In life, it can be hard to find support to help prop you up. When you're depressed, your support may feel weak and it can feel like you’ll be tumbling down any second. One person who can help you in this situation is a counselor based in Lorain. 

Lorain is known as the Steel City. People always want to have nerves of steel, but when it comes to facing life’s issues, it can be a challenge. Speak to a counselor and see what you can do to improve your support. You can be a better person if you follow their plan. 

This is Semone Danage's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S, LPCC-S , BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 13

Are you ready to go to another level? Ready to re-invest in YOU? Need therapy, but want more treatment setting options? Are you a professional looking for therapy? YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE. Welcome to a space where you can grow - free of judgment, stigma and FULL of opportunity!! I am a professional clinical counselor, with a supervision designation licensed in Ohio and Virginia with 10 years of experience working as a therapist and several years as a clinical supervisor. I have worked in private practice and various community and medical sett...

This is Timothy Welch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,NCC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Hello! It can be a scary process to start therapy and I will do my best to respect who you are and what goals you are seeking. I believe therapy should be a two way street where you and I work together to decide what is best for you. Your current emotional struggle does not have to define your future. Working together, my hope is to help empower, encourage and educate you in finding resolution to this struggle. I’ve been a clinical counselor for 20 years and currently work in a private practice. I specialize in alcohol and drug issues along with depression, an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hey there! My name is Heath I appreciate your courage to seek out help. I have enjoyed working in the mental health field for 9 years now and I'm licensed in the State of Ohio. I have experience with children, adolescents, and adults from all backgrounds. I have experience working with an array of issues including depression, anxiety, anger control, and co-occurring disorders (mental health and substance use). I also have some experience working with trauma and grief and loss. My approach is very person centered, cognitive behavioral, and solution focused. ...

This is Rachel Marshall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! I’m Rachel, and I’m a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. It’s great you’re trying to improve your life and mental health! Having gained so much from being on the "other couch", I’m happy to keep this cycle of healing going. The best part of my job is hearing my clients’ stories, learning how each of us have developed into the unique (sometimes quirky) beings that we are, and watching others grow. My experience includes collaborating with clients on relationship issues, worries, addictions, parenting concerns, losses, low self esteem, trauma, dep...

This is Rebecca Martin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a outpatient mental health therapist licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania with over 8 years of experience working with both adults and children. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, ADHD, and other persistent mental health issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, compassion, and I don't believe in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): IMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! My name is Nicole Byrum and I am an independently licensed marriage and family therapist. I have over 14 years of experience in the clinical setting and have come to understand the importance of the therapeutic relationship. One of my strengths as a therapist is the ability to connect with a variety of people! Working in a community mental health setting throughout my career has afforded me the opportunity to work with a variety of people as well as a variety of presenting issues. Much of my work has been with those facing addictions, mood disorders, an...

This is Amy Haake's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

Do emotions feel foreign to you? Overwhelming? Were you taught to just ignore what you are feeling and power through to the next thing on your to-do list? I work with clients to embrace and understand all these things that they feel from day to day which then allows them to function at their full potential. Emotions don’t have to be intimidating or overwhelming, I would love to show you how they can become a source of strength. Hello I’m Amy, owner and therapist at Reliant Counseling, my own tele-health based counseling company. I work to empower others to unlock ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Karen Baum and I am a licensed clinical counselor in Ohio and Michigan. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Community Counseling. Although I have much experience in assisting clients with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and more, I specialize in anxiety and relationship issues. This may include sexual issues, communication, infidelity, repeating your "type" of partner, open relationships, and LGBTQIA issues. My counseling style is warm and supportive. I will challenge you on your counseling path but with empathy, s...

This is Susan Lipkin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hi and thank you so much for considering working with me as your counselor. I have been a licensed clinical social worker since 1988, and became independently licensed in 1999. I have a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work. I work with a client-centered approach, listening carefully to what you as the client need and what you already know works best for you. I have spent seven years in private practice as a psychotherapist, and I have worked in community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, and in veterans' services. I work well with both men and...

This is Kelly Walsh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 21

Hello, I am Kelly Walsh. I have a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology from the University of Evansville and Master of Social Work from the University of Kentucky. I have specialized training in trauma treatment, but I am also conversant in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, attachment issues, and relationship issues. My treatment approach is to create a culture of safety and trust. Some people call this the therapeutic relationship. I believe in a concept created by Carl Rogers, a pioneer i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,IMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Rae and I am a licensed couple and family therapist. I have 4 years of experience providing therapy in multiple treatment settings, including inpatient hospitals, military bases, outpatient therapy clinics, and medical offices. My training has prepared me to feel confident working with individuals, children and adolescents, couples, and families depending on the concerns needing to be addressed in therapy. My undergraduate degree is in Philosophy from Wake Forest University, NC. I completed my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at E...

This is Annemarie Colosimo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with 20 years experience. My focus is always to work in collaboration with each client to develop a treatment plan that best addresses the areas they would like to work on. I accomplish this by developing a trusting therapeutic relationship, utilizing the client’s strengths, and offering guidance to strengthen motivation to reach their goals. I prefer to use techniques from several modalities including solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapy as well as motivational interviewing. I received my Master’s Degree ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Your life feels heavy, hopeless, chaotic and out of control. Your mind is racing, you’re exhausted from people-pleasing and your self-confidence is at an all-time low. Anxiety, depression, and stress are ruling your life, and it feels as if you may never feel peace again. Maybe you are a parent trying to find balance and control in the midst of chaos, but wearing a mask so that your abilities are not questioned. You struggle with guilt, comparison, and nothing ever feels like it is enough. You have thoughts that you could never say out loud to friends and family, ...

This is Kimberly  Hutchings 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio. I have 29 years experience in the field of Social Work, with the last 10 years focusing on clinical Social Work. I have experience working with children, teens and adults with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting concerns and trauma and abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive, I am supportive and also believe in transparency. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness and so...

This is Terron Gaiter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW,LICDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, my name is Terron Gaiter, and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. I approach therapy from a practical perspective where I am a realist. I am empathetic and nonjudgmental, but I do challenge my clients to push themselves outside of therapy in order to reach their goals. I work from a strengths perspective framework and with DBT/CBT and mindfulness. I have worked with clients who have had issues with substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosocial stressors, etc. I also currently work w...

This is Dustin Cooley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hey! My name is Dustin Cooley and I am a licensed clinical therapist in Ohio. I have about 10 years in this field and have been licensed since 2016. I have worked with people in every walk of life who have struggled with many things including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, relationship problems, work related stress, life coaching, career development, and so much more. I thoroughly love my job and take pride in helping others through these tough times of life. If there is anything I can help you with please reach out! ...

This is Debora Van Romer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Ohio with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! I am a Clinical Social Worker (LISW-S) in Ohio that has worked in the field for 15 years supporting people who are facing crisis and stressful life events. In addition to obtaining a Master of Social Work in 2008, I have certificates in Domestic Violence Counseling, Child Abuse and Recovery, Specialized Mental Health (working with persons with severe mental illness) & Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. I often treat anxiety and depression caused by trauma, relationship problems, and work/life stressors. I work with my clients to create an open and safe enviro...

This is Faith Beddick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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!

This is Stacey Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lorain, Ohio (Lorain, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Ohio with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, depression, developing increased self-esteem, anxiety & anger management. 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!

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Lorain? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Lorain area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Lorain' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Lorain, or elsewhere in the Lorain county or state of Ohio.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Lorain therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Lorain counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Lorain, OH ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Ohio will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Lorain 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 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Lorain offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Lorain has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Lorain, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Lorain therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 63730 people in the city of Lorain, OH finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 44053 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Lorain therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Lorain, Ohio can serve:

44052, 44053, 44055

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Lorain' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Lorain's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Lorain, Ohio?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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