Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Chaska, MN.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Chaska, Minnesota.


Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55359 - Nearby to Chaska.

The world is filled with stressful situations, both good and bad, causing us to obsessively worry and feel overwhelmed. While it is normal for us to experience some anxiety, there is no need for it to rob us of our joy, health or happiness. When it does, we serve ourselves well if we reach out for help. I can assist you in overcoming your anxiety. Working together, we'll take the time to understand your fears, care for your body and train your mind...you can learn to not only cope with anxiety, but overcome it.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Chaska.

Anxiety and stress can have an impact on all aspects of our lives. When they are at appropriate levels, they can be helpful, but when they are too present, problems arise. I help people who come to see me identify how much stress is too much, and provide tools they can use to manage more effectively. I use brain based science and mindfulness techniques to help reduce the negative impact anxiety and stress have on people's lives.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Chaska.

Living with stress and anxiety is hard on our bodies. At their worst, they cause tense muscles and shallow breathing. At their worst, they can cause high blood pressure and other physical problems. First, you and I will explore where you feel stress and anxiety in your body and then you'll learn relaxation tools and healthy self-talk so that you can feel in control rather than out of control.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Chaska.

I'll help you learn how to manage anxiety and stress so they don't feel so overwhelming. Some people are genetically "wired" to be more anxious or vulnerable to stress and worry. Loss and difficult experiences also contribute to a heightened state of anxiety. Understanding the sources of your anxiety and stress, and connecting with thoughts and behaviors that enhance your internal sense of well-being will allow you to live with anxiety or stress rather than feeling over-run by them. I teach mindfulness and relaxation techniques as part of reducing anxiety and managing stress.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55347 - Nearby to Chaska.

Everyone experiences anxiety in life. But when it becomes too much, it saps the very life out of us and causes our quality of life to suffer. This is where action needs to be taken and you must proactively find a therapist who can help you learn effective anxiety management techniques. People who suffer from anxiety often just take medication and fail to utilize proven anxiety reduction methods. The approach I use is to help clients learn how to calm the physiological reactions to anxiety while actively changing the negative thought patterns of worry and fearful thinking. Anxiety is an ingrained pattern of responding to stress which you can hange!

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Chaska.

The reason so many people don't want help managing their anxiety is because it serves. Often times anxiety helps us get work done on time, motivates us, and protects us from potential harm. The problem is, unmanaged anxiety is that app that keeps running in the background of your life, draining all your battery. When anxiety and stress pile up, you stop charging all the way, and eventually burn out. I help you get to a place where you and your anxiety can peacefully coexist, and teach you how to recognize, interrupt, and change the pattern where anxiety gets to takeover.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

In 55427 - Nearby to Chaska.

Are you struggling with anxiety and stress? Are you having trouble concentrating or difficulty sleeping because of worried or stress-filled thoughts? Do you feel overwhelmed with the responsibilities in your life? Are you and your family coping with difficult life challenges? Together, we will work to identify thoughts that maintain your anxiety, expand or strengthen your support system, and increase self-care that will help you manage stress better. I work with individuals, couples, or families who want to manage anxiety and stress in a way that enables them to thrive in their lives, families, and careers.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55044 - Nearby to Chaska.

I treat stress and anxiety, such as acute stress, episodic stress, and chronic Stress. I also treat anxiety issues, such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic, phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Here is a breakdown of the 6 big stressors in people’s lives. They are workplace stress, family stress, relationship stress, holiday stress, school stress, and mental stress. Mental stressors include fear, self-expectations, embarrassment, feelings, attitude, needs, wants, goals, lack of goals, illness, drugs, head games, friendships, relationships and irrational thoughts.

Hanson Associates
Anxiety Counselor

Hanson Associates

Gary D. Hanson, MA, LMFT and Joy A. Hanson, MA, LMFT

In 55369 - Nearby to Chaska.

Anxiety and stress can distort our view of the world and sap our energy for life and relationships. We provide a narrative, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral approach to understanding patterns of anxious thoughts and/or loss of perspective from unrelenting stress which allows you to regain and sense of confidence, hope for the future, and capacity to relate to others in healthy, positive ways.

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55402 - Nearby to Chaska.

Stress and anxiety are a normal part of life, but when you experience these symptoms as overwhelming, chronic, or debilitating they become too much to bear alone. Psychotherapy can help. My approach to treating patients who are troubled by anxiety and stress is by helping them understand the reasons for their symptoms and by helping to contain them in the therapy relationship. Over time, this process can reduce the intensity and duration of stress and anxiety, allow you to tolerate and relate to these symptoms as important information about something else going on in your internal or external world, and to gain a sense of self-mastery and increased freedom in your life.

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Chaska.

Anxiety can be a debilitating condition. Studies show that talk therapy and in some cases medication together have the best success. Learn and implement available skills to reduce your anxiety through cognitive behavioral therapy. If your anxiety is trauma based then Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a successful modality that can reduce your anxiety. There is relief from anxiety!

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

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Chaska.

There are many type of anxiety disorders, with both common and unique symptoms. Anxiety can be brought on by a single stressful event or chronic difficult life experiences. Some of us are more prone to anxiety by our natural temperament and studies a family history in some cases. Treating anxiety starts with a thorough assessment to accurately diagnose and treat. Treatment is tailored to address you specific symptoms and usually involves cognitive behavioral therapy and/or medications. As a RN and therapist, I can assist with both assessment and treatment- in addition to medication management if needed. They symptoms of anxiety can be very dificult but the good news is that treatment works.

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Chaska.

Everyone feels anxiety and stress sometimes. But, when it starts to feel overwhelming, exhausting, unrelenting, and limiting, I can help. My approach is one of curiosity and compassion. I explore why anxiety and stress have become apart of you. What adaptive function did they originally serve for you? Are they present to protect you from fear of future failure or pain? Once we acknowledge and understand their original purpose, we work on finding new meaning for these defense mechanisms, and eventually let them go.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Chaska, MN.

Thank you for visiting our Minnesota page of stress therapists in Chaska, Minnesota who are skilled and experienced in dealing with anxiety, worry, and panic in all its forms.  Worry and stress can cause a myriad of physical symptoms and wreck havoc on both our personal life and our relationships. Counseling for stress and PTSD in Chaska, MN will give you healthy tools and help you move forward. Let's get started. Reach out to us today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Chaska is located in Carver County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 17.00 square miles and a water area of 0.83 square miles.  The population of Chaska is 25,199 people with 9,108 households and a median annual income of $75,828. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chaska, MN

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Chaska for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Chaska public health department.