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Bridget Forst, LGSW

Bridget Forst is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in Minnesota and Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in North Dakota. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Social Work and minor in Corrections from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Bridget continued her education at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where she completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health & Substance Misuse. Bridget is also a non-clinical supervisor with the Minnesota Board of Social Work. In her free time, Bridget enjoys spending time with her pets, reading, doing yoga, listening to podcasts, learning new recipes, and talking walks with her dog.

Biography

Counseling Approach and Clinical Focus:

While completing her Bachelor’s degree, Bridget worked and interned in a few different settings including: Adult Foster Care for individuals with mental illness, ARMHS (adult rehabilitative mental health services), and probation. Bridget also has over six years of experience working as a county mental health case manager. In addition to her role at Birchwood Therapeutic Services, Bridget works as the Behavioral Health Lead at Wilkin County Health & Human Services and sits on the Board of Directors for the We Care Coalition of Breckenridge & Wilkin County.

Bridget supports those 12+ and provides services to individuals and couples. Bridget has particular interest in working with adults who struggle with serious and persistent mental illness and older adolescents. Areas of specialty include treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use disorders, Bipolar, OCD, Borderline Personality Disorder, and psychosis.

A message from Bridget:

"Bridget believes that healing is achieved through uncovering our inherent strengths. Through exploration of thoughts, feelings, & behaviors, we can start to uncover who we truly are and what we are capable of. " 

Education:

Master of Social Work Degree, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Degree, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

Minor in Corrections, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

Associations/Memberships:

Minnesota Board of Social Work

North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

Rating & Comments

average rating is 3 out of 5

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Contact us

Breckenridge Location:

Phone: 218.643.9330

Fax: 218.641.1001

Address: 115 5th St N

Breckenridge, MN 56520​

Fargo South Location:

Phone: 701.532.1353 option 1

Fax: 701.532.1505

Address: 3369 39th St S Suite 2 Fargo, ND 58104

Fargo West Location:

Phone: 701.532.1353 option 2

Fax: 701.532.1505

Address: 4955 17th Ave S #122 Fargo, ND 58103

Grand Forks Location:

Phone: 701.792.7001

Fax: 701.792.7002

Address: 2303 S. Washington St

Grand Forks, ND 58201

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