Life can have you feeling like a football player. At times, you feel like you're at the top, and scoring touchdown after touchdown. Other times, you may feel like you're being tackled by everyone and no one is catching you a break. Depression, doubt, anxiety, and other mental ills can make you feel like you're in a dogpile. Who can help you in this situation? One person who can help is a counselor based in Tuscaloosa. 

Tuscaloosa is known for great football. Football is an intense sport, just like life itself. If you're interested in winning your own game, speak to a counselor and see how they can help. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being! Hello, and welcome to my profile. Following is a bit of information regarding my qualifications, credentials, experience, and approach to therapy to help you with the process of choosing a professional therapist. My name is Lois Lambert. I earned my bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. I attended graduate school and earned my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, located i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama with over 16 years of experience. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children as well as couples and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting problems, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is laid back and interactive as I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a counselor licensed in Alabama with over 10 years of experience working as substance abuse counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges and daily life issues in general. 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, motivational interviewing and solution focused therapy. I will tailor o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

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 abo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA , LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed Professional Counselor in Birmingham Alabama. I have worked in the mental health profession for twenty years. I have worked with adults coping with spousal abuse, victims of crime , children in group homes and the general public dealing with everyday challenges. The range of client concern included trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, My counseling approach is warm and interactive. I provide a supportive environment with empathy and guidance. I reassure my clients that they matter and have t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,PIP,Certified EMDR
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 30

One thing that I know is true is that change can be difficult and slow, but it is very possible. The fact that you are looking at therapist options on Betterhelp, tells me that you are well on your way to being the healthiest and happiest person that you can be. The first steps are always the most difficult but with them comes a fierce determination to continue forward. I hope that I can be a part of your journey. I have a BSW from Auburn University and a MSW from Florida State University. I have been in practice for thirty years. I have a commitment to lifelong ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! My name is Kathy Czervionke and I am an LPC working in the state of Alabama. I have worked as a helping professional for over 30 years. I obtained a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from the University of North Alabama in 1992 . My work experience includes 20 + years as a Social Worker with mental health center and public health. After earning my Master's in Guidance and Counseling from the University of West Alabama in 2001, I worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and currently work as a counselor in the academic setting. Due to my vast experience i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a mental health professional licensed in Alabama with ten years of experience working as a therapist and licensed clinical social worker. I have worked with individuals and families addressing depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, as well as identity and career challenges. I have also helped many people over the years establish a stronger sense of self-esteem and life direction. I am trained in trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified- Personality Disorders, Tele Mental Health, and Trauma Therapist with over 18 years of providing life-guiding Christian principles. I have worked with individuals and families dealing with various problems to include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and addictions. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 1999 and my Master's Degree in Social Work in 2005. I gained my experience working in outpatient and inpatient settings with clients diagnosed with severe mental disorders and substance use disorder...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Alabama - LICSW,Mississippi - LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a counselor with a passion to help others recover from psychological and life issues, specializing in addiction. I hold a Master’s of Social Work and I am licensed as a clinical therapist in Alabama and Mississippi. I possess over 15 years of counseling and 20+ years of case management experience. My primary desire is to help people find real freedom from the chokeholds of life, especially alcoholism and addiction, but also self-esteem and grief issues, depression and anxiety, relationship problems, and spiritual struggles. As a Christian professional for man...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,CCM
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical social worker with experience working with clients who have a broad range of issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, and emotional issues. I have a passion to help others overcome issues that hinder the life they desire. I emphasize partnership with clients to assist with resolving challenges and achieving goals. During the therapeutic process, I assist clients in discovering their strengths. I completed my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi. I have over 10 years of experien...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! I am Camille Holcomb, a licensed therapist. I am here to help you reach your goals. Through sessions with me, you will experience unconditional respect while showing concern. I will offer support and a safe space to discuss what you need help with. I will provide a collaborative environment in which we can work together to achieve your goals. It takes courage to reach out and talk with someone you don't know. But I intend to make you comfortable by actively listening, offering encouragement, and providing feedback. I understand that some clients want long term...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over a decade of experience in the mental health field. I am currently serving as a private practitioner, specializing in Individual and Family Counseling. I have a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a bachelor's degree in Psychology. I became licensed by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling in 2016. I have provided therapeutic services in a variety of settings, including private practice, nursing homes, state correctional facilities, and inpatient psychiatric hospitals. In additio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Every new day is a new chance to change your life. My name is Brittany Brown and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at The University of Alabama, and my Master of Education degree at The University of Montevallo. I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor. I have years of experience in working with clients with substance use and co-occuring disorders who may also suffer from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, etc. I am also skilled in assisting clients with conflict resolution, sui...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a LPC therapist licensed in Alabama and have over 6 years of working with individuals and families, helping navigate the hardships that life throws at us. I have worked with clients with various life problems such as work stress, family conflict, anxiety, depression, trauma symptoms, and parenting problems. While I have the most experience working with teenagers, in recent years I have branched out to work with adults and younger children. I have helped clients identify, process, and move past what is blocking them from living the life they want. I come f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MS,BSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

You have made the first step! Asking for help can be challenging but here you are. Welcome to my page. My name is Mary Wright. Through use of a variety of therapy approaches (cognitive behavior approach, humanistic approach, psychodynamic approach) , I thrive on assisting people to address and work to resolve areas of concern. The approaches I use are geared towards your needs. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Alabama. For the past twenty-two years I have had the honor of working with troubled teens, adults and their families in a juv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 10

I received my Masters’ of Social Work in 2010 from The University of Alabama and began my career working with the local homeless population my first year after graduate school. I later moved into clinical practice, working for a local organization, working with clients experiencing mental health and substance abuse disorders. I have utilized evidence based practices with the following therapeutic modalities: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulnes...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Alabama with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Alabama with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, executive and professional coaching, & compassion fatigue. 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.

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Tuscaloosa? (Here Is How Our Tuscaloosa Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Tuscaloosa 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, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Tuscaloosa therapist 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 Tuscaloosa, or elsewhere in the Tuscaloosa county or state of Alabama.


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 Tuscaloosa, 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 Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa 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.

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 stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


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). In addition to developing 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 in your everyday life.

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 Tuscaloosa therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 99543 people in the city of Tuscaloosa, 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 35486 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Tuscaloosa, couples counseling in Tuscaloosa, family conflict therapy in Tuscaloosa, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Tuscaloosa, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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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 in a crisis or any other person may be in danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services.

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 therapists in or around Tuscaloosa, Alabama can serve:

35401, 35402, 35403, 35404, 35405, 35406, 35407, 35475, 35476, 35486, 35487

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