This is Dr. Magna Porterfield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, 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...

This is Dr. Robyn Simmons's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D., LPC-S, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 25

I am a doctoral-level, Licensed Professional Counselor with 25 years of experience. I have worked with clients who have experienced a variety of issues, including adjustment issues, anxiety and depression, sexual trauma, and relationship issues, among others. I highly value my clients and respect their autonomy. I believe each person has a desire to feel productive in community, in work, and in relationships. I believe family environment, birth order, early childhood experiences (all of this to include their cultural context in the world) influence personality ...

This is LeShunn McLeod's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

HELLO! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama (LPC) and I have been working in the counseling field since 2016. I have experience conducting individual, family and group therapy, in-office and online, both residential and outpatient settings. I provide services for a wide range of areas that may negatively impact the quality of our lives including grief, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and substance abuse. I mostly tend to draw from the reality therapy approach when in a therapeutic relationship. This approach goes beyond just talking about t...

This is Sharmen Rutherford's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC, ICAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Life isn't always easy. At times, things just don't seem right or the way that we would like for them to be. Life can be frustrating, overwhelming, complicated and down-right messy. It is during these difficult seasons that I would like to come alongside you and offer strength, hope and encouragement and to equip you with the tools you need to make a better future for yourself. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama, an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and am currently p...

This is Ruthie Brooks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 19

Thank you for stopping by! My name is Ruthie Brooks. It takes courage to reach out to a complete stranger for help with your personal journey. We all have moments in life that we need guidance and support to get through life struggles. I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychology and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I work with clients seeking help with stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, anger management, low self-esteem, OCD, and substance abuse. I have over 15 years of experience in the mental health profe...

This is Lanetta  Harper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,C-DBT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional counselor in private practice with more than 5-years of experience. I have worked with the underserved population within the maximum-security prison system, including inmates on death row, provided counseling and community resources in substance abuse and early recovery. As a professional, I am here to offer you the emotional support that you need. I work with adults and adolescents who are experiencing challenges. I have a special interest in working with minorities to overcome the emotional trauma of inequality. I also have experie...

This is April Stevens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, living in Massachusetts but licensed to work in Alabama. I am blessed to have a supportive, loving husband, an adult child who is a happily married, a hard working & positive contributor to society, plus 3 wonderful step-children. I value all people. I love helping people grow, change, and learn tools to be happier and live their best lives. I earned my bachelor's and master's degrees in Social Work, concentrating in Mental Health during my master's program. I completed internships at the Tuscaloosa Departmen...

This is Dr. Tarama Fleming's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your counselor. Life can be hard and it can be even harder to work through life's difficulties alone. You don't have to! I believe everyone can benefit from therapy. I am here to provide a safe environment where you can talk candidly about your concerns. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with over 24 years of experience of working in mental health with a broad spectrum of clients including persons coping with clinical issues or those who just simply need help with life transitions or difficulties. As a ...

This is Beverly Ward's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

In therapy with me, every single part of you is welcome. Our therapy sessions are a place for you to lay your burdens down and be refreshed and renewed. It's likely we will laugh a lot, and we may also cry. Each of us is different and multifaceted. I'm interested in seeing the real you shine and in helping you see it too. Life's problems, including mental health issues, are real, common, and treatable. Good therapy coupled with God’s Grace can transform hard places and roadblocks into circumstances that can be addressed and moved through and beyond. You c...

This is Debbie Breckenridge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPC,S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I understand societal stigma makes it hard to seek professional help, but you've identified a community here willing to help. I would like to work with you on your journey towards a more productive, healthy life. My name is Debbie Breckenridge and I am a licensed professional counselor with 22 years of specialized training and experience in inpatient/residential and outpatient settings. I have worked with diverse cultures, ethnicities and gender identities in the treatment of trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, severe mental illness, addictions, and self-injurious...

This is Mary Weston's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW 4856C
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 9

Greetings, my name is Mary Dawn Weston, and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Alabama. I am absolutely passionate about this field and working with clients to enhance their lives by reducing stress and negative outcomes. We will work together pursuing resolution to your identified needs by utilizing evidence-based therapies such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and other modalities. My pledge is to always start where you are with confidence, clarity, and compassion. With 8 years' experience in the field...

This is Dianne Simpson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Board Certified Counselor with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & bipolar disorder. 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.

This is Rosalyn Dudley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in Alabama, with more than five years of experience. I help clients cope with addictions and mental health issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where they can share thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment. I believe that people can grow and change in the right environment and with the right tools. If you are ready to progress towards growth and change, I am here to support and empower you on the journey to discovering the best version of yourself. I look forward to working w...

This is Alesha Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW, Ed.S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, my name is Alesha Thomas, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alabama. I have teaching experience of 10 years. My objective is to earn your trust within a positive atmosphere while focusing on concerns to build a better you. As a client, your sessions will be confidential, and you will receive effective counseling sessions that will help you to live your best life. I’m a believer that it is never to late to reach a goal. Courage is needed for change. My specialties are depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and persons ...

This is Ida Lockette's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Alabama with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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!

This is Jenay Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy 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.

This is Rachel Allgood's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Alabama with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & bipolar disorder. 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.

This is I. P.  Moore, EdS's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Alabama with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, confidence, career difficulties, depression, & coping with life changes. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! Let me help you get to the other side of through!

This is Angela Shadden's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Alabama with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Paul Rainwater's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Red Bay, Alabama (Red Bay, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

I am licensed in Alabama with 38 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. 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.

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Red Bay? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Red Bay area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Red Bay' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Red Bay, or elsewhere in the Franklin county or state of Alabama.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Red Bay therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Red Bay counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


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

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Red Bay, AL ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Alabama will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Red Bay 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 4 weeks).


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

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Red Bay offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Red Bay has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Red Bay, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

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

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

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

With more than 3119 people in the city of Red Bay, AL finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 35582 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Red Bay therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Red Bay, Alabama can serve:

35582

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Red Bay' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Red Bay's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Red Bay, Alabama?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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