This is Cynthia Myers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, I am Cindy, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. I received my Master of Social Work through the University of Kansas where I focused on children and family dynamics. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings to include group homes for disabled adults, secure care units for runaway youth, family preservation systems, foster care, and most recently a correctional setting. The common theme through all of my work and volunteer experience as a social worker has been to help others. I enjoy assisting people in understandi...

This is Kayce Bragg's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCS,LAC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

You did it! You took the first step to reach out and ask for help...congratulations! I look forward to the opportunity to walk this journey together. Let me tell you about myself: I am a Board-Certified Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of South Carolina and have been practicing in the mental health field since 2011. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I am currently working on my Doctorate of Psychology...

This is Angela Mathew's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT, MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 27

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Indiana with over 23 years of experience working as a psychotherapist (I am licensed in Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Utah, and Maine). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. Together we will face obstacles, journey through the “stuck” places, and heal the issues causing suffering. I will be here with you every step ...

This is Cheryl Tredway's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LMAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, thank you for stopping by and letting me introduce myself. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and I have been practicing since 2012. I received both my Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Counseling from Emporia State University in Kansas. I am trained in telehealth, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Informed Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Addictions (LMAC). I specialize in anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, and couples counseling. It is important for me to hav...

This is Caitlin Gable's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Pennsylvania and Kansas. I have experience working with adolescents and adults in individual and group settings. I have worked in a private practice outpatient therapy setting, in addition to various case management positions. I am skilled working with individuals who are experiencing depression, anxiety, mood disorders and significant issues functioning in the community/family structure. I am also skilled in working with the unique circumstances that Veterans and their families experience. I believe that ...

This is Angee Luinstra's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I have a passion for helping others while meeting them where they are in their life challenges. I have over 15 years experience working with anxiety, depression, relational struggles, employment difficulties, grief and loss, life transitions, parenting challenges, family and couple conflict. I desire to instill hope in everyone I work with through warmth and compassion. Using a strengths-based approach with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help others facilitate growth and reach clients desired goals. When working with couples, I assist them to pursue their...

This is Tera Robinson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, 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 Jaylea Black's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, 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 John Myers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

John earned a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friend’s University in 2005. He enjoys working with all couples, families and individuals including those in the military. John has worked with military families across the country and in Europe to provide counseling as they navigate the unique challenges that come with serving in the armed forces. This experience has informed John’s approach to therapy that includes providing a warm, empathetic approach to help clients clarify and find solutions to problems that are difficult to overcome. John h...

This is Meghan Lojewski 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, 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 Stephanie Risinger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello and congratulations on taking this courageous and hopeful step toward wholeness. My name is Stephanie Risinger and I'm a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. Don't let the title fool you! Most of my work is with individuals. Being a marriage and family therapist simply means I have a specialized understanding of how our personal struggles and mental health challenges can affect relationships. I have 13 years of clinical experience in working with a wide range of concerns and mental health challenges. Examples include (but not limited to) grie...

This is Diana Hope's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Do you feel stressed, worried or anxious? Maybe angry, frustrated, overwhelmed or exhausted? Perhaps you feel desperate for change and believe life can be better, but are not sure how. It can be painful to cope with all these emotions, especially when you feel alone. Asking for help can be scary, but the benefit of receiving support is invaluable. It takes courage to seek change and to ask for help and you’ve already started taking steps on this path. My intention is to help you recognize your strengths, resilience, skills and resources during this challenging...

This is Dr. Nicole Saltzman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am Dr. Nicole Saltzman, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Missouri. I have over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. It is an honor for me to partner with my clients as we address their concerns about their emotional health, interpersonal relationships, and personal goals. My clients are often working through marriage difficulties, depression, anxiety, or feeling stuck in their lives. My approach to psychotherapy is client-centered and psychodynamic. I believe that therapy is an intimate process and I know the decision to seek t...

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

I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. I have worked with various populations of people over my 16 year career including adjudicated youth, children and families in the child welfare system, and people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The people I have had the privilege of serving come from all walks of life and have encountered a myriad of personal challenges. I feel confident in supporting individuals struggling with situational depression, anxiety, past trauma, communication and relationship issues, family dynamics,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am clinically licensed in Missouri and Kansas with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am Licensed Specialist Clinical Social worker in the state of Kansas (LSCSW). I have 20 years of professional work experience providing counseling services to all ages of clients. I have experience in helping clients with crisis, sexual abuse, anger management, stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & psychotic disorders. 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 is c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Kansas & South Carolina with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 - Wathena, Kansas (Wathena, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Louisville based clinically licensed counselor with a wide range of experience in providing mental health services and resources to the underserved. I have a passion for working with adolescents and have extensive, unique experiences with youth such as a former juvenile probation officer and a case manager where I engaged with children with developmental disabilities. In 2010, I became an elementary school teacher and my true passion for impacting disadvantaged youth through education was realized. My experience in working as a case manager complimented he...

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

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 Wathena 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 Wathena 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 Wathena or elsewhere in Doniphan 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 Wathena 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 Wathena 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 Wathena 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 Wathena 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 Wathena, 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 Wathena, 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 66090 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 Wathena:

66090

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.