Meet our Staff

Clinical Psychologist- Fargo

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Dr. Mary F. Collins

Psy.D, L.P., BCBA, LABA

 Mary is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana. She received both her Bachelor and Master Degrees from the University of St. Francis-Fort Wayne in the field of psychology. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University. Mary also has her Autism Certification and Applied Behavior Analysis Certification through the University of the Minnesota- Twin Cities; and is a Certified Parent Child Interaction Therapist (PCIT). Mary has over 10 years of experience working with children who have developmental disabilities and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mary’s professional areas of interest include self-injurious behaviors; Augmentative Alternative Communication; Learning Theory; and helping children and their families achieve their goals. Mary is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, ABA Program Clinical Supervisor and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

When Mary isn’t helping her patients and their families, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband, Mitch, and son, Fischer, swimming and going to the park, boating at the lake and playing with their rescue dog Delilah. 

Mary joined the Pediatric Partners team in fall 2017. 

Mental Health Counselor- Bismarck

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Jenise Wilson

MS, LPCC

Jenise has her Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Counseling from the University of Mary. She is currently pursuing her PhD from Walden University in Counselor Education and Supervision. Jenise has worked as an advocate for survivors of abuse and assault; a youth counselor at a partial hospitalization program; and currently also is employed as a collegiate professor working with youth, adults and families. Jenise enjoys working with patients and their families to achieve goals and better their overall well-being. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

When Jenise isn’t serving patients and families, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outside and active, and spending time with her two dogs- Lucy & Goose.

Mental Health Counselor- Fargo

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Cathy Hjelle

LPCC, LICSW

Cathy has over 25 years’ experience in the Fargo-Moorhead community as a mental health counselor. Cathy specializes in child/adolescent and family therapy, often utilizing a child-centered play therapy approach when focusing on mental health services for children who present a variety of disorders including: ADHD, anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders and much more. Cathy also has specialized training in attachment therapy and has addition education in the neuropsychology of trauma.

Cathy a mother of three enjoys reading mystery novels, gardening and nature, cooking and movies. Cathy joined the Pediatric Partners team in May 2017.

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Jamie Anderson

LPC, LPCC-S

Jamie received her Bachelors in Psychology from Concordia College, and her Masters in Education Clinical Counseling from North Dakota State University. Jamie has worked with children for almost ten years and has experience as an intensive in-home family therapist for six years.

Jamie’s certifications include being a Parent Child Interaction Therapist(PCIT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), Diagnostic Criteria: 0-3, and is also certified in Nurtured Heart. Her professional interests include parent coaching, coping skills, and in children with ADHD.

When Jamie isn’t helping children and their families she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking, and traveling with her husband and children.

Jamie joined our team in January 2018.

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Jamie Wendt Barnett

LAC, LPC

Jamie Wendt Barnett graduated from Minot State University with a Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies and received her Masters from the University of Mary in Counseling. Jamie has worked in a variety of settings which makes her a great fit for our team; including adolescent inpatient, outpatient treatment, in a residential unit, and in a mental health hospital.

Her interests include depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, coping skills, children who struggle with self-injurious behaviors, and substance abuse. Jamie is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS) and is a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC).

When Jamie isn’t seeing patients she enjoys spending time with family, running and reading.

Neuropsychologist- Fargo

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Dr. Justin J. Boseck

Ph.D, L.P., ABPdN, C.B.I.S

Dr. Justin J. Boseck earned his Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology from Ball State University. He then went on to complete internship and residency in clinical neuropsychology working with children, adolescents, and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders, acquired brain injuries, and psychiatric illnesses.

Dr. Boseck currently focuses on assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders and psychiatric concerns including, but not limited to, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disorders, mood disorders, behavioral dysregulation, anxiety, and brain injury. Dr. Boseck is a Licensed Psychologist, Board-Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist, and Certified Brain Injury Specialist.

In Dr. Boseck’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his children, playing & watching sports of any kind, music, and being outdoors as much as possible.

Dr. Boseck joined Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health in March 2017.

Occupational Therapists- Fargo

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Susan S- Clinic Coordinator

MS, OTR/L

Susan received her master of science in occupational therapy from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She has worked in mental health, adult, and pediatric settings such as in-patient, partial hospitalization, school systems, and with community-based therapy.  

Susan continues to advance her learning through the Beck Institute in cognitive behavioral therapy.

In her spare time Susan enjoys biking, swimming, baking and spending time with her husband and their children.

Susan joined sister clinic Pediatric Therapy Partners' team in 2014, and was recently promoted to Therapy Coordinator at Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health.

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Alexandria “Alex” is originally from Fergus Falls, MN and earned her Associates Degree at North Dakota State College of Science in Occupational Therapy. Alex has experience working in a variety of settings which makes her a great fit for our team; she has worked in pediatrics, geriatrics, in the school system, and in a psychiatric residential setting. She has also worked with children most of her adult life.

Alex is Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) trained, has continued training in Play Therapy, and is CPR & AED certified; professionally she enjoys working with children who display behaviors.

When Alex isn’t seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, traveling, being at the lake and spending time with her pug Herby.

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Anna Peinovich

MOT, OTR/L

Anna is a Fargo native. She received both her bachelors and master’s in occupational therapy from the University Of North Dakota. She gained fieldwork experience in pediatric care as well as mental health hospitalization. Anna’s past work experience includes working in an adolescent mental health clinic and working as a Certified Nursing Assistant through college. Anna is very interested in all aspects of adolescent mental health. She is NBCOT and CPR certified.

Outside of OT, Anna spends her time playing volleyball, enjoys yoga daily, and spending time at the lake with family and friends.

Anna joined our team in the spring of 2017.

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Brooke Schaley

COTA/L

Brooke attended North Dakota State College of Science to earn her Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant License. Brooke has experience in transitional care, acute care, pediatric outpatient and mental health. She has additional training in zones of regulation, self-regulation in children, challenging behaviors and sensory integration. Brooke is NBCOT certified, as well as CPR/AED certified.

When she’s not helping patients and their families, she enjoys spending time at the lake, playing and watching sports, and being with family.

Brooke joined the OT team at Pediatric Partners in October 2017.

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Courtney Crabill

MOTR/L Occupational Therapist

Courtney Crabill received her Master of Science in occupational therapy from the University of North Dakota.

Courtney’s areas of interest include Trauma-informed Care used in occupational therapy, sensory integration, mental health, and working with families. Courtney completed her thesis on Utilizing Trauma-Informed Care to Guide Occupational Therapy Interventions for Children in Foster Care. She is AED & CPR certified.

Courtney has experience working in the childcare setting, inpatient rehab and in a psychiatric unit. She also has experience as a peer mentor for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time at the lake, drawing & crafts, playing trivia & board games, and being with her two dogs!

Courtney joined the Fargo Neurobehavioral Health Clinic in 2018.

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Rebekah Faul

MS, OTR/L

Rebekah “Bekah” Faul received her Bachelors in University Studies and her Masters in Occupational Therapy, both from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She has experience in school based practice, inpatient rehab and in a skilled nursing facility.

Her professional interests include working with children, she has a strong interest in mental health and in the Nurtured Heart Approach.

When Bekah isn’t helping our patients meet their goals, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing volleyball, and cooking/baking.

Bekah joined our team in January 2018.

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Sarah, a Grafton native, received both her bachelors and master’s in occupational therapy from the University Of Mary in Bismarck. She gained fieldwork experience in pediatric care with a focus in sensory and reflex integration; she also worked in a private practice prior to joining Pediatric Partners. Sarah’s areas of interest include handwriting, orthopedics, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and sensory & reflex integration. Sarah has additional education in self-regulation in children.

Outside of OT, Sarah enjoys being active and outdoors, music, acting, reading and is a fourth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Sarah joined our team in June 2017.

Registered Behavior Technicians- Fargo

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Allison Moum

RBT in Training

Allison “Allie” Moum received her Bachelor Degree from North Dakota State University in Human Development & Family Science, she is currently enrolled in a graduate program through Portland State University pursuing her degree in Special Education & Behavior Analysis.

Allie has over eight years working in direct care and case management with individuals who have developmental delays. Her professional interests include positive behavior support, preventive strategies and play-based teaching. Allie is an RBT in training and is AED/CPR certified.

In her free time, Allie enjoys traveling, everywhere and anywhere, outdoor activities, going to the lake, and hanging with her pug Howie.  

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Ashley Schmaltz

RBT in Training

Ashley currently attends North Dakota State University and is pursuing Psychology and Human Development & Family Sciences, she will graduate in May 2019. Ashley has experience working with children and individuals with developmental delays. She is very interested in working with children who’ve has adverse childhood experiences. Ashley is an RBT in training and is CPR/AED certified.

In Ashley’s spare time she enjoys playing board game, watching her favorite show “The Office”, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling to new places!

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Bria Davis

RBT in Training

Bria will be graduating from North Dakota State University in May 2019, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. She plans to go to grad school to get her master’s in clinical psychology.

Bria has experience working with children with developmental delays and was a personal care attendant. Bria is very interested in brain behavior and teaching. Bria is an RBT in training and is CPR/AED certified.

In Bria’s free time she enjoys volunteering and going home to visit family as much as she can.

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Caitlin Nachatilo

RBT in Training

Caitlin earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Phoenix and is pursuing her master’s degree. She has over twelve years of experience working with children, eight years working in the Applied Behavior Analysis therapy setting, and extensive experience with children who are Autistic.

Her professional interests include working on social skills, children who are non-verbal, and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Caitlin is an RBT in training and is CPR/AED certified.

In her free time, Caitlin enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active, running, biking, and sports!

Speech-Language Pathologists- Fargo

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Danielle Olson

MS, CCC-SLP

Danielle earned her Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Minnesota State University of Moorhead. Danielle has experience in neurology and outpatient pediatrics. Her professional interests include feeding, language delays and Autism Spectrum disorder. She likes the variety that being a pediatric SLP brings and the opportunity to learn something new every day!

When Danielle isn’t seeing patients, she enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with friends and family, cooking and loves dogs!

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Ashley Hovde

MS, CFY-SLP

Ashley Hovde has joined Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Ashley earned her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota and Bachelor of Science Degree in the field of Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences from Minnesota State University of Moorhead.

Ashley has a variety of experience working in early childhood, pediatrics and with the adult population. Her experience ranges from providing treatment for swallowing, language disorders, articulation, pragmatics, and fluency. Ashley enjoys the variety that being a pediatric speech therapist brings every day.

While Ashley isn’t taking care of her patients she enjoys going to the lake, trying new recipes and spending time with friends and family.  

Ashley joined Pediatric Partners in August 2017.

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Kara Morrow, originally from Hutchinson, MN, earned her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Kara has a variety of experience working with pediatric and adult population in the outpatient setting. Her experience ranges from providing treatment for voice, language, articulation, social skills, neurocognition, and fluency. Her professional interests include feeding disorders, development of language, and literacy. Kara is AED/CPR certified.

In her spare time Kara enjoys running, cooking/baking, being outside, and spending time with family and friends.

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Stephanie Jordan

MS, CCC-SLP

Stephanie received a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Stephanie has experience in the public school system serving early childhood special education students and children with a variety of speech and language disorders. Her areas of interest include language disorders, literacy, and feeding disorders. Stephanie is also certified in SOS Feeding Therapy and Hanen's It Takes Two to Talk language therapy. 

When not seeing patients, Stephanie enjoys the outdoors, especially biking and climbing.

Stephanie joined sister company Pediatric Therapy Partners in 2013 and transitioned to Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health in May 2017.

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Nicole Schuler

Office Manager

Nicole holds a Medical Secretary degree from Northwest Technical College in East Grand Forks, MN. She has extensive experience in the industry, including 10 years at an inpatient psychiatric unit, three years as an office manager for a chemical dependency center, and seven years as an intake coordinator for victims of domestic violence.

When she’s not serving patients and their families, Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband and their young daughter, watching her daughter play soccer, and watching UND hockey. Nicole also enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.

Nicole worked at sister company Pediatric Therapy Partners, and was recently promoted to Office Manager of Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health.

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Anna Olson

Office Assistant

Anna is originally from Maddock, North Dakota. She has worked in an office setting for over thirty years.

In her free time Anna enjoys spending time with her husband of almost forty years, her children and grandchildren. She also enjoys going to the lake, quilting and just started her long time wish of learning to play the violin.

Anna joined Pediatric Partners in the Fall of 2017.

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Linda Roy

Office Assistant

Linda Roy earned her Associates Degree in Child Care & Family Services from the University of Minnesota- Crookston. Linda joins us with over twenty years of administrative and customer service experience, as well as experience in the medical field. She is a certified Nursing Assistant in North Dakota and is AED/CPR certified. She also is a member of the APND, Activity Professional of ND.

When Linda isn’t assisting our patients and families, she enjoys sewing, gardening, scrapbooking, learning new things, traveling, and spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and pets.  Bailey and Kady.

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Shannon Brendefur

Office Assistant

Shannon attended NDSCS for two years; she has over ten years of experience in an office setting, over five years working with children and has worked in the school system.  Shannon is AED and CPR certified.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the lake, concerts and likes to explore a new travel spot every year.