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Canvas Health’s Psychological Services program provides comprehensive or targeted psychological evaluation and consultation. These evaluations may assist diagnostic decision making, treatment planning, risk assessment, placement, employment, or court dispositions.

Health Care Evaluations

Health care evaluations include neurodevelopmental evaluations (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autism, attachment difficulties, attentional problems), and differential diagnosis of complex mental health presentations for children and adults. The goal of the evaluations is to identify the most appropriate interventions for each individual case.

Forensic Evaluations

Forensic evaluations include developmental disability, fitness for duty, civil commitment, jail and pre-sentence psychological evaluations, child protection and parental capacity evaluations, and juvenile certification and Rule 20 examinations.

Referrals & Appointments

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Email
Angie Lubo
Program Specialist
alubo@canvashealth.org

Fax
651-251-5110

Questions

For questions regarding referrals or appointments, please reach out!

Referrals are accepted from contracting court and social services programs and from and other community health care providers, as well as from Canvas Health clinical staff.

Phone
(651) 251-5059

Meet The Team

Daniel Johnson

Chief Psychologist

I approach my work with the assumption that everyone has the capacity to change, if provided with the proper support and treatment. Through respect of the individuality, the innate skills and personal autonomy of all clients, and developing interventions to meet the unique needs of every client, the ability to overcome the obstacles impeding the realization of a fulfilling and meaningful life will be achieved.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale

Specialty Areas

  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Ages Served: 6+
  • Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Psychological Assessments (clinical/forensic), Transitions, Shame, Trauma, Self esteem, Self-worth, Personality Disorders, Hoarding, Emotional Disorders, Domestic Violence, Depression, Developmental Concerns, Parenting Issues, Emotional Regulation, Emotional Disregulation, Mood Disorders, Mindfulness, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness – SPMI, Schizophrenia Disorder, Relationship Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADHD/ADD (Adults), Attachment Disorders, Grief, Self Harm, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Co-Occurring Disorders, Cultural Issues, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional Experience

Direct intervention and case management experience working in residential and community-based programs with SPMI clients. Residential treatment with adolescents in foster care and/or involved with juvenile justice system. Pre-doctoral internship completed at inpatient psychiatric hospital. Post-licensure practice in outpatient mental health center.

Education

  • Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Psychologist (LP)

Nicole Shackelford

Lead Clinical Psychologist and Director of Psychology Training

I believe in providing individuals with thoughtful, evidence-based assessments that answer the questions that are the most important to them and the people supporting their well-being. In addition to completing assessments, I oversee Canvas Health’s APA-accredited doctoral internship in psychology.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale

Specialty Areas

  • Psychological assessment
  • Psychological Training and Supervision
  • Ages Served: 13+

Professional Experience

I have experience in primary care, community mental health, forensics, and before I was a psychologist, corporate settings. I have been with Canvas Health since 2007.

Education

  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Twin Cities

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Psychologist

Andrew J. Ballew

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow

A psychological assessment is a collaborative team effort between an individual, their support network (family members, health care providers, teachers, case managers etc.), and the evaluator that can enhance therapeutic understanding, cohesion, and provide a framework to meet desired goals.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale

Specialty Areas

  • Psychological Testing, Outpatient Therapy
  • Ages Served: All
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly
  • Psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults including neurodevelopment, psychological, and forensic evaluations
  • ADHD/ADD (Children), ADHD/ADD (Adults), Attachment Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Developmental Concerns, Emotional Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – FASD, Psychological Assessments (clinical/forensic), Trauma

Professional Experience

Internship completed at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, NH focused on therapy and assessments of individuals with characterological distress and psychosis.

Education

  • Doctor of Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Undergraduate degree at MidAmerica Nazarene University

License and Credentials

  • PsyD

Morgan Krause

Clinical Psychologist

I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is a key component to successful therapy. My professional philosophy includes incorporating multiple therapeutic techniques in order to tailor therapy to the specific needs of my clients. I emphasize empowering my clients I the therapeutic environment and their lives. My therapeutic style includes a balance of validation and challenges to help clients grow to their full potential.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale

Specialty Areas

  • Clinical and Forensic Psychological Evaluations
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Ages Served: 13-50
  • Anxiety, Behavioral Problems, Borderline Personality Disorder, Psychological Assessments (clinical/forensic), Trauma, Emotional Disorders, Depression, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional Experience

I completed my predoctoral internship at Canvas Health and am excited to continue my career at Canvas Health.

Education

  • Undergraduate - Augustana College, South Dakota
  • PsyD - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

License and Credentials

  • Doctor of Psychology - PsyD
  • Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota

Alison Vogelsang

Clinical Psychology Practitioner

I take a holistic perspective in regard to an individual’s mental and physical health concerns. I believe client-provider collaboration is key and I highly value consultation with treatment teams. When working with children and their families, I pay particular attention to the various systems impacting a person’s difficulties and practice openness and flexibility for the purpose of meeting each individual’s unique needs. I also utilize psychological assessment strategies when necessary for the purpose of gaining diagnostic clarity and formulating targeted treatment plans.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale

Specialty Areas

  • Family Treatment Program
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Ages Served: 6-50
  • ADHD/ADD (Children), Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Psychological Assessments (clinical/forensic), Shame, Self Esteem, Self-Worth, Personality Disorders, Emotional Disorders, Depression, Developmental Concerns, Parenting Issues, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – FASD, Emotional Regulation, Emotional Disregulation, Mood Disorders, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness – SPMI Schizophrenia Disorder, Relationship Issues, Attachment Disorders, Chronic Pain, Grief, Self Harm, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Co-Occurring Disorders, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), TF-CBT

Professional Experience

I have extensive training working with children and adolescents age 7+, especially those who either need or have needed out-of-home placement and/or psychiatric hospitalization. I have experience working directly with clients in residential treatment centers, psychiatric inpatient hospitals, inpatient substance abuse programs, day treatment settings, intensive in-home services, and outpatient programs. I also have extensive training conducting psychological assessment with individuals of all ages both for clinical/neurodevelopmental and forensic purposes. I treat individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, psychotic disorders, relational and interpersonal difficulties, personality disorders, dual diagnoses, health conditions, parenting concerns, and attachment disorders. My psychotherapy training is grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), interpersonal therapy, family therapy, Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (TLDP), and behavior therapy, among others.

Education

  • Master of Arts - University of South Dakota
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - University of South Dakota

License and Credentials

  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D.

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