Autism is a devastating condition that can frustrate you and your child no matter how hard you try. Any kind of change in routine or even a visit from a friend can cause a meltdown. In fact, running to the store to pick up dinner can be a major ordeal if your child has autism. Luckily, there are some of the top therapists in the state in Cottage Grove who are experienced in treating autism.

Cottage Grove has a plethora of fun places to visit such as the Bohemia Gold Mining Museum, Row River Nature Park, Oregon Aviation Historical Society and Museum, and Bohemia Park. However, taking a child with autism to a public place can be a disaster if you are unprepared. Talk to one of the Cottage Grove therapists to get some help before you go.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon and have been working in the mental health field for over 12 years. My approach to therapy is strengths based and solution focused. I know this is a difficult time in your life, and I am here to bear witness to your challenges as well as your strengths. I believe in focusing on problem solving and validating to move you from a 'stuck' place in your life. I also strongly believe that therapy only works when the client and therapist have a relationship of trust and understanding. It is my job to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 11

Are you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed? Are you in a challenging relationship? I can help. I counsel individuals and couples on how to build better relationships and provide coaching for life direction. Sometimes we all need support to deal with life issues. I have been providing services for more than 17 years specializing in relationship issues and the pursuit of happiness. I create a safe environment and customize my services to fit the unique needs and desires of the individuals I serve. As an experienced professional I draw on a variety of styles and te...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Oregon with over 7 years of experience working as a medical family therapist. I have worked with an array of clients with a wide range of presenting problems including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relational distress, and adjustment as well as clients dealing with chronic illness. As a family therapist, I am dedicated to facilitate positive change by exploring the client’s story within their context, interactions, and relationships. My personal values of compassion, care, and respect are fundamental ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Jane Addis Docken. I'm a native Oregonian, born and raised, living all of my life in Oregon until recently when I transplanted to Washington to live closer to my adult daughters and granddaughters. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon since 2001 and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Washington State since I moved to Washington in 2017 and have been practicing since 1995. I have experience working with clients with a wide range of issues including depression and anxiety, childhood and adult trauma, stress (and wow, don't w...

This is Dr. Ryan Bair's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of counseling experience. I have been a Social Worker for over 20 years and have worked with people of all ages and backgrounds. I have worked with a wide range of concerns from environmental, and situational to severe mental illness. I have worked in schools, community mental health facilities, and hospice. I believe in transparency and collaboration in practice. I believe in behavioral activation and a person's ability to overcome thinking errors through solution-focused goal setting and follow...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Hello and Welcome! My name is Lorinda Sanders and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) practicing in Idaho and Oregon. I have been practicing in the clinical social work field for 21 years. I graduated from Walla Walla University with a Master in Social Work in 2000. I have worked with a multitude of populations include adolescents, teenagers, adults, and geriatrics. My experience includes working with individuals with anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem, career challenges, LGBTQ, relational conflict, grief and loss, and adjustment/transitional c...

This is Alysia Khendek's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed therapist licensed in Oregon with over 3 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, women's health issues, postpartum depression, and grief and loss. I strive to help individuals live in a way that inspires deeper fulfillment and balance by harnessing their natural ability to cope with stress and emotional pain. My therapeutic style incorporates calm, patient focused, goal directed, short term, solution focused interventions. I prioritize creating a space for an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Greetings! Counseling is an exciting and personal journey! Each of us can find the answers we seek and desire! My name is Dr. Susan Stuntzner. My background is in Rehabilitation Psychology and rehabilitation counseling. I hold a doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Psychology and a master’s degree in counseling with an emphasis on rehabilitation counseling. My background has extensively focused on rehabilitation counseling and the needs of individuals with disabilities. I specialize in coping with a disability, grief and loss, employment and career transitions, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! I am Tasha. I am a licensed Social Worker in Oregon and Washington. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work in a small mountain town in North Carolina, and then moved back home to the West Coast. I’m so glad you have found your way here. Whether this is your first time looking for support or if you have worked with someone in the past, I will meet you right where you are and hope to build genuine rapport allowing for openness and a safe space for healing and positive change. My approach is personable and open hearted. I have spent a lot of my life ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lcsw,Msw
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My goal in working with you is to help you focus on the causes of issues rather than the symptoms. Symptoms are an excellent road map, but it’s getting to the reason that creates long-lasting change. To help you work on what your cause may be, I use Cognitive Therapy along with a focus on your thoughts and how you manage what you think. I also encourage healthy self-care so that you are both mentally and physically finding the best balance possible to have the energy for your better life. Change is possible, and you can make things different! I can help you...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,Elissa Buccarelli- Both
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

Hello and welcome to my profile page! My name is Elissa (Lisa) Both and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and individuals. Specifically, I have spent a significant portion of my career in education as a School Social Worker, where I was committed to serving the needs of students and their families. I have worked with many students who struggled educationally due to learning, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. In addition, I maintained a private practice throughout the years. I strongly...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I believe the way we learned how to cope and survive while we were young, may not be the way we wish to live our lives. I seek to understand your past coping, build upon your internal resources and provide you a safe container to be seen, to be heard and to express your most authentic self. I am trained in Eye-movement desensitization reprocessing, (EMDR) and I use other evidenced based practices such as Cognitive behavioral therapy, (CBT) and Attachment Theory; to address the underlying emotions and needs which are contributing to difficulties in the present. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

My style is warm and creative from a strength-based perspective. Creative in the sense that I provide tailored support to help individuals, families and groups identify and manage psychological, emotional and behavioral change. In life we experience challenges such as trauma, family conflict, crisis, physical illness, unemployment grief/loss and/or social challenges that can affect our quality of life. Together we will work to overcome barriers, to maximize your life experience and not allow the past to paralyze you from enjoying today and having a healthier and h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Oregon with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Oregon with 8 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 10

I can help if...A small voice in your head tells you that something big needs to change. If you are tired of your internal experience of your self not matching the person that you live as day-to-day. If you feel exhausted comparing yourself to others, wanting to live the way you see other people living, yet struggling to make consistent and meaningful change. I can help guide and be with you as you recover from the lies and loss of trauma. These traumas and emotional imprints so often derive from our family or origin, current and past intimate relationships and th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in the state of Oregon and have years of experience supporting individuals in learning to navigate their emotions and create a life which is fulfilling and meaningful. I specialize in working with folks experiencing burnout in their personal or professional lives. I also have experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression and compassion fatigue. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting starte...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Oregon with 7 years' experience helping folx with a range of mental health concerns. I specialize in disordered eating and eating disorders, anxiety and traumatic stress, sex and intimacy issues, and identity and orientation-related issues (gender, body image, sense of self, etc). I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you already have many strengths that can assist you in overcoming challenges. It takes great courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. I am happy to support ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Cottage Grove, Oregon (Cottage Grove, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Oregon, California and Florida with 10 + years of professional work experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, parenting issues, & anger management. 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 journ...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Cottage Grove?

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 Cottage Grove 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 therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

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

Mental health professionals working through private 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 Cottage Grove 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? 

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

Some therapists 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 Cottage Grove and elsewhere throughout the state of Oregon you can expect significantly more affordable options, with 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 Cottage Grove 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. 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 therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose 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 counseling. In Cottage Grove, therapy can be easily accessible 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 therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist 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 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 San Jose 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 Cottage Grove, OR, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 97424 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists 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 and counselors 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 Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

97424

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist 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 therapist. 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 therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling 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 therapy. 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.

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. 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 therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy 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.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from 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 is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.