Sometimes it can be hard to focus on your life when you are trying to help your loved one deal with a mental health issue. You are not a professional, so it is impossible for you to treat them on your own. You need to speak to one of the Parma Heights mental health professionals right now. 

The City of Parma Heights, Ohio was founded in 1817 and has over 20,000 people living there, all of who will tell you how great it is. However, if you are busy trying to help someone who has a mental illness without treatment, you won’t have time to enjoy the town. Make an appointment with one of the dedicated therapists in Parma Heights today. 

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Rachel Marshall

Offering therapy in OH
License: LPCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteem
5 years of experience

️If our greatest strengths are our greatest weaknesses, what are yours? Sometimes we develop skills to survive, but those same skills get in our way to thrive. The challenge shows up in my clients' relationships (or breakups), self-doubt, and substance use. Do you feel stuck in a cycle? Have a vicious self-critic? Feel so anxious or depressed you aren't meeting your own expectations? These are signs you may not be thriving in the way you were meant to. Let's not only work out the immediate issue, but also get to the source. We'll find the right formula for you to cope, but then we're going deeper so that's not all you're doing. I help my clients to achieve their goals, so they feel more connected and balanced, and leave with a more meaningful understanding of themselves.

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Morgan Crail

Offering therapy in OH
License: LISW
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemCoping with life changesADHD
7 years of experience

Hello! I want to welcome you to my page and express how happy I am that you are here. My name is Morgan Crail and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio. I have over 7 years of experience working in a community mental health agency with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I have helped individuals through a variety of presenting problems such as ADHD, anxiety, anger management, depression, PTSD, abuse and neglect, life changes, relationships, and more. My approach in therapy is supportive and I make it a priority to always utilize your strengths to overcome obstacles and become resilient. I will make sure your feelings are validated, but also help you work through any barriers, and work with you to confront any challenges or motivational struggles you may be facing. I will always lend a non-judgmental ear to listen and bring my expertise and knowledge to every session to assist you in reaching your goals. The most important thing to understand in therapy is that it takes a combined effort between the therapist and the individual seeking services. The fact that you are in search of a therapist shows you are putting forth an effort, and you should be proud for taking such a step. I look forward to assisting you in becoming an even better version of who you already are!

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Teresa McKibben

Offering therapy in OH
License: MS,LPCC
Relationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

My name is Teresa McKibben. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio. I have worked as a therapist for 13 years. Prior to this career, I taught public school and worked in various education related jobs for 16 years. I have had a wide variety of experience in counseling work, and worked with clients across the lifespan, from 3 years old to 93 years old. I have been told I have a very down to earth, non-judgmental approach, that creates an easy dialogue between myself and clients. My therapeutic focus is one of creating and supporting a cooperative partnership with clients. My belief is that you are the expert on you. My role is to bring tools for greater awareness and empowerment, continually bringing the focus of therapy to what is meaningful to you and can be applied directly to your daily needs. My greatest hope is to facilitate your awareness of your own greatness, and help you actualize your decision to thrive and celebrate yourself and your life.

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Jordan Halsey

Offering therapy in OH
License: MSW, LISW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsGriefDepression
3 years of experience

I am a therapist licensed in Ohio with over 3 years of experience working in community mental health settings and supporting individuals with various levels of needs I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, career challenges, OCD, and family relationship issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical and emotional trauma. My therapy style is non-judgmental and compassion based. I believe everybody deserves respect and acceptance. My approach combines CBT and psychodynamic theory to address your current needs. I would treat working with you with the upmost respect and care, and would support you in a non-judgmental manner no matter what you are going through. I would love to work with you!

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Victoria Marion

Offering therapy in OH
License: MSSA, LISW-S , LICDC
AddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCoping with life changes
20 years of experience

Greetings; My name is Victoria M. Marion, MSSA, LISW-S. I am originally from Cleveland, Ohio where I received my bachelor's degree in social work at Ursuline College and then my master's degree in social work at Case Western Reserve. I also have a clinical license in Substance Use Disorder. I have over 20 years of experience with mental health and substance abuse. My invaluable mentors encouraged me to seek therapy so that I will be able to understand the feelings many clients feel when they are asked to share their life experiences with a stranger. I understand how much faith and courage it takes to seek help, which adds to my compassion and sincere willingness to help you. My experience has taught me to ask you what happened instead of what's wrong. My various therapy styles include: Cognitive Behavioral, Client Centered, Couples Therapy and Integrated Trauma Treatment. The past 10 years have afforded me the privilege of working with veterans who have suffered with chronic homelessness as a result of untreated substance use and/or mental health issues like PTSD. I understand how difficult it is to begin the process, so let me help you, support you, and get you back on the road of living and enjoying life.

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Elizabeth Thiel

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience

I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Ohio with 19 years of work experience. I have worked in private practice with individuals, families, and couples. I have also worked in hospitals, schools, community mental health centers, prisons, juvenile detention, nursing homes, and religious organizations. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, relationship issues, substance abuse, teen issues, grief, career counseling, & domestic violence. I use a warm, open, and non-judgmental approach to counseling. Using cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapy, I can help you recognize self-defeating thoughts and make positive changes. I work alongside you to help you take steps to become the best version of yourself, work through hard times, and meet your goals. Our therapeutic relationship is of the utmost importance to me. We all have our triumphs and struggles. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage! I am here to support you in that process and I look forward to our journey together.

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Bethany Chime

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionADHD
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

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Bridget Weidenborner Crowley

Offering therapy in OH
License: LSW,PCC-S
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefAnger managementSelf esteem
34 years of experience

I am a Licensed Social Worker and Professional Clinical Counselor for 30+ years. I have worked with the elderly, teenagers, children, in the school and clinical setting as well as providing in home services. I have assisted individuals with anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting challenges, domestic violence, sexual and physical abuse, relationship issues, traumatic brain injury, autism, ADHD, attachment and addiction issues, and those who were born addicted learning how to maneuver life challenges. I believe strongly in relationships, supporting and encouraging the essence of safety and security as I work with an individual and the issues challenging them. I tend to utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with some Emotional and Motivational Therapy and some Dialectical touches. My therapy style is warm, interactive, inquisitive, gentle and curious. I appreciate the courage, strength and determination it takes to make the decision to seek assistance to change life circumstances to try lead a more fulfilling and happier life. I look forward talking and learn if we can work together toward your success!

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Dr. Bridgette Montgomery

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

Whatever your reasons are for seeking therapy, I am here and I am committed to helping you resolve your problems. I often share that no one is exempt from experiencing life’s difficulties. At some point in life, we all will face some challenges. What I have learned is that not everyone has the proper skills to manage problems effectively. Seeking support puts you on the right track to identifying ways to address those problems you are dealing with more appropriately. To give you an idea of who I am and what I do, I am Dr. Montgomery, a licensed clinical social worker in PA, DE, NJ, and OH. I have over 27 years of professional work experience in the field. I consider myself to be a trauma therapist, utilizing a generalist approach. My treatment modalities consist of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and person-centered therapies. These approaches are at the core of my practice. I treat a range of social, emotional, and behavioral disturbances. I have experience in helping clients manage and/overcome OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Complex Trauma/PTSD, and Sexual Abuse issues. I am a National Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist. My Forensic Specialty is treating individuals with deviant sexual acting behaviors. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Yes, change is hard and seeking help can be a frightening experience. My only goal is to encourage, empower, and assist you in becoming a better version of yourself. So, call today.

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Elizabeth Goodsite Bondy

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio and Wisconsin with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, depression, & coping with life changes. 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!

How to find counseling in Parma Heights

Finding the best therapist close by in Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights. 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 Parma Heights, 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights, elsewhere in Cuyahoga, 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 Parma Heights area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights, 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 44130 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights 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 Parma Heights, 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.

Parma Heights 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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