You wish that you could feel the same serenity that you once felt in life. In the past, you were able to more fully appreciate the bounty of nature that surrounds you and the beautiful community that you are a part of. When depression takes its toll on your mind, it becomes difficult to see things the same. You feel different than you did before and you may even be having trouble figuring out how to live your life with these issues plaguing you.

Going through these issues alone is not necessary, as there is help available to you. A Cheney-area counselor can assist you in finding the peace that you are seeking. A good counselor will act as a source of solace for you when you need it the most. Contact a counselor today in order to start the process of working through your depression issues.

This is Randee Olive's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Feeling better IS possible, let's start today! I am here to help YOU do just that. We will focus on your TODAY and work towards a future that includes a happier you. I have been a clinical therapist, and working with people just like you, for 13 years. I received both my bachelors and masters degrees in Social work and since obtaining my clinical license in social work, it has been my goal to lessen the stigma “mental illness” carries by providing compassionate care to everyone in need. I've worked with children, adults, families, and couples. I look forw...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC,RPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I believe everyone has a unique story and it is in sharing these stories that I can offer empathy and hope to my clients. I received my Masters of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling and my certification as a Play Therapist, and work extensively with adolescents, teens and young adults. My experience includes working with all ages and stages of divorce, co-parenting and step parenting relationships, grief and loss, anxiety, stress and depression, trauma, domestic violence and self harming behaviors. My work also includes assisting with behavioral, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S,LICDC-CS
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, and welcome :) I am Michele, an Ohio transplant originally from Pennsylvania. I graduated from John Carroll University in 2008 with an MA in Community Counseling. I am licensed in the state of Ohio as an Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor-- with a Counseling Supervisor designation. I also hold independent mental health counseling licenses in the states of Michigan, and Kansas. I have been providing counseling services since 2001 in a variety of settings including inpatient mental health, resi...

This is Katie Stevens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Therapy is a brave step! I am here to listen, support, help, and encourage you as we explore your needs and wants. Our goal will be to overcome roadblocks in your life and help you achieve your personal goals. I want this to be a valuable and beneficial experience for you. My approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. As a Social Worker our work will be very solution focused, although we may look at all aspects of your life in order to determine the roots of what is going on in your world. Originally from Nebraska, I have called the KC metro area home for 1...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, my name is Erin. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have experience in providing therapy with young adults, adults and older adults. My approach to the therapeutic relationship is to engage in meaningful conversation to learn more about my clients. The importance of a healthy, therapeutic relationship is vital. I have experience with various modalities of treatment and theoretical frameworks. I believe it is key to start where the client is and build the foundation. I am able to provide empathetic listening, advocacy and coaching as we work together to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, LPCC, NCC, MAC , ACS, CCTP,BH-TMC
Therapy Specialties: Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, Welcome to the Better Help Community. My name is Antoinette and I am a licensed professional counselor in Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Virginia, and Texas. I have been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. I have worked with individuals experiencing a variety of issues including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, marital concerns, women issues, workplace stressors, family conflict, and issues related to military families. I would describe my approach as goal-oriented, and client-centered. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello and welcome! My name is Monica Kale and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. Throughout my Social Work career I have had the privilege to work with individuals from all walks of life. I have experience working in crisis settings providing services to individuals with a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, suicidal ideations, self harm, grief/loss, relationship issues, life stressors, and life transitions. I have experience providing individual, group, and family therapy. I am EMDR Trained. I utilize v...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a clinical social worker in Kansas with over 10 years of experience. I have experience working with children and families in their homes on a multitude of challenges such as substance abuse, parenting issues, stress management, organizational issues, ADHD, and relationship problems. I also have experience working with the geriatric population with issues such as adjustment, loss of independence, depression and anxiety. My clinical approach is a combined approach of mostly solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapies. I present a relaxed environmen...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed in Texas with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, and relationship issues, & family conflicts. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am an experienced therapist, licensed as a clinical social worker in Maryland, Missouri, and Kansas. My therapy style is direct, approachable and interactive. I am privileged to work with those who have taken the first steps toward change, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines strengths-based, acceptance and commitment, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapies with a strong focus on skill-building. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Dr. Jill Hackley is a Licensed Psychologist. She is licensed in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and Nebraska. She is an Iowa Health Services Provider with diverse clinical experiences. She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. She obtained a Master’s Degree from Drake University in Community Counseling. She uses a variety of treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Dr. Hackley’s areas of focus include anxiety, depression, adoption/attachment, foster care...

This is Merial Berry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Kansas and Missouri with 11 years of professional work experience. I provide encouragement, support, and an opportunity to challenge you to become the person you desire to be. I have experience in helping clients with relationship 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 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 - Cheney, KS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am licensed in Kansas with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have served a diverse population within the mental health community for 15 years. I specialize in working with persons struggling with PTSD,  Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Women’s issues, Veterans, First Responders, Domestic Violence and Personality Disorders. I use a client centered, holistic, non-judgmental treatment modality. I approach each individual collaboratively using active listening, treatme...

This is Tiffany Strickland's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cheney, KS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Kansas with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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!

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

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 Cheney 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Cheney and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your psychotherapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Cheney or elsewhere in Sedgwick or the state of Kansas.

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Cheney 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 With A Cheney Therapist? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Cheney due to a higher cost of living.

Some counselors in the state of Kansas 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 Cheney and elsewhere throughout the state of Kansas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor 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 Cheney 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 with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you.

Cheney 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 therapy. In Cheney, therapy can be easily to use 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 psychotherapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Cheney 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 Cheney, KS, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 67025 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available 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 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 Around Cheney Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Cheney:

67025

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Cheney Sessions 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 psychotherapist. 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 psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy 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 counseling. 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. 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 psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding 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 as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.