Jamie Newberger M.Ed., LPC & LAPC

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” - Brené Brown
Jamie Newberger M.Ed., LPC & LAPC

Biography

Jamie earned her Bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University in Psychology in 2017.  She then went on to complete her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling at North Dakota State University in 2021. During her School Counseling internship, she provided individual and group counseling as well as classroom lessons related to topics such as academic performance, social skills, self-esteem, and other social-emotional topics. Jamie completed her clinical training at Birchwood Therapeutic Services and then went on to be trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Brainspotting.

 

Counseling Approach and Clinical Focus:

Jamie is currently a Licensed Professional Associate Counselor in North Dakota and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Minnesota. She is working towards her Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor License for both states. Jamie is an LGTBQIA + Affirming clinician and is passionate about creating a safe space for her clients who are addressing identity, and gender concerns.

Jamie works with all ages and provides individual, family, and couples counseling. She enjoys helping clients find their voice and self-compassion. Jamie strives to provide collaborative counseling that feels safe and connected and utilizes a strengths-based approach. Jamie also uses various techniques to best meet the needs of each client, including Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Jamie is passionate about helping her clients challenge their own shame and move forward to see a brighter future.

 

A message from Jamie:

We all struggle at times. Sometimes life experiences can become overwhelming, cause you to feel out of control, or bring you down. I am passionate about working with individuals who are healing from painful situations in life, and who feel stuck in old patterns that just aren’t working anymore. Whether you are having difficulty communicating your needs or emotions, facing hard choices, or lacking direction, change is possible. You don’t have to continue feeling stuck or overwhelmed, and you don’t have to do it alone.

 

Education

Master of Education Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, North Dakota State Univeristy, Fargo, ND

Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

 

Associations/Memberships:

North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners

Minnesota Board of Behavorial Health and Therapy

 

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Other Team Members

Pamela Thompson, LICSW, LPC

Pamela Thompson, LICSW, LPC

She loves reading, landscaping, family time and taking classes to improve her ability to help her clients.
DeNae Haagenson, M.Ed., LPCC

DeNae Haagenson, M.Ed., LPCC

A Minnesota native, DeNae has raised her family here and is active in her community.
Ashley Thompson, M.Ed., LPCC – SUP

Ashley Thompson, M.Ed., LPCC – SUP

Ashley believes we all have a story but that does not have to define who we become.
Kallie Marsh, M.Ed., LPCC

Kallie Marsh, M.Ed., LPCC

Kallie believes in using an empathetic and holistic approach that empowers individuals and families to find solutions to their problems and reach their self-determined goals.
Allie Skjonsberg, LICSW

Allie Skjonsberg, LICSW

I believe that everyone can benefit from therapy as life throws a lot at every single person and it’s nice to have a neutral person to talk to and process life with.
Marissa Perry, M. Ed., LPC

Marissa Perry, M. Ed., LPC

I am passionate about connection and client empowerment. I use individualized tools, techniques, and an integrative therapy approach to meet your individual needs and to help you find self-worth and balance within your daily life. 
Jamie Newberger M.Ed., LPC & LAPC

Jamie Newberger M.Ed., LPC & LAPC

I am passionate about working with individuals who are healing from painful situations in life, and who feel stuck in old patterns that just aren’t working anymore. Whether you are having difficulty communicating your needs or emotions, facing hard choices, or lacking direction, change is possible. You don’t have to continue feeling stuck or overwhelmed, and you don’t have to do it alone.
Stephanie Schafer, M.Ed., LPC/LPCC, NCC

Stephanie Schafer, M.Ed., LPC/LPCC, NCC

I take an inviting approach to counseling, and collaborate with my clients in their healing. I believe people to be resilient, and know that we all get “stuck” sometimes. I work with my clients to identify their strengths and resources to get “unstuck” and move toward thriving in their lives.
Debbie Svobodny, LCSW

Debbie Svobodny, LCSW

The thought of therapy can be overwhelming, and I am excited you’re here and taking this step so seriously.  I believe this is the most important step; finding the right fit therapist is vital.  I hope to create a safe environment where you can share opening about your challenges and victories.  All while assisting you in writing beautiful new chapters in your story.  You are important and valued!
Sheyenne Hokit, Clinical Intern

Sheyenne Hokit, Clinical Intern

I have a passion for helping my clients become the best they can be and empower them to go above that.
Osman Baar, Clinical Intern

Osman Baar, Clinical Intern

I pride myself on providing culturally competent therapy. Having gone through the process of settling in the US as a refugee, I have personal experience navigating systems and enjoy helping my clients connect with other needed services and providing therapy.
Heidi Leckner, LAPC

Heidi Leckner, LAPC

In my counseling work I utilize a humanistic approach, which is the belief that each human is not only unique, but also has the innate ability to overcome life’s hardships and pursue growth. When you are in counseling with me, I will hear you. Most importantly, I will provide you with support and validation while I assist you with your journey of self-improvement and healing.