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Joan Sulzmann

Offering therapy in AL
License: MSW, LICSW, ACSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. I have over 30 years experience in the areas of post-traumatic stress, life transitions such as recovery from divorce, life after retirement or the management of health challenges and a specialty in empowering domestic violence survivors. I believe that I am a partner and guide to help others achieve stability, personal growth and inner peace. I consider it a privilege when someone shares a personal life story with me, and I respect the courage it takes to do that. I will help to identify strengths and to build confidence, as well as lead to resources which will give tools for a fulfilling life.

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Tess Powers

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietySleeping disordersSelf esteemCoping with life changes
19 years of experience

Are you a single woman or a wife and/or a professional who is frustrated trying to make everyone else happy and frustrated it isn't working? I can help with learning to take ownership of negative beliefs, and accepting what you can't control, and how to have peace and be okay with that. Are you tired of hurting? Taking the first step is the hardest; you already made it by reaching out. You don't have to stay stuck or continue to struggle. I am an individual, women's issues counselor with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and positive therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Sessions can also focus on health, wellness, and lifestyle. These may include nutrition, exercises, natural health principles, and other healing modalities to support the work of counseling and a life of balance and well-being. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Christina Miller

Offering therapy in AL
License: MS,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
20 years of experience

Hello! My name is Christina Miller and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Alabama. I have been working in the field of mental health and wellness for over 20 years. I have experience in individual, couple, family, and group therapy, in-office, by telephone, and online. I have worked with clients presenting with depression, anxiety, life cycle transition issues, communication, parenting, grief/loss, infidelity, anger management, eating disorders, and crisis. I believe in creating a space where we can work together to resolve issues and collaborate on treatment plans and solutions that are tailored to your personal needs and experiences. I would describe my therapeutic approach as empathetic and solution-focused. I empower my clients to become the best versions of themselves. You are the expert on your life, and we will work collaboratively to discover strategies and solutions that work best for you. It takes a lot of courage and motivation to reach out for additional support. I am eager to walk alongside you as you face these challenges. Thank you for entrusting me to do so. I look forward to meeting you soon.

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Angelia Holland-Dunning

Offering therapy in AL
License: LCSW, LICSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepression
14 years of experience

I am licensed in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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.

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megan wetherbee

Offering therapy in AL
GriefDepression
20 years of experience

Hello there! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Alabama with 20 years of professional experience. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I believe that therapy can provide a safe, objective space to share your innermost feelings. I believe in the power of giving your unexplainable emotions a name & I can help you do that. I specialize in working with those who have experienced a loss of a loved one or a recent medical diagnosis. As a cancer survivor, I have lived experience with the grief process involved with receiving an unexpected diagnosis. My other areas of focus include depression, anxiety and narcissistic abuse. 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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Dr. Chad Ebesutani

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Alabama with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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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Miranda Jordan

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience

I am licensed in Alabama with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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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Daphne Hart

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefParenting issuesDepression
20 years of experience

I am licensed in Alabama with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. 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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Jasmine McKinney

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
6 years of experience

I am licensed in Alabama with 6 years of professional experience. My desire is to walk with you in the darker places of struggle as you work toward living a meaningful life. There may not always be simple answers or quick fixes, but I am dedicated to walk with you on your journey. I have experience in helping clients with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. Give yourself credit for taking the first step! Remember, I am here to support you in that process.

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Savannah Kizzie

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsIntimacy-related issuesDepression
4 years of experience

Welcome! My name is Savannah Kizzie and I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and Alabama. I follow a holistic therapeutic approach that places emphasis on an individuals physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. I believe providing a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment can foster deep self-reflection, personal growth, and long-term healing. By incorporating the use of mindfulness and client-centered techniques. I believe clients can develop the innate skills necessary to address the root cause of many of life’s challenges. With a wide array of experiences ranging from trauma & crisis to family relationships, marital relationships, and life transitions. I will incorporate cognitive behavioral and solution focus strategies to empower clients and I am committed to providing those who work with me the tools necessary for a successful counseling experience.

How to find counseling in Lowndesboro

Finding the best therapist close by in Lowndesboro can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your 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 Lowndesboro. 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 Lowndesboro, 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, they 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 Lowndesboro 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 providers 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 Lowndesboro area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, 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 Lowndesboro, elsewhere in Lowndes, 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 Lowndesboro area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Lowndesboro may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Alabama you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Lowndesboro, 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Lowndesboro above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Lowndesboro 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in AL, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 36752 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Lowndesboro 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 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 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 Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro, 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.

Lowndesboro has many clinicians 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.

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 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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