Our Behavioral Health Providers

Erica Idso-Weisz, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) is the Director of the Behavioral Health Department.  In addition to managing the department, Erica provides culturally-competent and inclusive therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families.  She is passionate about working with those who have experienced traumatic events.  She believes that people benefit most when receiving compassionate, engaged, whole-person care.  
 
She received her MS in Couples and Family Therapy from University of Wisconsin - Stout (Menomonie) and her BA in Psychology from Concordia College in Moorhead. She has been a member of the Open Door team since 2012.
Director of Behavioral Health

Jo Ellen has worked with a variety of populations, including children in protective services, refugees, emergency shelter residents, and incarcerated individuals.  At ODHC, she primarily provides therapy and diagnostic assessments for children and adolescents.
 
She received her MSW Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan, and her BS from Northern Arizona University. Jo Ellen is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), and has been a valued member of the Open Door team since 2015.
Behavioral Health Provider

Deb Latzke specializes in the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders and the administration of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She received her MS in Community/Counseling Psychology from Minnesota State University (Moorhead) and her BA in Psychology from Southwest State University. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). 

Deb is engaged by her work at ODHC because she is able to make a difference in the lives of others. She has been working at Open Door since 2014.

Behavioral Health Provider

Boonmee, who served as an intern at Open Door while pursuing her Master's Degree, began working as a clinician at ODHC in 2016. She received her MSW Master of Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato and her BA in Psychology from Winona State University. She is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) and a Certified Rule 25 Assessor.

Her areas of interest are in helping children, adolescents, and young adults, as well as working with families, couples and groups. Her diverse background and experiences allow her to connect with and serve a wide range of populations. She believes that the success of a nation lies within the health of its citizens. As a social worker, she advocates for others, and helps them take the first step towards becoming healthy themselves and developing healthy communities.

Behavioral Health Provider

Sara Seward has been working at Open Door Health Center since 2014 and provides integrated behavioral health services to ODHC patients. She received her Master of Social Work (MSW) from University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine's University, and her BS in Social Work from Minnesota State University (Mankato). She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). 

Sara enjoys supporting patients by implementing brief, solution-focused techniques that can be helpful to patients experiencing a number of concerns. Sara also assists in completing chemical use assessments for patients and making referrals to community providers for specialty services.  

Behavioral Health Consultant and Provider