Our Team

Amy Backus – B.S.

Master's Practicum Therapist

Amy creates safe and open environments for individuals, couples, and families to explore their relationships with themselves, each other, and their world.

By providing an inclusive atmosphere that celebrates and welcomes each individual’s diversity, Amy helps individuals explore their current situation and uncover underlying difficulties, while providing gentle guidance to help individuals recognize their unique strengths—strengths that help each individual reach their fullest potential.

Amy’s past experiences include suicide intervention and prevention, chemical dependency and mental health treatment center admissions counseling, and LGBTQ+ affirming treatments. She is a graduate student pursuing her degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN.  Amy earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Science at North Dakota State University.

  • Education
  • M.A. In Progress - University of St. Thomas
  • B.S. - North Dakota State University
  • Experience
  • Pride Institute
  • FirstLink
  • NDSU Family Therapy Center