Counseling Services

The Counseling Department at the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center provides free, trauma-focused interventions for individuals directly hurt by interpersonal violence and their loved ones. Services are provided in our Fargo office; in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead high schools; and in various outreach locations in neighboring communities.

Through individual and group counseling, master’s-certified counselors serve children (ages 4 and up), adults and elders by educating about abuse and healthy versus unhealthy relationships, treating symptoms related to post-traumatic stress, processing the experiences and effects of abuse, and improving coping and emotion-regulation skills.

Opportunities for counseling include:

Individual Counseling

  • Outreach sites: MSUM, Wahpeton, Hawley and Breckenridge
  • High schools: Fargo North, Fargo South, Woodrow Wilson, West Fargo, Sheyenne and Moorhead
  • Child play therapy
  • TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

Group Counseling

  • Male victims of sexual assault/abuse
  • Trauma recovery and empowerment
  • Art-based counseling

Not all groups available at all times, please contact us to inquire.

To receive counseling services from Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, call us or visit our center.

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