Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 9

I have enjoyed working for various mental health agencies and have extensive experience in several areas of counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the states of Mississippi, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Nevada. I have worked with individuals, couples, families and groups. I have worked with children as young as 4 to adults up to age 101! I have assisted clients who struggle with symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, relational and self-esteem issues. I...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

My name is Anastasia Smith-McEwen. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC) in the state of Mississippi. I have been doing mental health counseling for 10 years in various settings in Mississippi. I have been a home based foster care counselor, crisis counselor at a local mental health center and therapist at an acute inpatient facility. In doing so, I have had the opportunity to work with children, adolescent & adults dealing with a variety of mental health disorders. I have experience in group counseling, individual counseling & family counseling. I uti...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor in Mississippi. For the last 5 years I have worked with at risk populations, including homeless veterans, those struggling with addiction, and incarcerated males. I have extensive experience with adults who struggle with a wide array of mental health concerns. My experience includes crisis counseling, serious mental illness, self-injury, addiction, antisocial personality disorder, depression and/or anxiety, family relations, and homelessness. I have also worked with those who have experienced significant trauma. My c...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) with over 30 years of experience and licensed in Alabama, Georgia, Louisianna, Mississippi and North Carolina. My approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Thns to food, sex and relationshierapy, Motivational Interverviewing, some aspects of Dialectibal Behavioral Therapy and Reality Orientation while working with people with chemical depeddictiops. I am a certified Eye Movement Desensesitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist and have worked with victims of trauma and PTSD for a number of years. As a certied Multi-addi...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 32

In today's world there are so many people who are hurting and needing answers to the issues they are facing. There are the domestic and foreign conflicts, people dying from the global pandemic, unusual weather patterns that are having unprecedented impact all over the world causing destruction and more loss of lives. We need healing all over our land. There is a clarion call to all helping professionals to get involved and help the healing process. I am Julia Brown a licensed independent practitioner and professional counselor. I retired in 2017 after working...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 14

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Mississippi with over 13 years of experience working with children and families. I earned a Master of Science degree in Social Work specializing in Clinical Evidenced-Based Interpersonal Practice from the University of Tennessee. I am currently pursuing an Educational Specialist degree specializing in Play Therapy from the University of Mississippi. I have extensive training in trauma, child abuse, sexual abuse, and grief-related issues. I have experience in working in mental health, inpatient, outpatient, and ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) licensed in Mississippi and Idaho with over 10 years of experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, C-PTSD, DID, relationship issues, sexuality issues, LGBTQ+, gender dysphoria, non-traditional relationships/families, bipolar, schizophrenia, and personality disorders. I have also helped many people with change of life or stage of life issues such as aging, grief and loss, job or family stress, and especially individuals living with a chronic illness or just diagno...

Specialties: Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

Hi, my name is Robbie Brawner Ouzts, MEd, NCC, LPC, CCC, BCC. I look forward to working with you. While I am a counselor and coach, I have been on both sides of the table! No one ever reached their goals and solved all problems alone, and we all need help from time to time. The most successful executives, athletes, students, and happiest people have mentors, coaches, counselors, and board of directors; however, you choose to label; someone who has their best interest in mind, confide, and trust. It can be somewhat intimidating, but I invite you to meet with me...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed Clinical Social Worker in Mississippi with 14 years of professional work experience. I have worked with individuals, couples, families, and various groups to include active duty military and Veterans. Most of my career has been spent in mental health helping clients manage Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Addiction, and Post-traumatic stress disorder. I have helped clients address communication issues, interpersonal concerns, anger management, career challenges, infidelity, childhood traumas, and physical and emotional abuse. I treat everyone wi...

Specialties: Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am a mental health counselor licensed in Louisiana with over 5 years of experience working as a LPC. I worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, behavior issues and ADHD. I would have to describe my counseling style as being warm and passionate. I love to provide great counseling skills which includes being patience, a good listener, being knowledgeable, and having/showing empathy . I believe in treating anyone with respect, providing unconditional positive regards and demonstrating high fidelity s...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of experience: 3

Hi, I am Erwin Gilliam, a Mississippi licensed professional counselor with 3 years of direct professional work experience in therapeutic counseling. This experience includes working with clients with identity issues, stress, depression, relationship &/or marital issues, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, confidence, and career difficulties. My background and experiences have given me a variety of opportunities and have allowed me to see the world from different angles, helping me sharpen my counseling skills. I have a masters degree in organizational cou...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 13

Hello, my name is Stephanie I’m a licensed clinical therapist that I received from the University of Southern Mississippi. I have practiced for over 15 years. Through my work, I am committed to helping people overcome addictions to alcohol and drugs, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and other stresses that affect all of us at some time in our lives. I also have experience with working with the LGTBQ COMMUNITY. If you identify as queer or unclear/unidentified along the sexual orientation spectrum; with mid/end-of-life struggles, self-esteem, depression, an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Alabama with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Oklahoma, as well as a Nationally Board-Certified Counselor. I hold a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Ashford University, and a Doctoral Degree of Ministry from Fellowship Bible Institute. I have experience working with a wide range of clients and love working with families, couples, and individuals. I believe that everyone should have a safe space where they can be heard and helped to navigate the difficulties in life and relatio...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Mississippi with 12 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 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!

How To Find Counseling Verona

Finding the best therapist close by in Verona can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Verona area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Verona. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Verona, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Verona or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Verona counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Verona area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Verona
  • DBT in Verona
  • Substance use therapy in Verona
  • Couples therapy in Verona

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Verona, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Verona, elsewhere in Lee, or in the greater state of Mississippi.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Verona area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Verona Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Verona due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Verona: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Verona: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Verona: $100
  • Therapy in Verona: $80

While many psychologists in Verona may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Mississippi may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Verona and elsewhere throughout the state of Mississippi you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Verona, Mississippi working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Verona above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Verona virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Verona helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Verona therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Verona therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Verona counselor 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Verona, MS, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 38879 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Verona can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Verona Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Verona licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Verona, Mississippi can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Verona has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Verona, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Verona.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Verona:

38801, 38879