Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I have 9 years of experience working with individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, school settings, outpatient therapy, in-home therapy, and addictions to include individuals using medication assisted treatment. I use evidenced based treatment; such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My counseling experience has prepared me to counsel adult clients from various walks of life. I have provided counseling services to clients with various mental health diagnoses related but not limited to anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD/ADD, mood disorders, and grief/loss. I view counseling as a process by which I facilitate my clients in exploration, clarification and identification of their needs and help them to make changes in cognition and behaviors that will result in the attainment of life satisfaction and self-acceptance. I operate from a Cognitive Beha...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Professional Counselor in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in North Carolina as well as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor Associate, (LCAS-a) and Board Certified, Telemental Health counselor (BC-TMH). I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children both in individual and group settings. I also have experience working with couples, families and in various settings such as schools. Some clinical issues I have the most exper...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Hello, I’m Veronica McKay and I’ve spent the past thirty years as a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I’ve worked in the United States and Germany. I recently retired but find that I still have the time and desire to help people looking for answers and guidance when life’s waters become turbulent.
 My experience ranges from treating children with emotional and developmental issues to assisting adults with issues of anxiety, depression and surviving the trauma of sexual assault. In 2008 I began working with the military, treating active duty military ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them...Albert Einstein As a Social Worker I am here to listen and help people discover their feelings and strengths and identify options and steps to reach their goals, I am here to provide support for change. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience conducting individual and group therapy with a variety of clients experiencing, depression, anxiety, relationship and parenting issues, teen concerns, and a wide range of challenges including grief/loss, ins...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 14

If you are seeking online counseling support, you are among thousands of others currently struggling with depression, anxiety, illness, loss, trauma or other critical stress, whose timely access to care requires the flexibility of services offered by BetterHelp. As a Master of Social Work, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I have over 30 years’ experience working with families and children across numerous settings, to include private non-profits, mental health, social services and K-12 education. I have worked with adults around issues of abuse and n...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 26

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a certified person centered practitioner (person centered thinking trainer and mentor trainer) with more than 26 years of experience in the field. I have worked with people experiencing a wide range of concerns including grief, loss, end-of-life planning, anxiety, stress, coping, trauma, and improving self-care (particularly for caregivers). I use mindfulness therapy and person centered skills and find Qi Gong and Yogic breathing as well as guided meditation to be beneficial techniques to build into my work. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist that has worked as a School Social Worker for 14 years. I have also worked as a SPARCS facilitator and substance abuse clinician for a Juvenile Detention Center for 9 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, substance use disorders, and chronic stress. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) and a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). I have a PhD in Human Services, with a concentration in Disaster, Crisis, and Intervention. I have over 20 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse counseling. I have been in the mental health and substance abuse field since 1998 and worked as a licensed private practitioner since 2001. I have experience working with clients wi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in North Carolina with 9 years of professional work experience. 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. Please note I am only available to work with North Carolina residents and clients must be physical in the state of North Carolina at the time of scheduled sessions. Also, most of my appointments occur Fridays with additional days add...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

Hello and welcome to my profile page! My name is Elissa (Lisa) Both and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and individuals. Specifically, I have spent a significant portion of my career in education as a School Social Worker, where I was committed to serving the needs of students and their families. I have worked with many students who struggled educationally due to learning, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. In addition, I maintained a private practice throughout the years. I strongly...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in North Carolina with 5 years of professional work experience. I have worked with a variety of age groups ranging from childhood to the geriatric population. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety & motivation, self esteem, domestic violence, relational concerns, and confidence. I believe in meeting my clients where they're at and 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 c...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

I have helped people at the lowest point in their lives and I believe that I can help you. Why? Because I’ve been where you are. I know firsthand how much of a difference a trained, skillful therapist can make. I’m a highly qualified therapist. I earned my Master’s degree in Social Work at UNC and trained at Duke in the Department of Psychiatry. I have worked with diverse clients, urban and rural, all levels of education and income, people from a variety of cultures and ethnicities. Since receiving my clinical license in 1989, I have engaged in nearly 700 hou...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Julie Bridges, and I am a licensed counselor in the states of Mississippi and North Carolina. I decided to become a counselor after receiving therapy myself for anxiety and addiction issues. Therapy can make a huge difference in your life. I have several years of experience working with adults in an acute care psychiatric facility. I also have experience providing group support in a Christian faith-based recovery ministry. I work with adults with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts, and anger. My therapeu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in North Carolina with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

How To Find Counseling In Your Area

Finding the right therapist close by in Askewville can feel intimidating. Once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Askewville area, you're closer to finding providers 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search for a counselor in Askewville, scroll through the options. Next, consider what type of therapy you'd like your counselor to be most experienced with. Finally, choose a provider located near you in the city of Askewville or elsewhere in Bertie or the state of North Carolina.

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Askewville counselors can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do Costs Of Conventional Counseling Compare To BetterHelp With A Askewville Counselor?

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Askewville 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 Askewville: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Askewville: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Askewville: $100
  • Therapy with a mental health counselor in Askewville: $80

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 Askewville and elsewhere throughout the state of North Carolina you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Does Working With A Counselor On BetterHelp Work?

It's important to note that these counselors treat clients online. Online providers, including the US-based providers above, can work with people like you in or around Askewville virtually. You do not have to commute to a counselor's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy 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.

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you. Professionals on BetterHelp specialize in several mental health issues and modalities. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

Askewville 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 providers all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Askewville, therapy can be easily to use and a click away.

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Askewville 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Askewville, NC, finding a counselor can be costly, and they may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 27983 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 Askewville can be a great option.

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

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 psychotherapist. 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 See A Counselor 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 often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend counseling. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A counselor 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Is Mental Health Care Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, counselors are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

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. Their job as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. 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 FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists 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.

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:

There are all kinds of therapists in the Askewville area, including:

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

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

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