This is Gail Roberson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,001811
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. After almost 30 years of serving children, adults, families, and couples in a traditional Counseling practice in SW Missouri, I discovered that my client's really could get "Better Help" through this 24/7 online forum. Transitioning my entire practice to the "Better Help" platform says a lot about me as a therapist. Simply put, I am open to state of the art therapy. Whatever is "best for my clients" defines my practice. *In case you would like to read more about my considerations for mak...

This is Tanya Weigand's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

“When we long for a life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are formed under great pressure”. Peter Marshall Welcome! I am an independently practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I approach therapy as a collaboration between myself and the individual(s) served. Together we can discuss your treatment goals and priorities. My goals as the therapist are to make you feel comfortable, validated, and empowered throughout the process. We all struggle with different issues, and making the decision to seek out he...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hi! My name is Rebecca. I started working in the mental health field 27 years ago and have spent the last 16 of them providing individual, family, and group therapy. I have an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Criminology and a Master of Social Work degree. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri, a Licensed Certified Social Worker in Arkansas and have extensive experience working in residential treatment, private practice, clinic, and hospital settings. I have worked closely with children and adolescents in the foster care system, persons on ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT OK,LMFT SUPERVISOR OK,LMFT MO
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Oklahoma and Missouri with 11 years experience working in various settings in the mental w health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, OCD and ADHD. I also have specialized training in CAMS (Collaborative approach for managing suicidality), TFCBT trauma therapy and ACRA substance abuse treatment. My counseling style is client centered and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, empathy, and compassion...

This is Denise Tompkins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Hi :-) I am an experienced licensed mental health provider and . I work from a holistic approach, to support your healing of mind, body and spirit. In addition to healing we will work toward feelings of gratitude, abundance and joy. I have supported individuals with depression, trauma histories, self image, life challenges and parenting of infants and young children. I have worked in community mental health, private practice and spent the past many years working with military members and their families. I am respectful, non-judgemental and kind. I keep yo...

This is Vivian McCollum's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri . I received Master's degree in general counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a doctorate in counselor education/ marriage and family therapy from St. Louis University. I practice from a convenience model that includes client-centered, cognitive and behavioral therapies. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of presenting issues including depression, anxiety, poor self-esteem, relationship issues and communication issues. I have four years of experience as a school counselor and d...

This is Megan Riff's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hi there! I'm Megan. I have a Master's in Clinical Psychology and am licensed as a professional counselor. I am a huge brain nerd and love to share about how our mind, body, and heart all work together and sometimes can get stuck when things go awry. I have training in several treatments specific to trauma including TF-CBT and EMDR as well as Bruce Perry's Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) which is focused on how adverse events can affect development leading to unhelpful thinking and behavior patterns in our work and relationships. My philosophy i...

This is Kelli Murphy-Small's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S.,LPC-S,NCSC/NCC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Greetings: My name is Kelli Murphy-Small, I am certificated as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) from Missouri. I have provided mental health services for the past 30 years. I started in the public school system as a School Counselor. Later, I became a Supervisor of School Counselors and concurrently taught at the university level to assist college students to become counselors. While I was a School Counselor, I completed the requirements for LPC. This knowledge was extremely helpful for the years I worked in schools and private practice. I was able to t...

This is Kristi Heritage's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed counselor in Missouri with over 6 years of experience. I specialize in trauma, crisis, and substance use but have been fortunate to work with clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, bi-polar, relationship issues, eating disorders, abuse, domestic and sexual violence, behavior modification, ADHD/ADD and more. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines person centered, cognitive beha...

This is Christina Landry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,CPT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

It takes courage to reach out and seek help. I will help you safely navigate the therapeutic experience, as you work through the range of emotional, psychological, and/or behavioral struggles. Together we Strive to Help You Progress to your Mental Health Goals. My name is Christina Landry, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with over 20 years of experience providing Individual, Family and Group Therapy as a Mental Health Therapist, Mental Health Coordinator and Wellness Coach in the inpatient acute-care setting, in Private Practice, in Ou...

This is Michael Woosley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, 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...

This is Dorie Scofield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MLS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 32

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Missouri providing counseling regarding emotional, relational, career, and spiritual concerns. While my passion is marriage counseling, I have worked well with individual adults, teens, children, and families. It has been my privilege to work with a variety of ages regarding marriage/family/parenting concerns, peer pressure, anger management, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, social awkwardness, bullying, self-esteem, depression, motivation, grief, moral character, life calling, and career exploration. I wor...

This is Dr. David Boyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 12

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Missouri with more than ten years of counseling experience. I have been trained in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I see individuals, couples, families, and groups. I love Biblical Counseling. My wife and I spend much of our time in ministry, from being part of pastor’s ministry groups and women’s’ ministry groups to international ministry. My heart is full of joy, and I strive to live my life by being humble, kind, and honest. I beli...

This is Amy Cole's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Missouri with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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 - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, 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, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Alexandra Graves's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in California with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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.

This is Christina Rydeen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Missouri with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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 Sheila George's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Missouri with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, serious mental illness, PTSD with both veterans and civilians and coping with addictions. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. An empathetic and supportive environment is priority. Active listening and communication are important qualities that I demonstrate. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a BIPOC and LGBTQ identifying, Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and have been practicing professionally as a counselor for 4 years. I have gained most of my professional experience working in Community Mental Health with substance use, co-occurring, and incarcerated populations. My specialties include, working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and additional mood and psychotic disorders. I am person-centered, collaborative, strengths-based and culturally sensitive. My goal is to aid my clients in enhancing and ...

This is Dr. Marilyn Lewis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Unity Village, Missouri (Unity Village, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 33

I am licensed in Missouri with 33 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, depression, & coping with life changes. 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 Unity Village?

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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village 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 Unity Village, 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 Unity Village, 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 64086 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 Unity Village:

64065, 64086

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.