Bret Smith

(MEd, LPC)

About Me

I'm glad you have chosen Betterhelp. I look forward to working with you!

My name is Bret and I have over 30 years experience helping individuals, couples and adolescents resolve issues pertaining to life and their unique challenges. I offer a challenging, yet supportive therapeutic style and approach. I believe that each of us has the ability to address our challenges and issues and find solutions to achieve happiness in our lives.

Over the course of my career every client I have worked with has found value in the counseling experience. So whether this is your first counseling experience or not, we will work together to help you achieve your goals.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Coaching , ADHD , Blended Family Issues , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Years of Experience: 31

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #001553 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

Written by S.A. on Feb 22, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Bret has been a huge help to me. Very straight talking and quick to get to the route of issues. He is very encouraging and makes you feel like he's at the side cheering you on as you tackle life's obstacles. The dream councilor!

Written by R.U. on Feb 19, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 2 weeks

Bret is easy to talk with, listenens well, and has good insight into my issues.

Written by M.A. on Feb 16, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and career difficulties

Outstanding help!!!

Written by D.A. on Feb 09, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

Bret was able to help me identify and deal with my anxiety issues He quickly helped me see how my actions were contributing to my issues and how I could change my behavior to solve the problem.

Written by K.I. on Jan 31, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts

I really appreciate the work, effort and time that Mr.B shows.

Written by J.O. on Jan 16, 2021 after counseling with Bret for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and adhd

Bret has been awesome. I’m really excited to keep working with him. He’s been doing a great job of helping me pick myself back up