Rye Brook is one of the oldest towns in New York, founded in 1640 by settlers from Greenwich, Connecticut who bought the land from the Native Americans who were living here. In the beginning, the town was called Rye, but it was eventually separated into three towns called Port Chester, Rye Neck, and Rye Brook. Rye Brook is the largest at about 3.5 square miles.

Do you sometimes feel like you are being split into different directions like the town of Rye? Sometimes, you may not know where to turn or what to do about what is bothering you. But in and around Rye Brook you can find some excellent mental health experts who can help you with whatever is bothering you. Contact one of these experts today.

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Aaliyah El-Amin-Turner

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), serving children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I received my bachelor's degree in Psychology and my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from St. John Fisher College. It is my belief that therapy is a process of self-exploration. The decision to engage in psychotherapy is not always an easy one. Making your mental health a priority is the first step. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change as therapeutic interventions. I offer an individualized, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach to meet the needs of each client. If you are seeking a collaborative therapeutic environment where you feel supported in your counseling journey, I am here to support you. I look forward to working with you!

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Ashley Samonte

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,ACSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemCareer difficulties
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Now accepting Nevada State clients! Ashley is a New York State licensed clinical social worker who was recognized by the Academy of Certified Social Workers in Spring of 2018 as a professional who meets ‘national standards for higher levels of experience and knowledge’. She is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers and prioritizes career development, finding that continued learning, results in effective therapeutic relationships. Her therapeutic approach puts you at the center, with an emphasis on your strengths, psychoeducation, and self-care. Ashley is a Certified Financial Social Worker. Her clinical areas of emphasis include: Anxiety Bereavement Depression Moral Injury Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder/ Post-Traumatic Growth You'll likely find Ashley is a good match for you if you need help with stress, life transitions, better communication, exploring boundaries, and relationship difficulties. Potential clients must be 18 years or older and be a resident of either a) New York State or b) Nevada State. Ashley believes integrated practice invites adults to partake in a therapeutic process that is best suited for the individual.

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Eathelda Turner

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Trauma and abuseParenting issuesDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed clinical social worker. I specialize in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and low self-esteem. My modality of treatment encompasses cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused therapy, client centered therapy, and motivational interviewing. I practice from a trauma informed perspective in which I recognize symptoms of trauma and the role it plays in one's life. I strive to help individuals understand experiences happening in their lives and collaboratively work together to develop and gain the tools necessary to overcome and manage symptoms of mental health. Taking the first step (or even continuing the journey), can be the hardest part, now that you’re here, we can take the second step together!

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Kristin Esposita-Ublacker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW-R
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepression
23 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from New York. I have over 20 years experience . I have worked with Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Behavioral Issues and more. I decided to be a social worker because I did not want anyone to feel alone. I wanted everyone to have someone to talk to. I wake up each day hoping to make someone’s day a little brighter and lighter by being there to listen to them. I will be there to help them make changes to their lives and deal with any obstacles that may come along the way. I approach therapy by being compassionate, respectful and non-judge mental. I understand that change and asking for help are difficult for many. Taking those first steps can be the hardest. I work with my clients to identify the change they want to make, answer questions about the problem/change and set goals to address the problem/change areas. I look forward to meeting and working with you as you make changes to your life. Kristin

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Lynn Marrone

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsSelf esteemCoping with life changes
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in New York with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & 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. 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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Laura Phillips

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in New York with 16 years of professional work experience. I have worked extensively with a variety of populations- including adolescents and children. 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.

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Yael Harooni

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Yael received her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. She is trained in all facets of mental health, delivering exceptional and individualized care to all of her clients. Yael's technical training is concentrated in personality, anxiety, eating, and trauma related disorders. She also provides tailored counseling to all who face bereavement, parenting, and LGBTQ+ concerns.

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Steven Purvin

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Steven Purvin and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor-Master Level (CASAC-M). I earned my Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Hofstra University in 2015. I have 8 years of clinical experience working with individuals who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. I also specialize in working with those who struggle with anxiety and panic disorders, depression, mood disorders, addictive thinking and behavior, relationship issues, life transitions, and men’s issues. My methodology is both integrative & collaborative; incorporating principles of mindfulness, strength-based approach, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, narrative therapy, and motivational interviewing. My approach involves setting the tone for a safe space, providing empathy and unconditional positive regard, and establishing person-centered goals. I assist clients in developing the ability to challenge unhelpful thought patterns, gain insight into the past, reduce stress, self-regulate, & become emotionally resilient.

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Louise Emanuel

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Life is full of unique challenges and exciting opportunities waiting to be discovered. Whether you're navigating midlife transitions, managing stress and anxiety, healing from trauma, or exploring your path to self-discovery, each moment holds the potential for growth and transformation. Greetings! I’m Louise Emanuel, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a decade of experience providing supportive therapy. Within our sessions, you'll find a nurturing environment where your voice is truly heard, where you feel supported, and where empowerment flourishes. Let's embark on a journey together, where we'll overcome obstacles, reach new heights, and work towards unlocking your full potential. I'm here to guide and support you every step of the way.

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Debbedo Brown

Clinical therapist offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in New York with 5 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 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Rye Brook

Finding the best therapist close by in Rye Brook 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 in Rye Brook that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Rye Brook. 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 Rye Brook, 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 in the Rye Brook region and in the state of New York. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Rye Brook or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Rye Brook area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Rye Brook 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 Rye Brook, elsewhere in Westchester, or in the greater state of New York.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Rye Brook 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 Rye Brook 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 Rye Brook 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in Rye Brook, 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 Rye Brook psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Rye Brook 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 Rye Brook helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Rye Brook 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Rye Brook 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 in Rye Brook?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Rye Brook 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.

Rye Brook therapists 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 Rye Brook 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 Rye Brook 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in NY, therapists 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 10604 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Rye Brook counselor?

Before seeing your Rye Brook 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Rye Brook.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A Rye Brook 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 with a Rye Brook counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Rye Brook, 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.

Rye Brook 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 during telehealth appointments?

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 for Rye Brook, New York

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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 to customer service 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 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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