This is Farah Westbrook's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Thank you for taking the time out to view my profile. Finding the right therapist to meet your individual needs is a very important step and I am hopeful that I will be able to assist you. I find great passion in assisting my clients in meeting and surpassing their full potential. After I obtained my Bachelors degree in Psychology, I continued my education and received a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am licensed in multiple states, a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatmen...

This is Kerry McCommons's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for taking the time to learn about me! If you are searching for a warm, enthusiastic, empathetic person with whom the begin the journey of therapy, I might be a great fit for you! I am a licensed therapist (LCPC) and have worked in the mental health field for over 10 years. I have worked with children, teens, adults, and families-- I love getting to know people and offering support. I believe I we all go through periods of light and periods of shadow in our lives. I believe that, by developing insight, awareness and self-compassion, we learn to better...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

Hello- My name is Ariel Zebulun-Morton; I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/ Therapist. I graduated from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work, with a Masters in Social Work. I have worked with a variety of populations in the field of Education, Child Welfare, and Mental Health. The journey has truly been rewarding in every way! My passion for the field of mental health stems from a challenging childhood and undiagnosed mental health issues in my family. There is a true stigma around mental health, but there also comes a great sense of freedom an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

You don't have to deal with overwhelming stress and anxiety on your own. Whether it's life changes, serious illness, or feeling overwhelmed in life where you once felt confident. You may be struggling to find your old self, balance, or it's time for renewal and change. Together we will build upon your strengths and allow a space where you can feel comfortable to express your experiences. My style is warm, non-judgmental, and straight-forward. Whatever your stress, anxiety, or life change, I will work with you to build strengths that you already have, build on yo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

HI everyone! Glad that you reached out. My name is Sean Butler and I am a licensed clinical social worker who loves to work with others to achieve a happy life. As we move through life, we sometimes are effected by mental health --- I rather use the term emotional wellbeing issues. I am here to help you as a partner in this journey. Over the years, from my personal experiences with therapy and education I have been able to create a therapeutic style, which is inviting and warm. I have experience utilizing several modalities including CBT, Psychoanalytic, Mindf...

This is Joy Hurley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

You’ve made a great first step towards feeling better! For many individuals, asking for help can be on one of the hardest steps towards a healthier wellbeing. I use an eclectic approach to tailor individualized treatment plans. I believe that clients are the experts on their own lives and I follow their lead in order to meet the client where they are emotionally. I understand that every client is different, and there is not a universal therapy style. I adjust my approach whether clients are seeking a therapist that will play an active role in supporting their ther...

This is Dawn Byrne's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A. ,LCPC,Addiction counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland with over 20 years of experience in treating mental health and addiction issues. I specialize in treating adults who present with both issues at the same time ("co-occurring" disorders). I hold two masters degrees- in Counseling and Education. I have worked in a variety of settings: corporate employee assistance programs (EAP); community psychiatry programs; out- patient addiction recovery clinics; residential psychiatric and addiction center. I have also served as a "Crisis Interventionist"...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Lynn DiFatta and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Maryland. I completed graduate school in 2004 but began working in mental health in 2000. I have experience in both long term and short term psychiatric inpatient care, emergency care, and private practice. I have extensive experience in Trauma Disorders (PTSD, CPTSD, Dissociative Disorders, Anxiety) and significant experience with depression, self injury, mood disorders, sexual/intimacy struggles, and relationships. Additionally, I have given seminars and educational lec...

This is Renee Shacochis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings! My name is Renee Shacochis and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland. I graduated with my Masters of Social Work, (concentration in Clinical Mental Health), from the University of Maryland-Baltimore in 2011. Throughout the last 10 years of my professional experience, I've been providing individual, family, and group therapy services to adults, families, and children from a variety of different backgrounds. Much of my experience has been working with clients who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, grief...

This is Dr. Annette Burns Porter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am very collaborative in my work and believe that the client is the expert when it comes to his/her own life experiences. I work with each client to help them develop more satisfying interpersonal relationships and guide them toward making the changes they desire to accomplish their personal goals. I have 20 years of experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings with populations varying across the life span and from culturally diverse backgrounds. I use an Integrative therapeutic approach according to the client’s individual needs. My areas of ...

This is Harriett Watson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

I have been in the helping professions for 22 years. My master's degree is in Rehabilitation Counseling Education, M.Ed. I am currently a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. I am a published author of the book, Good Night, Baby, Good Night, a parenting resource. It is a short book on how to get Baby or Twins to sleep through the night. My years of experience have afforded me the opportunity to work with parents, including adult clients of all ages, ...

This is Dr. Shannon Howard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LCPC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get." Such a true statement! Many of us have to "work with the cards we're dealt," even when those cards leave us feeling as if we have very few choices, and as if we have no control of our lives, but, isn't, "Life what you make it"? With that said, are you happy with life? Are you struggling with the chocolates in your box, or cards dealt to you? I welcome the opportunity to offer new perspectives, that could assist in resulting in more life satisfaction! I am an owner of a private practice AND ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Maryland with 4 years of professional work experience. I am a Afro-Latina originally from Brooklyn, NY, and I am also a Navy veteran. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, 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 excited and proud of you for getting started!

This is Kerry Lance's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
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 addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Allison  Sztajer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Maryland with 15 years of experience counseling children. adolescents, and young adults, as well as the parents of children with emotional and behavioral disorders and other disabilities. I specialize in working with adolescents and young adults that are struggling with a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, autism, learning disabilities, anger management, emotional regulation, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, and impulsivity. I am gender affirming and have specialized training in working with the LGBTQIA+ community...

This is Danielle Diggs's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Maryland with over 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress, anxiety & 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!

This is Dr. Syed Kamran's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am Dr. Syed N. Kamran, I am a licensed professional therapist in the field of mental health for 30 plus years. I am currently accepting new clients. Inevitably, everyone goes through problems in life. These problems will snowball and keep bothering us if we don’t confront and address them. If you are going through psychological or emotional distress, take the first step by contacting me. Everyone faces challenges in life and it’s okay to find professional help to deal with mental health and substance abuse issues, process your feelings, or make the necessary cha...

This is Dr. Kendel Wylie-Pugh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Maryland with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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 - Brookeville, Maryland (Brookeville, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Charles has devoted the last 20 years working the field of Behavioral Health. During this time, he earned his degree in clinical mental health counseling and is currently Doctorate Candidate in Health Care Administration (DHA). These accomplishments as well as extensive experience has expanded and enhanced his skills to provide measured based care to patients seeking to understand and improve their mental health. Charles’ main approach to therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); specializing in Trauma and Crisis. However, he is known to be eclectic in the...

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

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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville or elsewhere in Montgomery 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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville 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 Brookeville, 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 Brookeville, 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 20833 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 Brookeville:

20833

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.