Specialties: Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 7

Hi, my name is Racheal E. Poole. I am an Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) in New York State. My passion is helping people who have experienced trauma. It is very important to me that you find the best possible match for your needs. If you decide we would be a good fit I look forward to us working together.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 35

My career in behavioral health encompasses a number of related domains, including private clinical practice, employer and justice system referrals, work with individuals, families and couples, substance use disorders, and group work. Experience includes work with innovative models in school based counseling, supportive educational counseling with court referred divorcing couples, providing expert testimony in family and criminal court, and directing both outpatient and residential programs. I have served as chair of a national conference on substance use ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in both states of New York and Florida. I am a Master's Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP) in the State of Florida and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in the State of New York. I have accumulated thirty-four (34) years of counseling experience. A lot of that counseling was done at Spofford Juvenile Detention Center and Riker's Island Correctional Facility in New York City. In 2008, I was graduated from Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Service with a Master's Deg...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 7

My name is Yaritza M. Pineiro, I speak both English and Spanish. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I have experience working with young adults and adults in various mental health and addiction settings. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing and client-centered. I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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

Hi, I am a modern psychotherapist and social worker based in New York City with 10 years of experience working in nonprofit organizations and the healthcare industry. I’ve worked with teens, post-grad-to-pre-parenthood adults as well as the geriatric population who are challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, triggering events and major life transitions. First off, I want to applaud you for taking the first step to sign up for therapy. You’re probably here because you’re feeling anxious, stuck, isolated, lost and worried whether if it’s because of your job, f...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, 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 relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have vast experience in working with the LGBTQIA+ community. 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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

Greetings my name is Krystle Broadbelt, LCSW and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York, who has been practicing in diverse mental health settings for the past 11 years. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, family conflicts; self esteem issues, trauma and abuse. I create a safe space that allows clients to be open and forthcoming in a non-judgmental environment. We will work together to build a fostering therapeutic relationship to overcome any obstacles you may be facing. My approach to therapy is stren...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 29

I am licensed in New York with 29 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I have found many clients have tried talking to a trusted friend or family me...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 3

As a mental health counselor, I am passionate about helping others live happier, healthier, and more authentic lives. Whether this means overcoming a specific challenge, navigating life change, or treating a specific diagnosis—my treatment approach is person-centered, collaborative, and holistic. I believe that we are "masters of our own ship", as they say; and with the power of therapeutic insight, we learn to understand and navigate turbulent emotions as we steer towards healthy change. My specialty is behavioral health with a background in substance abuse, a...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 28

I am licensed in New York with 28 years of professional counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression and anxiety by understanding how this develops while learning tools to navigate around these issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I want to help you learn how to change negative thinking to positive which will help increase self esteem and courage. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first st...

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

I am licensed in both North Carolina and New York with 12 years of professional work experience. I have worked in a variety of settings such as school settings with children and adolescents, substance abuse facilities, outpatient facilities, inpatient/hospital behavioral health units, crisis call centers, and private practice settings. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence, as well as a variety of other life stressors. I work with my clients to c...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, relationship issues, anger management, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in New Jersey and New York with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 25

I am licensed in New York with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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, LGBT, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 40

I am licensed in New York with 40 years of professional work experience. I work with children adolescents and adults of all ages for 40 years. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, LGBTQ+ related issues, coping with grief and loss, depression, OCD-obsessions and compulsions, ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, relationship conflicts, developmental disabilities, disabilities of all types physical as well as emotional, autism, substance abuse and addictions. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and fee...

How To Find Counseling Huntington Bay

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

  • CBT in Huntington Bay
  • DBT in Huntington Bay
  • Substance use therapy in Huntington Bay
  • Couples therapy in Huntington Bay

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Huntington Bay, 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 Huntington Bay, 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 Huntington Bay area can be found below:

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

While many psychologists in Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay, 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 Huntington Bay above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay, 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 11743 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 Huntington Bay can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay, 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.

Huntington Bay 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 Huntington Bay, 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

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 Huntington Bay.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Huntington Bay:

11743