Citizens who call Rio Communities home have diverse backgrounds and hail from all over the country. Most working adults commute to nearby Albuquerque and do most of their shopping and banking there as well. Commuting has its own set of stresses that can cause problems with coping with family and work obligations. It means a lot of time is spent away from the home and the added expenses involved with travel.

A trained professional therapist or counselor can help you identify your priorities and goals to make life easier for you. They can help you find ways to take the pressure off so that you can find enjoyment within your work and family life. They can give you exercises in mindfulness and explain ways for you to find peace in your hectic life. Call a professional counselor in the Rio Communities area to discuss why you are experiencing stress and find ways to cope.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW/LISW,ACHP-SW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 31

Welcome! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW/LCSW) and advanced certified hospice/palliative social worker (ACHP-SW) with over 30 years of experience providing counseling and coaching services to people throughout many parts of the United States. I respect and honor your decision to seek a counselor to help you with the challenges you are going through. I work with clients from a person-centered, strengths-based perspective, meaning that I LISTEN to you non-judgmentally, and I LEARN from you about your values and dreams, what helps you m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 49

Hello ; My name is Garry Cowles and I am a New Mexico Licensed Clinical Counselor. I have 48 years working as a counselor. I began my counseling career working with emotional distressed children who were committed to residential treatment because of their violent behaviors. I spent most of my career assisting incarcerated clients reestablish themselves with their families and in the community with appropriate relationships and effective vocational and educational goals. I have focused on helping individuals with anger management, substance abuse, relationsh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, 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...

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

My name is Veronica Jaramillo. I am a LCSW licensed social worker in New Mexico with over 10 years of experience and 5 years' experience working as a social worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including homelessness, anxiety, depression, self-harm, self-esteem, relationship issues, parenting problems, foster care, adoption, ADHD, life stressors, and trauma. I also have experience of working with individuals, children, teens, and families who struggle with mental health or need assistance with navigating their life stressors and life t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Elena and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I earned my Bachelor Degree in Individualized Studies with an emphasis in Community Health/Education Psychology and my Master in Social Work . I have worked with diverse populations in different settings to include; School Social Work, Outpatient Adult Therapy, Behavioral Health Provider (high school based), and a Domestic Violence Counselor. I have provided therapy to individuals who have faced a variety of life challenges such as, relationship issues, self-harm/suicidal ideation, self-esteem...

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

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of New Mexico. I have over 14 years’ experience in mental health as therapist working with a variety of individuals, children, families and couples from different backgrounds. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, client-centered, and motivational interviewing. I have experience working with individuals struggling with mood dysregulation, low self-esteem, self harming and impulsive behaviors, anxiety, history of trauma, and chronic conditions. I look forward to working wit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Hi! My name is Joseph G. Lukas-Drouillard Hogan, LCSW (Joe Hogan) and I am a Client Centered and Mind/Body/Spirit therapist who has been helping people for over 17 years. I am currently licensed in New Mexico and Ohio. I grew up outside Toledo, Ohio, and have Midwestern values, a loving heart, a kind disposition, and a good sense of humor! A 1990 graduate of the University of Toledo with a BA in Psychology, I started my journey as a career counselor. I went from there to working as a inpatient psychiatric social worker. In 2002, I received an MSW from Eastern M...

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

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Mexico, where I have gained my education and experience as a therapist. I received my Master of Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University in 2015 and have over 5 years of experience as a full time therapist . As of April of 2020, I have been independently licensed. I have worked with a full range of: ethnicities, spiritualities, cultures, career backgrounds, sexualities, lifestyles, ages, and genders. I honor those who choose to include me on part of their life's journey with dignity, sincerity, and respec...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi all, I have been a therapist for over 10 years now and have experiencing working with many different people and with many different concerns. I graduated with a Masters in Counseling and currently have a license as LPCC. I use many different approaches as I feel one approach does not fit all. I am a trauma informed therapist and utilize CBT, motivational interviewing, psychodynamic approach as well as many others. My passion is working with others to get through their challenging times in their lives and find self awareness, self acceptance and peace. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome to the introduction of myself. My name is April Casuse, I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in New Mexico. I have been working in the counseling field for 14 years. I have found one of my passions is to work with "helpers" and assisting them on identifying compassion fatigue and ways to work through it. I also have experience working with families, high-risk behaviors in adolescents, couples, and marriage counseling. I work from a systematic perspective. I believe for one person to grow in a healthier way that person will have to have ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

My passion is to assist anyone who has the ability to take the first step in reaching out for help. Life is difficult at times and having someone who understands without judgment is vital in recovery and change. I have a Bachelors in Psychology & Social & Criminal Justice, as well as a Master's Degree in Social Work. I understand the power of addiction, but even better I understand what it takes to recover from addiction and maintain sobriety. I utilize different therapy modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral, Strengths perspective, Dialectical Therapy, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

You are endowed with the power and energy to overcome any obstacle in life but sometimes when overwhelmed with life's challenges, you lose contact with your own power. I can help you regain balance in life and regain forward momentum to living the life you are destined to live. I am particularly interested in working with individuals and couples struggling with life transitions, those who are walking through loss, those who are struggling with PTSD or other trauma-related issues, and those struggling with addictions and/or substance abuse.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, 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 - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

Have you ever wondered, “What is wrong with me?” If your mirror can talk back to you, what would it say? What good things or bad things will it tell you and how would you respond? I will be the mirror that will help you learn more about yourself and will give you an honest reflection so that you can make the best decisions for yourself. I tailor my counseling approach based on your specific needs and goals. I have over 16 years of counseling experience with all age groups, diverse populations, and subject matter. With my many years of experience working in the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, 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 - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a counselor licensed in Pennsylvania with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, trauma, grief and loss, and self-esteem. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and reality/choice theory. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes cou...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in New Mexico with 18 years of professional work experience. Feeling anxiety, depression, or having relationship problems is completely normal for everyone. Sometimes, we need a little guidance on how to manage these things. I like to provide guidance and solutions to life's struggles so that you can start feeling better as soon as possible. The vast majority of my clients show significant improvement in a short time.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New Mexico with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. There can be many goals for the counseling relationship. Some of these will be long term goals such as improving the quality of your life, learning to live with mindfulness and self-actualization. Other goals may be more immediate such as working on strategies to decrease anxiety and/or depression symptoms, and developing healthy relationships, Wha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in New Mexico and Colorado with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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 - Rio Communities, New Mexico (Rio Communities, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in New Mexico with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Rio Communities?

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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities or elsewhere in Valencia 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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities 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 Rio Communities, 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 Rio Communities, 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 87002 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 Rio Communities:

87002

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.