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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.

Chris Bietz
Location: Fargo
My basic philosophy is rooted in the belief that building a therapeutic relationship stems from being genuine. I am openly lesbian and work with members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as their families. I work with people who are...Read more
Denise Hellekson, Village Business Institute Program Supervisor.
Location: Fargo
As the Program Supervisor for The Village Business Institute , I provide guidance to the EAP counselors. I also provide counseling services to adolescents, adults, couples, and families with concerns regarding anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, relationship issues, self-esteem, life stress,...Read more
Gabby Hagen
Location: Fargo, Location: Mahnomen
As an Employee Assistance Program Counselor at The Village, I provide counseling services at the Fargo and Mahnomen locations. I have a holistic view of health and work to incorporate different aspects of wellness into my counseling. My goal is...Read more
Jenna Hershberger
Location: Fargo
As a counselor, I value a relational-cultural approach, honoring the unique identities and dignity of my clients. I utilize creative interventions, expressive arts and multiple modalities to work with clients across the lifespan. I strive to remain creative and curious,...Read more
Jerilyn Fischer-Arnold
Location: Fargo
I have a passion for working with people and believe there is healing power in a person's story. Because I enjoy nature, hiking, kayaking, and camping, I often will use visuals from those experiences in the counseling environment. My desire...Read more
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Location: Fargo
As the supervisor to Fargo Counseling Services and the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), my role is to provide guidance to the counselors on the teams, creating a healthy working environment to foster the growth of our clients. I believe that...Read more
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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
Justin Slusser
Location: Fargo, Location: Fargo
As an in-home family therapist and EAP counselor, I am passionate and honored to work with children, adolescents, and families. By working with families, I get the privilege to learn and grow from my experiences with families as they continue...Read more
Kaitlin Doyle
Location: Fargo
As a counselor I focus on building a strong therapeutic alliance with my clients with the aim of helping them feel seen and empowered. I'm motivated by the strength and resilience of the people that I meet, and I'm honored...Read more
Kathleen Johnson, MS
Location: Fargo
I am a counselor with The VIllage's Employee Assistance Program . I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from NDSU and an Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. I have a special interest in...Read more
Katie Figuerres
Location: Fargo
As counselor with The Village Family Service Center's Intensive Outpatient Program in Fargo , I work from a strengths-based model to help my clients achieve their desired outcomes and goals. I received my Master of Arts in Counseling degree from...Read more
Location: Fargo
As a counselor, my goal is to listen, understand, assist, and empower individuals, couples, and families. I enjoy assisting people through unique difficult topics/situations, and watching them grow. I hold the counselor-client relationship with the highest regard, and work to...Read more
Lindsey Kringlie
Location: Fargo
Hello! My name is Linds and I am a counselor for The Village Family Service Center. Clients can expect to be met with authenticity, gentleness and compassion. I work alongside my clients using a holistic and person-centered approach. For example,...Read more
Lisa Cameron, Licensed Addiction Counselor
Location: Fargo
I have worked in the counseling field for 35 years, with adults as well as with young people, in individual and group settings, private and government workplaces. I love working with people who are at change points in their lives...Read more
Lisa K. Rorvig
Location: Fargo
I earned my master’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and am licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Dakota and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota. I have 10 years of experience working with...Read more
Lynae Hemming
Location: Fargo
As a counselor with The Village Family Service Center's Intensive Outpatient Program in Fargo , my goal is to empower my clients to become their authentic selves, build connections, and achieve their goals. I earned my Master of Education degree...Read more
Marsha Wichmann
Location: Fargo
I am dual licensed in Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Counseling and provide outpatient treatment with First Step Recovery . I am also certified in Affirmative Therapy and Animal Assisted Therapy. I lean towards Solution Focused Counseling and have...Read more
Location: Fargo
Helping individuals grow and overcome difficult obstacles in their lives is a feeling that is beyond rewarding for me. I utilize Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused (SFT), person-centered and other approaches to help clients improve in their desired areas. I graduated...Read more
Miranda Huesman
Location: Fargo, Location: Fergus Falls
I am an Employee Assistance Program Counselor at The Village for both the Fargo and Fergus Falls locations. I earned my Bachelor of Social Work degree from Minnesota State University (Moorhead) and my Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health...Read more
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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
Rachel Albright
Location: Fargo
I am originally from Pasadena, California, and moved to Aberdeen, South Dakota, in 2013 to fulfill my goal of playing collegiate softball at Northern State University. While there, I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with Criminal Justice,...Read more
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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
Shenika Bordeaux-Collins MS, LMAC, LADC-S
Location: Fargo
I am a Licensed Addiction Counselor in North Dakota and Minnesota and provide outpatient services with First Step Recovery in Fargo. I graduated from Capella University with a Master's in Mental Health Counseling and a Master’s in Addictive Behaviors. I...Read more
Tonya Sorenson, First Step Recovery licensed addiction counselor
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