Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of experience: 5

I understand asking for help can be difficult, scary, empowering, exciting, hard, and new all at the same time. You may think asking for help makes your weak, but I am here to reframe this belief. Asking for help or seeking out a counselor makes you resilient and strong. I am a strengths based and client centered clinician, meaning I believe you are always the expert in your own life. It can be challenging to see yourself as an expert in your life when you feel lost, confused, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, angry, or sad, but I believe we can work together to he...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor with a concentration of  marriage and family therapy in Colorado with over 4 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression and anxiety. I also helped many those who have experienced trauma whether it be physical, emotional or sexual abuse. My counseling style is empathetic yet straightforward. I believe in treating people with compassion and respect.  My approach  can combine cognitive-behavioral therapy with either play therapy and or narrative thera...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have 30 years of experience in a variety of positions where I have gained insight and perspective on the difficult issues we all deal with each and every day. Through the years I have realized my passion is to help others build on their strengths so they can find a life with purpose and meaning. My specialties include: depression, anxiety, PTSD, schizophrenia, mood disorders, panic disorders, relationships, stress, and chronic pain. My philosophy is to meet the person where they are at instead of focusing on a diagnosi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 3

Hello, I am Kim and happy to meet you. I am open to hearing any questions. I received my MSW in 1997, and went on to get my license (LCSW) from there. Since then, I have worked with adults, including teens and older Adults, with a wide range of experience, including Depression, Trauma, Family, Relationship and Chronic Illness. I can do talk therapy, CBT, though will quickly move to Somatic awareness, which can be helpful, in a different way. I have studied the Hakomi Method and Brainspotting with David Grand, and have seen some powerful results. I create...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 20

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma. I have also helped those struggling with addiction. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process that requires honest caring without judgement. My counseling style is compassionate, direct, and non-judgemental to help create a supportive environment. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, rational emotive , soluti...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am a licensed clinical social worker with 10 years experience helping individuals through various hardships and stages of life. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, relationship issues (co-dependency, attachment wounds), trauma, and other conditions. I am currently licensed in Washington DC and Colorado, with plans to obtain licensure in other states. I have worked in a variety of non profit and hospital settings, as well as in private practice. My therapy style is compassionate and precise, yet I also challenge clients to come up against their grow...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of experience: 22

I am a licensed therapist in the state of Colorado with over 20 years of experience working with young adults, children, and families. I have worked in several orphanages, residential treatment centers, and addiction treatment centers and have counseled hundreds of children and families in the elementary and middle school setting and private sector. I have helped many who have experienced emotional and physical abuse. I have helped young adults with low self-esteem, eating disorders, academic and learning concerns, and depression. I have worked with parents to i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 23

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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 25

I am licensed in Colorado with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & intimacy related issues. 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: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 15

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of clinical experience. My approach to therapy from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) perspective, drawing upon dialectical therapy skills, EMDR skills, and a person-centered approach to individualize each person's treatment. I have extensive experience that equips me with the skills and expertise to effectively address a wide range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, and life transitions. I am passionate about creating a safe and supportive env...

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

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering services to adults (18+). I have over 15 years of experience working with individuals across the life span. My specializations are anxiety, depression, life transitions and adjustment disorders. I provide a supportive, encouraging, hopeful and humorous approach to assist individuals in managing life’s struggles and challenges. My interest in mental health care developed at the start of her college career with her focus and desire to help people of all ages with life stressors and connect them with resources within ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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My name is Angie Bellinghausen. I have over 25 years of experience. I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), as well as a Certified Life Coach. I have extensive experience with best practices and strength-based care. I combine the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), and encourage the use of mindfulness. I have experience working with clients for self-empowerment and personal growth, depression and anxiety reduction, stres...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and Colorado with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. 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. My experience is varied and across multiple settings, ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Colorado with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Colorado with 5 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 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!

How To Find Counseling Rico

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Rico 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 Rico 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 Rico, 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 Rico above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Rico 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 Rico 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 Rico 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 Rico 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 Rico 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 Rico, 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 81332 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 Rico can be a great option.

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

Rico 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 Rico, 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.

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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.

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 Rico.

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

81332