Roanoke Rapids sits along the Roanoke River, which turns into a wonderful waterfall that residents know and love just downstream. And, just like life, there are times when the water is calm, and other times where it is turbulent. Does your life feel like it is in freefall with only turbulent waters below?

There are qualified therapists and counselors that are available at any time to help you stay afloat. It’s easy to find help in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina with the excellent support system they have in place. If you live in the Roanoke Rapids area, don’t wait to reach out to a mental health professional to keep from drowning in problems.

This is Donesha  Brothers 's avatar and link to their profile

Donesha Brothers

Offering therapy in NC
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience

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 graduate of both Elizabeth City State University and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. I hold a BSW and MSW in Social Work. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) through the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. I utilize a person-centered, flexible, and down-to-earth style. I enjoy helping clients gain a better understanding of self and how thoughts/emotions effect our everyday lives and ability to respond to stress. I primarily work with Adults, children, adolescents,and families, ages 4+.

This is Dana Robinson's avatar and link to their profile

Dana Robinson

Offering therapy in NC
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
8 years of experience

Greeting!! I’m Valencia a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor providing services to those who seek to be the change that they want to see. I’ve been in the mental health field for over 15 years. Counseling is what I do, I love to help others help themselves get to a healthier place in life. A lot of my experience is in community work but also includes counseling in the school, hospital and home setting. I like to consider myself a student of life and try to learn something from everyone I meet. I’ve learned over the years that counseling is what you make it, and it is my attempt to give you the best experience possible. I look forward to working with you, ~Valencia, LCMHC~

This is Shironda Bryant's avatar and link to their profile

Shironda Bryant

Offering therapy in NC
License: M. Ed.,LCMHC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsAnger managementADHD
18 years of experience

Great day! My name is Shironda Monique Bryant. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. I have been providing counseling in some form or fashion since 2005 but have been licensed and practicing in the state of North Carolina since 2012 (I began my career in counseling in New Jersey). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, anger issues, and ADHD. I have worked in array of environments from prisons to the court systems, schools, hospitals and an army base. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is existential, which in itself pulls from several other treatment modalities. I am confident that I will be able to tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I look forward to working with you in the near future and being a part of helping you create, see and meet your goals!

This is DANIEL OLACIREGUI's avatar and link to their profile

DANIEL OLACIREGUI

Offering therapy in NC
License: M.S.,LMHC,EMDR trained
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionCompassion fatigue
6 years of experience

My name is Daniel OIaciregui M.S. , LMHC. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working as a therapist since 2017. I have the pleasure of working with a wide variety of clients. I have been working with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, first responders, and Bipolar clients. I am versed in several modalities including Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, Trauma, and EMDR trained. I utilize these approaches with my clients to help address and manage their needs. I believe it is essential to creating a partnership with clients to maximize success. I believe increasing one's quality of life is key for better living. I appreciate and respect the courage it takes to ask for help, and am grateful for the opportunity to assist others.

This is Zola Rolen-Daniels's avatar and link to their profile

Zola Rolen-Daniels

Offering therapy in NC
License: MA,LCAS,LCMHC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
12 years of experience

I am a mental health and substance abuse therapist licensed in North Carolina with over 15 years experience working in the mental health field. I am certified in DBT and sex offender treatment. I have worked with an array of consumers; children through seniors. I have worked with consumers suffering with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and substance abuse issues. I pride myself on being compassionate and respectful to all I serve. I am a non-judgmental therapist who focus on client centered therapy. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused and DBT. We will work to develop a treatment plan to address your needs and concerns. I will encourage you to consider how treatment and recovery can support you living your most effective life and would like to support you in building the skills and developing a plan to provide you the best opportunity for success.

This is Gabrielle Mitchell's avatar and link to their profile

Gabrielle Mitchell

Offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
4 years of experience

I am licensed in North Carolina with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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.

This is Takesha Briggins's avatar and link to their profile

Takesha Briggins

Offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepressionADHD
12 years of experience

Hello! My name is Takesha and I earned my MS.Ed in Counseling from Old Dominion University. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. I have been a professional counselor for 12 years and worked in a variety of settings with diverse populations. I have worked with adolescents in schools, adults in community settings, and families as an intensive in-home clinician. Over the years, I have served a wide variety of people and enjoy motivating others to make positive changes in their journey to personal growth and discovery. I view therapy as a collaborative relationship that focuses on the client. I utilize a humanistic, non-judgemental approach drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Person Centered, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy frameworks. I am passionate about helping others navigate through issues related to anxiety, depression, stress management, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, self compassion, academia, and career to name a few. I welcome the opportunity to offer a safe and comfortable environment for all and am dedicated to supporting the unique experiences of marginalized populations.

This is Chandra Williams's avatar and link to their profile

Chandra Williams

Offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteem
5 years of experience

I am licensed in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Vermont, and Washington, DC with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & anger management. 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!

This is Pamela Crepps's avatar and link to their profile

Pamela Crepps

Offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesCoping with life changesCompassion fatigueADHD
20 years of experience

I am licensed in North Carolina with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with life changes, & compassion fatigue. 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!

This is Andre "Spencer" Vann's avatar and link to their profile

Andre "Spencer" Vann

Offering therapy in NC
AddictionsLGBTRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
13 years of experience

I am licensed in North Carolina with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, relationship issues, & 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. 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 in Roanoke Rapids

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Roanoke Rapids 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 Roanoke Rapids 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Roanoke Rapids may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of North Carolina you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Roanoke Rapids, 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Roanoke Rapids above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Roanoke Rapids 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 Roanoke Rapids 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 Roanoke Rapids therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Roanoke Rapids therapist 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 a lot of people in NC, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 27870 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Roanoke Rapids 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 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 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 Roanoke Rapids 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 Roanoke Rapids, 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.

Roanoke Rapids has many clinicians 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.

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 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 Roanoke Rapids.

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

27870

Find the right therapist for your needs
Match with a qualified therapist