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You likely have been thinking about seeing a counselor for a while. You’ve been trying to move your emotions to a better place, but now you realize you can no longer do this alone. Psychotherapy can be hard and painful work as you struggle with the depths of depression or anxiety, recover from losses that have knocked you down…

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Marriage Counseling

You probably never thought your most important relationship would get to this point. Whether it is because of an affair, conflict that never seems to end, or financial strains tearing you apart, you are here because you still hope that someone will help you find your way back to the loving intimacy you both deserve.

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Family Therapy

In our fast-paced, electronic world, family life has never been more stressful. So many families are struggling to stay connected in real time, not just electronic time. Our therapists will help you work together as a family to identify the problems that are tearing you apart.

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Teen Counseling

The world has changed rapidly in the past few years, with increasing numbers of young adults returning home to live with their parents. At the same time, we are seeing our teens grow up far too quickly, thrown into adult situations without the maturity or resources to navigate them effectively…

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Parent Coaching

No one ever told you that parenting was going to be this painful, did they? Schools do not require us to complete a Parenting 101 class, do they? So where were you supposed to learn how to do this? If you are struggling at any stage of your parenting journey.

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Depression Treatment

Did it sneak up on you? Or did you wake up one morning and just not want to get out of bed? Depression is one of the mental health issues that can be life threatening. Do not wait to talk with someone about feeling sad, hopeless, helpless, or angry almost all of the time...

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Anxiety Treatment

Are you a chronic worrier? Do you dread being seen in public? Are you constantly checking to make sure everything is okay? Or, do you simply have a general uneasiness and a sense that something is wrong? These are basic symptoms of anxiety that suggest you need to talk to someone about whether there are other signs of an anxiety disorder. 

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Special Child Parenting

  Parenting children with special needs is challenging and joyously hard work.  If you have a child of any age with autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, serious health complications, other learning challenges,  we want you to know  -- You are not alone!

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Counseling Psychologists of Woodbury brings to you a team of licensed mental health professionals with over 110 years of combined experience. When you choose our therapists to help you overcome the problems that prevent you from feeling peace and joy, you are choosing professionals who will join with you in a journey back to yourself and the people you love. Let us help you discover the answers and the peace that you are hoping to find. Our work is healing, empowering and transforming.

Finding the right psychotherapist

We want you to know that when you choose to work with one of our

  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors
  • Psychotherapists who are Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers

you are working with a team of competent, dynamic, powerful and caring professionals.  We would feel honored to join you in your journey back to yourself, whether that be as you

  • recover from the depths of depression
  • find peace far away from symptoms of anxiety
  • rediscover the loving feelings you have in your marriage
  • learn to communicate more effectively with the people you love so deeply

Each of our therapists is a licensed professional with years of experience helping people just like you to fight depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, and a host of other mental health challenges.  Whether you or your loved ones are looking to recover from a recent trauma or childhood trauma, an extramarital affair or a painful power struggle with a loved one, a job loss or school failure, we are here to help you get back to the life you want.  Let us help you transform your life as you work to discover the answers you seek and the peace you have been hoping to find.

Our work is



Transforming Lives

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Minnesota Psychological Association Elects Dr. Robin McLeod as 2016 President

St. Paul, MN – January 5, 2015 - Robin McLeod, PhD, Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota, and the founder and owner of Counseling Psychologists of Woodbury & St. Paul, has been elected 2016 president of the Minnesota Psychological Association.  Dr. McLeod was elected by the membership of MPA, and will be serving a three-year term, beginning in January, 2015.  She will serve as MPA’s president-elect in 2015, as president in 2016, and as immediate past president in 2017.

Recently named as volunteer of the month, MPA congratulated McLeod, saying, “Dr. McLeod brings visionary strategic thinking, innovative ideas, and incredible energy to the MPA board, and she is poised to take the organization to the next level in her presidential role.”

In addition to her clinical work with clients at Counseling Psychologists of Woodbury & St. Paul, McLeod also is an adjunct assistant professor in the Doctor of Psychology program on the Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Mary’s where she teaches advanced doctoral students about the contemporary issues of practicing psychology.

In her candidacy statement, McLeod stated that she chose to run for the office of president-elect of MPA because she believes that MPA is poised to serve all psychologists in Minnesota in vitally important ways in the next few years. “We are living in exciting times to be psychologists.  The healthcare marketplace is changing.  Technologies available to psychologists are advancing at a rapid pace.  Laws and regulations for the practice of psychology are evolving, and the field of psychology is evolving as well,” Dr. McLeod stated.  “I believe that now, perhaps more than ever before, psychologists must unite as a profession so that we are on the proactive side of these changes.  We need to share resources, knowledge and expertise with each other as we all face changes in what we do as psychologists, and MPA should be at the forefront.”

As she begins her service in this leadership role within MPA, Dr. McLeod’s hopes are that the general public will increasingly turn to MPA for information about mental health, that physicians will understand the added value brought to their patients by addressing mental health issues, and that psychologists will work together to meet the challenges of a changing healthcare marketplace in Minnesota. 

The Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA) is a non-profit, professional association for licensed psychologists and others affiliated with the delivery of psychological services in Minnesota.  The mission of MPA is “To serve the science of psychology and its applications throughout Minnesota so the interests of public welfare and psychologists are mutually enhanced.”  

Dr. McLeod received her PhD from the University of Minnesota, with a focus on counseling psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology.  She founded Counseling Psychologists of Woodbury in 1995, and opened a second mental health office, Counseling Psychologists of St. Paul, in the Highland area of St. Paul in April of 2014.  Counseling Psychologists of Woodbury & St. Paul are multidisciplinary behavioral health clinics providing counseling and psychological services to people of all ages who are struggling with a broad range of mental health concerns.