Junction City was named in 1870 by Ben Holladay, who was a railroad magnate who chose the area for the rail line. The city was officially incorporated two years later, in 1872 with a population of less than 100 and now there are more than 6000 people living there.

The Junction City area also has many of the top mental health care experts who can help with any type of mental illness or concern that you may have. Whether you just need to talk or need intensive therapy, one of the counselors or therapists in and around Junction City are available and qualified to help.

This is Johnie Souza's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, my name is Johnie Souza (Pronouns: She/Her/Hers). I am a Licensed Professional Counselor from Oregon, and have worked in mental health for almost 20 years. I started in case management and direct support with adolescents, and then moved towards working in community counseling with chronically mentally ill adults. In 2012, after completing my education, I became a psychotherapist. I continue to learn and grow, most recently becoming a certified Neuroscience Informed Therapist in November 2022. This is my life's calling and I feel truly lucky to be a therap...

This is Dr. Mirna Mejia's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Welcome and thank you for reviewing my profile!! My goal as a therapist is to help every client achieve a more balanced and meaningful life. Whether it's by helping you sleep better, manage your pain more effectively, or facilitate the healing process following a trauma, my aim is to ease suffering and get you back on track to health & resiliency. I have extensive experience treating PTSD, anxiety, and depressive disorders in both the veteran and general population. Through my work with many clients, I have learned that major stress and trauma impacts overal...

This is Colleen Duncan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,ATR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon with over 12 years of experience working as a counselor with children, adults, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting stressors, OCD, relationship difficulties, and ADHD. I also helped many individuals who have experienced physical, verbal or emotional abuse as a child or adult. I would describe my style as warm and supportive, and I am ready to work with you to help you move forward. Collaboration is important - ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Jaye and I am glad to have the opportunity to serve you. They say, “Do what you love and never work a day in your life”, well, I don’t know who “they” are, but they are right! I knew I wanted to be a therapist after finding a book about Freud when I was 10 years old. I was a voracious reader and I was captivated! Yeah, I know I was a nutty little kid, but I held fast to my dream. When I was 18, my life took a different path and I became a hairstylist instead, as I had a young son to support. I loved tha...

This is Andrea Bassett-Snodgrass's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Andrea Bassett is Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW/LICSW). She studied and trained at University of Southern California. Andrea brings years of experience with young children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to her private practice. Her approach begins with a careful and thorough patient centered psychosocial history and assessment, followed with treatment using a multimodal, individualized approach. She works with her clients to identify challenges, focus on strengths and resources, and works toward the achievement of their short and long te...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC, LCPC , LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi! Welcome to BetterHelp! I want to thank you for viewing my profile and for making the courageous decision to talk to a professional for support during, what I can imagine, must be a difficult time in your life. Choosing the right therapist can seem like an overwhelming process when there are so many incredible and very qualified professionals on this site; however, making sure that you find the right fit for you and your situation can be one of the most important decisions at the beginning of your journey. So, to help make this decision a bit easier for you, I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I enjoy working with a diverse set of clients. Licensed in California since 2006 I have had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with a great number of individuals who were struggling with a variety of concerns. My work in mental health began in 1998 in a small farming community just outside of Bakersfield, CA. I was fortunate enough to be hired by a community health clinic to provide mental health case management for children and families. It was there that I realized my desire to help others and found my motivation to cont...

This is Jessie Higgins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I am an LCSW with over 8 years of clinical practice in the State of Oregon. My experience varies from working with individuals with severe mental illness in an intensive community stabilization program, crisis intervention, children, families and Veterans. I have additional certified training in adult and child ADHD, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, and LGBTQIA issues. Working through the pandemic has shown the difficulties people are experiencing, whether it be grief and the loss of loved ones or relationships, isolation, changes in environment, or increa...

This is Michelle Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Are you struggling to cope with a new “normal” of life? You're doing the best you can, AND you can do better! I believe everyone has the potential to manifest a life worth living, and I would love to help you take the steps towards making your vision your reality. With over 10 years experience in the mental health field, I have supported countless individuals and families achieve their goals through therapy, and look forward to the opportunity to serve you today. I am formally trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance ...

This is Jenny Janssens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I have MA in mental health counseling and a BA in Counseling psychology. I practice existential therapy; a therapeutic model that targets the underlying factors that cause internal conflict within you. It focuses on both mental and behavioral concerns that prevent you from realizing your full potential. Therapeutic goals are what you decide they should be; I am here to help you reach them. I am trained in dialectical behavioral therapy , complexed trauma, personality disorders, substance abuse, LBGT issues, Cognitive behavioral therapy, grief counseling, paren...

This is Cristina Primerano's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
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, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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 can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Dr. Jared Gorfinkel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Oregon with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & 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! Professional Website URL: https://www.jaredgpsyd.com/

This is Jennifer Haney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Mississippi and Alabama Licensed Professional Counselor,NCC,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed and experienced in providing counseling on the various challenges life throws our way. Everyone goes through times of stress, tragedy, turmoil and angst. Seeking professional advice during these times can help to ease these difficult feelings. As a therapist, I have helped individuals and couples overcome tough times in life such grief, loss, marital strain and divorce as well as other career and lifestyle transitions. My professional counseling style mirrors my personality in that I am kind, compassionate and have a heart for helping others ...

This is Shareen Wornson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am an enthusiastic and hard-working, responsible person who loves helping people. I had wanted to be a counselor my whole life, but was taken in a different direction early on. Later in life when I realized I could get my masters degree without re-doing my bachelors, I went back to school and got my M.A. in Professional Counseling. I was finally able to do the job I loved (and get paid for it!). I work with a variety of clients, but my specialty is in working with child sexual abuse victims and their non-offending family members. I work a lot with people who hav...

This is Wyatt Okeefe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

Hi, my preferred name is Wyatt. My pronouns He/They/His. I am a transmasculine human. I carry my professional license under the name Sheri Wyatt. I have been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and therapist for 36 years and my preference is working with adults. I do not work with couples or families. I have specialized in working with adults who have experienced childhood abuse and who may have trauma recovery needs, intimacy and relationship issues, depression and anxiety and LGBTQ issues, especially transgender/nonbinary related issues. I have extensive exp...

This is Annie Forsyth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with many clients with a wide range of concerns including - - but not limited to - - anxiety, stress, depression, grief, trauma, self esteem issues, work issues, and relationship/family issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I am non-judgmental and believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, compassion, and dignity. When working with a client, my approach combines cognitive-behaviora...

This is Patrick Hund's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Oregon with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Noel Sicat's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! My name is Noël and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oregon, with 5+ years of post grad school experience, and 4 years prior. I went to graduate school at Loma Linda University and completed a 2 year post graduate school social work fellowship at Yale University. I want to help you with whatever situation you are facing. We all need support sometimes, and I know that taking these first steps to finding the help you need are some of the hardest. Everyone deserves to be truly heard and their life journey to be respected. I have had expe...

This is Ryan Witkowski's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, 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 - Junction City, Oregon (Junction City, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Oregon with 6 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 related issues, and identity-related issues (gender, body image, body-focused repetitive behaviors, etc). I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that can assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am he...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Junction City?

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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City, 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 Junction City, 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 97448 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 Junction City:

97448

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.