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James Warner

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC,LCPC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCompassion fatigueADHD
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Many years of working as an in-home, multicultural, inner-city therapist and in a Residential Treatment Program for Emotionally Disturbed Children before transitioning to Adults with Developmental Disabilities have provided me with a strong foundation to address a wide variety of clinical issues. My theoretical methods is founded first and foremost in developmental psychology utilizing many other theoretical approaches such as CBT, DBT, Performance psychology, solution focused etc. My passion for psychology began as a professional athlete and then in undergraduate school at the University of Maine at Farmington as an Alpine ski coach and through my years as a professional ski coach. My passion for psychology and therapy continues to focus on supporting individuals the fulfill their potential.

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Taylor Garff

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Counselor License Type(s): LCPC,M.Coun,BC-TMH
Stress, AnxietyLGBTCareer difficultiesDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Taylor Garff (he/him), and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have had the honor of working as a mental health professional for eight years. My approach to counseling is person-centered, which means that you will be treated with warmth, empathy, positive regard, and non-judgment. In my collaborative approach, I enjoy incorporating other modalities such as solution-focused brief therapy in finding what works best for you in my collaborative approach. My goals with BetterHelp are to provide ethical, empathetic, and personalized care. Throughout our time together, I will emphasize wellness and strengths to assist in building your foundation for change. I believe that all people have the power to change for the better and that sometimes that power needs a safe space to flourish. Together we will explore what’s bothering you, empower yourself to make changes in your life, and learn what works best for you as coping skills. I don't have all of the answers, and we can work together to find them! I am passionate about helping others through various concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting, career difficulties, stress, gender dysphoria, relationship issues, grief and loss, people who have lost loved ones to suicide, self-esteem, and life transitions. I offer strategies from HeartMath, a program focused on finding balance and inner peace. I also provide written exposure therapy, an effective but gentler version of more intense trauma therapies. Psychotherapy involves a large commitment of time, money, and energy, so you should be mindful of the services you select. For psychotherapy to be most successful, you will be encouraged to actively work on things talked about, both during sessions and at home. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to address them as they arise. Certifications: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Level 1 HeartMath Clinical Certification for Stress, Anxiety, and Self-Regulation.

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Dr. Lisa Clarke

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Counselor License Type(s): PsyD.,LMFT,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome! My name is Dr. Lisa Clarke. I look forward to walking with you on your journey toward more excellent health and wellness! I am a Doctor of Psychology and hold an LMFT licensure in Virginia and an LPC license in Idaho. I am a certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP). I also hold certifications in Nutrition for Mental Health and Affirmative Strategies for Addressing Sexual and Gender Identity for LGBTQ+ clients. I have been in the helping profession for 20 years and have been licensed since 2015. I am a U.S. military veteran. It has been my great pleasure to serve diverse racial, ethnic, and gender populations in civilian and military spheres. My work spans across a wide range of issues to include anxiety, depression, adjustment to life transitions, prenatal education, postnatal depression in women, postpartum depression in men, parenting concerns, relocations, deployment, family-of-origin interference, interracial marriage and family concerns, incest survivor, grief and loss, social phobia, infidelity, communication issues, parent and adult-child estrangement, and self-esteem. My integrative approach includes, but is not limited to, Adlerian theoretical approach which emphasizes “Encouragement” toward the enhancement of your human experience and success! I employ Solution-Focused therapy to guide us in searching for solutions. I also use Interpersonal Psychotherapy for improving and developing relationships as well as neurologically informed CBT techniques toward the goal of rewiring the anxious, worried, and panicked brain. Again, I look forward to connecting with and walking alongside you as you create new joys and wellness in your life! Dr. Lisa Clarke Specialties Coaching Stress, Anxiety Depression LGBTQIA+ Narcissistic Abuse Narcissism Life Transitions Prenatal concerns Postpartum Depression (women) Postnatal Depression (men) Self-Confidence and Personal Development Also experienced in: Coaching using the Louise Hay philosophy (Certified) Clinical Approaches: Integrative Neurologically Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Solution Focused Therapy Interpersonal Psychotherapy Adlerian Therapy Motivational Interviewing

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Lisa Omori

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Lisa Omori I have been a professional counselor for over 25 years, practicing in Colorado and Idaho. I graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with my Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and Education and received my Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education from the University of Colorado at Denver. I enjoy counseling adults of all ages as well as older teens. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is essential along with creating a counseling environment which is friendly, safe and non-judgemental. I enjoy incorporating the expressive arts into my counseling work in order to encourage communication and creative thinking. As a certified yoga instructor, I also appreciate the connection of mind and body and believe that most clients can benefit from learning to breathe, practicing mindfulness techniques and movement.

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Charles Whipple

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteem
27 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Do you or your spouse have some characteristics of being a little narcissistic and maybe arecontrolling and performance orientated? We should talk , you can lose so much. I have been a licensed Therapist in Idaho since 1993 with now a few years of professional work experience. Mostly, though I will claim that most of my experience is just simply navigating through life. Proverbs 16:9 says A man's (or woman's) heart plans his/her way, but the Lord directs his/her steps. I believe some of these "steps" may seem painful at times, but the Lord can transform our thoughts and those old destructive patterns of coping into a beautiful new way of looking at life. How we relate or attempt to simply love other people in our lives often started off as good traits but now seem to be causing us and others problems. I have been to a good bible school as will as received degrees from non-biblical intuitions. While I hope I can help you shed a different light on your tough life issues, I know I can speak truth with love with out fear of judgement. Good Job for being bold for even considering counseling at this point, ( it can't hurt) and might even save your relationships and save you from you. I do realize change is hard, but to continue in our old patterns is also very difficult and probably with higher destructive consequences I look forward to working with you. Greg

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Stephanie Meeks

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemBipolar disorder
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Idaho with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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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Amanda Russell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Idaho with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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Jodie Hommer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemCoping with life changes
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Washington and Idaho with 17 years of professional work experience. I am a Christian therapist and I can provide counseling from a faith-based perspective for clients interested in including their faith in sessions. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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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Jenna Plouffe

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefCoping with life changes
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am a licensed therapist in Montana with 8 years of professional work experience, briefly within an outpatient setting with a variety of client needs, although the majority of my experience has been with elementary school children within a school setting, along with working with their families . I have experience in supporting clients with family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem and confidence development. I also have experience working with families through specific life changes and the surrounding challenges that arise as those changes progress. I am in the process of earning a certificate in grief counseling, in addition to my LCPC licensure. I additionally have specific interest in supporting those struggling with addiction and trauma. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming a variety of life challenges. 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. For the time being, I am happy to engage in messaging in addition to video and phone chat to supplement, or in replacement, for those who are more comfortable doing so. I have additional time in the evenings to do so. I am excited to speak with you!

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Katie McIntyre

Clinical therapist offering therapy in ID
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Gooding

Finding the best therapist close by in Gooding can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Gooding that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Gooding. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Gooding, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Gooding region and in the state of Idaho. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Gooding or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Gooding area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Gooding therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Gooding, elsewhere in Gooding, or in the greater state of Idaho.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Gooding area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Gooding therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Gooding due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Gooding may not take health insurance, some in the state of Idaho may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Idaho you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Gooding online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Gooding, Idaho working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Gooding psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Gooding above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Gooding helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Gooding therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Gooding therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Gooding?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Gooding therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Gooding therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Gooding therapy is having an understanding, 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 Gooding 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in ID, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 83330 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Gooding counselor?

Before seeing your Gooding therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Gooding.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice from a therapist. A Gooding licensed clinical social worker 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 with a Gooding counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Gooding, Idaho can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Gooding has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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