This is Dr. Mirna Mejia's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, 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 James Bradshaw's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, 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 Dr. Lisa Schulz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,ACS
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 14

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...

This is Kathleen "Kathy" Link's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, 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 Lihong (Jess) Zheng's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health therapist. I have worked with clients from various backgrounds and with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss and grief, relationship issues, cross-cultural adaptation challenges, addictions, etc. My counseling style is client-centered and strength-based. I believe my role as a therapist is to identify and facilitate the inner power in each client, and help them connect with the healing factors in their worl...

This is Dr. Marilyn Sears's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed doctorate-level therapist with over 30 years of experience as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues including depression & anxiety, loss & grief, relationship issues, women's issues, career challenges and future planning. My style is warm and interactive. I don't believe in labels and I will treat you with respect and compassion. My approach combines a short-term solution focus with person-centered therapy. I will tailor my approach to meet your unique needs. Thank you for taking the first step to...

This is Elizabeth  Renteria 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, 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 ...

This is Melissa Robilliard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Whether it’s with stress, feelings of depression or anxiety, grief, trauma, family demands, or trying to find a sense of purpose in uncertain times, counseling is a way to center yourself while learning ways to cope and honor the whole you. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 14 years experience working with individuals struggling with mental health and substance use issues. I respect each of my clients as the unique person they are while working with them to achieve their goals toward becoming a more holistic person. I use various techniques to wo...

This is Sherell Taylor-Page's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am Sherell Taylor-Page, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Inglewood, California. I earned my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from National University in 2006. My experience includes working with clients in an inpatient residential treatment facility that struggled with the affects of physical abuse, addiction, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, insomnia, and trauma. The journey has been both personally and professionally rewarding. I take an eclectic/integrative approach to therapy. It is important to meet clients where they are and I ...

This is Treva Leslie's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Idaho and Oregon with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Christine  Watson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Oregon with 3 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 have worked in the hospital setting, medical family practice clinic, with DHS involved youth and families, and crisis response work. I expect clients to be invested in the process and most importantly ready to heal and improve their lives for the better.

This is Marilyn  Hall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Thanks for taking the time to look at my profile. Being of service is my primary goal in working with others and it is the reason I am a therapist. I thoroughly enjoy helping others achieve their life goals in a manner that is as supportive and respectful as possible. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I have over 25 years of experience helping people gain control over their lives, emotions, relationships, and family conflict. I specialize in helping others through difficult transitions in life. My experience includes working wi...

This is marla Moreno's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed professional counselor in Oregon with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor and therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, adjustment, social and relationship issues, trauma, Bi-Polar, ADHD/ADD, ODD, RAD, conduct, adjustment, self-esteem, family dynamics, substance use, personality disorders, anger, communication challenges, and Internet use issues. I believe that everyone has the capacity to reach an improved state of health. I employ an eclectic approach to counseling, wi...

This is Tarin Bickford's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Thanks for taking the time to read my profile! My name is Tarin Bickford and I've been a clinical social worker for more than two decades. In that time, I've worked with children and adults dealing with a wide-variety of issues such as trauma, addiction, mental health concerns, intimate partner violence, PTSD and child abuse (as well as many other life-altering issues). My approach to therapy is multi-faceted and I incorporate many modalities into my work (although I primarily use cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment and solution-focused therapy). ...

This is Charlotte Gibbons's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MA
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Utah with over 20 years of experience working with trauma/abuse, family/relational, and cultural/diversity issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship issues, parenting problems and career challenges. I also help people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. 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...

This is Dr. Demetrius Donseroux's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Oregon, Texas, and Washington with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Frederick Staten's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Oregon with over 7 years of direct care experience. I have experience in helping individuals seeking relief from with substance use disorder challenges, as well as building motivation, self-esteem and confidence. I believe everyone has the right to be seen for who they truly are, and sometimes getting there can be a journey. Throughout our work together, you can expect safety and respect as we work to not empower you, but instead to help you find the power already inside you. My approach to this work is individualized, so your individual needs and...

This is Laurie Kress's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed in Oregon with 26 years of professional work experience. I’ve worked in a wide range of practice settings including outpatient mental health clinic, community mental health, and at-risk youth services. I draw from an eclectic mix of therapeutic frameworks and techniques including Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Interpersonal Neurobiology, among others. I work with adult individuals seeking support for issues including life transitions and adjustments, loss and grief, anxiety, and d...

This is William Shanahan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

7 years defines my experience providing dual diagnosis mental health related counseling services to adolescents, adults and elders in a variety of inpatient/outpatient services in the criminal justice system in conjunction with integrated clinical health systems services. This experience gave me a new direction and way of life consisting of personal growth and change I would like to share with you. Our goal is to share my experiences with those who seek to enhance their level of personal growth and change. Serving adolescents, adults, elders, couples, families ...

This is Kylee Brandt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Sisters, Oregon (Sisters, 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 Sisters?

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 Sisters 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 Sisters 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 Sisters or elsewhere in Deschutes 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 Sisters 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 Sisters 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 Sisters 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 Sisters 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 Sisters, 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 Sisters, 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 97759 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 Sisters:

97759

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.