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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,CUG,CCUG
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

Welcome, and thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Stacy and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Minnesota. I have over 13 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, free inner-city medical and mental health clinics, high schools and in my private practice. All of these settings have given me experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with stress and anxiety disorder...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I obtained a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University in Eagan, Minnesota in 2012 and have been licensed since 2016. My previous work experience has been in a family residential treatment center where families healed together by self growth and an increase in self awareness. I focus on a person’s strengths and building upon this to find new ways of living a life of joy and fulfillment. I have over eight years of experience working with substance use disorders, anxiety, women's issues, self-esteem and self worth. My goal is to offer a suppor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

As a master's level trained clinical social worker, seeing an individual in the context of their family and social environment is important to me. I am an evidence-based psychotherapist with additional specialized training in trauma-informed therapies AIR and PE. I value the therapeutic relationship and invest in rapport building as research shows us that the alliance developed here is significant to outcomes. I'll be present for you each time we meet and/or interact. Together, I know we can work to accomplish your goals.

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

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) with over ten years of experience working in settings to include clinics, schools, prisons, inpatient, and outpatient treatment facilities. I have worked with individuals, families, couples, adults, children, and adolescents from a diverse population. I utilize an integrated and holistic treatment approach tailored to clients' needs to ensure that clients achieve their full potential and well-being. I look forward to working with you in a safe space!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Maria. I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Minnesota with over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, adjustments in life, and wide ranges of trauma. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is very integrative pulling from different forms of therapy to fit uniquely to each ind...

This is Kim Putz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Minnesota. I work best with clients who are experiencing emotional problems that are impacting their daily lives and want to make changes. I have a special interest in working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, anger, or relational problems and parenting concerns. My client will experience a therapist who is empathetic, authentic, and caring. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am trained to treat individuals (children, adolescents and adults), couples and families. I am c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 25

I believe the right fit is extremely important in choosing a therapist. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), with 25 + years of experience working in a variety of settings. My academic studies were completed at St. Cloud State University with undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication and a Master’s degree in Community Counseling. My work experience includes private practice therapist, hospital emergency department clinician, college counselor, mental health insurance case manager, adoption supervisor, trauma therapist, hospice ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

IMPORTANT: I only of offer MESSAGING on the BetterHelp platform. If you signed up with BetterHelp subscription service therapy to have video or phone live sessions, I strongly recommend that you choose a therapist who offers video/phone sessions on the BetterHelp platform. You can send me a message here at any time and as often as you want, though I typically check and respond to messages 1 time per day during weekdays. I take weekends and federal holidays off. If you were looking for a therapist that does live chat, video sessions, or phone calls please know tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hello! Thank you for taking time to read my profile. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and have been working in social services for 30 years. For the past 16 years, I have been providing therapy services to adults and teens. My primary focus in therapy is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and I incorporate aspects of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Informed care. My philosophy as a therapist is to approach therapy from a strengths based prospective. I believe th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Minnesota, with 10+ years of clinical experience. While I began my graduate studies at the University of Maryland, I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Masters in Social Work in 2014. Establishing a connected, working relationship is my first priority in therapy. I feel strongly that the therapeutic relationship is the vehicle of the process of therapy, and appreciate using a narrative approach to help reach therapy goals. My primary areas of focus are anxiety, and post trauma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LADC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 15

Stacey Tweedt, MA, LPC, LADC-S; "I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, & valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; & when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” - Brené Brown. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor & Addictions (LADC-S) Counselor-that has worked in the fields of addiction, corrections, social work and mental health recovery for 14+ years, providing clinical services in a wide array of settings. As a therapist, my goal is to empower clients to build fulfilling, v...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

Welcome. May your heart be filled with light, as it guides you on your journey. There are many ways and paths for healing and navigating difficulties in life. Choosing to work with another human to guide and support you through these challenges is a beautiful choice and opportunity. I have been a mastered, licensed clinical social worker for more than 25+ years and have truly delighted and thrived serving in this profession. I meet my clients where they are at, am able to quickly get to the block or emotional release that they are experiencing. I believ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
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, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & coping with 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

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 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Minnesota and Ohio with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Minnesota and Pennsylvania with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed counselor, with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with a variety of issues, including infertility, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, career challenges, and life changes. I have also helped people with parenting, attachment and divorce related issues. I have a warm and interactive style. I believe that real change occurs in a safe and accepting counseling environment. My approach is to combine cognitive-behavioral, developmental and person centered counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique ...

This is Teresa Falk's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, coping with grief and loss, & 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Columbus, Minnesota (Columbus, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Minnesota with 15 years of professional work experience as a therapist and 36 years as a Registered Nurse. I have experience in helping clients coping with addictions. 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.

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

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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus, 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 Columbus, 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 55025 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 Columbus:

55025

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.