Zahra Omar, MS, LADC, LPCC Licensing Candidate

Zahra is a pre-licensed therapist, and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Providing culturally responsive services are an important part of client care. Her passion is to work with clients from diverse backgrounds that include individuals with disabilities, clients experiencing substance use related issues, and culturally specific clients from various nationalities. She is fluent in [...]

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.

Sue Kidd

Sue Kidd, LADC, LPCC

Sue received her bachelor’s degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Metropolitan State University, and she earned her master’s degree in Integrated Behavior Health from the University of Minnesota. She loves spending time with friends and family, especially her three amazing grandchildren.

Sarah Wolfe

Sarah Wolfe, BA, LADC

Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, with a major in communications and a minor in psychology, and an LADC certificate from Minneapolis Community and Technical College. She loves spending time with her family, especially her three nieces and her orange tabby kitty, Milo. She enjoys learning new things, spending time with [...]


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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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