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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I've been working with clients now since the 1980's, having worked with thousands of people over the years. I'm most invested in helping people to find their own strengths that have become hidden under the problems they're wrestling with, and, perhaps like you may be feeling, where they've tried lots of different solutions that may or may not have been helpful, and feel pretty frustrated and stuck right about now. If we do move into working together, we'll talk about what these problems are doing to impact your life, and work to find the times you've been able ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, my name is Sandi, I practice therapy with individuals, couples and families who are motivated to learn new skills which may lead to more joy filled lives. I enjoy seeing people grow towards their ultimate potential while practicing self-compassion and self-love. I believe problems are holistic and so are the solutions, understanding the connections of our mental health and everyday lives can be the key to improved relationships and life satisfaction. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of New Mexico where I have six years of experi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My life has been forever altered by engaging in therapy as a client and continues to be shaped by helping others engage in their own therapeutic process. I was one of those people who did not believe that life had anything to offer me and that I simply had to accept and suffer with the difficult hand I had been dealt…. How wrong I was! It was a lot of work and it took a long time, but a little bit at a time I started to overcome my past and was shocked to realize it was actually possible to feel genuinely happy, good, positive… not that every moment is bliss. I un...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome. Hi, My name is Jeanne M. Wenzke, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 13 years of experience in both urban and rural communities. I provide culturally sensitive services to clients of all socioeconomic and abilities backgrounds in a respectful, safe, and supportive space. Beginning therapy can feel overwhelming, and the first step is often the most difficult. There may be many issues or one primary concern that you are struggling with and would like to gain insight into and resolve. Together, we will collaboratively identify goals de...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) working in Texas and New Mexico with over 11 years of professional experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anger management, emotional regulation, anxiety, workplace stressors, blended families, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, communication improvement, body image and self esteem work, just to name a few. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! I am an Independently Licensed therapist and have been working in the field for over 10 years. I am a Trauma Informed Clinician and have worked with individuals that suffer from a wide array of mental health issues from PTSD to depression and anxiety and everything in between. One of my specialties is working with individuals that struggle with Personality Disorders. Being a Life Coach in situations that are appropriate is also something that I am happy to do. My style is client centered and I truly believe that each person is the expert in their own ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker in New Mexico with experience working as a psychotherapist. I earned my Bachelors and Masters degree from the Alabama A&M University in Normal, Alabama. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance use, and post traumatic stress disorder. I believe in meeting the clients where they are and working from strengths perspective. My approach combines client centered, cognitive-behavioral, and motivational ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Clinical Social Worker with 12 years of experiences. Most of my experience has been with the veteran population and I currently continue serving this population. I have worked with families and children prior to working with veterans. I specialize in trauma informed care and have been trained formally in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Motivational Interviewing; and informally in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am able to address a wide range of issues with a specialty in PTSD.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed social worker in New Mexico. I have worked with children and families for 10 years and have provided therapy for 3 years. 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 struggled with substance use. 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-behaviora...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

If you are dealing with issues related to your present life, and/or working through issues from the past; relationship concerns, self-esteem issues, blocked creativity, trauma, depression, anxiety; we can work on that stuff. In 4 decades of practice I've seen people work through many major life challenges. I work with individuals and couples. I've been a therapist since the early 1980s when I was in my early 20s. I was trained by a group of therapists who were drawing from a variety of approaches. That means I am trained to work with people using a variety ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC (Fl), LPC (Tx), LPCC (NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

Hello, I have been a licensed psychotherapist for over 31 years specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as using a multitude of different lenses. Since my graduation from Providence College with my Masters in Counseling I have practiced extensively throughout the US as well as in Europe. I am extremely knowledgeable about different cultures as well as working with Military service member and veterans. I am licensed in Florida (LMHC-S), Texas (LPC) and New Mexico (LPCC). With my extensive life experience as well as my experience with different ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight, hurdles to overcome, and life path decisions to make at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, sex addiction, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow. The obstacles you want to overcome and the goals you want to achieve are all possible through the safe space of counseling that will support your healing process and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

A graduate of Texas Tech University, Ellen has a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, specializing in addiction. In her work, she takes a holistic approach, focusing not on just the problem, but the whole system. She’s experienced working with adolescents, families, and people struggling with addictions. She is also experienced with leadership coaching and working through career issues. She believes the most important factor in successful therapy is collaboration and relationships. Ellen works to meet the client where they are to develop an individu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LSATP,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 28

I provide psychotherapy for adults working from a client-centered perspective that is integrative, collaborative, and recovery-based (i.e., incorporates client's strengths as opposed to solely focusing on negatives or pathology). This provides a safe space for clients to feel heard, understood, and respected. I am a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist and have extensive training and experience in working with clients with a trauma informed approach. I incorporate a recovery approach grounded in the 12-Steps for both addition recovery and ACOA/Al-Anon. I am also an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! Firstly, I want to commend you for taking this courageous step forward. Seeking counseling isn't always easy, and frankly, it often feels very scary and daunting but I am here to support you through every step of this journey. As a licensed therapist with over 5 years of experience, I have had the privilege of working with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, emotional/physical abuse, grief/loss, and trauma. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensiti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, and welcome to my bio. If you are reading this, you are doing your part and have reached out, well done! Finding a good therapeutic fit is important and vital to the process. I have spent my career learning, evolving, and working towards meeting the needs of my clients as this world is every changing. I have chosen to work in the medical field and specialize in long term chronic illness, grief and loss, and chronic mental health conditions. With a history of working with the older adult population, traumatic brain injury, severe mental illness, and o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in New Mexico with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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 - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in New Mexico with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with 18 years of professional work experience. Most of my experience has been with the NM Veterans Administration helping clients with PTSD, life challenges, stress, anxiety, depression, abuse, anger management, substance abuse and other challenges. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion in a nonjudgmental way. We will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs in a collaborative manner. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bernalillo, New Mexico (Bernalillo, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 33

Licensed in NY, CT, and NM with 3+ decades of experience supporting individuals and couples to navigate their lives and relationships towards greater truth, passion, and purpose. For Individuals - Navigating a world in transition, pandemics, and the pressures of social media - it's not unusual to feel overwhelmed, anxious, dismissed, or not good enough. Sorting out your feelings, what's true for you and hearing your own voice amidst the noise, is essential to feeling connected, peaceful and positive. In a safe and compassionate environment, we will work...

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

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 Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo or elsewhere in Sandoval or the state of New Mexico.

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 Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of New Mexico 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 Bernalillo and elsewhere throughout the state of New Mexico 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 Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo, 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 Bernalillo, NM, 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 87004 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 Bernalillo:

87004

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.