Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

Greetings, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 25 years of helping individuals, couples, and families become their best version of themselves. It gives me joy to assist others in their growth and transformations. My life and work experiences in public and private agencies and as a veteran have helped me established unique skills sets and clinical tools and expertise to assist others in their journeys to health and wellness. My approach to therapy starts from a place of empathy, understanding, compassion, respect, genuineness, and concern for others....

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

Hi there! My name is Roxanne Stegall and I am a licensed clinical social worker with over eight years experience working in the mental healthcare field. My past work experience in both the medical and mental healthcare settings have prepared me to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. I earned my Masters of Social Work Degree from Louisiana State University where I completed two internships, one was a local non-profit family-counseling center and the other was a state run outpatient-counseling center. After graduation, I was hired as the lead therapi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of experience: 16

Hello there, I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Louisiana and Texas with over 17 years’ experience working as a therapist and art therapy certified life coach. I have also recently completed advanced studies in naturopathic medicine (natural medicine), with a specialization in behavioral health disorders. I have supported clients with multiple concerns, including behavioral modification support, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting support, sexual dysfunction, intimacy challenges, sexually addictive behaviors, career c...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

I am an LCPC, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland and an LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana. I received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Community Counseling and a Post Master’s in Play Therapy at John’s Hopkins University. I received a second Post Master’s Degree from University of Denver in Animal-Assisted Therapy. My work has been primarily spent focusing on family counseling, including all members of the family unit. I have been actively practicing as a therapist for 11 years. My expertise includes working with ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Supervisor (LPC-S), licensed to practice in Louisiana. I have a Master's Degree in Counselor Education from North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. I have been a licensed mental/behavioral health therapist for over ten years. I have more than 15 years of experience working with individuals, families, and groups as a helping professional. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting concerns, chi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

I have years of experience helping clients cope with both the symptoms as well as the underlying causes of their struggles with issues of anxiety, trauma and PTSD, depression, difficulty managing anger, alcohol or other substance use disorders, and relational difficulties that often stem from low self-confidence and the need for updated and enhanced communication skills. My clinical style combines a personal approach that aims to make the client feel genuinely understood, supported, and safe. I utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions that help to update co...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Louisiana and a National Certified Counselor. I see counseling as a process in which you the client, and I, the counselor, having come to understand and trust one another, work as a team to explore and define present problem situations, develop future goals for an improved life and work in a systematic fashion toward realizing those goals. I work with clients who may be dealing with a variety of issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression, life skills deficits, behavioral problems, relationship diffi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 30

Hello! If you are exploring BetterHelp, it is likely that you are struggling with something significant in your life. Finding the right person to help you through these challenges is very important. I hope that together we can tackle these challenges. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Orleans for more than 30 years. I have worked with people with a wide range of issues. Much of my experience has been working with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, substance abuse, grief and those dealing with chronic a...

Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 21

I am licensed in Louisiana with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Louisiana with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. 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, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Louisiana with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, intimacy related issues, 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: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Louisiana with 7 years of professional work experience. Spanish speaking! I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Colorado and Louisiana with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with LGBTQIA2 related issues, family conflicts, ADHD issues, & career difficulties. Let me explain a little more about these areas of focus. I have training within systems and family conflicts due to my license of being an LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am skilled in recognizing patterns; most of my clients and families have told me this during our work together. I have experience working with people of the LGBTQIA2 communit...

How To Find Counseling Cankton

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

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Cankton, 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 Cankton, elsewhere in St. Landry, or in the greater state of Louisiana.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Cankton may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Louisiana 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 Cankton and elsewhere throughout the state of Louisiana 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 Cankton, Louisiana 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 Cankton above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Cankton 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 Cankton 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 Cankton 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 Cankton 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 Cankton 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 Cankton, LA, 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 70584 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 Cankton can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Cankton 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 Cankton 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 Cankton, Louisiana 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.

Cankton 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 Cankton, 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 Cankton.

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

70584