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Connie Wheeler, LPCC, LADC, DAACS

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor,

2746 Superior Drive NW #350, Rochester, Minnesota

Marriage counseling can help couples take a look at what isn’t working and find a way to negotiate compromise and change so both partners needs are met. I work with couples to find new and acceptable ways of doing things.

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Therapy Rochester, MN

Counseling Hallmark Terrace, Chester, Marion, Salem Corners, Byron, Pine Island

Best known as the home of the famous Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota is one of the best places on earth to raise a family. Money Magazine routinely rates it as one of the Best Places to Live. In addition to low crime, good employment options, and excellent schools, Rochester is teeming with opportunities for families to relax and enjoy their down time together. Stop in an enjoy a gyro at Michael's, a restaurant that's been in the same family for over 60 years. Kids will want to see the water tower shaped and painted to look like a giant ear of corn, celebrating the area's agricultural background. And the entire family can enjoy the productions of Swing Street, featuring jazz from its roots through today. There are plenty of opportunities for kids to get involved with the arts, like Masque Youth Theatre and the Southwest Minnesota Youth Orchestra. And staying in shape will pose no problem for the family, with over eighty five miles of paved trails for biking, walking, jogging, and skating.1 And on those hot summer days, take the family to Silver Lake Boat and Bike Rental and go paddle boating, canoeing, or kayaking. One thing is sure, you won't have any trouble keeping busy in Rochester.

Mental Health in Rochester

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southwest Minnesota partners with various local agencies to deliver support services to people who experience mental health-related difficulties. For veterans, a PTSD support group is offered at the Southeastern Minnesota Center for Independent Living. The group gives veterans and their family members an opportunity to share their experiences and help one another through the healing process. The group is facilitated by a trained clinician who is also a combat veteran. For further details, call 507-349-8109.2 Teens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender are able to participate in the LGBT and Allies Community Group at the Peace United Church of Christ in Rochester. In addition to providing emotional support for members who face discrimination each day, the group offers advocacy services to increase awareness of key issues for the gay and lesbian community. The group is open to anyone, regardless of religious affiliation. Call 507-282-6117 to learn more.3

Multicultural issues are the primary focus of the Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association. IMAA helps immigrants and refugees establish themselves in the Rochester area by providing services that address basic needs such as housing, employment, and mental health. IMAA connects cultural minorities with local resources to build a system of support, especially for individuals that have experienced violence or discrimination. The agency also facilitates cultural understanding between various ethnic groups by facilitating improved dialogue and enhanced community relationships. For additional information, call 507-289-5960.4

Current Education

Heading Home Minnesota is an initiative enacted in all parts of the state to bring about an end homelessness. In Olmstead County, Heading Home is developing options for long-term housing, as well as devising strategies to provide shelter on a transitional, temporary, or emergency basis. The initiative uses evidence-based research methods to determine the most effective way meet the needs of the state's homeless population and break the cycles of poverty and mental illness that so often precipitate homelessness. Contact Heading Home Olmstead County at 507-328-6669 for further details.5


References

1. City of Rochester. (2017). Rochester Trail System. Retrieved from http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/park/trails/index.asp?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cor_newsandannouncements+(City+of+Rochester+News+%26amp%3B+Announcements)
2. National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southeast Minnesota. (2017). PTSD Support Group for Veterans and Their Family Members. Retrieved from http://namisemn.org/resources/community-index/#ptsd
3. National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southeast Minnesota. (2017). Teen LGBT and Community Allies Group. Retrieved from http://namisemn.org/resources/community-index/#lgbta
4. Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association. (2010). Services and Programs. Retrieved from http://imaa.net/service-programs/
5. Heading Home Olmstead County. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.olmsted.headinghomeminnesota.org/

Rochester is located in Olmsted County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 54.56 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Rochester is 112,225 people with 43,634 households and a median annual income of $64,554. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Rochester, MN

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Rochester 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