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Roy Payne

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

I love working in a profession that redeems pain and unlocks untold possibilities. I am humbled to be a part of a journey that brings hope and future to those who seek it. I am a graduate of the Marriage and Family therapy program at Liberty University and I am currently pursuing a Doctorate in Marriage and Family therapy, specializing in couples. As a licensed Marriage and Family therapist, the bulk of my practice is with couples and individuals struggling to manage healthy relationships. However, I have experience working with Adolescents (14-18) and Adults on a broad range of issues including depression, trauma, anxiety, parenting issues, blended families, marital conflicts, relationship issues, premarital counseling, and divorce recovery. I have additional interests in healthy sexuality and cultural identity issues.

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Dr. Ann Moore

Offering therapy in IN
License: PhD,HSPP
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience

Hello! My name is Dr. Ann R. Moore and I am a licensed psychologist who specializes in working with late-stage adolescents and young adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression and other social/emotional problems stemming from difficult life transitions. I also work as a parent coach to enhance family dynamics and functioning. I was trained as a cognitive behaviorist who works to provide a warm and supportive environment for people wanting to develop new patterns of behavior and improve their daily experience and relationships with others. I have a specialization in positive psychology and utilize techniques from this tradition to help people harness their inner strengths and natural resiliencies to improve their overall well-being and life satisfaction. I offer a warm and compassionate space for people to explore their life, gain insight into their behavior patterns, and gain the valuable skills needed to create happier and more satisfying lives. I earned my doctorate in School Psychology from Indiana University in 1993. Since then I have worked as an outpatient therapist, a behavioral consultant and provided parenting advice to many. I am the proud mother of 4 young adult children and believe my own parenting experience has greatly enhanced my professional understanding and given me greater empathy and understanding for the adolescents, young adults and parents I serve. I an excited to join the Better Help Team because it makes psychology accessible to everyone. Life today presents may challenges and it takes courage to seek help. I would be honored to assist you in your journey toward a healthier and happier life.

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Skip Beyer

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA LMHC
Trauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
19 years of experience

I am a mental health counselor licensed in the state of Indiana. *Specialties are adult trauma * addiction* addiction related to divorce recovery and infidelity. * beginning recovery from alcohol or drugs. *men’s recovery from sex/porn addiction * Former Celebrate Recovery Leader.*Mentor for those going through the conquer series.*Christian 12 step recovery *pre-marital assessment/pre marital counseling.*men’s infidelity recovery. * I look for your strengths and not your weaknesses. * My strengths are: empathy, compassion, and listening skills. I offer a combination of clinical and spiritual therapy if so desired. * My approach: narrative therapy; CBT; Empty chair; applied scripture if desired. * I adapt my treatment plan to your specific needs.* If you struggle with work/home/relationship issues. give yourself an opportunity to work through them. * I encourage you to begin your healing journey. * Life changes are possible if you take time to heal.

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Dr. Johnnie (John) Terrell

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
40 years of experience

I am a licensed psychologist in Indiana, Kentucky, and Florida. I have 38 years of experience in working with individuals and families. During my career, I have been the director of hospital units and operated private practices in three states. I have experience in working with individuals from basically all walks of life. I have assisted individuals who have struggled with depression, anxiety, grief and loss issues, trauma, career issues, OCD, ADHD, emotional abuse, and a variety of other trying and difficult life challenges. I have found that life is sometimes very tough and challenging no matter who we are or where we are on life’s journey. The core of my therapy style consists of two combined words: “grace/acceptance.” I believe that everyone deserves to be treated with the utmost kindness, acceptance, and care by someone who is safe. My life goal, not only as a psychologist but also as a human being, is to treat every person with grace and kindness. A huge aspect of my style is patience and listening. From a clinical standpoint, I would probably best be described as interpersonal and compassionate in approach. I also use cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and rational-emotive strategies and thoughts to assist in the therapeutic process. Additionally, I incorporate a host of other thoughts and strategies that I have gleaned from both secular and non-secular writers over the years. My goal is always to treat everyone as a person with differing needs, thoughts, feelings, goals, and struggles. I do not believe that one technique, strategy, or approach fits all. I am constantly learning and trying to improve so that I can better myself and others. My approach is as a professional and human who has experienced a host of challenges and struggles himself. My thrust is to help each person realize that there is hope, even if they currently feel hopeless and at wits end. Again, all of these techniques are woven into a package that I like to term as a grace (favoring whether one believes that they deserve it or not) or acceptance-oriented approach. For many individuals, it is difficult to step out and seek help; and I understand that, because I am human and have practiced in the field of psychology for more than three decades. I think that the question that often comes to our minds as we take such a risk has to do with safety, that is, will the person I talk to be safe and not judge, criticize, or think poorly of me. My goal initially is to answer that question and continue to answer it via my behaviors and comments with, “No, I will strive to make this a safe and beneficial experience for you. I will treat you with acceptance and grace in the same way that I want to be treated.” Please let me know if I can be of assistance to you. If not, please continue to search for someone that you believe can be of help to you. If you are struggling, please don’t go it alone!

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Cynthia Branham

Offering therapy in IN
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
26 years of experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years helping others find new tools to live better. My experience include providing help for individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma and addiction. Training in CBT, DBT and client-centered therapy as well as substance use incorporate many ways to help people make changes that support growth. This step is hard and I believe that once you take the step to work on yourself, you are halfway there. As a therapist, I am open and sensitive as well as a good listener. I collaborate with my client's to develop goals for treatment that implement evidence based treatments that support growth and progress. I am here and ready to help. I look forward to meeting you and ready to help.

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Vikki Ratcliff

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changesCoaching
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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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Leslie(Diane) Armiger

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesBipolar disorderDepressionADHD
30 years of experience

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Indiana with 30 years of professional work experience with all ages in a variety of settings. I have experience in helping clients with relationships, co-dependency, stress and anxiety, mood dysregulation, OCD, skin picking and hairpulling, weight loss, bipolar disorder, & depression. Therapy and self growth are often about timing . I offer a caring committed approach to help you at this time in your life. I like to use a variety of methods to help you depending on what you are experiencing, your needs and resources. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will listen to what you want to get out of therapy and stay on course to help you attain that. 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 along the way!

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Rebekah Hesse

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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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Anne (Annie) Harton

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflicts
9 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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.

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Madison Knowles

Offering therapy in IN
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemBipolar disorder
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

How to find counseling in Gaston

Finding the best therapist close by in Gaston 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Gaston. 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 Gaston, 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. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Gaston or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified 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 Gaston 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 Gaston, elsewhere in Delaware, 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 Gaston area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Gaston 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 Gaston 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 Gaston 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 BetterHelp or clinicians 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 Gaston, 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 as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

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, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Gaston 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 Gaston helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Gaston 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 Gaston 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 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.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Gaston 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 lot of people in IN, providers 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 47342 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Gaston counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist 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. A Gaston licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

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

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

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Gaston, 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.

Gaston 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

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

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

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

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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