Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Connie Haxby

Connie Haxby, LCSW

Hi - I'm Connie Haxby and I have 12 years experience in the field of mental health. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2005, and a Masters of Social Work in 2007. I am licensed in both Kentucky and Tennesee, and have been in private practice since 2012. Most of my work has been with individual adult clients who wish to improve their life through gaining insight, Read More...
Hi - I'm Connie Haxby and I have 12 years experience in the field of mental health. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2005, and a Masters of Social Work in 2007. I am Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years


Angela Cook-Hoekwater

Angela Cook-Hoekwater, MA, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Michigan with over 10 years of experience working as a trauma counselor and creativity coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief and LGBT. I also helped many people who have experienced physical, including sexual, trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and Read More...
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Michigan with over 10 years of experience working as a trauma counselor and creativity coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years


Samantha Gibson

Samantha Gibson, MA, NCC, LPC

I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology and hold credentials as both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have been in the field just shy of 10 years and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns; including depression, anxiety, identity formation, crisis management, addiction, and life transitions. My counseling style is very person-first and engaging. I believe in incorporating different therapeutic techniques in order to Read More...
I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology and hold credentials as both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have been in the field just shy of 10 years and have worked with clients Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith, M.S., LPC, NCC

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 6 years of experience ( 3 years Bachelor's level and three years Master's level) in North Dakota working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, Anger Management and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I Read More...
I am a licensed professional counselor with over 6 years of experience ( 3 years Bachelor's level and three years Master's level) in North Dakota working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years


Lisa Kreag

Lisa Kreag, MSW, LCSW

Thank you for reaching out to BetterHelp on your journey to experience better emotional and mental health. My name is Lisa Zouvelos Kreag and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have my Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University. I have 13 years experience as a Licensed Clinical Social worker practicing with individuals, children, adolescents and families in the areas of abuse, neglect, substance abuse, mental illness, physical illness Read More...
Thank you for reaching out to BetterHelp on your journey to experience better emotional and mental health. My name is Lisa Zouvelos Kreag and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have my Master of Social Work Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 19 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 19 years


Dr. Tenille Richardson-Quamina

Dr. Tenille Richardson-Quamina, Ph.D., LCSW

I am a therapist with degrees in psychology, social work , and marriage and family therapy. I am licensed in both Maryland and Florida and have over 15 years of experience working as a therapist. I am also a certified parenting provider. I have assisted clients and families with issues regarding online infidelity, infidelity, relationship issues, parenting problems, family conflicts, depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, anger and stress. My counseling style is supportive and interactive. Read More...
I am a therapist with degrees in psychology, social work , and marriage and family therapy. I am licensed in both Maryland and Florida and have over 15 years of experience working as a therapist. I am also a certified Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Dr. Nichole  Schermerhorn

Dr. Nichole Schermerhorn, LMHC

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. I hold a Doctorate degree in Psycholoy and a Master's degree in Human Services Counseling. I have been in practice for over 20 years and I really enjoy helping people. My counseling style is warm, positive, conversational and collaborative. I have worked in a variety of settings providing psychotherapy for those struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, stress management, career struggles, Read More...
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. I hold a Doctorate degree in Psycholoy and a Master's degree in Human Services Counseling. I have been in practice for over 20 years and I really Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Dr. Pamela Bratton

Dr. Pamela Bratton, PhD

I am a Florida Licensed Psychologist and I work with adults and mature teens. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities, providing a warm supportive environment where treatment is customized to best suit each individual. Sessions are collaborative and based on a fundamental respect for each client’s unique circumstances, talents, and goals. During my long career I have Read More...
I am a Florida Licensed Psychologist and I work with adults and mature teens. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities, providing a warm supportive environment where treatment is customized to best Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 35 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 35 years


Leann Moore

Leann Moore, LMFT, Certified, Clinical, Trauma, Professional

Hi, I am a licensed family therapist with the state of California. I have six years of experience. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional which means I am trained to help those who have experienced trauma, grief and/or loss. Along with trauma, I have experience with anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, self-esteem problems and those road bumps in life we all face. Sometimes we feel stuck, not sure which direction we should Read More...
Hi, I am a licensed family therapist with the state of California. I have six years of experience. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional which means I am trained to help those who have experienced trauma, Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years


Michelle Friedman

Michelle Friedman, LCSW

Hello, my name is Michelle Friedman and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of New York and Florida. I use a person-centered approach through the use of cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and mindfulness-based therapy. I have worked in community mental health, substance abuse treatment, and residential school environments as well as within the criminal justice and healthcare systems over the past ten years providing counseling services to adults, adolescents and Read More...
Hello, my name is Michelle Friedman and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of New York and Florida. I use a person-centered approach through the use of cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and mindfulness-based therapy. I Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


An Overview of Mental Health in Minneapolis, Minnesota                    

The largest of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis has increased in popularity as a place to live, work and play.  The population has grown 7.4% since 2010 with over 422,000 residents calling the city home. Minneapolis was recently ranked as the 10th-best city active lifestyles, ranked second-best big city to start a career by Culpwrit and Zumper rated it as number one in renter satisfaction.  Fitness is a priority for the area as residents enjoy the many outdoor amenities from ice fishing on its many lakes and biking on dozens of trails. Known for the Mall of America, shopping is not the only thing that helps Minneapolis’ economy as the city has the tenth-highest group of Fortune 500 companies such as Best Buy and Target. Known for its combination of affordability along with a variety of job opportunities makes the city very attractive to a range of ages.

Unfortunately for the area, the city’s mental health system is in crisis. Depression rates among women in the urban area are as high as 20 percent and a recent report indicated that there was a 34 percent increase in the hospital’s emergency department for mental illness for the Twin Cities. For families, approximately 20 percent of Minnesota families reported having a loved one with a mental health issue. Underfunded, hospital staff is challenged to meet the basic needs of patients in psychiatry units for patient beds. Recently, Minnesota is one of eight states to collaborate in a pilot program called Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic that will address co-occurring issues in people with significant mental health issues.

All mental health issues are complex and receiving adequate care your health is important. As you begin your therapy journey, take time to review your symptoms as it will aid you in what practitioner decide to hire based on that person’s skill set. Whether you suffer from anxiety, depression or any other disorder, our caring community of Minneapolis therapists can help you find a solution. Research our site and look at the practitioner’s bios and blogs to get a better understanding of how their skills can help you achieve a better life. While you navigate through our website, consider the following questions:

•    Why am I seeking help?
•    What are my goals in therapy?
•    Am I more comfortable with a man or a woman?
•    Are there any personal aspects I’m not willing to discuss?
•    Do I want to be able to lead the discussion, or have it led?
•    How long do I plan to attend therapy?
•    Does my problem need extra specialization?

Many mental health issues can affect you, how you think and feel on a daily basis and you need to decide in advance on the frequency of your visits. In order to maintain your treatment, check to see how far it is for you to travel to your appointments. Most offices are open only during the workday. If your therapy appointments need to take place outside the typical 9-5 work hours, add that to your list of interview questions. During your research period, it is also important to take time to set up a phone interview with your potential therapist. This step allows you to see if they empathetic to your needs if you like their style and feel important to spend time with this person to tell them your thoughts and personal stories. The session might feel like an official interview and for others, it might be a simple conversation.

Once you have created your list of practitioners that meet your needs, locations, and schedule, your final step is to officially schedule your first appointment with that therapist. For your session, dress comfortably and bring water as you might talk for a while about what is troubling you. Having a prepared list of goals to provide your therapist will provide direction of how your sessions should go over the next few weeks or months. The process to achieve mental health wellness may take some time and expect that in your first session, you will not have enough time to discuss your issues and have a solution by the end of the hour. Mental health issues took a while to develop so plan to invest some time in yourself as you work on a road-map to a better life.

Your journey to wellness is unique and every mental health issue is complex. Our professionals want to empower you to have a better life as your licensed professional to guide you through the barriers and opportunities during your treatment.