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Meet the Staff

Bridget Joos

  • Senior Counselor
  • LPC
  • M.S., Walden University

Bridget Joos

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Services

  • Days in Office: Monday–Friday


Education/Interests

Bridget has been a part of the University of Minnesota, Morris since 2004 and is a full time therapist in the Student Counseling Office. Bridget has a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Bridget works with students on various mental health challenges allowing space to process and develop strategies to cope. She believes in meeting the student where they are at and giving the individual the space to process their challenges the way that is most comfortable for them. She has interests in utilizing an individual’s strengths and awareness to the barriers to encourage growth and maintain mental health. Bridget has experience working with various mental health challenges such as adjustment to college, social skill building depression, anxiety, and suicide ideation.


Jeanne Williamson

  • Senior Clinical Counselor
  • Wellness Center & Violence Prevention Coordinator
  • LICSW
  • MSW, University of Minnesota
  • B.A., Concordia College

Jeanne Williamson

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Services

  • Days in Office: Mondays and Wednesdays


Education/Interests

Jeanne has been at UMM Student Counseling since 2014 and in addition to counseling, she also serves as the Wellness Center and Violence Prevention Coordinator. Jeanne started working in the mental health field in 2006 and has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, intensive outpatient and outpatient settings as a social worker, therapist and supervisor. Jeanne believes in meeting patients where they are at and that developing a connection with individuals is the cornerstone to work in the mental health field. Jeanne uses an eclectic approach to therapy which includes cognitive behavioral therapy and narrative therapy. She also continues to enjoy utilizing psychoeducation as a way for students to gain a better understanding of themselves and mental illness and learn a multitude of new ways to cope. She also specializes in group work and leads a Depression/Anxiety psychotherapy group at UMM.


Amy Richards

  • Counselor
  • LPC
  • M.S., Bemidji State University
  • B.A., St. Olaf College

Amy Richards

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Services

  • Days in Office: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Friday mornings


Education/Interests

Amy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Olaf College and Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Bemidji State University. She has past experience working in Career Services at Bemidji State and has worked as an in-home therapist with families. Amy enjoys working with the college student population on a variety of mental health issues. She joined the Counseling Center part-time in 2016. Amy grew up in town and is glad to be serving in this community again.


Angie Lopez de Baldelomar

  • MS MFT, Counselor

Maria Lopez de Baldelomar

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Services

  • Days in Office: Friday afternoons


Education/Interests

Angie has worked in a variety of settings, especially serving culturally diverse clients and communities. She believes that through awareness and acceptance of our thoughts and feelings comes the possibility of change. In a compassionate and warm way Angie seeks to create a safe space where students can sort through life’s challenges and decisions. Angie uses a client-centered approach, and she believes that the quality of the therapeutic relationship is a key factor in the effectiveness of counseling. Angie has served as a part-time counselor at UMM since Fall of 2012. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from UCLA, as well as an M.S. from Fuller School of Psychology in Los Angeles, California. Angie is passionate about life-long learning, nature, reading, running, and home-educating her children.


Colter Combellick

  • Counselor
  • LGSW
  • MSW, Minnesota State Univeristy, Mankato
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris

Colter Combellick

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Services

  • Days in Office: Monday–Friday


Education/Interests

Colter has been a counselor with the University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM), Office of Student Counseling since 2016. He earned undergraduate degrees from UMM in American Indian Studies, Liberal Arts for the Human Services and Sociology in 2014, and a Master of Social Work degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2016. Colter has experience working with clients from a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient and group settings as a social worker and therapist. Colter believes that each client is unique and understands that it is important to personalize services for each individual to ensure their success. He uses an eclectic approach to therapy which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy and solution focused therapy. Colter is an enrolled tribal member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. He grew up near Morris, was a member of the Cougar Football team, and is an avid fan of Cougar athletics. Colter is passionate about helping others and wants to give back to the great community and campus he has been privileged to have been a part of.


Jane Kill

  • Office Manager, Test Center Coordinator
  • Outstanding Support Staff Award

Jane Kill

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Education/Interests

Jane came to UMM in 1979 and has worked with many programs in Student Counseling in the past 36 years. Currently, Jane coordinates the national testing center for UMM which includes CLEP, DSST, ACT, GRE Subject, LSAT, Minnesota and other States’ Teacher Licensing in addition to campus placement and psychometric exams.

Also, between Jane and four work-study staff, we help students get connected with staff mental health Therapists who can support their efforts to overcome life challenges that may be interfering with their studies.