Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Chaska, MN.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Hanson Associates

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

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chaska

My approach to managing anxiety is twofold. I first evaluate your situation & understand the external factors that impact you. Next we design and implement a plan to address those factors. Skills like assertiveness, and limit setting may be used to deal with the external stressors. The second thing we do is increase your coping skills. We can use specific behavioral plans, changing self-talk, letting go, and using social supports to increase your resiliency. Stress reduction methods such as meditation, exercise, spiritual resources, and breathing exercises may be used. With time and some effort, you will find that your self-doubt and anxiety will be replaced will confidence & self-esteem.

Anxiety Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chaska

Anxiety can be paralyzing! Feeling stressed, irritable, overwhelmed, confused and in a panic can be very draining and disabling to your life. While we work together, we can come to learn about these feelings and situations that bring rise to the anxiety. Therapy is a place that may allow you to learn more about yourself to gain more insight and options in managing these intrusive feelings that interfer with you being able to fully live your life verses wanting to withdraw. Reaching out for professional help can begin the process so you do not have to feel so helpless and alone. Feel free to call to set up a time for therapy for yourself. Life does not have to always be stressed filled.

Anxiety Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

Within driving distance of Chaska

As the late Claire Weeks once wrote, “Anxiety is nothing more than over-sensitized nerves kept alive by bewilderment and fear.” I can help you create an action plan to heal over-sensitized nerves and manage your stress more effectively. Develop your ability to recognize the stress response more quickly and respond in ways that: reduce fear and anxiety and increase self-mastery.

Anxiety Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chaska

In this fast paced world, many people find themselves struggling with anxiety and stress. It’s important to have some moments where you can determine what might be causing the anxiety, as well as figure out ways to change it. This isn’t always easy to do by yourself or with your friends and family. Sometimes, it takes an objective pair of eyes and ears, to help guide you through the process. You don’t have to live with anxiety and stress; there are ways to deal with it and create a more satisfying way of life!

Anxiety Counselor

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of 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!

Anxiety Counselor

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of 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.



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. .


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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