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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd, LPC,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Kim Ream and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marital and Family Therapist in the state of Missouri. I have approximately 10 years’ experience counseling individuals (children and adults), couples and families. I have done crisis in-home family counseling, I have done private counseling at a counseling office, and I have worked in higher education counseling college students. I have worked with a variety of clinical issues and problems like family conflict, blended family problems, adjustment to life stages problems, addictions, gri...

This is Stephanie Petersen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hi there! Kudos to you for reaching out for support! I am a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Michigan and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Missouri, with over 12 years of experience working with people of all ages and backgrounds. I got my BSW from Oakland University and my MSW from Wayne State University. I spent 10 years as a medical social worker in a hospital setting. I also volunteered for hospice. I have been working as a telehealth therapist and home health medical social worker for the past 2 years. My experiences ...

This is Kathy Abeln's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with 6 years of experience in providing counseling and direct mental health to my clients. I have worked with clients from ages 6 to adults with a multitude of presenting issues such as developmental trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, PTSD, self-esteem and self-identity issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. I started off at St. Louis University where I got my bachelor's of Arts in Psychology. I worked in the work force for about 15 years, before going back and pursing my gra...

This is Michael Ruberton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 40

I am an experienced clinical social worker with over forty years experience in family, individual and group counseling. I have worked with adult and child clients, in home based, office and institutional settings , addressing problems that include trauma and abuse, with both victims and those who commit abusive acts. I also have experience with mood disorders. My therapeutic style is warm and supportive, and I believe the client should lead the interaction. My interventions are based on a holistic, gestalt approach and cognitive behavioral methods, including m...

This is David Yoder's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC,SQP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am in my 6th year as a Licensed Professional Counselor, this is who I am, not what I do. Doing what I love is effortless and natural to me so our time together may also feel natural and easy. Most of my professional experience has centered around fear-based struggles: stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, transitions, relationships, past experiences... I use these terms that are common however they feel like boxes; my finding is that everyone comes into these spaces differently, experiences them differently and moves out of them differently. Counseling i...

This is Darla McAdams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed Counselor in the State of Missouri who enjoys working with any age range as well as a broad variety of concerns, including LGBTQ and people of color.. Part of my work was with young women age 17 to 30 who struggled with substance use, abuse, eating disorders and self esteem issues. I have also worked for over three years with adults and elderly who struggled with substance use, anxiety, depression, homelessness, trauma, emotional abuse, familoy and relationship issues, co-dependency, loss and grief. I believe that each client be treated wi...

This is Jennifer Gadberry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have practiced as a counselor in Southeast Missouri for 18 years, working initially as an crisis counselor and then in an outpatient setting and I am also an Instructor of Psychology. I also previously worked as a therapist in a residential treatment center for children and teens. Over the years I have had the pleasure of working with children, teens, and adults. Most recently I have provided individual, couple and family counseling in the home. Together we have addressed concerns regarding relationship issues, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, loss,...

This is Vesta Colvin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,Certified School Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Unfortunately, life is not always sunshine, rainbows and lollipops. Sometimes, life can leave a sour taste upon our palates and it can be difficult to continue to eat from its tables. With major life changes, transitions, difficulties, and stresses, it can be hard to swallow at times. I can help guide you through your mental health journey, by empowering you on how to use those things life has thrown at you for the recipe of recapturing & restoring peace & joy to your life. In 2013, I graduated from Lindenwood University with a Masters of Art (M.A.) in School an...

This is Sinora Shaw's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi my name is Sinora Shaw, BA, MSW, LCSW. I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker. I have been practicing for over 20 years with experience working with children, adults couples and families. My areas of expertise include: Stress management, trauma, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, family/relationship issues, trauma informed care, and personal growth. I utilizes a multidimensional approach to therapy using a cognitive behavioral therapy while, exploring each individual's biological, psychological, social, and spiritual needs. She desires to come along s...

This is Amy Creason's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! I'm Amy and I'm a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri. Along with my Master's of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, I have a post-master’s veteran behavioral health certificate. Over the past 8 years, I have worked across a wide spectrum of clients. I have experience with anxiety, depression, bipolar, substance use disorders, anger management, family conflict, crisis intervention, goal setting, and with clients just wanting to optimize their mental health. My personal approach to therapy is to create a partnership with a client ...

This is Darcel Tyson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello my name is Darcel. I am a License Professional Counselor (LPC). I am here to encourage, motivate, and challenge you towards a path to real change. I offer a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment that support the therapeutic process. Therapy is a team effort. Therefore, we will work collaboratively to identify internal conflicts and barriers which hinder personal growth. You will have the opportunity to gain insight, set goals, and apply the necessary skills to improve your quality of life. I have several years of experience wor...

This is Arielle Speer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am currently an OCD therapist using ERP. In the past I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient addictions treatment. I have also worked in crisis services to assist individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, loss and trauma. Additionally, I have worked for Air Force service members and their family in the primary care setting to assist with a wide variety of issues like panic, stress, developing coping strategies and managing relationship issues. I am a person centered therapist that believes in empowering you to reach your goals. I focus on prog...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, 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, parenting issues, anger management, & career difficulties. 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 - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I have been an adoptive and foster parent. I taught 6th grade for 14 years and am a certified Special Education teacher in the state of Missouri. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I utilize solution focused and cognitive behavioral styles of therapy. It takes courage to seek out a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 28

Hello! My name is Jill Baechle, and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri. I completed Master’s of Social Work degree at St. Louis University in 1993 and became licensed in 1996. I have over 25 years of experience in health care settings. 10 years ago, my passion for helping others led me to become a grief counselor for a large St. Louis area agency. I have worked with adults of all ages who have experienced a variety of losses. My compassionate and open style lends itself to working with you through many of life's challenges. It can be v...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in California with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 3

Helping you reach your goals is my passion. I work with individuals, couples, families, and groups seeking to increase their self-awareness and connect their emotions and thoughts. I am a firm believer that attachment theory is a driving factor in our mental health. To this note, I use an emotion focused approach and have received formal training in Dr. Sue Johnson's Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for both couples and individuals. This training allows me to help you use your emotions to shape your bonding and attachments with others. Additionally, I have...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Missouri with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & 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 - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Arizona and Missouri with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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 - Ashland, Missouri (Ashland, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 7

I am a two time board certified therapist licensed in both Texas and Missouri with nine years of professional work experience. I take an attachment approach to helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & intimacy related issues. I also have experience working with parenting issues and first hand experience with the unique issues that come with adopted children. 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...

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

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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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 Ashland or elsewhere in Boone 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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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 Ashland, 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 Ashland, 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 65010 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 Ashland:

65010

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.