About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addiction Counselor with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist and counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, gender identity, gender dysphoria and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.

My counseling style is welcoming , non judgmental and highly interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, client centered, trauma informed care and solution focused short term intervention. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. The planning process is always based on your strengths.

It takes courage to ask for help and I will support your commitment to seek assistance to manage your life. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • LGBT
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Blended Family Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #Q1-0000741 (Expires: 2023-01-31)


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Janet Urdahl. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by S.T. on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Janet for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Great interaction, friendly, very professional and great expertise. Had a few sessions with Janet now and I am glad I found her.

Written by L.U. on Mar 18, 2022 after therapy with Janet for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting issues

Highly intuitive but also asks probing questions to expand her understanding of your concerns. Was very supportive and helpful.

Written by C.A. on Dec 16, 2020 after therapy with Janet for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue

Janet has been professional and is very helpful.

Written by D.O. on Dec 09, 2020 after therapy with Janet for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and lgbt

Janet is pleasant, calming, professional and just an all around good person.

Work with me!