This is Lisa Watson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor in the states of Nebraska, Colorado and Iowa. My experience began while serving in the USAF, in California, providing care to service members and their families struggling with Post Traumatic Stress, Anxiety, Substance Abuse and difficulty adjusting to military life. As my experience has expanded since leaving service, I have had the opportunity to work with individuals living with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Personality Disorders and Severe Depression. My counsel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC,PPS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Much mahalos for taking the time to read my profile. I look forward to working with you! My name is Solana L. Olsen (or as my younger clients call me "Mrs. O"), and I was born and raised on the island of Oahu. I graduated from University of Hawaii-Manoa with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Family Resources. Go Rainbow Warriors! I continued my education by pursuing my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology at Chaminade University of Honolulu. I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of Hawaii, a National Certified Counselor ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MAC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Hawaii with over 12 years of counseling experience. I graduated from the Fielding Graduate University and I have worked with various individuals. In my practice, I use flexible, multi-modality approaches of treatment because every individual has different needs and his/her perception regarding happiness varies. Every individual in society is different so that per their perspectives, they formulate their opinion and a set of behavior. Under the theory of individual perception, the science which sounds theoretically prove...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in the State of Hawaii to provideBehavioral Health diagnosis and psychotherapy. I have 40 years of experience in working with people grappling with issues of depression, trauma, serious mental illness, relationship and family of origin issues, grieving, and complicated bereavement. I work collaboratively with my client to tailor an effective treatment plan from a number of modalities including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and existential approaches. I offer hypnotherapy and EMDR. I am warn and empathet...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): B.S., M.S. & PsyD. Graduand,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

I am an international therapist and have worked in the mental health field for over nineteen years and have been a licensed mental health counselor and Doctor of Clinical Psychology for eleven years. Additionally, I have collaborated with clients of all ages, cultures, Nationalities and from all social classes dealing with a wide range of issues. My experience is vast as I have worked with the following: neuro-psychiatric, suicidal ideation/attempts, LGBTQIA, PTSD, anger management, grief/loss, trauma, abuse, relationship issues, school counseling, juvenile jus...

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

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

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW,Joseph A Francisco
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Greetings my name is Joseph Francisco, I am a Mental Health Professional, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and 4 year United States Air Force Veteran with over 10 years of experience in discipline of Mental Health. Proven ability to direct installation programs, supervise both civilian and active duty personnel, and enhance operational efficiency. In addition to six years of experience working with the families of youth and adolescents diagnosed with mental illness both in community mental health and inpatient psychiatric/residential treatment facilities. I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Hawaii with 9 years of professional mental health experience in a variety of venues helping a wide range of children, 0 to 18 years of age, along with their families. I have first-hand experience with LGBTQIA issues and challenges in today's world, relationship issues, family conflicts and parenting issues concerning child behavioral challenges. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment goals with your collaboration and unique specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, 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 - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience providing therapy to individuals, families and couples. I am currently licensed in Connecticut and Hawaii. I've practiced in outpatient clinics, partial hospitalization programs, inpatient facilities and programs serving victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. I provided individual and family therapy to patients and clinical supervision to a team of LCSW therapists in a residential treatment program for adolescents and children with extensive histories of trauma, substance...

This is Jon Gabriel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, 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 - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

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

This is Jessica Colocho's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, 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 - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! My name is Nina and I was born and raised in Hawaii. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have 6 years of professional work experience. I have had a lot of experience working with people with Eating Disorders, having recovered from one myself after many years of trying. After overcoming this challenging experience myself, I developed a passion to work with others experiencing similar difficulties; because I know first-hand, how hard it was. In addition, I also have had experience working with people who struggle with Anxiety, Depression, OCD and a v...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & depression. 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 - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed therapist in Hawaii with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma, severe mental illness and abuse, & depression. 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 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 - Wainiha, Hawaii (Wainiha, 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 Wainiha?

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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha 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 Wainiha, 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 Wainiha, 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 96714 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 Wainiha:

96714

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.