405 8th Ave NWAberdeenSouth Dakota 57401, United States

605-225-3622       sherrienppa@nvc.net

Northern Plains Psychological Associates, LLC


All providers at Northern Plains Psychological Associates, LLC (NPPA) provide mental health services and counseling for individuals of all ages, families, and couples.  Counseling gives people the opportunity to address a wide range of  issues.  A mental health professional will discuss various treatment options and will develop a plan to not only help you resolve the immediate issues, but also to help you develop skills to cope with the same or additional concerns you may face in the future.


Dr. Franne Sippel offers mediation for business, custody, and divorce issues.  The purpose of mediation is to help individuals resolve their conflicts fairly and amicably.  Mediation is voluntary, cost effective, and serves to preserve the relationship between the parties.


Dr. Robert Patterson, Dr. Holly Reich, and Dr. Stephanie Sorensen provide psychological evaluations for a wide range of problems and concerns.  They evaluate children, adolescents, and adults for learning disabilities, ADHD, emotional and behavioral difficulties, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Assessments are conducted for individuals, schools, vocational rehabilitation services, and other agencies.  In addition, Dr. Robert Patterson does psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery and Dr. Franne Sippel conducts disability evaluations.