Carlsbad is in southeastern New Mexico bordered by the Guadalupe Mountains and Pecos River. It is the hub for petroleum, potash, and tourism. The famous Guadalupe Mountains National Park in the Lincoln National Forest brings in a lot of tourists each year, helping to boost the economy. 

The weather here is usually mild but can be hot sometimes, getting cooler in the evenings. Because of the abundance of natural areas and mild temperatures, Carlsbad is not just a great place to visit but a great place to live. They even have the best mental health professionals around so if you or someone you love is having emotional or behavioral issues, reach out to one of our best. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, my name is Sarahi Hernandez and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of New Mexico. In the past ten years, I have worked with individuals, couples and families throughout the life span. My approach is very diverse and I tend to utilize different theories in order to accommodate you and meet you where you feel most comfortable. I am client centered, accepting that you are the expert of your life and I am here to find ways to help you help yourself. To name a few, I use interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solut...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I attended New Mexico State University for my Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy and graduated in 2010. I have worked in a variety of settings including a psychiatric hospital, a state core agency, and a contract private practice group. I have worked with individuals ages 3 and up and from all walks of life. I have done some couples work but focus mainly on individual therapy to maximize one's strengths and life changes. I tend to use a variety of therapy approaches depending on how a client responds and depending on what he/she is wanting to accomplish. I like ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! My name is Alisha O’Donovan. I have a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of New Mexico. As a therapist, my approach to psychotherapy is grounded in a unified approach to the science of clinical psychology that assimilates and integrates key insights from the major approaches (e.g., CBT, humanistic, integrative) into a more coherent whole. My clinical focus is underpinned by the principles of evidence based practice, whilst emphasizing a collaborative therapeutic relationship as the core vehi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

NOTE: At this time, I am only working by texting, or using the audio feature to leave voice texts, which I find MUCH easier than typing, and often much more personal, and connecting.....I prefer to not do video or audio sessions until further notice....Thanks for understanding. I know some people prefer that, but it is difficult to offer that at this time. We all experience challenges, uncertainties, relationship issues, career and work issues, mood stuff, family stuff, or anxiety. It's part of being human during these really chaotic times. It is really smart ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! Thank you for allowing me to join you on your journey. My name is Angelina Valdespino, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New Mexico. I have a decade of experience in the field of social work and 8 years experience in the mental health field. I currently operate a private practice in Las Cruces, NM through which I provide the option of collaborative services as part of a fully integrated total wellness holistic treatment team. I specialize in trauma and attachment issues and in recent years have expanded my professional efforts to explor...

This is Violeta Jaure's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LADAC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello my name is Violeta 'Blanca' Jaure. I have been a therapist for over ten years and have had the opportunity to work with a variety of people with a variety of issues. Some of the area I have primarily worked in are addictions counseling and working with adolescents.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Brittney R. Ramos, MA., LPCC is a life-long resident of San Miguel, NM. Her upbringing exposed her to the needs and lack of resources in small, rural communities. Brittney graduated from Gadsden High School in Anthony, NM and pursued her education with intent of providing culturally appropriate guidance to under-served populations. She attended New Mexico State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Family & Child Science in 2011 and her Master’s Degree in Counseling & Guidance in 2013. Her training includes facilitating family wellness communi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical social worker licensed in New Mexico and have been working in the field for the past 4 years. A great deal of my experience comes from working with individuals on a variety of difficulties including stress management, depression, interpersonal communication, anxiety, grief/loss, and trauma. I have worked extensively with individuals dealing with poverty and discrimination including those among the immigrant and LGBTQIA+ communities. I also have experience working with individuals from the empath community and those who have never been in therapy be...

This is Annie Lenetsky's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker in New Mexico with 6 years of experience working in a variety of settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief & loss, stress management, life transition, and low self-esteem/self-worth. I have also helped people who have experienced trauma. I’ve been told by clients that I am very down to earth, non-judgmental, and genuine, which allows for a safe environment and empowers clients to learn more about themselves. My counseling style is honest, compassionate, and empo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Sheri Jordan. I have been working as a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist for the past 8 years. I have worked in multiple settings including residential treatment, outpatient clinics, and a small private practice. I enjoy working with adults and older children and teens. I enjoy supporting my client's through life changes and stressors. I have experience in helping people with many concerns including Depression, life transitions, anxiety, trauma, family conflict. When I am supporting my clients I use many different modalities including Cogn...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

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 - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA LPCC,MA LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 34

Hello! My name is Sande' and I have 34 years of experience working with individuals 18 years and older with most any problem they may be having. I have a Master's Degree in Agency Counseling and have worked several settings including inpatient treatment center, a psychiatric inpatient unit, outpatient agency and as private practitioner. I have taught clinical classes for graduate students and have developed integrated programs to meet clients needs. My treatment approach begins with support and providing a solid relationships with my clients so that they ca...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, Welcome to my BetterHelp profile! I am glad you are taking action to seek help and exploring your options on this platform. We all need help and guidance at times, and I will be happy to be the person to support you through any issues or challenges you might be facing. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas and have been working in the mental health field since 2000. I have professional experience in both, inpatient and outpatient settings, and throughout the years have worked with a vari...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

Dr. Thomas Maple provides individual psychotherapy, marriage therapy, and family therapy. He has been providing such services via telehealth since 2017. The foundation of his work is the Christian faith, so spirituality is an integral element of his services. Some of the issues for which his patients receive services include: depression, anxiety, marriage issues, family issues, phobias, traumas, grief, developmental issues, school problems, work problems, and life changes. Dr. Maple typically practices in a cognitive-behavioral model of psychotherapy. Alth...

This is Kandice Cowherd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed social worker in Arizona, Oregon, and New Mexico with 11 years of experience. I have experience with teens, families and the elder population with a wide range of concerns, including feelings related to a terminal disease, grief and loss, as well as relationship struggles. I have helped many families with parenting strategies, motivation, charts and rewards, parent-child issues and boundaries. My experience in hospice has afforded many years of assisting with grief and loss as well as coping with terminal illnesses and the losses and changes that e...

This is Michael Mullen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Mexico with over 3 years of experience working as a clinical therapist. I have worked in the area of hospice, grief and loss for over 7 years. I work with clients from a broad range of backgrounds and socioeconomic conditions. My practice is focused on concerns including: anxiety, depression, grief/loss, relationship issues, career challenges, and family dynamic distresses. As a social worker I focus on meeting you where you are at and have a passion for resource coordination. I believe everyone can benef...

This is Carolina Lara-Lerma's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Bilingual Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and have extensive training in multicultural counseling. I am both a researcher and a clinician, which means I am constantly analyzing new techniques and approaches to provide the best treatment for you. I’ve provided services, in English and Spanish, to children, adolescents, and adults in individual and family sessions at various settings. Through this work I learned to adapt evidence-based treatments to diverse populations by fitting them into the context of their reality (e.g., social injustice...

This is Carlton Lewis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A. LPCC LADAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a mental health counselor here in New Mexico with 15 years experience. EVERY client teaches me something either about clinical practice, human issues, or about myself. I have been through the pain of divorce, have been healed, and am aware of the scars left behind. I love it when people display the bright light of "insight" as the light bulb in their head goes off! I love the journey of discovery we go on together in search of this bright light! May I join you? I am available to you Monday through Friday and will respond back to you within 24 hours. Bl...

This is Stephanie Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I have 3 years of experience as a clinical counselor working with adults and adolescents in telehealth, inpatient, and outpatient settings. I enjoy helping people gain skills that fosters calm, stability, and a sense of inner control. I look forward to supporting you through issues including compassion fatigue, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, codependency, substance misuse, grief, anger, lack of boundaries and trauma. I hold a dual BA in Gender Studies and Sociology and love supporting LBGTQIA people in the pursuit of Mental Health. I am an intersectional t...

This is Carly Sedgwick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. ,Ed.S.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome, I'm Carly. I am an independently licensed psychotherapist (NM & CO) with over 10 years of experience providing therapy services. I graduated from Florida State University in 2009 with my M.S. and Ed.S. in Counseling Psychology. I have worked in a variety of settings: in home, outpatient, community-based, and in shelters prior to private practice. I work with adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, substance use and feelings of overwhelm as well as with individuals who want to focus on whole-person wellness. I wil...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Carlsbad? (Here Is How Our Carlsbad Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Carlsbad area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Carlsbad therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Carlsbad, or elsewhere in the Eddy county or state of New Mexico.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Carlsbad, NM ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of New Mexico will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Carlsbad and elsewhere throughout the state of New Mexico, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Carlsbad offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Carlsbad therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 28914 people in the city of Carlsbad, NM finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 88220 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Carlsbad, couples counseling in Carlsbad, family conflict therapy in Carlsbad, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Carlsbad, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Carlsbad, New Mexico can serve:

88220, 88221