Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 30

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 22

Hello, my name is Dr. Glover; I’m originally from San Diego, California. I received my doctorate degree from Oregon State University in Counseling with a specialty in Counselor Education & Supervision. I’m a repeat Alumni of Portland State University receiving a Masters of Science in Counseling with an emphasis on Rehabilitation and Community Counseling and a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology and Psychology. I’m a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Nationally Certified Dialectal Behavioral Therapist, a Nationally Certified Addictions Counselor a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of experience: 33

My name is Tammera Carbo, and I am a licensed professional counselor in Alabama, a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and a licensed clinical mental health counselor in North Carolina. I have more than 30 years of experience providing counseling services and have worked in inpatient, residential, outpatient and school settings. I have worked with clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues and self-esteem issues. I have also helped clients with anger management and ADHD concerns. I provide professional, resea...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 14

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. Most importantly, you are taking the right steps toward a happier and healthier you. Finding a therapist can lead to feelings of uncertainty which is perfectly okay. I want you to find the therapist that is right for you. My hope is that the following paragraphs will describe my education, experience, and therapeutic style sufficiently enough to aide you in your decision. Education I obtained my master’s in social work from the University of South Florida in 2008. I then relocated to Hammond, Louisiana wh...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Alabama. I desire to see you healthy, mentally and physically. Daily life stressors can quickly become overwhelming. I am passionate about assisting clients in identifying things that may be interfering with their happiness, and that could be causing them to experience anxiety, depression, fear, relationship problems and various other mental health concerns. I accept clients as they are and where they are. We are a team! Together, we will identify and focus on formulating a realistic solution-focu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am a licensed professional counselor and drug and alcohol counselor in Alabama with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship issues, and addiction. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-beha...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 19

Dr. Melton has almost two decades of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Walden University in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2023. She graduated from the University of Montevallo in 2004 with her Masters degree in Counseling. She utilizes a cognitive behavioral and person-centered approach coupled with her philosophy, 'touch one to reach one.'

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, 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 family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Alabama with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

Specialties: Grief, Coaching
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Alabama and Texas with over 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss; family caregiving & professional coaching. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I have been working in field for 3 years and am licensed in Alabama. I want you to know that you are not alone in this. I want to provide a safe place for you to lift some of this emotional weight off your shoulders. You have the power, and you have the strength. I am here to guide you to your own discovery. I offer therapy to adults & teens. I have a team-mindset which assists the counseling collaboration process. Life can be overwhelming without the right tools, and I want to help you discover those.I enjoy hearing each individuals personal experience. You have ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in Alabama with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 29

I am licensed in Alabama, Arizona and Florida with 30years of professional work experience. I have experience with children, teens, young adults, adults and older adults. I am now working with clients dealing with substance abuse and other addictions. I use mindfulness, CBT and other modalities to help my clients to cope with life's stressors and past traumas. I have experience in helping adults with stress and anxiety, ADHD, school/work issues, coping with grief and loss, motivation, relationship problems, self-esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, 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, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Alabama with 5+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How To Find Counseling Lafayette

Finding the best therapist close by in Lafayette can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Lafayette area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Lafayette. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Lafayette, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Lafayette or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Lafayette counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Lafayette area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Lafayette
  • DBT in Lafayette
  • Substance use therapy in Lafayette
  • Couples therapy in Lafayette

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Lafayette, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Lafayette, elsewhere in Chambers, or in the greater state of Alabama.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Lafayette area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Lafayette Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Lafayette due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Lafayette: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Lafayette: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Lafayette: $100
  • Therapy in Lafayette: $80

While many psychologists in Lafayette may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Lafayette 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Lafayette, Alabama working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Lafayette above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Lafayette virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Lafayette helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Lafayette therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Lafayette therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Lafayette counselor 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Lafayette, AL, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 36862 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Lafayette can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Lafayette Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Lafayette licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Lafayette, Alabama can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Lafayette has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Lafayette, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

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:

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

36862