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Holly Mundon

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LISW-S,CDCA
AddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I have been a Social Worker/Therapist focused on Mental Health treatment of persons with persistent and pervasive mental health conditions for 10 years. I have my license in Social Work and Chemical Dependency in the state of Ohio. I also have a certification as a Certified Trauma Specialist. I have worked in various environments inclusive of hospital inpatient units and emergency rooms, outpatient clinics, community agencies and private practice. I have provided individual and group therapy. I work with clients who suffer from grief and bereavement, trauma, secondary trauma related to health professionals and first responders as well as general therapy for adults. I have worked extensively with hospice patients at the end of their lives as well as their family coping with impending death. . I work with clients with dual diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders. My experience is working with those with Depression, Anxiety, relationship and job stressors. I try to incorporate the importance of diet and its impact on mental health, while working with my clients on the mind, body and spirit connection. I utilized health coaching, talk therapy, short term Solution Focused therapy as well as Dialectical Behavior Theory (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Theory (CBT). But know I will assess and find the therapy that will best fit your needs. I meet a person where they are and work with them to identify their goals so they can move to a state of satisfaction in emotional , physical healing and total well-being. During your growth there can be growing pains. Please let me walk the journey with you supporting you in a safe environment so you can achieve empowerment and gain the skills you need. Thank you for seeking information and beginning your journey to healing. I applaud you for taking the first step.

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John Widmer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LPCCS,LCDC3
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsDepression
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi there! My name is John, but everyone calls me JT. I've been a therapist here in Ohio since 2008 and I have expertise primarily in addictions, depression, and anxiety/stress. I have a masters degree in clinical counseling from Cincinnati Christian University and I love what I do. My counseling style is relaxed and non judgmental, while also not being afraid to gently confront clients when contradictions are noticed. I'm well trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, and more. I look forward to

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Valerie Rutherford

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 mental health; my areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship management, and coping with life’s difficulties. You will find that I provide a safe, warm, non-judgmental space where you can process the emotions and difficulties you are facing. Using a collaborative, client-centered approach, we will work together to improve your situation. I offer a variety of interventions tailored to meet your specific needs. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care. I offer a flexible schedule and am open to whatever form of communication is most comfortable for you. You have begun the journey of seeking help, now I hope you will reach out to see what we can accomplish together!

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Bethany Kelley

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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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Valerie Turner-Harris

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC-S
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoping with life changes
23 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello. Congratulations on taking a courageous step toward self-care, personal development and healing. The decision to reach out for counseling can be daunting. Especially when you just want to find a good match - a therapist who really understands you and has an approach that meets your needs. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio. I work specifically with people who find themselves repeatedly engaged in unfulfilling and even toxic relational patterns. They desire healthier and more deeply connected relationships with others but find themselves consistently struggling with difficult and sometimes overwhelming feelings and negative interactions with partners, family members, friends and/or colleagues. They long to create, restore and strengthen the bonds of healthy relationships in their life. Painful relationship experiences in their past have given rise to distressing issues in present relationships. If this sounds like you, I want you to know that thriving connections that last over time are possible. I'm here to help. With over 20 years as a master level counselor, I have provided counseling services for clients who have been impacted by a variety of issues such as couple and family discord, depression, self-esteem, and trauma-related concerns. I offer an authentic, empathetic, and collaborative way of working with clients. Utilizing an integrative approach, my therapeutic style draws from attachment, family systems and cognitive behavioral perspectives. If what I've shared here sounds like a good match, let's work together. I'm here to help.

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Margaret Fowee

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,LISW,LCDCIII
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsAnger managementSelf esteem
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), in Florida and Ohio and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDCIII) with 15 years of experience working with people to help them make changes in their lives. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, addiction and life changing situations. My therapeutic approach is strength based, solution focused, client centered, utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Theory. I have extensive experience working with the military and their families as well as those struggling with addiction. It takes courage to take the first steps towards a change, but there is power and strength in taking control back and choosing to make a change for the better.

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Benjamin (Ben) Shores

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionADHD
19 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, my name is Ben Shores. I am an independently licensed social worker who has been in the field since 2003. I enjoy working with adults on a variety of therapeutic topics, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and family issues. I offer a client-centered approach in a warm, non-judgmental manner. Congratulations on taking this step to challenge yourself and seek positive change for yourself, I would love to work with you as your therapist!

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Crishna Wilburn

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, depression and anxiety, lgbtqia+ related issues, relationship issues, trauma & family conflicts. 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. 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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Ashlee King

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtq+ 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. 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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Dr. Marianna Nunez

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issuesDepression
26 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, and family/parenting issues. I will work with you 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.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Montezuma

Finding the best therapist close by in Montezuma 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 in Montezuma that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Montezuma. 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 Montezuma, 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 in the Montezuma region and in the state of Ohio. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Montezuma or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Montezuma area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Montezuma 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 Montezuma, elsewhere in Mercer, or in the greater state of Ohio.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Montezuma area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Montezuma 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 Montezuma 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 Montezuma 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

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

Therapists in Montezuma, 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 Montezuma psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Montezuma 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 Montezuma helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Montezuma 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Montezuma 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 in Montezuma?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Montezuma 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.

Montezuma therapists 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 Montezuma 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 Montezuma 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in OH, therapists 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 45866 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Montezuma counselor?

Before seeing your Montezuma 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Montezuma.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. A Montezuma 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 with a Montezuma counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Montezuma, 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.

Montezuma 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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.

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