Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, can cause severe anxiety, rapid heart rate, palpitations, dizziness, insomnia, and panic attacks. You may not even know you have PTSD but if you get severely stressed out when you think about certain things, you may need to speak to one of the experienced counselors in Trotwood, Ohio. 

Trotwood is known for their golf courses, Hara Greens and Moss Creek, which attract many of the residents as well as visitors from all over. However, if you have PTSD, going anywhere can be a struggle and enjoying anything is just not happening. Talking to one of the Trotwood counselors can help you figure out what to do to get better. 

This is Emilie Butler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 18

Let’s face it, life is tough and confusing and overwhelming at times, but it can and will get better. Together we can begin to make sense of the world around us and help us to develop a goal and a plan to achieve those goals. I am a licensed counselor in the state of Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina, and Florida. I have been working in the mental health field for over 20 years and have a wide array of experience which has allowed me to grow my skills and knowledge base. I have experience working in case management, as well as school based counseling, family c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSA,LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

At the start of 2022 I realized that through BetterHelp I could finally reach my goal to work private practice full - time. Through my career, I have primarily worked with adults in various settings, but the past 5 years dedicated it to teenagers in the criminal justice system. I have Hospice experience which is where I gained my passion for grief and loss as well as dealing with phase of life changes. This hit home to me hard the past 4 years as I watched and cared for my mother who battled Ovarian Cancer. She passed away November 2019 and I took a step back from...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am Melissa Romain, a licensed social worker with over 18 years of experience in the behavioral health field. I have worked in outpatient counseling and residential treatment settings and enjoy working with individuals who are looking to learn more about themselves and gain insight into their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. I have worked with individuals who have experienced depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse or neglect, substance use, parenting issues, and adjustment issues as well. I attended graduate school at the Mandel School of Applied Socia...

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

Hello! My name is Allison and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor with over 10 years of experience. I completed my education at Kent State University then completed a Master of Arts from Ursuline College focusing on Art Therapy and Counseling. Art, creativity, and personal expression play a large role in my life and I enjoy working with clients to help them find creative and personalized solutions to address their concerns. I use an eclectic approach pulling from cognitive behavioral techniqu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a mental health therapist with 8 years experience in the field. I am currently licensed in the state of Ohio. I have experience working with a variety of populations in mental health and addiction. I am familiar helping people struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorder, trauma and attachment issues. I believe the therapeutic relationship with my client is important to the healing process. At this time I have mostly opening between the hours of 12-4. Evening appointments have filled up pretty fast. I am hoping to find some cleints that could sched...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, 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 - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSA,MNO,LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Thankfully, I consider myself blessed to have never “worked” a day in my life. I started over 25 years ago providing clinical social work to abused and neglected children and adolescents. Over the years, I have worked with multiple populations in rural and urban settings with low and high incomes. I diagnose and provide therapy to all age ranges, children to seniors. The diversity of the populations I work with include children, adolescents, adults, couples, LGBTQIA, veterans, and families. I have extensive training in PTSD and trauma informed care and contin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Ohio with over 5 years of experience working with diverse populations. The majority of my experience is providing counseling to military and veteran families focusing on treating depression, anxiety, low self esteem, adjustment, relationship, anger management and substance abuse in outpatient settings. I also provided brief individual counseling to college students who were having difficulty adjusting to this new environment balancing school, developing new friendships and managing life skills stressor such as budget, time...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Christy Nyakana and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who works with young people and adults who find themselves struggling with their emotions, relationships, or life experiences. In the 20 years that I have been practicing as a therapist, I've learned that life is tough and doesn’t always go as we had hoped or planned. I firmly believe that the most important things many people are missing in their life are kindness, compassion, and empathy. For that reason, I am committed to providing therapy that is alway...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a mental wellness counselor licensed in Ohio, Colorado, and Montana, currently residing in Ohio, with 20 years of experience working as a counselor in community-based settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, impulse-control disorders including substance use, and Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. I also have worked with many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Southern Ohio with over 10 years experience in direct patient care. I have worked with clients with a wide array of needs or concerns including depression, trauma, anxiety, parenting difficulty, personality disorders, abuse and neglect, as well as psychotic disorders. My therapy style is open and interactive. Openness, compassion, honesty, and respect for each person and their beliefs is paramount in a successful treatment experience. Therapy is a joint venture between therapist and client where we explor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-ALPS,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am an individual and family therapist independently licensed with supervision endorsement in Ohio and West Virginia with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist and administrator. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management issues, LGBTQ, women issues, children and adolescents and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma and are dealing with the loss of a loved one. I believe in the importance of helping indi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,CAGS,PCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

Hi I’m Cara Tuley, a 30 year experienced counselor and have worked in person and online with Clients all over Ohio. I am an open and accepting person who likes people just the way they are with no judgements or biases. I am skilled at individual, couples and family therapy taking a Cognitive Behavioral approach which is Solution Focused and Systemic in nature. I would be happy to take you on as a Client

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

I graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2011 with a Master's Degree in Social Work. I am currently a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Licensed Independent Chemical Addiction Counselor. I have worked in a variety of public and private treatment facility offering both mental health and addiction therapy. I use a combination of therapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Client Centered, Schema Therapy, Solution Focused, Trauma-Based, and Cognitive Behavioral therapy, as well as others when indicated. My guiding philosophy ha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 10

I can help if...A small voice in your head tells you that something big needs to change. If you are tired of your internal experience of your self not matching the person that you live as day-to-day. If you feel exhausted comparing yourself to others, wanting to live the way you see other people living, yet struggling to make consistent and meaningful change. I can help guide and be with you as you recover from the lies and loss of trauma. These traumas and emotional imprints so often derive from our family or origin, current and past intimate relationships and th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in the states of Colorado and Ohio with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, life adjustment, mind-body connection, coping with acute and chronic medical/health adversity, chronic pain, executive coaching, geriatric-related life changes, and LGBTQ+ issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. After gathering from you a comprehensive history and your identified goals for therapy during our initial session, I will work with you t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Ohio with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, 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 - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, 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, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our sessions 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood, OH)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Ohio with 11 years of professional work experience. I have successfully treated clients with anxiety, depression, trauma history, addiction issues, blended-family issues and many other struggles. I also have experience helping clients cope with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor treatment 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.

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

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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood or elsewhere in Montgomery 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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood 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 Trotwood, 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 Trotwood, 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 45416 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 Trotwood:

45315, 45416, 45417, 45426

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.