El Dorado was founded by the railroad coming through the area, and it later thrived as an oil town.
Today the city is a small, quiet community. However, even in the most peaceful of cities, there are
problems that can arise in your personal life. If you are struggling with stress, depression or anxiety, you
don’t have to suffer alone.

Counselors in the El Dorado area are available to help you. These licensed therapists are able to assist
you by providing you with support and guidance in a confidential manner. If you need help, consider
contacting a nearby counselor today.

This is Erin Lackner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, 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...

This is Tera Robinson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I am so glad you are here and have taken this important step towards healing! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor-supervisor, a licensed professional counselor-supervisor, and a licensed professional counselor in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas respectively. I have extensive experience working with adults, children, teens, couples, and families utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches. I am a solution-based therapist; therefore, my therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address person...

This is Aliah  Mestrovich Seay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCMFT #855
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist licensed in Kansas with over 15 years of combined experience working as a psychocounselor, career coach, and disability management specialist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life changes, career challenges, women's issues, as well as disability-related workplace barriers. I also helped many people who have experienced prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. My counseling style is client-centered yet directive, warm, and interac...

This is Thomas Flanagan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am an experienced and skilled therapist. I am straightforward and I work for my clients. I will accompany you on your journey to feel different/feel better. If you want to change and work at it, I am the right person for you. I use a strengths based approach and we will examine your strengths and how to use them to assist you in changing behaviors. I believe everyone has a unique story and I believe in listening to yours. Lets work together so you can achieve your goals.

This is Shakea Roper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Shakea “Kea” Roper is a clinical therapist who works with individuals, children, and families to overcome obstacles. I have over 10 years of various experience. I believe all individuals who want to overcome those obstacles in their lives can with some hard work. As a team, we will come up with solutions to your unique situations. I have worked at many different community agencies, a hospital, domestic violence shelters, a rehabilitation center for offenders reentering the community, substance abuse agencies, and a mental health hospital. I have learned c...

This is Meghan Lojewski 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

Meghan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes that to have a successful outcome in therapy, the client and therapist must first build a strong rapport. Once that foundation is laid, Meghan will use one of several therapeutic modalities, depending on the issue at hand. These modalities may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and General Psychotherapy. Many people benefit from the use of different modalities. Meghan is known for being a good listener, caring, sensitive, and...

This is Lucas Streets's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I want to applaud your effort in asking for help; it's not easy to admit when we need it. Life is full of challenges and problems but the good news is we don't have to go it alone. When faced with a problem, I like to remind myself that for a problem to exist, their must be an answer. I want to help you find your answer today. Hi, my name is Lucas Streets and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Oklahoma (5030) and a licensed clinical professional counselor in the state of Kansas (2859). I have worked with clients with a wide rang...

This is Carol Weihe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, and welcome! My name is Carol Ann. I am a holistic practitioner; clinically licensed at the master’s level in the State of Kansas with a Marriage and Family Therapy Degree. I have dedicated my practice to assisting individuals, groups and families live healthy, virtuous and authentic lives. It is an urgent task for the psychology of our time to understand and foster the highest possibilities of human development. My style is supportive, compassionate, and challenging. Are you seeking to go deeper into understanding yourself and others? Consider reco...

This is Alicia Kovac's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed clinical social worker who has worked in a variety of mental health settings for the past 15 years, and am currently licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, and Wisconsin. While I have been trained to use a multitude of treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness, I believe that one of the most important tools is the relationship between the client and therapist. My approach to therapy is to meet individuals where they are and help guide them in meeting their goals. Everyo...

This is Charity  Clavey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Charity is duly licensed in the state of Missouri, Kansas, and Utah as a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC). She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy) trained, trained in Trauma Informed Care, CBT trained, and thoroughly trained in Motivational Interviewing/Person Centered approaches to ensure that her clients are able to make progress with issues that are important to and for them. Charity uses modern approaches to help individuals ac...

This is Diana Hope's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Diana Hope. I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas with 20 years of experience working alongside people from the ages of toddlers up to senior citizens. In addition, I have worked with a great many clients in their 20s and 30s, from Black American, Hispanic, Asian, White American, African, European, and South Pacific backgrounds. Together, we’ve talked openly and implemented plans to relieve life’s pressures and progress towards important goals. I have known people of diverse Faiths. I also have considerable experience ...

This is Luke Meier's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, my name is Luke. I am a 36-year-old father and husband that has been a counselor since 2013. I was in the military from 2003-2010 and previously worked at a veterans hospital. Along with my counseling education and experience with various individuals, I have a Master's Degree in Theological Studies. Studying theology helps me incorporate these beliefs into sessions. I have experience in substance abuse disorders, including pornography addiction and eating disorders. I have experience with depression management, anxiety, mindfulness techniques, practical co...

This is John  Page's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hey there, My name is John T. "Tom" Page and I would be honored to help you find a way forward. Working with me is sort of like having a coach in your corner. I can't fight your battles for you, but I do know what it's like to fight my own battles, I have good training that will benefit you, and I have much compassion for how awful it feels to be stuck. Together we'll build a treatment plan based on your specific goals, and then we'll get to work!

This is Tina Van Meter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,CSAT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist licensed in Kansas with 9 years of experience working as a therapist, mental health consultant and vocational rehabilitation counselor. I have worked with a variety of clients(adolescent/adult/geriatric) with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, attachment disorders, sex addiction, pornography addiction, betrayal trauma and sex & love addiction. My approach is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but I combine many approaches, to tailor my treatment bas...

This is Melissa Loudon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

How’s your stress level? If you’re anything like the millions of other people adjusting to significant changes over the last few years, it’s likely your stress has crept up over this time. With change and uncertainty as one of our only constants as of late, it makes sense that life might feel heavier now than it once did. I’m a Clinical Social Worker licensed in both Missouri (LCSW) and Kansas (LSCSW). I am active in the greater Kansas City area with over 18 years of experience in the field of human services. The people I have had the privilege of serving come fr...

This is Cami Cocke's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Kansas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues & depression. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Mary Warner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in Kansas with 18 years of professional counseling experience. My goal is to provide a safe environment where you can better learn to help yourself. I am trained in a variety of areas and work with my clients to create an open and healing environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared confidentially without fear of judgment. During our time together we may focus on stresses and life issues that you want to talk about, for example, anxiety, depression, or grief. You will learn more about how y...

This is Angelique (Gigi) Tsontos's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 11

I am Gigi, a licensed in California and Kansas with 10 years of professional work experience. My focus helping clients with work, professional development, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Nathan Winner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Kansas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Katie Morris's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - El Dorado, Kansas (El Dorado, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I have been a counselor since 2016, currently licensed in the states of Minnesota and North Dakota. If you decide to utilize counseling services with me, there are a few things to expect. 1) It will be hard work. Counseling is a tough process, but I want to walk with you through it and help you choose positive choices. 2) We will laugh. Humor is research-based as being helpful in counseling, when appropriate. 3) You will be challenged. I use a cognitive-behavioral base approach for counseling. This means we must challenge our thought patterns and our...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In El Dorado?

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 El Dorado 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 El Dorado 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 El Dorado or elsewhere in Butler or the state of Kansas.

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 El Dorado 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 El Dorado due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 El Dorado and elsewhere throughout the state of Kansas 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 El Dorado 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 El Dorado, 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 El Dorado, KS, 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 67042 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 El Dorado:

67042

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.