This is Kris Fant's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Counseling is a side by side journey of exploration and imagination. As a counselor licensed in both the state of Washington and Oregon, I am trained, experienced, and ready to accompany you on your journey. Many people seek counseling at a time when life is troubled. It can help to have support as you figure out your path, unearth your deepest dreams, and create the life you want to live. I graduated with a BA in Psychology from Gonzaga University, and following that, explored teaching, group leadership, crisis stabilization, and domestic violence advocacy....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, CADCI,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

If you CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK you will CHANGE THE WAY YOU FEEL What matters most to you? Our time together begins by changing the conversation from: “What’s the matter?” to “What's most important to you?” This means we get to know each other through a therapeutic relationship and we develop a personalized whole-health plan based on your values, needs and goals. You are at the center of all our time together. We focus on self-care, skill building and non-judgemental suppo...

This is James Bradshaw's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC C5597,MA.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 8

I would be honored to help you through your own individual struggles if you are willing to do the work that it requires. Reaching out for help is the first step to healing, and I can help you with the steps to follow. My therapeutic approach is dependent on your own individual needs, which we will identify in the sessions to come. I enjoy taking a holistic approach that includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (skills) and Existentialism (meaning/purpose). I received my B.A. from the University of Hawaii-Manoa and my M.A. in Clinical Psychology at Azusa Pacific...

This is Kathleen "Kathy" Link's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I have a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Oregon and North Carolina. I have worked as a mental health therapist, a case manager, a care manager, and a hospice social worker. I have served folks with a wide range of challenges including substance use disorder issues, depression, anxiety, stress, chronic illnesses, end-of-life issues, caregiver fatigue, relationship issues, career challenges, and grief and loss. One of my specialties that I hold closest to my heart is pet loss grief support. My therapy ...

This is Dean Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I approach helping someone by working in whichever ways are the most effective for that individual. This is often a combination of changing thoughts, accessing feelings, and changing behaviors. I also emphasize identifying and developing strengths. I provide both therapy and career counseling. I am licensed as a therapist (LMFT) in Oregon and California, and as a counselor (LPC) in Oregon. My experience as a therapist includes helping clients find relief from depression, grief, anxiety, and stress. My clients have resolved conflicts and developed ...

This is Kelly Goodman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 17

Hello, I have worked as a Social Worker for 30 years (licensed for 17). I would love to support you on your journey. My work experience is in Community Mental Health (Housing first Model, Intensive Case Management. Assertive Community Treatment, and I taught peer counseling classes) and in Public Health. I worked in a Federally Qualified Health Clinic for the houseless, taught chronic pain management classes and managed medical respite beds. This is where I learned that people need their basic needs met before they can progress to more healing. I therefore priori...

This is Kate Scheideman Saldana's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed therapist in both Oregon (LPC) and Washington (LMHC) with seven years of counseling experience. I have worked with everyone from young children to adults with serious and persistent mental illness in a residential setting. Everyone has a unique journey and I meet clients where they are. I believe that you are the expert on your life and I am here to help you better understand yourself and what that looks like for you. I approach each client and session with an open mind and heart. Depending on where you are and what you are wanting from the ex...

This is Dr. Robin Landwehr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience in the field of counseling, and over 20 years of experience in human services. My experience includes assisting individuals who have experienced trauma related to intimate partner violence and sexual assault, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, chronic medical conditions and other experiences. My goal as a therapist is to be as authentic as possible and to make this evident to my clients. Every person is different and will become comfortable with their counselor in their own time...

This is Valerie Neck's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

Greetings to you! My name is Valerie and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Oregon. Over the past 20 years, I’ve worked in a variety of social service settings with diverse populations—community behavioral health, adults with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), veterans, caregivers, and their families, outpatient family medicine, and end-of-life care. I graduated with my Masters in Social Work in 2011, and completed my clinical licensure in 2014. Loss, change, and transition are everywhere, especially during these times. I specialize in working with ot...

This is Lorinda Sanders's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, 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 Katelyn Bessette's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,CADC III
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon. I have worked in the field for over 10 years. I started my journey with a mission to do sex therapy as I believe sexuality is tied to many things and should be fully expressed in ways that are healthy and fulfilling. I am particularly interested in working with people who are polyamorous or non-monogamous, as well as kink friendly. I am happy to work with couples, groups or individuals. I am also open to those who are monogamous. I want to help my clients find healing, joy and pleasure in their relationships. Muc...

This is Dr. Nancy Little's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor (Missouri) and life coach. Trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS), I work with clients to uncover patterns of behavior that might be disguised in the moment. I have served clients with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. Reflecting on your story, concerns, perspectives, and aspirations, we will focus on mindsets and routines that support greater satisfaction in your daily experience. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and systems approaches...

This is Tsitsi Solani's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, 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...

This is Laura Angers Maddox's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello, I'm Laura! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist and a National Certified Counselor. I graduated with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2012 but the focus of my work experience has been with individuals, families and couples equally. I have worked in a group home, in office settings and I have also provided in-home counseling during the past few years. My hope is that whatever life situation you are facing, I can provide an open heart and a counseling relationship built on respect and trust. I have ex...

This is Tamara Emery's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Oregon with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Elizabeth "Lisa" Burdick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCMHCS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Greetings! I am committed to providing a comfortable, culturally sensitive, non-judgmental counseling experience to anyone who may be struggling with life's challenges and demands. I utilize a client centered, cognitive behavioral approach which can be adapted to incorporate a client's spiritual and/or religious beliefs. I have over 20 years of experience working with individuals who are struggling with relationships, mental health concerns, substance use, and other emotional challenges. I work with all ages but specialize in young adults. While presenting iss...

This is Dr. Jared Gorfinkel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, 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 Brenda Hanson Thielman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, 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.

This is Rosemarie (Rose) Smead's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Oregon with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). 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 Erica Martin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Oakridge, Oregon (Oakridge, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Washington with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & sleeping disorders. 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 Oakridge?

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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge 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 Oakridge, 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 Oakridge, 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 97463 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 Oakridge:

97463

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.