About me

My name is Marla Hummel. I graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Houston and a Masters in Counseling from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, client-centered, and motivational interviewing. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, low self-esteem, depression, mood instability, substance use, irrational thought processes, anxiety, history of trauma, identity development, attachment issues, grief and loss, elder care issues and concerns in dealing with aging parents. I have extensive experience working with the military and their family members and have been a therapist for over 33 years. Included in my experience as a therapist is working with couples and unhealthy relationship dynamics.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

IA LMHC 00096


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Marla Hummel. 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 on Dec 01, 2022 after therapy with Marla for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and anger management

She’s simply amazing ❤️❤️❤️

Written on Apr 20, 2022 after therapy with Marla for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, and adhd

She is reliable, calm and non-judgmental. I have found some answers that i could not do without her tips and suggestions. Highly recommended, thumbs up!

Written on Apr 11, 2022 after therapy with Marla for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd

Marla has helped me tremendously. She's showed me it's okay to not be okay and that there is always something we can take from situations. She's helped me deal with a lot of anxiety and the root of it which I wouldn't have been able to do alone.

Work with me!