Safe & Healing
Welcome! Are you currently feeling lost and confused? I will help you overcome fears, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem struggles, and other tough challenges to find your peace, purpose and stability again. You are not alone! I am currently taking clients from the states of Oregon, Arizona, or Tennessee here at Better Help. LGBTQIA+ clients are safe here. I will work collaboratively with you to provide active self-care skills within a solution focused and safe environment. When we talk, we will discuss what I can and cannot offer you with distance help to asses if this is the right format for your particular symptoms and develop a plan of action to help you get better. I look forward to talking with you!
To learn more about my me, please visit my personal website: https://drterrilechnyr.com/
Terri Lechnyr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arizona (#17414), Oregon (#L3333), and Tennessee (#6510)
Terri Lechnyr is a Licensed Psychologist in Oregon (#2057), and Washington (#PY60394738).
- Stress, Anxiety
- Self esteem
Relationship issues , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Career difficulties , Depression , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Commitment Issues , Guilt and Shame , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Mood Disorders , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Love , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues Read more...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
Psychologist #2057 (Expires: 2022-07-31)
LCSW #LSW0000006510 (Expires: 2022-07-31)
LCSW #L3333 (Expires: 2023-08-30)
LCSW #LCSW-17414 (Expires: 2022-08-31)
Dr. Lechnyr has helped me make immense progress in my awareness. She holds a safe space for me to express and explore my feelings while offering insight that sticks with me in between our sessions.
I have tried counseling a few times, and no one has ever made me feel heard/seen like Dr. Lechnyr does. I feel like she actually pays attention, remembers things from engagement to engagement, and is truly working with me to create a brighter future. I feel like I have a true ally for success instead of just someone accepting cash to listen to me vent. It's a world of difference and I'm so grateful she's in my corner.
I was skeptical about online counseling- and even getting to the point where I thought I might need therapy was challenging in and of itself- but I've had the best experience with Dr. Lechnyr. I'm so thankful for this service and I suggest it to others when it's relevant. Thank you thank you for your work Dr. Lechnyr
She is very understanding and truly listens. When I vent about past traumas, and current situations, it feels like she is enveloped in it. Standing right there with me seeing it all. Feeling like I have someone there and on my side makes me feel so much better. She always responds in a timely matter and gives a lot of insightful responses. They make me really think and question things that I am speaking about. Gives me a new and fresh perspective.
I’ve only been speaking with dr lechnyr for just over a week and already she has told me about a 3 step way to help me with my concerns. I very much appreciate that she moved into action when it’s the appropriate time and has tried and true techniques for improving
Dr. Lechnyr is fantastic. I was having some seriously life-inhibiting issues with anxiety and stress at the beginning of our sessions. Now, even though I understand that there will always be stresses in life and some things that might make me feel anxious, I feel so much better equipped to handle these situations and many more using the techniques and tools that Dr. Lechnyr provided and discussed with me. I would definitely recommend her to anyone that feels that they need to talk to someone and will absolutely come back to her if I ever need to again in the future! Thank you Dr. Lechnyr!
Dr. Lechnyr is awesome. I feel like I can trust and share what is my mind and that I'm going to get a helpful answer.
Dr. Lechnyr has helped me to see things in perspective, to understand the challenges that I am facing, but most importantly, she has helped me to be happier every day.
I didn't get much time with Dr. Lechnyr because I had to stop counseling for personal reasons, but I appreciate her compassionate style of counseling and her focus on helping me move forward and make changes instead of sitting in my problems. She's definitely focused on helping in a real way whereas in the past with counseling I felt as if I didn't actually get anywhere. With her, I feel like I would actually improve my quality of life.
I cannot say enough about Dr. Lechnyr. She is a skilled, compassionate, thoughtful, intentional, caring, sensitive, amazing counselor. I have been to a few counselors in the past (face to face) and they have all been good, but Dr. Lechnyr has a gift. After suffering multiple losses in my life, childhood abuse, family suicides and other traumatic experiences, Dr. Lechnyr helped me organize the chaos in my head and taught me skills to help me go forward with hope and peace. She helped me realize that these skills are perfected through life's journey - as life "gives us lots of practice". She helped me learn that life's circumstances don't have to dictate my happiness - I get to! Life is so good, and I can't thank Dr. Lechnyr enough!
We have just started our sessions, but I feel very listened to and helped. She's very nice :) The replies are very personalized, very recommended!
Dr. Lechnyr is a good counselor and she is very passionate about helping patients.
Dr. Lechnyr has impacted my life so much and her caring, kind words always help me through tough situations. She really cares and makes sure you know that you are not alone.
Dr. Lechnyr and I have really made a lot of progress in a short amount of time.
I appreciate that through all the complexities that make me who I am, Dr. Lechnyr provides a welcoming and safe space for me to be myself without the conscious/unconscious influences of society today. Even if I stray a bit to use the lessons learned in this space, I always have a space to come back to check in and feel welcomed.
Terri, does excellent work. I always feel respected and dignified. She has been kind, timely and extremely helpful. Sometimes I worry that I might be judged by what I’m writing to her, yet I’ve never been made to feel that our sessions are anything but a safe place. She has helped me see past my fears and work through my anxiety to achieve my goals. I highly recommend her.
Dr. Lechnyr has been a great support and skilled interpreter, cutting through every overwhelming word avalanche that buries me to help find what is at the root of every post. She is timely in her responses and never fails to inform me ahead of time if there's a period in which she can't respond. Dr. Lechnyr never fails to be compassionate and professional, showing well honed skill with every response. If her expertise is within your needs you'd work hard to find a better option.
Terri has been the best mentor I could wish for! I have learned so much about myself having Terri as a counselor and am turning into a much more confident person. I thank Terri in every message, every day for this.
So far, my work with Dr. Lechnyr has been progressing. She has taught me some great skills on how to overcome my nervousness in the workplace, and how to change my emotions towards my family for a better positive outcome. It was really hard for me to see what my problems were until I started talking with her and learning how to confront my issues.
Terri has helped me tackle some big emotions and anxieties all the while building my confidence and being the non-judgmental support I needed. I am forever grateful for my experience with her.
I think Terri does a wonderful job. She always gives me wonderful advice, listens extremely well, and knows exactly what to say to get me moving in the right direction. With her, I'm finally moving to a place I want to be and I can't thank her enough for that.
Dr. Lechnyr helped me through an immensely difficult time with compassion and grace. She never left me hanging and provided me all the support and emotional validation I needed to confidently move forward. Thank you Dr. Lechnyr!!
I wanted to rate Dr. Lechner 10/10 as I have already referred her and this site 2x to clients and friends.
She is very bright, very matter of fact, a good person (which is obviously important)
And so far I have had better results than any other counselling I have ever had.
Dr Lechnyr has helped me with so many things in the time we've been talking, plus she's very down to earth and friendly.
Dr. Lechnyr has been wonderful! She has followed up with me and taken the time to outline my concerns. She has looked for ways that I can take action to improve my outlook and achieve my goals. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing support or a great counselor to help them improve!
This is my second review on Dr. Lechnyr, and after about 5 months working with her I have no more words but of gratitude and recognition for the great counselor she always is to me, and the warm hearted person she is in all her communications with me. Dr. Lechnyr has made such a big difference in my life, all the tools and words and exercises that she has been working with me on; her permanent interactions, her wise words, and her way of realizing what I want to say, what concerns me, where I am going with my thoughts, in such a clear and to the point way - I could have never asked for more in a counselor. I am very happy working with Dr. Lechnyr, and I would recommend her to anybody who is searching for help without hesitation.
She's very helpful in my time spent here just wish more counselors in my area did the job she does!
Dr Lechnyr is great. I was seeing a counseler here in my town but I felt worse after every session with her. From day one, Dr Lechnyr made me feel better with each session. I'm able to go longer stretches without talking to her, and when I go too long without checking in, she checks on me to make sure everything is going ok in my life.
Very understanding, flexible with lots of methods to deal with issues. Definitely a thumbs up and would recommend to anyone who needs help.
My biggest fear going into this type of arrangement was not feeling a personal attachment to my paired provider.
From the first message on I felt very comfortable with Dr. Lechnyr. I feel like Dr. Lechnyr listens and truly cares about what I have to say.
Terri is wonderful, caring and insightful.
Dr Lechnyr is always encouraging, never judgemental, and genuinely shares your joy at the smallest breakthrough. Would recommend to anyone.
My experience with Dr. Lechnyr has been beneficial and progressive. Since I've subscribed to received her help, support and care, i have not regretted subscribing. I am grateful and thankful to be receiving help from a caring professional.
Excellent doctor, she made me feel so comfortable to share my life and struggles with her. and she provided me new ways to see the world and to be positive! i love working with her!
Easy to talk to, patient and considerate and giving me a lot of useful information that I am trying to juggle together
Dr. Lechnyr is excellent. She first and foremost pays attention and notices things -- changes in attitude, mood, etc -- even through only email communication. She uses the perfect balance of personal connection and academic theory to communicate with me in a way that is both personal and effective. Her suggestions help, and her responses make me feel heard.
I find Dr.Lechnyr to be very polite and personable and doesn't make me feel as just another client but as a person with emotions and real issues.
Terri is the best. She has helped me so much deal with my challenges that I feel there is an old and a new me; the pre-working with Terri me and the post-working with Terri. Thanks so much!!!
Dr. Lechnyr's is truly and genuinely interested in what you have to say and helping you with moving forward in your life. She is very motivating and have great tools to reshape your thinking. If you are struggling with work/life balance, don't hesitate for a second: you'll find a great ear and great advices.
Dr. Lechnyr has a way to show me things without having to tell me much, as if she knew what's going on in my head and gave me hints to discover the right path I myself. It feels like going on a trip to learn about myself while I can relax because there's someone guiding me without setting rules or pointing with the finger in a specific direction. After three weeks into the coaching process we have managed to loosen the emotional knot that was holding me back.
She's been great!
You can tell that Terri genuinely cares. I really enjoy even just chatting with her and I value her opinion and advice. She provides helpful worksheets and sources her information for the advice she gives. I also love that she posts an appropriate inspirational quote with every response. I'm excited to keep on this BetterHelp journey with her.
Terri has been an incredible help to me. She really listens and offers advice and tools which will really improve your life.
I couldn't recommend her more.
I was matched with Dr. Lechnyr upon some stressful events that happened in my life. Right of the start, she made me feel so understood. It was what I needed most when I felt like everything else was falling apart- she made me feel like I had someone in my corner. It was evident to me that she was genuine, her sympathy was authentic. She helped me understand my grief in ways I never would process otherwise. It felt like she knew me better than I did for a while. She allowed me to be more patient with myself and realize that I wasn't really allowing myself the time to process everything and that worsened the problem.
Reading her writing before going to sleep or before starting my day was what fueled me with positive thoughts and hope. It has honestly been so incredible to work with her. She doesn't judge me when I have my relapses or when I express some controversial thoughts about the people around me. She allowed me to be fully myself, and to feel everything.
She used a lot of helpful models and illustrations that I to this day use and will probably always use. They help me make sense of my surrounding, help me understand where I stand and what decisions I can and should be making regarding certain issues.
One of the best things about my time with her, for someone like me at least, is that she never made me feel guilty for being angry about the people/events I was facing. Unlike what it would feel like to speak to regular friends about problems, she never made me feel pressured to put the interest of others before me. She never made it feel like I was expected to always be the bigger person.
Thank you so much for lending me your time Dr. Lechnyr, thank you so much for all that you have changed within me.
An amazing doctor. Very friendly and nonjudgmental. I feel very safe speaking with her and she has helped me so much.
I would so recommend Dr. Lechnyr!
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! :)
Dr. Lechnyr allowed me to establish my authentic self, and to see the facts around me, rather than living a life based on assumptions. She allowed me to be once again proud of who I am, and what I bring to the world!
Dr. Lechnyr has provided me with a safe place to express myself. I am so grateful for her presence and input on my journey to a better 'self'.
Dr. Lechnyr really listens and works with you to learn how to use tools you may already have. This helped me immensely.
Dr. Lechnyr has helped me to understand more of what I'm dealing with and how to get through it, even though it is online through messages. I also like reading the quotes she puts at the end of her messages. They are extremely meaningful to the situation and help to make you think about things from a different perspective.
Listens and comes up with good exercises to apply to therapy. She really lets you talk through your issues so you can examine them.
Dr. Lechnyr is the definition of awesome. The time I have spent sharing with her has helped me become more aware and gain more control in my life. I appreciate Dr. Lechnyr's ability to create a safe space to be open with my emotions.
Very attentive and great at finding questions to help me process different issues so I can talk about things naturally.
Dr. Lechnyr is a great dutiful listener, who is always non-judgemental and puts your mind at ease. She helps vigilantly in aiding you to reach your goals, and is genuinely concerned and kind.
She has helped me so far to become a better, more productive person and I really appreciate her as a result. She is very understanding and easy going, as well. I'd recommend her to anyone, looking for a non threatening, empathetic therapy experience, that focuses on, and helps you perpetuate your goals.
Dr. Lechnyr has been of wonderful compassionate service in helping me traverse a stressful era of my life. For me, I have love pulling me one direction and personal goals pulling me another direction. Compounded with a stressful situation between the two people I love the most in life with me right in the middle.
Terri Lechnyr has been of help for both me and my girlfriend separately. My girlfriend also highly recommends Lechnyr. I highly recommend Dr Lechnyr!
Dr. Lechnyr has been a HUGE support in my life!! I sincerely appreciate her openness. She's really easy to talk to!
Dr. Lechnyr had helped me in many ways. She has been very supportive and is always there for me. She is very knowledgeable.
Dr. Lechnyr has been a lifesaver. She is a good listener while being very analytical. She encourages interactive thinking, learning and understanding of whatever issues that arise. She is not just a therapist who is just doing her job, but rather a knowledgeable and very professional therapist. She is knowledgeable of many resources that are needed to explain the issues. She encourages active learning and I really like that. She doesn't lecture you, but helps you to find the right way.
Dr. Lechnyr is great at what she does, the way she explains things is great and easy to understand. She takes steps slow so you can slowly ease into new ways in thinking and doing. I'm so happy I found her!
Dr. Lechnyr is a wonderful listener and gives insightful feedback. I felt a difference in a matter of a few interactions. It helped me to be able to write all of my thoughts and feelings down and have the correspondence with Dr. Lechnyr to refer back to like a journal. She's caring and knowledgeable in the field of Psychology and interpersonal communication.
Dr. Lechnyr was a beacon of light during one of my darkest times. Having struggled with many major life events that lead to a downward spiral of mental health, she was able to give me tools and comforting guidance until I was able to find my footing once more. She's very responsive and checks in every few days if I'm not. She's truely a fantastic psychologist. I highly recommended her.
Dr. Lechnyr has become my lifeline to a new outlook on life, full of hope and new possibilities! She is an amazing person. Her ability to help me see the positive from a negative is so refreshing! If someone is struggling, I recommend Dr. Lechnyr without hesitation. She's the best!
Dr. Lechnyr is great. She has some great ideas for how to move forward and is really helping me cope with my divorce. She responds to my messages promptly and with concern. She truly cares for her patients and knows exactly how to help them
I've got a lot of help from Dr. Lechnyr, I'm slowly improving on my anger management, but it's a process. She helps me figure out situations and plans that will prevent me from reacting to anger. She's a great counselor that I will benefit from.
Dr. Lechnyr has provided thought provoking and useful insight. I feel progress has come naturally, as if on a journey. The journey of self discovery and acceptance is such a gift!
Dr. Lechnyr has been a breath of fresh air! She has helped spark some hope into my life to help me not only understand my history and how it is playing out in my current reactions, but most importantly, what to DO about them and how to "train" my thoughts and reactions into proactive actions that move my life into a direction I want to go. In short, helping me to become the captain of my own ship rather than being tossed around by the winds of life.
Dr. Lechnyr is kind, compassionate, professional, and incredibly knowledgeable. She helps you to become a student of yourself. Dr. Lechnyr is not only very knowledgeable in her profession but it is obvious that she loves it. I'm so happy to have found Dr. Lechnyr and look forward to finding and living the life I want and love.
Dr. L is wise and compassionate. I have only been a member of Betterhelp for a couple of weeks now, and she's already helped me to navigate my anxiety and depression.
Dr. Lechnyr has been a huge blessing in my life. I was new to counseling a few weeks ago but now that I have settled into the way it works I wonder how I managed before. I am glad that I made the leap in this difficult transition period of my life. She is a great listener, uses upfront and logical language, and asks the right questions. I feel like I can be myself.
Dr. Lechnyr is an amazing clinician. More than that, she's strong, compassionate and responsive. She takes the time to let me know that she's not only hearing me, but listening and provides excellent feedback and suggestions. I could not be happier with her.