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Ross Mickelson, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Bipolar disorder Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

My name is Ross and I am a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in the state of North Dakota. I graduated with my Master's in Counseling from the University of Mary in 2019. I am enrolled in a doctorate program, pursuing training to become a clinical psychologist. I have 3 years experience working as a licensed counselor and 6 total years as a mental health provider. All of my prior experience has been working with individuals with depression, anxiety, self-harm behavior, suicidal ideation, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other mood and personality disorders.

My goal is to build a safe and strong therapeutic relationship with you to heal and accomplish your personal goals. During my time as a counselor I have approached this in a client-centered way using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to focus on a persons values and strengths, coupled with mindfulness skills, to help individuals achieve their goals and improved health. I also believe music and other creative mediums to be a valuable therapeutic tool and like to incorporate these into my sessions as well.

I am excited you are taking this interest into your mental health and the possibility to work with you!

Professional experience

4yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Emptiness, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing

License information

ND LPCC 1029-9-15-19-458


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Ross Mickelson. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Great person. Kind. Listens. Truly wants to help people

Written on Jul 19, 2022 after therapy with Ross for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

Ross has been so helpful!! Love his feedback and advise!

Written on Jul 14, 2022 after therapy with Ross for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

I have really enjoyed having Ross as a therapist. He is so insightful and engaged and it has been so nice to connect with him, as a therapist myself.

Written on Jun 20, 2022 after therapy with Ross for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue

He listens well and provides a good explanation to your questions and doubts. Also provides different kinds of methods in grounding yourself

Written on May 31, 2022 after therapy with Ross for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd