Hina Siddiqui, PsyD, ABPP, LP is a board certified clinical psychologist licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dr. Siddiqui has been practicing as a psychologist in MN for 15 years. She was licensed in WI in 2021. As a PSYPACT provider, she has the e-passport and offers telehealth services in 27 states in United States. Dr. Siddiqui earned board certification in Clinical Psychology from American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2020. Dr. Siddiqui a generalist and works with children, adolescents, and adults including the geriatric population. Dr. Siddiqui's professional interests include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for depression and anxiety management, individual psychotherapy for trauma including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), women’s mental health (fertility issues, postpartum depression), and specialized psychological evaluations including forensic assessments. Dr. Siddiqui has competence in working with diverse populations and ethnic minorities. Dr. Siddiqui is a panelist with Social Security Administration and completes psychological evaluations for disability claimants. Dr. Siddiqui is also a clinical supervisor for post-doctoral residents and doctoral practicum students. Dr. Siddiqui started her private practice, Insights Psychology in 2017.
Arshi Muhammad, MD is an adult psychiatrist with Insights Psychology. Dr. Muhammad is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Muhammad graduated from medical school in Pakistan, and completed residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Muhammad has been practicing psychiatry since 2005. She has extensive experience in working with medically and psychiatrically complex individuals. Dr. Muhammad has worked in outpatient and inpatient psychiatry settings. Dr Muhammad’s special interest is in working with perinatal clients and the immigrant population. Dr Muhammad takes a holistic approach in evaluating her clients and takes into account biological and psychosocial aspects of the patients.
Iris Medini, MD is an adult psychiatrist with Insights Psychology. She has over 20 years of experience treating adults. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She completed her residency training in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Medini is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has treated patients in multiple treatment settings which including outpatient clinics, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs/inpatient psychiatric units and electroconvulsive therapy. She focuses her care on Women’s Mental Health and has extensive experience treating people with many different psychiatric diagnoses including mood disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma-related disorders, OCD, ADHD as well as psychotic disorders. Dr. Medini provides individualized care to her patients that is tailored to each person’s symptoms, history, and life circumstances. She listens to her patients and encourages them to participate in planning their individual treatment. She believes that emotional healing is possible, and encourages her patients to engage in therapy, healthy nutrition, and physical activity as much as possible. She also believes that yoga, meditation, and mindfulness are important practices to achieve overall health and wellbeing.
April Brandt, MSW, LICSW is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with Insights Psychology. Ms. Brandt graduated from the clinical social work joint program at Saint Catherine's University and University of St. Thomas in August 2011. She also has a Master of Arts certificate in Holistic Health studies from Saint Catherine University. Ms. Brandt has been a Social Worker since 2005, and in clinical practice since 2010. Ms. Brandt utilizes a strengths-based framework, and draws from several modalities to treat a wide range of mental health symptoms, and conditions such as anxiety, depression, and adjustment issues. She is a generalist who works with children (ages 8+), adolescents, adults, and older adults. Ms. Brandt is a clinical supervisor approved by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
Mollie Newhouse, PsyD is a post-doctoral resident with Insights Psychology. Dr. Newhouse graduated from the counseling psychology doctoral program at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in August 2021. She completed an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at Allina Health. Dr. Newhouse has a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Minnesota State University and has provided supervised clinical services for seven years. She works with teens and adults. Her areas of interest are chronic pain, anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, eating disorders, rehabilitation psychology, adjustment to disability and illness, and psychological evaluations. Dr. Newhouse utilizes several approaches in her work with clients including CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EMDR, and Behavioral Activation. Dr. Newhouse provides clinical services at Insights Psychology under the supervision of Dr. Siddiqui.
Shawna M. Benson PsyD, LP is a clinical health service psychologist and an affiliated provider with Insights Psychology. She provides training, consultation, and supervision to our trainees. Dr. Benson has been a practicing clinical psychologist in Minnesota since 2005. She enjoys helping clients through the psychological testing and evaluation process ofbariatric weight loss surgery, international adoption, and general mental health assessments. Dr. Benson works mostly with adolescents and adults going through life transitions, mental health challenges, addictions (dual issues of substance abuse problems with mental health difficulties), trauma recovery, and relationship struggles. Dr. Benson uses evidence-based interventions, primarily cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused brief therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy.
Natasha Mills PsyD, LP is a clinical psychologist and an affiliated provider with Insights Psychology. She provides training, consultation, and supervision to our trainees. Dr. Mills has been practicing as a licensed psychologist since 2015. Dr. Mills is a generalist, and works with children, adolescents, and adults. She treats a broad range of clinical concerns including: anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma/PTSD, and behavioral concerns. In addition, she has experience treating individuals affected by a substance use disorder (individuals currently wanting to decrease use, in early recovery, family members, and individuals exposed in utero to substances). She incorporates aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and interpersonal neurobiology into her practice. Dr. Mills also holds certifications in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Parent Child Interaction Therapy.
Rebecca Carroll, BS is the practice manager and clinic coordinator with Insights Psychology. She brings over a decade of office experience to her role. Rebecca assists with new patient scheduling, verification of insurance benefits, answering client calls, and the general running of our practice.