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A Mindful Journey

Emergency Information:

If you are in need of immediate help, please call 911 or contact one of the below resources:


Iowa Help Line 1-855-800-1239

NAMI: 1-800-273-8255

Iowa Warm Line: 1-844-775-9276 (5-10PM)

Visit https://namiiowa.org/crisis-info/ for other resources.

A Mindful Journey is pleased to offer personalized therapeutic medication interventions and mental health therapy for individuals, couples, and families to enhance quality of life. Our providers see clients of all age ranges.

 

Our goal is to help you uncover your true potential and live your best life possible. While we can’t change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve the challenges in your life. At A Mindful Journey, we work collaboratively with both you and your medical and mental health providers to help ensure safe and positive outcomes.

 

If you are looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation, or you are just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. We offer both medication management and mental health therapy services to those looking to start, or continue,

their journey towards wellness.

 

A Mindful Journey is here to help you with both medication management and mental health therapy services. Please call or email us for information on starting services. Each provider’s individual contact information is listed below their biography.

 

Sincerely,

A Mindful Journey

 

Services Provided

At A Mindful Journey, we provide care by professionals you can trust.

The providers at A Mindful Journey specialize in a wide range of mental health therapy and medication services that strive to improve each client's well-being.

The providers works to use evidence-based treatment and stays

current with continuing education in their respective fields.

At A Mindful Journey, we strive to offer current treatment options that not only help you feel better, but also focus on preventative strategies to ensure that you stay healthy.

Individual, Marriage & Family Counseling

Our team members, Rich Corfman, Patricia Ochs, Mindy Noble, Shana Hackett, Julia Updegraff, and Melissa Anderson have a wide array of experience and expertise. Please see our provider descriptions for individual services provided.

Counseling

Medication Management Services

Mindy Roberts, Jessica Caine, Katie Campbell and Jenni McCann provide personalized therapeutic medication management services to enhance

 quality of life on an individual basis to children, adolescents and adults in Dubuque and the surrounding areas. They strive to offer knowledgeable and personalized care to each individual. They will work with you to design an individual treatment plan that can best help manage your symptoms, and improve your mental health well-being. They accept a wide variety of insurances, and also those preferring to self-pay.

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Meet Our Team

Please contact one of our Medication Providers or one of our Therapy Providers listed below.

MEDICATION PROVIDERS: Mindy Roberts, Jessica Caine, Katie Campbell and Jenni McCann 

THERAPY PROVIDERS: Rich Corfman, Patty Ochs, Mindy Noble, Shana Hackett, Julia Updegraff, and Melissa Anderson.

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Mindy Roberts

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Mindy Roberts, ARNP, is a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner who is qualified to practice in psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for children, adolescents, and adults. Some of her practice specialties include (but not limited to) ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia. She believes in the mind/body/spiritual connection. She believes open communication and a team approach with patients is the best way to achieve treatment goals.


Mindy earned her master's degree in Nursing as a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from Allen College in Waterloo, Iowa. Her bachelor's degree in Nursing is from University of Dubuque and she has an associate degree in Nursing from Northeast Iowa Community College. She is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).


While not in the clinic, Mindy enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She also has a love for dachshunds especially her own Scooby and Shaggy.

To contact Mindy: 

Phone: 563-587-8368              Fax: 563-587-8378

Email: mindyroberts@amindfuljourney.com

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Jessica Caine

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Caine, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner who is qualified to practice in mental health. She can diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for children, adolescents, and adults. Practice specialties include, but are not limited to, ADHD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia.

Jessica feels that a team approach and open communication between clients and their providers is key to bettering a person's health. She believes that while medications can play an integral role in one’s well-being, both therapy and lifestyle improvements also play an important role.

Jessica earned her Master's degree in Nursing as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from the University of South Alabama. Her Bachelor's degree in Nursing is from Cumberland University in Tennessee. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Jessica accepts a wide variety of insurances and also accepts

self-pay clients.

In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, spending time with her family and animals, and reading.

To contact Jessica:

Phone: 563-587-8418

Fax: 563-587-8419

To request an appointment or reach out to Jessica electronically, please visit: https://provider.kareo.com/jessica-caine-1

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Katie Campbell

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Katie Campbell, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, is a board certified adult psychiatric nurse practitioner. She is qualified to perform psychiatric evaluations to diagnose, develop a treatment plan, and prescribe and manage psychotropic medications for individuals from the age of 13 years old through the rest of the life span. Practice specialties include depression, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, psychotic disorders and mood disorders. Katie feels that building rapport with an individual is the foundation to effective treatment. She takes the approach of integrating all aspects of one’s life including socioeconomics, behaviors and genetics to assist the individual in developing an individualized treatment plan.   


Katie earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing as an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at Clarke College in Dubuque, IA. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Katie has over a decade of experience working in outpatient community brain health treatment, adult residential treatment and assertive community treatment services. 


Katie accepts a wide variety of insurances and also accepts self-pay clients.


Katie spends her free time with her family and friends, and they enjoy camping for leisure. 

Email: katiecampbell@amindfuljourney.com

Phone: 563-207-1402

Fax: 563-587-8378

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Jenni McCann

DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Jenni McCann, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who is qualified to practice in mental health; diagnoses, treat, and prescribe medication to children, adolescents, and adults.  Practice specialties include (but not limited to) attention deficit disorders, depression, anxiety disorders and mood disorders.  Jenni believes that building a therapeutic rapport with clients, appropriate medications, and collaborative teamwork are essential for effective treatment. 

Jenni earned her Doctor of Nursing at Clarke University Dubuque, Iowa in 2017 and returned to Clarke University in January 202 to earn Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification.  Her Bachelor of Science in Nursing was earned at Clarke College Dubuque, Iowa in 2008.  She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Jenni accepts a wide variety of insurances and accepts self-pay clients.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing cards, watching TV, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

To contact Jenni:

Phone:  563-590-1399

Fax:  563-587-8378

Email:  jennimccann@amindfuljourney.com

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Rich Corfman

Licensed Independent Social Worker

Rich Corfman, LISW, has over 30 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with his Bachelor's Degree in Social Work in 1984, and his Master's Degree in Social Work in 1986. Rich has been licensed in the state of Iowa since 1994.


As a Mental Health Therapist, Rich is well-versed in a number of counseling types. Rich's therapy style is integrative, which means that he designs therapy to fit the unique needs and life circumstances that each person seeking help brings with them. Rich has formal education in multiple therapy types and stays current through attending continuing education on a regular basis. Rich works with anyone who is 12 years old or older. Rich accepts most insurances and offers self-pay options as well.

In his personal life, Rich has been happily married since 1985 to Marty. He enjoys bird watching, hikes in nature, golfing, dogs and playing pool in his spare time.

If you feel that Rich's life experience, work experience, integrative style of therapy, desire to help you improve your life and genuine care for your Mental Health meets your needs, please contact him to schedule an initial appointment.

Phone: 563-513-5908

Fax: 563-587-8378

richcorfman@amindfuljourney.com

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Patricia Ochs

Licensed Independent Social Worker

Patty is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who provides individual counseling for children (12+), adolescents, and adults. Patty works to build therapeutic relationships with each client to help them feel safe and supported. Patty is empowerment focused to help clients achieve their goals and outcomes. Patty is trained in multiple therapeutic techniques- such as Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, CBT and more. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: Trauma, Grief, Depression, Anxiety, Life Adjustments, and Self-Harm reduction. 

Patty obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Sociology from Loras College. She obtained her Masters Degree In Social Work at St. Ambrose University. She is Licensed in the state of Iowa and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). 

Patty accepts a variety of insurances and offers self-pay options for clients. Please note, however, that Patty is not currently accepting new Medicaid clients.

Outside of work, Patty enjoys spending time with her family and 2 dogs. She also enjoys reading.

Contact Patty:

Phone: 563-235-9978 

Fax: 563-587-8378

To request an appointment or reach out to Patty electronically, please visit: https://provider.kareo.com/patricia-ochs

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Mindy Noble

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mindy Noble is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Mindy operates from a strengths-based, client-centered approach to empower her clients, promote positive self-image, and improve interpersonal relationships. She is experienced in treating adults, adolescents, children, families, and couples. Mindy specializes in treating trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, life adjustment issues, personality disorders, family and relationship issues.


Mindy is trained in a variety of evidence-based therapy interventions including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is highly effective in healing PTSD, trauma and other related disorders/issues; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Theraplay; Play Therapy; and Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT).

Mindy accepts most insurances and offers private pay options to clients.

For more information about Mindy’s services or to schedule an appointment, please call or email: 

Phone: 563-587-8428

Fax: 563-587-8378

Email: mindynoble@amindfuljourney.com

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Shana Kutsch

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Shana Kutsch is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor providing individual therapy services to children (age 12+), adolescents and adults. She has experience working with a wide range of emotional and behavioral concerns including depression, anxiety, stress management, interpersonal concerns, low self-esteem, trauma related issues, and life adjustments. Shana believes it is important to tailor the therapeutic process to best fit the needs of each individual client in a way that focuses on personal strengths in a non-judgmental and safe environment. She focuses on personal empowerment to help clients achieve their own goals.

Shana graduated from the University of Dubuque with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminal Justice in 2012. She obtained her Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2015.

Shana accepts a variety of insurances and offers self-pay options for clients.

Shana enjoys reading, being outdoors and spending time with her family, children and fur-babies. 

Phone: 563-663-0670

Fax: 563-587-8378

shanahackett@amindfuljourney.com

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Julia Updegraff

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Julia Updegraff is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She has been working as a therapist since 2015. Julia provides individual counseling to children (12+), teens and adults. She also provides couples counseling. Julia has experience working with a variety of issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, life transitions and self-esteem. Some of Julia’s favorite therapy approaches include Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Person Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Julia believes her role in therapy is to be a nonjudgmental, compassionate partner in your healing.


Julia graduated from The University Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2012. She earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Avila University in Kansas City, MO in 2014.


Julia accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare/Optum, SISCO as well as self-pay options.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call, text or email:

Email: juliaupdegraff@amindfuljourney.com

Phone: 563-223-8040

Fax: 563-587-8378

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Melissa Anderson

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)

Melissa Anderson, Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), has over 20 years of experience working in the mental health field.  She received her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Social Work from Walden University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from St. Ambrose University.  Melissa has extensive experience with co-occurring substance use issues, trauma, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, adoption, foster care, couples counseling & veteran work. 

Melissa is trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques which includes:  Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) & Mindfulness.  Melissa works to build therapeutic partnerships with each client to help them feel safe, supported, and empowered to reach their goals.  She uses an integrative, strengths-based and solution-focused approach. 

Melissa accepts a variety of insurances and offers self-pay options for clients.  Areas of interest include but are not limited to:  Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Life Adjustments/Transitions, PTSD, stress management & couples work.  


Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, reading, playing volleyball, playing cribbage / cards and cheering on the Hawkeyes!

Contact Melissa

Phone: 563-207-1925 

 Please contact one of us directly using the above contact information. 

 

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