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 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 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 Pamela Osborne's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
LIMHP,LCSW
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 Emmanuel Nwala's avatar and link to their profile
South Dakota
PhD, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I come from a multicultural background and adopt a multicultural mindset in working with clients. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds, and clients presenting with different behavioral and mental health problems. I tailor my therapy technique based on client's presenting problem so that I am able to meet the client's needs in therapy. I am experienced in the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy etc. I stay engaged with the client through out t...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...

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!