An ancient philosopher once said that change is the only constant. Over two thousand years later, the saying is still true. Yet, changes in your life can seem overwhelming. Things that once made perfect sense might mystify you now. A therapist in the Webb City area can help you cope and use the shifting landscape as a scene for positive transformation.

Early in its history, Webb City was a mining community. Yet, when mining began to decline, the residents quickly adapted with new industries and services. You can do the same with your own life. With help from a Webb City area counselor, you can move more easily into the next phase of your life.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hello and Welcome! I ‘m so glad you reached out for help. I am a licensed therapist with 14 years of experience working with various populations, and individuals to help them navigate many of life’s difficulties and problems. My focus and passion are to help people manage emotional, physical, and psychological distress, thereby, offering hope for a better quality of life. For over 21-years I worked as a dental assistant caring for patients who suffered with physical pain and low self-esteem as a result of dental problems. In 2005, I felt an overwhelming desir...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lpc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome, I have been a mental health counselor since 2011. In that time I have worked with diverse groups of people in a wide array of settings. I began practicing therapy during my graduate program in the counseling center through a graduate assistantship. Working at the university provided me a unique opportunity to practice therapy with individuals during a pivotal stage of development when many are expected to function as an adult, yet be treated in many ways as a child. Once I finished with my degree (2013) I stayed on at the university counseling...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome! Hey there. First, I want to congratulate you on taking the first step towards a pathway to happiness. I find that the most difficult step in the counseling process is reaching out for help. So, mark that off your list! I want to introduce myself. My name is Charna and I currently live in Missouri (Go Chiefs!). In my free time, I enjoy traveling, watching movies, reading terrible books, and spending time with family. I have a degree in Psychology and am a Licensed Clinical Social Work. I have over 10 years experience working with children, adolesc...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 12 years experience working in the mental health field. I began my career assisting families in their homes. This exposure had a significant influence on how I address treatment. Through a Person-Centered Perspective, I see the treatment process as a partnership. I believe in order to bring about healing, there must be an atmosphere free from judgment, full of respect, encouragement and empathy. This is what I strive for. I borrow from several different treatment models based on what fits best for the individua...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I have about twenty years work experience in the field of mental health services, I have worked as an adult case manager in community support services. I have also been an intake specialist; but the one area I have found the most rewarding is working as a mental health counselor. I enjoy working with people in helping them to see issues and problems from different perspectives and helping them to make better choices that will help them with feeling better about themselves and to overcome their personal problems. I hold advanced degrees in psychology and me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Missouri. I have been a therapist for 30 years, partnering with clients as they seek to make changes in their lives or situations. I have worked with clients seeking help for a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, divorce and separation issues, and family and relationship issues. My therapeutic style is to provide a welcoming and respectful space to foster open dialogue. I utilize cognitive behavioral and client centered approaches as well as solution focused approaches tailored t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Trauma Specialist licensed in the state of Missouri with over 3 years of direct counseling experience in a private practice setting and more than 10 years of counseling in a case management, supervisory, and humanitarian role with populations including Active Duty Military, Veterans, Families in the Foster Care System, First Responders, Athletes; and Individuals seeking Symptomatic Relief, Purpose and Fulfillment. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC - MO,LPC - TX
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

My goal is to help others grow, regain peace, joy, and healing in their lives by providing nonjudgmental counseling, empathy, encouragement, and support to achieve wellness. I believes in working collaboratively with you to help you define the tools needed to overcome obstacles, deescalate situations, make better choices and negotiate positive outcomes to be the best you can be. My approach is partnership. The client and therapist decide together what are the major issues and how to work on through them together. Please be aware working on emotional issues can...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have worked in mental health since 2004. I have been employed in a variety of settings and worked with individuals struggling with addiction, chronic mental health issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, postpartum depression and anxiety. I work from a behavior context, largely utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and other behavioral techniques. I completed my Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2004 from Quincy University, my Master's degree in Education in Counseling in 2007 from Quincy University, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Ana...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I believe all people have the ability to change. You may be seeking help as you are wondering if that statement is really true. Maybe you know it is true and are just not sure how to start. You have come to the right place. I want to be straight forward with you. Though change is possible it should be no surprise, it requires work. I would like to help you on this journey. I am Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri with over 16 years of experience. I have helped those with emotional or behavioral problems, addictions, mild to severe m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC, CRADC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 7 years of experience in treatment a variety of mental health and substance use conditions. I have specialized training in treating co-occurring disorders, trauma and utilizing motivational interviewing techniques to help identify any motivators for change and use them to help clients achieve their desired goals. I follow a very person centered approach and believe strongly that the client knows themselves the best and I am just a resource or tool to help them achieve their goals. It is never my role to tell someone...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Andrea, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I like to say that I have been a social worker throughout all my jobs, starting as a library assistant in my hometown as a teen. In this position, I encountered many people who needed personal guidance and connections to resources and knew then, this was something wanted to be able to help people with. I explored several career paths in college before landing on social work. All of them revealed the common thread of helping people get the supports they needed to be successful in their lives and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am an individual and family therapist licensed in Missouri with over 10 years of experience working in a variety of settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, body image/self-esteem, disordered eating, relationship conflicts, parenting issues, trauma, ODD, and ADHD. I also work with clients who would like to improve their current lifestyle and enhance coping skills. My approach to therapy is client based and I take an individual approach based on the needs and wants of the clien...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Kevin Walker and I am a licensed professional counselor. I consider myself a generalist. I most often use cognitive-behavior therapy techniques, however I believe in adapting my style to a person's individual needs. I have over 15 years of experience in conflict resolution, substance use treatment, trauma treatment, adjustment problems, career issues, and working with people to help them solve all types of problems. I also have experience in crisis resolution and suicide prevention. I am culturally competent and trauma informed.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 55

I am licensed in Missouri with 54 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, depression, and many other human conditions. As a Roman Catholic priest, I can also use my many years of Theological and Philosophical studies to add a depth and fuller dimension to our talks, certainly without proselytizing or judging any of your beliefs or behaviors. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,NCCC (Nationally Certified Crisis Counselor)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am an accomplished Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years experience providing direct clinical therapy. I specialize in Crisis Management, substance abuse, behavioral health, co-occuring, serious mental health issues, and various others along the continuum. I have extensive experience in all aspects of total patient care services including case management, one-on-one therapy, group therapy, medication management, team leadership, long-term recovery, suicide prevention education and intervention, work with change of life, and geriatric solution focused therap...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed therapist in Missouri with over 6 years of professional work experience. I also have an extensive background in the field of corrections. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including addictions, trauma and abuse, lack of motivation self-esteem and confidence issues, anxiety and depression. I also focus on gender specific/sensitive issues. I take a warm, empathetic, and compassionate, respectful and interactive approach to therapy. My therapy approach incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and tr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, my name is Kay Miller and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have worked in the field of child protection and juvenile justice for twenty-four years, which has included working with children who have experienced the trauma of abuse or neglect, children and adolescents exhibiting sexually harmful behaviors, adolescents with oppositional behaviors, and children and families with mental health needs. For the past few years, I have worked with families who are ordered by the court system to be supervised while interacting with their children. While I am e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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. I am proud of you for taking this step in your journey and look forward to supporting you as you navigate life’s challenges.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Webb City, Missouri (Webb City, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
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, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Webb City?

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 Webb City 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 Webb City 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 Webb City or elsewhere in Jasper 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 Webb City 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 Webb City 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 Webb City 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 Webb City 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 Webb City, 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 Webb City, 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 64870 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 Webb City:

64870

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.