Brooklyn Center is part of the 16th largest metro area in the United States and was founded in 1852 as a center of local trade in the area, which is where it got its name. Even though it is a small bedroom community, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has their Minneapolis field office there. 

Even in a small town like Brooklyn Center, where time seems to move more slowly, and people seem more relaxed and happier, nobody is always happy. Sometimes, there are emotional of mental health issues that you need to talk about and there are many professional therapists in Brooklyn Center to help. 

This is Julie  Markwardt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) that brings mindfulness to sessions with clients as a way to center the session. Also I incorporate Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and collaborative therapeutic approaches in my work. My role is to support you as you work through what may have brought you to seeking help in the first place. Whether this is your first time seeking help or you have accessed support before there are always places to grow and learn. Areas you may wish to focus on could include relations...

This is Dr. Casey Lankow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed psychologist in Minnesota with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist and executive coach. I have worked with many people over the years with a variety of concerns including, anxiety, stress, relationship concerns, LGBTQ issues, career issues, and people simply wanting to gain more insight into who they are in order to further grow and develop. My style is warm and inclusive. My goal is to listen and be curious, to help you gain insight and deepen in your understanding of yourself in order to live with intentionality. My theoreti...

This is Brenden Troster's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Minnesota with 6 years of experience working as a therapist, and 22 years of experience working as a coach. I am also a current Ph.D. student in Developmental Psychology. I have accumulated a wide range of experience working with a diverse clientele. I have worked in school based mental health, addiction treatment, and residential treatment for children and teens. I have also worked in an outpatient setting treating severe and persistent mental illness. I have worked with children and teens that have had severe trau...

This is Dr. Michal Jorgens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 20+ years of experience in an outpatient clinical setting. I have worked with a wide range of individuals and problems. I really enjoy helping people find greater happiness and satisfaction in their lives. My approach tends to be informal. I have had training in many modalities, but I feel the most important part of therapy is the quality of our relationship. I believe everyone deserves to be treated with respect. When we are communicating, you are the most important person to me in that moment. I want to understand ...

This is Rebecca Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC,CHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am Becky Johnson, a licensed professional clinical counselor with over 6 years of experience working in counseling and therapy. I have worked with many different issues including, depression and anxiety, trauma, attachment disorders, personality disorders, schizoaffective disorders, and dissociative disorders. My approach to therapy is based on my client's needs. I work with a wide variety of approaches including strength focused, solution focused, narrative, attachment therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and hypnotherapy. Couns...

This is Jillana McCray's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

Hello and welcome! If you are reading this, you are probably someone who is struggling with something in your life. I am hear to listen to you and help you work through whatever may be bothering you. I believe I am very caring, compassionate, and empowering, while also believing in being honest and real with my clients. There are times when you may just need to process through something, and other situations where you may need to challenge and address core beliefs. I can help with both. I was born and raised in Minnesota, where I am currently practicing. I...

This is Duane Winter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LADC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am Duane Winter. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Minnesota. I will treat you with respect, warmth, and empathy, and am a self-motivated professional who strives to help individuals reach their full potential, while understanding you are the expert in your own life. I like to use acceptance & commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, & mindfulness, while being client or person centered. By getting to know you, we can together, figure out which type of ...

This is Annette  Warner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): BA,Social Work
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience working with children and families. I have also worked with adults with severe and persistent mental health conditions and dual diagnosis. My passion is trauma and I have extensive training in this area while working with students and in my role as a foster parent for the past 7 years. I have also worked with a wide range of other concerns including depression, parenting problems, relationship issues, grief, anxiety, OCD and ADHD. My approach is respectfully warm and caring and I strive ...

This is Emily Conery's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, 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...

This is Zadok  Nampala's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in the state of Minnesota with over 15years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, & trauma. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Jennifer Lynn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, 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...

This is Stephanie Bumgardner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,RPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and I also have am certified as a Registered Play Therapist. I received my clinical master's degree at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. I have also received a certification in early childhood/infant mental health through the University of Minnesota. I have been working clinically with children and families since 2006. I enjoy working with parents and their children to enhance the parent-child relationships. I also have experience in supervising programs that utilize practitioner level service prov...

This is Sarah Haberman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota. I have 5 years experience working with depression, anxiety, depression, trauma, self esteem and self worth. I use a mainly CBT model and have also been trained in CBT-Insomnia. My therapy style is client centered, warm, and meeting the client where they are at while also challenging the client in an appropriate and gentle way. Therapy is about you as the client and I will modify my method to fit what you need. Therapy can be scary at first and being able to connect with a therapist you trust c...

This is Dr. Jason Mayotte-Blum's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Minnesota, and have been practicing psychotherapy for 17 years. During that time, I have repeatedly observed that each client is unique, and brings their own reasons for seeking therapy. Therefore, my challenge as a therapist is to create a different psychotherapy experience for each client. The research is clear, the most curative aspect of therapy is the relationship. I focus on connecting with a person where they are. Through the relationship, as well as new skills and insight, I work to help the client to become authentically the person they w...

This is Kathryn (Katie) Renner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed therapist in Minnesota with an LPCC. I've practiced in ND and MN for over 10 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, neglect, families with child welfare involvement, trauma and PTSD, personality disorders, psychosis, bipolar disorder, abuse/neglect, attachment related issues, adoption and foster care, LGBTQ+ challenges, as well as many other areas of concern. I specialize in trauma including utilizing EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)...

This is Miranda  Prahl's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Minnesota with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Susanne Short's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in New Mexico, Colorado, and Minnesota with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with trauma, interpersonal conflict, relationship and intimacy struggles, and self-esteem issues. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and couples. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I am passionate about supporting and guiding people as they heal from trauma and find joy and meaning in a new life. Therapy can be hard, at t...

This is Barbara Keena's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Minnesota with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Andrew  Huys's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 9

License: MA, LADC, LPCC Years of Experience: 9 Undergraduate School: DePauw University Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor's Degree - Biological Sciences Graduate School: Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies Graduate Degree: Master of Arts, Advanced Practice Clinical Interests: I enjoy working with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, substance-use issues, behavioral issues and difficulty adjusting to various life circumstances. My training includes working with clients and families to create awareness about mental health factors, healthy fami...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (Brooklyn Center, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of Experience: 6

I offer premarital counseling and relationship coaching in Minnesota and virtually to dating, engaged, newlywed, and same-sex couples. I am passionate about helping clients enrich their relationships by discovering their strengths and growth areas using the PREPARE/ENRICH inventory. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, hold my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University, and am a wife and dog mom. I also have a law degree and a Master of Business Administration and I bring a wide range of professional and life experience to...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Brooklyn Center?

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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center or elsewhere in Hennepin 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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center, 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 Brooklyn Center, 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 55430 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 Brooklyn Center:

55429, 55430

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.