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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

If you are here, you are hurting somehow. You want to heal yourself. You want that hurt and stress and dissonance to go away so that you are free to thrive. Wish you had a magic wand? So do I. But I do have a flashlight. I use it to put a spotlight on your strengths, to shine light in the dark corners of your life, and to guide you through difficult journeys. And I know when to turn it off, so that you can find your own light. You’ll use your bravery, commitment, and knowledge. You are the expert on yourself, your pain, and what motivates you to grow. Teach me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I have over 15 years of professional counseling experience with Adults and Elderly who have grief, loss, depression, anxiety, and anger issues due to adjustment of change and life stage. I have 4 masters and 2 Doctors degrees from Divinity, Medical field, Psychology to like to provide holistic approach to help people with Soul, Body, and Mind to have healthy perspective of self, others and the world to change beliefs, habits, and behavior that do not serve them in order to have healthy emotions. I have worked as a pastor, a chaplain, a professor, and a life coac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, MA. LPC. NCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

EVERY scar tells a different story. Every scar is proof that YOU survived. Transforming your wounds into wisdom to live an authentic and purposeful life is my goal as YOUR therapist. Together, let’s uncover and discuss subconscious thoughts and belief patterns that have governed every aspect of your life in a safe, warm, and confidential space. My counseling style is relaxed yet reflective & geared toward the needs of my client. Based on your needs, we work from a Person Centered, Solution Focused, and Cognitive Behavioral approach to bring about immediate impact...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSEd
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello and welcome to my profile! My name is Debbie Walker. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in state of Georgia. I have 22 plus years of experience as a therapist and 20 years as a certified job and career transition coach (JCTC). I have worked with a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, relationships issues, substance abuse, career challenges, and intimate partner violence. I use an integrative therapy approach to treatment which allows me to use different techniques from different therapeutic orient...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome as it takes courage to for us to ask for help from others and seek therapy. I am here to tell you that it is okay to ask for help and seeking a professional therapist is the first step in your journey. Life is hard at times, with a multitude of life transitions, from graduating from high school to finishing college, starting a new job, or have feelings of being stuck either personally and/or professionally. Life is not an easy road to travel, but as we travel through different life challenges, sometimes we need help from others and it’s okay to seek the he...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! My name is Jamesia Mathis. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University and hold a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology from Reinhardt University. I have over 7 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have experience with individual and group counseling from various settings such as crisis stabilization, partial-hospitalization, intensive-outpatient, and outpatient for both adolescents and adults. While in these settings, I have becom...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Georgia Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over ten years of experience providing individual and family therapy and over forty years experience as a social worker. . I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and victims of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. My therapeutic style is warm, supportive, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

I started off my journey as a dancer and actor and earned my BFA in theater from New York University, Tisch School for the Arts. After touring in a show that dealt with childhood sexual abuse and receiving training to be able to help children who disclosed abuse to us, I realized my pull to helping others as a therapist. I returned to school and earned a MA degree in Creative Arts Therapy with a specialty in Dance/Movement Therapy, and practiced as a psychotherapist for several years for children suffering from abuse, depression, behavior disorders and other ar...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

A person-centered supportive approach to being your best you. I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Georgia with over 12 years of experience working as a family preservation worker and therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including, addiction, depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, relationship issues, and parenting problems. I have also helped many who have experienced cognitive decline with aging, specifically related to Alzheimer's and Dementia. My counseling style is supportive and real. I believe in treating e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! Welcome to my page. I am a LCSW licensed in the state of Georgia. I have been working in the helping field for 15+ years and providing therapeutic services for the past 12 years. The past 12 years have provided me with the opportunity to work in many different settings working with adults, families, and teens (14-19). My experience comes from working in private practice, crisis stabilization, PHP/IOP settings, community health, and the juvenile justice system. I have worked in both mental health and substance abuse/addiction arenas. When working wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 5

Every journey begins with the first step. I'm so excited that YOU have taken the first step of reaching out for support. My name is Charlton and together, we will work towards achieving your goals. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia with over ten years of experience helping people to achieve their goals. I hope I am able to help you do the same. I use a variety of treatment approaches from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Solution Focused Therapy. I also have experience working with couples and substance abuse. I received my Master's in ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,RPT-S,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology and my Master's in Counseling at UNC Charlotte in NC. I have 20+ years of experience with children, adolescents, and adults. I am Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the states of NC and GA. I am also a Registered Play Therapist and believe that is helpful to all ages due to my deep understanding of development and early life experiences. I have also been trained in and provided Animal Assisted and Equine Assisted Therapy. I am a firm believer that animals and nature are healers. My approach involves meetin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Shretta Rhone. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I have been in the counseling field for over 10 years. I am also a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). My therapeutic approach is Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral. I also use Solution Focused Therapy. My work includes working with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, and coping with life's changes. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling happier life and to take the steps necessary for change. If you are ready to take the steps towards chang...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, I'm so glad you're here! My name is Kelsee and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia. During my years of experience, I have worked in a variety of clinical settings with children, adolescent, and adult individuals and families. My area of specialization is in the treatment of trauma, however, I have experience working with other mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, Autism, low self-worth, mood disorders, and more. My approach to therapy is very integrative and holistic. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities to help me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Life can be a whirlwind that consumes us with challenges, barriers and the unexpected. If you agree, the next step is readiness to start your healing journey. I am Alicia Smith, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is prepared to provide support and guidance as you navigate through the process. I offer services that addresses substance abuse, mental health, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and life issues/stressors. I provide person-centered treatment that puts you in the driver seat of your own treatment, while promoting confidence and progress...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Georgia with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Georgia and South Carolina with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of issues, including family conflicts, anxiety and/or depression, dealing with grief and loss, fertility and adoption issues, and coping with life changes. I also have experience working with caregiver issues and compassion fatigue. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I enjoy helping people and truly believe that every individual deserves to lead a happy, fulfilling life! I will tailo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Georgia with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Georgia with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Gay, Georgia (Gay, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Florida and Georgia with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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

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

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

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

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

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

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

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Gay 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).


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

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

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

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

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


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Gay, GA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 30218 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

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

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

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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

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

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

30218

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

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

Are Therapists Worth It?

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

Do Therapists Judge You? 

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