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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Katelyn Hunter and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana. I graduated in 2016 from the University of Indianapolis with my Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. I specialize in working with young adults who struggle with anxiety, panic, and OCD, as well as those suffering from sexual trauma, and low self-esteem. I enjoy helping people overcome their fears, gain confidence, manage their emotions, learn to cope with uncertainty, and accomplish their goals. I take an integrated approach using Cognitive Behavioral Thera...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, my name is Kimberly Brownridge and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have a MA in Professional Counseling and MS in General Psychology. I LOVE working with couples fighting to strengthen their relationship/marriage. I have experience working with clients navigating the single life, in relationships, pre-marital, and marriage counseling. I am also experienced dealing with depression and trying new ways to help manage symptoms and learning new coping skills. I also counsel in other areas including wom...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,She/Her
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Christina and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My bachelor's degree is in psychology from Purdue University (Boiler up!). After undergrad I moved to Illinois to attend Loyola University Chicago where I received my master's in social work. Over the years I have provided individual and group therapy in a variety of settings, including hospitals, outpatient, and virtually. My aim as your therapist is to foster an environment where you feel comfortable sharing your thoughts, feelings, dreams, struggles, and successes. We will work to identify ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,MT-BC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am a therapist with 9 years of experience in mental health, and 3 years of strictly counseling experience. In addition to obtaining my LMHC in Indiana, I am also a board-certified music therapist. While I have a wide range of experience, in recent years my work has focused on acute mental health, and individuals with trauma. I have worked extensively with families who struggle to communicate well, and have also worked with individuals who struggle with anxiety and/or depression and use substances to cope. While I tend to take a primarily cognitive-beh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Indiana with 20 years of experience. I have worked with people of all ages challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and PTSD. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as I believe it is the safest and effective model for Tele-Therapy. I also have training and experience working with people from other countries and cultures. When working with clients it is important to make the therapy experience genuine, positive, respectful, and safe. I believe that you have many strengths that will assist you in your th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I already know that you are motivated for a better life and a better "YOU" because you have taken that first courageous step toward making change through therapy. I hope you will allow me to join you in your journey. My name is Lisa Hare and I have been providing therapy as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for over 12 years in a variety of settings including outpatient community mental health, hospital crisis intervention, and school-based counseling. I am based in Tennessee and licensed in nine other states. I have experience working with all ages and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Indiana with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 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 - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

It may not feel like it yet, but even through taking these steps, you are making progress! Steady progress is what I work with individuals to achieve through several treatment methods. The approaches that we use may be different for each person, but my hope for each client is that they reach three things: a sense of understanding, a route to self-acceptance/inner peace, and productivity toward reaching their deepest desires. I am a licensed mental health therapist in Kentucky and Indiana. I was born and raised in a city-setting (Louisville, KY), but spent time ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 28

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Indiana with 28 years of professional work experience. 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 - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 26

Hi, I'm glad you're looking here, good job. I am licensed in Indiana with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in addictions, medical issues, end of life issues, aging, career changes, personal development and seeking meaning, loss of faith and spiritual trauma. I'm ready to believe you. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Your privacy is sacred to me. Taking the first step to seeking help during a hard time, takes a lot of resolve. Congratulations ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CADAC IV,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hey! I think you're a great human! I'm here to caringly though firmly remind you of such each session! Because you matter! My name is Les and I want to help you with whatever situation you're facing. We all need help once in a while and sometimes, often times, admitting we're in need is the hardest part. If you've made it this far into my profile then you're past the biggest hurtle. Let me help you with the rest. Everyone deserves respect and validation. I pride myself on being a provider and a person who supports everyone in the way they wish to be supported. F...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of Experience: 40

I have 40 years of treatment of Substance Abuse, Mental health, and Employee Assistance Programs. I consider myself a generalist and see a wide range of people problems and organizational efforts. I specialize in EAP as a way of being able to identify problems possibly identifying earlier intervention. I see Perfectionism as a big problem, along with Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, Relationship issues, Sports improvement, and the list goes on. I am able to get to know my clients and provide insightful assistance. Sometimes the process of counseling is fairly ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 50

I am licensed in Indiana with 50 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 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 - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Indiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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. 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 - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! I am Hana and I have been in the professional field for 6 years. I enjoy working with people and utilize strengths based perspective. I treat everyone with respect and compassion. I have work with people on anxiety, depression, trauma, social anxiety, LGBTQ, grief and life skills. I look forward to working with you!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Indiana with over 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with grief and loss, anger management, and feelings of inadequacy, low self esteem or a lack of self worth. I believe you are the expert of your story and should be the captain of your therapy team. You may not realize it but 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 towar...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Indiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Indiana with 40 years of professional work experience. I've enjoyed providing counseling, consultation, and psychotherapy to adult individuals and couples throughout my career. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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 m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Altona, Indiana (Altona, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Indiana with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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!

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

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 Altona 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 Altona 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 Altona or elsewhere in DeKalb 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 Altona 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 Altona 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 Altona 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 Altona 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 Altona, 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 Altona, 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 46738 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 Altona:

46738

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.