Family Counseling Services in Oakdale, MN.

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


Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST
Family Therapist

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Minnesota Online Counseling
Family Therapist

Minnesota Online Counseling

In 55110 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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. We 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. We offer online counseling, delivered to you wherever you are. You can self-register and self-schedule at mnonlinecounseling.com

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW
Family Therapist

Stephanie Jensen, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

In 55102 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55107 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

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

Kalli Matsuhashi, MA, LP, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Psychologist & Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55122 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Jeffrey Hupf, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jeffrey Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55114 - Nearby to Oakdale.

My specialized training in Marriage and Family therapy, with hundreds of hours of supervised relationship therapy, helps me see families as more than a collection of individuals. Frequently, families fail not simply due to character flaws or individual psychopathology, but because they don't see the effect they have on one another. Most families are made up of good people who nevertheless bring the worst out of each other. We will work to undo the negative family pattern and create new more effective ways of negotiating conflict and enriching each other.

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Brad Bychinski, MA, LMFT

LIFE Counseling LLC

In 55337 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Kori Hennessy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55407 - Nearby to Oakdale.

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.


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

Oakdale is located in Washington County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 10.94 square miles and a water area of 0.35 square miles.  The population of Oakdale is 28,080 people with 11,166 households and a median annual income of $67,036. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Oakdale, MN

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Oakdale are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Oakdale public health department.