One of Umatilla’s claim to fame was the Petticoat Revolution in which several women managed to seize local government offices in 1916. Not everyone can be so proactive in fighting for what they believe in, but personal growth is always something you should strive for. If you are feeling stagnant in your own personal growth, it can help to talk to someone.

Umatilla-area counselors are available now to offer their support and guidance to help you in your own personal growth. Whether you just don’t know where you want life to take you, or you are facing problems with your mental or emotional stability, licensed therapists can help you. Contact a counselor today.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a professional counselor, licensed in both Wyoming and Oregon, with over 15 years of experience. I have worked as both a residential substance abuse treatment counselor and as a outpatient mental health counselor with an employee and family assistance program. I have worked with clients with a broad range of issues including substance abuse, depression, anxiety, relationship concerns and sexuality. I have also worked with first responders who have experienced trauma. My counseling style is warm and supportive, with a little bit of humor thrown into the mi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington state and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Oregon and Wyoming. I’m a good fit if you want a therapist who both accepts your process when you need to talk things out, but who will also coach you in specific tools and techniques for feeling better, performing better, and flourishing. Clients tell me that they like that I balance accepting their process with patience whilst actively providing the tools for change and the push for change when needed. I specialize in applying the tools, techni...

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Idaho and Oregon with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
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, Utah, Washington, Oregon, Colorado and Arizona. I am also pending in Tennessee and New Mexico. I am a NBCCH (National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and I am also a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS). Navigating life can be hard. There is no manual, and many of us did not grow up with good models or examples we want to emulate. Some of us are seeking tools and resources to evolve and grow beyond our current limits,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in Oregon. I have worked as a solo practitioner since 2013 helping individuals, couples and families. I have 20+ years of experience in mental health and social services. I am experienced in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. My areas of specialization include treating complex PTSD, exercise and nutrition for mental health and narcissistic abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment pla...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 19

I am licensed in Oregon with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Louisiana with 10 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 m...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am an individual therapist licensed in Washington State with ten years of experience in therapeutic interventions with clients presenting with a variety of different concerns. These include depression, anxiety, LGBTQIA-related concerns, relationship issues including in non-traditional relationships, and stress-related, motivation, and self-esteem challenges. I have also worked with people with trauma, addictions, parenting issues, and grief and loss. I also carry the credentials of Child Mental Health Therapist and Perinatal Mental Health Specialist. My style a...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Washington with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, 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. 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.

Specialties: Addictions, Anger management
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Tennessee and Oregon with 6 years of professional work experience in Mental Health Therapy. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, managing their emotions and setting boundaries in relationships. I have experience working with youth and adults. I believe in treating everyone with respect and that all people have the capacity for good. I have experience with a variety of different treatment modalities and will tailor my approach for each individual client. I am excited to work with you!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 25

Last year, 2023, I turned 70. After being retired since just before the pandemic hit, I decided it was time for me to start practicing as a therapist again, as it has been my biggest passion in life, and there are more people reaching out for help than there are therapists to help them. I am currently licensed in Oregon with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in inpatient and outpatient therapy, both group and individual. After working as a musician in my 20s and 30s, I started my counseling career 31 years ago in 1992, when I was 39 ye...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 18

Accepting New Clients - Telehealth/Virtual. My name is Steve. I am a licensed social worker in Oregon with a background in community behavioral health, mental health, substance use disorders, crisis response, skill building, performance improvement, and the navigation of complex emotions. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards building lasting change. I am here ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Idaho with 4 years of professional therapy experience. I have primarily worked helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have a strong belief that everyone has strengths to pull from when dealing with challenges in life. I have a strong background in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help clients learn and utilize skills for mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. I also use Cogniti...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, 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 stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

How To Find Counseling Umatilla

Finding the best therapist close by in Umatilla can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Umatilla area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Umatilla. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Umatilla, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Umatilla or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Umatilla counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Umatilla area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Umatilla
  • DBT in Umatilla
  • Substance use therapy in Umatilla
  • Couples therapy in Umatilla

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Umatilla, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Umatilla, elsewhere in Umatilla, or in the greater state of Oregon.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Umatilla area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Umatilla Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Umatilla due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Umatilla: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Umatilla: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Umatilla: $100
  • Therapy in Umatilla: $80

While many psychologists in Umatilla may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Umatilla 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Umatilla, Oregon working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Umatilla above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Umatilla virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Umatilla helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Umatilla therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Umatilla therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Umatilla counselor 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Umatilla, OR, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 97882 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Umatilla can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Umatilla Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Umatilla licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Umatilla, Oregon can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Umatilla has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Umatilla, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Umatilla.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Umatilla:

97882