Nobody is happy all the time but if you have been feeling sadder than usual for longer than a couple of weeks, you may have depression or an anxiety disorder. There are a number of devoted mental health care professionals in the town of Tualatin who can help you figure out what is going on. 

Tualatin has many amenities and special events all over town all year long to entertain the community. Some of these include art shows, color runs, regattas, arbor week, festivals, and many park activities to enjoy. But, if you are feeling sad and don’t want to do anything, you may need to talk to a Tualatin based counselor right away, so you can get back to the fun. 

This is Linda McNellis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Hello: My name is Linda McNellis. I am a mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles with twenty-six years’ experience. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) I value each person's unique personality and individual situations that prompt them to seek professional services. I am committed to assist individuals reach their full potential. I have a significant amount of experience working with person coping with loss/grief, depression, anxiety and traumatic stress. Other areas of expertise include: family/relationship issu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Being a part of a rapidly growing community that is embracing the balance of modern and traditional healing is my passion. I am currently registered as an LPC in the state of Oregon. I earned my Master’s degree in forensic mental health counseling at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. I spent time working individually and in groups with adolescents and adults incarcerated at Riker’s island, on probation, and in intensive community based outpatient treatment with children, adolescents, and their families. Since trauma often happens in the context of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA in Clinical Psychology ,Specialization in Grief Therapy
Therapy Specialties: Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Hello I am licenced professional counselor in Portland, OR with 20+ years of experience doing counseling and case management. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including parenting problems, grief and addiction. I also helpd many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My speciality is working with children and families doing grief therapy. While in graduate school, I received a specialization in grief therapy. I have had work experience with children receiving various school based or more day treatment types of m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, my name is Amy, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state o f Oregon. I have been in the field for 25 years and have worked with children, young adults, families, and adults in a community counseling center as well as in consultation roles for my local county's health and community justice departments. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting challenges, family of origin issues, and career challenges. My counseling style is client-centered and interactive....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Stemming from an educational foundation that included four years at parochial colleges, four years at Big Ten and state universities, and four years at a professional school where I earned my doctorate in clinical psychology, I went on to gain administrative, but primarily clinical experience in a range of settings that included a State hospital, County jail, nursing homes, a private psychiatric hospital, and several private practices. In addition, I have managed contracts and provided services through Employee Assistance Programs (EAP). My counseling approach ...

This is Crystal Bartlett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CADC II
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Oregon. I have over 15 years experience with survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual abuse, abuse and neglect in family of origin, and attachment trauma. I have also worked extensively with hundreds of individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders. Our therapist-client relationship is one that relies on our shared wisdom. You are the expert in the subject area of you, while I bring therapeutic resources and my own lived experience. My clinical app...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, 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 Dr. Marilyn Sears's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I bring many years of clinical experience, my personal life experiences, and professional training to my work with clients. I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over 18 years, working with clients from 17-70+ years of age, including individuals, families, couples (including same sex couples), and those from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The common denominator in my work with every client is the depth of my commitment to their healing and personal growth. Together we will define your objectives and goals. The kinds of problems that each indiv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Greetings! Counseling is an exciting and personal journey! Each of us can find the answers we seek and desire! My name is Dr. Susan Stuntzner. My background is in Rehabilitation Psychology and rehabilitation counseling. I hold a doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Psychology and a master’s degree in counseling with an emphasis on rehabilitation counseling. My background has extensively focused on rehabilitation counseling and the needs of individuals with disabilities. I specialize in coping with a disability, grief and loss, employment and career transitions, a...

This is Alberto Vazquez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I appreciate the opportunity to be your counselor. My philosophy of counseling uses a person-center approach to therapy. By this I mean that people are resourceful, capable of self-understanding, trustworthy, and are able to make the necessary changes they desire in their life. By working together, I will help you identify your goals and create your desirable treatment plan to manage your existing problems. I help you create an environment that fosters growth and change. My approach to counseling takes into consideration the whole person body, soul and spirit. I w...

This is Shannon Wade's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,Elissa Buccarelli- Both
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

Hello and welcome to my profile page! My name is Elissa (Lisa) Both and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and individuals. Specifically, I have spent a significant portion of my career in education as a School Social Worker, where I was committed to serving the needs of students and their families. I have worked with many students who struggled educationally due to learning, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. In addition, I maintained a private practice throughout the years. I strongly...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Oregon with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, depression, and confidence. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Oregon with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma, stress and anxiety, abuse, anger management, & 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. 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 - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 5

My name is "Ms. Tam" or "Ms. Hicks" and I am here to help. I am a licensed mental health professional and I will be able to partner with you on this journey. I am pleased you have selected me, Tamara Hicks as your therapist. This disclosure will inform you about my background and counseling practice to ensure that you understand our professional relationship. I graduated from North Carolina Central University in May 1996 with dual degrees, a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. I obtained my Master’s in Sc...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the states of Texas and Utah with pending certification in Oregon. Navigating life can be hard. There is no manual, and many of us did not grow up models or examples we want to emulate. Some of us are seeking tools and resources to evolve and grow beyond our current limits, others need a sounding board or someone who believes in us and can cheer us on. Regardless of your need, my goal is to help. As human beings, we all find that we need other perspectives, support, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Oregon with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, bipolar disorder, & depression. 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. I love to incorporate integrative tools as expressive arts therapy, DBT tools and mindfulness and movement that may help you with challenges beyond talk therapy. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Oregon with 7 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 issues, and identity and orientation-related issues (gender, body image, sense of self, etc). I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you already have many strengths that can assist you in overcoming challenges. It takes great courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. I am happy to support ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Tualatin, Oregon (Tualatin, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Oregon with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, sleeping disorders, anger management, & depression. 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!

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

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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin or elsewhere in Washington 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin, 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 Tualatin, 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 97062 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 Tualatin:

97062

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.