Addiction Therapists in Bloomington, MN.

Counseling for addiction and codependency in Bloomington, MN. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I work with a wide variety of addictive and compulsive behaviors. These include chemical, sexual, eating, shopping, Internet, gambling and relationship addiction problems. I have 35 years clinical & teaching experience in the field and I’m the founder of the Addiction Psychology PhD program at Capella University. Not all addictions are the same, there is no one size fits all approach that is always effective. I’ll take time to understand the true nature of your problems and work with you to design a plan that will help you in make the changes that are needed. I will use a collaborative vs. confrontive approach to working with you. Contact me with your questions about how i can help.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at Wellness Counseling Services (WCS)

In 55427 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Are your family members or friends concerned with your alcohol or drug use? Are you ready to make a change? Are you worried that your substance use is damaging your relationships? Together, we will explore your underlying reasons for using substances, while working to understand and manage the triggers that hinder your recovery process. I offer individual, couple, and family therapy to help you overcome addiction while strengthening your support system as you progress toward health.

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW
Addiction Counselor

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Indépendant Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Psychotherapist

In 55104 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I have experience working with individuals who struggle with mental health and chemical health. We look at where things are at and how to address each concern. I look at therapy as building a proverbial toolbox. The tools that fill this toolbox are coping skills. Some things we try will work for you while other coping skills won't. We work together to figure out what will work best for you. You will find that psychotherapy with me addresses your primary concern, not mine! I work with you to identify goals and we work to achieve those goals.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I work with the families of those who are struggling with chemical dependence, including: spouses & partners, adult siblings, parents of teenagers and adults, adult children, as well as intergenerational family units, as well as couples who are struggling with the challenges of relationship and recovery. Addiction is called a family disease, because it affects the relationships of everyone in the family. If a person trying to recover, but their family isn’t working just as hard to change, chances are recovery won’t last. I work to provide education around addiction, relationships, and recovery, as well as teach new skills to deal with the anxiety that often accompanies them.

Shoreview Mental Health Center,
Addiction Counselor

Shoreview Mental Health Center,

In 55421 - Nearby to Bloomington.

This is a strong are of specialization for our clinic. Addiction is becoming one of the number one issues of this country. There is often a genetic potential and can be greatly influenced by early development in dysfunctional families. Addiction is often a coping mechanism to deal with mental health or other issues. Any coping mechanism that is taken to the point where it becomes a problem (out of control), can become a problem, including alcohol, substances, gambling, food, anger, and sex.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Do you control it, or does it control you? This is the question I ask when investigating addiction. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Candidate. I have had special training in the treatment of sexual addiction, including addiction to pornography. The severity of some sexual addictions is better treated in a treatment program, but often it is something that you can gain control of in a setting such as ours. I can also serve as a resource after treatment. I do in-office and online counseling. You can self-register and self-schedule at mnonlinecounseling.com.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Addiction Counselor

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Whether it is an addiction to alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, spending, or any other type of compulsive behavior, we have specialized clinicians that can help. We are able to assess and diagnosis addiction and can help with the recovery and management of addictions. We also help address the underlying issues that drive most people's addictions, which greatly enhances your chances of long term recovery.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Bloomington.

If you're concerned with a loved one's use/abuse/dependence on a substance, it can be a scary place. How can you help? How can you get them to stop? How can you get control of your own life again? Over the years, I've helped clients figure out their role when they love someone who uses substances. I will help you figure out your options and make a plan that makes sense for your unique situation. If you're the one using or has hurt others with your past use, you will learn how to take better care of yourself and those you love.

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP
Addiction Counselor

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55344 - Nearby to Bloomington.

If you are feeling controlled by your addiction and feel like you are losing your quality of life, I provide individual therapy for various addictions such as food and alcohol. While in therapy you can begin to learn about this out of control aspect of yourself. Addictions are a sign of a need for help and intervention. Coming to understand what this part of your life serves for you and it's destructiveness is part of the healing. Often shame, grief and depression inhibit the ability to reach out for help. Breaking this cylce and reaching out for professional help can be the first step to change.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LAMFT
Addiction Counselor

Kori Hennessy, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I have experience working with people on all types of addictions. I am comfortable working from an abstinence or a harm reduction model. People struggling with addictions benefit from my use of Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy to reduce the influence of shame and to increase the level of agency they feel they have over their addiction.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Addictions can overtake your life and pose a signficant barrier to success in multiple areas of living Whether the addiction be to shopping, alcohol, or even food, these addictive objects can be used as tools to numb your sense of feeling. My experience indicates that people battling addictions tend to be highly sensitive by nature and thus, when overwhelmed, may seek ways to lessen this intensity of feeling through means outside of themselves. Our work together can focus on building healthier ways for you to manage and cope with strong emotions, lessen both your fear and/or avoidance of emotions, promote healing and trust building, and limit the influence of addiction on your life.

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I treat individuals working through sex or porn addiction. I am seeking certification as a Sex Addiction Therapist. I work to help you understand your patterns and obsessions and work towards finding new ways to relate for a healthy sexuality. I work with couples to help heal sexual betrayals. I also use EMDR to help my clients work through past traumas that might be contributing to your addictions.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Addiction Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I use a harm reduction/collaborative model for dealing with addiction and substance abuse. Abstinence may be your goal but if it's not, I'll support you in structuring your life to see if you can successfully reduce your use. I'll help you process the shame and negative experiences that are part of addiction and overuse. I'll work with you to identify your needs are and how to meet them in ways that increase feeling connected and cared for, and give you a sense of pride and purpose.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Bloomington, MN.

Thank you for visiting our Minnesota page of therapists in Bloomington who specialize in addictions in all forms- internet addiction, pornography and sex addictions, gambling, alcohol and drug abuse, shopping, and food addictions.  An addiction can destroy lives and relationships. Often times there is a codependent person somewhere in the sphere of an addict. Professional therapy from an addiction specialist in Bloomington, MN is a vital part of recoverey and healing. We are ready to help, let's get started.

Bloomington is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 34.73 square miles and a water area of 3.70 square miles.  The population of Bloomington is 86,435 people with 36,762 households and a median annual income of $64,540. .


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Generally Affordable

Therapists in Bloomington are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bloomington public health department.