Jennifer, MS, LAPC

Mental Health Counselor
Team Member Since: 2021


Jen received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND. Jen comes to Pediatric Partners with 12 years of experience with the North Dakota Department of Human Services.


  • Play therapy
  • Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • LGTBQ+-Affirmative

Why did you choose a career in pediatrics?

Many behavioral and mental health conditions begin in childhood. Jen enjoys helping children and adolescents blossom as they explore and identify their feelings. She enjoys teaching children coping and social skills, and increasing their ability to communicate and function effectively in daily life.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

In her free time, Jen enjoys cooking, legos, music, hiking, and camping. She also enjoys spending time with her three kids and two dogs.