The Administrative Staff of Bridging Hope Counseling

Bridging Hope Counseling is an independent private practice counseling service offering individual, family, couple, DBT Skills groups, chemical health, and sand tray.  There are fours locations, Rogers, Buffalo, Lino Lakes, and Wayzata, MN.  Meet our management and administrative staff. They office out of Coon Rapids 299 Coon Rapids Blvd Suite 100 Coon Rapids, MN 55433.  

 

Tim Mortenson

CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Tim Mortenson is our CEO (Chief Executive Officer). He oversees all the operations of the company from billing, intakes, compliance, HR, business development and much more. Tim is the husband of one of Bridging Hope's therapists, Heidi Waldoch. His heart is what landed him in this position. He sees the need for many in the community to seek counseling, and gets that it's not always easy to make the call. He is passionate to make sure we provide a group practice where people feel comfortable coming in and actually commiting to therapy. 

Tim has his Bachelor's of Science in Business Administrative and Minor in Economics from Metro State. His previous experience includes being a bank manager, then he transitioned to commercial banker/lender for the past 10 years. He played junior hockey in Iowa and Montana, prior to playing college hockey in International Falls, MN as a goalie. After college he went on to coach high school hockey at Spring Lake Park HS for 9 years. 

His contact information is 612-986-6728 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Linda Larson


Linda Larson

Office and Billing Manager

Linda Larson is our Billing & Account Specialist. She has years of experience and knowledge about billing. Linda can answer client questions about billing, insurance and statements.  If you don't pay your therapist, you are welcome to call and make a payment with Linda. She is in the office Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

763-400-7081

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Joanie Eskew


Joanie Eskew

Intake and Administrative Coordinator

Joanie Eskew is our Intake and Administrative Coordinator. She has over 30 years of experience working with clients regarding scheduling and coordinating services. 

Joanie will be answering phones Monday through Friday 8-4:30 p.m. She can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the main number at 763-291-5505.

Kaylee Knight


Kaylee Knight

Billing Support Specialist

Kaylee Knight is our Billing Support Specialist who enjoys helping others to give a sense of relief. She is happy to resolve any questions or concerns regarding insurance or payments. Her desire is to one day be a Therapist, and being at Bridging Hope is allowing her to grow closer to her passion. She can be reached at 763-400-7081 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and is in the office from 8-2 Monday-Friday.

 

 

Jessica Beaudry, Billing, Administration and Marketing


Kari Anthony

Accounts Receivable Support 

Kari Anthony is our Accounts Receivable Support. She will be working part-time and can be reached 2-7pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

Kari can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the main billing number at 763-400-7081.