In life, everyone wants to create the next new invention. While we all are dreamers, few of us are inventors. You may not create the next big invention, but you can learn how to renovate yourself and be an inventor of your own destiny. A counselor based in Kettering can help. 

Kettering is named after an inventor who contributed a lot in the automotive industry. If you're dealing with depression, it can be a challenge to be creative. A counselor in Keterington can help you, but you need to speak to one first and see your potential. 

This is Brittany Fleischer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAEd. LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been providing counseling services for 11 years in both face to face and virtual platforms. During my time I have been able to assist many individuals struggling with a wide variety of struggles including depression, anxiety, low self esteem, severe and persistent mental health symptoms, relational and family concerns, and substance abuse issues. My approach to counseling in each and every session is one that is focused on meeting the individual where they are. I am focused on making this process warm ...

This is Carl DeJohn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

My counseling approach/style comes from a client/person-centered, Humanistic, non-judgmental point of view. I believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and that every person has the ability – within themselves – to not only enact change, but be their own change agent. I have 14 years experience in the behavioral health field (mental health, substance use, and co-occurring) in counseling individuals, couples, and children and families as well. I hope to help those on BetterHelp recognize the strengths within themselves and how they can use tho...

This is Carmen Grace's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

It can be scary when memories of abuse and trauma refuse to stay in the past and insist on interfering with your present. There is a frustration and confusion that comes when you want to be close to others, but you've also learned that people and the world aren't safe. I am an individual, family and adolescent counselor licensed in Michigan and Ohio with 6+ years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including, trauma, anxiety, relationship issues, depression, emotional abuse and an...

This is Duane Wilkins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MCAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome. In a time of stress and anxiety, life may seem confusing and the future uncertain. It can be difficult and scary to find a counselor who you can connect with to discuss what is happening in your life and to work with on dealing with personal issues. I am happy that you are taking this step forward. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Substance Abuse Counselor in both Ohio and Florida, I have worked with people from several walks of life…children, teens, adults, men, women, military, and civilian…who struggle with mental health and/or addiction is...

This is Elyse Bloch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I have been a counselor for 18 years. I believe that counseling needs to be eclectic in order to best serve and support. I'm honored to have had rich clinical experience in Domestic Violence, Childhood Neglect and Dependence, Adoptions, Youth and Adult Developmental Disabilities, Additictions, Adolescent Conduct Disorder, Mental Health Disorders, and Veteran's Concerns. Counseling must be tailored to the consumer and the counseling model must follow suit. I find that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) works well with most;however, I also use Cognitive Behaviora...

This is Heather  Tolle's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Ohio with a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Louisville and four-years post graduate professional experience. After graduating with my master's, I began working in community mental health as a level three treatment specialist and coordinating care between physicians and clients of various ages, genders, sexuality, ethnicities, issues, and level of functioning. For the past two and a half years, I have been working in a private practice setting where I gain more experience in providing ps...

This is A. James (Jim) Evans's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPCC-S,CCTP-I
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 28

I specialize in helping people struggling with tough decisions, difficult people, and challenging situations by helping them to develop realistic solutions. Experience a supportive, individual and engaging approach to treatment with humor, access to a knowledge base and authenticity. I help clients to navigate their world of relationships by learning to "do less" and "be more." This starts by modeling a new and different relationship that is without judgment or unwanted advice. I will work with you in discovering your barriers to fulfillment and increase your ...

This is Valerie Rutherford's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Life is challenging for all of us at times. I’m glad you’re here, taking the steps necessary to care for yourself. BetterHelp is exciting for me because I believe that each individual’s needs are unique and having a variety of ways to receive support is most beneficial. This platform allows for the flexibility that I value. I am Valerie Rutherford, a Licensed Independent Social Worker with supervisory endorsement (LISW-S) in Ohio. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children as well as couples and families. The focus of my career has been me...

This is Alissa Ward's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Akron in Ohio. I have over 13 years of counseling experience working with a wide range of clients and needs including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. My approach to therapy is solution-focused and goal-oriented, working collaboratively with my clients to help them tackle current struggles and recognize their own resiliency, while improving their self-esteem. I frequently use conce...

This is Nakia Pollard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S,Nakia Shantell Pollard
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, I am Nakia and licensed independent social worker supervisor Ohio. I have worked with children and families for almost 10 years. I have a background in working with kids with ADHD, Autism, ODD, Anxiety and Depression. I have also worked with adolescents and adults who are struggling with suicidal ideation and self harming behaviors. I love helping people on their journey of healing and would love to be apart of your journey.

This is Brandy  Finfrock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Ohio with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Joanette  Pulskamp-Jackson 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

Hello! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with over 20 years of experience working in community and hospital settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting special needs children, and managing the struggles of being a caregiver to the geriatric and chronically ill population. My therapy style is casual, warm and interactive. I believe in treating every client with respect, sensitivity, and kindness. My approach combines solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral theories to best ...

This is Marcia Kostoff's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Ohio with 8 years of professional experience as a clinician. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, confidence, and career difficulties. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. My specific treatment modalities include CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) DBT (dialectical be...

This is Georgia Shumpert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Ohio with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Dr. Michael Shatek's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I earned a PhD in human services and am a licensed clinical social worker in Ohio and Texas with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & coping with grief and loss. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Michel Gotwals's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Ohio with 25 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Alyssa Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Ohio with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, sleeping disorders, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Lloyd Darling Jr.'s avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Kentucky with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Thomas Lennon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am an independently licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in Ohio with over 15 years of professional work experience with adults, and adolescents in various community mental health, and school-based settings. I have performed successfully in both inpatient, and outpatient treatment facilities providing individual, group, and family therapy. I have considerable experience in advocating for my clients with a variety of mood disorders, thought disorders, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, and learning disorders. My specialty areas are in dual...

This is Mary Deneau's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Kettering, Ohio (Kettering, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Michigan and have been practicing since 2016. Are you struggling with depression, anxiety or stress? Do you feel overwhelmed and unable to focus on getting better? I provide therapy in a safe and accepting environment where your problems can start to feel less overwhelming or all-consuming. Seeking therapy is an investment in oneself, and I believe it is my job as a therapist to empower clients to find and live their own paths and truths. The path to healing begins with a trusting and accepting therapist-clie...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Kettering?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Kettering area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Kettering and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Kettering or elsewhere in Montgomery or the state of Ohio.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Kettering therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Kettering due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Kettering 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).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Kettering to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Kettering, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Kettering, OH, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 45419 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

45409, 45419, 45420, 45429, 45440

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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 why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.