Founded in 2015, The Center for Compassion and Creativity serves the Fargo-Moorhead area, offering both individual and couples counseling services, as well as group experiences focused on growing compassion for yourself and others, healthy communication, creating vibrant fulfilling relationships and creativity.

Director Carol Kapaun Ratchenski, M. Ed. LPC, specializes in Compassionate Communication training, co-dependency and shame issues, mediation for groups and families, and creativity as a path to healing and wholeness. The Center for Compassion and Creativity is a confidential, safe place for all to re-imagine our relationships, grow in compassion, and find support in bringing authenticity and creativity to all areas of our lives. 

Carol is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of North Dakota with more than 20 years experience in Counseling and Consulting. She is a writer, a published poet and novelist, a mom, a partner, a sister and a passionate community maker.