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The Village expands outpatient counseling services in Fargo

Date: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

FARGO – The Village has expanded its outpatient counseling services in Fargo through the addition of several new therapists.

Ruth Denton-Graber, Kim Douglas and Laura Johnson have all recently started providing counseling at The Village's main Fargo office, 1201 25th St. S.

Outpatient therapists can assist individuals and families with a wide variety of relationship, behavior and mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and trauma, in an in-office setting.

Denton-Graber has 25 years of experience in the Fargo area, including positions at Prairie St. John’s and Southeast Human Service Center. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She received her master’s degree from North Dakota State University. 

Douglas has been with The Village since 2014, working as an in-home family therapist. She previously was an abuse in later life advocate with the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center. She received her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from St. Cloud State University, and her master's degree in Counseling from the University of Mary in 2014.

Johnson holds national credentialing and is licensed as a clinical mental health and substance use counselor in North Dakota and Minnesota. She has training in Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, LGBT Affirmative Therapy, substance use counseling, veterans behavioral health, and counseling within the criminal justice system. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of South Dakota and a Master of Education in counseling from North Dakota State University.

For more information about the counseling services provided by The Village or to make an appointment, call 800-627-8220 or contact us online.


The Village’s mission is to improve the quality of life through services designed to strengthen individuals, families, and organizations. We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation and are a United Way Community Partner.