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Erica Innocent

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): Licensed Independent Social Worker, with Supervision Endorsement (LISW-S),Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW) with Private Independent Practice Certification (PIP)
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Erica is a Licensed Social Worker (Licensed in the states of Ohio (LISW-S), Alabama (LICSW-PIP), Texas (LCSW) and California (LCSW) who has been working in a therapeutic environment with children, adults and families for the past 10 years. Erica uses a humanistic approach to assist clients to achieve their highest potential during difficult times in their lives. Drawing on a client's own personal strengths, Erica's goal is to empower clients achieve self actualization in order to improve their current life experience. Erica partners with clients in order to assist them in identifying resources within themselves in order to help them to cope with the challenges that they are currently facing. Erica also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approaches in order to assist clients in understanding how inaccurate thoughts can disrupt their well being and assist clients in thinking better in order to feel better. Erica has successfully worked with people from a variety of backgrounds and life situations and values diversity. Erica provides a safe, judgement free therapeutic experience. Erica currently resides in Alabama and provides electronic service delivery of therapy services for people residing in Ohio, Texas, California and Alabama. You can verify my Social Work Licensure at the following sites: Ohio: https://cswmft.ohio.gov/Online-License-Verification Alabama: http://www.socialwork.alabama.gov/search.aspx Texas: https://www.bhec.texas.gov/verify-a-license/index.html California: https://search.dca.ca.gov/ Licensure Board Contact Information: Ohio CSWMFT Board Phone: 614- 466-0912 https://cswmft.ohio.gov/ Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners Phone: 334- 242-5860 http://socialwork.alabama.gov/ Texas Behavioral Health Executive Counsel Phone: (512) 305-7700 https://www.bhec.texas.gov/verify-a-license/index.html California Board of Behavioral Science (916) 574-7830 https://www.bbs.ca.gov/

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Stacy Erbes

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseParenting issuesDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am an Independent Licensed Social worker and I have worked over twenty years with adolescents and children who have emotional and behavioral concerns. I believe that change is always possible. My approach is direct and genuine, hopefully insightful, and certainly empathetic. I have extensive training in trauma informed care and how trauma impacts behaviors and the developing brain. I have also worked in private practice counseling adults/couples and young adults who struggle with infidelity, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, bullying, parenting issues and self-harm.

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Maximillion "Max" Lencl

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LPCC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemADHD
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I'm a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 11 years of experience in counseling and hypnotherapy. I have worked with adult couples and individuals in community and private practice settings. I specialize in helping people make sense of the complicated challenges that life presents. Primarily using hypnotherapy for improving management of mind/body pain, supporting solutions to sleep problems and re-discovering purpose and value in life. If you are feeling like you're on an emotional rollercoaster, suffering from a racing mind or even trying to reverse sexual performance anxiety, I am here and there is hope. In a session, I will always bring respect, compassion and some practical strategies to empower you to find your path forward. It's ok not to be ok right now. I look forward to working together to inspire strength in mind, body and spirit.

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Rachel Sams

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Counselor License Type(s): LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Life has a way of presenting challenges in unique ways. When we have the correct tools and support to navigate our journey we can weather the ups and downs of life and transform from just surviving to thriving. Our journey through life was never intended to be walked alone and making the decision to seek support from a qualified therapist is a courageous step in prioritizing your health and well-being. As a licensed clinical social worker in Ohio with 9 years of experience, I provide compassionate, strengths based therapy utilizing several therapeutic approaches to best meet the needs of each individual. I have a passion for helping individuals realize their full potential to thrive in this life and overcome the hurdles of self-limiting beliefs, past traumas, betrayal, depression and anxiety. I strive to build a solid therapeutic relationship with each new client as it is imperative to the healing process. Welcome to your journey, I am honored you have chosen me to walk with you.

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Tiffany Joyce

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with over 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, coping with addictions, sadness/depression, motivation, self-esteem, life stressors, and confidence building. 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 change. I would be honored to support and empower you in that journey.

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Rebecca Gauchet

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Michigan and Ohio with over 9 years of professional work experience. I specialize in helping clients with stress and anxiety, setting boundaries, navigating systemic barriers, relationship issues, motivation, self-worth, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in finding wellness and increased contentment in your life. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage and wisdom, and I am excited for you to begin this journey!

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Susan Frate

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 22 years of professional work experience. I help clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. I believe that YOU are the expert of your life and possess strengths that will assist you in overcoming issues you find challenging. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage. Let's use that strength and bravery to work together and focus on YOU!

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Patricia Bell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with most mental health disorders including but not limited to stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. My counseling philosophy is to tailor my approach to each individual’s needs and preferences.

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Alyssa Rimer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. I have worked with children as young as 2 years of age and have also worked with teens, young adults and older adults. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I believe in meeting my clients where they are at in their healing process. I enjoy utilizing worksheets, reading, journaling, role playing, and humor to explore emotions and experiences. 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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Teresa Bubnis

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OH
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Ohio with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Zoar

Finding the best therapist close by in Zoar can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Zoar that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Zoar. 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 Zoar, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Zoar region and in the state of Ohio. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Zoar or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Zoar area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Zoar therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Zoar, elsewhere in Tuscarawas, or in the greater state of Ohio.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Zoar area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Zoar 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 Zoar due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Zoar may not take health insurance, some in the state of Ohio may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Ohio you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Zoar online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Zoar, Ohio working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Zoar psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Zoar above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Zoar helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Zoar 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Zoar therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Zoar?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Zoar therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Zoar therapists 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 Zoar 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 Zoar therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in OH, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 44612 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Zoar counselor?

Before seeing your Zoar 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Zoar.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice from a therapist. A Zoar 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 with a Zoar counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Zoar, 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.

Zoar has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

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:

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