Cold and warm climates are often similar to the ups and downs of life that happen, and how it happens almost on a whim. A counselor in West Fargo will help you get your own mental health climate under control, and make your life easier. 

West Fargo has many little small business owners and a tight-knit community that’s ready to help you. West Fargo is part of the “North Dakota Cares” community since it’s helped support many people. A counselor there can help support you in your endeavors, especially whenever the going gets tough for you.

This is Timothy Teig's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello. My name is Tim and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker living in Minnesota. I am licensed to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota. I have over 11 years of experience providing therapy to individuals, families and groups, many of them from the military communities. My practice has typically been with adults struggling to re-engage their lives, families and faith. I work with clients who have a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationships, career challenges, trauma, and PTSD. Simple life changes can easily turn to fatigue and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC,LMAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome! My name is Kori and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of North Dakota. I received my masters degree in clinical mental health from the University of Mary in 2013. I have worked in the behavioral health field for may years in several fields including corrections, residential and outpatient programs, human service centers and private practice. I have experience with a wide variety of mental health issues. I have experience with anxiety, depression, life changes, gender identity disorders and trauma and abuse. My counseling styl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! My name is Jamie Sehrt. Helping people has been a passion and greatest joys in my life! I am a trauma informed therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has 15 years of experience in mental health, practicing in an outpatient setting for 5 years and an inpatient setting for 10 years. I understand that many of us endure difficult experiences throughout life, some which may be traumatic. Therapy is the beginning of healing, discovery, and recovery. I will assist you in understanding yourself and how your life experiences may contribute to em...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW,LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 24

Such a pleasure to meet you. I am happy you want to work on goals to change your life. I value change, hope, optimism, compassion, positivity, gratitude, mindfulness, and learning from those who have overcome multiple barriers but have still followed their dreams. I also value being kind to people and animals. I appreciate that life is precious and we need to live in the moment and treasure it and the people and animals we love. Psychotherapy Specializations include: depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, phobias, sexual abuse/sexual assault, EMDR (Eye ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Lisa Holter earned a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from the University of North Dakota. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of North Dakota. Lisa has been with the University of Mary since December 2014, serving the Graduate Counseling Program as the Program Director, Student Advisor, and Assistant Professor. Lisa has spent over ten years working with children and their families, first as an In-Home Family Therapist and then as the Director of a state-wide In-Home Family Therapy program. She strongly supported the program's ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW/LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! I am a clinical social worker licensed in both North Dakota and Minnesota. I have worked in the mental health profession providing counseling for over 18 years, 5 of those years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Psychology, from the University of North Dakota in 1997. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from the College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas in 2003. I have lived and worked in both small town/rural area...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW,BS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I believe that my life experiences and professional training has uniquely equipped me to be your therapist. When I was a sophomore in high school in 1970, I volunteered with a telephone crisis intervention service. This piqued my interest in learning about professional counseling and the field of social work. I earned my bachelor's degree in 1977 and Masters of Social Work degree in 1986. In 1989 I was licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I've worked in the profession since. With a wide variety of clientele and problems. Yes. This means...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Felicia A. Humphery, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Hello, I am so excited to work together to solve the puzzle of life with you! I enjoy helping others find sunshine in the midst of storms. Everyone needs a great therapist to talk through life's many challenges and support them through the journey. As a native Houstonian, I received a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Prairie View A & M University and a master's degree in Social Work from the University of Houston-Main Campus. I have almost 20 years of experience in counseling individuals from...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

Hello and welcome! I am an LCSW based in Colorado with 15 years of experience in higher education supporting young adults and their mental health as well as in the hospital setting as a medical social worker. I have my BSW from Gordon College and my MSW from the University of Denver. I have worked with clients on a range of issues including stress and anxiety management, career challenges or goals, grief and loss, end-of-life and hospice, patients and caregivers journeying through a medical crisis, and relationship issues. My style is warm and engaging and I d...

This is Shakea Roper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Shakea “Kea” Roper is a clinical therapist who works with individuals, children, and families to overcome obstacles. I have over 10 years of various experience. I believe all individuals who want to overcome those obstacles in their lives can with some hard work. As a team, we will come up with solutions to your unique situations. I have worked at many different community agencies, a hospital, domestic violence shelters, a rehabilitation center for offenders reentering the community, substance abuse agencies, and a mental health hospital. I have learned c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Dakota. I have worked with clients experiencing a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis issues and those experiencing acute life stressors. I utilize a client-centered approach to meet the client where they are at, intermixing elements of various therapies to meet your needs while providing a judgement-free environment. My available hours for sessions are typically nights and weekends. It takes courage to ask for help and to take the first step towards change and I’m here to suppor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I graduated with a Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus, in May of 2018, and in late 2020, I became a Licensed Clinical Social Work in the State of Oklahoma. I am currently licensed in Oklahoma (7680), Oregon (L13091), and North Dakota (6238). After graduating, for a brief period of time I worked in HIV/AIDS care and then transitioned to a community mental health center as an intake and then case load therapist for almost 3 years. I have experience working with clients that have various forms of childhood and adult trauma and abuse...

This is Kathee Foxan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with experience working as a professional therapist in the state of Iowa for the last eleven years, counseling clients with concerns regarding mood, anxiety, anger based, and personality disorder symptoms. I have worked as a therapist in a community mental health center for the last thirteen years and as a therapist to residents in nursing home settings four the last six years. In my thirteen years of experience, I have counseled people of all ages, stemming from the age of three, to my oldest client, aged ninety-three. I work...

This is Tanya White's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 25

I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado with over 25 years of experience working as a therapist and interventionist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, relationship issues, family conflict, and sexual, physical and 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, humanistic, and solution focused therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment...

This is Karen Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Minnesota and North Dakota with over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and PTSD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma and/or emotional/sexual 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 l...

This is Jessica Danielson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am an LPCC in North Dakota with experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. I have collaborated with diverse, intersectional people across the lifespan seeking help with a variety of concerns including relationships, transitions, life changes, mental health, and wellness. I identify as a relational, feminist counselor and believe in the power of relationship to heal and grow. I value mutuality, creativity, connection, and transparency. I look forward to sharing space with you and witnessing your growth.

This is Jennifer Spinner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 25

I appreciate you, and the courage you show in seeking counseling. I will provide the sensitivity, kindness, and non-judgmental environment you seek. I have been counseling for over 30 years, and in private practice for over a decade. Allow me the privilege of providing a safe environment for you. We will empower you to achieve your goals, and heal any pain you may be experiencing. I am compassionate and understanding, as well as empathic and consistent. My listening skills are unparalleled. At Boston University, where I received my master's degree, I was tau...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Therapy Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in North Dakota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with life changes. I believe everyone has a story and I am interested in learning yours. During our visits we will discuss what you want to talk about. 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 Alicia Jackson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW in Texas,LCSW in Louisiana
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Your health is crucial to your survival and important to those who rely upon you. Mental health is real and solutions are attainable. You may be experiencing something completely new or maybe what bothers you has grown into something more than you feel you can readily handle on your own. Perhaps you’ve made great strides but could use some support with what is presently happening in your life. You owe it to yourself, and those who depend upon you, to make the most of your life. There really is only one you and I believe that you can make your life better. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Fargo, North Dakota (West Fargo, ND)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical social worker in New Jersey with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, PTSD, schizophrenia, addiction, OCD and bipolar. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. 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 combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psy...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In West Fargo?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the West Fargo area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in West Fargo and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of West Fargo or elsewhere in Cass or the state of North Dakota.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified West Fargo therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in West Fargo due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of North Dakota may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of West Fargo and elsewhere throughout the state of North Dakota you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around West Fargo to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In West Fargo, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in West Fargo, ND, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 58078 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

58078

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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 why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.