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.


Ryan Espinoza

LPC, NCC
10 years experience
Hi there! Thank you for taking a quick peek at my profile! While you are here, I wanted to quickly share that I am a therapist based out of Littleton, CO. I have been practicing for 10 years now and love the role I get to have in people’s lives to help them out of tough situations. My life experiences include: military experience, having served honorably in the Army Reserves with... Read More
Hi there! Thank you for taking a quick peek at my profile! While you are here, I wanted to quickly share that I am a therapist based out of Littleton, CO. I have been practicing for 10... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Dr. Melanie Smith

PhD, LMHC
25 years experience
I have my PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual and family counseling. My experience lies in working with individuals who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction and relationship issues. Life can be challenging and having someone who understands and listens is the key to moving on to a new life. I utilize a solution-focused approach and my goal is to provide support and practical feedback... Read More
I have my PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual and family counseling. My experience lies in working with individuals who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction and relationship issues. Life... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Alicia Winkle

LPC, BC-TMH
7 years experience
Hi! I'm Alicia. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Alabama and Georgia. I also am a Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider. I have worked with all populations and believe that the key to therapy with any person is respect. I aim to help clients work through their problems to have a more enjoyable life. I use an integrative therapy approaching incorporating person centered therapy techniques (focuses on building strong rapport and respect between... Read More
Hi! I'm Alicia. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Alabama and Georgia. I also am a Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider. I have worked with all populations and believe that the key to therapy with any person is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Dr. Nichole Schermerhorn

LMHC
20 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Rebecca Hartjen

LCSW
16 years experience
I am a licensed therapist with 16 years of counseling experience from Pittsburgh PA. My treatment approach is person-centered, present-focused and collaborative. I truly believe in meeting people where they are at, and empower them to be their "authentic self". I coach individuals on healthy coping skills and provide "real life" feedback to help you gain control over your emotions and tackle life challenges. I believe that validation and acceptance... Read More
I am a licensed therapist with 16 years of counseling experience from Pittsburgh PA. My treatment approach is person-centered, present-focused and collaborative. I truly believe in meeting people where they are at, and empower them to be their... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Darcy Scott

LPC, CBIS
7 years experience
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to help you discover your values and your meaning through in-depth exploration into your belief system so that you can find relief and manage life's transitions. Working from a person-centered foundation, I aim to help you... Read More
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Dr. Tenille Richardson-Quamina

Ph.D., LCSW
15 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Lisa Smith

M.S., LPC, NCC
6 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Rachel Hirning

MA, LPC
15 years experience
Hi! My name is Rachel. I live in Colorado, where I have been a licensed counselor and art therapist for the past fifteen years. I see people from all walks of life, with different backgrounds and experiences. Individuals are so unique, and every person has their own story to tell. Each person reminds me a colorful and vibrant square in a patchwork quilt. The thread that holds the quilt together is everyone's desire. The... Read More
Hi! My name is Rachel. I live in Colorado, where I have been a licensed counselor and art therapist for the past fifteen years. I see people from all walks of life, with different backgrounds and experiences. Individuals are so... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Krysten Rohlik

MS, LPC
5 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in individual, group, and in-home settings. I also have over a decade of experience working as a case manager for elderly, disabled, and developmentally disabled individuals and providing mental health support as well as crisis intervention. I have experience working with a wide range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, aging/loss of... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in individual, group, and in-home settings. I also have over a decade of experience working as a case... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 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.