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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I'm Mycca Montoya, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist). As a therapist, I enjoy helping clients develop resilience and build on their current strengths in order to decrease and ultimately eliminate emotional distress. I work with a wide variety of clients, working through varying issues. Some of the issues I specialize in are: - Depression - Anxiety - Trauma/Abuse - Grief and Loss - Addition issues - Family Conflict - Parenting Issues - Relational Issues (partner/familial) Through empathy, support and thoughtful insight, we will work to i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Dr. Tracy Hollingworth. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) licensed in the State of New Mexico. I gained my PhD and MPhil from Walden University; I received my Master's in Science in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Capella University and my Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and Biology from the University of New Mexico. I have been in the helping profession for over ten years, working with children, adolescents, and adults alike. My experience comes from various schools of thoughts, through a multicultural lens,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I have had a licensed private practice as a psychologist for more than 35 years. In my practice, I have focused on issues of stress, anxiety, avoidance, self-control, relationship problems, and life restructuring. Before my full-time private practice, I was a tenured professor of clinical psychology at two major universities. I was the director of clinical training at one university and the chairman of the Psychology Department at the other. I also have experience working as a divorce mediator, a parenting consultant, a psychological evaluator, and a life coac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Thank you so much for taking this step to begin counseling! I am a Clinical Social Worker Licensed in New Mexico. I have experience in working with young adults and families in various settings to include: corrections, adoption, disability advocacy, trauma and parenting. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting. My counseling style is based in Motivational Interviewing. I believe in unconditional positive regard and that the core of social work is to help my clients achieve their...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,RPT-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with integrations of CBT/Neuro linguistic programming, Energy;Shamanic practices, art, sound, music, nature, guided meditations, imagery, as well as a seasoned Child Therapist/Play Therapist. I offer individual therapy for adults/teens and parent coaching/relationship therapy. I have supported people with issues including: anxiety, depression, childhood trauma,. relationship issues, lack of fulfillment, parenting issues/concerns (ADHD, ODD, OCD, behavioral issues of any kind, academic support/advocacy),j and any one s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): L.C.S.W.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello my name is Gwen. I'm a licensed clinical social worker and I have worked in the behavioral health and substance abuse field for over 20 years. My first education in the area of counseling was in my third semester of college where I was introduced to the work of Dr. Carl Rogers. Dr. Rogers believes the role of the therapist is to be an empathic presence which creates a sense of safety. When you feel safe, it allows you to dive down deeper into your experience to figure out what happened, how is that playing out in your daily life and re-creating the suffering...

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

I am a client-centered therapist with over 15 plus years experience in the field of individual counseling with a focus on women's issues, life adjustment issues, grief, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, career challenges, self-esteem issues, and other issues related to achieving your best self. I have worked with clients within the context of private practice as well as treatment facilities and hospital settings. This provides me with a certain scope of understanding and experience. I am licensed in both New Mexico and Florida. Both professionally an...

This is Elizabeth Chavez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Jo and I appreciate you taking a look at my profile to consider if I might be a good match for what you need. MY EXPERIENCE: I am an independently licensed counselor (LPCC) with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. My career journey has placed me within: Intensive Psychiatric Hospital settings, Correctional settings, Substance Treatment Centers, and Community Counseling Centers. WHAT I’VE LEARNED: The common factor that everyone I have ever supported through my counseling services seems to have is that they just want to fe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and able to practice in Utah, Texas and New Mexico. I have been a LCSW for 5 years with over 10 year of experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma, intimate partner violence/domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault and struggle with depression, anxiety and PTSD symptoms/diagnosis. It is my goal to provide a safe, respectful and empathic environment for all individuals. I have experience in providing solution focused therapy, client centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and cognitive proc...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Dr Trevor Gates-Crandall, and I have worked in the human services field since 2001. I have experience working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ issues, and have worked with a variety of issues, including depression and anxiety. I am solution-focused and person centered, and specialize in working with people who are looking for short-term support. I believe that every person is on their own journey and I am here to support you in meeting the goals that you want to meet.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

ABOUT ME PROUNOUNS: She/Her My name is Laurie Ann Larimer and I am a licensed LPCC licensed in New Mexico(with 5 years of post-licensure practical experience) working with individuals experiencing stress related reactions that affect them personally and in their relationships. My approach is empathically focused with getting to know my clients needs being the priority. I combine strong evidence based clinical techniques combined with eastern esoteric knowledge rooted in ancient old world wisdom.( I am also a Licensed Massage Therapist with 8 years of experie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LMHC, BCBA-D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida with over 21years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, ODD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. 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 approa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in New Mexico with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 27

I am licensed in New Mexico with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, anger management, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in New Mexico and Indiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & coping with life changes. My therapy style is warm and person-centered. I prioritize treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. 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. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, mindfulness based, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical social worker in both New Mexico and Texas with 5 years of professional work experience in community mental health, non-profit work, and private practice. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, identity issues/confusion, & career difficulties. I practice from the point of view that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will guide your therapy to finding the answers you are looking for. I believe in you and look forward to empowe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Florida and New Mexico with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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 - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed as a professional counselor in both Utah and New Mexico with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (ADHD). 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 31

I am licensed in New Mexico with 31 years of professional work experience. 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 - Dexter, New Mexico (Dexter, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 33

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

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 Dexter 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 Dexter 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 Dexter or elsewhere in Chaves 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 Dexter 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 Dexter 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 Dexter 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 Dexter 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 Dexter, 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 Dexter, 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 88230 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 Dexter:

88230

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.