Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

(KY, IN, & FL) I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Supervisor. Over the last decade- I have had the honor of working with a wide variety of people making progress on improving their lives. I have always been so fascinated and amazed at the human ability to heal ourselves in the most unfortunate - and sometimes traumatic- circumstances. I currently own a group wellness center in Kentucky- and absolutely believe in a holistic approach toward healing our mind, body, and spirit. I currently specialize in adult clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety...

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 14

Welcome to Betterhelp and congratulations on reaching out to explore solutions to challenges you may be experiencing! My name is Trudy Buckman and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kentucky and a US Air Force Veteran (1980-1984). I have been licensed since 2007 and worked primarily with veterans - specifically those who served in combat zones or experienced sexual assault in the military (MST), and their families. I retired amidst the pandemic but wish to continue serving those with challenges that impact daily lives toward learning new ways to cope or ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

Hey there! Licensed Clinical Social Worker at your service! Passionate about guiding and empowering individuals across the lifespan, I'm here to lend you a helping hand on your journey to wellness. Right from the start, you'll notice my caring and compassionate nature. I pour my heart into understanding you and creating a safe space for growth. You'll find me to be creative, good-hearted, and down-to-earth, which helps to create a therapeutic environment filled with comfort, safety, and compassion. With 5 years of valuable experience, I specialize in utilizing th...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hello my name is, Chris. I am license Social Worker with 10 years of experience in counseling interventions with children, adults, and families. I have a successful history in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, & confidence. It is paramount to me to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My therapy style has been characterized as warm, encouraging, compassionate, and goal oriented. I believe that every person deserves a men...

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Kentucky with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with high stress careers/front line workers, addictions, PTSD/ trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & LGBTQ related issues. I meet my clients where they are at 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Kentucky with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I dont believe in stigmatizing labels. 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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) currently practicing in Kentucky with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with mental health issues & coping with addictions. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in Kentucky with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 3

My name is Swan Roberts, and I am a licensed therapist, clinical social worker. I have 3 years of therapy experience. Before becoming a therapist, I was in the U.S. army for 2.5 years as a medic, 68w. I decided to become a therapist because I have always enjoyed helping people, and when I was getting out of the army, I had my own therapist to help me through that transition, which inspired me to follow this career path. I look forward to helping you on this healing journey. I have experience utilizing IFS, EMDR, and CBT with clients who struggle with anxiety, depr...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Kentucky with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse & coping with grief and loss. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Nothing Worth Having Is Easily Gotten whether it be going back to school, changing careers, saving a marriage, working through past trauma or beating the odds. I believe Confidence is the key to living your best life. Without Confidence, we limit ourselves and when we limit ourselves, we tend to settle. I don’t believe in settling and I don’t believe YOU should settle either. I believe that everyone deserves a chance at a better much happier life, and I believe you can conquer any obstacle, and reach any goal if you just take a leap of faith, work hard and believe...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 4

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 and recovery, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. 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.

Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 12

Hello, my name is Natalie Criss and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I identify as a lesbian and my pronouns are she/her. Thanks for taking a minute to look at my page! I specialize in treating LGBT clients and PTSD. I treat older teens and adults. I am trained in EMDR and have been using that technique to treat PTSD for about 4 years now. My ideal client is anyone who is willing and ready to work. I never judge and always seek to help my clients become whoever it is they want to be. Being a member of the LGBT community myself gives me a better underst...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Indiana and Kentucky with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How To Find Counseling Pleasureville

Finding the best therapist close by in Pleasureville can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville. 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 Pleasureville, 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, these professionals 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 Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville counselors 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 Pleasureville area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Pleasureville
  • DBT in Pleasureville
  • Substance use therapy in Pleasureville
  • Couples therapy in Pleasureville

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Pleasureville, 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 Pleasureville, elsewhere in Shelby, 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 Pleasureville area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville 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 in Pleasureville: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Pleasureville: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Pleasureville: $100
  • Therapy in Pleasureville: $80

While many psychologists in Pleasureville may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Pleasureville 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Pleasureville, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Pleasureville above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Pleasureville 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Pleasureville counselor 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 almost one million people in Pleasureville, KY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 40057 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 in Pleasureville can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Pleasureville 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Pleasureville 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 Pleasureville, 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.

Pleasureville has many professionals 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. In Pleasureville, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Pleasureville.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Pleasureville:

40057