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

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


Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Lakeville.

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.

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55403 - Nearby to Lakeville.

I help individuals in relationships identify and understand the negative interaction patterns that they have developed over time. I see these patterns as naturally occurring forms of self-protection when needs are not being met, and when difficult emotions don't feel safe to express. I help individuals create change not through blaming each other but through understanding that these patterns are the problem and that change is always possible. I have completed level two (core skills training) in the practice of Emotion-Focused Therapy and seek consultation, training and supervision with experts in the field on a regular basis.

Kori Hennessy, Angela Kori Hennessy
Couples Counselor

Kori Hennessy, Angela Kori Hennessy

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Lakeville.

In my work with couples and relationships, I understand that every individual and relationship is different, so I will work with you to find the best way to reach the relationship goals you have. Supporting couples as they grow to create a mutually satisfying relationship is what I enjoy about my job. Therapy is a great place to learn new communication skills, increase trust, and develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for one another. I will work hard to create a supportive, nonjudgmental space for each of you to grow as individuals and as a couple.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55437 - Nearby to Lakeville.

Dr. McCarthy's approach of "Co–Coaching for Dynamic Growth" challenges many currently accepted beliefs about love/romance and what it takes to have a successful relationship: e.g. “you should just accept your partner and not try to change their behavior.” Rather, the relationship is seen as a dynamic growth process for learning how to become more loving partners through mutual coaching. Each partner seeks to clearly identify his or her own core negative relationship pattern and each helps the other change through mutual, respectful coaching. Couples previously unable to break longstanding recurring patterns learn to revitalize a new relationship of deep love and emotional connection!

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Lakeville.

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.

Jeffrey Hupf, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Jeffrey Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55114 - Nearby to Lakeville.

Having been trained in a systems approach to couples therapy, my focus will be on the negative pattern of interaction (the two way street) that causes your disconnect. As result, neither partner will feel blamed, but both partners will learn ways to show up as their best self. In session I will actively engage you so that you are learning by doing. With such experiences in session, it is easier to repeat positive behaviors for repair and connection at home. You will learn to advocate for yourself so that you are heard and seen even in the tough times. When crisis or affairs have afflicted a couple, we will be sure to do the work of healing so that you can move forward when ready.

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Lakeville.

Couples therapy is my favorite work to do! Using Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT), we will identify how you get stuck in the same arguments over and over, what underlying emotions and needs are unmet, and how to communicate on a deeper emotional level to feel more connected and understood. EFT works beautifully and leads to long lasting change! I can help you with 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.

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP
Couples Counselor

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP

Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55439 - Nearby to Lakeville.

Working with couples is not only my specialty, it is my passion! I love helping romantic partners understand and resolve conflict, rekindle emotional and physical closeness, rebuild trust, heal hurt feelings, and rediscover their deep affection for one another. I practice the Gottman method of couples therapy, which is a scientifically-based approach incorporating nearly 40 years of research. I will help you learn what happy, successful couples do in their relationships and how you can implement those same strategies right now. I believe that love is what creates a relationship, so I welcome you regardless of the type or make-up of your specific relationship.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Couples Counselor

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Lakeville.

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.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Transformative Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Lakeville.

You are so sad, angry, and feeling lost. You think thoughts that scare you. You are terrified that this is your new normal. You don’t want this. You never did. You are devastated and unsure of how to even begin move forward. You are worried your friends and family are getting tired of listening to your pain. You do not feel like you have the energy for this. You might even have thoughts of just not wanting to be here anymore. It is just too much. You are so sad, alone, and feel stuck. You do not know what to think or feel. I help people move through divorce and uncoupling and divorce. It is time to start feeling better. I can help.

Jessica VerBout, M.A., LMFT, CST
Couples Counselor

Jessica VerBout, M.A., LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Lakeville.

Long-term relationships naturally go through and ebb-and-flow process as they develop and grow-- and this is not without its bumps and hiccups! Sometimes things feel stagnant or stale, but it doesn't have to remain this way! In therapy I strive to help my client's relationships with rebuilding communication, intimacy (sexual & non-sexual), and connection with a casual therapy style and compassion.


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

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

Lakeville is located in Dakota County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 36.13 square miles and a water area of 1.77 square miles.  The population of Lakeville is 60,633 people with 19,595 households and a median annual income of $95,130. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lakeville, MN

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Lakeville is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lakeville public health department.