The City of Chaska was named after the Dakota word for the first male child and was incorporated in 1871. Children can be a handful sometimes, especially when they get to their teen years. With the hormonal changes and peer pressure, you may have noticed some changes in your teen. If these changes start to affect your teen’s home or school life, it may be time to see a therapist in Chaska. 

There are many dedicated mental health professionals who are trained in helping teens with depression, anxiety, emotional, or behavioral disorders. Talk to a therapist in Chaska today so you can help your teen start feeling happy again. 

This is Dr. David Mathews's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LICSW,8113
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 35

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Psychology practicing in Minnesota with over 35 years of experience working as a counselor or therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, victims-survivors of intimate partner violence, those who have been abusive toward a family member or others and those who have witnessed hurtful behaviors in the home or Community, parenting problems, sexual violence, bullying experiences, emotional regulation, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and chemical he...

This is Dr. Joelle Kallio's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I see the therapy process as a partnership and the client (You) are the most important part of that process. It is your process and I see myself, as the therapist, as a part of the process like a guide. Feedback is important to me, as I can use this information to help guide you in the way that is most helpful. Most of my work is done in a model that is based on helping you find your strengths to resolve any problems that you identify. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, which helps you examine how what you think, and how you are thinking can impact your experi...

This is Mark Kaufman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Are you having thoughts and feelings that are self-critical, overwhelming, don’t mesh with your values, or are you procrastinating on your goals? Perhaps you and your partner are struggling in your relationship. I would be happy to help you. Sadness or anger may weigh us down. Trauma is often at the root of all of these, and I will honor your direction in how directly you choose to address the trauma. I work with clients, both individuals and couples, who struggle with anxiety, depression, and trauma; some have family members with addictions or a severe mental ...

This is Emmalynn Clemmensen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I have my master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Minnesota. I have over four years of experience in the mental-health field, and during this time I have worked in a variety of settings, including: in-home skills services, adult day treatment, group therapy, individual therapy, community mental health, and private practice. Most of my experience has been working with teens and adults. Furthermore, I have worked with individuals who are dealing with...

This is Dani Spolarich's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! Thank you for taking a few minutes to learn more about me! My name is Dani and I’ve been working in the substance use and behavioral health fields for thirteen years. I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota Duluth and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Capella University. I am an independently licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Minnesota as well as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I have worked primarily in the non-profit sector but, have worked directly with corrections, court, and p...

This is Kirstina Quast's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker in Minnesota. I have been working as a psychotherapist for over 8 years. I also have a variety of professional experiences in various aspects of the social service system including adult and children's mental health, residential treatment, child welfare, and adoption/foster care services. I am honored to work with people with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, blended family dynamics, career stressors, infertility concerns, mood disorders, trauma, domestic violence, ...

This is Michael Arieta's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, ,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker licensed in Minnesota and Arizona. I am also an adoption competent Therapist credentialed with the CASE foundation and the Training in Adoption Competence program along with certification through the University of Minnesota's center for advanced studies in child welfare. I have been practicing for over ten years with many clients facing a wide variety of issues. I am trauma trained and competent and my counseling style connects clients to their bodies first. I am an engaging and dynamic therapist who stick...

This is Brenden Troster's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, 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. Mary  Fawcett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, 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 Robert Frost's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Robert "Bobby" Frost, MA, LPCC, LADC ABOUT ME I am a dual Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Minnesota with nine years of counseling experience and 41 years of working with those experiencing a co-occurring mental health and chemical health disorder simultaneously. I have worked with groups and individuals experiencing a vast range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, impulsivity, substance use and trauma. My clinical and volunteer work has been in residential, home-based and intensive outpatient ...

This is Sharon Kuhlmann's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): RN,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, My name is Sharon Kuhlmann. Thank you for checking me out. Your comfort with a therapist is so important. For the past 20 years, my clients have shared their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and their hopes and dreams with me. They have confessed their indiscretions, explored love and relationships, worked through childhood traumas and improved their mental health. I invite you to share your needs with an senior therapist with many hours of “couch time.” I owned and operated a private practice of counseling, now I have an opportunity to offer my expert...

This is Tameka Lavender-Hyche's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW-PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Alabama with over 7 years of experience providing individual, family and group therapy. My approach is mindfulness, which allows you to be in the moment and aware of the positive surrounding you. Sometimes that positive is that you took a deep breath today and that is okay. The goal is to help you on your journey to self-love, self-care, positive coping and safely driving toward your goals. We can go as fast or slow as you want. You are the expert on your goals, achievements, strengths, capabi...

This is Nancy Gogolakis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS LPCC NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and existential therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I look forward to meeting you and being part of your journey.

This is Dr. Jane Redfield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD ,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Welcome! I am a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in government agencies and health care organizations for most of my career. I have a solution-focused orientation and appreciate working collaboratively with clients on finding what may work best. I have been honored to journey with patients dealing with chronic and acute health conditions who are affected by the emotional impacts that they cause. I am open to discussing spirituality and the guidance (or harm, in some cases) that spirituality or church experiences have provided. I like to move...

This is Kathryn Dunleavy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 23

My counseling approach is eclectic and leans into: Cognitive Re-framing, Positive Psychology, Trauma Informed Care, Mindfulness, Strengths Based, Solution Focused, and Motivational Interviewing. I have worked in every level of mental health care: inpatient, partial, outpatient, community care, crisis residential and co-occurring mental health and substance use recovery programs. I believe unconditional positive regard builds trust and can help us all live our best life with authenticity. Personal growth takes courage, the ability to surrender old beliefs that fee...

This is Noelle Palmer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 10

PLEASE NOTE: Before you choose, please note that I have limited availability. Mostly weekends or week day mornings. If those time slots work for you, I would love to hear from you. I am licensed in Minnesota with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 ...

This is Luke A Tervola's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Minnesota with over 12 years of professional work experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, difficult life changes, grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I have experience in using therapy modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) techniques and re...

This is Kristen Hayashi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Minnesota with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I am someone who is light hearted and will use some humor in our sessions. I believe we are a team and so while I bring knowledge of therapy, you bring the expertise of who you are and the situation at hand. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique challenges and specific needs...

This is Heather Cogger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Minnesota with 10 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 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Shannon Helget's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Shannon and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota. I have several years of professional experience working in the social service system, including child welfare, children's mental health, foster care, adoption, and disability services. I have experience helping clients manage stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that I can be a sounding board to help pull out themes and patterns in an effort to help you work toward your goals. My goal is to help you...

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

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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska 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 Chaska, 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 Chaska, 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 Chaska:

55318

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.