Youngsville is the fastest growing city in Louisiana, surrounded by sugar cane farms but growing rapidly in population. With growth comes change, and with the dramatic growth of Youngsville change is inevitable. Changes in life can be stressful and discouraging. It is common to need a little outside help to cope with dramatic change.

If you are going through a time of change, Youngsville-area counselors can help. These therapists are able to help you evaluate how change has affected your life and learn to cope and adapt to your new way of life. Contact a counselor today.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Louisiana with over twenty years of experience in providing counseling services to adolescents and adults of all ages. I earned my Master’s Degree in Social Work from Tulane University. I have worked in psychiatric and medical settings helping clients who experience anxiety, depression, and adjustment to major life changes, chronic illness, and loss. Recognizing that you need help takes strength and I am happy to work with you to develop your strengths and learn new skills. I am trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed professional counselor with 15 years’ experience treating a range of issues. I bring a warm and empathic style to my work, thus creating a space in which you, the client, can discuss the challenges you face while feeling heard, understood, and supported. I help people do more of what matters even in the presence of difficult inner experiences. In our work together, we’ll look at the strategies you have been using to address your challenges, and we’ll discuss ways in which you can strengthen or expand your skills in order to act more effectively ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over 10 years of experience in mental health services. I am a disabled veteran with 10 years of military service. My mission is to provide excellent care to the clients I serve in an environment that allows for building emotional well-being and creating the capacity for change while helping you to develop the skills necessary to increase your quality of life. My clinical approach is collaborative, compassionate, client-centered and tailored to fit the unique needs of each individual, couple, and family. I believe t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Jamie and I am a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Louisiana and Texas. I have been working in the mental health field for 4 years. I have worked with individuals experiencing a variety of issues including addiction, trauma, autism and/or Aspergers, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, self-esteem, LGBTQIA, and borderline personality disorder. I have worked with clients aged 4 to 65. In my third year as an elementary school teacher, I observed that my students needed more than just a capable teac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a LCSW and have worked in Behavioral Health for the past 5 years. I treat people that struggle with mental health and/or substance abuse. Many of my clients suffered from childhood abuse and trauma. I am trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). I tend to use these in combination, depending on the need. I believe therapy is work. The journey towards healing can be difficult, but YOU are worth it.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 33

As a Licensed Professional Counselor and over 35 years of experience in helping clients, it is a privilege to engage in the change, growth, and resolution process with the people with whom I have worked. Having experienced clients in settings ranging from private practice, to incarceration, to hospitals, to clinics, to churches, it is my belief that the counseling process is not intended for only a certain segment of our society. With a Christian basis for intervention, all clients are seen as valuable gifts to the world and the counseling journey seeks to optimi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome to Betterhelp! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana with 3 years of experience in providing therapy to adults, children/teens, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, and toxic self-image beliefs. I also helped people who have experienced physical/sexual trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm using empathetic listening and creating an atmosphere in which my clients feel safe. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and comp...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, my name is Kimberly Evans. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in both the state of Louisiana and Texas. I have worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the mental health field for over 6 years and worked for over 15 years in the mental health field with both children and adults in different capacities. I utilize various modalities of treatment such as Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution- Focused Therapy. I offer an authentic, non-judgemental and safe space, where we can work as a team to collaborate through your the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Louisiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am licensed in Louisiana with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Louisiana. My work experience includes working with children, teens and adults in a variety of settings including hospital, schools, at-risk interventions in the homes and hospice care. I have supported my clients in working through their challenges related to anxiety and depression, relationship and family issues, crisis and trauma work, as well as grief and bereavement related to end of life issues. I approach the therapeutic relationship with unconditional positive regard and respect for each person’s unique cul...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in both Arizona and Louisiana with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Louisiana with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, depression, & compassion fatigue. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Louisiana with over 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, 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, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Louisiana with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & 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! Feeling lost? Let's find you again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I have years of experience working with young adults, parents/families, and educators to navigate the unique challenges each of these experiences can bring. I support clients in navigating life transitions, identity development, values clarity, emotion regulation, and shame resilience. I also work with clients on attachment-related relationship dynamics and challenges that stem from early childhood or other attachment injuries. By connecting in a safe, compassionate, and non-judgmental space, clients are able to explore their internal worlds and gain clarity as we...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Desire' Nweke-Roberson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Louisiana with 14 years of professional work experience. I graduated from Capella University majoring in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2020 and I am a National Certified Counselor with the National Board for Certified Counselors. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, burnout, and couples' therapy. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. There is no "one size fits all" approach in therapy and I will ta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Youngsville, Louisiana (Youngsville, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Louisiana with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with life changes, & compassion fatigue. 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Youngsville?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Youngsville area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Youngsville and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Youngsville or elsewhere in Lafayette or the state of Louisiana.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Youngsville therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Youngsville due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Youngsville 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).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Youngsville to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Youngsville, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose therapist 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Youngsville, LA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 70592 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

70592

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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 why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.