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Rebecca Clinton

Offering therapy in CO
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience

Hello! I am so happy to meet you! A little about me: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years experience working with variety of populations from individuals, couples, children, and adolescents. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and counseling focusing on life challenges. My goal is to create a warm and comfortable environment allowing the therapeutic relationship to grow. I utilize cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in combination with a strengths based approach and psychodynamic approach. I believe in the power of your unique story. I will strive to ensure my approaches are tailored to meet your therapeutic needs. I believe change happens when you e are given the guidance you need to draw on your own strengths and realize your potential to live fulfilling, happy lives. I aim to provide an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive. We all have moments where we fill overwhelmed or struggling. You are not alone. www.rebeccaclintonlcsw.com

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Amanda Mott

Offering therapy in CO
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker who graduated from the University of Denver in 2007. Since graduating I have worked in a variety of settings with a wide range of clients from children to adults. I have helped people with numerous issues including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and anxiety. I have special training in counseling those who have been through traumatic experiences both in school and in trainings since. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and client centered techniques. More importantly, I believe in therapy being a collaborative process and I will work with you to provide the help that you need. My goal is to make this the most useful space for you as possible. I have always believed that it is the strong who seek to change and I look forward to supporting you through this process!

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Dr. Noelani Rodrigues

Offering therapy in CO
License: PhD,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefCompassion fatigue
21 years of experience

Aloha & welcome to my page. Do you feel like you have lost your way – that nothing feels quite right – or that the past seems to be repeating itself? My view is that we all begin from a place of wholeness, but we sometimes lose belief in ourselves along the way. I have the depth of professional and life experience to see and work with you as a unique individual. Let me be a support and guide as you navigate the journey to your true potential. My expertise includes a broad range of issues including traumas, anxiety, emotional difficulties, relationships, and divorce related issues. My education includes training in eastern and western philosophies. In my work I use an integrative therapeutic approach and I weave together ancient with modern, east and west for personalized healing of heart-mind-soul. I am licensed in several states; Hawaii, California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado & Utah. I hold a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and a master's degree in Marriage, Family & Child Counseling. Additionally, I hold certifications in Hypnosis & EFT (energy tapping). Start today to begin your journey to a better you. * please note my availability varies from week to week. Therefore, what is displayed on the Better Help site calendar is not accurate. I do have much more availability throughout the week than what is displayed. However, since I have varying availability there was not an easy way to indicate that on the Better Help calendar. So, just check with me : )

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Lisa Williams

Offering therapy in CO
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
25 years of experience

Hello and welcome! My name is Lisa Williams. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in New Mexico. I completed my Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado at Denver. I have over 24 years of experience in a variety of settings helping people with various issues, such as depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress, trauma/abuse, life changes/transitions, relationship difficulty, and other issues. Everyone is different and has different needs at different times, so the type of therapy used is customized. The most helpful approaches are usually Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, trauma informed models, Solution Focused therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and narrative therapies. It can be so helpful to feel understood and to have someone on your side to help navigate any changes you want to make. Sometimes we can make big or small life changes. Sometimes we accept things as they are and find ways to still have the life we want. My style is to understand you and what your going through, help you with self-understanding, and work together to make changes or add skills to meet your personal goals. Life can be hard! We all need help sometimes. It would be my honor to work together with you to help navigate life's difficulties.

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Dr. Madeline Tormoen

Offering therapy in CO
License: PsyD, LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefAnger managementSelf esteem
27 years of experience

I have been a counselor for over 28 years and am honored to have been able to assist others during periods of personal growth and challenge. As a strength-based clinician, I foster resilience, courage, and fortitude within clients. I believe life entails a vast continuum of experiences – some joyful and others difficult. I am here for support as you traverse your life experiences. I use a plethora of tools to assist clients. These interventions include dialectical behavioral techniques, cognitive-behavioral interventions, and mindfulness activities. I help clients integrate past traumatic experiences as well as learn skills to decrease depression and anxiety, increase self-confidence, and grow personally. I enjoy supporting others and look forward to the opportunity to assist you! Madeline (Maddy) Tormoen, PsyD, LPC

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Maximiliano Nealon

Offering therapy in CO
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepressionCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor from Colorado with over 10 years experience working with adults, families, and adolescents. I have worked with clients with challenges ranging from depression, anxiety, parenting issues, self-esteem, grief, and anger. I believe in the collaborative model of therapy. I believe clients have the answers that they need and my job is to provide a supportive, caring, and engaging environment to help the client access these answers. I am client-centered and humanistic, with a great deal of experience in solution-focused therapy. I also have a great deal of experience with mindfulness based therapeutic models and have spent many years practicing meditation, yoga, tai chi, and music. I will tailor our approach to your unique situation. During this time of transition and challenge for all of us, I am honored to be able to support anyone who seeks help and counsel. The journey of healing is collaborative, and I know that you and I will grow and learn together. I look forward to working with you!

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Meghan Stich

Offering therapy in CO
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
11 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado with 11 years of experience working as a therapist in Behavioral Health settings. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and I am LGBTQIA+ allied. Some of the many concerns I can help you with include depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, adjustment to trauma, grief, personality disorders, ADHD, and depleted self-esteem. I am comfortable starting wherever you are and I want you to feel safe during sessions. My approach is eclectic, but combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, trauma informed, solution focused, and mindfulness. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that meets your needs and wants. My goal is to help you on your path of living your best life, using evidence based practices. I will do my best to challenge you and point out thinking styles that may be unhelpful. I believe that feeling a connection to your therapist and feeling comfortable is ultimately more important than any therapeutic approach. I know there are many options out there. You will find that I use a healthy amount of humor during sessions. I want you to feel at ease while gaining a deeper understanding of yourself and working toward your goals. I know the decision to begin therapy is often a difficult one and change can be very difficult. I would be pleased to be a part of your journey!

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Dr. Dorothy Jimenez

Offering therapy in CO
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issuesSelf esteem
33 years of experience

I am licensed in Colorado with 33 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & parenting 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Chelsea Whitley

Offering therapy in CO
LGBTRelationship issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changesADHD
4 years of experience

I hold a valid Colorado license and possess a four years of professional practice. My experience encompasses working extensively with adolescents and individuals spanning all age groups. I specialize in assisting clients dealing with challenges such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, and issues pertinent to the LGBTQ+ community. Moreover, I provide guidance on relationship matters, motivation, self-esteem, confidence, and strategies for adapting to life transitions. I deeply value treating all individuals with utmost respect, sensitivity, and empathy. Our interactions and treatment approach will be custom-tailored to suit your distinct and specific requirements. Taking the initiative to pursue a more fulfilling and joyful life, and embarking on the initial steps towards change, is an act of courage. I am dedicated to offering support and empowerment throughout this transformative journey.

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Sandra Lynn Johnson

Offering therapy in CO
AddictionsLGBTTrauma and abuseGriefCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Colorado with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 in Ridgway

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Ridgway 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 Ridgway 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 Ridgway 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 BetterHelp or clinicians 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).

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

Therapists in Ridgway, 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a 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, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Ridgway 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 Ridgway 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 Ridgway 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 Ridgway 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?

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 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 Ridgway 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 lot of people in CO, providers 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 81432 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Ridgway 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 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 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 Ridgway 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 Ridgway, 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.

Ridgway 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?

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 within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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