Anxiety disorder is the most common mental health condition in the United States and affects over 40 million American adults every year. There are several kinds of anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and general anxiety disorder. There are licensed, experienced therapists in and around Munster who can help. 

Founded in the 1850s by the Potawatomi tribe, the town of Munster quickly became a place to settle for the French and the British. They have kept several original buildings from the past to preserve the town’s history. If you have an anxiety disorder, you may not have the energy or desire to visit any place, historic or otherwise. Talking to a Munster area therapist today can help. 

This is Morgan Ash's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

(KY, IN, & FL) I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Reiki Master. Over the last decade- I have had the honor of working with a wide variety of people making progress on improving their lives. I have always been so fascinated and amazed at the human ability to heal ourselves in the most unfortunate - and sometimes traumatic- circumstances. I currently own a group wellness center in Kentucky- and absolutely believe in a holistic approach toward healing our mind, body, and spirit. I currently specia...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to view my profile. My name is Faith and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana. I have been in the social services field for over 10 years. I have much experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, stress management, anger management, and relationship stressors. Anyone who knows me would describe me as highly empathic, compassionate, caring and committed to making a difference in the lives of others. I have experience in both roles of therapy, as therapist and client. I understan...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Indiana. I received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Christian Theological Seminary. I have had the opportunity to work in and gain knowledge from a diverse collection of settings that include elementary, middle and high school, hospital chaplaincy department, private practice and private agency working with families in the child welfare system. Each of these settings have provided me with hands on experience working wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi! My name is Debbie Vessels. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana. I earned my Bachelor's degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and my Master's from Indiana University/Purdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, IN. I have experience in many different settings such as inpatient, hospital, college, outpatient community health, private practice and hospice. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families on issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, substance abuse and difficulty adjusting to ch...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

"Every new day is another chance to change your life." I offer a collaborative and therapeutic counseling approach with my clients in order to help them work through their problems, discover their strengths, and work on meeting goals. I provide a nonjudgmental and respectful environment in order for my clients to feel safe in sharing their feelings and thoughts in each session. As a licensed mental health counselor, I have 7 years of experience in working with children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families with numerous types of issues such as depression, anxi...

This is Dr. Brandi Reynolds's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello and welcome to the Better Help community! First, I want to acknowledge that seeking help and talking about mental health can feel very uncomfortable. Congratulations on taking that first step by seeking out a provider on this site. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with my doctoral degree from Spalding University School of Professional Psychology. I have been providing individual and group therapy for 11 years to a variety of adult clients from diverse backgrounds with many different clinical concerns and mental health symptoms. The majority of my c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I’m glad you’re here. You are looking for a way to feel better, cope better, and you’re taking steps. Maybe I am the one to walk this path with you. My name is Brenda Truax and I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I’ve been serving individuals, couples, and families for 23 years. So many issues have been laid before me, and we always find a way to relieve some of the stress, doubts, and fears. You might be dealing with identity, depression, grief, anxiety, sexuality, relationships, trauma, parenting, or work issues. By using proven methods I can help yo...

This is Ryan Sommers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Indiana. I have worked in various environments including community mental health and university counseling services which has enabled me to counsel individuals on a variety of issues including grief & loss, depression, anxiety, ADHD, life transitions and relationship concerns. I believe that the role of a counselor is to meet someone where they are at, come along side of them and assist them in their journey, all of the time realizing that they are in control of their next steps. My job is to help...

This is Lindsey Wright's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 15

I have worked in a variety of settings and with a diverse group of people throughout my career. I look forward to meeting you and creating a plan that meets your specific needs. Most importantly, I look forward to working with you! I love the therapeutic process and working with others to reach their goals. I hope that I can be a part of your process. I recognize that it takes courage to take the first step, I am excited that you are open to this journey. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) working in Indiana for over fifteen years. I work with ado...

This is Jenelle Linden's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC (IN),LPC (MI),LCPC (IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I received an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College, Indiana, an MS in Education from Ohio University, and a BS in Education from Central Michigan University. I have worked with clients for over 9 years both in person and via TeleHealth. My experience has necessitated a mover from a behavior change model to a one that focuses on healing of psychological injury through a therapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR. This therapy has been found effective for a variety of symptoms, including but not limited to: post-trauma...

This is Katherine (Kate) Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

***I am currently accepting short-term, summer clients, meaning that I would be able to meet with you for 10 sessions or less during the summer. I work as a school counselor in addition to providing therapy via Better Help, and I am taking on extra clients for the summer break only. Hello! First of all, congratulations for taking the courageous step of considering counseling. For many of us, there are barriers that make us hesitant to seek treatment. You've had the courage to make it this far, and together, we can empower you to achieve your therapy goals and f...

This is Timothy Templin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Indiana and Michigan with over 20 years of experience working as a behavior analyst and counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, thought disorders and other problems. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral interventions where appropriate. I believe ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am a mental health therapist involved in individual, group, and crisis management counseling. My clinical orientation includes CBT, strengths-based, and solution-focused therapies while also understanding the systems leading clients to his office. My primary clinical interest area is working with individuals on the autism spectrum, in addition to working with people of color and student-athletes. I emphasize a strong bond and a safe place to talk with every client. Before moving to Minnesota and now Lafayette, I was born and raised in Saginaw and Flint, M...

This is Ashlie West's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Indiana. I have been providing mental health services for 14 years. I have worked with men and women with a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, ADHD, grief and loss, body image and relationship issues. I am open to meeting with individuals through the traditional BetterHelp platform, working with couples via the Regain platform and/or counseling persons via the Pride platform. I am able to meet people right where they are. I am an LGBTQIA+ ally. The community is near and dear to my heart. I have a great...

This is Arthur Hastings's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, 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 Ashland Wheat's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Indiana with over 7 years of experience working as a counselor and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, addictions, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines...

This is Jeffrey "Jeff" Klemann's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Indiana with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Depression, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Indiana with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, depression, & executive and professional coaching. 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 Theodore Swanson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, Deciding to enter therapy requires self-awareness and courage. Congratulations on taking this step! About me: I am licensed in Indiana with 5 years of professional work experience as at therapist, and an additional 3 years working in mental health. I enjoy working with clients struggling with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My therapeutic style can best be described as "laid bac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Munster, Indiana (Munster, IN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 23

I'm a licensed therapist in Missouri and Indiana. I have over 20 years of mental health experience. I have experience helping clients who have struggled with trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, motivation, parenting issues, stress and more. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I work with my clients to create a safe and open environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I assist clients in gaining an understanding of their experiences, and move from surviving to thriving. Taking the first step to sign up fo...

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

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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster 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 Munster, 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 Munster, 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 46321 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 Munster:

46321

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.