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Testimonials

“I have been living with mental illnesses since I was 13... hospitalized more than 10 times since I was 19. After being in therapy for the last six months, I feel more stable than I have in my whole life... I love what they have done for me.” 

- Headway Client

Melanie Wigen, MSW, LICSW

Mealnie Wigen

Supervisor, Case Management

Phone: 763-227-6173
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: melanie.wigen@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Melanie has worked in the human services field since 2010 and joined Headway in April, 2014. She received her BSW and MSW from Augsburg College, and has experience working with a variety of demographics and ages ranging from early childhood to age 21.  Melanie has worked at Headway as a Children's Mental Health Case Manager as well as a school-based therapist.  She accepted the role of Supervisor, Case Management in 2018.  Melanie demonstrates a well-rounded, positive, integrated approach in her work.  In her role as supervisor, she enjoys the ability to use her previous experience in the field to develop and guide case managers in balance, accountability, change, and professionalism.

Outside of work, Melanie enjoys playing sports, traveling, trying new restaurants, and hanging out with her two dogs, Nina and Dexter.

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