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Meet Our Providers

The Village is home to a large number of caring, licensed counselors, therapists, social workers, and other staff members who share the mission of strengthening kids and families. Use one or more of the filters above to narrow your search.

Adam Priebnow
BA, LAC
Location: Fargo
I am a primary counselor in the Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program at First Step Recovery . In addition to being the IOP group facilitator, I also see patients on an individual basis, provide educational lectures, and complete chemical dependency evaluations...Read more
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BS, LAC
Location: Fargo
I attended Minot State, earning a Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies in 2018. I entered this field because I enjoy hearing people's stories and being able to watch them grow. I believe everyone deserves a second chance as well...Read more
Kristie Spooner, licensed addiction counselor
LAC
Location: Fargo
I attended University of Mary in Bismarck, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in social work with a minor in addiction studies. I obtained my license for addiction counseling. I currently work at First Step Recovery with those who...Read more
Mary Jo Hansen
M.Ed, LPC, LAC
Location: Fargo
I've worked at First Step Recovery since 2012, and provide educational lectures and facilitation of individual and group therapy for patients and their families. I also serve on First Step's leadership team, and am responsible for research and development and...Read more
Paul Schumm, First Step Recovery
MSW, LAC
Location: Fargo
I graduated with a degree in Social Work from MSUM in 2015. This was done at age 43 with a bit of trepidation on my part, making a commitment to four years of college. I was interested in the field...Read more
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M.Ed, LAC, LPCC
Location: Fargo
I have worked at First Step Recovery since 2001, and have been a Licensed Addiction Counselor since 1991. My primary responsibility is to provide chemical dependency consult services for a local hospital. I am responsible for making recommendations and coordinating...Read more
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MS, LAC
Location: Fargo
My passion for counseling stems from my family history. I am originally from Minnesota, growing up not far from Duluth, and moved to Fargo with my husband and two four-legged daughters in 2011. As an adult, I continued my education...Read more
Tonya Sorenson, First Step Recovery licensed addiction counselor
MS, LAC
Location: Fargo
The work we do as addiction counselors with First Step Recovery is a blessing, and I am grateful that I have the opportunity to be part of so many individual journeys. I have been working in the field of substance...Read more