School can be tough on a child who is different than others. If your child has autism or any other type of mental health disorder, going anywhere can be a major deal and you may feel helpless not knowing what to do. The Garfield Heights counselors are trained in these and other mental health issues. 

Garfield Heights is built around Garfield Park, which is a great place to spend the afternoon. However, if your child has autism or an anxiety disorder, you may not be able to go anywhere without a meltdown. Talk to one of the counselors in Garfield Heights about what you can do to make things easier for both of you. 

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 6

I am a social worker licensed in both Missouri and Ohio. I have several years experience working with individuals and families in the residential, home, and private practice setting. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, anger, self-esteem, life transitions, relationship issues, parenting and peer problems, career or school challenges, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma especially in regards to neglect, emotional and physical abuse. My style is warm, understanding, and coll...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 20

Hello, I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with multiple state licenses. I am a member of the America Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. These organizations keep me abreast of the current trends and research to better support my clients. I have over 18 years of experience utilizing an array of skills and theoretical orientations, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Reality Therapy. I have worked extensively with clients who experience anxiety, depression, ADD, parenting and relationship issues as well as career couns...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

When I'm working with you, the focus is you--nothing else. You deserve to be truly heard and responded to with support, directness, and honesty. You may want assistance with seeing things in a new way and developing new ways to approach challenges. You may want to better understand what has held you back or why you have certain fears. I'm here to help you explore and understand these things and come away with practical solutions and useful tools. I practiced family and individual counseling in an urban setting for 7 years, and began supervising other therapis...

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

Welcome! I have been a licensed clinician for over 25 years. Throughout the years, I have worked with clients of varying ages across an array of service areas. For example, I have worked with clients to discuss topics such as mental health, coping strategies, anxiety, decision making/problem solving, grief and loss, family changes/conflicts, stress, and coping with long-term or new medical conditions. I also have extensive experience working with individuals with previous involvement in the criminal justice system. This work has provided me with the opportu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

Hello! Welcome to BetterHelp! I am so glad that you have chosen to reach out for help on your path to creating the life you want. That first step of deciding you want to make a change and that it will be better to enlist some professional help is so huge. You should be proud of yourself for that. Finding a therapist that you feel comfortable and connected with has been shown to be the most important factor in determining therapy outcomes. I look forward to working with you. I am a mental health therapist in Ohio with 9 years experience providing mental health...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Greg is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. He also holds a certification as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor via the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Greg received his Master of Education from Kent State University in Higher Education Administration & Student Personnel and his Master of Science in Education from The University of Akron in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Greg is a former college administrator with experience in resid...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 30

Welcome, and congratulations on taking an important first step in finding the assistance that you need. Just as each client is unique, therapists are also varied in their personalities and styles of helping. It will be important for you to take care in finding a therapist who is a good fit for you. Your comfort in communicating and confidence in the person with whom you take this journey will be key contributors to your progress. In your first meeting, or perhaps first few meetings, you will have a chance to sense if a good working relationship is likely to deve...

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

My chosen profession of social work has brought great fulfillment and purpose to my life over the last 15 years. I serve many populations and believe all are capable of profound change, which I seek to empower others to find for themselves with my guidance. No one is ever beyond hope and I will be honored to walk with you through your journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 17

I am Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with 17 years of professional work experience providing treatment to children, teens, and parents. I have worked with clients with various struggles including stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger management, depression, Autism, and ADHD. You are the expert of your story and have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It can be overwhelming and scary to seek help, but once you take that step you are closer to a brighter future. I take pride in providing an open minded, non-judge ...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Florida with 8 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 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, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

Hello, I am Ashley! I'm an independently licensed social worker (LISW) in the state of Ohio. I have over 5 years of experience as a mental health therapist. I believe that through empowerment and support we are all able to make the changes needed to live more fully and honestly. I utilize mindfulness-based strategies to help promote well-being and wholeness. You are the expert of your story and have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming life's challenges. Using a compassion-based approach, I am honored to walk by your side on this journey. Taking the ...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in California and on Ohio with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients cope with addictions, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, & depression. I have experience working with Veterans, immigrants and survivors domestic violence. 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 in seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 16

I am licensed in Ohio with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

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, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Ohio with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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!

How To Find Counseling Garfield Heights

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

  • CBT in Garfield Heights
  • DBT in Garfield Heights
  • Substance use therapy in Garfield Heights
  • Couples therapy in Garfield Heights

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

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

While many psychologists in Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights, 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 Garfield Heights above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights, 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 44105 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 Garfield Heights can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights, 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.

Garfield Heights 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 Garfield Heights, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Garfield Heights.

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

44105, 44125