Great Couples Counseling in Anoka, MN. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Anoka, Minnesota. Discounts available (see profiles).


Couples Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

Through a series of private counseling sessions, you and your partner can develop healthy ways to resolve conflicts, find compassion, nurture each other and get what you need from you relationship. I am also certified as a Prepare & Enrich Counselor and can help pre-marital couples and married couples find more fulfillment in their relationships. Prepare/Enrich will help you: will help you identify strength and growth areas, explore personality traits, strengthen communication skills, resolve conflicts and reduce stress, compare family backgrounds, comfortably discuss financial issues, and establish personal, couple, and family goals.

Couples Counselor

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Anoka

When love is new, we find ourselves thrilled by our partner. However, both science and experience tell us that infatuation has a limited shelf life. Conflict is a normal, predictable part of learning to be together. In fact, it's an opportunity, pointing exactly to the place where we need to grow. My expertise as a couples counselor helps guide you and your partner so that you can reclaim your friendship and handle conflict in gentle, positive ways. Gaining the tools you need to build a strong relationship, I can help you with issues including raising kids, rekindling interest in sex or romance, negotiating housework or finances or overcoming infidelity, infertility and blending families.

Couples Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

Couple counseling is helping a couple to develop a number of key skills. These include communicating clearly, listening, emotional expression, negotiating, being respectful, managing conflict, problem solving and finding ways to negotiate how they connect and also how they create separation in healthy ways. Couples can get suck when these skills are not well developed. My approach to couple work is to assess the relationship strengths and build on these while teaching key skills and resolving the challenges the couple faces. While looking at old issues is useful at times, I generally focus on how to build a clear & hopeful future. My clinical approach is direct, supportive and active.

Couples Counselor

Kerry McIntyre-Lee, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

Working with couples is my passion. I see couples at all stages of life but often see couples who are struggling with keeping their relationship a priority while raising children. I strongly believe the number one lesson we teach our children is what an intimate relationship looks like. The "sex talk", " money talk", "don't do drugs talk" - these are all very important conversations to have with our kids but what our children observe and absorb every day is how we interact with eachother. And that is what they will ultimately carry on into their own adult relationships. What better motivation is there for creating a strong, connected bond with your partner?

Couples Counselor

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

Couple therapy is my favorite work to do! Using the Gottman relationship assessment, we will create a treatment plan based on your relationship's strengths and growth areas. I will listen to each partner and help you to understand each other better so you can change old ways of communicating and relating to each other. Depending on your particular concerns, we may focus on conflict resolution, communication skills, sex and passion, infidelity and/or past hurts, creating meaning in your relationship, concerns related to extended family, parenting, or other issues. In our work together, you will be able to have the fulfilling, loving, and meaningful relationship you are hoping for.

Couples Counselor

Lyndsey Fraser, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

I specialize in couples of all backgrounds. This includes dating, engaged, living together, married, separating, divorcing, polyamorous, and same-sex (lesbian and gay). My goal is to provide you with a non-biased environment where relationship style is a personal choice away from societal stigmas. I also approach therapy with the thought that conflicts in relationships are not one partner’s fault. Instead it is a relational cycle that is influenced by all parties involved. Each partner holds a role in why conflict is occurring. Couples avoid therapy out of fear of being labeled the problem. In therapy with me no one is the problem. Instead it how you both relate that is the problem.

Couples Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

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

Within driving distance of Anoka

After over 30 years of practice as a marriage counselor, I’m shifting my focus away working with from couples whose relationships are already broken. I’m now focusing on helping couples who are just starting out on their journey to build strong, healthy relationships that will last a lifetime. If you’re looking for a communication coach who can teach you how to talk about difficult topics more easily, and learn what keeps love alive for a lifetime, I can help.

Couples Counselor

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

Relationships are difficult. They take work. Are you and your partner finding that you are not as connected as you once were? Are you finding that sex is not as fulfilling or that you have lost the intimate connection you desire? In working with couples your relationship is the client. We will identify your goals for the relationship and together put together a treatment plan to reach the goals. We are skilled at working with heterosexual, same sex, and unique love relationships. Since most of the work in your relationship will be done outside of a therapy session, after the intake phase we will meet for a 75 minute session every other week.

Couples Counselor

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

Within driving distance of Anoka

When it comes to helping couples deepen their relationships through effective communication I wrote the book; Date Night Conversations and you can find it on Amazon. Your relationship can be your greatest source of joy or pain and every couple gets stuck at times. I love helping couples get unstuck and on the path to creating more intimate, healthy, and fulfilling relationships through insight, personal growth, and practical tools. Please call today.

Couples Counselor

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

How do people with different needs, experiences, and worldviews always get along? They don't. They do the work, learn how to talk about it, compromise, forgive, and repeat because needs continue to change overtime. Whether you're a couple, thrupple, poly, open, or more traditional, when you commit to life alongside someone, things are bound to get complicated. I help you get to a place where you have the skills to maintain a healthy relationship outside the office, whether your goal is to stay together or consciously uncouple.

Couples Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

It’s supposed to be so easy, isn’t it? Find that special person, create a life together, have lots of great sex, and live happily ever after. One of the biggest myths about relationships, is that it’s supposed to come easily and effortlessly. Well, life isn’t always like that so why should being in a couple relationship be different? As they always say, you get what you put in. If you have a bank account, and don’t deposit money into it, you can’t create savings, interest, or take out a bit of spending money for some spontaneous fun! But, if you take the time to learn about how the account works, and make regular deposits, your relationship will work for you instead of against you.

Couples Counselor

Kelly Haase, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

When our life with our partner/spouse is off, it seems as if our entire world is out of whack. When couples want to make changes, we do that through committed work, engaging support, learning to actively listen, and finding new ways to share with one another. Not every couple comes to therapy because they want to "fix" their problems and stay together. Sometimes couples are looking for help in deciding if they want to be together. Sometimes they need help separating in a healthy and supportive way. My goal as your therapist is to listen to your needs/desires and help you achieve your goals. Uncoupling does not have to be a miserable process.

Couples Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Anoka

I especially enjoy working with couples. If you are part of a couple, you know how challenging it can be to stay connected and in love. Maybe you're not even sure if it's a good idea to stay together. I'll work with you individually and together to sort out what needs to change in order for you to decide about your commitment to your relationship. You'll learn communication skills and conflict resolution tools to help you have a better relationship.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Anoka, MN. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our Minnesota search of licensed therapists for couples in Anoka who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Anoka and renew your relationship.

Anoka is located in Anoka County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 6.65 square miles and a water area of 0.51 square miles.  The population of Anoka is 17,350 people with 7,226 households and a median annual income of $45,820. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Anoka, MN

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Anoka, 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 Anoka may have flexibility or sliding scales