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 Morgan Ash's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LMFT
Therapy 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, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Reiki Master. 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 specia...

This is Jenna Auxier'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
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Jenna Auxier. I am an LCSW with a licensed issued in the state of Kentucky. I have 5 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, and crisis counseling. I am experienced in many counseling techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing. I ultimately will pick the technique that is best for you. My first few sessions will start with ask...

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 Niles Charlet's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Greetings & Welcome! Feeling Crazy? Lost your peace? Struggling with thoughts and emotions? Sometimes life can lead us to a place where we want to “give up.” If you’re reading this you are probably looking for support. You’ve come to the right place. It takes a strong person to seek out counseling and support to initiate the change you are looking for. I would love to help you get there. My name is Niles Charlet. I’ve been a licensed Marriage and Family therapist and life coach for over 5 years. Counseling is an area that ignites my passion. During sessi...

This is Chelsen Larkey'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, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a mental health counselor licensed in Kentucky with over 8 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, sen...

This is Bonnie Young-Turley'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
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

After graduating from Lindsey Wilson College In 2014 I opened a private practice, which I have owned and operated for six years. I provide ethical, moral and compassionate holistic healing by delivering multi-faceted services that can help guide others to a better understanding of who they are. It is my goal to provide my clients with the respect, honor, and support they deserve. I utilize traditional and non traditional forms of psychotherapy to individualize each clients treatment goals. I offer encouragement, empowerment, support, understanding and total wellne...

This is Dr. Rafael Veroslavsky's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D., HSPP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Kentucky. I received my doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University’s School of Professional Psychology and completed my internship training at Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami in Miami, Florida where I provided outpatient, inpatient and consultative services. I also received my master’s degree in clinical psychology from Montclair State University where I specialized in Latino mental health. I am a member of the Kentucky Psychological Association and the National Latinx Psychological Asso...

This is Russell Price'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: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 11

Hi! My name is Russell or Rusty, whichever you prefer. My approach is casual, but also rooted in science. Like an astronaut might say they “always knew they wanted to be an astronaut”, I’ve always known I wanted to be a therapist. I’ve studied the more interesting psychological treatment approaches, like humanistic theory, motivational and mindfulness based approaches, but graduated from a rigorous Psychology program rooted in the science of Cognitive Behavioral Theory. My Master's degree is a Master’s of Science in Social Work. I believe that there’s a framew...

This is Jamie Godby'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, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 21

As a mental health professional, I have devoted much of my life to working in the service of others. Whether that was “counseling” a dying 25-year-old man by wheeling him downstairs from the sixth floor of the hospice inpatient unit, where I worked and he was a patient, so that he could watch the annual Kentucky Derby Pegasus Parade; for a few minutes, he was able to forget he was dying, as he sang Dancing Queen and danced with his arms while the ABBA float coasted by. Or whether that was advocating for a student with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD, and a ver...

This is Lisa Henthorn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I am a professionally licensed counselor with 5 years of professional work experience. I obtained my Master's Degree from Lindsey Wilson College. I have experience in helping clients with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, mood disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, stress and anxiety, motivation, communication, self esteem and confidence, career counseling, depression, grief, and adjustment disorders. 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 ...

This is Taylor Fannin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, 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, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

This is Christopher Conley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy 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...

This is Dr. Elizabeth Aponte-Perez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LMHC,LEP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Are you having issues that make you feel out of control, discouraged, and unable to make important decisions in your life? I am here to support and empower you with everyday life's challenges. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Massachusetts with over 20 years of counseling experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, traumatic events, issues with chronic illness, parenting issues, and substance use. My therapy...

This is Amber Maggard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Kentucky with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & 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!

This is Melissa Judd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Kentucky with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Denisha Oggs 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, trauma and abuse, 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.

This is Rhonda Henderson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Kentucky with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Elizabeth Drain's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Sometimes life gets tough, but you don't have to do it alone. My name is Elizabeth " Liz" Drain and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Tennessee. I am board certified by the National Board for Certified Counselor (NCC). I have 10 years' experience in the mental/behavioral health field. I possess a highly effective combination of experiences across a broad range of settings spanning community mental/behavioral health, in-patient, residential, juvenile justice, employee assistance program (EAP), and in-home behavioral management. I have had the...

This is Tracye Valentine's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Thank you for reaching out! I am a clinical supervisor and therapist licensed in Tennessee as a Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider and have board certification as National Certified Counselor. I have years of experience working with clients with a wide range of mental and behavioral health needs including: trauma, depression, anxiety, parenting issues, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, parenting and have been trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I have experience working with child and adolescent counseling and ad...

This is Angela  Hall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, Kentucky (Richmond, KY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Kentucky with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients and families with coping with addictions, sober supports , childhood/ adult trauma and abuse, & 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!

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Richmond? (How we can help)

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.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Richmond' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Richmond, or elsewhere in the Madison county or state of Kentucky.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Richmond therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Richmond counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


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 $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

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.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Richmond has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Richmond, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


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). While helping to develop 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 who you see everyday.

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. 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 through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Richmond therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Richmond, Kentucky can serve:

40475, 40476

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Richmond' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Richmond's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Richmond, Kentucky?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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