Dayton, Minnesota sits just south of where the Crow River intersects with the Mississippi River. It’s within a reasonable driving distance of the Twin Cities, where residents can enjoy all the perks of big-city entertainment. The Minnesota State Fair offers big-name entertainment and is an annual event that’s not to be missed. There’s too much to miss out on in Dayton when you’re not feeling up to navigating the rivers of life’s ups and downs.

The good news is that you don’t have to miss out on anything that Minnesota has to offer. Dayton area treatment specialists will match up with you to get you back to your perky old self and help you find your way back to enjoying your life in Dayton.

This is Mark Kaufman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, 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 ...

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

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hi! My name is Deb and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. I have over 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist, working with diverse populations. It takes a lot of courage to begin to face your issues in therapy, but I am a firm believer there is always hope. Each person brings their own unique stories and strengths, and we can use those to help manage anything you are dealing with. I have specialized in co-occurring disorders (mental health and addiction), as well as serious and persistent disorders and personality disorders. I have many yea...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, 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 Nick Zeimet's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, 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 - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I have been a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Minnesota for most of my career. I have been practicing as a clinical social worker for 24 years and have focused my expertise with my clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, post trauma stress, grief and loss, adjustment amidst a life change, career challenges, and behavior modification for pediatric patients and their parents. I utilize a variety of modalities to include bio-behavioral strategies along with components of cognitive behavioral therapy. Life stressors can be chall...

This is theresa niederkruger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 28

I am a clinical social worker currently living in southwestern Idaho. I am fortunate to be licensed in both Idaho and Minnesota. I enjoy helping people learn to live a fulfilling life where they are feeling confident in their choices. I believe identifying our fears, discussing our frustrations and exploring new options with another person who is willing to openly listen to us without judgment transforms our lives to a place of peaceful living. That can seem scary somedays. I believe successful counseling experiences begin with development of a trusting relatio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,L.P.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I have been a practicing clinician for for over 27 years, with the majority of my experience working as a licensed psychologist in a variety of settings including major metropolitan hospital emergency rooms and mental health crisis centers, as well as in a private practice office-based setting. My education includes a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology. My experience also includes working with a vary wide range of populations over the years, including all age-ranges, backgrounds, and demographics. My passion is to ...

This is JoAnna Van Otterloo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi, I am a licensed professional clinical counselor in both Minnesota and Ohio. I enjoy building supportive relationships with my clients and helping them to navigate life’s challenges. I utilize an integrative, strength-based approach pulling from a variety of techniques and interventions to help empower my clients in working through life’s transitions and challenges. My approach is tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. I have over 14 years of experience in providing individual and family therapy in a variety of settings and in utilizing a nu...

This is Warren Fritze's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LADC,CGC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

Hello. I'm Warren Fritze (alphabet soup behind my name) and I've been in the counseling/therapy field for nearly 25 years working with a wide range of people on an even wider range of topics. I'm very down to earth,, very supportive, and if you work with me I can make this promise: I'll work as hard with you as you work with you. I firmly believe that your life is your life and if you choose to work with me, I will offer my experience and empathy and understanding. While more often known as anxiety and depression, I find that "finding one self" (existential ...

This is Sarah Haberman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, LPC,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of North Dakota with over 16 years of experience working as a psychotherapist/clinician. I earned my Masters Degree in Counseling at North Dakota State University. I have helped a variety of clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, phobias, panic disorder, codependency, relationship issues, parenting and co-parenting problems, career challenges and overwhelm, OCD, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, trauma, abuse, experiencing divorce, and ADHD. My therapeutic sty...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Minnesota with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, grief and loss, depression, caregiver burnout, & 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. 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 - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Jamie. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of MN. I have been licensed for four years. I have been in the psychology field for 7 years. I enjoy working with a diverse group of people. I view each client as a gift. You never know what you are going to get. We all need a little bit of help sometimes. It takes courage to take that first step. Let me help you taking this first step on your journey. I am a strong proponent of lifelong learning, and I would love to be a partner on your path, if even for a short time...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota with over 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma, abuse, anxiety, sexual behavior issues, and personality disorders. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Asli Baz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Minnesota with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 James Powell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Minnesota with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and look forward you, to getting started.

This is Dr. David Burton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
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 - Dayton, Minnesota (Dayton, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! My name is Rebekah Lorenz and I am a LICSW in the state of Minnesota. I have over a decade of experience in the mental health field, supporting people who are experiencing a wide array of life’s challenges. I am trained to address mental, emotional, and interpersonal issues, related to Anxiety, Depression, OCD, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, PTSD, Adjustment Disorders, and a variety of other mental health concerns. I use a multidimensional therapeutic approach that includes concepts and techniques consistent with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solut...

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

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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton 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 Dayton, 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 Dayton, 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 55369 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 Dayton:

55327, 55369

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.