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Dr. James Link
Licensed Psychologist

A native of Richardton, Dr. James Link, received his graduate education in theology and psychology from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

He is currently in private practice as a licensed psychologist in Bismarck. He specializes in individual and marital therapy, along with performing a wide range of psychological assessments and evaluations for numerous referral agencies and clinics. He works closely with local private schools providing counseling, assessment, and presentations to students and staff.

Dr. Link specializes in the integration of faith/spirituality within the domain of psychology and treats the whole person from a Catholic-based anthropology. He does extensive work for Catholic Dioceses in the upper Midwest regarding evaluations for seminarians, permanent diaconate candidates, and those entering religious life. He also serves as an expert witness on annulment cases for various diocesan Tribunals. Dr. Link is frequently asked to speak on the integration of psychology and spirituality.

Dr. Link is a member of the Society for Personality Assessment, the Catholic Medical Association, the Catholic Psychotherapy Association, and the Bismarck Catholic Physicians Guild.

Dr. Link and his wife Tonya have seven children and are happy to live and raise their family in the Bismarck community.

Published Pieces

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A Conversation on Catholic Mindfulness

Drs. Gregory Bottaro and James Link, both Catholic clinical psychologists, discuss Dr. Bottaro's work as founder of the CatholicPsych Institute and his work in the area of Catholic mindfulness.

Dr. Gregory Bottaro
Dr. James Link
Mar 24, 2022
Bishop James D. Conley

There Will Be Light

Most Rev. James D. Conley, Bishop of Lincoln, joined Dr. James Link to discuss Catholic spirituality and psychology, reflecting on his own struggles with mental illness.

Most Rev. James D. Conley
Dr. James Link
Mar 4, 2021