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New psychologist for MeritCare in Detroit Lakes

Dr. Brian Gatheridge

Brian Gatheridge, Ph.D. has joined MeritCare in Detroit Lakes.

Dr. Gatheridge is a doctorate-level trained clinical psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and non-medical treatment of mental health concerns with children and families.

Through a variety of techniques including psychological testing, counseling (individual, family or group) and behavioral modification programs, he helps children and families who have emotional, behavioral and cognitive difficulties address their concerns.

Conditions often treated include oppositionality, attention deficit problems, depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders as well as addressing adjustment to medical conditions.

Dr. Gatheridge completed his doctoral training in clinical psychology (child and adolescent emphasis) at Washington State University in Pullman.

Prior to joining MeritCare, Dr. Gatheridge completed his postdoctoral fellowship through the Minnesota Consortium for Advanced Rural Psychology Training (MCARPT) program in Detroit Lakes.

In his free time, Dr. Gatheridge routinely participates in outdoor sporting activities ranging from hunting to pond hockey. He also enjoys music, movies and spending time with family and friends.