Our Team

Meet Our Health Care Professionals

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Ali Aden, MA, LADC

Chief Executive Officer

Ali Aden is a licensed alcohol /drug counselor (LADC) and mental health practitioner who graduated with a Master's in Counseling and Psychological Services. Ali has worked in the human service field for the past 11 years. He worked for various non-profit and government agencies in the state of Minnesota. Ali has experience in business management and budgeting. Ali is a passionate clinician who has experience working with adults suffering from co-occurring disorders in different settings that includes residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings. Ali is a father and husband who enjoys spending time with his family and speaks English, Somali, and Arabic languages.

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Lul Nur, MA, LPCC, LADC

Program Director

Lul Nur is a dual licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) and addiction counselor (LADC). Lul has been practicing psychotherapy for the past ten years. She practiced in various settings, including schools, in-home, outpatient clinics, community clinics, and hospital settings. Lul is a trilingual therapist and speaks English, Arabic, and Somali languages. Lul is an enthusiastic and skilled therapist who enjoys working with diverse populations. She incorporates a variety of therapeutic orientations into her practice, including, CBT, DBT, EMDR, Play therapy, Trauma System therapy, Art therapy, and Narrative therapy. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.