This is Kellie Ebberup-Krug's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, 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...

This is Catherine Heil's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! Welcome to the BetterHelp community! My name is Cathy and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over nine years experience providing therapeutic services in an inpatient setting, and over twenty years experience as a Social Worker in the mental health field. I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings which include inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations, outpatient mental health care, and correctional institutions. I work with people who are affected by depression, anxiety, trauma, and assist individuals who are experiencing relationsh...

This is Cheryl Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri with over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients for a broad range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship issues. I have also helped many clients with chronic illnesses including HIV/AIDS. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines client centered, solution focused and strengths based counseling to meet your needs. It takes courag...

This is Dr. Camilla Connor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome! My name is Dr. Cammie Connor, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Missouri with over 15 years of experience. You just made an important step in the change process and on your way to transitioning to a more achieving life. My experience includes working with individuals in residential, private practice and university setting. I would describe my approach to counseling as eclectic. Drawing on many therapeutic modalities to best serve a client’s needs and goals to treatment. A woman of purpose, I help Individuals put their life bac...

This is Jessica David 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S., LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome! My name is Jessica David. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. I am so happy to hear that you are taking the time to seek out support for something that you are struggling with. I would love to work with you and help you overcome the challenges you are facing. I have been working as a professional counselor for the past 14 years. I have worked in both a residential setting helping individuals with trauma and abuse as well as the school setting. It is important for you to find someone that you can speak to open and ho...

This is Janet Webb's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Janet Webb, and I have been teaching and counseling people my entire adult life. My original focus was education; and I worked as a teacher in public, private, and higher education for almost 20 years. Throughout it all, I have been the “listening ear” when others talked about their concerns, so becoming a counselor was just the right path to follow. My 30+ years of counseling experience in Missouri includes work in a community agency, corrections, private practice, public speaking, and insurance. You are the expert on you, so our work together start...

This is Bryan Goin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello there! I'm a Kansas-based Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) with over 14 years of experience. Throughout my career I've had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings such as with incarcerated and paroled sexual offenders, inpatient psychiatric treatment, outpatient group and individual treatment, private therapeutic practice, and emergent/crisis mental health assessment. I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele with varied needs. I believe it is important to maintain a variety of skillsets and therapeutic approaches so...

This is Barry Plumlee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, 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 Kaetlyn Mckee Roberts's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello all, I am a Licensed Professional counselor in Missouri. I have been practicing for more than three years as a counselor and human services for an additional three years. I specialize in trauma-focused therapy, specifically for children, adolescents, and secondary victims. I also have experience in anxiety, depression, attachment issues, dissociation, and relational/family issues. My therapeutic style is genuine and warm, with a healthy dose of humor. I am supportive and encourage those I work with by empowering them in the healing process. My approach i...

This is Sidney  Hurley (Johnson)'s avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I have been in the counseling field for 5 years now. I graduated with my Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2017. My passion is helping others realize their strengths and learn to use those in their lives to manage their feelings. I love working with couples and families! I have 3 kids and I am married to a wonderful man. I coparent with my ex husband and have a great deal of experience in coparenting strategies as well.

This is Debora Jette's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Nevada with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, and rational-emotive counseling. I will tai...

This is Glenna Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in the healthcare field for several years helping patients manage difficult life situations. I have also worked with individuals with disabilities with both mental and physical health. I have experience in working with individuals and family who have struggled with substance abuse issues as well as co-dependency. My therapy style is interactive and about connecting to the individual. I like to use faith based therapy as I believe God is an essential part in an individual's ability to physically and emotional...

This is Dr. Ann Bachmann's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,EdD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 34

Hello, I am a clinical social worker, licensed in Illinois and Missouri and I have been practicing for over 30 years. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns including ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Depression, Parenting Skills, Relationship Issues, Grief and Loss, as well as Self-Esteem issues, Confidence building, Dealing with Migraines and Mindfulness training. My therapy style is warm and supportive and I consider myself compassionate, and non-judgmental. I will tailor my counseling approach to meet your individual needs. I en...

This is Michael Woosley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW CRAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

Hello, My name is Brett Woosley. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. in Missouri. I have over 30 years experience in a wide range of settings. This includes private practice, psychiatric centers, youth treatment centers and community agencies. I am humanistic and use a variety of approaches. Some of these are: Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, ACT, Existential. I am very well read yet "down to earth". I have a lot of experience with various difficult issues including depression, grief, anxiety and addictions. I al...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Missouri with 15 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Jason Tonks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & depression. 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 Brigette Banks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Robert Mace's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Keep it Simple! Over several decades of studying and practicing a variety of counseling styles, I came to the conclusion that there is not just one “correct” way to understand human behavior. Each path has a unique focus, but no single framework could claim to deal with the wide variety of problems and challenges that people faced. During those years, I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. While employed at a private Psychiatric Hospital,...

This is Kevin Lane's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Missouri with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Erin Maloney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Prairie Home, Missouri (Prairie Home, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience working with adults, teens, and children in addressing anxiety and depression and life changes and challenges that come with parenting, divorce, relationships, grief, and overall stress. You are making a commitment to yourself to begin therapy and work toward making the changes you want in your life. I am happy to be your partner and provide individualized tools and support to help you along the way.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Prairie Home?

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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home or elsewhere in Cooper 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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home 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 Prairie Home, 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 Prairie Home, 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 65068 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 Prairie Home:

65068

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.