Family Counseling Services in Waconia, MN.

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


Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Family Therapist

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW
Family Therapist

Susan Garfield, MSSW, ACSW

LICSW

In 55305 - Nearby to Waconia.

Are the stressors of partnering and parenting leaving you feeling overwhelmed? Do you wish you family life could have more harmony so that a spirit of respect and cooperation would prevail? Together we can work toward improving consistent parenting, communication and behavior so that all family members are more supportive and bring out the best in each other!

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Renee Segal, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Individual Therapist

In 55391 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55379 - Nearby to Waconia.

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!

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Family Therapist

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

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

In 55345 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT
Family Therapist

Timothy McCarthy, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage-Family Therapist

In 55347 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT
Family Therapist

Tessa Gittleman, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT
Family Therapist

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Waconia.

As a marriage and family therapist I enjoy working with couples, families, and blended families. Sometimes couples need help to work through issues such as infidelity, infertility, parenting issues, sexual issues, defensiveness, in-law problems, step-parent or ex-spouse issues just to name a few. I appreciate the effectiveness of emotionally focused couples therapy. This approach promotes compassion and emotional intimacy for couples. I also utilize the Prepare/Enrich Inventory, which helps couples identify their strengths and areas of growth. Then we process though the results of you inventory. Whether you are engaged or are looking to improve your marriage couple counseling can help.

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 Waconia.

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.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Family Therapist

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to Waconia.

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.


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

Waconia is located in Carver County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 4.46 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Waconia is 11,968 people with 4,194 households and a median annual income of $79,600. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Waconia, MN

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Waconia 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 Waconia public health department.