This is Jeanine Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Jeanine Taylor. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and have been working in the field of social work for almost 20 years. I received my master's degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and have been in private practice conducting therapy for 13 years. I have significant experience in dealing with anxiety, depression, life changes and stress, marital issues, trauma, and parenting issues. I have a true passion for helping people. I look at things from an ecological perspective helping people look at their lives as a whole, not jus...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-TA BC-TMH NCC CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 7

Hello. I have a passion for learning about, discussing and treating symptoms concerning stress and emotional dysregulation of anger, depression, and anxiety often associated with attachment/abandonment wounds that create challenges in relationships with oneself and others. My name is Beverly Vanover and I received my Master’s of Science Degree in Community Counseling from John Brown University. My experience in the field of mental health includes working in community mental health at hospitals, schools and day treatment. I have experience facilitating menta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

Note: Let me know if the online schedule does not work for you. We can work you in essentially anytime! Hi. I'm Kellie! I am here for you, period. We are all in this crazy thing called life together. I have been working with diverse populations for several years now. It might seem like everyone else has it all figured out on this planet, but they absolutely do not. We are all doing the best we can. Nobody is perfect. We learn everyday from the mistakes we make. If we didn't make mistakes, how would we grow? What you want to get out of therapy is what you wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Greetings, I will start by saying thank you for taking the first step in becoming a better version of you!! I would welcome the opportunity in assisting you in making that happen. My name is Tashima Kinney, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) which I obtained in 2007. I have over 20 years of experience working with kids, families, and adults in various capacities. I obtained my BA in Psychology from Chicago State University and my Master of Education from the University of M0-St. Louis. I have attended numerous trainings over the years, i.e. (Me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Jenifer Papaccio. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have provided therapy services in corrections; the Intellectual Disabilities community; crisis interventions such as suicide and hostage situations; primary schools; secondary schools; community mental health centers; and residences. These experiences have taught me a great deal about the struggles we all face and helped me to shape a well-rounded perspective on how to help. I specialize in solution-oriented approaches. If you want to reconstruct your circumstances and change your...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LCSW,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Greetings! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the states of California and Missouri, and I have a doctorate in Organizational Psychology. I have worked in locked and outpatient mental health facilities for the last 30 years. I facilitated group treatment of domestic violence perpetrators in Spanish and English for eight years. I specialize in treating trauma-related symptoms, anxiety and depression, anger management, geriatric well-being, mental health recovery, cultural diversity issues, and self-esteem issues. My doctorate degree (EdD) In Leaders...

This is Dr. Cherie Swingler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Dr. Chérie Swingler, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Missouri. I have over 12 years of experience working in the arena of counseling and therapeutic services. Much of my education and work experience has been focused on issues related to careers/education, anxiety, anger management, depression, trauma, ADHD and relationship/family conflicts. My approach belief is that everyone is unique and therefore, I utilize a combination of motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma focused therapy and person ce...

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

Hello! Congratulations, for courageously taking your first step towards improving your mental health. My name is Erin Moles. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Missouri with 7 years of experience. I work with individuals and couples who are struggling with but not limited to anxiety, depression, grief, life changes, and relationship/marital issues. My belief is that therapy is for everyone as none of us go through life unaffected by its many complexities. I provide my clients with a warm, non-judgmental environment. I strive to create a safe an...

This is Savannah Harness's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello- I have been a licensed LPC counselor in Missouri for the past five years and was recently licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Maine, and Virginia. Working with individuals, families, and couples has provided me with the ability to assist individuals throughout many aspects of their lives. I have had training in DBT, CBT, EMD-R and continue to grow my therapeutic knowledge through self-training and through clinical training. I have had the pleasure of working in many different fields throughout my life time and feel this has prov...

This is Dr. Jon Mandracchia's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a firm believer that everybody can benefit from counseling, whether you find yourself in the depths of despair or are just wanting some mental health maintenance. And I'd be happy to support you along your mental health journey. I'm a licensed psychologist in two states (Missouri and Mississippi) and have experiences providing mental health services to adults in a range of settings, including outpatient clinics, medical and psychiatric hospitals, college counseling centers, and even state and federal prisons. I most strongly identify with the cogni...

This is Christine Sibilla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Are you someone who struggles with self image concerns and wants to have a positive relationship with their body? Have you found yourself struggling with symptoms of worry, anxiety or depression? Do you want to start becoming active, both for physical and mental health, but don’t know where to start? I specialize in helping those with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief, poor body image, healthy eating, and anxieties surrounding self-esteem and healthy self image. Taking a step forward to improve overall mental and physical well-being...

This is Michelle Evans's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA/LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Michelle and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have a MA in Counseling and graduated from Webster in 2006. Through my time as a LPC, I have worked with adults, children, couples, as well as with the foster care system, residentials, independent living homes, and substance use, both residential and individual. My style of therapy is geared towards you and what works best for you. Some of the various styles of therapy I pull from includes: cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma focused therapy, person centered thera...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, MFT,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Programmer Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters of Science from Family University. I have been practicing for 22 years in various settings with various populations. I worked in the medical field as I put myself through grad School. I am an Eclectic therapist with roots in Client Centered, Humanistic, Family systems and peppered with Psychodynamic. I believe one theory or technique doesn't fit all clients. I like to active listen to the client and work with the client to find the fit for the indi...

This is Sharon Link's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri, # 2020011413, and Wyoming., #678. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have experience working with adults of all ages, children, and adolescents. I specialize in treating addictions, including gambling disorders. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe i...

This is Christina Gawedzinski's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor and certified school counselor in Missouri with over 9 years experience in a variety of settings working with diverse populations. I have experience working with clients who have experienced a wide variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, attachment, and ADHD as well as those client who have witnessed or experienced trauma or adverse childhood events. My primary therapy orientation is a strengths based person centered approach meeting clients wher...

This is Sierra Pace's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Sometimes you just need to talk about something-not to get sympathy or help, but just to kill its power by allowing the truth of things to hit the air.” — Karen Salmansohn The above quote speaks truth. The first step is finding someone to talk to and “air” the truth. Which is why I’m here. I believe that growth and change starts with the relationship I build with each of my clients, allowing the healing process to feel safe and comfortable. I have 12 years of experience working with children ranging from three to twenty-one in acute hospitalization and long te...

This is Lisa  Walton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, 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 Amanda Edwards's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,TFCBT certified
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I received my Bachelor Degree in Pyschology at SEMO in Cape Girardeau, Mo. I received my Masters in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Mo. I have 6 years of experience and am certified as a Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and will soon be certified in Dialectal Behavior Therapy. I am experienced with Children, Adolescent, and Young Adults, and Families.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I have had the pleasure of working within the field of social work for 14 years after receiving my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2005 and my Master of Social Work (MSW) in 2008. I have worked within the non profit sector, acute care setting, and rehabilitation settings. I have experience working with young adults, military veterans, homeless individuals/families, individuals with chronic health conditions, and older adults. My approach to therapy is faith/strengths based and I believe very strongly that those who seek change will find it! I have ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierpont, Missouri (Pierpont, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Kansas and Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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.

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

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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont or elsewhere in Boone 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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont 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 Pierpont, 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 Pierpont, 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 65201 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 Pierpont:

65201

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.