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Sarah Robb

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LISW-S,LICDC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 (Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor). She is a married mother of 2 children and enjoys spending time with her kids and family as much as possible. She also enjoys crafts (cross stitch, crochet and cricut creations, among other things) and also loves her animals (dog, cat, fish and cockatiel) and loves to swim and go boating! While being considerate of trauma informed care practices, Sarah offers patient guidance and utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy. She employs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies, motivational interviewing techniques and family systems theory to assist individuals in obtaining their very best quality of life. Sarah has experience supporting individuals and groups. She has worked as a mental health case manager, director of residential group homes for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, and as a manager of two residential treatment facilities providing intensive treatment for addiction. Sarah has counseled adults with dual diagnosis seeking help for addiction and mental health treatment. AREAS OF FOCUS Addiction/Recovery and Co-Occurring Disorders (Addiction and Mental Health, SAMI; substance abuse mental illness) SPMI (Severe and Persistent Mental Illness) Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Self-Esteem building Phase-of-Life Changes (such as Grief or Loss) CREDENTIALS Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work, Bowling Green State University Master of Science degree in Social Work, The University of Akron (MSW) LISW-S (Licensed Independent Social Worker, Supervisor) LICDC (Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor)

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Stephanie Thomas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LISW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi! Welcome to the BetterHelp community! I understand that reaching out can be a difficult step to take but I want you to know you're not alone and I hope that I can help you on your journey. My name is Stephanie and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Ohio. I have been working in the mental health field for 4 at a non-profit agency in my area. I have worked with individuals who have experienced a number of issues including trauma, depression, substance use, interpersonal conflict, communication challenges, self-esteem, and much more. I decided to go into this field because I had a great understanding of how it can be difficult to handle the stressful events within our life on our own. This field has always been a passion of mine and I hope to help those seeking assistance to become the best self they want to be! My counseling style is relaxed, empathetic, and strengths based. I enjoy utilizing a number of therapy approaches and realize that there isn't a "one size fits all." Because of this, I find that within the therapeutic relationship we must be a team and communicate with each other what's working and what is not. My purpose is to allow connection, reflection, and growth through the therapeutic relationship so that healing can be done through the use of trust and collaboration. I hope to be a part of your journey and next steps as you work towards the best life you want! -Stephanie Thomas, MSW, LISW

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Mary Snyder

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): MSEd,LPCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Are you unhappy, but don't know why? Do you have an idea what's wrong, but not sure what to do about it? Are you afraid that a counselor will tell you what you "should" do and you don't want to be told what to do? Let me set your mind at ease. Counseling is a collaborative effort where the client is the expert on the client, and the counselor is the expert on observations and techniques that have been shown to be effective in different situations. I like to say that a counselor is a guide to "inner space". I help you understand yourself better so you can create solutions that work for you, in your individual situation, and for your life. My job is to provide nonjudgmental insight, support, encouragement, and ideas. I provide you with another point of view to help you see yourself and your solutions more clearly. I can be a guide and a coach. My name is Mary Ann Snyder and I have been licensed as a counselor for 16 years. I have worked in community counseling centers, with foster families, and with the military, providing counseling services on military installations across the U.S. and in Germany. I am able to provide services for depression, anxiety, mood disorders, relationship issues, communications, anger issues, stage-of-life issues, goal-setting, career counseling and work-related issues, and adjustment issues. I have provided short-term solution focused counseling, and longer term, more in-depth counseling for situations that are more complicated. Many people have improved their happiness and satisfaction with life through counseling. All of us have struggles at times that we just can't seem to think our way out of. Let me help you figure things out.

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Markus Douglas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LISW,LICDC
AddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsAnger managementCoping with life changes
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker, with 25 years of experience working in the drug and alcohol field and 15 years with individuals with other mental health and life issues. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and other approaches to help individuals manage and overcome their issues with relationships, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and other issues. The first step to overcoming difficult situations is being willing to openly talk about them and then begin to implement changes. I am here to help you with that process.

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Marjorie "Marj" Melchreit

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyGriefCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
30 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the State of Ohio with over 25 years of experience working as a social worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, medical issues, grief, career challenges as well as alcohol addiction recovery. I also help many people navigate workplace concerns. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, and solution focused counseling. We can tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Sometimes we have issues when we know exactly what to do and other times we may feel "stuck" in how to prevail over our concerns. Reaching out to somebody for guidance and navigation through these obstacles can be the very change we need to see the results we either hope for or have the support in order restore balance in our lives with changes we cannot control. I view my role as helping you gain skills and learn behaviors that will put you on a path to mental wellness and also assist in establishing goals and develop approaches to address emotional stress, shore up skills in coping and communication. The ability to change and accept is within your grasp whether you are challenged from a loss of a loved one, a struggle with a work situation, a medical problem, weight loss or just generally trying to feel different. Reach out. Learn. Discover. Decide. Live a meaningful life. I look forward to working with you! Please remember that BetterHelp (or specialty site!) is not appropriate if you are in crisis, in immediate need of support planning to harm yourself or another. In crisis situations, please call 911 or local emergency services. You can also call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to someone right away!

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Orienta Eison

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepressionADHD
22 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Orienta Nicole Eison is the founder of Emerging Spirit Counseling Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is dually licensed in OH and KY as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Ms. Eison has helped clients heal, change and grow for over twenty years through therapeutic counseling interventions. She specializes in individual and family counseling for children and women, helping to promote safe and healthy lifestyle choices.

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Danyell Goggans

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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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Mary Kulakoski-Hoerr

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
16 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am licensed in Ohio with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. 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 listen, and support you in that process.

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Nicole Fuhrhop

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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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Jean De Amicis

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changes
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, and improving motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Rushville

Finding the best therapist close by in Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville. 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 Rushville, 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Rushville 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 Rushville, elsewhere in Fairfield, 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Rushville, 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville?

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

Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 43150 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 Rushville counselor?

Before seeing your Rushville 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 Rushville.

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 Rushville 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 Rushville 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 Rushville, 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.

Rushville 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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