The City of Nixa was named for the fact that it was just a crossroads back in the 1800s when it was founded. Even though the city has grown from 276 people to over 21,000, the name Nixa has stuck. Although it is a small rural town, there are some of the best therapists in the state in Nixa. 

Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other disorders can wreak havoc on a family if not treated so if you have someone in your family who is trying to deal with one of these or other illnesses, get some help. Talk to one of the Nixa therapists right away to make an appointment. 

This is Lisa Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 9 years of experience ( 3 years Bachelor's level and six years Master's level) in Louisiana working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting/co parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, anger management and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical traumas or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I d...

This is Catherine Lorino's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

Seasoned and clinically licensed social work practitioner with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations including families, individuals, and couples who are facing challenging situations. With nearly twenty years of experience as a social worker in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health, special education, and the United States Army. Extensive experience with completing comprehensive psychosocial assessments, special needs populations, challenging behaviors, depression, anxiety, parenting and fam...

This is Dr. Antonio Robinson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I specialize in MEN'S issues, with several years of experience providing mental health services, primarily to Men. I believe everyone has the potential for change when provided optimal psychoeducation, a space to be vulnerable, and individualized therapies that are driven by genuine warmth and support. Men historically do not seek mental health services because of stigma, fear of not being understood, and limited numbers of male therapists who "get" them. MEN’s issues can include mental health and wellness, self-care practices, relationship problems, healthy relat...

This is Jennifer Wickersham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy 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...

This is Anna Smart's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! If you are reading this then it means you are somewhere along the way to seeking therapy - welcome, it's great you are here! Making the decision to talk through personal challenges and struggles with someone takes courage and while it can be a hard step to take, it opens the door to positive and profound change. If you are looking to heal, let's talk. If you are struggling with life transitions or challenges that seem insurmountable, let's talk. If you are wanting to gain a fresh perspective or make some difficult changes, let's talk. I am a Licensed ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 40

Hello, I am Dr. Bard Schatzman, Licensed Psychologist in both Missouri and Arizona. I have worked for many decades as a Licensed Psychologist providing mental health services to individuals, couples, families & groups of all ages. Mental health issues have ranged from life adjustments, developmental and parenting issues, to severe mental disorders. Issues presented and concerns may focus on substance usage, relationships, feeling depressed, anxious, lonely, fearful, traumatized, self-doubting, etc. My approach to counseling is interactive, a therapeutic allia...

This is Kerrie Blair's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy 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...

This is Christopher Massey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with four years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, parenting problems, addictions, and other mental health diagnoses. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma, abuse, and neglect in their life. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, empathy, and compassion, and I do not believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognit...

This is Ethan Potter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,ACSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Missouri with over 4 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with dignity, respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is eclectic in nature; meaning I combine several different treatment ...

This is Anastasia Kinsey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor that has been working with clients for almost 4 years now. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship conflicts, and parenting issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe that it is important to interact with each client by showing respect, being nonjudgmental, and compassionate. My approach combines many different therapy modalities: Cognitive-Behavioral, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Humanist...

This is Twynesha "Nicole" Reed's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW ,LCSW,RPT-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hello! My name is Nicole Reed, and I have over 20 years' experience in the mental health world. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in two States. I have successfully assisted children, adolescents and adults who have suffered a traumatic event in their life. For 12 years of my career, I specialized in helping survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Many people are able to express they feel depressed, anxious, low self-worth, parenting issues, sexual identify, sleep difficulty and grief. For many it is harder to understand how trauma affects and amply those symp...

This is Pamela Putman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I have a passion for helping others. I earned my Masters of Social Work in 1996 after earning a Bachelor of Science in sociology in 1993 and an Associate of Science in legal studies in 1990. As a Clinical Social Worker for over twenty years I have a wide range of experience working with trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, stress management, sleep disorders, mood disorders, matters of LGBTQ+, substance abuse, grief and loss, and coping with life changes. I have worked with many populations to include p...

This is Carl Adams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 9

I have been a practicing therapist for nine years and continue to further my knowledge through continuing education in a variety of mental health fields. I have extensive experience with treating individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, life stressors, depression, and anxiety. I also specialize in family unification, focusing on family dynamics. I believe life can be stressful. Life can be joyful. Through the balance of personal growth and security comes the knowledge of one's self needed to manage the highs and lows of life. Striving to establ...

This is Belinda  Timm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am an LPC licensed in Missouri with over 10 years experience . I have worked in a mental health and behavioral community clinic with clients experiencing a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, bereavement, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and engaging. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines several therapy styles which a...

This is Lisa  Walton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hi There. My name is Lisa Walton, LCSW. I am licensed in the states of Florida and Tennessee to provide clinical therapy & counseling services. I have over 13 years of clinical counseling experience and 20 years of working with mostly at-risk clients in the social services setting. I have worked with a diverse population adults, adolescents, and children in various settings including psychiatric facility, group home, state penitentiary school, in home, and on military installations. I have provided therapy in the form of individual, family, couples, and group ther...

This is Karen Murphree 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW #1496
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over thirty-five years of experience assisting adults and couples with challenges such as stress, depression, anxiety, self-worth, abuse/trauma, chronic and acute health concerns, grief, loss, end of life issues, and finding connections to spirituality apart from traditional organized religion. I was also a licensed practical nurse years ago and have completed a year of health coaching training. I am passionate about the food/mood connection and its bridge between physical and mental health. I have a very eclectic app...

This is Amber Siefkas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri & Kansas, with 3 years of counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Tonya Lindsley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
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, depression, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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 Benjamin Hensley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Missouri with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions and substance abuse, & relationship issues. I also have experience working with family conflicts. 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. I believe Unconditional Positive Regard; I do not pass judgment and we will work together to find resolve from whatever you would like to overcome or explore unto solution/...

This is Lana Jamison's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Nixa, Missouri (Nixa, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Kansas and Missouri and have over 20 years of experience working with adult and pediatric populations in hospitals, outpatient medical and mental health clinics and schools. I have worked with individuals, couples, families, and those with Veteran status. I have extensive experience using teleservices. I understand that life can be challenging. We are pulled in many directions and often give so much of ourselves to other people and other activities in our lives. Sometimes we need to allow ourselves time to stop, even for just a short time, to...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Nixa?

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 Nixa 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 Nixa 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 Nixa or elsewhere in Christian 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 Nixa 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 Nixa 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 Nixa 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 Nixa 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 Nixa, 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 Nixa, 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 65714 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 Nixa:

65714

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.