Find a Therapist
The Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society provides a list of member psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists who are licensed mental health professionals in Minnesota from the fields of Medicine (MD), Psychology (LP), Social Work (LICSW), Marrriage and Family Therapy (MFT), and Professional Counseling (LPCC & LPC).
The different types of therapists in this directory treat a range of problems that interfere with the quality of life of the patient including, but not limited to, depression, trauma, anxiety, behavior problems, personal and work relationship conflicts, ADHD, eating disorders, fears and anger. Therapists work with individuals, couples and families, children, adolescents and adults.
Types of Therapists
All therapists listed have a range of training and education in a variety of theories that assist them in helping patients.
Psychiatrists: A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D.) who has specialized education and training in diagnosing and treating the mind and the brain through the use of medications and/or therapy. Psychiatrists listed here are medical doctors who are specifically trained in psychoanalytic theory and approaches to helping people with mental and emotional problems, and are also licensed to prescribe medications.
Psychologists: A Psychologist (L.P.) has extensive education and training (either a Ph.D., Psy.D.or M.A.) in the understanding of how the mind and brain function throughout life and are licensed to work with patients on a range of therapeutic issues. Some psychologists also conduct psychological testing. Psychologists here are specifically trained in psychoanalytic theory and approaches to helping people.
Clinical Social Workers: A Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is a licensed professional social worker with advanced training in the social, emotional, psychological aspects of the mind in the context of the patient’s life cycle. Clinical social workers also assess and diagnose problems interfering with successful living. Clinical social workers listed here are specifically trained in psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory and approaches to helping people.
Licensed Professional Counselors: Professional Counselors (LPCC & LP) have degrees from University counseling programs, which includes training in the social, emotional, psychological aspects of the mind in the context of the patient’s life cycle. Those listed here have additional training in psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory and approaches to helping people.
Note: The listing of therapeutic expertise is voluntary on the part of the members of the Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society. The Society does not have any ties with any individual member's business except that of membership. Each member of the Society listed in the directory has, in applying for membership, attested to his or her clinical training in these areas, his or her licensure to practice in these areas, and to his or her adherence to the ethical standards of his or her professional group within the State of Minnesota under which he or she is licensed, and to the Standards of Ethics of the American Psychoanalytic Association. The Society does not carry out on-going review of its members regarding these attestations.