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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdS,LPC-S,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Darice Dodd and I am a fully licensed therapist (LPC) in Georgia and Missouri with almost 20 years of extensive education, training, and experience in the mental health and substance abuse/ addictions field. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a credential awarded by the National Board for Certified Counselors (Board-Certified) and a Certified Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS) . I graduated from Georgia State University, with both a Master of Science Degree in Professional Counseling and Educational Specialist Degree in Marriage a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, Counselor Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 30

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor, ( NCC) with other 30 years experience in both counseling and education. I started my professional career as an elementary special education teacher in the early 80's. I obtained my M.Ed in counselor Education in 1989 from the University of Arkansas and in 1989 I went to Alaska for the first time as along term substitute teacher. I worked in the Bering Strait School District, in Unalakleet, Alaska. I would return a year later, and work a total of 11 years as a teacher, itinerant s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I would like to start with congratulating and acknowledging you for taking this first step in achieving a more rewarding and fulfilling life. First steps can be hard to take, especially when it comes to our emotional health. We tend to be embarrassed, uncomfortable, or avoid these concerns. I am a true advocate in self-care as it is crucial for maintaining both our physical and emotional health. I believe you will be glad that you have taken this time to invest in yourself. My name is Kathleen Brown and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Sarah L. Jennings, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, living in Saint Louis, MO. I have 17 years of counseling experience, (this is a second career for me) working first in domestic violence shelters with battered women, then in federally mandated counseling with ex-offenders. I have extensive experience working with grief, especially complicated grief, and with PTSD. I am lesbian, married to a woman, and have counseled many LGBTQ clients. My approach to therapy is eclectic, tailoring the types of psychotherapy to the individual. I have used CBT...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi there! First, I want to say that the fact you're here, scrolling through potential therapists, is a really big deal. It's not easy to reach out to others for support, and it means a lot that you're here. I'm Erica and my pronouns are she/her or they/them. I'm a licensed clinical social worker with a masters degree in, you guessed it, social work. I believe that therapy should be accessible and readily available for all people who want it. I'm glad to be working from a platform that offers so many flexible communication options for you, and I'm excited to me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Masters Counseling,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Steve and here is my LinkedIn bio for your review: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-scarborough-lpc-71a56031/ I have extensive experience in transforming lives for the better. Integrational Dual-Diagnosis Therapist proficient in Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Positive Psychology modalities. Certified for Groups in Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Seeking Safety (PTSD, Trauma), Matrix Relapse Prevention and other Trauma-Informed Care Protocols. Expert knowledge i...

This is Sandra Mueller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd, LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a nationally certified counselor, licensed professional counselor in the State of Missouri as well as Nationally Certified DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Clinician. My belief is that every human being wants to be happy and have a life worth living. As a counselor I often find people are unable to figure out exactly what they want much less how to get it. My approach to therapy is to provide a safe, supportive environment to help people figure out where they are now and where they want to be. From there we work together to come up with a plan to get ther...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a psychologist licensed in Missouri. I completed my PsyD at Wheaton College in 2018 and have worked in a variety of settings, including college counseling, inpatient and outpatient mental health and, most recently, VA. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, and more. My therapy style is compassionate and client-centered. I listen carefully to make sure I have a clear understanding of each person and their unique concerns. My approach draws from cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello there! I'm a Kansas-based Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) with over 14 years of experience. Throughout my career I've had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings such as with incarcerated and paroled sexual offenders, inpatient psychiatric treatment, outpatient group and individual treatment, private therapeutic practice, and emergent/crisis mental health assessment. I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele with varied needs. I believe it is important to maintain a variety of skillsets and therapeutic approaches so...

This is Dr. Stephen Baker's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A. Ed.D, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Dr. Stephen W. Baker M.A., Ed.D, LPC, and welcome to therapy! Understanding that our feelings are ours alone, we sometimes require an objective ear to speak to when processing emotional concerns. As a licensed professional counselor, I value open talk-therapy and evaluate and discuss client’s emotions as they see appropriate in the open counseling environment. As a practitioner, I believe that simply needing a calming environment to vent frustrations and or process feelings can be paramount to finding a personal sense of balance and wellness. During...

This is Selma Wesley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am a clinical social worker licensed in the state of Missouri . I have over 20 years of experience counseling individuals, couples, and families s with a wide range of concerns. Having specialize in home in and community-based counseling, I have also worked with clients in a wide range of environments. My experience with diverse participants has allowed me to acquire the therapeutic skills needed to work effectively with youth, teenagers and young adults from all walks of life to address a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship iss...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri with 14 years of experience working as a counselor in private practice. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, divorce and co-parenting, career challenges, ADHD and DSM-V diagnosed mental illnesses. My therapy style is warm, interactive. and informal. I believe in treating all of my clients with respect, compassion, and genuine empathy. My approach combines person-centered, solution-focused, mindfulness, and cogniti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 55

I am licensed in Missouri with 54 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, depression, and many other human conditions. As a Roman Catholic priest, I can also use my many years of Theological and Philosophical studies to add a depth and fuller dimension to our talks, certainly without proselytizing or judging any of your beliefs or behaviors. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, 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 - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am clinically licensed in Missouri and Kansas with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,CCTP,200 RYT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by to check out my page as you search to find the very best fit for yourself on this journey! Let's get to it. I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). I am licensed in the state of Kansas and work part-time as a Yoga Therapist, RYT 200. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked with individuals of all ages facing a multitude of challenges including depression, anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, parenting concerns, gender identity needs, relationship issu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience working with individuals of all ages. I am licensed in Illinois, Missouri, Florida and Georgia with over ten years of experience in helping individuals of all ages with depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger management, PTSD, self-esteem, relationship issues, parent/child issues and couple's counseling. I use a variety of modalities, for example, client centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. I practice as a Christian Counselor, however, I work w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Georgia and Missouri with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship 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 - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - De Kalb, Missouri (De Kalb, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 10 years of professional work experience. I graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 2008. Since then I worked with individuals and families within various settings including: hospice, adult in-patient psychiatric care, child welfare, juvenile justice authority counseling and school social work. This has afforded me the ability to serve people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life. It has been an absolute privilege to get to know each client. I understand how hard it can be to ask...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In De Kalb?

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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb 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 De Kalb, 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 De Kalb, 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 64440 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 De Kalb:

64440

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.