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Find Parenting Therapists & Counselors in Shakopee, MN.

 

Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. Whether you are located in downtown Shakopee, the suburbs of Shakopee, other nearby places such as Burnsville, Bloomington, or anywhere else in Minnesota, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Kari Gritz
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I am comfortable in helping anyone from any culture, religion, orientation or nationality to work to achieve wellness in mind, body and spirit. My passion is to help people understand their own needs and do self-care with zero guilt or shame. ​


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I am comfortable in helping anyone from any culture, religion, orientation or nationality to work to achieve wellness in mind, body and spirit. My passion is to help people understand their own needs and do self-care with zero guilt or shame. ​

Something to know about my approach is:

I am an upbeat personality with a passion to help people grow. I approach health and wellness from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective. My goal is to help you find your best quality of life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional regulation
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
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Shannon Wohlman
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Walk the path of healing through humor, validation, and challenges. We will talk about family of origin, current life stress (including the impact of current events), and trauma as identified by you.


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Together, we will:

Walk the path of healing through humor, validation, and challenges. We will talk about family of origin, current life stress (including the impact of current events), and trauma as identified by you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe you are the professional of your own life, and my job is to help you find the path that you want to be on. I try to balance compassion and empathy with direct challenges. I also integrate DBT skills with most of my work.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging Parents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Birth trauma
  • Borderline Personality
  • Couples Therapy
  • Court Ordered Therapy
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • EMDR
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Family Planning
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • New Parent
  • Parenthood
  • Parenting Skills
  • paternal mental health
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • Racial justice
  • Racism
  • Religious Trauma
  • Teen/young pregnancy and motherhood
  • Trauma
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Shannon Wohlman remote and phone therapy in Minnesota
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Dr. Leyla Mansur
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Strengthen your relationships, uncover the roots of your dissatisfaction, develop more self-compassion, coping strategies, & find greater life balance. There is no one size fits all and therapy is individualized for each client.


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Together, we will:

Strengthen your relationships, uncover the roots of your dissatisfaction, develop more self-compassion, coping strategies, & find greater life balance. There is no one size fits all and therapy is individualized for each client.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will work collaboratively to identify aspects of your life where you need support. It's very normal to be curious or have questions about this process. Please email or call if you'd like to learn more about working together!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adulting
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Family Planning
  • Fatherhood
  • Life Transitions
  • Motherhood
  • New Parent
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Young Adults
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Dr. Leyla Mansur remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Jennifer Diamond
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Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is integrative & holistic. I've trained in many approaches to talk therapy as well as EMDR, and when useful, I draw upon mindfulness tools developed from decades studying & teaching yoga & meditation. I'm also a trained divorce mediator.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Co-parenting
  • Dating and Romance
  • Divorce and Separation
  • EMDR
  • Parenting
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Jennifer Diamond remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Carol O'Saben
Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's Issues
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Carol O'Saben remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia