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Lora Steen

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MS,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed professional counselor with experience working with adults, teenagers, and children. I have extensive training and experience working with those who have experienced trauma, especially abuse. Whether trauma is recent or from years ago, I have experience in helping clients navigate and make sense of these experiences. I also have experience in help clients with anxiety, depression, and parenting issues. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, rational-emotive therapy, and narrative therapy. I believe a positive therapeutic relationship is warm and reciprocal, with space for joy and humor! I am happy to adjust our dialog and plan of care to reflect your unique needs, strengths, and cultural preferences. Whether you are feeling hopeless or simply a bit stuck, you have the power to not only survive but thrive. With some tools and support I believe we can get there. Thank you for being brave enough to reach out.

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Kimberlee Thomas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,LADC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
31 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, and Welcome! I enjoy assisting people discover new ways of thinking about and experiencing their life issues, and feeling better maybe even joyous! I am a good listener and will take the time to make sure you are heard. My experience is diverse, and have worked with clients from ages 2 through 103 with a variety of problems ranging from trauma, career, family, parenting (children, grandchildren, and adult children), severe mental illness, marital, depression and anxiety, drug and alcohol, sexual life, medical issues, aging and caring for aging, end of life, and grief and loss, for a sampling. In our world today, narcissistic abuse is becoming a prevailing issue and I have taken time the last 6 years to study, learn and apply treatment methods to help in recovery from this. My background includes both individual and group counseling, in office setting, private homes, Group Home, Nursing Home, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Community Mental Health including groups with Federal Probation and Parole and Drug and Alcohol, Native American Health, Foster Care Families, Employee Assistance Program, and four years of solid online counseling. I have been in the behavioral health profession for thirty years and my educational background includes a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with Developmental Emphasis and Sociology Minor), and an Associates of Science Degree in Psychology. My focus is holistic, and on the here and now, and how past experiences and future hopes and plans or fears, affect it. If willing, I teach my clients to utilize mindfulness techniques, deep breathing and meditation, their own spirituality, social realm, thought life, and health goals. I use cognitive behavioral techniques, Rational Emotive Techniques, Transactional Analysis, EMDR, Inventories, among others in a pragmatic fashion. Together, we will find ways to develop strengths and use them to achieve life goals that keeps in mind weaker areas. Your goals will be our focus in sessions and I will give you help to clarify them as needed. It is my hope that you leave each session feeling as if you have gained something in working toward your well-being and goals, and that you will feel comfortable in letting me now how I am doing. I look forward to working with you. I am available 7:45am-4:15pm CDT, Monday through Friday. Kimberlee

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Abigail Nixon

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MHR,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a license professional counselor with over 4 years of experience in direct client therapeutic services and interventions. I am here to help you through your most difficult times in life. Sometimes we all need a little guidance as we navigate through our challenging world. I work with clients struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, or even just needing a safe place to vent. I believe in a collaborative effort, and offer a helping hand in the process.

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Cassie Holmes

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MHR,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma. I graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Master's degree in Human Relations. I have a wide range of clinical experience working with children, teens, and adults in various inpatient and outpatient settings addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, family conflict, addiction and trauma. My counseling style is empathic and collaborative. My therapeutic approach is eclectic, relaxed, and combines various components of cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, client-centered, and other trauma-informed modalities. You are the expert on you and we will work together to ensure your needs and goals are met! Congratulations on taking this first step toward a better you! I am here to offer support and guidance on your journey. Looking forward to meeting you soon!

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Jeremy Case

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseDepressionADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Jeremy has experience working with all age groups but has specialized with adolescents and adults. Jeremy has worked with people struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD/Autism, trauma, difficulties with sleep, stress, spirituality/religion, and many other areas of concern as well. Jeremy also specifically works with youth and adults of the LGBTQ+ community. Jeremy is a Trans-affirming provider. Jeremy is licensed in Oklahoma and Missouri and able to provide telehealth services to residents of both states and can provide in-person services to residents of Joplin, MO area. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Administration and a Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Counseling both from Ottawa University. Jeremy Case is licensed to provide mental health therapy services to residents of Oklahoma (LPC #7262) and Missouri (LPC #2021018466). Jeremy is a Veteran of the United States Navy (USN). Jeremy is an Indigenous American and is a member of the Ottawa (Adawe) Tribe of Oklahoma. Treatment Modalities and Certifications: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); Mindfulness Based Therapies; Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT); Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); Energy healing techniques such as Reiki (Certified Reiki Master); Spiritual Counseling (Non-Religious Ordained Minister by Universal Life Church); and Life Coaching. β€œIt is my belief that mental/behavioral health services be available to all who seek it. Finding a provider that meets your needs can be a challenging process and it is one I am personally familiar with. Today, with the political turmoil, social and environmental injustices and more, it can be quite daunting to find a provider who understands what those whom are being directly impacted by those issues are experiencing. It is important to feel understood by your provider. It is my belief as a person and professional that BLACK/ASIAN/NATIVE/LGBTQ+/TRANS LIVES MATTER & We only have 1 Earth – We should treat it like it is our home. Because it is.” I would be honored for the opportunity to help you navigate through life toward discovering your purpose and overcoming any barriers you may find in your path. Reach out today! Let's get through this together!

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Haley Harmer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, My name is Haley Harmer and I am a licensed professional therapist. I have been doing therapy for about 10 years now working as a therapist primarily with children, youth and families but I definitely love working with all individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety, boundaries, relationship issues, family dynamics and parenting problems to name a few. My education and experience has caused me to have a well-rounded background in several areas of concern when it comes to the mental health of individuals and counseling. My therapy approaches mostly come from using cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy and trauma-focused therapy but I tend to tailor my therapy approach and treatment plans to meet the unique and specific needs of my clients, which are all very individual. My therapy style is warm, inviting and very understanding. I'm here for my clients and helping them to the very best of my ability by showing respect, empathy, compassion and sensitivity to the needs of those who entrust me with their personal information. My heart is "Everybody Always" and that is how I treat my clients. It takes so much strength and courage to be aware of your needs and then reaching out for help and I would be honored to help you take those steps towards change and healing. I'm here to support you, listen to you, empower you and help you see that you have all the potential and strength within yourself to get to where you want to be. If you are ready to take that step I can't wait to begin working with you!

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Christy Stinton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,LMHC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed counselor, with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with a variety of issues, including infertility, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, career challenges, and life changes. I have also helped people with parenting, attachment and divorce related issues. I have a warm and interactive style. I believe that real change occurs in a safe and accepting counseling environment. My approach is to combine cognitive-behavioral, developmental and person centered counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a 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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Jamie Crow

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Oklahoma with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of issues, including stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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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Sally Fatjo

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am licensed in Oklahoma with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in working with children and adults. I have helped clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, self-harm, motivation, self esteem, and self-confidence. I believe everyone has their own unique challenges, and sometimes need help navigating those challenges. I would like to help you by providing you with the tools you may need. Sometimes, it just takes an ear to listen or a different prospective on things. 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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Jacinda Rea

Clinical therapist offering therapy in OK
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteem
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Missouri and Oklahoma with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with 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. 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 Pocasset

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Pocasset 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 Pocasset, elsewhere in Grady, 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Pocasset, 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset?

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

Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 73079 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 Pocasset counselor?

Before seeing your Pocasset 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 Pocasset.

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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset 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 Pocasset, 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.

Pocasset 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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