Our Team


Meet the Mental Health Providers & Staff at Dakota Family Services

Located in Minot, Fargo, and Bismarck, Dakota Family Services provides outpatient therapy, psychological testing, and medication management for children, adolescents, and adults. Our team of highly credentialed, client-focused providers includes a psychiatrist, psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, therapists, and social workers.

All are highly trained, Masters- or Doctorate-level professionals, carefully selected to provide best-in-class psychiatric care to children, adolescents, and adults. They are committed to providing individualized care for every client, one by one, and all receive outstanding marks and comments from their clients.  

Dakota Family Services' providers are trained in a variety of therapy modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Collaborative Problem-Solving. They are committed to listening to your concerns, then working with you to create a treatment plan specific to YOUR needs.



Sandy Richter, LCSW, Therapist

Hannah Baczynski, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
(online therapy only)

Falan Johnson, LCSW, Therapist
(online therapy only)

Jesse Lamm, LPCC, Therapist
(online therapy only)

Lucas Mitzel, LCSW, Therapist
(online therapy only)

April Morris, LCSW, Therapist
(online therapy only)

Megan Spencer, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist
(online therapy only)

Christy Wilkie, LCSW, Therapist
(online therapy only)


Psychometrist Services

Teri Townsend


Registered Nurse

Darlene Fournier





Bismarck — Online services only




6301 19th Ave. N.W.
Minot, ND 58103

1227 N. 35th St.
Bismarck, ND 58501

7151 15th St. S.
Fargo, ND 58104


Always warm, welcoming, and understanding. Staff is a pleasure to see, I feel like family when I arrive, during my scheduled visit, and as I leave. Not once have I ever felt discouraged, afraid, or fearful to approach anyone in the office. It is one of the places I feel safest. Thank you for all you do!

Client, Dakota Family Services

"Excellent care has been provided for me. I can't think of anything that needs improvement."

Client, Dakota Family Services