Pastor Melissa Bezotte, MA
 
Melissa is a Licensed Pastoral Counselor and the founder of LWCC in 2012.  Melissa is a licensed through the Pastoral Medical Association and has also been an ordained pastor with International Ministerial Fellowship since 2011.  Melissa is an Attachment-Based Intervention Specialist, has a Certificate in Prayer Ministry from Elijah House School of Prayer Ministry and is working toward National Board Certification in Professional Christian Counseling through the American Association of Christian Counselors.  Melissa was a Licensed School Counselor for 10 years before opening up in private practice at Living Water.  Melissa has experience working with couples and families as well as with individuals in the areas of PTSD, anxiety, depression, disordered eating, divorce care, emotional healing and faith formation.  Melissa incorporates the Christian faith and biblical principles and believes that all healing comes from God and through the work of the Holy Spirit. Melissa is also an National Speaker, founder of a non-profit healing ministry and hosts weekend Christian Wellness Retreats with her team of therapists and Certified Prayer Counselors. 
 
 
Kelli Bachara, MA, LPC
 
Kelli is a licensed professional counselor and obtained a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology  from the University of St. Thomas. Kelli has experience working with adolescents and adults of all ages. Specifically, Kelli feels called to work with teens and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, body image issues and spiritual issues. Kelli’s hope is that Jesus uses her as a tool to reach those who are struggling and bring restoration into their lives. Kelli understands that no matter where someone is in life, they are never out of God’s reach and He can heal and transform anyone who surrenders their heart to Him.
 
 
 
Kristian Moe, MA
 
Kris joined Living Water in the summer of 2014. Kris obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from Luther College and a Masters degree in Guidance and Counseling from The University of Wisconsin-Stout.  Kris has 20 years of experience as a school counselor at all levels (elementary, middle and high school) and is currently a Licensed School Counselor at Park High School in Cottage Grove.  Kris is the former president of MN School Counselor Association and currently serves on the American School Counselor Association Board of Directors.  Kris is currently pursuing a certificate in Christian Counseling and Board Certification through the American Association of Christian Counselors.  Kris has over 20 years of professional experience working with teens.  He is excited to be answering God’s call to counsel teens in a Christ-based setting using biblical tools and principals  at Living Water Christian Counseling.