Since the mid-1940s Grovetown has grown by leaps and bounds, especially in the last twenty years. But like any town or individual, there have been growing pains. People experience their own growing pains with the growth of personality, character, family and profession. Sometimes those growing pains are more than one can bear.

If you are facing your own struggles, you do not have to face them alone. Counselors in the Grovetown area are available today for you to confidentially seek help for all stressors and mental or emotional problems. Contact a therapist today

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Kejuana Johnson

Offering therapy in GA
License: M.A.,LPC, DCC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

Finding "the right" therapist, involves searching for the one you feel comfortable with. Communication should flow very easily between you two. Trauma, loss and/ or self dissatisfaction are a constant concern for many. Those pitfalls and disappointments affect everyone just in different ways. Therefore, you should NEVER feel like your therapist doesn't "get it". I'm trained in helping a wide range of individuals to realize their fullest potential, find happiness in life through the development of healthy relationships and to empower them to reach for goals that currently seem impossible. My aim is to help you define your problems. I use my years of training in sexuality, trauma, marriage and family, anger management, addictive behavior, motivational interviewing, and cognitive processes combined with my own life experiences to lead you to discover and embrace your authentic self.

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Angela Cannon

Offering therapy in GA
License: MS, MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
7 years of experience

I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor in the state of Georgia. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children both in individual and group settings. I also have experience working with couples and families. I have facilitated psycho-educational groups on anger management, healthy relationships, emotional intelligence, and effective communication. Some of the clinical issues I have the most experience with include depression, anxiety, and stress management. I have been able to assist individuals who are struggling in the areas of home/social life, work life, and in the educational arena. Additionally I have assisted individuals struggling with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Borderline Personality Disorder. A main focus in my treatment is establishing an effective therapeutic relationship with the individual first, in order to gain their trust so that they will feel comfortable with the mode of therapy and interventions utilized in treatment. Working collaboratively with individuals on their treatment goals is a priority throughout treatment. I encourage open communication regarding what therapeutic techniques and approaches work best for the individual so as to ensure the best therapeutic experience. My counseling styles include the person-centered approaches to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals. I believe that each person is capable of discovering their own "self-integrity" (Being true to yourself, your values, and your word... being true to who you are, what you say, and what you believe). My counseling approach focuses on the here and now, and as a therapist, I assist the individual in the process of finding their own answers. The goal is to help the individual find hope, decrease anxiety, and find greater "self integrity". I also include in my counseling styles the use of brief solution-focused therapy because I believe that specific changes can occur in a brief time when that time in therapy is spent focused on a particular issue. Information is gathered on day one to learn what changes the individual wants to have occur. The origin of the problem is not of importance, but instead, we focus on defining the problem. In this future focused approach I help the individual to find the areas where they want change. Solution Focused Brief Therapy utilizes a therapeutic relationship to aid in brief alleviation of the problem the individual faces. I look forward to helping you to use your internal resources, as you discover your own self integrity in the process of becoming comfortable with who you are..

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Dr. Holly DeGrand

Offering therapy in GA
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. I hold a doctorate in counselor education and supervision and a master’s degree in professional counseling. I have been working in mental health for over 15 years as a counselor, educator, and supervisor in a broad range of settings including community-based clinics, non-profit organizations, and private practice. I have taught in master’s level courses, facilitated educational and professional development workshops, and presented at national conferences. I specialize in anxiety and panic disorders, anger management, substance use, and complex trauma. I have also lived abroad and understands the joys and complexities of being an ex-pat. As part of ethical disclosure of limits of scope of practice - and since these questions are often asked - I DO NOT have specialized training in borderline personality disorder, dissociative disorders/DID, OCD, ADHD/ADD, porn/sex addiction, or eating disorders. I have extensive experience working with the LGBTQ+ community, persons of color, and persons living with HIV. Using a combination of Adlerian, Feminist-Intersectional, and systems theoretical orientations, I take a direct, practical approach to assisting clients. Whether you are looking for skills to manage stress and related symptoms, support with assessing options in order to make important decisions, or you are ready to dive deep into change, I can help you to meet your goals. I typically respond to messages within 12 hours. I believe that therapy requires active participation and commitment for progress to occur. While messaging can provide a base for information and updates to be shared, I expect clients to engage in live sessions (video or phone) on a regular basis. I offer text sessions on a limited basis. These regular sessions - 45 minutes at least every two weeks, preferably weekly - allow for direct interaction and communication for skill building to alleviate symptoms, identifying and addressing dysfunctional patterns, resolving trauma, etc. Pronouns: She/her/hers

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Lisa Chhabra

Offering therapy in GA
License: NCC,M.Ed,LPC
Parenting issues
10 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience as a School Counselor. I have experience working with parents, children and other adults, helping them reach their highest potential. I have a bachelor's degree in Education, but found my true passion in helping others, which led me to pursue my Master's of Education in School Counseling from Georgia State University. While working as a School Counselor, I became an NCC and obtained my LPC which allows me to reach a broader population of clients. I believe that our experiences and thoughts shape the way we interact with the world. I believe that each person is a unique individual, and strategies that work best for one client, may not work best for another. Therefore, I place high value on open communication and collaboration to help my clients reach the best version of themselves. I believe that people are inherently good, and I use a variety of approaches to help you reach your highest potential. I would describe myself as down-to-earth, open-minded and reliable. If you are interested in working with a Counselor, you have already taken the first step toward positive change. I believe life is short and we all deserve to feel fulfilled. I'd be honored to work with you.

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Alyson Stuckart

Offering therapy in GA
LGBTFamily conflictsGriefBipolar disorderCoping with life changes
7 years of experience

I am licensed in Georgia with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbtq+ related issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & bipolar disorder. 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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Shelley Smith

Offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Georgia with 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. 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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Gailtricia Fogg

Offering therapy in GA
Relationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
9 years of experience

I am licensed in Georgia with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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Shondalea 'Shonda' Jensen

Offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
15 years of experience

I am a licensed counselor in Georgia with 15 years of professional work experience. I have worked in private practice settings as well as in community mental health, and in those settings, I've helped individuals with issues like anxiety, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & depression as well as coping with life changes. I want to work with my individuals to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, solution-focused, psychodynamic and person-centered techniques. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. 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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Kathy Powell

Offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseBipolar disorderDepression
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Georgia with eight years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping individuals who are struggling with depression, stress and anxiety, trauma history, family conflicts, bipolar disorder and alcohol or substance use concerns. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I use a person-centered approach to therapy. Individuals know what they want for their lives. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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LaReaca Bostick

Offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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!

How to find counseling in Grovetown

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Georgia 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 Grovetown, 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 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 GA, 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 30813 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown 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 Grovetown, 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.

Grovetown 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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