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Medication Management

Chukwuemeka Alexander Anyake, MD, MPH

Dr. Emeka Anyake is the Medical Director of Diamond Lake Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and member of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society.

Dr. Anyake earned a Master's degree in Public Health, with concentration in Health Care Organization and Policy (HCOP), from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He is a graduation of the University of Nigeria Medical School, and completed his Residency Training in Psychiatry at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Anyake also works as an Emergency Room and Inpatient Psychiatrist at a Twin Cities Hospital. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota.

He was the Medical Director of Acute Psychiatric Service at Hennepin County Medical Center from 2012 to 2015.

Dr. Anyake enjoys educating medical students and resident physicians, and specializes in the diagnosis and management of adult mental health and substance use disorders.

Marva Thurston

Marva Thurston, CNS, specializes in the area of mental health medication management. Marva has extensive experience working with people from all walks of life. She comes to Diamond Lake Clinic after working in Acute Psychiatric Services at Hennepin County Medical Center. In addition to her practice as a Certified Nurse Specialist in the area of mental health, she is a Registered Nurse and was a professor at the University of Minnesota where she had the pleasure of training Nursing students.

Marva has a Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota and is Certified in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health.


Howard Dickman

Howard Dickman, PhD, completed his undergraduate education University of Pittsburgh and obtained his PhD from Kent State University. He began his career as a psychologist at the Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison, Wisconsin. He was recruited to be the Director of the mental health outpatient program for deaf and hard of hearing clients at Saint Paul Ramsey Medical Center in St. Paul, MN in 1980. He eventually went on to be the Director of all deaf and hard of hearing mental health services for that hospital system, now known as Regions Medical Center.In 2011 he transitioned to the full-time independent practice of psychology. In addition to providing services to deaf and hard of hearing patients, he provides consultation to Rehabilitation Consultants, a pain management clinic in Bloomington, MN, and urgent mental health consultations on general medical units at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN. In addition to serving the deaf and hard of hearing population, Dr. Dickman provides services to couples, patients with complex medical and mental health problems, and patients with general mental health treatment needs. His treatment orientation is eclectic, and he selects treatment interventions that best meet the needs of his individual patients.

Ron Zuchora

Ron Zuchora, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)

Licensed Clinical Independent Social Worker (LICSW). Ron is also an approved LPCC Supervisor for therapists seeking licensure.

Ron uses therapeutic models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, that includes, Mindfulness, Solution-focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing when working with adults and adolescents. Ron is also a licensed special education teacher, and has years of experience working with families who have children diagnosed with cognitive deficits, attention issues and autism. In his spare time, Ron enjoys being with his family, playing guitar, mandolin and writing music.

Daniel Ingle CI-NLP CI-CHT

• Certified Instructor of Clinical Hypnotherapy
• Certified Instructor of Neural Linguistic Psychology
• NLP Trainer and Master Practitioner
• CHT Trainer and Master Practitioner
• Certified Stress Management
• Certified Master Hypnotist
• Certified Consulting Hypnotist.
• Certified Motivational Coach
• Certified Hypnotherapist

Dan has 20 years of Experience in teaching and dealing with personal development issues based on a positive outcome. He teaches classes on how to become a NLP practitioner (Master or Basic) as well as classes on how to become a CHT Certified Hypnotherapist (Master or Basic).

Business Consulting: Dan has worked for many years in the business world Including Fortune 500 companies such as Maytag, Farm Hand, Running a retail sporting goods store,as CEO. And recently with several Medical facilities. He has dealt with Labor law Compliance issues dealing with Federal and State laws. while increasing productivity and creating a harmonious work environment and having increased productivity and profit Margins. Dan Utilizes modern day life with work balance to make your PNL statement Positive.
Dan is a State Licensed Mediator, specializing in Conflict Resolution, advice.

He offers private, personalized therapy sessions using outcome-based therapy: through Telepsych/Telehealth Video conferencing so you can work on personal issues right from the comfort of your own home.

• Marital counseling
• Conflict Resolution
• Quit Smoking
• Weight Loss
• Confidence Building
• Abuse Victims
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Personal Development
• Pain Management
• Stress reduction
• Time Management
• Financial Enhancement
• Sports Performance
• Educational productivity
• How to be ...Always Winning
• Sexual Issues...child molestation rape and severe trauma
• How to improve on your sex life.

Craig Polsfuss

Craig Polsfuss, MA, LP, MSW, LICSW (Emeritus) has over three decades of experience with nearly every mental health and addictions concern. He is the co-founder of a science-based, research verified approach called Brain First Psych™. He shows clients how to energize the brain’s highest potential for mental-emotional well being and high functioning – and then teaches them the Three Principles of Mind, Consciousness and Thought. Brain First Psych™ optimizes the client’s brain for the therapy session – and for life. The Three Principles point to a clear and simple understanding of how to live moment-to-moment in one’s innate mental well being.

Craig is available for individual and couple counseling and provides private pay online video coaching sessions. Craig is available for public and professional education and speaking.