This is Dr. Nikita Hay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Dr. Nikita Hay and I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Hawai'i. Welcome and thank you for taking time to learn more about the services I can provide for you and your family. I have treated children, adolescents, and adults for several years in a variety of settings, including out-patient, residential, as well as locked facilities. This means that I have experience working with a broad range of individuals who have diverse clinical issues such as stress-related disorders, trauma-related disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, and p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMHC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Life. Is. Complicated. Congratulations, if you're reading this is it means that whatever is happening in your life has reached a level where it is no longer desirable or sustainable and you've taken the first step. I hope we can work together, my 23 years in the field of mental health has taught me that the simple phrase above "life is complicated" is absolutely true. There are common threads that bind us all together but ultimately your journey and your story is unique to you. I've received my Masters in Counseling Psychology from Benedictine University and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Aloha, My name is Kayla and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over nine years of experience in the counseling field. I have provided counseling services to individuals and their families in many settings including clinical, residential, in-home, agency, and school based. Additionally, I have experience providing crisis counseling, conducting trauma support groups, working with child welfare services, and doing parenting coaching. Helping people feel supported, increase the love and acceptance they feel for themselves, and improve their life is my pas...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,CSAC,SAP
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified substance abuse counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and addiction. I also helped many people who have experienced military trauma. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, mindfulness, and solution-focused therapy. I wi...

This is Heather McCue's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, 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...

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

Hi, My name is Kim Dunlap, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience in the helping profession. I have served diverse populations with a wide range of concerns including homelessness, medical affliction, post-partum, terminal illness, grief/loss, depression, suicidal ideation, anxiety, relationship issues and adjustment issues. I believe that a compassionate heart could lift a cloudy day; therefore, this is the approach that guides my therapeutic journey. Life can be very complex; dealing with stressors within and/or around you ca...

This is Jillian Marshall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker. I am originally from upstate New York. I spent the first 20 years of my life primarily in the New England area. In my late twenties I decided to enlist in the United States Army. My enlistment took me all over world and that's where I also met my spouse. Thanks to mine and my spouse's military service I have had the opportunity to live in several states and countries. I believe this makes me more of a diverse counselor. After my enlistment I decided to become a social worker. I have experience working with children, youth, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

We all have a story in this journey called life. I am a compassionate and well versed Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have five years of experience counseling active-duty military, veterans, individuals with various concerns including depression and anxiety. It is my desire to see each of us gain tools, insight, and self-awareness to help us thrive in our emotional and mental health. I have an empathetic and non-judgmental therapy style. Treatment approaches includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidenced based intervention proven to improve mental health ...

This is Travis Schmidt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, 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...

This is Joseph Hakim's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC ,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Aloha, My name is Joseph Hakim. I have a master's degree in clinical mental health from Hawaii Pacific University. I am licensed mental health counselor in the state of Hawaii. I am national board certified counselor. I also have a certificate in substance abuse counseling. I have about 4 years of experience in the counseling field. Through various therapeutic techniques which are selected to meet the unique needs of each client, I hope to help you resolve any underlying issues preventing you from achieving your best life. I like to use Cognitive Behavioral T...

This is Faheda Rasool's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Faheda and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Florida. I earned my graduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2018. I completed my internship with Lutheran Services Florida working with individuals who have experienced mental health concerns stemming from childhood trauma. Upon graduating, I became a full time, in home therapist that provided family therapy to juveniles involved in the justice system, as well as their parents and caregivers, using the FFT modality. I have since worked with the CBT, DBT, and ...

This is Dr. Brian Burgess's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC,PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am Dr. Brian Burgess, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the states of California and Hawaii. I have worked as a mental health counselor for over 10 years. I obtained my MA in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2009 and was licensed as a clinical counselor shortly thereafter. I earned my PsyD in clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2017. I ran a group private practice and mental health student training center in Chicago from 200...

This is Sara Watkins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Aloha! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. It is my desire to create a safe, warm & accepting space for all the individuals I work with. I believe that feelings of belonging & acceptance are the foundation of the growth we can achieve together. Understanding my clients problems from a holistic perspective is important to me. As you share your unique story it is my goal to paint a more detailed picture of your problem within the context it has evolved & been maintained. My belief is that all problems make sense in the conte...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed therapist in Hawaii with 20+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients coping with addictions, anxiety, depression, relationships, adjustment disorders and work or life stresses. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Jon Gabriel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Hawaii with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss and coping with life changes. We're all complex individuals with thoughts and feelings that can either fuel or plague us. You don't have to do it alone. Together we can build on the courage you've shown by coming here for therapy. I am here for you, let's do this.

This is Christopher (Chris) Chur's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I received my Master's in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University and my Master's of Divinity in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Talbot School of Theology. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, loneliness, break ups, family conflicts, motivation, confidence, self-esteem, spirituality, addictive behaviors, grief, and taking responsibility. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear...

This is Charity Dudoit's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, 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 David Sprouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Hawaii, Oregon, Oklahoma and Alabama with 5+ years of professional licensed counseling-specific work experience in addition to 20+ years of healthcare experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse, ADHD, career stressors, medical stressors and many more. I have several years of experiencve working with addictions, including previously directing a Medication Assisted Treatment center of over 500 clients, including methadone, suboxone and more. I work with m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Hawai'i, Arizona and Florida with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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 - Pahala, Hawaii (Pahala, 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 Pahala?

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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala 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 Pahala, 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 Pahala, 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 96777 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 Pahala:

96777

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.