Halloween is that time of year when everyone does a lot of treating, and a few do a lot of tricking as well. Some people live their entire lives with a little bit of trick and a lot of treat, struggling to find the balance between the two.

The residents of Anoka, Minnesota know all too well about trick or treating. After all, Anoka considers itself to be the “Halloween Capital of the World.” This town finds a fun and healthy balance between the trick and the treat each year, and it also has plenty of mental health professionals available in the area to help you find your balance in life too.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Welcome! I have over 20 years of experience working in mental health. My areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, stress management, trauma, coping with grief and loss, and improving self-confidence. Sometimes unresolved issues from our past can present themselves as stress and anxiety in our daily lives and get in the way of a meaningful life. In addition, life in our fast-paced world can be quite overwhelming and create stress that feels unmanageable. I use a variety of methods to help clients achieve improved emotional wellness. You CAN learn new ways ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,CPRP,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, My name is Shequitta (Shuh qwee tuh) Lenoir, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota and Texas. I received my B.S. in psychology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and my Masters in MFT from Argosy University in Eagan, Minnesota. As early as sixth grade, I have had the desire to help people and be a counselor. I have 13yrs of experience working in the mental health field providing therapy and skills to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, as well as drug and alcohol addictions. I typically use Dialecti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I've been working in mental health and addictions since 2010 and licensed since 2013, working completely in the state of Minnesota, but with a range from Moorhead to Minneapolis through my career. I love the work I do and can genuinely never say "I've seen it all." Things are constantly changing in the field and I'm really driven to keep up with the shifts. I have a BA in psychology and earned my MS in counseling with a graduate certificate in addictions studies in 2013. My first experience in the mental health field outside of the classroom was doing research for...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello! My name is Marisa and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker in the state of Minnesota with over 15 years of clinical experience. I believe in the power of hope and will seek to help clients cultivate a hopeful mindset. I use a combination of solution-focused, mindfulness, task-centered and cognitive behavioral therapy methods to help clients develop a vision for their future and the steps needed to reach their goals. I have worked with clients on a wide range of concerns including anxiety, stress, depression and relationships. I am partic...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LPCC,SACIT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I became a psychotherapist by accident. I originally wanted to be a musician, but I sustained an injury while in music school that prevented me from completing my performance degree. Instead I began to do volunteer work and took internships at various organizations in the Twin Cities area. I started working with people experiencing severe life problems: Trauma, homelessness, addiction, suicidality, criminal background, HIV, and others. This became a new career for me. I take being a therapist very seriously, and consider it an honor and privilege to help peop...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 18

Imagine carving away the worries that weigh on you and creating a deeper sense of inner peace. It is time to step into your greatness! I am committed to you living happier and enjoying more meaningful connections. I will help to hold your heart as you encounter new self-discoveries & release the toxicity that is holding you back. As a bilingual (English/Spanish), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Depth Psychology Ph.D Candidate, I am committed to helping you improve your life dramatically. Together we will focus in on matters that are important to you and w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Annika is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a client centered approach to therapy. She focuses on collaborating with clients while working towards their individual goals. Using a strength-based approach to therapy she works with clients to identify strengths and skills that can improve their current life. Annika believes that it is important in therapy to have a solid client/therapist relationship.  To do so, she strives to have her clients feel heard and respected, understands her clients through their life experiences and perspectives, and builds a strong ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Minnesota. I have been providing therapy services for 15 years. I have experience working with clients from children/adolescents to adults in individual therapy, couples therapy and family therapy. I am passionate in my work as a therapist and dedicated to helping my clients navigate through the difficulties and challenges they may face in their life journey. During times of fear and uncertainty, there is hope for peace. During times of despair and sorrow, there is hope for healing. And during times of hel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,MSW,
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW) in the state of Minnesota, with over 10 years of service as a psychotherapist, and over 30 years of service as a social work generalist. I have served families from all socioeconomic backgrounds. I work with clients who experience a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, parenting problems, workplace challenges, trauma, spiritual challenges, and many other challenges that could potentially interfere with one’s ability to live their best life. My c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor I believe in providing all of my clients with the best therapy possible by using an approach that fits who they are as a person. I want my clients to have a safe, open space to be themselves, ask for what they need, and feel comfortable every time they come in. Therapy is a place of vulnerability that only works if the client can fully engage in the process and feel confident in their therapist. I strive to help clients reach a space where real healing is achieved and to have them leave sessions feeling understood and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,CCSP-ADHD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Beatriz and I'm a Chicana born and raised in California who loves to read, spend time with my family and watch movies. I believe my identity as a first generation BIPOC women influences my work as a practitioner and I try to ensure I am always creating an empowering and healing space for everyone I work with. I have been practicing as a social worker in a variety of settings for over a decade with the last 5 years specifically as a masters level clinician. I enjoy working with diverse populations that might need a little additional support as they ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in Minnesota with seven years of experience. I have worked in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings. My specialties include depression and anxiety (GAD, social anxiety, OCD, phobias, and panic) but I also feel confident in treating issues such as life transitions, self-esteem/self-confidence, motivation, etc. My therapy style is non-judgmental and direct with a strengths-based approach. In my experience, clients tend to gain the most from therapy when they complete homework outside of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Stephanie Smith. I am a Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist (LP) in the state of Minnesota. I received my doctorate in clinical forensic psychology in 2015 at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. During school, I had the opportunity to provide psychological services: therapy and evaluation in a wide range of settings. I've worked in short-term and long-term psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and college counseling. I completed my pre and post-doctoral internships in Texas, working in state-run...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Are you feeling overwhelmed and are just going through the motions to get through the day? Have you come to a place in life where strategies that may have worked in the past are less helpful now? Are you ready to look beyond what you think the world wants of you and are seeking different answers? If you are exploring Better Help, the first big step to a more meaningful life is already behind you. Deciding to ask for support requires a great deal of strength, so nice work! Finding the right therapist to build a connection with is very important to making the progr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Psychologist with over 15 years of experience helping support people like you in living their best lives. If you find yourself struggling with relationships, depression or anxiety, motivation, coping with loss or change, parenting or family issues, let’s talk. I have experience working with a wide variety of issues and counseling models, and really focus on fine-tuning my approach to fit you as an individual and on helping you meet your personal goals. You will find my style warm, open-minded, genuine and collaborative .

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Minnesota with over 20 years of experience working with adults and geriatric clients in several diverse settings promoting a holistic approach to counseling by addressing your emotional, physical, mental, and social needs. I approach therapy with a variety of therapeutic techniques including cognitive -behavioral, solution focused, psychoeducation, mindfulness, trauma-informed, and more. I promote growth by offering a safe, accepting atmosphere so that you can feel heard, validated, empowered. It takes co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 27

I am licensed in Minnesota with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Minnesota with 24 years of professional work experience. My experience centers in helping clients with depression and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Special interests of mine are working with those who have health anxiety, and (especially) the unique needs of male victims of sexual abuse. My clients report feeling as though I am calming, insightful, and compassionate. I strive to be...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Minnesota with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, body-focused repetitive behaviors, and coping with life changes. My practice is person-centered, which means that I attempt to meet people where they are, without judgment, and attempt to understand their goals and the barriers they face in achieving them. By helping my patients discover and leverage their strengths, and to recognize and compensate for their weaknesses, I endeavor to enable...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Anoka, Minnesota (Anoka, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Florida and Minnesota, with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Anoka?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Anoka area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Anoka and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Anoka or elsewhere in Anoka or the state of Minnesota.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Anoka therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Anoka due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Minnesota may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Anoka and elsewhere throughout the state of Minnesota you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Anoka to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Anoka, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Anoka, MN, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 55303 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Anoka:

55303

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.