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Kelly Fischer

Offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LMHC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
26 years of experience as a therapist

I am a licensed mental health counselor licensed in Indiana with over 20 years of experience working as an individual and group counselor. I have worked with clients in a wide range of settings including outpatient therapy, residential care, forensic settings, and mandated clients. My work has primarily focused on helping individuals who are experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief / loss, and parenting problems. I am comfortable working with individuals who also present with autism, and / or cognitive delays. My counseling style is friendly, supportive, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I like to involve the client in the therapeutic process and in treatment decision-making. If we are working together, it is important to me that you know why we are working together, and what goals we plan to pursue during our time together. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I recognize the courage it takes to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life. If you are ready to take the first step towards those goals, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Christina Anderson

Offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LCSW,LCAC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience as a therapist

I have a Master's in Social Work with 15+ years of experience in the field of mental health and addictions. I am a licensed Clinical Social worker and an Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor. I offer evidenced based interventions in a supportive trauma informed environment that respects your experience. Therapy should feel like a supportive conversation that helps you and your family get your needs met. I have extensive experience working with clients ages 3-98. I am well versed in addressing addiction, mental health issues, family conflict, trauma, and life transitions. I have also worked in a variety of settings including community, school, hospital, homes, with crisis response teams, EMS, and specialty health care groups. I currently own my own private practice with in person and telehealth services. Please give me a call and we will spend some time talking about what you need and how to get you there.

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Kristi Strickland

Offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW, BCBA
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionADHD
3 years of experience as a therapist

Hello! Whether you are struggling with something significant or just needing a little extra support, I’m here to provide a safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental space for you to share your experiences as I help you navigate life’s circumstances. I received a Masters degree in Social Work in 2008 from Indiana University and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014 after attending The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, low self-esteem, mood instability, challenging irrational beliefs, anxiety, history of trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, depression, intellectual disabilities, life transitions, and family conflict. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. I believe in creating skills for effective coping mechanisms for overall wellness and life balance. I can collaborate with psychiatrists, primary care, social service agencies. I can interact with you in whatever manner you are most comfortable; including video, phone, and text.

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Charles Love

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
21 years of experience as a therapist

I am licensed in Indiana and Kentucky with 20 years of professional work experience. I have worked with a wide range of clients to ensure that their emotional and mental well-being are preserved and improved through the therapeutic process. We will work together in order to ensure that your needs are met and your story is respected and treated with care and compassion. I use humor to help us get through dialogue that can be difficult, but I will use all the tools we need to move you forward into a place of better emotional and mental health. We can do this together and I believe that you may have more of your own answers than you think waiting inside of you to be discovered.

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Krista McKeethen

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepression
9 years of experience as a therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Indiana with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, and anger management. 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. We might feel like we just don't have enough time, or that our limited resources aren't enough to make an impact. Take a deep breath and know that you are unlimited-with the right guidance, there is always more than enough time and resources available for us to create the life of our dreams. Let's get started!

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Robert Lugo

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemCareer difficultiesCompassion fatigue
16 years of experience as a therapist

I am licensed in Indiana with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I am certified in DBT and Mindfulness. 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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Barbara Baumgartner

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefAnger managementDepression
12 years of experience as a therapist

I am licensed in Indiana with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. 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. Building a therapeutic relationship built on trust is important to gaining the confidence that you need to walk through this process, learning new things about yourself along the way. Let’s do this together.

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Jean Cummings

Offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesAnger managementDepression
37 years of experience as a therapist

I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for more than 30 years. I have a BA in communications from Webster College and an MSW from St. Louis University, both located in St. Louis, MO. My work as a therapist has been in community mental health, in-patient psychiatry, addictions and in private practice. I also spent time as a behavior specialist for the Medicaid Waiver Program working with developmentally disabled people. My approach to therapy is typically client-centered. I use family systems, CBT, psychodynamic, motivational interviewing and other approaches in my work. I have been fortunate to have walked with hundreds of men, women and teens on their journey toward a more satisfying life, physically. psychologically and spiritually.

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Maureen Reel

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsGriefCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
25 years of experience as a therapist

I am a Clinical Social Worker in Indiana with 25 years of experience in healthcare and counseling. 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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Jason Adkins

Offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesDepression
23 years of experience as a therapist

Hi. How are you? Really, how are you? How is your health? Do you feel mentally and emotionally healthy? If you or someone you know is having a hard time with navigating relationships, managing depressed moods, fighting anxiety, overcoming loss, or if you are haunted by trauma from your past then we need to talk. More importantly, I will listen. As a trained and licensed psychotherapist, I am equipped to support you through your challenges and come out with tools and strategies to make a real difference in your life. You deserve a better life, a healthy one. I would love to partner with you to get there.

How to find counseling in Economy

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

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Economy. 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 Economy, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

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

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

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Economy 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 Economy due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

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

While many psychologists in Economy may not take health insurance, some 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 a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Indiana you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

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

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

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

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

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

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

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Economy 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 Economy therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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

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

Economy therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Economy 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 Economy therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in IN, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 47346 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Economy 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Economy.

Should I find a therapist 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 psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice from a therapist. A Economy licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy with a counselor can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health 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 Economy, Indiana 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.

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

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

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

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

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

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

47339, 47346

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