Team Members:

All Team Members Are Trained In The Following: 

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) 
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

All Team Members See The Following:

  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma
  • And Much More!
All clinicians are trained to see all mental health disorders; this list represents some of the common areas we help with. 

The following information is presented to help you get to know the counselors, the specialty areas, training, and the experience they may have.  The following lists are not comprehensive lists of the counselor's training or certifications but rather the certifications they utilize the most. The counselor also sees a wide range of areas, even if it is not included on the specialty area list. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Tara M Lorenz, LCSW

Tara Lorenz is an LCSW (LCSW ND 5476) who is bilingual in Spanish and English, specializing in individual mental health care for ages 5 to 105+. Tara has provided services in the social work field since 2004. She is licensed to see clients in both California and North Dakota. Tara enjoys working with clients that don't feel like they fit in the box. Tara currently provides services for clients in the office and telehealth if preferred. 
Counseling Services:
- Individual
- Family

- Marriage 
- Children and Adolescents

- Spanish services

Certifications / Trainings:

  • Gender Specific Trauma Informed Substance Use Treatment
  • Domestic Violence Educator 
    This list is not a comprehensive list of the counselor's training or certifications but rather the certifications they utilize the most. The counselor also sees a wide range of areas, even if it is not included on the specialty area list. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.
Specialty Areas:
  • Women Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Post/Perinatal
  • LGBTQI+ issues
  • Minority
  • First Responder's 
  • Spanish Speaking

Carrie Thompson Widmer

Carrie Thompson Widmer has worked in varying specialty areas of human services since 1986 in North Dakota. She received her MSW from The University of North Dakota. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She is trained in Trauma Focus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and provides services to ages 10 and up. Carrie also holds a National Certification in Therapeutic Recreation, CTRS. 
Carrie has extensive experience with adolescents and adults treating anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief and loss, and trauma. Carrie has worked in schools, institutions, long-term care, and community settings and is a former McKenzie County School District Social Worker.  
She feels her homes are on both sides of The Red River; she was raised in Northwestern Minnesota and now resides in North Dakota. She enjoys the outdoors and hobbies, was a 4H leader for many years and lives on a farm with her family. 
 Her approach to valuing the individual offers compassion and empathy. Carrie provides flexible scheduling both in the office and via telehealth, meeting the needs of consumers.
Counseling Services:
- Individual
- Adolescents




Certifications / Trainings:

  • Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • National Certification in Therapeutic Recreation, (CTRS)
This list is not a comprehensive list of the counselor's training or certifications but rather the certifications they utilize the most. The counselor also sees a wide range of areas, even if it is not included on the specialty area list. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.
Specialty Areas:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma

Carly Jones

Carly Jones is a LAPC and offers mental health services for the ages of 4 to 105+. Carly has been in the psychology field since 2019 with extensive training and experience working with law enforcement, individuals with special needs, crises, and trauma. Carly has worked in schools, an in-patient psychiatric hospital, and a domestic violence shelter. Carly has also volunteered with law enforcement and a vocational rehabilitation center. Carly primarily works from a person-centered approach, enjoys learning, is open to feedback and will work to integrate the feedback, and is always trying to improve the care she can offer. Carly offers mental health services primarily for telehealth appointments, with some in-office appointments.    
Counseling Services: 
- Individual
- Family 
- Children and Adolescents 




Certifications / Trainings:

  • Eye Movement  Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

This list is not a comprehensive list of the counselor's training or certifications but rather the certifications they utilize the most. The counselor also sees a wide range of areas, even if it is not included on the specialty area list. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Specialty Areas:
  • Anxiety 
  • Assessments
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Crisis, Trauma, and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Lindsey Danbom

Lindsey is a mental health intern working on her master's degree at Walden University. She sees clients aged 4 to 105+ and primarily works from a person-centered and strength-based approach. Lindsey has experience working as a school counselor in Watford City and Dickinson. Lindsey has worked in an inpatient mental health facility, an inpatient youth service facility, an inpatient drug, and alcohol facility, school counselor. Lindsey enjoys spending time with my husband, our three children, and two dogs and listening to true crime podcasts. Lindsey offers counseling services primarily at the Dickinson office, telehealth, and appointments in Watford City.   Counseling Services:
- Individual
- Family

- Marriage 
- Children and Adolescents



Certifications / Trainings:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Suicide Prevention (Sources of Strength)
  • School Yoga
This list is not a comprehensive list of the counselor's training or certifications but rather the certifications they utilize the most. The counselor also sees a wide range of areas, even if it is not included on the specialty area list. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.
Specialty Areas:
  • Depression
  • Anger and Behavioral Issues
  • LGBTQI+ issues
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Borderline personality disorders