The City of Truth or Consequences (or T and C) has often been noted on many lists of unusual place names. However, the town started out in 1937 as Hot Springs, New Mexico and was changed to Truth or Consequences in 1950 when the host of the radio show quiz Ralph Edwards announced that they would do the program from the first city to rename itself after their show.

Whether you are a fan of quiz shows or any type of radio or television shows, it can be unhealthy to sit for hours at a time, so it is important to get out and get some exercise every day. It is also important to have mental health care when you need it. Luckily, the town of Truth or Consequences has some excellent counselors in the area who can help.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Menzo Faassen. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee and New Mexico. I received my B.S. in Psychology in 1999 from Middle Tennessee State University and I received my M.S. in Community Counseling from Austin Peay State University in 2009. I work full time in Richmond, Virginia (moved here in January of 2022). I am working for a community mental health center as a therapist. I have worked in community mental health and addiction treatment centers since 2007. I have worked with adults and teenagers with trauma, addiction, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LADAC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello my name is Violeta 'Blanca' Jaure. I have been a therapist for over ten years and have had the opportunity to work with a variety of people with a variety of issues. Some of the area I have primarily worked in are addictions counseling and working with adolescents.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Professional Clinical Counselor independently licensed in New Mexico with 8 years of experience. I work with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and PTSD. I’ve also helped coach people on how to reach goals, make important life decisions, and create a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in their life. My counseling style is client-centered, collaborative, and solution-focused. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, Dialectical behav...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, LPCC, LMT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Warm Greeting from the beautiful state of New Mexico, where I am licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor for the last 20 years. My name is Megan Rafferty and I have been enjoying doing counseling for a total of 30 years. I look forward to meeting you. Is there something in your life you are struggling with ? Is there some part of you that is in pain emotionally? Maybe you would like to learn how to better handle a situation? Together we can build emotional safety for you to explore and discover what you wish to. Using a non judgmental, client ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! Thank you for reaching out. The first step of asking for help is the hardest part. My name is Ally Trevino and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas, Kentucky and New Mexico. I obtained my masters in Social Work with a clinical focus at the University of New England. I am well versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and am EMDR trained. My specialties include working with members of the military and military spouses, survivors of trauma, depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders and addict...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I have been practicing in the field of social work for over 35 years. During that time, I have worked in hospital settings, assisting clients adjusting to what services and help they need to be able to go home, and dealing with changes that a change in health can result in. I like providing insight and assist you in becoming more of the person you want to be! Whether you suffer from depression, health issues, anxiety, I'm here for you. We will work together and I will assist you in putting more tools in your tool box so you can feel like the person you want to be....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! Welcome to a safe and confidential space for personal growth. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a small private practice and over 8 years working with individuals in cognitive therapy in many different settings. I employ a whole person in environment approach and utilize a variety of evidence-based modalities based on your needs and desired outcomes. I have a passion working with folks who identify with depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship and family systems, addictions, SOGIE, among other areas. No matter where you came from or where you are g...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York with over 10 years of experience working as a Social Worker, psychotherapist, Social work supervisor, and life coach. I have worked in several different settings including foster care, a group residence, a domestic violence shelter, schools, an assisted living home, outpatient mental health clinics as well as private practice. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns and personal goals. I enjoy being able to work with people who are desiring to identify their purpose, build their self esteem and co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,LCPC-S,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi! My name is Kate. My preferred pronouns are she/hers. I am licensed in KS, MO, IA and NM. I have been working in the counseling field since 2011. I have worked with clients in a variety of settings including: residential, outpatient, incarceration, government, through telehealth (online) and in private practice. Trauma, life transitions, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, domestic violence, and issues related to sex, sexuality, gender and alternative lifestyles and adjustment disorders are all issues I have experience counseling. I want to me...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist with over 4 years of experience counseling children, teens, adults, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, anger management and ADHD. My counseling style is caring, friendly, and honest and my clients will always be treated with respect and compassion. Therapy should be rewarding for each client and tailored to your individual needs. My ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in New Mexico with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, intimacy related issues, anxiety & 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 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed in Virginia and New Mexico with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, bi-polar, and thought disorder. I am trained in cognitive therapies for trauma, CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) for PTSD. I have many years of experience teaching coping skills in DBT, (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). My approach is mind/ body focused, and based in mindfulness. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in New Mexico with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, 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 - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in New Mexico with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues,parenting,sexuality, depression, religious addiction & trauma and abuse 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. My therapeutic orientation is CBT,and Behavioral Therapy,DBT, Solution Focus Therapy, Positive Psychology. I have some Jungian Training. Taking the first step to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, NM)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in New Mexico with 9 years of professional work experience. I am trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy DBT, Trauma Focussed Cognitive behavioral therapy TF-CBT, and several other skills building modalities. I also firmly believe in the therapeutic value of personal connection and a receptive ear. I also collect therapy related memes because humor is often the best medicine.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Truth or Consequences?

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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences or elsewhere in Sierra 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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences 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 Truth or Consequences, 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 Truth or Consequences, 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 87901 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 Truth or Consequences:

87901, 87935

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.