About Us

We’re not the typical therapy experience.

Invigorate Life Counseling is comprised of a group of collaborating therapists whose diverse expertise and shared passion for what they do create a positive and inclusive experience. Our warm, open-minded style can be felt in the approach each therapist takes in the office space, which has been specifically designed to feel like home.

The therapists at Invigorate Life Counseling possess complimentary skills, clinical expertise, and regularly collaborate in order to create the best experience and outcomes for the clients they serve. Visit the therapists of Invigorate Life profile pages by clicking on profiles below:

Melanie Vinton, MA LMFT profile

Melanie Vinton, MA LMFT

Melanie brings brightness, encouragement, and balance to her work with you. She believes that using a holistic approach encourages success. Melanie switched her career path and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy from Adler Graduate School in November 2007, and established Invigorate Life Counseling, pllc in 2010.

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Katie Mohr, MA LMFT LPC profile

Katie Mohr, MA LMFT LPC

Katie brings a warm, friendly, and understanding style in her work. Katie’s aim is to provide encouragement and support as individuals work through and process past and/or present life issues that prevent them from living a rich and fulfilling life.  Katie is trained and specializes in providing EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy. Some areas of focus and experience include helping individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual issues, and teenage to adult transition.

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Karin Carver-Regan, MA profile

Karin Carver-Regan, MA LMFT

Karin brings humor, compassion, and respect to her work with you in order to create a safe place where healing and growth can occur. She believes in addressing the whole person and working collaboratively in order to create a unique therapeutic experience. Karin brings 20+ years of experience to help you as an individual heal, grow, and find inner peace.

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Sheena O'Brien, MA LP profile

Sheena O’Brien, MA LP

Sheena brings hope, honesty, and humor to her work with you. She believes that a client focused, strength based, cognitive behavioral approach supports change. Sheena is a Licensed Psychologist who works with those struggling with anxiety or depression. She specializes in life transitions such as relocating, career change, and relationship struggles as well as assisting young adults with transitions such as change in employment, college, and housing. She understands that leaving a partner or community can be painful and isolating and has found that by creating a supportive environment for her clients, they can find positive solutions to life’s problems.

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Theressa Duren, MA profile

Theressa Duren, MA, LAMFT

Theressa brings an authentic, compassionate, straightforward, and collaborative approach to her work with clients. She believes in the power of genuine connection as a strong motivator for change. She believes it is crucial to provide a trusting and supportive environment, in which clients feel comfortable, cared for, and encouraged no matter the circumstances. Theressa specializes in working with couples and provides support for a range of martial stages from pre-marital counseling to navigating the process of divorce. Theressa also really enjoys working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, PTSD, ADHD, and anyone going through transition or simply needing additional resources and support.

[ learn more about Theressa ]

Josh Zeron profile, Invigorate Life Counseling

Josh Zeron, MS, LPCC

Josh brings a calm, steady, and inquisitive presence to his work with you. Josh believes that the greatest joy in life is to know and be known. Toward this ideal he strives to help others deepen their self-understanding and develop the skills to communicate effectively. Through this process an authentic identity can be built, and Josh’s goal is to help this become the primary sense of self.

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Emily Taylor profile

Emily Taylor

Emily brings a thoughtful, grounded, open-minded, and creative approach to her work with you. She believes that counseling and therapy is a collaborative process, and operates as a guide to help you reach your goals. Emily uses the creative process and art-making as a tool to explore issues that are arising in your or your child or teen’s life, bringing awareness, meaning, and deeper connection with the self. She believes you don’t need to be an artist or be “good at art” to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences with art materials to support and inform your process of personal growth.

[ learn more about Emily ]

Kristopher Weiser profile, Invigorate Life Counseling

Kristopher Weiser

Kristopher brings compassion, creativity, and humor to his work with clients. He sincerely believes that hope in conjunction with action creates change. His goal is to inspire his clients to find and utilize their strengths in order to create change and build the lives they desire.  As a professional musician, Kristopher sees music as a healing power to allow people to live in the present and forget about their problems for a moment.

[ learn more about Kristopher ]

Kristopher Weiser profile, Invigorate Life Counseling

Loreena Thao

Loreena is the Office Assistant at Invigorate Life Counseling and has been part of the team since November of 2017. Loreena handles all general office tasks. She has a passion for helping others and is skilled at putting others at ease as they are coping with their busy schedule. Loreena also brings a sense of calmness to the office. She is available to help answer any questions you have regarding your visit to the office or other general office questions.

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Kristin Kane, MA profile, Invigorate Life Counseling

Kristin Kane, MA LMFT ATR

Kristin is our art therapy supervisor here at Invigorate Life Counseling. If you are interested in art therapy services or supervision, please click the link below.

[ learn more about Kristin ]

Our Collaborators:

art of counseling, collaborator

Art of Counseling, pllc is a psychotherapy collective providing in-office, and in-home therapy sessions in the MSP metro area. Art of Counseling, pllc blends art therapy, marriage and family therapy, AAT and EMDR, giving both a unique perspective to human storytelling and emotional healing.

Intentional Self logo

Intentional Self Counseling, Coaching and Consultation offers supervision for LICSW’s, LPC’s, and LPCC’s as well as leadership and life coaching for individuals and organizations.

Visit Intentional Self Counseling.

Open Circle Therapy, pllc logo

Discover your inner healer using body, mind, & spiritual techniques at The Healing House in St. Paul. Unresolved trauma symptoms can present like anxiety, depression, addiction, interpersonal issues and feeling stuck in life. We help you understand the source of suffering to eliminate the symptoms of trauma. Are you ready for freedom from symptoms and pain? Click here for more info.

Cardinal Psychotherapy

Cardinal Psychotherapy and Cardinal Kids offers a variety of therapeutic services for individuals, families, and children. Cardinal Kids specializes in experiential play therapy and parent-child family therapy for children. Cardinal psychotherapy specializes in trauma, addictions, sexuality, relationships, anger management, and career counseling for adults.