In life, you must make exchanges if you want to succeed in life. These exchanges can come in the form of trading or doing good deeds. However, when one has depression or anxiety, it may feel like no one cares or that you have nothing to offer. A counselor based in Shakopee can help you if you're feeling this way. 

Shakopee came to fruition because of its notoriety as being a city of exchanging. A counselor can exchange advice and care, but you must talk to one first and follow their advice. Talk to a counselor today and learn more. 

This is Dr. Jacqueline Julien's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

You want to live your best life, yet it seems that obstacles keep getting in the way. Hi, I'm Jacqueline Julien. I've been a licensed psychologist for 12 years and worked in a variety of settings, from inpatient treatment to a juvenile detention center to community mental health centers. I'm collaborative in my approach to helping others, after all you know you best and I'm not your father (ah yes, I also like to bring a bit of humor to counseling - that was a Star Wars reference in case you missed it). I work with people who are going through difficult life chan...

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

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

This is Leah Ernste's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome to Better Help. I have been a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Minnesota since 2015 and working in the mental health field for over 10 years. My counseling style is thoughtful, compassionate and respectful. I make it a priority to meet you where you are at on your journey to improved mental health in a non-judgemental manner. I combine Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Client Centered Techniques in order to work with you to create a unique treatment plan to help you achieve your goals. I am also very comfortable wor...

This is Dr. Michal Jorgens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, 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 Catherine Greene's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Marriage and Family therapist licensed in Minnesota with over 5 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, shame, eating issues, and more. I have training in trauma, attachment, and mindfulness. My counseling style is direct, person centered, interactive, and nonjudgmental. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines a variety of approaches including cognitiv...

This is Linda Solyntjes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am an experienced Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker committed to personalize your therapeutic process by implementing person centered, goal directed guidance. For over 30 years I have had the opportunity to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds and challenges. I am committed to the concept of equality and opportunity for persons of all racial identity, sexual/gender identity and abilities. I am skilled at working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety/ depression, self-esteem issues, women’s issues, domestic violence and/or cop...

This is Connie Palacio's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Minnesota with over 12 years of experience providing in person and online therapy for individuals, couples, and groups counseling, I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, sexual health and sexuality, couple problems, sexual intimacy problems, trauma, domestic abuse, divorce and separation, parenting problems, attachment, adoption and foster care, grief and loss, immigration issues, OCD...

This is Katherine Flynn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 25

Hello. My name is Kathy Flynn and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Minnesota. I have worked in the mental health field for 35 years. I worked in the substance-abuse programs for 14 years and went into private practice 21 years ago. My specialty has been working with addictions which includes depression, anxiety, codependency. I’ve also worked with individuals going through divorce and facing fear, anxiety, anger, betrayal, low self-esteem, and communication issues. Grief and aging are also two areas that I have worked with individuals. I’ve a...

This is Brittany Renando's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor I believe in providing all of my clients with the best therapy possible by using an approach that fits who they are as a person. I want my clients to have a safe, open space to be themselves, ask for what they need, and feel comfortable every time they come in. Therapy is a place of vulnerability that only works if the client can fully engage in the process and feel confident in their therapist. I strive to help clients reach a space where real healing is achieved and to have them leave sessions feeling understood and...

This is Dr. Kara Richardson-Cline's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed psychologist with over 10 years of experience, licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota. I received both my masters degree and PhD from the University of North Dakota. I also completed additional training in Rural Psychology. I have worked in various medical settings and have supervised other mental heath providers. Clinically, I work with people across the lifespan though various concerns such as mood disorders, anxiety management, lifestyle change, and adapting to medical concerns. I want my treatment interventions to match the needs of my cli...

This is Shoua Lor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW ,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Shoua Lor. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) based in Minnesota with 8 years of experience working with people making change in their life. My background includes extensive field experience in a hospital setting including mental health crisis, coping with chronic or life limiting illness, caregivers seeking to learn coping skills to prevent burnout, supporting people through their personal grief & bereavement experience, end-of-life care, and those who are adjusting to different life roles. I am the daughter of immigrants. This perspecti...

This is James Engen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with over 14 years of experience. I approach therapy from a Narrative Neuro-experiential viewpoint. You are not the issue – issues are getting in the way of you attaining your goals and your full life potential. All of us reflect where we have come from and that reflection is not necessarily where we want to end up. As you are able to see in my profile, I am trained in many modalities and we as a team will determine jointly what methods are employed to meet your needs and goals. I also have a wide range of career e...

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

PLEASE NOTE: Before you choose, please note that I have limited availability. Mostly weekends or week day mornings. If those time slots work for you, I would love to hear from you. I am licensed in Minnesota with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage ...

This is Hannah (Snyder) Rangel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, 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.

This is Katherine Farrington's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Minnesota and Iowa with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I think it is brave to ask for help when you need it. I practice with a lot of patience, empathy, and compassion. It is my job to make this a safe place for you to talk about difficult things and work on your goals. Therapy is a relationship and the relationship we develop is (according to research) the best predictor of good outcomes for clients in therap...

This is Tricia Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I'm licensed in Minnesota with 7 years of professional work experience providing psychotherapy in a variety of settings. I have experience helping people with family conflicts, trauma, abuse, parenting issues, & anger management. I aim to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process meeting you with acceptance, kindness, and respect while offering encouragment for you to meet the goals ...

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

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

This is Allisen DeVille's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Florida and Minnesota, with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Dr. Joey Gardner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, My name is Dr. Joey Gardner and it is a pleasure to serve you during this time of need. I am a LCSW with a doctorate in social work and masters in information technology health informatics. I believe that my education, clinical, and technology skills makes me the ultimate clinician to serve your needs. I have experience working with providers providing care coordination services to assist individuals with finding optimal care within their community. I believe that with the right resources we are able to provide effective care to increase production in ...

This is Charles Noel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shakopee, Minnesota (Shakopee, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Charlie, and I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience. I have experience working in military, veteran, and community mental health settings. I am well-versed in mindfulness, yoga, coaching, hypnosis, and traditional therapy services. I believe each person brings a unique perspective, and each plan should reflect this uniqueness. I am here to support you in taking charge of your health and wellbeing journey. I acknowledge that this journey takes courage and support to begin. Thank you for trusting me with this, and I look f...

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

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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee or elsewhere in Scott 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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee, 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 Shakopee, 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 55379 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 Shakopee:

55379

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.