This is Barbara Leigh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.Ed., LPC-S, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

With over 30 years of experience as a therapist, I offer a seasoned combination of wisdom, current relevance and flexible interventions. I have seen trends come and go in the fields of psychology and counseling, so I like to identify your particular needs and tailor treatment modalities to your unique circumstances and expectations. I enjoy helping people discover their true needs/desires and pursuing their dreams, potential and meeting their life goals. I specialize in helping you overcome life's speed bumps - being stuck, restlessness, grief, depression, an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

I am a psychologist who is licensed in both the states of Alabama and Georgia and I have had the opportunity to work in the field of psychology for several years. I have worked in the both university settings (as a teacher and counselor) as well as in private practice. I have also had the opportunity to travel and share my knowledge through lectures and workshops. I have the most experience in helping people who struggle with unipolar (but NOT bipolar) depression and anxiety. I also have a considerable amount of experience in working with individuals who hav...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 17

I have worked with people suffering from a wide range of issues including mood disorders, trauma, addictions, and life transitions for 17 years. Most recently I have been working toward board certification in Christian Sex Therapy, and am currently only able to accept new clients who are struggling in this area of their lives. I have a passion to work with people who are wrestling with deep hurts and brokenness, and need hope in their lives. My philosophy of counseling is that in order to help others, I must first be emotionally and spiritually healthy, which ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings! I am Lynn and am a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional as well as certified in Telemental Health through the Telehealth Certification Institute. I have 10 years of experience working with people from 3 -90 years old. With such a wide age range, I have encountered a variety of issues from depression, anxiety , trauma, grief, relationship issues, ADHD, as well as coping with developmental disabilities, to name a few. Whatever brings you here, I believe tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M. Ed.,LPC,SC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 28

Hi! I received a Bachelor's Degree in Education/Biblical Studies from Southeastern Bible College (Birmingham, Alabama) and a Master's Degree in Agency & Community Counseling from the University of Montevallo (Montevallo, Alabama). I am also certified by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling as a Supervising Counselor to provide supervision for those seeking full licensure. I am a wife to my wonderful husband, Don. I have two children - a very loyal son and a daughter who now lives in Heaven - and three gorgeous granddaughters. I am a Christian and am ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I admire and respect the courage it takes for anyone to seek counseling for themselves. I know it isn’t always easy, so I applaud you for taking the first step in your journey! I provide a safe and confidential environment for individuals to share their life experiences and any struggles they may be facing. I strive to empower individuals to overcome personal obstacles using clinically tested and evidence based interventions. I believe in a strengths based approach, and want to help you restore hope for yourself. My areas of specialty include substance use and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor currently licensed in Alabama with 5 years of professional experience as a licensed psychotherapist and 3 years as an Associate Licensed Counselor. I am a retired Military Veteran who has served for 22 years as a Licensed Professional Nurse. I have a vast experience working with military members and their families. As an Associate Licensed Counselor, I have worked with a variety of mental health issues to include: grief and loss, severe mental illness, and opioid addiction. My counseling style is person centered. General...

This is Kristi Weadock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LMSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Kristi specializes in helping individuals navigate life transitions that can arise from addiction, health-related issues including peri and postnatal issues, divorce, and aging. She is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and obtained her Cognitive Behavioral Therapy certificate from the Beck Institute. As an avid learner, Kristi continually seeks out new modalities to benefit her clients. Kristi’s approach is strengths-based, with the working knowledge that each client can begin to achieve their goals and heal through the process...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in Illinois and Alabama with over 13 years of experience working as a social worker/therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, addiction, co-dependency, interventions and family dynamic issues. I also have experience working with individuals going through various medical diagnosis as well their caregivers from diagnosis to end of life and grief and loss therapy. I have worked with children, adolescents and adults. My th...

This is Rachel  Fondren 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello!! I am a licensed independent clinical social worker and private independent practitioner with over 8 years of experience. I graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelors in Social Work and from the University of Southern California with a Masters in Social Work. Over the years I have worked with individuals on wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, ADHD, and Serious Mental Illnesses. I am excited to work in partnership with you to meet your life ...

This is Claire Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Alabama with 4 years of professional work experience. In that time my primary specialization has been in the field of addiction/substance abuse. While treating individuals with substance use disorders, it is necessary to also address the underlying issues that drove the substance use in the first place. This has given me the opportunity to help my clients with additional issues such as depression, anxiety, personality disorders, family issues, self-esteem issues, spirituality, and trauma. I am trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Alabama with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. 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! Let the journey begin!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, 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 - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hi! My name is Haley. I have been a therapist/counselor for 4 years, and I have been working in the mental health field for 7 years. I decided to start a career in mental health because a therapist saved my life when I was a teenager. I have dedicated my life to helping others in the same way, and I truly believe it is my calling. I will do everything within my ability to help improve your overall mood and quality of life in general. I am now an EMDR-trained clinician. EMDR can be used to treat a variety of mental health concerns. I also offer traditional talk ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Alabama with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama with 13 years of experience working with individuals, parents, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and mental health. I also helped many people who have experienced physical and emotional trauma and abuse. My counseling style is warm and compassionate. I believe everyone can reach their full potential and truly experience life to the fullest . I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, and comp...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Alabama with 19 years of professional work experience in mental health. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. 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. 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 - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Georgia and Alabama with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, & depression. 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 - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! I have been a practicing social worker for over 30 years. I am licensed in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Currently, I work primarily with teens and adults in their attempts to navigate challenging transitions. Life is full of transitions. These may include adjusting to college, beginning your first job, changing or losing a job, moving, getting married, welcoming and parenting a new baby, separating or divorcing, retiring, the passing of a loved one, or adjusting to life as an immigrant or ex-pat. Navigating these transitions -- even when they are jo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkmont, Alabama (Elkmont, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Alabama with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, career difficulties, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. 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.

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

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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont or elsewhere in Limestone 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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont 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 Elkmont, 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 Elkmont, 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 35620 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 Elkmont:

35620

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.