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Wanda Cager

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC, NCC,CPCS,THC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsAnger managementDepression
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am Wanda S. Cager, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor with 10 years of experience. I accomplished my academic goals; while attending Mercer University. I reside in Atlanta, Georgia. There are many reasons individuals, couples and families seek counseling. Perhaps you are having a difficult time with depression, anxiety, children behavioral issues, family conflict, couples conflict, sexual identity, grief, divorce, or suicidal thoughts. Well, I am here to offer you and/or your family professional counseling to assist you address your concerns and obtain your goals. In marriage and relationships it can be challenging to manage differences in opinions, values, communication, needs and goals. My work in family/couples counseling consist of assisting couples with communication, problem-solving, decision-making and emotional healing; so you can move forward together with peaceful minds. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I treat all with respect and compassion. My theoretical approaches are but not limited to cognitive-behavioral, brief solution-focused, and family systems. I will tailor theoretical approaches to meet your treatment plan goals and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a 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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Dr. Evelyn Roberts

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, my name is Evelyn Roberts, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia with over 7 years of experience working as a counselor/therapist. My background consists of working with individuals and children of all ages. I also have experience working with families as well. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, relationship issues, grief, and loss. I also have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma, emotional abuse, and severe persistent mental illnesses. My approach consists of but is not limited to cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. This allows me to join you in individualizing your treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. As we work together, we will be able to individualize your treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. We must always know we are not alone. Allow me to walk with you on the road to your healing. Until then, I look forward to working with you!

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Kamirah Johnson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LMSW,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia with over 5 years of experience. I have practiced in a variety of settings with diverse clients, including both long term and brief interventions. I have a passion for supporting individuals in low-income communities. I have provided services to individuals with mental health diagnosis, depression, and anxiety. I have experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. As a therapist I understand clients and their needs vary, therefore I approach sessions based on the needs of the individual. There are frequent life changes that occur in client’s lives, and through my expertise I help with effective transitioning. I believe change happens with guidance that’s person centered and draws on the strengths to overcome obstacles and thrive in society. I am ready to hear from you so I can join the journey of starting where you are to get to where you want to be. I look forward to working with you.

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Brandi Cameron

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteem
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed professional counselor who holds multiple degrees in both counseling and psychology with over 5 years of experience working in the counseling field. My mission is to advocate, motivate, and support diverse populations on various concerns. Some of the concerns include anxiety, depression, relationship issues, confidence/self esteem, motivation, coping with transition, and stress management, etc. My therapy style integrates a variety of approaches to serve a diverse population. This includes cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness therapy, client centered therapy, motivational therapy, and solution focused therapy. I tailor my approaches to meet the need of each individual client which is why I use integrative approaches. My therapy is welcoming and interactive because I believe in creating a safe space while working with all individuals in efforts of reaching their therapeutic goals. I believe that counseling is essential component in life and I am passionate on providing services and resources needed to assist in the therapeutic process. I am glad that you made the first step in seeking help and I am ready to help you with your journey! I know personally that it is difficult to deal with things alone and I would love the opportunity to work with you on making life changing moves to make healthy changes that will help you to be a better you! I look forward to working with you!

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Misha Snider

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Georgia with over 14 years working in the field of psychiatric social work. I have counseled and worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns, including those who have suffered with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, harmful thoughts, and general life changes. I also have helped others who have dealt with grief and loss, divorce, death, and relationship termination. My style of therapy is warm and interactive. I believe one of the best things that makes therapy work is dialog. I am a very compassionate, respectful, and caring person. I also believe everyone deserves respect and to be heard. Needing to talk to someone who could help you process what you're experiencing is O.K. When you're ready to share your thoughts, I am here and willing to help you meet any personal goals you set for yourself. I hope to have the opportunity to work with you.

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LeQuandra Hale-Banks

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Tennessee and Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience; eight (8) of those years are in counseling. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Alisa Price

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyBipolar disorderDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia and Alabama with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, & depression. 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!

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Gregory Herron

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseBipolar disorderDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with depression, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & bipolar disorder. 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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Robert Pasley

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed therapist in Alabama and a Florida Telehealth Provider. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Art Degree in Professional Counseling. I have two decades of social service experience in hospitals, mental health clinics, correctional facilities and other community agencies. I believe in creating an environment that is collaborative, supportive and compassionate. My goal is finding the most effective combination of therapeutic approaches to help patients become successful in achieving and maintaining meaningful change. I provide therapy for adults coping with a variety of issues including anger, self-esteem, addictions, life transitions, interpersonal conflict, grief/loss, trauma/abuse, anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis and personality disorders.

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Grachelle Sherburne

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoaching
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I empower individuals to experience emotional and mental health renewal, through gaining inner strength to overcome difficult situations and lead a rewarding life. I have 18 years of mental health and professional experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, improved self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My treatment approach specializations include: Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness and Solution Focused Therapy. I will tailor our dialog 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.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Milan

Finding the best therapist close by in Milan 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 in Milan that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Milan. 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 Milan, 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 in the Milan region and in the state of Georgia. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Milan or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Milan area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Milan 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 Milan, elsewhere in Telfair, or in the greater state of Georgia.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Milan 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 Milan 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 Milan 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Milan online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Milan, 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 Milan psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Milan 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 Milan helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Milan 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Milan 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 in Milan?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Milan 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.

Milan therapists 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 Milan 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 Milan 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in GA, therapists 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 31060 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Milan counselor?

Before seeing your Milan 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Milan.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A Milan 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 with a Milan counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Milan, 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.

Milan 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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.

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