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, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I have over 5 years of psychotherapy experience with Depression/ Anxiety Anger management, healthy relationship , pre-marital counseling, Spiritual counseling, individual and family therapy , Grief/Loss/Trauma, Substance Abuse Education, DUI/DWI . During the sessions... It really is all about you! My counseling philosophy honors the strengths you have and seeks to build on them. I utilize a Person Centered Approach , Solution Focused Brief therapy and Cognitive Behavioral approach, as well as other treatment modalities, to address thoughts that may be affe...

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, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I earned my Master in Social Work from University of Maryland, School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD in 2010. I also earned my Bachelors of Arts in Information System from University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore MD in 2003. I have Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C) in MD, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in DC, Personal Trainer License and Health Coach License. I am a member of National Association of Social Work and American Council on Exercise. For more than 10 years, I have been using humanistic, person-center, streng...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Maryland with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & compassion fatigue. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Maryland with 10 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Maryland with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience with working with women. I provide support in helping clients with postpartum depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Maryland with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 35

I am licensed in Maryland with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I use a combination of solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral and other therapies to provide the most effective and appropriate treatment to each individual. I have a relaxed and flexible style to allow individuals to feel at ease as they work through difficult issues.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 18

I am licensed in District of Columbia and Maryland with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

I have been serving Maryland residents since 1998 and have experience working with a vast array of populations. I offer a unique skill set of solution focused, behavioral, and holistic modalities. Helping people to rewrite the stories that no longer serve them has become a passion; exploring family dynamics and facilitating both individual and environmental changes. I work primarily with adults age 18 and over. My preference is in working with individuals trying to manifest real change, and improve their ability to communicate, and experience a feeling of empower...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am a single, solo mother certified as a Clinical Social Worker. I am licensed in Maryland with 8 years in private practice and over 20+ of professional work experience in the mental health field including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and emergency room work. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression. I primarily focus on women's issues, perinatal and postpartum depression and anxiety, new mom and motherhood issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, 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, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 5

"Don't let your fears take the place of your dreams." Walt Disney As a licensed social worker in Maryland, my goal is to help guide you through challenging life changes that could include, but are not limited to: being a new parent, encountering family conflict, or a change in health. I aim to provide a warm, empathic, and collaborative environment. We will work together in identifying your strengths that will develop a plan on areas would like to improve your overall well-being. I draw from several forms of therapy including: strengths-based and client-centere...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, 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, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I approach every client with warmth and genuine curiosity about their history, experiences, strengths, and challenges. Through exploration of the “what now?” and “what next?” I assist clients in taking steps forward on a meaningful and authentic life path with a special focus on Gen-Xers, Millennials, and Gen-Zs. Additionally, I am a yoga teacher ...

How To Find Counseling Oxford

Finding the best therapist close by in Oxford can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Oxford 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 Oxford. 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 Oxford, 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford area in different types of therapy, including:

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Oxford, 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 Oxford, elsewhere in Talbot, 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 Oxford area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Oxford: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Oxford: $100
  • Therapy in Oxford: $80

While many psychologists in Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford, 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 Oxford above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford, 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 21654 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 Oxford can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford, 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.

Oxford 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 Oxford, 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

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 Oxford.

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

21654