Counseling in Park Rapids & Bemidji

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Lake Country Associates provides counseling and support for people of all ages.  Our experienced therapists can help your family improve communication and move forward in a positive direction.  We can assist people in dealing with trauma, depression, chemical dependency, anxiety, bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions.  Our therapists serve children, teens, adults, couples and families in a confidential and supportive environment.Peaceful rock scene

Established in 2009, Lake Country Associates is committed to providing comprehensive, ethical services to our clientele, our referral sources, and the communities we serve.  Our staff of professionals take pride in tailoring their work to meet the needs of the individual.

How can we help?

Lake Country Associates provides a broad array of services to persons of all ages from early childhood to mature adulthood including:

Our experienced staff of counselors provide therapeutic services at our offices in Park Rapids, Bemidji and Menahga, MN.  ARMHS Practitioners serve program recipients within a 30 mile radius of Park Rapids and Bemidji.

Adult and Children’s Psychiatric services are provided by the Rural Psychiatric Associates (RPA) at our Park Rapids office.  Psychiatrists from RPA are available by appointment 1-2 days a week, most often through telemedicine.  For more information or to schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist, call the Rural Psychiatric Associates directly at 701-732-2500 or visit their website at:  http://www.centerforpsychiatriccare.com/

Insurance

We accept most public and private insurances. We also contract with Employers Assistance Programs (EAP).

Lake Country Associates is a host site for the National Health Service Corp (NHSC) and is proud to offer affordable services, which include a sliding fee scale for those who qualify.

Feedback from LCA clients:

I am so thankful I was directed here!

My counselor helps me out when I need it most.  I can always count on them to say the right things, even when I don't want to hear it.

My therapist was very, very kind and is an awesome problem solver.

Easy to work with.  You can tell they genuinely care about their clients.

I appreciated being treated normally, even though I was getting help with a difficult situation.

Meeting with my therapist has been making my life and relationships a lot less stressful.

Everyone was very helpful.  I'm glad I called to get help!

I have a great therapist.  I appreciate her assistance!

It is a very comfortable atmosphere.  Everyone is flexible and understanding!

They were open to my opinion of which counselor I see.

I had a person to talk with about my problems and my problems are getting better.

Listens to both my child and me.  Getting us through some very difficult times with care and compassion.

They matched me with the perfect therapist!

I appreciate the text/phone reminders.

My therapist is great!  Of all the therapists we've had over the years, she understands our family and kids the best.  Very helpful!

My child's therapist is awesome!  So helpful and relates well to the whole family.

Her thoughtfulness and her knowledge of helping people with depression is what I need to achieve my goals!

Location is great and the staff is excellent with customer service.  Therapy is also professional and comfortable.

I love the comfortable feel in the office.

My children's counselors are awesome.  I've seen huge progress in both my kids.

Good location, feels very professional and confidential!

She's thinking through things with me instead of just giving directions.  It shows that she cares.

My therapist is a life saver! :-)

I always feel that my therapist is listening to what I have to say and helping me come up with practical ways to deal with things.

Easy to get to.  Very friendly people willing to help.

The receptionist knew my name after the second visit...very friendly!

My son and daughter are making steps toward our family goals!

Friendly and helpful atmosphere.  Feel at ease walking in.

I like that the staff are flexible with scheduling.

My therapist understands my child's needs and listens.

Greatly appreciate having the option of Christian Counseling and being able to filter issues through that lens!

Very welcoming place.  We love our therapist!

I'm so appreciative of my therapist's knowledge, skill and understanding.

All the staff were friendly and helpful.  They answered all my questions.

Quick and easy to get an appointment.  Friendly, helpful staff.

They work with your schedule and do whatever they can to help you.

The appointment times work well with my schedule.  My children get along well with their therapists.

I found scheduling flexible to my needs.

My ARMHS staff is awesome!  She has helped me make progress in many areas of my life.  I have better relationships now.

Therapy at LCA has helped my progress immensely!

I love coming to LCA.  Everybody is so friendly and make you feel so much better.

The staff have good attitudes and open minds.

Our counselor wanted to meet our entire family to find out how to better help our son.  She offered lots of suggestions and things to help us in the long term.

Talking with my therapist is helping, instead of holding it all in.

The receptionist staff have been amazing.  They are friendly and caring.  You can tell they enjoy their job.

The staff members are always well informed and ready to help/answer questions.

Easy to work with.  Made me feel comfortable!

When we come in for an appointment, the reception staff always has a friendly smile on her face.

You are all warm, welcoming and so very helpful!  Thank you!!

They gave me hope for the future.  Life saving.

The front desk staff had a positive attitude and was patient with me.

Resources

LCA Brochure

May 2022 Activities Calendar

Community Resource List

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Office Hours

Park Rapids Office

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Wednesday
    8:00 to 7:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 1:00

Bemidji Office

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 12:00

Menahga Office

  • Open by appointment

LCA offices may be closed over the noon hour. 

Important Numbers

Park Rapids Office Phone:
218-366-9229

Bemidji Office Phone:
218-444-2233

Menahga Office Phone:
218-564-9229

LCA Fax Number (all offices):

218-237-2520

24-Hour Crisis Line:
800-422-0045