Ryan Fouts (he/him)
Ryan grew up in a small town in Kansas, and after spending nearly 20 years in Seattle and the Bay Area, he and his partner decided to call Saint Paul home in early 2020. Ryan’s educational background is in psychology and social work, and he received an MSW from the University of Washington in Seattle. For over 15 years he has worked with youth and young adults in various spaces including direct service programs for homeless youth, developing and managing housing programs, and leading programs for LGBTQ+ youth. He is passionate about working with young people and is committed to reducing personal and systemic barriers to help them create their best futures.
In his personal life, Ryan enjoys listening to music, cross-stitching, running, photography, and exploring all that the Twin Cities and Minnesota have to offer. He and his partner are currently raising a very spoiled English Bulldog.
Caitlin Baldwin (she/her)
Cailtin identifies as a cisgender clinical social worker, friend and mother. She has an MBA and MSW from Augsburg University. She received a BA in social welfare from U of WI- Madison. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW). Caitlin has training in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Prolonged Exposure and was extensively trained in DBT. She uses mindful based practice as a foundation of her work with clients and in clinical supervision. Caitlin leans on many theoretical frameworks in her practice including multicultural feminist, systems, developmental, attachment and person centered. She believes that understanding our own and other's social historical context is critical to providing quality care.
When not working Caitlin loves to ride bike, swim, hike, run, cook, garden and remain outdoors - on or near water as often and for as long as possible. She enjoys just about any activity with her kids and Pets.
Michal Frank (she/her)
Therapist and Supervisor
Michal is a therapist and a Clinical Supervisor at RECLAIM. Her background includes private practice, day treatment, and working with children and adults with disabilities as well as volunteer work with queer and immigrant populations. Michal is a social justice activist and a nerd that works hard to make the star trek utopian world come true. Her theoretical approach is trauma-informed, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, narrative therapy. Michal recently completed an advanced complex trauma and dissociation training using the Adaptive Internal Relational (AIR) Network theoretical model and is looking forward to using this competency-based approach in her work with clients who present with complex trauma, PTSD, and dissociative abilities .
Michal was born and raised in Israel and spent time in NYC before moving to MN. In her free time, Michal enjoys learning ASL, discussing scifi and the science behind it , especially star trek and spending time with her child and her many pets.
Samuel Doten (he/him, they/them)
Development & Communications Manager
Samuel is part of RECLAIM's development team and manages communications. He graduated from Macalester College in 2016 with a B.A. in American studies and political science. Sam joined the RECLAIM team in November 2018, having previously worked in development roles at NAMI Minnesota and Neighborhood Development Center. He has a background in LGBTQ community organizing and is passionate about electing LGBTQ people to public office. He loves Minnesota's 12 months of natural beauty, biking, and caring for his many house plants. Sam currently lives in Minneapolis and grew up in Forest Lake, Minnesota.
Leisha Suggs (they/them)
Leisha is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT). They received their graduate degree in Marriage and Family therapy at Saint Mary’s University, Twin Cities. Leisha has also completed the Beginning Level training in Somatic Experiencing and will be continuing their work toward becoming a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP). Their therapeutic approach is trauma-informed, client-centered, and relational in nature. Leisha enjoys working with youth, families, parents of queer identified youth, couples, poly folks, kinky folks, and any and all nerdy/odd folk. Leisha is always up to discuss experiences of individual and systemic oppression, radical feminism, racial prejudice and heteronormativity in nerd culture, and Lord of the Rings trivia.
Personally, Leisha identifies as a non-binary Black nerd. When Leisha is not at work they spend their time reading, journaling, playing video games, replaying really old video games, petting their three cats, cooking with their wife, and gardening.
Dylan Gray (they/them)
Project CLEAR Therapist
Dylan identifies as a queer, non-binary social worker. Dylan is a therapist for project CLEAR (Consent Leads to Empowering and Affirming Relationships), a program that encompasses individual/family therapy, healthy relationship groups at the middle and high school level, and the peer educator program.
Dylan’s therapeutic orientation is anti-oppressive, anti-racist and grounded in ecological systems theory, developmental repair, and attachment theory. They practice relational, client-centered therapy. They believe identity is not discovered, processed and supported solely in isolation; they believe in support through multiple forms of therapy/relationships as a part of holistic healing and recovery from dominant oppressive systems. They have training in DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Focused CBT.
Dylan received their BA from Smith College in sociology and MSW from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. They have worked across various settings over the years including: mental health case management, adult foster care, school social work, domestic violence intervention and prevention, and eating disorders.
In their free time, they enjoy cooking projects, gardening, talking walks, camping, biking to and jumping in lakes and rivers, watching TV, listening to podcasts, and playing cribbage.
Amalya Lewin (she/her)
Amalya received her BA in Psychology and Gender Studies from Lawrence University and her MSW from the University of Chicago. She has training in Motivational Interviewing, CBT, and DBT. Amalya’s approach to providing therapeutic services is rooted in both her own lived experiences and from her professional history of working with underserved clients who are often experiencing various forms of oppression and marginalization. Amalya believes that the therapeutic relationship should be collaborative. She also believes it is crucial to center anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and trauma-informed practices, multiculturalism, and utilize a harm reduction lens when working with clients.
Amalya is committed to increasing accessibility to mental health care and to providing affirming services for LGBTQIA+ folks, especially those who identify as BIPOC, undocumented, unstably housed, and/or low-income.
In her free time, Amalya enjoys spending time with her nieces and great-nephew, going for walks, connecting with friends, doing Karaoke, dancing around her apartment, and trying new vegan recipes.
Savannah Tracy (she/her)
Administrative & Operations Assistant
Savannah is the Administrative and Operations Assistant at RECLAIM. She has over five years of experience in nonprofit communications, administration, and development. At RECLAIM, she enjoys working with the development team, the clinical team, and managing RECLAIM’s amazing volunteers.
Savannah received a BA in Sociology and Religion from Oberlin College. When not at work, Savannah enjoys exploring Minneapolis on foot or bike, learning new animation skills, and teaching her dog new tricks.