Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of experience: 25

Hello, Steve here- this is our first contact, as I write to give you a sense of me as a counselor and fellow human being. I grew up as a person that people were naturally drawn to talk to and was always interested in the human experience, in all of its many facets. I found one of the top ranked counseling programs in the nation at Idaho State University and received a Master of Mental Health Counseling degree and state license in 1994. I have worked with a wide range of challenging issues that come with life throughout the age-range. My approach has always been to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with several years of experience working in clinical psychology settings, ranging from an inpatient psychiatric hospital to a women's residential substance use disorder treatment program. I have worked with toddlers, children, adolescents, adults, military, and geriatric populations in individual therapy, personality testing, and neurocognitive assessments. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, addiction, trauma, eating disorders, social anxiety, mood disorders,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 25

Your sessions will be safe, and within a supportive environment where you explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a non-judgmental setting. It is your space to feel understood, and validated which creates a sense of emotional safety and encourages you to be open, and consider the deeper questions we discuss about your life. There will be opportunities for you to discuss anxiety, stress, depressive feelings, grief and loss, life transitions, professional/career issues, life changes, trauma, and relationship issues (personal/professional).

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

I am a professional counselor, licensed in the state of Idaho and has been in the mental health field for the past 10 years, starting as a community based specialist, working my way up to counselor. I graduated from Grand Canyon University with an emphasis in trauma in 2019. I identify as a cognitive behavioral therapist, but I utilize other techniques such as mindfulness, acceptance theory, solution focused, person centered, and motivational interviewing. I am a mother of two boys that have mental health diagnosis and there are many people in my life that ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Alaska and Idaho with over 10 years of professional clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with addictions, & 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Welcome, I am so glad you are here! I am a trauma-informed counselor who understands the impact trauma can have on your mental health and wellbeing. I have a deep passion for helping people heal from their past experiences, and my approach is grounded in safety, empathy, and genuineness. In addition to trauma-informed care, I am passionate about working with individuals experiencing grief and loss, faith expansions and faith transitions, terminal or chronic health conditions, attachment related trauma, and those struggling to find purpose and meaning in life. Th...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

Thank you for taking the time to check out my profile. I am Tanya Barnes, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Idaho. I have been practicing as a therapist for the past six years with diverse clients in the community and government sector. I approach clients from a humanistic, existential, and strength-based perspective designed to facilitate the creation and development of personal insight along with strategies to obtain your counseling goals. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 19

I am licensed in Idaho with 18 years of professional work experience. Choosing to seek help and finding the right fit with a therapist can feel overwhelming. I adhere to a personal philosophy that therapy isn’t a “one size fits all” approach. Every person is unique with their own experiences, struggles, and needs, and I feel it’s very important to tailor a treatment plan and goals that are specific to each individual I work with. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, anger management & motiv...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Inner peace is something that many of us seek, but sometimes we feel stuck in unhealthy patterns of thinking and behavior (that’s often handed to us early on) that make life feel challenging. Building awareness of our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors can open the doorway to practicing new ways of being in the world that cultivates inner peace. This is the journey that I seek to help others on. I especially enjoy working with those seeking to cultivate healthy relationships with themselves and others, those going through spiritual transitions and healing religious...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 18

I firmly believe that connecting with clients on a deep level and truly understanding their perspective is the cornerstone of effective support. My passion lies in illuminating the path for others along their personal journey, empowering them to heal and thrive. My professional background encompasses a diverse range of settings, including addiction treatment centers, in-patient psychiatric care, medical social work, crisis intervention, hospice care, and business, personal, and life coaching. Recognizing the pervasive role of trauma in many of these challenges, I ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Idaho with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Hello and nice to meet you! My name is Hollie Fisher, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Idaho. My clinical approach is using cognitive behavioral therapy, focusing on the present in order to move to the future. My very basic approach is my belief that true healing occurs within relationships. We will establish a professional relationship built on trust, honesty and compassion. My professional background centers around 28 years working in the education setting: as a high school teacher for 26 years, an assistant principal, and final...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I have been practicing for 8 years and approach therapy from a trauma focused standpoint. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Hello! It’s good for meet you! A little about me, I am licensed in Idaho, and I have worked in the medical and mental health field for most of my working life. I have 7 years of professional work experience in the mental health field and about 20 years in medical and mental health combined. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, relationship as well as socialization issues, trauma, abuse, motivation, self esteem, weight loss, and self-confidence as well as many other areas. I work with clients of all ages, faith-based or non-religious backgroun...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 38

For over 40 years, I have been serving clients and my community in both California and -- more recently -- Idaho as a psychotherapist, radio talk-show host, college instructor, career and workplace consultant, aging counselor, and child development expert. ​ Being able to recognize the patterns, pain, and issues that prevent people from living healthy lives is an essential skill for any therapist. In my twelve years of academic training and forty years of clinical work, I have fine-tuned this skill and gained a wealth of experience to help my clients achieve lasti...

How To Find Counseling Montpelier

Finding the best therapist close by in Montpelier can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Montpelier 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Montpelier. 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 Montpelier, 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, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Montpelier or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Montpelier counselors 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 Montpelier area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Montpelier
  • DBT in Montpelier
  • Substance use therapy in Montpelier
  • Couples therapy in Montpelier

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Montpelier, 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 Montpelier, elsewhere in Bear Lake, or in the greater state of Idaho.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Montpelier 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 Montpelier 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 in Montpelier: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Montpelier: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Montpelier: $100
  • Therapy in Montpelier: $80

While many psychologists in Montpelier may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Montpelier and elsewhere throughout the state of Idaho you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Montpelier, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Montpelier above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Montpelier 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Montpelier helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Montpelier 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:

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 Montpelier therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 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 Montpelier counselor 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 almost one million people in Montpelier, ID, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 83254 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Montpelier can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Montpelier Counselor? 

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist 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 counselors and 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. A Montpelier 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 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy 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 professional 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 Montpelier, 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.

Montpelier has many professionals 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. In Montpelier, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

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.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 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 with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Montpelier.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Montpelier:

83254