Saint Gabriel has always been a largely agricultural community, although some petrochemical industry has arisen in the area in more recent times. The growing of crops and raising of stock is a worthy endeavor that is sometimes failed due to storms and other events outside the farmer’s control. Likewise life has many storms and events that you cannot control that might lead to failure or depression.

If you have had to weather some storms in your life and need help to cope, counselors in the Saint Gabriel area can help. These licensed therapists will be able to help you see what is in your control and what is not, so that you can find happiness and balance. Contact a counselor today.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hello. My name is Erika Williams. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana with over 10 years’ experience working in various setting with diverse populations. My approach is to form a therapeutic alliance with the client. Such a relationship is essential, as it is oftentimes the first setting in which the person shares intimate thoughts, beliefs, and emotions regarding the issues in question. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, low self-e...

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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, ADHD
Years of experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana and have 11 years of experience in mental health working as a counselor, crisis therapist, counselor supervisor, and case manager. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger struggles, interpersonal problems and focusing struggles. Disclaimer: My therapy style is informal and relaxed. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I may be a good fit for you as a therapist if your symptoms are mild to moderate or ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of experience: 18

My name is Andrea Smalls. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience with a variety of conditions including but not limited to, depression, anxiety, anger, grief and loss, addiction, substance abuse. I believe in using my gift to assist others in developing solutions to address the challenges experienced through the peaks and valleys of life. I have worked with several populations including children, adults, and geriatric adults within individual, family, and group settings. I utilize an integrated approach with techniques from Cogni...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the great state of Louisiana. I have over 20 years of experience with a wide variety of individuals experiencing a diverse set of challenges. Most recently I have been focusing on those struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and trying to navigate life in general. I come from a client centered approach where I use my skills in DBT, motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy and CBT to empower the individual and assist in fostering skills and strategies not only to deal with the curren...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties
Years of experience: 24

Welcome to BetterHelp! You have made the first step in prioritizing yourself, mental health, and self-care. So let me tell you a little about me. My name is Karen D. Marchand and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 20 plus years in social services. My experience is in couples counseling, domestic violence intervention, restoring relationships within marriages and families, parenting, anger management, effective decision making, as well as career building. I have worked within the systems of home health, hospice, hospital, school, judicial, an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado and Louisiana with over 6 years experience providing professional counseling services. My goal is to meet clients where they are and work with them to develop the tools and confidence to tackle life’s hardships, such as stressors, coping with change, and other life challenges. This also includes symptoms of mood disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and trauma. I use a person-centered, humanistic approach, allowing the client to be the expert regarding their life by exploring their feelings and sol...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 23

I am an LPC-S in the state of Louisiana in which I have practiced Chemical Dependency and Community Mental Health Counseling for 23 years. My passion is working with women who have experienced domestic violence; trauma; post-tramatic disorder; emotional, verbal, and physical abuse; self esteem issues; and substance dependence issues. I prefer this population because I was Clinical Director of Counseling at the YWCA and counseled a myriad of problems. I had a private practice for a few years entitled POWER Counseling Services. The title was an acronym for Power...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, ADHD
Years of experience: 17

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Louisiana. I have 17 years of experience in the counseling field. I have worked with children and adults with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, grief, family issues, trauma, and suicide ideation. I also have an in depth understanding of addiction counseling, crisis counseling, and bereavement counseling. I approach counseling as a combined effort between the client and the counselor. My goal is to build a relationship founded on trust. Together we will explore the presenting problems and the pattern...

Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of experience: 7

I am licensed in Texas and Louisiana with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, parenting issues, & 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. 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, Self esteem, Coaching, ADHD
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & executive and professional coaching. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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 & empow...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with 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. 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, 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, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Louisiana with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Louisiana with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How To Find Counseling Saint Gabriel

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

  • CBT in Saint Gabriel
  • DBT in Saint Gabriel
  • Substance use therapy in Saint Gabriel
  • Couples therapy in Saint Gabriel

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

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

While many psychologists in Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel, 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 Saint Gabriel above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel, 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 70721 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 Saint Gabriel can be a great option.

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

Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel, 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 Saint Gabriel.

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

70721, 70776, 70780