This is Stephanie Noto's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MFT,M.ED
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor & Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of CT with 18 years of experience in the mental health field. My area of expertise has been with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, anger, trauma, grief , self esteem, and family & relationship issues. This has been through my work providing individual, family, couples and group therapy with the adult population in both a clinic and a private practice setting. I believe that creating a safe environment for my client and developing a caring relationship is ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I’m Eric. I’m a licensed psychotherapist. I graduated from Central Connecticut State University in 2013 with my Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I’ve worked in outpatient settings with inner city youth and low income families in New Britain, CT. I’ve been a clinician for a therapeutic adolescent boy’s group home. I’ve managed a therapeutic adolescent girl’s group home. Most recently, I managed a non-profit, state funded clinical domestic violence program focused on helping to reform abusive behaviors and heal family bonds in an effort to k...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

Hey you! First of all, give yourself a lot of credit for taking the first step to getting some help; it was probably not an easy decision. My name is Phyllis Darkwa, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I graduated with my Masters in Mental Health Counseling in 2017 with 5 years of experience working with adolescents and adults. I knew I wanted to be a counselor after finding solace in office of my middle school guidance counselor. I knew then, as a 14-year-old girl, that I wanted to offer the same help and sound mind to others. In the first session, I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! My name is Sonya Kirven. I am Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board-Certified Counselor. I have 5 years’ experience in counseling and 15 years’ experience as a Case Manager serving a diverse group of young adults, adults, and families involved with child protective services. I am skilled in supporting individuals with mental health concerns such as Depression, Anxiety, financial and career concerns, and interpersonal relationships. My clinical approach is integrative however, grounded in CBT. In addition to CBT, I utilize Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a clinical social worker, licensed in the state of Connecticut and a clinical trauma specialist with over 10 years experience working with racially and culturally diverse youth, families, and couples. Clients are helped in transforming distress from past and current traumas into hope through developing healthy insight and skills to reduce or eradicate emotional and psychological symptoms. I am experienced in helping clients who are struggling with traumatic stress disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, conduct problems, and addictive behaviors My t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello, My name is Joshua Doyle and I am a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor. I served 7 and a half years in the United States Army as an 11B (Infantry) Soldier before becoming a Counselor. I became interested in Psychology while I was deployed to the Middle East. I saw many individuals suffer from many mental illnesses while I was deployed but most never got help because of the stigma involved with mental health issues. This is a very common problem I have seen, both as a Soldier and a Counselor. As a result, my services are very humanistic in ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Hello! If you are exploring Better Help, it is likely that you are seeking a helping hand to improve your life. Sometimes life brings challenges which can become overwhelming and stressful. When you come to therapy, you get to drop the pretensions. You get to be vulnerable and explore the fears and painful feelings that you worry you cannot reveal to the people you love. Therapy improves mental wellness and helps to address maladaptive behaviors and coping mechanisms with safe and more effective coping strategies in order to travel the road to recovery. As ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,BCETS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have worked in the Human Service field since 1983 and I became a licensed counselor in 2001. My goal is to provide an open, supportive, confidential environment so that my clients may address any issues that concern them and to help them take control of their destiny. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, Domestic violence, ADHD, and trauma. I also have experience working with military, first responders and medical personnel. My counseling style ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut with over 10 years of experience working as a Counselor. I have worked with clients in different age groups and phases of life, experiencing a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, parenting and co-parenting challenges, relationship issues, low self esteem and self image issues. I have worked with many clients who have experienced various types of trauma, as well as those who have been struggling with issues of grief, loss, and life transitions. I have worked with Servicemembers, Veterans ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Jerri Hamby, LCSW has been a clinician for almost a decade. In her time she has worked with individuals from all demographics and with all different types of conditions and challenges. Throughout my career I have focused on always learning new methods and techniques that I can add to my tool kit. Treatment depends on two things; the fit between therapist and patient and how personalized the treatment is. Every Patient comes into treatment with unique challenges, differing opinions and history of experiences. For this reason it is necessary that the Clinician ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed counselor in Massachusetts and Connecticut with over five years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, life transitions, stress, and substance use. My therapy style is warm and gentle. I believe you are the expert on your own life. My approach combines person-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapies. I do not take a cookie cutter approach to therapy and I tailor our work to your needs and personality. I believe every individual deserves dign...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 8 years of experience in varied setting with various populations. My Master’s Degree is a dual degree in Movement Therapy and Counseling, and I find meeting body needs important to improvements in mental and emotional health. I am also experienced in Dialetical Behavioral Therapy. This approach lends itself helpful in problem focused therapy as well as with skill building are coping with stress, anxiety, and depression, in both the short and long term. I fully believe finding the right match in a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lcsw
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed clinical social worker in New York and Connecticut with over 8 years of experience working with people experiencing complex trauma, attachment issues, depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and personality disorders. I have a focus on individual and family therapy, and also assisting with parenting needs. Through self-reflection, we can discuss how to best targets areas in your thoughts and behaviors you would like to change for the better. We can also develop a plan for support and working through external stresses in your life and how ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has been in the field of counseling since 2007. My experience has come from a variety of settings. I offer individual, child, family and group counseling. I will help you to address your mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. My therapeutic approach is integrative, with a variety of approaches including cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), solution Focused, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed, mindfulness among others. I offer a nonjudgmental envi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Lori and I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC). Over the course of 10 years in the mental health field, I have worked with clients of almost all ages, genders, and racial/ethnic/multicultural backgrounds that have experienced a variety of symptoms and diagnoses. I believe that every client is unique in their own way and that everyone’s personal background brings a unique perspective. I aim to explore that perspective and help guide client’s in a place where they feel safe and comfortable, where they can learn to grow mentally, emotionally,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Connecticut with 7 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I’ve worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, parenting issues, career challenges, OCD, and Bipolar disorder. I've also worked with people who have experienced physical trauma and//or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and dialectic...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Connecticut with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LMHC,LEP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Are you having issues that make you feel out of control, discouraged, and unable to make important decisions in your life? I am here to support and empower you with everyday life's challenges. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Massachusetts with over 20 years of counseling experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, traumatic events, issues with chronic illness, parenting issues, and substance use. My therapy...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Connecticut with 30 years of professional work experience as both a school counselor and a private therapist. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, parenting issues, & coping with life changes. I also have experience with young people , especially adolescents. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will adapt our sessions and work with you to create a treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and satisfying life takes coura...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bantam, Connecticut (Bantam, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 12+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, a strong understanding of medical diagnoses & 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Bantam?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Bantam area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Bantam and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Bantam or elsewhere in Litchfield or the state of Connecticut.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Bantam therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Bantam due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Connecticut may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Bantam and elsewhere throughout the state of Connecticut you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Bantam to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Bantam, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Bantam, CT, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 06750 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

06750

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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 why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.