Counseling Services

You have taken the first step to becoming a happier and healthier person.

mental health

There are many reasons people seek counseling services. Maybe you have been struggling or maybe you want help making an important decision. If you are looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging life situation, have the desire to improve the quality of your life, or need to talk through a major event, we are here for you and want to help.

As caring and professional counselors, our goal is to help you discover your true potential by focusing on your strengths and helping you improve your weaknesses. We will support you as you work toward your goals and provide effective and compassionate care for you.

We provide individual therapy, couples counseling and family therapy for people of all ages regardless of sex, race, color, religion, political view, national origin, social status, financial resources, or inability to pay for services.

Counseling Questionnaires

You can take the Brief Trauma Questionnaire by clicking the button below and find out how to score your results by clicking here. 

Access the Patient Health Questionnaire below

*The assessments found on this page are self-assessments only and do not constitute medical advice*

Download Appointment Forms

Please call an office near you to schedule an appointment with one of our professionals.  In Fargo please call (701) 235-4457; in Minot, please call (701) 852-2854; in Bismarck, please call (701) 255-1793; and in Langdon, please call (701) 256-2354.

How Can Counseling Help You?

Here are the most common reasons people seek counseling and how counseling can help you learn to manage them. 

Meet Our Counselors

Fargo

Kenneth Scheller
Director of Counseling

Clinical Therapist, LCSW
(701) 235-4457

counselor

Langdon

Barb Boesl
Clinical Therapist, MED, LPC
(701) 256-2354

Barb received her Masters Degree in Education and Clinical counseling from North Dakota State University. Prior to furthering her education, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.

Barb has a vast amount of insight and experience in the field. She is thoughtful and creative in her practice. She is trained in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Play Therapy, and Trauma and Attachment for children and adolescence.  Barb’s clients comments are always very positive on their evaluation of services and often say they are very comfortable with her. Barb provides individual, premarital, marital, and family counseling to people of all faith denominations.

Barb received her Masters Degree in Education and Clinical counseling from North Dakota State University. Prior to furthering her education, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.

Barb has a vast amount of insight and experience in the field. She is thoughtful and creative in her practice. She is trained in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Play Therapy, and Trauma and Attachment for children and adolescence.  Barb’s clients comments are always very positive on their evaluation of services and often say they are very comfortable with her. Barb provides individual, premarital, marital, and family counseling to people of all faith denominations.

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Bismarck

Talia Biederstedt
Counseling Therapist, MSW, LMSW
(701) 255-1793

Talia Biederstedt received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Minot State University in 2009 and graduated with her Masters of Social Work from Simmons University in 2018. Talia is also certified in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. 

Talia has been working with Catholic Charities North Dakota as a guardian worker before moving to her new role as a counseling therapist. She has worked with individuals with intellectual disabilities for the past 8 years and she also specialized in children and family during her education.

Talia is married and has 4 children. She keeps busy with her kids’ activities and loves being a hockey mom. She loves the outdoors and spending time camping in the summers with her family and friends. She comes from a large family and enjoys living close to all her siblings.

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Talia Biederstedt received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Minot State University in 2009 and graduated with her Masters of Social Work from Simmons University in 2018. Talia is also certified in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. 

Talia has been working with Catholic Charities North Dakota as a guardian worker before moving to her new role as a counseling therapist. She has worked with individuals with intellectual disabilities for the past 8 years and she also specialized in children and family during her education.

Talia is married and has 4 children. She keeps busy with her kids’ activities and loves being a hockey mom. She loves the outdoors and spending time camping in the summers with her family and friends. She comes from a large family and enjoys living close to all her siblings.

Locations

Fargo (Main Office)
Catholic Charities North Dakota
5201 Bishops Blvd., Suite B
Fargo, ND  58104
(701) 235-4457

Langdon Outreach Office
Catholic Charities North Dakota
St. Alphonsus Elementary
209 10th Ave
Langdon, ND 58249
(701)-256-2354

Minot
Catholic Charities North Dakota
216 S. Broadway, Suite 202
Minot, ND  58701
(701) 852-2854

Bismarck 
Catholic Charities North Dakota
600 S. 2nd St., Suite 150
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 255-1793

Payment for Services

Payment for counseling services can be made through health insurance, Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) or private payment on a sliding fee scale. We will never refuse service because of inability to pay.

For more information or resources, email 

counseling@catholiccharitiesnd.org.