Behavioral Health



Barbara Kuhlman, MA, LP 

Licensed Psychologist

“My commitment to clients is to provide a respectful, compassionate therapeutic relationship, in which clients can build on their strengths while safely exploring problems which have prevented them from fully living their lives.”

Barbara is available for counseling on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Mankato, and on Tuesdays in Fairbault.

 To schedule an appointment, call 507.625.7660, option 1

Individual, Family and Relationship Counseling

Barb provides individual, couple and family counseling for children, adolescents and adults. 

Areas of specialization:

  • Grief and loss
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Family of origin issues
  • Play therapy
  • Abuse and trauma
  • Gambling addictions 
  • Marriage and family relationships

Barb provides a respectful, compassionate therapeutic relationship, because just as our wounds occur in relationships, our healing must also occur in relationship.

Barb also has experience working with military veterans and their families and is a DHS-approved gambling treatment provider.

Barb has more than 16 years of experience as a licensed psychologist providing therapy at Lutheran Social Service.  Barb earned her M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University Graduate Center in Minneapolis, MN.