Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 19

First and foremost, I am very happy that you have chosen Betterhelp and I look forward to being able to help you through this trying time in your life. I go by Nicole. Kristina is my first name and what is on my license so that is what is listed. I am a holistic counselor who focuses on all aspects of the body and mind and what is necessary to maintain a balance there. I've been in the counseling field for 19 years and I have been a licensed counselor for the past 9 years. I have worked in all aspects of the counseling field including Telehealth, inpatient tre...

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

I am an Art Therapist and Counselor experienced in working with individuals and families in a community mental health agency and private practice. I am also an adjunct professor teaching graduate level Art Therapy and Counseling. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and New Mexico as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Nationally Board Certified, Registered Art Therapist. From a holistic perspective, I honor your unique life journey while helping you find deeper meaning and greater balance in your life. I utilize t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 30

Hi! My name is Anita Pardo and I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor in NC since 1996. I earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA) in 1992. Most of my experience has been in the medical and Psychiatric settings, working with issues such as depression, anxiety, Panic Attacks, trauma, Bipolar Disorder, grief and chronic pain with techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered, Psychodynamic, EMDR and Brainspotting. I try my best to see things from the client's perspective, offering a supportive setting...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 35

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina. I have 35 years of agency experience working with adults in individual and group therapy. I practice client-centered therapy with a problem solving and skills training approach. I provide a very supportive and validating environment at all times with my clients. I like to begin by assessing and exploring along with you what you are experiencing as difficulty and what you feel you need or want in the counseling experience. This process continues as long as we work together. I will also introduce skills tr...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 12

My name is Amanda Kazee and I am a practicing clinical social worker and addiction specialist. I live in Wilmington, NC and I have been practicing some form of therapy since 2011. My first job was in an outpatient clinic that catered to substance use disorders and I fell in live with the career and the people almost immediately. My purpose is personal, as I come from a family with addiction and untreated mental health and I became fascinated with the why and the who and the how to make it better. I attended University of North Carolina at Pembroke for my Bache...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been in the field of social work for over 10 years. In my career, I have worked with families and children as an advocate, case manager, and therapist. I know that therapy can be a scary step but I am here to help in your journey. I am here to help no matter where you are in the therapeutic process - whether this is your first time or you've seen others in the past. We will work on this journey together and move forward at your pace. Therapy can bring out all sorts of feelings, but we will get through them as they ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 24

Hi. My name is William Mizelle. I am glad you are reading my profile and hope to talk with you soon. I have been in the helping profession for over 24 years and have worked as a therapist with people who are struggling with various issues including depression, anxiety, substance use, and other life traumas. I work towards a solution focused therapy style as well as a client centered approach which means you come first in our session. Most people come to therapy not knowing what to expect but with proper guidance we can work towards personal improvement to help ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I believe that the counseling process is based on a collaborative relationship between the counselor and client. I see our counseling relationship as one in which you are in charge of setting your own goals and I am privileged to companion you through that process. My approach to therapy is a holistic one: we will discuss your goals from many perspectives and examine the effects on your body, mind, spirit, relationships, work, and any other areas that are important to you. I draw from cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused theories of counseling. I w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

**Effective 5/27/2023, I am available only for Live Chat and Messaging** I am a solutions-focused Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) licensed in North Carolina since 2009. I have extensive experience working with adult populations and, in particular, those who struggle with depression, anxiety, and existential concerns. I hold a masters degree in professional counseling as well as masters degrees in two other disciplines (business, education). I am active in higher education having served as an undergraduate human services instructor since 2009. I...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 33

I have 30 years experience as a counselor. I have worked in many different environments including, private practice, local mental health clinics, inpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics. I work with people to help them be the person they are and become the person they want to be. I am a real bearded Santa but am not religious. I related to the natural world in a way that I describe as spiritual, although it may not be what most people consider to be spiritual I served in the US Army both active duty and National Guard. I am a Vietnam Veteran with a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in North Carolina with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping special needs mothers with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & 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, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in North Carolina with 6 years of professional work experience. I am a nationally certified Trauma Focused Behavioral therapist. I am also a National Certified Counselor . I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & anger management. I also provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy. 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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
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, parenting issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 you in that journey.

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

I am licensed in North Carolina with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and my practice. I am a Licensed Clincial Social Worker in Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina, and Washington DC. I earned my Bachelors and Masters degrees in Social Work from New York University. I enjoy helping individuals who are seeking solutions to challenges they are facing. A wise fortune cookie once told me, "Life is not a struggle, its a wiggle". I have vast experiences in terms of client population, setting, and geographical location. I have experience in places from New York City t...

How To Find Counseling Rural Hall

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

  • CBT in Rural Hall
  • DBT in Rural Hall
  • Substance use therapy in Rural Hall
  • Couples therapy in Rural Hall

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

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

While many psychologists in Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall, 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 Rural Hall above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall, 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 27099 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 Rural Hall can be a great option.

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

Rural Hall 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 Rural Hall, 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 Rural Hall.

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

27045, 27094, 27098, 27099