This is Cynthia  (Cindi) Stewart's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, Life is about moving forward and growing. As individuals we should continue to grow and never stop learning. I work with individuals of all ages including families and couples in need. I work successfully with a wide range of concerns including, Motivation, Lifestyle changes, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression as well as the many other life struggles that need professional and confidential attention (assistance). I am very familiar with drug and alcohol addictions, and feel that I can be of help in this area. As well I work with the LGBT population and am an a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC, NCC,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. I have been licensed in Kentucky since 1997. I am also licensed in Ohio. I am a Board Certified -TeleMental Health Provider. My professional experience is eclectic and wide ranging. I have worked with a diverse range of populations and issues and I have expertise in areas ranging from anxiety and depression to post traumatic stress disorder. I have worked extensively with trauma from physical and sexual abuse, family and relationship issues, parenting problems and LGBTQ issues. I have significant experience wo...

This is Brittany Fleischer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAEd. LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been providing counseling services for 11 years in both face to face and virtual platforms. During my time I have been able to assist many individuals struggling with a wide variety of struggles including depression, anxiety, low self esteem, severe and persistent mental health symptoms, relational and family concerns, and substance abuse issues. My approach to counseling in each and every session is one that is focused on meeting the individual where they are. I am focused on making this process warm ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Mike and I call Kentucky my home. I have spent most of my life in the Appalachian region, with a short-work tenure in Knoxville. I love living in the mountains and find being outdoors is where I find the most joy. My approach to therapy is warm, open, encouraging, and direct. I draw from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. I’m an active therapist, combining experience, education, creativity, and a sense of humor with a down-to-earth, realistic approach to counseling. My areas of specialized practi...

This is Patricia Fearing's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor currently practicing in Lexington, Kentucky and see client’s from all of the state of Kentucky via Telehealth. I have been practicing for past 5 years, receiving my Masters of Arts in Counseling from Wake Forest University in 2016. Additionally, I studied Pastoral Counseling, receiving my Master of Arts in Practical Theology from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2013. While in Georgia, I served as an ACPE chaplain intern at Children's Hospital of Atlanta. My counseling style is warm and non-judgmental, leaving un...

This is Marsha Nan Poland Cooper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi Everyone! My name is Marsha Nan Poland Cooper, but please call me Nan. I have been a therapist for several years. I started in a clinic setting and through the clinic, I was a therapist for clients in the school system. I started my private practice five years ago and love working for myself. My BA and MAE degrees are from Western Kentucky University. I believe that clients should have an active role in their sessions. I use CBT quite a bit in therapy, and I like to give homework to clients on occasion.

This is Patricia  Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker therapist licensed in Kentucky with over 9 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, trauma, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. 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-b...

This is M. Michelle Burner-Harvey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor in Kentucky with over 9 years of experience working as an Addictions Therapist and Clinical Leader. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, various Substance Use Disorder, treatment resistance or low motivation for change, as well as many others. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is accepting and open. I believe in treating anyone with resp...

This is Heather McCue's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

Life is a Journey, the Journey is the Reward. My first counselor helped me learn the multiple opportunities of my life Journey. His positivity and enthusiasm encouraged me to me to become a counselor. Consequently, my style of counseling embraces positivity and enthusiasm plus enjoying the process of creating the pathways of your Journey . My approach utilizes person-centered, cognitive behavior therapy and solution focused theories. The use of motivational interviewing helps you gauge your current level of motivation for possible options and assists me to ga...

This is Irene Davis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), licensed in the state of Kentucky, with 20 years of experience. I have worked in diverse settings , helping clients with a wide array of struggles, such as depression , grief, anxiety, impulse control, trauma, OCD, relationship problems, anger issues, mood dysregulation and others. I approach each client offering unconditional positive regard, and strive to create an atmosphere of humility, compassion, and grace for each individual, as they come seeking help and hope for positive changes in their lives. I...

This is Katie Washington's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

You have made an important first step by considering therapy. I believe change is made by a series of small steps, made intentionally, that align with your goals and values. I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Kentucky with over 10 years of experience working with individuals and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and trauma recovery. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Kentucky with 10 years of professional work experience. I work full time in a high school and have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Sherry Morgan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the state of Kentucky. I have over 20 years of experience working with military and civilian families. I specialize in working with children ages 5 yrs. to 17 yrs. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD many of these clients have also experienced physical and/or emotional traumas. I treat everyone with dignity and respect as testament to my willingness to also provide Christian based th...

This is Michael Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Kentucky with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & 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.

This is Stephanie Decker's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Kentucky with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Shannon McMillan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I'm Shannon and I'm a licensed clinical counseling in Louisville, Kentucky with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 Kelly Tazi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Kentucky with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Nicholas Sansone's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 10

I enjoy seeing individuals accomplish goals that were previously thought impossible, or unreachable. Most often, being seen, heard, and understood is the beginning of change. I specialize in working with individuals who have struggled with a trauma and/or addiction. A lot of energy is spent wondering who to trust, and if we are ready to invest time into making things better. This is where I can support, through training and therapeutic techniques, your growth and development. Therapy is not a “magic cure”, it is a process. Like most good things in life, it is...

This is Lauren McKay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Kentucky with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & various mental health challenges. 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 - Franklin, Kentucky (Franklin, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Kentucky with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & trauma and abuse. 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.

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

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 Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin or elsewhere in Simpson or the state of Kentucky.

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 Franklin 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 Franklin due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Kentucky 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 Franklin and elsewhere throughout the state of Kentucky 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 Franklin 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 Franklin, 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 Franklin, KY, 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 42134 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 Franklin:

42134, 42135

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.