Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

There are so many different circumstances that lead to seeking counseling. Most of the time, it comes down to the fact that we know something has to change and we don't know what (or how) to do this alone. That is where I come in. I am here to listen...to support and encourage. I am also here to help you sort through your thoughts and feelings so that you can begin to see some positive movement again. I am a licensed professional counselor in Colorado with over 10 years professional experience helping people. I have successfully worked with Clients to add...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 9

My approach to therapy is empathetic, authentic, and collaborative. I work to create change by truly listening, uncovering challenges, and finding the path forward together with my clients. I believe we all have the strength within us to heal and become who we truly are, and we could all use support along that often difficult journey. My role is to hear you and offer my non-judgmental expertise and support. I am honored to be a part of this journey by creating a space for you to uncover your own unique strengths and authentic self. I am a licensed professiona...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 23

As a Counselor, I provide a warm and supportive environment for you when you take steps toward a more fulfilling life in your health, your relationships, your outlook.As a Registered Nurse, I bring medical knowledge and a healing approach.In combination, I can help you to move towards wholeness, an integration of the emotional, physical, relational and spiritual. My specialties: Individuals, Couples, Families Relationship Issues: Parenting/Adolescent Concerns Pre-marital Counseling/Marriage enrichment Divorce Recovery Remarriage, Blending Families Health and Well...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

Welcome to BetterHelp. The decision to talk to someone is a courageous first step! You might be feeling overwhelmed or apprehensive reading through multiple profiles, wondering how this works and how to go about choosing the right therapist. "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." Martin Luther King, Jr. My name is Erika Sandstedt and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado. I earned my degree at the University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work, in 1996. Throughout my career, I have b...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Hi There! I am a licensed psychologist (PsyD) in Colorado and have been working in the counseling field since 2010. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and groups, with clients presenting with a diverse range of life challenges. I have assisted clients with depression, anxiety, relationship and parenting issues, teen concerns, grief/loss, eating disorders, adjustment issues, and clients that have experienced a natural disaster. I use a collaborative approach with my clients. I believe working together as a team is the most effective way to rel...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 19

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience, working as a psychotherapist and Executive Coach,. based in Colorado. I offer a wide spectrum of services for anxiety, stress management, depression, career difficulties, relationship issues, parenting problems, ADHD, self-esteem and life purpose. I am affirming, warm and highly interactive with my clients, holding each person with the utmost respect and care. My counseling approach combines a Jungian orientation with Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Mindfulness, Neuroscience, Psychodynami...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in Colorado, Florida, South Carolina and Texas with 17 years of experience as a mental health professional. I have worked with clients experiencing symptoms from issues like stress, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and many other issues. 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!

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

My passion has always been related to serving others. My goal is to provide a safe space for you to share your story and to walk beside you as we navigate your past, present, and future. I strive to instill hope by discovering insights, exploring your goals, and developing solutions together that I can guide you in accomplishing. Circumstances of our life or our experiences can sometimes leave us feeling alone, betrayed, hurt, vulnerable, anxious, angry, and any other combination of feelings that can feel overwhelming. I’m here to serve as a guide in exploring...

Specialties: Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Colorado with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with bipolar disorder & 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Colorado with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & executive and professional coaching. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Colorado with 4 years of professional therapy experience, and about 8 years of social work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Finding the right therapist who can meet your needs can be a daunting task. Therapy is about providing a safe place for self-exploration. Clients seek therapy because they want some answers to variety of issues like life transition, grief, loss, cognitive, behavioral and emotional issues. Perhaps, you want to change your thinking and behavior patterns, improve your mood, develop healthy coping and social skills. Well, my goal is to meet you where you, help you navigate some of the salient issues that you seek answers to. I do not have all the answers but I will su...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

I would be happy to help you move forward in your life. I have over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. I have a M.A. in Counseling and also a Master of Divinity degree, but I never superimpose my beliefs or convictions on anyone else, because that is not ethical. My aim is to help individuals and couples move forward in life in a consistent manner with their particular goals and values and convictions. As for experience, I have the least experience working with LGBTQ clients. For licensure I have the LPC, and for certification I have the CADC. As s...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Colorado with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, career difficulties, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How To Find Counseling Deer Trail

Finding the best therapist close by in Deer Trail can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Deer Trail 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Deer Trail. 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 Deer Trail, 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, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Deer Trail or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Deer Trail counselors 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 Deer Trail area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Deer Trail
  • DBT in Deer Trail
  • Substance use therapy in Deer Trail
  • Couples therapy in Deer Trail

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Deer Trail, 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 Deer Trail, elsewhere in Arapahoe, or in the greater state of Colorado.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Deer Trail 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 Deer Trail 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 in Deer Trail: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Deer Trail: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Deer Trail: $100
  • Therapy in Deer Trail: $80

While many psychologists in Deer Trail may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Deer Trail and elsewhere throughout the state of Colorado you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Deer Trail, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Deer Trail above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Deer Trail 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Deer Trail helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Deer Trail 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:

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 Deer Trail therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 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 Deer Trail counselor 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 almost one million people in Deer Trail, CO, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 80105 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Deer Trail can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Deer Trail Counselor? 

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist 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 counselors and 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. A Deer Trail 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 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy 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 professional 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 Deer Trail, 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.

Deer Trail has many professionals 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. In Deer Trail, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

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.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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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 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 with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Deer Trail:

80105