Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Years of experience in working with children and adolescents with complex behavioral health needs make Dakota Family Services providers the best choice for your child or adolescent. Our compassionate, practiced experts provide outpatient care in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary setting, and are present with each child, one-by-one, to determine the most appropriate treatment plan. 

Does your child need help?

You are the expert on your child and will likely be the first to notice changes in their behaviors and/or emotions. Get help for your child or adolescent if you notice any of these symptoms: 

  • A sudden drop in grades or interest in school
  • Aggression towards others
  • Has suicidal thoughts
  • Hyperactivity and impulsive behaviors
  • Major appetite or sleep changes
  • Often feels sad, worried or fearful
  • Self-destructive behaviors
  • Spends an unusual amount of time alone
  • Tortures or kills animals
  • Trouble focusing



Child and Adolescent Therapists at Dakota Family Services

Vanessa E. Lien, DNP, APRN, NP-C, Nurse Practitioner, Fargo

Lucas Mitzel, LMSW, Therapist, Fargo

Ally Rust, LPCC, Therapist, Fargo

Megan Spencer, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, Fargo

Tammy Uleberg, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner, Minot

Alyssa Weber, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, Minot

Christy Wilkie, LCSW, Therapist, Fargo

Meryl Willert, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Fargo