St Cloud Counseling Therapy | Chandler Counseling & Consulting​


"Richard’s unique and varied combination of skills and experiences makes him a fabulous resource! I have personally benefited from his consultation on educational and career choices, public speaking, workplace communication, time management, technology, and holistic health and wellness." — Jolene Dickerman, DNP, Registered Nurse, Doctorate Nurse Practitioner​

"Thank you Richard. The information provided today was very useful and clearly presented." - Jodi Dotson, CFO

"I very much enjoyed the leadership workshop and learned a lot. Thank you for delivering the materials in such a great way. I hope to see more workshops in the future." - Jennifer Lieser

"I gained a better understanding of how humans communicate via body language." - Brent Genereux

"The workshop was very informative on how to convey feedback." - Ryan Olson



  • Counseling for Life Transition, Marriage & Career

    The week of December 11th, 2017. Has “Holidays” stress been putting even more pressure on you or your relationships? Might it help to go into the family gatherings with some better coping strategies? Professional counseling and consulting can be a real help. There is no charge for a short discussion by text, phone or email. Simply tell us a little about what is going on for you. We will listen carefully to your concerns. After that, you can schedule a session if you wish to do so.

    Better Communication for Lower Stress Relationships

    Marriage therapy helps you to lower your stress from marriage and partner communications breakdown, separation, divorce or parenting disagreements. Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, does couples and marriage counseling as well as counsels teens and those in life transition. Please see relationship and communication tips on our facebook page.

    Change Can Feel Overwhelming…   Life Coaching Builds Upon Your Strengths

    It is easy to become paralyzed with overwhelming stress and anxiety, feeling drained and losing your ability to respond. Our job is to help you navigate through difficult times, bringing clarity to your situation.  Together, we can marshal your outer resources and build upon your inner strengths to respond and overcome your challenges.

    Executive Coaching & Consulting

    If you are a CEO’s or business owner, we provide confidential executive coaching and consulting, designed to significantly improve your professional and personal life by helping you move from  operations to focusing on strategy, thereby increasing your profitability while decreasing your work time.

    Career & Workplace Stress Reduction

    We help person clients empower their lives as they navigate change in the arenas of career, relationships and making forward movement in having more of the life that they want to have. Services include career counseling, workplace conflict, couples counseling and individual help with relationships, anxiety or feeling stuck. Do you wish to explore new career opportunities that are better matched to who you are as a person? You may find the way forward with career counseling and consulting.

    No Insurance, High Deductibles or Co-pays?  We are Affordable

    After our initial ‘no cost’ telephone, email or text conversation, you may choose to schedule a session. Although we do not accept insurance, our rates are very affordable. We have a sliding fee scale with reasonable minimums. Please contact us by phone or text at 320-223-9481. Email us at  If other counselors would be a better match for you and your issue, we may recommend several to you.

    St. Cloud Times Articles

    The St. Cloud Times recently published an article called “Energy Vampires,” and a 2nd one, “He Cheated. Now What?,” based in large part on interviews that journalist, Stephanie Dickrell, did with me. I hope you enjoy them.  Richard Chandler

Better Relationships Tips on Our Facebook Page

Tips to Stress Less Today