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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

I am a substance abuse and mental health counselor licensed in Hawaii and Maryland with 5 years of experience working in community mental health. I have worked with various agencies providing services to children and adolescents, working with families (including those with youth in foster care), and with adults experiencing a wide variety of difficulties. I have worked as a substance abuse counselor for 3 years, and have 4 years of experience working with clients involved in the legal system as well as those who have severe mental illnesses. My counseling sty...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

My counseling experience includes working as a school counselor, school behavioral specialist, mental health therapist, Military Family Life Counselor, and college counselor. I have experience counseling depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, social phobia, eating disorders, oppositional defiant behaviors, substance dependence, attention deficit, learning challenges, and autism. I have worked in crisis situations involving self-harm, harm to others, suicidal ideation, and bereavement. I have also guided young and older adults with academic, college and ca...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 22

Hello! I am James Ruby and I am grateful that you have taken a few minutes to look at my profile. I hope we have the opportunity to work together to help you reach your goals! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). I did my MA at Northeastern IL University in Chicago, IL and my PhD at Loyola University in Chicago. I have been working with individuals, couples, and families since 1998. I would imagine that you might want to know a bit about how I work, what I believe about the counseling process, etc. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with various populations including: individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, social skills issues, parenting issues, work-related stress, managing stress related to COVID-19 pandemic, mindfulness/relaxation related issues, behavioral issues, anger management and coping. I have helped individuals to manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, some personality disorders, emotional issues and trauma related issues. I have a calm demeanor w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed professional counselor with 13 years of experience working with many different types of clients. My primary focus is working with clients who are victims of abuse or trauma and are experiencing PTSD symptoms. However, I also work with clients who are experiencing problems in their day-to-day lives, whether in their relationships, their emotional well-being, or their job performance. My motto for therapy is to provide unconditional regard and support. I truly believe that my role as a therapist is to create a safe space for you to work thro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Master's Degree level and licensed Marriage and Family therapist working with individuals, couples, and families with 11 years of experience. I come from a solution-focused, strength-based and person centered approach. Let me help you navigate and move forward by offering you a safe place to process, explore and problem solve issues and concerns that are holding you back.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Hello! My name is Jamal and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience providing counseling services. I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings including: community mental health, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial and intensive outpatient care, and managing a private practice in the Phoenix community. I work with clients affected by depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma and relationship challenges from individual, group and family work. My approach to therapy is client centered: clients are the experts ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Aloha! I am a licensed mental health counselor in Hawai’i with over 5 years of experience. I have worked with various clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, dual diagnoses, bipolar, PTSD, substance abuse, and psychotic disorders. I’ve also helped many individuals who have experienced grief, self-esteem issues, and emotional abuse. I believe in building rapport first and treating individuals with respect, compassion, and dignity. I am partnering with you on your journey to whether it’s healing, understanding yourself, or someone to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,Sharon Walsh
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Dallas Fort-Worth area with over 18 years of experience working with people experiencing anxiety, codependency, attachment issues, depression, grief/loss, family issues and addiction, terminal and/or complex illnesses as well as marriage/family issues. Within the therapeutic relationship, we will work to develop goals to support your individual needs and move towards change. I incorporate a strengths-based counseling approach and cognitive-behavioral tools to identify and support individuals in working through complex...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW, LCSW,Michele Rockett
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Aloha, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Hawaii with over 10 years of experience providing therapy and psychoeducation. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief and loss, career challenges, self-esteem/confidence, major life changes, physical trauma , and emotional abuse, among others. I have also worked extensively with military and their families and understand the military culture. I use a warm, interactive therapy style. I believe in mutual respect and building trust...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Aloha, I’m so glad you took this first step of reaching out for support! Whether you want to navigate difficulties in your life, repair relationships, or build a strong foundation for your mental and emotional wellness - I am here to help! I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, & much more. We’ll work together to move past obstacles so you can take steps to achieve your goals. I want the therapeutic process to feel helpful and worthwhile. I work with sincerity, compassion and non-judgement, and wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Aloha and welcome. I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Hawaii with 12 years of professional work experience. I treat a diverse age range from children through elders, families and couples. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & depression among other things. 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. I bring a toolbox of evidenced-based interventions to share with you. Please feel free to visit my P...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Hawaii with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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. 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 - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Arizona with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, eating disorders, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kealakekua, Hawaii (Kealakekua, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Hawaii with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and 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!

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

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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua or elsewhere in Hawaii 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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua 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 Kealakekua, 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 Kealakekua, 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 96750 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 Kealakekua:

96750

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.