TONYA SORENSON, MS, LAC, LADC, DIRECTOR OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY

As Chemical Dependency Services Department Director, Tonya Sorenson leads all chemical dependency services provided by Prairie St. John’s, including Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient Program, High and Low Intensity Residential Treatment Programs, and Drug Court. Additionally, she is responsible for administration, professional development, fiscal management, and quality assurance within the chemical dependency programs.

Tonya Sorenson has more than sixteen years experience in the field of addictions. “My philosophy is utilizing a client-centered approach, allowing each client to have their own journey”.

Special Clinical Interests

  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Self-Esteem
  • Children of Alcoholics
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy

Education

  • Master’s Degree: Addiction Psychology
    Capella University
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Sociology / Psychology
    North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND
  • Practical Nursing: Rochester Community
    & Technical College
    Rochester, MN

Board Certifications

  • ND State Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners, LAC
  • MN Board of Behavioral Health, LADC

Memberships

  • Registered Clinical Supervisor in MN
  • Registered Clinical Supervisor in ND
  • Member of the Fargo Training Consortium for Licensed Addiction Counselors
  • Member of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Planning Council
  • NAADAC member
Prairie St. John’s – Tonya Sorenson

Prairie St. John’s – Tonya Sorenson