This is Dr. Melissa Paige Begich's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,EdD,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of experience working in the field of mental health. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, mood instability, military life issues, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced emotional trauma, general life transitions, and major physical health issues such as MS or cancer. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and com...

This is Ashley Annestedt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 9

Welcome! I am an independently practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I approach therapy as a collaboration between myself and the patient, and together we can discuss your treatment goals and priorities. My goals as the therapist are to make you feel comfortable, validated, and empowered throughout the process. I believe that my clients find me candid, authentic, and compassionate....with a side of humor. We all struggle with different issues, and making the decision to seek out help is a brave one. You are here, and I can help. The technology at Bette...

This is Martinette Douglas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC, LSOE
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am originally from South Africa. I moved to Chicago, joined the United States Navy, served 4 years on active duty, and another 7 years as a reservist. Since obtaining my masters degree in psychology, I have mostly enjoyed helping people in the correctional field. I have experience in treating self-esteem issues, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal ideation, coping, PTSD, and trauma related conditions. I have additional experience in using animal assisted therapy. I use evidence based, cognitive behavioral therapy with well-integrated approaches to...

This is Emily Thrapp's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alaska. I have a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. I have been counseling people across the lifespan for 6 years, but I particularly love working with adults. I am comfortable addressing anxiety, depression, grief, relationship problems, insomnia, life transitions, chronic pain/illness, and perinatal issues. I've also worked with elders and their caregivers to address memory problems and end of life issue...

This is Bobbi Cleary's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Holistic health is complemented by the counseling process as emotional and mental wellness contributes to overall balance. This philosophy is part of my professional framework. It is a joy when a tool is learned and successfully implemented by those for whom I have the privilege to provide care. Empowerment is key to locating one's innate fortitude, a place from which to achieve healing, peace and ultimately joy. It is important for me to consider the specific needs of each client as no one is wired exactly the same. As such, I call my style "eclectic" in tha...

This is Jennifer  Roche-Sheets's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in California with over 10 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. My counseling style is client-centered and supportive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, compassion, and I honor those that choose to trust me with the details of their mental health journey. My job is to work with you to develop a treatment plan that best sui...

This is Mellisa Wright's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! I am Mellisa, a Licensed Professional Counselor. I received my Masters in Counseling at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. I have spent the past eight years working in an inpatient crisis stabilization setting. The mission of my therapeutic approach is to empower you. For healthy change to occur a healthy space that provides compassion, honesty and listening is essential. I listen well, and without judgment, but I do give practical support and clearly communicate with you what I am observing in our time together. I believe that no matter how...

This is Brenda Thayer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,CDC II,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, my name is Brenda Thayer and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have been in the mental health field for 22 years, LPC for five years and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor for 9 years. I have recently become a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. I believe in meeting the person where they are at, helping them reach their potential. I believe in treating the whole person for overall wellness and striving for reaching one’s goals and values in life. I use an eclectic approach; cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy fus...

This is Drew Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I’m here to help you find freedom, peace and ease within the changes of your life. To help you understand the processes of your mind and how to use the wisdom of experiencing that understanding to heal. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon and Alaska and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington. My clinical experience is diverse, having worked with children, adolescents, adults and families. I have treated individuals struggling with anxiety, trauma, depression, addictions, developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, imp...

This is Elena Martin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, MS/P, CDCII
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hi, My name is Elena Martin, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alaska. I have over 10 years of experience working with multi-cultural population in inpatient and outpatient treatment programs as mental health clinician and substance abuse counselor. I specialize in Family Conflicts, Depression, PTSD, Anxiety, Childhood Trauma, Dysfunctional Relationship, Interpersonal Conflicts, Addictions and Cooccurring disorders. I am passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families to experience healing and connection. My essential belief ...

This is Brittany Oaks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Hello. My name is Brittany Oaks. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Alaska. I have 9 years experience working in this field. My degree is in Mental Health Counseling specializing in Crisis and Trauma. I received further training in the ARC Framework, EMDR, Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, and Parenting with Love&Logic. I provide kind, compassionate, non judgmental counseling to help clients make it through the different struggles and seasons of life. I take an eclectic approach to meet my clients where they ar...

This is Dr. Evelyn DeLaCruz-Jiron's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LMFT,LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, my name is Dr. Evelyn DeLaCruz-Jiron, I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. I hold a Doctoral Degree of Education, with a strong emphasis on organizational psychology and systems family therapy. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including crisis intervention, trauma hospitals, intensive outpatient, private practice and tele-behavioral health. While spending the majority of my career providing clinical supervision as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, my favorite part of my job is building rapport with c...

This is Harsimranjeet Minhas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CDCI,BHCI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alaska. I have been working in the field of behavioral health since 2009, with clients ranging from pre-teens with behavioral problems, to adults with chronic mental illness. My specialties are working with adolescents, and the fields of anxiety and trauma and substance abuse. I offer a client centered counseling approach. I believe that ultimately you are the person who is the expert on you and your struggles, and that you know what help you need. My style can be described as Motivational Interviewing, with a l...

This is Jolene Rogers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Working in school, hospital, and health clinic based settings, I provide care primarily to kids and teens, as well as young adults; however, I have a willingness to see anyone and have a background in working with all populations. I’ve been working in the mental health field for 8 years, and have held a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling for 3 years. My approach to counseling is simple; this is for you and about you. Taking a person-centered approach I work to ensure your goals and needs are met while working with you. I also work from a cognitive behavio...

This is Dr. DB Palmer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LPC-S,LMHC/LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

I'm Dr. DB Palmer, a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the State of Utah, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington and a Licensed Professional Counselor and board approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of Alaska. I've spent nearly 20 years in the behavioral health field, across Washington, Alaska, and the western states. I have a background in corporate leadership within tribal and behavioral healthcare systems, as a university professor, and a former university counseling center director. In these roles, I've taught and supervised quite ...

This is Rebecca Parkey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Rebecca (Becky) Parkey and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist. I have licenses in Marriage and Family Therapy from the States of Missouri, Kansas, Alaska, and Nevada, and graduated from a COAMFT accredited Master’s program in Kansas. I have been working as a clinician, counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups on matters pertaining to addiction, family dynamics, parent-child interaction, couples communication, stress reduction, adjustment from military lifestyles, case management, treatment services and psycho-educational training program...

This is Harold Henderson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LPCS
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alaska and have been practicing for 16 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and school issues. I have also helped numerous clients with work related issues and military family issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I treat my clients with respect and compassion while focusing on empowering a strong relationship with the client. My therapeutic approach combines cognitive-behavioral, rat...

This is Ray Butts's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, Counselor Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 30

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor, ( NCC) with other 30 years experience in both counseling and education. I started my professional career as an elementary special education teacher in the early 80's. I obtained my M.Ed in counselor Education in 1989 from the University of Arkansas and in 1989 I went to Alaska for the first time as along term substitute teacher. I worked in the Bering Strait School District, in Unalakleet, Alaska. I would return a year later, and work a total of 11 years as a teacher, itinerant s...

This is Fulani  Sutherland's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello. I'm Fulani Sutherland. I am licensed as a Professional Counselor in Maryland, Washington DC, and Alaska. I've been working in the mental health field for the past 10 years, after getting my Master's degree from Georgia State University. I have experience working with all ages- from preschool to seniors- but the majority of my work has been with adults. I have worked with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, and schizophrenia. My counseling style is very person-centered. I genuinely believe people are the expert...

This is Rachael Bolton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Valdez, Alaska (Valdez, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hi there! I'm a licensed professional counselor in Alaska with 8 years of experience. I primarily treat depression, anxiety, work stress, school stress, and relationship problems. I started my own practice 3 years ago, and my mission is to help clients improve emotional and physical self-care. After college I volunteered at a nonprofit legal clinic in Chicago for a year. I later moved to Virginia, where I worked in student affairs at a university. It was there that I became passionate about helping students manage stress and improve their self-care. That...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Valdez? (Here Is How Our Valdez Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Valdez area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Valdez therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Valdez, or elsewhere in the Valdez-Cordova county or state of Alaska.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Valdez, AK ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Alaska will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Valdez and elsewhere throughout the state of Alaska, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Valdez offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Valdez therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 3862 people in the city of Valdez, AK finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 99686 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Valdez, couples counseling in Valdez, family conflict therapy in Valdez, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Valdez, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Emergency Situations:

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Valdez, Alaska can serve:

99686