Therapists in Deer River, MN

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Janine A Hill
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Deer River, MN 56636
In the last 24 years I have worked with clients who have sought to make changes in their lives. I have extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, relationship issues and grief and loss. My passion is helping individuals, families and couples find ways which support the desired growth and change they are seeking. I focus on individual, couple or family strengths brought into sessions as a building place for the onset of healing and change to take place. My collaborative and straightforward approach with clients has empowered them to take needed steps to achieve their goals.
In the last 24 years I have worked with clients who have sought to make changes in their lives. I have extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, relationship issues and grief and loss. My passion is helping individuals, families and couples find ways which support the desired growth and change they are seeking. I focus on individual, couple or family strengths brought into sessions as a building place for the onset of healing and change to take place. My collaborative and straightforward approach with clients has empowered them to take needed steps to achieve their goals.
(218) 228-0016 View (218) 228-0016

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Bobbi Jo Hamilton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LGSW
Verified Verified
New York Mills, MN 56567
Hello, I'm Bobbi Jo, a clinical therapist who embarked on this path in my late thirties. Initially specializing in children's therapy, I have since broadened my practice to include working with adult women. My personal journey, filled with highs and lows, led me to pursue a career in mental health therapy. I am dedicated to assisting individuals in finding inner peace, particularly working with Neurodivergent individuals and doing trauma work. Through this experience, I've learned the significance of self-care, patience, and acceptance, which has guided me to a nurturing community.
Hello, I'm Bobbi Jo, a clinical therapist who embarked on this path in my late thirties. Initially specializing in children's therapy, I have since broadened my practice to include working with adult women. My personal journey, filled with highs and lows, led me to pursue a career in mental health therapy. I am dedicated to assisting individuals in finding inner peace, particularly working with Neurodivergent individuals and doing trauma work. Through this experience, I've learned the significance of self-care, patience, and acceptance, which has guided me to a nurturing community.
(218) 695-8884 View (218) 695-8884
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Ande Nelson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
Waitlist for new clients
My ideal client might be afraid to begin with. They may think I will tell them they are crazy, or look at them in shock for what they tell me. When I reassure them their trauma has taken a toll, but they are not crazy, and I can help them, they will relax. They will learn to trust me and open up. By opening up about their lives and what they have been through and working through their trauma, they will come out on the other side realizing they no longer need to experience the pain, and can experience the joy they always strived for.
My ideal client might be afraid to begin with. They may think I will tell them they are crazy, or look at them in shock for what they tell me. When I reassure them their trauma has taken a toll, but they are not crazy, and I can help them, they will relax. They will learn to trust me and open up. By opening up about their lives and what they have been through and working through their trauma, they will come out on the other side realizing they no longer need to experience the pain, and can experience the joy they always strived for.
(218) 321-6133 View (218) 321-6133
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Calm Waters Therapy, LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Virginia, MN 55792
Providing individual (adults) and couples therapy and diagnostic assessments. Experienced in outpatient, inpatient, residential, in-school, and in-home therapy settings. Experienced in co-facilitating MI/CD groups (mental illness/chemical dependency) and rehabilitation (previous work in CTSS, ARMHS, and ACT). 22 years experience working in human services; 17 years experience working in mental health.
Providing individual (adults) and couples therapy and diagnostic assessments. Experienced in outpatient, inpatient, residential, in-school, and in-home therapy settings. Experienced in co-facilitating MI/CD groups (mental illness/chemical dependency) and rehabilitation (previous work in CTSS, ARMHS, and ACT). 22 years experience working in human services; 17 years experience working in mental health.
(218) 296-9044 View (218) 296-9044
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Heather Cronemiller
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LICSW, CSAT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bemidji, MN 56601  (Online Only)
No matter what you do to stop the cycle of falling in love with the wrong people, having emotional or sexual affairs, or creating fantasy relationships in your head, you find yourself right back where you started. You feel like you've lost control and have a constant war going on in your head. You are living a double life and it's eating you alive. You are sick of the stress you're under to constantly hide your phone because you don't want your partner to find out about this second life. As a specialist in healthy sexuality and relationships, I can help you get off your current rollercoaster.
No matter what you do to stop the cycle of falling in love with the wrong people, having emotional or sexual affairs, or creating fantasy relationships in your head, you find yourself right back where you started. You feel like you've lost control and have a constant war going on in your head. You are living a double life and it's eating you alive. You are sick of the stress you're under to constantly hide your phone because you don't want your partner to find out about this second life. As a specialist in healthy sexuality and relationships, I can help you get off your current rollercoaster.
(218) 460-3819 View (218) 460-3819
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Wishing Well Therapy Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baxter, MN 56425
Dedicated to women's holistic well-being, I specialize in addressing the unique challenges faced by women aged 15 and up. Through a blend of compassion, understanding, and a touch of humor, I focus on the complexities of life through the female lens. I work to support clients in navigating different life stages, learn strategies to help improve relationships, process trauma, break unhealthy generational patterns, understand our own mental health and how it may change throughout the course of our lifetimes all while gaining healthy coping skills and working to find the true meaning of love for ourselves and others.
Dedicated to women's holistic well-being, I specialize in addressing the unique challenges faced by women aged 15 and up. Through a blend of compassion, understanding, and a touch of humor, I focus on the complexities of life through the female lens. I work to support clients in navigating different life stages, learn strategies to help improve relationships, process trauma, break unhealthy generational patterns, understand our own mental health and how it may change throughout the course of our lifetimes all while gaining healthy coping skills and working to find the true meaning of love for ourselves and others.
(218) 203-4048 View (218) 203-4048
September Prushek
MS
Verified Verified
Baxter, MN 56425
September is a compassionate and authentic clinician who approaches each session with a strengths-based and client-centered approach. She is often described as creating an open and warm atmosphere for clients to share their unique stories. But fear not! Expect delicate and challenging nudges toward personal awareness and growth intertwined throughout the therapeutic experience. September believes each individual has an inner wisdom and intuition creating space to tap into this knowledge of self, connection with others, and her clients' meaning within the world.
September is a compassionate and authentic clinician who approaches each session with a strengths-based and client-centered approach. She is often described as creating an open and warm atmosphere for clients to share their unique stories. But fear not! Expect delicate and challenging nudges toward personal awareness and growth intertwined throughout the therapeutic experience. September believes each individual has an inner wisdom and intuition creating space to tap into this knowledge of self, connection with others, and her clients' meaning within the world.
(218) 300-2144 View (218) 300-2144
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Savannah Johnson
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LAMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Duluth, MN 55802
Our journey through life can be difficult and scary. As a therapist and as a human being, I want you to feel welcomed, safe, and heard. I value the importance of creating a non-judgemental, open space where everyone can share their vulnerabilities, struggles, resiliency, and stories. Everyone has their own unique story. Our stories are what makes us who we are. You are truly the expert of your own life, and I will walk alongside you, listen with empathy, and meet you where you are at. You do not have to face it alone.
Our journey through life can be difficult and scary. As a therapist and as a human being, I want you to feel welcomed, safe, and heard. I value the importance of creating a non-judgemental, open space where everyone can share their vulnerabilities, struggles, resiliency, and stories. Everyone has their own unique story. Our stories are what makes us who we are. You are truly the expert of your own life, and I will walk alongside you, listen with empathy, and meet you where you are at. You do not have to face it alone.
(218) 379-4024 View (218) 379-4024
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Patrick Aleknavicius
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
I am a firm believer in thorough evaluation early on in the therapy process. I frequently use my expertise in psychological testing to assist in this diagnostic process to ensure the most effective and appropriate treatments are used. While the human condition allows for great challenges and pain, it also allows for miraculous opportunities for healing and growth. Therapy is a collaborative relationship. I focus treatment on a combination of providing information, skill building, and evidence based treatments. Being tech-interested also helps me connect with younger clients, and bridge the gap of resistance to change or getting help.
I am a firm believer in thorough evaluation early on in the therapy process. I frequently use my expertise in psychological testing to assist in this diagnostic process to ensure the most effective and appropriate treatments are used. While the human condition allows for great challenges and pain, it also allows for miraculous opportunities for healing and growth. Therapy is a collaborative relationship. I focus treatment on a combination of providing information, skill building, and evidence based treatments. Being tech-interested also helps me connect with younger clients, and bridge the gap of resistance to change or getting help.
(218) 491-0746 View (218) 491-0746
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Alex E Ross
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55811
Waitlist for new clients
I currently enjoy and have experience working with individuals of varying ages in providing services to address trauma with children, adolescents and adults as well as other stressors that may result in anxiety or other concerns. I am trained in evidenced based practices such as EMDR, CPT and TF-CBT and work with individuals to determine what is the best fit. My approach to therapy is to determine with clients and families what will be most helpful for the specific life circumstances and to meet them where they are in life.
I currently enjoy and have experience working with individuals of varying ages in providing services to address trauma with children, adolescents and adults as well as other stressors that may result in anxiety or other concerns. I am trained in evidenced based practices such as EMDR, CPT and TF-CBT and work with individuals to determine what is the best fit. My approach to therapy is to determine with clients and families what will be most helpful for the specific life circumstances and to meet them where they are in life.
(218) 322-1745 View (218) 322-1745
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Rebecca A Koskiniemi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
New York Mills, MN 56567  (Online Only)
Life is a challenge and everyone handles it differently. People experience different challenges and sometimes need someone to assist them on the journey. That is where I come in, to walk beside you and make your journey the best it can be. One of the first areas people struggle in when dealing with life issues is their sleep. Unable to shut the mind down due to stress, anxiety or any other reason? Or feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, having nightmares? Everyone wants to find peace, to enjoy life and live it to its greatest potential.
Life is a challenge and everyone handles it differently. People experience different challenges and sometimes need someone to assist them on the journey. That is where I come in, to walk beside you and make your journey the best it can be. One of the first areas people struggle in when dealing with life issues is their sleep. Unable to shut the mind down due to stress, anxiety or any other reason? Or feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, having nightmares? Everyone wants to find peace, to enjoy life and live it to its greatest potential.
(218) 736-9415 View (218) 736-9415
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Bruce Beaman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSEd, LMFT
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802  (Online Only)
Thank you for taking the time to visit this page. I hope what you find here feels right for you. Everyone has basic human needs such as being heard and understood, affirmed, included, loved, and safe. These are met through healthy relationships with the world around us and form the foundation of our personal health and well-being. In meeting our needs, our behavior is purposeful, and no one sets out to fail. Therapy is a process of discovery, or re-discovery, of how to be our best selves and achieve a more satisfying, fulfilling, and enriched life.
Thank you for taking the time to visit this page. I hope what you find here feels right for you. Everyone has basic human needs such as being heard and understood, affirmed, included, loved, and safe. These are met through healthy relationships with the world around us and form the foundation of our personal health and well-being. In meeting our needs, our behavior is purposeful, and no one sets out to fail. Therapy is a process of discovery, or re-discovery, of how to be our best selves and achieve a more satisfying, fulfilling, and enriched life.
(218) 376-7048 View (218) 376-7048
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Kristy L Heidenreich
Counselor, MSEd, LPC-IT, (WI)
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
Our world is complex and navigating it can feel overwhelming. The only constant is change and sometimes it can be hard to know what’s next. Is it any surprise that we sometimes get stuck? I work with couples, individuals, and families and help them work through difficult times by creating new paths.
Our world is complex and navigating it can feel overwhelming. The only constant is change and sometimes it can be hard to know what’s next. Is it any surprise that we sometimes get stuck? I work with couples, individuals, and families and help them work through difficult times by creating new paths.
(218) 558-0127 View (218) 558-0127
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Rita Anderson - Wellness Matters
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPCC, LADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Waitlist for new clients
Do you feel stuck? Are you a therapist, nurse, doctor, educator or other professional struggling to manage stress? At Wellness Matters LLC, we take a practical approach to therapy. We quickly identify key concerns that can be targeted for immediate improvement. We are proficient in coping skill development for health and happiness. We help “pull back the curtain” on unhelpful thinking patterns and maladaptive interpersonal dynamics. We help highlight choice points for experimenting with new behaviors with the goal of improving functioning and increasing joy.
Do you feel stuck? Are you a therapist, nurse, doctor, educator or other professional struggling to manage stress? At Wellness Matters LLC, we take a practical approach to therapy. We quickly identify key concerns that can be targeted for immediate improvement. We are proficient in coping skill development for health and happiness. We help “pull back the curtain” on unhelpful thinking patterns and maladaptive interpersonal dynamics. We help highlight choice points for experimenting with new behaviors with the goal of improving functioning and increasing joy.
(218) 366-8697 View (218) 366-8697
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Dr. Heather Rose-Carlson
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hermantown, MN 55811
I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families with all types of relationship and mental health issues. All of us bring positive and negative aspects of ourselves into our relationships and our work. I often find that people get stuck using behaviors or having expectations that may have worked well in past situations, such as childhood or previous relationships, but do not work well in their current situation. Often the goal in therapy is to identify what is and what is not working, and then build healthy and effective thoughts and behaviors.
I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families with all types of relationship and mental health issues. All of us bring positive and negative aspects of ourselves into our relationships and our work. I often find that people get stuck using behaviors or having expectations that may have worked well in past situations, such as childhood or previous relationships, but do not work well in their current situation. Often the goal in therapy is to identify what is and what is not working, and then build healthy and effective thoughts and behaviors.
(218) 666-8932 View (218) 666-8932
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Well
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LMFT
Verified Verified
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Well was created with the purpose of helping individuals, couples, and families grow independently and as a whole.  We realize that life has its challenges and can sometimes feel overwhelming and unrelenting, which may leave us feeling hopeless.  Other times life may have us feeling stuck and needing someone to walk along side us as we seek understanding.  
Well was created with the purpose of helping individuals, couples, and families grow independently and as a whole.  We realize that life has its challenges and can sometimes feel overwhelming and unrelenting, which may leave us feeling hopeless.  Other times life may have us feeling stuck and needing someone to walk along side us as we seek understanding.  
(218) 322-1293 View (218) 322-1293
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Darra Bonham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
It can be difficult to reach out for help, so I commend you for taking that first step. In my practice at Kind Mind, I see adults and couples. As well, I am EMDR trained with a focus on decreasing symptoms of trauma, depression, and anxiety, and use therapy and EMDR to desensitize and reprocess narratives that are hindering you. We might explore the origins of your current beliefs and behaviors in order to better understand the dynamics of your experiences and how they may have shaped your perception of yourself and the world around you. We can then identify what beliefs are no longer serving you well.
It can be difficult to reach out for help, so I commend you for taking that first step. In my practice at Kind Mind, I see adults and couples. As well, I am EMDR trained with a focus on decreasing symptoms of trauma, depression, and anxiety, and use therapy and EMDR to desensitize and reprocess narratives that are hindering you. We might explore the origins of your current beliefs and behaviors in order to better understand the dynamics of your experiences and how they may have shaped your perception of yourself and the world around you. We can then identify what beliefs are no longer serving you well.
(218) 274-8358 View (218) 274-8358
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Claire Montgomery
Counselor, MS, LPCC
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
I believe for better and for worse, we need humans. The for better, when we are living in healthy connected relationships, that generally feels good for us. The for worse, it’s really hard to human with other humans, and this is often a source of our distress. As a therapist, I help clients better understand their past and present relational patterns. I help clients find healing to empower them to show up as their authentic selves. Therapy can be so ambiguous at times. It is for this reason I provide individuals with the brain science of how we interact in the world while helping them set clear, realistic goals in their lives.
I believe for better and for worse, we need humans. The for better, when we are living in healthy connected relationships, that generally feels good for us. The for worse, it’s really hard to human with other humans, and this is often a source of our distress. As a therapist, I help clients better understand their past and present relational patterns. I help clients find healing to empower them to show up as their authentic selves. Therapy can be so ambiguous at times. It is for this reason I provide individuals with the brain science of how we interact in the world while helping them set clear, realistic goals in their lives.
(218) 277-5971 View (218) 277-5971
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Zoe Bertz
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Duluth, MN 55802
Hi! My name is Zoё. I am a pre-licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Life is filled with challenges and you don't have to go it alone. When we work together, you can expect a safe place where you will be heard and validated, a place where you are comfortable exploring your strengths, building resilience, becoming empowered, and finding balance. I believe healing happens in safe spaces. I also understand that people are more than the problems they are experiencing. I support and guide individuals, couples, families, and adolescents who are navigating life’s challenges.
Hi! My name is Zoё. I am a pre-licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Life is filled with challenges and you don't have to go it alone. When we work together, you can expect a safe place where you will be heard and validated, a place where you are comfortable exploring your strengths, building resilience, becoming empowered, and finding balance. I believe healing happens in safe spaces. I also understand that people are more than the problems they are experiencing. I support and guide individuals, couples, families, and adolescents who are navigating life’s challenges.
(218) 514-6557 View (218) 514-6557
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Amanda Weaver
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
I am passionate about supporting people with anxiety, trauma, teaching coping skills for life transitions, and navigating challenging relationships. I am also comfortable with spiritual topics. I cultivate a non judgmental, shame free environment, and want every person to feel accepted in my space, because change happens when people are free to be as open as possible. I model this behavior in my own life, striving to live life authentically. I recognize that it takes trust and strong personal connection in order to do this in therapy, and I work hard to help my clients feel safe and open.
I am passionate about supporting people with anxiety, trauma, teaching coping skills for life transitions, and navigating challenging relationships. I am also comfortable with spiritual topics. I cultivate a non judgmental, shame free environment, and want every person to feel accepted in my space, because change happens when people are free to be as open as possible. I model this behavior in my own life, striving to live life authentically. I recognize that it takes trust and strong personal connection in order to do this in therapy, and I work hard to help my clients feel safe and open.
(218) 693-3923 View (218) 693-3923

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How can I find a therapist in Deer River?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.