Maybe life is treating you well. Maybe you were doing fine, and the unpredictability made its impact on you, leaving a crater within yourself that has yet to be filled. The residents of Wetumpka know a lot about impact. They also know a lot about mental wellness. Wetumpka- area mental health professionals understand that to feel whole again, a little support is needed along the way.

That's why they are here to help. No matter what you're dealing with, no matter what has made its impact on you, therapists and counselors can provide the support you need to work through issues and get back on the right track.

This is Katherine Myers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Maybe you have waited a long time to seek help and suffered in silence. Perhaps you've become accustomed to this discomfort or a pain. Or maybe you desire change through seeking understanding and want a greater sense of wellbeing. Therapy can help you with this process of personal growth and healing. Whether you have a crisis, traumatic experience, significant life challenge or are wanting to experience greater fulfillment therapy may be for you. I specialize in the treatment of eating disorders and helping people heal from traumatic experiences. I also enjoy w...

This is Regina Nelson Sankey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My experiences as a licensed Master Degree Social Worker, the State of Alabama, span over a period of 30 years. During that time I have been involved in therapeutic counseling and supportive services for families, children, and individual adults in crises. My therapeutic experiences include working with clients who felt loneliness because of confinement or social isolation, domestic abuses in family life, life adjustment problems, suicidal tendencies, depression, stress, anxiety, and lack of motivation. I approach these problems using client ...

This is Matthew Russell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed professional counselor who has been working for the past 5 years in addictions and mental health. I have worked with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, relationship issues and more. I take my approach to counseling from the client's perspective. My approach is client centered, meaning I believe everyone has the ability to help themselves and will do so if given the opportunity. I also use cognitive behavior therapy when clients identify a barrier to their goals. I believe counseling is best begun in the present day-to-...

This is Dr. Lori Holth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Alabama with over 10 years of experience providing counseling. I have worked with clients of all ages: children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. I also have experience in many different clinical settings including; residential treatment, outpatient community mental health, and inpatient hospitals. I have worked with clients facing and a wide variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, OCD, panic disorders, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, as well as provided counseling and support to individuals who have e...

This is Stephen Murphy 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Alabama, Virginia, and Georgia. My experience includes clinical social work, risk management, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, case management, crisis intervention, advocacy, brokerage, education, and facilitation working with diverse groups of children, adolescents, and adults in medical social work, child welfare, mental health/chemical dependency, HIV/AIDS, and Veteran Affairs. While working with these clients, I have acquired necessary clinical skills relevant to culturally diverse practice and ...

This is Lelia Ruffin-Franks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a License Professional Counselor with over 10 years experience helping clients find hope and healing. I have worked with clients with depression, work stress, anxiety, family issues, substance abuse, relationship issues, caregiver stress, parenting concerns, and mood disorders. I have helped many clients with life transitions and grief. I provide active listening, empathetic responses and outcomes focused treatment to help clients achieve their goals. My counseling approach combines Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Foc...

This is Raven  Brown-McKinney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CLC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Life Coach with 15 years experience partnering with individuals, families, adolescents, and women to help them reach their goals and live more fulfilling and healthy lives. Dealing with stress, depression, work, family or personal issues? Balancing work, family, friends, and life can be overwhelming. Partnering with a therapist to overcome life's challenges can be essential to living a healthy and fulfilling life. I am an experienced Social Worker with crisis intervention, assessment, domestic violence, hea...

This is Amanda  Reid's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am an LPC in Alabama. I have a Bachelor's degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in Mass Communication and a Master's degree from Liberty University in Licensed Professional Counseling. I have been certified in Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Experiential Therapy (ET). Currently, I and own an out-patient practice however my prior experience includes work as a substance abuse counselor and therapist in a group home and mental health hospital. I have wor...

This is Karen Jurls's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Choosing therapy is self-care. Coping with life's challenges can be difficult. Your needs and feelings matter. Working with the right therapist can help one make positive change and growth managing their daily live and overall mental health. I have extensive experience in the mental health and public health fields. I also have worked closely with adoptive parents and their children. My career has involved helping others with depression, stress, self-confidence, loss due to relationship and family changes, poor coping skills, and trauma. Ensuring your conf...

This is Coleman Thompson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I have 5+ years experience working with individuals to improve their mental health. Most of my experience has been working with families, individuals, couples and at-risk youth. I have also worked in outpatient therapy for 3+ years. My focus has been on depressive disorders, situational/lifestyle adjustment, trauma, and anxiety. I want to ensure my clients are heard. I like to take time to celebrate the progress you make on yourself; We are a team, and I am in your corner. I will do my best to help you work through whatever you might be going through, and I will...

This is Ian Rivera's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MCAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has been in providing therapeutic services to clients for over 6 years. I have worked addressing a wide range of clients issues; addiction, anxiety, depression, and life changes just to name a few. I meet each of my clients where they are at in their walk of life. I work to individualize a plan of action to help you make changes to live a fulfilling life. My approach’s include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral, and client centered. Change is difficult, but very important in order to progress and o...

This is Jasmine Clinton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I received my Master's Degree from Faulkner University. I have experience working with adults, in regards to transitioning to adulthood, effects of childhood and adult trauma, parenting and rebuilding the child-parent relationship, mood disturbances (anxiety and depression), and relational conflicts. I frequently use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy techniques as treatment modalities for this population.

This is Dianne Simpson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, 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 Lisa Moore's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am Lisa Moore, MSW/LCSW. I am a licensed certified/clinical social worker in the state of Mississippi and Alabama. I have over 30 years of experience serving the needs of individuals, families, and communities. I am a well-rounded person who is open to innovative ideas and strategies that consist of evidence-based practices. I am understanding, compassionate, and empathetic. I believe everyone has strengths and we as a team can find those strengths and build from there. I work with clients who are having challenges with depression, anxiety, anger, grief and los...

This is Jason Scrivner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with over 15 years of clinical work experience and well over 20 years in the human services field in general. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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 Margaret McDonald's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Greetings and welcome! My name is Margaret, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama with over 12 years of experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, ADHD, anger management, & career difficulties. Kudos to you for taking a positive step and reaching out for help during this time in your life. I am here to support you with any questions and concerns you may have. My counseling style has often been described as compassionate, gentle, empathetic, with a s...

This is Holley Brock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Alabama with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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 Anna Shinn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Alabama with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, motivation, self esteem, confidence, substance use, and severe mental illnesses. 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 Dr. Chad Nesmith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

I am a licensed professional counselor/licensed marriage and family therapist with 22 years of professional work experience. I am completely blind, and I am the 4-time United States Blind Golf Champion. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

This is Victoria Scott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wetumpka, Alabama (Wetumpka, AL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I have enjoyed working for various mental health agencies and have extensive experience in several areas of counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the states of Mississippi and Colorado and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Nevada. I have worked with individuals, couples, families and groups. I have worked with children as young as 4 to adults up to age 101! I have assisted clients who struggle with symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, relational and self-esteem issues. I am a mother of seven, including...

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

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 Wetumpka 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 therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

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

Mental health professionals working through private 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 Wetumpka 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? 

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

Some therapists 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 Wetumpka 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 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 Wetumpka 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. 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 therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose 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 counseling. In Wetumpka, therapy can be easily accessible 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 therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist 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 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 San Jose 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 Wetumpka, AL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 36093 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists 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 and counselors 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 Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

36092, 36093

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist 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 therapist. 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 therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling 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 therapy. 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.

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. 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 therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy 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.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from 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 is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.