Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 5

Hello, I am a passionate and well qualified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I earned a Master of Art in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2012. I have over 13 years of experience working with adults and children who have been abused or neglected and that have various substance abuse and mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, grief and ADHD. I like to adapt sessions to assist clients in identifying stressors, identify motivations, build support systems, and increase functioning. I am an excellent communicator and cl...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in North Carolina with over 10 years of experience most of which has been providing community mental health services. I enjoy working with individuals and families to navigate the challenges of life, whether they are personal, with family, or with peers. My areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, transitions and adjustments, identity development, parenting skills, and family communication. My clinical experience and training include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Centered Treatment, Trauma Focu...

Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 10

Hi! I'm a lifelong learner of somatic abolitionism, personal growth, experiential learning, and unlearning. I am a BIPoC, queer, neurodivergent, therapist and welcome clients of all ages. I am only accepting clients wishing to engage in messaging and live chat sessions only. I am not available for phone or video at this time.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues
Years of experience: 7

Greetings! My name is Sarah, and I am a North Carolina based Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I have a passion for helping people reach their goals and gain greater self-awareness. I have over nine years of experience working in the mental health field and six years of clinical experience. I have worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, in-home care, and in clinics specializing in sexual assault, interpersonal violence, homelessness, and addictions. I have also had the honor of serving with fellow Soldiers in the US Army as a Behaviora...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

Hello, my name is Toni Dobek. I have worked as a counselor for about 20 years. I have experience working with children to older adults and have conducted individual, couples, group and family therapy throughout my career. I am currently licensed in North Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (# 11764). I consider myself a person-centered therapist meaning that I focus on providing an empathic, non-judgmental and safe place for individuals to share feelings. I work with individuals to accept who they are, take responsibility and identify his...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 21

I welcome the opportunity to work with you to find solutions to the challenges you are experiencing. As a therapist, I will hold you in high regard, listen with deep attention, and collaborate with you to find solutions and direction for your journey. I will help you identify your strengths, build self-trust, and gain insight about the thoughts and feelings that get in the way of making beneficial changes. My style is caring and collaborative, meeting you where you are without judgment, and providing a safe environment in which to do this work. My role is to gu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in North Carolina with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

Hello there! My name is Miltonjha Grier (pronounced Mill-tawn-juh) and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina and a Licensed Independent Social Worker in South Carolina with years of professional work experience. I obtained a Bachelors degree in Rehabilitation Studies and Human Services from Winston Salem State University in Winston Salem, NC (Go Rams!) and I obtained a Masters degree in Social Work from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC ( Go Golden Bulls). I have experience in helping teens/adolescents, adults and families with st...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Expressive Arts Therapist in the states of Massachusetts and North Carolina. My vision is to support my clients using an integrative approach of both traditional psychotherapy alongside expressive arts and other body based therapies to address life’s challenges of varying degrees. I've had great success supporting clients who have experienced anxiety, depression, and trauma specifically as it relates to systemic oppression. I have served cross culturally both in the states as well as overseas with the interdisciplina...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in North Carolina with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of issues but I am most passionate about helping foster and adoptive families. As a mom of six, two adopted through foster care, I understand the unique needs that an adoptive family has. I have also completed the Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) program to better serve my clients. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Your family can be a ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 13

I am licensed in North Carolina with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Florida, South Carolina & North Carolina with 20 years of clinical social work experience. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming anxiety. Together we can create a plan for living a balanced & fulfilled life. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! In each session, you can expect a person-centered, non-judgemental, and empathic approach. Identifying your challenges and developing tangible solutions will be...

Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 25

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in North Carolina and Virginia with 25+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbtq+ related issues, trauma and abuse and parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths. My hope is to 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 and your journey. With kind regards, Kristen

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of experience: 13

I am licensed in North Carolina with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How To Find Counseling Canton

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

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Canton, 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 Canton, elsewhere in Haywood, 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 Canton area can be found below:

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

While many psychologists in Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton, 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 Canton above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton, 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 28716 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 Canton can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton, 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.

Canton 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 Canton, 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 Canton.

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

28716