Our Counselors

We each, as Counselors at FECC, are compassionate, understanding and qualified in our areas of expertise. We continually work to educate ourselves and provide professional services to our clients. Although seeking help can be difficult, we offer you the security of confidential, caring services.

Rebecca (Becky) Frank – MS, NCC, LPC-MH, QMHP

Becky attained her Master’s Degree from SDSU later in life. She has certification through the National Board for Certified Counselors, and Qualified Mental Health Professional Certification. Becky is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health through the State of South Dakota and also is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is a member of the South Dakota Counseling Association and the American Counselors Association. Becky has worked as a Counselor with FECC almost since its beginnings in 2002. Becky works with children from three through teens, individual adults, families and groups. Her education, continued trainings and experience support the love she has for her work.

Tracie Erdmann, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, QMHP

Tracie Erdmann is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 4 years of experience in the Yankton area working with couples, individual adults, and teenagers. Tracie’s passion is with helping people set healthy boundaries, identify their choices, and to be their best selves. Using a mixture of creative and empirically-based interventions, Tracie works with each individual client to find a method that works best for them. Tracie is always learning more to help her clients, whether it is by attending trainings, or with more formal schooling. Tracie recently finished her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of South Dakota, and spends much of her time teaching counselors-in-training at USD. In addition to being a licensed counselor, Tracie also is a nationally certified counselor, and holds the designation of Qualified Mental Health Professional within the state of South Dakota. Tracie loves what she does and would appreciate the opportunity to help you reach your goals today.

Lory LaPointe, MA, NCC

Lory is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) who is certified in Reality Therapy and has recently joined FECC.  She obtained an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South Dakota State University and provided counseling services to college students, adults, as well as older persons during her internships.  Prior to this Lory worked in the field of special education, working with children and adolescents with learning and emotional difficulties as a teacher and school psychologist, and taught prospective special education teachers while a faculty member at the University of South Dakota.  Lory believes that the key to effective counseling is respectful listening, empathy, and support while focusing on client strengths, competence, and resourcefulness.  Lory is comfortable working with a variety of counseling approaches and techniques but finds that Narrative Therapy is most in tune with her own perspectives and is effective with individuals of various ages and backgrounds.  Lory enjoys helping individuals identify how they would like their lives to be different and supporting them on this journey of change.

Anger Management

Spring Session

Wednesdays, 6pm to 8pm
April 3 - April 24

Now Accepting Registrations

Call 605-260-9284
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*Fulfills most court-ordered requirements.

South Dakota Medicaid & Most Insurance Accepted. If no Insurance available, Sliding Scale may apply.

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