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Robin Mixon

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi! My name is Robin H Mixon, and I am an LCSW in Georgia. I’ve been proving therapy services for about 20 years. Much of my experience has been working with adults in community mental health as well as in private practice with an emphasis on anxiety, stress management, depression, family/relationship vulnerabilities, communication difficulties, and work/life balance. My approach to therapy is primarily solution-focused and CBT although I have experience in other therapeutic approaches. I am level 3 Gottman trained as well. I believe that in order to work toward overall well-being, it is important to address challenges from a holistic perspective. I believe in treating others with dignity and respect, with non-judgment, sensitivity, and compassion. My goal is to partner with you to work toward your identified goals. Seeking therapy is not the easiest task - it takes courage to share your world with someone. I do not take that for granted and I look forward to helping you live your best life!

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Dr. Candace Body

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): Ed.D,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Greetings, My name is Dr. Candace Body Williams, and it is an honor to be considered as a potential partner on your journey. I am a Georgia-based, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with 15 years’ experience working with emotionally challenged youth, ADHD related behaviors, child/adult depression management, and trauma. Often, co-occurring issues include: depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive behaviors, and, of course, relationship challenges. My experience includes individual and group therapy in residential and outpatient settings of a Community Mental Health Center and group home settings. I would describe my approach to therapy as eclectic, drawing on a variety of modalities to best serve a client’s needs and goals. The modalities that have proven most useful are: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-focused Therapy (SFT), Mindfulness-based Therapy, and Family Systems. Finally, I view the therapeutic alliance as a partnership requiring mutual trust, respect, honesty, communication, and commitment to do the work. Hopefully, what I have shared here will help you select the best fit for a therapist. Should you select me, I look forward to our journey together. SPECIALTIES Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Bipolar disorder Depression Also experienced in: Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Anger management , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Read more... Years of Experience: 15

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Chris Allen

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

Some information about me... I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with 25+ years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with people with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, trauma and emotional abuse. In addition to working with people in their 30's through 50's, I have extensive experience working with young adults from their teens to late 20's as they begin to navigate the next phase of their lives into full adulthood. My therapy 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 is person-centered and combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic approaches. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It is important to me to meet people where they are, and cultivate a trusting relationship that fosters acceptance and growth. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! Chris

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Frank Busbey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefBipolar disorderDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia and Alabama with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & bipolar disorder. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Marlea Major

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a LMHC with 10 years of experience, however I have more than 20 years- experience working as a first responder in the military and local agencies. I have worked many years with foster children and the families that care for them, I understand the challenges that it takes to care for these special children and the individual unique needs that each family has. Being a first responder has provided me the insight what our brave men and women endure each day and the emotional trauma that can occur with these challenging careers. I work in a large range of clients to include children to adults experiencing anxiety, PTSD, parenting problems, career problems, addictions, and depression; different forms of trauma to include physical or emotional abuse. I am warm, empathetic, and believe that each person is to be treated with respect, compassion, and dignity. I don’t believe in stigmatizing labels; working as a first responder and being a Veteran I understand how difficult it can be to ask for help and realize how strong you are to reach out. My approach is person-centered, psychoeducational, existential, and cognitive behavioral focusing on empowering and helping the individual to regain control within their lives and unique situations. I am happy that you are taking your first steps to take back your power and when you are ready, I am here to assist your journey. I look forward to working with you!

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Egypt Musgrove

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello and welcome! I'm Egypt, a licensed clinical social worker based in Georgia. It is my privilege to offer guidance and support to women navigating through various life transitions, as well as parents seeking assistance along their parenting journey. Parenting young adults can be a challenging phase, as both parents and their children navigate the transition from adolescence to adulthood. It's common for parents to have certain expectations for their children during this period, and when those expectations aren't met, it can lead to feelings of frustration and isolation. Similarly, supporting women going through life transitions like relationships endings, peri-menopause, and menopause is crucial. These are significant milestones that can bring about a range of physical, emotional and social changes. Many women may feel overwhelmed, confused or even isolated during these periods. I hope to provide empathy and practical strategies that can make a difference in their well being and navigate these transitions smoothly. My approach to therapy is rooted in empathy, collaboration and evidence-based practices. I strive to create a warm and non-judgmental therapeutic environment where you can feel heard, understood, and empowered to make positive changes in your life. I invite you to take the first step towards personal growth and well-being. If you're ready to embark on this journey together or have any questions, please reach out. I would be honored to support you during this transformative process.

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Crystal Moran

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

I am licensed in Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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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Deborah Sawyer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia with 20 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 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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AnnMarie Lehrer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of GA. I have experience in helping, teen and adult, clients with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. Also, communicating, time management, decision making, and organization. Additionally, I have worked with addiction and recovery. I believe that you are the expert of your life and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming challenges. Taking the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in this process.

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Rhonda Hailey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementCareer difficultiesDepression
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 stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, anger management, & career difficulties. 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.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Riverside

Finding the best therapist close by in Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside. 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 Riverside, 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Riverside 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 Riverside, elsewhere in Colquitt, 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Riverside, 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside?

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

Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 31768 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 Riverside counselor?

Before seeing your Riverside 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 Riverside.

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 Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Riverside, 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.

Riverside 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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