This is Charlotte Neville's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed., LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

I have been helping adults with mental health and life struggles for over 25 years. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri. My experience is within a community mental health center where I have treated individuals as well as couples. I believe education and communication play a vital role in success. I am comfortable helping adults with goal setting, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, self-esteem, anxiety, OCD, panic disorder; abuse and trauma, sexual problems, parenting issues among many other topics. I approach problems by...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 17

My clinical experience over the past 17 years has granted me the opportunity to stand beside some amazing individuals as they have struggled with painful situations and learned to live beyond these difficulties. It has been my privilege to provide information and encouragement to support new skill development, personal growth and increased life satisfaction. I see therapy as a collaborative process between the client and the counselor that helps an individual to access their own natural ability to organize and regulate their body, mind, and spirit in movement to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Hello and welcome! Thanks for taking a few moments to read about me. Whether you choose to work with me or another therapist, I hope you find your path to healing with BetterHelp. I have over ten years of experience as a licensed therapist in the state of Missouri. Most of this time has been spent working within a college setting as a college/career counselor, academic advisor and faculty member. I’m passionate about working with adults in transition to help them find their calling and purpose. I also have experience working in private practice. The majori...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi! My name is Mindy (Melinda). I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri with over 8 years of experience providing individual, family, and group counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, adolescents concerns, anger management, foster care/ adoption, and ADHD. I also helped many clients who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is relaxed and interactive, with a touch of humor (when appropriate). I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hi! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and Board Certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors. I've worked in a variety of settings with people from various backgrounds since 2012. I'm non-judgmental and very open minded to all sexual orientations, genders, alternative lifestyle choices, spiritualities, and traumatic experiences. I believe you are the expert on you. My role is to help you understand and accept yourself better, learn how to stand in your own power while setting boundaries with others, and help you to build skills to navig...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

Hello, My name is Jennifer Linthicum, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri. I have worked in the mental health field for over 13 years. I have worked with clients both young and old. My expertise is related to working with individuals that have experienced hardships in their lives as well as symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, post traumatic stress, etc. I also specialize in working with individuals with disabilities, such as autism, ADHD, learning, etc. My therapeutic lens is person centered and solution focused. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello and congratulations on taking this courageous and hopeful step toward wholeness. My name is Stephanie Risinger and I'm a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. Don't let the title fool you! Most of my work is with individuals. Being a marriage and family therapist simply means I have a specialized understanding of how our personal struggles and mental health challenges can affect relationships. I have 13 years of clinical experience in working with a wide range of concerns and mental health challenges. Examples include (but not limited to) grie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Welcome to my practice! As a Licensed Professional Therapist, I help people develop an understanding of the link between their thoughts, feelings and actions. I utilize a Trauma Informed, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-Focused therapeutic approach to counseling. I support clients in processing their experiences and developing coping strategies for their emotions so they can face any challenge in life calmly and confidently.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, I’m Deedra Ivie. My goal is to help you find the strength that is already inside of you and bring that to light. Each client is different and has needs unique to their upbringing and life circumstances. I enjoy learning about your past circumstances, ways of thinking and current situation to find the best way to move forward to achieve progress and find peace. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients suffering from depression and anxiety. I work with you to identify the exact feelings you are experiencing. Then we work on identifying the thought ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor and life coach. 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 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 combines cognitive-behaviora...

This is Lisa  Walton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, anger management, & coping with life changes. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, 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, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Missouri with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with parenting issues. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Over the past 13 years my work as a Psychotherapist, has guided clients through their personal healing journeys on communication issues, substance abuse recovery, and trauma. I'm dedicated to teaching clients healthy coping skills, healing from past and current life tribulations, while discovering the healthiest adaptation of themselves. Since 2008, I have provided a number of specialized therapeutic services to those dealing with challenging life experiences. While going above and beyond to help them through all their obstacles. ​ I obtained my Bachelors of ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed therapist in Missouri with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed and bilingual (Spanish) therapist in Kansas and Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. Hablo Español. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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 Merial Berry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Kansas and Missouri with 11 years of professional work experience. I provide encouragement, support, and an opportunity to challenge you to become the person you desire to be. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Emily Brennan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - River Bend, Missouri (River Bend, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

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

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 River Bend 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 River Bend 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 River Bend or elsewhere in Jackson 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 River Bend 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 River Bend 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 River Bend 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 River Bend 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 River Bend, 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 River Bend, 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 64058 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 River Bend:

64058

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.