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Eileen O'Toole Kunmann

Offering therapy in FL
License: MSW,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepression
5 years of experience

Eileen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes that to have a successful outcome in therapy, the client and therapist must first build a strong rapport. Once that foundation is laid, Eileen will use one of several therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue at hand. These modalities may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Psychotherapy. An Integrated approach can be utilized as well. Eileen is known for being a good listener, caring, sensitive, and energetic. Not only does she have the necessary credentials, experience, and hours to be licensed, but she also has a lifetime of experience and wisdom to draw from, which is invaluable! Eileen has wanted to be a therapist for as long as she can remember, and is so happy to have the privilege to do so. :) I look forward to working with you!

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Tamara Mohammed

Offering therapy in FL
License: LMHC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

There are times when life's challenges can become overwhelming, hope wavers and confidence suffers, and I am here to help work with you through some of life's more difficult times. I work collaboratively with you as my client toward empowerment in order to find clarity, set goals, and take action. I work from a client-centered approach utilizing a combination of solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral strategies to address issues, identify and challenge negative thinking patterns, identify strengths and develop lifelong skills. I have almost 10 years of experience providing counseling services via telehealth and have worked in a variety of settings including: crisis assessments and counseling, private practice, message-based counseling and community-based counseling. I work with adults as well as adolescents on a variety of issues, including life transitions, LGBTQ+ concerns, relationship concerns, phase of life problems, grief, anxiety, depression, self-esteem/confidence, among others. I also work from a trauma-informed, culturally responsive approach. Overall, my overall goal is to empower you, the client, by working WITH you to acquire tools and resources that you can utilize for a lifetime. You set the tone, I lend support, and together we can do it!

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Vanessa Hinklein

Offering therapy in FL
License: MA, LMHC, MCAP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida and also hold an MCAP (Masters Level Certified Addictions Professional) with a specialization in anxiety, panic, depression, hopelessness, marriage and family issues, dysfunctional families, substance abuse, chronic relapse, PTSD and trauma. I am also a CRPS (Certified Recovery Peer Specialist) with 14 years in substance recovery myself. I hold a Masters in Arts degree from Liberty University in Professional Christian Counseling & Marriage and Families. I am formally trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and ART (Accelerated Resolution Therapy) to treat trauma and PTSD. I have an extensive history working with individuals who suffer from PTSD, trauma, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, borderline personality and daily stressors. I also have experience working with those who suffer from substance and process addictions. I work with LGBTQ+ individuals and continue to train and educate myself on LGBTQ+ growth and changes. I have experience working with LGBTQ+ individuals that suffer from trauma and PTSD. Welcome to the first day of your new life. I look forward to working with you progress through your daily struggles and help you grow as an individual. I have a passion to help others heal and look forward to working with you through his new chapter in your life.

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Berthina McGill

Offering therapy in FL
License: LMHC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

Let’s Do This Together! As a counselor, I provide compassionate therapeutic support through this journey we call life. We are not meant to journey alone. As a therapist, my approach to therapy is assisting you in finding the tools you need to get through. Through counseling, I will help you discover YOUR tools needed to live life to the fullest. My name is Berthina McGill, LMHC, LPC. I have over 15 years of experience in the mental health field providing services to Children, Adults and Couples. This field chose me. It identified me and I let go and answered the calling. It is often times we struggle and the answer is simple. I am here to help find that answer! It’s not hidden, perhaps tucked.

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Mabel Castro

Offering therapy in FL
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience

I am currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the states of Florida, New Jersey, District of Columbia and Utah. The clients I work with are full of diversity and have a variety of issues in their day to day lives. Together, we overcome relational turmoil, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. I love helping my clients heal through trauma, pain and/or negative thoughts - that’s why I named my practice Meraki Therapy. The word Meraki means to place creativity, soul and passion in what you do - I believe that is the beauty of what we do in therapy. The first couple sessions, you can expect us to dive into the root of what is getting in the way of your happiness. I take pride in being non-judgmental and easy to talk to this way you can feel comfortable in sharing your story. My therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which means you can expect to complete homework assignments focusing on your inner-self. At the moment, I am available for telehealth sessions including phone and live chats. I am very flexible in my responses and get back to you within 24 hours. It's important keep transparent communication with each other in order to build a strong therapeutic alliance.

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Melanie Bartholomew

Offering therapy in FL
License: LMHC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with clients in a variety of settings with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues and parenting problems. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is a common-sense developmental approach. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is eclectic and I believe most problems people suffer with come from difficulties adjusting to life's transitions and loss. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I believe in helping clients find their "truth" and once we are able to deal with the truth, however ugly, change is born. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and the first steps towards change are the hardest. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Mary Crowley

Offering therapy in FL
License: MA,LMHC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefDepression
30 years of experience

Hello and thank you for reading my profile. We live in a complicated world. Experiencing feelings of loneliness, anxiety, and stress is not unusual as we manage our lives. Individuals often face grief, marital discord, divorce, chronic illness, employment crisis, caregiver stress, and substance use either personally or with loved ones. Sometimes these events happen suddenly. In other cases, these stressors have been happening for years. Such events can result in unhappiness and disappointment that is difficult to explain. Talking with a compassionate and mindful professional can assist in developing insight to problems I am a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Supervisor, and National Certified Counselor. I have provided psychotherapy to adults, families, and children for more than 25 years. Currently, my specialty is psychotherapy with adults I understand that people experience problems differently. Treatment is most effective when individualized for each client. The therapist and client create a trusting partnership to identify client goals. Together, they develop strategies to achieve these objectives. I work with the Integrative Counseling modality as it supports the necessary flexibility for individualized treatment Your decision to seek counseling is courageous. Such a choice is often difficult. I would welcome the privilege to work in partnership with you. Whatever your decision, I wish you the best in your journey of self-discovery and growth. SPECIALTIES: *Family Conflict *Grief *Life Transitions *Self Esteem *Loneliness *Women's Issues *Caregiver Stress *Aging

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Doris Garcia

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsGriefDepression
9 years of experience

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

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Janine Gonzalez

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico: with over 20 years' experience working with a diverse population. This includes working with individuals experiencing complex issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and within you are the answers. It takes courage to seek out assistance and determination to see it through. Taking the first steps toward change. I am here to support and empower you in your journey.

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Gabrielle Castaneda

Offering therapy in FL
Stress, AnxietyDepression
5 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find counseling in Monticello

Finding the best therapist close by in Monticello 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 Monticello. 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 Monticello, 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello, elsewhere in Jefferson, 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 Monticello area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Florida 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 Monticello, 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 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 FL, 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 32344 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 Monticello, 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.

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

32344, 32345

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