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Joseph Frey

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

Hi, my name is Jody (Joseph) Frey and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in CO and MN. Thanks for reaching out and for wanting to learn more about me. I have been serving people for over 25 years in a variety of settings: military, business, and therapy. For the last eight years, I have been focusing on helping people resolve their trauma. I am EMDR trained as well as being a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) to better serve those struggling with deep hurts or wounds from the past. I have a Bachelor’s Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in Human Factor’s Engineering and a Master’s Degree from Argosy University in Marriage and Family Therapy. I fully believe that no single approach works for all people in all situations so we will work to understand and define your unique challenges. From there, we work together to develop your goals and find the best plan to reach those goals. Sometimes, we might need to resolve past traumas, lessen your anxiety, or improve depressive symptoms. If this is the case, I work from a unique and very interactive approach to help you find peace and move forward. We will work on understanding the mind-body connection and how it impacts you. I also enjoy helping people advance their lives utilizing a coaching approach. My therapy style has been developed from six years active duty as an Army Officer, 10 years in corporate leadership, 15 years running my own successful business, and seven years as a therapist helping others. My clients often enjoy my challenging and focused style and find comfort as we draw out their inner dialogue which is negatively impacting their current emotional state. Outside of therapy, I love techie stuff and enjoy sports, working out, and playing video games.

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Sara Raisley

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseAnger managementSelf esteem
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Colorado with over 7 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, sexuality, and anger management. I have also helped many people who have experienced sexual trauma, physical trauma and emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. It is important for me to understand my clients as holistic people. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, psychodynamic and solutions-focused counseling. I will tailor our sessions and objectives to your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Patricia (Pat) La Plante

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepressionCompassion fatigue
31 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Colorado, specializing in grief and loss, trauma, and crisis intervention. I was licensed in 1992 and since then I have worked in hospitals, private practice and several agencies, including Community Reach Center Mobile Crisis Unit, Denver Rescue Mission, and All-Health Network. As a crisis counselor/first responder, I support people after hurricanes, mass shootings, bank robberies, corporate downsizings and natural disasters. In particular, I have walked with the dying and the bereaved through their grief. I earned a BA from Virginia Tech in Communications, an MA in counseling and an MA in spiritual formation. A minor in nutrition was very helpful when I worked with patients who struggled with eating disorders. As a counselor, I cannot solve your problems; only you can do that. But I can walk beside you as a guide, mentor and encourager. Together, we can look at your situation and consider how things came to be as they are and how we can address the issues that are holding you back. I believe that each person was made for a special purpose but sometimes life issues can get us off track. My desire is to help you become all that you were created to be. I look forward to meeting you and working together in the days ahead.

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Robyn Towler

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): MA
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

You’ll experience an empathetic ear, human connection, understanding, and acceptance without condition when you’re in session with Robyn. You’ll be heard and met where you are. Robyn works with clients on a wide range of issues, including overcoming anxiety, depression, and managing life’s stressors. She helps clients with self-image issues, teaching them to love themselves. She helps clients who struggle with relational issues, teaching them new behavior patterns. Robyn uses many types of tools to help clients improve their current life situations, like active listening, thought stopping and reframing, and mindfulness and relaxation techniques. She’s a big fan of person-centered modalities and also utilizes CBT, DBT, Solution-Focused, and Play Therapy. With a Bachelor’s degree in Cross-Cultural Studies and a Master’s degree in Counseling, Robyn has worked with individuals in other countries and stateside in community mental health and private practice. She’s also an animal lover who doesn’t underestimate the importance of fur babies in someone’s life, even if they’re not designated as emotional support animals.

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Matthew Mlynarczyk

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Counselor License Type(s): LMFT,MA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 8 years of experience in counseling. I have worked with adult couples and individuals in community and private practice settings. I specialize in helping people make sense of the complicated issues and determining a way forward. I often assist clients in working through relationship issues, supporting with solutions to unexpected life issues and determining one's purpose in life. In a session, I show respect, compassion and some efficient skill building. I look forward to working together.

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Margot Smith

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Colorado with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with 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.

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Maggie Coyle

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), licensed in the state of Colorado. I have a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD and a master's degree in Addictions Counseling from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. I have 7 years of professional work experience which come from providing direct mental health and behavioral counseling for teens and adults with varying presenting concerns such as stress and anxiety, coping with substance use concerns and other process addictions, trauma and abuse, motivation issues, self-esteem and confidence, and grief. 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. My experience has varied across varying therapeutic settings, as I have provided individual, family, and group counseling in community mental health agencies, private practice settings, acute psychiatric settings, and intensive outpatient treatment settings. 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. I strive to treat the therapeutic relationship, and you, with compassion, respect, and warmth. My therapy style and approach draws from Person-Centered Practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Strength-Based interventions. Whether you are working towards enlightenment and insight or symptom-relief and improved functioning, my hope is that we can collaboratively work together to achieve it! It takes a lot of strength and will power to work towards a more fulfilling and happier life. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you.

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Rachelle Repa

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Colorado with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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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Kimberly O'Day

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsLGBTSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I grew up in Iowa, went to college and then joined the Army. I served in Germany as well as many locations in the US. I knew there was a big world out there, and I couldn't wait to see it. I moved to Colorado after I returned from Germany. I volunteer at an equine rescue and rehab where I help care for the horses by cleaning the barns, paddocks and helping to socialize them. I have a certificate in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. I am licensed in Colorado with over 15 years of professional Social Work experience in community mental health settings. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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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Akia Isom

Clinical therapist offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am excited and honored that you’ve discovered my page. I am licensed in California with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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! Life can present challenges, making enjoyment and thriving seem hopeless. It is possible to become better, achieve your goals, and transition your mindset from the impossible to the possible. No matter the challenge or obstacle life may bring; there is strength, power, and resiliency to overcome. As a therapist my goal is to help my clients think and feel differently about themselves. Marriage and family are some of the most rewarding aspects of life, yet it can be hard to navigate making those relationships healthy and strong. Learning to communicate effectively, resolving conflict, and establishing healthy boundaries are important to implement in your marriage and families. I offer telehealth in an inclusive, safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for adults, children, teens, couples, and families. Life can be better, especially when you dare to take the first step. I look forward to connecting with you to discuss how I can help you along your journey.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Cheyenne Wells

Finding the best therapist close by in Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells. 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 Cheyenne Wells, 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells, elsewhere in Cheyenne, 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Cheyenne Wells, 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Cheyenne Wells 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.

Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 80810 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 Cheyenne Wells counselor?

Before seeing your Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells.

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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells 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 Cheyenne Wells, 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.

Cheyenne Wells 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.

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