This is Craig Rice's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am well versed in several counseling techniques and have a compassionate approachable demeanor. My counseling experience is above par and I am also organized with an attention to detail. Clients warm up to me quickly and I enjoy helping them reach goals and learn new thinking patterns to view life in a more positive manner. My therapeutic style incorporates expert listening, positive feedback, direct guidance, and creating an environment where you will feel comfortable to discuss your personal thoughts and feelings. Therapy is a safe place to discuss things that...

This is Bethany Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

We are in unprecedented times in our lives. We might feel stuck and that traditional ways we have used to relieve stress are no longer working. You might feel you need a place you feel like you are understood. My approach to therapy is in developing true connection as well as holding a non-judgmental space for all I work with. I aim to help those who feel stuck or lost begin the process of healing and self-discovery. I know that sometimes life is messy and can make us feel crazy, abnormal or damaged. I want everyone I work with to realize their true worth and tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Wendy, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota. My typical availability is from 10am-3:30pm Central time (Monday-Friday). I've provided counseling to individuals, couples, and families for over ten years in a variety of settings. Some of the issues I have helped clients work through include relationship issues, communication struggles, depression, anxiety, parenting concerns, divorce and infidelity. While I tailor my therapeutic approach to each individual client and their specific needs, my overall approach to therapy is clie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,MSW,SAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

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

This is Susan Dolph's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

My name is Susan. My therapy style is supportive and relationship-based, focused on strength and coping. Therapy work can help you move from where you are now to where you want to be in life. Together our process will be toward gently and safely gaining clarity through insights, level by level. Your personal values and truths, when you see them clearly, can become a personal compass that will always guide you in the right direction. I welcome the opportunity to help. Be brave.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Div.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 3

Teresa Riley, M.Div.,LMFT, works from an integrative framework with individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with a variety of mental, emotional, and relational issues. Her areas of experience and special interest include relationship difficulties, men's issues, substance abuse, anger, trauma, depression, and anxiety. Teresa has a history of working in crisis mental health, men's residential treatment for addiction, teen residential treatment for trauma, and clinical outpatient settings. She has specialized training in psychodynamic, CBT, EFT, IFS and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,APHSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with 22 years of experience working in the areas of long-term care, sexual assault, and currently in the medical field. My education includes a Master’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, Advanced Practice Palliative Care Certificate for Social Workers, certified sexual assault counselor, and certified to provide clinical supervision to ASW and LCSWs. I have had the opportunity to work and learn from diverse individuals, families, and groups. These include aging and geriatric issues, caregiv...

This is Daryl Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,MHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who has been working with adults and children dealing with mental health issues for the past 20 years. I decided to further my education and have been a licensed therapist for the past 7 years and have enjoyed working with a variety of people in different settings. I feel that forming a connection is the foundation for a successful treatment relationship. I specialize in working with depression, anxiety, adhd, anger issues, struggles with self esteem, organization and wellness management. During my practice...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

IMPORTANT: I only of offer MESSAGING on the BetterHelp platform. If you signed up with BetterHelp subscription service therapy to have video or phone live sessions, I strongly recommend that you choose a therapist who offers video/phone sessions on the BetterHelp platform. You can send me a message here at any time and as often as you want, though I typically check and respond to messages 1 time per day during weekdays. I take weekends and federal holidays off. If you were looking for a therapist that does live chat, video sessions, or phone calls please know tha...

This is Cheryl Patterson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, 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...

This is Cheryl Como's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 31

Cheryl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who has had a diverse career in working with individuals and groups. She has had the privilege of working with clients with life altering medical conditions, foster care/adoption, Veterans Administration hospital, court ordered programming, correctional institutions and individuals who experienced violence. Cheryl utilizes modalities such as emotional intelligence, cognitive behavioral therapy, and restorative practices. Cheryl is an excellent listener who strives to meet each client where they are in life, an...

This is Dr. Vincent Miles's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP,CCFP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Dr. Miles, I'm a clinical psychologist in private practice and I'm located in Minnesota. My training is in clinical health psychology and along with helping clients with various mental health needs, in my private practice I have a specific interest in helping individuals with medical and health-related conditions, and on BetterHelp I provide a wider range of services to assist clients with life stress, changes, career stress, compassion fatigue, burnout, relationship and communication issues, self-esteem, self-compassion, and general counseling. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW ,LICSW,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) with over 10 years of experience. I have worked in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Minnesota in a variety of settings, including residential and outpatient treatment centers. Minnesota is where I call home. I currently work as a clinical director for a mental health and chemical dependency residential treatment center in Minnesota. I received my Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa in 2007, majoring in psychology and then received my LADC ...

This is Noelle Palmer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,MA ,CHW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Hi, my name is Michelle Swerin. I am certified hypnotherapist / meditation teacher, mindfulness therapist, trained community health worker, and art therapist. I have been practicing therapy for over a decade and have experience in many health settings. I am especially passionate about helping people learn how to cope with emotions in relations to health conditions and wellness, build self-care, understand and change self-talk, manage change, anxiety, binge eating disorder, and ADHD. I am a person-centered therapist (meaning I meet you where you are. I recogniz...

This is Jamie Koivisto-Goeppinger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Jamie. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of MN. I have been licensed for four years. I have been in the psychology field for 7 years. I enjoy working with a diverse group of people. I view each client as a gift. You never know what you are going to get. We all need a little bit of help sometimes. It takes courage to take that first step. Let me help you taking this first step on your journey. I am a strong proponent of lifelong learning, and I would love to be a partner on your path, if even for a short time...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Bipolar disorder, 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, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & bipolar disorder. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LADC,LPCC, LSC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Dee is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and Licensed School Counselor (LSC) in the state of Minnesota.  He is also licensed in Texas an an LPC/ LCDC. Dee graduated with a dual master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addiction Counseling from the University of the Cumberlands and holds a Graduate Certificate in School Counseling from the University of Minnesota – Moorhead. In addition, Dee completed certifications in Life and Mental Health Coaching. Dee is currently pursuing his PhD in G...

This is Joan Gabriel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
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, coping with grief and loss, depression, & 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. 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.

This is Tanya Young's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sunfish Lake, Minnesota (Sunfish Lake, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Minnesota with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Sunfish Lake?

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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake and elsewhere throughout the state of Minnesota you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


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 Sunfish Lake 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 Sunfish Lake, 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 Sunfish Lake, 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 55118 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 Sunfish Lake:

55118

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.