Fruitland, Maryland is aptly named if you think of the many amenities this little town has to offer. Located on Maryland’s lower eastern shore, Fruitland is close to the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, Norfolk in Virginia, and Washington D.C. When you add a safe community, great schools, and excellent health services, it’s a winning combination. When your mental health isn’t functioning well, it’s difficult to feel like any part of your life is fruitful.

It’s not necessary to feel stunted and stagnant. Match up with a Fruitland area licensed treatment specialist soon to help you re-experience energy and growth and soon you’ll feel like your life is ripe again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC ,LCADC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I believe that you are the expert on you and that my knowledge and experience can help you develop and reach your goals. I believe that struggling with our thoughts and feelings is the cause of our suffering and that we can learn ways to struggle less and do better as a result. I believe that together we can help you move in a direction of more meaning and fulfillment in your life. I will be kind, understanding, and human in my approach to working with you. I will use humor and metaphors to help you think about and understand things in new ways. Ultimately, t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Greetings and welcome to my profile. My name is Ken Powers, Jr. and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Actually, I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in three states. I serve as the Director of Behavioral Health for a Federally Qualified Health Care Facility (FQHC). I am a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers through the National Association of Social Workers. I am also a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work through the American Association of Clinical Social Workers. The American Board of Examiners in Clinica...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCPC,CHES
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

With more than 15 years of experience helping people successfully handle challenges, improve their mental health and enhance their relationships I have learned one thing about life... people are stronger than they know. You are stronger than you know and have proved it by simply reaching out for help. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland, a National Certified Counselor, and Certified Health Education Specialist. I have a BA in Psychology from West Virginia University, a MS in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Maryl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC ,CAC-AD
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Jenn and I am a licensed professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland. I have had over 15 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential, day programs, outpatient, in-home, and addictions. Although that seems like a lot, all it really means is I have experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with addictions, anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and anger management. I also have experience working with b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,Licensed Psychologist
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello, I am a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland with a PhD in Clinical Psychology. I have over 10 years of experience working with clients with concerns including depression, anxiety, adjustment challenges, relationship difficulties, parenting and family challenges, and family violence. My professional experiences in counseling as well as consulting in the private sector have focused on promoting holistic well-being and helping people live out their full purpose and potential. My counseling style is client-centered, supportive, and empathic, and I incorporate c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) based in Maryland with four years of experience as a licensed counselor. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, difficulty managing life stressors, ADHD, and trauma. I can help you to recognize and explore feelings, resolve conflicts, work through difficult behaviors and impulses, reduce anxiety, improve mood, and increase self-esteem. Prior to licensure I served as a crisis counselor on the National Suicide Hotline and am a certified Suicidologist, as well as a trauma-info...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,EMDR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, my name is Tammy and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over a decade of experience in the helping field. Having graduated with both my bachelors and masters degrees at Florida International University, I was also born and raised in Miami Florida, which nurtured a multicultural environment. I am passionate about helping patients work through trauma and anxiety. I am trained in EMDR and have specialized training in First Responder trauma with experience in working with Firefighters, Police Officers, and Military. I enjoy using an eclectic approac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have helped a diverse population of adult clients including veterans to address common mental health concerns including: depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, relationship issues, life changes, and more. My therapeutic style is warm, laid-back, and collaborative. I believe in treating clients the way that I would hope to be treated if I was seeking help. I have completed extensive training in psychodynamic therapy. I also have training in Co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Master's Degree in Social Work,Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, MSW, LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am an independent licensed clinical and certified social worker for the past 11 years. My main specialty areas are Veterans issues related to PTSD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders,, disability (including spinal cord injury), trauma (including sexual), intimate partner violence, grief and loss, aging among others. I also specialize in child protective issues related to sexual abuse and neglect. I provide services using combination of the following modalities including, but not limited to Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Client Cent...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Maryland with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & eating disorders. I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, 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 - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) in Maryland and the District of Columbia (LICSW) with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, depression, ADHD, coping with life changes and much more. Through counseling you will discover your strengths and utilize those strengths to propel you into your destiny. You will learn how to communicate effectively with others to meet your needs and have a safe place to express your feelings with the utmost confidentiality. It takes courage...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,LCSW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I am Dr. Jerome Anderson, an advanced-practice clinical professional offering a wide range of clinical services. I am licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW), nationally board certified as an advanced practice clinical social worker (BCD), certified as a clinical forensic social worker/psychotherapist (CCFC), and certified as a correctional health care professional (CCHP). As such, I provide services focused on severe and persistent mental health concerns as well as mild mental health conditions, such as professional counseling, psychotherapy, and consul...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in in District of Columbia, Maryland and Texas with 3 years of professional work experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, & depression. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Jakob Engel. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with 6 years of experience providing psychotherapeutic services in clinics, homes, schools, and online via tele-therapy. I have experience working with clients of all ages and a wide variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting issues, relationship issues, ADHD, and adjustment struggles. I believe in providing holistic care for people both by offering sessions for individual and families. I attended Purdue University where I received my Bachelor of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Maryland and Virginia with 6 years of experience working with older adults, people facing cancer and their caregivers, as well as people at end of life. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & coping with life changes. Just by being on this site, you have taken a huge first step. All of us struggle with big emotions at one time or another in our lives. And we all have the tools to find acceptance and peace. I look forward to working together and finding out what is most important to you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Maryland with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Fruitland, Maryland (Fruitland, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Maryland with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & depression. I also have experience working with 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.

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

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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland or elsewhere in Wicomico 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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland 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 Fruitland, 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 Fruitland, 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 21826 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 Fruitland:

21826

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.