Tolleson is home to the annual festival of Whoopee Daze, which is a time of community and celebration each year. One does not have to wait for the festival to participate in community events and activities. Yet if you have lost interest in these things and find yourself spending more time alone, it could be a sign of depression or stress.

If you are suffering from depression or other mental health concerns you should not suffer alone. Tolleson-area counselors are available now to assist you in learning coping skills and overcoming emotions so that you can live a fuller life. Contact a therapist to get started.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC, LISAC/LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and thank you for visiting my profile, I earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Psychology from NAU in 2001 and a Master of Art's Degree in Community Counseling from NAU in 2006. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor. My work experience ranges from psychiatric inpatient work to outpatient behavioral health work with adults, children, and families. I am also an infant mental health specialist with several years experience providing Child Parent Psychotherapy, Parent Child Relationship Therapy, and attachment ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi, my name is Sheryl Derby, LCSW. I achieved my undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies. I also possess a Master of Social Work with a Child Welfare emphasis from Arizona State University. I have been a Social Worker for 21 years and have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, providing clinical supervision for 17 years. I have provided therapy to children, adolescents, adults and families. I have expertise in depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships and parenting issues. Some of the populations I have worked with include...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S.,M.C.,L.P.C.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! My name is Larissa Rzemienski and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and School Counselor in the state of Arizona. I attended Arizona State University for my Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1998 and Master of Counseling degree in 2001. I also have an M.B.A. in Marketing and Ed.S. degree in Educational Leadership. I have been working as a counselor for over 20 years, and I have had a wide array of experiences during this time. I have served as a suicide hotline supervisor, probation counselor, tele-health counselor (marriage, individual, and te...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Arizona with a focus on family and personal relationships. Human beings need to connect with others - we're social creatures. Sometimes, whether due to substance abuse, mood disorders, family dynamics, or unrealistic role expectations, people struggle to feel the fulfillment and connection they desire in their relationships with others. I partner with my clients to help them create the life of meaning and purpose as they want it to be. I utilize multiple evidence based modalities, and customize therapy to meet the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I strive to create a safe environment where you feel welcome to discuss the difficult areas in your life. I build trust to help strengthen our therapeutic partnership. I have a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Counseling. I have 6 years of experience working in the mental health field. I am a Nationally board certified, Licensed professional counselor working with teens and adults. I empower individuals and families to achieve goals and create healthy relationships. If you are having difficulty managing pain, feeling overwhelmed...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I have over 19 years of experience in the behavioral health field working with people from various backgrounds, with 13 of those years being a counselor. I particularly like to work with individuals, couples and families. I believe that, ultimately, the client is the agent of change and I am simply the guide on your journey to wholeness. Together we will identify your goals and, through our work together, I will help you reach them. I work with a myriad of issues, from marital relationship and family conflict, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, trauma and mor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with the cancer community, grief and loss, as well as providing empowerment and support to those looking to make intentional progress towards life / career goals. As a cancer survivor myself, adjusting to a diagnosis and treatment can be difficult. Not only are their physical side effects, but often emotional and relational effects as well. Additionally, grief and/or loss is difficult. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, as grief is unique to each individual. All too often do many...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to read my profile and for seeking help as you progress through this time in your life. A little about me, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Arizona, Indiana, Illinois and New Jersey. I have 6 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with many different people with many different concerns. I have aided in progress with individuals that are depressed, anxious and having a hard time adjusting or have experienced severe trauma. My hope is for every client to feel heard and welcomed. My sty...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-S,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a therapist who is licensed in Texas and Arizona and specialize in addiction and mental health. I have also worked with clients on a very wide variety of concerns including OCD, stress management, family/couples issues, trauma and personality disorders. My therapy style is empathetic engaging and interactive as well as person centered. I promote inclusion and validation as part of healing journey My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavior therapy, emotional focused therapy and trauma focused. It takes courage to seek therapy and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed counselor, with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with a variety of issues, including infertility, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, career challenges, and life changes. I have also helped people with parenting, attachment and divorce related issues. I have a warm and interactive style. I believe that real change occurs in a safe and accepting counseling environment. My approach is to combine cognitive-behavioral, developmental and person centered counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Arizona with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, substance abuse, depression and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting 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. 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 you in that journey. Lets ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

Hello, my name is Tom. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of professional experience. I am licensed in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas. I am a strengths-based therapist who has had some of the similar life experiences as the resilient people I am humbled to have helped over the years. A few of the things I specialize in are dealing with is stress and anxiety, coping with depression, addressing addiction, overcoming trauma and abuse, overcoming difficult life events, family issues, marital concerns, sexu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CCDVC,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I’m Mitchica Smith, LCSW. Having used therapeutic services myself, I never felt the therapists personalized my sessions. They felt like basic customer service. I decided to become a therapist at 15-yrs-old. As a United States Air Force veteran, I opened my own clinic, Total Commitment Consulting Services, in 2001 and I received my Licensed Clinical Social Worker license in 2006 while I was employed at Child Protective Services. I offer personal individualized attention to my clients. My approach to helping is trauma-informed, client-specific, evidence ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I'm Lauren and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been providing individual counseling for 5 years, working with concerns that include: depression, anxiety, substance use, relationship issues, life changes, low self-esteem, and various forms of trauma. My counseling style is client-centered and genuine because I believe each individual deserves to heal and grow in a space that is safe, authentic, and free of judgment. I am dedicated to working with you through challenges, exploring your strengths, and helping you learn healthy and effective copi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, I am Carrie Appleby Kittle, a dully licensed independent therapist with over 20-plus-years’ experience. I hold a license for ‘Professional Counseling’ and ‘Independently Licensed Substance Abuse Counseling’ with the state of Arizona. I have worked successfully with a kaleidoscope of people from various ages along the life-cycle continuum, from birth to elderly, couples, families, veterans, various cultures, race and genders. I have worked in various settings including inpatient and outpatient, in community-based clinics, residential facilities, hospital s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Arizona with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed therapist with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & career difficulties. 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. 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 - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Arizona with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 32

I am licensed in Georgia with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tolleson, Arizona (Tolleson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in California, Colorado, and Wyoming with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, and substance use disorders. 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!

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

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 Tolleson 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 Tolleson 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 Tolleson or elsewhere in Maricopa or the state of Arizona.

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 Tolleson 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 Tolleson due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Arizona 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 Tolleson and elsewhere throughout the state of Arizona 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 Tolleson 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 Tolleson, 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 Tolleson, AZ, 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 85353 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 Tolleson:

85353

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.