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Lindsay Bennett

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Indiana with seven years of post-graduate experience. I received both my Bachelors and Masters degrees from Indiana University and have more extensive training in motivational interviewing, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy as well as being a certified yoga instructor. My work-experience thus far has brought me to be most experienced in working with individuals who struggle with interpersonal traumas, abuse histories, PTSD, depression, anxiety and personality related disorders. Additionally, I am currently pursuing a PhD in social work with my research interest being complex-interpersonal trauma and the use of yoga in therapy settings. I believe my laid-back and compassionate personality reflect in my treatment approaches. I believe building a strong client-therapist relationship is essential in providing good therapy and take the time to develop this relationship. I commonly use interventions guided by cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness/grounding techniques. Treatment should fit each persons individual needs and I will work with you to develop goals and work to achieve them! Seeking therapy can be a vulnerable thing and I respect that in all seeking services. I look forward to helping bring positive outcomes from therapy into your life!

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Lisa Davis-Peck

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
40 years of experience as a mental health therapist

The services I offer with 40 years of experience are Individual, Couples/Marriage and Family therapy based on Christian principles. The focus in therapy is restoring Hope-Helping Other People Excel to reach their maximum potential in being free from toxic behaviors that keep him/her stuck in a negative life cycle. The good nature and intent of my service is to promote a safe haven to help people increase emotional regulation and spiritual healing (if requested) to the brokenness in their life from depression, anxiety, abuse, compulsions and low self worth (to name a few). My approach is to use evidence based practices, biblical principals and practical concepts to help people find emotional wellness in day to day situations. In addition, working together to map out healthy detours from life roadblocks and explore alternative options in order to reach favorable solutions. Specialties: PTSD, Trauma & Abuse; Depression, Anxiety & Stress; Relationship Issues and Self Esteem. Clinical Approach: Motivational Interviewing. Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Client Centered Therapy.

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LaChelle Barnett

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,LCAC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

NOTE: I don't currently have very many evening slots available . I am a licensed therapist with over 10 years experience. My undergraduate degree is in Sociology (University of Dayton) and my masters is in Social Work (Indiana University). I am almost done with my doctorate degree as well. I have specialties in the area of addictions and trauma. In addition I've worked with countless clients who suffer from a variety of mental health diagnosis, including depression, anxiety, PTSD, etc. I've worked with a wide range of families, ranging from those involved with the Department of Family Services to entrepreneurial wealthy married couples. I've been trained in ACT, CBT, DBT, EMDR, Seeking Safety, MRT, EFT and Batters Intervention. My work days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. I love working with those who are committed to becoming the best version of themselves but don't know how to do that or get overwhelmed with the process. I have a direct communication style. If you feel like you need a little push or more accountability as you get clear on your next steps and remove some of the barriers standing in your way I'm here to help. I also love to laugh. Life can be so challenging at times, so if you're up to having some fun as we do some hard work, I'd love to get to know you more. Take the first step. And let us do the rest together.

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Luqretia Stuckey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,CADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
19 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I began my experience working with individuals in families in 2003. I have the honor of working with all populations including children, adolescents, young adults, middle age adults, older adults and seniors. I am trained to look at situations in a holistic way, bringing people together with others & their communities. As a practitioner, I help individuals address personal & systemic barriers to optimal living. I'm determined to effect positive change with individuals, families, groups and entire communities. I have had the honor of helping individuals live with various mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, high risk psychiatric conditions and personality disorders. My mission it to help individuals & families conquer their personal journey of connecting with their best self through their challenges & truly be honest & genuine with themself as they navigate their life.

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Rashad Slate

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Counselor License Type(s): LMFT
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Rashad. I’m a 45 year old married African American male who was born in Chicago and currently lived in Indiana. I have worked in community mental health since 2004 beginning as a home health aid to developmentally challenged adults. I have also worked as a home based case manager with severe mentally ill patients and as an outpatient case manager. I have worked as a home based family therapist and have over the past 10 years worked as an addictions outpatient therapist. I have completed my bachelor’s degree in the field of human services in 2006 and my Master’s degree in Education Counseling with the focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. I have chosen to work in the field of addictions for over 15 years because I enjoy to see people grow and develop. I know and understand the impact that addiction has on individuals and families and proper treatment can improve the lives of the entire community.

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Dr. Romunda Valentine

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepression
26 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Indiana with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I utilize various treatment modalities (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma focused, etc.). 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 takes courage and your journey of healing begins now.

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Maya Bates

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesGriefDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed therapist in Indiana, with a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling and five years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with anxiety, depression, alcohol and drug addiction, and relationship issues. My counseling style is client-centered and empathetic. I'm here to listen and to help you talk about, think through, and process the situations that are causing difficulties and negatively affecting your emotional well-being. My intention is to offer you a safe, non-judgmental place where you can be open and honest about what you're experiencing and how you're feeling.

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Joseph Gerbofsky

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Indiana with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Kerri Fisher

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida and Indiana with 20 years of experience counseling children, adolescents, and adults. I have helped clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & depression; to name a few. My goal is for all of my clients to feel accepted, safe, and valued. I use a multitude of approaches that best fit individual needs for positive outcomes. Most importantly I want my clients to know that counseling is a partnership in learning to live well.

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Cheryl Bauer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefCoping with life changes
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Indiana and Michigan with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Laconia

Finding the best therapist close by in Laconia 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 Laconia 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 Laconia. 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 Laconia, 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 Laconia 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 Laconia 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 Laconia area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Laconia 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 Laconia, elsewhere in Harrison, or in the greater state of Indiana.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Laconia 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 Laconia 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 Laconia 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in Laconia, 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 Laconia psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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 therapist, including the therapists in Laconia 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 Laconia 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 with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Laconia 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Laconia 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 in Laconia?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Laconia 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.

Laconia 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 Laconia 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 Laconia 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 47135 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 Laconia counselor?

Before seeing your Laconia 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 Laconia.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 Laconia 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 Laconia 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 with a therapist 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 therapist 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 Laconia, 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.

Laconia 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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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