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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

My name is Meagan Baxter. I graduated with a Bachelors in Human Services Management from the University of Phoenix and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, client-centered, and motivational interviewing. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, low self-esteem, mood instability, substance use, challenging irrational beliefs, anxiety, history of trauma, and grief and loss.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 25

I am a Licensed Professional counselor licensed in Georgia with over 25 years experience. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of concerns to include depression, anxiety, grief, family issues, self worth, family issues and parenting. My counseling style is client centered and focused combined with Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Rational-Emotive therapy. My goal is to promote autonomy in each client. I believe in mutual respect. I will individualize treatment plans to meet the needs of each client. Let me help you live a happier and more fulfil...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Greetings! My name is Dr. Jennifer Outlaw and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical/Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Independent Social Worker in the states of Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas. I have experience in working with adolescents, adults, service members, and veterans. I have extensive experience working inpatient and outpatient mental health and promote well-being through assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse. I have provided professional counseling and psychotherapy ser...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Greetings!! My name is Luther Ray Barnes I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia with a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling. I was born in Gloucester VA. My parents were not married. My mother lived in the Norfolk Area and already had two (2) children. She met my father while he was stationed in the Navy there. In an effort to assist her, my paternal grandparents legally adopted me and raised me in Biloxi MS. While growing up I spent time in the summers with my mother in Norfolk and my father in Chicago. Growing up with my gran...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I have been a LPC in the greater Atlanta area for over 11 years. I have worked with all ages including children, adolescents, and geriatric. I have a Masters degree in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. I am trained in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and also in Humanistic and Existential theory. I believe in the good in individuals and promote mindfulness and healthy relationships. I have provided individual, group, and family therapy. I also have a strong background in assessment and evaluation. I have assisted individuals with substan...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 13

Welcome! Feeling anxious, depressed, confused, overwhelmed? Disappointed in the quality of your relationships? In the midst of a difficult life transition? Wondering if therapy may help? Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in you...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am so glad you are here! That is such a big step in this next part of your journey! To help get better acquainted, here is a bit about me. I have over 17 years of experience working with ADHD, depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, OCD, and substance abuse. I provide individual counseling to adolescents and adults experiencing mood and/or behavioral problems. My therapeutic approach incorporates a combination of cognitive therapy, mindfulness, and dialectical behavioral therapy to assist in helping my clients identify how thoughts, feelings, and beliefs ...

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

I am licensed in Georgia with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I have been a licensed counselor for over 20 years and have worked with adults in a number of settings. I hold a Ph.D. in counseling and teach psychology courses (now part-time). I also teach graduate students who are training to become counselors. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQ-related issues. I have extensive training in helping clients understand how their personality, interests, and skills match their current and/or future careers. I believe you are the expert of your own story and that you have many strengths ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 7

The way we move through the world has a lot to do with who we are and who were evolving to be. Our experiences, often contribute into our decision making, more than we realize. When we live with unhealed trauma, our hurt often displays as anger, depression, and low confidence. I strongly believe that representation matters and equitable mental health is necessary. I am a licensed therapist, with more than 7 years of experience as a therapist and 12 years in mental health. I work with my clients at their pace to discover challenges, explore various origins/trigger...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 9

Courtney Chandler is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. Mrs. Chandler obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. She also has extended education in the areas of marriage and family systems, addictions, trauma, and play therapy. Courtney’s specialty is helping people that are dealing with anxiety, anger, depression, trauma, ADHD, Autism, Bipolar, as well as many other things. Courtney has a systemic, integrative approach pulling from theories such as person centered, existential, reality, and ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 28

I am licensed in Georgia with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & coping with fear and anxiety of life changes. I believe that you can have a better life. Giving therapy a try can be the first step to getting where you want to be!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 4

Catherine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and her Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia. Her mission is to create a person-centered and strengths-based environment for each client. Catherine's clinical experience includes a plethora of settings including inpatient hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, and intensive outpatient programs. She has also worked with a variety of ages ranging from young children (ages 4 to 5) to adults and geriatric clien...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 40

I am licensed in Florida and Georgia with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, finances, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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.

How To Find Counseling Mountain Park

Finding the best therapist close by in Mountain Park can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park. 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 Mountain Park, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Mountain Park area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Mountain Park
  • DBT in Mountain Park
  • Substance use therapy in Mountain Park
  • Couples therapy in Mountain Park

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Mountain Park, 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 Mountain Park, elsewhere in Fulton, 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 Mountain Park area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Mountain Park: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Mountain Park: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Mountain Park: $100
  • Therapy in Mountain Park: $80

While many psychologists in Mountain Park may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Georgia may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Mountain Park and elsewhere throughout the state of Georgia you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

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

Therapists in Mountain Park, Georgia working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Mountain Park above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Mountain Park virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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

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

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

With almost one million people in Mountain Park, GA, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 30075 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Mountain Park can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Mountain Park Counselor? 

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

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A Mountain Park 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 Mountain Park, 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.

Mountain Park has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Mountain Park, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

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

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Mountain Park.

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

30075