This is Norah Knabe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

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

This is Andrea Roland's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I’m so glad you reached out, that’s usually the hardest step! My name is Andrea and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Minnesota with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. I have spent over 10 years in a therapist/counselor role at a recovery center for women and their families. I have worked with clients of all ages as they deal with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, family dynamics, grief/loss, life transitions, and trauma. In all of my therapeutic relationships, I str...

This is Bridget Stevens-Murphy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! My name is Bridget Stevens-Murphy and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Minnesota. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, specializing in children and families, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. I have worked both domestically and internationally in a variety of settings. I am a warm, grounded listener, whose main concern is for you to feel absolutely comfortable, safe, and empowered in therapeutic work. Through conversation, reflection, and the unique relationship we build, my goal is to help you better ...

This is Rachel Samuelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hey there, I'm Rachel. I have been a social worker for over eight years and have experience working with individuals from different backgrounds and various challenges. Much of my experience has been working with individuals with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, and adjustment to everyday life challenges. My counseling style is warm, empathic, and nonjudgmental. I have received feedback that clients feel they can be their authentic selves with me. I will help you navigate the difficulties you are facing with compassion, honesty, and respect. ...

This is Kevin  Knack 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. My graduate school training was from Winona State University in Winona, MN. I worked in a private practice mental health agency there in Winona for three years, in addition to serving in a residential treatment facility assisting adults in recovery from mental health crises back to independent living. I am currently meeting with out-patient clients in a new counseling agency in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I have worked with people from all walks of life facing difficult and ...

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

I have experience providing therapy services to children and their families in community mental health setting, and, most recently, I was a residential owner and therapist at ASA House. Then went to Eunoia, however they closed. So I now have my own therapy practice in my home. I have worked with older children, adolescents, and adults primarily who struggle with mental illness, developmental disorders, chemical dependency, behavioral problems, trauma, self -harm, fetal alcohol , and attachment issues. I have lived in various areas of Minnesota throughout my...

This is Dr. Michael Keller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,L.P.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I have been a practicing clinician for for over 27 years, with the majority of my experience working as a licensed psychologist in a variety of settings including major metropolitan hospital emergency rooms and mental health crisis centers, as well as in a private practice office-based setting. My education includes a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology. My experience also includes working with a vary wide range of populations over the years, including all age-ranges, backgrounds, and demographics. My passion is to ...

This is Janna Fennell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, 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...

This is Dr. Kevin Stefanek's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a professional counselor licensed in Minnesota with over 10 years of experience as a therapist and performance enhancement/sport psychology consultant. I have worked with clients on a broad array of issues, including anxiety, depression, performance related challenges (for example, in sport, job, or school), relationship difficulties, life and career transitions, substance abuse, and parenting struggles. My therapeutic style is attentive, curious, and patient. That style also includes treating all people with respect and cultural sensitivity. My therapeuti...

This is Zadok  Nampala's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in the state of Minnesota with over 15years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, & trauma. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Marie  Fors 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Eating disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

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

This is Jacquie Parzych's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

Welcome. May your heart be filled with light, as it guides you on your journey. There are many ways and paths for healing and navigating difficulties in life. Choosing to work with another human to guide and support you through these challenges is a beautiful choice and opportunity. I have been a mastered, licensed clinical social worker for more than 25+ years and have truly delighted and thrived serving in this profession. I meet my clients where they are at, am able to quickly get to the block or emotional release that they are experiencing. I believ...

This is Mary  Phillips's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Psychologist with over 15 years of experience helping support people like you in living their best lives. If you find yourself struggling with relationships, depression or anxiety, motivation, coping with loss or change, parenting or family issues, let’s talk. I have experience working with a wide variety of issues and counseling models, and really focus on fine-tuning my approach to fit you as an individual and on helping you meet your personal goals. You will find my style warm, open-minded, genuine and collaborative .

This is Madison Gruenewald's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am Madison Gruenewald and I am a licensed therapist in the state of Minnesota. I have 7 years experience working in outpatient mental health/substance use disorder treatment, helping clients work through relationship issues, mood management, value exploration, recovery from addiction and codependency, etc. My experience includes working with individuals, groups and families and have worked with adolescents and adults. I am passionate about working collaboratively alongside my clients as they navigate through their healing and create a more authentic and f...

This is Charles  Tyson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Deeply passionate about social justice and facilitating and guiding positive change and development in the lives of others, I am thrilled to connect with you as you begin your journey inward. Healing is truly the risk of showing up for yourself and your resistance to temptation to go back to unsilenced needs, numbing out, disconnection, and erasure. As a black, gender non-binary Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I have a personal stake and insight into the work I do. As you are aware, we are living in unprecedented times. My clinical practice aims to empo...

This is Liisa Beckman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MPS,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I believe everyone deserves a safe place to share life’s challenges, and enjoy working together with a client to sort out those challenges and achieve goals. Seeking growth through vulnerability and identifying strengths guides my practice. My approach to therapy is holistic, behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic, with a touch of humor and a lot of compassion thrown in, and is consistent with client-centered therapy, while incorporating cognitive behavioral techniques. These evidence-based techniques have been shown to provide immediate relief from negative th...

This is Stephanie Brakemeier's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, 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, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, confidence and 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.

This is Crystal Morton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP (Nebraska),LMHC (Iowa) ,LADC (Nebraska)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services/Management in 2012 from the University of Phoenix. I earned my Master of Science degree in Clinical Counseling in 2016 from Bellevue University in Nebraska. I have worked in a variety of mental and behavioral health venues, including at-risk and detained youth as a support specialist, a mental health crisis responder, outpatient therapist, intensive in-home therapist, and foster care therapist. My recent primary focus has been on behavioral modification, therapeutic skills building with implementat...

This is Chartel Hawkins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
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, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Rebekah Lorenz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wayzata, Minnesota (Wayzata, MN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! My name is Rebekah Lorenz and I am a LICSW in the state of Minnesota. I have over a decade of experience in the mental health field, supporting people who are experiencing a wide array of life’s challenges. I am trained to address mental, emotional, and interpersonal issues, related to Anxiety, Depression, OCD, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, PTSD, Adjustment Disorders, and a variety of other mental health concerns. I use a multidimensional therapeutic approach that includes concepts and techniques consistent with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solut...

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

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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata, 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 Wayzata, 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 55391 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 Wayzata:

55391

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.