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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 34

Are the challenges of everyday life becoming too much to handle? Are you having problems with grief and loss, relationships, intimacy, physical illness or injury, or emotional health? When these struggles become overwhelming, you do not have to go it alone! My name is John David Joslin, LCSW. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker. With caring and compassion I will listen to your story, help guide you in better understanding your problems, and help you discover solutions. I am a social worker and health educator with over 34 years of experience helping clients...

This is Kelly Brown 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,TA,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I believe change is never easy or simple, but it’s worth it. It can be painful and heart-breaking at times, but it’s through digging into those hurt places that we truly find healing. I want you to move toward self-acceptance and being able to know your worth is not defined by what others or society believes is true. I am passionate about areas such as self-acceptance, self-esteem, body image, eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, and ADHD. I am a hardcore empath who enjoys helping other empaths embrace their gift and share their sensitivity with the world. I offer ...

This is Barbara Ackeret-Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I have been a Licensed Certified Social Worker for 35 years. I have a broad range of experience with all ages of clients. I enjoy working with a variety of ages, problems and situations. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and client centered therapy primarily but often adjust my technique to meet the unique needs of my client. I have an easy-going, warm approach to therapy as well as life in general. I love to connect with others using empathy, listening and humor. I have vast experience with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, Post Traumatic disorder, ag...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed. ,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Michelle and I am a therapist in the state of Arkansas. I started my career out as an elementary teacher while I was in graduate school. For the last several years I have been a therapist in a variety of settings(clinic, hospital, Private Practice, Community Mental Health). During this time I have worked in every level of care (outpatient, inpatient, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient) with all age groups. I have worked with depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, eating disorders/disordered eating, body image concerns, Bipolar disorder, impul...

This is Scarlett Harris's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

As a clinical social worker, I’ve had the honor of helping adults navigate and transform their painful struggles for over 26 years. My philosophy is that you are the expert at navigating your own life, and my role as a therapist is to guide you through the process of dropping below the surface, thinking a little deeper and finding the center of the patterns that result in being stuck. I create a safe space for this work by listening without judgment, and responding with gentle feedback from a place of unconditional positive regard. As you regain trust in your o...

This is Michelle McHugh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, PIP), licensed in Alabama and Arkansas. Over 20 years ago, I began my career after graduating from NYU School of Social Work with my MSW. Since then, I've worked in a variety of clinical settings - from inpatient addiction rehabs and inpatient psychiatric facilities to outpatient mental health clinics. I've developed specialities in the following areas: LGBTQIA concerns, Substance Use Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Codependency, and shame reduction. I currently have 11+ years of active service in the Army National Guard as a ...

This is Gaye Jones-Washington's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC,CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 3

Responsible? Smart? Trustworthy? Educated? Perfect? Do people use these words to describe you? If you make a mistake or misstep do you feel like you have failed your family, friends, or co-workers? Living up to high expectations can cause anxiety, depression, and other issues. We work together to navigate life’s hills and valleys. I specialize in conflict resolution, relationship issues, self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. We work together within a judgment-free zone to evaluate, pinpoint and discover ways to climb those hills and come out of those val...

This is Chance Mehalic's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I commend you for taking the first step in your journey toward healing. I look forward to working with you to address the stressors and issues that impact your life. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults to address emotional and behavioral issues. Together, we can work toward your goals and seek resolution through building a relationship built on trust and support. It is important to me to be genuine, open, and knowledgeable and provide a safe, unbiased, and confidential environment which is conducive to a working relationship. I work w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 18

My name is Aarin Mitchel. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Arkansas and Louisiana with over 20 years of experience working with children, teenagers, young adults and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting problems, ADHD, autism, self esteem issues, impulsive behaviors, anger and aggression, self harm behaviors and suicidal ideations. I also helped many people who have experienced domestic violence and other abuse including physical, emotional and sexual. My therapy s...

This is Rhonda Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, 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...

This is Laura Holt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am an LCSW licensed in Arkansas. I have over 13 years of experience working with a variety of clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma and emotional abuse. I believe I have had many life experiences that help me relate to and empathize with others. I believe people seeking help begin to heal as soon as they feel they are being heard and understood. My therapy style involves being an active and reflectiv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a therapist in Arkansas with over 25 years experience in mental health as a clinician and educator. I also have thirty years of meditation experience and am a certified teacher of mindfulness and compassion meditation, as well as the author of Pursuing Purpose: A Guide to Finding Meaning Through Meditation. I have worked with clients on a wide variety of issues, including stress management, depression anxiety, emotional and psychotic disorders, relationships, sexuality, shame, hopelessness and histories of trauma and abuse. My therapy approach is compassio...

This is Sarah Gorrell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 30

Please let me welcome you to my practice. Making the decision to pursue therapy takes courage and a great deal of intention, congratulations. I’ve been on the other side, like you are now, wondering if the next therapist would be the one who I could really do the work I felt determined to undertake at the time. Our relationship, the growing of trust and understanding stands at the doorway of the changes you’d like to make. While each situation with a client is specific there are some exercises and techniques I find universally helpful as each of us can add...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I have a passion for helping others. I earned my Masters of Social Work in 1996 after earning a Bachelor of Science in sociology in 1993 and an Associate of Science in legal studies in 1990. As a Clinical Social Worker for over twenty years I have a wide range of experience working with trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, stress management, sleep disorders, mood disorders, matters of LGBTQ+, substance abuse, grief and loss, and coping with life changes. I have worked with many populations to include p...

This is Margaret Banks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Arkansas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My personal therapeutic style is eclectic with a focus on the client. I am experienced in a multitude of modalities and draw from these to meet a person where they are. I am honest and empathetic with all folks I work with. It is my g...

This is Josh Strickland's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, 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 - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Arkansas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients of all ages. I am trained in treating clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. As a practicing therapist, I devote a portion of my time continuing to learn and develop therapeutic skills and modalities to better serve all clients. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I approach each client as a person...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bono, Arkansas (Bono, AR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Iowa with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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!

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

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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono 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 Bono, 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 Bono, 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 72416 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 Bono:

72416

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.