Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist in a variety of work settings including private practice, hospital, and a K-12 school. My experience includes depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, life transitions, and grief. Because of my varied background, I have worked with a variety of clients and issues. As a counselor, my goal is to meet each client where they are, find where they want to go, and help navigate the path. I tend to practice largely out of interpersonal, clie...

Specialties: Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Georgia (LMFT) and I have been working in the counseling field since 2012. I have experience conducting individual and group therapy, in-office and online, with clients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and parenting issues, teen concerns, and a wide range of challenges including grief/loss, addiction, trauma, abuse, bipolar, as well as personal growth, adjustment issues, and crisis. For the past nine years I have worked within the Georgia prison system to provide counseling services to female offend...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 15

With more than 15 years of opportunities helping children, adolescents, adults, and couples, Annie endeavors to partner with her clients and help them grow and thrive. Annie’s therapeutic approach is primarily client-centered. This means she is flexible and adapts to the style that is best for the client, bending from psychoanalytic therapy to cognitive-behavioral therapy and others in between. Annie’s primary goals in treatment are to help clients gain comfort in the therapy room and to empower clients to achieve their goals. Her experience with individuals ac...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 6

A highly skilled, compassionate, empathetic, and solution oriented medical professional dedicated to providing exceptional care in implementing effective treatment plans for children, adolescents, and adult experiencing or exposed to drugs or alcohol abuse; as well as addressing other co-occurring disorders. Demonstrated track record of success working with diverse client populations in one on one and group settings. Effective motivator, communicator, and advocate with inherit ability to manage all types of personalities, diffuse stressful situations, proactively...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I admire your bravery, as I know that it takes a lot of courage to seek support and explore some of the challenges that you are experiencing in your life right now. I also know that it can feel overwhelming to even think about facing some of life difficulties, but rest assured that you don’t have to do it alone. I want you to know that you deserve to heal and overcome the barriers that are causing disruption in your life. My name is Ciara Green and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I have over 10 years of experience working with div...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Georgia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & intimacy related issues. 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: Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) trained in the CBT model and equipped with over 10 years of experience working with Children/ adolescents and adults. Both in residential facilities, and private practice I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self-esteem, confidence, substance abuse, PTSD & Depression. Strong commitment to relational cultural sensitivity in all treatment. I believe that you are the expert on your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challen...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of experience: 5

I am a licensed therapist in the states of Georgia and Pennsylvania with several years of professional clinical experience. I assist clients diagnosed with depression, anxiety, thought disorders, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our sessions and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Meaning your therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Georgia with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in clinical depression, stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, family conflicts, severe and persistent mental concerns, and more. I believe in treating everyone with dignity, respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I listen! I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Whatever works best for you to get you to where you want to be. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to tak...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 24

I am licensed in Georgia with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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. I have experience in working with teens, and adults facing challenges related to Depression, Schizophrenia, ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Georgia with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I have worked in mental health and substance abuse settings and am currently in the education field. 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.

Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Georgia with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues. 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. 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, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 14

I'm licensed in Georgia with 14+ years as a professional social worker. I have experience in helping clients of all ages with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, parenting and other behavioral issues. I strive to treat everyone with acceptance, respect, and sensitivity. I will tailor your time with me to meet your unique and specific needs as you prioritize them. Taking the initiative to sign up for therapy can take courage and I'm proud of you for getting started- I look forward to working with you!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Georgia with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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!

How To Find Counseling Berkeley Lake

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

  • CBT in Berkeley Lake
  • DBT in Berkeley Lake
  • Substance use therapy in Berkeley Lake
  • Couples therapy in Berkeley Lake

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Berkeley Lake, 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 Berkeley Lake, elsewhere in Gwinnett, or in the greater state of Georgia.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Berkeley Lake may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Georgia 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 Berkeley Lake 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 four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Berkeley Lake, Georgia 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 Berkeley Lake above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake, GA, 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 30071 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 Berkeley Lake can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake, Georgia 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.

Berkeley Lake 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 Berkeley Lake, 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

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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 Berkeley Lake.

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

30071, 30096