Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 10

" I am a non-judgmental, open-minded therapist who believes that each client is an individual who deserves respect and unconditional regard for their life experiences. I engage in utilization of client centered therapy that allows the client to direct and feel more involved in the therapeutic process. This allows me to connect with the client and, together, develop a treatment plan that will help them to foster the skills that they feel they need to achieve the goals that they have set forth." "I have worked, successfully, with individuals who are dealing with tr...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of experience: 3

Congratulations on taking the first step! Sometimes just getting in the door can be the hardest part. In reality, you have already been through the hardest part, you lived through the pains of your life. With help in counseling, all that remains is removing the clutter that was left behind and entering into wholeness and freedom. I see counseling as an exciting time of self discovery, freedom, and personal growth. Coming to counseling is a sign of hope. Working together in the therapeutic alliance, this hope will increase as you find your core self and take hol...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

Thanks for checking me out; it’s important to find a good fit! Research shows that it’s the quality of the Therapeutic Relationship that determines success in therapy, not the practice model or the credential of the therapist, so be sure and work with someone you really feel comfortable with. Because of that fact, I bring humor, kindness and empathy in a down-to-earth conversational style. I may throw some nerdy brain science at you, here and there, but therapy can be fun, no matter how challenging the issues may be. I can tell you that I draw from Motivation...

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

Hey there! Licensed Clinical Social Worker at your service! Passionate about guiding and empowering individuals across the lifespan, I'm here to lend you a helping hand on your journey to wellness. Right from the start, you'll notice my caring and compassionate nature. I pour my heart into understanding you and creating a safe space for growth. You'll find me to be creative, good-hearted, and down-to-earth, which helps to create a therapeutic environment filled with comfort, safety, and compassion. With 5 years of valuable experience, I specialize in utilizing th...

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: Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 12

Hello! My name is Deborah Anderson and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Texas. I am also a Licensed Independent Social worker (LISW) in Ohio, my home state. I have worked with people challenged by substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, grief and loss. My approach is solution focused, I want to work collaboratively with clients to identify ways to work through the things that have been barriers to their having a fulfilling life. I incorporate Cognitive Behavioral therapy to help clients restructure the life beliefs that have hindered t...

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: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Ohio with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & 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. 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: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

It is my observation, from all of my clinical experiences, that people are both hurt by and healed by relationships. This is a large focus in my clinical practice, but not the only focus. Sometimes, the things affecting us have little to do with our relationships at all. Whatever it is that's bothering you, keeping you stuck, or giving you issue in life, I would welcome you to come and work with me. I am licensed in Ohio as an Independent Marriage & Family Therapist, with 11 years of professional work experience doing therapy, and 10 years experience running my o...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervisory endorsement in Ohio with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have helped many clients cope with depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, substance use disorders, and parenting issues. I generally take a holistic approach to treatment that strives to take the whole person into consideration. So, I help people change their thoughts, find motivation, change behavior, manage their feelings. As person-centered counselor, I treat every person non-judgmentally with dignity, and the respect ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in North Carolina with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 21

I am licensed in Ohio with 21 years of professional work experience. I began my career working at the Department of Veteran's affairs as a Clinical Social Worker. I spent over 11 years counseling veterans individually and in group settings. I also ran a PTSD group with Vietnam veterans for over three years in a community based outpatient clinic. 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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 20

Welcome. Thank you for considering me for your counseling services. I am licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with over 20 years of professional work experience. I strive to use our therapeutic relationship along with specific therapeutic models to help meet your needs. I utilize tools from Postive Psychology and a strength based model to hone in on your specific strengths. With a combination of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) we will address your needs. My goal is to walk along side you and assist you in d...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Ohio with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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!

How To Find Counseling Kipton

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Kipton 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 Kipton 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 Kipton, 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 Kipton above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Kipton 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 Kipton 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 Kipton 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 Kipton 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 Kipton 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 Kipton, 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 44049 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 Kipton can be a great option.

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

Kipton 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 Kipton, 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 Kipton.

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

44049, 44074