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Sandstone Counseling Services, LLC

Sandstone Counseling Services, LLC is a private mental health therapy practice in the Billings, Montana area.  The aim, at SCS, is to provide quality therapeutic intervention and custody consulting.  SCS is located in the heart of downtown Billings, in the historic Old Chamber of Commerce building, across the street from the Yellowstone County Courthouse.  SCS is owned and operated by Jesse J. Harris, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker).  Jesse earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Walla Walla University and has worked with diverse populations.  She has worked with SED (seriously emotionally disturbed) youth and their families in various settings throughout Billings, including Day Treatment and School Based Services.  Jesse has also worked, in her practicum, with hospice, Yellowstone County court, and residential/group home youth(s) and their families.  She is also, currently, working with two colleagues to become a certified DBT therapist through the Linehan Institute.  Through this work, Jesse has been fortunate enough to work with two wonderful colleagues out of Nashville, TN.  Dr. Stephanie Vaughn who runs her own private practice, PSYCHÄ“ and her business associate Sarah Kmita.  Jesse reached out to Dr. Vaughn after watching her present on DBT through PESI, Inc., a continuing education website.  Dr. Vaughn very graciously decided that she and Sarah would help.  They are attempting to help Jesse start a skills group and build her skills as a DBT therapist. This group of colleagues run a peer consultation group on Friday's and a client "Skills Group" on Thursday evenings.  Jesse has been a member, in good standing, of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) since 2011. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association of Family and Concilation Courts. SCS would love to help those who are interested in helping themselves, their children, or their families.  Jesse can be found on Psychology Today here