Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 29

My name is Edward Larkin, you may call me "Ted"! I have been a practicing therapist, educator, health coach and case manager for 25 years. I look forward to working with you to identify your hopes, aspirations and goals for therapy, and for your life. My approach is Client-Centered/Motivational, solutions-focused, and cognitive-behavioral, from a foundation of respect, compassion and empathy for my clients. I have a particular interest in medical psychology, stress-reduction, mindfulness and sustainable health; and can assist you to coordinate and integrate medi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and have been in practice since 2011. I provide individual therapy, couples therapy & family therapy online as well as in an outpatient setting. Special areas of interest include working with those struggling with emotions, relationships, stress management and general life obstacles. I also have a special area of interest in animal assisted therapy and use of emotional support animals. I can help by validating your feelings, hearing your story and empowering you to make steps towards change. I can help you ident...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hello. My name is Tim and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker living in Minnesota. I am licensed to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota. I have over 11 years of experience providing therapy to individuals, families and groups, many of them from the military communities. My practice has typically been with adults struggling to re-engage their lives, families and faith. I work with clients who have a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationships, career challenges, trauma, and PTSD. Simple life changes can easily turn to fatigue and ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 23

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

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 11

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!

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, LGBT, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 23

Looking for solutions to transition into your best life? Are conflict, trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, relationships, and/or grief getting in your way of a balanced life? Are you a healthcare worker or first responder struggling with compassion fatigue and post-traumatic stress? If so, invest in you! Find your voice and your power and live your best life! Elena Felipe is a psychotherapist and coach who utilizes a holistic approach, using EMDR, Brainspotting, solution-focused therapy, and life coaching to positively impact the lives of her clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in the state of Minnesota with over 15years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, & trauma. 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.

Specialties: Eating disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 10

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist, that has been licensed for over 10 years. I have experience working with eating issues, Autism, relationship and career issues. My therapy style is warm, compassionate, and interactive. My approach is a solution-focused approach however I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota and Arizona with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I am highly skilled in helping teens navigate the stage of adolescence. I also have experience working with career difficulties and compassion fatigue. 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 fi...

Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed as a clinical social worker in Minnesota with 20 years of professional work experience. I have a strengths-based, values-focused approach. You are the narrator of your life, and sometimes with a few small changes to how we write the story--how we see ourselves, others, and our environment--we can make a major impact on our well-being, self-esteem, and choices. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues at work and at home, work stresses and conflicts, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self-esteem, and big life changes. I al...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 30

I am licensed in Minnesota with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & 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. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

At the personal level, you are the "expert" in your story. With support and guidance, you can face and overcome the very things in your life that challenge you today (even though you may not believe this). Education and prevention do work, and I have witnessed remarkable transformations in people’s lives when they apply and follow through on some of the simple principles that are freely available to us but we may not see or remember. My focus is based on the observation and experience that many of our perceptions, thinking patterns, and corresponding feelings are ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

I am licensed in Minnesota with 25 years of professional work experience with adults. have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, work difficulties, & depression. I really enjoy working with college students and young adults during important life transitions. I provide a safe space where thoughts and feelings can be shared openly. My belief is that therapy does not have to feel intimidating. My philosophy incorporates self-compassion, skills, and a sense of humor- all of which lead to growth and healing...

Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, ADHD
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Minnesota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbtq+ related issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & bipolar disorder. 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.

How To Find Counseling Oak Grove

Finding the best therapist close by in Oak Grove can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove. 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 Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Oak Grove
  • DBT in Oak Grove
  • Substance use therapy in Oak Grove
  • Couples therapy in Oak Grove

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove, elsewhere in Anoka, 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 Oak Grove area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Oak Grove: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Oak Grove: $100
  • Therapy in Oak Grove: $80

While many psychologists in Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove, 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 55303 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 Oak Grove can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove, 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.

Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove, 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Oak Grove.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Oak Grove:

55005, 55011, 55303