Franklin Family Services is a group of highly skilled therapists with a broad array of training and specialization to meet the variety of needs of our clients. Whether needing counseling for depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, OCD, marriage and/or family conflict or other life stressors, we are here to help. For over 20 years, Franklin Family Counseling and Therapy Services has assisted children, adolescents, adults, couples and families live happier more content lives.
We understand that seeking a counselor or therapist can sometimes feel intimidating, so we want to assure you that we will listen compassionately and then collaborate with you to create options toward meeting the goals you establish. This approach assures our clients leadership and ownership in their counseling journey.
Franklin Family Services diverse group of therapists offer a wide range of expertise. Whether you are seeking Christian counseling, GBLT counseling, addiction counseling, or marriage counseling we have a therapist who is right for you. We also have therapists who are trained and certified in EMDR and Biofeedback and SAP/DUI assessments.
Our team of experts are dedicated to providing each of our patients with high-quality care so that they receive the best service possible in St. Louis Park.
Our staff is trained and knowledgeable about the latest procedures, tools, and techniques to properly care for our patients.
Each of our patients requires something different and we are focused on meeting their individual needs with a customized treatment plan.
Joan is a Licensed Psychologist and has worked with individuals, families and couples for 25 years. She is trained in Adlerian Psychotherapy and has extensive experience in workiing with addicitions, anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder.
Amanda is a Licensed and Marriage therapist. Her areas of focus is in depression/anxiety, and self injurious behavior. Utilizing traditional talk therapy and evidence based practices. She is trained in DBT, CBT, and EMDR. She offers an open, non-judgemental place to share hard life stories while helping to develop skills to manage mental health symptoms.
I offer a down to earth approach to psychotherapy. Life can move quickly and one can find themselves in situations without much time for self reflection. Our time together can provide a safe place for you to slow down and gain understanding. Together, we can work on building skills to help increase your enjoyment in life. I help individuals understand their chemical use, relationship, anxiety, depression and childhood issues.
I work with individual adults. I use a variety of techniques in my practice depending on the personality and needs of the client. My goal is to provide a supportive and collaborative relationship. I help clients address symptoms and problems that interfere with life and cause distress, I have experience working with a range of issues, including, depression, trauma, anxiety, life transitions, and substance abuse. I am trained in EMDR.
Beth Ann specializes in personal growth and empowerment, partnering and relationship development, inner conflict resolution, parenting, spirituality, life transitions, religious and spiritual reconciliation, sexuality, gender identity concerns, and women’s issues. She will explore these as well as other areas of concern with you.
Peter works with both children and adults by using biofeedback as a part of his psychotherapy approach. He has been with Franklin Family Services since 2010. Biofeedback includes soothing computer programs, music, and fun games you control with brainwave patterns that show inner brain activity. In the biofeedback process, the computer program rewards clients for keeping certain brain states while they play games, watch movies, or interact with other relaxing media.
William offers a relaxed, down to earth approach to therapy. Life can present you situations that are unexpected, stressful, and hard to navigate through. Having a safe place to come and work on those issues are important to his therapy process. He will provide encouragement and work with you on the ability to slow down and gain understanding of the deeper issues in your life and what can be done on a day-to- day basis to achieve new and positive life goals for each individual.
Therapy offers an opportunity for personal growth and change. There are definitely times when life can seem really overwhelming. Life transitions, grief, aging parents or feelings of anxiety and depression are just some of the situations that may prompt you to seek support. Judy can help. She possesses a kind and empathetic approach to help guide you as you gain new perspectives and discover ways of approaching and managing your individual challenges.
Life is challenging! Underlying issues and external stressors can make itdifficult to cope. Whether it be past trauma, mood issues, lifetransitioning or substance use causing distortions anddisconnections, psychotherapy can help you move thru these challenges
Dominique is an experienced psychotherapist who has a master’s degree in Adlerian Counseling andPsychotherapy. Along with being a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapyand the Minnesota Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, she is a Certified Positive DisciplineParent Educator. Although Dominique specializes in working with families and treating couples, childrenand teens, she works with individuals as well.
Elliesha is an experienced psychotherapist who has a master’s degree in Adlerian Psychotherapy with an emphasis in Art Therapy and Clinical Mental Health. She believes it is valuable to meet each individual's unique needs by creating and holding space to simply be heard, develop skills, create lifestyle changes, process emotions and behaviors, and develop personal identity, self-esteem, and a sense of belonging.
Tori is licensed as a professional clinical counselor and registered as an art therapist. Tori holds a Master's Degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy with an emphasis in Art Therapy from Adler Graduate School.
Daniel specializes in helping couples and individuals suffering stress and anxiety, marriage and family conflicts, grief and loss as well as spiritual concerns related to personal meaning and purpose in relationships and vocation.