The Illinois River is a beautiful stretch of water that winds and weaves its way through Tahlequah and other parts of Oklahoma. The river may serve as a reminder to many of us about the winding nature of life - how no path follows a straight line.

Sometimes these windy paths can be difficult. Sometimes they can be easy. If you find yourself navigating a difficult part of life's river, take solace knowing Tahlequah-area therapists are here to help see you through choppy waters. No matter what the need, qualified mental health professionals are ready to help when you need an extra hand.

This is Jennifer Teague's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a born and raised Texan who now finds herself living in the land of Oklahoma. I have known that I wanted to be a counselor since I was in junior high school. Our family was going through some difficult times, and our counselor really made a difference in my life for the better! I graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lubbock Christian University, and began my work in the field of mental health. I then went on to complete my Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University in 2002. I obtained my licensure as a profe...

This is Rebecca Clinton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

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. ...

This is Nakeisha McGee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MAMFT,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hello all! My name is Nakeisha McGee and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have been in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment, in theory or in practice, since 2005. I have managed school and community based programming and provided services for individuals, children, teens, those who have experienced varying types of trauma and those suffering from varying addictions both in patient and outpatient care. I also counsel couples and have been trained in the Prepare and Enrichment assessment in which ...

This is Summer Milton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! My name is Summer Milton and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working in Oklahoma with 5 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, LGBT issues, as well as, family challenges, life transitions, OCD, ADHD and complex trauma. I have also helped many people who have experienced difficulties due to grief and abuse. Although I have spent much of my time working with teens, I have worked extensively with their parents, couples, families and individually with adults as well. I also have a backgr...

This is Dr. Cindy Kao's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Dr. Cindy Kao, and I have my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience in psychotherapy as well as a university lecturer and professor. I specialize in relational work, daily stressers, feelings of loneliness, worry, grief and trauma, dealing with change, parenting, and women's issues. I am a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-informed clinician, and often utilize mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral interventions. However, I will t...

This is Sally Higbee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed., ,LPC,HWC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I received my Master's in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. I went back to school in my 50's to earn the right to sit with people in pain. My style is relational, warm and non-judgmental. It will be my goal to create a safe space for you to explore with the ultimate goal of finding your best self. We will begin by identifying your needs and we will work at your pace to get where you want to go, I am comfortable being flexible with styles of therapy whether it be narrative therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, existential therapy, etc. ...

This is Samantha Whelan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 11

Hello! My name is Samantha Whelan and I am an LPC currently licensed in Oklahoma and Alabama with 11 years of professional experience. I decided to take a sabbatical to raise my two children while continuing to keep up with professional development thru continuing education. During these years the ups and downs of everyday life with family, kids, and friends gave me more insight into personal life struggles than I could have acquired by only reading a textbook or sitting in my office. I consider it one of the greatest honors of my life to be able to help people...

This is Angela Oliver's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I am an enthusiastic, licensed professional counselor in Oklahoma, whose worked in mental health for more than 5 years. My experiences include working with diverse individuals across the lifespan and on a wide range of emotional and behavioral concerns such as, depression and anxiety, grief/loss, work and career issues, trauma, and beyond. I understand that there is still a stigma about seeking help from a professional source and even a bit of trepidation to admit you want or need help. My style to counseling is laid back and warm; one that is non-judgm...

This is Mary Teal's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Everyone desires to be healthy, happy, and whole. If you are expecting a result, envisioning an answer, or seeking a resolution for your challenges, you may simply need an idea regarding how to address them. You may even wonder if a solution exists for your situation. Be assured, there are no real limits when you pursue a path that leads to living your best life ever. In fact, it is your time! One choice - among others – is to "make a life change that will change your life". Pause and picture this, You at your very best. This is not so far removed from your grasp!...

This is Casey Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Oklahoma. I have been providing individual and family therapy since 2016. I earned my Master of Education degree in School Counseling through the University of Central Oklahoma, and was elementary school counselor for 3 years prior to transitioning to outpatient therapy. Therapy services include but are not limited to: coping with stress and anxiety, anger, depression, grief, poor self-esteem, divorce, interpersonal relationships, effective communication, and family functioning. I enjoy working...

This is Jacob Butler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor in the states of Colorado and Oklahoma with over 5 years of experience working in mental health, first as a case manager and now as a therapist. I have a master of arts in professional counseling with a certificate in expressive arts therapy and palliative care/grief and loss. I have experience working in community mental health settings, residential inpatient settings, and now in private practice. I have partnered with individuals ranging in age from 3 to those well into their 70s, as well as with couples and families. ...

This is Kim Redae's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma City with 5 years of experience in providing direct mental health and behavioral counseling. I have worked with individuals ages six to adult with a variety of mental health/behavioral presenting issues such as: anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, community violence, phase-of-life problems, relationship and family issues, sexuality concerns, and many more. As a standard practice, I approach the therapeutic relationship with an acute sensitivity and respect for multi/cross-cultural factors and influence. My e...

This is Kerri  Wenner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 6 years clinical experience working with mental and emotional health on a professional level. I have clinical skills to address needs associated with but not limit to depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse recovery, parenting and relationship issues. I thrive on helping others find their inner strength and focus. I believe in the clients I serve. A quote that has stuck with me recently by an unknown author stated basically “the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now”. If ...

This is Melinda Labbe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Masters in Counseling Psy,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 19 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, conflict resolution, communication, career challenges and military members. I also worked with individuals who have experienced trauma from sexual abuse/rape, physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect,...

This is Sophia Oyetunbi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, having graduated with a MS degree in 2008 from John Brown University with a dual track of Marriage & Family Therapy and Community Counseling. I have worked in the mental health field since 2009 and have treated clients who were couples, children, and single adults ranging in ages from 6-70. My therapeutic interventions primarily are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Transgenerational Family Therapy, Solution Focused, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Dependent upon the goal of the client I w...

This is Chelsea VonderHaar's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Chelsea VonderHaar and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is passionate about helping people achieve healing and growth. I work with individuals seeking therapy for a variety of reasons including depression, anxiety, recent life transitions, loss, spiritual issues, family or origin issues, attachment issues, self esteem and relationship problems. My desire it to create a safe place that provides feelings of trust and compassion. I find it a great privilege and honor to walk with people while they navigate making sense of what...

This is Shantel Farrow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hi, I am a licensed marital and family therapist. I help my clients by empowering them to become in charge of their lives. My role is to help guide you to your ideal future. I believe YOU are the expert of your life and YOU are the only one who can create your ideal change. We all go through times when life's challenges seem to get the best of us. However, WE will find your path and get you back on track. I provide a safe place for you to come and be as you are. You do not have to live in this vicious, emotionally exhausting cycle any longer. In my practice, ...

This is Jill Bernis 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed professional counselor with supervision privileges. I have provided mental health services to children and adults since 2000. I specialize in treating Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, and Autism. I hold a license in Oklahoma and Louisiana and have National Certification (NBCC). I obtained a Bachelors (1995) and a Master’s degree (2001) in Psychology from The University of Southwestern Louisiana which was later named The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. My approach is mostly Cognitive behavioral therapy but I use other approach...

This is Tessa Burris's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MHR,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am an outdoor enthusiast that loves to take Luna (my dog) out on adventures. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. My main areas of therapeutic focus are trauma and mental health and substance use disorders. I am certified in trauma informed yoga and believe in bringing body awareness and mindfulness practices to enhance traditional outpatient treatment. I believe we all have a unique story and experiences that we should share. My main approach to therapy is client-centered and work with the client to create a respectful and compassionate atmosphere that ...

This is Natalie May's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tahlequah, Oklahoma (Tahlequah, OK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oklahoma and have been in the Mental Health field since 2013. I specialize in working with teens and adults combining multiple evidence based practices to provide support in areas such as anxiety, PTSD, phobias, chronic pain/illness, emotional regulation, anger management, family structure and support, substance abuse, LGBTQ+, trauma, life skills, coping skills, weight management, diet planning and co-dependency. I incorporate mindfulness into my practice which teaches impulse control, emotional regulation, confidence an...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Tahlequah? (Here Is How Our Tahlequah Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Tahlequah area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Tahlequah therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Tahlequah, or elsewhere in the Cherokee county or state of Oklahoma.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Tahlequah, OK ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Oklahoma will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Tahlequah and elsewhere throughout the state of Oklahoma, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Tahlequah offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Tahlequah therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 16741 people in the city of Tahlequah, OK finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 74465 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Tahlequah, couples counseling in Tahlequah, family conflict therapy in Tahlequah, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Tahlequah, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Tahlequah, Oklahoma can serve:

74464, 74465