adjustment, to list a few. I also have experience working with the LGBTQ community helping students to feel accepted, loved and supported during their journey. I received my master’s degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University. I am a person-centered therapist who is also solution focused and compassionate about helping kids cope with everyday stresses, so they can be successful in all aspects of their lives.

Molly Senser
Molly SenserClinical Trainee

I provide Outpatient Therapy services and Diagnostic Assessments for individuals in the mid-elementary school through young adulthood age range. I have been working in the mental health field since 2018.
I am projected to complete my Masters of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services with a Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies in December 2023. I am a person-centered practitioner, meaning that I inherently believe that individuals are the experts of their own lives. My role is to help individuals uncover their potential by bearing witness to people’s stories and becoming an ally alongside their journey towards healing and self-discovery. I am particularly skilled in working with neurodivergent individuals and those who are apart of the LGBTQ+ community. I feel called to work with people with complex forms of trauma and loss to help them re-write their stories to ones where they can be their own hero. I find that people value my authenticity, and I love to make people smile. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my cats, listening to audiobooks, playing video games, and taking adventures.

Andrea Garcia Malledo
Andrea Garcia MalledoClinical Trainee

I am a second-year student in the doctoral program for counseling psychology at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology/Anthropology from Gustavus Adolphus College.
My experience has enabled me to work with families and children experiencing various mental health concerns like anxiety, depression, and ADHD. I also have experience working with adults receiving mental health services through inpatient settings due to severe and persistent mental health concerns. As a native Spanish speaker originally from Venezuela, I enjoy using my native language to connect with individuals whose first language is not English or who have a multicultural background. I utilize a client-centered, strength-based approach when working with clients. I am culturally affirming and inclusive of all intersections of identity, focusing on empathetically understanding an individual’s experience and story. We are the hero of our own story, and I am excited and honored to be a part of the journey.


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