In life, you need to have a sharp mental blade if you want to cut the obstacles that face you. However, when you have depression, anxiety, or various other mental disorders and problems, your blade can be dull and there is no help to be found. However, a counselor based in Kaneohe can sharpen your blade. 

Kaneohe means “bamboo man.” According to a legend, a woman said her husband’s rudeness was as sharp as bamboo. Bamboo can have many good uses, however, and if you live here, you can find a use for your blade. Speak to a counselor today. 

This is Kerri Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Aloha and Welcome! I am licensed in Hawaii as a Mental Health Counselor (MHC), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and hold a master's degree in Counselor Education from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. I began working in the mental health field in 2007. I believe the key to counseling is in developing a trusting relationship where people feel safe and respected. I help individuals identify what behaviors they engage in that are helpful and which behaviors they would like to change. I use cognitive behavior and mindfulness strategies to help individuals...

This is Dr. Mark Rauser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience providing clinical services. After completing my undergraduate degree in Psychology and my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, I was awarded my doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus. After completing my program, I worked in a variety of settings in order to gain relevant experience with a diverse patient population, such as schools, an inpatient psychiatric hospital, a geriatric continuum of care facility, and private pra...

This is Lisa Stilwell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISCW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hi, I am glad you are here. It is a big step to realize you might need assistance and an even bigger step to take the initiative to contact someone. Let me tell you a bit about myself and if I seem to be a good fit for you we can begin as soon as you would like. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Hawaii. I began my career in Seattle, Washington at the University of Washington. I graduated with an undergraduate degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work. I began working in community mental health with underserved populat...

This is Cherie Felzer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Life is a journey of continually coming home to ourselves. Come home to yourself. to your soul. I have spent the last 20+ years working and playing with conscious personal growth, traversing pathways of dark and light, with 15+years of dance and movement meditation as my main spiritual practice. Throughout many years of traveling, I have learned so much from life, different cultures, and teachers of indigenous traditions, and finally, moved to the bay area in 2007 to pursue graduate studies in somatic counseling psychology, and complete licensure in Marriage a...

This is Heather McCue's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

Life is a Journey, the Journey is the Reward. My first counselor helped me learn the multiple opportunities of my life Journey. His positivity and enthusiasm encouraged me to me to become a counselor. Consequently, my style of counseling embraces positivity and enthusiasm plus enjoying the process of creating the pathways of your Journey . My approach utilizes person-centered, cognitive behavior therapy and solution focused theories. The use of motivational interviewing helps you gauge your current level of motivation for possible options and assists me to ga...

This is Angela Jackson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Angela Jackson LPC. I am a board certified, licensed professional counselor in the State of Texas. I graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology and Management from Campbell University and a Masters in Counseling from Wake Forest University in North Carolina. I have worked with the National Board for Certified Counselors, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense supporting federal and military personnel, as well as in private practice. My primary goal is to provide non-judgmental support while guiding you as you navigate you...

This is Gabrielle Schwing's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in the State if Hawaii for over the past 6 years. I have had the privilege and experience of working with a wide range of clients struggling with many different challenges. Including addiction to drugs and alcohol, recovery, depression, relationship issues, anger management, feeling emotionally or physically stuck, traumas and abuse (emotional and physical), and specific goal achievement. My style of therapy is very warm, open and genuine. I believe that each person is worthy...

This is Shenelle Micole Foster's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,SAP,RYT-500
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed clinical social worker, certified advanced yoga instructor, and spiritual counselor with over 14 years of experience helping clients find their way forward. I earned my master’s degree from Fordham University in 2007, and I am also a qualified substance abuse professional (under U.S. DOT Rule 49 CFR Part 40), and certified Yoga for 12-Step Recovery leader. I have worked with adolescents to older adults, addressing a wide variety of issues including anxiety, addiction/substance use disorder, grief and loss, depression, suicidality, trauma, intimat...

This is Susannah Hosbein's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

Every life is fearfully and wonderfully made. To me this means True Freedom! This is synonymous with health & wellbeing to think, live & be at peace in the world & our soul. I trust that everyone can grow at any time in their lives when they have the faith, resources and desire. My faith in Jesus gives me hope and instills a courage in me to go beyond what I believe is possible and I know that is true for you. Often people who develop mental health issues have had pivotal experiences in their lives that have not been fully healed & where they felt out of control...

This is Zaada Hailley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, LMFT-S, LPC-S, MHC-S,, Ph.D., BCC, CEAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am an integrative Ph.D. in the Quantum Health Science field (not a psychologist) with a Masters in Ed.Psych. LMFT -S, LPC-S, LMHC-S ACS who has been providing services for more than 20 years. Im a stress management expert who has helped recovery/psychological bandaid after workplace & personal adverse events, including after 911 & other disasters. I put the new quantum science behind behind what I teach toward practical daily application. My approach to therapy is that I am very wholistic, progressive, and proactive. I utilize best practices that are prima...

This is Sharmy Rasheed's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Hawaii with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with grief and loss, and enhancing 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.

This is Kimberly Gladysz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Hawaii with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients managing feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression. I believe in focusing on our strengths to participate in life with self-awareness and self-empowerment. With a trauma informed lens, I also specialize in working with clients to create a safe environment to explore with thoughts and feelings and to find creative solutions to problems. I would be honored to support you in your personal goals!

This is Darryl Khan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Aloha and welcome on your journey to wellness. My name is Darryl Khan, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Hawaii. I have been practicing as a mental health counselor for over 19 years. In 2003 I obtained my master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Gonzaga University and since then I have served local populations experiencing challenges including chronic mental illnesses, romantic relationship and family dysfunction, and substance use disorders. My areas of specialty include treatment of depression, anxiety, life transitions, tr...

This is Sana Anas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in North Carolina and Hawai'i with over six years of experience working as a mental health therapist and case manager. I am also a provisionally Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in North Carolina. I have worked with adolescents and adults who present with a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, mania, psychosis, substance abuse, interpersonal relationship issues, career challenges, grief, and trauma. My therapy approach is warm and person-centered, and I always meet my clients where they are at...

This is Chrystalline Sagario's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Hawaii with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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.

This is Jacklyn Kenny Rothenberger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, thank you for visiting my page. I am a therapist licensed in Hawaii with 3 years of professional experience. I have the most experience in working with substance and process addictions in addition to relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I truly believe that self examination is the key to a fulfilling life, and applaud anyone willing to take the sometimes difficult step of opening up to someone. I come from a strengths based perspective, and utilize CBT & DBT as therapeutic modalities.

This is Nina Puckett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! My name is Nina and I was born and raised in Hawaii. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have 6 years of professional work experience. I have had a lot of experience working with people with Eating Disorders, having recovered from one myself after many years of trying. After overcoming this challenging experience myself, I developed a passion to work with others experiencing similar difficulties; because I know first-hand, how hard it was. In addition, I also have had experience working with people who struggle with Anxiety, Depression, OCD and a v...

This is Dr. William Conti's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Hawaii, California and Pennsylvania with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & 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 Michelle Jacoby's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 3

Education, experience, credentials: - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in both Hawaii and Colorado - Alumni of the Sex Therapy and Education Program at the University of Michigan - Have worked in mental health in higher education for the past 8 years - Masters Degree in Social Work from Colorado State University - Member of AASECT (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) - Level 1 Gottman Method Training- modality for treating couples/partners Specializations: Sex, Sexuality, Relationships, and Intimacy. Some common issues...

This is Dr. Stephen Gutknecht's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kaneohe, Hawaii (Kaneohe, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Pay.D.,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical Psychologist in California and Hawaii with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist and patient advocate. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. Many patients have come from an LGBTQIA+ background. I have worked in institutional and community settings, including hospitals. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe i...

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

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 Kaneohe 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 Kaneohe 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 Kaneohe or elsewhere in Honolulu or the state of Hawaii.

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 Kaneohe 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 Kaneohe due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Hawaii 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 Kaneohe and elsewhere throughout the state of Hawaii 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 Kaneohe 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 Kaneohe, 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 Kaneohe, HI, 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 96744 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 Kaneohe:

96744

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.