This is Dr. James Nolan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

NOTE: At this time, I am only working by texting, or using the audio feature to leave voice texts, which I find MUCH easier than typing, and often much more personal, and connecting.....I prefer to not do video or audio sessions until further notice....Thanks for understanding. I know some people prefer that, but it is difficult to offer that at this time. We all experience challenges, uncertainties, relationship issues, career and work issues, mood stuff, family stuff, or anxiety. It's part of being human during these really chaotic times. It is really smart ...

This is Meri "Brooke" Maloney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Aloha! My name is Brooke Maloney and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Hawaii. I have nearly 15 years experience working as a professional counselor in several different settings. Most recently I worked as an Outreach Counselor in a public middle school for students in 6-8th grade. Here I helped students manage interpersonal issues often arising from conflicts at home, social media, or with their peers. Prior to this, I spent time working as an Individual and Family Therapist. My clients came from all w...

This is Frederica Banning's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,ACSW,C-IQ Conversational Intelligence Coach
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 25

Aloha as we say in Hawaii! My nickname is 'Rickie' and I would like to welcome you to BetterHelp. You have taken an important first step in reaching out for counseling help. A little about me: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with licenses in VA and HI. I hail from the East Coast originally, and I have 25+ years as a psychotherapist, working with adults. I have worked with a diversity of client populations, ranging from working with the military, LGBT, women's groups, and clients in specialty areas around healing with relationship challenges, self-esteem a...

This is Lisa Stilwell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, 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 Dr. Warren Steinman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I have had a licensed private practice as a psychologist for more than 35 years. In my practice, I have focused on issues of stress, anxiety, avoidance, self-control, relationship problems, and life restructuring. Before my full-time private practice, I was a tenured professor of clinical psychology at two major universities. I was the director of clinical training at one university and the chairman of the Psychology Department at the other. I also have experience working as a divorce mediator, a parenting consultant, a psychological evaluator, and a life coac...

This is Roxy Mico's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,DCSW,QCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 28

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Hawaii with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with individuals who have presented with a wide range of issues and concerns, including depression, anxiety and stress related problems, and behavioral problems. I have forensic experience and have worked with anger management and domestic violence and abuse. I bring empathy and objectivity to our sessions. I am down to earth and straight forward in providing support and understanding. My approach is eclectic, with a primary foc...

This is Jessica Lee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MFT ,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in Hawaii. I have over 10 years of experience working in the mental health and substance abuse field. My clinical experience includes working in various settings with a diverse population. I have experience working with trauma survivors, individuals coping with PTSD, addiction, anxiety, and depression. I believe that therapy is a journey. A journey to foster growth, one's true sense of self and purpose. I work collaboratively with you, helping to find solutions, ident...

This is Jennifer Carter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, 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...

This is Loraine (Lori) Sawyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MSCP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a therapist licensed in Hawai'i with over 10 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of challenges including depression, PTSD, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting challenges. I have specialized experience supporting parents of children with special needs. I also have extensive experience working with young adults who have experienced trauma and want to learn new skills that can help them to thrive. I utilize a cognitive behavioral approach and have a comprehensive understanding of trauma informed care which means I stri...

This is Dr. Sonya Boone's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DBH,LCSW,MHSA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Behavioral Health and over ten years of mental health experience, and I am a military officer. My education includes a B.S. in psychology, a Masters in Health Service Administration, a Masters in Social Work, and a Doctorate in Behavioral Health (clinical) with five years of studying integrated care. I use a holistic approach and solution-focused approach when providing therapy to my clients which involves assessing if a client has co-morbid issues such as diabetes and depression or chronic pain and ...

This is Christine Bush's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 8 years of clinical counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and esteem and confidence challenges. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive therapy. I will t...

This is Zaada Hailley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, 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 Annette Senger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Have you ever felt disconnected from yourself or loved ones, while wondering what life really means? Have you lost your joy or enthusiasm for life? Many of us have experienced these feelings from time to time. Some of us have had anxiety that was so overwhelming, we forgot how to cope. We usually benefit from a helping hand and sensible guidance, and most of us can feel better with direction and a good set of coping techniques. I am a licensed clinical social worker for both Alaska and Hawaii. I have been on a path to help others heal and grow since my e...

This is Meagan Hensley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 12+ years experience providing therapy. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, adjustment disorder, domestic violence, parenting/family issues, and other relationship challenges. I have worked with the military community for the past 10 years focusing on trauma-informed therapy. My therapy style is gentle and caring. I want to create a safe environment where clients know they will be treated with dignity and respect and will receive the support they need. My approa...

This is Meghan Bryant's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, I am Meghan and am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Hawaii with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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 and look forward to meeting you.

This is Garrett Gomes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, 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 coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. 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. The three core theories that I use in therapy are as follows: ...

This is Dr. Jennifer Langley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Hawaii with over 10 years of social work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, self-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.

This is Charity Dudoit's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Hawaii with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I have a great passion in this field. My 7 years of experience in this field has allowed me to work closely within my community, building connections with a trauma-informed and non-judgemental approach. I value compassion and empathy as essential to guiding people through their healing journey as a lighthouse for those who see darkness and to provide hope. I believe in treati...

This is Lindsey Drayer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in Hawaii with 8 years of clinical experience working with trauma, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I work with 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 Georgianne Nacionales's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kekaha, Hawaii (Kekaha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Hawaii with over 8 years of professional work experience, post graduate degree. I have a Masters degree in Social Work (with a child and family concentration area) as well as a Masters degree in Special Education (with an applied behavior analysis concentration area). In total, I have worked with individuals from birth to eighty in my career, which includes nearly 20 years as a professional in the social services field. I have extensive experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self ...

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

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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha or elsewhere in Kauai 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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha 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 Kekaha, 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 Kekaha, 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 96752 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 Kekaha:

96752

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.