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Kim Miller-Marx, BA, LADC

Kim has worked at the PV Women’s Program since 2010. She obtained her BA Degree in Psychology with a minor in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She later returned to school to become an Addiction Counselor. Kim has worked with adolescents and thoroughly enjoys her work with women. Her counseling interests are in self-esteem [...]

Travis Krogh

Travis Krogh, BA, LADC

Travis has been in recovery since 2011 and has worked in the addiction field since 2013. He obtained his Graduate Certificate in Addiction Counseling from Winona State University as well as his LADC in 2019. Travis feels blessed with a beautiful wife, Karine, a wonderful home, a pair of rescue dogs, and a peace that [...]

Lisa Vait

Lisa Vait, BA, LADC

Lisa has been a member of the Progress Valley team since 2013. She obtained her BA in Psychology from Crown College and completed her drug and alcohol counseling requirements at Mesabi Range. Lisa has a passion for helping others reach their goals. During her free time, she enjoys being with her family, scuba diving, and [...]

Alex Bruning, MS, LADC, LPCC Candidate

Alex Bruning, MS, LADC, LPCC Candidate

Alex completed his bachelor’s degree in philosophy at Minnesota State University Mankato, and he earned his master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Wisconsin Stout. Alex started at Progress Valley as an intern, working in the men’s and women’s residential programs. Soon after, he moved into a full-time clinical role at [...]

Juli Grage

Juli Grage, LADC

Juli has years of experience in the addiction treatment field. She has focused on working together with women to make positive changes for a better quality of life. She assists clients in groups and individual sessions. Juli meets clients where they are and genuinely cares about their progress.


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Founded in 1972, Progress Valley is a Minneapolis-St. Paul area-based nonprofit provider of services for people with emotional and mental health challenges and/or substance use issues related to drugs or alcohol. Community members can find therapy and mental health counseling at our Bloomington Mental Health Clinic. Clients from all over Minnesota and the nation can find help with substance use challenges with us as well.


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