Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of experience: 14

Life is an individual process based on individual growth and evolution. I have 10+ years of experience as a licensed Social Worker (LCSW-C) in Maryland with clients age 3 to 54 including Military Service Members and their families, both in deployed and garrison environments. I am a trusted confidant and adviser, willing to travel life’s journey through growth and evolution with each client. I have an eclectic therapeutic approach grounded in cultural self-determination and cognitive behavioral therapy. I have a PhD in Social Work and serve as an Officer in the Ma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a calm and easy going manner. I have been a psychotherapist for 20 years, helping all types of people with problems big and small. Relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety are among the many areas that I have helped my clients effectively deal with and overcome. I also have supervised and trained therapists . My approach will always be collaborative and together we will develop specific methods and perspectives that will not only help you resolve your current issue, but give you the tools to make...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Jessica utilizes techniques from various theoretical perspectives but focuses primarily on using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address negative thinking and maladaptive behaviors that are interfering with someone living their best life. She specializes in adults struggling with anxiety and depression disorders, history of trauma, as well as women struggling with pregnancy loss and infertility. Jessica also works with couples struggling with communication, infidelity, and other concerns pertaining to marriage. She works to ensure every client feels safe and comfo...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coaching, ADHD
Years of experience: 10

Hi, I am Erin, I am a licensed counselor in the state of Maryland. I help children, adolescents, adults, caregivers, and people wanting to grow their families. I have a wealth of experience, training, and knowledge in many areas, and my goals are to work with my client to reach their highest potential. My therapeutic approach is focused on a collaborative effort to identify individual strengths and needs, develop meaningful goals, and to explore the necessary steps to attain those goals. My approach leads to increased self-esteem, learning, and attaining the ...

Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

Looking for a new philosophy? Whether you're struggling with personal relationships, sexuality issues, overwhelming stress, or loneliness, there is hope. I am here to help guide you on a path toward change and self discovery. I prefer to think of people as "stuck" not "sick," and with insight they can begin to change their behaviors and improve their relationships. I specialize in issues around human sexuality. Common issues: loss-of-desire, porn, LGTBQ, cheating, sexual compulsive issues, sexual performance, love, dating and non-monogamy. I'm "LGTBQ/Kink/BDSM /Fe...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hi! My name is Kelly Williams and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-clinical in the state of Maryland. I have been providing mental health therapy for over 6 years and have worked with a diverse group of people of all ages. I enjoy working with adults and helping them understand what they value. I strive to provide validating, supportive and collaborative therapy to my clients. I strongly believe in recovery from mental illness and helping people develop personalized goals that help them lead fulfilling lives. I also enjoy helping my clients learn ways to ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 12

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland with over ten years of experience providing counseling services to children, teens, adults and families coping with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, grief/loss, trauma and substance abuse. I am originally from California where I received my undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University. My master's degree is from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. My therapy approach is open, compassionate, focu...

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 32

I am licensed in Maryland with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 and engaging in therapy takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started! Working together I am sure we can make a positive difference in your life and living. I look forward to joining you on thi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Maryland with over 14 years of professional work in private practice. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of different problems including stress and anxiety, trauma, depression, & coping with life changes. Often individuals enter therapy with a number of issues they wish to work to address. I am a therapist who interacts with my clients in a collaborative manner in setting goals related to working on all the issues that brought them into therapy. My first treatment goal is to create an open and safe environment where thoughts an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

Welcome! Thank you for visiting my profile page. I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself to you as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Maryland. With almost two decades of experience in mental health and career counseling settings, I am passionate about helping my clients gain new perspectives and skills to thrive in their personal and professional lives. Whether you're coping with life changes, experiencing career difficulties, seeking executive and professional coaching, or struggling with interpersonal relationship issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 9

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Alabama, Virginia, Georgia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland. My experience includes clinical social work, risk management, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, case management, crisis intervention, advocacy, brokerage, education, and facilitation working with diverse groups of children, adolescents, and adults in medical social work, child welfare, mental health/chemical dependency, corrections, HIV/AIDS, and Veteran Affairs. While working with these clients, I have acquired necessary clinical sk...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
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, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Maryland with 10 years of professional work experience with diverse and multicultural population using evidence-based approaches which include, CBT, Solution Focused therapy. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, confidence, grief and depression. I also have experience working with people who have criminal recidivism. 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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Maryland and Virginia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, personality disorders, & depression. I also have extensive experience in working with couples having marital 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage....

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Maryland with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & 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.

How To Find Counseling Emmitsburg

Finding the best therapist close by in Emmitsburg can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Emmitsburg area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Emmitsburg. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Emmitsburg, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Emmitsburg or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Emmitsburg counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Emmitsburg area in different types of therapy, including:

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Emmitsburg, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Emmitsburg, elsewhere in Frederick, or in the greater state of Maryland.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Emmitsburg Therapist?

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

While many psychologists in Emmitsburg may not take health insurance, 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 Emmitsburg 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Emmitsburg, Maryland working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Emmitsburg above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Emmitsburg virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Emmitsburg helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Emmitsburg therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Emmitsburg therapy 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.

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Emmitsburg 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Emmitsburg, MD, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 21727 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 Emmitsburg can be a great option.

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

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist 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 and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Emmitsburg licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Emmitsburg, Maryland can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Emmitsburg has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Emmitsburg, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

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. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, 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:

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

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

21727