The Administrative Staff of Bridging Hope Counseling

Bridging Hope Counseling is an independent private practice counseling service offering individual, family, couple, DBT Skills groups, sand tray and play therapy.  There are fours locations, Rogers, Buffalo, Lino Lakes, and Wayzata, MN.  Meet our management and administrative staff.   

 

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

Billing & Account Specialist

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.

Jessica Beaudry, Billing, Administration and Marketing


Jessica Beaudry

Billing, Administration and Marketing 

Jessica has been with Bridging Hope since March 2012. She works with our billing department and also does marketing.  She uses her multi-tasking skills in an effective way

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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.

Marcy Theis


Marcey Theis

Billing Support Specialist

Marcey Theis is our Billing Support Specialist part-time. She has many years of medical billing experience and enjoys helping clients resolve their accounts.

Marcey 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.