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Margaret Kaelin

Offering therapy in KY
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
3 years of experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has been providing therapy for 18+ years. I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of Louisville, KY. My approach is client centered and goal oriented. The modalities that I use to name a few are: Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Cognitive processing therapy, Motivational interviewing, Solution focused and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Although not useful in this platform, I have been facilitating equine assisted psychotherapy for over 18 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues,adoption/foster care, career challenges, ptsd, attachment issues, and trauma focused therapy I can interact with you however you feel most comfortable; video or phone. My availability is weekday evenings. I realize that it can be difficult to find a therapist that you connect with, and it takes courage to take this step. I am ready to support and empower you as you walk on this journey of growth. I look forward to working with you!

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Jennifer Neagle-Fugate

Offering therapy in KY
License: M.Ed.,LPCC-S,NCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGrief
7 years of experience

Hello! I am licensed as a counselor in Kentucky with 7 years experience helping others to find effective ways of coping with many of life's problems. I know that seeking therapy can be an intimidating process. My counseling style is conversational in nature and grounded in evidence-based practices recognized by the American Psychological Association. I have experience working with addictions, parenting, grief and loss, end of life, and relationship problems. I see the counseling relationship as sacred, and am grateful for the opportunity to help overcome life challenges. I look forward to speaking with you soon!

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Christopher Willis

Offering therapy in KY
License: M.Ed,LPCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSleeping disordersAnger management
14 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Kentucky with over 13 years of experience working as a psychotherapist/counselor in Owensboro, Henderson, Morganfield, Glasgow, and Columbia Kentucky. I have provided treatment for adults, teens, and children with a wide range of symptoms including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, stress, and substance abuse/addiction. I have also helped many people who have experienced legal problems, physical trauma and emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and client centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels; the only labels that concern me are confident, mature, happy, and proud. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavior therapy, emotional maturity, reality therapy, and motivational interviewing. I will tailor our therapeutic treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs...you are the foremost expert on your life. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and motivation to take the first steps towards being your own change agent. If you believe you are ready to begin searching for increased motivation, confidence, and overall happiness I am here to support, guide, and empower you every step of the way. I look forward to working with and for you!

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Amy Whitaker

Offering therapy in KY
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefCoping with life changes
20 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been in practice since 2003. My specialties include working with adults and couples challenged by life changes, family or marital conflict, infertility, grief, anxiety and work difficulty. I believe in creating a safe space to talk through complicated situations. I think bouncing things off someone neutral to a situation can allow us to work through many things. Perspective matters. How we see things impacts our response. I want to support you while challenging your perspective to ensure you are making healthy decisions you feel confident and proud about. Therapy is part of who I am but it isn’t all. I know my experiences outside a therapy practice guide me to being a well rounded confidant.

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M. Michelle Burner-Harvey

Offering therapy in KY
License: M.Ed,LPCC-S
AddictionsFamily conflictsAnger managementSelf esteem
9 years of experience

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 respect, sensitivity, and compassion while also challenging them to grow to meet their goals and expectations. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and person-centered treatment techniques. I have been Basic Certified in A-CRA, an evidence based approach to promote prosocial behaviors through community involvement and positive reinforcement specifically with adolescents. I will meet you where you are and build on your strengths, partner alongside and with you to meet your goals for treatment. I was once told Progress not perfection, but I've learned that Progress IS Perfection. Help me, help you reach perfect progress! I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Stephen Bentley

Offering therapy in KY
License: PhD. ,LPCC ,LMHC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionADHD
32 years of experience

I have been a therapist for over 32 years and I have worked in many different areas. I have been a director and supervisor of a practice for over ten years. I have been with the same company for the past 20 years. I have worked in the hospital doing group and individual therapy, I have done crisis intervention with clients, I have worked with a wide range of issues, including autism, addiction, anger issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma , death, physical abuse or emotional abuse. My therapy style is person-centered. I look at the needs of you the client I believe the relationship starts by forming a working relationship between myself and the client. it is my belief that acceptance for therapy from the individual is the only way therapy can really work. In the past 2 years due to Covid-19 I have found that tele-health is an effective tool to help others. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive therapy. It Is hard to take time out of our busy schedules to take care of the inner us that is one advantage of tele-health, it is hard for some to go into an office setting, it really takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and walk with you through this change. My definition of counseling is me being "A agent of Change." I look forward to working with you!

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Necole Richardson

Offering therapy in KY
License: LPC,LPCC,MHSP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepression
5 years of experience

Hey folks!I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider in Tennessee. My passion for therapy began after realizing I was helping many clients with the similar concerns related to identity confusion, limited self-awareness, and low self-confidence. I realized I could reach out to more people using different forums and saw an opportunity to help more people than I could ever hope to see in individual sessions face to face. There just aren’t enough hours in the week! My therapy style is warm, supportive, interactive, validating, and empowering. I utilize a client-centered, cognitive behavioral therapy approach with a solution focused perspective, and have training and extensive experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), and rational emotive behavioral therapy ( REBT) As a conscientious therapist it is important to me to provide a safe, non-judgmental, therapeutic environment, and treat everyone with respect, compassion, and unconditional positive regard. I offer a style and approach that best fits the needs of each individual, and partner with each individual to create a treatment plan with specific goals and objectives that meet specific needs. Life is pretty complex and sometimes presents us with challenges that require support and therapeutic interventions to achieve balance and overall wellness. Congratulations to you for your courage, and on your decision to seek empowerment and enhance your current emotional well-being. If you are ready to take the next step, know that I’m here and looking forward to supporting and empowering you as you strive to elevate your wellness.

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Terence Rozzell

Offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience

Hello! I am Terence Alexander Rozzell. I have been a professional counselor for over 20 years. I come with a warm, sincere, passionate and compassionate personality, with a seriousness about client care and well-being. Nevertheless, I am funny with an excellent sense of humor. I am skilled in the use and practice of therapy techniques and continue to remain up-to-date and knowledgeable about new research and expanded data in human behavior, so that I can remain fine tuned to be helpful. I am experienced, educated, and trained in family counseling, marriage and premarital counseling, relationship counseling, treating depression, anxiety, trauma-based therapy, sexual abuse, and other mental health and emotional issues. I am skilled to work with all people groups and cultures. My goal is to assist the client in becoming the best that they can be and living a more happy and fulfilled life.

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Courtney McKinney

Offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionADHD
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Kentucky with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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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Dr. Jessica Hamm

Offering therapy in KY
License: PhD,LPC-MHSP,MAC
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteem
16 years of experience

I am a PhD level counselor licensed in Tennessee with sixteen years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, trauma, and addiction related issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe we are all worthy of being treated with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is tailored to the individual, but I have found a lot of benefit in blending cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and mindfulness-based counseling approaches. At this time, I am accepting message only clients, via the 24-hour message board. As we work together, I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes a lot of courage just to make that first contact for help. I am here to empower you and be with you each step of the way as we face life’s challenges together. I look forward to working with you!

How to find counseling in Horse Cave

Finding the best therapist close by in Horse Cave can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Horse Cave. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Horse Cave, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Horse Cave or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Horse Cave area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Horse Cave, elsewhere in Hart, or in the greater state of Kentucky.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Horse Cave area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Horse Cave therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Horse Cave due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Horse Cave may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Kentucky you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Horse Cave, Kentucky working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Horse Cave above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Horse Cave helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Horse Cave therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Horse Cave therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Horse Cave 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in KY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 42749 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Horse Cave counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Horse Cave licensed clinical social worker 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 mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Horse Cave, Kentucky can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Horse Cave has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

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