This is Cindy Olsen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I am a Master's level, licensed counselor with over 20 year experience in human services. Currently, I operate a small private practice where I have been seeing clients for 18 years. Before that, and during the beginning of my practice, I also worked for several agencies in various roles including family therapist, individual therapist, group therapist, play therapist, foster care specialist, social worker, and mental health provider for "therapeutic" classrooms. These experiences have given me both insight and skills for various populations. I will incorpora...

This is Stephanie Frey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Stephanie and I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa. I have practiced therapy for approximately 5 years, and have 8 years of experience in the mental health field. I provide a supportive, nonjudgmental environment for clients of all ages and backgrounds to express themselves. I have worked with people to address issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, PTSD, self harming behaviors, relationships, motivation, improving self-esteem, or just stress that life throws our way. Whatever your struggle is, we can work toge...

This is Christine Topping's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Iowa with 8 years of experience working with couples, families, and individuals of all age ranges. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, life stressors, grief and loss and ADHD. I also helped many divorced couples with co-parenting , and I have completed training for PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Training). My therapy style is welcoming of all concerns without judgement. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensiti...

This is Matthew Manz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MDiv,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am passionate about helping people deal with ongoing emotional struggles that they just can't seem to get past. Clients that are willing to engage the hard work of personal development by immersing themselves in the therapeutic process are my most rewarding clients with which to work. I am deeply committed to the Client-Centered Therapy approach as developed by Carl Rogers. I am passionate about addressing spiritual issues with clients as well. Finally, as someone with Misophonia, I am sensitive to the needs of those Clients searching for support dealing with th...

This is Alyssa Matz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Alyssa Matz and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Iowa. I have my B. S. in Forensic Psychology from Saint Ambrose University and my M.S.E.d. in Counseling from Western Illinois University. I have worked in community mental health, addiction treatment and recovery, EAP, a college counseling center, and private practice over the last 6 years. I have worked with people to treat anxiety and depression, navigate life changes, learn to manage stress, address addiction and codependency, and explore body image issues and disordered eating. ...

This is Mikaela Posekany's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Have you found that sometimes the world around you just doesn’t make sense anymore? Are you experiencing problems in your relationships, difficulty regulating your emotions, the effects of past or present trauma? Are you feeling anxious, depressed, disconnected, stuck, unable to move forward? Do you want to discover the true, authentic you? If this sounds familiar, I want you to know you’re not alone and there is a light at the end of the tunnel! Therapy is a collaborative journey; after all, there is no better expert on you than you! My purpose and passion is to...

This is Becky Olson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,EMDR Certified
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! I am Becky and I’ve been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) for 7 years and clinical supervisor for the last 3 years. My therapy approach is supportive and empathetic. I believe in meeting people where they are at and then moving forward together! I have experience in working with individuals and families with a variety of life’s difficulties such as depression, anxiety, trauma, family discord, and individuals who are going through major life changes. The approaches I use most are cognitive-behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, and am a...

This is Brenda Starr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,CMIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Welcome to Better Help! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and a Certified Mindfulness-Informed Professional (CMIP) based in Iowa with 18 years experience working with people facing various challenges in their life. I have worked with people of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety, self esteem, and communication issues. My approach is solution focused, strengths based counseling with a focus on Mindfulness-based strategies. My counseling style is warm and interactive and I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion. I ...

This is Alyssa Petersen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC-MH, LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” (Joshua J. Marine) Everybody struggles with the challenges of life and everyone deserves a full and fruitful life. I am committed to facing these challenges with you and walking along side you to create the life that you deserve. I am trained in working with adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with substance abuse and dependence, depression, anxiety, postpartum anxiety and depression and personality disorders. I am also certified to work with those individu...

This is Katie Ladd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Are you or your child struggling with a recent change? Most stress and challenges in life originate from an internal or external disconnection somewhere along the journey. My mission is to provide support for children and adults by helping others reconnect with themselves, with their priorities, their values and their loved ones. A primary goal is to be able to perceive change as a part of life. I have provided outpatient therapy for over 8 years as a clinical social worker and mental health therapist. I am trained in play therapy and trauma informed modalities...

This is Tuyet Noriega's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist since 2010. I have worked with individuals, families, and couples in many of their life challenges. My primary focus is working with individuals who have struggles with anxiety, depression, relationship, trauma, sexual abuse, domestic violence, LGBTQ and parenting concerns. My experience is not limited in these topics, I have also worked with many individuals who have a wide range of concerns and/or diagnosis. My therapy style is interactive and direct, however I believe that as a client, they should be able to lead ses...

This is Adam Dollen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Adam is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Iowa as well as a nationally board certified counselor. Adam holds Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Adam’s experience includes working for Jackson Recovery Centers as an addiction counselor, Families First of Western Iowa as an in home behavioral skills specialist, Gerard of Iowa as a counselor on an adolescent inpatient unit, and served as a minister for over 20 years. He has been utilizing skills from treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, P...

This is Charles King's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I call myself a geek therapist. What this means is that I am comfortable and conversant in geek culture, and I believe that everyone is a geek about something. I am a 12-year veteran of the US Navy, and I got into counseling on the path to becoming a Chaplain for the military. I have completed the education necessary for chaplaincy, but that is not my calling anymore. I have worked with those in acute psychiatric distress for the past 4 years, with populations from 12 years old and up. My therapeutic focus is on a combination of evidenced based practices. These...

This is Melanie Reese's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,Ed.S.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed independent social worker (LISW) based in Iowa. I have over twenty years of experience working with children and adults in clinical and school settings. My experience is varied, I have worked with clients ages birth- 18 years old with a wide range of concerns including developmental delays, depression, anxiety, trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorder, OCD and ADHD. I have also had the opportunity to work with adults challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger issues and life changing situations. I am trained in Solutions Focused and Cognit...

This is Kate Beardsley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Iowa with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Jill Hackley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Dr. Jill Hackley is a Licensed Psychologist. She is licensed in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and Nebraska. She is an Iowa Health Services Provider with diverse clinical experiences. She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. She obtained a Master’s Degree from Drake University in Community Counseling. She uses a variety of treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Dr. Hackley’s areas of focus include anxiety, depression, adoption/attachment, foster care...

This is Dr. Richard Stapleton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Iowa and Minnesota with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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!

This is Robert Hanson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,MBA,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello there, my name is Robert and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I look forward to getting the chance to know you and to be able work with you. I am also looking forward to being a part of your journey as you allow me to assist you to become what you desire to be. And that is the life that you deserve to live. I would like to take a moment and share some information about me. I have a master’s degree in Social Work and an MBA degree in Healthcare Leadership/Management. I am also in the process of completing my MA degree in Servant Leader...

This is Katherine Farrington's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Minnesota and Iowa with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I think it is brave to ask for help when you need it. I practice with a lot of patience, empathy, and compassion. It is my job to make this a safe place for you to talk about difficult things and work on your goals. Therapy is a relationship and the relationship we develop is (according to research) the best predictor of good outcomes for clients in therap...

This is Aileen Barnhouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Jefferson, Iowa (Jefferson, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Iowa with 17 years of professional counseling experience. I primarily use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). I have experience in helping clients deal with stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem and self-confidence, depression and coping with life changes. I also have extensive experience working with adults with attention deficit disorder (ADHD). I believe you are the expert of your story and you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming challenges. I will help you identify your strengths and then we will work together so you can...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Jefferson? (Here Is How Our Jefferson Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Jefferson area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Jefferson therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Jefferson, or elsewhere in the Greene county or state of Iowa.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Jefferson, IA ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Iowa will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Jefferson and elsewhere throughout the state of Iowa, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Jefferson offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Jefferson therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 4169 people in the city of Jefferson, IA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 50129 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Jefferson, couples counseling in Jefferson, family conflict therapy in Jefferson, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Jefferson, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Jefferson, Iowa can serve:

50129

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