About Us

Joe Noble, MA, LMFT

Joe Noble is a Minnesota board licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). He works with individuals and families to support movement toward counseling objectives. His expertise is in systemic family conflict and healthy blending families. Joe is a family mediator, a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, and is certified in Child Inclusive Mediation.

Lori Thibodeau, MA, LMFT

Lori Thibodeau is a Minnesota board licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT).  Lori specializes in complex family systems experiencing divorce, family conflict, and co-parenting issues.  Lori’s focus is promoting individual and systemic health in families. 

Kevin King, MA, LAMFT

Kevin is a licensed associate marriage and family therapist with a Master’s degree from the Adler Graduate School, and an undergraduate degree from Bethel University. Kevin has experience working with addiction, anxiety, depression, family therapy, and couples therapy. His clinical focus is on working with couples and adolescents in systemic family conflict. He considers it his life’s work to help clients regain their lives and be free from codependency and shame as they work on relationship issues such as communication and intimacy. Kevin also facilitates The Bridging Center’s Mens Groups.

Carrie Jakel, MSE

Therapist for children ages 4-12

Carrie earned her Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and an undergraduate degree from Concordia University. Carrie brings her experience working as an elementary school counselor for 26 years to her clinical work at the Bridging Center. Carrie’s expertise is helping children with family changes, divorce, anxiety, depression and trauma. Carrie is currently working towards her Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license under the supervision of Amy Stoks, MA, LPCC, NCC.

Erin Kassebaum, MS, LAMFT

Erin earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University and her undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College in Sociology and Family Social Sciences. As a licensed associate marriage and family therapist, Erin brings her experience working as a mediator and parenting consultant to her clinical work at The Bridging Center. She is passionate about helping individuals and families experiencing conflict achieve their therapeutic goals.

Kelly Noble, JD

Kelly is a graduate of the Hamline University School of Law and a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. She serves as a mediator for Ramsey County and is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). Kelly works with families to navigate the confusion surrounding divorce parenting time and is a parenting and co-parenting coach.

Kathleen Wilson, MS, Classes Manager

Kathleen works with clients to facilitate registration for classes. She brings extensive experience in education and health care to the Bridging Parental Conflict class and the Blending Families Workshop. Kathleen earned her Master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado.