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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC-S,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Elizabeth Wood and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. I have a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and a master’s degree from the University of South Alabama. My doctoral degree is from Capella University and is in Human Behavior. I provide counseling for adults, couples, adolescents, substance abuse, mental health, and LGBTQ clients. I utilize person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal psychodynamic, reality based, and psycho educational techniques to assist patients ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional counselor in Alabama with several years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, domestic violence, self-esteem, etc. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, reality therapy, client centered therapy, and solution focused. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courag...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Alabama. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, alcohol and substance related concerns, relationship concerns, body image concerns, trauma, parenting concerns, and adjusting to change. I have experience working with people from very diverse backgrounds, experiences, and from different stages of their lifecycle. I am currently only seeing clients with the preference of messaging only. This may change in the future. My style is very laid...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Thank you for connecting with me. It is great that you have taken this first step toward a counseling relationship. My name is John Douglass. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Alabama. I have been in practice for 20 years. I have worked with adolescents, young adults, families and couples at various stages and experiences in life. I have found that therapy can be most helpful when it is owned by the client. I believe that the client is the center of the therapeutic relationship. That is why I am client directed in my approach to thera...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Alabama. My primary background is working with families and helping guide individuals as they find themselves and their place in this world. After working as a therapist for 15+ years, I moved to Los Angeles and I studied further into psychological research and earned a PhD in psychology. My focus of study was on relationships and connecting with others via online venues. This has broadened my expertise and reignited my passion for counseling with others. Since returning to Alabama, I continue to pa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Benita Madison (Mrs. Madison). I am licensed in Oklahoma, Alabama, and Texas as a marriage and family therapist. I have counseled and advised adults individually and in small groups pertaining to relationship development and life goals. I have worked as a therapist in a community college, a counseling psychologist as a civilian in the military, a counselor/therapist at a Historically Black College/University, a sub contractor in Texas, and at a community counseling center. Specialties include: anxiety, depression, conduct, oppositional defiant, atten...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hi, I am Dr. Paula Downie, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated from Florida State University with a Masters in Social Work in 2003 and I graduated from Walden University in 2020 with my Doctorate in Social Work. My experience in providing therapy includes provision of group, individual, and family therapy. My main mode of therapy is Cognitive Behavioral, but I am trained in additional therapies such as Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. I may also utilize an eclectic approach when called for to the benefi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in AL and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in FL with 20 years of experience as a therapist and counselor in a variety of settings. I have helped people with a wide range of challenges including depression, anxiety, stress, career concerns, family and couples issues and military issues. I also have experience working with trauma and abuse survivors. My therapy style is warm, inviting and open. I believe in treating people with respect, sensitivity and compassion, avoiding labels and other stigma. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

“Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” -Brene Brown. The journey of counseling isn’t always comfortable. It takes us to places we often fear to go. With that fear, we also learn to cope, grow, and manifest a new view on our lives. Things that were once unbearable are easier to carry because you aren’t doing it alone. My name is Emily West, and I'm a licensed practicing counselor. I have been working with clients of all ages for the past seven years. I have a Masters in Community Agency Counseling ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I first want to congratulate you for taking this step. It takes courage to reach out and to seek help. I commend you for your actions here today. Self-care is necessary and is not selfish. I am a licensed professional counselor in the States of Alabama and Michigan. I have 10 + years of mental health counseling experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families; with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, stress, trauma, and relationship issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating a...

This is Kimberly Tubbs's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,Kimberly Tubbs
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor with more than 10 years of experience. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 2010 with a focus on marriage and family therapy. I currently work in a substance abuse setting which provides me the opportunity to assist clients with a range of issues. I have a background in juvenile justice, domestic violence, family therapy, anger management and mood disorders. I like to approach therapy with the idea that the client is an expert in their own lives and has the ultimate capacity for change. Each individual is unique ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-S,Registered Play Therapist
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 14

I am a professional counselor licensed in Alabama with over 14 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients of all ages with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, trauma, and ADHD. My therapy style is interactive and client-centered. I believe in treating every client with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. The counseling relationship is the building block of the therapeutic sessions. Every client will feel heard, understood and I will tailor o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Alabama with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, executive and professional coaching, & compassion fatigue. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Georgia with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Alabama with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. I have always believed in a holistic approach addressing mind, body & spirit. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage. Good for you in getting started. If you feel we are a good match, I look forward to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Greetings and welcome! My name is Margaret, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama with over 12 years of experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, ADHD, anger management, & career difficulties. Kudos to you for taking a positive step and reaching out for help during this time in your life. I am here to support you with any questions and concerns you may have. My counseling style has often been described as compassionate, gentle, empathetic, with a s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I'm Spencer and my pronouns are "He", "Him", and "His". I am licensed in Alabama and Mississippi with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, LGBT-related issues, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Alabama with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & career difficulties. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 35

I am licensed in Florida and Alabama with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with compassion fatigue, stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Billingsley, Alabama (Billingsley, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Alabama with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my teen clients & adult clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Billingsley?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Billingsley area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Billingsley and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Billingsley or elsewhere in Autauga or the state of Alabama.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Billingsley therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Billingsley due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Alabama may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Billingsley and elsewhere throughout the state of Alabama you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Billingsley to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Billingsley, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Billingsley, AL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 36006 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Billingsley:

36006

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.