Carrie Serna graduated from UND with a Masters in Counseling in 2003. She comes to the Center as a knowledgeable professional who has 20+ years of experience working with an adult population. She has worked in residential, hospital, and University settings and for the last 18 years has worked at a Community Mental Health Center. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Carrie has experience treating clients who are struggling with Depression, Anxiety and Panic Disorder, Work and Relationship Concerns, Stress, Grief and Loss, Borderline Personality Disorder, Crisis Intervention/Prevention, PTSD and Serious and Persistent Mental Illnesses.
She is trained and experienced in providing group therapy as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT teaches four skill sets: Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotional Regulation and Distress Tolerance. She provides trauma therapy called EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.
Carrie is a lifelong resident of Grand Forks and is married with three children. Her hobbies include reading, photography, gardening, hiking/biking and listening to live music.
Carrie can be contacted directly via email at [email protected]