If you're looking for a fun night out with small-town charm, then La Grange has you covered. There are not many towns that have the dining, activity, shopping, and entertainment that La Grange offers, not to mention the free valet parking! But enjoying all that La Grange has to offer can be difficult if you're just struggling to get through the day.

If your mental health is standing in the way of your ability to enjoy life to its fullest, reach out to a qualified mental health professional today. A counselor can work with you and provide you with the support you need.

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Kelly Mitchell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC-S,NCC,MAC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor with certifications as a Nationally Certified Counselor and Master Addictions Counselor. I have been in the field for over 10 years and have worked with individuals of varying ages from all walks of life. Regardless of the circumstances, I strive to utilize a strengths-based approach in the therapeutic process while also focusing on cognitive-behavioral interventions to bring about desirable outcomes. My philosophy of care is to educate and enlighten individuals with the self-knowledge and self-understanding of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, both positive and negative, in an effort to equip them with the tools necessary to not only obtain, but maintain, a high quality of life filled with personal and professional growth, satisfaction, and fulfillment. My background as a counselor, educator, and business owner provide me with the skills, knowledge and expertise to assist individuals from all walks of life who are desiring change. My guiding principle is, “Change your thoughts, change your world.” I am ready to help you facilitate and cultivate positive change.

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Cynthia Fondren

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): M.A. Education, LMFT
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteem
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi! We are all here to help each other. I am glad you are reaching out to for help. I am a Marriage and Family therapist licensed in the state of Kentucky with over 15 years experience. I believe we are all angels with only one wing, we can only fly by embracing each other (Luciano De Crescanzo). Life is tough at times. I believe that we all do so much better in life with support from loving caring individuals. Some times it is hard to discus our issues and worries with the ones we are closest to, so having someone with listening ear, a loving heart, and a open mind in a therapist/helper is important. I have walked long side individuals of all ages, including children, families, and couples as they found their way to a more balanced and happier existence. I would like the privilege to walk along side you in part of your life journey. I have been trained in Mindfulness therapy, Trauma Focused therapy, grief therapy, substance abuse therapy, and life transition therapy. My belief is we all get up each morning and are faced with thousands of choices. Doing nothing is a choice. Life is challenging and choices can be too overwhelming at times. Having someone with training to listen, walk along side, and provide loving care can help us get through and be stronger for our journey. I have a belief that we are never intended to be in this world alone and reaching out to each other is how we soar. I would be honored to walk along side you as you find balance and a happier existence.

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Irene Davis

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefBipolar disorderDepression
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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. It 's a difficult challenge to come to a therapy session, and talk to a stranger about things that matter most in your life., so it is a truly an honor and privilege to be trusted to provide the care and help that you are hoping for. My approach is eclectic and wholistic, using Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution Focused, Person Centered, trauma informed, Choice/Reality, Strengths Based, and others. I believe we as human beings are too diverse to provide cookie cutter treatment, so I try to meet each client where they are, and use an approach that will work for them specifically. I believe clients are the experts on themselves, so You will always be in the drivers seat, as you m ove through the process of finding hope and healing,, and I will partner with you to provide support and help on your journey to change. If you are ready to start your journey, It would be an honor to work with you!

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Denise O Connor

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSleeping disordersBipolar disorderDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I’m a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 7 years of experience. I graduated from Lindsay Wilson College in Kentucky with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. My professional experience includes working at a Community Mental Health Center and the Veterans Health Administration. I believe that treatment should be guided by the client using a person centered approach to evidence based treatment. I am experienced in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders and insomnia. I can be eclectic in my approach but I am most inclined to use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or Solution Focused Therapy to treat depression or anxiety and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia to treat sleep issues. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy can help you learn to manage your emotions. I believe that therapy should be focused with goals that assist in measuring progress and have a limited number of sessions. I can do live sessions in the evening and all day on Saturday and Sunday. I will always respond to messages within 12 hours (likely sooner.) I look forward to working with you! I can’t wait to meet you!

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Monna Kendrick

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I have been licensed in the state of Kentucky since 2013. My primary experience has been inpatient care; both acute and residential. I’ve worked with people of all ages, genders, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, levels of education, and more. Depression, anxiety, panic, family and relationship issues, self image issues, abuse, grief, trauma, effective communication are some of the areas that I have treated. My view of therapy is one of support and education through active listening and empathy. I provide a safe space that focuses on the client above all else.

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Brandon Taylor

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsAnger managementSelf esteemADHD
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I have been a Licensed therapist for approximately 6 years; I received my M.Ed in Counseling and Human Development in 2017. I feel that Therapy is about the individual participating within it. Therefore, it is imperative to develop a strong rapport in the counseling setting so the client can utilize therapy as a tool to better themselves. I want to work alongside my clients to help them help themselves.

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Rebecca Host

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issuesDepression
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. 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!

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Natasha Clements

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseParenting issuesAnger management
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 4 years of clinical work experience. I have experience in helping clients with addiction recovery, relationship issues and pre-marital counseling, trauma and abuse, juvenile sexual offense, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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John McQueen

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGrief
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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. 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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Cassie Puckett

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementBipolar disorder
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in La Grange

Finding the best therapist close by in La Grange 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 in La Grange that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in La Grange. 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 La Grange, 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 in the La Grange region and in the state of Kentucky. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in La Grange or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 La Grange area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find La Grange 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 La Grange, elsewhere in Oldham, or in the greater state of Kentucky.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed La Grange 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 La Grange 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 La Grange 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in La Grange, 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 La Grange psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in La Grange 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 La Grange helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified La Grange 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 La Grange 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 in La Grange?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a La Grange 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.

La Grange therapists 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 La Grange 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 La Grange 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in KY, therapists 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 40032 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a La Grange counselor?

Before seeing your La Grange 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in La Grange.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A La Grange 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 with a La Grange counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 La Grange, 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.

La Grange 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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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40031, 40032

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