Years of experience: 22

Tanielle L.A. Brown, LPC, NCC Psychotherapist/ Life Coach Mrs. Tanielle L.A. Brown's clinical practice as a psychotherapist has been to serve the Triad and surrounding areas with an eclectic approach to therapy. Mrs. Brown has been working with the mental health population for 20+ years and she has seen great need for skilled based interventions to treat people whom endure several changes with the mental health reform (i.e. changes with providers and criteria for services). She offers a continuity of commitment to provide therapy....

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 18

Hello, I am Dr. Latasha McIlwaine, a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS) in the states of South Carolina and Georgia and also a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS) in the state of North Carolina. I am also have a license and certification in Addictions (LCAS/CCS) and I am certified in Domestic Violence. I earned my graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling and went on to study Counseling Psychology to earn my Doctorate degree (EdD). I have been in practice for over 18 years across North and South Carolina and Georgia. I ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 3

Matthew Jennings MSSW, LCSW, CAMS-II Matthew is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Certified Anger Management Specialist – II (CAMS-II). Matthew graduated from Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Human Services and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN in 2010. Matthew has 10 years of counseling experience with individuals, families, and groups. He has worked in various levels within mental health including outpatient settings, mobile crisis, i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 17

Hello. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in the state of North Carolina. If you are looking for an individual who has experience in a variety of service delivery settings, I believe you will find that my clinical experience will meet your needs. Several of the therapeutic techniques I use, include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, Reality Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy. In my 17 year career as a therapist, I have signif...

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

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with years of experience working with diverse clients. I am passionate about using client-centered practice principles and motivational interviewing that have allowed me to show empathy and creates a partnership with my clients. I have experience with mothers who suffers from post-partum depression and anxiety. Therefore, supporting my clients with their goals. My therapy style is warming and inviting. My approach is Cognitive-behavior therapy because thoughts heavily influ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

Hello and thank you for considering my counseling services. My name is Shirlisa Daniels and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the State of North Carolina, Alabama and Georgia. I hold a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. My experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults in various mental health settings. If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, work stress, marital/relationship issues, or a history of trauma, please know that there is hope and I am here to suppo...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor. I have been in the counseling profession for over 23 years and was a pastor for 15 before that. I have a Masters of Divinity with a focus in Counseling. I integrate all the various modalities I know when walking along side my clients. I do not pretend to have all the answers, but I am very comfortable sitting in the questions and discovering the possibilities with you. I have expertise in grief counseling, working with people who are identifying at LGBTQ+ and various other life transitions...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of North Carolina. I graduated and received my BSW from NC A&T State University and my MSW from the University of NC at Chapel Hill. I have experience working with families experiencing conflict. I also have experience working with individuals experiencing stress, anxiety, trauma, parenting issues, and foster care. I combine solution-focused interventions, cognitive behavior therapy and motivational interviewing to assist in producing change. Every step one person takes whether big or small leads them close...

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

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist-Associate (LCAS-A) in the state of North Carolina. I have experience working with clients dealing with a variety of issues. My passion is working with client’s who are struggling with pornography and sexual addictions. I also enjoy working with client’s who are struggling with depression, anxiety, parental issues, divorce, marital and relationship issues. I want to guide you through your journey and help you find meaning and purpose along the way, by assisting you...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

Hello, my name is Toni Willis I am a Mental Health Counselor with over 14 years of experience providing therapy to diverse populations. I have worked with clients who have dealt with a wide range of concerns including but not limited to depression, anxiety, stress and self-esteem issues. My hope is to partner with you through a therapeutic journey that leads you to a happier and more fulfilling life. My therapy style is compassionate, warm and engaging. It is very important to me to respect and empower each individual to enable the confidence needed to make li...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Virginia and North Carolina with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. 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, Addictions, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 33

I am licensed in Michigan and North Carolina with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with depression. As a Christian, 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: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina with 12 years of professional work experience. You are whole and not broken. You are meant to live a rich and meaning full life. A life with purpose, meaning, and direction. With kindness, respect, and compassion I will be that ally to help you move towards what is important to you. I seek to help you live out your greatest potential, and help you connect with your whole self. In this journey we will explore your fear, grief, anger, wonder, joy, and happiness. Let’s not just settle for functioning in this on...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia, and I have been practicing therapy for 8 years. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief, anger, abuse and trauma, OCD, ADHD, low self esteem, stress management, multicultural issues, racism, and adjusting to new life changes. I am also a parent and a pastor's wife, and I have experience working with parenting struggles, spiritual concerns, and church problems. My therapy style is meant to encourage comfort, trust, motivation, and hope. My goal is to meet you where you are and wa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in North Carolina with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, reproductive trauma/infertility, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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.

How To Find Counseling Lawndale

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Lawndale 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 Lawndale 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 Lawndale, 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 Lawndale above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Lawndale 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 Lawndale 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 Lawndale 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 Lawndale 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 Lawndale 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 Lawndale, 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 28090 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 Lawndale can be a great option.

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

Lawndale 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 Lawndale, 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 Lawndale.

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

28090