Life in a small town can be full of pleasures. Little traffic, friendly people, and beautiful scenery does a lot for making living stress free. The people of Griffith Indiana enjoy some of these pleasures. But not everyone is enjoying them as much as they can be due to mental wellness issues.

If you find you aren't living your life as well as it can be lived because of your struggles with anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, or mental health disorders, please contact a Griffith-area therapist today. They will be able to assess your needs and provide the support necessary to enjoy life again.

This is Gary Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Gary. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been in the field for more than 15 years. I am an associate faculty member with a major, nationally accredited university in Indiana. I have years of experience working with the LGBT community. My main focus of counseling has been with individuals and families, focusing on helping the family and the individual cope better with each other. A great deal of my experience has been working with persons who identify at LGBT. I believe strongly in the strength of the person, and in doing so I wish to h...

This is Dr. Pamela Murphy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, 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 Lyn Cassin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello, my name is Lyn Cassin. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) in Indiana. I have worked in the mental health field since 2006 when I graduated with my BSW from Youngstown (Ohio) State University. I became a therapist once I obtained my MSW in 2012. The reason I became a therapist was to be able to help others who are struggling with the challenges of daily living. I've worked with adults who experience depression, anxiety, panic attacks, loss, abuse, addiction issues, and trauma survivors. My therapy approaches combine Cognitive Behavioral, Psyc...

This is Kayla Gladieux's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW/LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi my name is Kayla Gladieux, and I am a Licensed Clinical/Independent Social Worker (LCSW/LISW) in the states of Indiana and Ohio. I have been a Social Worker for seven years, with four years of counseling experience. I have experience working with people who are struggle with issues such as anxiety, depression, grief/loss, trauma, and life transitions. I’ve worked with Veterans, as well as individuals struggling with a life-altering diagnosis, and am trained in suicide prevention. My style uses warm understanding and trust to build a strong and collaborative ...

This is Megan Telgemeyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed mental health counselor in Indiana, and I have over 9 years of experience providing individual counseling. I have worked with clients experiencing many different issues, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, addiction, stress, and difficulty adjusting to life changes. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is the most important factor for counseling, so it is my goal to ensure my clients feel heard, understood, and know they have my support and care. Currently I can offer appointments Monday - Thursday, 9am - 5pm.

This is Jeanette Grissom's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LCAC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

I am an outpatient Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor Licensed in Indiana with over 36 years of experience providing a wide range of treatment services to non-inpatient and non-partial hospitalization hurting people. Individual Therapy and Group Psycho-Education Therapy have been the foundation of services I have provided. Additionally, I have worked with Trauma-Impacted people for many years. Overall health and wellness represent my counseling style. My counseling approach is solution focused integrating and incorporating mostly ...

This is Christine Priesol's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety
Years of Experience: 21

Hello.....My first degree is in nursing, where I worked as an RN for 12 years I worked for approximately 12 years, 10 of those years I worked as a psychiatric nurse, I then applied to Loyola University, where I obtained a Masters degree in social work. Subsequently I received my LCSW after 3 years. I worked for 12 years as a school social worker working with children ages 3-13. I then worked in a private practice for 6 years. I worked with adults with various conditions, including couples counseling. I look forward to working with you.

This is Susan Johnston's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT (California & Indiana),LMHC (Indiana)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Indiana, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Indiana, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I was a returning adult student and have been very fortunate to work as a team with individuals and families in office settings, residential and group homes, inpatient mental health care, intensive outpatient treatment, probation, and a college academic environment in my work experience and counselor training. What I learned is that many of us may want and/or need help sometimes. I ...

This is Kimberly Parkhill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, 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 Julia Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Indiana and North Carolina and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor with Indiana. Having over 20 years of experience and the last 10 years of experience working directly with active-duty service members and their families. I am able to bring to you a wealth of knowledge and experience that will better assist with working through the difficulties you are facing. My approach to counseling is supportive with a strong emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. I look forward to meeting with you and b...

This is Cheryl Ubelhor Kotyuk's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 40

Hello… I have been a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) for 25 years, working in social services for over 40 years. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University (1989) and a Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University (1997). Specialties include crisis intervention, anxiety, problem solving, relationships, grief, and life transitions. My therapy style is warm and interactive, client centered, with respect for all people that I encounter. If you feel ready to take the first steps in counseling, I am happy to help support ...

This is Sherry Franklin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker working in a hospital outpatient setting for 21 + years, helping individuals understand, accept and manage their specific mental health state. Individuals I have worked with range in age 21-100, the average age being 45-75. Prior to obtaining my Social Work Degree I worked in managerial positions with the United States Army overseas, the City Parks and Recreation Department, American Trans Air and several Misc. positions while completing both my BA and MA degrees. These experiences help me relate in some way to a variety...

This is Arthur Hastings's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 45

I began working in the field at a VA Hospital Indiana psychiatric unit at the age of 18. My official first mental health job was at a psychiatric inpatient unit in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1977 when I was 22. From there I was hired at the local mental health center and worked the next 40 years. I was the manager of Inpatient services for 5 years, and then managed a rural satellite office in Indiana I began my private practice in the early 2000's with a psychiatrist until 2018 when the psychiatrist closed the practice. I retired in from my job of 40 years the sam...

This is Gayla Konanz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Indiana with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & anger management. 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.

This is Chandra Betts's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,MAEd
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Master Social Worker with a specialization in clinical practice. I have been a social worker for over 10 years and I have experience providing therapy services to individuals, groups, and families. I have worked with many people experiencing life transitions, coping with the effects of trauma, and who are living with grief and loss. I have also worked with many people who are survivors of domestic violence and other forms of abuse. In addition, I have extensive experience with helping people cope with stress and anxiety. Some counseling approaches...

This is Charles Butler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am a person who believes that each one of us holds an equal amount of worth as human beings and I work to convey that respect to each client. For over seven years I have worked in mental health and continue my journey as a life long learner while working to help those seeking comfort from outside resources. I have a background in trauma, depression, anxiety, anger management, conflict management, and other mental health symptoms that cause distress. I use an approach to therapy that focuses on a person’s goals, strengths, environmental resources, and self aware...

This is Aaron Starr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Indiana with over 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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.

This is Valerie Chang's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, 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!

This is Kelli Christian's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Indiana with 15 years of experience working in mental health. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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 Krista McKeethen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Griffith, Indiana (Griffith, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Indiana with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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 i...

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

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 Griffith 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 Griffith 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 Griffith or elsewhere in Lake 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 Griffith 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 Griffith 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 Griffith 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 Griffith 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 Griffith, 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 Griffith, 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 46319 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 Griffith:

46319

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.