This is Sara Irwin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHP,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

"There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't" Hello! I am glad you are here and I look forward to working with you. I am a licensed mental health and addiction therapist in with over 10 years of experience in the field. I graduated from Creighton University in 2008 with a Master's degree in Community Counseling. I have worked with all ages in clinic setting and private practice on various issues including substance abuse, anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, grief, parenting struggles, stress management, and poor impulse c...

This is Benjamin (Ben) Piper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Ben Piper is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner and Licensed Professional Counselor in Nebraska and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Kansas with a unique skill set refined toward counseling and helping others. His work experience ranges from working in a day treatment center for kids with behavioral disorders providing individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. He has also counseled college aged students and adults with issues around changes and transitions in life, grief, depression, and future planning. Ben has over 7 year...

This is Stacey Werth-Sweeney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed mental health practitioner in Nebraska with over 15 years of experience working in a variety of settings and with persons who suffer from mild to those that have severe and persistent mental illness. I have worked with clients in a variety of settings and with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. In addition, I have also helped many people who have experienced history of physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive, person cent...

This is Jean Stuto's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LIMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! Thanks for reaching out for support; I know that can be hard to do sometimes. I’m so glad you’ve come to BetterHelp for some support. Finding the right person to help you is very important. If you don't have a good relationship with your clinician, you won't make the progress you are hoping to achieve. I want to provide you with some information about me in order to help you decide if my experience and style will be a match for you. I have been a clinical social worker for more than 10 years and in private practice providing therapy for 4 years. I hav...

This is Andrea Rodriguez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and I'm sure you're wondering how this works and whether it's the right fit for you. I know I felt the same way when I first came to Better Help too. My name is Andrea Rodriguez and I'm a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner in the State of Nebraska. I earned my Master of Counseling degree, specializing in Trauma and Family Violence, from Wayne State College in 2008. I've worked in many different settings with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression/anxiety, stress, fami...

This is Kathleen  von Kampen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHP,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I am Kathleen von Kampen, a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) and Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Nebraska, with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology. I have been working with individuals, couples, and groups for over 6 years across a wide variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, family/couple conflicts, postpartum depression, coping with grief and loss, and crisis response. I received my degree at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California, and practiced in the metro-Detroit area of Michigan before moving back to Ne...

This is Eric Mason's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Nevada with over 9 years experience working in substance abuse therapy and over 5 years experience in mental health therapy. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly with an extensive range of concerns including depression, anxiety, anger management, victims of crime, trauma, physical abuse, sex abuse, and LGBTQ issues. I have also helped people who have experienced incarceration and perpetrators of physical abuse. I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in addiction st...

This is Kelli Means's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LADC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello and welcome! My name is Kelli Means and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am a licensed independent mental health practitioner (LIMHP) and licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in the state of Nebraska and a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of South Dakota. In 2019 I earned certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Therapist and have maintained this certification with ongoing education in the trauma field. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2011 and my Masters of Science from Wayne S...

This is Andrea Foerster's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello and welcome to my profile! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri and have been helping individuals seek life solutions for over 10 years. I enjoy helping clients work on a variety of issues but am especially passionate about helping women overcome issues related to anxiety and life changes (relationship, motherhood, menopause, etc). Methods that I have found particularly effective for clients in therapy include but are not limited to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Exposure and Response Preve...

This is Dr. Brindi Streufert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! My name is Dr. Brindi Streufert, and I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in the states of Nebraska, Tennessee, and Arkansas. I earned my Master of Arts (MA) and Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. I completed my postdoctoral fellowship in Primary Care Psychology at Access Community Health Centers in Madison, Wisconsin. I have been practicing integrated behavioral healthcare, using the Primary Care Behavioral Health Model since 2013. I am credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. M...

This is Paul Heft's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Whatever roadblocks you face, we will develop concrete solutions through an individualized approach. What you are going through needs to be validated and heard. I focus on working with severe mental illness and supporting my LGBT+ clients. I also believe men's issues are neglected and therefore increasingly important in a society that disourages men from expressing emotion. As your therapist, you can expect me to be calm & non-judgmental. Together we will address the source your stress and guide you to make lasting changes. I know seeking help can be a process...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 15

I have been doing clinical work for about 15 years. I've worked in non and for profit clinics and have been in higher education for the last ten years. I love working from a narrative framework of understanding an individual's "story," and how your life experiences shapes who you are today.

This is Jared Gavin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

Hi. My name is Jared Gavin. I am a licensed clinical social worker in Texas and Nebraska with over 15 years experience. I’ve worked with individuals and families. I have worked in a wide variety of fields including individuals struggling with substance use, involved in the criminal justice system, and youth. Everyone struggles and sometimes finding someone to process the positive, negative, and scary issues we encounter in life is difficult. Having someone to help guide you to process those life changes has been the focus of my career. Change comes from within but...

This is Stacy Hartso's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Nebraska andTexas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Nebraska with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, intimacy related issues, & 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. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Am I the right therapist for you? I would say that finding the right therapist is based on the “goodness of fit model”- whether my approach to therapy and personality are the right fit for you. So let me share a little more about myself, so you can decide if we would work well together. Most clients describe me as authentic, friendly, nonjudgmental and down-to-earth. I enjoy what I do and find conversations with my clients stimulating and exciting. You will always get honest feedback from me. One of my personal values is to practice what I preach. I will not as...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Nebraska with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Chelsea Balzer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I'm Chelsea, a licensed mental health therapist from Nebraska. I care deeply about helping people find passion, clarity, and peace in their lives. In a culture that encourages competition over connection, mental health can be hard to come by. For those who have lived through adversity, it can be even harder. Regardless of your history, healing is always possible! I help individuals, couples, and families overcome their past, and specialize in working with people who struggle to find their place in society. Through our work together, clients can reclaim a se...

This is James Gross's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Nebraska with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Norman, Nebraska (Norman, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I am licensed in Nebraska with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & depression. Special issues like veterans and military families, loss of an animal companion, and dealing with chronic illness are also important to me. 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 chan...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Norman?

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 Norman 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 Norman 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 Norman or elsewhere in Kearney or the state of Nebraska.

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 Norman 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 Norman due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Nebraska 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 Norman and elsewhere throughout the state of Nebraska 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 Norman 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 Norman, 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 Norman, NE, 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 68959 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 Norman:

68959

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.