This is Dr. Adeline McTavous's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PHD, ,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

My name is Adeline McTavous, I have been in the Behavioral Health Field for over 20 years. I am a Health Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, a trained Trauma Specialist, Forensic Evaluator and a Certified Clinical Supervisor. I have spent much of my career working with children, young adults (teens) and families in various settings such as Foster care, Inpatient and Outpatient settings. In addition I have worked with Juveniles in various Residential Programs including Sexual Offenders Program, Adult Detox and the Repeated Drug Offenders known as t...

This is Jeanie Witcraft-Shiau's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here today. I believe that you can get better. I believe your relationships can get better. I believe you care deeply about the people in your life. In short, I believe that with the proper tools, you can change how you function in your life. I thank you for your courage and trust in reaching out to me for help. My past clients have seen improvement in their relationships, increased ability to cope with depression, anxiety, peer pressure, and substance/process addiction. Many of them have reported feeling supported and cared for wh...

This is Ayanna Jarrett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS-LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a firm believer that we are put here on earth to help one another grow, change with the ultimate objective to live a more fulfilled life and love each other more. The challenge is always the peaks and valleys of life that bring for some us severe emotional pain. I have had the privilege and honor to be professionally trained in a wide variety of therapeutic modality’s to move clients towards better mental health. I do believe that there is not one way to get mentally healthy but rather a combination of personal choice and a new approach to life’s challenge...

This is Gayle Reed's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome to Better Help! I am glad you have decided to take the first steps to address the challenges you are facing. I know it can be difficult to reach out and discuss personal issues with someone. An important part of counseling is finding a counselor you can connect with. I want to provide you with some information about me in order to help you decide if I may be able to assist you in overcoming these challenges. My name is Gayle Reed, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in George and Louisiana. I have over 15 years of social work experience. I ...

This is Tammy  Person's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello! Let me express to you how courageous you are to want to seek support and I hope that I can help you to find what you want in life. Here is some information about me: I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with over 14 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients from various backgrounds over the course of my career. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns ranging from anxiety, depression, family issues, marital issues, OCD, ADHD, Autism, PTSD, and those who have experienced different type...

This is Lauren Milligan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

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

This is Freddy Honeycutt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

Hi! Welcome to my page. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC in Georgia) & Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC nationally); with over a decade of experience in helping people to move forward. Are you stressed, depressed, anxious, overwhelmed, disconnected, or dissatisfied with your life? Are you experiencing a situation that you think no one will understand? Perhaps your situation is rare and you are not certain if what you are experiencing is real? Are you ready for help that is actually helpful? Is guilt or shame stopping you from getting to the...

This is Tameka Leggs's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Welcome! My name is Tameka and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. I have 17+ years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, residential, partial care, outpatient, and in-home. Seeing my experiences can be a bit overwhelming, so I would like to break it down a bit more. I have the most experience working with clients experiencing Depression, Anxiety, Family Conflict, Self -Love, and LGBTQ+. It is my belief that you have everything you need within you to live your...

This is Amanda Robinson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and have been working with a variety of client populations for over 13 years. I have helped individuals of all ages with depression, anxiety, ADHD, Autism, grief/loss, parenting concerns, relationship challenges, addictions, trauma, abuse, bipolar disorder, emotional regulation, and adjustment issues stemming from difficulties with transitions in life. I have helped families understand how to support their loved ones who are facing these concerns. My counseling style is warm and interactive and my g...

This is Jehan Knight's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety
Years of Experience: 11

Hello there and welcome to taking the first step as it relates to living a happier and more fulfilling life, My name Jehan Knight and I am a Mental Health Counselor licensed in the state of Florida. I have eleven years experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, and their families with various mental health disorders such as Anxiety, Depression, Trauma- related, Disruptive, Impulse Control and Conduct -related issues; and substance abuse disorders. My approach is focused around the Client-Centered, Cognitive- Behavioral, and Solution-Focused ...

This is Robert Mccaskill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CPCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello my name is Robert Michael Mccaskill. I am a Licensed Therapist in the State of Georgia. I have worked in community mental health and private practice for the last 12 years. My expertise is related to working with individuals that experience life changing hardships such as divorce, deaths, and/or job loss. As humans we find ourselves dealing with unbearable depression and anxiety which causes us to reach out for guidance and education. This is where I come in to assist someone who is being proactive and wants the reachable goal of feeling better. Also my...

This is Joshalyn Levister's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of counseling experience after graduating with a master's in counseling. I am often called "Care Bear" for many reasons. I am a people's person who is passionate about people and their well-being. I am one who listening to understand and to help with any needs dealing with mental health. I am motivated to help people in any positive manner. I have worked with very special populations to me from homeless, to patients with medical issues that cause a lot of stressors such as HIV, clients in the priso...

This is Kristian  Barze's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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!

This is Phillippe Louis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Georgia with 8 years of professional work experience. 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!

This is Michelle Jones's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Georgia with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in the areas of : Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, LGBTQ-related issues, Couples & Family counseling I work with 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. ****I am currently only providing Video Therapy Sessions.

This is Phara Jerome's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Georgia with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Dr. Mary Ann Hensley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with over 22 years of professional work experience. I have worked with children, teens and adults. My previous clients have been from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence and low self-esteem. My goal is to provide each client with tools to overcome obstacles or enhance the quality of life. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Shannon Bruckner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here. I’m originally from Augusta, Georgia, and moved to Athens, Georgia in 2011 to attend graduate school. During the day I work as an addictions therapist at Alliance Recovery Center, a medication-assisted treatment program, where I have been blessed to serve since 2015. I specialize in treating addiction, trauma, and LGBT+ issues. ​ I believe that everyone is worthy and deserving of love and the pursuit of their true selves. I recognize that I am someone with privilege due to many factors that are out of my control, and I see this ...

This is Jamilah Hill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Georgia with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Shemeah Richardson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman Park, Georgia (Norman Park, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Arizona and Georgia with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping diverse populations of clients with a variety of social/emotional struggles. 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Norman Park?

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 Norman Park 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 Norman Park 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 Norman Park or elsewhere in Colquitt 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 Norman Park 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 Norman Park 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 Norman 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).


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 Norman Park 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 Norman Park, 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 Norman Park, 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 31771 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 Norman Park:

31771

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.