Meet Our Providers

Benson Psychological Services, PC offers a wide variety of clinical mental health services provided by our exceptionally trained and highly skilled clinicians.

We are proven leaders in our field, and are dedicated to providing the highest level of care that balances cutting edge research on best practices, while respecting the uniqueness of each individual client.

As dedicated professionals, we are involved in professional organizations on both a local and national level and have taken leadership positions within the North Dakota Counseling Association, the North Dakota Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.

PsyD, LP

Dr. Stacy Benson

Dr. Stacey Benson is the President and CEO of Benson Psychological Services, PC.
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Dr. Stacey Benson is the President and CEO of Benson Psychological Services, PC. Dr. Benson was born in Fargo, North Dakota and graduated from Moorhead State University before attending graduate school at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. She did her internship in a federal prison (FCI-Tallahassee), and her residency at Southeast Human Service Center in Fargo, ND. Dr. Benson was the chief psychologist at a community mental health center in Fargo for 10 years, prior to resigning to focus full time at her private practice. .

Dr. Benson is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years’ experience providing clinical and forensic work. Dr. Benson provides forensic evaluations, expert testimony and clinical consultation to attorneys on a wide variety of forensic cases, but with specific expertise in working with individuals charged or convicted of a sexual crime. She has testified in state, federal and military court and has testified numerous times in Civil Commitment hearings of Sexually Dangerous Individuals. Other areas of forensic specialties include competency evaluations, criminal responsibility, threat assessments, violence risk, psychological injuries, parental capacities and more.

Dr. Benson belongs to local and national organizations and has taken leadership roles in both. She has been a board member of the North Dakota Psychological Association since 2005 and served as President for two of those years. She is currently serving her 6th term as North Dakotas Council Representative to the American Psychological Association. Dr. Benson has met with Senators Byron Dorgan, Kent Conrad, Heidi Heitkamp and Representative Earl Pomeroy to lobby for issues directly related to the provision of quality mental health services and issues related to access to care. Dr. Benson is a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), the Minnesota Association of Sexual Abusers (Mn-ATSA), the Sex Offenders Civil Commitment Providers Network (SOCCPN), the North Dakota Psychological Association (NDPA), the American Psychological Association (APA) as well as Division 41 (American Psychology-Law Society) and Division 46 (Media and Technology). She is an alumni of APA’s Leadership Institute for Women. Dr. Benson is a certified trainer in the Static 99R, Stable 2007 and Acute 2007, the most well studied and most used assessment instruments for sexual offenders in the world, and she has trained providers in Minnesota, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.

She taught Human Sexuality at North Dakota State University from 2000-2016 and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota’s medical school, where she supervises 4th year psychiatry residents on their forensic rotation. In 2014 she co founded the non-profit STAND, which provides sex offender treatment to men and women throughout the state of North Dakota, with current offices in Fargo, Jamestown, Bismarck, Minot, Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Dickinson, and Williston.

She has spoken at the University of North Dakota Medical School’s Grand Rounds, at the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Merit Care, Sanford, Prairie St. John’s, the North Dakota State Penitentiary, the North Dakota Psychological Association, the Minnesota Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Annual Conferences, and on local radio and television regarding sexual offenders.

Dr. Benson has been nominated for Teacher of The Year by the Psychiatry Residents of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, for APA’s State Leadership Award by the North Dakota Psychological Association, for MSUM’s Distinguished Alumni Award and she was awarded YWCA’s Women of the Year 2018 in the category of Health and Wellness.

 

Dr. Stacy Benson's Curriculum Vitae
LMFT, LPCC, LAC

Usha Singh

Usha Singh is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and Licensed Addiction Counselor.
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Usha Singh is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and Licensed Addiction Counselor.

She has over 9 years of experience in providing counseling to individuals (children, adolescents, and adults), couples, families and groups. She graduated from North Dakota State University and did her internship at Southeast Human Service Center and Wahpeton State College of Science.

Usha has clinical experience in providing Sleep Therapy, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Treatment Program developed at Harvard Medical School.

In addition she has extensive clinical experience in Internet Addiction Therapy, Therapy for Anxiety, Depression, Relationship, Self-esteem, Personal-growth, Anger-management, Stress-management, Trauma, Change of Life Stage, and Loss and Grief. She incorporates strength based holistic approach.

PsyD, LP

Dr. Eileen Stone

Dr. Eileen Stone is a licensed clinical psychologist who has experience working with people of all ages.
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Dr. Eileen Stone is a licensed clinical psychologist who has experience working with people of all ages. She specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and their families who present with a variety of emotional, behavioral and social needs. Areas of expertise include treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, ADHD, oppositional behaviors, adjustment to life stressors, grief and self-harm. Dr. Stone has a special interest in working with individuals who are coping with long term or traumatic medical conditions.

In therapy, Dr. Stone uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to tailor treatment for each individual. She strives to understand the many pieces that contribute to well-being and mental health and works in a strength-based and positive mindset.

Dr. Stone earned her undergraduate degree at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and her master and doctorate degrees from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She did her internship sub-specializing in primary care at VA Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System in Biloxi, Mississippi. Dr. Stone completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in child psychology at Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Dr. Stone has over seventeen years of experience working both on an outpatient basis and with those in the medical hospital. She has given a variety of community presentations on a variety of topics related to the well-being of children, adolescents, and adults in our community.

LICSW

Lisa Fry

Lisa Fry is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has over 19 years of clinical experience working with children, teens and adults with an array of mental health conditions.
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Lisa Fry is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has over 19 years of clinical experience working with children, teens and adults with an array of mental health conditions. Lisa specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, eating problems, trauma, abuse related issues and numerous life adjusting situations. She has extensive experience with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiac care, obesity, fibromyalgia and renal failure. Lisa has training in interactive play based therapy for children. Play is her treatment of choice to give children a natural way to talk about difficult life events.

Lisa has a personal interest in promoting wellness. She sees good mental and physical health as interconnected. She believes wellness can be achieved through education, support, behavior and lifestyle change to promote health and quality of life.

Lisa attended the University of North Dakota where she earned her Master’s degree in Social Work. She has worked in hospitals, community mental health and several out-patient clinic settings regionally. Lisa enjoys the outdoors. Her activities of interest are gardening, biking, fishing and spending time outdoors. Lisa is married for 23 years and is a working mother raising teens.

PhD, LP

Dr. Jessica Mugge

Dr. Jessica Mugge is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment and evaluation of a variety of populations.
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Dr. Jessica Mugge is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment and evaluation of a variety of populations. She provides comprehensive evaluations pertaining to sexual re-offense risk, sexual dangerousness, competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, competency to waive Miranda rights, false/coerced confession, parental capacity, child custody, sensitive employment, disability matters, adoption qualification, spinal cord stimulator, gastric bypass, ADHD, and diagnostic clarification. She also provides therapeutic intervention for adolescents and adults, specializing in the treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress, psychotic disorders, attentional concerns, and personality disorders. In addition, Dr. Mugge provides training and support services, case assessment, and consultation to individuals and agencies, with specific services to include co-parent coaching, workplace violence training, and evidence review (including forensic interview reviews).

Dr. Mugge received her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/Veterans Affairs Medical Center, specializing in adult neuropsychological assessment and treatment; trauma and deployment recovery; child assessment and therapy; child maltreatment; and geropsychology. Other experiences include providing clinical services within psychiatric and medical inpatient settings and community mental health clinics.

She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies, and American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41). She is currently the President of the North Dakota Psychological Association. She is credentialed with the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

MS, LAPC

Erika Sorensen

Erika Sorensen is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor who has experience working with individuals of all age groups, couples and families.
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Erika Sorensen is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor who has experience working with individuals of all age groups, couples and families. Areas of interest include adolescents and adults with a history of trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harming behavior, and/or compulsive gambling habits. Erika uses a variety of therapeutic techniques specific to each individual’s needs in order to best help clients obtain their goals, with preference to cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and bibliotherapy.

Erika earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND and her graduate degree in clinical and mental health counseling at the University of Mary in Fargo, ND. Erika has experience working with individuals, couples and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

PsyD, LP

Dr. Katie Nylander

Dr. Katie Nylander is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of populations.
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Lisa Fry is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has over 19 years of clinical experience working with children, teens and adults with an array of mental health conditions. Lisa specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, eating problems, trauma, abuse related issues and numerous life adjusting situations. She has extensive experience with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiac care, obesity, fibromyalgia and renal failure. Lisa has training in interactive play based therapy for children. Play is her treatment of choice to give children a natural way to talk about difficult life events.

Lisa has a personal interest in promoting wellness. She sees good mental and physical health as interconnected. She believes wellness can be achieved through education, support, behavior and lifestyle change to promote health and quality of life.

Lisa attended the University of North Dakota where she earned her Master’s degree in Social Work. She has worked in hospitals, community mental health and several out-patient clinic settings regionally. Lisa enjoys the outdoors. Her activities of interest are gardening, biking, fishing and spending time outdoors. Lisa is married for 23 years and is a working mother raising teens.

MS, LPCC, LAC

Jamie Barnett

Jamie Barnett is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor who has 14+ years of experience providing therapy services with all ages in the Fargo area.
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Jamie Barnett is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor who has 14+ years of experience providing therapy services with all ages in the Fargo area. She specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and their families. Areas of clinical focus include substance use concerns, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, ADHD and oppositional behaviors.

Jamie typically uses the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and also provides Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Jamie also likes to incorporate a variety of other techniques into therapy including art, movement and play. She finds that play is an important way for children to learn and express themselves. Jamie is passionate with ongoing collaboration with families. She also provides parenting support, and education of strategies to utilize to assist families with managing behaviors.

Jamie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Addiction Studies from Minot State University. She earned her Masters in Counseling from the University of Mary. Her work experience includes clinical services in a psychiatric inpatient/partial hospitalization, outpatient therapy services, and residential treatment for adolescents.

PhD, LP ABPdN, CBIS, NCSP

Dr. Justin Boseck

Dr. Justin Boseck, PhD, LP, ABPdN, CBIS, NCSP is a Licensed Psychologist, Board-Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Certified Brain Injury Specialist, and Nationally Certified School Psychologist.
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Dr. Justin Boseck, Ph.D., L.P., ABPdN, CBIS, NCSP is a Licensed Psychologist, Board-Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Certified Brain Injury Specialist, and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. He has been working clinically for more than 13 years and has been practicing in Fargo since 2014.

Dr. Boseck specializes in the assessment of neurodevelopmental, acquired, and psychiatric disorders including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, brain injury, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disorders, and mood and behavioral dysregulation disorders, among others

Dr. Boseck has experience in assessing individuals as young as 2 years old through adulthood and now specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents from 2-18 years old. His mission is to conduct evaluations in order to help allow children to function to the best of their ability and guide services and accommodations that may be available to them based on their current, and potential, functioning.

MD

Dr. Lejla Gasevic

Dr. Lejla Gasevic is a second year Psychiatry resident at the University of North Dakota.
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Dr. Lejla Gasevic is a second year Psychiatry resident at the University of North Dakota.

She graduated from NDSU with an undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture. She received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. Gasevic is interested in cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and insomnia.

Her activities of interest are photography, travel, running, hiking, scuba-diving and reading.

LAC, LPCC

Randi Berglund

Randi Berglund is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor.
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Randi Berglund is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor. Randi has 11+ years of experience providing therapy for children, adolescents and adults within Fargo and the surrounding communities. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma and substance use disorders in adolescents and adults.

Randi utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches and she is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. Randi believes in the importance of family engagement and offers family support and education throughout the therapeutic process.

Randi received her Masters Degree in Community Counseling from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She has worked within community mental health since 2007.

LAPC Counselor/Psychometrist

Rachel Thiel

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UND PhD Student

Kaitlin Guston

Coming Soon

Dr. Lejla Gasevic is a second year Psychiatry resident at the University of North Dakota.

She graduated from NDSU with an undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture. She received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. Gasevic is interested in cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and insomnia.

Her activities of interest are photography, travel, running, hiking, scuba-diving and reading.