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Teresa Burbach

Offering therapy in NM
License: MS,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesDepression
23 years of experience

My approach is direct and kind. I believe you are the expert in your own life and am I here to help you reach your goals. I strive to provide a safe space where you can feel validated and empowered to solve problems and move forward. I use solution focused interventions and empathic listening skills to aid you in your journey. I have a Master's Degree in Psychology and am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist(LMFT) with twenty three years of experience. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, marital and family conflict and have thirteen years of experience working with military personnel and their families.

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Amy Bates

Offering therapy in NM
License: MA,LPCC,ATR-BC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

I am an Art Therapist and Counselor experienced in working with individuals and families in a community mental health agency and private practice. I am also an adjunct professor teaching graduate level Art Therapy and Counseling. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and New Mexico as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Nationally Board Certified, Registered Art Therapist. From a holistic perspective, I honor your unique life journey while helping you find deeper meaning and greater balance in your life. I utilize traditional solution focused, evidence-based practices with a warm, positive, strength-based approach. While teaching practical skills for managing your immediate symptoms, I integrate the creative process, mindfulness and somatic-awareness to support you and help you gain insight and guide you toward the life you want to live. I can help you clarify your goals, build on your strengths, recognize your obstacles, and find practical solutions for moving toward greater peace and happiness. I look forward to joining you on this journey.

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Dr. Katherine Souza

Offering therapy in NM
License: PhD
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
26 years of experience

I bring 23 years of experience as a therapist and 16 of these years in behavioral health leadership. I have taught at several university and trained new therapists. I work with adults, adolescents, couples and families. I am energized by this profession and look forward to many more years. My treatment philosophy is holistic, systemic and client centered. I utilize a holistic picture including consideration of mind, body and spirit. I involve clients in their treatment planning. I am responsive to individual needs respecting preferences and life experience. Along with my client, I address the current issues and look at how to resolve these.

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Mark Silla

Offering therapy in NM
License: LPCC. LMHC.
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
17 years of experience

I am rather eclectic in my approach to counseling and therapy and keep the needs of the individual foremost in mind. I have worked with a wide variety of clients, demographics and issues. I believe in the identity of the individual over any diagnoses or problem and will work with you on the journey of self discovery to find out what the true source of the presenting problems are and to work on changing thoughts and behaviors to help you reach your life goals.

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Julia Smith

Offering therapy in NM
License: EdD
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor for the states of Michigan and New Mexico. With over 25 years of experience, I have a wide scope of experience in community counseling, private practice, residential, partial hospitalization, and military settings. I am well-versed in working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. My specialties include issues associated with anxiety, depression, self-development, relationship issues, grief & loss, AD/HD, military, career, and life changes. My counseling style is respectful, empathic, genuinely caring, and interactive. I incorporate cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness strategies with acceptance and attachment-based therapies. I cultivate a trusting climate and work with you to create a plan that suits your own unique needs. Thank you for taking the time to learn about me; I welcome the opportunity to talk with you.

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Melissa Middleton

Offering therapy in NM
License: LCSW,Melissa Lynn Middleton
Self esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
20 years of experience

I am clinical social worker licensed in the State of New Mexico with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with clients looking to improve relationships at home, performance at work, and work/life balance. I enjoy working with clients who are looking to improve self-esteem and motivation to live their best lives. My therapy style is to listen and learn from you on what is working and what you'd like to improve. I use EMDR to help you feel more comfortable and confident in situations where you struggle socially and/or at work; Motivational Interviewing to help spur you to do the things you've always wanted to do; and Mindfulness to help you become centered and to help you learn to stop those intrusive thoughts and to react to challenges more peacefully. I truly believe that every one of us can benefit from taking the time to work on ourselves for our own sake because we want to feel better, live happier, and be the best we can be for those we care most about. Just like exercise, it starts with the first step. You've already taken two steps! You've thought about the things you'd like to change and started exploring your options of who might help. When you're ready, reach out. I'd love to hear your thoughts on what you'd like to improve in your life.

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Sabine LeBow

Offering therapy in NM
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
18 years of experience

I am a Licensed 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, anxiety, depression, abuse, anger management, substance abuse, family and relationship difficulties, and many other life transitions. I provide trauma informed care and have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and acceptance therapies, solution focused therapy and other evidenced based practices. I am committed to treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion in a nonjudgmental way. Together, we will design our treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support and empower you in that journey.

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Patti Mallow

Offering therapy in NM
License: MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteem
10 years of experience

Counseling provides a safe space for you to explore and address your life at your pace. Success depends on having a good rapport with a counselor you trust, and I would like to provide that for you. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas and have provided counseling services for eight years in agencies primarily serving clients of domestic violence and sexual assault. Therapeutic approaches include trauma-informed, client-centered, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for those who have experienced abuse, trauma, depression, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and issues with parenting, self-esteem, boundaries, and healthy communication. I have provided individual and group counseling to residential and outreach clients as well as supervised other counselors and student interns within an agency setting. I have worked with clients on the spectrum, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, life transitions, relationship issues, and parenting. My work experience on a group foster care ranch, discipleship counselor, and program director support my work as a counselor in areas of parenting, discovering values and beliefs that motivate us, and practical implementation of acquired skills. I am ready to meet you where you are and share your journey to where you want to be.

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Patricia Montanari

Offering therapy in NM
License: MA,LMHC,CTP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteem
15 years of experience

Mrs. Trish Montanari, LMHC, CTP holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from New Mexico Highlands University. Her BA is in Criminal Justice. She has studied mental health therapy from a range of perspectives, combining a pragmatic, problem-solving approach with the understanding that some problems are not easily resolved. She has experience as a therapist and an assessor working with children, families, and individuals in the private sector as well as home therapy, groups, and community mental health agencies. While she was completing her undergraduate studies, she counseled youths with behavioral challenges in both delinquent and residential settings. She worked with preadolescent children of sexual abuse and behavioral concerns as well as the family entity. Ms. Montanari has extensive experience in treating personality disorders, paraphilic and other co-occurring disorders such as substance abuse and disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorder. She has worked in diverse population’s enhancing her sensitivity and understanding to help individuals struggling with parents, children, and partners of another culture. Some of the treatment approaches CBT, Reflective Listening, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Play Therapy and Stages of Change. Specific Issues: · Parenting challenges · Personality disorders · Addictive Behaviors · Mood disorders Licensure and/or Certifications: Mental Health Therapy · Anger Management · Crisis Intervention · Motivational Interviewing Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, friends, and dogs along with activities to ease the mind and body such as traveling, swimming, music, and reading. Her mission is to “provide a safe, relaxed and supportive atmosphere for increasing resolutions to life’s challenges.” Therapy Provided: Individual, Group, Families, Couples Ages Seen: Young children (0-4), Children, Adolescents, Young adults, Adults, Seniors Specializes In: ADHD, Adjustment, Anxiety, Mood disorder, Parenting, Personality disorders, Psychotic disorders, Relational conflicts, Substance Abuse, Trauma disorders. PTSD Crisis, DBT, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Serial Sexual Offenders Credentials: MA - Highlands University

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Victoria Halbert

Offering therapy in NM
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
24 years of experience

I am licensed in New Mexico with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anxiety, anger, grief, self-esteem, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find counseling in Hope

Finding the best therapist close by in Hope can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Hope. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Hope, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Hope or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Hope area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Hope, elsewhere in Eddy, or in the greater state of New Mexico.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Hope area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Hope therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Hope due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Hope may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of New Mexico you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Hope, New Mexico working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Hope above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Hope helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Hope therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Hope therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Hope 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in NM, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 88250 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Hope counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Hope licensed clinical social worker 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 mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Hope, New Mexico can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Hope has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

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