Jill Janecke, MS, LPC-MH
My theoretical approach is solution focused, client centered, family systems, energy psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Brad Janecke, COO
I grew up in Northwest Illinois. I was active in sports and anything outdoors. After moving to South Dakota to play football at SDSU, I was lucky enough to meet my wife, Jill. We now live in Pierre and have two daughters who have blessed our lives. We continue to enjoy the outdoors as time […]
Blair Sedlacek, MSW, CSW-PIP
I joined Rising Hope Counseling in April 2019 as a clinical supervisor and then added the clinical therapist role in August 2020.
Colette Tolley, MS, LPC-MH SUPV
Good old human resilience, something I ponder on every day.
Dawn Richards, MS, LPC-MH-SUPV
I would like to start with introducing myself as the Rising Hope clinician in the new Aberdeen location.
Ellen Nelson, MA, LPC -MHSUPV
I have always loved the resiliency, creativity, and determination that fills South Dakota.
Emma Landstrom, MS, LPC-SUPERVISEE
“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” –Ani DiFranco Growing up in a rural and diverse community opened my eyes to the mental health needs our community members need and deserve access to. I’m passionate about providing mental health services in the community I grew […]
Holly Garrett, MS, LPC-SUPV
I have a great deal of experience working with families and individuals who are experiencing crises.
Jae Csongradi, MSW, CSW
My survivor story of childhood abuse and trauma, the effects on my social, academic, mental, and emotional growth and well-being.
Jenni Bauer, Certified Life and Health Coach
I am a life-long learner that is passionate about living my best life and helping others do the same.
Jennifer Johnson, MSW, CSW, QMHP
I believe that everyone has a unique story that has shaped how they respond emotionally and physically.
Jolene Ford, MA, LPCSUPV
I feel so blessed to be a part of the exceptional team at Rising Hope Counseling, LLC!
Lesley Holmes, MSW, CSW
Community and family ideals prompted me to look into the field of social work and mental health.
Madison Kyle, MSW, CSW
I grew up near the Iowa Great Lakes and resided there until 2019 when we moved to the Sioux Falls area.
Morgan Bialas, MS, LMFT
“Staying vulnerable is a risk we have to take if we want to experience connection.” – Brene Brown Role as a Therapist There are times in our lives where we find it difficult or don’t feel safe to open up to others. I am able to offer that nonjudgmental space for you to process whatever […]
Rhonda Schieffer, MSW, CSW-PIP
I have 20 years of experience in providing mental health therapy in an outpatient setting.
Patty Jonas, MS, LPC
I grew up in central South Dakota and have lived most of my life in the area. I graduated from Northern State University in 2015. I then attended graduate school through SDSU at the West River campus in Rapid City graduating in 2018 with a Master’s degree in Counseling. After graduate school, I worked […]
Kelsey Borchard, MS, LPC-Supervisee
Arriving at Rising Hope, I reflect on a journey here that has been deeply informed by working daily with children. First as a 3rd grade teacher, and then more recently as a school counselor. Being a part of the public education system for eight years, I learned countless lessons about children and family systems. Most […]
Jessica Lueking, MS, LPC-MH
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Bailey Zerfoss, MS, LPC-SUPERVISEE
I grew up in Wolsey, SD and have spent most of my life in the Huron area, which has helped me recognize the need for more mental health providers here. I attended South Dakota State University and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. I am also continuing […]
Tammy Top, CNP
I have been in healthcare since 2001, working from certified nurse assistant all the way to a nurse practitioner. From 2004-2016 I worked as a registered nurse. As an RN worked in many settings, primarily family practice. March of 2016, I graduated with my Family Nurse Practitioner. My first job was in correctional medicine with […]
Bridjett Struzenbecher, LSW, LPC-MH, QMHP
grew up in a small town in NE South Dakota. I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Social Work from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN in 2011. I furthered my education at the Adler Graduate School in Richfield, MN and obtained a Master of […]
Krisit Spitzer, BSW, M ED, LPC-MH-SUPERVISEE
Background: I am originally from the Aberdeen area and grew up on a cattle ranch with my family. I received my BSW from the University of Minnesota Moorhead, and my Masters degree in Education from Northern State University. I am a certified prevention specialist, licensed addiction counselor and a mental health counselor at the LPC […]
Karla Schupp, MSW, CSW-PIP
am excited to be a part of the Rising Hope 605 team. I was born and raised Michigan. I am a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and Grand Valley State University, where I majored in Social Work. I am licensed as a Certified Social Worker and Private Independent Practitioner in South Dakota and hold a […]
Danae Mutchelknaus, MS, LAC, LPC-MH-SUPERVISEE
My role as a therapist is to work alongside you helping to guide you on your own path of healing. Using the strengths that you already have, we can work together to increase resiliency and hope for a life of quality. Over the past several years as a mental health therapist, I have worked with […]
Bailey Munk, MS, LPC-SUPERVISEE
I grew up in Dell Rapids, SD all my life so working in Madison feels right at home. I attended South Dakota State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development & Family Studies. In December of 2021, I graduated with a Master of Science in Counseling and Human Development with […]
Ian McClure, MS, LPC
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s Degree from South Dakota State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have been providing Mental Health services since 2018 working with individuals ages 6 years old to 65 years old, couples and families. I have experience working with individuals suffering from a variety of […]
Jenny Larson, MS, LPC
I grew up in Mobridge, SD and have lived here most of my life. Following graduation, I attended Northern State University in 2009 and received my Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis on Sociology and Human Services. After living in Aberdeen for a few years, I found myself back in Mobridge. While living in Mobridge […]
Morgan Jensen, MS, LPC-MH-SUPERVISEE
I grew up in small town Nebraska and have lived the majority of my life there! I attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received my Bachelors Degree in Psychology with a focus in Child, Youth, and Family Studies in 2016. In 2017, my husband and I moved to Aberdeen, where I attended graduate school at […]
Danielle Hertel, MS, LPC
I grew up in the beautiful Black Hills and relocated east river to begin graduate school at the University of South Dakota in 2017. I have always had a passion to work with children and began my professional journey as an elementary teacher, which lasted three remarkable years. As a teacher, I found joy in supporting […]
Anissa Fuller, MSW, CSW-PIP
I am a psychotherapist with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master in Social Work from The Ohio State University. I have enjoyed counseling and mentoring others in their counseling skills for several years as a supervisor and licensed independent social worker with supervisory designation (LISW-S) in the State of Ohio. […]
Lacey Dlugos, MSW, CSW-PIP
The only thing consistent in life is “change.” Adjusting to constant changes and stressors in life can be hard. Let me be there to help you navigate the difficult emotions, feelings, and obstacles that are holding you back from where you want to be. I use a client-centered approach, and believe in meeting you where you are […]
Mackenzie Burns, MS, LPC-MH-Supervisor
I grew up in Northwest Iowa, near the Iowa Great Lakes until moving to Cedar Falls, IA for college. I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa in 2014. Life then brought me to Mankato, MN where I attended Minnesota State University and obtained my Master’s of Science […]
Andrea Brown, MS, LAC, LPC-MH-SUPERVISEE, QMHP
My family moved to South Dakota when I was a child, and I have lived here ever since. I attended Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD for 3 years where I majored in Sociology. I then transferred to South Dakota State University where I finished my undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal […]
Jordan Davis, MS, LPC
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” -Confucius I am a South Dakota native, and I graduated from Huron High School in 2009 and I attended South Dakota State University where I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 2016. I completed my Master […]
Jae L. Csongradi, MSW, CSW
EMDR Sandtray Specialist Therapist