This is James  White's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.ED,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is James “Ryan” White. I am a licensed therapist in the state of Alabama. I have been a therapist for more than nine years. I have been licensed for almost 5 years. I specialize in dialectical behavioral therapy. Specifically, DBT informed therapy. What that means for my clients is real solutions to problems quickly using DBT skills. DBT skills allow you to better control and understand your emotions. These skills have worked wonders with my clients with depressive disorders, panic disorders, and PTSD. I specialize in personality disorders as well. Over th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Master's in Addiction Counseling in the state of Alabama. I graduated from the Univeristy of North Alabama with a bachelors in Social Work and a Master's in Community Counseling. I have been working in the behavioral health field since 2011 and have had extensive experience with individual, family, and group therapy. I have worked with a variety of different populations, with the majority of my experience being in addictions and trauma. I have been trained in a variety of different approaches including: Motivational Int...

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

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. I have been a therapist for 20 years , working with individual , couples and family. My main focus at this time is working with individuals. My therapy approach is based on Client Centered Therapy as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also enjoy including Mindfulness activities to reduce stress and anxiety. During my years as a Counselor I have had the opportunity to learn and grow both on a professional level and personal level. I have grown as much from my interac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., Ph.D., LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Thank you for viewing my profile on BetterHelp. Please let me introduce myself to you, beginning with my professional credentials. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Alabama as well as a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family (AAMFT). I also earned my Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science. I have 10 plus years providing direct service to clients like yourself, including serving as the sole EAP provider for the employees of my local community. My other experiences include teaching in a university-settin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, ADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience and specializing in crisis counseling, substance abuse, mental health. I provide both client-centered individual and family therapy, group sessions and counseling in a supportive, reassuring, platform. I use the following approaches to provide the best client-centered therapy to my clients: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Based Therapy.

This is LaTonya Melton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,RPT,JSOCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 19

Ms. Melton has almost two decades of experience working with children, adolescents and families. 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 personal philosophy, 'touch one to reach one.'

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) working with clients who have presented with grief/loss, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, family conflicts, parenting challenges, and relationship concerns. My non-judgmental, therapeutic style embodies empathy, trust, sensitivity, care, and genuineness while delivering high-quality services. During the session(s), I often utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. However, if theoretical approaches are not suitable for the client(s), I employ other approaches based on their need(s). I am of the...

This is Leslie Evans's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,Jennifer Garrison
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Jennifer Garrison. I’m from Atlanta, Georgia and followed my passion for counseling resulting in creating a life in Alabama. I’ve been in the counseling field for approximately 9 years, with primary services provided in trauma and the individualized effects and impact of trauma. I stand firm in my thoughts that true courage is stepping out and asking for help. In providing services and assistance to those who desire, I wish to explore alternate hypothesis and discover the answers to the questions they seek by creating a safe place for each and every...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC Alabama,LPC Georgia
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am an individual and family therapist with 19 years of experience in this field and 13 years as a therapist. I have experience in many areas of mental health and family and social issues including, but not limited to: generalized anxiety disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, PTSD, parenting problems, domestic violence, sexual assault, and trauma. I have some experience working with gender dysphoria. I have worked in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, at risk youth (alternative education and a residential pr...

This is Maria Mackall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Alabama with at least 3 years of therapeutic experience. I also have a License to practice Social Work in the state of Maryland, my home town. I have experience in helping adults with relationship issues, family conflict, parenting issues, & depression. My therapeutic style allows you to take the lead on your journey of healing, with a small push by myself to help you see various options available for change to occur. I believe change is possible for everyone, as long as you are willing to go for it. I tre...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am credentialed in the state of Alabama with 20 years of professional work experience as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I firmly believe that people have the capacity to substantially improve their situations through developing insight and finding practical solutions to create the change for which they aspire. My experience includes helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, and coping with grief and loss. I also have worked with people who are experiencing life changes including cancer and other serious medical conditions. ...

This is Chris Johns's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I am a licensed therapist with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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.

This is Leigh Leiner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Alabama with 3 years of social work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, 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. 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 Carol Kelley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sulligent, AL
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
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, lgbtq+ related issues, relationship 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.

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

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 Sulligent 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

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

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Sulligent 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 With A Sulligent Therapist? 

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

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 therapists serving the city of Sulligent and elsewhere throughout the state of Alabama you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor 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 Sulligent 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 with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you.

Sulligent 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 therapy. In Sulligent, therapy can be easily to use 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 psychotherapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Sulligent 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 Sulligent, AL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 35586 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available 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 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 Around Sulligent Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

35586

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Sulligent Sessions 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 psychotherapist. 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 psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy 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 counseling. 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. 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 psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding 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 as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.