Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Columbus, MN.

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


Chad Allen, MA, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55402 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Columbus.

Anxiety and reaction to stress are the most common issues of the clients that I work with. I think of anxiety as rehearsing bad events that will most likely not happen. The problem is that as we are "rehearsing" these possible events, our body is actually experiencing the event as if it is actually happening. This causes all sorts of physical and emotional responses, none of which are good for us or enjoyable. My approach is to identify the habits that you have developed that cause you to feel anxious and find remedies for these habits. I do in-office and online counseling. You can self-register and self-schedule at mnonlinecounseling.com.

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Jason Walter, MA, LPCC, LADC
Anxiety Counselor

Jason Walter, MA, LPCC, LADC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55042 - Nearby to Columbus.

We become vulnerable to the demands of our families, relationships, and professional worlds. We may find ourselves soaked in anxiety, anger, or resentment at situations where it's not always the best response. I can help you make a plan to deal with this stress and anxiety. It starts by identifying the sources of stress inducing feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Often times we tend to overlook the true source. Eliminating stress is impossible but I can help you with management techniques. I can help you learn to have control over your stress and it's affects on your physical, emotional, and mental health. The goal is to gain a deeper sense of self awareness.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

In 55427 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP
Anxiety Counselor

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP

Psychologist

In 55434 - Nearby to Columbus.

Do you feel stressed-out, anxious, and on edge? Do you find it difficult to relax and enjoy the moment? Are you distracted by consistent worry? Do you catastrophize and imagine the worse case scenarios? What if you could feel clam, relaxed, and confident in your decisions? And did not worry about the future? It is possible to let go of worry and anxiety. You can experience less stress in your life. Let me help you find your peace.

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW
Anxiety Counselor

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Indépendant Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Psychotherapist

In 55104 - Nearby to Columbus.

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. With anxiety and stress, we look at what is happening and how to help you interrupt the patterns of anxiety and stress.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55107 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Columbus.

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.

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW
Anxiety Counselor

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

In 55112 - Nearby to Columbus.

Stop and take a breath. Anxiety and stress can overwhelm you at times but there is a better way. I will help you learn how to quiet yourself, live more in the present, and find your balance again. You can learn specific ways to change your thoughts and behaviors that will reduce anxiety and allow you to respond better to stress. Anxiety makes it hard to ask for help but please reach out and call today.

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW
Anxiety Counselor

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

In 55104 - Nearby to Columbus.

Anxiety and stress can often cause physical symptoms that impact daily functioning such as aches, pains, changes in appetite, a flight or fight response, heart racing, trouble sleeping, etc. Anxiety and stress can also cause one to feel stuck in the same thought(s) without the ability to move on from the thoughts and move forward. Increasing awareness into triggers of anxiety and stress can increase one's ability to effectively and proactively cope with daily anxiety and stress.



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

Thank you for visiting our Minnesota page of stress therapists in Columbus, 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 Columbus, 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.

Columbus is located in Anoka County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 44.84 square miles and a water area of 2.83 square miles.  The population of Columbus is 4,007 people with 1,503 households and a median annual income of $79,223. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Columbus 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 Columbus public health department.