Patty Zahradka, MS, LMAC

Patty Zahradka, MS, LMACPatty Zahradka, MS, LMAC is a Licensed Masters Addiction Counselor. Patty earned a Master of Science degree in Addiction Counseling from the University of Mary.

Patty previously worked in another form of healthcare where her own recovery from addiction was in need. Patty has gained a variety of addiction counseling experiences including an Internship at Prairie St. John’s, a Practicum at Beth’s Place in Moorhead, MN, and an Opioid Treatment Team member at Community Medical Services in Fargo, ND. Patty is empathetic to the pain, struggles, and victories on the road to recovery.

Patty holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from Minnesota State University – Moorhead. In addition, Patty has sought out specialized training in evidence-based treatment modalities bringing a Catholic-Christian Addiction Counseling for those individuals, couples, and families who wish to integrate aspects of their faith and spirituality into therapy.

Patty is licensed as a LMAC in North Dakota and a LADC in Minnesota.

Patty is a member of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association where she and her colleagues at Redeeming Grace Counseling and around region eight and the country are able to learn and grow in their faith by integrating her Catholic faith and the world of addiction. In addition, Patty is a member of ISSUP, The International Society of Substance Use Professionals and also a member of NAADAC, National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. 

Patty was born on the Lejeune Naval Base Camp in Jacksonville, NC and then moved to Minnesotawhen she was two years old to live on Star Lake, which is near Dent, Minnesota. Patty is married to Larry and has two adult children. Patty and Larry are members of Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church in Fargo. Patty is consecrated to Our Mother Mary, and also has a fondness of Saint Michael and St. Pope John Paul II.


Patty earned a Masters in Science degree from the University of Mary.

Patty earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Minnesota State University - Moorhead.

Patty is licensed in North Dakota with a LMAC license. Her license # is 1882. The licensing board is called the North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners She can see clients face to face in her Fargo, ND office or across North Dakota via telehealth


Patty is also licensed in Minnesota with a LADC license. Her Minnesota License is called, Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Her license # is 306356. The licensing board is called the Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy . She can see clients living in Minnesota via telehealth.

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