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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S,ATR-BC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a clinical counselor and art therapist who specializes in the clinical treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss. I special in treating Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and I have advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). I obtained a bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University in psychology and a master’s degree in art therapy from Ursuline College. I am a member of the Buckeye Art Therapy Association (BATA)...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, I’m Tilisha. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisor Designation (LPCC-S). I have been licensed to provide mental health counseling and case management services in the State of Ohio for over 10 years. I have provided services within client’s homes, their communities, and within county and legal setting for parties experiencing a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, family and intimacy issues, cultural concerns, and severe mental health problems. I strive to be warm, interactive, respectful, and c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a professional counselor licensed in Arizona , Ohio and North Dakota with over 30 years of experience working with a wide range of life problems ranging from Mild to Moderate to Severe. I have experience in community mental health, substance abuse, rehabilitation and corrections, and academic and hospital settings. I have worked with clients with concerns related to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-esteem problems, OCD and ADHD, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, bipolar disorder, phobias including agoraphobia, personality disorders including a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MRC,LPCC-S,LICDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I am a mental health therapist with ten years of experience, including five years as a clinical supervisor. For the past 1.5 years I have worked on Betterhelp part time while also working a full-time therapy/supervision position. I keep a small caseload on here as this is my part-time job. I have particularly focused on working with Depression and Bipolar Disorder, trauma, anxiety disorders, substance use challenges, and ADHD. I have a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervision endorsemen...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Candice and I am a licensed professional clinical counselor; holding my independent license in both Kentucky and Ohio. I have been working in the mental health field for over 7 years. I have served as both an individual and group counselor for people struggling with addictions, anxiety, depression, self esteem issues, communication troubles, family and/or relationship conflict, and much more. I have extensive knowledge in substance abuse issues, having worked with that population for nearly 5 years. I obtained my bachelor's degree in anthropology ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I (she/her) am a licensed independent social worker with ten years of experience practicing in Ohio. I received my bachelors and masters in social work from The Ohio State University (OSU). I worked many years as an advocate for college students at OSU before transitioning to working with children/adolescents/families who experienced some form of trauma. I then moved on to private practice to continue to expand my skill set and work on becoming a well-rounded clinician. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship issues,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S,LICDC-CS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I have had 30 years experience in the mental health and addictions field. I have worked with clients who are chronically ill as well as brief counseling . I believe that we all have the potential for recovery if we desire this for ourselves. My approach is to provide support , active listening and problem solving skills to my clients. I believe in taking each day at a time and being mindful of the world around us in all of our affairs. I am myself am in recovery from addiction and I understand the struggles and courage involved in making this decision to se...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief
Years of Experience: 6

I am a social worker independently licensed in Ohio. I have more then 6 years working with folks in various roles, and have worked with people facing a wide range of challenges, including grief, anxiety and panic attacks, situational or workplace stressors, trauma and family of origin concerns, relationship issues and parenting concerns. I have also helped many people learn to manage chronic health conditions, such as chronic pain or diabetes, and cope with challenging diagnoses for both themselves and their loved ones. My style is warm and very collaborative, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Carole is an experienced and highly effective independently licensed social worker whose ability to easily establish a warm and trusting relationship makes her uniquely qualified to treat the various mental health issues clients present. Recently retired from both a private practice and the Cleveland Clinic, where she worked in inpatient geriatric and adult psychiatry, Carole is ready and eager to resume providing counseling services to clients in need. Carole has specialized in maternal and child health and completed an intensive one year post graduate train...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LMSW,MSSA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Maria and, I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio (LISW) and a Licensed Master Social Worker in Georgia (LMSW). I am a dedicated and intuitive counseling professional with over seven years of experience in helping people overcome life challenges and stressors. My areas of expertise consist of working with the LGBT community, people living with HIV/AIDS, and hospice. I can also assist you with navigating life transitions such as anxiety, depression, career-related challenges, building your self-esteem, navigating your sexuality, pro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LISW, LICDC, CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

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 u...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S,M.Ed.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Professional Clinical Counselor licensed in Ohio with 9 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, ADHD and postpartum concerns. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is laid-back and comforting. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and solution focused therapy. I also use mi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with over 7 years of clinical experience. I am an advanced trauma informed practitioner in Zen and Integral Psychotherapy, with training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. As an advanced practitioner of Animal Assisted Therapy, I offer Emotional Support Animal assessments through my clinical practice. I am Safe Zone trained and affirming of all gender identities & expressions. I am experienced in supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and other communities of diverse relational norms. I am skil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and an art therapist for over 10 years. I am licensed only in Ohio. I have worked with individuals in a wide range of concerns, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, women's issues, and adjustments in life and relationship issues. My style of counseling is active listening, validation of emotions and finding creative ways to express negative thoughts and to improve self-esteem and confidence. I combine cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness and art therapy in some of the sessions. Art therapy is a modality that i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Ohio with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & anger management. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi there! I'm Courtney, a licensed clinical social worker. I have been working in the field for 14 years. I have a bachelors and masters degree in social work. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. A lot of my career has been specialized in sexual abuse. I love to meet with clients and hear their stories, in their words! I believe in treating all people with respect, compassion and unconditional positive regard! So glad you are here! I am here to help- however I can!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Ohio with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. 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. 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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Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coaching
Years of Experience: 12

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Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
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I am licensed clinical mental health therapist in Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & career difficulties. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield Lake, Ohio (Sheffield Lake, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

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Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Sheffield Lake?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Sheffield Lake area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Sheffield Lake and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Sheffield Lake or elsewhere in Lorain or the state of Ohio.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Sheffield Lake therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Sheffield Lake due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Ohio may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Sheffield Lake and elsewhere throughout the state of Ohio you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Sheffield Lake to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Sheffield Lake, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Sheffield Lake, OH, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 44054 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Sheffield Lake:

44054

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.