Meet Our Staff

Karla Carey, MS, LPCC, Owner

  • Master of Arts in Counseling, St. Cloud State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
  • Associate of Arts in Human Services, Itasca Community College
  • Prepare Enrich Certified as a PreMarital and Marriage Enrichment Counselor
  • Board Approved Supervisor for LPC and LPCC candidates

“My passion has always been mental health. I believe in mindfulness and focusing on the moment so that you can live you life to the fullest. I fit my counseling style to you and to what your needs are in order for you to have the best counseling session possible.”

Megan Lee, BA, Administrator

  • Bachelors of Arts in Communications, University of Minnesota
  • Over 5 years of client/customer service and office management
  • I make sure all of our clients have a voice in their treatment plan
  • Well versed in negotiating with insurance companies on your behalf

” I will work side by side with you to help you find the best care possible. My hope is to make the process easy and stress free.”

Barb Wisniewski, MS, LPCC

  • Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling, Capella University
  • Bachelors of Science, Illinois State University
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
  • Trained level 1 Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • A member of WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health)
  • Specializes in treating: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, self-esteem issues, grief and life transitions, setting boundaries, relationship/ communication needs.

” I Believe all behavior exists for a reason. I believe all people are doing the best they can. However, sometimes people get stuck and need assistance moving forward towards the positive life all people deserve.

Charlene Brouwer, MA, LMFT

  • Masters of Arts in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Prepare/Enrich Certified as a PreMarital and Marriage Enrichment Counselor
  • Trained in EMDR Therapy
  • Can provide counseling from a Christian perspective
  • Specializes in treating: Anxiety, Depression, Sexual addiction, Codependency, and Stage of Life Transitions

” My approach to therapy is positive, encouraging and strength based. I see children as young as six years of age, teens and adults. I value uniqueness of each individual and draw from a variety of theoretical orientations.”

Kate Engelhard, MA

  • Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Southern Nazarene University
  • Bachelor of Science in Music and Psychology, University of Wisconsin River Falls
  • Experienced in treating anxiety, depression, those who struggle with self-image and self-esteem, and those who identify as LGBTQ+

“I have always believed in the importance of mental health and am passionate in helping those who feel stuck or overwhelmed. My hope is to be a positive support for clients while they process whatever they are experiencing. I love seeing clients’ confidence grow as they explore the path towards achieving their goals.”

Nicole Butterfield, MS

  • Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, St. Cloud State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Psychology, St. Cloud State University
  • Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist pursuing Full LMFT Licensure
  • Prepare Enrich Certified as a PreMarital and Marriage Enrichment Counselor
  • Experienced in: Mood Disorders, Grief/Loss, Trauma, Relational Dysfunction , Stage of Life Transitions, LGBTQ+ Youth, Christian Counseling 

“A favorite comment of any session is when clients state that they have a lot of “stuff” [history, trauma, feelings, etc]. My passion is holding the space necessary for you, regardless the quantity of your “stuff,” to foster vulnerability and authenticity. I pull from several therapy models to meet you where you’re at and adapt to your needs. I believe in intentionality and mindfulness as I come alongside you in the therapeutic process and help you illuminate necessary change while honoring how hard change can be.”

Nicole Weber, BA

  • Current intern student in pursuit of a Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Colorado Christian University
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Specializes in treating: youth, adolescent and young adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, peer pressure, academic struggles, stress management, trauma, communication, and boundaries

” I aspire to meet clients where they are at, to understand their struggles and frustrations in order to develop a treatment plan that aligns with their goals. I thrive seeing clients overcome barriers to reach their full potential.”

Chloe Myhre, BA, Assistant Manager

  • Currently Pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services and Addiction Studies Certificate Student, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Concentration in Forensic Psychology, Hamline University
  • Over 5 years of leadership and customer service experience

” As an aspiring mental health professional I am enthusiastic to be immersed in a safe and encouraging environment that revolves around my future career.”

Joy Soderberg, Receptionist

  • I have worked as a mental health support person for many years with extensive knowledge in required paperwork, insurance, confidentiality and scheduling
  •  In my spare time I enjoy working on our farm, spending time with my horses and my family.
  • My hope is that you will feel welcomed and supported from the minute you walk into GlassWing Counseling. 

Quotes to Live By

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss