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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

For over 10 years I have worked with individuals, couples and families as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am understanding of life and the challenges it can bring to all of us. I believe the counseling environment needs to be comfortable and encouraging. I have spent my career helping others work through anxiety, depression, trauma, mood instability and relationship conflicts. I am passionate about helping you move confidently through issues stealing your peace and tranquility. I utilize techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Letitia Trent and I am an Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Arkansas. I hold a degree from Naropa University in Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Psychotherapy, which means my techniques are grounded in moment-to-moment awareness, unconditional positive regard, and a belief that the client-therapist relationship is meant to meet the client where they are. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, mood regulation issues, life transitions, trauma, eating disorders, self harm, and grief. As a therap...

This is Trina Middleton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas in Arlington and I have worked as a therapist for 30 years. I have experience working with people from all backgrounds, ages, and different challenges . I have worked with clients with a variety of problems including anxiety, stress, relationship issues, trauma, grief and loss, depression, and isolation and loneliness. I believe that feeling comfortable and connected with a therapist is one of the most important aspects of making progress ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a licensed professional counselor in Arkansas with over 16 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I work with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management, and stress management. I have worked with people of all ages in various settings, including acute care, outpatient, intensive outpatient, school-based, college, and residential care. My counseling style is collaborative and client-centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensiti...

This is Diane Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor in Arkansas with over 5 years of experience working in the following settings: outpatient, residential, Christian base, and private practice. I have worked with various populations with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting problems. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe that everyone has a voice no matter how big or small without fear of being stifled. Thus, I will respect and provide compassion throughout the therapeutic process. My approach combin...

This is Derrick  Singleton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 13 years of experience working as a mental health counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance abuse, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse, although I am not certified in any specific trauma. My counseling style is open, interactive, and directive specifically as it relates to homework assignments that can keep the client actively working on themselves before their next ses...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Are you ready? Ready to take back control of your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. If your answer is yes, you have come to the right place. I am a licensed professional counselor. I have over 10 years of experience providing career counseling and over 5 years of experience working with clients experiencing various concerns related to anxiety, burnout, stress, depression, and other disorders. Our thoughts, feelings, and emotions are like fluids. Our levels can be high or dangerously low. One of my favorite quotes is "you can't pour from an empty cup!" My goal ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Dr. LaTisha Johnson. I have been practicing for over 10 years. I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor and licensed in Arkansas. My focus is on individuals and families. I’m most passionate about helping others to live their best lives. I encourages everyone to know that when you feel like all hope is gone and things can’t get any better, that there is light at the end of the tunnel. I specializes in depression, anxiety, and stress management. Other issues may include self-esteem, mood disorders, anger management, and improving peer relationships.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Anthoney, an 8-year Veteran of the Army National Guard, has been a resident of North East Arkansas for 48-years while actively working in the mental health field for the last 12-years. During this time, he has worked with a broad range of mental health issues faced by many Arkansans. Anthoney is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) that also utilizes Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Positive Psychology treatment modalities to improve the wellbeing of his patients. Anthoney is scheduled to add Eye...

This is Rhonda Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MSMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Are you feeling overwhelmed, emotional, and unable to move forward in life? Are you constantly putting others and things before your own emotional and mental health needs like you are running a race? Life is a marathon and not a sprint. Therefore, we must learn to balance our mental and emotional health accordingly as an individual in order to maintain a balance with family, friends, and/or others. Let us talk about you investing in yourself. Investing in yourself will be one of the biggest investments in your lifetime. Over time, you will feel better and make the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arkansas with 16 years of counseling experience. I work with individuals and couples facing issues with depression, anxiety, communication, infidelity, parenting issues, addictions and OCD. My approach to counseling is from a cognitive-behavioral framework to help empower the client towards change. The loss and hardships that I have faced in my own life have helped me to be empathic with my clients. If you are ready to make changes in your life and relationships I am ...

This is Margaret Banks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Margaret Banks. If you have located me, it is likely you are facing a life challenge. I understand that finding the right counselor to assist you through this difficult time is very important to you. If you don't have a connection with your counselor, you won't be able to make the progress that you are hoping to achieve. I want to provide you a bit of information about me to assist you in deciding if my style would be a match for you. I am a licensed clinical social worker and have experience working with people from different backgrounds...

This is Kristie Stevens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I have been a Licensed Certified Social Worker in Arkansas practicing mental health therapy for over 10 years. I have worked with clients from ages 4 and up with various concerns including depression, anxiety, behavior problems, ADHD, adjustment, family and relationship problems, and trauma. I believe every individual deserves a safe space to tell their story, be heard and receive support. Each session is an opportunity to meet a client where they are in the moment, identify their needs and work to help them learn and develop tools for overcoming challenges. Th...

This is Tiffany Berry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Arkansas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arkansas with 20 plus years of Clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with intimacy related issues, sleeping disorders, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression and anxiety. Additionally, I have treated other symptoms and diagnosis. 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Arkansas with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe there is hope and positive change possible for each individual and family. Through faith-based counseling, I strive to empower clients to find the Peace of Mind, knowing that many individual and family burdens can be relieved through the collaborative relationship with a trained coach or counselor.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arkansas and have been since 2009. Between then and now, I have worked as a therapist in a diversity of clinical settings including outpatient clinics, day treatment programs, colleges, and inpatient psychiatric hospitals. I completed a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Counseling from The University of Central Arkansas, concluding in 2008. For at least that long now I have had a deep and abiding interested in human psychology and what can be done about it. My therapeutic approach would be best classified as Cogni...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Arkansas with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed therapist in Arkansas with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, confidence, lgbtq+ and trans related issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage, and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Black Oak, Arkansas (Black Oak, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am Datonna Cross and I am so glad you are here! I learned long ago that time does not heal us in-and-of itself, but rather it's what we do with that time that makes all of the difference. Whether navigating a difficult life transition, loss, relationship struggles or trying to manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction...now will always be the perfect time to start or continue on your journey to healing. I specialize in holistic and integrative therapeutic approaches to include Mindfulness Practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Proce...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Black Oak?

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 Black Oak 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 Black Oak 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 Black Oak or elsewhere in Craighead or the state of Arkansas.

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 Black Oak 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 Black Oak due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Arkansas 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 Black Oak and elsewhere throughout the state of Arkansas 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 Black Oak 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 Black Oak, 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 Black Oak, AR, 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 72414 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 Black Oak:

72414

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.