Our Team

Heather Boll

Owner and Director of Heal Her Peer Support and The Hive 

Heather is a Mental Health State Certified Peer Support Specialist and nationally recognized Professional Speaker, on a mission to change how others view and talk about mental health. Having waded through her own mental health issues, she finds the connection to be deep and meaningful with each of her clients. Heather stands up to stigma by providing a voice to those in the darkness and an essential road map of resources to achieve recovery! Empowering YOU is what transformed her burden to a blessing and fuels her to keep moving forward and empowering those around her to live fearlessly authentic lives.
 
Special Interests Include: Anxiety and Depression, Social Anxiety, Finding Passion and Purpose, Grief Support, Confidence and Inner Critic Work, Self Harm, Mindset and Mindfulness Work, Ambiguous Loss, Suicide Ideation and Suicide Survivors, Career Changes, Parenting and Marriage Empowerment.

Stacy Zellmann

State Certified Peer Provider and Recovery Specialist

Stacy is a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Recovery Coach, Life Coach, and Mentor for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults.. Stacy is in longer term recovery, a single mom, and has a passion for working with tweens/teens and young adults. Stacy is passionate about helping tweens/teens/young adults build confidence, self-esteem, and leadership; make positive choices and healthy decisions; cultivate healthy relationships, overcome peer pressure and friendship challenges; and reach their goals without compromising their happiness. Stacy creates a safe and accepting space for young women to explore their feelings, needs and thoughts without judgement. She encourages their strengths, positive values and potential in the process.

Special Interests Include: Working with Tweens/Teens and Young adults, Single Mom, Parenting Teens, Boundaries, Addiction, Trauma, and Self Worth.

Jessica Pavelko 

State Certified Peer Support Specialist

Jessica is a Peer Support Specialist who is passionate about helping women find their self-worth, overcoming difficult life events and finding their joy. Working with mom’s is one of the most rewarding experiences as it has been the most incredible journey in her life. She has navigated parenting as a stay at home mom, a working mom and now as a single mom.  Jessica has personal experience in healing past childhood trauma, overcoming domestic abuse, healing grief, reclaiming her life after divorce and living life in recovery from addiction. Through self-care and personal development, she has found resilience and grace. She will welcome you in a warm, gentle and compassionate way to help you overcome whatever life throws at you.

Special Interests Include: Parenting-Working and Single Mom, Divorce, Co-Parenting, Addiction and Alcohol Abuse, Grief, Trauma, Domestic Abuse and Self Worth.

Rachel Swanson 

Administration and Creative Design Specialist

Rachel Swanson works effortlessly on all the “behind the scenes” work at The Hive and Heal Her. This incredibly important work is as follows: administration work, onboarding new clients and professional partners, systems and processes, software integration, designing workbooks, templates, assistances in many areas, and keeping all of our calendars in order. 
 
When Rachel has free time, she enjoys spending it on the farm with her husband, son and their many animals. She also enjoys being with family and friends, riding horse, lifting weights, journaling and reading.
 
Rachel works as a freelance designer and virtual assistance. 
Shelly Storms-Fruehling 

State Certified Peer Support Specialist

Shelly is a Wellness Life Coach that brings a holistic approach to addressing and healing life’s wounds. Passionate about empowering women to present struggles. Embracing the big picture and focusing on the mind, body and spirit as one unified force. She has personal experience in recovering and healing from PTSD, substance abuse, an eating disorder, sexual trauma and mental health. Together she will guild you on your journey of self-care, health and growth. Allowing you to find the power to bloom into the beautiful Lotus of strength, hope, love and inner peace. 
 
Special Interests Include: Addiction/Alcohol Abuse, Trauma, Mindfulness, Self Worth and Holistic Healing. 

Whitney Greenwaldt

Certified Yoga Instructor 

Whitney is a Yoga Teacher and always a Yoga Student who has a passion for warming the hearts of others and meeting others where they are at. She invites you to come fully and apologetically as you are whether you are a seasoned yogi or it is your first time knowing you will be wholeheartedly loved and accepted. She discovered yoga to be life changing in her own battle with anxiety and is on a mission to share the transformative power of yoga to bring grounding, healing and positive energy to your practice and everyday life. She graduated as a certified yoga teacher from the Yoga North Soma Yoga Institute in Duluth and has been teaching all varieties of yoga ever since. She has also hosted several yoga workshops on depression, anxiety and alleviating back and shoulder pain. Her favorite classes include restorative varieties including Yoga Nidra, Hatha Yoga and Candlelight Yoga. Whitney promotes a community of love and acceptance in each and every class. She invites you on this journey of grace and compassion to discover more about yourself through the process of yoga with her.

Dr. Nikki 

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Dr. Siddons is a graduate from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in both the Family Nurse Practitioner and Health Innovation & Leadership doctoral tracks. There she also received a certificate for Healthcare Design. She currently works in urgent care and primary care, among other specialty areas for the elderly. She has a special interest in holistic health and wellness, including mental health. Dr. Siddons is passionate about patient safety and quality, which has led her to be involved in the University of Minnesota’s Regional Training Center for TeamSTEPPS. She remains actively engaged in improving the health of patients through partnership and collaboration. She loves spending time with her family and friends in the great outdoors and traveling.

Laura Sufka

MA, Certified Child Life Specialist

Laura Sufka, MA, CCLS is a certified child life specialist at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota and adjunct professor for the University of Minnesota within the Institute of Child Development graduate courses. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Prior to her current positions, she worked as a child life specialist at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and is co-founder of the Minnesota Child Life Coalition. Laura is passionate about play in the lives of children and youth and has worked with children and families impacted by illness and life events in her community for more than 20 years. 

Her work focuses on supporting patients and families with chronic illness, grief support, sibling support groups, educating staff on the importance of therapeutic play within pediatric healthcare, emergency care and long term coping of pediatric patients. 

In her spare time Laura enjoys baking, being outside in nature, and spending time traveling with her husband Eric and their three children.

Kelli Daly

with Daly Beauty

Kelli Daly is a board certified nurse practitioner with 13 years of experience providing patient care.  She aims to provide a diamond level injection experience. Her approach to client care is individualized as every face is unique and different.

Shannon Turek

Certified Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer

Shannon Turek is a Fitness Instructor and Enthusiast. Shannon is excited to offer in-person and virtual personal training and fitness classes. As a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer, and from years of experience, Shannon can work with you to help you meet your goals. She will determine what your needs are and build a personalized plan that is unique as you are. From nutrition to activity to sleep, Shannon can help you determine the best path for you. Playing off your strengths while introducing new things, she will work with you every step of the way. 

There are a variety of training packages offered. The level commitment is up to you!

She is a mom of 2, wife of Matt, and lover of Waconia. 

Nicole Skaro

Certified Peer Support Specialist 

Hard is Hard. It does not matter if you don’t think your hard is like other’s hards. Hard is Hard. Nicole is a military wife. A recovered addict, lives in recovery for PTSD. Nicole works in circles, private one on ones, workshops and other things. Her passions are mental health advocacy, Complex PTSD, Foster Childhood, Grief, Abuse Survivor, Addiction, Special Needs Parenting, Living with PTSD, Living in Fear.

Special Interest Include: Transformational Coaching, Change of Life Coaching, Loss and Grief Coaching, Special Needs, Marriage through Loss.

Sara Derhaag

Certified Peer Support Specialist 

Sara is a State Certified Family Peer Support Specialist. She has worked unofficially for years advocating and guiding families through raising children with differing abilities. She aims to partner with families raising children with special needs, guiding them to obtain and access the best services for their children. Also, working specifically with parents on balancing the demands of special needs parenting with the need to have their own identity outside parenting. Building a plan for self-care, and being a resource all play a part in keeping a special family running smoothly. Sara will be leading circles, and working 1 on 1 with families. 

Sara is also the President of a non-profit serving those affected by domestic violence, child abuse, and trafficking. Gathering Hope MN will be based out of the new Mind Body Soul center. Sara will be leading domestic abuse circles this fall. 
 
Special interests include: Special Needs Parenting, Single Parenting, Domestic Abuse, Trauma, PTSD, Complex Trauma, and CTSD (Continuous Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Jess Vandergon

Registered Nurse, Reiki Practitioner 

Jessica is a licensed registered nurse with five years of experience providing patient care alongside fifteen years of experience in the health care industry. She combines her clinical background and a holistic approach with reiki energy healing.

After navigating anxiety and PTSD brought on by years in a mentally and physically abusive marriage, Jessica believes we all experience life’s peaks, valleys, and plateaus. Then, just when it seems like we’ve got it all figured out, things shift, our purpose changes, and new journeys begin.

Through it all, there’s energy inside of us and everything we encounter. Sometimes we’re beautiful messes, sometimes we’re full of grace, sometimes we feel empty, and sometimes we shine.

Jessica is passionate about bringing a little bit of balance to your journey by offering reiki energy healing as a way to compliment your path to wellness.

Dana Young

Professional Photographer

Dana is a professional photographer and owner of Forever Young Photography for over 15 years.  She believes that LOVE is what life is all about.  Marriage, family, children, home. She understands the relationships between all of these things because she lives it everyday.  She sees the world in a series of snapshots…ordinary moments emphasized by extraordinary emotional connections. 

Photographs are an investment in life’s special moments and once-in-a-lifetime memories. She offers many different varieties of photography services such as; Family, children, high school seniors, newborns, proposals/engagements, weddings, business photos, team sports & company events.  
Dana will be offering special photography packages and services for The Hive members. 

The Team