Meet Kalene

Hi, I’m Kalene Sharstrom. I am a licensed associate marriage and family therapist from Moorhead, MN. I grew up in central Minnesota and moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area about 10 years ago to pursue my undergraduate degree at Concordia College in Moorhead. I decided to stay in the area following graduation and completed my graduate studies at North Dakota State University (NDSU). I love the Fargo-Moorhead Community and have enjoyed making it my home!

My style of therapy is collaborative and client-focused. I work with clients to identify solutions, channel strengths and navigate barriers to help improve their overall quality of life. I have worked with a diverse range of patient needs and identities and am an LGBT-affirmative therapist.

Much of my clinical experience has focused on providing care to adolescents who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, peer relationships, bullying, family conflict, and navigating life events. I have also provided these services for adults in addition to pre-marital counseling, couples therapy, and parenting support.

If you would like to discuss your therapy options or schedule an initial assessment, please email me at or call 701-353-5336


Areas of Expertise

    • Children and Adolescents
    • Couple’s and Family Therapy
    • LGBT Affirmative Therapy
    • Trauma and Bullying
    • Family Conflict
    • Crisis intervention
    • Gender Identity


    • M.S. Human Development and Family Science – Couple and Family Therapy – NDSU
      • Thesis: Transgender Couples’ Experiences and Beliefs of Couple and Family Therapy
    • B.A. Psychology – Concordia College
      • Emphasis: Neuroscience

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships

    • Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (LAMFT) – North Dakota
    • National Council on Family Relations
    • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    • International Association of Trauma Professionals
    • See my full credentials here


Contact Kalene Sharstrom:
Phone: 701-353-5336

Contact Info

Coler Hanson Therapy Professionals
225 4th AVE North, Suite 27G
Fargo, ND 58102


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