In life, we all need to have a vision. We may not have a grand plan, but we should have some idea of what we want to do. This can help keep your eyes on the prize no matter what’s going on. A counselor based in Rio Rancho can help with your life goals and how to help you if depression, anxiety, or any other problems are holding you back. 

Rio Rancho is known for being the city with a vision. Speak to a counselor today and see how they can help you with your own vision.

This is Dr. Merranda Marin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Dr. Marin and I am a licensed psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), particularly within the context of the family system. I earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from New Mexico State University in 2007 and I also hold a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Previous experiences include the oversight of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team at the El Paso VA wherein she provided evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Pro...

This is Sandi Grabasch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, my name is Sandi, I practice therapy with individuals, couples and families who are motivated to learn new skills which may lead to more joy filled lives. I enjoy seeing people grow towards their ultimate potential while practicing self-compassion and self-love. I believe problems are holistic and so are the solutions, understanding the connections of our mental health and everyday lives can be the key to improved relationships and life satisfaction. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of New Mexico where I have six years of experi...

This is Ebony Clayton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello and Welcome! My name is Ebony Clayton, LCSW and I’m thrilled about the opportunity to work with you. If you’re reading this, you have taken the first step towards healing and personal growth. I have training and experience in working with: depression, anxiety, relationship problems/marital difficulties, God-image issues, interaction with the foster care system, infertility, adoption and post adoptive support, and working with adolescents. I bring a well-rounded perspective into my therapy practice that integrates a wholistic (whole person centered) and ec...

This is Leslie  Harvey 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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...

This is Amelia Trujillo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello and welcome, Thank you for reaching out and taking the initial step towards counseling. In working together to meet your goals, it is good to know how I approach counseling. My education is built on a Family Systems approach. This means I work from the understanding that we do not live separate from others; therefore, we are influenced by various relationships and interactions. In these relationships and interactions, life may present various challenges and call for difficult adjustments. These challenges can take many different forms that lead to dif...

This is Dr. Samuel Abbott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am Dr. Samuel (Andy) Abbott, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maine and also a Licensed Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LPCC) in the state of New Mexico. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I have studied with numerous mentors to gain a further, in-depth insight into existential psychotherapy, which is my passion. I earned my graduate degree in counseling in Arizona and went on to study Academic Psychology to earn my Doctorate degree (PhD). I moved my family back to my home in Maine in 2002 and have ...

This is Louise Long's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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 ...

This is Kevin Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC ,LPC,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Greetings and welcome. My name is Kevin Brown and am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Montana. If you're reading this, it tells me you are at a point in your life path that you are recognizing that something needs to change. Maybe life is confusing, challenging, you're experiencing personal hardship and struggle, or relationships, work or other areas of your life are becoming difficult to manage. We all get to a point in which the pressure or stress of our present circumstances begins to bear heavily enough on us that we recognize th...

This is Christine  Mezza 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,NBCCH ,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

While I work with clients of all ages and a wide variety of issues, I particularly enjoy working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues, and helping survivors of trauma to heal and to flourish. While I do not impose my beliefs on clients, I am a Christian and willingly deal with spiritual matters that clients may bring to counseling. I am also a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and assist clients with smoking cessation, weight loss, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem to name just a few, using this modality. In addition, I am a Ce...

This is Toby U.'s avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

i am a 37-year old, newly-minted clinical counselor dedicated to helping people navigate their issues with depression, and anxiety and trauma. I have had my personal battles with these issues myself. I have dealt with a disability since a young age and also rebounded strongly after suffering a traumatic brain injury at the age of 24. I hope to bring my experience dealing with these issues together with my education and 10+ years of work experience in mental health dealing with depression anxiety and trauma together to help with what you are dealing with. I aim...

This is Joe Ayoub's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Joe and I have been working as a counselor since 2011. I am an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) as well as a LCDC (licensed chemical dependency counselor). I graduated with my Master of Social Work from New Mexico State University in 2011. Throughout my career I have worked with many different populations, and I have worked with many individuals from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. The majority of my therapeutic experiences comes from working in traditional outpatient settings where I see all ages of individuals, and all demographics. My ...

This is Eric Castonguay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCHMC (VT), AAP (VT), LPCC(NM)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Whether you are a teenager, an adult, a family or a couple, life in general can become overwhelming and confusing. It can be helpful to work with someone on difficult and vulnerable issues you are experiencing. I support people with complicated life situations, substance use concerns, and those with family and romantic relationships that are experiencing hardship. I support people in healing, growing and developing the skills, motivation, and capacity to overcome their obstacles. I offer an engaging, active, and creative therapy approach to your individual, fam...

This is Lisa Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome! My name is Lisa Williams. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in New Mexico. I completed my Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado at Denver. I have over 22 years of experience in a variety of settings helping people with various issues, such as depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress, trauma/abuse, life changes/transitions, relationship difficulty, and other issues. Everyone is different and has different needs at different times, so th...

This is Rebecca (Becky) Ramer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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 Shannon Baldonado's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, My name is Shannon and I have been practicing as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 7 years. I attended New Mexico Highlands University where I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2011 and my Master’s degree in Social Work with a Clinical Concentration in 2012. I am trained in attachment therapy and have worked in many different settings providing therapy to individuals and families. Some areas include relationships, anxiety, depression, attachment, stress, and life changes to name a few. I work from a systems, strengths-based perspecti...

This is Charles "Chuck" Noon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MBA, LPC, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 8

Chuck specializes in working with relationships and family conflict, including blended family, money, intimacy, and communication issues. He finds working with distressed couples especially rewarding. As a veteran of the United States Air Force, Chuck understands the stressors military and dependents face. He is also familiar with the law enforcement community. In addition to a Master’s in Marriage, Family & Child Counseling, Chuck holds a Master’s in Business Administration, which helps when working with the “business side” of marriage & family. Chuck uses a c...

This is Dr. Warren Steinman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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 - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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 - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, 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 Tatiana Naumer-Percival's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Rio Rancho, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,MA,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hi there! If you are reading this then you have taken a positive step to help yourself develop into the person you want to be on a daily basis. This is a crazy and uncertain time right now for all of us. Seems like everything we are used to doing has changed and is uncertain. You've spend as long as you can remember trying to keep it together, but it's becoming more difficult and let's face it, you're feeling overwhelmed and perhaps experiencing feelings you have never had before. You are lonely and isolated; perhaps even feeling a loss of independence or contro...

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

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho, or elsewhere in the Sandoval 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 Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 96028 people in the city of Rio Rancho, 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 87121 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 Rio Rancho, couples counseling in Rio Rancho, family conflict therapy in Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho, 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 Rio Rancho, New Mexico can serve:

87121, 87124, 87144, 87174