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Rebecca Clinton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am so happy to meet you! A little about me: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years experience working with variety of populations from individuals, couples, children, and adolescents. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and counseling focusing on life challenges. My goal is to create a warm and comfortable environment allowing the therapeutic relationship to grow. I utilize cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in combination with a strengths based approach and psychodynamic approach. I believe in the power of your unique story. I will strive to ensure my approaches are tailored to meet your therapeutic needs. I believe change happens when you e are given the guidance you need to draw on your own strengths and realize your potential to live fulfilling, happy lives. I aim to provide an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive. We all have moments where we fill overwhelmed or struggling. You are not alone. www.rebeccaclintonlcsw.com

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Dr. Marilynn Parker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): LMFT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesCoping with life changes
32 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Marriage, divorce, parenting, aging, caregiving, work and health concerns are common stressors in our world today. The mind and body are intertwined and we now know that stress impacts overall health. The process of change from self discovery to self reliance is a stressful endeavor in personal growth. My style focuses on a client's increased awareness and becoming mindful along their path. Solution focused methods address the identified problems for developing an action plan towards well being. An integrated approach supports the person to be fully involved in their own process of healing. My work as an LMFT spans over 29 years of service to individuals, couples and families with issues in relationships and life transitions. That includes military families, families impacted by substance abuse, and those with chronic health concerns I am a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in both Oklahoma and New Mexico. In seeking a therapist, look for a potential to connect with the provider and their style. I would be happy to explore the possibility in providing support through your own growth process.

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Autumn Cooper

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): LPC-S,RPT-S
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issues
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing in Oklahoma for nearly two decades. I have spent the last several years specializing in the treatment of interpersonal trauma and have a real passion for working with individuals who are considered "the walking wounded" as so many have the experience of having a childhood they need to heal from. I have been in the field since 2003 and have honed my ability to work with individuals who have challenges with establishing and maintaining healthy coping skills, ensuring safe boundaries and those who want to learn ways to navigate relationships. I enjoy the process of therapy and strive to make sure individuals understand that they are the hero of their own stories. My counseling style is a nice hybrid of reflective and directive, because I know that sometimes individuals desire to be seen, felt, and heard and other times individuals value working out the steps necessary to move forward when life feels overwhelming and hard. True change comes from feeling valued, having strong connections and understanding your worth, when you are ready for that, I am here to help you feel empowered.

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Tera Robinson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): M.A., M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Stress, AnxietyGriefSleeping disordersDepressionCoaching
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am so glad you are here and have taken this important step towards healing! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor-supervisor, a licensed professional counselor-supervisor, and a licensed professional counselor in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas respectively. I have extensive experience working with adults, children, teens, couples, and families utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches. I am a solution-based therapist; therefore, my therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating all people with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, supportive therapy, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness therapy in order to meet your unique and specific needs. I am an avid believer in a holistic approach to mental health therapy: mind, body, and emotions. In fact, I believe in it so much so that I am pursuing a doctorate and Ph.D. in integrative medicine. The mind and body really are connected! It takes courage to work towards a more fulfilling and happier life. I look forward to working alongside you to accomplish your goals!

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Clint McKnight

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemCareer difficulties
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Oklahoma. This licensure allows me to offer mental health counseling to individuals and families looking to reach their personal and professional goals. I graduated with a Master of Arts from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK. I have 10+ years experience in mental health counseling. I utilize several approaches to therapy to best fit the individuals or families needs and am particularly focused on psychodynamic psychotherapy. It is particularly helpful in dealing with emotional strife or anxiety and a vehicle for gaining knowledge about or understanding oneself, which is key to personal growth. Emotional pain can come to us in many forms; Loss of trust, death of a loved one, fear, anxiety, depression, and many others things. Exploration of our patterns of relationships and personal knowledge are paramount to my approach to therapy. I would be glad to talk with you further if you have specific questions about my background.

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Alexi Tumey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MCP LPC,BSW,CM III/BHRS
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Professional Counselor Licensed in Oklahoma. I have over 10 years of experience in the health care field. I have worked with clients in a variety of settings with a variety of concerns. A few examples of my experiences are working with clients facing depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, communication issues, parenting challenges, Autism, and ADD/ADHD. I also have experience with self-harm, trauma, and abuse issues. My counseling style is caring, encouraging, open to humor and nonjudgmental. I treat everyone with respect and compassion. I am here to listen, educate, and empower people. I put great focus on building a trusting relationship utilizing HIPPA Compliant Confidentiality. My treatment approach combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered and Solution Focused modalities. I believe it is also important to be linked to additional resources that can provide extra care and support. If you are requiring assistance from a professional and ready to make change; I would be thrilled to help empower and support, you to live your best life. I look forward to working with you! Alexi T. LPC

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Meleisha Dickson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello and Welcome! My name is Meleisha Dickson, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I am licensed in Oklahoma with 4 years of professional work experience in the state of Oklahoma. I have worked with populations from all walks of life and all ages from preschool to the senior population. I have a background working in a non-profit setting in community mental health which has allowed me to gain experience with various populations and issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, addiction, relationships, family issues, and LGBTQ+. I have also spent a great deal of time working with children and teens in school settings. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion and pride myself in being open-minded and a good listener. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. What you will get from me is someone willing to listen and work with you and help you in taking the steps to become the best version of you! 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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Theresa Bleecker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefSelf esteem
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Oklahoma with over 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. 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! Schedule a session at your convenience. If posted availability doesn't meet your needs please let me know. I work to open additional sessions. Take care, Theresa

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Karen Peck

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
AddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefCoping with life changes
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Profession Counselor (LPC) in Oklahoma and a LPC and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP) in Virginia with 18 years of professional work experience. My experience includes helping individuals cope with substance use addiction, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, PTSD, and life changes. 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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Sarah Bedinghaus

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

I am licensed in Oklahoma with nearly 10 years of professional work experience. I hold a Master’s in Christian Counseling from Oral Roberts University. My expertise is providing counseling equipped by the Bible, empowered through prayer, and led by the Holy Spirit. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, confidence and depression, relationship issues, and motivation. I have worked with all ages from children to adults including individuals, couples and families. It takes courage to step out of your comfort zone of the default ways of thinking, acting, and being and to seek out a more fulfilling life of freedom and change. I am here, and honored, to support and empower you in that journey.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Mounds

Finding the best therapist close by in Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds. 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 Mounds, 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 Mounds region and in the state of Oklahoma. 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 Mounds 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 Mounds area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). 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 Mounds online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Mounds, 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Mounds 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.

Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 OK, 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 74047 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 Mounds counselor?

Before seeing your Mounds 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 Mounds.

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 Mounds 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 Mounds 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 Mounds, 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.

Mounds 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.

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