Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in West St. Paul, MN.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in West St. Paul, Minnesota.


Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Paul Dousi, Phd, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Paul Dousi, Phd, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55316 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

I know a lot about anxiety. A great deal of what I know is because of what I have experienced personally. As a result of my personal experience I have a great deal of passion about helping others. I have also learned a great deal about what goes on in one's thinking, behavior and emotions as a result of anxiety. I know there is hope and I can teach this to you. I will teach you about the neurophysiological underpinnings of anxiety and how the brain can actually be "rewired" by distinct changes in how one approaches one's thinking, behavior in day-to-day situations. I give practical homework that will help you get relief and likely even from the first session.

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anxiety and stress are a part of everyday life for most people. However, anxiety and stress can become so powerful that they take over our lives and it feels as if anxiety and stress are in control. If it feels like anxiety and stress have taken over your life, we can work together to reduce their impact in your life. We will use cognitive behavioral strategies, mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and explore how you grew up to develop effective coping strategies. Together, we will help you take your life back from anxiety and stress.

Anna Grimm, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Anna Grimm, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55126 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Your life does not have to be defined by stress and anxiety! I can help you better understand the source of this discomfort and together develop an individualized treatment plan to help you find relief. Anxiety and stress can result in significant risks to your health, including loss of sleep, increased or decreased eating, high cholesterol, heart attack, and more. So don't wait, I can help you find relief!

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

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

In 55112 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP
Anxiety Counselor

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP

Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55410 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

If you are experiencing stress and anxiety, then you know what a self-fueling cycle it can be - the endless worries, telling yourself you "just need to try harder," the frustration that comes when nothing you do seems to be make a dent in your stress level, leading to physical tension that causes you to feel like you can't get a deep breath or a good night's sleep. And then you worry and beat up on yourself even more. But please know that stress and anxiety respond really well to therapy! You and I will work together to figure out where to break into that cycle and how to do it quickly and most effectively. Often clients experience significant symptom reduction in 5 sessions or less.

Rebecca Meyer, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Meyer, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55071 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anxiety and stress are real and can be manageable. Clients will learn how to set healthy boundaries that are consistent with who you are and what you believe. We'll also look at adjusting sleep patterns and eating behaviors to help you manage you anxiety and/or stress. My goal for you, as we work together, is for you to have peace at the end of the day.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55437 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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!

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55403 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

CenterLife Counseling
Anxiety Counselor

CenterLife Counseling

In 55109 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

We all feel stressed from time to time, but when feeling anxious becomes a way of life it can interfere with our ability to enjoy life. Do you commonly feel on edge, have racing thoughts that won't turn off, have difficulty sleeping, or just feel that you would like to feel more relaxed and at peace? These are signs of anxiety. When anxiety reaches certain levels it can interfere with your relationships, with your job, and can lead to dangerous physical ailments. Don't waste more energy on worry. See if the therapists at CenterLife Counseling can help you manage your anxiety.

Hanson Associates
Anxiety Counselor

Hanson Associates

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

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Rachel Larson, MA, LAMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rachel Larson, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55014 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

We offer counseling for people struggling with feelings of stress or anxiety. Sometimes this can look like irritability or a need to control. Other times we just have so much on our plate that we need help determining what to let go of or how to manage our time or emotions differently. By utilizing counseling, we will provide you with a space to talk about your concerns and offer tools to help manage anxiety and stress.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Shoreview Mental Health Center,
Anxiety Counselor

Shoreview Mental Health Center,

In 55127 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anxiety has a tremendous impact on the people that struggle with it, as well as the people around them. It saps the energy from their life. Anxiety is fear. Anxiety focuses on the future. In therapy, we try to identify what the fear is and how best to work through it. There are a number of different treatment approaches including talk therapy, exposure therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Somatic Experiencing (SE).

Minnesota Online Counseling
Anxiety Counselor

Minnesota Online Counseling

In 55110 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Anxiety and reaction to stress are the most common issues of the clients that we work with. Anxiety is often a habit of 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. Our approach is to identify the habits that you have developed that cause you to feel anxious and find remedies for these habits. We offer online counseling, delivered to you wherever you are. You can self-register and self-schedule at mnonlinecounseling.com

Katy Wait, MA LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Katy Wait, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55344 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Everyone feels anxiety at some point in their lives but when it starts to interfere with your life, counseling can help. Although anxiety can feel debilitating, it is treatable. People with anxiety don’t always share the same symptoms, they vary from person to person. Therapy will help you to reclaim your life and function in a chronically stressful world.

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW

LICSW

In 55305 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Are anxiety and stress causing you to have self-doubt and loss of confidence? Do you experience intrusive thoughts that affect your concentration? 18% of people experience anxiety. Fortunately anxiety is easily treatable. Together we will evaluate your symptoms and determine an individual treatment plan and strategies to alleviate your anxiety and restore your confidence.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Jon Newcomb, Licensed Marriage Therapist
Anxiety Counselor

Jon Newcomb, Licensed Marriage Therapist

Healing For Your Relationship

In 55369 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

People who suffer from anxiety often find their lives disrupted by unwanted worries and fears. Everyone has to deal with different kinds of stress in their lives. Anxious people often do not know what to do to relieve some of these stresses. I teach people how to manage stress and anxiety by learning effective ways to become and remain calm and relaxed. Sometimes I use hypnotherapy to help people get to the root of some of the factors that are leading to anxiety. Please call me to learn more about how I can help you on your way to a more manageable life

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

"We spend a lot of time worrying about things that never come to pass". Sometimes we invest so much time and energy worrying about the 'what if's" that we fail to enjoy the 'now' moments. We can become consumed by fear, panic, and uncontrollable worry. This may prevent us from enjoying our daily activities, from pursuing our goals or new relationships, or actively participating in the lives of our loved ones. Not only does this place added stress on ourselves, but it can be taxing on those around us. Our work together will identify, as well as alter, the thoughts, feelings, and defeating behaviors contributing to anxiety and stress

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

In 55427 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

Jason Walter, MA, LPCC, LADC
Anxiety Counselor

Jason Walter, MA, LPCC, LADC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55042 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.

William Schultz, MA
Anxiety Counselor

William Schultz, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

In 55109 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

Everyone feels anxiety at some point in their lives but when it starts to interfere with your life, counseling can help. Although anxiety can feel debilitating, it is treatable. People with anxiety don’t always share the same symptoms, they vary from person to person. Therapy will help you to reclaim your life and function in a chronically stressful world.

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP
Anxiety Counselor

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP

Psychologist

In 55434 - Nearby to West St. Paul.

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.



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West St. Paul is located in Dakota County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 4.90 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of West St. Paul is 19,727 people with 8,261 households and a median annual income of $47,710. .


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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in West St. Paul, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around West St. Paul may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local West St. Paul public health department.