meet the team

A small group of us (from all different professional backgrounds) came together with a single vision to create an astonishing integrated mental health clinic where we could help change people’s live. We care deeply about the wellbeing of others and we’re here to make a difference. Read below for more information about joining the Stepping Stone Clinic team.

Rachelle Hansen, PhD, LP

Clinical Director

Rachelle learned to speak a little Japanese and ate loads of sushi while living in Japan for 3 years.

Brenna Thompson, MS, RD, LDN

Integrative Nutritionist — Registered Dietician

I have broken 8 bones, one was while snorkeling in Mexico.

Kris Lyons

Wellness Educator
Behavioral Health Coordinator

Kris has jumped out of an airplane and she is terrified of heights.

Dr. Renee von Weiss

Clinical Psychologist

Renee has seen Antarctic glaciers and hopes to go back (even if it means going through the Drake Passage again).

Mike Skinner

Operations Director

Mike is originally from Nebraska and used to show cattle as a child.

Dr. Stephanie Peters

Clinical Psychologist – Pediatric Specialist

Steph plays acoustic guitar.

Marcie Vaske

Licensed Nutritionist – Integrative Nutritionist

Marcie’s first job was picking strawberries and she knows how to shoot a bow and arrow!

Stepping Stone’s Incredible Team!

Executive Function Coaches, Psychometricians, and Staff

Can you guess which team member speaks Tongan?

Hannah Halvorson


Hannah is a hip hop / musical theater dance teacher and singer in a punk rock band!

Trish Rebello

Web Designer & Tech Ninja

Trish danced and sang in State & National competitions all before the age of 12.

Rulon Stacey, PhD, FACHE

Healthcare Consultant

Rulon was the high school drum major, tall hat, feather and all.

join the team

Do you share our vision of improving patient care and offering integrated services to help make access to care easier for overwhelmed patients? We currently have opportunities to join our team today!

WE ARE HIRING! Are you a professional who wants to be part of a new opportunity with room for growing professionally and personally? If yes, we’d love to hear from you. Right now, we are looking to expand out team with psychologists who want to add an integrated whole-health approach to their backgrounds in Health & Behavior, Pediatric Psychology, or Neurodevelopmental & Psychological Assessments. Email to introduce yourself to Clinical Director Dr. Rachelle Hansen or Operations Director Mike Skinner

Are you interested in being a peer role model or a homework helper? We are looking for students who want to contribute something meaningful to their community. After completing training and serving as a volunteer for one course (8 to 12 weeks), students are eligible for a paid position. Volunteer hours can count toward school and/or organization service requirements. If you would like to be part of something rewarding, send an email introducing yourself to

Are you a community member who has sought after mental health services for yourself or a loved one? If yes, you may be interested in joining our advisory committee to provide insight and feedback about the care offered at Stepping Stone Clinic. Please send an email to and include a little information about yourself.

About The Clinic

Stepping Stone Clinic uniquely offers a step-by-step approach to mental health integrating different treatments all under one roof.

Come talk with our psychologists, nutritionists, executive function coaches, and wellness specialists about our whole-person approach.


Mon: 9AM - 8PM
Wed: 9AM - 8PM
Thurs: 9AM - 8PM
Fri: 8AM - 4PM
Sat: 9AM - 3PM


6625 Lyndale Ave South, Suite 500
Richfield, MN 55423

*Free covered parking in back

Main: 612-886-3706
Fax: 612-886-3681

*For emergencies, please contact the MN mobile crisis line (call 612-348-2233 or send a text to 741741) or go to your nearest emergency room.