This is Dr. Doris Atanmo-Strempek 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPCC-S,CLS
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! My name is Dr Doris Atanmo-Strempek. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio, a Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Georgia, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. Being licensed in three states has exposed me to diverse populations and the specific issues particular to that region. I am a member of the American Counseling Association and several of the divisions within the association. I earned my Masters and Doctorate degrees from the University of Akron. I am a clinical res...

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

Hello! Welcome to BetterHelp! I am so glad that you have chosen to reach out for help on your path to creating the life you want. That first step of deciding you want to make a change and that it will be better to enlist some professional help is so huge. You should be proud of yourself for that. Finding a therapist that you feel comfortable and connected with has been shown to be the most important factor in determining therapy outcomes. I look forward to working with you. I am a mental health therapist in Ohio with 9 years experience providing mental health...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Javonne Spivey and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 10 years of experience. I have worked with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma, and relationship challenges. My counseling style is genuine and validating. I am passionate about building therapeutic rapport with individuals to help them identify strengths as they work towards achieving personal goals. I believe therapy consists of a collaborative relationship and therefore I welcome feedback and encourage individuals to be an active part...

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

Hi and thank you so much for considering working with me as your counselor. I have been a licensed clinical social worker since 1988, and became independently licensed in 1999. I have a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work. I work with a client-centered approach, listening carefully to what you as the client need and what you already know works best for you. I have spent seven years in private practice as a psychotherapist, and I have worked in community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, and in veterans' services. I work well with both men and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LICSW,LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker in both Ohio and West Virginia. I have earned a PhD in Human & Social Sciences. I currently reside in Florida and enjoy a sunny lifestyle. I have 15 years of experience working in a therapeutic role with clients and their families. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy challenges, end of life planning, caregiver burdens, and coping with the stressors of every day life. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in tr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC,LICDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

After earning a dual degree in mental health and substance abuse treatment, I began to work with clients who were recovering from opioid abuse and co-occurring disorders. This gave me the unique capacity to help clients not only with addiction, but also trauma, stress, depression, low self-confidence, guilt & shame, anger, and anxiety among many other issues. In addition to general counseling services, I am seasoned in working with process addictions such as shopping, video gaming, Internet, exercise, gambling, and sex and love addictions. I have worked with m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Mondie Gonzales and I am a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW) in the state of Ohio. I earned my Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1992 and then a Masters in Social Work in 1999. I have worked with kids and families in a community mental health setting for most of my 30 year career as a mental health professional. I opened a private practice, working with individuals, couples and families 10 years ago. I utilize many different modalities and techniques, depending on your needs and goals. Throughout these experiences I have discovered th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, ALPS, LPCC-S, MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Dr. Limegrover is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Limegrover has training and experience in individual, group, substance abuse and family counseling. He helps clients gain insight and coping, improve communication, relationship issues, as well as manage work and family issues. He speaks openly and gives honest feedback. His training and experience includes clients in age ranges from adolescence to adulthood primarily with normal situational and developmental issues. He has worked in community mental health, pr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and welcome! My name is Matthew and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio with over 4-years of experience working in the mental health field. I consider psychology, mental health, and the inner-experience as a life-long passion of mine and strive to keep improving in my knowledge and therapeutic application. I am founded in and pay respect to the natural healing that comes from genuine human connection. My aim is to create a non-judgmental and secure atmosphere in counseling that is driven by mutual respect and a shared cu...

This is Bethany Crouch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSEd, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio. I specialize in the treatment of family communication needs, trauma, anxiety, self-esteem difficulties, midlife challenges, and self-care. I have been in the field since 2004 in multiple capacities, and have been active in my current role since 2014. I have practiced in community mental health, school, and private practice settings, and have served in case management, supervising, therapist, and program coordinator roles. My counseling style is warm, non-threatening, and calming, and I prioritize the uni...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi, I am a licensed professional clinical counselor in both Minnesota and Ohio. I enjoy building supportive relationships with my clients and helping them to navigate life’s challenges. I utilize an integrative, strength-based approach pulling from a variety of techniques and interventions to help empower my clients in working through life’s transitions and challenges. My approach is tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. I have over 14 years of experience in providing individual and family therapy in a variety of settings and in utilizing a nu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome! My name is Allie and I am a mental health counselor (LPCC) licensed in Ohio. I have been in the mental health field for over 6 years and recently also acquired my Health Coach certificate in July of 2020. I have worked in multiple types of settings (hospital, community mental health, and private practice) and with a wide range of mental health concerns. Most notably, I specialize in working with individuals who have anxiety, OCD, trauma, depression, relationship issues, life stressors, and grief. My philosophy towards counseling is that each of my...

This is Shelby Cook's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

I am a psychotherapist licensed in Ohio with specialty areas in trauma, and serving veterans and their families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, and trauma. My therapy style is warm, laid back, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectical-behavioral, and solution-focused therapy. I will tailor our sessions and treatment plan...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Congratulations! You’ve taken the most important step! Seeking support is courageous. My name is Jen and I have been working with people along their various life journeys for 19 yrs. I earned my Masters degree from the University of Dayton in Community Counseling and went on to receive my Processional Counseling license. I have both provided counseling and coaching as well as supervised others who do as well. I look forward to working with every individual who allows me to be part of their journey. I utilize a cognitive behavioral approach along with reality ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi, I'm Lenny Hughley. I am a licensed Independent Social Worker with over 13 years of experience of therapeutic experience. I am kind and compassionate, a good listener and skilled in exploring with clients issues that may positively affect their recovery. My primary experience is working with adults (18+). "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today. -- Chinese proverb

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC-S,LCDC-III
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio who has been practicing for over 25 years. I have experience working with First Responders who have experienced accumulative trauma and stress. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to process thoughts, feelings, and behaviors which are resulting in stress, anxiety and depression. I have experience working with individuals who are having difficulty coping with life stressors which could include career, relationships, loss, and addictions. The goal of my treatment approach is client driven, p...

This is Margaret "Molly" Heit's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! Congratulations for taking the first step in thinking about entering therapy. Life can throw many curve balls and can be very challenging to even get through the day. Finding the right therapist is the key in developing a stronger YOU! I am a licensed independent social worker in Ohio with over 25 years of experience. I have received my Masters in Social Work degree from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Much of my work have been working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, parenting issues, relationship iss...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed as a clinical social worker in Wyoming , Maine, and Ohio with 5 years of clinical work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, bipolar disorder, OCD, and psychotic disorders. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Your treatment plan will be personalized to meet your unique and specific needs. Therapy takes commitment and hard work, and I am excited that you have chosen to start down the path to recovery. I look f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Ohio with over 20 years of professional work experience. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sheffield, Ohio (Sheffield, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Ohio with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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, 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:

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.