Behavioral Health



Barbara Parks, MED, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

“I am dedicated to working with compassion, commitment and confidentiality to help clients effectively make positive personal changes to achieve a full and satisfying life.”

To schedule an appointment, call 218.828.7379.

Individual, Family and Relationship Counseling

Barb provides individual and family counseling for adolescents and adults (ages 13-adult). She works with a varied spectrum of clients with diverse needs ranging in age from thirteen to adult.  

Areas of specialization:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Adolescent counseling 
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Domestic abuse

Barb has more than 20 years experience as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and her Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling from South Dakota State University. Barb has been practicing with LSS Counseling and Family Resources since 1986, prior to that she worked at a girl’s group home and at a children’s residential treatment center in Sioux Falls, SD.