Stronghold Counseling Services, Inc.

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The family and staff would like to thank-you for the outpouring of prayers, love, and support on the loss of our beloved director JC Chambers, who passed away very unexpectedly July 8, 2018.

Stronghold will carry on the mission and serving that began 25 years ago. We appreciate your continued support.


Located Across South Dakota to Serve You!

Please visit us at one of our three locations – Sioux Falls, Yankton, Spearfish

Meet Dr. J.C. Chambers. The founder of Stronghold Counseling Services, Inc.   Hear how Stronghold Counseling might be a place of hope and guidance for you... 


Stronghold Counseling

The Stronghold Difference 

Stronghold was created in 1993 to offer Hope… the hope of real healing for those hurting in a broken world. Healing never takes place alone...More>>

Stronghold Counseling Mission

Our Mission

Stronghold Counseling Services began as a vision of a ministry in the Sioux Falls area. We offer a graceful viewpoint, encouraging hope, peace...more>>

About Dr. JC Jamie Chambers

About J.C. Chambers

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as one of the founders at Stronghold Counseling Services, Inc. as of January 1994...more>>

Stronghold Counseling Staff

Meet Our Staff

Stronghold started as a vision of founding partners J.C. Chambers, Ed.D., and Marlene Ruff, M.A., as a place where those who are hurting could...more>>