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Stephanie Beebe

Offering therapy in OH
License: MSW, LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
20 years of experience

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Ohio with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns not limited to depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have a strong background in family preservation and educational advocacy. If you are a parent or individual looking for help, I am the therapist for you. My counseling style is open and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and rational-emotive counseling. I believe in working with my clients to identify small life 'tweaks' that result in big outcomes. I will tailor our conversation and treatment to meet your unique and specific needs. Some people believe that a person who seeks treatment is weak. I believe that a person who looks for help is strong because it means that they have already made a decision to improve their life! It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Meghan Griffin

Offering therapy in OH
License: LPCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
18 years of experience

Thank you for taking the time to view my bio! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of Ohio and have been practicing since 2004. I worked in the college setting beginning in 2004, working with both traditional college age students as well as adult students. I have also been active in the online sector of therapy since November 2017. I have experience with a variety of issues that impact clients including, relationship issues, self esteem, mood disorders, suicidal ideations, anxiety, depression, etc. My approach is eclectic and I try to tailor my approach to what would be most beneficial to the individual client (including various theories and techniques), I feel it is important to be collaborative through this process and welcome any questions and feedback throughout the therapeutic experience. I hope that I can be a good fit for you and look forward to working with you through this process! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. Best wishes!

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Athena McCaman

Offering therapy in OH
License: MSW, LISW, LICDC, CCTP
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
12 years of experience

I am a Social worker and Chemical Dependency Counselor and my education is a masters degree in social work. I have over 10 years experience working with individuals and groups that are experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, PTSD and substance use addiction problems. I have helped many people who have experienced trauma mentally, emotionally and physically. My approach is client centered and I believe in treating people with respect, sensitivity and empathy. I understand that it takes courage to seek help and if you are ready to begin I am here to support and empower you to begin this journey. My therapy style is CBT and motivational engagement to assist clients in developing healthy coping strategies and skills to better their lives. I look forward to working with you.

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Sarah Rinaldo

Offering therapy in OH
License: LPCC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
9 years of experience

I am here for you. I will never judge, condemn, or ridicule you. I am here to provide empathy, support, guidance, and validation throughout the counseling process. I work with a variety of clients who are struggling with wounds from the past, current stressors, and future worries. I specialize in the treatment of PTSD and C-PTSD, and I offer EMDR as a supplement to my regular counseling services. If you are ready to take the next step toward a happier, healthier YOU, I would love the opportunity to walk with you on this part of your journey.

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Michelle Perkins

Offering therapy in OH
License: LCSW,LISW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsGriefSelf esteemDepression
12 years of experience

I have worked as a therapist for over twelve years with individuals, couples and families. My experience includes assisting individuals and couples dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, anger issues, sleep disturbance, parenting difficulty, self-esteem, and relationship difficulty and addiction issues. It is important that you feel comfortable with your therapist to get the most out of the therapeutic relationship. I am here to assist you in reaching your goals through education, empowerment, empathy, and support. I am licensed in Florida as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I utilize a variety of evidenced based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral, Rational Emotive Behavior, Dialectical Behavior, Client Centered, Emotionally Focused, and Solution focused. I believe each person has their own story, their own experience and therefore therapy style needs to be geared toward each individuals needs and goals. I look forward to working with you.

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Anmarie Antenucci

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
31 years of experience

I am a LISW-S, OSW-C in Ohio with 31 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem and have worked with cancer patients for 21 years. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming any challenges you may be experiencing. 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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Angelette (Jo) Ten Hoven

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
8 years of experience

I have nearly 10 years experience working with individuals within my tri-county area in various institutional settings. Since 2013, I have been serving Allen, Auglaize and Hardin County as a volunteer, clinician, adjunct professor and Clinical Director. As a clinician, I enjoy combining experience, education, creativity and a sense of humor while working with young adults and senior citizens struggling with various mental health and substance use issues. I believe therapy is a collaborative effort in which I draw upon client strengths while utilizing multiple therapeutic techniques to create a tailored approach for each of my clients in reaching their counseling goals. Common feedback from clients is that I am down-to-earth, easy to relate to, non-judgemental, genuine and compassionate therapist seeking to help individuals overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive.

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Eriq Rory

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
4 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio with four 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 that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. I primarily work via video sessions with messaging support in between sessions. 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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Allison Vandrak

Offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
4 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialoge 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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Haley Bowra

Offering therapy in OH
AddictionsTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesBipolar disorderADHD
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Ohio with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & bipolar disorder. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

How to find counseling in Salem

Finding the best therapist close by in Salem 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 Salem. 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 Salem, 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem, elsewhere in Columbiana, 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 Salem area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem, 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 44460 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem, 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.

Salem 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.

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