Welcome to the Beginning of a Better Life

Mental health services for children, teens, and adults in Edina, MN.

We're So Glad You've Found Us

Our team at Beginnings and Beyond Counseling and Play Therapy Minnesota offer high quality mental health services to all ages. Our trauma-informed clinicians have advanced and specialized training in play therapy, teen and adolescent issues, as well as Somatic modalities for adults.

We are a clinic committed to social and racial justice and welcome individuals from all religious, ethnic and sexual orientations. We are also in network with all of Minnesota’s largest insurance plans to ensure equity and access to mental health for all individuals, couples and families.

We look forward to joining you on your own unique path to mental and somatic wellness.

How We Can Help

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Play Therapy for Children

Play therapy for children ages 0-11 years.

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Therapy for Teens

Therapy services for ages 11-18 years old.

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Therapy for Adults

Therapy services for adults in Minnesota.

Our Providers

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Emily Benson

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Annalise John

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Kelly Johnson

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Adrienne Savor

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Deanin Willsun


Fees & Insurance

We accept most major Minnesota insurance plans. Learn more »


Conveniently located off Highway 169 and the Crosstown. Learn more »


Helpful resources for children, adolescents, adults, and parents. Learn more »

Make a Referral

Ready to take the next step on your journey toward a better life?
Request an appointment today.