Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

"We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to." Brene´ Brown I get great joy in helping clients find satisfactory resolutions to routine and unexpected challenges, and my primary goal is to see you thrive and function optimally. Working as a people helper has been my desire since high school, and I can honestly say that I love being a therapist. My mission is to support you with integrity and skill. Helping individuals learn skills that result in useful thinking, mindful living and healthy relationships is deeply satisfying to me. Whethe...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 30

Hello and Hola, I am a bilingual and bicultural psychotherapist licensed in Ga as a social worker with degrees from New York and California, and Argentina. I know South America's culture and some European countries like Spain, France, and Poland. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, body image problems, compulsive eating, binge eating disorder, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, LGBTQIA challenges, and emotional abuse. We all have a body and a mind. Sometimes we hate our bodies,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 19

I have been in the counseling field for 18 years working with clients ranging from child/adolescent to older adults. I have a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling and earned Doctoral level studies in Organizational Psychology. My main areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, mood and personality disorders. I enjoy working with my clients to assist them with gaining more independence and autonomy in their lives, leading to a more productive and enjoyable life. I use a mixture of counseling schools of thought and techniques (i.e., CBT, DBT, ACT, Motivationa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the field for about 20 years. The journey has been both personally and professionally rewarding and I love utilizing what I have learned to help others become their best self. I am an existential therapist who focuses on each person as a unique individual who is able to make choices that will help shape their life. I am trained in various treatment modalities including solution-focused, CBT, TF-CBT, motivational inteviewing, and play therapy which I draw from to meet the needs of...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than seven years of experience in mental health and substance use disorders. I also have a specialty license in Rehabilitation Counseling with emphasis on physical disabilities, vocational services, career counseling and developmental disorders are also my expertise. I can provide Case management services and psychosocial rehabilitation counseling. I provide Life skills training and coaching for transitional care. I address issues related to distorted beliefs and attributions related to physical and emotional abu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am a well trained and experienced Licensed Professional counselor. I have been providing therapy services for over 10 years. I absolutely love the therapeutic process which allows me to guide my clients through processing some of life’s toughest challenges. My background includes trauma recovery treatment, addressing and overcoming life’s most difficult situations, and finding alternative solutions to life’s problems. I use an array of modalities and evidence based treatment methods. My clients and I develop treatment goals together and set weekly areas of foc...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 23

My background is holistic since 1987 - I have 10+ years in complementary/nutrition/health food, & a mindfulness approach as well as clinical work with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), reality-testing, and trauma healing work with Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR mixed with EFT - since 2005). I have 20+ years as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and as a psychotherapist / Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). My graduate Psychology internship 2000-01 was @ Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) where I continued as a clinical counselor pri...

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.

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in California with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

Greetings, my name is Asres Getanek. I have a master’s degree in Clinical Professional Psychology from Roosevelt University. I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia. I have worked as a therapist close to 10 years in different seatings and with various population. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, adjustment issues, grief, and depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I am a multicultural person and curious about this wonderful w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Florida and Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience treating clients. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Georgia with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & depression. You are not alone, and even better news you don’t have to face your stressors alone. As a therapist, I am passionate about helping you navigate your stressors. I aim to provide a safe space where you can come and express the fullness of who you are while exploring your goals to achieve holistic wellness.I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)/therapist licensed in New York State. Over the past five years, I have provided therapy to a diverse group of clients dealing with depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues, parenting problems, and attachment-related traumas. I have also supported many people who have experienced sexual trauma, physical abuse, or emotional abuse. Prior to working as a therapist, I worked for six years in an evidence-based, behavior modification program that stabilized families in crisis who were considering out-of-home placement for t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in Georgia with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Georgia, Tennessee and Arkansas with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients coping with addictions, LGBT-related 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!

How To Find Counseling West Point

Finding the best therapist close by in West Point can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the West Point 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 West Point. 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 West Point, 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 West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in West Point
  • DBT in West Point
  • Substance use therapy in West Point
  • Couples therapy in West Point

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in West Point, 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 West Point, elsewhere in Troup, 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 West Point area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in West Point: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in West Point: $100
  • Therapy in West Point: $80

While many psychologists in West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point, 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 West Point above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point, 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 30240 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 West Point can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point, 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.

West Point 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 West Point, 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

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 West Point.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in West Point:

30240, 31833