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

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Minneapolis, 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

2840 Humboldt Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408 | 612-770-1799

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.

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT
Couples Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

1406 West Lake Street, Suite 208, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408 | 612-860-6571

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.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3751 Nicollet Avenue South Suite 1, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409 | 612-860-8268

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.

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC
Couples Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1240, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 | 612-314-5520

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.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

8460 Montgomery Court, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347 | 952.937.0866

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!

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3137 Hennepin Avenue South #104, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408 | 612-275-1657

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.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

7600 143rd Street West, Suite 300, Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124 | 651-373-9440

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.

Plum Behavioral Health Services, LLC
Couples Counselor

Plum Behavioral Health Services, LLC

Plum Behavioral Health Services

No Physical Address, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55487 | 8777586328

We offer couples counseling and focus on the strengths of each couple to assist them in working better as a team. We help each couple learn to validate each other and encourage open and honest communication with each other. We seek to instill hope and respect into each couple with whom we work. Our therapists offer couples counseling in person in Duluth and Hinckley; as well as, online through E-Services.

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

13911 Ridgedale Drive #335, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55305 | 612-875-6416

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.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2840 Humboldt Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408 | 612 871-5829

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.

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP
Couples Counselor

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

11900 Wayzata Blvd., Sutie 216B, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55305 | 952 546 0700

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.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

812 East 48th Street #5, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407 | 651-802-8302

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.

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP
Couples Counselor

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP

Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

7401 Metro Blvd, Suite 525, Edina, Minnesota 55439 | 612-268-5858

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.


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

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

Minneapolis is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 53.99 square miles and a water area of 3.48 square miles.  The population of Minneapolis is 410,939 people with 168,385 households and a median annual income of $51,480. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Minneapolis, MN

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Minneapolis is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Minneapolis therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Minneapolis public health department.