This is Jacqueline Ross's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

At times life can be challenging. I am glad you have chosen to seek assistance. A little bit about me: I completed my bachelor’s degree at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, and my Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. I have over fifteen years of direct counseling experience in the public and private sectors, with over twenty years in the Social Services. I have worked in a variety of treatment settings, having provided counseling for adults, adolescents, and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. In my practice I address a...

This is Katie Harrison's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lpc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome, I have been a mental health counselor since 2011. In that time I have worked with diverse groups of people in a wide array of settings. I began practicing therapy during my graduate program in the counseling center through a graduate assistantship. Working at the university provided me a unique opportunity to practice therapy with individuals during a pivotal stage of development when many are expected to function as an adult, yet be treated in many ways as a child. Once I finished with my degree (2013) I stayed on at the university counseling...

This is Rebecca Tingle's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Do you long for connection and balance in your life? There are many reasons why a person may begin to feel disconnected from their self, others, and/or the world. My name is Rebecca and I am a licensed professional counselor. I have worked with a diverse clientele with a wide range of issues that lead to feelings of disconnection including relationship issues, anxiety, loss, life transitions, low self-esteem, family conflict, trauma, and substance abuse. I believe healing happens in relationship to others and that developing a working relationship with a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 4

The top goal in my practice is to create a space to feel heard, understood, supported, and validated. By trade, I'm a licensed clinical social worker with 4 years of direct therapeutic experience and over 10 years experience in the helping profession. I've practiced in individual, family, and group settings. I have worked with a wide variety of mental health concerns.     My approach is client-driven, solution-focused, strength-based, and trauma-informed. My focus will be to explore the function, patterns, and regulation of your presenting concerns. Then work t...

This is Joline Morgan 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

Hello, My name is Joline Morgan LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri. I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, and my expertise is related to working with individuals that experience hardships such as divorce, change, relationships, etc., as well as symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and aging. I specialize in working with all ages with trauma. My therapeutic lens is person-centered and humanistic, in which my clients are seen as the expert in their lives, while I assist and guide you through inner...

This is Stephanie Dixon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a counselor with over 10 years of experience working with clients. I started my career working with adults as a career counselor and transitioned to working with adults, teens, and families. I specialize in trauma and adoption issues, depression, anxiety, and career issues. I worked for several years as a victim advocate for people involved in domestic abuse situations. I use a relational approach that is warm and interactive. I will be direct with clients as needed, but I prefer to let them drive sessions and decide which direction to take. I am always o...

This is Amanda Frederick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LSCSW,CRAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Missouri with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist, leading and directing behavioral health clinics and specialty programs. I have provided comprehensive counseling and case management services for a full spectrum of mental health needs including depression and anxiety, substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship concerns, parenting and child issues, career challenges, transition and change, resiliency, stress management, sleep hygiene, and health concerns. I have been successf...

This is Christopher Massey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with four years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, parenting problems, addictions, and other mental health diagnoses. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma, abuse, and neglect in their life. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, empathy, and compassion, and I do not believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognit...

This is Lane Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 22

Hello! I’m Lanie, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and Kansas. I believe it is very necessary for you to feel confident and secure with those you trust to connect with on your path in this world. I also believe that it is a more genuine relationship when you have some idea of your provider’s life education vs just formal education. I completed my Master's Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in 
Marriage and Family Counseling in 1999 at the University of Missouri Kansas City. I have been very fortunate to be able to have a career filled with 22 yea...

This is Jennifer Vandivort's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri and I have worked in a variety of settings including residential, medical and private case management. While in those settings, I have worked with clients who were experiencing a wide range of concerns from depression, anxiety and panic disorders, substance abuse, physical and emotional abuse, domestic violence, families navigating difficult dynamics within the home, parental concerns re: to children who are diagnosed with emotional or behavioral issues, to families coping with aging parents and medical de...

This is Joseph Biver's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Professional Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Joe Biver. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with over 5 years of experience working in the Mental Health field as a therapist/counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationship issues, and parenting problems. I am a person centered counselor with a warm and compassionate style. I will meet you where you are and move at your pace. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello, My name is Christina and I am a Licensed Clinician Social Worker in Missouri with 4 years of professional work experience in therapy. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, women’s empowerment, parenting problems, substance abuse, and coping with life changes. Before becoming a therapist I worked as an Intensive In-Home specialist where I worked with families in establishing a safe and healthy living environment. I have worked with ages 3 and up, but find working with teens...

This is Candyce Hurd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am an Army Veteran, licensed clinical professional counselor, and national certified counselor through the NBCC with over 6 years of direct individual/group practice licensed in Illinois and overall 10 years of experience working as a crisis, substance use, and mental health counselor in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, and substance use. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is very welcomi...

This is Alicia Cunningham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

First things first..... You are not "broken". Everyone is worthy of having a joyful, satisfying life but sometimes we need help. It's ok. I would be honored to work with you and help you reconnect with yourself and gain control over your life. I aim to empower individuals and couples to rebuild relationships, improve self esteem, develop positive coping skills, and overcome any challenge life has thrown your way. I believe in counseling. I believe in having a safe place to be yourself and discuss hardships, and thoughts free of judgement. During counseling we wil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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 Dr. Taryne Mingo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Peggy Tyson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed in Missouri with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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.

This is Jennifer Ball's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Missouri and Washington D.C. with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Rebekah Wendling's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, and Florida with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with 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.

This is Brittney Harris's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claycomo, Missouri (Claycomo, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Missouri with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, parenting issues, & anger management. 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 Claycomo?

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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo or elsewhere in Clay 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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo 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 Claycomo, 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 Claycomo, 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 64068 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 Claycomo:

64068, 64119

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.