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Dustin Lehman, MS, LCPC, LMFT

Dustin-HeadshotDustin Lehman, MS, LCPC is a licensed therapist who specializes in providing therapy for couples, individuals, children and groups. Over the past couple of years, Dustin has been accruing hours for licensure as a Clinical Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Bob Bakko, LCPC of Northwest Counseling Center, LLC in Billings, Montana. Dr. Bakko has been in practice for 38 years and is a valued mentor.

Dustin has also done pro bono work at Faith Chapel, in the Pastoral Care department in Billings, providing a variety of services including psychological assessments, individual and family therapy and lay counselor training.

Dustin integrates his knowledge as a mental health practitioner and his experiences as a teacher and mentor to create a safe and supportive environment for therapy. Dustin has become a partner at Northwest Counseling Center, LLC, working alongside several, seasoned therapists. Dustin co-leads Women’s Anger Management – “Living Without Violence for Women” as well as, process and support groups for teens and adults. Dustin is currently developing workshop seminars for married couples, teens with sexual purity issues, and individuals with spiritual distress.

Services Dustin provides:

• Therapy for individuals, couples, children, and families.
• Psychoeducation courses for social and emotional development
• Spiritual direction
• Singleness and Sexuality
• Premarital counseling
• Anger Management
• Adolescent sex addiction (Non-criminal)
• Skill development in communication, coping, and establishing/maintaining boundaries.
• Support and Process groups

Lorinne Burke, MMFT, LCPC, PC

Lorinne-HeadshotFamily Therapy, Play Therapy, Individual Counseling for Adults, and Adolescents

 

Lorinne has been providing therapy to children, families and individuals since 1995. She specializes in working with families in crisis, adolescents, traumatized children, & cultural issues. Lorinne also works with women facing depression, family & work issues.

Gwen Felton, MA, LCPC, PC

Individual Counseling

For Children, Adolescents and Adults

 

Children & Adolescents

Gwen Felten specializes in working with children. She utilizes play therapy techniques to address issues with children. Play is the means for developing many essential aspects in our lives such as: coping strategies; expressing feelings; managing anger and frustration; bonding with others; interacting appropriately with others; and attending to activities. Gwen believes play provides a world of mental, physical, and emotional learning opportunities for children.

 

Areas of Specialty with Children & Adolescents:

•             Attachment Issues

•             ADD/ADHD

•             Depression and Anxiety

•             Child Abuse (physical, emotional, or sexual)

•             Anger Management

•             Adjustment Disorders including: Divorce, Foster Care Placement, Blended Families,

 

Adults

Gwen Felten also provides counseling services for Adults. She has experience working with Women’s Issues and Couples’ Work. In counseling she assists adults in identifying patterns in their thinking and behaving. She helps the client learn how to change these patterns in order to improve their overall quality of life. Gwen incorporates developing coping skills in her therapy to help clients with their life problems. Gwen utilizes “Faith Based” counseling to support the process of therapy.

 

Areas of Specialty with Adults:

•             Depression and Anxiety

•             Anger Management

•             Abuse (physical, emotional, or sexual)

•             Adjustment Disorders including: Divorce, Life Transitions, and Work Related Issues

 

Certifications:

•             Bachelor of Arts – (Psychology) MSU Billings

•             Masters of Arts – (Counseling/Human Services) University of Colorado

 

Professional Memberships:

•             Association for Play Therapy, Inc.

•             American Mental Health Counselors Association

Bob Bakko, D.Min, LCPC, PC

Counseling for Individuals Adults, Adolescents and Couples

Dr. Bob Bakko is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and has been practicing, in Billings, since 1975. Bob works primarily with problems common to adults, adolescents and couples. These problems may include: depression or mood, trauma, anxiety, grief, relationship issues, victim issues, work related issues, problems with anger or abusive behavior, conflict, sexual orientation or preference, communication, parenting, acting out behavior, a need for pastoral counseling or spiritual issues. He can also provide assessments and evaluations for specific problems. Bob’s orientation has always respected a person’s “faith tradition” in the healing process.

 

Specialized Treatment Programs:

•             Living Without Violence (anger management for men in the home and work place)

•             Treatment for Deviant Sexual Behavior

 

Professional Memberships:

•             Lifetime Member and Past President of the American Mental Health Counselors Association

•             Lifetime Member and Past President of the Montana Clinical Mental Health Counselors Association

•             Governing Council Member (past) American Counseling Association

•             National Association of Forensic Counselors

•             Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers

•             American Association of Christian Counselors

•             National Board of Certified Counselors

•             Montana Mental Health Association

•             Coalition for Christians in Private Practice

 

Certifications:

•             Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

•             Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor

•             Certified Domestic Violence Counselor IV

 

Referrals Accepted From:

•             Employee Assistance

Programs

•             Managed Care, HMO’s,

PPO’s

•             Insurance

•             Minirith Meyer

•             Rapha

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