This is Sandtrice Russell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CPCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia with over 8 years of counseling experience. Throughout my career I’ve worked with individuals across various populations providing mental health counseling, career counseling, mentor-ship, and life coaching services. I have worked in a variety of settings to include residential group homes, outpatient mental health, inpatient mental health, and community based counseling. I specialize in working with clients coping with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, trauma, and individ...

This is Dr. Kenia Lewis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Georgia. I have over 10 years of experience in working with individuals with wide range of concerns. I feel that therapy can help us to heal from the things that hurt us, to uncover new understanding about ourselves and how we relate to others, and help us to find better balance in our lives. I have a considerable amount of experience in helping others to improve their lives and overcome issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, learning challenges, relationship difficulties, parenting problems, grief, and life stre...

This is Tonya Jordan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

I have been a licensed professional counselor and professional life coach in Georgia with over 8 years of experience . I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, low self esteem, communication challenges, career challenges, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and adjustment and life functioning for people with disabilities . I have lots of information and resources around these areas. I have also helped people who have experienced grief and loss, family trauma such as abuse, recovering from significant other relatio...

This is Joycelyn Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CATP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello to You! Thanks for clicking on my name. I know that seeking help or counseling for some of life’s most painful or distressing events; whether from the past or going on presently, can be intimidating, and for that I want to acknowledge you for taking the first big step. The truth is, none of us ( no matter the age) are exempt from experiencing stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions (i.e. death of a loved one, divorce, heartbreak, relocation), and hosts of other challenges life brings and having support or somewhere to release can be the differe...

This is Ashley Whitfield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I want to commend you for reaching out for support; you have taken a major step toward finding satisfaction in your life. My name is Ashley and I am pleased to join you on this journey of growth and wellness. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and Mississippi. I have 8 years of experience providing therapy services in many different settings including schools, clinics, and community agencies. Community health is my passion and I have dedicated my life to helping others overcome obstacles to find peace, joy, wellness, and fulfillment in life....

This is Jennifer Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello, my name is Jennifer and I am here to help! I have a Master's in Professional Counseling and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor. I have been providing individual, family, couples and group counseling for 14 years. I have experience working in inpatient, outpatient. and academic settings; providing therapeutic services to adolescents, teenagers and adults. I have provided therapy on a variety of issues such as depression, stress, anxiety, self-esteem and confidence, anger management and more. ...

This is Lindsay Scarpate's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have been practicing in the State of Georgia since 2014. I have a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy and a post-Masters certification in Primary Care Behavioral Health. I'm also certified in Trauma - Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I'm also trained in Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention. I've worked with children, adolescents, adults, and couples in mental health clinics, schools and have experience both public and private medical practices. I worked for several years in endocrinolo...

This is Bret Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

I'm glad you have chosen Betterhelp. I look forward to working with you! My name is Bret and I have over 30 years experience helping individuals, couples and adolescents resolve issues pertaining to life and their unique challenges. I offer a challenging, yet supportive therapeutic style and approach. I believe that each of us has the ability to address our challenges and issues and find solutions to achieve happiness in our lives. Over the course of my career every client I have worked with has found value in the counseling experience. So whether this i...

This is Lauren Kelly's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I know asking for help is not always the easiest thing to do and I seek to honor the effort it takes to stretch, grow, change and open yourself up in order to reach out. I love working with families, couples and individuals alike. I am a well seasoned therapist with over 20 years of experience helping others with many and varied challenges in their lives. As a Family Therapist, I believe life is all about relationships and connection and this gives me a unique and valuable perspective most individual therapists may not have. I have experience helping people reco...

This is Dr. Pia Scott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Dr. Pia L. Scott is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia and South Carolina with 7 years of experience in higher education, non-profit, and state government working with adults, veterans, college students, individuals with disabilities, and minorities. She completed her Doctorate in Education at Drexel University and her Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from South Carolina State University. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, multicultural issues, relationships, women’s issues, and workplace st...

This is Stephanie  Ross-Copes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,ACS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello everyone, I am a licensed therapist in 4 states and a nationally approved clinical supervisor. I enjoy assisting others to reach their point of self actualization . I m currently a doctoral student at Cal Souther University Program of Psychology. I consider my self a life long student. I graduated from University of The South West in Hobbs NM with a masters degree in Mental Heath counseling. I also graduated from Lincoln school of nursing in New Jersey and Marinello Beauty school in Las Vegas. I am a licensed clinician, cosmetologist and nurse. I enjoy c...

This is Tomeka  Howell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MBA,BSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hi I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Georgia with years of experience working with families and children. My focus now is working with adults experiencing compassion fatigue, intimate partner violence, relationship issues , anxiety and spiritual development. I enjoy helping others learn to love themselves and show up as the person they were created to be. My therapy style is encouraging and straightforward. My approach is tailored to your unique needs using tools from psychotherapy and various spiritual practices. It tak...

This is Desiree Cummings's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hi and welcome! I believe that finding the right fit for your counselor is an important step in this journey of growth, and I'm grateful you've decided to take the time and learn more about me. Individual therapy is a collaborative effort between you and your therapist. The goal is to provide an open, supportive, and confidential environment for you to address the issues that are concerning you. Therapy often includes techniques to increase awareness and the capacity for self-observation, change behavior and cognition and develop insight and empathy. I have 12 yea...

This is L. Lytle's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CPCS
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor in Georgia with 26 years experience. I have worked with a variety of age clients in many settings such as community clinics and forensic institutions. I have experience working with individuals with concerns including stress, depression and anxiety. My passion is assisting those who have experienced or are experiencing issues such as childhood trauma, domestic violence, emotional, psychological, sexual and physical abuse. You are embarking on a process that, at times, will seem very difficult. You will need so...

This is Joshua Crockett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety
Years of Experience: 3

Hello there! I have been a practicing mental health clinician for over ten years. My approach to therapy combines cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and reality therapy. However, I will tailor our treatment plan goals to meet your unique and specific needs. I believe in treating others with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. You have made a big step in seeking support and I will not betray that trust. I have experience working with adults, children, and adolescents dealing with anxiety, depression, communication, divorce, family separation, and other life st...

This is Jennifer Outlaw's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,MSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings! My name is Jennifer Outlaw and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical/Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Independent Social Worker in the states of Maryland, Georgia and South Carolina. I have experience in working with adolescents, adults, service members, and veterans. I have extensive experience working inpatient and outpatient mental health and promote well-being through assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse. I have provided professional counseling and psychotherapy services for th...

This is Julia Simmons's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Professional Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Julia Corinne Simmons. I prefer to be called Corinne. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2010 and have worked with children and families for nearly 30 years. I received a Bachelor of Science in 1990 from Tougaloo College, a Master of Public Policy and Administration in 1993 from Mississippi State University, and a Master of Science in Counseling and Educational Leadership in 2005 from Columbus State University. My initial career path was not at all focused on doing therapy. My goal was to become a bureaucrat. Fortunately, I ...

This is Calandra Togba-Doya's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CCTP,CGCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I believe perfection is a myth, but we all can set and obtain progressive goals. My mantra is “Happy, Healthy, and Whole”. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia I received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Social Work both from the University of Georgia. I work with Individuals (Adults and Adolescents ages 14 and up) that desire positive change in their lives. I believe perfection is a myth, but we all can set and obtain progressive goals. My mantra is “Happy, Healthy, and Whole”. That’s obtainable. That’s the goal. ...

This is Shantelle Whitehead 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hi there! My name is Shantelle and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Georgia. I’ve been working in the field of Social Work for 10+yrs - I’ve also worked in a variety of settings providing mental health, advocacy and family services. I work with individuals, couples, and families to bring about positive life changes. I believe that therapy is a collaborative, joint process, which actively involves the client and therapist working together to combat unresolved and underlying issues. My approach is solution focused, client centered, multicultural and invo...

This is Jennifer  Blondeau's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Avera, Georgia (Avera, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MEd
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi, my name is Jennifer. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a wide variety of experience starting in 2008. I graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology and then from Auburn University with a Master’s of Education degree in Community Agency Counseling. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor as well. I have received advanced training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am very person centered in my approach; offering empathy and unconditional positive regard to help facilitate change and...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Avera? (Here Is How Our Avera Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Avera area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Avera therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Avera, or elsewhere in the Jefferson county or state of Georgia.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Avera, GA ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Georgia will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Avera and elsewhere throughout the state of Georgia, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Avera offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Avera therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 233 people in the city of Avera, GA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 30803 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Avera, couples counseling in Avera, family conflict therapy in Avera, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Avera, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Emergency Situations:

If you are in a crisis or any other person may be in danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

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If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that therapists in or around Avera, Georgia can serve:

30803