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 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 Tracy Hunt's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC-MH
Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 8

As a therapist I work from a strength based, solution focused model. We are all living and writing the story of our lives and people often seek out the help of a therapist when they get stuck somewhere in the process. I believe in forward momentum and taking action to propel life forward. My professional background is extensive. I have worked with couples, parents and individuals. I have done outpatient therapy and work on a college campus with young adults. I love working with people as they overcome obstacles and create the life they want for themselves.

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 Jessica Shaffer's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
CSW-PIP,QMHP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I'm glad you're here on my page. Help is a hard thing to ask for and you're already showing great strength by reaching out! Even if you don't get your help from me, you're in the right place! Clinically and personally, I bring a broad range of experience. I believe that the connection between the therapist and the client is the number one tool in counseling, and I am skillful at building trusting relationships. I have been working in the mental health field since 2003 and have been practicing therapy since 2011 . Currently, I am working with youth ages 5-18, and...

This is Christine  Mezza 's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC ,NBCCH ,BC-TMH
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

While I work with clients of all ages and a wide variety of issues, I particularly enjoy working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues, and helping survivors of trauma to heal and to flourish. While I do not impose my beliefs on clients, I am a Christian and willingly deal with spiritual matters that clients may bring to counseling. I am also a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and assist clients with smoking cessation, weight loss, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem to name just a few, using this modality. In addition, I am a Ce...

This is Kelcey Roberts's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA,LPC-MH,LIMHP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Kelcey Roberts. I’m a licensed counselor in the states of South Dakota and Nebraska. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, sexuality and gender identity. I have specialized in trauma, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, and witnessing violence. I work closely with teens and adults in order to help them identify their own goals. I would love to work closely with you and walk with you on the journey of achieving these goals. I envision counseling a...

This is Holly  Trimble's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and I'm sure you're wondering how this works and whether it's the right fit for you. My name is Holly Trimble, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of South Dakota. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Florida State University in 2011, however I have worked with clients in the field of social work since 2000. I've worked in many different settings with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, family problems, trauma/abuse, add...

This is Michelle Seten's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome! My name is Michelle and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in the state of South Dakota. I earned my Master of Social Work degree in 2018 from the University of South Dakota, where I also earned my BSW. I have primarily worked with children and adolescents with severe behavioral issues, history of trauma, abuse, neglect, etc. However, in recent years I have worked more with parents and families as a whole. I want my clients to feel comfortable, safe and accepted whenever they speak with me. Acceptance and understanding is very important to me when wo...

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 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 Christina Janis's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC-MH,QMHP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
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 ...

This is Erin Meyer's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LPC-MH,LAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My focus is to provide mental health and chemical dependency counseling services to individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues using a multitude of interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in a positive, solution-focused fashion to help learn to solve their problems. I am a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. My experience includes providing mental health and chemical dependency counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in outpatient clinics, school districts, colleges, ...

This is Anna Beard 's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA ,LCP,QMHP
Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Anna, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten years of experience providing therapy services. I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings including inpatient care for children and teens and managing a private practice in the Sioux Falls community. I work with clients affected by depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life transition, mood and emotional distress. I have specialized training in working with couples, highly sensitive persons (HSP) and introverted personality styles. I received my master’s degre...

This is Jacey Mohr's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MSW, PIP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, I am a Master level social worker with certification in Private Independent Practice (CSW-PIP) in the state of South Dakota. Much of my experience has been working with elderly and geriatric populations in long term care settings as a mental health provider for the last six years. In this role, I have worked with issues of anger, depression, isolation, adjustment, abandonment, and family related issues. My therapy approach is one of support with focus in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, and supportive, person centered discussion. Seeking to m...

This is Dr. Frances VanBockel's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
APRN, MS,LPC-MH,PhD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi. My name is Dr. VanBockel and I’m a licensed mental health counselor. I have a PhD in health psychology and I have been working with all ages for over 20 years. I have worked with adolescents, adults, couples and families. My strength when helping people is helping them identify their strengths to improve quality of life by managing their anxiety, panic, depression, grief/loss, family issues, stages of life transitions and other challenges such as trauma and life stressors. I believe that it is my role to support you and help you look at options to deal wit...

This is Melanie  Towne's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LCSW-PIP,QMHP
Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of South Dakota. My background includes working with ages 10- to 17-year-old individuals in a psychiatric facility. I also have experience working with the elderly in the nursing home setting. I have 11 years of experiencing related to providing therapy to others. I enjoy working with individuals’ caregivers seeking to learn coping skills to prevent burnout, supporting people through their personal grief & bereavement experience, and folks adjusting to different life roles related to aging or illnes...

This is Geoffrey Faustman's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I offer a direct, active, goal-oriented approach in helping you find relief from the anxiety, anger, depression, shame, or whatever it is that leaves you feeling stuck. By taking a look at 1) What are you trying to achieve? 2) What are you trying to preserve? 3) What are you trying to avoid? and 4) What are you trying to eliminate? we can highlight the sometimes-complex interaction among your thoughts, decisions, actions and outcomes. Knowing yourself, making use of your personal strengths & your tools at hand while allowing your values guide you, you can propel y...

This is Dr. Terri  Sawyer's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
DSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 7

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile page. Being a supportive clinical social worker is one of the greatest joys in my life. I enjoy listening to others and helping them to find a way through tough times. My experience includes a Masters and Doctorate in Social Work and for almost 20 years, I have worked with teens and adults. Currently, I counsel the chronically ill on end of life decisions, help couples navigate marriage and families, individuals with mental health struggles, and teach at a local university. I "retired" after 15 year...

This is Zebiba Zere's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Zebiba "Zee" Zere, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in South Dakota. I currently do family therapy, working with adolescents, couples therapy, and facilitating Aggression Replacement Training. My unique combination of therapeutic approaches has shown to help many clients work on personal and professional goals, develop healthier relationships, work through anxiety, depression and trauma. Change can be a challenge, but sometimes we get to a point where we are tired of being tired. It is moments like these that allow us to get motivated ...

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!