Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

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 focus on clients self-awareness, self-acceptance, and empower them to change self-sabotaging behaviors. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel Services, Counseling from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in May 2011 and a Doctor of Behaviora...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am Katina Smith, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with Aspirations of Hope Counseling Services in Hammond, Louisiana. I earned my Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2014. My experience includes 20 years of social services experiences while working with individuals in diverse populations such as children, juveniles, geriatrics, elderly and adults with disabilities, adoption and foster care, substance abuse and mental health. This also includes 7 years of crisis intervention and prevention skills in serving children and...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Hello, thanks for taking the first step towards achieving an improved emotional balance. I am Dr. Shawanda M. Woods-Smith, a licensed Psychologist in the state of Louisiana with over 10 years of experience working with a wide range of people and concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, self-improvement, and grief/loss. I am proficient in providing therapy for individuals, groups, couples, and families. I find that the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy and P...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 4

Hi, my name is Phoenix and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas and Louisiana with over 5 years of experience providing therapy services. I have worked with people challenged by depression, trauma, abuse, stress, anxiety, substance abuse, and life changing situations. I approach therapy through a client centered approach. I believe you are the expert of your life and determine the direction and depth of therapy. I also utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness practices, motivational interviewing, strengths-based approache...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 30

I am a licensed clinical social worker since 1977. I have worked in a variety of challenging positions with many different people of varying profiles. Perhaps the most challenging clinical work that I have done is with sexually, physically and emotionally abused infants, children and adults both male and female. I have also worked in the field of developmental disabilities again from infancy to older adults. In this capacity I worked as a case manager supervisor for every intake case in region 7 of the State of Louisiana. This required that we work with families...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of experience: 30

I earned an M.Ed. Degree from Northeast Louisiana University in 1991. An LPC-S # 3527 with the Licensed Professional Counseling Board. 11410 Lake Sherwood Ave North Suite A, Baton Rouge. LA 70816 Telephone Number: 225-295-8444 (phone) 225-295-8448 (fax). A scholar in the Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision at Walden University. I see counseling as a process in which you, the client, and I, the counselor, have come to understand and trust one another. We will work as a team to explore and define present problems, and situations, devel...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 9

Hello, my name is Tiffany Roddy (pronounced Rod-ee), and I’m so excited to be here! I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Nicholls State University in 2013 and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Nicholls State University in 2015. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana. Over the past 9 years, I have worked with people of various different backgrounds in numerous different settings including outpatient and inpatient. My goal is to help you reach yours; I approach counseling in ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience providing therapy. I specialize in trauma as a Clinical Complex Trauma Therapist and Trauma educator. I use body-oriented therapy to help you work through trauma. Body-oriented therapy provides a more holistic approach as it integrates the mind and body connection to address trauma. Focus on the body is essential because traumatic experiences cause us to live in a state of survival-mode where we interpret much of life through the lens of our traumatic past constantly assessing for threats and ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

Welcome! My name is Brianne Phillips. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, and Louisiana, and hold the credential of a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. Over the past 17 years, I have spent my time as a social worker in various settings: in schools, in private practice, in a hospital, with youth in foster care, and with survivors of domestic violence. Even though the settings were all different, one thing stayed the same. Our success and challenges are influenced by our lived experiences and our perceptions of these experi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

Hello! I am very passionate about helping others and improving the well-being of all individuals. Although I received by master’s degree in counseling from Louisiana Tech in 2017, I have 8 years of experience working in the helping profession. I approach counseling from an integrative perspective which means I use a variety of theoretical approaches. My primary techniques are person-centered and cognitive-behavioral. Person-centered is important to ensure that respect and unconditional positive regard are shown towards the client. Cognitive-behavior perspect...

Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, 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 motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Louisiana with over seven years of professional work experience. I have experience working with athletes (youth, amateur, semi-pro, pro, and retired) who are experiencing stress and anxiety, eating disorders, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & 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 seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in Louisiana with 17 years of professional work experience. I have been fortunate to achieve broad clinical and behavioral health experiences as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (LCSW-BACS). These experiences include psychotherapy, crisis management/intervention, clinical interviewing, psychological, academic and personality testing, evaluations, stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & anger management. Therapeutic approaches I commonly use are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 21

I am licensed in Louisiana and Texas with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. 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: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 16

I am licensed in Louisiana with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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.

How To Find Counseling Maurice

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Maurice 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 Maurice 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 Maurice, 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 Maurice above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Maurice 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 Maurice 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 Maurice 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 Maurice 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 Maurice 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 Maurice, 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 70555 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 Maurice can be a great option.

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

Maurice 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 Maurice, 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 Maurice.

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

70555