South Dakota is best known for Mount Rushmore, the breathtaking mountain that has the faces of four Presidents of the United States. Perhaps your ambitions in life aren’t as strong as wanting your face carved on a mountain, but in life, you want to get as far as you can. 

A counselor can be there for you to help you reach your goals and help you take control of your mountain. Speak to a South Dakota based counselor today. 

 

This is Becky Cornell-Marsich's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
BA, MS, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Becky Cornell-Marsich, and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of South Dakota. I'm so happy that you have made a decision to try something different in your life--I hope that I can be of help to you in your journey to reaching your goals and finding your happiness! I received my education from the University of Wyoming, first with a B.A. in secondary education, and then a M.S. in Counseling. I have experience working with college students, and I also have experience working with single parents. I have worked with peop...

This is Kristy Zink's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LMHC, LPC,IADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Iowa and South Dakota. After I obtained my Master's degree, I started my career at a community agency providing counseling to clients struggling with substance abuse and problem gambling. Most recently, I have been working with young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and stress management. My appoach as a therapist is client- centered; you will be directly involved in your therapeutic decisions. I utilize cognitive behavioral (CBT) therapy techniques as well as solution focused te...

This is Nicole Roth's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC, LAT, QMHP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am currently licensed as a Professional Mental Health Counselor as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. I have worked in this field for over 20 years. I have a bachelor's degree in addiction which I obtained through Minot State University in Minot, ND. I obtained a Master's in clinical psychology from Bellevue, Nebraska. I am compassionate, empathetic and understanding. I believe that it is important to be present with the individual, meet them where they are in life. I believe that everyone has a "birthright" to be happy in life. Unfortunately, so...

This is Janet Huff's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Life can present us with challenges that are beyond our control. Sometimes we may find it hard to cope with certain events. Relationships may be strained, poor health may arise, or jobs may be difficult to deal with. We may also struggle with grief or the loss of a relationship. In any of these types of events, we may feel alone and not know what to do to feel better. If you find yourself at this place right now, you are not alone. We all experience feelings of sadness or increased stress at different times of our lives. Sometimes we struggle with finding t...

This is Erika Jacobson's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MSW,LICSW,LADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 6

My name is Erika Jacobson, MSW, LICSW, LADC, and I have been a practicing mental health for a little over six years. I started my career working with teenagers, their families, and adults doing mental health and substance use counseling. I am a licensed mental health practitioner and have a separate licensure in substance use. I also have experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses. I have extensive background in grief/loss support with a speciality in pet loss support. I utilize different therapeutic approaches such as cognitive ...

This is Danae  Mutchelknaus 's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
NCC,LPC ,LAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Danae and I am an addiction and mental health counselor. I have worked with both teens and adults having issues in addiction, trauma, and domestic violence/sexual assault. In undergraduate school, I majored in Psychology and Exercise Wellness, graduating in May 2013. I graduated from graduate school in August 2015 with a Master's Degree in Counseling specializing in Clinical and Mental Health. I currently have the following credentials: National Certified Counselor, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Qualified Mental He...

This is Stacey Bohlmann's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MS, LPC-MH2252,LAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hi, my name is Stacey Bohlmann. I am credentialed in the state of South Dakota as a LPC-MH, (Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health), a LAC (Licensed Addiction Counselor) and as a QMHP (Qualified Mental Health Professional) I am glad you took your first step of reaching out to me. I believe there are times in our lives when we need someone to help us navigate through our experiences. Whether it is dealing with a deep sadness, having an anxious mood, having trauma or making important decisions regarding life and/or relationships, this is a good place to...

This is Ian Charnley's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

With 7+ yrs. as a licensed therapist and 12+ yrs. working in the human services field, I have assisted many individuals, couples, and families through life’s challenges. I have extensive experience working in a variety of settings. Settings have included private practice, non-profit organizations, in-home therapy, therapeutic group homes, and juvenile & adult detention centers. In each setting, I’ve assisted clients through life’s positions that are not planed on being in, and yet find ourselves in. I believe in a holistic approach to wellness in which a healt...

This is Vanessa Iverson's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

“If it doesn’t challenge us, it doesn’t change us.” Hello! You are here for a reason. You felt the pull to reach out for support, I honor you. My jam is to be able to help people feel seen, heard and safe. With that being said, I will create a safe container for you to feel completely supported. Here is a little about me and how I plan to support you: I have a master’s degree in Counseling from The University of South Dakota (2014) and am a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Dakota. I feel strongly about helping people who don’t have a voice, and I...

This is Elizabeth Crabtree's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LCSW,CSW-PIP,BCD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Montana and a Certified Social Worker (Private Independent Practice) in South Dakota with over 12 years of experience and a Board Certified Dilplomate. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, sleep problems, relationship issues, career challenges, as well as military/deployment stressors. Eight years of my career also includes serving in the Army as a Behavioral Health Provider. My counseling style is client-centered. I believe that the client is the specialist, a...

This is Tracy Bailey's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, my name is Tracy Bailey and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Dakota. I have had National Counselor Certification and received my Master of Arts for Mental Health Counseling from Colorado Christian University. I hold certificates in Suicide Prevention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, And Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Prior to becoming a counselor, I was a high school special education teacher. I utilize a person-centered approach and believe the relationship between the counselor and client are a significant factor for client success. I believ...

This is Anne Quast's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 9 years of experience working as a therapist in both mental health centers and private practice. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety and substance abuse. I also help people who have experienced past trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is positive and curious. I believe in treating everyone with sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic therapy and Eye Movement Desen...

This is Dr. Keley Smith-Keller's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Ed.D.,LPC,CCC
Specialties: Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor for the State of South Dakota and a Certified Career Counselor through the National Career Development Association, with more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and groups. I empower people to make life and career choices that help them flourish. I have a master's degree in counseling and a doctorate in adult and higher education. I have worked with adults in higher education settings, as they adjust to college, manage relationships and anxiety, and make satisfying career choices. My approach combines na...

This is Tonya Grothe-Bumgardner's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MS, LMFT,LPCC, LPC-MH,NCC, RPT-S
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

Tonya Grothe-Bumgardner is a licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed professional clinical counselor, nationally certified counselor, and registered play therapist supervisor. Tonya has 16 years experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Tonya is a graduate of Minnesota State University-Mankato, where she received her Master of Science Degree in Professional Community Counseling with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. Clinically, Tonya specializes in working with individuals of all ages who struggle with addi...

This is Savanna Martin's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
M.S.,LPC,LAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor with over seven years of experience. I have worked with individuals with a broad range of concerns including addiction, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ADHD/ADD, PTSD, relationship issues, stress, and more. I have also helped people with a history of abuse. My counseling style is relaxed. I believe you are the expert of yourself. You know yourself better than anyone else. That's why I see our therapeutic relationship as a collaborative experience. Sometimes it helps ...

This is Dr. Lyanna Diaz's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
PsyD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical psychologist licensed in South Dakota with 3 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and PTSD/trauma. I also helped many people who have experienced emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and supportive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and interpersonal counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and s...

This is Kris Strande's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience. My family and I have moved to South Dakota in 2005, however I was raised in Southern California. I completed my education and training in southern California, working with individuals of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety and a wide variety of other mental health issues in both an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric hospital setting. I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral, Supportive and Validation therapy. Since moving to South Dakota I have worked with these same i...

This is Christina Janis's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC-MH,QMHP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

It is exciting to be a part of your healing journey. I have worked in a clinical setting for the past six years. Prior to that I worked primarily in Human Resources. I have enjoyed working with the ages of four to 84 and all ages in between. In the clinical setting I have provided individual, family and group counseling. The concerns of my clients included: depression, anxiety, self-harm/suicidal behavior, bereavement, psychotic episode, family conflict, substance abuse/dependence, trauma work (physical/sexual/mental abuse) of women, men and children. I also have ...

What Can Therapists In South Dakota Help You With?

A therapist in South Dakota can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 609545 people are living in South Dakota, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of South Dakota Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in South Dakota who are ready to help you get happy!