​Outpatient Counseling

Outpatient Therapy, Psychological Testing, and Medication Management

Dakota Family Services is a group of compassionate, practiced experts providing outpatient care—in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary setting—for children and adolescents with complex behavioral health issues. 

DFS provides comprehensive psychiatric, psychological and therapy for children and adults. We are located on the campuses of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch in Minot and Fargo. These settings provide a serene and private therapeutic environment.

Dr. Meryl Willert, Psychologist

Dr. Wayne Martinsen, Psychiatrist

Concerns Addressed

  • Aging Parents
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Emotional abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Insomnia
  • Life changes
  • Low self-esteem
  • Marital and relationship problems
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors
  • Parent/child conflict
  • Physical abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual abuse
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse/addictions
  • Trouble with school
  • Verbal abuse
  • Workplace stress

All services may not be available in each location.

If you are interested in learning more please
visit the Dakota Family Services website.

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