Higher Ground Consulting was formed in January 2012 by Ryan Ostgaard M.S. Ryan’s experience includes working nine years as a Clinical Mental Health & Addictions Therapist in the Sioux Falls, SD area. Ryan has worked with individuals, couples, families, and conducted group therapy services. Ryan graduated from South Dakota State University in 2005 with a Master’s of Science Degree in Counseling and Human Resource Development. His undergraduate work, also completed at South Dakota State University, includes Bachelor of Science Degrees in Psychology and Sociology. In addition, to owning Higher Ground Consulting Ryan is also a faculty member at National American University where he teaches courses in psychology and sociology. ​