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Locations & Counselors

Northstar, a Michigan based EAP provider, offers mental health services via HIPAA compliant tele-mental-health connections, video and phone conferencing. Our specialty is rural-based businesses or national companies with employees placed in geographically diverse locations, subsidiary offices, or remote workers. 

Counselors are based out of locations shown below and have licensure throughout Michigan, Wisconsin and beyond. It is not necessary to select to someone in your region or area. You can request someone specific or allow us to match you with a specialist who fits your profile best. 

Interested in working with us as a counselor? Please fill out our partner form.



  • Delana Hadden, MS, LPC, NCC
  • Ann Lanala, LMSW (Telehealth Only)


  • Harry Swanson, MA, LLPC, CAADC, CMHP


  • Mark Hallfrisch, LMSW, CEAP

Houghton / Hancock

  • Delana Hadden, MS, LLPC
  • Michele Lambert, LMSW
  • Patricia Tikkanen, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC
  • Kim Menzel, LMSW (TeleHealth Only)
  • Sarah Cheney, LLMSW
  • Nancy Taglione, LMSW, ACSW

Iron Mountain 

  • Rhonda Brey, NCC, LPC, CAADC 

Iron River

  • Rhonda Brey, NCC, LPC, CAADC


  • Dan Borth, LMSW


  • Mary Conway-Ritter, M.ED., LPC, CAADC


  • Mary Conway-Ritter, M.ED., LPC, CAADC


  • Julie Hardy, MS, LLPC


  • Crystal Stone, LMSW, CAADC

Bay Mills

  • James LeBlanc, MS, LMFT


  • Traci Baxendale Ball, MSW, LMSW, CAADC
  • Stephanie Blubaugh, MSW, LMSW-C
  • Paula Bur, MSW, LMSW
  • Letitia Cipriano, LMSW
  • Melissa DeMarse, LMSW
  • Mindy Flanigan, LMSW
  • Michele Hamel, LBSW, CAC-M, CACD-M
  • Rachel Holman, LMSW, CAADC, ADS
  • Judy Jones, LMSW, ACSW
  • Judith Krause, LMSW, CAADC, CPS-M
  • Karen Nelson, LMSW, ACSW, CEAP, CAADC
  • Mary McCarthy, MSW
  • Karen Rudisill, BS
  • Mike Peter Shelafoe, LMSW
  • Eric Turner, LMSW, CAADC


  • Christine M. Pada, MA, LPC


  • Patrice Evans, LMSW, CAAC


  • Delana Hadden, MS, LPC, NCC

Sault Ste. Marie

  • Chris Akkanen, LMSW, ACSW, DCSW
  • Jacey Cook, PhD

Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Catherine Calo, LPC (Telehealth Only)