Family Counseling Services in Edina, MN.

Find a family therapist in Edina, Minnesota. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Edina.

Even when engaging in individual client work, there are often family 'ghosts' in the therapy room with us. Our family of origin issues play out in all areas of our lives: personal, relational, and even professional. Without our awareness, our family upbringing significantly impacts how we relate to others, may dictate parenting and vocational roles, and impacts our sense of purpose and self-worth. From a family systemic approach, no one person is singled out as the 'cause' of the presenting problem. Rather, struggles are viewed as a result the collective interactions of all involved family members. Thus, our work focuses on collaborative goal setting, change, and family member growth.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Edina.

My training is in Marriage and Family Therapy. In a nutshell, this means that I believe that the family that you grew up in, and the relationship patterns and rules that affected your family, have a profound impact on who you are today. For instance, how did your family deal with conflict? Were they stand off-ish or affectionate? Critical or nurturing? Where you allowed to fail in your family? Were you accepted for being you? All of these questions help us explore your past and how it relates to your life in the present. It also helps guide you in creating goals, and changing what isn’t working effectively for you in your life right now.

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Edina.

We all have a story about how our parents messed us up. Kids essentially come out of the womb looking to building their case against their parents. And parents, we just try to do better than our parents did. The problem is: what we need and what our kids need are different, and it's often impossible to bridge that gap on our own. Whether the issue stems from divorce, a new life stage, sibling conflict, or something else entirely, I help your family to overcome gaps in knowledge, empathy, communication, and understanding so individuals can come together, or accept that a specific piece of the family puzzle might just never be a fit.

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT

LIFE Counseling LLC

In 55337 - Nearby to Edina.

Too much fighting? Not enough harmony? LIFE Counseling LLC is a place for your family to find healing and helpful tools to overcome current obstacles in stressful times. You will benefit from an objective and fresh perspective toward how your current family difficulties can find hope to be reconciled and for trust and healthy communication to ensue.

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Edina.

At Heteroflexible Therapy, Ltd. we work with families that consist of young adults and parents or adults in a family that would like to repair their relationships. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, Connie Studer is skilled at working within family systems to identify the cause of family dysfunction. With work, and a willingness to change, you and your family can have a loving and mutually supportive relationship.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55437 - Nearby to Edina.

There are many problems that can occur in our family relationships. it's very easy for conflict to occur in marriage, with children, family of origin, or even in-laws. As a therapist working with families for many years I've found that many problems can be solved through respectful communication of deeper feelings while developing greater understanding and appreciation of other family members. At the same time, there are some family situations with extremely difficult, defensive personalities that only create continued frustration, so that the best solution is to set clear boundaries for limiting the impact of such toxic personalities.

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Edina.

I strongly believe that family therapy is one of the most effective ways to create change quickly. When everyone is on the same page and working toward the same goals, it is much easier to achieve symptom-relief. Family therapy is particularly important when working with kids and teens as they often don't have enough control over their lives to make significant improvements on their own. I trained in marriage and family therapy so this form of counseling is a specialty for me and a significant factor in why I decided to become a therapist.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Edina.

Families often get stuck in dysfunctional patterns and resentments. Sometimes there is an "event" or an argument that causes a rift in the family and members are forced to take sides. I work with primary and extended families, including children and teens if appropriate. One of the main goals is to get people to operate and communicate from the logical part of their brain rather than the emotional part. This is hard without a trained, experienced, neutral third party in the room. I do in-office and online counseling. You can self-register and self-schedule for family counseling at mnonlinecounseling.com.

Anna Grimm, LMFT, EAGALA Certfied
Family Therapist

Anna Grimm, LMFT, EAGALA Certfied

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55126 - Nearby to Edina.

I believe family relationships are the foundation of our experiences in the world. When one member of a family is hurting, not only is it likely that others are as well, but there is great potential in the ability of the family system to help in the healing process. For the first few sessions, I say “the more the better!” I will either continue seeing everyone at once, or change it session by session, seeing one member or a few members together - depending on the family and the difficulties they present with. I offer home-based therapy, or the more traditional office setting.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Family Therapist

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to Edina.

Often we have family members that find themselves routinely arguing about the same things and are simply not able to find resolution on certain topics. Our family therapists are able to help facilitate conversations and assist family members in being heard, validated, and get the resolution they are looking for. Most families love each other and want to work together effectively. We can help you get there.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Family Therapist

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Edina.

In family therapy, you will learn how to communicate so that others will listen and how to listen so that others will talk. I will be very involved in the session - stopping family members when they are being mean or rude and encouraging when someone's opinion or feelings have not been heard. There are no taboo subjects and everyone in the room will be respected.

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Family Therapist

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Edina.

As children we learn how relationships work from our families. Families have subtle and not-so-subtle rules about how to treat each other that get passed down from generation to generation. When these patterns result in hurt and misunderstanding, family therapy is an opportunity for change. If you're uncomfortable with how you feel in your family, or how you act with family members or loved ones, reflecting on the patterns you've learned and connecting with your emotions will help you choose how to relate, instead of being in reactive mode. I create a safe place where family members have the opportunity to learn to express needs and support each other in healthy ways.

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Rebekah Miller, MA, LMFT

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

In 55427 - Nearby to Edina.

Does your adolescent feel out of control? Do you want to improve parenting skills or learn how to better support your kids? Is it hard to share parenting responsibilities? Families come to family therapy for many different reasons—conflict in the home, communication difficulties, divorce, grief, blended/step-parent families, teens acting out, adoptive family concerns, co-parenting challenges, mental health problems for any family members, and health problems or terminal illness. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I will help your family change stuck patterns of interaction, navigate family stressors, and support members that are struggling with mental health problems.



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Thank you for visiting our Minnesota search of licensed family therapists in Edina.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Edina right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Edina is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 15.45 square miles and a water area of 0.50 square miles.  The population of Edina is 50,138 people with 20,881 households and a median annual income of $88,298. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Edina for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Edina public health department.