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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 23

Not Accepting New Clients at this Time. My name is Jessica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and Maryland with 20 years' experience in many states on the East Coast. My Masters in Social Work is from Boston University and I love assisting others to make changes and improve their lives. I am currently accepting clients who are looking for messaging or live typing (chat) sessions. I check messages and respond intermittently from 9 AM - 2:30 PM Monday - Friday and have availability fo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

Have you been living the same script with different cast members? Do you want to overcome life's most complicating situations? Are you on a quest to get to know yourself better? Do you want to make your wildest dreams a reality? I am a thirty-something Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am bicoastal- residing in Los Angeles for the last few months; however, my roots are on the East Coast. I am licensed to provide therapy to those residing in Maryland and the District of Columbia. I specialize in cognitive-behavioral therapy and over the last 5+ years, I have wo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, and thank you for visiting my page. Clearly there is something currently going on in your life that has you reaching out for some assistance, and you have come to the right place. I have almost 20 years of experience in assisting clients in working through life stressors that can cause anxiety, depression and overall discontent with their situation. I am very personable and trustworthy, taking time to build rapport with my clients so they feel they can share even the most upsetting or embarrassing details of the situation with me. I take a nonjudgmental,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

I am a therapist that provides individual , family therapy, couples therapy. I am a license in the state of Maryland with over 21 years of experience as a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical . I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, post -traumatic stress, relationship issues, marital issues, parenting issues, career challenges, and life changes. I also help people who have experience physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapeutic style is warm an interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect , dignity. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I have a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. I am lucky to have a broad base of experience working in this field. I have experience working with many types of issues, including substance abuse, mild and severe mental health issues, issues of daily living, etc. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings. I have done work in the USA and overseas, so I have a broad base of work experience. The most important thing to know is that I am passionate about helping people make their lives better. I counsel mainly from a cognitive-behavioral and psychodyna...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hi there, my name is Tracy Augustin. Thank you for taking the time out to read this profile. I have a Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work and have been practicing in this field for over 13 years. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and my goal as a provider is to ensure that my clients feel heard and seen, especially during challenging times. We all can benefit from a listening ear, a person with a non-bias opinion, to help quiet the negative thoughts we are sometimes faced with. Contrary to popular belief, we all have days where we feel overwhelmed, unable...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Maryland with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

My childhood dream of talking to people all day has finally come true as a counselor. My mission is to intentionally empower others to thrive in whatever situations they experience or choose. I am particularly passionate about helping clients feel more engaged with life and encouraging them to make values-based decisions. I have experience with clients as young as 3 (and as old as 78) in community, college, court, and school settings. When not working, I volunteer, walk my pup, Sammy, and stay on the move as much as possible.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Maryland with 7 years of professional work experience, ranging from medical social work (Emergency Dept and Shock Trauma @ University of Maryland Medical Center), to working with children from rural populations, to focused support and intervention (mainly psychotherapy) with US military Veterans. Military populations are a specialty area for me. My experience as a therapist has focused on addressing trauma, depression and anxiety. It also includes working in the areas of attachment styles, ego strengthening, Jungian concepts, and personality styl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Maryland with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Maryland and Washington DC with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 27

I am licensed in Maryland with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping children and families with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, 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, 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. 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
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, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in several states with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & eating disorders. 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in District of Columbia and Maryland with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & 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 - Luke, Maryland (Luke, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
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, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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

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 Luke 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 Luke 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 Luke or elsewhere in Allegany 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 Luke 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 Luke 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 Luke 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 Luke 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 Luke, 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 Luke, 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 21540 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 Luke:

21540

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.