The qualified administration of Solutions has seen the company grow from a tiny in-home office to a expansive agency operating in multiple counties throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. This evolution has been overseen by a team committed to reaching out and providing mental health services to individuals with unmet needs, as well as ensuring that Solutions is a value-driven leader in the community, a trusted and reliable neighbor to other non-profit healthcare agencies, and a home for its 100+ staff.
Many members of our administration team additionally practice currently or have practiced as Mental Health Professionals. For more information, please see our Mental Health Professionals page. For information about our Board of Directors, please see our Board of Directors page.
Joel Bakken is the Executive Director and founder of Solutions. As a licensed psychologist,
-Why he started Solutions
-His vision for the future of Solutions and the driving forces behind it
Dr. Jan Witte-Bakken is Clinical Director and the co-founder of Solutions. Dr. Witte-Bakken is a licensed psychologist.
Steve Summers is the Assistant Director. He is also the Clinic Manager of North Dakota Services.
Carolyn Meske, Outpatient Director
Nicole England, Quality Assurance Manager
Jeff James, Business Manager
Tabitha Meyers, Business Coordinator
Laura Eidem, Human Resources Coordinator
Tessie Blake, Detroit Lakes Clinic Manager
Lance Moberly, St. Cloud Clinic Manager
Luke Voorhees, Fergus Falls Clinic Manager
Jeff James, Alexandria Clinic Manager
Steve Summers, ND Services Clinic Manager --
Nicole Ness, Director of Residential Services