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Camille Yuscak

Offering therapy in NY
License: LCSW-R
Stress, AnxietyGriefCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
20 years of experience

Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York and New Jersey with many years experience working with people coping with chronic illness, aging, end of life issues and grief and loss. These types of issues can really rock your world and make it seem like nothing makes sense anymore. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I truly believe that although life is different now, you can learn to co-exist with your new reality. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I am eclectic in my approach using cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution-focused therapy components. Everyone is an individual and we will work together to develop an approach that meets your needs. I commend you for taking this important first step towards change and acceptance, it truly takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life. I am here to support and empower you to achieve your goals. I look forward to working with you!

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Shannon Brandes

Offering therapy in NY
License: Lmhc
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepression
8 years of experience

Are you ready to improve your mental heath and willing to put the work in to do it? I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida, Kansas and New York, and a board certified Tele-mental health counselor. I have been treating clients in a variety of settings to include forensics, foster care and adult mental health. A variety of mental health concerns that I address include, but are not limited to, sexual addiction, anxiety, depression, phase of life problems, relationships issues, nutrition/exercise, and other mental health concerns. I utilize various counseling theories and techniques to tailor each session to my client's needs. I believe in a holistic and natural approach in order to have a balanced life. When or if desired, physical wellness can be a focus as I have personal training experience. Christian counseling is also available to those who desire this as well. Each person that enters counseling in my practice is considered unique and will be treated fairly without fear of judgment. The only thing that I ask of you is that you are READY TO WORK and that you are looking to put in the work necessary to make the changes that are needed to make it to your goals. You are your own agent of change! I'm only here to guide you along through the process of this and to support you as you need it! Looking forward to working with you on this journey!

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Ellen Grant

Offering therapy in NY
License: PhD, LCSW-R
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoaching
29 years of experience

Greetings- I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 29 years of experience in the field. I am also a licensed practical nurse and executive coach. My areas of focus in social work are stress, anxiety, workplace and career issues, women and leadership, and diversity. I use Cognitive Behavior Therapy or talk therapy in my counseling approach. I have served on boards of not for profit organizations and been involved in the National Association of Social Work at the local, state and national level. All of this experience has made me an empathetic listener. I treat all with respect and the utmost confidentiality. Doing the work to reach your counseling goals is not easy. It will take work on your behalf, but think of it simply like running a marathon—it’s a mile at a time until you reach 26.2 miles at the finish line or climbing stairs to the twenty-sixth floor in an office building. But, just know I’ll be right there with you.

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Renee DeVuyst

Offering therapy in NY
License: LMHC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
18 years of experience

“Being empathetic is seeing the world through the eyes of the other, not seeing your world reflected in their eyes”. -Carl Rogers Counseling is a process whereby we work together to promote acceptance and change. As a professional in the field for 18 years I have experience in working with individuals facing an array of mental health and substance use issues across many diverse populations. I have helped individuals navigate life issues such as grief and loss, anxiety, stress, trauma, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. I have also facilitated treatment for sexual offenders and perpetrators of domestic violence. I obtained my master’s degree in Counselor Education from SUNY Brockport in May 2002. I received my NBCC certification in 2003, and I obtained NY State licensure in 2006. I would describe my therapeutic approach as integrative. I meet individuals where they are and try to gain insight and understanding into their worldview. Person-centered approach is primary, focusing on empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard. Motivational interviewing and strength-based theory take center stage. Cognitive-behavioral theory is integrated as appropriate to help facilitate greater understanding and insight regarding challenges and planning for change. Genuineness is important to me. Please do not expect silence or lack of engagement. I will validate thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, but also challenge incongruencies to help facilitate self-awareness. I am comfortable in all communication platforms, including texts, video chat, phone calls, video conferencing. I have experience in working with clients across all mediums. I look forward to taking the journey with you.

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Christina Campbell

Offering therapy in NY
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteem
12 years of experience

Hi, thanks for stopping by. Please feel welcomed here and say hello. My name is Christina, and I’m glad we connected. I'm a Clinical Social Worker and I'm ready to assist in a helpful and skillful approach. I look forward to hearing what circumstances led you to therapy. I look at the whole person along with any struggle or difficulty life has thrown your way. If you would like empowerment, gain more confidence, and self awareness this approach in therapy is for you. If you need some help figuring out those big dreams or the smallest goals that feel miles away, let’s problem solve and create solutions together. I offer ways on how to get through your struggle, to achieve your victory. The key factor for progress, is our willingness to try, (keep trying) show up and the rest will get there. My intention and purpose in clinical approach is to help you discover your true capacity and capability for growth to obtain your goals. I’ve had the privilege to work with families, disabled children, prevention, substance use, hospice care, corrections, and Veterans. I am continually growing as an individual, as we never stop learning about ourselves and others. I believe success is appreciated by extent of the effort. Everyone has something to teach us. I am seasoned with cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, strengths based, crisis invention and prevention, grounding, relaxation techniques, guided meditation and combine or adapt as people evolve in their therapeutic growth. Warmly, Christina

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Diana Nash

Offering therapy in NY
License: MA,LMHC,6th yr certificate PHD. NYU
Stress, AnxietyGriefDepressionCoachingADHD
20 years of experience

I am Diana Nash. It is good to meet you. I am wondering if you might be one of many who struggle with grief, loss issues, anxiety, depression or couples with relationship issues? If so, you need not make your journey(s) alone. As a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) --I hold a MA Counseling Psychology and 6th year certificate from New York University, and 20 years' of clinical experience I can guide you and support you on your path to a more joyful, fulfilling and integrated life. I see clients on Mondays and Wednesdays. I look forward to meeting you!

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Julia (Jurate) Mcgarry

Offering therapy in NY
AddictionsGriefAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. In my practice, I utilize Integrative therapy, altering treatment based on an individual's needs.I use my expertise in CBT, MI, Client-centered, Insight-based, Interpersonal, and Attachment-based therapy approaches to address specific issues. 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!

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Meghan Gallagher

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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. 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 believe in building on every clients strengths and to assist individuals in making their lives work better.

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Alycia Cooksey

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 15 years of professional work experience. 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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Brittany Shillingford

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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.

How to find counseling in Piermont

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Piermont 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 Piermont 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Piermont may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of New York you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Piermont, 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Piermont above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Piermont 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 Piermont 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 Piermont therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Piermont 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in NY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 10968 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Piermont 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 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 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 Piermont 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 Piermont, 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.

Piermont has many clinicians 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.

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.

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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

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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