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Bethany Kelley

Offering therapy in OH
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience

Hey there and welcome! I am a Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working in the Mental Health and Addiction fields. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, career/life change, military adjustment concerns, LGBTQ+ and relationship issues. I believe each person is unique and so I use a person centered approach with a very warm, non-judgemental and compassionate style. I believe in treating others with the highest level of respect and dignity. I will meet you where you are and move with you at your pace. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels--the world does enough of that. I acknowledge the courage it takes to seek out answers and create a more rewarding life! I also commend you for your choice in owning the goal to be a healthier YOU! I look forward to joining you on your journey to an improved, happier YOU!

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Dr. Andra Johnson

Offering therapy in OH
License: DSW ,LCSW,LCAC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
37 years of experience

I provide virtual (telehealth) therapy services in Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin that you will find perfect for your schedule. I have over 30 yrs clinical experience working with clients who experience life difficulties. If you are looking to reduce stress, create a balanced life, build healthy boundaries, increase your self-understanding, self-worth, and self-care options, please contact me! If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Norene Vello

Offering therapy in OH
License: MALPCC
GriefSelf esteem
20 years of experience

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 ages 6-82 working to better understand themselves and make peace with their struggles using Cognitive and Achievement assessments, Mindfulness breathing exercises, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I have participated in and co-facilitated small women's groups for 18 years using Biblical principles, Spiritual Mindfulness, meditation, prayer, journaling, art, nature, music, CBT, Positive Therapy and Psychotherapy. These groups have addressed issues of depression, anxiety, self-esteem, self-confidence, abuse, and self-destructive behavior patterns. My focus in Psychotherapy includes the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual aspects of self because when one part hurts all parts hurt. We are spiritual beings with a need to belong, loved, accepted, and have meaning and purpose to maintain and develop a sense of well-being which, starts in childhood and continues throughout life. My goals in every session are safety, peace, well-being, health, contentment, healing and wholeness in God. I welcome the privilege of walking with you and alongside you if you choose to invite me.

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Rachel Sams

Offering therapy in OH
License: LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesDepression
9 years of experience

Life has a way of presenting challenges in unique ways. When we have the correct tools and support to navigate our journey we can weather the ups and downs of life and transform from just surviving to thriving. Our journey through life was never intended to be walked alone and making the decision to seek support from a qualified therapist is a courageous step in prioritizing your health and well-being. As a licensed clinical social worker in Ohio with 9 years of experience, I provide compassionate, strengths based therapy utilizing several therapeutic approaches to best meet the needs of each individual. I have a passion for helping individuals realize their full potential to thrive in this life and overcome the hurdles of self-limiting beliefs, past traumas, betrayal, depression and anxiety. I strive to build a solid therapeutic relationship with each new client as it is imperative to the healing process. Welcome to your journey, I am honored you have chosen me to walk with you.

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Jennifer Wikette

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteem
26 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio with 26 years of professional work experience in the social services realm. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I have worked with adults and children throughout my career and believe in establishing holistic well-being. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Samantha Alvarez

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
16 years of experience

I am a licensed independent social worker with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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.

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Briana Brown

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changesADHD
4 years of experience

Hi! My name is Bree and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio. I am also licensed as a Professional School Counselor. My passion is helping others grow in to the best version of themselves. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem/confidence, depression, identity development, bullying, trauma, coping with life changes, etc. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our conversations 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 work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I am here to support you in that process because everyone deserves a safe space to heal and grow. I look forward to assisting you on your healing journey!

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Ashley Halasa

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

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 first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage and should not be done alone.

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Jason Armentrout

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

I am licensed therapist in Ohio with 5 years of clinical experience and 7 years experience working in the community as a case manager. I work with clients ages young to old with a wide range of problems including depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have extensive experience working with a wide range of traumas experienced from physical, emotional and sexual abuse. My approach to therapy places the importance of establishing the therapeutic relationship first to build rapport and trust. Therapy is a professional partnership working together towards a better you. I believe it is important to treat everyone with compassion, understanding, respect, and without judgement. My approach integrates solution focused with cognitive-behavioral and relational psychodynamic therapy. An individual's treatment is catered to each individual based on their needs. Therapy is a journey that takes commitment, courage, and hard work to create change for a healthier and happier you. Treatment is done with you not to you as we work together towards a treatment goal that is developed together. I am here to support you in that process.

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Katelyn Strand

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepression
3 years of experience

I am licensed therapist in Ohio with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & history of trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with depression and young adult issues. It takes courage reaching out for help and I am hopeful we can work together to process current issues while also engaging in skills training to build the life you have been hoping for. I am trained in several treatment modalities and use approaches based in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, and Mindfulness-Stressed Based Reduction (MBSR).

How to find counseling in Lithopolis

Finding the best therapist close by in Lithopolis can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services 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 Lithopolis. 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 Lithopolis, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. 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 Lithopolis 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 providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Lithopolis area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Lithopolis, 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 Lithopolis area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Lithopolis 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 Lithopolis due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Lithopolis may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Ohio you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

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

Therapists in Lithopolis, 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 clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Lithopolis above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Lithopolis 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 Lithopolis 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 Lithopolis therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

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 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 Lithopolis therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in OH, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 43110 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Lithopolis 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 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 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 Lithopolis 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 Lithopolis, 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.

Lithopolis has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

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 within 24 to 48 hours.

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

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43110, 43136

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