Have you recently had a baby and are having a hard time bonding? Are you feeling more depressed or sad than usual and may even be considering giving up being a parent? These are signs of postpartum depression (PPD), which is a dangerous condition that needs immediate treatment. Luckily, South Saint Paul has quite a few devoted therapists who can help. 

South Saint Paul is one of the best towns in Minnesota to raise a family with the best schools and safest community. However, if you have PPD, motherhood may be a struggle right now. You need to see a professional mental health care provider right away to get help.

This is Gerald Crimmins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD, LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

I am a Licensed Psychologist with over 19 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, problems with motivation, relationship issues, and parenting problems. My counseling style is direct, respectful and incorporates some humor, once we get to know each other. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is fundamentally cognitive-behavioral, but will incorporate other techniques in order to tailor our dialogue and treatment to meet your uni...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LICSW,8113
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 35

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Psychology practicing in Minnesota with over 35 years of experience working as a counselor or therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, victims-survivors of intimate partner violence, those who have been abusive toward a family member or others and those who have witnessed hurtful behaviors in the home or Community, parenting problems, sexual violence, bullying experiences, emotional regulation, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and chemical he...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSEd,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. My name is Alice Congdon and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota. I have been in the helping profession since 2008 and have 8 years experience as a therapist. I have worked in a variety of settings: client's homes, schools, places of employment and in office. I have experience as a Personal Care Assistant, Job Coach, Direct Service Professional, Mental Health Practitioner, In-patient Therapist, and Outpatient Therapist. I have interned in a chemical dependency rehabilitation facil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LADC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am Duane Winter. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Minnesota. I will treat you with respect, warmth, and empathy, and am a self-motivated professional who strives to help individuals reach their full potential, while understanding you are the expert in your own life. I like to use acceptance & commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, & mindfulness, while being client or person centered. By getting to know you, we can together, figure out which type of ...

This is Danny Porter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,School Social Woker
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

Hello there! My name is Dan Porter. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota with over 20 years of experience working in the Mental Health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, ADHD, relationship issues and adoption. Primarily, I have been working with individuals and parents/couples and children of all ages including GLBTQ community. I am a person centered therapist with a warm and compassionate style. I believe in treating others with respect and dignity no ma...

This is Angela Cowan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a clinical social worker, licensed in Texas and Minnesota, with over 6 years of experience providing mental health services. I have worked with clients who have a wide range of concerns, such as depression, anxiety, Bipolar disorder, relationship issues, life stressors, and grief and loss. I have also worked closely with clients who partake in self-harm behaviors. Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy guide my counseling approach. My counseling style is warm, engagin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! I am a licensed psychologist and former marriage and family therapist. My goal is to empower individuals to recognize that change comes from within by embarking on a personal journey. As a witness to this journey, my role is to foster your growth to better understand your life's meaning and purpose in a safe and supportive environment. I meet you where you are and you lead the way to living your best life.

This is Derick Chi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC, LPCC.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have been working as a mental health counselor since 2011, I am a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of Minnesota. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns. I have worked with youths experiencing homelessness, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting issues, ADHD, physical trauma, emotional abuse, I usually meet my clients, in a nonjudgmental way, opened minded, treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I believed in non stigmatization It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier lif...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Stephanie Smith. I am a Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist (LP) in the state of Minnesota. I received my doctorate in clinical forensic psychology in 2015 at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. During school, I had the opportunity to provide psychological services: therapy and evaluation in a wide range of settings. I've worked in short-term and long-term psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and college counseling. I completed my pre and post-doctoral internships in Texas, working in state-run...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW, Dr. of Education & Leadership
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Saundra Bryant-Lamb , MSW, LICSW, Dr. of Education & Leadership,ABD I am a LICSW/ Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker licensed in Minnesota with over 20 years of experience working as a Administrative Educational Licensure and have done my Dr. of Education and Leadership, ABD plus School Social Worker, Therapist, Medical Social Worker and Mental Health Professional. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, hospice and healthcare, career challenges, PTSD and ADHD....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

Following college, I wasn’t sure where I wanted to land professionally. I worked in a classroom for a bit, then a customer service cubicle, and finally fell in love with social service when working for a nonprofit organization for families and vulnerable adults in Brooklyn, NY. I went back to school for social work, stayed at my organization, then eventually moved to Minneapolis, where I worked with teens and then adults in various mental health settings. During this time, I married and became a mother in quick succession, while working through transitions (mothe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, 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, lgbt-related issues, & family conflicts. 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 - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

I am licensed in Minnesota with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
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, and relationship issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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 - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder
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, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I operate from a strengths based perspective. I utilize reflective listening, solution focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy as tools to support you. I am here to support your process of transformation.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, my name is Honey. I am so glad you’ve landed here in your search to find support. I am a mental health therapist and licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW) in the state of Minnesota. I received my Bachelors Degree in Social Work and obtained my Masters Degree in clinical Social Work with a focus in Mental Health. I have over 8 years of professional experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families from various backgrounds and have worked in a range of therapeutic settings: in home, school, residential and outpatient. As a mental h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - South Saint Paul, Minnesota (South Saint Paul, 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 South Saint Paul?

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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul or elsewhere in Dakota 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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul, 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 South Saint Paul, 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 55075 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 South Saint Paul:

55075

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.