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Samantheo Marcellus

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello and Welcome. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina; and have over 15 years of experience in the mental health and academic (higher education) setting. My primary experience within these settings includes academic, personal, and career counseling. I am also equipped to address issues centered around depression, stress and anxiety, self-esteem and body image, parenting problem, relationship issues, etc. My counseling style is warm, genuine, and interactive. I strive to develop a trusting relationship with each client; and work to maintain an environment consisting of unconditional positive regard and empathy. Together, we will explore how certain thoughts and beliefs can produce negative or painful feeling and maladaptive behaviors. Then process and guide individuals through the exploration of solutions already present within their lives in order to address solve current challenges. I believe in treating people with dignity, respects, and compassion; while utilizing a range of therapeutic modalities that focus on the client and their needs. Treating the whole individual is my main focus and will work with the client to ensure that you reach your full potential. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Christina Johnson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Counselor License Type(s): LCMHC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionADHD
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), with over 15 years of professional experience. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master’s in School Counseling with Career Coursework. I own a private practice and currently work with adults offering life and career coaching, mindfulness practices, and individual therapy. ​As a clinician I am positively committed to assisting clients face and overcome life’s challenges by tapping into their own strengths and intrinsic motivation to promote total wellness. I am able to provide a safe and confidential space to manifest the possibilities. Together, I can help you center and find the calm in a world full of challenges and uncertainties. Learn to manage what you can control as it pertains to anxiety, trauma, depression, loss, self-esteem, health and wellness and more. Therapy is a group effort that requires your commitment and willingness to accept change. I take a client centered approach through the use of various modalities of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Reality Therapy. I blend various techniques that are specific to each individual client and will infuse a Faith-Based/Spiritual approach upon request. You are here on purpose!

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Demetria Powell-Harrison

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefDepression
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I'm a Licensed Clinical Social worker and I've been providing therapy for the past 10 years but working with individuals to reach their goals for over 20 years. I truly believe in focusing on the person, meeting you were you are and working together on a solution focused approach. I've worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, life goals, coaching and coping skills, I also helped people heal from past traumas in their childhood and see the correlations of how it affects their decisions in their adult life. My therapy style is warm and interactive. There is a no judgement zone while working with me. I've been told that I am very easy to talk to and it is easy for them to open up when talking with me. I believe in treating people with kindness and respect and that everyone deserves to be heard. My approach combines Cognitive-behavior therapy, Motivational interviewing, Active-listening, Psycho-social-behavioral approach. It depends on the person and what is needed at the time. Being flexible is very important. It takes courage to seek help and make changes in our life. I am here to support you and to empower you to make those changes. I am looking forward to working with you!

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Dr. Beverley Gray

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Counselor License Type(s): DCC,MA, LMHPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina with over 8 years of experience working with Children and Adults. I am also a licensed Chaplain and Ordained Pastor providing spiritual counseling for over 25 years . I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD, PTSD and trauma. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy 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 combines cognitive-behavioral, person centered, trauma focused, solution focused therapy and spiritual counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I will meet you where you are and assist you with getting to where you want to be. I look forward to working with you!

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Andrea Bennerman

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina with over six years of experience with depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Upon obtaining my MSW, I began providing mental health services and working in the human services field. I have experience treating a variety of populations, including adults, adolescents and geriatrics with diverse backgrounds and a range of concerns. I utilize treatment modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing to assist in meeting treatment goals developed. As a therapist, it is important to me to listen with compassion and empathy, create a safe place, and join with clients as we address your challenges. I am warm and open while assisting with the needs of my clients. I continue to educate myself through attending local conferences and training. I enjoy working with individuals to build healthy lives. Building positive coping and life skills is how we overcome our struggles and find happiness in our lives. I look forward to working with you as you work to create your best self.

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Tierra McManus

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in North Carolina with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping individuals with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & other areas of concern. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Melissia Bennett

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCompassion fatigue
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in North Carolina with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Juanita Bobo

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyGriefCareer difficultiesDepressionCoping with life changes
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Michigan with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & 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.

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Hattie Williams

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor based in North Carolina. My experience comes from providing direct mental health care in various settings and providing grief counseling to children in school and national grief counseling settings. I have worked with children, teens, and adults with varied presenting issues, including anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, stress, low self-esteem, Women issues, Marital/ Pre-Marital, Spirituality, Life Coaching, and family issues. I approach the therapeutic relationship with respect and dignity for each client. I walk with them on their journey to wholeness at their own pace. I worked with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds, helping them navigate their challenges. I am compassionate and a great listener. I believe in what I do and am compassionate about helping the people I serve. I think we all can reach our highest potential, which is what I want to help my clients do. Many individuals I worked with have had setbacks, but once they believe in themselves, they realize their stumbling blocks are only stepping stones to their destination. Working toward a more fulfilling and happier life takes a lot of strength and determination. If you allow me, I will walk with you on your journey. My therapy style and approach are eclectic; I draw on influence from Cognitive Behavior (CBT), Person-Centered, Mindfulness-Based, Positive Psychology, Solution Brief Therapy (SFBT), and others. I earned a Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I have six years of professional Counseling and over thirty years of experience working in human services.

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Jennifer Atkins

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepression
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in North Carolina with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Troutman

Finding the best therapist close by in Troutman 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 in Troutman that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Troutman. 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 Troutman, 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 in the Troutman region and in the state of North Carolina. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Troutman or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Troutman area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Troutman 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 Troutman, elsewhere in Iredell, or in the greater state of North Carolina.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Troutman 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 Troutman 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 Troutman 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in Troutman, 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 Troutman psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Troutman 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 Troutman helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Troutman 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Troutman 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 in Troutman?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Troutman 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.

Troutman therapists 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 Troutman 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 Troutman 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in NC, therapists 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 28166 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Troutman counselor?

Before seeing your Troutman 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Troutman.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A Troutman 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 with a Troutman counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Troutman, 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.

Troutman 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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.

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