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Ashleigh Gabriel

Offering therapy in OK
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesDepression
10 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience. I have my Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. I received my Bachelor's in Social from from Northeastern State University. When it comes to providing therapy, I like take a holistic approach to therapy by really looking at all areas of wellness in one's life and how we can work together to make improvements across the board. I develop strong relationships with my clients to identify the person's strengths and use those to overcome challenges, develop more positive coping skills, and live a healthier, happier life. I tend to utilize basic Cognitive Behavior Therapy techniques, which focus on challenging negative thinking and changing your mindset. I am also a big proponent of Positive Psychology and using mindfulness techniques. I like to have fun by incorporating a variety of activities into therapy. I am easy-going and truly enjoy helping others. I'm from Oklahoma and enjoy reading sci-fi/fantasy. I also play roller derby on a local league in town. So, if you're looking for a therapist who is relatable, a tad quirky, but likes to keep things real, then I'm your gal.

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Julie Knight

Offering therapy in OK
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

Hi, I am a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor for the past 20 years and have over 30 years working in the mental health field. My experience ranges from working on inpatient psychiatric units and in crisis counseling programs, to providing individual and family therapy. My therapeutic approach is always person centered, strengths based and goal oriented. Whether you are having a crisis in your life, have suffered a loss, are adjusting to changing situations in your life, or are just wanting to be happier and feel better about yourself, I can help you. I have a passion for helping the LBGTQ community, be that helping someone through the coming out process, improve family relationships and develop healthy confidence and self-esteem in a culture that is still sometimes condemning and unsupportive. I like to help family members of LGBTQ folks better understand and improve ways of showing loving support and overcoming any obstacles to being supportive. Another population that I have a passion for helping is Highly Sensitive People. Many people get diagnosed with major mental illnesses due to their symptoms of having difficulty coping with a stressful and chaotic world. Highly Sensitive people, and introverts, are often misunderstood and criticized for being themselves and end up feeling like something is wrong with them, when, in fact, they may just have traits that need to be understood, honored and respected. Our culture tends to value extroversion and toughness, and yet sensitives and introverts are some of the most creative, artistic, kind and empathetic people on the planet. Sensitivity and introversion are not problems or things to change, explain or defend. They are wonderful traits that you can understand better and therefore develop greater confidence and ways of communicating your needs and feelings. If you wonder if you are a Highly Hi Sensitive person, Google search Highly Sensitive Person self test and check out Elaine Aron’s work online. I also enjoy and have experience working with Autism Spectrum folks. I like to help people develop deeper insights and understanding of their unique personality, and using such insight to improve communication, relationships and life choices. I frequently work with people on knowing and understanding their personality typology (based on Carl Jung’s work and Myers Briggs test) and will link you to free online tests to get the information you need to better understand yourself and how you fit with other personality types. This kind of insight therapy will help you throughout your life rather than just focusing on addressing the issues of today. If you can relate to any of this information, I may be a great therapy fit for you and would love to work with you. -Julie

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Joly Kettles

Offering therapy in OK
License: M.Ed,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefAnger managementCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

Hello and welcome! It is common to have hesitations and apprehensions about seeking help, so congratulations for taking that giant first step! By working together, I am hoping to help you find a sense of relief, and confidence to meet life’s challenges head on. I have worked in the mental health profession for 12 years, and have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for the past 9 years. In that time, I have worked with adolescents, adults, and couples, who are experiencing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, domestic violence, relationship issues, trauma and grief, just to name a few. I strive to provide a safe and comfortable environment for clients, with a nonjudgmental space for you to draw on your own strengths to create the life you desire. My approach to therapy is person centered with Cognitive Behavioral techniques, while working alongside clients to develop an individualized treatment plan to meet their unique needs. You are your own expert, and I want to help facilitate growth and empower you to work through life’s issues in a healthy way. I am looking forward to working with you!

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Carly Hill

Offering therapy in OK
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepressionCompassion fatigue
3 years of experience

Hello! My name is Carly and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma. I received a master's degree in counseling with a concentration in trauma, abuse and deprivation from Ottawa University. I have worked with individuals and families to help them overcome the impact of stressful or traumatic experiences. I believe that people deserve the chance to heal and move past negative experiences. I work from a trauma informed perspective to help empower people of all ages to be able to pursue their personal life goals. I work to help people understand how the brain and body work so that they are able to take more control over their lives and experiences, not just now, but also in the future. I like to combine empathy and logic when working with people. I view the role of a counselor to be a guide to help people through how to ask the right questions so that they are able to find the answers that they really need to get the outcomes that they really want. People are unique and the answer for each person will be different even when facing similar challenges. Counseling can be the process of going through a current challenge and learning how to face future challenges as well.

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Vanessa Brown

Offering therapy in OK
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
7 years of experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker psychotherapist licensed in Oklahoma with over 5 years of experience in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, personality disordered, OCD, ADHD & end of life. I also helped individuals who have experienced physical trauma or emotional traumas. My therapy style is client directed, empathy based and engaging. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Stacie Ridley

Offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
20 years of experience

I am licensed in Oklahoma with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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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Pamela Looney, MS

Offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

HELLO THERE! I’m Pamela Looney, a Licensed psychotherapist (LPC). I hold a Master of Science in clinical mental health and have extensive psychotherapy and behavioral health rehabilitation experience in the outpatient clinical setting (mental health assessment and clinical diagnosis, treatment plan development, skills training / psychoeducation services, and psychotherapy counseling in the treatment of both, clinical mental health disorders and short term / situational life stress) Being a therapist is more than just a career for me. My work in mental health with regard to mental health treatment, raising awareness / erasing stigma, educating others, staying up-to-date on the latest scientific research, utilizing new findings in the field of interpersonal neurobiology & relational neuroscience in my therapy practices, and empowering the clients I work with to take charge of their wellness and mental health, are things I am truly PASSIONATE about…….. I am committed to helping my clients therapeutically, not just in their current situation, but also in equipping my clients with resources, knowledge, skills and tools they can utilize throughout their life for sustainable long-term wellness. I always say that: “MY JOB IS TO WORK MYSELF OUT OF A JOB”….….. I strive to do this by utilizing scientifically research backed, evidence based therapeutic approaches with the incorporation / application of the science of interpersonal neurobiology as well as holistic, strengths based, and spiritual aspects of wellness, in a treatment plan tailored to meet the specific needs of each client I work with, for the best possible short-term AND long-term positive outcomes. (Note: I work hard for my clients, so expect them to work hard for themselves as well……. In addition to scheduled therapy sessions, I also utilize journal work, psychoeducation, and therapy homework / worksheets that I assign to my clients to work on between sessions to get the most efficient and effective progress in their therapy) Some of the primary areas I work in and am most knowledgeable and passionate about, include: stress and anxiety disorders (including generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, OCD, phobias, etc) - Trauma (PTSD, childhood trauma, complex trauma & attachment trauma) - depression (including suicidal ideation and self-harm) - parenting & family issues (parent / child conflict, family communication, attachment work, foster / adoptive parent psychoeducation, and parent education in child development / neurodevelopment, interpersonal neurobiology, relational neuroscience and more).—————————————————————————————————————- Taking the first sep in seeking help and entering therapy often takes a lot of courage, especially for those that are completely new to therapy….. I am here to help and will do everything I can to make these first beginning steps and the ongoing therapeutic process as effective, transparent, and smooth as possible - I work with my clients to create an open, safe, collaborative and comfortable therapeutic relationship and setting where thoughts, feelings, and questions can always be shared without fear of judgement. ———————————————————-——————————————————- “THERE IS ALWAYS LIGHT, IF ONLY WE ARE BRAVE ENOUGH TO SEE IT, IF ONLY WE ARE BRAVE ENOUGH TO BE IT” -Amanda Gorman —————————————————————————————————————— EXPERIENCE: Psychotherapist (Licensed Professional Counselor) • 6 years Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Specialist • 4 years

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Michelle Rix

Offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issues
5 years of experience

I am licensed in Oklahoma with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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!

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Quante Metoyer

Offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Oklahoma with 10 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 & thats just to name a few. 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!

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Jessica Cody

Offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
3 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in Oklahoma and Texas. My Passion... I am passionate about working with individuals and families who have experienced trauma. I believe each person has a unique story to tell and regardless of how difficult things are; they can have hope for a better present and future. Education and Training... I obtained a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Trauma Counseling from Regent University. My studies provided me an opportunity to learn how to integrate faith with best practices in the counseling field. I attended over 100 hours of trauma training through various agencies and the VAT online program. I am a certified EMDR therapist, Consultant-in-training, which has been proven effective for people of all ages and experiences. Experience... My professional experience has been working with individuals of all ages and families as well as facilitating classes. I have experience working with a wide range of issues, from co-parenting, blending families, to abuse and other relationship issues.

How to find counseling in Haskell

Finding the best therapist close by in Haskell 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 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 Haskell. 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 Haskell, 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. 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 Haskell 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 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 Haskell area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find 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 Haskell, elsewhere in Muskogee, or in the greater state of Oklahoma.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Haskell 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 Haskell 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 Haskell may not take health insurance, some in the state of Oklahoma may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp or clinicians throughout the state of Oklahoma you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

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

Therapists in Haskell, Oklahoma 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a 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, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Haskell 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 Haskell 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 Haskell 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 Haskell 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?

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 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 Haskell 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 lot of people in OK, providers 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 74436 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Haskell 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 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 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 Haskell 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 Haskell, Oklahoma 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.

Haskell 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?

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

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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