Does life have you hopping and leaping around from adventure to adventure like a happy little frog? Or are you croaking your way through life, stuck on the same lily pad, with no sense of purpose or inspiration? The people of Rayne, the frog capital of the world, know a little thing or two about life on a lily pad.

If you feel stuck in one place because of tough personal issues such as mental illness, addiction, trauma, loss, toxic relationships, or anything in between, please do not hesitate to reach out to a Raine-Area mental health professional today to get the support you need.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Hi! My name is Marissa Kent and I am a nationally certified and licensed professional counselor in the state of Mississippi and Louisiana. I have nearly a decade's worth of experience in the mental health field, the last four of those years working with various populations as a counselor/therapist. I have worked with individuals dealing with a range of concerns and have the most experience with depression, anxiety and stress, anger management, and relationship issues. I got into the field of counseling because I love helping people. There are few things bette...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor for the State of Louisiana with 18 years of social work experience. I moved to London, England in 2008 for approximately 5 years where I worked as an agency social worker in various London Borough agencies such as Leaving Care, Referral and Assessment, Foster Care and Juvenile Services. Upon returning home to Louisiana, I accepted a position with a behavioral health company where I’ve worked for approximately 11 years in various levels of care including inpatient, ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I see counseling as a collaborative process in which my clients and I work together to promote feelings of hope, healing, and empowerment. This process is done by creating a safe and trusting environment in which the client and I work together to identify goals; improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem; and create a sense of autonomy. I have experience helping clients of all ages in areas such as trauma, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, family stress, and behavioral concerns. I believe in approaching the counseling relationship i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I earned my Masters in Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans. I graduated from there in December of 1999. My approach with clients in to provide a warm, accepting , and supportive approach. I believe that building upon a clients strengths is key in solving problems. I have had experienced success in working with people with depression, anxiety, and a many other conditions L. I want to help you the best I can as a LCSW of 8 + years. 22 years as a social worker 30 years working in mental health I have experience many diagnosis and with mul...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 30

I have been a Licensed Master Social Worker for 25 years and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 2 years. I received my masters degree from Southern University of New Orleans with a concentration in children, youth and families. I have a broad range of experience with all ages of clients. I enjoy working with a variety of ages, problems and situations. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivation al Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Behavioral Modification and client centered therapy primarily but often adjust my technique to meet the unique needs of my client. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor In Louisiana with over 12 years experience working as a Mental Health Counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, and symptoms of bipolar, borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. My approach is solution focused, client ...

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, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 7

Hello there! I'm Shane Lopez! I have over 6 years of experience in the field of counseling and mental health therapy. If you are seeing this, then I am glad you have taken the first steps towards seeking to improve your life and personal experience. I would be glad to help be a part of cooperative effort between the two of us. I have a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and am a Licensed Professional Counselor through the Louisiana LPC Board. My counseling style is an interactive blend of education and reframing to help you explore and understa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 14

I am a licensed therapist with over 15 years of experience as a professional therapist in New Orleans, Louisiana. I have worked with people with various issues, including depression, anxiety, marital problems, parental issues, job obstacles, and ADHD. I have also assisted other adolescents who have endured physical or emotional abuse. My approach to counseling is welcoming and participatory. Everyone should be treated with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My therapeutic approach of counseling is cognitive-behavioral, gestalt, psychodynamic, and rational...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Louisiana with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, coping with grief and loss, life changes, and self esteem to list a few. 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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Louisiana with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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 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, Addictions, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
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, Mental health related challenges , coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related 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. 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.

Years of experience: 3

Hi! I am glad you are here. I would be happy to talk with you if you think I would be the right fit for you. I am a licensed clinical social worker in Louisiana with over a decade of experience in mental health. I am adept at utilizing several different treatment modalities that are tailored towards your needs, including evidence-based approaches such as: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), short-term therapy (STP), Internal Family Systems (IFS), narrative therapy, Functional Analysis, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I approach each of my clients as t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Mississippi, Georgia, California and Louisiana with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related 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. 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 Rayne

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Rayne 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 Rayne 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 Rayne, 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 Rayne above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Rayne 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 Rayne 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 Rayne 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 Rayne 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 Rayne 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 Rayne, 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 70578 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 Rayne can be a great option.

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

Rayne 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 Rayne, 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

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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 Rayne.

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

70578