This is Patricia Lord's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, 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...

This is Larry Bell Jr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 13

I am a South Carolina native who after serving my country in the U.S. Air Force, completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wichita State University, a M.S. in Family Therapy from Friends University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Kansas. I have spent over 15 years working in the mental health industry in different roles and over 10 years as a clinician. I have provided mental health services within public school settings, for youth in the foster care system, for active duty military service members, for veterans through the VA ho...

This is Pamela Frieden 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! Welcome to the BetterHelp community! My name is Pamela Frieden and I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker practicing in Kansas. I am also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oklahoma. I have been providing psychotherapy for a wide variety of issues and populations for 20 years. I graduated from Newman University in 2000 with a Master in Social Work and a Minor in Women's Studies. For six years, early in my clinical career, I did in-home family therapy with Juvenile Offenders and their families to help reduce recidivism rates of teens enteri...

This is Anaidy Claudio Rosa's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 7

I'm a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) licensed in the state of Kansas. I have over seven years’ experience working with adults providing individual therapy implementing Crisis Intervention, Solution Focused Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  I earned my Masters in Social Worker at Wichita State University in May 2014. I have worked with individuals struggling with a variety of mental health concerns to include symptoms of depression, anxiety, Bipola...

This is Erin Lackner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, 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 Aliah  Mestrovich Seay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, 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 Anjanette Gideon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, my name is Anjanette and I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in the state of Kansas and have worked in the behavioral health field for 15 years. I have experience working with individuals with a wide range of concerns including, depression, anxiety, autism, relationship issues, parenting concerns, grief/loss and trauma. I am a therapist who uses person-centered approaches and I will always try to meet the client where they are and help direct them to where they want to be. I am able to tailor our treatment to meet your styles and needs so that it...

This is Carlos Camarena's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

My therapy career journey started in 1980 when I became a Case Manager working with individuals dealing with severe physical disabilities. At that time I was fresh out of undergraduate school and was seeking experience in the helping professions. My mother was a Social Worker and provided community services in the small town I grew up in and I was carrying the torch so to speak. I graduated with my MSW in 1991 and began working for a County mental health program in my state that provided services to people suffering from severe mental health issues and that had b...

This is Shannon Brandes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lmhc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Are you looking to improve your mental heath and willing to put the work in to do it? I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida and New York, a board certified Tele-mental health counselor and a Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator. I have been treating clients in a variety of settings to include forensics, foster care and adult mental health. A variety of mental health concerns that I address include, but are not limited to, sexual addiction, anxiety, depression, phase of life problems, relationships issues, nutrition/exercise, and other...

This is Eugene Garrison's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW, LCPC, LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I have been a therapist since 1995. I utilize many interventions and try to go where the person I am helping is. A relationship s the greatest determiner for how successful a therapy session is. My experience has been multiple with all types of human challenges. I have been told I have a warm personality, easily engaged, and a good sense of humor. I am a former stand up comic, which does not mean I make light of things, but humor can be powerful medicine when used by the self for many issues.

This is Angela Howard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist in the state of Kansas with over 13 years of experience. I have worked with couples and individuals suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and childhood trauma, to name a few. I have provided EMDR therapy and trauma therapy exclusively in the past 2.5 years specializing in military populations. My counseling style is experiential in that I work with the client toward healing and management of mental health concerns to improve one's overall health and well-being while maintaining a relation...

This is Deirdre Fitch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Hello, I'm glad to see that you're reaching out and thinking about taking the next step in getting or staying healthy. I've been a practicing clinical social worker for 23 years, most of those in Kansas. I got my undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Kansas and my master's degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus. My role is connecting with people and guiding them through difficult times in their lives, giving them a framework for managing future difficulties or just support through their current situation. My style is warm and ...

This is Carol Weihe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, 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 Dawn Clouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am a licensed specialist clinical social worker in Kansas with over 24 years of experience working with families, children and Veterans. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting problems . I also helped many people who have experienced PTSD and adjustment to sight loss. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, client cen...

This is Jaclyn Powell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Beginning your healing journey is not easy as life experiences and changes can be difficult to navigate and can take you out of your comfort zone. I believe in providing an environment that is warm and nurturing to provide a safe space for you to work at your own pace. I have been in the mental health field for over 10 years; working with adults and youth that is geared toward meeting the needs of each individual. My non-judgmental approach to counseling is built on a foundation of rapport, trust, collaboration, positive regards and empowerment. Each session is in...

This is Gene  Kivett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, 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.

This is Liz Gray's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I'm Liz! I'm a licensed LSCSW in Kansas City with 10 years of professional experience. I graduated from K-State with my Bachelors of Science in Psychology in 2013 and my Masters from KU in Clinical Social Work in 2016. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, eating disorders and body image, trauma and abuse, domestic violence, relationships, boundaries, improving communication and everyday stressors. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities to best meet your needs and go at your own pace. I'm a strong believer in the client having au...

This is Jenny Infanger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Utah, Iowa and Kansas (pending). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. I might be a good fit for clients looking for a therapist who is familiar with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, though you do not have to be a member of that faith to work with me. My therapy style is empathetic and collaborative. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, attachment, acceptance commitment and dialectical behavioral therapy....

This is Krystal Kemp's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Kansas with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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. 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.

This is Danielle (Dani)  Singer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oskaloosa, Kansas (Oskaloosa, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I'm Dani, and I am licensed in Kansas with nearly 10 years of professional work experience as a therapist and coach. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, self esteem, and confidence. I also love incorporating spirituality into my work, if my clients are open and comfortable. My mission is to lead you on a journey home — to yourself. I ask for a deep commitment from you to participate in this beautiful process of self-discovery & self-healing. I believe healing occurs through the transformation of our fears...

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

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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa or elsewhere in Jefferson 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa, 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 Oskaloosa, 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 66066 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 Oskaloosa:

66066

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.