Behavioral Health Services
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Eagan Providers

Therapists

Candice Beckham-Chasnoff , MS, LMFT
Education: Candice Beckham-Chasnoff earned her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana State University in 1995.
Credentialing: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor.
Areas of Practice: Outpatient psychotherapy. Individual, family, and conjoint therapy with adults, adolescents, and children. Clinical supervision of Marriage and Family Therapy trainees.

Christopher Burke, Ph.D., LP
Education:  Dr. Burke was awarded his doctorate in Human Services (Clinical) Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2004, and received Post-doctoral training at The Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine in Behavioral Pharmacology from 2005 to 2007.
Credentialing:   Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota.
Areas of Practice:   Outpatient psychotherapy – individual and group for adult, geriatric and adolescent populations.
Special interests:   Trauma, alcohol and drug related issues, military/family related issues, health/medical diagnosis related issues, work/career/employment related issues, men's issues, anxiety, depression, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR, spiritual issues and providing therapy that is respectful of traditional religious belief.

Anne Bushnell, MSW, LICSW
Education:  Master’s degree in Social Work from St. Catherine University/St. Thomas University joint program, 2009
Credentialing:  Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Areas of practice:  Individual psychotherapy practice, working with adolescents (age 13+) and adults throughout the lifespan. Special work with depression, anxiety, addictions/recovery, life transitions, career changes and emotional health. Anne has a background in medical social work including work with hospice and families going through life-changing events.

Linda Miller , MA, LP
Education:  Masters in Counselling Psychology - 1981, St.Mary's College, Winona , MN .
Credentialing:  Licensed Psychologist since 1986
Areas of Practice:  Assessment and therapy of adults and adolescents.
Specialty Interests:  Mood disorders, anxiety, depression, grief, post trauma, codependency, addiction recovery and marital and couples/relationship therapy.

William S. Mills, MA, LMFT, LADC
Education:   Earned a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University (2010) and degree in Addiction Dependency from Metro State University (2011).
Credentialing:  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Minnesota and Licensed Addiction Dependency Counselor, Minnesota
Areas of Practice:  I primarily work with adults, couples, families, teens and significant others. For many of us, life is both amazing and terrible. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to show us a way forward in the face of life’s many hardships. In order to build a rich full meaningful life, we need to learn how to reduce the impact and influence of painful thoughts and feelings. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy provides that roadmap. As we work together, we will focus on developing a kind of mental flexibility with what life throws at you in order to help you provide the means to move your life forward.
Special Interests: 
Relationships
Our relationship with others is a mixed bag. They bring wonder and dread, joy and fear, happiness and misery. We have a great need for connection with others. We are, more than anything else, social animals fixated on our connection with others. For therapy with couples, families and significant others, I use Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) that is based on a model of relationships that prioritizes emotion and the bonding process. Learning how to flexibly respond to others by, first, listening to our emotions and then respond in a helpful workable way are the key ingredients to satisfaction and stability in our relationships. We not only want to move our lives forward, we also want to move our relationships forward. That takes work, so let us work together toward those ends.
Chemical Dependency and Addiction
Addiction and chemical dependency issues brings our ability to move our life forward to a screeching halt. Our connection to our addictions becomes stronger than our connections to people. Getting back on our journey toward moving our life forward is the work that we can do together.

Gary Muchow, PhD, LMFT 
Education: Earned a Master of Arts (1986) and Ph.D. (1991) in Counselor Education from the University of Iowa .
Credentialing:  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Area of practice:  Assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults (all ages), with particular interest in families and couples.

Dan Rebek, Ph.D. LP
Credentialing:   Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota
Education:   Earned a Master’s degree (1987) and Ph.D. (1990) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.
Areas of Practice:   I primarily work with adults and also with a small number of children.  I orient therapy toward clients’ therapy goals; “meeting you where you’re at and helping you get where you want to go”. This can include helping clients navigate any current challenges or crises while fostering skills and capacities for future resilience. I flexibly draw from a wide variety of approaches, including mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral, humanistic, spiritually-sensitive, and cognitive-behavioral.
Special Interests:   Special interests include assisting clients with anxiety disorders including panic/agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, OCD, social anxiety, phobia, as well as stress disorders and co-occurring anxiety and depression.  I help clients navigate a variety of life issues, such as career decision-making, spiritual issues, life adjustments, relationship issues, developmental issues, problematic anger, forgiveness, men’s issues, and grieving.

Brian Stawarz, MA, LP, LMFT
 

Brian Stawarz has practiced for over 30 years in Minnesota, seeing children, adults, couples and families. His practice currently is primarily with adults, couples, and older teens who are seeking a therapist who is collaborative, offers guidance, new perspectives and believes the client is ultimately in charge of change. He values awareness, mindfulness, and the process of writing a personal story that is based on strengths and hopefulness. His guiding principles are that people feel respected, cared about and that they are seen as capable of growth and moving through even the most difficult times.
Educated at the University of Iowa (which included an internship in a Marriage and Family Clinic), Brian also brings experience working as a Vista Volunteer, working with teens in group home settings and the developmentally disabled. He has served as a Board Member of the Minnesota Board of Psychology, as a Field Supervisor for the University of Minnesota Family Social Science Department and as a Clinical Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He is licensed as a Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota.

Prescribers

Jane Khaskilevich, PA-C 
Education:   Jane earned a BS degree in Psychology and Pre-Med from the University of Minnesota. She then completed her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona in 2010. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Credentialing:   Board Certified Physician Assistant
Areas of Practice:   As a Physician Assistant, Jane currently provides adult outpatient psychiatric services including psychiatric assessments, consultations, and medication treatment and management.

Kali Sharot, DNP, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC
Education: Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree (DNP) in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from The University of Minnesota.
Credentialing: Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) in the state of Minnesota. Board certified through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, (Across the Lifespan) (PMHNP-BC).
Areas of Practice: Dr. Kali (pronouns she/her) works with children, adolescents, young adults, and families to address mental health concerns related to mood, feelings, behaviors, and stress.
Approach to Care: I hope to partner with you to overcome your mental health concerns. I aim to provide a safe and inclusive space, and approach healthcare with a holistic lens. I understand your story is impacted by biologic, social, cultural, and environmental factors, and I will offer a variety of treatment options that may best serve you. I promote healthy lifestyle choices and integrate education into every session. My education and experience have provided me with the ability to offer various therapies and prescribe medications when needed. Together, I believe we can find hope and healing.

John R. Shirriff, MD
Education:  Dr. Shirriff did his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin , then earned his MD degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1981. He completed his residency there in 1985.
Credentialing:  Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry
Area of Practice:  Outpatient medication evaluations and medication monitoring with adults.