Tucson is a city where the second biggest employee is the University of Arizona. College towns and cities can be a fun place to live in. There is always an interesting culture due to the youth, and it every day is a new learning experience. It’s a bit like mental health. However, a college town can also be one of inexperience and confusion. 

A counselor can make sure your time at the university is a good one, and they can give you a reason to keep celebrating. Speak to a Tucson-based counselor today, and see what they can do for you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Warmest greetings and welcome, My intent is to be a knowledgable and encouraging guide as you make new choices about your life. I teach practical, evidence-based life skills from the latest science of well-being. Once you learn the tools, they are yours forever and you can share them with others. I also honor the wisdom of master teachers from many cultures and across time. My clients are successful because we work together to explore your goals, set a plan, and measure your progress. Act on your knowledge that life can be different and register to work with ...

This is Dr. Terri Lechnyr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., LCSW,PLLC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 19

Do you tend to lose yourself in relationships? Do you have an Anxious or Avoidant attachment style or or are drawn to one? Are you curious about attachment styles and want to explore yours more? Are you a codependent? Do you find that you feel restless and unfulfilled when alone or in between relationships? Whether you are dating/partnered, single by choice/ life circumstance, I will work with you to be happy, calm, confident, and rock your own life. I’ll help you be empowered by being the BEST version of yourself! I offer Audio live sessions and messaging. I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Looking for practical wisdom and guidance? I'm here to help sort through the wreckage of our past, get centered and grounded in the present and develop a newfound clarity towards an inspirational future. Through courage, compassion, and a lot of curiosity, we will find a better more fulfilling and fulfilled path. Life requires a lot of tough decisions and I would like to be on your side to help you make them. For over the past 10 years I have been working as a mental health therapist. Through the highs and lows, backwards and forwards, thick and thin, I've work...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

A FORWARD-THINKING, EXPERIENCED THERAPIST I’m a licensed Mental Health Counselor in the states of Washington, Utah, and Arizona with post-graduate training in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have 30 years of clinical experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families. I lived and worked in Seattle for many years. In 2016 I moved to southern Utah for the mountains and red rocks I love. My move was for my own mental health and early planning toward an eventual retirement. I'm not ready to retire! I love the work I do. Years ag...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 27

My training is in brief cognitive-behavioral therapy. This means that we will deal in the here and now. When we discuss family history, it will be in the context of understanding how over-learned behaviors are influencing you current situation, then develop new ways (behaviors and thinking) to deal with the challenges you are facing. I work best with clients who have a specific goals that they are trying to achieve. That doesn't mean that we can't spend some time figuring this out. But once we do, we will come up with a jointly derived game plan and measures to de...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello and welcome to the first step to making positive changes in your life. My name is Jennifer Staggs and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Arizona. I earned my Bachelor Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2007. I completed my Masters Degree in Social Work from Aurora University in Illinois in 2014. I started working in community mental health in Arizona after completing my Bachelors Degree and continued this placement after earning my Masters Degree. I also have experience with crisis intervent...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D - Counseling Psychology,LPC - AZ1841,LPCC - NM CCMH 0213001
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 38

Greetings! I am Dr. Donna Daniel from New Mexico (recently moved from Arizona), and I would like to support you in your desire to change, improve or fix your situation. In some ways I am rather 'old school' having been a counseling professional for more than 30 years; I have seen a lot and experienced quite a range of events, places, work settings and clients over those years. On the other hand, I bring a very fresh and non-stodgy approach to the therapeutic relationship - rather than tell you I practice any particular style or theory of counseling, I will tell yo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Armando C. Grijalva is a Licensed Professional Counselor working with child, adolescent, individual and family therapy in English and Spanish. I work towards creating a safe and compassionate environment in which self-understanding and self-empowerment are explored and promoted to create healthier, sustainable, and greatly fulfilling change. Trained in the use of Sandplay Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Also exercise elements of Adlerian Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and ...

This is Manzie Lohrey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, ,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix Arizona, with over 10 years of experience combined working as a Practitioner and subsequently as a Professional. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including relationship issues, anxiety, depression and parenting difficulties. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. It truly takes courage to seek a more fulfilling, rewarding and happier life. I'm here to encourage, support, validate and inspire you. If you are ready ...

This is Karen Bludorn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has had the privilege of gaining experience in a variety of counseling settings. I offer individual and couples counseling. I provide a holistic approach to counseling by addressing your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. I approach therapy in a very integrative, client-centered manner to ensure the highest quality care is provided. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, challenging feelings and beliefs about the self, identity development, mood instability, s...

This is Georgette McNally's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Phoenix, Arizona with more than 10 years of experience working with people that have a desire to make change in their lives. I have worked with people challenged by substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life altering situations. My approach is solution focused and client centered drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. When working with clients I strive to make the therapy experience positive, respectful, and safe. I will meet you where you are at and assist you in discovering strengths t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC-QS-CTP,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

Hey you! First off, give yourself a lot of credit for taking this first step into your therapy journey; it is never easy making a decision to seek help. But I am glad you are here, and I am ready to help. I am Liza Joseph, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Qualified Supervisor for registered interns in the state of Florida. I am also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona. I have been a Counselor for 9 years. I have worked with clients with various concerns, including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship issues, self-esteem, existe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Georgia and Arizona with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. 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 Tawna Riley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Grief
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 18 years experience in the field and 4 years experience providing therapy/coordinating services. My area is expertise is in the realm of health issues, depression, anxiety, grief & bereavement, and aging related issues. I have a warm, casual therapeutic style and my approaches are a combination of cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, client centered, and solution focused that can be tailored to meet your particular needs. I believe strongly in the inherent worth of all people, wherever they are in their...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Arizona with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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 - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Arizona with 25 years of professional work experience. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Jessica Endres's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, 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 - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in California with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Arizona with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. You are the expert on your life and because of this I utilize a wide variety of clinical tools to help clients find solutions that work for them. 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 suppor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I want you to know that I recognize the courage it takes to ask for help, in this case to seek out therapy. We all know difficult times are real. I have been a bilingual Marriage and Family therapist since 2006, and my style is client-centered, meaning I believe it is important to meet you right where you are today emotionally. I also draw from CBT techniques. As a clinician it is important to me that you feel safe and heard. I thrive to offer you a confidential, safe, judgment-free space where you can process your goals, learn coping skills, find purpose, an...

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Tucson? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Tucson area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Tucson' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Tucson, or elsewhere in the Pima county or state of Arizona.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Tucson therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Tucson counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Tucson, AZ ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Arizona will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Tucson 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 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Tucson offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Tucson has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Tucson, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Tucson therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 530706 people in the city of Tucson, AZ finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 85716 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Tucson therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Tucson, Arizona can serve:

85701, 85702, 85703, 85705, 85706, 85707, 85708, 85709, 85710, 85711, 85712, 85713, 85714, 85715, 85716, 85717, 85719, 85720, 85721, 85722, 85723, 85724, 85725, 85726, 85730, 85731, 85732, 85738, 85745, 85747, 85748, 85751, 85754, 85756, 85775

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Tucson' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Tucson's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Tucson, Arizona?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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