Our Healing Team 


Greetings from Debra, Yvonne, Pat and Dr. Gary Johnson!

Beyond The Brain Therapies offers a customized approach to maximizing your potential. We assist you in the process of understanding and integrating your body - soul - spirit into the fullness of life.  We are part of a network of healing professionals who desire the highest quality of life for you and the world we live in.   Come experience safety, support, knowledge, energy, balance and make your hopes a reality. 

Debra Nelson, MA LMFT
Owner, Evaluator, Counselor and Biofeedback Specialist

Hello.  I created Beyond the Brain - Therapies as an outreach to those who are interested in pursuing greater health and wellness through alternative and gentle means.  We offer biofeedback, music therapy, art therapy, neurofeedback, traditional counseling, spiritual guidance, nutritional - educational referrals, grief / trauma healing, brainspotting, emotional support, pet therapy and mindfulness training. 

I am passionate about offering a variety of options so that everyone can live a better life.  Energy is a key to new possibilities and hope.

debranelson@ beyondthebraintherapies.com

Office: 651.307.4993

Fax:     651.464.2289

Patricia Johnson, MA LMFT OTR/L

Pat has 30 years experience as an Occupational Therapist and is also a Marriage and Family Therapist.   She specializes in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, abuse, spiritual concerns, chronic medical issues, relationships, prenatal experiences, presurgery preparation and other healing needs.   Pat is very passionate about helping people heal from trauma through brainspotting .  She is also experienced as an EMDR therapist.  She is on the Brainspotting Board and is available for Professionals seeking Brainspotting Consulting.



Cell:    763.244.4783

Yvonne Kutzer, CBS & Life Consultant


Yvonne is a Certified Biofeedback Specialist who shares expertise with those searching for holistic healing.  She has spent her life focused on helping others have a better quality of life.   Yvonne is a wife and mother of four adult adopted children and a Licensed Professional Special Needs Foster Parent.  Additionally, she has spent the last 10 years supervising Group homes with adults who have disabilities.


With her variety of experiences, Yvonne brings to our team expertise in biofeedback, administrative talents and A genuine desire to help others.   She is passionate about helping those with stress issues, brain injuries, mental health, and developmental concerns.   We are happy to have Yvonne as a part of our team and hope you will consider seeking biofeedback services with her.   These methods have proven research that supports increased academic performance, relational intimacy, sports/athletic performance, behavioral regulation, mental health function, motivation, and relief for those suffering from chronic health/disabling conditions.  Great stress relief.



Phone:    651.408-3174

Cell:        651.236-9922

Dr. Gary Johnson, DC

Dr. Johnson is a consulting Doctor of Nutritional and Chiropractic medicine.   He is also a Biofeedback Specialist and Supervisor offering incredible knowledge and support.  Dr. Johnson works with those who desire to maximize their health potential utilizing alternative means.   He also serves those with medical conditions and mental health needs by incorporating lifestyle, supplementation, collaboration with health professionals and a synergistic approach. 


We are happy to have Dr. Gary's expertise and happy disposition on our team of healers.  Let us know if you would like a consultation with Dr. Gary Johnson by clicking on the "Contact" tab above.