Hello and welcome! My name is Hannah Purdy and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor issued by the state of Minnesota. I have seven years of counseling experience and have worked with adults with a wide range of health issues including trauma, anxiety and depression, addiction, crisis counseling, family issues, sleep concerns and more.
I am experienced in many therapeutic techniques and work collaboratively with my client to find what works with them. I believe that the relationship between counselor and client is the best predictor of success and work to nurture that relationship throughout the therapeutic experience. Depending on client needs, I will utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to challenge negative thinking patterns and draw parallels to desired behavior change. I encourage autonomy in clients and will work diligently with you to come up with solutions that promote independence and self-reliance in the future.
Whatever the reason you are seeking extra support, I am here to offer a non-judgmental space to explore answers and walk with you on your journey.
Attention new clients for Spring/Summer 2023: I have several weeks planned off this summer and will have more limited availability than usual. I will only be able to take on new clients with low needs that are in more of a maintenance status in terms of their mental health. Thank you for understanding.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing
MN LPCC CC00928
Accidentally clicked the wrong answer, Hannah is AMAZING! She has been an integral part of my healing journey the last few years. I recommend BetterHelp to everyone. Can’t rave enough about my experience!
Written on Jan 21, 2023 after therapy with Hannah for 2 years and 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem
Hannah is exemplary. She is thoughtful and compassionate. She helps me outthink my think. She has been an extraordinary asset to my growth over the last year. I am so grateful for this platform, but even more grateful for Hannah. She is a gem!
Written on Jan 18, 2023 after therapy with Hannah for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coaching
100% the best therapist I've had.
Written on Feb 03, 2022 after therapy with Hannah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
She's upbeat, a good listener, and gives sound advice
Written on Apr 19, 2021 after therapy with Hannah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Hannah is amazing! She's so encouraging and helpful. She has read everything I've said with a critical eye, and has made straightforward and intuitive comments and completely validated my thoughts and emotions. She helped me think more kindly about myself and showed me that even when we panic about decisions, we'll be okay no matter what happens. She checks in if she hasn't heard from me in a few days, and I know she genuinely cares!
Written on Apr 19, 2021 after therapy with Hannah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd
Hannah is a wonderful counsellor who truly cares about you and your thoughts, feelings and needs. She is warm, approachable and down to earth, acting as a knowledgeable and objective friend as well as therapeutic professional. She offers great insight, and helpfully challenges your beliefs and mindset, and is a lovely person all round.
Written on Oct 18, 2020 after therapy with Hannah for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, eating disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes