Meet our counselors
Counselors in BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (MFT), clinical social workers (LCSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of them have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field. They have been qualified and certified by their state professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice. While their experience, expertise and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 2,000 hours of hands-on experience.
"Melissa has been a wonderful counselor. From deep topics to more life coaching conversations, she has helped me process a lot, and in a comfortable, non-judgmental environment. She's been responsive, flexible, and reliable, working with my schedule each and every week. I highly recommend her along with the BetterHelp platform." Read more
"Carissa is very understanding, very accepting and incredibly kind. She doesn't hold any judgements, and you can tell that her interest and care for your well being is genuine. She is also transparent with her own life and helps to relate her experiences to yours, which makes the relationship more concrete and dependable." Read more
"So far Michelle has been great. I have only been working with her a few weeks now and its just the beginning. I like that I can go back through and re-read her advice as I would forget or remember wrong if it were in person with no reference. She has given me some helpful articles and told me about the Pandora's project that I am going to look into more." Read more
"I found Maryann to be compassionate and supportive. She was very responsive to my questions. I would have liked to continue working with her, however the cost of membership was a burden for me." Read more
"I'm really happy that I have been matched with Tammi! Its been few months with her and I have no words to describe how much positive change I have seen in myself and my life. She is non judgmental, very positive, helpful, extremely good listener.... She always tries to bring out the best in me.. Thank you sooo much Tammi!" Read more
"Marybeth has been my counsellor for the last 4 weeks, she has been very patient and always tried to guide me to find the solution myself.
She is very understanding and not pushy. She goes step by step to get into the problems and understands them very well.
I can now with her help, work on my problems methodically and rationally, which is a huge step fo..." Read more
"Kameron has been a great aid in my healing process. She is personable even in typed words. I enjoy just being able to communicate with her and get things out of my head. The questions she raises really make me take introspect.
She has helped me by causing me to evaluate myself.
Her helpful advice is usually timely and effective.
Many times I feel like I..." Read more
"This is a very different way of conducting therapy sessions but it totally works for me. It works for me because I can respond at a time when I need help the most and not at an appointed hour. The best part is Deborah, who is so responsive that she always seems to be on my personal time clock. She asks lots of pertinent questions and helps me find strateg..." Read more
"From the moment i signed up with the site, Dr Ephraim has answered me every quickly. He set me at ease that having a chat councilor will work. He has given me sound advice and has been completely available. I started over Christmas/ New Year Holidays and he still found time for me! I am happy so far with his work!" Read more
"Sarah Rossmiller is very insightful and wise. She always has a helpful, thoughtful response. Her experience seems extensive because she always has a great response and seems to know so much. I'm getting a lot out of having her as a therapist." Read more
"Dr. Grosse is an incredibly enthusiastic, understanding, and optimistic therapist. She always sees the bright side and reminds me that even when things seem their darkest, there is always a silver lining. Dr. Grosse reminds me that you should be proud of the life you've built for yourself and that improvement and help are never too far out of reach." Read more
"Andrea has been a God-send. She gets my humour (a U.K. dry humour) and took the time to get to know me, understand me and help me. We have covered a broad spectrum of issues and she has helped with relationships, family, and myself.
I can't thank Andrea enough for all help and support I have received." Read more
"Patricia is very attentive and thorough in her responses. I felt validated, and I felt comfortable with her. She helped me see a few things from different perspectives and helped me using a variety of tools, depending on the situation. It was great having her as my therapist!" Read more
"I have really valued Emily's help, advice and support. Without it I am sure that I would have returned to a dysfunctional relationship. Emily has helped me to remain strong and work through my emotions rather than giving in for immediate numbing of the strong emotions that I have been feeling connected to my break up. She has helped me to understand that I d..." Read more
"She helps keep me positive and holds me accountable. She has helped me set boundaries and reassess unhealthy cognitions and behavior patterns. This has helped me to continue to reevaluate decisions and continue to try reach a personal balance that I have lost. A constant struggle, but she is there pushing me." Read more
"We have started with Michelle just about 3 weeks ago. I like her responsiveness, support and her caring and positive attitude. I feel that I always have an ear to whisper my hardest thoughts to, and a hand to lean upon when I feel weak. I look forward continuing working with Michelle towards my goals here. Really appreciate her professionalism and true inter..." Read more
"Thank you for all your help so far, it's been great having someone to talk to and work out my issues with." Read more
"He is a profound individual that bases each occasion on a deeper level that makes the patient really reflect and understand and begin to recuperate regarding whatever that has been plaguing them. Definitely an A+ to me." Read more
"Jennifer helped me to get through a very tough time in my life. When I began psychotherapy with her, I felt overwhelmed and unable to cope. After 4 weeks, I felt strong and and able and the things that were bothering me felt smaller and manageable. From early on in the process, I've had a lot more clarity about the root causes of my problems and practical me..." Read more
"I feel Emily is great. She is supportive and does a lot of explaining. I find her very professional and caring about my well-being. She follows up without the need to be prompted." Read more
"Dr. Massey is wonderful. She is always there for me. No matter the time of day she replies me as soon as she can. She understands me perfectly, I would say she understands me much more than I do. Sometimes, when I don't have courage to express myself, she makes everything easy for me with questions and professionalism. I am really glad that she is my counsel..." Read more
"Michelle is a really nice counselor to talk to. She's very friendly any you can tell her anything. I like her a lot." Read more
"Dr. Massey opened my eyes to the things I didn't know about myself and helped me understand why I made certain choices. I didn't understand a lot of things about myself for years. Now I have a better understanding and that helped tremendously. Thanks to her." Read more
"I've only being in counselling with Keisha Delva for a week, but I can say that she's everything I'd hoped for. Without judgement, she helps me work through the traumatic experiences I've faced, as well as my own issues. She helps me to reach my own conclusions, while also providing advice to point me in the right direction. I still have a long way to go, bu..." Read more
"Courtney is amazing. Thanks to her advice and support I was able to set boundaries in a very difficult relationship and improve my situation dramatically. She is helping me to gain perspective on my life and suggested great techniques to manage my anxiety. Meeting her was a true life-changer!" Read more
"I've been working with Risa for over a month. She has been very helpful - getting through the day - reaffirming what I have to do. I'm so pleased I found her. With her - it's the one place I can be totally honest." Read more
"Cheryl Stanton has been understanding and objective in her replies to me, even though it was a very short period. She sounds like a mature person who can weigh the situation and get to the point!" Read more
||Sherry GabaLCSW, Certified, Recovery, Coach, Certified, Transformation, Coach
"Jennifer has been extremely understanding, accessible and supportive in helping me tide over relationship problems. She brought with her a unique set of skills and tools that have helped me figure out what I could do to engage in self-care and self-healing. Almost as soon as we began writing to each other, she came across as someone being approachable, someo..." Read more
"Christie is an amazing counselor. This was my first time in therapy and from the very first session, Christie has been so warm, patient and nurturing. She understood my issues and helped me understand them as well. She knew right where I was coming from and gave me solutions to work my issues out. More than anything, Christie valued me, which made me feel an..." Read more
"I've only spoken with Elana a few times and haven't had the chance to video call, but she's very present and I have really appreciated her help thus far." Read more
"I didn't really know how working with a counselor online would be. But it has really been an awesome experience because I was assigned Raymond Batista (LCSW) as my counselor. Raymond is really understanding and insightful. He takes the time to read and reflect on what I have written about my life and concerns. He asks really good questions that cause me to t..." Read more
"Judy was slow to start with me- I am assuming because of the holidays- but she has been patient and diligent with me to get me to look at things in a different perspective that most others haven't. I appreciate that. She understands my concerns." Read more
"Margaret is absolutely great. I had another counselor before her and I just did not feel comfortable. With Margaret I feel like I am talking to a friend who is genuinely interested in listening. She even boosts my self esteem. In several ways, she validates what I am saying and let's me feel heard." Read more
"....objective and helpful in her advice....." Read more
"Gerry is a very empathetic person, a careful listener, and is very well-educated and knowledgeable both within his field and in many things beyond it. This depth of knowledge allows him to meet you at every turn, recognize the things that are important to you, and make him far more understanding than most people are capable of being. He is very accessible, a..." Read more
"Dr. Ketner is excellent and made me feel very comfortable as I spoke about an issue I was very embarrassed about. She is honest, friendly, and very frank. Talking to her really changed me for the better and freed me from some of my hang-ups." Read more
"Chris has been great to work with and has a flexible schedule." Read more
"I have enjoyed my time with Joyce. She is kind, caring, and most of all competent! She has really helped me to face what's going on in my life and to move forward. I'm definitely in a better place now than I was two months ago. Thank you!" Read more
"Debbi is encouraging and patient, and she's been a great help in gently guiding me towards looking at things more positively." Read more
"Patrick is patient, caring, understanding, and above all, non-judgmental with the biggest heart. I've found much comfort in just his listening ear alone, and benefited from all his reassuring response and helpful materials that he provided here and there for me to build my confidence back to where it should be again. I am extremely grateful to have been matc..." Read more
"Christina is really easy to talk to. She doesn't judge or make you feel uncomfortable. She is knowledgeable and gives great advice and helpful solutions that you might not have thought of before. She replies to long messages with lengthy messages of her own, and it's clear that she reads every detail you divulge in. I would highly recommend Christina as your..." Read more
"The time reading Jacqueline's advice has been very helpful and friendly. This has put me in a place where I can think clearly and make advised decisions. I will use it wisely. The venting has meant the most. Thank you, your expertise has been invaluable!" Read more
"Anne is very attentive and a great listener. She provides guidance to help you make the best decisions that will make you happy. She provides excellent advice on how to best communicate in any relationship.
I highly recommend Anne." Read more
"Helping definitely. Its nice to be able to talk of things almost immediately while I am going through them." Read more
"Eryn is a very proactive counselor who suggests options to try in order to deal with or solve a problem. It is similar to someone giving you more tools to put in your toolbox and then picking the correct tool for that job (problem)." Read more
"I've had a great experience with Bette. It was only for a short period but she has done a lot for me. My life has changed so much in a good way because of her compassionate and intuitive approach.
Thank you, Bette!" Read more
"Has the depth and focus on trigger points that would solve the issue.
She is very patient and asks great questions that are helpful to point out certain hot topics.
I do recommend her very well, I feel very comfortable in communicating with her." Read more
"I've only had a few weeks with Jennifer Moragas thus far but I'm in a much better place mentally than when I first started. I was very skeptical and even nervous whenever I'd get a new message from her but now I'm very happy when I do because I know it's a step in the right direction and she knows the exact questions to ask to make me come to terms with my ..." Read more
"I think Antonia is a wonderful counselor. She is quick with her responses daily and very patient. We talked about a lot in two months and she helped me to cope with my overwhelming emotions, to work through some over crowding thoughts, and to reassure me not to be so hard on myself. Over the two months she encouraged me to make a vision board which has been ..." Read more
"I feel fortunate to have been matched with Nancy and am grateful for all the support she provides me. Nancy has a kind and emphatic communication style and makes me feel understood. She is excellent at what she does and is a complete professional. She asks intelligent, thought provoking questions to help guide me through tough decisions. Nancy's responses..." Read more
"Kalii has been great in helping me understand some underlying issues I've been having. She's pushed and pulled me to understand myself more, and I feel that I've learned a lot about myself through our conversations. She's also been encouraging and kind, while asking the hard questions." Read more
"Thank you Frances!
She helped me a lot during my long recovery before and after divorce. I felt like she helped me stand up again and see things in other way. I'm super grateful that she was very understanding and remembered pretty much everything I told her. That's what I appreciate the most. That way she can recall all your problems and help navigate thr..." Read more
"Dr Simon is a very positive therapist with wisdom and lots of experience . She comes across as knowledgeable and very supportive. My path with her has been full of positive changes and daily progress." Read more
"I have seen other therapists in person in the past, and they weren't helpful. This time I came to the site in a moment when I felt I was close to falling in a deep depression. Prof. Starr she was nice, warm, she was there for me and always replied quickly (I have a tendency of writing very long messages, but she would always go through them and get back as s..." Read more
"Katie has been very insightful in helping me through a particularly difficult period. Beyond just listening and being supportive, she has offered some truly helpful advice, and helped me get on a path of healing. I felt comfortable with her very quickly and felt that she understood how my mind was coping and processing in a way that I found striking. I highl..." Read more
"Dani has a gift for counseling people. I came to BetterHelp after a difficult breakup. Dani's guidance and insight helped me release any destructive thoughts & emotions I had allowing me to move on. I wholeheartedly recommend Dani to anyone." Read more
"Elana has been great! I've been through a lot of therapists and until talking with Elana I never really felt like I was getting anywhere. She has spent a lot of time working through issues with me, putting things in a different perspective, and giving me hope. I'm so glad I finally found a therapist that works for me." Read more
"CIndi has been more the helpful. The way she can explained and related to certain situations is nice and the compassion and understanding of what you are going through was refreshing. No judgement, and no pushing in to what you should do but there to assist you in what you choose to do the best she can." Read more
||Sonya ParrottMA, LMFT #53257,Trauma and Substance Use Recovery Specialist
"Greg has been very helpful from the very beginning. He understood my problem and even though he admitted my issues were quite complex he made me understand that no issue is impossible to overcome. He provided me with so many different techniques to try until we gradually found the path that suited me the most. Now I feel so much more grounded and calm, it's ..." Read more
"Arthur has been great to work with. Over the last few months, he helped me gain confidence in myself and diminish some of my anxiety issues. The best thing about working with him, is that he made me think about things and come up with solutions through guided self discovery. Also, he was prompt in replying to my messages which is so very important when you a..." Read more
"I have found Susan to be a wonderful person, beginning as a stranger and ending as a wonderful kind friend, someone I would love to be in contact and to have as a friend forever. I do recommend her as she is such a great listener and has patience for every problem, big or small- open and kind, and leaving me always, after our chats feeling fit to face life. ..." Read more
"Kind and helpful guidance, makes sure you know he's available anytime and provides good advice." Read more
"Valerie is extremely professional and really listens. She is amazing at reiterating the thoughts that I explain to her and she is far from judgmental when it comes to voicing your concerns or your daily life struggles. She is motivating, supportive and has a lot of integrity with her counseling skills. I don't feel like she is being robotic by any means; she..." Read more
"I'm still in session with Jennifer Moragas, but I really enjoy talking with her about my issues. She is non judgmental and she really gets to the point of what she is trying to explain to me." Read more
"Jeremy is a great therapist- he is very kind and understanding. He responds promptly and gives very good advice. He is very helpful." Read more
"Mark is wonderful. When I was in crisis, he was the compassionate voice of reason I needed. He helped me work through a very difficult time, providing insight and guidance. He provided me with simple but powerful tools to navigate a difficult time. I am, and will always be grateful for his help." Read more
"Daniel genuinely listens. You can tell he does because each response is well crafted, thus providing fluidity in the therapy process. You feel as if you're always moving forward and progressing. Daniel also offers clarity and grounding when you need him to the most. He is willing to take the time to fully understand and discover any concern you may have." Read more
"Ann Douglas is prompt and knowledgeable! I enjoy working with her. She always adds perspective where I struggle to reach discernment." Read more
"Ariel gave me some tips, which I started implementing in my life and it worked. He also is very understanding, not judging, so after only a few messages I could open before him and tell some things I don't usually tell my friends." Read more
"Dr. Lechnyr has been wonderful. I was skeptical about online counseling, but it has made all the difference in the world in how I respond to situations and I am much more self aware of why I react the way that I do. She is kind, understanding, and able to reflect back what I needed clarity on. The ability to message her whenever is very helpful! :)" Read more
"She asks great questions for me to open up my mind and more or less answer my own questions." Read more
"Tim Webb is a very easy person to communicate with, due to his way of approaching issues but also as a result of being responsive on the platform. I have not been in therapy with him for long but I still recognize some progress. He is very nice and professional, and stays on point. I think he is an excellent choice as a therapist." Read more
"Janine has been an incredible support and an attentive listener. She takes so much time to make you feel comfortable and helps you see things from many different perspectives. She is incredibly professional yet extremely kind and caring. She has already helped me with so much." Read more
"From my online conversations with Beverly, I have found her to be compassionate, responsive, wise, worldly and keen to create positive change, as well as looking at historic pain and patterns, which I find a great balance." Read more
"Always helpful, caring, and patient to me no matter how small the progress is and mostly accepting of you for who you are no matter how awful we are. Thanks, Laurie." Read more
"Dr. Liggera is amazing at everything I have talked her about! She has given me the most amazing responses in things to do in case some of the situations ever happened again. She is an amazing person to talk to about things." Read more
"I really enjoy Valerie. She has helped me through some rough days! She has given me techniques that are really helping me! She makes me feel that there's light at the end of the tunnel! I find that she is quick to respond! I love our daily chats! :)" Read more
"I have only been working with Glenda for a week but she seems to really care and wants to help." Read more
"I've tried several therapists and another one at Talkspace, and Dr. Matthews has been the most patient, non-judgmental and has held me accountable to my own therapy in order to find better ways to handle stress, anxiety, depression and process life. I highly recommend meeting with her." Read more
"Sarah has been very responsive and willing to work on anything I bring up, even though I bring up a lot of different things from week to week. She never trivialized my concerns. She also offers very practical advice to help me improve my day-to-day life, while validating my feelings about past and deeper underlying issues. I am hopeful that continuing work w..." Read more
"The advice and support are crucial in certain circumstances. It helps get you back on track with your issues in order to resolve them. Thank you very much." Read more
"Chris is simply amazing! I have been matched with a wonderful counselor. I thank him for his insight, knowledge, patience and motivation. In only two months, I have seen improvements in my self-esteem, my relationship, and my life in general. Chris is the counselor I have been looking for throughout my life. I'm so glad I have found him!" Read more