Life is all about exploring and making new discoveries. You can discover new things about the world around you or even explore your inner workings. However, when depression, anxiety, and other troubles strike, it can be difficult for you to keep your focus. In a situation such as this, one person who can help is a counselor. 

A counselor based in Saint Charles can help. Saint Charles was an important part of Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the western part of the US. They discovered new parts of the US, and even though their journey is done, everyone else’s journey to self-discovery is only beginning. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I have been a licensed professional counselor for 13 years. I managed and ran my own private practice for approximately 6 years. I've worked with clients varying in age, gender, and socioeconomic status. I worked as a Substance Abuse Supervisor in an inpatient facility and currently hold the position of Assistant Clinical Director at my place of full-time employment. I primarily utilize a cognitive-behavioral, strengths-based model for treating clients. I also use motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapies when relevant to the specific needs of the c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdS,LPC-S,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Darice Dodd and I am a fully licensed therapist (LPC) in Georgia and Missouri with almost 20 years of extensive education, training, and experience in the mental health and substance abuse/ addictions field. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a credential awarded by the National Board for Certified Counselors (Board-Certified) and a Certified Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS) . I graduated from Georgia State University, with both a Master of Science Degree in Professional Counseling and Educational Specialist Degree in Marriage a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, 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 - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri, and have worked in the mental health field since 2003. I obtained my Master of Social Work, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. During my career, I have worked with both individual and group settings, including adults with people living with HIV, veterans, incarcerated people and transgender/gender variant individuals. These populations included people with depression, bi-polar disorder, personality disorders, anxiety, PTSD and depression.  I co-facilitated a group for trans youth and co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, my name is Erin. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have experience in providing therapy with young adults, adults and older adults. My approach to the therapeutic relationship is to engage in meaningful conversation to learn more about my clients. The importance of a healthy, therapeutic relationship is vital. I have experience with various modalities of treatment and theoretical frameworks. I believe it is key to start where the client is and build the foundation. I am able to provide empathetic listening, advocacy and coaching as we work together to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Christine and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the States of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, North Dakota, Maine and Florida. I have over 20 years of experience in mental health . I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings including: inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, individual and group therapy, and working in the insurance industry. I work with clients affected by depression, anxiety, OCD, and substance abuse. My counseling style is warm and non-judgmental. I integrate kindness and I believe in treating others with ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! I’m so thrilled that you have taken that sometimes difficult first step in reaching out for support. I firmly believe that in order to get the most benefit out of therapy, you need to find a provider that you will feel comfortable with and understood by. I would love to be considered as your therapist to help you in your journey of improvement and growth, so to help you determine if I would be a compatible therapist for you, I have included additional information below regarding my experience and therapy style. I have been a social worker for five years a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MBA,MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coaching
Years of Experience: 13

Do you strive for peace? Can you imagine a world where you feel in control of your anxiety & depression? How can you learn to communicate your emotions so you truly feel heard? Therapy can be scary and frustrating whether you’re brand new or have years of experience. You need counseling where you can collaborate to make your best decisions. I have a decade of experience helping folks like you find new strategies to improve your relationships, minimize stress, and maximize control. I have experience diagnosing and treating several disorders such as bipolar, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, my name is Crystal Gardner. I am licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Missouri. I have worked in mental healthcare for almost 20 years. Through a person-centered approach and solution focused care, I thrive in assisting people address their areas of concern to have a better quality of life. I have had the honor of working with adults, youth and families who have had difficulties with life's stressors dealing with relationships, trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety and other life stressors. Utilizing a combination of theoretical approache...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LCMFT,CISM
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

Welcome, my name is Lynette Wishart, MA, LCMFT/LMFT. I am a licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in the states of Kansas, Missouri, and California. I began in the “people-helping” business almost three decades ago in non-profit organizations before receiving my clinical counseling licensure in 2008 and have since worked in settings like private practice, crisis response, military installations, school based, and academia. Some populations I have enjoyed working with include young adults/college age, military personnel and their families, pastors and fai...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. My professional experiences are three years at two universities, working with students presenting a wide range of issues: anxiety and depression, gender identity, relationships, sexual addiction, personality disorders, curriculum, and career choices, and adjustment to life in the US with students from other countries. Twenty-two years in the Army Medical Service Corps provided an array of the workplace, family, and PTSD client issues. My approach is focused on client needs and draws from these treatment models: ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, 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 - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Missouri with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I have been an adoptive and foster parent. I taught 6th grade for 14 years and am a certified Special Education teacher in the state of Missouri. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I utilize solution focused and cognitive behavioral styles of therapy. It takes courage to seek out a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed in Missouri with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working 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. 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 - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with developmental disabilities, addictions, LGBT-related concerns, personality disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. In the past I worked with youths and adults in both individual therapy and group therapy. Professionally I have worked and volunteered for youth shelter programs, youth LGBT organizations, substance abuse centers, drug court programs, community support agencies, psych...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 3

Helping you reach your goals is my passion. I work with individuals, couples, families, and groups seeking to increase their self-awareness and connect their emotions and thoughts. I am a firm believer that attachment theory is a driving factor in our mental health. To this note, I use an emotion focused approach and have received formal training in Dr. Sue Johnson's Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for both couples and individuals. This training allows me to help you use your emotions to shape your bonding and attachments with others. Additionally, I have...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Saint Charles, Missouri (Saint Charles, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Dr. April Abrego, PsyD., LPC, is an experienced psychotherapist with advanced training in strengths-based and goal-focused therapies. She has her masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Texas A & M University and a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University. She has specialized experience in several areas including Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Employment Issues and in working with individuals who have experienced trauma such as sexual abuse, neglect, and physical abuse. She also has expertise in helping individuals with d...

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Saint Charles? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Saint Charles area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Saint Charles' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Saint Charles, or elsewhere in the St. Charles county or state of Missouri.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Saint Charles therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Saint Charles counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Saint Charles, MO ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Missouri will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Saint Charles 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 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Saint Charles offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Saint Charles has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Saint Charles, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Saint Charles therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 69293 people in the city of Saint Charles, MO finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 63303 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Saint Charles therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Saint Charles, Missouri can serve:

63301, 63302, 63303

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Saint Charles' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Saint Charles's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Saint Charles, Missouri?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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