Family Counseling Services in Excelsior, MN.

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


Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

As a MFT, family therapy entails looking at the family as a unit or "system", and identifying how the members' interactions affect the whole family. This approach takes pressure off the identified problem and invites families to work together for the benefit of everyone. Family therapy can benefit families going through significant changes/challenges such as divorce, loss, illness, conflicts, blended families,adoption, natural disasters and many more. Many families are greatly strengthened and have experience a sense of togetherness by working toward the goal of famly unity and peace. There are specific skills used in family therapy resulting in an effective and powerful experience.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55347 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Joan Lompart, MA,LMFT
Family Therapist

Joan Lompart, MA,LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55337 - Nearby to Excelsior.

The dynamics of a family system is always rich. Each person in the system contributes to how the family functions and the whole family is greater than the sum of the parts. As one member begins to change other members will need to shift to acommadate the change. I can help guide your family in a positive direction towards more connecting relationships.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Kori Hennessy, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Excelsior.

I am a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and have experience working with a wide variety of families. I am committed to providing a warm, respectful and impactful therapeutic experience for all the families I work with. I understand and appreciate that every family is different. We will all work together to create change that is beneficial for everyone involved.

Dan Schmoyer, MS, MA, LSC, LPCC
Family Therapist

Dan Schmoyer, MS, MA, LSC, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Christian Counselor

In 55301 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Families are complex. They are filled with different opinions, different habits, different values, and different thoughts about the future. They can also be filled with great joy, laughter, happiness, excitement, and teamwork. If your family isn't functioning the way you envisioned it or if you are experiencing a separation or divorce in your family I can help you navigate that change. I can also help you grow your family toward the connected and cohesive unit you've always known it could be, but never knew how to get it there.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55044 - Nearby to Excelsior.

I work with couples who want to better their relationship or feel they have grown apart. I offer premarital and marital counseling. I also offer Prepare and Enrich Counseling, which can acquire counseling hours towards getting your marriage license. Make your relationship better, fall in love with your partner again. Increase intimacy and closeness.

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT

LIFE Counseling LLC

In 55337 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55379 - Nearby to Excelsior.

I have considerable experience working with families. I have worked with small children, tweens, teens and parents. I believe that a combination of individual and family therapy is an approach that works. We will work together to overcome the issues you and your family are going through. Understanding you’re not alone and getting support to help problem solve and learn communication skills is a step forward. We will take the time to move out of the chaos into a more authoritative environment. Authoritative is a blending of a caring tone with structure and consistent limit setting. Together we can make it work!

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Family Therapist

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.

Shoreview Mental Health Center,
Family Therapist

Shoreview Mental Health Center,

In 55421 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Our lives are impacted greatly by the health of our family relationships. It typically doesn't take long when working with a family for members to start demonstrating in session some of the issues that exist. We strive to search what issues lie beneath the behaviors. Breaking bad communication patterns is a common place to start. The focus is on solutions, not blame.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Excelsior.

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.



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Thank you for visiting our Minnesota search of licensed family therapists in Excelsior.  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 Excelsior right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

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.