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Lisa Simpson

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA, LMHC, LCAC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
12 years of experience

My passion is working with teens or adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, or the impact of having experienced trauma. These struggles can affect one or more areas of your life making it difficult to maintain healthy relationships, be your best at work, take care of responsibilities at home, and find joy in life. You may have difficulty trusting others, have sleep or eating disturbances, have difficulty concentrating, or loss of interest in things you used to enjoy. Pathways to Healing, LLC might just be the solution to helping you through these barriers that help you live your best life.

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Marissa Hancock

Offering therapy in IN
License: LMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issuesADHD
10 years of experience

Hi! I'm going to tell you a little bit about my background as I know choosing a counselor can be daunting. I am a licensed mental health counselor. I have an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Indiana University and a Master Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Louisville. I have served over the years an ethnically and culturally diverse population. I work with all ages in private practice regarding many different concerns anything from: severe mental illness, complex trauma, PTSD, struggling with life changes or direction, family related distress, Parenting and developmental concerns, and couples counseling to name a few. Over the past 5 years I have worked with students (K-12) in a school setting as well, tackling again many different concerns such as: ADHD, Autism, mood disorders, family concerns, bullying, LGBTQ+, depression, anxiety, and more. I practice trauma informed care in everything I do, as my background is in trauma treatment specifically. I am comfortable working with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders. I approach each and every client with dignity and respect. I am easy to talk to always with the goal to create a safe and non-judging environment. I want to meet clients where they are at presently and work at a pace that is comfortable for them towards their desired conclusion or goal(s). I know that trusting a stranger with your biggest struggles is a difficult thing to do. I firmly believe that a good relationship (therapeutic alliance) between the counselor and client is essential for a successful outcome. I work very hard to respect these truths and provide the help that is needed in a very authentic and genuine way.

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Emily McCall

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA, LMHC
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
26 years of experience

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 22 years of experience counseling primarily adults in the state of Indiana. I believe in the practice of "unconditional positive regard," meaning I will never be judgmental or shaming during my time with you. Instead, I will be sincere, engaging, supportive and encouraging you in your journey towards a better you. My experience in counseling includes those with Depression, Grief, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, ADHD, Relationship issues, Abuse (sexual and domestic), Shame-based Family of Origin issues, Co-Dependency, and Addictions. In therapy I use a blend of Adlerian and Cognitive Behavioral therapies, which focuses on how our thinking, feeling, and behavior can drive dysfunctional living, and conversely, how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be changed to produce a healthier, productive lifestyle. To that end, in addition to talk therapy, I use didactic, experiential, and the use of parables to help facilitate your progress. The use of "homework" I find keeps clients engaged in the therapy process while not in session. If you choose to work with me, together we will make a plan of treatment based on your goals for seeking treatment, and I will walk with you every step of the way. I am fully aware you have tried everything else before walking through the virtual door and I respect you for your courage in seeking help at this time.

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Shari Grizzle

Offering therapy in IN
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
8 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 7 years of experience working with children, teens, adults and end of life. I am licensed in Indiana, Georgia and Florida. I have extensive knowledge and experience using the following interventions; trauma focused CBT, CBT, dialectical behavior therapy, play therapy, solution focused and brief therapy. I believe in meeting you where you are at and building on your strengths. I enjoy teaching clients how thoughts, feelings and behaviors are connected and how to change those unwanted thoughts and behaviors while embracing the good in your life. I thoroughly enjoy working with individuals who have endured trauma, faced with depression, anxiety and PTSD. My favorite is behavior modification and management to correct the maladaptive "unwanted" behaviors displayed in individuals.

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Zachari George

Offering therapy in IN
License: LCSW
AddictionsParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
6 years of experience

I have over 12 years experience in behavioral health, with past assignments such as substance use groups, community based skills coaching, community mental health in an outpatient setting, court mandated treatment, and crisis work. I am a clinically licensed social worker. I believe healing comes in many forms, and from many sources. I am well versed in working with both urban and rural clients. My approach is practical, client-centered, and tailored for the individual with respect for individual beliefs and choices. I specialize in helping new clients and their families to identify and treat challenges associated with diagnosis, treatment, and navigating the system. Compassion, respect, and communication are at the heart of my treatment approach. You may also find me hosting the Practically Social channel on YouTube where we discuss therapy, self help and social issues.

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Leslie Hagedorn

Offering therapy in IN
License: LCSW,EMDR Therapist
AddictionsTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesParenting issuesADHD
8 years of experience

Hello. My name is Leslie Hagedorn. I want to thank you for considering selecting me as a provider to assist you in achieving your therapy goals and would be privileged to meet you where you at on your journey. I believe it takes a courageous individual to ask for help and acknowledge areas for growth and want to applaud and honor your decision to act for yourself and your loved ones. I am Licensed Clinical Social Work with the Indiana Professional Licensing Association, with six years, post graduate experience with providing direct therapeutic services I additionally have three years prior to completing graduate school as a direct service provider and three years of academic and supervised field experience in a Doctor of Clinical Psychology program. Supervised practice and education in doctoral program included intellectual and personality assessment. Education and experience in graduate school included a concentration on substance use and co-occurring disorders. As a clinician, I possess in-depth knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. I am trained in Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), dissociative pathology, the neuroscience of anxiety, and The Matrix Model for substance use disorders. I have expansive experience with the specialized populations of complex trauma, substance use disorders, process addictions, co-occurring disorders, and forensic populations. I have also served many clients suffering with a variety of anxiety disorders, personality disorders, delusional disorder, parents with young children, and adolescence. I am looking forward to using knowledge, training, and experiences to assist you in realizing the positive changes you desire for yourself and developing ways to cope with those things that seem to be holding you back.

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Amy Collins

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA,LMHC,NADD-CC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsGriefSelf esteemDepression
22 years of experience

I have been working in the community mental health field for more than 22 years now, and most recently have been working as a clinical supervisor for staff working with those on the autism spectrum or with intellectual disabilities. I have enjoyed the recent shift in our field towards virtual therapy - more than I thought I would, to be honest. My therapeutic approach is very person-centered. I will take your lead and adapt as needed, but I find I tend towards the more cognitive- behavioral approaches. More than anything, being a therapist has taught me that everyone has a story, we are all a work in progress, and there’s no such thing as “normal.” We all need help sometimes, and I would be happy to be that help, if I am able.

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Carrie Hauck

Offering therapy in IN
License: MA,LMHC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsParenting issuesDepression
11 years of experience

My ideal client is simply someone who is willing to do the often times difficult work of opening up, facing themselves and receiving feedback and support. I am a non-judgmental, open-minded and empathic individual by nature. I see people for their potential and their strengths and help them to see their own strengths too. I feel grateful every day that I have the opportunity to join alongside fellow humans and support them in their life journey. I hope you will let me in and allow me to be that support for you so that you can learn to love yourself the way you deserve.

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Amanda Moore

Offering therapy in IN
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemCoping with life changesADHD
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana with 3 years of professional work experience. I have worked in both a clinical and school setting as a mental health therapist, as well as, and academic and career counselor. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of topics including stress and anxiety, anger management, depression, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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 is my goal to partner with my clients to reach their therapy goals. I utilize a variety of treatment approaches including person-centered, solution-focused, and cognitive behavioral therapy. 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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Betsy Love

Offering therapy in IN
Relationship issuesGriefParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana and Michigan with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

How to find counseling in Medaryville

Finding the best therapist close by in Medaryville 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 Medaryville. 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 Medaryville, 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville, elsewhere in Pulaski, 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 Medaryville area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville, 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 47957 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville 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 Medaryville, 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.

Medaryville 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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