Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of experience: 32

I am a social worker with over 30 years of experience. My undergraduate degree is in Business and Psychology, and I have a master's degree in social work. My primary area of focus is working with couples and trying to help them heal their relationship. Through our work together we can hope to heal communication challenges and figure out how to build, or rebuild a healthy relationship. In addition...if a couple decides to end their relationship, together we can do this in a kind and compassionate way. My approach to helping people is eclectic...which means I...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Brian is a Licensed Professional Counselor with education, training and clinical experience in the fields of Mental Health, Addiction, Trauma, Grief, Loss and Bereavement and Spiritual Care. He provides counseling, assessment and intervention services that help clients meet their goals for a life in recovery. Brian has a passion for providing quality care, support and services to his clients through a person-centered approach that incorporates interventions from various theories and methodologies. He believes in helping clients process through past traumatic exper...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Oh the healing power of therapy! I feel passionate that everyone has a unique life story, and that some of life's chapters deserve a closer look to bring about improved coping, healing, and positive change. My approach is eclectic and trauma informed. I draw upon reality theory and the study of behaviors and neurocognitive development. I use CBT, mindfulness, and other practices as appropriate. The goals of therapy and the techniques used are based on each client's individual needs. I am proud to be working with community agencies, corrections and families for ove...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 20

Hello. I have been working with people as a Licensed Professional Counselor and as an Occupational Therapist for the past 26 years. This means that I not only believe in the healing properties that can be found with sharing thoughts and feelings in a supportive, non-judgmental relationship, but I also strongly believe in the importance of integrating purposeful activity into our work together. I like to foster an environment in which we can work together as a team. YOU are the expert in your life, and therapy can help you to make the best decisions to get your lif...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am a licensed social worker and previously worked in the emergency room. I have extensive experience helping people in many different situations. I have helped people during times of acute trauma and grief and have also helped them as they deal with long-term issues. I have helped them as they deal with issues primarily related to their own issues and also issues relating to concerns with famiky and friends. These concerns have related to the stresses of careers, children, and physical illness of themselves and relatives. These experiences have shown me tha...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan. I received my Master of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University and I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University. I have over 15 years of experience working with individuals and families in a variety of settings. I have worked in mental health for the last 10 years. My areas of expertise include working with family conflicts, trauma, behavioral issues, autism, depression and anxiety. I love helping people to obtain their goals!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 30

I’m a Licensed Clinical MSW with 30 years experience in private practice with my Licensed Clinical Psychologist husband. I’ve worked with people in a psychiatric hospital, a Veteran’s Administration hospital and Partial Hospital. In these settings, as well as outpatient in my private practice, I’ve worked with most emotional concerns including, of course, depression, anxiety, trust, shame as well as more complex sources of emotional discomfort. My training and supervision has been in interpersonal, psychodynamic and cognitive behavior therapy, but more important...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of experience: 5

Well done for reaching out for help...your first step towards healing! As a licensed marriage and family therapist we will work together on resolving conflicts, and learning new coping skills for the stressors you are experiencing. I also specialize in couple counselling, infidelity and betrayal issues, blended families, divorce and single parenting. I have a passion for empowering individuals to reach their unique potential. I am creative in helping clients find their strengths in challenging situations by applying effective therapeutic and inter-personal...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 25

I have a master's degree in social work and am licensed in Indiana and Michigan as a clinical social worker. I have 25 years of counseling experience working with a variety of people who are struggling with mental health and addiction challenges. I use several approaches when I work with clients, motivational enhancement therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, strengths and person-centered therapy to treat the whole person - mental health, physical health, spiritual health and interpersonal health. I offer a caring and compassionate place for clients to talk,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 5

I am a licensed social worker in Michigan with 20 plus years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, racial battle fatigue, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & executive and professional coaching. I believe in providing enthusiastic authentic therapeutic strategies rooted in racial equity that promote self-care, self-compassion and self-advocacy. I also 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....

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 30

*POSITIVE CHANGE is POSSIBLE* I like to offer my clients a Buffet style of Options and let them pick what they want to try then I let go of the outcome. (No Expectation, Judgement or Control) I am licensed, confidential expert in Michigan with 30 years of professional work experience. Widely known as an Influencer, Futurer, Therapists' Therapist and treater/muse of High Level Visible Professionals, Executives, and First Responders of all types. My goal is to Empower People using Integrative, Holistic Therapeutic Interventions of Somatic, Emotional, Mental an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 30

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience working with children, teens, adults and their families in a wide range of settings. I have worked in healthcare, schools, residential settings, and social service organizations. You could say I have "been there and done that". It has been my honor to partner with many people over the years to help them make positive changes in their lives. I believe in the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals and that we all have times in our lives when we need to join with o...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Michigan with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Michigan with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, sleeping disorders, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, and 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan with over 10 years of professional work experience. My undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Science in Vocational Rehabilitation with concentrations in Substance Abuse, Criminal Justice and Psychiatric Rehabilitation. My master's degree is in Social Work (MSW). I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I have worked in a variety of settings to include community Mental Health, County Work, Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital, Ve...

How To Find Counseling Dansville

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

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Dansville, 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 Dansville, elsewhere in Ingham, or in the greater state of Michigan.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Dansville may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Michigan 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 Dansville and elsewhere throughout the state of Michigan 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 Dansville, Michigan 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 Dansville above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Dansville 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 Dansville 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 Dansville 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 Dansville 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 Dansville 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 Dansville, MI, 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 48819 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 Dansville can be a great option.

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

Dansville 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 Dansville, 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 Dansville.

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

48819