Everyone Deserves Balance

Achieving Balance Counseling provides a safe environment for adults who need help to find peace, serenity, and balance in their lives. Our mission is to provide person-centered care regardless of race, cultural background, gender identity, sexual identity, socio-economic status, spiritual beliefs, or otherwise.
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D.L. Wennes (He/Him)

"D" has had a wonderful and challenging life of experiences before becoming a licensed social worker in 2008. He's lived on both coasts as an actor and production designer in NY and LA, and over those early years, a bartender in 10 different states. "D" has personal experience with mental illness, chemical dependency, homelessness, and surviving one day at a time. He made the decision to move back to Minnesota to start a family and switched his career focus to helping others; the way he was helped during his times of struggle. "D" specializes in providing therapy to those battling co-occurring disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety, stress, and anger. He utilizes EMDR, CBT, Strengths-based, Insight-oriented, and anger management therapy modalities. "D" provides therapy to adult individuals only.
D.L. Wennes, MSW, LICSW


Focus Areas

  • ENM (Ethical Non-monogamy)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • EMDR
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Mindfulness
  • Work Stress
  • Family Conflict
  • Prejudice/Discrimination


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Strength-Based

Insurance Accepted

  • All if not most


  • Out of Pocket-Assessment: $125 - $126
  • Out of Pocket- Therapy: $75 - $100


403 S. Broad St., Ste 60 Mankato, MN

Achieving Balance Counseling Ltd

403 S. Broad St. Ste 60
Mankato, MN 56001-3762

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