Behavioral Health and Autism
Anne Carlsen is dedicated to serving children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other behavioral health needs. Services encompass the entire family unit to foster a high quality of life and learning at home, at school, and in their communities. While serving individuals of all ages, Anne Carlsen believes in the effectiveness and importance of early intervention to help lead to successful outcomes and make a lasting and profound impact on quality of life.
Our highly trained Behavior Technicians are under the direction of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Services address skills and behaviors within the learner’s programming. Functional Behavior Assessment is used to identify the causes of challenging behaviors such as self-injury, aggression towards others or destructive behaviors.
Meet Our Team
Dana Baasch, MS, BCBA, LABA
Morgan Braton, MS, BCBA, LABA
Fargo and Moorhead
Patrick Kellam, MS, BCBA, LABA
Fargo and Moorhead
Through collaboration and our continuum of services, we utilize a team approach in order to provide individualized and person-centered services. For individuals receiving Behavioral Health and Autism services, the following departments and services are vital components of this continuum.
Our professionals are educated and trained to evaluate and treat children with speech, language and swallowing problems. The speech therapy team will focus on developmental areas including talking, understanding, social interactions and engagement as well as address feeding and swallowing problems.
Our team of full-time mental health therapists delivers unique, fun, and adaptive programming, ranging from individual, family, and couple therapy for all ages. Our team grounds itself in a collaborative team approach that strives to help children and families succeed. Anne Carlsen Mental Health Therapy treats individuals and families dealing with challenges related to stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and autism spectrum disorders.