Chanhassen was voted the number two best place to live in America by Money Magazine in 2009 and the town is definitely a close-knit and friendly community. The people in Chanhassen tend to help each other when needed and this includes the mental health counselors in town, who are dedicated to their townsfolk. 

When living in a small town, it is nice to be able to see people you know when you go places like the grocery store or park. Some people may be worried about running into someone they know at the therapist’s office. Talk to one of the Chanhassen therapists about online therapy to make things easier on yourself if you are worried about this. 

This is Betsy Bateman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Hello! I am happy you are here, looking at options. I believe therapy, at it's core, is about finding options so that you can make choices to start creating a life that works for you. Often, we recognize that our life is not working in some way and then we want to change that. Of course, wanting to change and knowing how to change are two different things and that is where therapy can be helpful. My view is that human beings are constantly changing, growing, adapting, whether we like it or not. Consider that you are not the same person you were 10 years ago. In so...

This is Wendy  Alm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Wendy, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota. My typical availability is from 10am-3:30pm Central time (Monday-Friday). I've provided counseling to individuals, couples, and families for over ten years in a variety of settings. Some of the issues I have helped clients work through include relationship issues, communication struggles, depression, anxiety, parenting concerns, divorce and infidelity. While I tailor my therapeutic approach to each individual client and their specific needs, my overall approach to therapy is clie...

This is Dr. Mary  Fawcett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a counselor licensed in Minnesota with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor and 21 years as a counselor educator and supervisor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, sexuality, job stress. I also helped many people who have experienced co-dependency or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm, supportive and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing la...

This is Jennifer Fisher's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I'd like to say congratulations to you on taking the first step towards asking for a listening ear, receiving advice, or whatever other outcome you're looking for by signing up for BetterHelp. I know it can be a vulnerable decision to make but I'm here and ready to help how I can. This entire process only works if I start by supporting you where you are at today. My style is casual, warm, direct, and patient. I work primarily using a person-centered focus and approach which means you always come first and we focus on where you are at currently. If you ...

This is Holly Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a master’s level licensed professional counselor (LPC) licensed in the state of Minnesota with three years of experience in co-occurring disorders. I am also an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC). I have worked with clients with a wider range of issues that include substance use disorders, process addictions, depression, anxiety, grief, personality disorders, mood disorders, trauma, PTSD, relationship issues, and codependency, just to name a few. My counseling style is person centered. I consider myself a fellow traveler in your journey to improved he...

This is Daryl Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,MHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who has been working with adults and children dealing with mental health issues for the past 20 years. I decided to further my education and have been a licensed therapist for the past 7 years and have enjoyed working with a variety of people in different settings. I feel that forming a connection is the foundation for a successful treatment relationship. I specialize in working with depression, anxiety, adhd, anger issues, struggles with self esteem, organization and wellness management. During my practice...

This is Yevgeniy (Eugene) Slutskiy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello and welcome to my BetterHelp page. I am Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have been working in the mental health field for 15 years and for 11 years as a licensed psychotherapist. I am very interested in helping people overcome their general mental health concerns through the practice of coaching, counseling, and therapy. I practice primarily from the standpoint of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and utilize mindfulness practices. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you overcome life's challenges.

This is Molly Bartusch 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist working with families, couples, teenagers, and children in Minnesota. I have been licensed in Minnesota since 2010 and prior to that time, I was licensed in Iowa working with individuals and their families, managing chemical health. I have experience working with a variety of people and populations. Some of the brave people I have worked with include those dealing with addiction, trauma, family of origin issues and mood disturbances. My approach is gentle and warm and is guided by Motivational Interviewing and strength base...

This is Dr. Lisa Keller 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.,LP,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I specialize in anxiety, autism, obsessive compulsive and perfectionism. I've completed EMDR training and Trauma Level I & II certifications; I rely on the methodologies of CBT, DBT, and Reality Therapy - though use other interventions methods as necessary for client growth. I am versed in American Indian evidence based interventions/treatments. I am certified as a Domestic Violence group leader (Phoenix Program Duluth). I enjoy: creating, traveling, and spending time with my husband, children and grandchildren Personal Strengths: Motivator, Innovative,...

This is Tiffany Klug's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Life can present us with so many unique circumstances that can led us feeling uncertain, confused and stressed. There are also many successes, joys, and opportunities. Sometimes we just don't know where to start. As a Licensed Individual Clinical Social Worker, you can expected me to provide a therapeutic environment that is centered around each individual. I will always use a nonjudgmental, caring, trusting and open therapeutic relationship. I tend to consider each individual's strengths as I believe this can have a significant impact on overall success....

This is Dr. Wes Erwin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hi, my name is Wes Erwin. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota. I have provided counseling and supervision and taught in the area of mental health for over twenty years. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling and Human Development from The University of Iowa. It is very important for me to listen and to understand what you want and need. Honest and genuine communication is the starting point in any healthy relationship. I believe a counselor needs to be flexible and different clients need different types of help. Trust, honesty, and hope are all ...

This is Kara Kocmick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,CTRS,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

As a therapist, I engage in a therapeutic relationship to help support people throughout their journey with mental wellness and self-discovery. Throughout this journey I support with compassion, empathy, and active listening. As we embark on this journey I help guide to build insight into current patterns to explore how they are currently impacting our overall well-being and support throughout the discovery of positive changes. I work with adolescents and adults that have difficulty managing relationships, emotions, and life transitions. Additionally, I also focus...

This is Gabriella Stumpf's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

As someone who has worked in the mental health care space for the last decade, and someone who has been personally affected by mental illness, I offer my clients a holistic and compassionate approach to each therapy session. I have provided mental health care to a diverse array of populations, in a variety of settings and modalities, and can be flexible in accommodating whatever my clients' needs may be.

This is Luke Sloan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

We don't know what we don't know, until we do. It can be one of the most courageous decisions of one's lifetime to enter onto our own personal journey of healing, to face and be rid of the blocks to being the person we want to be - the strong, full, beautiful, useful person we know we are deep down. If you've made it this far you've certainly been through a lot, and I commend you for persisting when sometimes it feels like you can't. You've gotten to a place in life where you want to understand how what you've been through is affecting you today, what's holding yo...

This is Rachel Meyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a passionate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been practicing for the last 10 years in outpatient, residential, in-home, and community mental health settings. I truly enjoy being a guide to helping individuals get back to being who they are meant to be and living to their full potential. I use a strengths-based and compassionate approach and believe that my clients are the experts on themselves. I draw on a variety of methods but most of all I value being authentic, warm, open, and direct. I think of myself as being down-to-earth, creative, and ...

This is Kathryn ("Katie") Pratt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Minnesota with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a wide variety of issues; to name a few include: stress and anxiety, coping with addictions and recovery, relationship issues, & life transitions. 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. I ...

This is Daniel  Frigo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I believe that every person holds the power and resources necessary to find happiness. As a trans woman I understand both the external and the internal forces that create self-doubt and spike fear—the loneliness, the separateness, and the tailspin of uncertainty. I know, too, from professional and personal experience that self-acceptance and happiness are within everyone. Science upholds this belief, telling us that those who seek help benefit from it. For me this is not a theory, but the product of experience. I favor mindful-based approaches, but I also ha...

This is Heather Karson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota with over 10 years of professional work experience in social work. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, chronic health concerns, career difficulties, and depression. I believe in creating a therapy space that is safe, and non-judgmental while establishing trust. I understand taking the first step to begin therapy can be hard, frightening and/or uncomfortable. My goal is to help my clients feel heard and reduce any extra stresses they have in their lives.

This is Katelyn Swanson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Minnesota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Linda Pagenkopf's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chanhassen, Minnesota (Chanhassen, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in California with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. 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...

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

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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen or elsewhere in Carver 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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen 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 Chanhassen, 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 Chanhassen, 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 55318 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 Chanhassen:

55317, 55318, 55331

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.