Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”-- C.G.Jung Hey, I am a bicultural and bilingual licensed therapist based in New York City. I have a master degree in Mental Health Counseling from Yeshiva University. I had about 8 years experience working with people with trauma , problematic relationships, neuroticism, cultural based identity crisis and addition etc. I am skillful in prompting self-awareness which I believe is crucial for successful personal development. It took me years to finally locate my place in ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 14

Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a the first and often most difficult step toward getting the help and support you are seeking. It can often be a bit scary and intimidating to reach out and make yourself vulnerable to a new person, but I assure you that I will do my absolute best to help you feel comfortable and to support the development of a trusting therapeutic relationship. My name is Blaire Schroder and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both New York and New Jersey. I earned my Masters in Social Work from Adelphi University in 2009 and have a ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I enjoy working collaboratively and creatively with my clients. I am enthusiastic about the power of the therapeutic process and its ability to transform the human condition. Utilizing a holistic and eclectic approach, I primarily employ Client-Centered Therapy in counseling sessions and incorporate evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy along the way. My 11 years of experience in clinical counseling has been influenced by a multicultural and social justice perspective and has involved helping children, adol...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

My approach is gentle but direct. I like to form a genuine connection with clients so that we are able to work collaboratively in achieving goals. Many clients I have worked with are struggling to manage issues such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, life transitions, and self injury. I have training in CBT, DBT, and EMDR and take an eclectic, humanistic approach to best suit each individual's needs. I graduated with my MSW in 2012 from Adelphi University. Since graduating, the majority of my career has been spent working with individuals in crisis situation...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 12

Welcome! I imagine it took a bit of bravery and courage to take the steps you have taken just to get to this point. I recognize that selecting a therapist is no easy feat so I hope to tell you a bit about myself so that you can make the best decision for you. I also want to wish you the best of luck on your journey, wherever it may take you. I have been a therapist for approximately 12 years now following receiving my Master's degree in Social Work from New York University. I have had the great pleasure and luxury of working with many different populations thro...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 28

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I strive to provide everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is from a strengths perspective and combines cognitive behavioral and client centered techniques. I will work in conjunction with you to create a treatment plan that is unique and specific to your needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling, happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! Styles: Stre...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 5

Hi! My name is Helen and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I've been in the field for 26 years, and in practice for 5 years. In that time, I've raised 4 kids, three of which are teenagers, and an adult son with high functioning Autism, who is soon to graduate from college. I've worked in various therapeutic settings such as employee assistance, providing on-going clinical services and case management for employees with work performance problems. I've also worked in preventive services, providing brief and extended therapy to children, adolescents, couples, a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in New York with over 20 years of experience working as a social worker in the military community. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and various addictions. I also helped many people who have experienced sexual, physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing lab...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 25

I work with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety/stress, relationship problems, trauma and loss utilizing a holistic approach. I help clients set goals for change and seek solutions to problems. I have been in private practice for 25 years and work with adults. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic and solution focused to help clients understand themselves and take steps to bring about change. When working with couples i like the IMAGO method and Gottmans approach. Therapy is a commitment to your health and well being. I am honored...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Being a witness to another's growth and transformation is a beautiful privilege. My work with clients is guided by my belief in their own self-knowing. I partner with the client on their journey to better health. The client's personal goals and identified challenges are my initial focus of treatment. Other points of focus include development in self-awareness, trauma awareness, nervous system awareness and regulation, and mindfulness-based strategies and skill building. I am also a registered yoga instructor and can offer guidance on how to incorporate moveme...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 20

My name is Laurie and I am a licensed clinical social worker in New York State. I have been very fortunate to have worked in a variety of settings , in my 20 years in the field, which has allowed me to see how complicated life can become and how wonderful. I have worked on an inpatient psychiatric unit, hospital medical units, Neonatal Intensive Care units, I have worked with adolescents in residential care and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, families with end of life stressors and just folks who need a friendly ear. I am familiar with th...

Specialties: Addictions, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in New York with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, anger management, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in New York with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in New York with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 25

Hi, thank you for looking at my profile. I have been a psychotherapist for over 20 years treating children, adults and couples in various settings. I have helped clients with issues such as depression, anxiety, anger management, ADHD, LGBTQ, autism, stress, relationship issues, grief and just day-to-day concerns that may arise. I provide mostly a client centered approach to therapy but will tailor my treatment modality to the client’s needs. My goal is for clients to feel safe, respected and understood. My philosophy has always been to treat others as I ...

How To Find Counseling Belle Terre

Finding the best therapist close by in Belle Terre can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre. 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 Belle Terre, 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, these professionals 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 Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre counselors 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 Belle Terre area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Belle Terre
  • DBT in Belle Terre
  • Substance use therapy in Belle Terre
  • Couples therapy in Belle Terre

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Belle Terre, 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 Belle Terre, elsewhere in Suffolk, or in the greater state of New York.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre 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 in Belle Terre: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Belle Terre: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Belle Terre: $100
  • Therapy in Belle Terre: $80

While many psychologists in Belle Terre may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of New York may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Belle Terre and elsewhere throughout the state of New York you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Belle Terre, New York 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Belle Terre above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Belle Terre 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Belle Terre counselor 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 almost one million people in Belle Terre, NY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 11777 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 in Belle Terre can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Belle Terre 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Belle Terre 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 Belle Terre, New York 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.

Belle Terre has many professionals 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. In Belle Terre, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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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 with a counselor 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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