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Chelsen Larkey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): M.Ed.,LPCC-S,NCC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a mental health counselor licensed in Kentucky with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor in a clinic setting. 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 trauma or emotional abuse. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor in Kentucky. My counseling 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-behavioral, mindfulness, and when appropriate, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I enjoy working with adults to help you set and achieve your mental health goals. My typical available hours are early morning. I also have some availability on weekends. If you are seeking different available times, it is unlikely that my schedule would be able to accommodate those needs at this time. I would be happy to help match you with a new counselor if you have been matched with me and our schedules do not align. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Barbara Kaminer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefAnger managementDepression
39 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello there. I am a licensed clinical social worker. My professional and life experience is in Kentucky where I was born and raised. I have been providing therapy and supportive counseling to people for nearly forty years. I started with children, adolescents, and their families. Most recently I had the privilege of working with our Veterans. In most cases we addressed depression and suicidality. But it is best when we can start before that stage. It is best to ask for some help when you first notice something is just not right. Something is off. It is my pleasure to work with people as they work to get things back on track. My style is open, encouraging, interactive and hopeful. While I am laid back, I am also respectfully straight forward and expect you to be also. We must communicate and cooperate to make changes. I appreciate the ability to provide services online, however I do not accept clients who want to text only. I personally need to see you or at the least hear you. I do look forward to talking with you.

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Genevieve Thomas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor based in Kentucky where I have accrued experience with in-patient, out-patient, and school-based counseling. I work with individuals of all ages and have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationships, family conflicts, depression, ADHD & many other mental health concerns. My counseling style is open-minded, empathetic and un-biased and I strive to treat every person with respect and understanding. My approach to counseling is centered in Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-Focused therapies; with the intent to identify individual's thoughts, feelings and behaviors and modify those to reach the desired outcome. It is my belief that as individuals we are shaped by our relationships, experiences, beliefs and interactions; and making positive changes in those areas can greatly impact the outcomes. I value the therapeutic alliance and am dedicated to helping people build the skills they need to meet the challenges of their daily lives. You are the expert of your own story and have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming whatever challenges you might face. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process and I look forward to working with you! Education- I attended Lindsey Wilson College where I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Human Services & Counseling (2007) and my Master of Education in Counseling & Human Development (2009). While in attendance I had the opportunity to meet and work with so many talented individuals in the mental health field. They helped teach me and inspired me to be the helping professional that I am today. Working Together- I try to respond to messages from clients within 24 hours. My typical schedule for sessions is from 8am through 5pm Monday- Friday however I have some availability in the evenings. I try to be flexible with scheduling to accommodate client's needs/ schedules.

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Randall Frost

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Depression
46 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 46 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety 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!

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Lisa Wade

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC,LCADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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. Kelly Slaughter

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, ADHD, and parenting issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our 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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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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Jenifer Evans

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Clinical Social Worker and have been in the field of social work for 14 years and I have been doing therapy for 11 years. I have worked with different populations/cultures and age groups. I have experience in working with trauma, Depression, Anxiety, and grief. I utilize aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavioral therapy. 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 and bravery. I am here to support you and empower you in that process.

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Rosalind(Renee) Sheffield

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
22 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Kentucky with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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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Ashly Huffstatler

Clinical therapist offering therapy in KY
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseParenting issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome!! I am so glad that you are here and working on your self-care! It takes a lot of courage and strength to seek help when it is needed. I want to start off by saying thank you for sharing your trust with me. It can be so hard to give trust to another so I want you to know that a greatly value the trust that you have give to me. Let me introduce myself, my name is Ashly and I am clinical social worker in Texas. I have been in this field a little over 10 years, starting in 2009. I started out at the most entry level position in the field and through time, schooling, and experience I have become able to offer counseling services to all those who are searching for support and a little bit of extra help. I share this with you to offer a little bit about myself to you as well as so you can you know about my background in this field. I believe it is important for you to feel comfortable with me in order for you to get the best experience from our meeting together. I achieved my Bachelor’s in Psychology through University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in 2010 and my Master’s degree through University of Texas at Arlington in 2015. I have experience with ages from 4 to 94, through all stages and walks of life. I have experience in assisting with depression, anxiety, trauma/abuse, life changes, chronic health issues, and end of life. I have worked in non-profit agencies with youths and their families, interned with veterans, and currently working with adults and seniors in dialysis. I have also had experience inworking in animal assisted therapy with horses. I work with a variety of theories and techniques that will be tailored to you and your experiences. There is not a one size fits all for counseling and you are the expert of you. I want you to feel comfortable talking with me and please let me know what styles work best for you so that you can get the best out of this experience. I am here to support you and your journey. Please know that nothing you say will shock me and I will never judge you. This is a safe space and you can voice your mind and feelings freely. I would like to partner with you on your journey and collaborate with you so that you can meet your goals. Thank you so much for giving me your trust and your times. I know how very valuable these two things are and I will treat them that way. I look forward to working with you. May safety, health, and happiness find you always.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Millersburg

Finding the best therapist close by in Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg. 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 Millersburg, 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Millersburg 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 Millersburg, elsewhere in Bourbon, 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Millersburg, 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Millersburg 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.

Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 40348 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 Millersburg counselor?

Before seeing your Millersburg 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 Millersburg.

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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg 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 Millersburg, 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.

Millersburg 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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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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