Whether you’re coping with the effects of mental health disorders or overcoming other challenges, consider getting support from a mental health professional online. Finding in-person treatment can be challenging due to transportation issues or a lack of available providers. With a platform like BetterHelp, access to mental health care can be more convenient and flexible.

With BetterHelp, you can work with counseling psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and other professionals from the comfort of your home at a time that works for you. This flexibility can make treatment more accessible for anyone with a busy schedule like a college student pursuing a doctoral degree or a busy working parent trying to avoid burnout. 

BetterHelp does not have medical doctors or nurse practitioners at this time, so providers cannot prescribe medication, but the clinical psychologists and other licensed mental health professionals on the platform have at least a master's degree and extensive experience with clinical psychology. 

Whether you need help coping with the symptoms of a mental illness or want to understand human behavior better, therapy can help. If you’re looking for an online therapist, OR has many options available. The counselors and therapists listed below are licensed to provide online therapy across the Beaver State.

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William Richert

Offering therapy in Oregon
License: M.A.,L.P.C.,L.M.H.C.
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington state and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Oregon and Wyoming. I’m a good fit if you want a therapist who both accepts your process when you need to talk things out, but who will also coach you in specific tools and techniques for feeling better, performing better, and flourishing. Clients tell me that they like that I balance accepting their process with patience whilst actively providing the tools for change and the push for change when needed. I specialize in applying the tools, techniques, and knowledge of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Positive Psychology to assist adults with fostering better relationships, improving quality of life, and increasing capacity for resilience in the face of setbacks and trauma. I also assist my clients to access their unique character strengths, experience more positive emotions, and deepen their sense of meaning, and engagement in their daily lives. I believe that people change and grow by developing opportunities and resources more than by merely managing problems. Treatment may assist you to identify, build, and utilize your strengths. Treatment may also help you to improve your relationships and your ability to relate to other people and to yourself. What you do outside of treatment in your daily life will be as important in fostering change and promoting healing as the work we do in our meetings. METHODS AND THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION - DBT-informed treatment: DBT consists of the technology of change (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) and the technology of acceptance (skills for building awareness, commonly referred to as "mindfulness"). - Positive Psychology: clinical tools, techniques and interventions derived from the empirical study of well-being, attachment, meaning, flourishing, resilience, and achievement. - Interpersonal Neurobiology: Many clients find it easier to understand skills for managing stress, emotions, addictions, and relationships when these are explained within the context of the brain works; you might find it easier to relate to therapy when it is explained in terms of the brain and the nervous system. - EMDR: EMDR promotes the efficient and safe processing of disturbing memories and emotions. Effective counseling depends on the quality of the relationship that a counselor establishes with you. As a counselor, I commit to the following: to seek to understand your perspective; listen for your most important concerns; accept you without judgement; respect your freedom and autonomy; follow you in determining the goals of your recovery; honor your ideas, your timing, and your pace of change especially when you have moments of doubt and indecision.

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Mollie Baker

Offering therapy in Oregon
License: LCSW,RYT-500
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCompassion fatigue
5 years of experience

Hi! My name is Mollie and I am licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oregon, with 7+ years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as internationally in area of community development. What brings me the most joy in my therapy practice, is joining with my individual clients to illuminate their inner wisdom and strengths to allow for more fulfillment and ease (and any other qualities of their choice) in their lives. My goal for every session is to ensure a safe and fun environment where clients feel respected and supported to be themselves. While I am trained in various evidenced based interventions, the magic is in the collaboration and creating an individualized plan that will work for you. My work is mainly with individuals, adults, ages 18+, special focus on Military, Veterans and their family members, with a holistic, trauma-sensitive and strengths-based approach. My training includes, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), mindfulness-meditation, problem-solving therapy, clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, EFT (emotional freedom technique), and yoga. And while not trained, am a big fan of animal-assisted therapies and other complimentary and alternative modalities. Availability: M, W: 6 to 9PM PST, F: 6 to 8PM PST, Saturday and Sunday hours also available Just know, you are already figuring it out by signing up and taking the time to begin finding the right therapist for you. Maybe take a moment to celebrate that. If you think we might be the the right team, would like to connect and learn more about you.

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Dr. Carolyn Hughes

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
45 years of experience

I enjoy working with individuals who are seeking a real change in their life. Sometimes you are "tired of the rut I am in" or feeling that "something needs to change..I do not want to feel like this anymore." Sometimes you are struggling with "old issues" and sometimes it is more current stresses like anxiety, relationships, or just do not know what to do next; I believe when you are ready to make a change, having a supportive push can really work! I have been a practicing social worker since 1985. I have worked in many areas of practice including active duty military members and families, VA hospitals, and community mental health. I currently specialize in treating trauma of all kinds, depression, anxiety, women’s issues and life transitions. I enjoy supporting people seeking positive life changes. I am a firm believer in real change being very possible. For me, therapy is a support system offering a course of treatment. I usually work with a client for 8 to 10 sessions with a goal of active change and renewed energy and confidence. Give therapy a chance...give me a call.

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Patrick Hund

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
13 years of experience

I am licensed in Oregon with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & 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. 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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Anthony Hoeflinger

Offering therapy in Oregon
AddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesAnger management
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Oregon with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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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Jane Arradaza

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsGriefDepression
36 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas and Oregon with 30+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflict & 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Margarita Araiza-Johnston

Offering therapy in Oregon
License: LCSW
Family conflictsParenting issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

I graduated with a BA in Sociology/Anthropology and a Minor in French from the University of Redlands. After working with children and families in Illinois and California, I went back to school and earned my Masters in Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. I worked as a social worker in Hospice and as a suicide and crisis counselor in Louisiana. I completed a program in the Theory and Practice of Mediation and Theory and Practice of Family Law Mediation. My areas of expertise include assessment, child abuse and neglect, bilingual therapy, family systems, domestic violence, crisis counseling, and suicide prevention. I offer compassionate and insightful therapy for people experiencing a broad range of issues, including LGBTQ+ issues.

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Gabriella Galucci

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
22 years of experience

I am licensed in California and Oregon with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. 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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Anthony Palomo

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsIntimacy-related issuesCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, intimacy related issues, & coping with 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. 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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Rachel Abel

Offering therapy in Oregon
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
14 years of experience

I am licensed in Oregon with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 can therapists in Oregon support you?

Therapists in Oregon can practice many types of counseling, from marriage and family therapy to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). They may also assist you with symptoms of depression, stress, or anxiety.

Therapists may help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or address your past. Over 2,887,853 people live in Oregon, and one out of five Americans has a mental health condition. Searching for licensed professionals in Oregon may help you find mental health support for personal growth, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental health concerns. You do not need a mental health diagnosis to seek support from one of BetterHelp's licensed providers above.  

The mental health field can include psychiatric medication management, online therapy, marriage counseling, couples therapy, clinical social work, licensed counseling, and other mental health services in person and online. Seeing a licensed provider can help you navigate mental health conditions and life circumstances through mindfulness and other specialized techniques.

Please note that BetterHelp does not offer diagnostic or medication management services.

Why are many residents in the state of Oregon working with a licensed counselor?

People reach out for mental health support for a variety of reasons. Many individuals work with a counselor for general life advice, while others may attend therapy for a specific concern. Whether you live in a large city or a smaller county in Oregon, BetterHelp can match you with a licensed professional tailored to your preferences noted when you sign up.

Mental health counselors in Oregon support clients with varying issues, which can include:

  • Challenging situations or life stressors
  • Eating disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression or depressive conditions
  • Adjustment issues
  • Emotional support for a terminal illness
  • Chronic pain emotional support
  • Grief
  • Personality disorders
  • Trauma
  • Relationship conflicts and concerns

Finding a therapist that takes new clients in online therapy can be the first step in finding a treatment plan that works for you. Your therapist can provide a safe space for you to focus on self-care and well-being.

If you're interested in speaking to one of the therapists above or being matched with a counselor in 24 to 48 hours, consider signing up for BetterHelp. BetterHelp has over 35,000 providers, including those listed above.

Emergency services

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:

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some commonly asked questions can be found below.

How much does a therapist cost?

Mental health professionals can differ in price. Forbes found that the average cost of in-person therapy in the US is around $100 to $200 per hour. Pricing can also vary based on your location. 

BetterHelp offers payment plans of $60 to $90 per session, charged monthly in a lump sum. You can also take advantage of this pricing on one of BetterHelp's sister platforms, like ReGain for couples or TeenCounseling for teens aged 13 to 19.

Many therapists may be upfront about their pricing and whether or not they take health insurance from the beginning. Additionally, some in your area may offer a sliding scale plan to allow those with lower incomes to pay less for therapy. However, services online can often save individuals a few hundred dollars per month.

How do I know if I should get a therapist?

Mental health services and mental health providers may help you navigate various concerns. 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 advice. A counselor may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Mental health issues don't always present as a crisis. Many professionals provide talk therapy and support for life transitions, skills learning, relationship problems, or life coaching. Online therapy sessions in Oregon can allow clients seeking therapy to experience professional help through video, phone, or live chat sessions without commuting to an office.

Does insurance cover therapy?

Different counseling services can vary in cost. Therapists must apply to accept insurance through insurance companies, which may take time and money, so not every therapist offers services through insurance. If you cannot find a therapist that accepts your plan, BetterHelp may be cheaper than visiting an in-person therapist.

Is online therapy safe?

Online therapy through BetterHelp and its sister platforms is safe. Therapists are licensed, experienced, and vetted before being contracted with the platform. If you experience any concerns with your therapist, you change your counselor through the platform or app at any time.

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