Golden Valley Providers


Rachel Giersdorf, PsyD, LP 
Education:  Dr. Giersdorf earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 2011.
Credentialing:   Licensed Psychologist
Areas of Practice:   Individual, couples, and family therapy, as well as psychological assessment, with children, adolescents, and adults.  She is also the Director of the Golden Valley clinic.
Special interests:   Working with trauma, attachment issues, anxiety and stress, depression, grief, life transitions and adjustment difficulties.

Drevis Hager, EdD, LP
Education:   Dr. Hager earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University in 1986 .
Credentialing:   Licensed Psychologist
Areas of practice:   Psychotherapy and with adults. He works with a broad range of problems and issues. He is also BHSI's Director of Clinical Services.
Special interests:  Stress management training, meditation, and relaxation techniques.  

Andrew K. Scarbrough, PsyD, LP
Education:   Dr. Scarbrough earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.
Credentials:  Licensed Psychologist
Areas of Practice:  Individual, couples and family therapy with adolescents and adults. Dr. Scarbrough is also well versed in psychological assessments with children, adolescents and adults.
Special interests:  Dr. Scarbrough is known for his particular expertise in dealing with anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, substance abuse and couples therapy issues. He is also highly qualified in working with depression, PTSD, psychosis (e.g. Schizophrenia), personality disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, autism, impulse control disorders and anger management. He is an integrative specialist who draws from a wide variety of disciplines including but not limited to cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, existential and person-centered approaches. Dr. Scarbrough values using a culturally adaptive style that selects clinically proven interventions based on an individual’s preferences and level of motivation for change.

Carrie B. Sweetser, PsyD, LP
Education:  Dr. Sweetser earned her BS in psychology from Santa Clara University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium. She completed her predoctoral internship at Hazelden Foundation and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota and PrairieCare.
Credentialing:   Licensed Psychologist
Psychotherapy Practice:   Individual and family psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Special Interests:  Working with adolescents and young adults, depression, anxiety, addiction, and mindfulness.
Psychological Evaluation/Assessment/Testing:  Services provided for children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of assessment include (but are not limited to) psychoeducational, learning disorder, ADHD, intellectual/ cognitive, personality, and assessments to help clarify diagnosis or provide treatment recommendations.


Emmy Delaney, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Education: Emmy has a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota. She completed her Master of Nursing degree and bachelor of individualized studies in anthropology, public health, and the history of medicine at the University of Minnesota.
Credentialing, Licenses: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) in the state of Minnesota. Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
Areas of Practice: Emmy provides in person and telemedicine psychiatric services to adults, including psychiatric evaluations, medication management, lifestyle education, and supportive psychotherapy. She has a special interest in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and in working with patients navigating the transition to parenthood.

Eric Goad, MD
Education:  Dr. Goad earned his MD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1975, and completed psychiatric residency at the University of Minnesota Hospital in 1978.
Credentialing:   Board Certified in Psychiatry.
Area of Practice:  General adult psychiatry.

Leah Streitman, PA-C
Education:   Leah Streitman received her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Augsburg College in 2015.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
Credentialing:   Board Certified Physician Associate
Areas of Practice:   Outpatient psychiatry, including diagnostic evaluations, consultations, and medication management.  Special interest in mood disorders, OCD and other anxiety disorders, and addiction medicine.