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Heidi Leckner,

Heidi has experience working in community mental health, private practice, and college/university settings. Heidi earned her Master’s in Counselor Education at North Dakota State University. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of North Dakota. When she is not at Birchwood, she works as a full-time crisis counselor and responds to behavioral health crisis in the community.


Counseling Approach and Clinical Focus:

Heidi uses a variety of evidenced-based approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and Polyvagal Theory to assist her clients in living a life most authentic to themselves.

Heidi’s clinical area of focus is couples counseling and relationship concerns. She has completed both Level 1 and Level 2 Trainings of the Gottman Method, and she primarily uses Gottman Method Couples Therapy in her work with couples. Heidi also has clinical experience and training in trauma-informed care, anxiety, life transitions, grief, and substance related issues among adolescents, young adults, and adults.

A message from Heidi:

It is an admirable and courageous thing to go to therapy. I am honored to join you in learning about yourself and taking ownership of your life and your relationships.


Master of Education Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO


North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners

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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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