Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii presents a striking view of the Wailua River from the rim of the mountain. From the foothills, the mountain view is panoramic and breathtaking. These natural attractions are pale in comparison to the spectacular Opaekaa Falls with a span of 40 feet wide cascading falls and a drop of 151 feet which is the crowning glory of Wailua Homestead. The scope and scale of life can sometimes feel like an overwhelming burden, making it difficult to enjoy the color and beauty of your surroundings.

You don’t have to feel like you’re stuck at the bottom of a dark mountain. By matching up with a Wailua Homestead area counselor, you’ll be giving yourself the chance to turn gloomy days to warm sunshine.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Aloha, I am Dr. Edward Suarez. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 20 years of experience consulting, training and providing mental health services to a wide range of individuals around the world, including Florida, Hawaii and recently, headquartered in Morocco helping U.S. Peace Corps volunteers adjust to life in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. I received my doctoral degree from the University of Hawaii, specializing in cross-cultural approaches to severe mental illnesses (such as schizophrenia, bipolar and major depression) but since then h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAEd,MHP,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Hello, My name is Zack, and I am a licensed psychotherapist practicing in the states of Hawai'i, Washington, and Wisconsin. I have been working in the field since 2011, providing mental health counseling, supervision, and consultation services across a number of settings: community mental health centers, state agencies, major hospitals, and private practice. I have been fortunate to have had a wide array of experiences in working with a diverse client population over that time, collaborating across languages, cultures, gender identities, socioeconomic backgroun...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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 - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am Dr. Crystal Moon (PsyD) and I hold a license as a Mental Health Counselor for the State of Hawai'i (LMHC) and Clinical Professional Counselor for the State of Nevada (LCPC). I currently live on the 9th island, Las Vegas, Nevada. I work with adult individuals, and couples seeking online psychotherapy. My counseling style is pretty laid back/collaborative. I have been described as supportive, caring, and compassionate, with a pretty good sense of humor. Therapy is a collaborative experience in which my work is to support you in being and becoming you, however c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

I am a solutions-oriented, Christian therapist with over 27 years of counseling experience. I believe my clients come to counseling with countless strengths but as humans we are messy and all have our "stuck points." I walk alongside my clients and equip them with tools that will strengthen and teach new patterns that will heal. I am an Army retired military spouse with extensive experience in working with military personnel and the complex dynamics these brave men, women, couples and families face. I served as a Military Family Life Counselor in both Okinawa,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Masters of Science,Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist committed to helping individuals find meaning and joy in their day to day lives and relationships. I have 7 years of experience working with individuals and families in the mental health field. It’s been my passion and privilege to be a part of each client’s journey to overcome their challenges and build the life they want to live. My practice focuses on identifying goals and solutions to target the obstacles that keep you from finding contentment and peace. I believe all people have the capacity to heal and grow wh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I feel honored when I can instill in people a sense of hope and courage to working towards a change. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I know firsthand that it takes courage to pursue an authentic life. I feel connected with you because you have taken the very first step towards a change by reading this. I believe in reciprocity in all relationships including ours (therapist-client). My role is to support and empower you to find purpose in your life. I grew up in Japa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist licensed in Hawaii with over 3 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting and couples problems, and especially experienced in substance use disorders with dual diagnosis. I was also a former Registered Behavior Technician for ten years working with children with special needs. My style in therapy is genuine, warm and client-oriented. I work within my ethical boundaries. I a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,QMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Robert Gernenz, and I am a meet you where you are type therapist believing in being client centered and non-judgmental to help create better outcomes. Practicing for over five years using a cognitive behavioral approach has helped people build awareness and insight into the presenting problems creating better tomorrows. I received my Master's in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Hawaii. During treatment I use psychoeducation, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and cognitive ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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 - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Welcome and thank you for reviewing my profile!! My goal as a therapist is to help every client achieve a more balanced and meaningful life. Whether it's by helping you sleep better, manage your pain more effectively, or facilitate the healing process following a trauma, my aim is to ease suffering and get you back on track to health & resiliency. I have extensive experience treating PTSD, anxiety, and depressive disorders in both the veteran and general population. Through my work with many clients, I have learned that major stress and trauma impacts overal...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DMIN,LMHC,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I have a desire to help others to achieve their personal and professional goals. My counseling style is warm and engaging. I have worked with clients for over 10 years to identify their personal strengths, areas of need, to set goals, create action plans, explore resources, and lastly, evaluate, and follow-up on their progress. Clients have learned to address challenges, manage stress, emotional issues, develop coping strategies, practice self-care, engage in conflict resolution, and problem solve. I hold dual ma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Hawaii with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, eating disorders, & 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. 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 - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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 - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 3

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, HI)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, 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 lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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 - Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii (Wailua Homesteads, 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Wailua Homesteads?

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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads 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 Wailua Homesteads, 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 Wailua Homesteads, 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 96746 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 Wailua Homesteads:

96746

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.