Nicole Velgersdyk, LPC-MH  |  location phone (605) 328-1850

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Nicole Velgersdyk, LPC-MH - Behavioral Health

Education:

Undergraduate School
South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
Graduate School
South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
Certifications
National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC)

Areas of Expertise

Interview patients and gather information to assist in diagnosing anxiety, depression, ADHD or other mental health disorders
Brief individual and/or family counseling
Crisis counseling including suicide screenings/assessments
Provide education/support to patients and families regarding anxiety, depression, parenting skills and other mental health topics
Assist patients in understanding psychosomatic complaints with involve both the mind and body by teaching relaxation techniques
Assist with Chemical Dependency issues by providing resources /referrals if needed
Assist with psychiatry and counseling referrals
Referrals to community resources
Patient follow up

Philosophy of Care

Nicole believes it is important to offer a supportive environment, specific to the individual’s or family’s needs to create the therapeutic relationship and work towards change. She also believes collaboration with the individual and all the helping professionals is key in fostering true change.

Unique Medical Experience and Research

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRC)
Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)

Languages Spoken

English

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Nicole Velgersdyk, LPC-MH is married and has one child. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with family.
Primary Practice Location

Sanford 49th and Oxbow Family Medicine

3401 W 49th Street
Sioux Falls, SD  57106
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Hours:

M–F: 7:30 AM–5:00 PM

 

Phone

(605) 328-1850

Fax

(605) 328-1855