Cities with controversy tend to interest people, and while they may be incorporated, they might still have a few skeletons in their close. Luckily, counselors in Bell are ready to help you, and they won’t create trouble for you if possible. 

Bell is known for a couple of scandals, including the Oscar controversy that happened in 2000, where the Oscar statues were stolen, but not just that, there were missing ballots as well. There was also a city corruption scandal as well. Even with these small issues, the city has sprung back, and counselors are here to help you regardless. 

This is Denae Leigon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 32

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in California with over 30 years experience. I worked for 19 years as a therapist and supervisor at a county Children's Mental Health Department. While there I had the opportunity to lead parenting classes, lead support groups, and work with clients to improve communication and stability. The couples and families presented with a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, adoption issues, attachment issues, abuse and trauma, and ADHD. In addition, I was the therapist for ...

This is Douglas Glen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed mental health professional in California with over 10 years of experience working as a Psychotherapist and Marriage & Family counselor. Born and educated in the UK, I bring a wealth of life experience from living and working in Europe before moving to the US. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive...

This is Brittany Armstrong's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! My name is Brittany Armstrong and I am happy you’re here! Taking the first step can be scary and my commitment to you is to make you feel safe and comfortable throughout your experience. I believe therapy has the best outcome when you find someone who you feel truly listens and understands. It’s not my job to be the expert of your life, but to help navigate through the challenges you’re facing and help find the right path for you. We are in this together! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of counseling experience. I received ...

This is Autumn Jones's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Welcome to Better Help! Making the decision to explore your vulnerabilities with a mental health professional can be difficult. I applaud you for stepping out of your comfort zone and into change and rediscovery. My name is Autumn Jones and I believe that building trust by creating a clinical space free from judgment has allowed me to also create a professional connection and rapport. Some of my most important work has been helping people adjust to change while working through both physical and mental challenges resulting from depression, anxiety, trauma, poor...

This is Grace Medrano's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in California with over 4 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of counseling including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavi...

This is Katherine Weller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 30

I’d like to introduce myself. I am a practicing psychotherapist licensed in both Washington and California. My licensure is as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) since 1989. My training working with individuals and families is informed by an educational and experiential foundation in human systems, so my perspective is through the lens of our human experience in context, both historic and present day. Early family experiences, present day relationships, work and school environments and community surroundings all impact our view of ourselves, others, and our re...

This is Lesley Schwam's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Lesley Schwam, I am from Los Angeles, California. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT since 2015. I began graduate school in 2009 and began earning my counseling hours toward licensure during graduate school. My work experience varies from working with ages 13-18 years old in the beginning of my career, to now working with adults 18 years of age and older. My treatment approach is from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy perspective. I believe individuals have the ability to change behaviors dail...

This is Cynthia Cunningham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. ,LMFT,Hypnotist
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I have been a licensed marriage family therapist in California for over 25 years. I am what some people would call a "wounded healer", because I am have been sober 34 years. I am also in recovery from co-dependency and love addiction. I believe anyone can change their life for the better, because I have changed mine for the better. If you love someone who does not love you back, I can help you STOP loving them and help you to start loving yourself. If you cannot say no, I can teach you how to say NO in a kind way and mean it. I addition to the areas ment...

This is Michelle Beaudoin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC(CA),LMHC(NY),NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 22

I am a mental health counselor licensed in both California and New York with over 20 years of experience working with individuals to live their most fulfilling lives. My expertise is in helping people who struggle with substance use disorders, disordered eating, family of origin issues, trauma and abuse histories, and emotional dysregulation. I have also worked in numerous roles coaching and mentoring professionals to optimize their career potential and to improve and enhance their leadership skills. I believe the therapeutic relationship is based on mutual tru...

This is Catherine (Cathy) Groh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I am a licensed clinical social worker with 25 years experience in the field. I have worked with clients of all ages, ethnicities and sexual orientation, presenting a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, change of life circumstances and eating disorders. I have also worked with many people who have experienced physical trauma and emotional abuse. My approach to therapy is warm and interactive. I believe in treating clients with respect and dignity and will provide a safe, no...

This is Linda  Thompson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I grew up in a very diverse community where all cultures and unique perspectives were embraced and encouraged. I attended California State University, East Bay Campus and completed a bachelor's degree in English Literature with a minor in Spanish and went on to finish a Masters of Science in Counseling with an option in Marriage and Family Therapy. Since becoming licensed in 2004, I have maintained a Private Practice in the San Francisco Bay Area for 17 years. During my education and inte...

This is Magdalena Orr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

All of us need support at different times through our lives. The ability to see this and ask for help is a powerful statement of owns health. My intention is to create safe and compassionate space for each individual to examine their life experiences and support them as they embark on a journey toward self discovery and wellness. As a therapist for over 10 years I worked with individuals, youth and couples dealing with wide range of issues such as: stress, anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, parenting and more. My approach is holistic and I utilize var...

This is Marta Perez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Marta, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with experience providing individual, group, and family therapy. I work with individuals impacted by depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, parental stress, adverse life events, unhealthy communication, and family conflict. My approach is calm, deeply caring, and respectful of each person's unique goals, struggles, and strengths. My goal is to provide a safe, accepting place to reflect, process, and heal. I hope to empower you to reconnect with and cultivate your inner wisdom and stren...

This is Stephanie Pinder's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist, licensed in California with 8 years of experience working in community mental health. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, and ADHD/ODD. I have also supported clients and families through physical and sexual abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in meeting people where they are at and tailoring sessions to meet their needs. My mission is to break the stigma behind seeking mental health services ...

This is Alyce Redman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Reaching out for support can be tough. Life is busy and taking the time to focus on your mental health can seem like the last priority on your never-ending list. Relationships, work, struggling to manage emotions, daily stress, and unforeseen life events can add up. I’m so glad you are taking the time to take care of yourself, and I hope to help you along the way. My goal is to create a safe and validating environment where you can be open, vulnerable, and who you really are without any filter. I have worked with individuals and groups for over 10 years...

This is Katherine  Barton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist With 9 plus years of working in California. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Trauma-related symptoms. My therapy style is warm and interactive. Treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. It takes courage to seek a happier more fulfilling life and to take the first step towards change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! Kathrine

This is Tom Hill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Tom,Hill,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based n Sacramento California. My Masters degree is in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. I became Licensed with the State of California in 2012. I have been providing direct mental health and behavioral counseling for over 10 years. My experience serving the needs of individuals and families has been in various capacities .I have worked as a Residential Therapist for teens and a Facility Social Worker for Juvenile Probation. I have also worked as a Psychiatric Hospital Social Worker and as an Outpatient The...

This is Janet Bein-Hickey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 36

I am licensed in California with 36 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Kimberly Lopez-Sanchez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in California with 4 years of professional work experience. I have 3 years experience working with adolescents who struggle with depression, anxiety, and trauma. I also have experience in helping adult clients with stress and anxiety, 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 Kathleen Jones's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bell, California (Bell, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Serving extraordinary individuals, couples and families has been a privilege for me in my 20+ years of post-graduate experience as a clinical social worker. Beginning with the assumption that all people are inherently worthy of dignity and respect, we work together to explore how your values and your strengths can be leveraged to increase your joy and your overall life satisfaction. Mentally, spiritually, physically and financially -- you lead this journey as I accompany you and reflect back what I observe. I am a licensed clinical social worker who is licensed...

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

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 Bell 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 Bell 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 Bell or elsewhere in Los Angeles or the state of California.

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 Bell 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 Bell due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of California 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 Bell and elsewhere throughout the state of California 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 Bell 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 Bell, 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 Bell, CA, 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 90096 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 Bell:

90096, 90201

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.