This is Katie Stevens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Therapy is a brave step! I am here to listen, support, help, and encourage you as we explore your needs and wants. Our goal will be to overcome roadblocks in your life and help you achieve your personal goals. I want this to be a valuable and beneficial experience for you. My approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. As a Social Worker our work will be very solution focused, although we may look at all aspects of your life in order to determine the roots of what is going on in your world. Originally from Nebraska, I have called the KC metro area home for 1...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Would you like to change how you feel? Do you know that your thoughts about yourself and your life determine what you're feeling and the choices you make. Let's use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to change your thoughts and change your life. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the state of Missouri with over 22 years of experience as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients of every age and diagnosis, but most of my experience is in the areas of relational issues, depression, anxiety, parenting difficulties, and life changes. I received my Bachel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

Change is a process that will inevitably occur in our lives. Creating meaningful change is achieved when we understand where we are and where we want to end up. My experience in assessment will assist us in developing a clear plan to achieve your goals. I have been a practicing Social Worker for 25 years and providing therapy for 19 years. I have developed expertise rooted in a Cognitive Behavioral approach. I combined that with my personal value of selfless commitment to serve others. I know building trusting relationships is key to assisting people achieve...

This is Stacy Bernard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 34

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have worked in the field for over 30 years. I work primarily with adults who present with depression, anxiety, job stress, parenting stress, struggling with grief and loss. I also have experience in working with people who are dealing with the many transitions of life: marriage, divorce, retirement, aging parents and nearing end of life. My counseling style is warm, friendly, with a bit of humor. I am client centered/focused. We will begin with where you are. Seeking help can be a difficult decision to make. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello. My name is Ruth Carter and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 13 years experience in this field. Before becoming a counselor, I was a teacher who found many of her students in need of emotional guidance as well as intellectual development. I began to think that if I was going to help my students, I needed to know more. I left teaching to seek a degree in Counseling. Over the years, I have seen people whose problems ranged from making a tough decision to changing their life; people who suffered from a situational depression to a major menta...

This is Christine Sibilla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Are you someone who struggles with self image concerns and wants to have a positive relationship with their body? Have you found yourself struggling with symptoms of worry, anxiety or depression? Do you want to start becoming active, both for physical and mental health, but don’t know where to start? I specialize in helping those with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief, poor body image, healthy eating, and anxieties surrounding self-esteem and healthy self image. Taking a step forward to improve overall mental and physical well-being...

This is Thomas Walsh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Tommi Walsh has been counseling for 20 years. Tommi is experienced and and member/ally of the LGBTQ+ community. That is to say that I amTransgender and sometimes appear more feminine. Also experienced and understanding of alternative lifestyles, relationship issues, mental health, stress, coping. Low key and personable, non-judgmental with a sense of humor. Tommi can help with thinking patterns that lead to distress, uncover deep emotions that stick within, gain insight and understanding of past event, and dream and plan for a brighter tomorrow.

This is Kelley Grbac's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker and have been in the field of social work for 15 years.. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and most often those having an acute stress response, PTSD or trauma. I am also currently working on my certification with the AASECT (American association of sex educators and therapist) to become a licensed sex therapist. I am LGBTQ+ and kink informed. I am enthusiastic and inviting in my approach. I practice mostly with the DBT model and mindfulness. I wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. My professional experiences are three years at two universities, working with students presenting a wide range of issues: anxiety and depression, gender identity, relationships, sexual addiction, personality disorders, curriculum, and career choices, and adjustment to life in the US with students from other countries. Twenty-two years in the Army Medical Service Corps provided an array of the workplace, family, and PTSD client issues. My approach is focused on client needs and draws from these treatment models: ...

This is Kimberly Bell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Professional Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

The decision to seek counseling can be overwhelming and/or intimidating. Sometimes we need to seek help outside family and friends. It is not easy to open up to a complete stranger. I want you to know I have been where you are in this process, and I know finding that connection with a therapist is one of the most important factors to a positive treatment outcome. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri with over 4 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. I have worked with client's who struggle with a wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Kevin Walker and I am a licensed professional counselor. I consider myself a generalist. I most often use cognitive-behavior therapy techniques, however I believe in adapting my style to a person's individual needs. I have over 15 years of experience in conflict resolution, substance use treatment, trauma treatment, adjustment problems, career issues, and working with people to help them solve all types of problems. I also have experience in crisis resolution and suicide prevention. I am culturally competent and trauma informed.

This is Natasha Vander Weide's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,CRADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hi! Welcome to my page! I am SO glad you are here, and I look forward to working with you. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in Missouri with over 13 years of experience, working with adolescents, young adults, and their families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety and depression, family and relationship issues (including family of origin), school concerns, substance misuse, abuse and addiction, and many others. I have also helped my clients explore and work through trauma, especially childhood trauma. ...

This is Karen Murphree 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW #1496
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over thirty-five years of experience assisting adults and couples with challenges such as stress, depression, anxiety, self-worth, abuse/trauma, chronic and acute health concerns, grief, loss, end of life issues, and finding connections to spirituality apart from traditional organized religion. I was also a licensed practical nurse years ago and have completed a year of health coaching training. I am passionate about the food/mood connection and its bridge between physical and mental health. I have a very eclectic app...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Missouri with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Missouri with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & 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. 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.

This is Erin Arthur's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 23 years of professional counseling and case management experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse histories, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, bipolar and mood disorders, as well as serious mental illness 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 I have experience with adolescents, and adults.. I am trained in many different schools of therapy, and will choose that which ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I’m Hannah, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Are you feeling lost, hopeless, or worried all of the time? Do you find it challenging to set boundaries with others or communicate your needs? Have you been using alcohol or other substances and find it’s been challenging to stop? If so, we might be a good fit! My goal as your therapist is to offer a safe and supportive space to process and explore your innermost thoughts, dreams, and worries. Together we will tackle whatever challenges are bringing you to therapy. By empowering you to follow your own direc...

This is Molly Green's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Missouri with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Agency, Missouri (Agency, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Missouri and Florida with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, LGBTQ -related issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, Trauma, high functioning Autism, and social skills and relationships. 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.

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

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 Agency 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 Agency 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 Agency or elsewhere in Buchanan or the state of Missouri.

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 Agency 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 Agency due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Missouri 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 Agency and elsewhere throughout the state of Missouri 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 Agency 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 Agency, 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 Agency, MO, 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 64507 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 Agency:

64401, 64507

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.