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Jessica Hirte

Offering therapy in OR
License: LPC,QMHP,NCC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
6 years of experience

Welcome! So your path has brought you here to BetterHelp, it's likely you are looking for some assistance in dealing with something in your life or your current situation and hope to find a person that can offer that assistance. Perhaps you have found that person right here! Stepping into therapy can be an overwhelming process but finding the right fit for you is one of the most important aspects of making it work. My hope is our work together is that you feel heard, valued, and supported in whatever you are facing. I work to empower individuals towards being authentic whole beings. I use a strengths-based approach to help find the silver lining. Research has shown that physical mental emotional and spiritual well-being all play equally significant roles and our livelihood. Therefore I have made the holistic approach my central modality when it comes to my therapy. My style is purposefully eclectic, to best serve your needs as a client. I believe strongly in a collaborative process in designing counseling experiences. You are the expert on you, the techniques we will use may change depending on your style and needs. Every individual is unique, and no one orientation will serve all.

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Dr. Lisa Schulz

Offering therapy in OR
License: LPC,NCC,ACS
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteem
14 years of experience

Hello! I believe we each have the potential to live the quality of life we want for ourselves and those we cherish. It has become my life's work and joy to support others in creating that best life. However you define happiness and fulfillment is what I want for you. I believe you are the power of the human spirit and trust you to know what you need. Seeking help is difficult and knowing that the counselor you connect with will not judge you or shame you helps you take those first steps toward the life you dream of. It is my job to help create a safe space for you to explore yourself in ways that support making positive and affirming life decisions. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 14 years experience working with adolescents and adults; I am currently licensed in Georgia and in Oregon. My own life journey has been one of facing truth and healing emotionally and spiritually. Mine is a life-long journey and by supporting others, I find my life's purpose and meaning. I have learned that being in relationships that are based on trust and acceptance allows the freedom to explore and heal. I can offer you a professional relationship intended to support your personal empowerment through genuine regard and non-judgment. Many times over the course of our lives, we encounter stressful and complicated circumstances. Have you ever wondered if you are truly happy? Have you thought that if you were different, others would love you? Have you felt insecure, depressed, and anxious about who you are and the life decisions you've made? Well, I believe we all have, and these thoughts and feelings are not abnormal or bad, rather they are normal and typical of people struggling with self-worth and personal dignity. Know that you do not need to face your life's obstacles alone. Spending time in therapy can offer you the space and skills to feel confident and capable as the person you are. My hope is to help create the conditions whereby you feel empowered, resilient, self-compassionate, valuable, and lovable. Together we can decide what therapeutic goals you have and how best we can achieve them together. If you choose to invite me into your life, I will honor who you are and who you chose to be.

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Lee Monahan

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
21 years of experience

I am an LCSW, licensed in Utah, Oregon and Florida. I've been working in the field for over 20 years, and am proficient working with clients addressing multiple issues; grief and loss, the effects of past traumas, anxiety and depression, self esteem issues, LGBTQ challenges, and believe we all do the best we can given the information and skills we have. I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral, Brief Solution Focused, and Acceptance Commitment therapeutic approaches in my work with clients. It's an honor to be invited into client's lives as they uncover their potential, overcoming and defusing old messages/beliefs, moving forward with newfound skills and courage in reaching their own personal goals of wellness.

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Breanna "Bre" Spehn

Offering therapy in OR
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepression
7 years of experience

Hi, I’m Bre, preferred pronouns being she or they. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Oregon, with over seven years of experience. I have worked with individuals of all ages, with different backgrounds, and across a wide variety of settings. Within sessions, I take a humanistic psychological approach while remaining rooted in mindfulness. Through my variety of trainings, I have gained the insight and skills to show up fully for others in session. I remain an active participant in deepening my self-awareness through ongoing therapy and meditation. These practices aid me in my own self-discovery of inherent compassion in order to guide others with humility and grace. My Education and Additional Trainings: • Naropa University, Master of Arts, Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology • University of Missouri St. Louis, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Art Therapy • Adi Yogpeeth, 500 Hour Holistic Yoga Teacher Training (YTT), Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda Yoga • Emotional Frequency Technique (EFT), Level I & II • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Diversity and inclusion are crucial for me in my personal life, and in my career as a therapist. While working from a social justice lens, I invite conversation regarding bias, privilege, and power. Throughout my diverse experiences in the field, I have increased my competency as well as my confidence in being of service to others. Let's create a supportive and safe space together that is unique to your needs as an individual.

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Maximiliano Nealon

Offering therapy in OR
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepressionCompassion fatigue
10 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor from Colorado with over 10 years experience working with adults, families, and adolescents. I have worked with clients with challenges ranging from depression, anxiety, parenting issues, self-esteem, grief, and anger. I believe in the collaborative model of therapy. I believe clients have the answers that they need and my job is to provide a supportive, caring, and engaging environment to help the client access these answers. I am client-centered and humanistic, with a great deal of experience in solution-focused therapy. I also have a great deal of experience with mindfulness based therapeutic models and have spent many years practicing meditation, yoga, tai chi, and music. I will tailor our approach to your unique situation. During this time of transition and challenge for all of us, I am honored to be able to support anyone who seeks help and counsel. The journey of healing is collaborative, and I know that you and I will grow and learn together. I look forward to working with you!

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Lora Hasse

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCPC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience

Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Practical Counselor in the state of Idaho with 18 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, personality disorders, trauma, substance abuse, and family of origin concerns. I have a wealth of experience working with teens, families, and individuals. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and mindfulness. I will make sure my approach and treatment plan are specific to your individual needs. By deciding to engage in counseling you have proven that you are a resilient and brave person. I congratulate you on taking this first step towards feeling like a happier, healthier you. It is so important to your success that the counselor you choose be a good fit. Feel free to look over my information and ask any questions you might have. I look forward to working with you!

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Cub Larkin

Offering therapy in OR
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsLGBTTrauma and abuseDepression
4 years of experience

I am licensed in Florida with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & trauma and abuse. 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.

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Gabriela Perkins

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW
Parenting issuesDepression
4 years of experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Utah with over 5 years of experience working as a counselor and with teenagers. I have worked with clients in crisis situations, with normal day-to-day stressors, with depression, and with trauma. I have worked with families who are dealing with parenting challenges and struggling to connect with their children. I have been trained in Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Response, Trauma focused CBT, and DBT with my own research into IFS. My approach with therapy is to help you feel at ease and comfortable. It is always challenging to find the right counselor and I do my best to make the therapy environment warm and inviting. I will work with you as we move forward to accomplish your goals. If there is something that I don't know, I will do my best to find those answers for you. I look forward to working with you!

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Tina Endsley

Offering therapy in OR
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsLGBTDepression
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Indiana with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & lgbt-related issues. I also have experience working with 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! I am a dive-right-in type of therapist and feel honored to be apart of the healing process with you!

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Lowell Wallace

Offering therapy in OR
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience

Hello, my name is Lowell Wallace and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I earned my Master's degree in Social Work in 2013 and went on to earn my LCSW in 2017. I have expertise in working with individuals and families with co-occurring substance abuse and other counseling issues. I also have expertise in providing counseling to individuals with mood and anxiety disorders, relationship issues, family conflict, trauma, ADHD, and much more. I utilize a client-centered approach and realize clients are the experts on their own lives. I work collaboratively with my clients in setting and reaching their goals that will ultimately benefit their lives. Some of my most used clinical approaches are cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. I enjoy these approaches because it allows me to help my clients gain insight into their core beliefs and how these translate into their thoughts and ultimately their behavior. I believe everyone has inherent strengths and abilities to face and overcome adversity and become more empowered and all they need is some assistance to realize their solution lies within themselves. I truly enjoy working with others and assisting them in becoming better version of themselves.

How to find counseling in Harrisburg

Finding the best therapist close by in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg. 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 Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, elsewhere in Linn, 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 Harrisburg area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 97446 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, 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.

Harrisburg 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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