Like the gold miners that founded Grass Valley in the 1850s, many people are trying to live a dream and prosper. But even when you have the best of intentions, sometimes things don’t go quite the way you planned. And when disaster strikes, sometimes you need a helping hand to get through the difficult times of life.

When you need help to deal with stress, depression or similar problems, help is available. Counselors in the Grass Valley area are able to provide you with support and advice to help you through the worst of times. Contact a therapist today.

This is Ann Leonard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I have been helping individuals to develop healthy relationships with themselves and others for 15 years. My education and training is from University of Southern California School of Social Work. I look forward to helping you work toward your goals. My style is eclectic, meaning that I choose from among different professional skills to meet your specific needs. I am direct and interactive. I enjoy working with individuals who may be challenged by a background of trauma; wrestling with career or personal relationship difficulties; or who are wanting to exp...

This is Barbara "Andrea" Vielma's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT#88763,QMHPC-00697
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

If you feel frustrated, lost, or at a breaking point, you've found yourself in the right place. As a therapist with over 10 years of experience helping people overcome major life challenges, I have a wide-array of tips and tools that can help. As an artist, I am a creative thinker and problem-solver. As an executive leader, I am an action-oriented, strategic thinker. As an intuit and yogi, I have a keen ability to see through the 'muck' of life and provide counsel that hits to the core of our suffering. I specialize in helping people grow through periods of gr...

This is Mitch Artman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MA
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I became a therapist to help people suffer less and grow more. I believe that therapy is a journey and that just as you wish to move past your pain, your pain has a meaning. Our goal is not to get you back to who you were before your issues began, but to integrate the lessons life is offering you through this challenging time. I've worked in private practice, a mental health jail, a high-needs public clinic and in people's homes; I've exposed myself to a variety of human challenges and triumphs. Over a decade of practice, I've learned to have space for people's...

This is Joseph 'Joe' Exnowski's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a marriage and family therapist working in the counseling field for 8 years. I have worked with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, challenging relationships, self esteem issues, trauma and childhood abuse. My therapeutic approach is to create an atmosphere of safety, comfort, and respect, with the recognition of how much courage it takes to make this sacred journey. I blend several different approaches in my practice such humanistic, gestalt, mindfulness, and trauma based therapies. People taking this journey don't always recognize how much strength,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome to the BetterHelp community! My name is Estela Rodriguez Jebril, I am a Bilingual (Spanish) and Bicultural practicing licensed therapist in California. I am also a transformational coach. I have been providing psychotherapy for a wide variety of issues and populations for 10 years. I graduated from California State University of Long Beach in 2008 with a Master in Social Work. For five years, early in my clinical career, I did in-home family therapy with Medi-Cal recipients. I provide services to the elementary, middle school and high school at risk studen...

This is Jamie Hood's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 9

Hello. My name is Jamie Hood, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I graduated with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University in 2013. I have been working in the mental health field since 2012 and have gained some incredible experience in the places I have worked. I have worked in several private practice settings working with individual, couples, family, adolescents, and children with a range of presenting problems such as, anxiety, depression, phase of life problems, relation...

This is Charlotte Gibbons's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MA
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Utah with over 20 years of experience working with trauma/abuse, family/relational, and cultural/diversity issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship issues, parenting problems and career challenges. I also help 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...

This is Randall Freitas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, My name is Randall Freitas and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. I have over ten years of experience and have worked with people from all ages and backgrounds successfully. I have a lot of experience working with people that have experienced trauma. I also completed an additional two years of continuing education courses at San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. I primarily work with clients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy however, I also understand that sometimes we are all triggered by unconscious thoughts. My experience...

This is Suzanne Sibilla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

Hi! I am passionate about helping you to resolve your challenges. I am a Licensed Marriage Family Counselor and Life-Business Coach with a background as a drama therapist with over 15 years of experience in California. I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues from stressful life changes, relationship issues, burnout recovery, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), aging, career challenges, care-giver, parenting problems. I am a solution-oriented counselor who uses creative techniques such as journaling, mindfulness, relaxation, and role-playing t...

This is Dr. Brandy Reid's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,Psy.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Dr. Brandy Reid is an experienced licensed marriage and family therapist offering 14 years of experience with a demonstrated history of working in community mental health and private practice. Brandy enjoys advocating for marginalized groups through her clinical work and leadership development training. Brandy is a Christian and believes in allowing space for your spirituality to exist within your healing journey. Brandy is also an LGBTQIAA+ ally and enjoys doing advocacy work to support client's self-development. Brandy specializes in working with clients (child...

This is Lauren  Carnine's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional clinical counsel or licensed in California with over five years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, personality disorders, and substance use. 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 cognit...

This is Jeffrey Stambook's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I enjoy working with a diverse set of clients. Licensed in California since 2006 I have had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with a great number of individuals who were struggling with a variety of concerns. My work in mental health began in 1998 in a small farming community just outside of Bakersfield, CA. I was fortunate enough to be hired by a community health clinic to provide mental health case management for children and families. It was there that I realized my desire to help others and found my motivation to cont...

This is Holly Stangle's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hi there! My name is Holly Stangle, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in attachment-based therapy. I love helping people find healing and wholeness in their lives and relationships. I don't believe therapy has to be stuffy, or intimidating, or look any certain way. My hope is to create a safe space where you can be real in your struggle, explore and process difficult things, and work together to heal and grow. I have experience working with individuals and families with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiet...

This is Kathryn Shafer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in California with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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 & empower you in that journey.

This is Dr. Cynthia Heim's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I love working with people to help them build a deeper relationship with themselves – their inner world and emotional core. By learning how to connect with and attend to what lies within, clients develop the skills to lean into personal challenges, transform them, and understand their deep yearnings in the process. In turn, clients become empowered and build lives that are aligned with who they are and what they want for themselves. I strongly feel that therapy is a collaborative process, and the “work” a client engages with in their day to day life is also so imp...

This is Mary Tesoro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I'm licensed in California with 17 years experience helping clients move through anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, abuse, and overwhelming stress. With respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment to meet your unique and specific needs. I know what it feels like to need, but not have, a strong and caring connection with an understanding other. I also know the level of healing and transformation that occurs when we have such a connection. This is the therapeutic relationship, and I deeply appreciate my role withi...

This is Jeanne Wenzke's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome. Hi, My name is Jeanne M. Wenzke, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 13 years of experience in both urban and rural communities. I provide culturally sensitive services to clients of all socioeconomic and abilities backgrounds in a respectful, safe, and supportive space. Beginning therapy can feel overwhelming, and the first step is often the most difficult. There may be many issues or one primary concern that you are struggling with and would like to gain insight into and resolve. Together, we will collaboratively identify goals de...

This is Bruce Young's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 50

I am licensed in California with many years of professional work experience. Internationally renowned, published author, film maker and acclaimed clinical educator. I have experience with helping clients who experience disruptive or significant stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, loss of motivation, low self-esteem and confidence, and depression. I believe in treating everyone with warmth, empathy, and genuineness as well as respect, and compassion. Together we will focus our conversations to ultimately develop skill-based strategies of behavioral change based o...

This is Heather Gramme's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi. My name is Heather Gramme. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). I am licensed in California, Florida, and Idaho as a LCSW. I have 5 years of experience working as a licensed clinical social worker, 4 years of experience working as an associate clinical social worker, and 6 years of experience working as a bachelor/master level social worker. I use a very eclectic approach when I work with clients to ensure I meet the unique needs of each client. Treatment approaches that I commonly use are: cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based, solution fo...

This is Camille Henson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grass Valley, California (Grass Valley, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in California with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Grass Valley?

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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley or elsewhere in Nevada 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley, 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 Grass Valley, 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 95945 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 Grass Valley:

95945

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.