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.

Adam Hardy, Ph.D, LPC-MH, LAC, NCC

Dr. Adam Hardy earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of South Dakota in August 2017. He has experience working as a licensed professional counselor, specializing in the domains of couples counseling, sexual assault, domestic violence, PTSD, and substance use disorders. From 2002-2010, Adam served as a member of the Army National Guard. His experiences as a member of Operational Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad, Iraq from 2005-2006 were a driving force in his career path. Adam is passionate about utilizing evidence-based cognitive-behavioral approaches in counseling, assisting individuals with setting their own goals and working toward sustainable changes.

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.

Alison Boughn, PhD, ATR-BC, LMHC, LPC, NCC, TF-CBT

Dr. Alison Boughn completed her PhD in Counselor Education from the University of South Dakota in 2019. She has specialized experience in working with first responders as well as children and adolescents who have experienced child maltreatment. Alison is a Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and a Board Certified Art Therapist, addressing the needs for creative and flexible intervention strategies when working with trauma processing across all ages and life circumstances. Alison works with children, adolescents, adults, and non-offending caregivers, as-needed, for holistic and comprehensive clinical care.

Anger Management

Late Fall Session

Wednesdays, 6pm to 8pm
Oct 14th - Nov 4th

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