Rochester was named after the Earl of Rochester, Laurence Hyde, who was the close friend of the Colonial Governor Samuel Shute while he was serving his term in office. Some of the points of interest in town include the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Rochester Commons, Rochester Opera House, and the Rochester Historical Society Museum. 

Whether you are a history buff, art lover, or fan of the opera, there is plenty to do in Rochester. But, if you are feeling down or lost, you may just need someone to talk to who understands. Rochester has dozens of counselors and therapists who can help you today. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

My name is Valerie Starr and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Clinical Professional Counselor, specializing in individual and couples counseling. I have served clients from early childhood to elders for over thirty years in both community mental health and private practice. Over the years, I have worked with a broad range of client issues, from depression and anxiety to self-awareness and personal development. I have worked with many people recovering from trauma and loss, individuals seeking to improve their relationships, and mothers and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

"It's a good day to have a good day". This quote hangs in my office and serves as a reminder that you can take control of your day and how it is perceived. Today is a new beginning and an opportunity for change. I am a licensed mental health counselor (LCMHC) with several years of experience in treating a variety of mental health diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I have almost 10 years of experience working with adolescents and teenagers and have attended several evidence-based trainings specific to children's mental health. I also have extensi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., CAGS, LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of New Hampshire and I have been practicing therapy for 7 years. I have extensive knowledge in providing gender-responsive treatment to women and their families. I have worked in community and residential settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, substance use problems, anger management, and ADHD. I’ve also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am Kathryn Starratt and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire. I have over twenty years of experience working with a variety of people, including adults, couples, families, adolescents, children and groups. My professional growth has been advised by my work in Emergency Services, Community Mental Health and work with families formed from adoption and foster care. Whether working with families or individuals, I provide a non-judgmental, caring, safe and respectful environment for individuals to find their authentic self. I have ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LCMHC,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, I am Dr. Maxine Notice. I am a professional counselor with experience practicing in New York, New Hampshire, and Nebraska. My clinical work has allowed me to serve clients in a variety of settings. I work best with helping clients dealing with issues of depression, stress, relationship issues, and unexpected life adjustments. My work in commuity mental health clinics, and hospital settings has made me well rounded in helping clients and their family members adjust to illness, pain management, mental health diagnosis, and grief/loss. I use a series of eviden...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed. in Counseling,License NH 324 LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 42

I have been a counselor for 40 years, working in a variety of settings from elementary school to mental health agency, to inpatient hospitals. I have worked with young children, families, and aging adults. I strongly believe our self image is formed in childhood and we make decisions about ourselves as a result of our youngest formative experiences. Sometimes we make bad decisions based on bad experiences. With work, we can change these assumptions about ourselves. People who opt to work in therapy have taken a courageous step toward mental health. I honor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management
Years of Experience: 25

Hello and Welcome! If you are here then I commend you in your bravery seeking assistance to help you to navigate things you have obviously found to be challenging. It is important that you know that you will not be alone in this process any longer. I will be here to collaborate with you, to listen and to help you to set goals and work towards meeting your desired outcomes. Being here demonstrates the internal strengths you have and I hope to work with you to continue to develop your strengths and resilience throughout the therapeutic process. I believe in t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC, LCMHC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

Hi. My name is Tara and I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor. My degree is in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family therapy. I have been supporting people of all ages for almost 20 years. I have worked with adults , teens, families and couples. My areas of strength when working with people include helping them improve their quality of life by managing: depression, loss, anxiety, panic attacks, family issues, stages of life transitions and challenges such as parenting support and career counseling, trauma, and life stressors. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

My therapeutic style is holistic, inclusive and trauma informed. I support folks with connecting to their most authentic and resilient selves. I work with folks wanting to process, reframe and change behaviors; individuals interested in exploring their generational trauma and how it relates to their anxiety and fear-based behaviors; and those experiencing social justice, burnout and compassion fatigue.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Counselor (LICSW) with over 10 years experience with individuals and families who are struggling with grief and loss, depression, anxiety/stress, parenting issues and family conflicts. I have worked in Maternal/Child Health, Early Intervention and Hospice. I have a particular interest in supporting those who are parenting young children. If you feel like you are stuck in old familiar patterns and have a desire to change, I would like to assist you in that process. I use a client-centered individualized approach that is compa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire. My graduate degree was earned while married with two children at age of 39. I began focusing on the senior population in the community. I learned that the client is part of a larger constellation of family members, neighbors, friends religious community, etc. These influences My work soon expanded to include all adults and children . My adult clients tell me that I help them to see their situations from an new angle. Therapy is an opportunity to discover new ways of thinking about one or mo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I'm happy you decided to stop by! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Colorado, New Hampshire, and Switzerland. My work is to help you find clarity with the issues you are experiencing. I have worked in clinical and non-profit settings for nearly eight years with people who have experienced substance abuse, family conflict, trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout. My approach is solution-focused, client-centered, and strengths-based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. I don't believe in cookie-cutter interventions/techniques. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

My name is Dr. Eric Niler, and I am a licensed psychologist who has been working in private practice for more than 30 years. Using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), I treat adults with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, trauma/abuse, adjustment disorders, and work-related stresses. In session, my personal approach is caring, compassionate and conscientious, but with a side of humor, since I think it's important that we don't take ourselves too seriously as we try to navigate and adapt to life's many challenges and stressors. Therapy is a collaborative proces...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a psychotherapist licensed in New Hampshire with over 8 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. 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. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and fe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed clinical social worker in Maine and New Hampshire with 8 years of professional work experience working with children, adolescence, teens and adults. I have experience ranging from helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, depression, grief and the grieving process, motivation and self-esteem, gender identity struggles & more. During the day time I am a high school social worker, and by night I work to help the growing demand for mental health support. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment thr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in New Hampshire with 6 years of professional work experience. I am fluent in both Spanish and English. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & bipolar disorder. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR Therapist. My primary specialties are treating general and specific anxiety, panic attacks, low self-esteem, "imposter syndrome," anxiety which has led to depression, and confidence issues. I am also well versed in coaching, relationship dynamics, parenting, and family history complications. I am a very solution focused therapist with the notion of helping you achieve emotional wellness and happiness in your life as soon as possible. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice at Shippensburg Universi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in New Hampshire with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New Hampshire and Vermont with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rochester, New Hampshire (Rochester, NH)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, medical issues, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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.

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

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 Rochester 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 Rochester 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 Rochester or elsewhere in Strafford or the state of New Hampshire.

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 Rochester 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 Rochester due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of New Hampshire 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 Rochester and elsewhere throughout the state of New Hampshire 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 Rochester 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 Rochester, 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 Rochester, NH, 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 03867 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 Rochester:

03839, 03866, 03867, 03868

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.