Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Welcome! My name is Heather Sheidler and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan. I have over 13 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential and outpatient/community mental health agencies. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, life transitions, and complex trauma/abuse. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and mood/anger management. I have...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Life can be challenging for everyone. Hello, my name is Daphne Jones-Gooden I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Michigan for 10 years. During my career as a mental health professional, I have worked with a diverse population including adults, teens, adolescence, school age children and families. As a psychotherapist I specialize in treating issues regarding anxiety, depression, caregiver’s issues, ADHD behaviors, self-esteem, life transitions, parenting, and family issues. Utilizing cognitive behavior, motivational intervie...

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

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 5 years of experience working with individuals in multiple treatment settings. Clients who have worked with me were experiencing a wide range of circumstances including addiction, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, gender and sexuality and life change challenges. My counseling style is person-centered and inclusive. I incorporate techniques from cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, existential and humanistic approaches. My goal is to provide a safe space for clients to access their own inner wisdom and support them ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, My name is Roxanne. I am a Motivated Mental health professional striving to assist others in overcoming their personal obstacles. Skilled at advocating for clients working through mental health issues and other challenging dynamics, impacting their daily functioning. Proficient at making critical decisions during crisis situations. My goal is to work in collaboration with my clients to identify their strengths and effectively engage, assess, and provide appropriate client centered, therapeutic interventions. that assist clients in reaching their life ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Jonathan. I am a licensed Clinical Social worker (LMSW) in the State of Michigan. I have over 7 years of experience working as a mental health therapist with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, difficult emotions, trauma, the loss of a loved one, relationship issues, addiction, parenting problems, and career challenges. I enjoy helping people discover greater self-worth, life purpose, and happiness. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I beli...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

I understand how hard it is when your life, relationship, career, or business isn’t moving forward the way you want. So many people feel stuck, overwhelmed, self-sabotaging, and procrastinating, but they don’t know why or what’s blocking them from doing what they know they need to do. Worse, they have no one to help them heal, gain clarity, and hold them accountable to create the forward momentum they desire. Sound familiar? Hello, I am Shiela Little, Founder & CEO of Shaping Solutions. As a clinical therapist and business psychologist, I have honed in on critical...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I am a clinical social worker licensed in both Michigan and Florida with over 27 years experience. I specialize in clinical assessments, treatment of depressive and anxious disorders, as well as helping with life transitions. I have training in evidence based treatments that help individuals improve their quality of life and achieve their life goals. I primarily work with individual adults seeking to make a positive change using solution focused strategies and personalized treatment plans. I am open minded, LGBTQ+ friendly and bilingual in Spanish as well.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 19

Welcome and thank you for visiting my profile! If you are tired of old toxic patterns impacting your growth, life and overall mood and want clarity and resources you’ve come to the right page! My name is Tiffany Washington, and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Career Strategist who has prided myself on creating an environment in which my clients feel safe to explore what they might perceive as unsafe topics, uncomfortable events and experiences. I received my Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Marygrove College in Detroit Michigan and a Masters of So...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in Michigan with experience providing therapy and counseling in both mental health and school settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family issues, parenting problems, and body image issues. My therapy style is characterized by a warm, close working partnership between myself and my clients. My approach combines psychodynamic, client-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapies. We will work together to tailor your treatment plan to meet your...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with individuals with mental health issues in both a hospital and private practice settings for over 20 years. You can read more about my background, education, experience and therapy approach by clicking on my name above our messages. I generally check messages here a few times per day Monday through Saturday and usually respond as quickly as I can. I do appreciate your patience when it takes a bit longer at times, as I may be tending to other clients or professional/personal responsibilities. I do my ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Michigan with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, eating disorders, & 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: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
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, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & 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.

Specialties: Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Michigan with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence & executive and professional coaching. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Michigan with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Master Social Worker in Michigan with over 30 years of experience working as a child and family counselor, Special Education Social Worker, Behavioral Intervention Specialist, and life coach. I have worked with clientele with a wide range of concerns including, early childhood trauma leading to: relationship challenges, abandonment and attachment issues, as well as anxiety, depression, fear/guilt. marital issues/concerns, and issues relating to substance use. My experience has also centered around clientele living with OCD, AD/HD, Autism Spect...

How To Find Counseling In Your Area

Finding the right therapist close by in Vernon can feel intimidating. Once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Vernon area, you're closer to finding providers 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search for a counselor in Vernon, scroll through the options. Next, consider what type of therapy you'd like your counselor to be most experienced with. Finally, choose a provider located near you in the city of Vernon or elsewhere in Shiawassee or the state of Michigan.

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Vernon counselors can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do Costs Of Conventional Counseling Compare To BetterHelp With A Vernon Counselor?

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Vernon 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 Vernon: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Vernon: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Vernon: $100
  • Therapy with a mental health counselor in Vernon: $80

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 Vernon and elsewhere throughout the state of Michigan you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Does Working With A Counselor On BetterHelp Work?

It's important to note that these counselors treat clients online. Online providers, including the US-based providers above, can work with people like you in or around Vernon virtually. You do not have to commute to a counselor's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy 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.

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you. Professionals on BetterHelp specialize in several mental health issues and modalities. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

Vernon 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 providers all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Vernon, therapy can be easily to use and a click away.

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Vernon 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Vernon, MI, finding a counselor can be costly, and they may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 48476 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 Vernon can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Session With A Vernon Counselor? 

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 psychotherapist. 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 See A Counselor 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 often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend counseling. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A counselor 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Is Mental Health Care Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, counselors are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

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. Their job as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. 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 FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists 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.

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:

There are all kinds of therapists in the Vernon area, including:

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

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Vernon.

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

48429, 48476