Family Counseling Services in Lauderdale, MN.

Find a family therapist in Lauderdale, 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 Lauderdale.

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.

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55379 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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!

Plum Behavioral Health Services, LLC
Family Therapist

Plum Behavioral Health Services, LLC

Plum Behavioral Health Services

In 55487 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

We offer family therapy with a focus on strengthening bonds and individual resilience. Our therapists work with your family members to work together as a team and support one another. We encourage healing of the family system and focus on teaching validation and compassion. Our therapists are culturally competent and sensitive to your family's needs. We offer family therapy in office in the Duluth and Hinckley areas or online through E-Services.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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.

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

Family therapy is needed when the family isn't working well. Maybe there are a lot of fights between parents and children or maybe one of the family members is using drugs or alcohol. Family therapy is a place where the whole family can talk about what is bothering them. Sometimes people want more closeness and sometimes family members want more distance. Family therapy is a great way to identify and sort out these issues.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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.

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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.

Kalli Matsuhashi, MA, LP, LMFT, LPCC
Family Therapist

Kalli Matsuhashi, MA, LP, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Psychologist & Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55122 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

My work with families may actually include just one family member, two, or several. It could involve working with family members who aren't physically in the room, as with the help of technology, we can invite others to participate in the process via phone or Skype. Not all family members will participate in each session - this varies depending on where we're at in the process. Feedback I've received from families is that they appreciate the respect and understanding they receive. Rather than feeling judged or blamed, they appreciate the process of identifying their values, resolving problems and challenges, and creating new narratives of healthier relationships.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Family Therapist

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 55345 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

Family therapists are uniquely trained. We view the health of the family as the goal, no matter who shows up for therapy. For example, if a couple comes for therapy because they’re fighting a lot, I will ask “Where are the kids when you’re fighting? Do you know how it’s is affecting each of them?” The idea is that everyone in a family is deeply affected by actions, beliefs, and interactions they witness between family members.

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW
Family Therapist

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

In 55104 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

Family therapy can provide increased awareness into unhelpful behavior patterns within the family system by assisting in defining the role of each family member within the system, setting healthy boundaries within the parent-child relationship and increasing healthy communication as well as healthy conflict resolution skills. Family therapy also provides learning opportunities through psychoeducation on family system functioning/patterns, mental health diagnoses and chemical health issues that impact the overall functioning of the system as a whole.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

Family therapy is highly effective for depression, addictions, anxiety, unresolved grief, ADHD, coping with health problems, and parenting problems for all kinds of childhood and adolescent problems. My approach to family therapy involves helping a family to communicate and listen more effectively, better manage feelings, learn to better negotiate, effectively set limits, develop problem-solving skills, reduce stress as well as increase cohesion in your family. Family therapy often uses homework assignments to help the family practice the skills that are taught in the session. My approach is low key, supportive and focuses on practical things that family member can do resolve problems.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55437 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Lauderdale.

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 Lauderdale.  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 Lauderdale right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Lauderdale is located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 0.41 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Lauderdale is 2,506 people with 1,176 households and a median annual income of $41,792. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Lauderdale is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Lauderdale are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lauderdale public health department.