Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Greetings! My name is Allison and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the state of Georgia and a Licensed Independent Social Worker for the state of Ohio. I have obtained a bachelors degree in Social Work from Johnson C. Smith University, a masters degree in social work from Georgia State University and a masters degree in family therapy from Mercer University. I have over 6 years of clinical experience in providing trauma-informed therapy to individuals, couples, and families with a variety of psychiatric, relational, and situational needs and concerns wh...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I help you weather the storms of change in times of difficulty, stress, and loneliness. I am a listening ear and a sounding board for your thoughts and ideas. As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, I will work with you to gain insight into your thoughts and feelings and help you to make progress toward your goals. You can feel free to be yourself and share what is on your mind and in your heart. I have experience working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, parenting and relationship problems, and difficult life transition...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of experience: 8

Hi, my name is Allison and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with six years of experience working in the mental health and behavioral health fields. I am a rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapy provider as well as a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. I have received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Theraplay among other modalities. I have experience working with individuals dealing with symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. My counseling style is client-driven. I truly believe that the ...

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, ...

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 6

I'm a clinical psychologist licensed in Ohio with seven years of experience providing psychotherapy for a wide range of concerns. My experience includes working with individuals who have concerns with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, histories of trauma, PTSD, and interpersonal difficulties. I identify primarily with a cognitive behavioral approach, but incorporate skills from a variety of therapeutic orientations. Treatment can sometimes feel robotic, and I want to make sure that my clients are able to experience the opposite. P...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 31

Greetings. My name is Susan Adams. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor in Ohio with over 25 years of experience. I have counseled clients with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, couples issues and ADHD. During times of stress, reaching out for help is a sign of strength. As a counselor, instilling hope by offering alternative coping skills can help pave the way to better mental health.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, licensed in Ohio. I have over 7 years experience in mental health counseling having worked with a variety of clients and client concerns including depression, anxiety, adjustment, career challenges and parenting issues. I have experience in both the private practice and the college setting. A native of the Cleveland area, I earned my associates degree at a local community college before going on to Bowling Green State University for a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 17

I am Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with 17 years of professional work experience providing treatment to children, teens, and parents. I have worked with clients with various struggles including stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger management, depression, Autism, and ADHD. You are the expert of your story and have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It can be overwhelming and scary to seek help, but once you take that step you are closer to a brighter future. I take pride in providing an open minded, non-judge ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 19

Sometimes we all need a safe space to share our stories with a caring and unbiased listener, and I want to provide that for you. I have been licensed in Ohio as a Professional Counselor since 2004. With experience working with many different types of people experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, panic, mental and physical illnesses, relationship issues and so on, I am passionate about helping college students, couples, internationals, jobseekers and adults of any age who are seeking emotional healing, mental health, support and direction for their life's struggl...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Ohio with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of experience: 6

Do you want to better yourself and your life but are not quite sure where to start? Do you miss the spontaneity and thrill of romance early in your relationship? You have come to the right place! I graduated from the University of Miami with a Master of Social Work degree and a minor in Spanish. I am dually and independently licensed in mental health (Licensed Independent Social Worker-Supervisor or LISW-S) and substance abuse (Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor). I am passionate about helping individuals and families overcome life's challenges a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Ohio with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in Ohio with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Ohio since 2005. I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & depression. I have experience with working with many other mental health issues, some of which I will not work with online due to client safety. 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 fi...

How To Find Counseling Valley View

Finding the best therapist close by in Valley View can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Valley View 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 Valley View. 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 Valley View, 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, these professionals 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 Valley View 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 Valley View counselors 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 Valley View area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Valley View
  • DBT in Valley View
  • Substance use therapy in Valley View
  • Couples therapy in Valley View

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Valley View, 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 Valley View, elsewhere in Cuyahoga, 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 Valley View area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Valley View 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 Valley View 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 in Valley View: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Valley View: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Valley View: $100
  • Therapy in Valley View: $80

While many psychologists in Valley View may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Valley View 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Valley View, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Valley View above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Valley View 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Valley View 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 Valley View 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 Valley View therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Valley View counselor 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 almost one million people in Valley View, OH, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 44125 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 in Valley View can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Valley View 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Valley View 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 Valley View, 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.

Valley View has many professionals 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. In Valley View, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Valley View.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Valley View:

44125