The Addictions Counseling program is supported and directed by skilled, engaged professionals at every level. Their experience and knowledge will help you navigate an educational and career path that works for you.

Interim Director of Graduate Studies

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Ann Ingwalson

Ann is a resident faculty member and Interim Director of Graduate Studies of the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and the Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. She is also the Internship Liaison to both programs. She teaches a number of courses in the IBH and ADDC programs while serving as a valuable resource for students navigating the internship program. Since 1994, her primary focus has been working with children, adolescents, and families. Ann holds a dual license as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor from the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. She received her PsyD from Capella University.

Resident Faculty

Eugene Hall

Eugene Hall

Eugene is a resident faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. He is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Minneapolis and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. He completed his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Family Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. Eugene completed his Ph.D. in Couple & Family Therapy at the University of MN before finishing a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at Boston University. His research interests centered around sexual and gender minority stress. Clinically, he has specialized training in working with PTSD, substance use, and personality disorders. Eugene enjoys using Narrative Therapy, Polyvagal Theory, and Brainspotting in his clinical practice.

Tom Hegblom

Tom Hegblom

Tom, PhD, LPC, LADC, NCC, is a resident faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. He is a counselor and counselor educator and supervisor. In addition to his work in higher education, Tom sees clients at a group private practice in Minneapolis, serves as the Legislative Chair for the Minnesota Counseling Association, and is an Emerging Leader with the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Tom's teaching and research interests are culture and human diversity issues, specifically providing queer- and trans-affirmative mental healthcare, ethical considerations within the counseling field, postmodern counseling theories, expanding critical thinking among counselors, and developing the self-efficacy of counseling students.

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Emily Jordan Jensen

Emily is a resident faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and the Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. Her research has focused on increasing access to mental health services for rural populations. Clinically, Emily works in an outpatient treatment setting where she specializes in treating couples who are experiencing infidelity and addiction. She also works with individuals facing PTSD, depression, and anxiety. Emily is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and she has a PhD in Family Social Science/Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Minnesota. She has an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary's University and a BS in Communication Studies from Northwestern University.

Fiyyaz Karim

Fiyyaz Karim

Fiyyaz is a resident faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. Prior to working in higher education, Fiyyaz was employed in a variety of community mental health outpatient settings, many geared towards addressing the needs of underserved and minority populations. His clinical interests include identity development, grief and loss, social justice issues, health psychology, trauma, and PTSD. He has conducted professional trainings and presented at conferences on a wide array of diversity issues including microaggressions, cultural appropriation, and racial identity. He holds a PsyD from the University of St. Thomas, and a BS in both Sociology and Psychology from the University of Minnesota. He is a 2020 UPCEA Bethaida “Bea” González Diversity in Leadership Scholar.

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Jennifer Weigelt

Jennifer is a resident faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health and Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling programs. She is a licensed psychologist as well as a licensed professional clinical counselor with the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. She has over 17 years of experience providing services to a diverse group of individuals with co-occurring disorders, including 10 years of experience in a supervisory role. Her clinical interests include working with adolescents and adults who have engaged in sexually abusive behaviors, forensic assessment and evaluation, psychological testing, and clinical supervision. She holds a PhD in clinical psychology from Walden University.

Community Faculty

Name Title Affiliation Course
Elizabeth Bassett Senior Social Worker, Adult Behavioral Health Hennepin County Diversion Court ADDS 5011 Foundations in Addiction Studies
Laura Boisen Professor, Social Work Department Chair Augsburg University

ADDS 5021 Intro to Evidence-Based Practices

IBH 6071 Ethics

Susan Conlin Therapist Private Practice IBH 6071 Ethics
Jesse Cramer MICD Counselor HealthEast ADDS 5091 Assessment & Treatment Planning
Roy Kammer Executive Director Minnesota Certification Board ADDS 5031 Applied Psychopharmacology