Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

Hello my name is Gina. I have been working as a therapist for over 15 years. My experience is extensive and have spent much of my career working with those experiencing symptoms related to depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, interpersonal and family conflict, stress and anger management, grief and loss, bipolar disorder and issues related to psychosis. I have worked in both faith based and non faith based environments depending on my client’s preference. I am licensed as an LCSW and obtained my degrees from New York University (NYU) and my bachelors d...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hey, I'm Victor! I am a strength-based, solution-focused clinical social worker, experienced working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with diverse populations including people affected by substance use, survivors of domestic violence, children and families involved with the child welfare system (including juvenile justice), adults involved in the criminal justice system, LGBT youth and adults, and unstably housed adults. My work with these different populations included anger management, parenting training, developing cognitive and b...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in New York with over 20 years of experience working in Healthcare. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and age related issues. I feel is is vital to have support as we age, so that we can continue to be relevant and productive! My therapy style is conversational, interactive and down to earth. I believe in active listening, and treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I use a patient focused, strengths based approach that ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in New York with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

I have a Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology and am licensed in three states including Maryland, New York, and Virginia. I have seven years of clinical work experience. I have a particular intesrest in people suffering with anxiety and/or mild to moderate or moderate depression. as well as those who need help coping with medical/health issues. I am Cognitive-Behavioral in my therapy approach, although I use other evidence-based treatments as needed, including Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Specialties...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in New York with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. Currently I am only providing individual therapy and not couples therapy. I have worked in various settings including a mental health clinic, outpatient hospital, and a non-profit organization that specializes in parent-child psychotherapy. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that chall...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with seven years of experience providing therapy to a diverse group of people. I strive to provide a warm and supportive space for you to learn and grow. I value the uniqueness of those I work with, taking from a variety of therapy approaches that can be tailored to fit your needs. I also have training and experience in offering trauma informed care, as well as using both art therapy and mindfulness teachings. My focus is working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and depression. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 18

I am licensed in New York state with 18 years of clinical work experience and 24 years experience in the mental health field. I have experience working with clients in a variety of settings, from a community mental health clinic, conducting in-home sessions, to my own private practice which now includes video sessions. My career has focused on helping people cope with stress, grief and loss, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and trauma. I believe everyone should have access to mental health care, a safe space and the opportunity to heal, reflect and lear...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

*Hello and Welcome ! I'm Jenna McDonald . I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) based in Western New York and also working with clients statewide (NY) via Telehealth. I work with teens, adults, and couples; specializing in anxiety, stress, life transitions ( ex : work/school stressors), relationship concerns, substance use and trauma. I use different types of therapies to help my clients make progress and start feeling more in control and on their way to a more mentally stable wellness.* My approach to therapy varies based on the needs of each client I...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 19

I am licensed in New York with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety & anger management. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 30

I am bilingual, speaking Spanish and English, licensed in New York with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in New York with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

Hello! I'm Jessica, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) working in New York State. I specialize in working with adults with a range of concerns from serious mental health diagnoses to addiction, to anxiety and relationship concerns. I typically work with adults dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance use disorders, and/or PTSD. I'm happy to discuss diagnoses and conditions not listed as well. I work with individuals of all gender identities, as well as everyone across the LGBTIQA+ spectrum. I provide a trauma-informed and psychodyna...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in New York with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I have extensive experience with brain injury. 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. I work primarily in Solution Focused Brief Therapy. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in New York with years of clinical experience in both the inpatient and outpatient world of mental health treatment. I specialize in working with young adults and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric diagnoses (including psychosis). I lead with empathy and offer a nonjudgmental space. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How To Find Counseling East Nassau

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

  • CBT in East Nassau
  • DBT in East Nassau
  • Substance use therapy in East Nassau
  • Couples therapy in East Nassau

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in East Nassau, 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 East Nassau, elsewhere in Rensselaer, 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 East Nassau area can be found below:

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

While many psychologists in East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau, 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 East Nassau above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau, 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 12123 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 East Nassau can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A East Nassau 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 East Nassau 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 East Nassau, 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.

East Nassau 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 East Nassau, 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of East Nassau.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in East Nassau:

12062, 12123