Life is always about progress. No matter what your position in life is, you're always moving forward. However, depression, anxiety, and problems in general can say otherwise. In a situation like that, a counselor based in Malden can help you. 

Malden has been a city where life moves forward. From the first same-sex couple being married until now, it has been a city where we can grow and prosper. However, you can’t grow unless you speak to a counselor and resolve your issues. Speak to someone today and get started with your life. You can improve yourself and be a better person.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-CT,LICSW-MA
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I'm Lissette! I am a Licensed Social Worker in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts. I have been working in the mental health field since 2007. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since April 2013. I have been with Betterhelp.com since December 2019. Delivering therapeutic services via Betterhelp.com is different. I have been successful with issues related to: trauma, social/relationship issues, assistance with life transitions, enhancement of social life, stress reduction, LGBTQ issues, alleviation of mild-moderate symptoms of depress...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAEd. LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been providing counseling services for 11 years in both face to face and virtual platforms. During my time I have been able to assist many individuals struggling with a wide variety of struggles including depression, anxiety, low self esteem, severe and persistent mental health symptoms, relational and family concerns, and substance abuse issues. My approach to counseling in each and every session is one that is focused on meeting the individual where they are. I am focused on making this process warm ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts with 20 years of experience working with adolescents and their families. I have had the privilege of helping teens and their families deal with very complex, challenging issues in a variety of settings. Many of my clients have struggled with depression, anxiety, peer and relationship issues, trauma , dissociation, and abuse. These significant challenges often contribute to behavior including addiction, self harm, and suicidality which have impacted my client's lives profoundly. I am compa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Therapy is a place where one can learn to explore, express, and verbalize feelings and emotions in a safe and confidential setting, while working to effect positive change in the present, and hope for lasting change in the future. I do not take for granted the amount of courage and bravery to get to this part of reading bios and making decisions about whom to make an appointment with you. I place a high regard and respect for all of my clients, and it would be a great honor to sit across from you and to affirm and validate your experiences, and to collaboratively ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. My therapy style is strengths-based and utilizes a combination of eclectic and traditional treatment modalities. I am active in my therapy style, meaning I frequently ask questions and provide input as opposed to a style which focuses predominantly on listening. However, if you prefer me to listen, I can do that as well. My specialty areas include anxiety/anxiety-based disorders, eating disorders, depression, relationship issues, women's issues, life transitions, career change (especially mid-life career c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 33

I am an independent licensed social worker. I have been in practice for several years, taking some time off to raise a family. I work with individuals, families and couples. Depending on the specific situation I will use different techniques. I am skilled in supportive therapy, a family systems model and a 12 step model. I have worked with and continue to work with clients who have a wide range of issues and my areas of expertise are working with chronic depression and anxiety, substance abuse and fertility issues. I have become quite interested in the affect...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read my page, and thank you for your courage in considering engaging in the beginning of your therapeutic journey. I believe that with time, patience, dedication and a strong therapeutic alliance, the healing benefits of therapy can provide relief and a deeper understand of one's self to anyone and everyone willing to take the leap into counseling. I have over 9 years of experience working in various mental health settings directly providing support to individuals across all ages and a vast variety of personal goals, s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MACP, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Mary Jaynes. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, licensed in the state of Massachusetts. My counseling experience ranges from working for agencies serving families in crisis and working with women facing multiple life challenges, such as health issues, homelessness, job loss, divorce or death of life partner and abuse, to private practice, counseling individuals, couples and families around anxiety, depression, relationship and job issues, stress, anger and loneliness. My approach in counseling is to offer empathy, instill hope and invite change...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a clinical Psychologist licensed in Massachusetts, and have been providing counseling and therapy since 1995. In my experience counseling is most helpful when it takes place in a context of mutual respect, with the client’s goals, history, and current concerns at the center of the process. I have worked with individuals with depression, anxiety, anger, relationship problems, and histories of abuse, as well as many other problems. My approach begins with respecting you, your goals, and your understanding of the issues that are getting in your way. I ofte...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 19

I am an independent clinical social worker licensed in Massachusetts with nearly 20 years of experience working with individuals and families in medical settings and in private practice. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety and relationship issues. I specialize in assisting individuals adjusting to acute medical events, disability, caretaker stress and aging, as well as grief and bereavement. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in the healing power of the therapeutic relationship and the impor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Jim Zaremba (he, him, his), and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with over 16 years in practice. In those years, I have lived and practiced as a licensed clinician in Minneapolis MN, San Francisco CA and Gloucester MA. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families and children, with an age range of 5 to 104. I consider myself a people-oriented person and very much enjoy my work in counseling. My perspective is every single person can benefit from counseling in this ever-changing and oftentimes difficult and comp...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Hello, I'm Dr. Mary Louise Mesquita and I'd like to welcome you to my BetterHelp page. Therapy is a team endeavor and I propose that you and I work together to determine how best to meet your objectives in a healthy, constructive way. Whether it's a couple of consultations to explore something very specific (such as a recent disagreement) or a more extended collaboration to tackle long-standing concerns, we'll take a strategic approach. This approach begins with accurately defining the problem. It includes identifying your beliefs, emotions and expectations, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW ,LCSW ,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Elizabeth Parham, but I've always gone by Libby, welcome to BetterHelp.com, and congratulations to you for starting on your journey to a better, more fulfilling life. It takes real courage to admit that you might need some outside help. I understand, not just from a professional stand point but from a personal stand point as well. I went back to school and received my Masters in Social Work at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California in my late 30s, after many turbulent years that included some really rough times (including divorce, ho...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a bilingual (Spanish and English) Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts. My primary clinical approaches are Mindfulness, DBT, and CBT techniques. I have an extensive background in working with individuals with substance use disorders and mental health/co-occurring disorders. My belief is that mental health treatment is not as effective without spiritual wellness.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Multiculturally aware, bilingual, independently licensed mental health therapist who understands that compassion and relationship building are at the core of the healing process. I am a trauma-informed, dialectical, and person-centered clinician who believes in both practical and deeply, emotionally based healing processes. I am a graduate of John Carroll University and have 9 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients in various community mental health settings with problems ranging from situational life stress to sever...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 12 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, families, and couples. I have experience working with depression, anxiety, relational challenges, AD/HD, trauma, and parenting struggles. My approach is trauma-informed, assisting in sifting through baggage that weighs us down to let go of unwanted pieces. My goal is to work with people reach their individual potential to be the best version of themselves that they can be. If that's you, then I genuinely look forward to meeting with you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,MLADC,LADC1
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 30

Kristen Welch is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and a Masters Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC and LADC1) and has more than 30 years of experience. Within individual therapy, I assist my clients to create clear goals, but I am flexible in providing space for more open exploration when that is desired. Ms. Welch is compassionate, client-centered, and interactive. I ask questions when I have them and acknowledge patterns when I observe them. I consider you the expert about your life and I think of myself as a consultant whose job it...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LCADC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for visiting Francesco's online office! Welcome to the beginning of an exciting new personal journey with endless possibilities. The solo-practice Anchored Mind Psychotherapy was established by Francesco Rizzo LMFT, LCADC in 2022. His practice offers high quality psychotherapy for clients across the state of New Jersey in-person and online. Anchored Mind specializes in the diagnosis, therapy, and treatment planning in individual, couples, and family therapy. He utilizes evidence-based therapy approaches to assist you to manage anxiety, depression, trau...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MDiv,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My work as a psychotherapist emerges from the many diverse experiences I have had in life, from my encounters with people of different cultures and languages, from my travels throughout various parts of the world, and from my own soulful journeys in search of self. Like Santiago, in Coelho’s classic novel, The Alchemist, I have been in search of the very things for which clients often come to me and dream of becoming. Each of us, in some way or other, is in search of love, to love or to be loved and on a mysterious quest—deeply longing for something far greater t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Malden, Massachusetts (Malden, MA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting 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.

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

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 Malden 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 Malden 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 Malden or elsewhere in Middlesex or the state of Massachusetts.

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 Malden 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 Malden due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Massachusetts 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 Malden and elsewhere throughout the state of Massachusetts 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 Malden 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 Malden, 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 Malden, MA, 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 02148 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 Malden:

02148

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.