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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I have over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in an individual/couples/family/group setting as a licensed therapist. I am licensed in the state of Georgia and I have a Master's degree in Counseling. I also have specialized certifications which you will find listed below. I have studied various treatment approaches to support clients in successfully navigating through difficult periods in their life. I have worked with a range of issues to include mood disorders, addiction, suicidal ideation, ADHD, marital/couples issues, milita...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! My name is Lisa Davis and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Atlanta area. I have a MA in Communications and Training also an MS in Counseling Psychology. I work with individuals with a wide range of concerns including personality disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety, and grief. I believe in meeting my clients where they are at and to provide a safe judgment-free environment for my clients to be themselves. I like to encourage my clients to challenge themselves in becoming a better version of themselves. I would be a good match for anyone intere...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW,BSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Rhonda Gail, I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Georgia. I have over 20 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have served in a variety of disciplines such as: partial hospitalization care, outpatient, home visits, and the school setting. I have served a diverse population with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, depression, family relationship conflicts, life transitions, complex trauma with associated abuse, attachment disorders, self-determinati...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am an individual, family and couples' counselor licensed in Indiana. I obtained a Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University and hold the licensure of Clinical Social Worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, life stage adjustments, career challenges, PTSD, OCD and ADHD. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I am non-judgmental and I believe in treating each person with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. As a practitioner I believe that you ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 21

Hello! My name is John Capachione. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor and life coach with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and families and children. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, marital concerns, parenting difficulties, work related stress, grief and loss, trauma and addiction issues. I have had extensive training in the areas of trauma related disorders, alcohol and drug addiction as well as employee assistance programming. I am a client cente...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LCMHC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hello, My name is Dr. Telina Mathews, and I have 17 years of counseling experience and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor & a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-Associate in North Carolina. I have experience in the areas of depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, addiction, family conflict, self-image, and life changes to name a few. The foundation of my therapeutic process revolves around a combination of therapies including person centered, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution focused therapy...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,CPCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

With over 15 years of professional practice as a psychotherapist, Margaret has offered mental health treatment to hundreds of clients in hospitals, at home, and in residential and community settings. Over the years, Margaret has built her expertise in offering an array of psychotherapy services, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interview, among others. She stands out for her client-oriented approach to mental health treatment and with a keen focus on working collaboratively with her clients to find tailored solutions to their uni...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia, with over 13 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with teenagers and adults, as a middle school counselor, behavioral health provider, and a military family life counselor. I am passionate about providing a space for restoration and growth. And I believe the adversities and pain we experience can be a catalyst for exponential growth. It has been my honor to assist clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and the stress of day to day ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lpc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Carmen, I am originally from Colombia and have been living in the Unites States for the last twenty-two years. I completed my master’ degree in professional counseling in the state Georgia where I also hold an active license to practice professional counseling. I have had the privilege to work with English and Spanish speaking adult clients to effectively help them overcome issues caused by depression, anxiety, grief/loss, trauma, self-esteem, and abuse. I can help clients maintain sobriety from all kinds of addictions. I utilize a variety of therape...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC, LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

Do you often find yourself struggling to sort out your thoughts and feelings about events in your life? Have there been times in your life when you have wondered if you have made the right choices or if there are other possibilities for you? We have all experienced life changing experiences that have shaped us into the people we are today. Sometimes, a listening ear is all we need. Other times, more in-depth exploration of thoughts and feelings is needed before you can feel better. Whichever situation fits for you, I am here to help. I have been in practice for...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 25 years of experience in behavioral health. As a therapist, I have helped adolescents and young adults with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, academic/work struggles, and other developmental concerns. I have advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. I earned my Master’s Degree from the Indiana University School of Social Work and earned a graduate certificate degree in Mind, Brain, and Teaching from Johns Hopkins University. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CATP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello ! My name is Candice Schalit. I have nine years of counseling experience with a focused mode of therapy in Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I have experience in individual, family, and couples therapy. I am transparent in my approach as I would like to help you become the best version of yourself. I look forward to being a co-pilot in your journey to betterment.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 47

With 47 years of professional experience, I have been licensed in Georgia as a Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist since 1990. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress, and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, improving motivation, building self esteem. 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 happy that you are getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I am licensed in Georgia with 35 years of professional work experience. I have assisted clients with a variety of difficulties in their life such as managing life stressors, reducing struggles with motivation, improving self esteem and self care, and coping with mood disturbances that interfere in daily life. I work with you to develop and gain skills needed to manage life difficulties so you can be empowered to take control of your life! Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process!

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

Let's get to a better, happier YOU!! I specialize in helping clients work towards true self-love by learning to love their own company!! If setting boundaries, saying no, and prioritizing your own wants and needs is a struggle for you, you've come to the right place! I am licensed in Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CEAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with 12 years of professional work experience and 7 years in therapy. I am an Air Force veteran and I deployed to Afghanistan in support for Operation Enduring Freedom. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Louisiana, Georgia & Mississippi with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety & 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Georgia, Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, and South Carolina with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello & Thank you for considering me as your therapist. We all go through difficult times. I would like to help you accept these difficulties and find peace through these times. I am licensed in Georgia with 11 years of professional work experience. I take a holistic approach to therapy which focuses on all aspects of your well being. This includes spiritual, stress regulation, exercise, diet, mindfulness and alining with your core values. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, learning differences, relatio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Watkinsville, Georgia (Watkinsville, GA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I am licensed in Georgia with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping adults, children, adolescents and families with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Watkinsville?

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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville or elsewhere in Oconee 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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville, 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 Watkinsville, 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 30677 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 Watkinsville:

30677

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.