Living in a place of great culture and incredibly tropical beauty is truly a blessing. Feeling blessed isn't something that is easy when you have mental health issues plaguing you, though. Anyone who is suffering from depression or anxiety issues know just how difficult they can make your life. These problems can make you feel like the skies are always gray despite living in paradise.

You can contact Waipio-area counselors to help you cope with these problems. They will know how to deal with these issues and can give you the best advice possible. Even just having a counselor to listen to what is going on can make a difference in your life. Contact a counselor from the Waipio area today to get the assistance that you need. You'll be able to see the clear blue skies once more and you won't have to feel so alone.

This is Dr. Kiran Syed's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Proverb: Pū‘ali kalo i ka we ‘ole. Translation: Taro, for lack of water, grows misshapen. Meaning: For lack of care one may become ill. Aloha, and welcome to my page! I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of counseling experience. I completed my degree at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. My pre-doctoral internship was at Asian Americans for Community Involvement in the Bay Area, and I subsequently completed my post-doctoral fellowship at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. I am licensed...

This is Kristen Hale's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been practicing for over 15 years. I hold independent clinical licenses in Hawaii, Colorado and New Mexico. My approach to therapy is to build trusting relationships that allow for honesty and authenticity. I strive to assist people of any age to recognize their natural potential and learn to move past unhealthy patterns and develop new narratives. I specialize in trauma related conditions, depression, anxiety, self-harm, substance use disorders, acting out behavioral problems, parenting, couples and family conf...

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

This is Sean Gardner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Are you looking to make meaningful change in your life? Do you want to feel more present, authentic and connected to yourself and others? Whether you are feeling stuck in life or are navigating a life-altering event or post-traumatic stress, I am here to provide a safe, nonjudgemental space for you to overcome your obstacles and concerns. I know from both personal and professional experiences that each of us has the ability to awaken to the truth and find our light, even in the darkest of times. I can help guide you back to return home to your innate mental health...

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

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

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

This is Jennifer Carter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed professional counselor with 13 years of experience working with many different types of clients. My primary focus is working with clients who are victims of abuse or trauma and are experiencing PTSD symptoms. However, I also work with clients who are experiencing problems in their day-to-day lives, whether in their relationships, their emotional well-being, or their job performance. My motto for therapy is to provide unconditional regard and support. I truly believe that my role as a therapist is to create a safe space for you to work thro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, 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 Dr. Stephen Reynolds's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Do you struggle to be alone with your thoughts? Do you feel unable to contain your anxiety, self-doubt, or difficult memories? Does it effect your family, friendships, work, school, or love life? Do you struggle with your emotions--feeling like they are too powerful or too muted? Or don't feel satisfied in your life as it is? I believe strongly in your ability to overcome and grow to meet these challenges. As a clinical psychologist, I use many tools--including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy--to help you build resilience an...

This is Charnay Gima's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, 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 ...

This is Dr. Clifford Green's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 8

Aloha! My name is Dr. Cliff Green, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Honolulu, HI. I also hold a doctorate in clinical psychology in addition to graduate and undergraduate degrees in social work with a focus in behavioral mental health. Although I have received training and education in a multitude of treatment approaches and theoretical modalities, my years working as a social worker and psychotherapist have taught me that people can benefit most from an integrative and individualized intervention approach that is tailored to meet their distinct and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 7

Hi. My name is Kameron Apostol-Chinn, LCSW. I am a firm believer that everyone on earth needs to put work into themselves, because we've all had our own life experiences and hang-ups. We ALL have something that we need to work on, and it's OK. I believe that healing and growth can happen for everyone. I also believe that, "the more we share, the more we heal". Addressing ourselves and our past is not easy, but it is always worth it in the long run. I am an Air Force Veteran with one tour to Afghanistan. I spent 11 years working in the Department of Vet...

This is Karen Bludorn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, 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...

This is Michele Rockett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW, LCSW,Michele Rockett
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Aloha, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Hawaii with over 10 years of experience providing therapy and psychoeducation. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief and loss, career challenges, self-esteem/confidence, major life changes, physical trauma , and emotional abuse, among others. I have also worked extensively with military and their families and understand the military culture. I use a warm, interactive therapy style. I believe in mutual respect and building trust...

This is Audrey Bennett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Connecticut and now Hawaii with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & relationship issues. I also have experience working with trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Hawaii with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to 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 - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, 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...

This is Amanda Luning's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Hawaii with more than 8 years of experience as a therapist and nearly 20 years of professional work experience with families and children. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Seeing if we're a good fit for what you're looking for is our first step!

This is Lindsey Drayer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, 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 - Waipio, Hawaii (Waipio, HI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

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

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

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 Waipio 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 Waipio 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 Waipio or elsewhere in Honolulu 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 Waipio 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 Waipio 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 Waipio 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 Waipio 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 Waipio, 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 Waipio, 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 96797 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 Waipio:

96797

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.