Therapists in Apple Valley , MN and Nearby Locations

Find a therapist in Apple Valley, Minnesota that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Apple Valley, to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, and more.

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Mitchel Paulson
LPC-Supervisor 1, LPC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Mitchel is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed School Counselor, and MN Board Approved Supervisor. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Counseling Education from Winona State University and has been in practice at Crocus Hill Counseling...
Lisa Wilke
Psy.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Blaine, Minnesota

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Are you feeling stressed out? Are you overwhelmed, tired, or anxious? Do you sometimes even feel panicked by life's demands? Do these frustrations impact your relationships, career or daily life? Are you ready for change? What might it feel like to...
Jenny Beall
MA, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Newport, Minnesota

I have a heart for those who have been wounded by relationships and difficult life situations. My passion is to walk with people through their pain and help them find hope and freedom from their past.  My style is very practical and...
Alise Novak
Psy.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Licensed clinical psychologist specializing in developmental concerns across the lifespan. Specific areas of clinical interest and expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorder, trauma/PTSD, infant and early childhood assessment and treatment,...
Ryan Gay
LPC 172, LPCC-S 2
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Hello. I provide Telehealth individual therapy sessions for adults who are primarily experiencing anxiety and depression. It is my goal to help people work through intense emotions, unhelpful thoughts, and challenging life circumstances. Using a...
In-Person Sessions:

St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Jake is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He obtained his Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary's University in Minneapolis, and holds dual Bachelor of Art degrees in Philosophy and Catholic Studies from the...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Erika Davis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Social Worker in the state of Minnesota. She has over 15 years of experience working with children and parents that are dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, and various school...
In-Person Sessions:

Minneapolis , Minnesota

Dr. Lisa Herman is the founder of Synergy eTherapy and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Minnesota, Wisconsin and New York. Dr. Lisa has over 17 years of post-graduate level clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults who...
Jessica VerBout
LMFT, CST
In-Person Sessions:

St Louis Park, Minnesota

Jessica VerBout, M.A., LMFT, CST is an independently licensed marriage and family therapist in Minnesota and an AASECT certified sex therapist. Therapeutically she uses techniques from various types of theories (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,...
In-Person Sessions:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

I've been working in the field of mental health for over 20 years. I work most often with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, significant life changes, or feeling that their lives simply aren't where they want...
Lyndsey Fraser
MA, LMFT, CST
In-Person Sessions:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lyndsey has over eight years of experience as a marriage and family therapist working with individuals, couples, and families. She is a graduate of St. Mary's University specializing in systemic therapy.  She is currently serving as private...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Hi! My name is Amy Vredenburgh and I am the owner of Silver Birch Therapy, as well as a therapist specializing in trauma and couples therapy. I also consider myself to be your side kick in emotional expression, oriented to working with high...
Krista Newman
MA, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Osseo, Minnesota

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been active in the field of mental health and wellness since 2009. I have extensive training and passion in work with trauma including dealing with abuse, anxiety and PTSD, anger management,...
In-Person Sessions:

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

I completed my Masters in Adlerian Therapy at Adler Graduate School and have worked for the past several years doing in-home therapy.  I tend to use a coaching style and can be very encouraging, but also straight forward when needed. I like to use...
Allison Lehrke
LMFT, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Edina, Minnesota

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Allison Lehrke, MA, LMFT Allison works with clients of any age, gender, and background and believes in meeting people where they are and taking them where they want to go. She believes in providing a trusting, and intimate experience where clients...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Registered Art Therapist. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor's in Human Development and Family Studies and an emphasis in Child Development, I began...
In-Person Sessions:

Woodbury, Minnesota

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience working with individual adults, adolescents, couples and families. I work from a client-centered perspective, and hold the belief that while we are all experts on...
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Champlin, Minnesota

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

I have over 30 years experience providing therapy to a wide variety of adults and adolescents including many persons with long standing, complex, and difficult problems that haven't responded well to treatment. I have extensive experience with the...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Beginning therapy can feel intimidating, but I would be delighted to partner with you on your journey of healing and self-exploration. I believe therapy is meant to be used as a time to explore past and present hurts and challenges, as well as what...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

Hi I'm Sue Smith and I'm a Licensed Relational Therapist who focuses on young adults transition to adulthood who experience a variety of mental health conditions. I can help you make sense of the adult world with a mental health condition. ( work,...
In-Person Sessions:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hi there! I'm Samantha, a licensed counselor in Minneapolis, MN. I provide individual therapy to tweens/teens and adults ages 11+. As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, I have received specialized training in treating every person as a...
Emily Carbone
MA, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Newport, Minnesota

I am a mental health professional who values helping clients find freedom and joy in their everyday lives. I have specialized training in working with stage of life adjustments, spiritual healing and development, grief and loss, depression, and...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

My name is Mark, and I can provide you with individual, marriage, or family counseling. I’m certified in EMDR, and train other therapists around the world in this groundbreaking therapy. I can help you get to the root cause of issues like PTSD,...
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Saint Paul, Minnesota

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Minnesota

At this time it is very important that you get the support you need online. I am fortunate. Although I am quarentied, I have good health, and have been emotionally prepared for this. I go back to college (25 years now) when 3 of my peers confided...

Mental Health in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Located in the southeastern section of Minnesota, Apple Valley is in Dakota County and an equal distance away from both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The total population of the city was 54,121 as of 2019, with 80.2% white residents, 6.7% Hispanic residents, 5.7% Asian residents, and 7.7% African American residents. The median household income in 2018 was $87,164, and the city has a low poverty rate of 6%. The city also has a good high school graduation rate of 94.8%. Approximately 5% of residents do not have health insurance.

Apple Valley at a Glance

Apple Valley is a city that promotes an active lifestyle, strives for energy efficiency and sustainability, and offers many activities for the whole family to enjoy. While the city itself is primarily a suburb known for its quality schools and business opportunities, it is only minutes away from large cities. Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo and has a wide variety of other places of interest such as the Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Valleywood Golf Course, and Bogart’s Entertainment Center. Several locations allow residents to get a bite to eat, watch a film, shop, go bowling, and other diverse activities.

Mental Health Concerns for Apple Valley

There are many benefits to living in Apple Valley such as a crime rate lower than both the state and national average, a 79% rate of home ownership, a low poverty rate, and a wide variety of employment opportunities. However, there are still several statistics that reveal some of how residents’ mental health has been negatively impacted:

  • In the 2018 Community Health Assessment for Dakota County, inactivity among adults was listed as a major concern. The percentage of adults not participating in leisure physical activity rose by 12% between the years 2010 and 2014. Results also showed that those without a bachelor’s degree are three times more likely to be inactive and that Hispanics and African Americans in the community were more likely to be inactive than white-only residents.
  • Dakota County was home to 152 residents between the years 2013 and 2017. Additionally, 10.7% of residents were foreign-born and 13.4% spoke a language other than English at home. New immigrants and refugees may not know where to seek help for their physical and mental health concerns and not receive treatment as a result.
  • 9% of Dakota County students in the ninth grade report having been threatened and 13% report being bullied online or through texting in the last thirty days. Gender non-conforming students were the most affected with 19% claiming to have been threatened. 15% of lesbian, gay, or questioning ninth-graders were threatened. This compares to 8% of heterosexual students claiming to have been threatened. Bullying can lead to the development of mental health problems in youth that persist into adulthood.
  • In 2014, 9.8% of surveyed adults over the age of 25 living in Dakota County reported that their mental health was not good for 14 or more days in the last 30 days. 11.3% of ninth-graders report seriously considering suicide in the last year. From 2015 to 2017, the suicide rate was 16.5 per 100,000 people. Suicide was the eighth cause of death in the county in 2017.
  • 2% of males and 17.2% of females older than 25 reported binge drinking in the last 30 days. 8.9% of 9th graders report drinking in the last thirty days and 5.6% report using illicit drugs in the last year. In 2017, there were 39 overdose deaths in Dakota County.

Mental Health Resources for Apple Valley

For people considering thoughts of suicide or in a mental health crisis, several resources only require a quick phone call for help. Here are a few resources that can be useful to individuals in Apple Valley with mental health concerns:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
  • Apple Valley Police Department: 911 or 952-322-2323
  • Associated Clinic of Psychology: 952-432-1484
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital Emergency Room: 952-892-2000

Working with a therapist is important for receiving long-term care and discovering a treatment plan that is best for you.