The following professionals have posted on Always Family Center:

Nicole Middendorf is a Financial Consultant and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst with Prosperwell Financial, Inc. Nicole has been professionally trained in retirement planning for small businesses and practical investments for the general public. The strategies considered are based on each investor’s goals and dreams as well as market conditions and circumstances. Nicole offers a monthly workshop on investing called “Women, Money and Happiness”. Nicole focuses on education for her clients for her mission is that we are all in charge and working to achieve financial independence.

ubben2Christine Ubben provides supervised professional counseling for children aged 8+, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families at her office in Northfield, Minnesota. She enjoys counseling persons experiencing anxiety, depression, grieving, or life adjustment issues as well as separation, divorce, postdivorce, coparenting, or single parenting adjustment. Also, she enjoys counseling couples experiencing communication, infidelity, or intimacy problems, and she enjoys counseling families experiencing communication or parent-child problems. Please visit her website at and call her if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

Paula DetjenPaula Detjen is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients address current life challenges and long-standing issues. With compassion and understanding, she helps individuals find resolution to a wide range of personal concerns and psychological issues.

With an integration of complimentary approaches, she draws from a variety of methodologies and techniques to incorporate what is most helpful for each individual. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, she offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of her clients individual needs to help them attain the personal growth they’re striving for.

Together with each client, she works to develop strengths and achieve life goals.
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michelle-lasswell1Michelle M. Lasswell, partner and owner of Frago & Lasswell, P.A., practices exclusively in the area of family law. She has been a licensed attorney since 1994.

Ms. Lasswell completed her family mediation training in the fall of 2004, and her civil mediation training in the spring of 2008. The firm of Frago & Lasswell, P.A. offers the option of a gender-balanced team for mediation. Ms. Lasswell also volunteers with the Rice County Dispute Resolution program.

“In my practice, whether it is traditional litigation, mediation, or collaborative law, I encourage my clients to work with the other party to come to a resolution that meets the unique needs of their situation.”

Please visit her website at and call her at (507) 663-7998 to schedule an appointment.

klempnauer1Stacey Klempnauer has been working in public health and social work for the past 15 years, earned her Masters in Social Work in 2002, and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. In October 2006, she opened a psychotherapy practice in downtown Northfield where her clients include adolescents, adults, and couples.

Ms. Klempnauer’s areas of specialty include:
Anxiety and depression; Life change and stressors; Obsessive compulsive disorder and impulse control; Chemical health issues; Chronic health concerns; HIV and AIDS; GLBT issues; Personality disorders; Sexual identity concerns; Severe and persistent mental health concerns.

She believes that we all have a unique set of skills and strengths that we rely on to help us in our lives. But sometimes life is hard and we need help recognizing and utilizing our strengths, or we need to learn new techniques that help us better meet our goals. She offers a confidential, nonjudgmental, open and affirming space to rediscover your unique strengths and develop the skills you need to function more effectively. Her website is Please don’t hesitate to call for an appointment: 507.645.0444.