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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed clinical psychotherapist who specializes in comprehensive, young adult, and adult psychotherapy. My mission is to confidentially, and professionally treat clients struggling with social, emotional, or behavioral barriers that hinder personal success and overall quality of life. I have experience treating a variety behavior and mood disorders, including depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, and substance abuse among others. I earned my Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW) from The University of Chicago and completed my post-MSW...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I have been a clinician for over 15 years working with couples, families and children. I attended the Joint Master of Social Work program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I am licensed in both Maryland and the District of Columbia and I specialize in anxiety, depression, stress management and couples. Beyond this experience, I also have a certification in Financial Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore as I have found through the years of working with famili...

This is Terry Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA.ED,LCMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Counselor in NC and MD. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality, career conflicts, and many other important concerns. I have also helped many people who have experienced conflicts with identity and religious affiliations, and race-based Trauma. My counseling style is warm, empowering, and interactive. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, and mindfulness counseling. I will tailor our conversations to fit your direct needs. I will be ava...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 44

I am a psychotherapist with 44 years of experience. I am licensed in Maryland as a LCSW-C and am a Board Certified Supervisor. I primarily worked at Kaiser Permanente until 2017 and have since supervised privately. I am now wanting to return to offering therapy through the teletherapy format. My work experience has been with adults individually, in couples therapy, family therapy and in groups. I have helped clients facing various life challenges and with a variety of diagnoses including depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia. I strive to help my client...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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...

This is Casey OSullivan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Theresa Huffines, LCSW-C, is a strengths-based, solution-focused therapist who is dedicated to empowering others, improving their personal growth, life skills, decision making when faced with life challenges, and overall emotional regulation through therapeutic evidenced-based treatment modalities. She is passionate about working with young adults, couples, and geriatric clientele. A graduate of Regent University and Salisbury University, she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology in 2011 and Masters of Social Work in 2013. Theresa’s experience includes i...

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

Linda Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who resides in the state of Maryland and has years of experience providing psychosocial assessments and treatments to children, adolescents, within various treatment facilities, and has experience as a mobile crises clinician assessing clients for safety to themselves and others within their homes, schools and residential treatment faculties. She initially began her career in Boston, Massachusetts where she provided mental health services to clients for approximately seventeen years. Shortly after arriving in Ma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am an experienced therapist, licensed as a clinical social worker in Maryland, Missouri, and Kansas. My therapy style is direct, approachable and interactive. I am privileged to work with those who have taken the first steps toward change, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines strengths-based, acceptance and commitment, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapies with a strong focus on skill-building. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, 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, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Maryland with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & executive and professional coaching. 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Hi, my name is Allison and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with six years of experience working in the mental health and behavioral health fields. I am a rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapy provider as well as a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. I have received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Theraplay among other modalities. I have experience working with individuals dealing with symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. My counseling style is client-driven. I truly believe that the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, 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. 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in California with 1 years of professional work experience. 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, 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, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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 - Galestown, Maryland (Galestown, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
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, trauma and abuse, & 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.

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

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 Galestown 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 Galestown 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 Galestown or elsewhere in Dorchester 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 Galestown 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 Galestown 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 Galestown 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 Galestown 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 Galestown, 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 Galestown, 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 21659 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 Galestown:

21659

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.