Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Hi. I'm Michelle Carter, LICSW, MSW, SAP, with DBT and Trauma credential (CTTP) eligibility. My primary interest and concern is you, your goals and current or persistent challenge(s). I believe the therapeutic process is a collaborative one. You may know what you want and need, yet you experience obstacles. Sometimes, we aren't sure of what we truly want or need. Sometimes, we get distracted by the "should do's" or "should be's," that are actually someone else's wants or needs. Somewhere along the journey, we can pick up rocks we carry, unaware that ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor licensed in the state of Minnesota with 5+ years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, panic, relationship issues, marriage, and career difficulties. My counseling style is personal, interactive, and problem-focused. Most importantly, I believe that humor can have an effective place in therapy. It is integral to my counseling style to treat everyone with unconditional respect, compassion, and an e...

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 16

Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Tanya Sundberg and I am a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota with a PhD in Counseling Psychology. I have over 16 years of experience in a variety of settings including community mental health, private practice, cancer care, and behavioral health. I have experience working with individuals on a wide range of issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, grief and loss, and self-esteem. My approach to working with clients involves elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness ther...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

Welcome! My name is Jamie Sehrt. Helping people has been a passion and greatest joys in my life! I am a trauma informed therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has 15 years of experience in mental health, practicing in an outpatient setting for 5 years and an inpatient setting for 10 years. I understand that many of us endure difficult experiences throughout life, some which may be traumatic. Therapy is the beginning of healing, discovery, and recovery. I will assist you in understanding yourself and how your life experiences may contribute to em...

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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 15

I am a licensed marriage and family counselor in Minnesota with 22 years of experience working with individuals and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including persons experiencing anxiety, depression, substance use issues, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and personality disorders. My counseling style is warm and solution based. I believe in meeting people where they are at in their journey, as it takes a great deal of courage to share personal life struggles. In my perspective, the development of a trusting therapeutic rela...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 14

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota with over 10 years of experience counseling youth and families in a variety of settings including outpatient, school-based, wilderness therapy and residential. Most of my experience with clients has centered around issues related to depression, anxiety, behavioral dysregulation, attachment and relationship challenges as well as healthy boundaries and communication. I have extensive experience counseling parents of adopted children as well as working with youth with complex trauma and PTSD. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, 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, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 19

My name is Christa (Christy) McCoy MSW LICSW and I am licensed in the state of Minnesota with 19 years of professional work experience as a clinical school social worker. I hold a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and a Masters Degree in Social Work from a dual social work program between the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. In my role as a School Social Worker, I provide direct individual and group therapeutic support to youth, offer crisis intervention and prevention as well as family educ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 12

Hi there, I'm Mary Beth! I am a licensed clinical social worker with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping children, teens, families and adults with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with all ages to increase motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe therapy is a supportive tool that can help you feel better and support you to live the life you want to live! And, I work with all of my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 22

I have over 20 years of experience as a mental health therapist licensed in Minnesota. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. I believe everyone is doing the best they can we what they have. Therapy is an opportunity to reaffirm what resources you currently have and to identify opportunities to supplement these. I believe you know yourself best, so listening and truly understanding your unique needs and what you are seeking to gain through therapy is essential to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

Starting therapy can be new and scary. I work on building our relationship first to provide you with a sense of safety and calm in your treatment. I have been a therapist for 13 years with range of experience from infants to adults. I use an attachment, developmental lens where we can look at generational patterns and the effects it has on you. I am humbled to sit with people as they share their story and experiences. I have training in evidence based practices of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Attachment and Bio-behav...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 13

I am licensed in Minnesota with 13 years of professional work experience. My work is guided by my belief in social justice, equality, and client-centered care. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, 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 and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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!

How To Find Counseling Elbow Lake

Finding the best therapist close by in Elbow Lake can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Elbow Lake area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Elbow Lake. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Elbow Lake, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Elbow Lake or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Elbow Lake counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Elbow Lake area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Elbow Lake
  • DBT in Elbow Lake
  • Substance use therapy in Elbow Lake
  • Couples therapy in Elbow Lake

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Elbow Lake, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Elbow Lake, elsewhere in Grant, or in the greater state of Minnesota.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Elbow Lake area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Elbow Lake Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Elbow Lake due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Elbow Lake: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Elbow Lake: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Elbow Lake: $100
  • Therapy in Elbow Lake: $80

While many psychologists in Elbow Lake may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Elbow Lake 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Elbow Lake, Minnesota working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Elbow Lake above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Elbow Lake virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Elbow Lake helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Elbow Lake therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Elbow Lake therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Elbow Lake counselor 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Elbow Lake, MN, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 56531 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Elbow Lake can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Elbow Lake Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Elbow Lake licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Elbow Lake, Minnesota can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Elbow Lake has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Elbow Lake, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

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Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Elbow Lake:

56531