Trudging up the mountain can be difficult, especially when it's a mountain of stresses that life piles on. Truckee is a town full of ups and downs in the mountains of the Sierra-Nevadas. It's also a town that can give you the support you need if life's ups and downs become too tough to climb.

Truckee-area mental health professionals can provide a wide range of services from family counseling, relationship counseling, one-on-one therapy, intensive therapy, medication management, crisis intervention, and more. All you need to do is reach out to a qualified therapist or counselor today so you can enjoy the ups and make it through the downs again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Do you feel hopeless, confused about personal issues, and wondering how life became so difficult, so confusing, and just so lonely? I am a humanistic therapist with an extensive background in mental health and crisis counseling. Over the past 16 years, I have worked in this field with adults, children, and families, and am also an instructor of Psychology at the local college. I find healing works wherever we meet, and you are welcome to meet with me in my practice, face-to-face or with online chat, whichever is most comfortable for you. The first step is to make...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Lorel and I truly enjoy helping people. I believe that every individual is whole even if they feel like some pieces are missing. We each have the ability to do awesome and wonderful things but sometimes we just need to exercise those areas of ourselves that we haven't ever used or haven't used in a long time. I have worked with diverse populations in addressing anxiety, depression, self image issues, addiction and overcoming life's many hurdles. Each person is unique and I enjoy supporting them in finding what their path will b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 23

I am a qualified, California and Florida State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 23 years experience in providing effective mental health services to diverse populations of individuals, couples, and families. My services have included therapy and counseling, case management, career counseling, crisis intervention, grief and loss counseling, and successful management of large community based mental health programs and clinics. Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy r...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

Mary O'Connor is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has had years of experience working with couples and families in transition. She has worked in the field of family counseling, substance abuse recovery and prevention of family violence. She has been training therapists for over 25 years and loves the work she does with couples and families. She has written books on anger management and getting through divorce and several published articles in newspapers and websites. Her sense of humor is contagious. She will help you prioritize your challenges. Whethe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Masters in Spiritual Psychology,Masters in Counseling Psychology,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I have the utmost respect for those who seek help through therapy. Therefore, my therapeutic approach is a collaborative one, based on the belief you have the answers you need within yourself. It is my job to help you get to those answers. In essence, you are the explorer, I am the sherpa, guiding, encouraging and supporting you through new awarenesses, discoveries and personal growth. I welcome the opportunity to be creative in my work and often integrate several therapeutic techniques and modalities in the same session, depending on the client's needs and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

ABOUT ME I am a licensed clinical social worker in the states of California and Texas, with over 40 years of experience working with veterans and their families at the VA hospital in Los Angeles and with adults, children, adolescents and the elderly in an out-patient community setting. I earned a master of social work degree from (USC) University of Southern California in Los Angeles. I am a compassionate, emphatic, and solution-oriented professional dedicated to providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment to my clients. I specialize in d...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT, CA 114850
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

First, I want to acknowledge you for reaching out for support and for choosing to have the life that you envision and deserve. I am a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and I have worked in the counseling and therapy field for 25 years. I work with individuals, couples, families and groups. I see myself as more of a Life Coach; meaning that your life is working well and you have not had any suicide attempts, you are not on psychotropic medication. You just may be at a point where you want to improve your life in some way(s). We can explo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am an LCSW in California with almost 10 years of experience in social services. I have worked in a group home, homeless services, housing, in a prison and in a community heath setting, which has given me varied perception and varied experience. I also have experience working with older adults. I am sex positive and comfortable working with people in alternative relationships, the the LGBTQ+ community, as well as the BDSM community. I have extensive experience working with depression, anger management, and anxiety. I also work with people with eating...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 43

Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more ful...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Michelle Vasquez, and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California. I have worked in the social services field for 26 years and have been a LMFT for over 5 years. My passion for helping people became evident in high school as a peer counselor. I went on to complete a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of California Riverside and a Master’s in Psychology from Chapman University. I enjoy helping clients become more self-aware, discover their inner strength, and develop skills to overcome life challenges. I have w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY & CAREFULLY: WHO AM I: I was awarded "Employee of the Year" of 2020 a time that the world was plagued by pandemic. I understand how to meet individuals and families where they are and how to empower them to become experts and leaders in their own care. Aside from grief, death & dying, I specialize in anxiety, depression, and building stronger and healthier relationships with self and others. In 2015, I received my masters from The University of Maryland- Baltimore which has maintained a top 20 ranking in the USA. Two of the main syste...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Thank you for stopping by! My name is Katie Romley and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor licensed in California with over 10 years of experience working with clients and their families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and self-worth and self-concept issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma, abuse, whether this was an isolated event or a long-term experience. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Kirstie Figueroa, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, in 2007. I enjoy helping people live with greater fulfillment by offering a supportive and empathetic sounding board.  My goal is to help you nurture your self love and find more meaning and joy in your relationships and in your life experiences. I utilize a holistic approach and draw from a variety of therapeutic theories with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I encourage mindfulness strategies to promote emo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW
Therapy Specialties: Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! My name is Jennifer. I am interested in Arts, Spirituality, Traveling, Education, Synchronicity, Intuition, Animals, Nature, and Adventure. I feel that life is a journey and when we are in the process of therapy; briefly, we walk this journey together, me alongside you as you travel along your individual path. Working together, my approach is flexible and going with the flow with what works best for you. I'm willing to meet and support you in reaching your desired destination, wherever you're at on your journey. I took a therapy style test where I teste...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in California with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed marriage and family therapist in California. I have experience in helping clients with mood disorders, anxiety, relational issues, family conflict, and gender- and race-related stressors. I utilize a variety of evidence-based interventions, though I pull heavily from feminist therapy and LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapy. I'm especially interested in exploring how the systems you find yourself in (school, work, relationships, family, etc.) contribute to and/or buffer against mental health struggles. I approach therapy with compassion, collaboration, and c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in California with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, career difficulties, & depression. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in California with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & eating disorders. 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 - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am a clinical social worker, licensed in both Michigan and California with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, as well as experience helping those living with advanced illness. I have specialized training in working with prolonged/complicated grief, anticipatory grief and stress associated with caregiving. 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truckee, California (Truckee, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in California with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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.

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

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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee, 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 Truckee, 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 96160 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 Truckee:

96160, 96161

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.