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. 

This is Karen House's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC,MSW, LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 22

Hi! I'm Karen and I'm so happy that you've gained the courage to ask for help! I've been a counselor for 18 years, and have worked with a broad range of clients. My style is casual, but I really like to focus on problem solving. My hope is that you'll come out of your first session with a couple of tools that, if you apply them, will help relieve the problem. During every session, we build onto the foundation we've laid, increasing your tools and addressing any new issues. I'm a great listener, and am able to tease out things that might guide you to relief. ...

This is Beth Ellen Hancock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (0137511) in the State of New Mexico and a National Certified Counselor (759654) certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. I specialize in the field of eating disorders with additional interest in treating depressive disorders and anxiety-related illnesses. In 2006, I began working as a school counselor. In 2009, I moved into the field of eating disorders and mental health in private practice. All in all, I have more than 12 years experience, with many ages, many people, many diagnoses. My philosophy...

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

Hello! My name is Marika, I'm a licensed counselor in Colorado, Washington, and New Mexico. I have over 15 years of counseling experience. I've worked with people in a variety of environments: homes, schools, college counseling center, military bases overseas and stateside, private practice offices, and online. I have a warm and welcoming approach to counseling and am able to offer supportive insight, authentic feedback, and effective tools that you can begin using right away in your life. I work best with clients who view their life as going pretty well ove...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd., LPC,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

My belief is that everyone has the capacity to change, confront challenges and grow each day. Therapy is a tool that can help people find their capacity to change. My counseling practice respects that power to change in each person. My counseling approach is rather eclectic involving both client centered and existential theory. I utilize a personalized approach combining interventions from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, motivational interviewing and choice theory tailored to meet your individual needs. I am passi...

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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 ...

This is Kimberly Knox'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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, ADHD
Years of Experience: 14

Just a little about me I was born and raised in Connecticut, but have been a resident of New Mexico for the past 15 years. I have traveled extensively in the US. I feel this has opened up my wold view, which allows me to look through multiple lenses. I have a bachelor degree in psychology and a Master's degree in social work in 2005. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have worked with individuals with disabilities, as a group counselor, a therapist in residential facilities, acute hospitals, family therapist and with adoptions. I enjoy working with cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, I’m Louise Long, and I’m here to help no matter what you are going through. As a therapist, I have more than 25 years of experience, and have worked with clients with many, many different problems. I believe that respect and building and maintaining trust are very important in therapy. My counseling style is empathic and solution-focused, and I believe strongly that you are a unique individual, and your treatment should be as unique and driven by you. I know how to listen, and I'm confident that if we both put in the time and effort, you can and will ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, My name is Dr. Patricia L. Switaj, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia. I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. I am a National Board Certified Counselor with over 11 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including private practice, college counseling center, a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic, and a cognitive rehabilitation clinic. My experience includes working with diverse populations that are coping with anxi...

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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, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi there! My name is Melissa. I am a licensed counselor in New Mexico with over 6 years of experience working primarily as a Multisystemic Therapist. In doing Multisystemic Therapy, I worked with teens and their families performing the highest level of outpatient therapy and was the lead clinician in outpatient settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, domestic violence, and behavioral problems including physical and verbal aggression, substance use, runaway proble...

This is Austin Amanambu's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

My background in mental health counseling spans over 12 years. I am a licensed professional counselor and a doctoral researcher with a strong background in mental health and allopathic medicine. My counseling/psychotherapy expertise includes working with children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health, addictive, coping, and dependency problems. These include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention hyperactivity and deficit disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, gambling, and psychosis. I help clients resolve crisis-related suicidal atte...

This is Lisa Salopek'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, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

My therapeutic approach involves honoring my clients for the strengths you have achieved throughout your lifetime, acknowledging the hardships you have experienced, and supporting you in discovering the beauty and strength within yourself while manifesting the person you want to present to your family, friends and community. My goal with you is to help you gain needed insights to the make necessary changes so that you will be exhibiting the power and wisdom you want your loved ones to know. I want you to be able to show your friends, family and community the...

This is Rebecca (Becky) Ramer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Rebecca Ramer (Becky), I am a licensed professional counselor, LPC, licensed to provide counseling by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, with a master’s degree in counseling from Webster University. As your therapist, I believe it’s important that I meet you where you are. My philosophy is that you are doing the best that you can and “when you know better you will do better.” Maya Angelou. I engage each client from a place of acceptance, non-judgment and with unconditional positive regard. I believe that my role is to hold a safe sp...

This is Sadie Quintanilla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,School Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Sadie Quintanilla. I’m a Licenced Professional Clinical Counselor. I have studied many types of movement, bodywork, and nutrition, and as a therapist I was drawn to work with at-risk Adolescents and young adults. My passion is helping the youth, a population that is usually underserved, to raise their self esteem and believe in themselves and the choices they are able to make. My therapeutic background is based on Reality Therapy. I believe that everyone has the ability to change, and choice can be an empowering force. I’ve als...

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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): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! The decision to seek out support for a challenging issue in life isn’t always easy, and you’ve taken the first step in seeking out help. Here’s a little bit of information about me to help guide your decision if we are a good fit for one another. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker with 10 years of experience providing therapy. I graduated from New Mexico State University and have worked in outpatient clinics, hospitals, and telehealth settings. I’ve worked with people struggling with severe trauma and PTSD as well as anxiety, depression, suicidal...

This is Marc Comtois'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: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have been working with individuals and groups within the social work and mental and physical health fields for over 20 years. The various settings I have been involved in over the years have afforded me the opportunity to focus on the whole person, their experiences, and where they would like to get to. My approach is looking at the strengths of an individual and working collaboratively with them to build upon those and strengthen the other areas toward solutions in their lives. My specialty and work is doing counseling/therapy for adolescents through adulthood...

This is Dr. Warren Steinman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I have had a private practice as a psychologist for more than 30 years. In my practice, I have focused on issues of stress, anxiety, avoidance, self-control, depression, relationship problems, and life restructuring. Before my full-time private practice, I was a tenured professor of clinical psychology and the director of clinical training at two major universities. I also have experience working as a couples and divorce mediator, a parenting trainer, a psychological evaluator, and a life coach. My approach to coaching and to therapy is goal specific, action...

This is Jasmine Bernard'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, 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 3 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. Though I am specifically trained in motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, SMART and as a sex educator;...

This is Jacqueline Rivers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlsbad, New Mexico (Carlsbad, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and am currently working on my Play Therapy Certification. I received my Masters of Science in Family and Child Science, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from New Mexico State University and I received my Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University. I have been providing therapy for over 6 years to individuals, couples and families. I have most often helped people with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship conflict (romantic, family, peers), and cancer...

This is Shayna Schaefer'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: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello, I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience working as a therapist in a variety of settings. I've helped many clients with a myriad of concerns including relationship problems, childhood trauma and abuse,mid life crisis,parenting,depression, anxiety, and ADHD. My counseling style is warm and based on mutual respect. I'm goal oriented with a base in Cognitive Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment Therapies. I believe that you are your own healer and see myself as a guide to help you in your process. I'm flexible in a...

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 88221 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