Madras gained national visibility in 2017 as a prime location to watch the total solar eclipse. Life can be filled with exciting moments such as this, but for the vast majority of people such excitement is not commonplace. Still, if your life is decidedly lacking in excitement of any kind and nothing brings you pleasure anymore, you could have depression.

If you are struggling with such things, Madras-area counselors can help. These licensed and confidential therapists can help you identify why you are feeling this way and help you overcome your obstacles. Contact a therapist today.

This is Valeria Clarke's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,CADC II
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 11

Greetings! I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 11 years of work with people who are striving to thrive. I work through a trauma-informed lens, with a strengths-based, humanistic perspective. Those who have benefitted most from my work have experienced some trauma in their lives and are working to unravel the effects those events have had on them. I have a long history of working with those who have experienced significant domestic violence, grief and loss, and with loved ones of folks who are LGBTQIAA+. Additionally, those with PTSD, other anxiet...

This is Anna Claybaugh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

Anna Claybaugh, LCSW (pronouns: she/her/hers/they/their/theirs) is here to help you find more connection and authenticity in your life, and thus, more joy & wellness. Anna works very well with people who have a hard time speaking their needs, putting themselves on the list and knowing that they are worthy of all the abundance life can offer. This includes people pleasers, highly sensitive people, those in healing professions, those with critical self talk and caregivers. In addition, as a queer person, Anna is very passionate about working with people in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

I am a licensed social worker in Arizona, Oregon, and New Mexico with 12 years of experience. I have experience with teens, families and the elder population with a wide range of concerns, including feelings related to a terminal disease, grief and loss, as well as relationship struggles. I have helped many families with parenting strategies, motivation, charts and rewards, parent-child issues and boundaries. My experience in hospice has afforded many years of assisting with grief and loss as well as coping with terminal illnesses and the losses and changes that e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I'm Kimberly, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon. I have my master's degree in social work, have worked as a counselor for over 15 years, and most recently worked as a behavioral health provider in a diabetes clinic at an academic and research hospital. My style is supportive, and I also incorporate treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based strategies, and solution focused therapy. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected, as well as your experiences, values, health and community. We will expl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, I’m Bre, preferred pronouns she/her/hers. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Oregon, with over six years of experience. I have worked with individuals of all ages, with majority of my focus presently on young adults. Within sessions, I take the approaches of client-centered and strengths-based counseling while remaining rooted in mindfulness. I have gained the insight and skills to show up fully for myself and others in session. I have cultivated self-awareness through meditation classes and retreats that have aided my own self-discovery of in...

This is Lynette Belknap-Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC LCPC PC, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! My name is Lynette. I have been practicing therapy for over 12 years. I am currently licensed in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. I believe in treating all people with dignity and respect. Your privacy is precious to me and I will protect it. I have enjoyed helping many different populations of people with all sorts of issues and concerns. Helping people reach their individual potential for success is a joy for me. I am a trained in EMDR, SFBT, CBT, MRT, MI, and Prime f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): 1992 BA in Psychology; ,1994 M.Ed. in Counseling,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I have been a therapist for more than twenty-eight years. My work as a counselor includes a private practice where I work with victims of emotional, physical and sexual abuse and with people suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). I have also advised many couples and families who are struggling with relationship problems. My practice also spanned over twelve years as a crisis relief worker for Malheur County, where I work with people in dire grief, abuse, and life crises. I also worked in the prison system for more than twenty years. I use DBT and CB...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CA LCSW 22752,OR LCSW 5306
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, My name is Elizabeth Renteria and I am a licensed clinical social worker in both the states of California and Oregon. I received my master's in Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle and also have a Master's in Counseling from the University of La Verne. I have several years of experience treating both individuals and families in a variety of issues including depression, anxiety and trauma and other life stressors. I use a client centered approach that focuses on practical solutions to help you cultivate well-being and improve your ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, CADC-III, CRM
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) through the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. I am a Level-III Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor for the State of Oregon (CADC-III) and a Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM).. I have worked for many years as both a counselor and as a clinical supervisor/director providing services to those who are striving toward productive, meaningful lives and I am dedicated to the therapeutic process as it applies to individuals, their families and their communities. I believe it is important to have and to show empath...

This is Shannon Wade's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello and welcome to my practice. I operate from a client centered approach and carry elements consistent with authenticity and positive regard. I utilize modalities consistent with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(CBT) informed and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) informed approach to address negative thought patterns and support needs consistent with emotional regulation. I have experience working with intensive populations, community outpatient, residential facilities, families, depression, anxiety, trauma, attachment issues and low self-esteem. I believe that ...

This is Jeffery Sneddon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Oregon with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of life struggles including affective disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, personality issues, neuro-cognitive disorders, and adjusting to life stressors. I also have helped individuals who experience disabilities as well as men who are working on integrated sexual identity. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe a supportive therapeutic relationship is based on respect, sensitivity, and c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello my name is Tee . I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Oregon/Washington Area with over 8 years of experience assisting individuals overcome some of the most difficult life challenges such as, divorce, custody issues, immigration/relocation adjustment, depression, teenage socialization/ coming to age adjustment issues. My approach to the therapeutic relationship is to explore one’s strengths and assisting you to come up with workable, achievable goals and solutions for your problems. I am a solution focused, strength-based therapist who understands...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Michael Jankowski, I am licensed in Florida, Maine, Michigan, Oregon and Washington. I have over 20 years of clinical experience helping clients achieve healing and wellness. My experience also includes helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, LGBTQIA+ related issues, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. My approach to counseling and therapy is to be present where you are in your journey, so that I can walk along side you. I will help you find meaning, purpose, wholeness and healing. It's powerful and profou...

This is Tracy  Wiesneske's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

For more than a decade I have provided individual, family, and group therapy services. I have a wide array of specialized training to treat many different diagnoses, including Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kinetic Disorders, as well as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and compulsive behaviors. I specialize in treating men and women of the Millennial and Generation X generations, creative and gifted individuals, as well as children with behavioral and developmental disorders. My emphasis is on holistic, individually tailo...

This is Jeff Turner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon and South Carolina with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & 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. 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 Crystal Hatton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Oregon with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. 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 - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Louisiana with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & bipolar disorder. Finding the right therapist is of the utmost importance and in working with someone, it's important to feel heard, respected, and understood and to feel confident that that person has the expertise and skills to help you. I invite you to meet with me to see if I am the right therapist for you. I provide effective high-quality therapy by approaching your needs from mu...

This is Simon Austin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Madras, Oregon (Madras, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
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, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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

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 Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras or elsewhere in Jefferson 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 Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras, 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 Madras, 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 97741 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 Madras:

97741

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.