Fred Toenniges

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Fred Toenniges


Eden Prairie , MN


Fred completed his undergraduate counseling degree at Illinois Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, He received his Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University and also received his Child and Adolescent Certificate from Bethel University. Fred has been licensed through the state of Minnesota as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor since 2016. Fred has also been a certified trainer for Parenting with Love and Logic since 2012. Fred has worked with youth and teens at risk as a volunteer for Treehouse for over seven years, and also worked as in intern with the teens at risk community at The Bridge for Youth. Fred has experience working with individuals and families that have been affected by suicide and the resulting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He uses a family systems approach and holistic approach to therapy as well as elements of acceptance and commitment (ACT) therapy. While Fred works with clients on a wide variety of issues, his more specific areas of interest are:

Special areas of interest:

  • Grief and Loss
  • PTSD
  • Suicidal Ideation and Survivorship
  • Childrens, Adolescents and Teen Related Issues
  • Parenting and Relational Conflict with Children, Adolescents and Teens
  • Child Directed Play Therapy
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Codependency
  • Life Changes and Transitions
  • Marital distress, Infidelity Recovery and Individual Empowerment