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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, 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 - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): mft,csac
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Hawaii with over 6 years experience in the substance abuse and counseling field. I have assisted people in numerous areas of concerns, ranging from substance abuse,childhood trauma, sexual abuse,depression, anger management,domestic violence, life transitions,grief counseling and relationship issues. I believe in self empowerment as well as creating an ability to form healthy connections with others. My counseling style is guided by compassion, intuition and non-judgmental attitude. I will hold space for you as...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, 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 - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MA,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

Aloha! I am delighted that you found me! I am a clinical social worker and an educator, deeply committed to embrace and empower those I work with towards living fuller, richer lives. I offer individuals a safe, supportive, encouraging, non-judgmental, and nurturing space where they may explore and grow. I help clients, by empowering them to take charge of their lives. My role is to illuminate the path to their ideal future. As a therapist, I draw inspiration from many sources, and have found that an integration of approaches and practices that are uniquely curated...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, DSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

ABOUT ME My name is Sally Brown. I graduated with a Masters degree is Social Work from the University of Houston and a doctorate in Clinical Social Work from Walden University. I also have a PhD in Holistic Health. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive processing therapy, EMDR and motivational interviewing. My focus is on improving an individual's quality of life and helping them find balance. SPECIALTIES Trauma Addictions Relationship issues Stress, Anxiety Depression Also experienced in: LGBT , trauma and abuse , grief , intimacy-related i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW`,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Having trouble with depression? Unable to leave the house or get out of bed? Experiencing suicidal thoughts? Feeling restless and anxious? Has COVID made it harder for you to re-engage in life now that restrictions are lifting? I I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the behavioral and Mental health field for over 8 years. I have had my own private practice for 3 years, during which time I have worked with clients suffering from substance abuse issues, as well as trauma, domestic violence, PTSD, and complicated family dynamics. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Aloha! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the beautiful state of Hawai'i. I have been working in the mental health field for almost 10 years. I have had the opportunity to work in many different areas, including child and family, substance abuse, the SMI population, and the judiciary system. I have worked with a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, parenting issues, behavioral issues with children, codependency, and relationship issues. I also have some experience with personality and mood disorders, as well as trauma. I believe mys...

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Idaho and Hawaii with over ten years of experience working as a readjustment counselor, case manager, and community engagement coordinator with individuals, couples, and group counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, warzone trauma, and sexual trauma. I also helped many who have experienced issues navigating the Veterans Affairs system and advocating for my fellow veterans. My therapy style is warm and i...

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has had the privilege of gaining experience in a variety of counseling settings. I offer individual and couples counseling. I provide a holistic approach to counseling by addressing your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. I approach therapy in a very integrative, client-centered manner to ensure the highest quality care is provided. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, challenging feelings and beliefs about the self, identity development, mood instability, s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 16

Aloha! I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Hawai`i with over 15 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients (from preschool age-adulthood) with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems and career challenges. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating others with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy with solution-focused therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatme...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Working with me means working as a team. I believe in meeting my clients exactly where they are in their journey. I respect your courage and willingness to begin therapy, which is why there is an emphasis on creating a safe and non judgmental space for you to tell your truth and work towards your ideal self. My therapeutic approach includes re-discovering strengths, increasing awareness towards ourselves and our emotions, and reconnecting with your personal values. I integrate a myriad of relevant complementary techniques ensuring treatment is tailored to addre...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Hawaii with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Aloha! I am licensed in Hawaii with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping people manage stress and anxiety; cope with trauma, abuse and depression; and restore motivation, self esteem and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. I am able to tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Remember, 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 - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed mental health counselor and I have 6 years of work and intern experience. I graduated from Lesley University with a focus in Music Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapies. My treatment approach is warm and interactive. We can explore your inner creative self through Music Therapy or more traditional counseling techniques such as person-centered therapy. I'll meet you where you are at in your journey to wellness and mental health. Together we can work towards a calmer and more balanced, self-actualized place in your inner world. Dealing with mental he...

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Hawaii with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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 - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in various states with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. There isn't much I have not seen and helped folks through. My professional background has included working within criminal justice settings, psychiatric settings, community mental health, with high-wealth clients, everyday folks, and folks from all walks of life. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kukuihaele, Hawaii (Kukuihaele, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Hawaii with 5 years of therapy work experience, and a total of 11 years of direct working in direct services. I am proficient in CBT, DBT, and solution-focused therapy. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towar...

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

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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele 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 Kukuihaele, 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 Kukuihaele, 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 96727 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 Kukuihaele:

96727

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.