This is Dr. Tina Marie  Glover's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, LPCC,CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello, my name is Dr. Glover; I’m originally from San Diego, California. I received my doctorate degree from Oregon State University in Counseling with a specialty in Counselor Education & Supervision. I’m a repeat Alumni of Portland State University receiving a Masters of Science in Counseling with an emphasis on Rehabilitation and Community Counseling and a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology and Psychology. I’m a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Nationally Certified Dialectal Behavioral Therapist, a Nationally Certified Addictions Counselor a...

This is Wendy Henner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Greeting and welcome to Better Help! My name is Wendy Henner and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Arizona and Oregon, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from San Francisco State University, and my Master of Arts degree, specializing in Applied Behavioral Science and Systems Counseling, from Bastyr University. For the past 20 years, I have been working with individuals and couples who present with a variety of personal struggles such as depre...

This is Jennifer Morrison's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Being a part of a rapidly growing community that is embracing the balance of modern and traditional healing is my passion. I am currently registered as an LPC in the state of Oregon. I earned my Master’s degree in forensic mental health counseling at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. I spent time working individually and in groups with adolescents and adults incarcerated at Riker’s island, on probation, and in intensive community based outpatient treatment with children, adolescents, and their families. Since trauma often happens in the context of...

This is Holly Lastine's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,LMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! Congratulations on taking steps toward your healing by seeking a counselor - that takes a lot of vulnerability and bravery. The most lasting changes are made when we are in control of them, and this is a great step forward in taking control of and managing your life. I’ll tell you a little bit about me so you can decide if we might be a good fit. I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon and a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner in Nebraska with over 8 years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples. I have worked at two therape...

This is Sarah Hollingworth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Oregon with over 12 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with youth, families, and couples with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting concerns, LGBTQIA+ specific issues, and co-morbid diagnoses. I have spent the last 3 years working directly with youth and families in the foster care system, specifically youth who have experienced physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse, neglect, plus other traumas. I am compassionate, vibrant, a...

This is Cynthia Fradl's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello; thank you for taking the time to view my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 plus years of clinical experience working as a Mental Health Therapist . I have worked with clients experiencing a wide range of concerns to include: those dealing with the impact of past emotional or physical trauma, grief issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life and career challenges. I have worked in several clinical settings to include: non profits, hospital/clinical settings and schools. I also have experience with individu...

This is Elizabeth Russell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a clinical social worker licensed in the states of Connecticut and Oregon with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, relationship and attachment issues, addictions, managing emotions, and self esteem issues. I am also a certified health coach and a certified law of attraction life coach, and love supporting people in finally achieving their dreams. My counseling style is warm and empathic. One of the most important things I do is to help people to rec...

This is Jennifer Wiss's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW (WA),LCSW (OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! My name is Jennifer, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am glad you have reached out for support in your current stage of life. I have practiced for the last nine years in Washington, Oregon and Utah. I graduated with my Master’s in Social Work from Eastern Washington University (2012). I have worked with families in many different situations and settings (in-home, community, and schools). I am also a clinical supervisor for a team of therapists and individuals obtaining licensure. My background includes working with families involved with the c...

This is Marilyn  Hall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Thanks for taking the time to look at my profile. Being of service is my primary goal in working with others and it is the reason I am a therapist. I thoroughly enjoy helping others achieve their life goals in a manner that is as supportive and respectful as possible. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I have over 25 years of experience helping people gain control over their lives, emotions, relationships, and family conflict. I specialize in helping others through difficult transitions in life. My experience includes working wi...

This is Robert Sherman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Greetings. Thanks for checking in. I am licensed in Oregon and Idaho with 22 years of professional, clinical work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse and neglect, grief and loss, and depression. I have specialty working with trauma and assisting adoption reunions. I am a Registered Clinical Supervisor for Idaho and a Substance Use Disorder Professional. I have extensive experience providing EAP services. I also have a Clinical Private Practice serving Idaho, Oregon and soon Washington accessed via Psychology Today ...

This is Nancy Benner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Oregon with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & bipolar disorder. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Porshea Pendleton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Welcome and thank you for viewing my profile. My name is Porshea' Pendleton, LMFT. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Oregon with 24 years of professional work experience in aiding clients with depression, PTSD, anxiety, relationship challenges, and substance abuse concerns. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 28 years of experience in mental health care. I have dedicated myself to empowering clients to heal the pain within their lives. I support my ...

This is Dr. Brandi Cihlar's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Ohio, as well as other states with 17 years of professional work experience. I have so much experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, depression, and much more. 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. Sometimes therapy can be a process of throwing out your “stuff” on the table and we both sift through it for patterns and insights. Sometimes it’s an experience where a third party takes a look ...

This is Daniel Jansen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Oregon with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with parenting issues, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, confidence and 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!

This is Kathleen Barnes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Albany, OR
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, my name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. I have experience working with diverse populations using many counseling techniques to include DBT, CBT, CPT, Trauma therapy, Motivational therapy and brief intervention Solution-based focused therapy. My experience is with individuals that struggle from stress and anxiety from everyday life, to severe or mild mental heath symptoms and trauma/PTSD. I believe in providing the hope and support for change and empowerment using strengths based and recovery based models. My exper...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Albany?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Albany area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Albany and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your psychotherapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Albany or elsewhere in Linn or the state of Oregon.

Mental health professionals working through their own practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Albany therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp With A Albany Therapist? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Albany due to a higher cost of living.

Some counselors in the state of Oregon may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Albany and elsewhere throughout the state of Oregon you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Albany to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy with a counselor. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

Albany has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Albany, therapy can be easily to use and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a psychotherapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy with a licensed counselor is having a 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 Albany 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Albany, OR, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 97322 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Around Albany Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Albany:

97321, 97322

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Albany Sessions For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend counseling. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process with a counselor.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions with their counselor. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.