Claribel Severson
Counselor, PhD, NCC, LPCC Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS ----Trauma (EMDR), anxiety, depression, assertiveness, boundaries, relationship or marital problems. Se Habla Español. I am a native Spanish speaker able to translate and provide therapy in Spanish, as well as address acculturation difficulties for various ethnic groups. I am also a US Army veteran and personally understand many of the issues surrounding military life and culture.
(218) 427-6066
Verified
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS ----Trauma (EMDR), anxiety, depression, assertiveness, boundaries, relationship or marital problems. Se Habla Español. I am a native Spanish speaker able to translate and provide therapy in Spanish, as well as address acculturation difficulties for various ethnic groups. I am also a US Army veteran and personally understand many of the issues surrounding military life and culture.
Susan Schwankl
Counselor, MS, LPCC, CCTP Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
We all need a helping hand at times, and I have had a passion for helping people for as long as I can remember. I work with adults, and I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). It is my mission to help survivors of childhood or domestic abuse find peace, joy, and satisfaction in their lives. I am also experienced in working with Borderline Personality Disorder, suicidal ideation, self-harm, mood swings, depression, anxiety, anger issues, and feelings of never being “good enough.”
(218) 297-7206
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
We all need a helping hand at times, and I have had a passion for helping people for as long as I can remember. I work with adults, and I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). It is my mission to help survivors of childhood or domestic abuse find peace, joy, and satisfaction in their lives. I am also experienced in working with Borderline Personality Disorder, suicidal ideation, self-harm, mood swings, depression, anxiety, anger issues, and feelings of never being “good enough.”
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Carlyn Becker
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MPS, LADC, LPCC Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I focus on addressing the social, psychological, and biological factors of addiction and mental health and how these are all intertwined in our lives. I am able to provide mental health therapy including play therapy, individual, couple's and marriage counseling, in addition and concurrently with addiction and substance use disorders. I also use an evidence based approach for those who are struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can effect individuals in many different ways such as increased chemical/substance use and increased mental health symptoms such as depression.
(218) 206-9397
Verified
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I focus on addressing the social, psychological, and biological factors of addiction and mental health and how these are all intertwined in our lives. I am able to provide mental health therapy including play therapy, individual, couple's and marriage counseling, in addition and concurrently with addiction and substance use disorders. I also use an evidence based approach for those who are struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can effect individuals in many different ways such as increased chemical/substance use and increased mental health symptoms such as depression.
Miranda Aulie
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LGSW Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I provide services for individuals, couples, and families to help assist you in moving towards the life and relationships you would like to have. Whether you are looking for a therapist to be a compassionate, listening presence or you would like specialized services such as life skills and coping techniques, psychoeducation, navigating life stressors, learning healthy communication skills, improving overall mental health and quality of life, and lowering symptoms of various mental health conditions, I offer support based in best evidence-based practice.
(218) 203-4048
Verified
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I provide services for individuals, couples, and families to help assist you in moving towards the life and relationships you would like to have. Whether you are looking for a therapist to be a compassionate, listening presence or you would like specialized services such as life skills and coping techniques, psychoeducation, navigating life stressors, learning healthy communication skills, improving overall mental health and quality of life, and lowering symptoms of various mental health conditions, I offer support based in best evidence-based practice.
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John Blood
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MS, LADC, LPC Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
My focus is on addressing social, biological and psychosocial aspects of addiction and mental health and how they intertwined in our lives. I believe that every person has the strengths and skills within themselves to create a positive change within their life. My goal is to create a purposeful, safe space where you feel comfortable to explore your inner self, experience growth, and feel supported. I also hope to create a non-judgmental, confidential space where you feel comfortable being vulnerable. Vulnerability can oftentimes feel uncomfortable, but with this uncomfortableness comes growth.
(218) 207-0493
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
My focus is on addressing social, biological and psychosocial aspects of addiction and mental health and how they intertwined in our lives. I believe that every person has the strengths and skills within themselves to create a positive change within their life. My goal is to create a purposeful, safe space where you feel comfortable to explore your inner self, experience growth, and feel supported. I also hope to create a non-judgmental, confidential space where you feel comfortable being vulnerable. Vulnerability can oftentimes feel uncomfortable, but with this uncomfortableness comes growth.
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Acquire Mental Health
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LADC, LGSW, LPCC, LICSW Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Walking with you until you are through. Everyone needs help at some point in their life. Some people struggle with significant mental health symptoms, some need help with a life change. Some people need someone to talk to, and some people are not sure what they need, they just want to reach out. Mental health IS health. At our clinic, our clients are treated with respect and care. When you call Acquire, our therapists will reach out before your appointment, either to schedule directly with you, or to introduce themselves. We understand that therapy can be a change in your life, and want to help you in the best way possible.
(218) 228-3128
Verified
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Walking with you until you are through. Everyone needs help at some point in their life. Some people struggle with significant mental health symptoms, some need help with a life change. Some people need someone to talk to, and some people are not sure what they need, they just want to reach out. Mental health IS health. At our clinic, our clients are treated with respect and care. When you call Acquire, our therapists will reach out before your appointment, either to schedule directly with you, or to introduce themselves. We understand that therapy can be a change in your life, and want to help you in the best way possible.
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Kari Silverberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT, EAS-C Verified
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
***New Location | Brainerd | Coming this fall*** Did you know that when you experience conflict in your relationship, the issue is usually not what it seems? We engage in struggles with our partner for reasons that are often unknown--even to ourselves. By exploring some of the hidden reasons we chose the person we are with and learning the true nature of our conflicts with one another, we can ultimately grow toward a more satisfying, rewarding relationship. Your partner doesn't want to join you? That's OK. You might be surprised how much can change by the things you learn on your own.
(763) 355-4675
Verified
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Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
***New Location | Brainerd | Coming this fall*** Did you know that when you experience conflict in your relationship, the issue is usually not what it seems? We engage in struggles with our partner for reasons that are often unknown--even to ourselves. By exploring some of the hidden reasons we chose the person we are with and learning the true nature of our conflicts with one another, we can ultimately grow toward a more satisfying, rewarding relationship. Your partner doesn't want to join you? That's OK. You might be surprised how much can change by the things you learn on your own.
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Angie Monson Therapy Services, LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I approach therapy with a family systems lens, working to foster change and improve the functioning of individuals and families they are part of. I provide therapy for young children ages 2-10, in addition to adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, challenging life transitions, self-esteem, and trauma. For adults, I utilize CBT and a person-centered approach to work towards a healthier and happier life that meets you where you're at, whatever stage of life that may be. For children, my work incorporates Play Therapy techniques to allow children to express emotions, process events, and build positive connections.
(218) 729-2230
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I approach therapy with a family systems lens, working to foster change and improve the functioning of individuals and families they are part of. I provide therapy for young children ages 2-10, in addition to adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, challenging life transitions, self-esteem, and trauma. For adults, I utilize CBT and a person-centered approach to work towards a healthier and happier life that meets you where you're at, whatever stage of life that may be. For children, my work incorporates Play Therapy techniques to allow children to express emotions, process events, and build positive connections.
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True Balance Counseling
Psychologist, MS, LMFT, PhD, LP, RPT-S Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Dr. Leslie is a MN Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a MN Licensed Psychologist. She holds an advance practice degree in Clinical Neuropsychology and offers neuropsychological testing. She is also Advanced Certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) and is a mentor of new EAGALA professionals. She holds additional certifications in Autism and Parent Child Relational Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, and Play Therapy. She is a nationally approved supervisor as well.
(320) 632-5524
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Dr. Leslie is a MN Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a MN Licensed Psychologist. She holds an advance practice degree in Clinical Neuropsychology and offers neuropsychological testing. She is also Advanced Certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) and is a mentor of new EAGALA professionals. She holds additional certifications in Autism and Parent Child Relational Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, and Play Therapy. She is a nationally approved supervisor as well.
Walker Ridge Psychological Services Inc.
Psychologist, PsyD, LP Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Dr. Eggers Huber is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with an emphasis in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults. Evaluations are provided for: dementia, Alzheimer's, autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders (types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorder, intellectual disability), fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), stroke, brain injury, presurgical evaluations, behavioral/psychiatric disorders, and cognitive changes related to other medical and neurological conditions. The testing and evaluation provides cognitive baseline, diagnostic differential, and treatment planning. Clients are scheduled in a timely fashion and billing services are provided to address insurance coverage. Equine facilitated psychotherapy is also available.
(218) 631-8262
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Dr. Eggers Huber is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with an emphasis in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults. Evaluations are provided for: dementia, Alzheimer's, autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders (types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorder, intellectual disability), fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), stroke, brain injury, presurgical evaluations, behavioral/psychiatric disorders, and cognitive changes related to other medical and neurological conditions. The testing and evaluation provides cognitive baseline, diagnostic differential, and treatment planning. Clients are scheduled in a timely fashion and billing services are provided to address insurance coverage. Equine facilitated psychotherapy is also available.
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Jennifer Owens
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or simply not meeting your life goals, therapy can help. So often, clients come to me feeling as though no one else has listened to them or taken them seriously. It is my goal to make you feel heard and understood, while providing guidance to assist you to take steps to improve your well-being. My practice focuses on building a strong therapeutic relationship, and helping you feel comfortable as we move forward step by step toward your goals.
(218) 297-0012
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or simply not meeting your life goals, therapy can help. So often, clients come to me feeling as though no one else has listened to them or taken them seriously. It is my goal to make you feel heard and understood, while providing guidance to assist you to take steps to improve your well-being. My practice focuses on building a strong therapeutic relationship, and helping you feel comfortable as we move forward step by step toward your goals.
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Gwen K Pedersen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I have been a practicing therapist since 1998. I have a varied background of experiences over the last 2 decades. My primary focus is to work with adults and couples. My goal is to help clients build on the strengths that they already have with an approach that is best suited for them whether that be shame resilience, cognitive re-framing, learning healthier relationship boundaries, emphasizing optimal lifestyle, and more. I have many clients that focus on their Christian or a spiritual/religious faith background as a source of healing and I readily encourage them in their faith.
(320) 317-2022
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I have been a practicing therapist since 1998. I have a varied background of experiences over the last 2 decades. My primary focus is to work with adults and couples. My goal is to help clients build on the strengths that they already have with an approach that is best suited for them whether that be shame resilience, cognitive re-framing, learning healthier relationship boundaries, emphasizing optimal lifestyle, and more. I have many clients that focus on their Christian or a spiritual/religious faith background as a source of healing and I readily encourage them in their faith.
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Daniel W Marquardsen
Psychologist, MS, LP Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Daniel Marquardsen has been practicing in Minnesota since 1997. He is a cognitive-behavioral clinician who performs individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. Daniel has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults who are facing a wide range of mental health issues.
(218) 894-7503
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Daniel Marquardsen has been practicing in Minnesota since 1997. He is a cognitive-behavioral clinician who performs individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. Daniel has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults who are facing a wide range of mental health issues.
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Rashmi OHara LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Congratulations on your first step towards healing and growth. The thought of therapy can be overwhelming and empowering at the same time. Life is full of transitions, some of them are by our choice, others are imposed on us. I have had the privilege of hearing peoples stories and helping them gain insight and tools along their journey to a more satisfying sense of self and life.
(320) 310-4686
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Congratulations on your first step towards healing and growth. The thought of therapy can be overwhelming and empowering at the same time. Life is full of transitions, some of them are by our choice, others are imposed on us. I have had the privilege of hearing peoples stories and helping them gain insight and tools along their journey to a more satisfying sense of self and life.
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Emily Steece
LPCC Intern, MA Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I believe that everyone is the expert on themselves, but at times this expertise can be difficult to harness due to the curveballs life often throws our way. My approach is empathetic, flexible, and non-judgmental with a dash of humor. Through the lens of both trauma-informed and attachment-based perspectives, I will collaborate with you on discovering that expertise. I am passionate about diversity and inclusion which allows me to honor the unique needs of everyone who grants me the privilege of joining them on their journey.
(763) 265-6228
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I believe that everyone is the expert on themselves, but at times this expertise can be difficult to harness due to the curveballs life often throws our way. My approach is empathetic, flexible, and non-judgmental with a dash of humor. Through the lens of both trauma-informed and attachment-based perspectives, I will collaborate with you on discovering that expertise. I am passionate about diversity and inclusion which allows me to honor the unique needs of everyone who grants me the privilege of joining them on their journey.
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Rick Donald Mann
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCC, LADC Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I have worked for many years in Chaplaincy, Pastoral, Professional and Substance Abuse Counseling. My strong area is, I never give up on anyone and have patience to work with clients through their ups and downs in therapy. My work experience and educational background help me to have a balanced approach working Holistically in areas of Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Vocational and Nutritional Issues. If asked, the Faith-Based approach can be included in the overall therapy.
(320) 201-3087
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I have worked for many years in Chaplaincy, Pastoral, Professional and Substance Abuse Counseling. My strong area is, I never give up on anyone and have patience to work with clients through their ups and downs in therapy. My work experience and educational background help me to have a balanced approach working Holistically in areas of Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Vocational and Nutritional Issues. If asked, the Faith-Based approach can be included in the overall therapy.
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Ted Cooper
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I focus on my client's strengths and core values, and collaborate with them to find their own answers. I believe in the power of choice, and that learning how to make good choices is key. Clients often say after working with me that they feel encouraged, empowered and able to face their fears, and they understand that fear is a choice, not a necessity. I assist clients in working through their personal barriers, so that they can be successful, present and happy in their lives and the lives of their families.
(651) 504-8914
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I focus on my client's strengths and core values, and collaborate with them to find their own answers. I believe in the power of choice, and that learning how to make good choices is key. Clients often say after working with me that they feel encouraged, empowered and able to face their fears, and they understand that fear is a choice, not a necessity. I assist clients in working through their personal barriers, so that they can be successful, present and happy in their lives and the lives of their families.
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Claudia Petcu
MS, MSW, LPsy, CRRT
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
SESSIONS AVAILABLE REMOTELY OR IN PERSON! You know by now that the process of transitioning through whatever situation you are dealing with in your life can be very difficult and painful. Partnering with a professional will help you go through the stormy waters, managing the difficulties and the pain, accessing the resources you really need to get out of the storm. My areas of expertise are difficulties in relationships (family, parent-child, couples), loss of motivation, anxiety, stress, and fears or all kind. I help people release their blockages so they can free themselves and continue to live their lives to the fullest.
(612) 712-5203
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
SESSIONS AVAILABLE REMOTELY OR IN PERSON! You know by now that the process of transitioning through whatever situation you are dealing with in your life can be very difficult and painful. Partnering with a professional will help you go through the stormy waters, managing the difficulties and the pain, accessing the resources you really need to get out of the storm. My areas of expertise are difficulties in relationships (family, parent-child, couples), loss of motivation, anxiety, stress, and fears or all kind. I help people release their blockages so they can free themselves and continue to live their lives to the fullest.
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Jeff Glover
Counselor, MA, LPCC, LADC Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I specialize with substance abuse/addiction, eating disorders, and co-occurring mental health diagnosis such anxiety, depression and trauma. This includes family members. When you're not sure if it's really a problem but you're open to exploring it; when you're pretty sure it's a problem but you need help figuring out what's next; when you know it's a problem but you've struggled to find a way out.... I understand the concerns very well, professionally and personally, and I can help orient you, figure out where you want things to be, and help you develop a plan to get there.
(612) 261-1928
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
I specialize with substance abuse/addiction, eating disorders, and co-occurring mental health diagnosis such anxiety, depression and trauma. This includes family members. When you're not sure if it's really a problem but you're open to exploring it; when you're pretty sure it's a problem but you need help figuring out what's next; when you know it's a problem but you've struggled to find a way out.... I understand the concerns very well, professionally and personally, and I can help orient you, figure out where you want things to be, and help you develop a plan to get there.
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Stacie Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, CCTP, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
Struggling to keep a happy marriage, trying to parent in a world of competition for your child's attention, poor self image, traumatic childhood experiences, addiction, abuse, feeling broken...feeling stuck...I can help. Through evidence based therapies, techniques, and collaboration, we will take healing steps together to improve function, quality of life and relationships and heightened sense of health in self and connection with others. We need to identify our wounds so we can surrender the wounds to our Father God, the Healer. We need to identify our needs to Christ Jesus who promises to meet all of our needs.
(928) 260-0310
Verified
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Office is near:
Brainerd, MN 56401
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
Struggling to keep a happy marriage, trying to parent in a world of competition for your child's attention, poor self image, traumatic childhood experiences, addiction, abuse, feeling broken...feeling stuck...I can help. Through evidence based therapies, techniques, and collaboration, we will take healing steps together to improve function, quality of life and relationships and heightened sense of health in self and connection with others. We need to identify our wounds so we can surrender the wounds to our Father God, the Healer. We need to identify our needs to Christ Jesus who promises to meet all of our needs.

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Therapists in Brainerd are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Brainerd. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Brainerd

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