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Mental Health Professional Experience

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
May 15, 2018

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Jeffrey D. Bates LPC

Vita Counseling

**** **** **. *. ***** 100 Fargo, ND 58104

Telephone: 701-***-**** / e-mail:


University of Mary

M. A. in Counseling Psychology

University of North Dakota

B. A. in Psychology Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Senior Honors

Northeast Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN

A. D. in Farm Operation and Management


Vita Counseling I work with teens, adults, families and couples. I have experience working with a range of struggles or challenges (chronic and acute) including PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Agoraphobia, Panic Attacks, Disruptive Behavior, life transitions, grief and relationship issues-premarital, marital issues including strengthening and rebuilding trust in relationship.

The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center, Inc

Mental Health Counselor: Mental Health Program - provided delivery of mental health services to offender population in compliance with mental health guidelines to include assessment of mental health needs, individual and group therapy, and monitoring of offenders with mental illness. Work with other staff regarding the mental health needs of offenders, assisting in the management of offenders with mental illness or mental problems and provide training regarding needs and issues, as well as provide direct care in case of psychiatric crisis or emergencies.

Gull Harbour, Moorhead MN

Treatment Director

Responsible for the program functioning, financing responsible for the hiring, evaluation and management of all program personnel. Kept personnel files updated, documenting all pertinent information: sick days, vacations, change in pay, schedule of benefits, etc. Supervised program schedules, functions and routines to assure appropriateness and quality of service.

Mental Health Practitioner

Provide CD treatment, family education and therapy to patients. Facilitate group and individual therapy, case management and assessments. Plan and coordinate with community, government and mental health agencies to obtain aftercare services

Drake Counseling Service

Family Counselor

Family counselor for adult addiction programs

Provide individual, family and group therapy to various populations for substance abuse disorders and mental health issues

Village Business Institute, Fargo, ND

EAP Therapist

Provided individual, family, and couple therapy to various populations. Assessed symptoms and personal information to diagnose problems and treatment plans, making referrals to specialists if necessary.

Odyssey Health Care, Fargo ND (Office Branch closed)

Bereavement Counselor/ Spiritual Care Coordinator

Provided individual and group therapy for hospice patients and their families. Developed and conducted group grief therapy within the community. Provided spiritual care services to patients who were terminally ill, their families, and caregivers.

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, Fargo, ND

Residential Therapist

Counseled emotionally disturbed children and adolescents through individual and group therapy to succeed in a less-structured level of care.


The North Dakota Board of Counseling Examiners (LPC)

License Number 792–7 – 15–14


Psycho Educational Resources, Inc.

Specialty: Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexual Addiction.


Vita Counseling

3523 45th st. S. Suite 100Fargo, ND 58104

Telephone: 701-***-**** / e-mail:

Bates Farms

Owner and Operator of Family Farm

Responsible for decision making in planting, spraying, harvesting and conservation management of crops. Purchased and maintained equipment and marketed crops


Pembina County Farm Bureau Director

Drayton Economical Development Committee

Drayton Grain Processors Board of Directors

Drayton Foods Board of Directors God’s Gift Appeal Chairman, St. Edward’s Church

Pastoral Council Member, Diocese of Fargo

Marriage Preparation Coordinator, Diocese of Fargo

Knights of Columbus

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