The City of Shorewood, Minnesota is on the banks of Lake Minnetonka where many of the residents like to spend their free time fishing, swimming, or just hanging out with family and friends. Shorewood is also reported to be the most affluent town in Minnesota with an average income of over $113,000 per year.

However, no matter how much money you have, you still may have problems. Nobody’s life is perfect, and we all need a little extra support once in a while. If you need someone to listen to you who understands or give you some extra support, talk to one of the amazing therapists in the Shorewood area today.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MPS,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed alcohol and drug counselor licensed by the State of Minnesota. I studied at the University of Minnesota and have been working with clients for over 10 years. My work has taken me to Hong Kong and back to my home in Minneapolis; I love working with people and am inspired daily by those who are committed to doing the work it takes to live a life not free of hardships, but a life in which the hardships do not define one's life. Feminist theory and relational-cultural theory (RCT) are the anchors in the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LPCC,SACIT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I became a psychotherapist by accident. I originally wanted to be a musician, but I sustained an injury while in music school that prevented me from completing my performance degree. Instead I began to do volunteer work and took internships at various organizations in the Twin Cities area. I started working with people experiencing severe life problems: Trauma, homelessness, addiction, suicidality, criminal background, HIV, and others. This became a new career for me. I take being a therapist very seriously, and consider it an honor and privilege to help peop...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am a licensed clinical social worker/therapist licensed in Minnesota with over 10 years of clinical experience and 21 years of professional experience working with people facing a variety of personal barriers or struggles. I am also a MN Board of Social Work approved clinical and non-clinical, licensing supervisor. I have been blessed, working with clients ranging from young children to the elderly dealing with varying issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues to anger management, family issues, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, incarceration...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

CURRENTLY OFFERING LIVE CHAT SESSIONS AND MESSAGING ONLY. I am proud of you for taking this first step toward improving your situation! Have you been in therapy before and found it helpful, but weren’t quite ready to make all the changes you wanted in life? Are you ready to do the work and face your shadow side? Looking for a therapist who can be honest and direct with you so you will stop self-sabotaging and get out of your own way? Then come learn some new skills with me! I want to help you become unstuck and get out of this rut so you can learn to thrive instea...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20 years of experience working as a clinical psychotherapist. I am a Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family State Approved Supervisor and Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health State Approved Supervisor and currently contracted with MN Adult and Teen Challenge. I have worked with clients experiencing Depression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues, Addictions and Codependency and Marriage Challenges, and I specialize in Christian-based counseling. My approach is nonjudgmental and affirming. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

If I am honest with myself, I got started in this field because I could not find someone to help me. Then, I met Cyndee. I liked her because she spelled her name in such a unique way, which is literally the reason I picked her! She helped me work through a few career-related things, then said, "You should be doing this!" and got on the phone with the admissions counselor at Adler Graduate school. Most of my career I spent in labor, delivery, postpartum and nursery as an RN. I have also been a nurse manager in those areas. When I started to study in this...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Marriage and Family therapist in Minnesota with over 10 years working as a clinical psychotherapist. Throughout my career I have worked with individuals, couples and families from various backgrounds with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, LGBT+ issues and addiction/chemical dependency. I have also helped many people who’ve experienced grief and loss and victims of abuse. My therapy style is relational and warm. I believe in hea...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 23

My counseling approach is eclectic and leans into: Cognitive Re-framing, Positive Psychology, Trauma Informed Care, Mindfulness, Strengths Based, Solution Focused, and Motivational Interviewing. I have worked in every level of mental health care: inpatient, partial, outpatient, community care, crisis residential and co-occurring mental health and substance use recovery programs. I believe unconditional positive regard builds trust and can help us all live our best life with authenticity. Personal growth takes courage, the ability to surrender old beliefs that fee...

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

I am a clinical therapist, LICSW with additional training in trauma, somatic work, functional medicine and nutrition. I am passionate about helping people to live the best version of themselves and work through a whole person lens. My style is strengths based, non-judgmental and meeting people where they are at in their journey, My hope is to create a safe and welcoming space for you, by listening, collaborating and building upon your unique beliefs and identity. I encourage feedback and modify to meet your individual needs. I believe the therapeutic p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Minnesota with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I look forward to meeting with you and devising a 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello and welcome to Betterhelp!! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Maine. I have experience working with a wide range of ages from small children, to adolescents, to young adults, to older adults in individual, group, and in-home settings. I also have over 15 years of experience working as a case manager for elderly, disabled, and developmentally disabled individuals and providing mental health support as well as crisis intervention. I have experience working with a wide range of issues, such as depression, anxi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Minnesota with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with 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 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 - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addiction and Drug Counselor. I have worked with individuals struggling with substance use disorder and mental health concerns for nearly a decade. I have worked in private and public agencies focused on improving human functioning so they can live to their fullest potential. My practice focuses on treating everyone with utmost respect and regard for their uniqueness as a whole being. Discussions in every session will focus on personal strengths and individualized plans that address salient issues a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New York and Minnesota with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Minnesota with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & parenting 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 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 - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Minnesota, North Dakota, & Washington states with 11 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 have a strong history working with veterans, first responders, and Healthcare professionals. 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Minnesota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, 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, eating disorders, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to 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 - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Minnesota with 3.5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & anger management. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I work with adults and adolescents age 13-17. 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 - Shorewood, Minnesota (Shorewood, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Minnesota with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & bipolar disorder. I also have experience working with depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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

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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood, 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 Shorewood, 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 55331 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 Shorewood:

55331, 55364, 55391, 55392

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.