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
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
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

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 utilize motivational interviewing, CBT and DBT primarily in my counseling practic...

This is Jessica Shaffer's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 7

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 Dr. Janece Richard's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Gandhi said "Be the change you wish to see." I believe that change comes from commitment and dedication to improving oneself from the inside out, however, there are times when everyone needs a little help. I have 10 years of experiencing working with individuals and family and I incorporate cognitive therapy, person-centered therapy, and mindfulness approaches for a more personalized experience. I have lived between Alaska and Louisiana, really enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, and getting to know people. I have my doctorate degree in counseling psychology and am licens...

This is Lenna Thieman's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, my name is Lenna and I am a LPC-MH, which stands for Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health and I am a QMHP, which stands for Qualified Mental Health Professional. I have my Master of Arts degree in counseling with an emphasis in school and family counseling. My 15+ years of experience has included time in the school setting as well as in private practice helping people of all ages. I have counseled people suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, trauma, attention issues, anger, relationship issues, aggression, as well as various other issues...

This is Janet Huff's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
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
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Erika Jacobson, MSW, LICSW, LADC, and I have been a practicing mental health for a little over four 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
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 Pamela Osborne's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience in the areas of adoption, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, work issues, family relationships and parenting. I am licensed in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Florida and am here to help you with whatever you may be struggling with right now. Everyone has times that seem more difficult and reaching out for help can seem overwhelming, scary and like you are giving up on being able to solve the problem yourself. I provide non-judgemental support to help you explore your curr...

This is Christine  Mezza 's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
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
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 Beth Trennepohl's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

I'm in my fifties now, and I have been a lifelong counselor; I think it probably started on the kindergarten playground. I've been in a Christian marriage for over 30 years, have two grown sons, and two grandkids. I have been counseling in private practice in Nebraska since receiving my Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University in early 2015. I am a spiritually mature Christian and I have been able to assist hundreds of clients of all beliefs and walks of faith in my counseling career. I simply meet my clients where they are and together we ...

This is Holly  Trimble's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
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 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, addic...

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!