This is William Besterman IV's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a social worker in Florida with 6 years experience. I have worked with crisis and suicide prevention for many years. My specialties include substance abuse counseling, and grief and loss counseling. I find that I am able to understand my clients in ways that others cannot. With a technique that incorporates finding one's own Inner Strength and uncovering things that they do not know about themselves. It is important to realize the positive qualities of not only yourself but your life in general and use that as the basis to better yourself. It is time to make ...

This is Jeffrey Owen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., L.P.C.C.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 43

Hi, my name is Jeff Owen. I support your decision to reach out for help, and I welcome the opportunity to partner with you in overcoming your current challenges. As difficult as these may be, my experiences over the years strengthen my confidence in the very significant accomplishments we may be able to achieve together. I am an independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio, with a graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling, and over 40 years of experience working with a broad spectrum of client concerns. My earliest professiona...

This is Kristine Edwards's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Do you find you are missing your voice? That you have spent your whole life identifying as someone else's "something" - whether that be someone's spouse, partner, friend, co-worker, mother, leader, etc... Do you know what drives you or what you are passionate about?? This is where I come in...let's work together to find your voice... your direction. Whether you are an individual person or part of a couple trying to find that synergy you remember, but can no longer find. Come on...let's start this journey together. I am your partner... I am a facilitator o...

This is Jennifer  Franck's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSA,LISW-S,CCM
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Jennifer Franck and I have been a Social Worker for over 20 years. I have worked in many settings addressing many different concerns. I work with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and self-confidence issues. I have also worked with those facing life-limiting illness as a Social Worker for hospice. In addition, I have experience with aging and disabilities, caregiving, and behavior change. I always place my clients first and believe you have a right to tell your story. I will listen without judgment, pr...

This is Sarah Robb's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW-S,LICDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. Life poses many challenges. Learning to face, cope with, and resolve these challenges, when we are ready, can increase our resilience and our ability to relate well with others. We are all unique. Our individual life experiences shape who we are. Sarah is a firm believer that with willingness, hard work and the development and practice of new skills, anyone can improve their quality of life and increase their happiness. Sarah Robb is an LISW-S (Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor) and an LICDC (L...

This is Kristen Shores's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

I am an independent social worker licensed in Ohio with over 15 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, ADHD and grief and loss. I also have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and c...

This is Susan Wolanyk's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Welcome to Betterhelp! My name is Susan Wolanyk and I am an LPCC-S in OH with 9 years experience working with moderate to severe mental illnesses in a community setting amongst a diverse population of Hispanics, East Europeans, Blacks and new immigrants from around the world. So many clients were filled with shame and fear which birthed in me a compassion and patience for our human vulnerability. My masters program also heavily stressed clinical humility in dealing with hurting people. My work focused on grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse with ...

This is Sharon Morgan-LaMar's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 25 years of experience working as a Medical Social Worker/Clinician and as a Mental Health Counselor. I am licensed to practice in Ohio and Florida, and Maine. I am a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, with a MS Degree in Social Administration. I have spent the past 18 years working for the Department of Veteran Affairs where I provide veteran’s of the Armed Forces with Case Management, Crisis Intervention, and Individual and Group Therapy. I view the counseling process as an alliance between the cl...

This is Larry  Alexander 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPCC-S, CFMHE, CCCE
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 36

I have been in the mental health field for over 37 years. During that time I have worked with individuals from 2 yrs old to 98 yrs old. I believe in a client based treatment approach. It's not about me and my goal for you. It's about your needs and goals each session.

This is Brandy Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hey there, I'm Brandy! I am a clinical social worker licensed in Ohio with nearly 10 years of therapy experience. I have worked with a wide range of diverse clients who desire to make changes in their lives. I have collaborated with clients to center change around anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship issues, family concerns, grief, self-esteem and effects of trauma and sexual assault. My personal counseling style is warm, relaxed and conversational. I believe in partnering with clients to meet them where they are to work towards most effective ...

This is Josephine  Shelton-Townes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Ohio with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 a client centered therapist and will support and guide you as you steer the direction of the therapy. My style is warm, supportive and reflective. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am h...

This is Judith Walker's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MED, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello. I love working with anxious and depressed clients. Why? I love helping them discover the path to the solutions that have been eluding them. Many have suffered abuse/trauma and are seeking healing leading to fulfillment of life. In this world of confusion, disappointment, and fear relief is attainable. There are many decisions to be made in career and personal life to be sorted through to clarity. My 30+ years in counseling including a Masters degree in community counseling and other tools like empathy, intuition and skill have helped many clients who sai...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Ohio with several years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with parenting issues. 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 Dustin Cooley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, 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 Alan Gross's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Ohio with over 17 years of professional counseling experience. My focus is helping clients with stress and anxiety, feelings of confusion, loneliness and sadness, relationship issues, parenting issues, substance use, family conflict, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have helped folks to make positive changes in their relationships, in their careers and to build a rewarding and meaningful life. It takes courage to take the first steps toward change. I would like to support that courage by working with you in a collaborative, practical w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker - Supervisor in the state Ohio with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients working through mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, traumatic stress and ADHD. More importantly, my desire is to help my clients work on achieving their goals so they can be better versions of themselves. I believe that when we are at our best - we can be better spouses... parents... and co-workers. Because of this, building and sustaining healthy relationships and boundaries is something ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Ohio with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

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 n...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - McDonald, Ohio (McDonald, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, 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, depression, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, and parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared, as new avenues for hope and healing take root. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage and I am so glad you have taken this step. Hope and healing can become a beautiful chapter in your life story, and I am here to walk alongside you i...

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

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 McDonald 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 McDonald 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 McDonald or elsewhere in Trumbull 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 McDonald 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 McDonald 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 McDonald 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 McDonald 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 McDonald, 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 McDonald, 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 44437 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 McDonald:

44437

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.