Dr. DeCoteau obtained a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology in 2003 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with specialization in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders for adults, adolescents and children.
Dr. De Coteau is a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) practitioner. TBRI is a therapeutic model that trains caregivers to provide effective support for at-risk children. She is also trained in various other trauma treatment modalities including EMDR, somatic processing, attachment intervention, NMT (neurosequential model of therapeutics), and TF-CBT. Dr. De Coteau has extensive experience working with patients who suffer from complex trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, grief, anxiety, depression, and suicidal thinking.
Dr. DeCoteau has worked in a variety of outpatient settings and with a diverse patient population, including Veterans and Native Americans. She received the Indian Health Service 2009 Health Professional of the Year Award for outstanding service and the American Psychological Foundation 2010 Early Career Award for providing culturally competent practice techniques for Native Americans and for developing training programs in rural, underserved areas. This year Dr. DeCoteau was appointed by a member of the U.S. congress to serve the Commission on Native Children to help address the challenges faced by Native children.
Aside from clinical work, Dr. DeCoteau has given numerous lectures on how trauma impacts attachment and brain development, in-school strategies for working with traumatized children, and historical trauma. She is a long-standing member of the American Psychological Association, an enrolled member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation and a descendant of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa.
Jareb is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and obtained his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University, and is currently working on his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision.
Jareb has a passion for working with diverse, multicultural populations and experience working with youth in residential, correctional, and emergency shelter settings and families and adults challenged with the stressors of daily life and life's circumstances, and individuals in active recovery. Inspired by the uniqueness and diversity of every individual, Jarebs is trained in evidence-based treatments such as EMDR and TF-CBT to meet the unique needs of his clients, as well as integrating DBT, CBT, and REBT interventions in his work.
Jareb serves clients in both the Bismarck and Garrison office. Jareb is a veteran, having served 9 years in the military, between both the Air Force and Army, as a Mental Health NCO, with experience working with service members and families.
Jareb's focus areas include trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, sexuality, gender, identity-related challenges/stressors, and working with individuals engaged in decision-making that present risks in their lives.
Donetta Lenoir is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. She obtained her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Mary in 2021. Donetta has obtained training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Suicide Prevention Therapy. She works primarily with children, adolescents, parents, families, and adults. Donetta has experience working with multicultural populations, high risk youth and adults, as well as in outpatient and school-based settings.
Specialties include trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship stress, and identity struggles.