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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, MA, PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

Who am I? My name is Dr. Damaris Conrad and I have been in practice as a licensed Marriage, Family Psychotherapist for the past 24 years. I hold licenses as an MFT in California and in Idaho, and Clinical Supervision certification. I also teach online in Masters/ Doctoral programs for CACREP Therapy program in Higher Ed and have been teaching for well over 20 years. I have been married to the same man for 41 years and I will be the first one to admit that marriage is one of the toughest relationships you can commit to. We have walked through many hills an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 23

Hi I'm so happy that you reached out for help. My name is Michele Roeder. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have 23 years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples in person-to-person office settings. This is my second year of working with people online and I'm looking forward to helping people, like you, who may not be able to go to an office during the pandemic. If you haven't already, please feel free to read more about my background, education, experience, and counseling approach by clicking on my name on this page. I gen...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I have been a therapist for 25 years and I feel that people know what's best and what they want for themselves. Many times they don't know how to get there though and need help, support and confidence in themselves to find their way. There are so many variables that get in the way including various forms of abuse, mental health issues, family issues, drug/alcohol addiction and abuse to name a few. I love to help clients work through their issues, restore confidence in themselves and look forward to their future! I am more of a client centered therapist and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

ABOUT ME Hello, Welcome, and Thanks for contacting me! It takes courage to reach out for support and embark on your quest of self-discovery, change, and healing, but I am glad you did. My name is Steve Valente, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado and Idaho. I have been a social worker for 27 years, and I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 14 years. I graduated in 2007 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan with my Master’s Degree in Social Work and in 1994 from Michigan State University with my BS in Psychology. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

My name is David Rice and I want to first say that because you are here you are already on the path to healing. My profession as a therapist is one that I take very seriously because I know that people are valuable, their lives are precious, and joy and contentment should be in each and every one of us. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor located in Idaho. I have twenty years experience providing clinical support to a diverse population over that amount of time. In 2001 I earned my Master's degree in Clinical Counseling from Adams State University, Al...

This is Jeanie Shade's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CECP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed clinical social worker/therapist licensed in the states of Idaho and Montana with over 6 years of experience. The majority of my experience has been within a hospital setting for adults and adolescents with severe mental health issues. I have seen firsthand the incredible change that often occurs with a person given the opportunity to tell his/her/their story, be genuinely listened to, and be guided to the innate wisdom to wellness that already resides within. For the last two years, I have also been leading a group at my local library to teach m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience working with clients needing support with depression and anxiety, I focus on different aspects of self-esteem including shyness, lack of confidence and, fear of social interactions. I also work with issues in career development and building leadership skills for personal development. My therapeutic interventions include evidence-based modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused interventions. We will develop goals together in a warm, confidential, and support...

This is Angela Scheres's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,SUDP,MHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a therapist dually licensed in Washington State to provide diagnostic and counseling services for mental health and substance use disorders (LMHC, SUDP, MHP), and licensed in Idaho to provide diagnostic and counseling services (LCPC). I have over four years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients that experience numerous mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, all substance use disorders (e.g. alcohol, stimulants, opioids, etc.), is...

This is Susan DeHaan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I'm a LIcensed Clinical Social Worker with over thirty years experience working in a variety of counseling settings and hospitals with adults, children and families who are experiencing a wide range of issues and problems. During our first meeting, you can expect a brief review of information you've already provided about your personal history and current circumstances and to discuss your reasons for seeking counseling along with the goals you'd like to achieve (if known). Based on the information you provide, we'll develope an agreed upon strategy for obtaining ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Idaho with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & intimacy related issues. 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.

This is Tashinika Crowley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Dr. Tashinika Crowley and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Mississippi. I have over 7 years of experience in working with adults, adolescents, and the prison population. I received my PhD in Social Work from Jackson State University in 2020, and my Master's in Counseling from Mississippi College in 2013. I truly believe in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy because I believe that if a person can change the way that they think, this can change the way that they behave. I have used this approach with many of my clients and have had ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

To be human is to struggle. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I am here to assist you on your journey to meaningful change; whether that entails emotional support during a difficult time in your life, navigating mental illness, communicating effectively with others, or simply ready to take your life in a new direction. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and certified in the state of Idaho as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I place special significance on the therapeutic relationship by offe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I am licensed in Idaho with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & 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 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 - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Idaho with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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.

This is Kathleen Heiskell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

What weird times we live in. Congratulations on taking a step toward advocating for yourself. I hope this brief about myself helps you in making your decision with working together. We will work to find or reclaim what is important to you. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Montana, practicing since 2018. I use a solution focused therapy approach to help strengthen the courage and confidence of others and their responsibility toward change. I will remain open and kind while being curious about you, your story, where you come from, who you i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Idaho with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, & compassion fatigue. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 44

Just a little information about me. I have been helping people to live the life they want for 44 years. I am licensed in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming as a licensed clinical social worker. I have specialized in life transition (divorce, career change, country change) and helping people (men and women) heal from trauma, depression and anxiety. I have worked for the military as well as with civilians in five states and one territory over the course of my career. I work in a directed and compassion manner and work to help you achieve your goals. I look forward to getting ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Idaho with 7 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. 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 - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Shantell Navarro, and I am a newly licensed professional counselor in Caldwell ID. I received my master's degree from Northwest Nazarene University in 2021 in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in grief and trauma. I have also received training in EMDR. I am currently specializing in eating disorders and also work often with clients experiencing a range of symptoms such as anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, and personality disorders. I enjoy using acceptance and commitment therapy as my main treatment modality, but I also like to incorporate various moda...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spirit Lake, Idaho (Spirit Lake, ID)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Florida and South Carolina with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also come from an integrative approach that utilizes modalities such as expressive arts, yoga, mindfulness, and ayurveda. My approach to therapy is to look at the whole person. 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 seeki...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Spirit Lake?

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 Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake or elsewhere in Kootenai or the state of Idaho.

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 Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Spirit Lake 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).


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 Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake, 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 Spirit Lake, ID, 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 83869 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 Spirit Lake:

83869

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.