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Sam Franklin


Pronouns: she/her

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

MN License #3118

Sam is co-owner and co-clinical director at Apricity Counseling and Wellness. She received her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, as well as completed a Graduate Certificate Program in Sex Therapy at UW-Stout. She has experience working with adolescents and adults providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy. She also has a background in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Sam enjoys working with relational issues, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, anger management, and LGBTQIAP+ individuals and families. She is also an LMFT MN board approved supervisor.


Sam uses a systemic lens in her work, which means she sees the people she works with as impacting and being impacted by their relationships and society's larger systems. She strives to be mindful of how systemic oppression impacts her clients and plays a role in people's mental health and overall well-being.


In her free time, Sam enjoys spending time outdoors, writing, going to concerts, and traveling.


To contact Sam for more information regarding her services or to schedule an appointment please call her at (651) 493-0930 or email her at

Sam is unable to accept Medicare or Medicare supplement insurance plans.

Sam is not currently accepting new clients.




Sam has also presented on a variety of topics at various seminars and mental health and education conferences, including topics of anger, anxiety, family and relationship dynamics. For speaking inquiries please contact Sam at (651) 493-0930 or email her at

Check out Sam speak about anger and how to manage it in this news story. For more information about anger you can read these blog posts: The Consequences of Built Up and Unresolved Anger and Is the World Angrier Nowadays?

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