About Me

Lyndsey Fraser is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Sex Therapist (CST) providing individual couples and family therapy.  Her areas of speciality are relationships and sexuality. She maintains a private practice in South  Minneapolis,  Minnesota

Lyndsey has over five years experience as a marriage and family therapist working with individuals, couples, and families. She is a graduate of St. Mary's University specializing in systemic therapy.  She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad  spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are couples therapy, internet addictions, internet infidelity, and sexual concerns (low sexual desire, compulsivity, bisexuality, and dysfunction).  As well as being a private practioner she also provides presentations and writes articles in her areas of speciality.  She has presented for several conferences and graduate school courses.

Lyndsey Fraser ,  MA , LMFT, CST is an interactive and systemic therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education
Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University


License/Certifications

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT)-license number 2380
Certified Sex Therapist (CST)

Additional Training
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Through the Path of Mindfulness
Motivational Interviewing
Overcoming Anxiety, Anger and Depression
The 4-D Model of Expanding Sex Therapy

Workshops                                                                                                                          

Who am I Sexually After Baby for Amma Parenting Center with Renee Divine, MA, LMFT

Presentations
Is it Sexual Deviance or Sexual Addiction?  The Ambiguity of Sexual Behaviors on the Internet. MAMFT Fall Conference 2011 with co-presenter, Renee Segal, MA, LMFT from Segal Psychotherapy.

Taking the Pressure off Sex. MAMFT Fall Conference 2012 with co-presenter, Amanda Holmberg, MS, LMFT from Rum River Counseling.

Taking the Pressure off Sex.  Argosy University 2013 and 2014 for the Sexual Concerns graduate course with co-presenter, Amanda Holmberg, MS, LMFT From Rum River Counseling.   

Unleashing the Power of Group Therapy for Women with Sexual Concerns. AASECT Conference 2015 with co-presenter, Amanda Holmberg, MS, LMFT from Rum River Counseling.

Interviews
Interview with Lyndsey Fraser 

Video Interview with Krista Pylkki from Darkness Into Light Resources 

Articles
Should I End My Marriage Upon Discovering an Affair?

Am I to Blame for my Partner's Affair?
How to Avoid the Same Conflict.
 Types of Behaviors That Will Make Conflict Worse.  
Interview with Lyndsey Fraser for Decoding Him

Do You Keep Dating the Same Guy?

Are you Considering Having an Affair?
3 Exercises to Acheive More Intimacy in Bed
Tolerating Your In-Laws During the Holidays.
How to Heal After a Conflict has Occured.
Principles of a Healthy Sexual Relationship.

Ask the Expert: How do you know when enough is a enough?
A Couples Therapist's Road to the Altar

Engagement: Relief, Excitement, and Stress.
When the Wedding is Over and the Marriage Begins.
The Role of Ambiguity for Transition and Change.

Families and Resilience

Column Contributor 
How to Practice Self Love.
How to Let Go of Your Ex. 
When and How to Have the Money Talk in a Relationship.
How to Talk About Past Relationships.
How to Strike the Right Balance Between Giving and Receiving Love.
How to Stop Putting Him on a Pedestal.
How to Overcome Boredom in a Relationship.
 
How to Create a Great Date Night.
How to Deal with Different Sex Drives in a Relationship.
How to Save a Marriage.


Professional Activities and Memberships


Minnesota Social Services Association (MSSA)-since 2007

Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)-since 2008

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)-since 2008

American Association of Sexuality Counselors Educators and Therapists (AASECT)-since 2012

 

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