This is Betina Bolin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I have over 12 years of combined counseling experience at the professional level and believe in the profession that I am licensed in which is social work. I believe in a client-centered perspective and derive my approaches from a variety of treatment modalities. Cognitive behavioral is a significant framework that I utilize but I believe that other approaches are also effective as sessions need to be tailored to the unique needs of the individual or clientele being served. I believe in true empathy, truly trying to understand my clients' perspectives and thei...

This is Abby Pease's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome to Better Help. You have taken a huge step towards healing, and I am so glad that you are here! My name is Abby Pease and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri. I earned both my Bachelors and Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Missouri (GO TIGERS!). I have worked in a variety of settings including community organizations, schools, in home, and hospital settings. Over the past five years, I have had the pleasure to work with individuals and families with dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Professional Counselor,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

Welcome! My name is Brad and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri. In addition to being an LPC, I have been a school counselor for over 27 years, with 18 years of experience working in the mental health field through my private practice. Most of my counseling experience has been working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, life transitions, and complex trauma/abuse. I also have experience working with depression, intellectual/developmental disabilities, mild autism, oppositional defiant and reactive attachment disorders, foster...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi there! First, I want to say that the fact you're here, scrolling through potential therapists, is a really big deal. It's not easy to reach out to others for support, and it means a lot that you're here. I'm Erica and my pronouns are she/her or they/them. I'm a licensed clinical social worker with a masters degree in, you guessed it, social work. I believe that therapy should be accessible and readily available for all people who want it. I'm glad to be working from a platform that offers so many flexible communication options for you, and I'm excited to me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

Greetings. Thank you for considering counseling and taking time to learn about my work. I have completed advance academic preparation (MA, and PhD) in counseling and am licensed to practice independently as a counselor in the state of Missouri (USA). I have over 20 years full time experience providing direct counseling service to clients (from children to adults, couples, and families). My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I tend to use ...

This is Tammy Clark's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, my name is Tammy and I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for 13 years. I have been fortunate in working with people of all ages and with various life experiences. My area of skills includes anger and conflict management, interpersonal issues, peer relationships, stress management, marital issues, and school related issues. Throughout my career I have worked with families that are experiencing stress or conflict, couples who are struggling with interpersonal conflict, and individuals. I practice Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused The...

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

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

This is Donna Cussigh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have spent the last 25 years of my profession working in the child welfare system. The experience I have gained has been invaluable. I have had the privilege of working with clients in many different areas, and have learned a great deal about other cultures, socioeconomic status, and the challenges disenfranchised people have faced. I have also worked with countless families who are at an impasse on how to parent effectively in today’s world and be a healthy and communicative family system. This experience has allowed me to learn how to be creative in providin...

This is Nicole Decher's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, physiological concerns including cancer or serious illness, end of life and hospice care, as well as grief and loss. I also have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is interactive and empathetic. I believe in treating others with respect, dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behaviora...

This is Marnie Morgan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I'm Marnie Morgan, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri, with over 20 years of experience. Throughout my career, I’ve successfully worked with a wide range of age groups, cultures, social groups, individuals, couples, and families. I’ve also provided supervision for counselors who are seeking professional licensure and have taught counseling classes at the graduate level. I have dual Masters degrees in Professional Counseling and in Marriage and Family Therapy. My therapeutic approach is client-centered and grounded in family systems theory. I ...

This is Diane LangerSchwartz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I have over 25 years of experience as a social worker and since 2005 I have worked with adults who suffer with depression, bi-polar and schizophrenia. I strongly believe in a person's ability to change and if you are reading this, you have already made the first step. In a therapeutic relationship, rapport building, compassion and sensitivity are my strengths. We will work at your pace; however if a teachable moment appears, I will help you to learn and gain insight from it. A narrative approach and solution focus are modalities I prefer. Other work...

This is Barry Plumlee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 17

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Oklahoma and Missouri with over 17 years of experience working as a family and children's therapist, and as a crisis clinician through community mental health centers. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma-based disorders, depression, anxiety, family relationship issues, parenting problems, ADHD, and ODD. I am also experienced in crisis care, and short-term inpatient care. My therapy style is warm and interactive, straightforward, and with a bit of respectful humor. I believe in ...

This is Anne Chambers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri. I have 30 years of experience in outpatient, inpatient and social service settings. I enjoy working with adults facing depression, anxiety, stress, career challenges, mental health concerns, substance use, trauma, grief and loss. I working with a variety of individuals from all walks of life. I work with clients to create an open, accepting and safe environment to share thoughts, feelings and concerns without judgment. I believe in listening, building trust, and working with each client's unique stre...

This is Tausha Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC, NBCC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 12

I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri with over 12 years of experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, autism, learning disabilities, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach co...

This is Melaney Courtice 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, I’m Melaney, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas City, MO. I have over 15 years of experience working with adults, children and families on a kaleidoscope of issues and challenges. I am a mother of two in a neurodivergent family and the challenges related to this have always been an interest of mine. I am also passionate about working with clients healing from trauma, managing anxiety and depression, navigating a rigid world from a neurodivergent perspective, mending relationships, making big life changes, experiencing stuck-ness and confusion during ...

This is Margaret Egan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello there! I am so glad you are here. I have extensive experience in helping individuals and groups with anxiety, depression, prenatal/postpartum mood disorders, substance use, stress within relationships, etc. For most of my career, I have worked with individuals who wish to focus on addressing triggers, identifying strengths and brainstorming coping skills and strategies for living happier, fuller lives. I attended Saint Louis University for undergraduate studies where I graduated with a degree in social work and a minor in Theological Studies. I conti...

This is Dr. Joshua Kurth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Missouri with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Jennifer Wotka's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, coping with addictions, food and body image related challenges, motivation, self esteem, and family system disruptions. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage. I look forward to supporting you on your journey towards a ha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Missouri with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 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 Hannah Prince's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Parkville, Missouri (Parkville, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I’m Hannah, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Are you feeling lost, hopeless, or worried all of the time? Do you find it challenging to set boundaries with others or communicate your needs? Have you been using alcohol or other substances and find it’s been challenging to stop? If so, we might be a good fit! My goal as your therapist is to offer a safe and supportive space to process and explore your innermost thoughts, dreams, and worries. Together we will tackle whatever challenges are bringing you to therapy. By empowering you to follow your own direc...

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

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 Parkville 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 Parkville 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 Parkville or elsewhere in Platte 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 Parkville 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 Parkville 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 Parkville 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 Parkville 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 Parkville, 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 Parkville, 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 64152 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 Parkville:

64152

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.