Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

Dear clients, I am a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for helping individuals, couples and families maneuver the stresses, challenges, hurts and traumas of everyday life. I am an African-American, faith-based woman, who has a passion for helping other minority men, woman, couples and families maneuver life challenges. My counseling philosophy is that you are the expert of your own life. My role is to guide and support you in building the skills and confidence necessary to live your best life. I meet each client where you are and help you build on ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, couples, children, and families who are facing a challenge and are looking for support. My experience in clinical practice allows me to assist with goal-directed activities and work to achieve change. A large part of my work is helping clients manage their anxiety or depression and to take concrete steps towards a more adaptive future. We work together to accomplish your goals. I will support you in gaining insight that drives positive behavioral changes and helps you accept, rather than fight change. My approach is ...

Specialties: Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I was pretty lost in my teens dealing with my parent's divorce, relocation, depression, anger and I did not know how to ask for help. I just hid my feelings, kept busy with work and school and no one ever knew how I was suffering on the inside. I got through college, had a nice career, got married but was still not feeling whole on the inside. My world totally blew up when my husband suddenly died in my early 30's. That was my breaking point..... but I didn't break. I got help. I started counseling to deal with the ugly stuff in my past and to get to a pla...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 30

I am a licensed mental health counselor in Maryland. I have over 30 years experience counseling families and individuals and training graduate students to become counselors. In that time I've helped people with anxiety, depression, abandonment, physical and sexual abuse, grief and loss, family conflict and trauma recovery among other issues. Since I know that the decision to seek professional help for very personal concerns can feel risky, I like to take my time getting to know you before I make any suggestions or draw any conclusions about your life. My style is ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, I am an LCSW-C, licensed in the state of Maryland with 5 years of experience working as a Behavioral Health counselor and crisis therapist and Certified in DBT. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including Mental health diagnosis, anxiety, Anger management, with a focus in Domestic Violence, Motivational interviewing, Crisis intervention and Solution based therapy. My counseling style is relaxed and direct. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, not believing in stigmatizing labels. There is a need for me to bu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a a licensed certified social worker - clinical in Maryland with over 15 years experience. I received my Bachelor's in Social Work and my Master's in Social Work from Delaware State University. I have experience working in a variety of settings including medical social work (including hospital, hospice, oncology and home health), geriatric settings (nursing homes and assisted livings), substance abuse treatment centers, and residential programs for adults. I have experience helping clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 4

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. My name is Angelique Fontaine, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Maryland. I earned my Masters of Social Work at Simmons University in Boston.I have worked with clients with a broad range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, domestic violence and trauma. I am experienced in multiple modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). My counseling style is empathetic and trauma informed. I be...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor in Maryland. I am committed to helping my clients find healing in a way that's meaningful for them. My goal is to offer time and attention for intentional and reflective listening so that my clients feel heard, validated, and receive the tools necessary to find freedom from emotional hurts. Most of my clients manage substance use concerns, anxiety, depression, conflict in relationships, and adjustment difficulties. I am pursuing a counseling-related doctoral degree, and I look forward to implementing relevant skills and techn...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker and have been practicing for almost 6 years. I have experience working with young adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, self esteem, eating disorders, family issues, relationship issues, and trauma. I utilize specific interventions in my practice such as CBT, TF-CBT, traditional talk therapy, motivational interviewing and psychodynamic theory. I love to help individuals feel empowered and in control of their mental, physical, and emotional health. I approach each session with an open mind and strive to make indivi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! My name is Mary, I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Maryland with over 15 years of experience in working with children and their families. Finding a therapist that matches your needs is extremely important. My background is in working to strengthen families, helping individuals to get in touch with their feelings and to find their individual strength and identity. This include building self-identity and exploring what your feelings mean to you. Most of my work has been in the areas of grief and loss, attachment, sex abuse, trauma an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Jada April-Brown. I have my Master’s Degree in Social Work and am licensed in several states to offer individual based counseling. Originally from Chicago, I attended Governors State University in which I obtained my BSW and MSW. I have been a resident of South Carolina almost 4 years now. Within my professional career, I have worked in many settings, including inpatient, outpatient, hospitals, corrections, community based, residential based, and transitional housing. In both my personal and professional career, I have been told and also have provided w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Maryland with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Maryland and D.C. with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. 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, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Texas with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. 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, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Maryland with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 In Your Area

Finding the right therapist close by in Boonsboro can feel intimidating. Once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Boonsboro area, you're closer to finding providers 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search for a counselor in Boonsboro, scroll through the options. Next, consider what type of therapy you'd like your counselor to be most experienced with. Finally, choose a provider located near you in the city of Boonsboro or elsewhere in Washington or the state of Maryland.

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Boonsboro counselors can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Boonsboro area can be found below:

How Do Costs Of Conventional Counseling Compare To BetterHelp With A Boonsboro Counselor?

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Boonsboro 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 Boonsboro: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Boonsboro: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Boonsboro: $100
  • Therapy with a mental health counselor in Boonsboro: $80

Some counselors in the state of Maryland 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 Boonsboro and elsewhere throughout the state of Maryland you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Does Working With A Counselor On BetterHelp Work?

It's important to note that these counselors treat clients online. Online providers, including the US-based providers above, can work with people like you in or around Boonsboro virtually. You do not have to commute to a counselor's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy 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.

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you. Professionals on BetterHelp specialize in several mental health issues and modalities. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

Boonsboro 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 providers all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Boonsboro, therapy can be easily to use and a click away.

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Boonsboro 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Boonsboro, MD, finding a counselor can be costly, and they may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 21713 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 Boonsboro can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Session With A Boonsboro Counselor? 

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 psychotherapist. 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 See A Counselor 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 often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend counseling. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A counselor 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Is Mental Health Care Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, counselors are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

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. Their job as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists 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.

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:

There are all kinds of therapists in the Boonsboro area, including:

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

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Boonsboro.

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