This is Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,CAGCS,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

You have taken the courageous first step to feeling better! I am so grateful you are here. BetterHelp is for individuals, 18 years and older. My name is Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña and I am a Master's Level Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS). I graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2008 and began working in a community mental health center with individual who were struggling with an array of concerns like depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, adjustment, addiction, just to name a few. My ther...

This is Naomi Kaplan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a licensed clinical social worker, licensed in the states of Colorado, Kansas and Missouri. I have been in my chosen filed as a clinical social worker for over thirty years. I started working in the schools as both a school social worker and as a school based mental health therapist all in Colorado. Most recently, I have spent the last ten years of my practice working with adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma, caregiver issues, aging, life transitions, grief and loss. I am described as empathic, kind, a good listener, insightful, and highly e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCMFT, LPC,NCC, BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

I love counseling individuals, couples, and families from all social classes and standings. I am respective of all people and social classes. I embrace respect for multi-cultural counseling. My experience includes service to civilian and military populations for thirty-six years as a military service member and as a federal employee. I am well experienced and prepared to address the concerns associated with the demands of the military and civilian lifestyles. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. Whil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I am an experienced therapist, licensed in Maryland, Missouri, and Kansas. My therapy style is warm 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, person-centered, 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 and specific needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help clients accept wha...

This is Jamika Hobbs's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker and therapist with over 9 years of experience working with individuals facing some very difficult life challenges. I enjoy helping people get the results that they are looking for. I work with individuals who are motived to change and I help them create a plan that will work with their lifestyle. My style is warm and solution focused. I will meet you where you are and help you to get where you want to go. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you...

This is Jaylea Black's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW, LCSW,LMSW ,LMAC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Jaylea (She/Her). I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Master's Addiction Counselor in the state of Kansas, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado. I have received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations, and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). I have experience in working with clients of all ages (ages 3+), backgrounds (rural, urban, LGBT+). I have worked with a wide range of con...

This is Sherrie Stafford's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a medically retired police officer turn mental health therapist. I am a licensed professional counselor with a certification in sex addiction treatment, I am a police trainer of trainers for domestic violence. I have been on certified DBT teams, I am EMDR l&ll trained, my thesis was on attachment disorders in adults, I have worked the suicide hotline, I investigated rape and sexual assault cases, many hours in trauma education and training. I helped develop Building Resiliency for First Responders 4 hour training. I have worked with Fort Carson, Fort Hood, F...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, 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 Jeanelle Herrel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S.,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 21

I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas for over 20 years. I live in Kansas on a farm with my husband. I am a blessed mother of five children and my family and I have hosted several exchange students over the years from several countries. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and codependency related problems. I combine the treatment approaches of Client-Centered (Non-judgemental), Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution Focused, and Positive Psychology therapy models in my direct services with clients. I also have experie...

This is Carol Weihe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, 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 Jacqueline Ross's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

At times life can be challenging. I am glad you have chosen to seek assistance. A little bit about me: I completed my bachelor’s degree at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, and my Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. I have over fifteen years of direct counseling experience in the public and private sectors, with over twenty years in the Social Services. I have worked in a variety of treatment settings, having provided counseling for adults, adolescents, and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. In my practice I address a...

This is Amanda Frederick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LSCSW,CRAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Missouri with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist, leading and directing behavioral health clinics and specialty programs. I have provided comprehensive counseling and case management services for a full spectrum of mental health needs including depression and anxiety, substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship concerns, parenting and child issues, career challenges, transition and change, resiliency, stress management, sleep hygiene, and health concerns. I have been successf...

This is Carie Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I have provided behavioral health services to patients and families of all ages. I have worked in the social work field since 2000 and have worked in the mental health hospital setting as well as community mental health. I received my Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2000 from Fort Hays State University and then obtained my Master of Social Work degree in 2003 from Newman University in Wichita. I pride myself on providing quality care to my patients and has collaborated successfully with other community organizations throughout her career. I am licensed to pr...

This is Jacqueline "Jackie" Pattison's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Kansas. My focus includes anxiety, depression, relationship & family issues, life changes, loss & grief. I consider It a privilege and pleasure to work with you to learn your individual story. We all have ups and downs, hopes and dreams, heartbreak and loss, success and failure, fears and regrets. All of us. My belief is that the answers are inside of us, and with processing, education, tools, coping strategies, understanding, compassion, and a plan, we can make those next steps. This is where counseling sta...

This is Denise Stutey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, My name is Denise (She, Her, Hers) and I have been working in the mental health field for the last 20+ years. I have extensive experience working with teens and adults experiencing grief, depression and anxiety. I discovered my passion for social work when I was in high school and set my mind to getting a degree so I could help others as soon as I entered college. I received my bachelor's in social work in 2001, master's in social work in 2007 and my clinical license in 2014. My experience consists of community mental health, psychiatric hospital assessment...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri & Kansas, with 3 years of counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Kansas with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Kristy Gehling's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Kansas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, anger management, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Alena Houshova's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Kansas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Smolan, Kansas (Smolan, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Texas and Tennessee, with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. If you're willing to work hard make the changes, I am here to chee...

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

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 Smolan 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 Smolan 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 Smolan or elsewhere in Saline 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 Smolan 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 Smolan 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 Smolan 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 Smolan 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 Smolan, 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 Smolan, 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 67456 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 Smolan:

67456

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.