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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, MSW, LCSW LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome! I am so glad you're here. A safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment is key to bringing about the change clients are seeking in their lives and in their relationships. Creating that kind of environment in counseling is my primary goal. Additionally, I bring a breadth of training and experience that allows me to utilize a blend of approaches to counseling dealing with a wide range of concerns. My approach is eclectic—tailored to each client's unique needs. I believe the therapeutic relationship is the most important element of a helpful counse...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 5 years of counseling experience. I have worked with individuals and families presenting with a wide range of concerns. I have extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, loss, and with families in conflict. I have also worked with individuals struggling with various life transitions. I have counseled in mental health clinics with clients within criminal justice settings (adult and adolescent), and as a school-based therapist for teens. My counseling philosophy is that YOU ar...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LCPC,CASAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi there, I am excited that you took this great step! A step to make your emotional and mental well-being a priority. I am a Licensed Therapists in the states of New York and Maryland. I am also a Credentialed Substance Abuse Counselor. I have been a therapist for almost over 7 years. I have worked with clients covering a vast range of issues; including but not limited to Depression,Anxiety, Trauma, Transitional Challenges, Anger Management and Substance Abuse. My counseling style is one of self-empowerment. I urge you to take ownership of your life, while i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC, ,CCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, my name is Alan and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. I have been Licensed as a Professional Counselor since 1996. I have a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut at Bridgeport CT, as well as course work in professional counseling from Georgia State University, Capella University and the William Alanson White institute for psychotherapy. Currently I run a Human Service Program at a college in Maryland where I teach students how to be “Helpers” I teach courses in individual, f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): NCC,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 18

Trust is what is vital to a healthy therapeutic relationship and I work very hard to build that with my clients. Seeking counseling is one of the most courageous steps towards living your best life possible and I would like to help you on that journey. I am driven by the desire to help people through their difficult times and emotional issues they are facing. We will work together to develop an individualized path to help you through and feel better! I have had the opportunity to work with many different populations and have experiences in various emotional is...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. Congratulations on taking the first steps toward greater peace, wellness, and health in your life! Choosing the right therapist to work through your most intimate and important struggles can be tricky, so I’ll share my expertise and approaches to give you a better sense of whether or not we will be a match. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland, with 10 years of experience working with people from diverse backgrounds on an array of issues. I am trained in Cognitive Beha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 4

Hello, my name is Hunter Kasky and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C) working in Maryland. I graduated with my Bachelors in Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and went on to pursue my Masters in Social Work at University of Maryland, School of Social Work. I have 4 plus years of experience working directly with families and individuals struggling with substance abuse, personal and intergenerational trauma, adjustment and attachment challenges, anxiety, and depression. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): NCC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am School Counselor by day, and a licensed counselor in Maryland. I specialize in working with middle school students and their families. The students I work with come from various backgrounds, and deal with issues including anxiety, depression, stress, difficult family lives, trauma, social issues, and school related issues. I believe that, with the help of their support systems, both children and adults can effectively work through many different issues they may face, and become successful, productive, positive members of society. People need to be hear...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a seasoned and compassionate therapist licensed in Washington, DC. I have worked in the mental health field for over 14 years. I have a passion for helping others improve their overall wellbeing and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, parenting issues, career challenges, neglect, physical abuse, trauma, and more. I have also worked with individuals who were formerly incarcerated. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect. My approach...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I have over 14 years of experience in a clinical setting, and my experience covers a vast cross-section of disciplines specializing in alleviating social and emotional problems. I have experience and expertise working in Mental Health Outpatient Clinics, Child Welfare, Homeless Services, and Public-School Systems. As a mental health therapist, I specialize in depression, anxiety, women's issues, family conflict, anger management, adjustment challenges, grief/loss issues, and the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. I believe we all have the pr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Maryland with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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 - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Maryland with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW (in MA),LCSW-C (in MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

As a licensed therapist in Maryland with 30 years of professional work experience, I compassionately counsel clients with stress and anxiety, depressive disorders, insomnia, LGBTQ+ related issues, & trauma. Creating an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be confidentiality shared without fear of judgment is essential. 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 - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Maryland with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, 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. 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 - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Maryland and Washington DC with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Florida, Maryland and Georgia with 6 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 depression. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Maryland with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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 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 - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Maryland with 19 years of professional work experience. I hold a BA in psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a MA in counseling psychology from Bowie State University. I am a Certified Grief Informed Professional. I also have extensive training and experience in grief and loss, stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, perinatal and postpartum depression, relationship issues, hospice, illness and disability issues, cultural diversity /special populations, working with first responders, and meeting the unique needs of act...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brentwood, Maryland (Brentwood, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Maryland with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & relationship issues. I also have experience working with depression. 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.

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

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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood or elsewhere in Prince George's or the state of Maryland.

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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Brentwood and elsewhere throughout the state of Maryland 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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood, 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 Brentwood, MD, 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 20722 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 Brentwood:

20722

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.