Our Credentials & Experience

All LifeFx staff are trained and mentored by LifeFx founder, Dr. Rachelle Hansen, Clinical Psychologist and Neurodevelopmental Specialist. LifeFx Executive Function Coaches and Testing Technicians work in collaboration with providers and specialists at Stepping Stone Clinic.

Leadership

Dr. Rachelle Hansen

Founder

  • 15 years professional experience as a mental health provider working with neurodivergent populations
  • Clinical Psychology (PhD), University of North Dakota, 2014
  • Clinical Director of Stepping Stone Clinic, Creator of LifeFx Executive Function Coaching Curriculum and Training Certification

Amanda Hatling

LifeFx Center Director | Program Development Specialist

  • 10 years experience in Program Management and Development, Education Focus
  • Communications (B.A.), Spanish Language, (B.A.), Minnesota State University 2012
  • Proficient in Spanish language

Consulting Experts

Dr. Renee von Weiss

Curriculum and Program Consultant

  • 15+ years experience conducting evaluations and interventions with neurodiverse populations and their families
  • Clinical Psychology (PhD), University of Kansas, 2002
  • Previously staff psychologist at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota for 8 years

Executive Function Coaches

Olivia Giammanco

Executive Function Coach in Training

  • Registered Behavior Technician, with an emphasis in ABA therapy, through Fraser, Minneapolis 
  • Psychology (BS), University of Minnesota, 2023
  • 2 year editorial board member for the University of Minnesota’s Undergraduate Journal of Psychology

Angela Hruby

Executive Function Coach in Training

  • M.Ed in Leadership in Education, University of Minnesota
  • 25+ years of experience as an educator in Minnesota school districts, Grades K-8
  • Trained in Cognitive Coaching through Edina Public Schools

Kris Lyons

Lead Executive Function Coach

  • Trained Adult ADHD Coach
  • National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
  • Certified Pilates Instructor and Personal Trainer

Alandra Stoll

Executive Function Coach

  • Third year student pursuing Psychology (BA), with Minors in Family Social Science, at the University of Minnesota
  • Volunteer at Bright Futures Learning

Testing Technicians

Ella Schornack

Testing Technician

  • Political Science and Psychology (BA), University of Minnesota, 2023
  • Research Assistant in the Social Psychology Lab at the University of Minnesota
  • Current student at the University of St. Thomas, pursuing a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology