Candace provides clinical therapeutic outpatient services through our Bemidji-based Community Mental Health Center. She is currently a doctoral student with Walden University, specializing in Clinical Psychology. Candace has completed both her practicum and pre-doctoral internship with North Homes Children and Family Services. Candace has worked extensively with therapeutic service delivery for children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience with outpatient, school-based, and youth residential service delivery. Candace has gained competencies in the areas of psychological testing and assessment for children and adults including cognitive, personality, adaptability, and behavioral testing. Her assessment knowledge and practice includes working with clients aged 8 and older and specializing in diagnostic clarification, attention/concentration concerns, cognitive, memory, or academic related concerns, as well as personality and mood-related concerns. Her therapeutic approach utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness techniques, as well as incorporating a person-centered approach to therapy. Candace’s therapeutic focuses include: Personality Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, and relationship-focused concerns. Candace is also certified in the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) and utilizes this as part of a comprehensive approach to evaluations.