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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Kristen Paradise. I am a licensed provider from Minneapolis, whose approach to treatment is tailored to the client, as each person is unique in their own right, and each person may have a different need in the context of their process of therapy. As all individuals are different, and all people experience this life differently than the next. We cannot assume to know what another person feels, but what we can do, is listen to one another, and be there to give support, care and compassion when it is needed the most. None of us have all the answers in ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker in Minnesota. I have been working as a psychotherapist for over 8 years. I also have a variety of professional experiences in various aspects of the social service system including adult and children's mental health, residential treatment, child welfare, and adoption/foster care services. I am honored to work with people with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, blended family dynamics, career stressors, infertility concerns, mood disorders, trauma, domestic violence, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Robert "Bobby" Frost, MA, LPCC, LADC ABOUT ME I am a dual Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Minnesota with ten years of counseling experience and 41 years of working with those experiencing a co-occurring mental health and chemical health disorder simultaneously. I have worked with groups and individuals experiencing a vast range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, impulsivity, substance use and trauma. My clinical and volunteer work has been in residential, home-based and intensive outpatient settin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

My name is Susan. My therapy style is supportive and relationship-based, focused on strength and coping. Therapy work can help you move from where you are now to where you want to be in life. Together our process will be toward gently and safely gaining clarity through insights, level by level. Your personal values and truths, when you see them clearly, can become a personal compass that will always guide you in the right direction. I welcome the opportunity to help. Be brave.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,L.P.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 24

I have been a practicing clinician for for over 27 years, with the majority of my experience working as a licensed psychologist in a variety of settings including major metropolitan hospital emergency rooms and mental health crisis centers, as well as in a private practice office-based setting. My education includes a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology. My experience also includes working with a vary wide range of populations over the years, including all age-ranges, backgrounds, and demographics. My passion is to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LADC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 15

Stacey Tweedt, MA, LPC, LADC-S; "I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, & valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; & when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” - Brené Brown. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor & Addictions (LADC-S) Counselor-that has worked in the fields of addiction, corrections, social work and mental health recovery for 14+ years, providing clinical services in a wide array of settings. As a therapist, my goal is to empower clients to build fulfilling, v...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, my name is Jamie. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of MN. I have been licensed for five years. I have been in the psychology field for eight years. I enjoy working with a diverse group of people. I view each client as a gift. You never know what you are going to get. We all need a little bit of help sometimes. It takes courage to take that first step. Let me help you taking this first step on your journey. I am a strong proponent of lifelong learning, and I would love to be a partner on your path, if even for a short t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Type Of Therapy License(s): MPS,LPCC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” I am a licensed clinician in the state of Minnesota specializing in treating co-occurring disorders. I am particularly passionate about helping individuals dealing with unresolved trauma and certified in several evidence -based trauma focused therapy modalities. Whatever emotional pain you may be experiencing, is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! I’m Alyson! I am a licensed Social Worker in Minnesota with about 10 years of professional work experience. I did community mental health for over 7 years and now am working from home doing care advocacy work as well as BetterHelp. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I like to take a strengths based approach and be person cente...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Minnesota with 13 years of professional work experience. My primary focus is working together with you to meet your goals. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Minnesota with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, executive and professional coaching, & concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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 - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of Experience: 6

I offer premarital counseling in Minnesota and virtually. I am passionate about helping clients enrich their relationships by discovering their strengths and growth areas using the PREPARE/ENRICH inventory. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, hold my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University, and am a wife and dog mom. I also have a law degree and a Master of Business Administration and I bring a wide range of professional and life experience to my practice.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed clinical social worker in Minnesota with 15+ years of professional work experience. My belief is that everyone needs someone to listen non-judgmentally and be supportive during time of need. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My therapy approach combines cognitive-behavioral, strengths approach, psychodynamic and mindfulness. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I have experience in helping clients ages 5 and older w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Minnesota with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy related issues, anxiety & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Orono, MN
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Minnesota with 18 years of professional work experience. I have been in recovery for 20 years and feel grateful that I can support others who want to live free from addiction. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you ...

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

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 Orono 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 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, search for 'therapist near me in Orono and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your psychotherapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Orono or elsewhere in Hennepin or the state of Minnesota.

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 Orono 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 With A Orono Therapist? 

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 Orono due to a higher cost of living.

Some counselors in the state of Minnesota 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 Orono and elsewhere throughout the state of Minnesota you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor 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 Orono 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 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.

Orono 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 therapy. In Orono, therapy can be easily to use 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 psychotherapist can. Therapists 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 Orono 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 Orono, MN, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists 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 55323 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available 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 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 Around Orono Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

55323, 55356, 55391

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Orono Sessions 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 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 Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy 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 counseling. 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 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.

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 psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists 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. Therapists 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.