This is Heather Midgley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPC,PMH-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I have been a counselor for nearly a decade and obtained a Master of Education in Community Counseling from University of Missouri St. Louis. I sought certification in perinatal mental health because it is my passion to help individuals who are struggling with fertility challenges, mood changes in pregnancy, difficult delivery/labor, pregnancy loss, and postpartum changes. Psychological health is related to healthy levels of self-worth and I believe that every person has many ways they can find value in themselves. Practicing from a person-centered lens, I value ...

This is Sarah Mossa's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Sleeping disorders, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 20

Are you struggling with sleep? anxiety? Finding yourself having an increased use of food or alcohol? Confused as to why this particular situation is so difficult when you have managed many situations in the past? Wondering why you just can't seem to get on the same page with your spouse? Struggling to connect with your partner? Have you recently had a miscarriage, or having difficulties with pregnancy or post birth concerns? I look forward to helping you with any and all of these concerns through telephonic or video counseling. Hi, I'm Sarah Mossa, and I've worke...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Dr. Caleb Reese, and I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Missouri. I have been in the behavioral health field for 10+ years in a variety of positions. I believe obstacles can be the path to success, and I hope to be of service those who are struggling. A willingness to ask for help requires courage. I strive to provide guidance and support as we explore your inner strengths. I do not ask my clients to do anything I would not, and I recognize my own fallibilities because I am human, too. Through collaborative work and a desire to push toward chan...

This is Anna Smart's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! If you are reading this then it means you are somewhere along the way to seeking therapy - welcome, it's great you are here! Making the decision to talk through personal challenges and struggles with someone takes courage and while it can be a hard step to take, it opens the door to positive and profound change. If you are looking to heal, let's talk. If you are struggling with life transitions or challenges that seem insurmountable, let's talk. If you are wanting to gain a fresh perspective or make some difficult changes, let's talk. I am a Licensed ...

This is Christine Dicus's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! I think finding a good match for a client is very important, the therapeutic relationship is a key piece in working together. So let me tell you a little about myself. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Missouri, I graduated from University of Missouri St. Louis and I have over 10 years of experience in the field working with clients of all ages and concerns. I use a strengths based, cognitive behavioral approach and believe working as a team is the best way to address concerns. I address each clients con...

This is Arti Dautenhahn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! My name is Arti and I am already super impressed with you for having the courage to reach out for some extra assistance at this time. I'm sorry your life isn't quite where you want it to be at the moment, but I am confident we can get you where you want to go. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in rural Missouri. I have been working with kids and families for more than 20 years. I started my career working with troubled youth in a lockdown facility, then moved to working with adults with mental illnesses. From there I worked in about every position i...

This is Patricia Brooks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Patricia Brooks is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her Master of Science in Youth and Family Services from Bellevue University. Patricia has been practicing as a Professional Counselor for over 9 years. Additionally, she has worked in mental and behavioral health services for over 20 years, providing various supports that strengthen both the individual and the family. Creating a space where people feel safe and respected is a primary goal of Patricia’s and she takes a...

This is Susan Van Arsdel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the State of Missouri, with over 8 years of experience working as a counselor, behavior modification and life coach. I graduated with a Master Arts Counseling from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri in December 2013. I am also a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have ...

This is Melanie Brady's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I’m Melanie. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I’m glad you’re here. My counseling style is rooted in warmth and empathy. You are welcome as you are. I use a mindfulness-based approach to help you find joy in the little things again. I have experience working with adult individuals who are facing life transitions such as divorce, loss of a loved one, a new diagnosis, or career change. I strive towards an affirmative practice to uplift my LGBTQ+ peers and clients. I have taken walks with others as they journey through grief, and I u...

This is Allison O'Dell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri with over 17 years of experience working as a therapist. I received my Bachelor of Science in 1995 from Missouri Southern State University and a Master of Social Work in 2002 from Missouri State University. I have managed my own private practice working with ages 3 to adult, taught social work courses at the university, and worked in hospital settings providing social work services and therapy to terminally ill patients and seniors suffering from depression and anxiety. I enjoy working with a variety o...

This is Crystal Gardner Turner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, 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...

This is Selma Wesley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am a clinical social worker licensed in the state of Missouri . I have over 20 years of experience counseling individuals, couples, and families s with a wide range of concerns. Having specialize in home in and community-based counseling, I have also worked with clients in a wide range of environments. My experience with diverse participants has allowed me to acquire the therapeutic skills needed to work effectively with youth, teenagers and young adults from all walks of life to address a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship iss...

This is John DeCarlis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am an experienced therapist, licensed as a clinical social worker in Maryland, Missouri, and Kansas. My therapy style is direct, approachable and interactive. I am privileged to work with those who have taken the first steps toward change, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines strengths-based, acceptance and commitment, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapies with a strong focus on skill-building. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help cl...

This is Lindsay Chrzanowski's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a LCSW licensed in Missouri with 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, addiction, guilt, and shame. I am client and solution focused. I believe in treating everyone with respect and meeting people where they are. I will work with you to determine your needs and goals and our approach will match your needs. Therapy is an individualized experience and should be individualized by client. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happi...

This is Dorie Scofield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, 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 Jacob Wharton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri and Kansas with 7 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, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Karen Murphree 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW #1496
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over thirty-five years of experience assisting adults and couples with challenges such as stress, depression, anxiety, self-worth, abuse/trauma, chronic and acute health concerns, grief, loss, end of life issues, and finding connections to spirituality apart from traditional organized religion. I was also a licensed practical nurse years ago and have completed a year of health coaching training. I am passionate about the food/mood connection and its bridge between physical and mental health. I have a very eclectic app...

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

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

This is Dr. Sandra Hunt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in New York with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to 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 - Wooldridge, Missouri (Wooldridge, MO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Wooldridge?

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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge or elsewhere in Cooper 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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge 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 Wooldridge, 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 Wooldridge, 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 65287 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 Wooldridge:

65287

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.