In life, you need to figure out how to make life more livable. It can be a challenge, especially if you're dealing with depression or another mental illness. When there are dilemmas outside your control, it can be hard to control them as well. A counselor can help you. 

Seek out a Corvallis-based therapist so you can better enjoy this picturesque college town and all its natural beauty. A therapist can help you to live a better life, addressing challenges like depression or anxiety. Connect with a therapist today, and start feeling your best.

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Holly Lastine

Offering therapy in OR
License: MSW,LCSW,LMHP
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
9 years of experience

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 therapeutic boarding schools and a counseling support network where I have been privileged to help individuals and families work through hurt and trauma, grow through struggles, and come through on the other side stronger. This has included offering support to individuals through periods of high anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, and working through trauma and grief to a place of peace and comfort. I’ve also worked with parents through difficult periods of parenting as their children make decisions outside of their control, and helped individuals and families as they continue to process the effects of trauma, adoption, and/or grief. Sometimes life feels overwhelming, and most people go through a period or long stretches of anxiety and depression. We all want deep and meaningful connections in our lives and to experience wholeness. As we work together I want to empower you to take charge of who you are through tools, through support, and through new thought patterns. Sometimes we all need a safe space to cry and be ourselves so we can face the world, and I feel honored when someone shares their story with me. It’s a privilege to witness when someone faces the darkness and moves forward into the healthy and whole life that they want, and I want this for you. Primarily, I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to draw from tools and well-researched methods for coping and growing. I have experience in helping individuals, families, and couples develop healthy boundaries and healthy communication so you can be your best self in the world and with the people around you. I am a Christian and can also provide a Christian therapeutic perspective if this is something you are looking for. This is your story and your time, so may you continue to take charge of who you are. I look forward to getting to know you.

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Eric Eubank

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesCoping with life changes
13 years of experience

I work hard to help people identify and overcome obstacles to their happiness and well-being.  The obstacles can appear as old patterns in the way we think or the way we interact with others, or as a combination. New obstacles spring up to keep us stuck in the old pattern. Sometimes the belief that there is nothing we can change is its own obstacle.  Whether you are age 18 or 78, the change process can be overwhelming, and you don't have to do it alone. I wholeheartedly believe that working with a qualified counselor in a confidential and secure format, ideally a very experienced counselor who brings care, curiosity and trusted tools, can be the most direct and effective way to make desired changes in your life, to remove obstacles to your sense of fulfillment and well-being.  A counselor should listen carefully to your goals and help you stay focused on them. I have worked as an individual and family therapist/counselor for over 13 years (and several years before that as a life-skills trainer), and I am licensed (LCSW) in Oregon for private practice. I believe that safety, respect and consideration should guide all of our interactions. Diagnoses and labels may in fact be helpful in some situations, but this is not the main approach in my counseling practice.  Similarly, I don't push clients to fill the session with talk about their feelings or family-of-origin, unless they think it could be helpful.  Whether you consider depression, anxiety, frustration, disappointment, grief and loss, relationship issues, habits, self-image/esteem/identity, or various changes in your life (or a loved one's life) to be at the core of your barriers to your well-being, I respect the fact that you're considering hiring a professional to support you, and I hope that you find a good fit in a counselor. (On that note, I would not be a good fit for someone who needs to meet after 4:30pm.)

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Eleni Speropulos

Offering therapy in OR
License: LMFT
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
8 years of experience

I am a licensed family and marriage therapist in the state of Oregon. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, codependency, self-esteem, parenting struggles, grief and loss, ADHD, and career challenges. I also have experience with people who have lived through trauma such as abuse or neglect. My therapy style is relaxed, interactive, and warm. I treat everyone with respect, dignity, and empathy. My approach combines attachment based, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, dialectical behavior, existential, and trauma focused modalities. It is important for the client to have a voice in their treatment, so we come up with an individualized plan to address their concerns. It is brave to seek help, and start the process of change. I know you are more than capable of processing your pain and healing. My role is to provide support, skills, and a safe place for you to grow. I am here to guide clients towards health, happiness, and fulfillment. I am excited to help you in your transformation journey!

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Nadine Porter

Offering therapy in OR
License: MSW,LCSW,LISW-S
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
13 years of experience

Hi there! I’m Nadine and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with ten years of experience. Are you stressed? Anxious? Sad? Do you have problems you feel can’t be resolved? Do you have relationship problems or problems with your children? Are you lonely? I can help with all of that and more! I’m a great listener, extremely compassionate, and most of all, I’m not pushy. I’m here to listen and walk through the tough parts of your life with you while you make the major decisions. I’m very open-minded and I never pass judgement on anyone. If you think we’d be a good fit, please schedule with me. You are not alone. I am here for you. Thank you for considering me as your therapist.

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Alberto Vazquez

Offering therapy in OR
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
6 years of experience

I appreciate the opportunity to be your counselor. My philosophy of counseling uses a person-center approach to therapy. By this I mean that people are resourceful, capable of self-understanding, trustworthy, and are able to make the necessary changes they desire in their life. By working together, I will help you identify your goals and create your desirable treatment plan to manage your existing problems. I help you create an environment that fosters growth and change. My approach to counseling takes into consideration the whole person body, soul and spirit. I will help you create a plan that is tailored to you individual needs and personality. If appropriate to your treatment and is your desire, Spiritual issues may be discussed if requested by you with full knowledge and consent. I hold a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Corban University in Salem, Oregon. Major course work included human growth and development, child and adolescent issues, family therapy, and group dynamics. My experience as professional bilingual counselor for the past 6 years has been working with individual’s ages 6-80 and their family’s to address issues of emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being. As a counselor, I assist the client to process and work through painful issues that come up in the various spheres of life. I offer a range of out-patient services that included mental health assessments, individual/couples/family/group counseling, case management and consultation.

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Jodi Erion

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW,Jodi RAE ERION
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

Hi, my name is Jodi Erion. I am a clinical social worker licensed in Oregon and Tennessee with 5 years of experience working as a mental health therapist and over 11 years of experience working in the mental health field. I lived in Oregon for 17 years and moved to Tennessee in May, 2022. I have worked with clients who have a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, low self-worth, relationship issues, and life stressors. I have also worked with survivors of trauma and emotional abuse. I believe in treating clients with respect, dignity, and compassion. My approach includes dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, client-centered therapy, narrative therapy, and solution focused therapy. I am DBT certified and trained in trauma informed care. Together, we will customize your treatment plan to meet your specific needs. If you are ready to take the steps towards healing and relief, I am here to support you. As a mother with a newborn, chat and phone sessions will work best for me. I look forward to joining you on you journey!

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Dorothi (Catie) Johnson

Offering therapy in OR
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemCareer difficulties
13 years of experience

Weekend and evenings available! Working full time for another agency limits my availability here, but I love helping so much that it works for me. I am licensed in Oregon with over 10 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 and substance use. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy shows bravery! If there is not a spot open in my schedule, please just message me. I purposely do not have a lot of openings until I can find what you need.

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Ivana zorica

Offering therapy in OR
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

I am licensed in Idaho, Washington and Oregon and have 5 years of professional therapy work experience. I have a vast medical work experience in addition to therapy and my interest is in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I want to help you ease your way through hardships and help you have better relationships with yourself and others. I will meet you with compassion and a non-judgmental space. 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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Christi Wilson

Offering therapy in OR
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
11 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and Oregon with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with issues associated with grief, motivation, stress, self esteem, and lack of confidence. I believe you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming that which challenges 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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Angelica Colibri

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsGriefDepression
12 years of experience

Hi, I am Angelica, a bilingual-bicultural (Spanish) speaking Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Wisconsin area; with more than 23 years experience working with adults 18-100 years old. I believe in a person centered approach to treatment and I tailor therapy to meet your individual needs. Some of the therapeutic modalities I use are cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement therapy, mindfulness, person centered/Rogerian and solution focused therapy. I have worked in a variety of settings to include hospitals, outpatient clinics, private practice, nursing homes, hospice and halfway houses. I specialize in working with depression, anxiety, addictions, life changes, grief, geriatrics and end of life issues. I believe each person inherently has the tools to be successful and I am here to help along the journey. It takes a lot of courage to ask for help and I'm glad you did! I welcome the opportunity to talk with you and look forward to our work together.

How to find counseling in Corvallis

Finding the best therapist close by in Corvallis 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Corvallis. 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 Corvallis, 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. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Corvallis or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. 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 Corvallis area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find 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 Corvallis, elsewhere in Benton, or in the greater state of Oregon.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Corvallis 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 Corvallis 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 Corvallis may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Oregon you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Corvallis, Oregon 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a 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, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Corvallis 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 Corvallis helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Corvallis 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:

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 Corvallis 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?

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 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.

A psychologist 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 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 Corvallis 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 lot of people in OR, providers 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 97333 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Corvallis counselor?

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist 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. A Corvallis 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 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.

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy 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 professional 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 Corvallis, Oregon 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.

Corvallis 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?

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.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

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

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 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.

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:

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

97330, 97331, 97333, 97339

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