Committed to improving the health of our communities through an advanced operational system and exceptional practitioners.
BHP works to build bridges and establish beneficial relationships by bringing together the best of mental health and chemical dependency professionals, acute care and hospital services, and purchasers of those services. The result is improved quality of care for those in need, better access to professionals and programs, and improved health status outcomes. BHP’s clinical care and operation system strives to integrate with primary care to provide continued advocacy for those in need and enhance the behavioral health of our communities.
Our mission is very clear - provide high quality, convenient, and cost effective behavioral services across the full continuum of care.
BHP is a nonprofit behavioral health care organization dedicated to helping people and communities reach their potential. BHP is dedicated to enhancing behavioral health through innovation.
As a leader in behavioral health in Minnesota, BHP encompasses services and innovations for the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse that address a person’s emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.
BHP leaders and staff are dedicated to improving the behavioral health of communities.
BHP, as an organization, is committed to providing excellent behavioral healthcare services, promoting an unbiased understanding about mental illness and educating professionals, consumers, and the community on prevention and early intervention. We believe in giving back to the community by donating our time, energy, and resources. These values will provide the basis for decision-making and personal conduct to improve behavioral health.
Our Executive Team
Lewis P. Zeidner, PhD
System Director, Clinical Triage and Transition Services
Director of Shared Services
Samantha Sorensen Psy.D., LP
Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Triage and Transition Services
Stacy Rivers, MSW, LICSW
Director for Clinical Programs, Triage & Transition Services
Network Services Supervisor
Angie Haag, MA, LADC, LPCC
Clinical Supervisor, Telemedicine
Julie Hoyez, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Supervisor, Transition Clinic
Kimberly Mitlyng, MA, LMFT
Clinical Supervisor, EmPATH
Chelsea Patnode, MHA
Operations Manager, Triage and Transition Services
Brandon Pellaton, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Manager, Triage & Transition Services (Telemedicine, Adult Consult & Liaison)
Krystle Perrin, MA
Business Support Manager
Jenna Reed, MS, LPCC
Clinical Manager - Southdale EmPATH, Riverside Behavioral Emergency Center (BEC), Ridges, and the Extended Care Program
Karen Bunde, CPPM
Sales Account Manager