Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Hello! My name is Justin. I am licensed as an LCSW in Nevada and an LISW in Ohio with five years of experience. I have worked with clients on a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, mood disorders, substance abuse, relationship issues, and career challenges. I have also helped people dealing with trauma and abuse. I believe in a person-centered approach with my clients that is non-judgmental and supportive. A strong therapeutic alliance is paramount to my practice and I believe that the client is the expert of their own experience and d...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 23

Hi ! Welcome to BetterHelp. I have been working at BetterHelp for the past 3 years providing individual mental health counseling. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. I am grateful to say that I have worked in the field of mental health and addiction for 25 years, providing individual and group therapy. My approach to therapy is eclectic using models such as: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. I have also worked with family members and friends of people strug...

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

Unexpected life events can be overwhelming and difficult. Figuring out a way to handle these changes can feel like an unimaginable task and asking for help with life transitions can be a vulnerable step. Working together, I can help guide you through this difficult time and support your goals of emotional wellbeing. I am a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Masters Degree in Social Work. I have been working in the healthcare field for over fifteen years as a licensed individual social worker (LISW) and certified case manager (CCM). I provide ther...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

Hi there! I’m Nadine and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with ten years of experience. Are you stressed? Anxious? Sad? Do you have problems you feel can’t be resolved? Do you have relationship problems or problems with your children? Are you lonely? I can help with all of that and more! I’m a great listener, extremely compassionate, and most of all, I’m not pushy. I’m here to listen and walk through the tough parts of your life with you while you make the major decisions. I’m very open-minded and I never pass judgement on anyone. If you think we’d be a go...

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

Hello, I'm therapist, Keith Jones . I am a LPCC with extensive experience with Substance Use Disorder issues. My passion is in the area of performance which has lead me to counsel individuals, athletes, artist, students, professionals, executives , groups and teams. This person- centered approach has been successful in helping clients identify their strengths, and to address the areas that keep them from their top performance. Together we will devices a treatment plan and practice that will help you reach your goals and and let you be your best self.

Specialties: Grief, Self esteem
Years of experience: 20

I am Norene Vello, I am a licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio. I received my Masters in Pastoral Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio and have been practicing 19 years. Life is a journey and at certain points, we all need guidance and direction to navigate the bumps and roadblocks along the way. We need fellow travelers to come alongside, to be present, to listen, guide and direct without judgement, criticism, or condemnation. If you allow me, I would like to be that person. I have collaborated with people ag...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 9

Welcome. My approach to helping clients is multi-faceted. I believe each person needs a specialized approach to therapy. My focus is to meet a client where they are and without judgments or preconceived solutions. You are unique and so is your therapy. Together, you and I make a therapy team. You are an expert on you. I bring to the table my experience pulling aspects of Cognitive Behavioral, Client-Centered, and Dialectic Behavioral therapies. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychol...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Human beings are very dynamic and have unlimited potential to heal and grow. When I began my journey as a therapist, my goal was to help people not feel so alone in their pain, break mental health stigmas, and find answers hidden within themselves. I bring empathy, humor, compassion and genuine curiosity that is free of assumptions to the healing space. My therapeutic approach is tailored to fit your unique needs and desires. I take pride in guiding you in your journey of gaining insight and self-love to help you live a joyful well-balanced life. I have extensive...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 22

Welcome! I'm so glad that you are here investing in and caring for yourself in a meaningful way. We live in extraordinary times that have only heightened our "normal stressors" such as caregiving, battling mental heath challenges, relationship struggles and juggling our over booked lives only to name a few. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Ohio with 22 years of experience in clinical social work. I have had the opportunity to practice with many different populations, in many different settings which has provided a rich and diverse backgrou...

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Ohio with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & 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: Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

**I only work with people under the age of 21** I have been a therapist for 7 years with a variety of clients. My personal favorites to work with are angry, defiant adolescents and teenagers. I specialize in ODD, ADHD, behavioral issues, depression, anxiety, and life changes. I enjoy using a variety of tactics, including humor, to educate and guide clients on how to become better versions of themselves.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

Hello! My name is Ashley Powell, I am licensed in Ohio with 4 years of professional work experience working with youth and young adults in community and school based settings. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

Hi, I'm Kaci Willey, a licensed social worker in Ohio. I have experience helping children, teens and adults to solve problems and learn healthier coping skills to manage their lives so that they can live more peacefully. I can guide you in recognizing negative thought patterns, manage your emotions, and find a solution to your problem. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Social Work and I have been working in the field for 12 years. I have experience helping people cope with depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, OCD, and anger. My passion...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Ohio with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am an LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) in the state of Ohio. I started in the social work field in 2004 and have since worked with many different populations. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, addiction/recovery, parenting issues, & career difficulties. 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! I a...

How To Find Counseling Baltimore

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

  • CBT in Baltimore
  • DBT in Baltimore
  • Substance use therapy in Baltimore
  • Couples therapy in Baltimore

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Baltimore, 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 Baltimore, elsewhere in Fairfield, or in the greater state of Ohio.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Baltimore may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Ohio 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 Baltimore and elsewhere throughout the state of Ohio 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 Baltimore, Ohio 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 Baltimore above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore, OH, 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 43105 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 Baltimore can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore, Ohio 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.

Baltimore 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 Baltimore, 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 Baltimore.

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

43105