Like the fields of grain that gave Grain Valley its name, everyone goes through seasons. You may go through a season of infertility and stagnation, or a season of harvest. Life has a way of giving us ups and downs, ins and outs, and sometimes facing those issues alone is too much to bear.

Luckily there are Grain Valley-area counselors ready and able to help you face your problems. No matter what stage your personal fields are in, a therapist can help you analyze what is going on in your life and help you overcome any obstacles. Contact a therapist today.

This is Ian Guthrie's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a professional counselor licensed in the state of Missouri, with over four years of experience, and over a decade of experience working with addiction and mental health. I have worked with a range of clients, from children to elderly, who have come to me for a variety of issues, including anxiety and stress, depression, relationship issues, addiction, and lack of motivation. There are times in our lives when we need a new vision and someone to help us create strategies to overcome old challenges and take life to the next level. Seeking this change can ...

This is William  Wilson 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAC LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed professional counselor in the State of Missouri, and I have been practicing for six years. I typically work with adolescents and adults, and I have experience treating a broad range of concerns. These include anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, spiritual crises, organizational skills and goals, communication, and relationships. I also have experience with grief and trauma, as well as abuse. Finally, I have also worked with couples and pre-marital counseling. I utilize multiple different approaches, depending upon the context and the ...

This is Laketia Carrell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M. Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. I have twenty years of therapeutic and mental health coaching experience. I support individuals to become successful who suffer from anxiety/depression, professional/academic problems, interpersonal conflicts, codependency problems, and much more. My modality of treatment is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, and I use behavioral interventions. Together we will explore underlying thoughts and beliefs that contribute to lowered self-esteem an...

This is Gail Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in the states of Missouri and Illinois. I have been in private practice since 2002. It is a big step to request counseling and I try to make the process easier by respectfully helping to identify the event or the main issue that caused you to seek help. Many of my clients have anxiety, depression, or just general life and family issues. Many people say they just want to be happy. Each person is unique and through therapy we set goals where you can see change and improvement to your daily life. I call myself a...

This is Melinda  Weber's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi! My name is Mindy (Melinda). I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri with over 8 years of experience providing individual, family, and group counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, adolescents concerns, anger management, foster care/ adoption, and ADHD. I also helped many clients who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is relaxed and interactive, with a touch of humor (when appropriate). I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, an...

This is Bonnie Define's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I earned my Bachelor's Degree from the University of South Florida, and my Master's Degree in Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University and have been working in the field since 2001. I have worked inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, non-profit agencies, and in private practice. My experience is extensive, having done much work with couples working to strengthen and preserve their relationship, supported clients w...

This is Erica R. Brooks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 26

My life has been dedicated to serving in the child welfare system of the St. Louis, MO metropolitan area since 1994. Previous settings include residential treatment, outpatient mental health services, and foster care & adoption agencies. This has afforded extensive experience working with children and adolescents whose circumstances have caused deep harm to their mental and emotional well-being. My mission...to decrease the impact those circumstances would have on them in adulthood, to increase their chances of a healthy adulthood. It’s a mission I’ve executed wit...

This is Megan Shultz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Megan Shultz, I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri. I have been practicing since 2014 working with adults, teens, and children on a variety of issues including: anxiety & stress, trauma, depression, attention disorders, parenting issues, self-harm, and grief. My style is collaborative and holistic with an emphasis on a warm and trusting client-counselor relationship. I get to know my client's strengths, not just their problems, and this helps me understand what does (and does not) work for each person. My multimodal approach utilizes ...

This is Michael Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I am a dual licensed as a Professional Counselor with (35+) years of service, and I am (LMT 16+) as a Massage Therapist. I utilize a holistic, therapeutic approach to treatment that involves healing of the MIND, BODY, and SPRIRIT. I have an earned a BA degree in Psychology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. And I earned a MA degree in Psychology from Washington University, in St. Louis MO. I have completed a massage therapy certification program at The Healing Arts Center in St. Louis, in 2005.

This is Melissa Rohrbach's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

I am passionate about assisting with the healing of individuals, families, and communities challenged by substance use disorders and mental health conditions. My mission is to promote client’s growth and development, with regard to both personal characteristics and interpersonal competencies. Through individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, persons may come to appreciate the uniqueness of their personalities and discover new ways to develop their potential. If you are feeling stuck, stressed from life circumstances, or having trouble adjusting to new transiti...

This is Deedra Ivie's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, I’m Deedra Ivie. My goal is to help you find the strength that is already inside of you and bring that to light. Each client is different and has needs unique to their upbringing and life circumstances. I enjoy learning about your past circumstances, ways of thinking and current situation to find the best way to move forward to achieve progress and find peace. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients suffering from depression and anxiety. I work with you to identify the exact feelings you are experiencing. Then we work on identifying the thought ...

This is Candyce Hurd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, 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 Katie Obert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Iowa and Missouri with 7 years of therapeutic work experience and over 19 years in the human service field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & 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 bravery and 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 Randi Senciboy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Missouri with experience working with client's experiencing suicidal and self-harming desires, depression, anxiety, history of abuse and neglect, foster care and DFS cases, trauma, LGBTQ, chronic physical pain, grief, and more. I have worked in the mental health field for about 9 years providing care to clients on suicide crisis lines, supported living services, case management, in home social service care, and outpatient mental health therapy including facilitating parenting classes. I have worked with clientele as young as 4 years old, families,...

This is Dr. Taryne Mingo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, 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 Kevin Payne's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Tennessee with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 Veronica Besch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi I am Veronica Besch. I’m licensed in Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience in social services and foster care. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 Emily Meyers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in MO and WA with 15 years of professional work experience. I have a background in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, goal-setting, self-esteem, and confidence. 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. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey...

This is Donna  Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Missouri with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. 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 Alexandra Ross's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grain Valley, Missouri (Grain Valley, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri with over 10 years of experience providing therapy. I take an integrative approach to therapy. That means that I will pull from a variety of theories and techniques about how people can change, experience relief from suffering, and improve their lives. I also have lived experience with many of the issues that others face, either in my own life or in the lives of my significant others, friends, and family. I am a real, authentic, flawed human being who knows what it is like to struggle and recove...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Grain Valley?

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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley or elsewhere in Jackson 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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley 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 Grain Valley, 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 Grain Valley, 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 64029 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 Grain Valley:

64029

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.