This is Dr. Pamela Murphy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, OCD, parenting stressors, relationship issues and ADHD. I also have experience working with substance abuse issues and trauma. I have previously worked for the Department of Corrections and the Department of Human Services as a Psychologist in highly structured settings. Currently, I work with clients in all age ranges in an outpatient setting. My therapy approach is warm and inviting. I hope to cr...

This is Monique Franklin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to read my profile and for seeking help as you progress through this time in your life. A little about me, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Arizona, Indiana, Illinois and New Jersey. I have 6 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with many different people with many different concerns. I have aided in progress with individuals that are depressed, anxious and having a hard time adjusting or have experienced severe trauma. My hope is for every client to feel heard and welcomed. My sty...

This is Andrew Robbins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi there! I'm Andrew (he/him/his). Since 2013, I have been practicing with children and adolescents mainly, which does include working with the families of my clients, lending me experience working with adults, couples, parents, individuals, and families. With my main focus being on children and adolescents, I have developed great experience working with individuals and families dealing with depression, anxiety, phase of life stressors, substance abuse, career and goal setting. My main theoretical approach to therapy is client centered, meaning you are in con...

This is Nancy Martinez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with dual master's degrees in psychology and social work. I have been in the mental health field since 1993 and have experience working with clients dealing with several issues including depression, anxiety, medical/health issues, social issues, family, relationship and parenting challenges, military and veteran issues, and trauma (including abuse and neglect). My approach tends to be client centered and relaxed. I view the client-therapist relationship as a partnership where we walk together on this journey to discover th...

This is Patricia Mansfield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, M.Ed, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Indiana. I also have a MS in education and an MS in school counseling. My professional life consists of counseling adults in many different areas of mental/behavioral health and working with teens and young adults both in a school setting and in a behavioral health care setting. My past also consists of working with family relationships and parenting concerns. I have helped people with anxiety, depression, anger management, ADHD, phobias and career changes. My counseling techniques include cog...

This is Heather Martin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a counselor licensed in the state of Indiana with over 7 years experience in community mental health. I am experienced with both in-office and telemedicine (remote therapy with phone and video). I've encountered a wide range of people and pretty much worked with it all! My expertise is in depression, anxiety, and trauma. I also work with life transitions, relationship concerns, self-harm, identity difficulties, crises, grief, and self-esteem. I'm open to pretty much everything, as I've worked with the severely mentally ill, such as those out of the hospital ...

This is Kimberly Parkhill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Kim Parkhill, PhD, LCSW, LCAC. I have been a clinical provider since 2006. My career started out providing addictions care for women. I have extensive experience providing dual diagnosis care for both women and men at varying care levels. I also have extensive experience providing care to the veteran population. I specialize in combat trauma, comorbid mental health and substance use disorders, and reintegration issues. I have worked with families and with youth as well.

This is Qiana Paynter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lcsw,Csayc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), licensed in Indiana, New Jersey, and Virginia with over 10 years of experience working in multiple different capacities in the social work field including therapy and behavior management. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, anger management, self esteem/self love, and family conflict. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm, interactive and client focused. I believe in treating everyone with ...

This is Laura Lininger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 31

Hello! My name is Laura Lininger, LCSW. I attended Indiana University and got my BA in Psychology and then moved on to Tulane University in NOLA for my Masters in Social Work. I have worked for many years doing child and adolescent therapy and then later added working with adults to the services I provide. I believe my child and adolescent therapy background has been a great foundation for working with adults who are dealing with childhood trauma or family of origin issues. As for treatment approaches, I use Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behav...

This is Ashley Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Indiana with five years of experience in intensive outpatient programming and individual therapy. I have enjoyed working with anxiety, depression, trauma, motivation, self-esteem, intimacy issues, and LGBTQ+ community. My therapy style is warm and supportive while challenging you to explore deeper. I believe therapy needs to be as unique as you are. I’m always willing to explore those uncomfortable topics with respect to your values and boundaries. I use a mix of CBT, MI, and EMDR to create an individ...

This is Michelle McKinnie's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 10 years of counseling experience. I have extensive experience in providing assessment, clinical intervention, and consultation to a variety of populations. I have worked closely with each client to assure that receives the best possible care regardless of their age, sex, race, or religion. I have also provided therapeutic services for clients suffering from a gamut of defined disorders specifically depression and anxiety. In my work with client's I've helped work through other stressors (relationships, fa...

This is Lynnette Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,Lynnette Thomas
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 34

Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Lynnette and I applaud you for beginning this journey we call therapy. Whether you’re new to the therapy experience or you’ve been in therapy before, I am here to help you along your journey to wellness and wholeness. I have a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Chicago and 30+ years’ experience. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and have engaged individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, interpersonal and ...

This is Carly Heidenreich's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. My name is Carly Heidenreich and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Indiana. I have experience working with adults ranging in age from 18 to 75 struggling with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, negative self-talk, grief and loss, parenting issues, life changes, and a history of trauma. I use dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. I am looking forward to working with you and helping you on your journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Indiana with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Indiana with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & 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. 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 Natalie Jeffers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Indiana with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue 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 - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a therapist licensed in both Arkansas and Missouri with over 13 years of experience. My primary approach is CBT, though I will utilize multiple approaches depending on the best fit for the individual. I have worked with clients experiencing multiple issues, inlcuding anxiety, depression, OCD, sleep distress, relational distress and grief. Along with talk therapy, we will set short and long-term goals to work toward along with education on specific thoughts that are contributing to distress. Therapy is focused on you, and your needs, at your pace.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Indiana with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & bipolar disorder. 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 - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Indiana and Michigan with 9 years of professional, clinical work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self-esteem, depression, & bipolar disorder. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, Indiana (Albany, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Do you need a place to heal, an environment to explore making changes in life, relationships, or a career? Look no further, I am here to assist you on your journey. Let’s face it… We all go through hardships in life, and most seasons have their ups and downs. We were created perfect, but sometimes things go wrong, and our life experiences change us. Let me help you bring about lasting change in your life. Sometimes we need others to help evaluate ourselves and relationships, Together we can work through issues to establish stability, and set realistic achievabl...

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

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 Albany 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 Albany 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 Albany or elsewhere in Delaware or the state of Indiana.

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 Albany 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 Albany due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Indiana 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 Albany and elsewhere throughout the state of Indiana 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 Albany 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 Albany, 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 Albany, IN, 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 47320 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 Albany:

47320

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.