Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 9

Welcome to BetterHelp! I look forward to to working with my clients to find ways I can help them make positive changes to live healthier and happier lives. I am a licensed professional counselor in Colorado, and have been practicing for 9 years. I provide individual, couples, and family therapy to clients of all ages (children, adolescents, and adults). I utilize a biopsychosocial approach to my clinical work, meaning I look at the "whole picture" for a client: biology (genetics and chemistry), psychological makeup (thought patterns, world view, view of self), ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

Do you tend to think in all or nothing thinking? Are you all in or all out? Super happy or feel really down? Do you see your thoughts and/or behaviors impacting your relationships or peace within yourself? I am so excited helping people restore that balance! This lack of balance can play out in many ways: chaotic relationships, work stress, lack of self esteem, poor body image, unusual eating habits, creating rules for yourself to feel like you’re staying in control. Together, we will learn to vanquish the illusion of no-control and shift you towards living an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 9

Congratulations on taking a HUGE step in seeking out support! This can be one of the most challenging things to do in life when you are struggling, and I want to recognize this! You deserve a compassionate therapist. Someone who will make you feel safe, secure, and connected while guiding you through the healing process. My goal is to support and promote lifelong change that will allow you to form healthy relationships and foster an overall sense of wellbeing. I will guide and help you to reclaim your happiness and joy. I work with people experiencing a variety ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 14

I want to commend you for taking a very brave, first step in reaching out to BetterHelp. My name is Ric and I am a licensed Professional Counselor (license number 14104) and a Licensed Addictions Counselor (License #1080) I am a Marriage, Family and Child Therapist by education. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career exploration and substance use disorder issues and recovery. My counseling style is genuine and supportive. I believe in treating all with respect, se...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of experience: 19

I am here to support you with the challenges that you are experiencing at this time. I will guide you through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and other creative approaches that I gained in my Counseling and Art Therapy graduate program at University of Illinois at Chicago. For over 15 years I have worked with families and adults individually and in groups in a variety of settings; including day treatment and residential treatment programs, a children's hospital, corrections,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado supporting individuals, couples and families for over 20 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, self-esteem as well as relationship and intimacy challenges. I have also supported people with trauma and abuse and I am trained in EMDR. My counseling style is warm and interactive while direct and supportive. My approach combines Emotionally Focused Therapy with Systemic and Solution-Focused modalities. I will listen and tailor your counseling needs as we see...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

Hello! If you are exploring Better Help, it is likely that you wanting to address something significant in your life or you may feel that you need a tune up on an old issue that has re-emerged. Finding the right person to help you through these challenges is very important. Your level of connection and comfort with your counselor has been shown to be the best indicator of success. Here is a bit of information about me in order to help you decide if my experience and style are the right match and the best fit for you. I have been a licensed clinical social wo...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Hi there. I'm Sarah Strong, a Colorado-based Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over seven years of clinical experience providing therapy, consultation and education to individuals in a variety of settings including schools, telehealth, and private practice. I have supported individuals through a wide range of mental health concerns ranging from navigating life's transitions to surviving a trauma or navigating more complicated mental health diagnoses. In addition to my broad knowledge base, my specialty areas of focus are parenthood and athletic identi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 7

Hi there! My name is Robin Lyons, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado. I received my Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2012 from Georgian Court University in New Jersey. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of difficulties, including anxiety, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, life transitions, relationships, career and chronic illness. I believe we are all works in progress, striving to become the best versions of ourselves. I am passionate about helping others on their path to finding ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in Colorado and Massachusetts with over 5 years of experience working with youth and their families, fertility issues and women's issues, family conflict, and more. As a social worker, I believe in the core values of social justice, dignity and worth of a person and importance of human relationships, and carry these values with me to every client I have the privilege of sitting with. I have worked with clients with a wide range of ages and concerns, ranging from ages 4-50, and including depression, anxiety, fertility...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 19

I am licensed in Colorado with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, intimacy related issues, & coping with life changes. 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!

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

I am licensed in Colorado with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 23

I am licensed in Colorado with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, parenting issues, anger management, 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!

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

Welcome! My name is Kari Hidalgo and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in the state of California and Colorado. I have been providing direct counseling services for over ten years and tele mental health services for over five years. I have worked with individuals, couples and families as they navigate different seasons of life. I have helped clients manage trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, stress, postpartum depression, difficult relationships and parenting challenges while encouraging, supporting, holding hope, exploring self care and helping them i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Colorado with 10 +years of professional work experience as a licensed counselor and also 8 years of life and leadership coaching. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. My therapy style utilizes cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, and strengths based approaches. I a...

How To Find Counseling Holyoke

Finding the best therapist close by in Holyoke can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Holyoke 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 Holyoke. 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 Holyoke, 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Holyoke
  • DBT in Holyoke
  • Substance use therapy in Holyoke
  • Couples therapy in Holyoke

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Holyoke, 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 Holyoke, elsewhere in Phillips, 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 Holyoke area can be found below:

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

While many psychologists in Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke, 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 Holyoke above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke, 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 80734 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 Holyoke can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke, 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.

Holyoke 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 Holyoke, 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

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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.

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Holyoke.

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

80734