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We are passionate about helping people discover how they learn best.

experienced psychologists providing
comprehensive, individualized assessment.
We specialize in learning and behavior.

Amie DeHarpporte, PsyD, LP

Psychologist & Co-Owner



Dr. DeHarpporte is a licensed psychologist in Minnesota. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA).  


Dr. DeHarpporte has advanced training in school neuropsychology. She has a wealth of experience in treating children of all ages, specializing in high school and college students and young adults.  



  • Bachelor’s degree from Carleton College 

  • Master’s degree in Education Policy from Harvard University 

  • Master’s degree in Counseling from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota  

  • Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota 


For her doctoral dissertation, Dr. DeHarpporte developed and evaluated a training for teachers about the trauma-informed classroom, and her master’s thesis examined how to distinguish diagnostically between ADHD and trauma.  


Areas of expertise: 

  • Adolescents and young adults 

  • Adoption and attachment 

  • Queer and LGBTQIA+ youth 

  • Anxiety and trauma 

  • Learning disabilities 

  • ADHD assessment


Dr. DeHarpporte is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Psychology program at Saint Mary’s University, where she teaches developmental psychology and professional ethics. She also works as a therapist and supervisor in the counseling center at Carleton College. 


Before entering the mental health field, Dr. DeHarpporte taught at The Blake School for over 10 years. She also founded and directed an academic enrichment program and trained new teachers in effective instruction for diverse learners. 


Dr. DeHarpporte is the parent of four children and an adoptive parent. She enjoys hiking, reading, knitting, and spending time with her family and dogs. Her favorite place is the Boundary Waters.


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Chelsey D. Frawley,


Doctoral trainee

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Krull


Chelsey has previous training in community mental health, where she provided therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in residential and clinical settings, as well as providing therapy to college students. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).



  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from San Diego State University

  • Master’s in Counseling from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

  • Doctoral degree student in Counseling Psychology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota


For her master's thesis, Chelsey explored heritable factors that may lead to and sustain mental health challenges for children and families in rural communities. Her thesis aimed to identify barriers and possible solutions to healing from intergenerational trauma in rural communities.


Chelsey is a parent of four children in a blended family. She enjoys reading, board games,

podcasts, and spending time with family and friends.


Melissa wells,


Doctoral trainee

Supervisor: Dr. Amie deharpporte


Melissa has a background in teaching as a licensed Minnesota Educator. She has concentrated

experience in administering psychological assessments to a range of ages. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Bethel University

  • Doctoral degree student in Counseling Psychology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Melissa is an advocate for comprehensive assessment and diagnostic practices which are tailored to individual needs, that validate personal strengths, and which aim to support areas of difficulty.


In her free time, Melissa enjoys all-season outdoor activities, traveling, yoga, and spending time with friends and family.

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Anna Krull,


Psychologist & Co-Owner


Dr. Krull is a licensed psychologist, marriage and family therapist, and a clinical counselor in Minnesota. She is also an approved supervisor of the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. She is a member of Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA) and American Psychological Association (APA).  

Dr. Krull has advanced training in school neuropsychology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology. Dr. Krull provides psychological assessments to a wide range of ages, from toddlers to adulthood.  



  • Bachelor’s degree from Cherkassy State University, Ukraine

  • Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University 

  • Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota 


Areas of expertise: 

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 

  • Mood and anxiety disorders 

  • Cognitive functioning 

  • Neuropsychological concerns like dyslexia 


Dr. Krull provides tailored recommendations based on the referral question and assists to better understand one’s strengths. As a first-generation immigrant, Dr. Krull enjoys working with immigrants and English learners and provides culturally-sensitive assessments. 

In her free time, Dr. Krull enjoys traveling, knitting, and spending time with friends and family.  


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Ethan Schwehr,


Psychologist & Contractor


Dr. Schwehr is a licensed psychologist and a nationally certified school psychologist. He is dual-credentialed by the Minnesota Board of Psychology and the Minnesota Department of Education. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).


Dr. Schwehr has advanced training in psychological, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological assessments and has experience working with children and adults across many settings: in public schools, in residential settings, and in private clinical settings. He holds great knowledge of assessment that integrates with the provision of support (e.g., IEPs, accommodation plans) schools can provide. He has frequently been asked to speak at events about many topics that include navigating IEPs, anxiety, meditation and mindfulness, and technology usage for children.



  • Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota

  • Master’s and Specialist degrees in School Psychology from Minnesota State University-Moorhead

  • Doctoral degree in School Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Dr. Schwehr is currently employed at Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative (MAWSECO) where he assists school districts with the adoption of multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) and training in dyslexia. Dr. Schwehr specializes in learning and attention disorders, and he is able to help families understand and navigate systems of support for their children. 


Dr. Schwehr’s recent experience includes directing and leading a diagnostic department that included a training program. He has worked in public settings across three different states, and he has a deep knowledge of special education law and applications. He is often sought out for independent educational evaluations (IEEs) because of his credentials as both a licensed and school psychologist. 


Dr. Schwehr resides in the west metro area where he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He enjoys fishing, camping, baseball, softball, running, and dad jokes.

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Curiosity and open-mindedness


 Collaboration and mutual understanding


Strengths-based and growth-oriented


Cultural humility




Gender and sexuality-affirming

What if I want more information about psychological testing?

We are here to guide you every step of the way! You will speak to either Dr. Amie or Dr. Anna, both co-owners of Portage Psychology and licensed psychologists experienced in providing psychological assessment.


We provide free 30-minute consultations. Even if we can’t help you ourselves, we are happy to point you in the right direction.

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