This is Sara Irwin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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 Kimberly Zueter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LMHP,PLADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner from Nebraska. I have over 25 years of experience working with children and families in various capacities. I have been a therapist for 5 years working primarily with individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues. I have worked in a small private practice, residential facilities and in a corrections setting. The individuals, couples and families that I have worked with have had a wide range of concerns to include depression, anxiety, grief and loss, communication, parenting issues, addiction, d...

This is Benjamin (Ben) Piper's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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 Jean Stuto's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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 Kirsten Limon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Hello. My name is Kirsten. I have been practicing therapy for over 5 years in Midwest but have many years of previous experience. I believe in treating individuals with respect and dignity and protecting their privacy. I have enjoyed helping people with all sorts of issues for their success. I believe that your success is my success and the only way to get there is with each other. Sometimes there are bumps in the road that cause difficulties and may cause stress and anxiety. Maybe depressive thoughts that are difficult to overcome. Maybe ADHD, ag...

This is Kate Anderson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

Parenting is hard. It is likely the hardest job you will ever have! Each stage of life poses a new challenge and new stressor. As parents, we all need a little help and advice once in a while. If you have found your way to BetterHelp, chances are you may be experiencing some of these stressors. Hopefully, I can help! Hello, my name is Kate Anderson. I am a licensed therapist in Nebraska. I have had the privilege to work with children and families for over 15 years. Most of my experience has been to help families find peace, calm and happiness in a daily wo...

This is Alyce Clasen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 48

Successful therapy depends on two variables - therapist expertise, and relationship between the clinician and patient. My expertise. I am a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. I have provided therapy in private practice, and in other therapy settings. I help people with everyday problems who may have variety of mental health needs, including PTSD. What you need to know is - I’m a real person, who is excited to listen to you, help you confront your problems, anxieties, trauma or sadness that hold you back so you can move forward in your life. Current...

This is Jamal Morton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LIMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello- My name is Jamal Morton and I am a Licensed independent Mental Health Practitioner(LIMHP) in the state of Nebraska. I earned my Bachelors Degree at Bellevue University in Behavioral Science and earned my Masters Degree in 2015 from Bellevue University in Clinical Counseling. My practice has focused on clients with co-occurring disorders. I specialize in working with individuals who experience difficulty controlling anger, anxiety, depression, abuse/neglect, parenting difficulties, addiction, stress, grief, trauma, lack of coping skills, mood disorders, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Samantha Hall and I am a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) in the state of Nebraska with over 13 years experience in the mental health field and 7 years as a counselor. I received my Bachelor of Science in General Studies from University of Nebraska Omaha and received my Master’s degree from Bellevue University in Clinical Counseling. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, & families around issues of depression/anxiety, behavioral concerns, parenting, relationships/family issues, adjustment/transitions, and s...

This is Eric Mason's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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 Kristen  Hagin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,CMHS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

Hello!! I am Kristen Hagin. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor from Washington State. I hold a Masters Degree from Grace University in Omaha Nebraska. I am dually licensed in both Washington and Nebraska. Over the past 16 years, I have been working with individuals in a variety of settings from community behavioral health, youth focused services, and most recently in a primary care physician setting. I am a proponent of Motivational Interviewing and Person Centered Therapy. We will be able to tailor an individualized approach that works for you! I am re...

This is Regina Juhl's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHP,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! I am a dually licensed mental health and substance abuse practitioner in the state of Nebraska. I have over 20 years of mental health counseling experience, and of those 20 years, 13 have been in the substance abuse treatment area. I have worked with individuals, group and families who have struggled with substance abuse and codependency issues. More recently I have had the opportunity to work with a senior population in an individual and group setting addressing difficulties such as depression and anxiety. In addition, my 20 years of counseling experi...

This is Tammy Kelch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello let me introduce myself, I am Tammy Kelch and I grew up in rural Nebraska. I have been practicing therapy since 2004 and I have worked with a wide range of major mental health conditions, addiction, mood disorders, suicide and survivors of suicided. I have helped address all of these topics with families and individuals . I am a mother of two teenage boys and have been married for 21 years. I feel it is a true privilege to be able to walk through someone’s journey with them and help them to live the happiest healthiest lifestyle possible.

This is Michelle Hoff's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LMHP,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am Christian Marriage and Family Therapist. I am licensed in Iowa and Illinois as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and in the state of Nebraska I am a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner with a Marriage and Family Certification. I am a National Certified Counselor. I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. I am a member of American Association of Christian Counselors. I have been working in the mental health field for over 7 years now and doing clinical work for over four years. I have worked with individuals, couples, families, and ...

This is Joyce Hicks-Kalvinek's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,PCC,PLDAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a trauma and addiction therapist licensed in Nebraska. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, Bipolar Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional, sexual and physical 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...

This is Jared Gavin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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 - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, 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.

This is Donna Cussigh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have spent the last 25 years of my profession working in the child welfare system. The experience I have gained has been invaluable. I have had the privilege of working with clients in many different areas, and have learned a great deal about other cultures, socioeconomic status, and the challenges disenfranchised people have faced. I have also worked with countless families who are at an impasse on how to parent effectively in today’s world and be a healthy and communicative family system. This experience has allowed me to learn how to be creative in providin...

This is Hillary Bryant's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Arizona & Nebraska with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, chronic illness & pain & coping with grief and loss, teens and adolescents, and LGBTQ+. 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 jour...

This is Shannon Heath's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pleasanton, Nebraska (Pleasanton, NE)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

Choosing to seek counseling can be overwhelming and it's often done at a difficult time. I strive provide a warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental space for you to talk, learn about yourself and ultimately heal. Together we will decide what approach will work best for you and set achievable goals. My role is to support you as you figure out what's working, what isn't, and how you can get back on track. I have over 20 years experience helping people in various capacities. I have worked with people dealing with anxiety, depression, domestic violence, abuse, homelessne...

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

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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton or elsewhere in Buffalo 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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton, 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 Pleasanton, 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 68866 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 Pleasanton:

68866

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.