Aspen is a small city, but it is a big tourist destination with some of the best ski slopes available in the state. Skiing can be exhilarating, as you swoosh down the slopes at an incredible pace. However, sometimes with skiing, as in life, the fast pace you put yourself on can lead to disaster and upset.

If you are experiencing a time in your life when the speed of life is wearing you down, you should seek help. Aspen-area counselors are available now to offer you support and guidance during these troubling times. Contact a confidential and licensed therapist today.

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Linda Seibert

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteemDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I do not consider myself the average therapist because I do not sit around and say "Hmm, tell me more". Instead, I take a very assertive style and want to make changes in your life as quickly and effectively as possible. Eclectic therapy(multi-modality) is a form of psychotherapy that adapts to the unique needs of each patient, depending on the problem, the treatment goals, and the person’s expectations and motivation. An eclectic therapist draws from a variety of disciplines and may use a range of proven methods to determine the best combination of therapeutic tools to help a patient. In effect, an eclectic therapist customizes the therapeutic process for each individual by using whatever form of treatment, or combination of treatments, has been shown to be most effective for a particular problem. Whether you are seeking individual counseling, trying to improve a relationship via couples counseling, working out family issues my first goal is to help you recognize yourself and how you can improve. I am a Christian which means I use God and faith to help you heal, progress and find peace if that is something you desire incorporated. I will not force you to believe what I believe, but I do want you to know where I come from. I see different people with different beliefs or no spiritual belief. I am professional and respectful to all clients and their values and will never impose those on you in our counseling relationship.

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Lisa La Rose

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Thank you for visiting my profile page! I’d like to share a little bit about myself, and I know that selecting a counselor is an important decision. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2001, and I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds with many different challenges and concerns. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from the University of Colorado. I'm also working on a PhD in Psychology at Northcentral University. In addition to my clinical work, I also enjoy teaching psychology classes at our Community College. Personally, I'm a native of Colorado, and I absolutely love the outdoors and nature. I enjoy hiking, reading, painting and playing with our dog, Luna. Perhaps you can meet her online! I also love to travel with my husband. My philosophy in counseling is to meet my clients where they are and discover the strengths they have to help them make the changes they want to make. In my experience, people come to counseling because something needs to change, and maybe they're feeling stuck. They may want to change how they feel, how they behave, or how they think about things. I take a compassionate and practical approach to counseling, which enables clients to see results quickly. I believe that what happens between sessions is as important as what happens in sessions, and I give clients tools to put into practice right away. I view the counseling relationship as a collaboration with you, and YOU are the expert in your life. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves”. Viktor Frankl My specialties and experience include work with clients on decreasing depression and anxiety, overcoming trauma, and improving self-esteem and confidence. I have also worked successfully with many clients to change habits and behaviors that are not serving them. This includes substance use disorders and other addictions (e.g. gambling, eating, shopping, etc.). I also have experience working with first responders (law enforcement, fire, and paramedics) and their families. Often, relationships are also part of the reason for seeking counseling, and I have specialized training and experience in helping people communicate more effectively, resolve conflicts, and become more assertive, personally, and professionally. Finally, my work with clients is often during times of grief and loss or transition in their lives, and I help people see the opportunities in change, even when the change is unwelcome or even scary. My Approach: I have training and experience in a variety of approaches to work with clients. I believe that counseling interventions should be solidly grounded in research. I like to use these approaches: * Cognitive -Behavioral Therapy * Dialectical Behavior Therapy * Solution Focused Therapy * Meaningful Life Therapy * Existential Psychology * Mindfulness-Based Interventions * Acceptance & Commitment Therapy * Japanese/Eastern Approaches to wellness (e.g. Morita Therapy) Seeking help takes courage and I commend you for taking this step! I would be honored to work with you as you take the next steps in your journey! -Lisa

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Amanda Roland

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,MS
Trauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemCompassion fatigueADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I'm Amanda and I'm here to provide you a safe place to land. Whether you're experiencing complex trauma, existential issues, or your symptoms are just disrupting the positive rhythm of your life I'm here to help. I'm here to provide a warm and non judgemental place to share your story and collaboratively work towards growth in your goals. We can work together to explorer and understand negative patterns or behaviors that aren't serving you. Let's work together to help you find peace and personal growth in a compassionate and steady therapeutic space. I utilize an eclectic approach with clients, though tend to draw primarily from a humanistic, person-centered approach. This dynamic in a therapeutic relationship means I attempt to “meet each client where they are.” This serves as a catalyst, allowing each individual to progress through their unique process of self-discovery. I also utilize principles from leading psychological modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. My role as a therapist is not to give you advice or change you. Rather, it is to be an understanding, empathic, and non-judgmental support to help guide you to your own choices, AT YOUR OWN PACE. Together, we can establish goals for therapy, and while I can help you gain insight, I will never push an agenda or risk rupturing our therapeutic relationship. You're the captain of the ship and I'm just here to help you figure out where you want to go and how to read the map. I also currently work as a Co-Responder with the Boulder Police Department. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from North Dakota State University and a Master of Science in Counseling from The University of Mary. I have worked in the mental health field since 2007 and have a background in crisis stabilization, inpatient treatment, animal-assisted therapies, outpatient treatment, adult and child trauma, in-home family therapy, and adolescent residential treatment. I have specialized training in crisis counseling, trauma, and equine therapy. I hail from the Midwest and love animals and the outdoors. In addition to an extensive background with teens and foster children I also work alongside law enforcement and other first responders giving me unique experience in specializing with these populations.

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Amy Gorton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
16 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Amy Gorton and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience. My specialty area is primarily focused around women's issues and women's health but I also work with clients with a wide range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, family issues, school/career challenges, life changes as well as grief and loss, OCD and ADD/ADHD. My treatment style is warm, interactive and compassionate. I believe in earning respect through giving respect. My treatment approach combines Client-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic and Family Systems Theories. I will tailor the therapeutic sessions to meet your unique and specific needs and goals. It takes courage to ask for help and to accept help so if you are ready to take that step, I look forward to meeting you.

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Shannon Oberndorf

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Does stress and anxiety interfere with your life? Are you pushing yourself too hard or feel people walk all over you? Have trouble communicating with others? If you're looking for ways to cope when Life "lifes" you, then counseling may be right for you. I am committed to helping individuals, couples and families from all walks of life increase their communication skills, improve their relationships, and feel connected to themselves. I am a trauma-informed therapist with 12 years experience working alongside women, men and families dealing with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationships and self-esteem. I establish a genuine, trusting relationship with my clients allowing them to express their thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment. I believe everyone has a right to be heard, is capable of change, and has the power within themselves to create a life they love.

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Lynn Gloden

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
23 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Colorado and Hawaii. I have over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients overcome family conflicts, trauma and abuse, behavior modification, parenting issues, and helping clients deal with depression and/or anxiety issues. I believe that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. I'd like to help you do that. You've taken the first step and that takes courage. Let's do this!

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Tina Smith

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MS,LPC,LSOTP
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesParenting issuesCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the States of Colorado and Texas, US I am a Nationally Certified Counselor in the US, and a Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider in the state of Texas, US. have 5+ years of experience in the mental health counseling field. I use an approach which integrates Choice Theory (understanding that our choices lead to consequences, and everything we do/don't do is still a choice) along with evidence-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I strongly believe that the relationship between a client and counselor is the necessary ingredient to support change. I am competent and experienced in providing professional counseling in clinical, mental health counseling; correctional counseling; sexual abuser specific counseling; adult and juvenile; sexual addictions; adjustment to major life changes; personality disorders; relationship and communication counseling. I have experience and training in online and face to face environments and believe in the “meet them where they are” strengths-based approach to counseling. With experience providing counseling services to individuals, juveniles, and groups, I have worked with clients experiencing active suicidality and suicidal ideation, as well as with clients with active hallucinations and delusions. I have experience with clients from many cultures, races, and ethnicities. These include but are not limited to members of the BIPOC community, LGBTQIA+ communities, and clients with varied religious and legal backgrounds. I have extensive experience working with sexual abusers, including those with active psychopathy and those with developmental delays. I hold sexual abuser specific licensure. Additionally, I have completed level one Gottman Method couples counseling and enjoy working with partners looking to expand their relationships into ones of mutual respect and joy. Working with clients to help them find their answers to their questions is a joy. Watching change unfold and people find their path through pain, fear, and hopelessness is an ongoing benefit of working in the counseling field.

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Shawn Zimmerman

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCoachingCompassion fatigue
24 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Colorado and Florida with over 20 years of professional work experience. Over my career I have experience in helping clients with their most challenging stressors from relationship issues, stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, to high performance achievement. 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.

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Christine Heikkenen-Black

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Colorado and Virginia with 7 years of professional counseling experience working with adolescents and families both in the school setting as well as private settings. In addition I am a licensed addiction counselor, a licensed Special Education teacher, and have numerous licenses in all subjects Education, having worked in school systems for most of my career. My true passion is using Gottman therapy to help families, individuals and couples develop strong relationships based on understanding and mutual respect. I have experience working with clients providing behavioral, emotional/trauma, substance abuse, brain injury, intellectual and developmental counseling as both a Counselor and a licensed Certified Rehabilitative Counselor. Additionally I have completed all three levels of Gottman Clinical Trainings, as well as being a Seven Principles of Marriage Educator and Bringing Baby Home Educator. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, 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. It is important to me to listen carefully and patiently to you, and to make sure I am meeting your needs. The step to start therapy can be anxiety provoking in itself, and I am here in order to help you take the necessary steps you need to take. 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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Amber Cox

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemCompassion fatigue
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I create a safe zone where my clients are free to explore the scary parts of their lives that they have tucked away. We do not have to be defined by the things that happen to us. We are the sum total of our lives. I work with you to help you develop the tools you need to take the helm of your own life. You are capable of healing and transforming your own life. And I like to not “get stuck in the blame game”. We are all on our own path, and whatever coping mechanisms served you when you were in flight, fight, or freeze (some people can be stuck in these their whole lives) Your path is HERE AND NOW and we all have a past that can inform us, take what we can from it, bring our adult self on board to look at it, and then put it to rest with our other memories because that is all it is now a memory that sometimes we make the mistake of reliving over and over again when in reality you have already survived. I have lived in Durango since 1997, graduating from Fort Lewis College with a bachelor's degree in political science and psychology. During that time, I worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for four years, finally realizing the judicial system was not where I would do my best work to help empower those who find themselves caught up in it. I received my master's degree in social work from the University of Denver in 2010. I was the Southwest Regional Representative for the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance and I volunteered for Durango's Sexual Assault Services Organization for 4 years, I was then honored to be on the Board. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I have a passion for helping victims of assault, whether physical, sexual, or power-oriented. I know the dehumanizing nature of this path firsthand. I can help to guide, empower and educate my clients, should they find themselves in a similar situation. Fun fact about me I live on what I lovingly refer to as “my useless farm” I have, rabbits, chickens, ducks, cats, and dogs. My favorite place to be is outside interacting with nature and animals, and having a useless farm allows me to practice being mindful every morning and morning night. And I love music and to read.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Aspen

Finding the best therapist close by in Aspen can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Aspen that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Aspen. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Aspen, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Aspen region and in the state of Colorado. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Aspen or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Aspen area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Aspen therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Aspen, elsewhere in Pitkin, or in the greater state of Colorado.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Aspen area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Aspen therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Aspen due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Aspen may not take health insurance, some in the state of Colorado may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Colorado you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Aspen online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Aspen, Colorado working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Aspen psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Aspen above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Aspen helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Aspen therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Aspen therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Aspen?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Aspen therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Aspen therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Aspen therapy is having an understanding, 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 Aspen 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in CO, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 81611 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Aspen counselor?

Before seeing your Aspen therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Aspen.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice from a therapist. A Aspen licensed clinical social worker 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 with a Aspen counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Aspen, Colorado can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Aspen has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

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