Eaton Rapids, Michigan residents often refer to their city as the “Island City” because the city’s business district is situated on an island in the middle of the river and it has bridges on the north, south, east, and west ends of the island. Eaton Rapids also has three-foot bridges for easy access to the downtown area. Troubled waters creep up on all of us at one time or another and it can be difficult to sort things out.

You certainly don’t have to isolate yourself on a solitary island while you’re trying to figure out how to get to a place of mental stability, health, and wellness. All you need to do is to match up with an Eaton Rapids area licensed mental health counselor who can help put you on sound footing.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Master Social Worker who resides in the Metro-Detroit area and have been practicing in the mental health field for over 12 years, including working in teletherapy for over 5 years. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents, along with their parents and families, in addition to working with adults and seniors. I have helped clients work through difficult challenges, such as grief and loss, job changes, trauma and other significant life changes as well as helping people learn to manage mental illnesses such as anxiety, depress...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Naomi Smith. I am a licensed master social worker with 20 years of experience in working in mental health and also providing therapeutic services to Individuals, families, and children. My primary focus as a clinician is helping my clients meet their needs and build their confidence. As a therapist, I have the skill to compassionately listen, be non-judgmental, and at all times provide support, encouragement and empowerment. My approach to therapy is simple: “Restoring peace, one day at a time, one piece at a time.” My commitment to my clients is...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I have been working in the field of mental health for nearly 25 years, doing Assertive Community Treatment at first, then case management, and now mental health therapy for the past ten years. My passion is to work with those who struggle with both mental health and addiction issues. I have a Masters degree is counseling/psychology from Michigan State University, and this has allowed me to work in the field as a Licensed Professional Counselor, both as a supervisor and most recently as a direct service provider for mental health services. My approach ver...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Hello!!! I am thrilled you have taken the time out to read my bio! It means so much! Therapy is a tool I believe can be an asset to everyone! I am Vanisha Young! A Licensed Master's Level Social Worker, Licensed in the State of Michigan. I have supported clients with difficulties such as: Crisis, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, and Self-esteem Issues. I utilize a Person-In- Environment approach to understand client situations, and Strength- based perspectives to help clients see they have the capacity to change the outcome of their situations. My Favorite quote ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW/PhD,CAADC,IMH-E (II)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 28

Ms. Morgan is a Licensed Social Worker and a Certified Addiction Counselor with the State of Michigan. She has provided mental health counseling for 28 years. She uses an Integrative Counseling approach, with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Ms. Morgan's integrates cultural sensitivity, biblical wisdom, principles of recovery, realistic hope, stress management and positive psychotherapy, with a results oriented framework. Core beliefs, values, feelings of self-worth, esteem and identity are deeply grounded in her faith ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC, ACS,CAADC, QMHP, QIDP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Michigan with over 17 years of experience working as a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression and anxiety. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and motivational inte...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMSW,ACSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Michigan, with over 30 years of experience in counseling, training new therapists, and teaching graduate students in social work practice. I have worked with very diverse clients in counseling , including individuals struggling with identity, relationships issues, life stressors, depression, anxiety, and trauma. In addition, I have over 20 years experience working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families. I am committed to helping my clients find their unique and true selves. I believe that change happens when we...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 13

Whether you’re experiencing difficult times or new adventures, I’m here to help. I have been a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan since 2009. I am the practitioner/owner of Compass Counseling & Coaching, PLLC, a member of the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association and was appointed to their board in 2021. I have a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Toledo, a masters in Counseling from the University of La Verne and a bachelors in Sociology from Alma College. I provide counseling for individuals, coup...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello. My name is Kelly and I am a compassionate Licensed Professional Counselor and I am a Counseling Supervisor with over 5 years of experience working with youth, teenagers, adults, families, and couples in both outpatient and community settings. I strive to foster a trusting, non-judgmental and safe environment for my clients so they can increase their awareness and achieve their most optimal growth. My therapeutic approach varies for each individual as we are all unique and may experience different obstacles or challenges as we work to achieve resolution. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Tracy is a Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in the area of emotional health with children, adolescents and adults. She works from a person centered and strengths focused perspective believing each person is the expert on their own story. Tracy has experience treating depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse issues and helping others successfully go through life changes. Her therapeutic style is eclectic with experience and knowledge in Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Existential Therapy. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling lif...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 25

Greetings! My name is Kimberly Butler. I am a Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the States of Ohio and Michigan with over 35 years of experience in the helping field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues and transitions, parenting , career challenges, sexual abuse, trauma, grief, eating disorders as well as emotional abuse. Counseling 11 years in a group home for unwed mothers provided me with a wide range of experiences, including adoption. I have spent the last 24 ye...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Life throws us curveballs when we least expect it! We are all fallible human beings doing our best to navigate the constant current of change and challenges. My experience is varied. In my 25 years as a mental health professional I have worked in the areas of private practice , education and career settings. My Therapeutic Lens is evidence-based , co-active and rooted in positive psychology. This means the dialogue and focus of sessions is led by the client and proceeds at their comfortable pace. It is by this unique client-counselor alliance that an ind...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a mental health clinician and am licensed in Michigan. I have 15 years of social work experience and have worked in many systems including schools, Community Mental Health, and child welfare. I am most experienced working with youth, teens, and families and have helped people with a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, and parenting issues. I use an eclectic style of therapy, with a focus on meeting people where they are. I believe in the power of connection, relationships, and compassion. My approach combin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed clinical social worker in Michigan and Indiana with 20 years of professional work experience. Fluent in both Spanish and English. I have experience in helping clients with stress, depression, mood disorder, anxiety ,poor self-esteem, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps tow...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Congratulations! You have taken a courageous step by seeking help! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Michigan with 26 years of professional work experience in a variety of settings including public schools and hospitals. I have successfully helped clients with such issues as stress and anxiety, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem and confidence, & depression. My style of therapy is very upfront, as I have found that being direct with clients (and them being direct as well) has been the most effective way to progress through challenges. At the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 3

I am a fully licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Michigan with 7+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse. 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.

This is Donae Patrick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Texas and Michigan with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & 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 - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Michigan with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, chronic illness, traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries, coping with grief and loss, 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 - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Michigan with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, 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. 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 - Eaton Rapids, Michigan (Eaton Rapids, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Michigan with 5 years of professional work experience in various areas like inpatient hospital settings to outpatient therapy at private practice centers. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, coping with with grief and loss, as well as coping with addictions. I have an eclectic approach to therapy and am trained in a variety of different methods to best tailor the modality that will work best for you. I believe you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming ...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Eaton Rapids?

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 Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids or elsewhere in Eaton or the state of Michigan.

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 Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Eaton Rapids 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).


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 Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids, 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 Eaton Rapids, MI, 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 48827 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 Eaton Rapids:

48827

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.