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Cheryl Jones

Offering therapy in AL
License: LICSW,PIP,CAADP
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseCoping with life changes
6 years of experience

Seeking therapy for yourself, your child, or your loved ones is not always easy. I believe, however, that it is a sign of strength and courage. As your therapist, I will strive to connect with you — being honest and non-judgmental as we work together. I am a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW) in Alabama with years of experience working with youth, adults and families with a wide range of concerns including relationship issues, parenting problems, depression, career challenges, trauma/abuse, anger control and self-esteem. My counseling style is compassionate and non-judgmental. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, client-centered, motivational interviewing and strengths-based techniques tailored to meet the client's individual needs. I will work with you to create a treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. If you are ready to be on your way to making yourself the best person you can be, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Donna Plummer

Offering therapy in AL
License: LPC,CEAP,SAP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor with 30+ years of experience plus specialized training in addictions, employee assistance services, trauma and career/life coaching. My focus is working with adults on a variety of issues which include depression, anxiety, panic disorders, life changes, relationship issues, addiction, trauma, military family culture, and employment/job stressors. What I try to provide is a safe, calm space to talk about personal issues and feelings while being heard by another person. Life can be so fast paced and rushed at times that a counseling hour provides a brief time out from life offering an individual the opportunity to reflect on what is happening in their life and receive feedback/coaching on how to improve any areas causing pain or discomfort. To me, therapy is a unique partnership between two persons which can work well in helping people cope with life successfully. I look forward to the opportunity to meet you and help you create the life you want to live.

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Paul Moffett

Offering therapy in AL
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
35 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 35 years experience in inpatient, outpatient, residential, and private practice settings. I work with a wide variety clients: including family military/civilian , individual, marital/couples, and group therapy. I work with multiple issues including: depression, anxiety disorders, behavioral/conduct/ oppositional-defiant D/O , impulse control issues, PTSD. I have master's level certification as a addictions counselor allowing the opportunity to work with clients having addiction issues, co-occuring disorders impacting all areas of their life. I have worked for many years with a diverse population from adolescences, adults, and geriatric. My counseling approach is to create an extremely safe and supportive environment for each client to trust and feel safe enough to do the emotional work needed for the healing process to begin. My therapeutic style is cognitive/behavioral, client centered, and reality based to meet the specific needs of each client. I'm looking forward to meeting and working wi counseling approach is to create an extremely safe and supportive environment for each client to trust and feel safe enough to do the emotional work needed for the healing process to begin. My therapeutic style is cognitive/behavioral, client centered, and reality based to meet the specific needs of each client. I'm looking forward to meeting and working with you. Sincerely, Paul Moffett LPC, MAC

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Crystal Norris

Offering therapy in AL
License: LICSW,PIP
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesDepression
6 years of experience

I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Alabama State University in 2011 and a Master's Degree from the University of Alabama in 2014. I earned my LMSW in 2015 and my LICSW in 2017. I have been practicing at the clinical level, providing counseling services, since 2017. Before earning my clinical license, I worked with children and families at the Alabama Department of Human Resources for three years. I have also worked as a counselor at a youth detention facility. Since earning my clinical license, I have worked as a Clinical Supervisor at a therapeutic foster care agency for three years providing counseling to children and adults. In working with children and families, my areas of focus include depression/anxiety, crisis intervention, ADHD, anger management, parenting, boosting self-esteem, communication, grief, behavioral issues, substance abuse, and domestic violence using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Behavior Therapy, Strengths Based Therapy, Play Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. I typically do no do live sessions on Saturdays, but I have several morning and evening slots available on every other day. Work with me and let's get started on your healing!

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Netria Hill

Offering therapy in AL
License: MEd,LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
5 years of experience

My goal is to help every client to gain the needed coping skills to live life as normal as they can after experiencing events that left them feeling depleted. I want each and everyone of us to life our lives to the fullest. Children have always been my passion thus is why I chose to further my education in School Counseling. I have worked in community mental health for the last five years with people from all walks of life. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults and those who have struggled with addictions. I am deeply passionate about helping others process and work through their difficulties. Life will throw us many curve balls and I have learned that having someone take the journey of healing brings us confidence and strength.

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Reba Pendleton

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
11 years of experience

I am licensed in Kentucky with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Melissa Sutton

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

It can be difficult opening up to people and asking for help. I want to applaud you for taking this first big step towards accomplishing the goals that you have for your mental health. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have worked in this field for 6 years. I received my Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of North Alabama. My approach to treatment is like we are taking a road trip. You are driving and decide where we're headed, how we get there, and where we stop along the way. I sit beside you and hold the road map and make suggestions. If the car breaks down, I don't fix it for you, but help you to figure out the tools you need to address the issue yourself. While I might not have all the answers I am willing to go on this journey with you to help you become the version of yourself that you want to be.

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Anna Fortune

Offering therapy in AL
AddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoping with life changes
13 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in Georgia and Alabama and have been working as a therapist for over 13 years. Currently, I am only seeing female clients in order to align with my specialty area of counseling. My experience is broad in that I have worked with clients of all ages with a variety of issues and diagnoses, especially with those with trauma, recovering from addictions, coping with anxiety and depression, and moving through life changes such as grief and relationship/family changes. Over the years, I have developed a specialty in both addictions and women's issues, including perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. I also have experience providing Christian counseling, using a biblical worldview to help individuals through difficulties while honoring their faith. I hope to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to take the first steps towards change, and I am here to support you in your journey.

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Nashonda Thomas

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship 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, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & 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. 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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Jared Hood

Offering therapy in AL
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoping with life changesCoaching
16 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and trauma specialist with over sixteen years of experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I also am trained in EMDR for trauma-focused therapy. I also have extensive experience as an endurance athlete and am currently completing an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and NASM Nutrition certification.

How to find counseling in Warrior

Finding the best therapist close by in Warrior 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 Warrior. 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 Warrior, 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior, elsewhere in Jefferson, 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 Warrior area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior, 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 35180 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 Warrior 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 Warrior 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 Warrior, 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.

Warrior 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.

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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.

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