The first store was built on Main Street in Locust Grove in 1870 and it also had three cotton gins and several warehouses. They were a major cotton distribution center as well as an agricultural provider. In 1893, the town was incorporated as an official city and was named for the Locust trees that surrounded the area.

In addition, the Locust Grove area has some excellent medical care, which includes mental health care. If you or someone you care about is having issues with mental or emotional health or have any questions or concerns, you can contact one of the counselors or therapists in the Locust Grove area for an appointment.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in rural Western North Carolina, with over 30 years of experience. I specialize in working with trauma and abuse, grief and depression, anxiety, and relationship struggles. While in private practice now, I have worked in mental health clinics, a family couseling clinic, hospice, and in an Army military setting with domestic violence. Life can be so difficult sometimes, and often it helps to talk to someone other than a friend or family member to sort through problems. I can start with you right where you are and assis...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Laura King, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) located in Georgia. I received a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Columbus State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of North Georgia. I have over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health counseling in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as within the prison system. Throughout my years as a therapist, I have worked with clients who simply need to talk through life events that they have not adjusted to well all the way to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LSC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hi! My name is Dr. Harrison, and I am a licensed professional counselor in Georgia. I also have over 12 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, stress, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines Adlerian and Solution-Focused counseling. I believe that you have the tools ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I'm Charlie Cummins - From personal and professional experience, I understand how destructive emotions affect relationships, health, and career decisions. I can help you learn skills to manage Depression, Anxiety and Anger. I have worked with thousands of clients and can help you change yourself, your relationships and your career. You’ll form a partnership with someone who has walked down the path with many others before. Our relationship will be collaborative and based on mutual respect. It’s not my place to judge you. Instead, we’ll focus on creating the c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome! My name is Hope and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. I have had over 15 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential, partial care, outpatient, in-home, and addictions. I have had experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, life transitions, and complex trauma/abuse. I also have experience working with depression, intellectual/developmental disabilitie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 10

I have seen first hand that life is hard. I have been encouraged to see the power of therapy across all settings and over all barriers. I have seen lives changed; I love my job. My name is Tia Gitgood. I am a Social Worker licensed in Michigan, Tennessee, and Georgia with over 10 years of experience. I have worked in various settings from in-home to community clinics. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work from Georgia State University. I utilize a mix of therapies. My priority is to help my client. I work to stay up to date on new research to ensure th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CCATP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! My name is Coretta Green and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia. I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional and a Certified Shoplifting Interventionist. I have years of experience in working with adults with a history of polysubstance use, behavioral issues, and mental health disorders. I have experience in individual counseling, group therapy, and crisis intervention. I generally utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques in most of my sessions and I am a Humanistic therapist who is here to support your person...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am currently a licensed certified social worker in the state of Georgia. I have over 15 years of counseling experience. I am passionate about helping people learn how to effectively address issues that keep them from living healthy and productive lives. I specialize in treating individuals who suffer from depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and trauma-related issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the treatment modality that I primarily use co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Recently, a client said to me: "There was this one thing you said that really turned things around for me, really changed my mind, and because of that, I've grown so much in just a few sessions!" My name is Barbara Gormley, I'm a licensed psychologist in Colorado, New Mexico, and Georgia, and I have more than 15 years of experience helping people who want or need to make a change. I tend to focus on building a strong relationship between us, so wherever the work takes us, we can go there. Sometimes people just need someone to listen to them while they sort out wha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Thank you for visiting my page today. I hope that I can join you on your journey toward healing and accessing more joy in life. Sometimes we need extra support on our journey, and that's okay. It's okay to be exactly where you are right now, but also to need additional support. I commend you for being brave enough to reach this point. Now, let's see if I'm a good fit to make this journey with you :) My name is Teddi Shriner, and I am a 35 year-old female therapist in Athens, Georgia. I have been a counselor for nine years. I attended the University of Georg...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor and have worked in and with various populations and settings of the mental health field. I describe my treatment approach client directive as I believe people are in control of their own lives. I prefer to use and focus on trans-theoretical models of solution focus behavioral therapy, cognitive recovery oriented therapy, motivational interviewing, and embracing change therapy. I have a passion to help individuals who are ready to get back to themselves as I believe everyone has the capacity to find their own truth, ch...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

I am an LCSW, licensed in the State of Georgia, with more than 30 years of experience in Behavioral Health. I have worked with Individuals, Families, Couples and groups with a variety of concerns. I have worked with clients with Depression, and Anxiety. I have also worked with Relationship issues including assessing and working with Domestic Violence issues. I have experience in working with Addiction issues, including those with co-occurring issues of addictions and depression or anxiety. I have extensive experience in working with families dealing with chan...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients struggling with a wide range of concerns. My counseling style is supportive, strength-based and rooted in a systems-thinking approach. I believe in the dignity and worth of each person, and that the human spirit is quite resilient. One focus of my practice is for the client to feel heard, to be respected, and to feel understood. When people feel accepted, they are open to be challenged and to gro...

This is Cornelia Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Stress, trauma, and finances are all issues that can alter your mood. We can work together to develop a treatment plan specifically for you. I utilized multiple theories to help you achieve different goals. When you are consistent and compliant goals can be accomplished. I work with family, mood, boundaries, etc. issues. I provide individual, group, marriage, and family therapy. My areas of focus include addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, family conflict, grief and loss, communication, marriage, and family therapy. My therapy approach focus...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, 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, intimacy related issues, & 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. 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 - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in the state Georgia with over 25 years of behavioral health experience. I have worked closely with individuals, families, couples, military personnel, veterans, people suffering from acute illnesses, addictive disorders, psychiatric illnesses, and prison populations. I’m skilled in providing support to clients that are coping with grief and loss, navigating life changes and presenting with relationship issues. I am committed to creating an open and safe environment for my clients where thoughts and feelings can be shared without the fear of judgment...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

Let's get to a better, happier YOU!! I specialize in helping busy, overwhelmed women to find themselves again, prioritize their own needs, and free themselves to enjoy life!! If setting boundaries, saying no, and prioritizing your own wants and needs is a struggle for you, you've come to the right place! I am licensed in Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clie...

This is Dr. Robinette Muse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 28

I am licensed in Georgia with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

This is Samantha Adams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

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 - Locust Grove, Georgia (Locust Grove, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Dr. Amanda Nicholson, I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with speciality in Sex Therapy. I have a Master's of Family Therapy and Doctorate in Human Sexuality Studies, with a concentration in clinical sex therapy. I have been working as therapist in some capacity for the last five years. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, sexual trauma , intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with couples to repair trust, improve communication, and strengthen their emotional intimacy with ...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Locust Grove?

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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove or elsewhere in Henry 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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove, 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 Locust Grove, 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 30248 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 Locust Grove:

30248

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.