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

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


Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Couples Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Want to bring back the joy and excitement you used to feel together? I help couples understand and negotiate differences in needs and feelings about a variety of issues, including communication, sex, family, shared time and future plans. You may be unsure whether you can work past the ways you've been hurt and trust each other again. Learning to stay present and listen to each other as you talk about your hopes and desires will bring you closer to the kind of relationship you really want. When you've gotten into the habit of feeling misunderstood and blamed, having a third party present to interrupt negative patterns and coach you to more effective conversations is key to creating change.

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP
Couples Counselor

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55345 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Relationships are ever changing and developing a healthy connection that can withstand the changes is ever evolving. If you or your partner are experiencing times of disconnection, couple's therapy can provide a place to understand the disconnection and learn ways to begin to support, listen and understand each other to develop a strong emotional connection to weather all the changes in life. In my practice I work with individuals who are experience relationship concerns.

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Couples counseling is a specialized area of practice that focuses on past patterns, behavioral dynamics, emotional connection and intimacy/sex within the couple relationship. I have the experience and training in two emperically proven types of treatment designed for couples therapy. I also have training in sex therapy and am working toward my certification as a sex therapist. I also offer discernment therapy for those couples who are unsure of their long term commitment, and contemplating divorce or separation. If you are struggling with communication, intimacy, infidelity or trust, blended family/parenting issues, conflict, lack of connection- don't wait. We can help!

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC
Couples Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55402 - Nearby to Excelsior.

In couple therapy, I strive to create a safe, fair, and collaborative environment in which each partner can freely express thoughts and feelings and come to feel heard and understood. I also help couples identify and alter the troublesome patterns in their relationships, often with insight into how they developed in the first place. By recognizing when problems in the present interaction are connected to past relational experiences, we are able to interrupt the cycle of conflict and blame, expand the capacity for empathy and understanding, and allow for the possibility of new ways of relating to emerge in the therapy.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Couples Counselor

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Conflict in relationships happens for nearly everyone. Communication skills are vital to successful relationships. Our clinicians are excellent at teaching you how to master communication techniques that will not only benefit your relationship but will help you in all areas of your personal and professional life. Make an appointment today to get in and start improving your relationships.

Hanson Associates
Couples Counselor

Hanson Associates

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

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

We specialize in working with couples utilizing a research-based clinical approach that provides insight, offers practical tools, leads to healing of past hurts, creates hope for restoration and renewal, and sense of direction for the future. Even the best relationships are work, but we believe that with work, each relationship can have the hope of renewed respect, commitment, love, passion, and intimacy.

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC
Couples Counselor

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 55359 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

In 55427 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Are you feeling distant from your significant other? Do you have difficulty communicating or resolving conflict? Are you fighting about how to parent as a team or how to act as a stepparent? Are you dealing with low sexual desire or other sexual concerns in your relationship? Has your trust been damaged as a result of affairs or other injuries to your relationship? Whatever your concern, there is still hope to heal the injuries, to rebuild trust, and to learn skills to increase your relationship satisfaction—as parents, as lovers, and as friends. I offer couples therapy to help you overcome whatever challenges that you are facing in your relationship.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55044 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

In 55391 - Nearby to Excelsior.

There is nothing as precious as your relaitonhsip. That’s why your relationship deserves Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). This is the treatment that years of research shows to be highly effective in helping couples improve their relationship, resolve conflicts, repair trust, and feel safe, loved and connected. EFT helps couples get to the heart of the matter. It is designed to stop the negative and stuck patterns in relationships, transforming them into the love, connection and understanding you desire.

Lyndsey Fraser, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Lyndsey Fraser, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55417 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.



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

Thank you for visiting our Minnesota search of licensed therapists for couples in Excelsior 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 Excelsior and renew your relationship.

Excelsior is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 0.62 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Excelsior is 2,279 people with 1,113 households and a median annual income of $46,995. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Excelsior, MN

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Excelsior, 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 Excelsior 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 Excelsior public health department.