Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 30

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. After almost 30 years of serving children, adults, families, and couples in a traditional Counseling practice in SW Missouri, I discovered that my client's really could get "Better Help" through this 24/7 online forum. Transitioning my entire practice to the "Better Help" platform says a lot about me as a therapist. Simply put, I am open to state of the art therapy. Whatever is "best for my clients" defines my practice. *In case you would like to read more about my considerations for mak...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

Hi there! Kudos to you for reaching out for support! I am a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Michigan and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Missouri, with over 12 years of experience working with people of all ages and backgrounds. I got my BSW from Oakland University and my MSW from Wayne State University. My past job experiences include medical social work in a hospital setting and home health. I have been working as a telehealth therapist based in Missouri for the past 3 years. My areas of focus include issues relating t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 21

Hello, I am Jenn Wickersham, L.P.C. and reside in St. Louis, Missouri. I have been licensed and providing therapy for over 20 years. My background and experience has allowed me to work and assist several children and adolescents, adults and families. I have also provided clinical assessments in order to determine appropriate interventions. I believe in least restrictive interventions and online and phone therapy is proven effective in assisting with personal achievement. My experience is working with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, PTSD, abuse and trauma, r...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am a therapist licensed in Missouri who has been practicing for over six years. I have experience in working with various range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma/abuse, attachment disorders, substance abuse, sexual issues, and LGBTQIA + populations. I also have experience work with couples and family systems. My counseling approach is warm, open and interactive. I enjoy working with each client to create a unique treatment plan that will ultimately help each client achieve their individual goals. I believe in coming to each session from a pl...

Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 6

Hi! My name is Arti and I am already super impressed with you for having the courage to reach out for some extra assistance at this time. I'm sorry your life isn't quite where you want it to be at the moment, but I am confident we can get you where you want to go. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in rural Missouri. I have been working with kids and families for more than 20 years. I started my career working with troubled youth in a lockdown facility, then moved to working with adults with mental illnesses. From there I worked in about every position i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Unfortunately, life is not always sunshine, rainbows and lollipops. Sometimes, life can leave a sour taste upon our palates and it can be difficult to continue to eat from its table. With major life changes, transitions, difficulties, and stresses, it can be hard to swallow at times. I can help guide you through your mental health journey, by empowering you on how to use those things life has thrown at you for the recipe of recapturing & restoring peace & joy to your life. In 2013, I graduated from Lindenwood University with a Masters of Art (M.A.) in School and ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, ADHD
Years of experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with a Masters degree in Community Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. I have over 10 years of experience working as a Licensed Professional Counselor with individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. I have worked with clients with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders and personality disorders. I also have experience working with children with ADHD and learning disabilities with a special interest and training in Dyslexia. I'm skilled in working with clients with...

Specialties: Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 30

Bio: Dan Ludwig LCSW ACSW I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a certified teacher in St. Louis, MO with over 35 years of experience. The bulk of my employment has involved combining counseling/therapy and education with primarily disadvantaged youth and young adults. The classroom is an ideal setting to explore obstacles to growth and problem solve new choices and paths. In my practice, my main approach involves Reality Therapy/Control Theory (Dr. Bill Glasser), which is closely related to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I found this form of ther...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Hello! My name is Mallory. I live in rural Missouri and work as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Historically I have worked with individuals, groups, and families experiencing symptoms of co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. I have also worked with hospice and home health agencies, providing case management and short-term therapy services. Currently, I work with veterans in a residential setting. I believe I have a wide variety of skills and expertise due to my work place and personal experiences. I enjoy utilizing Strengths Perspective...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the state of Missouri with over 15 years of clinical experience. My passion is to partner with, empower, lead and assist clients to help them reach their goals and full potential. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, clinics, in patient addiction treatment, prisons, schools and suicide intervention organizations. I have experience in counseling couples, individuals (children and adults), facilitating groups and crisis intervention. I have received specialized training in cognit...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 8

I have a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Accredited Triple P Provider, Certified AutPlay® Therapy Provider, EMDR trained therapist and Theraplay trained therapist. I am also a member of the American Psychological Association and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and families. My experience includes working with families in crisis, working with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, neurodevelopmental disorders, behavioral disorders, mood di...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Therapist in Oregon and Missouri with over 20 years of experience working as a Therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, couples and family therapy. I can incorporate a faith based approach if this is the client's desire. My therapeutic style is reflective listening, encouragement, warm personality, however direct when I need...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri with 30 years of professional work experience. I am interested in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem and confidence, & trauma. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I work with clients from all walks of life and will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of experience: 9

I am a professional counselor licensed in Missouri with 9 years of work in the counseling field. My main clinic experience has focused on adults with mental health diagnoses as well as substance use problems. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, boundary setting, & trauma and abuse. My style of therapy is warm and open. I work with my clients and strive to meet them where they are at so they can continue to progress, feel understood, and make the changes they desire. My approach combines motiv...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri with over 20 years of professional experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, motivation, self esteem, confidence, and depression. I also have experience helping clients cope with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, sensitivity, and compassion. My therapy style draws from Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. It is a priority to focus on your strengths and help you achieve your goals. Taking the first step to consi...

How To Find Counseling Hughesville

Finding the best therapist close by in Hughesville can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Hughesville 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 Hughesville. 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 Hughesville, 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, these professionals 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 Hughesville 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 Hughesville counselors 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 Hughesville area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Hughesville
  • DBT in Hughesville
  • Substance use therapy in Hughesville
  • Couples therapy in Hughesville

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Hughesville, 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 Hughesville, elsewhere in Pettis, 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 Hughesville area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Hughesville 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 Hughesville 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 in Hughesville: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Hughesville: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Hughesville: $100
  • Therapy in Hughesville: $80

While many psychologists in Hughesville may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Hughesville 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Hughesville, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Hughesville above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Hughesville 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Hughesville 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 Hughesville 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 Hughesville therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Hughesville counselor 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 almost one million people in Hughesville, MO, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 65334 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 in Hughesville can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Hughesville 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Hughesville 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 Hughesville, 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.

Hughesville has many professionals 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. In Hughesville, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Hughesville.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Hughesville:

65334