Green Cove Springs is named after the section of the Saint Johns River where the city is built. At the Riverbend, there is a grove of trees that shelter the river, giving it a green cover. The town is also famous for its natural spring that was locally known as the original fountain of youth where the clear water feeds the public swimming pool before flowing into the Saint Johns River.

At times, you may not feel like enjoying the springs, the swimming pool, the river, or anything else. These can be signs of a mental or emotional disorder that can be treated by a mental health professional in the Green Cove Springs area. If you need help, just reach out today to one of the counselors or therapists in and around Green Cove Springs.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 37

“When we are no longer able to change a situation -we are challenged to change ourselves.” [Viktor Frankl] He really knew what he was talking about. Each life transition inevitably forces us to navigate unchartered water, but sometimes the challenge can be overwhelming. As a seasoned therapist, I like to think that I help people feel empowered, find meaning, and reclaim their lives. Like most therapists, I have worked in many areas while gaining vast experience in crisis stabilization, forensics, child abuse, divorce, anxiety, autism, ag...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder
Years of experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker with master degrees in both social work and clinical psychology. I tend to work from a cognitive behavioral approach however I am trained in a number of treatment approaches including psychodynamic, client centered, solution-focused and dialectical behavioral therapy. I have over 10 years of experience working with clients from all walks of life who struggle with anxiety, bipolar disorder, thought disorders and anger management. No matter what you have done or how much you are hurting, I believe everyone has the potential t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with over 9 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, stress, and work related concerns. I also helped many people who have experienced domestic violence, trauma, and LGBTQ+ concerns. My counseling style is jovial and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management
Years of experience: 30

My name is Marilyn Allen and I have been a Licensed Mental Health and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida for over 30 years. The best therapy happens where there is a high level of trust between you and the counselor, so it's important to find a therapist who will be a good fit for you and the type of concerns you have. I have been providing therapy in community mental health centers and other settings including private practice and have worked with people who come in with concerns like stress, anxiety, depression, relationships problems, life ch...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida. I earned my Master's Degree at Wake Forest University in 2016 and have been practicing ever since. I specialize in depression, anxiety, adapting to life changes, relationship/marriage counseling, family/parenting issues and kids/teens. I also help people come past traumas including childhood abuse, sexual abuse, death/loss, divorce and many other difficult life circumstances. I employ an empathetic and respectful approach to counseling that emphasizes your strengths and your goals for change. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Florida with 10+ years of experience. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, OCD, emotional and adjustment disorders, grief, chronic conditions and other life changing situations. My approach is solution focused, client centered, while also drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. When working with clients I strive to make the therapy experience genuine, positive, respectful, and safe. I am excited to meet you and work together to identify your goals and make plans to achieve them!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am a licensed mental health counselor with over 10 years experience in various fields. I have many years of working with addiction, trauma, and with adults needing assistance with behavior modification to improve lifestyle choices. I have experience in working with bipolar disorder, depression, ADHD, parenting problems, anxiety, and more! My therapy styles include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and narrative therapy. I am flexible in styles that are the most effective for each individual I work with. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 17

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida with over 17 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, addiction, and self-esteem concerns. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in open communication and treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is to ensure that you are in control of your treatment and I will tailor our dialog and treatment p...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Florida with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Florida with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, depression, trauma and abuse. 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.

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

I am licensed in Florida with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & depression. 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, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 16

I am licensed in Florida with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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: Stress, Anxiety
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Florida with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 7

I am licensed in Florida with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 14

Welcome, I am Dr. Fernandez, or you can call me Laura. I am a licensed psychologist and the owner of Mindful Freedom. If you have suffered from narcissistic abuse, ethnic or racial discrimination, have gone through traumatic events or have low self esteem; I employ evidence based treatments to help treat these problems. I specialize in treatment of BPD, narcissistic abuse, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression.. My typical client is a person who has experienced trauma, has self esteem and boundary issues, has problems maintaining relationships, needs help asserting self, a...

How To Find Counseling Green Cove Springs

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

  • CBT in Green Cove Springs
  • DBT in Green Cove Springs
  • Substance use therapy in Green Cove Springs
  • Couples therapy in Green Cove Springs

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Green Cove Springs, 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 Green Cove Springs, elsewhere in Clay, or in the greater state of Florida.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Green Cove Springs may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Florida 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 Green Cove Springs and elsewhere throughout the state of Florida 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 Green Cove Springs, Florida 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 Green Cove Springs above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs, FL, 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 32043 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 Green Cove Springs can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs, Florida 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.

Green Cove Springs 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 Green Cove Springs, 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 Green Cove Springs.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Green Cove Springs:

32043