Meet our Counselors
Angie King, MS, NCC, LPC
Counseling Program Director
Angie King joins the CSS Counseling Team as the Program Director. Angie has 15 years’ experience in the nonprofit arena in the Black Hills and is gifted at leveraging resources. Angieutilizes reframing, asset building and protection for herself and is intentional in doing that with other people.
Angie received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from South Dakota State. Angie has completed post-graduate work in mediation training along with victim offender and restorative justice. Angie is an advocate for children and has extensive post graduate work in child development, attachment and prevention.
Angie is an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and takes pleasure in being with her family and dog. She loves people, reading, cooking, exploring the possibilities, the wonders of God’s nature and the many outdoor amenities the Black Hills award.
Evelyn Wilder, MS, NCC, LPC-MH, QMHP, LAC
Evelyn Wilder graduated from SDSU-West River Graduate Center with a Master’s in Counseling in 2010. She has worked for CSS since 2011. She continues her education focusing on trauma and therapies for trauma. Evelyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPC-MH) and a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). In addition she is a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP). She is also a certified QPR trainer, which is an evidenced based suicide prevention program, and she is a licensed Common Sense Parenting instructor. She divides her time between the Rapid City office and two offices in Pine Ridge, where she provides on-site EAP (Employee Assistance Program) services and trainings as well as counseling services to the general community. Evelyn provides counseling for individuals, couples, children, and families. She offers counseling for a variety of concerns including: stress; grief; anxiety; depression; relationship issues; addiction; and trauma.
Amanda Woolridge, MA, LPC-MH
Mandi Woolridge graduated from Argosy University in Eagan, Minnesota in 2011. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health (LPC-MH). Mandi also has a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Mental Health from Concordia University in St. Paul, MN. Mandi has been working in various aspects of the counseling field for the last 8 years, ranging from providing crisis counseling, to outpatient counseling with the severe and persistently mentally ill population, to working with families and most recently working with active service members and their families. Currently, Mandi is an outpatient therapist with Catholic Social Services, and travels to Pine Ridge one day a week where she provides on-site counseling services and trainings for an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and works in the Rapid City office where she provides face to face counseling and via telehealth (confidential video counseling). Mandi specializes in suicide prevention, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and some personality disorders.
Norma Runner, MS
Norma offers counseling for children ages 4 and older, and works with all ages of clients who are dealing with trauma, grief, anxiety, depression and/or relationship issues. She also serves clients on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Norma received a master’s of science degree in psychology in 2013 and a master’s of arts degree in counseling psychology in 2016 from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. Norma has extensive experience working for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago in both senior services and in the Community-based Violence Intervention and Prevention Program, a strengths-based, trauma focused program where she worked with children and individuals of all ages. Norma was born and raised in southwest North Dakota and is excited to be back in the area.
John Olenyik, MDiv., LPC
James T. Kinyon, MS, LPC-MH, LMFT, QMHP
Jim Kinyon, executive director, earned his Master’s in Counseling from SDSU in 1990. He has been the executive director at Catholic Social Services since 1992. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPC-MH) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Because of his administrative duties, his counseling time is limited, but his passion for helping marriages is still strong. Jim leads workshops on Marriage as a Mission, Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Boundaries and Conflict Resolution, Personalities in the Workplace, and Poverty and Justice in SD. He also facilitates retreats such as Marriage Matters, Men’s Spirituality, and Reflections on Michelangelo’s Art and Life.