About me

I am licensed in Minnesota with 38 years of professional work experience as well as before that, I got licensed as a school psychologist; worked as a youth minister, and raised three fine, well-adjusted children. I work with school-aged kids, middle schoolers, high school and college students. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 38

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video



MN Psychologist 2992


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Mark Thelen. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Teen Counseling might be different.

Written on Sep 21, 2023 after therapy with Mark for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief

Dr. Thielen is a fantastic therapist ...feel comfortable talking about anything. Was a little wary about starting therapy since I've never done it before , but im glad I did ...

Written on Sep 01, 2023 after therapy with Mark for 1 month

Compassionate and engaging

Work with me!