Shopping and industry provide a lot of opportunity for others, but sometimes it can be hard to deal with people. Luckily, there are counselors in Richmond that are ready to help you become the best that you can be.

Richmond is home to the Eastern Kentucky Normal School, now Eastern Kentucky University, originally used to train teachers but now is for many different degrees. There is quite a bit of development, and since then it’s grown. There are now more counselors in the area than ever before, and you can get the help you need in the area from them as well. 

This is Patrick Wagner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 8

I have been an active trauma therapist for over 8 years, working with people from all walks of life. After completion of my education I began my clinical work splitting time between a trauma informed clinic and a public school in the inner city. Working with families from many different cultural backgrounds, my counseling style constantly had to evolve and change to meet the need. I always have an emphasis on treating the family when possible and truly enjoyed that type of work when given the opportunity. As I gained more experience I turned more focus toward...

This is Caroline McMinn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 4

Hello and welcome! I am so happy you have decided to begin a path to recovery and am honored to be considered to work alongside you during this time. I would like to say a little about myself to help you decide if I may be a good fit for you. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker currently working in the state of Kentucky. I am passionate about providing my clients with a warm and accepting experience no matter the struggles and issues they are dealing with. I work hard to provide each of my clients with a recovery experience designed specifically for them...

This is Kristyn Jackson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Kristyn Jackson - I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Kentucky. I have been working in private practice for the past 7 years with individuals and couples facing a variety of obstacles. My goal is to provide a compassionate and accepting environment in which you can obtain the tools that you need to live a meaningful life while handling whatever obstacles have been thrown your way. Some of the most common issues that I work with are: romantic relationship issues (including infidelity), improving self-worth/self-esteem, an...

This is Maggie Lemley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Thank you for visiting my profile. While in my care, you will find a nonjudgmental space to explore possibilities and solutions. Even though venting frustrations can sometimes feel relieving, that relief can be temporary if not fleeting. It is my goal and privilege to help people gain awareness, insight, and process emotions to maximize personal growth. Let's reduce emotional suffering effectively and efficiently. I am licensed as a professional counselor in the states of TN and KY. Each year I attend numerous professional trainings and conferences so I can prov...

This is Shannon Cunningham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Indiana, Kentucky, and Florida with 8 years of experience working in a variety of positions including addictions counselor, inpatient social worker, and outpatient therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addiction, life transitions, and self esteem issues. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma, both chronic and acute. My counseling style is compassionate and goal-oriented. I believe everyone is as unique as thei...

This is Melissa Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSC,LMFT,CFRC , EMDR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, my name is Melissa Smith. I love helping people discover what does not work in their life, help them set goals, and empower them to achieve those goals. My counseling style is empathetic, genuine, nonjudgmental, straight forward, and interactional. I provide feedback to help you grow. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and I am certified to provide online counseling. I have a Masters of Science in Counseling from Campbellsville University. I work with clients that suffer from emotional abuse, physical abuse, depression, anxiety, low self-es...

This is Emily Asposito's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPCC-S,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and welcome! I have been a licensed professional counselor for over 4 years in the state of Kentucky and have been practicing independently for almost 2 years. Currently I work in a fast paced community mental health agency where I serve children and adolescents. The majority of my experience has been working with this population, age range from 3-18. In my time I have also seen a small handful of adults ranging in age from mid 20’s to early 50’s as well as seeing some teenage clients through their transition as adults. Although my current experience is wit...

This is Dr. Tiffany Darby's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LPCC-S (OH),LPCC (KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, and welcome to Betterhelp! Congratulations on wanting to get support! I know how hard it can be to tell someone about how you’re feeling, so I also want to congratulate you on taking this step. In today's world, we are all trying to juggle a lot, and, understandably, you have a variety of thoughts and emotions. I am here for you. I want to find out the best ways that I can support you! My name is Dr. Tiffany Darby. I go by Dr. Darby or Dr. D., whichever you are comfortable with calling me. I have over 19 years of mental health service experience. I ea...

This is Shelley Fentress's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Welcome to Betterhelp.com. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Kentucky. I have over 13 years of experience working with a wide range of ages. I have worked with people experiencing depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and relationship difficulties among others. Our circumstances do not define us. I think everyone should be treated with respect and not have to fear being judged. My counseling style combines person-centered, reality therapy, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused approaches to help you reach your individual...

This is Angela Mathew's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT, MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Indiana with over 23 years of experience working as a psychotherapist (I am licensed in Kentucky, Indiana, and Kansas). 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 physical trauma or emotional abuse. Together we will face obstacles, journey through the “stuck” places, and heal the issues causing suffering. I will be here with you every step of the way. W...

This is Amber Bathon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LPCC-S,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello, my name is Amber Bathon. I am a licensed professional clinical counselor (state of KY), a licensed professional counselor (state of OR), and maintain a certification as a master addictions counselor. I received a double Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Socio-Anthropology from Transylvania University and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College. My Master's program provided me with additional training and education in the areas of marriage, couples, and family therapy and substance use counseling. During my internship hours,...

This is Arianna Mitchell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,BSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, My name is Arianna Mitchell, LPCC, and I look forward to working with you. I commend you on reaching out and being proactive. I am also proactive and solutions oriented. You can make changes in your life faster than you thought was ever possible. I have seen miraculous changes in individuals through my career. It is important to me that you feel like I hear what your saying, and we are making progress that is realistic and acceptable to you. In today’s society people of all backgrounds are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma and substance us...

This is Elizabeth Jones's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Elizabeth, but everyone calls me Ellie. I have a master's degree in Social Work and Criminal Justice. I am a LCSW, licensed in KY and TN. My primary focus has been with the male population, people in addiction, and women with a trauma history. I enjoy working with all populations and strongly believe that people have everything they need to change their situation and outlook within. In order to help others meet their treatment goals, I typically use strengths-based, cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered approaches, and dialectical be...

This is Victoria Serrano's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC, LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Good day! My name is Victoria Serrano and I am happy that you are reaching out for support! Here is the information you are looking for: I obtained a Masters Degree in Psychology in 1992. I am licensed as a Professional Counselor (KY LPCC # 165648) as well as a Clinical Addictions Counselor (KY LCADC #170488). I've been working to support and empower those in need for over 25 years. I think that speaks to my dedication and fulfillment in the field. I have worked with a very diverse population as well as in a variety of settings. I have worked in residentia...

This is Jan Edwards's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT, ATR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 36

Hello, Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Jan Edwards and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Art Therapist. I work with individuals, couples and families and enjoy helping my clients achieve their goals. I have been a trainer in Trauma-Informed treatment which emphasizes the importance of establishing a trusting, respectful, collaborative therapeutic relationship between clients and their therapist. I have been a therapist in residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment centers, outpatient agencies and in private pr...

This is Kathryn Baucom's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 29

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Kentucky. I have over 25 years of clinical experience working with adults (of all ages) experiencing anxiety, depression, coping with life changes, grief, or just needing a supportive ear while going through a rough patch. My overall goal for you is to feel better while nurturing growth and transformation. If you are looking for a compassionate, collaborative approach utilizing sound clinical techniques with an experienced therapist, please contact me.

This is Leslie  Birdwhistell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,BCBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Kentucky. I have worked in the behavioral health field since 2012. I have worked with clients from a wide variety of populations facing an array of issues. Many of my clients seek services due to anxiety and mood issues. Many of them have experienced past trauma, are navigating difficult family issues, or are struggling with a major life change. I have worked with many individuals who have been diagnosed, or are caring for a loved one on the Autism Spectrum. My counseling style is f...

This is Jessica Shannon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

As a Licensed Therapist, I have gained a wide range of experience working with all populations from diversified backgrounds. During the past 5 and a half years, I have worked in a private practice setting, assisting each individual work towards meeting their treatment goals. I have training and experience helping individuals address an array of concerns, including trauma and mood related disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, Anger Management, self esteem issues, self harm, abandonment issues, interpersonal problems, etc. I prefer to use evidenced-based and strength...

This is Joseph Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I use a cognitive behavioral approach to assist the client in reaching their full potential. I have been providing professional counseling for individuals, families, children, teens, couples, and senior adults since 1998. I'm down to earth and use practical approaches with clients. The cognitive behavioral approach helps the client understand and make changes to their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that control their lives. I also use a solution focused approach to help the client find and implement solutions to their problems.

This is Natalie Spalding's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am delighted that you have reached out. Please allow me the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Natalie Spalding and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Kentucky. I graduated with a Master in Science in Social Work with a specialization in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. I have worked in the behavioral health field for 13 years treating children and adults through in-home therapy, outpatient, and residential treatment. I have experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns including, depression, anxiety, ADHD, PT...

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Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Richmond area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

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What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Richmond, KY ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Kentucky will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Richmond and elsewhere throughout the state of Kentucky, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


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Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Richmond offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

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How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Richmond therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 34652 people in the city of Richmond, KY finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 40476 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

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Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Richmond, couples counseling in Richmond, family conflict therapy in Richmond, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Richmond, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Richmond, Kentucky can serve:

40475, 40476