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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CRADC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Dr. Courtney M. Graves. Do you need support in working through heartbreak, grief, depression, confusion or other negative feelings? Maybe you’re not feeling the love, support, and synergy in your personal relationships and want to know how to turnthem around or how to end the toxic relationships in your life and attract new, positive relationships.I understand that life burdens can be hard to manage, and at times, you may feel overwhelmed with no hope in sight. As someone who believes deeply in the importance or self-care and treating individuals...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for Texas, Missouri and Kansas. I am from many states of the Midwest partly from having a parent in the military and most recently due to wanting to be closer to family. I am now practicing clinician in Texas by way of St. Louis. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia (Go Mizzou!) and my Master’s of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have been licensed for almost 15 years working mostly with individuals dealing with conflicts in their relationship, family, or ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed clinical social worker who has worked in a variety of mental health settings for the past 15 years, and am currently licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, and Wisconsin. While I have been trained to use a multitude of treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness, I believe that one of the most important tools is the relationship between the client and therapist. My approach to therapy is to meet individuals where they are and help guide them in meeting their goals. Everyo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hi, my name is Matt Daues and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the States of Missouri and California. I help others with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and older adult issues. My counseling style is pretty laid back. I take a holistic approach to helping individuals which means I take the whole person into consideration including emotional and physical health issues, and social-economic issues. I collaborate with individuals to help you make your own choices and develop your own goals to improved h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LADAC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a licensed Professional Counselor, licensed both in Arkansas and Missouri. I am a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, licensed in Arkansas. I am a Master Addiction Counselor certified on a national level. I have been working with Depression, Anxiety, Addiction issues for over forty years. I work with individuals in a collaborative manner. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and elements of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy to find what works best with each person. My responsibility is to encourage ea...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC (Master of Counseling),ME (Master of Education) MS (Master of Psychology of Mental Health ,PhD (ABD) (Counseling Education & Supervision)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! Thanks for taking time to find out more about me. I would love to share in your journey with you. I am a licensed professional counselor, psychotherapist and life coach. My practice has been very eclectic throughout the years. I have worked with family issues, stress/anxiety, depression and grief but many more in my practice! Life is not always easy and there are just times that you might feel sadness, being scared with anxiety or just confusion. I want to be with you through those struggles and let's work on a plan to not only feel better but to be bette...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., M.Phil.,,M.S.W., M.S.,,C-ASWCM, ACSW, C-SSWS, C-ACYFSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Dr. Ernest E. Garrett III, and I have 16 years of post-graduate MSW-level social work experience, within special education settings and the private practice setting. I am currently practicing full-time as a Deaf LCSW therapist/clinician in private practice, which is a dream come true, post-pandemic! I take pride in being able to communicate effectively with diverse clients from all walks of life. I received my M.S.W. degree from Gallaudet University, and I am licensed at the clinical level in Missouri, Wisconsin, the District of Columbia, Louisiana (Ina...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

About Me I was raised a country girl on a farm. Once I experienced the cultural diversity and the many forms of the arts in a large city, I have never longed to move back to the country. But I do love to visit I believe Nature is very healing and now there is research to back that. So I under stand both cultures. I have taken many online seminars on how our diet and our environment impact our mental and physical health. I was a teacher first and then in response to the many problems my students had I went back to school to become a psychologist. I h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Professional Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Tisha Thrall and I have been working in the mental health field providing counseling services for almost 15 years. I obtained my Master's of Science degree in Counseling Psychology in 2006 and I became a Licensed Profressional Counselor in 2009. Throughout my career, I have worked with individuals ranging from age 5 to 95 who have been diagnosed or seeking treatment and support for thier mental health issues. I have worked in a variety of settings and provided individual outpatient counseling, group counseling, inpatient psychiatric hospitalizatio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri. I have over 16 years experience providing professional counseling to individuals in a wide variety of therapeutic settings. I have worked with individuals needing a little help over a hurdle in their life to individuals with acute and chronic mental health diagnosis. I am well suited to assist individuals with depression, anxiety, grief, life adjustments and chronic mental health issues. My approach is CBT with mindfulness and motivational interviewing. I treat everyone with respect and warmth...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am an experienced therapist, licensed as a clinical social worker in Maryland, Missouri, and Kansas. My therapy style is direct, approachable and interactive. I am privileged to work with those who have taken the first steps toward change, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines strengths-based, acceptance and commitment, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapies with a strong focus on skill-building. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

You are courageous for taking this step to better your mental health. I have been serving our community as a Licensed Professional Counselor for 18 years. I enjoy helping people overcome depression, anxiety, grief, and life changes through my eclectic approach including Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Rational Emotive, Client Centered, Brief Focused, and Behavioral Modification Therapies. Through developing skills to process grief, increase mood, or navigate life changes, I find happiness as you reach your mental health goals. Outside of the office, my pa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Missouri, credentialed in substance abuse counseling as a Certified Reciprocal Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CRADC). I have over 6-years of professional work experience, including but not limited to helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, career counseling, spirituality, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, imposter syndrome, emotional intelligence, childhood trauma, sexual trauma, abandonment, rejection, safety, and security issues. I have also worked with...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, 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 - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Missouri with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & 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 - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, 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 - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Keep it Simple! Over several decades of studying and practicing a variety of counseling styles, I came to the conclusion that there is not just one “correct” way to understand human behavior. Each path has a unique focus, but no single framework could claim to deal with the wide variety of problems and challenges that people faced. During those years, I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. While employed at a private Psychiatric Hospital,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dennis Acres, Missouri (Dennis Acres, 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Dennis Acres?

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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres or elsewhere in Newton 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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres 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 Dennis Acres, 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 Dennis Acres, 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 64804 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 Dennis Acres:

64804

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.