Jan Witte-Bakken, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (MN and ND)
Dr. Witte-Bakken (“Witte”) is the Training Director for the Internship program. She provides supervision for Interns on the ABA rotation. Dr. Witte is a graduate of Concordia College, with majors in psychology and art. She received a Master of Science degree from North Dakota State University in clinical behavior therapy. Dr. Witte practiced as a behavior analyst at Southeast Human Service Center for a number of years before entering her doctoral program at the University of North Dakota. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1997, completing her internship at the Norfolk Regional Center in Norfolk, NE.
Dr. Witte was part of founding Solutions in 1999, and took on the role of Clinical Director in 2000. She provided therapy and assessment services and specialized in parental capacity evaluations. Because of rapid agency growth and the increase in Dr. Witte’s administrative responsibilities, her direct practice reduced over time. Currently, her primary role is a clinical supervisor. Dr. Witte has supervised numerous psychology students, interns, and post-doctoral residents over the years. She also supervises other mental health professionals seeking licensure. In 2013, Dr. Witte became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral. She is adjunct faculty at the University of North Dakota, where she teaches Ethics for Behavior Analysts and oversees student practicum placements at Solutions.
Dr. Witte is a Licensed Psychologist in both Minnesota and North Dakota, and is listed in the National Register of Health Service providers in Psychology.