Meet the Steering Committee
Co-Director: Crystal Clancy, MA, LMFT email
Crystal is an LMFT, Crystal was the mastermind behind our highly successful Daisy Dash 5K. She also serves on the advisory committee for Maternal Mental Health for the MN Dept. of Health. She became involved in Perinatal Mental Health as her journey to building a family came with both infertility and postpartum depression. Realizing how little help there was available, she decided to build a practice in these areas, and helped form PPSM. She is currently in private practice at Iris Reproductive Mental Health in Burnsville.
Co-Director: Lisa Cross, MA, LMFT email
Communications Director: Maureen Campion, MS, LP email
Training Director: Samantha Huguelet, DPN, APRN, CNS
Samantha is an advanced practice nurse specializing in women's reproductive mental health. She currently practices between Nystrom and Associates in Apple Valley and Iris Reproductive Psychiatric Clinic in Burnsville MN. Samantha also provides clinical supervision for graduate nursing students. She is an advocate for clients receiving appropriate, personalized and unbiased treatment for their individual needs.
Community Outreach: Bethany Kenny, MSN, RN
Secretary: Stephanie Slaughter, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. emaill
Stephanie is licensed to practice acupuncture by the Minnesota Board of Medicine. Her passion is in helping her patients create a healthy balance in their body, mind and spirit, so that they may live a more satisfying and whole life. Stephanie has experience treating a wide array of health concerns, including: infertility, PMS and other menstrual concerns, menopause, digestive issues, chronic pain, headaches, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and more. She is the proud owner and founder of Healing Lotus Acupuncture in Minnetonka. Stephanie is our newest member of the PPSM steering committee. She joined the PPSM group in April 2014 to help spread the good word about the help PPSM can provide for struggling women and their families.
Helpline Director: Allison Peterson, MA, LP email
Allison Peterson, MA, LP, is a licensed psychologist. She has worked in the mental health field for more than 13 years in a variety settings, including residential treatment, day treatment, in-home therapy and outpatient practice. She specializes in working with young people with self-injurious and suicidal behaviors, and she is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and clinical hypnosis. She obtained her master's degree in counseling psychology from University of St.Thomas and her bachelor's degree in psychology from Viterbo University. Currently she is a member of Minnesota in Psychology.
Volunteer Coordinator: Katy Johncox
Katy is retail professional with a B.S. in Marketing and MBA from the Carlson School Management at the University of Minnesota. After experiencing PPA, she began volunteering with PPSM through the Helpline as a peer support contact to reassure those who are suffering that they are not alone. She joined the steering committee in Dec 2015 is passionate about promoting awareness and understanding of PMADs to moms and families through the work of PPSM.
Membership Coordinator: Sarah Doll, MA, LPCC email
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