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Dr. Courtney Graves

Offering therapy in MO
License: LPC,CRADC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsAnger managementSelf esteem
20 years of experience

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 holistically it is my pleasure to provide counseling services to those seeking to improve their lives through meaningful change. I have experience providing therapeutic services to individuals, families, couples, and groups. I provide treatment for issues concerning depression, relationships,anxiety, grief/loss, anger management, trauma, domestic violence, self-esteem, stress management, as well as for many other life challenges. I use a combination of therapy techniquesincluding cognitive therapy, mindfulness meditation, life coaching, trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution focused methods to help you on your journey of self-improvement. With me you will receive treatment that has an emphasis on your strengths, needs, and abilities. Iseek to create a warm environment in which you are free to express your feelings and can communicate your needs and concerns. I aspire to help others in a supportive, honest and collaborative environment.Together we will create an individualized treatment plan based on your presenting problems. It will be my goal to assist you in achieving the goals you have set for yourself in a judgement free compassionate manner. I will provide the best effective skills and strategies for you to live a happy, healthy, and productive life. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. So, let us begin the journey today

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Charity Clavey

Offering therapy in MO
License: LCSW,LSCSW,LCAC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

Charity is duly licensed in the state of Missouri, Kansas, and Utah as a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC). She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy) trained, trained in Trauma Informed Care, CBT trained, and thoroughly trained in Motivational Interviewing/Person Centered approaches to ensure that her clients are able to make progress with issues that are important to and for them. Charity uses modern approaches to help individuals achieve goals and make personal improvements in their lives. Charity works early and late hours to include weekends to accommodate clients' needs. Before entering private practice, Charity worked in critical home health, a private MAT setting, and at a co-occurring state funded agency providing clinical supervision, individual and family therapy, and group therapy. Prior to her experience in the field, she also was a special education teacher working with children grade levels ranging from Pre-K through 12. Charity's favorite self-care activities include traveling, practicing mindfulness, exercising, reading, attending live music performances, and spending time with her infant son, friends, family, and her puppy Codi. Specialties: Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder, EMDR Trained, CBT trained, co-occurring disorders, trauma focused, PTSD, stress management, grief issues, anxiety, depression, mood and personality disorders, child and adolescent issues, family/marital/and parenting concerns Population Focus: children and adolescents, adults, couples and families, LGBTQIA population

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Jade Depue

Offering therapy in MO
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

I began my journey to becoming a therapist when I entered Mizzou as a freshman in August of 2004. I continued to further my education and pursue my passion of helping others in a myriad of ways throughout the years. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies in 2009 with a minor in Psychology. After taking a break to work in the People Management field, I then completed a Master of Education in Professional Counseling with a dual emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling through Stephens College in 2012. Attending to multiple demographics and having the opportunity to work in diverse settings throughout my educational and professional experience has allowed me to provide individualized care to those I work with. I have had the privilege of serving individuals throughout their lifespan, including those with developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental illness, and in various transitional phases of their life. I believe that fostering and developing relationships are important components of leading a well balanced and healthy lifestyle. My role as a therapist is to guide and support those who seek out my services. I do this in a way that allows them to explore, process, learn techniques, gain perspective and follow through on ways to achieve those goals. I have a passion for helping others and enabling them to grow and develop by providing resources and assistance that aids in meeting those goals. My specialties and experience include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused, PSB-CBT, Illness Management and Recovery, and IDDT. I am skilled in Career Development, Individual and Family Therapy, Couples/Marriage Therapy, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and Training

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Sinora Shaw

Offering therapy in MO
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
31 years of experience

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 side others to assist them in healing from trauma, building self-worth, improving communication in their relationships, and reaching their goals. She also provides Christian counseling based on Biblical values. I suffer from bi-polar so I am empathetic with those who are suffering from a vast of illnesses that come under that umbrella. I have been diagnosed with Bi-polar for over 25 years. I believe that all the trauma that I have experience in life makes me a therapist who can come along side of those suffering from mental health illnesses as well as the problems that come along with everyday struggles you may have. I look forward to working with you.

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Dr. Jerome Anderson

Offering therapy in MO
License: DSW,LCSW,BCD
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
24 years of experience

I am Dr. Jerome Anderson, an advanced-practice clinical professional offering a wide range of clinical services. I am licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW), nationally board certified as an advanced practice clinical social worker (BCD), certified as a clinical forensic social worker/psychotherapist (CCFC), and certified as a correctional health care professional (CCHP). As such, I provide services focused on severe and persistent mental health concerns as well as mild mental health conditions, such as professional counseling, psychotherapy, and consulting services for clinical assistance in mental health symptom management, behavioral redirection, life-style adjustment, and crisis abatement. All therapeutic approaches are scientific & evidence based. The treatment modalities utilized but not limited to are cognitive-behavioral principles and strengths-based theory. I am licensed to provide these services in the states of Missouri and Illinois. Most recently, I worked as a clinical psychotherapist, Behavioral Health Consultant, and Flight Commander of Behavioral Health Services for the United States Department of the Air Force. I also have a history of working as a criminal justice clinician and director of the mental health departments within large metropolitan jails and correctional facilities. I have also worked in maximum-security prisons as a forensic clinician. In all capacities, I have experience evaluating, diagnosing, and developing appropriate treatment goals. I also have experiences working with the judicial systems where I have developed and implemented recommendations based on patient competency levels as well as led the therapeutic treatment process. Along with this experience, I have worked as a full-time law enforcement officer. Lastly, I am an Active Duty Commissioned Officer (Lieutenant Commander) in the United States Public Health Services Commissioned Corp (USPHS-CC) where I operate as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Coordinator for Employee Relations/Officer Advocacy for USPHS. I look forward to working with you!!

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Lindsay Chrzanowski

Offering therapy in MO
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

I am a LCSW licensed in Missouri with 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, addiction, guilt, and shame. I am client and solution focused. I believe in treating everyone with respect and meeting people where they are. I will work with you to determine your needs and goals and our approach will match your needs. Therapy is an individualized experience and should be individualized by client. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Martha Metter

Offering therapy in MO
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
18 years of experience

I am licensed in Missouri with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, life changes, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and low self esteem. 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. My therapy style is to review events in our earlier lives to determine how those past events are affecting us currently, and are causing problems in our daily life. When these events, and coping skills are clearly identified, then the work to change those coping skills that are no longer serving us begins.

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Dr. Taryne Mingo

Offering therapy in MO
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
14 years of experience

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!

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Alfaye Jackson

Offering therapy in MO
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsAnger managementBipolar disorderDepression
17 years of experience

My name is Alfaye, and I am licensed in Missouri with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & bipolar disorder. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My greatest joy is my personal relationship with my Lord and Savior Jesus . Christ. My greatest accomplishment is my amazing son, and my greatest passion can be found through my 501c3 Non-profit of the past 14 years...H.O.P.E. Inc, where I am the Founder and CEO. The Mission of H.O.P.E. is to provide housing, education and training for homeless youth, at-risk youth and youth in need, while providing outreach ministry to all in need. As a Professional Counselor I count it an honor to serve you. I realize that you, the client are entrusting your deepest concerns, intimate details, memories, fears and joys with a stranger...allowing yourself to be vulnerable. Thank you for your courage, your trust and the ability to invest in your mental health. Although we will build rapport, develop and nurture a professional relationship, this means we will not be strangers for long. However, you have to take the first step...and you can! My promise to you, is to treat your person, your feelings, and your thoughts as you process in sessions with the utmost respect, without judgement, and with confidentiality as it pertains to the law. It is my practice to respect your time, be prepared, and possess the ethical, clinical and evidence-based knowledge, skills and abilities to meet your therapeutic needs. This practice is applicable by setting goals, developing individualized treatment plans, understanding, investing, and learning how to care for your mental health. My counseling style is caring and warm without enabling. Holding you accountable, while helping you to walk in your truth. My Treatment Modalities include Individual counseling, group counseling, and couples counseling. My Therapeutic Modalities most commonly used are...Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT ), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Solution Focus Therapy, Mindfulness, Humanistic Therapy and Christian Therapy. Let's take this journey together...1 Step @ a x

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Shelana Carneal

Offering therapy in MO
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
3 years of experience

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I accompany clients in managing stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse and relationship issues. Through the lens of Somatic Integration and Processing, we will explore the mind/body connection to encourage holistic healing. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that together we can develop skills that will help you overcome challenges. It takes courage to pursue a more fulfilling experience; my passion is to guide clients to an evolved perspective.

How to find counseling in Fortescue

Finding the best therapist close by in Fortescue can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Fortescue. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Fortescue, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Fortescue or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Fortescue area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Fortescue, elsewhere in Holt, or in the greater state of Missouri.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Fortescue area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Fortescue therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Fortescue due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Fortescue may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Missouri you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Fortescue, Missouri working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Fortescue above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Fortescue helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Fortescue therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Fortescue therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Fortescue 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in MO, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 64437 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Fortescue counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Fortescue licensed clinical social worker 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 mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Fortescue, Missouri can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Fortescue has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

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