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What We Treat – Specialties

Looking for a specific specialty? Choices Psychotherapy offers a range of mental health therapy & psychotherapy services to the Minneapolis, MN area.

View our links below to learn more about the areas we specialize in and the professionals who work in each area, or contact us for more information.


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Generalized Anxiety Disorder, GAD, is an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic anxiety, exaggerated worry, and tension, …read more >

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Attachment is a key element in healthy human development, beginning with the formation of social, nurturing …read more >

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Many children struggle with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. Symptoms include difficulty …read more >

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Autism Spectrum Disorder


Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD’s, are a group of recognized syndromes which are evident in childhood. ASD’s include …read more >

Binge Eating Disorder


Everyone overeats on occasion. But some people lose control while eating. It becomes a regular occurrence …read more >

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Bipolar Disorder


Individuals with Bipolar Disorder also referred to as Manic-Depression, suffer from mood swings. Depressive periods are …read more >

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Blended/Stepfamily Issues


Creating a stepfamily is an adventure based on hope, yet rooted in a history of loss. Successfully, blending families who …read more >

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Borderline Personality Disorder


Is a treatable mental health disorder more commonly diagnosed in women than men. The disorder is most often …read more >

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Chronic Illness/Pain


Coping with chronic illness or pain, whether from a life-long or short-term condition, brings suffering to both the person …read more >

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Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings are usually fleeting and pass within a couple of days …read more >

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Divorce Recovery


No one marries to have it end in divorce. Whether you are seeking a divorce or are faced with one you do not want …read more >

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Domestic Violence


All couples experience differences of opinion and arguing. For some couples, arguing may escalate to yelling or shouting …read more >

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Gender Transition


Many people identify with a different gender than the one they were assigned at birth, and sometimes their gender …read more >

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Grief Management


No matter who you are, life presents grief and loss eventually. Whether dealing with the death of a loved one or other …read more >

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High Risk Behaviors


High Risk Behaviors are often impulsive and damaging, but can be seen as a cry for help when emotions become …read more >

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Identity & Body Image


One of the most important tasks of growing up is discovering who you are (identity) and learning to love yourself …read more >

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Life Transitions


Often time we think of development and growth mostly in terms of children. Development continues across the life …read more >

Men’s Issues


Men have seen changes in society’s expectations of them and their roles during the last several decades …read more >

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorders


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts …read more >

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Post traumatic stress disorder, (PTSD), has a complex and wide ranging set of symptoms. PTSD results when a person …read more >

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Post-Partum Depression


The birth of a baby brings changes not only to the family circle but also physiological changes as the mother’s body …read more >

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Relationship Issues


We spend our days relating to others at home, school, work and in our communities. We relate to our spouses, partners …read more >

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Seasonal Affective Disorder


When the winter arrives, everything becomes much colder, darker and seemingly bleaker. People who suffer from …read more >

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Senior Issues


Advancing in age is a normal life process but sometimes aging presents people with complex challenges that overwhelm …read more >

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Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)


Serious and persistent mental illness, (SPMI), is a group of severe mental health disorders as defined in the Diagnostic …read more >

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Sexual Abuse


Unfortunately, sexual abuse is a reality in our society. It is simply identified as any act of forcing undesired sexual …read more >

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Sexual Dysfunction


One the most difficult things for people to deal with is when sex does not work “right.” This is often because …read more >

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Sexual Orientation Issues (Gay & Lesbian)


At Choices, sex-positivity is a core value. Being part of a stigmatized community can …read more >

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Sexually Diverse Clients (Kink/BDSM/Polyamory)


Sex positivity is a core value here at Choices. We recognize that many clients have been harmed …read more>

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Sleep Issues


Sleep makes us feel better, but its significance goes way beyond just boosting our your mood, …read more >

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Stress Management


Stress is a common reaction to the demands of life. Stress has been shown to impact both emotional and physical …read more >

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Substance Abuse


Problems with chemical use including unhealthy use of alcohol, use of illegal drugs, and/or overuse of prescription …read more >

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Traumatic Loss


Trauma is a term which refers to a person’s response to events which are threatening to a person’s physical, mental …read more >

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Women’s Issues


Seeing life through the lens of a feminine perspective and being sensitive to women’s issues is at the heart …read more >

Meet the team

Our clinical team is diverse and in keeping with our vision this allows for choice. We merge personal background and experience, education, creativity, and passion into a professional vision: commitment to diversity in both theory and practice. We make every effort to assign clinicians with respect to a client’s and/or family’s therapeutic and cultural needs.

Think of us as your cheerleaders on the sidelines. You've seen it, the smile, the simple nod of the head. Small gestures that say: we understand, we are listening and we are here for you. That's who we are.