Ahoskie has a unique characteristic that few other places can claim. No other town in the world has the same name. It is truly a one of a kind place! You are one of a kind, too. Your particular history and circumstances are not like anyone else’s.

If you’re experiencing difficulties in your life with depression, anxiety, relationships, or anything else, it can feel like no one could possibly understand what you’re going through. An Ahoskie-
area mental health therapist can though. These professionals are trained to know how to handle
the range of human experiences, and they can be there to help you too.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 6

Vision: "I believe in forming a warm, welcoming, and judgement-free environment where individuals, children, and families can work towards a healthier lifestyle and mental health status. I believe in overcoming barriers and that with the proper knowledge, guidance, and skill building, children, adolescents, and adults can lead healthy and fulfilling lives. I look at providing counseling services as an honor/privilege and take pride in my person-centered and empowering approach. I look forward to walking with you on your journey to new beginnings." I am a gradua...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am an humanistic oriented therapist that inspire social change. I have over 14 years of experience in both treating addictions and mental health. I serve all populations from children, adults, sex offenders, individuals that experience sex abuse, individuals in addiction /recovery. I have completed family centered training and very insightful on family systems therapy. I'm non-judgemental and passionate regarding working with individuals as we all are human and all have experienced some form of stress during our life. I am not robotic and often relate to clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of experience: 10

Hi, My name is Midge Spong. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated from UNC- Chapel Hill in 1993 with my Master’s in Social Work. I am also a Certified Life Coach, which basically means I can help people figure out what they want to do, or where they want to go, and help them figure out how to achieve these goals. In addition to this, I also have certifications in Career, Health, and Retirement coaching. I am experienced in working with people who are dealing with stress, anxiety, parenting, family and workplace issues, as well as grief and loss....

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

I'm a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with 7 years experience counseling adults with issues related to Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar Disorder. I also have experience in the area of relationships related to adult adoption and abandonment issues. I also have expertise in domestic violence and trauma issues. The approach I use for therapy is cognitive behavioral therapy. I treat clients warmly with respect and dignity. I believe in trust and respect in a therapeutic relationship. I will cultivate a relationship with you based on those principles....

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) based in North Carolina. In 2018, I obtained my graduate degree at the Joint Master of Social Work Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. I have three years of experience in individual and group therapy. Prior to obtaining my graduate degree, I worked in the mental health field for six years. My past work includes supporting people experiencing homelessness, veterans, and volunteering with a suicide prevention and crisis hotline. I ha...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I have 17 years of experience in adult mental health with concentration in mental health. I utilize a strengths perspective, changing perspectives on stale thinking, and focusing directly on the client as part of a larger system. I am eager to navigate through life's challenges and changes along with you. Your journey is individualized, as will be the approach to therapy with you. My current availability is as follows: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. with my last session of the day beginning at 1:30 p.m., unless a prior arrangement has been made. There is some ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Whoever thought you could feel so alone in a world so big? While we all face similar problems, the impact can be so different. Hello! My name is Veronica Mial, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in North Carolina. Over the past ten years, I have worked with individuals and families within vulnerable populations including but not limited to those who have faced issues such as homelessness, addiction, and other trauma. Whether you are dealing with transition and change in life, struggling with implementing boundaries, or other common issue...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 11

Ever feel like everyday is akin to jumping on the hamster wheel?! You expend all your energy day after day and it leaves you feeling empty, anxious, and overwhelmed. Whether you are a parent/caregiver, teen trying to navigate the world, or just someone that feels anxious and overloaded by life's expectations, I want to come alongside you and help you to reach your fullest potential. I believe through the power of relationship and the therapeutic alliance, you possess the tools to navigate all of the road blocks and stepping stones in your life. My hope is that you...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 19

I’m Beverly Tracy and I provide counseling to clients living in North Carolina and South Carolina. I received my bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Master of Social Work. I have built my practice around healthcare and more specifically, oncology; hospice; and home health. Common concerns I see in my work include depression, anxiety, life transitions, abuse, family conflict, grief and loss, and adjustment to adverse life events. What can you expect fro...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in North Carolina with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, career difficulties, & 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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in North Carolina with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in North Carolina with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues & 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.

Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in North Carolina with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with compassion fatigue. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower y...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 21

I am licensed in North Carolina with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 10

I have over ten years of experience conducting services with individuals in behavioral health outpatient settings and community based settings globally. I operate from person-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed theoretical frameworks with a history of working with individuals and communities navigating addiction and recovery; homelessness; unemployment; trauma including sexual abuse and gender based violence; corporate wellbeing, work-life imbalance, burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious traumatization; intellectual and developmental disabilities; ...

How To Find Counseling Ahoskie

Finding the best therapist close by in Ahoskie can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie. 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 Ahoskie, 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie area in different types of therapy, including:

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Ahoskie, 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 Ahoskie, elsewhere in Hertford, or in the greater state of North Carolina.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Ahoskie: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Ahoskie: $100
  • Therapy in Ahoskie: $80

While many psychologists in Ahoskie may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of North Carolina 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 Ahoskie and elsewhere throughout the state of North Carolina 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 Ahoskie, North Carolina 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 Ahoskie above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie, NC, 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 27910 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 Ahoskie can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie, North Carolina 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.

Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie, 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

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 Ahoskie.

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

27910