This is Tashima Kinney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Greetings, I will start by saying thank you for taking the first step in becoming a better version of you!! I would welcome the opportunity in assisting you in making that happen. My name is Tashima Kinney, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) which I obtained in 2007. I have over 20 years of experience working with kids, families, and adults in various capacities. I obtained my BA in Psychology from Chicago State University and my Master of Education from the University of M0-St. Louis. I have attended numerous trainings over the years, i.e. (Me...

This is Laura Gold's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the St. Louis, Missouri area with 10+ years of clinical experience. I grew up in the St. Louis area and my family and I moved back here in January after 17 years away for my undergraduate (CMSU/UCM) and graduate studies (UMKC), both in social work. I have clinical background with refugee families, counseling for children and families in the foster and reunification settings, as a day-treatment counselor with K-6th graders, outpatient and in-home therapy for all ages and backgrounds. I strive to be a safe place for...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri with over 4 years of experience. I have worked with individuals with a wide variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, social concerns, life transitions and changes, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and self-harm behaviors, to name a few. I tend to use a person centered and strengths based approach with clients, and rely on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and principles. I want to work as a partner with you in addressing concerns and allow you a place to process concerns wit...

This is Kathy Abeln's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with 6 years of experience in providing counseling and direct mental health to my clients. I have worked with clients from ages 6 to adults with a multitude of presenting issues such as developmental trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, PTSD, self-esteem and self-identity issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. I started off at St. Louis University where I got my bachelor's of Arts in Psychology. I worked in the work force for about 15 years, before going back and pursing my gra...

This is Gail Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in the states of Missouri and Illinois. I have been in private practice since 2002. It is a big step to request counseling and I try to make the process easier by respectfully helping to identify the event or the main issue that caused you to seek help. Many of my clients have anxiety, depression, or just general life and family issues. Many people say they just want to be happy. Each person is unique and through therapy we set goals where you can see change and improvement to your daily life. I call myself a...

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

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

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

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

This is Christy Crane's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri, and I have studied both family and marriage counseling and the regular professional counseling. I have 8 years of experience working as a counselor in various settings. I have worked with children, adolescents, families, couples, individuals, and groups. I have worked in private counseling and outpatient community mental health settings as a counselor. I have also worked inpatient as a psychiatric technician. I have worked a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, p...

This is Dr. Sarah Willey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a psychologist licensed in Missouri. I completed my PsyD at Wheaton College in 2018 and have worked in a variety of settings, including college counseling, inpatient and outpatient mental health and, most recently, VA. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, and more. My therapy style is compassionate and client-centered. I listen carefully to make sure I have a clear understanding of each person and their unique concerns. My approach draws from cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused...

This is Laura Sternberg's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,EdS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Laura L. Sternberg MA, EdS, LPC, NCC, EMDR I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. I have worked in many different capacities in mental health for about 25 years ranging from case management, Ombudsmanship as a military spouse, mentoring, psychoeducation, community counseling, crisis, and private practice. This experience has allowed me to work with a wide range of people from different walks of life, different communities, and different cultures. My experience ranges from working with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, domestic viol...

This is Sharon Link's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri, # 2020011413, and Wyoming., #678. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have experience working with adults of all ages, children, and adolescents. I specialize in treating addictions, including gambling disorders. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe i...

This is Anastasia Kinsey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor that has been working with clients for almost 4 years now. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship conflicts, and parenting issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe that it is important to interact with each client by showing respect, being nonjudgmental, and compassionate. My approach combines many different therapy modalities: Cognitive-Behavioral, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Humanist...

This is Dr. Jack Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 37

My name is Scott Brown. I value genuine communication so my therapy is done in an open and conversational way. I am very supportive of my clients and , where appropriate, playful. I see therapy as the coming together of two experts: you are an expert in yourself and I am an expert in human behavior and emotion. We work together to help you laugh more and smile more. I will check in with you periodically to see what progress we are making towards the goals we set at the beginning of our work; it is very important to me to provide a real service that improves y...

This is Denise Naggi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in California with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

First things first..... You are not "broken". Everyone is worthy of having a joyful, satisfying life but sometimes we need help. It's ok. I would be honored to work with you and help you reconnect with yourself and gain control over your life. I aim to empower individuals and couples to rebuild relationships, improve self esteem, develop positive coping skills, and overcome any challenge life has thrown your way. I believe in counseling. I believe in having a safe place to be yourself and discuss hardships, and thoughts free of judgement. During counseling we wil...

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

I am licensed in Missouri with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, 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 lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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. 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 - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience related to therapy and 7 years of experience in behavioral health settings. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, LGBT-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I am well-versed in multiple modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness practices, Solution-Focused Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, and more. My approach is determined by your preferences, what has or has not worked for you before,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
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, PTSD, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Weston, Missouri (Weston, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

Greetings, and thank you for stopping by my profile page. I specialize in treating anxiety, PTSD, stress, abuse, motivational issues, shame-related trauma, & coping with life changes. To address these often long-standing issues, I use a variety of mind and body-based interventions including, Focusing-Oriented Therapy, FOT, Compassion Focused Therapy, CFT, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to help you address the parts of you that may feel angry, anxious, traumatized, wounded, ashamed, etc. These practices focus on retraining our BodyMind so we can learn to accep...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Weston?

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 Weston 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 Weston 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 Weston or elsewhere in Platte 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 Weston 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 Weston 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 Weston 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 Weston 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 Weston, 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 Weston, 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 64098 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 Weston:

64098

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.