As a parent, you hate to see your child suffer and if your child has a mental health disorder such as autism, Asperger’s syndrome, or an anxiety disorder, just going to the store can be a major ordeal. There are many dedicated counselors in Lemon Grove trained in treating these and other mental conditions. 

Lemon Grove got its name because in 1894, a San Diego newspaper described the town as a sea of lemon trees. Children with autism or Asperger’s syndrome are sensitive to certain kinds of foods like lemons. If your child is showing signs of any of the above illnesses, talk to one of the Lemon Grove counselors today. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, I am Janee’ Johnson, Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I began my work as a therapist in Jacksonville, FL 10 years ago. I have worked with people in a variety of areas including: crisis intervention, trauma processing, substance abuse recovery, family systems, mood disorders, anxiety management, dissociative issues, and personality issues. I have experience working with a range of populations and ages. I believe in hard work and that having someone to support you through the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DMin,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a retired Navy Chaplain with 10 years of enlisted service and 8 years as a chaplain. I retired in 2008 and then worked as a mental health crisis worker and worked in private practice, then I housed homeless Veterans. I have a wide variety of experiences with many different types of people in many different situations. My expertise is in crisis and trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety and severe mental disorders. I am also quite friendly and easy to get to know and help you understand what's going on in your life. I can't say I know everything, but I can say...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with broad range of experience working in medical social work, crisis assessment, hospice work, grief counseling, pain management, emergency department social work, testifying in court, work with severe mentally illness, couples and family counseling and private practice and consulting work. I specialize in CBT, strength-based therapy, mindfulness and behavior modification areas. I am proud to have two therapy dogs that come to work with me daily and they love their jobs.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, I'm Brian. Thanks for reaching out for help. As a social worker, I've been helping all different kinds of people for many years--from volunteering at a crisis counseling center to caring for adults with severe mental health conditions. My approach is pretty simple: YOU are the expert on you. In other words, I'm not here to tell you what's wrong with you. I'm here to listen to your story and help you identify your own strengths so you can live a more fulfilled, productive life. This person-centered approach emphasizes treating people with dignity, compassion an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Greetings! I'm Nikki and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over 5 years of counseling experience. I work with clients through a holistic approach, considering their past and current circumstances to determine patterns and look for ways to interrupt behavior. I believe in taking a client centered approached, allowing clients to determine the trajectory and desired outcome of services. I recognize that mental illness does not exist in a vacuum and it's important to look at societal and cultural influences, not just focus on the presenting symptoms. I ha...

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

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC, LCPC , LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi! Welcome to BetterHelp! I want to thank you for viewing my profile and for making the courageous decision to talk to a professional for support during, what I can imagine, must be a difficult time in your life. Choosing the right therapist can seem like an overwhelming process when there are so many incredible and very qualified professionals on this site; however, making sure that you find the right fit for you and your situation can be one of the most important decisions at the beginning of your journey. So, to help make this decision a bit easier for you, I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). I attained a Master’s Degree in Social Work at Walla Walla University in 2010. I have 15 years experience in mental and behavioral health working with people of all ages in both addictions and mental health. For the past 6 ½ years, I worked at the VA helping Veterans address symptoms associated with PTSD, Insomnia and nightmares, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, chronic pain, addictions, psychosis, and other mental health disorders. I am a transpersonal therapist which means I take a holistic, therapeu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC,CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Oregon and Washington, and also a certified Addiction Counselor, I try to offer a humanistic, integrative helping hand to clients experiencing aspects of anxiety, stress, depression, interpersonal relational challenges or behavioral and chemical addictions, as well as major life transformations such as marriage; divorce or personal loss. Having a prior business managerial background helps expand my awareness of workplace – related issues, dilemmas and career changes. Together, we will try to dive deeply into problem identif...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed therapist in Oregon with over 4 years of experience working as a psychocounselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, phobias, ODC, eating disorders, and domestic violence. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is a collaborative approach. I see everyone as their own individual with their own needs and voice, its important they everyone I work with has a say in their treatment. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly a decade of experience in the field of social work serving a variety of populations. As a therapist, I combine my clinical, social work, and life experiences to provide empathic, compassionate, & goal-oriented treatment in my practice. I believe in anyone's ability to improve their own lives, and my goal is to collaborate with you in your treatment and provide you with the tools to make lasting changes.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 45

I enjoy working with individuals who are seeking a real change in their life. Sometimes you are "tired of the rut I am in" or feeling that "something needs to change..I do not want to feel like this anymore." Sometimes you are struggling with "old issues" and sometimes it is more current stresses like anxiety, relationships, or just do not know what to do next; I believe when you are ready to make a change, having a supportive push can really work! I have been a practicing social worker since 1985. I have worked in many areas of practice including active ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 32

At times we all need support. I am an accepting and compassionate therapist that will really listen to you and help you make sense of and cope with your emotions, thoughts and relationships. I am Dr. Brad Hess. I have earned a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Marriage and Family Therapy and practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Oregon and California. I have over thirty years of counseling experience. It would be an honor to meet with you and assist you in navigating a stressful time or helping you get your life back on tra...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I believe that each of us has the desire and ability to grow, learn and make desired change. As a therapist, I will come along side you, meet you where you're at, and help you step into your power. I'm a strong believer that wellness can be obtained through understanding self, accepting self, and nurturing positive relationships. I take a whole-person approach to counseling by helping you to nurture the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual parts of self . I promote growth by offering a safe, accepting atmosphere so that you feel heard, validated, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, 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, relationship issues, family conflicts, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Oregon and Washington with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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 - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage, and I am proud of you for getting started! I am licensed in Oregon with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with changes, life, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma, and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I look forward to working with you and helping you make lasting changes that improve your well-being. ~ Allison

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! My name is Noël and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oregon, with 5+ years of post grad school experience, and 4 years prior. I went to graduate school at Loma Linda University and completed a 2 year post graduate school social work fellowship at Yale University. I want to help you with whatever situation you are facing. We all need support sometimes, and I know that taking these first steps to finding the help you need are some of the hardest. Everyone deserves to be truly heard and their life journey to be respected. I have had expe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Linn, Oregon (West Linn, OR)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida with 8 years of diverse professional work experience in both outpatient, school settings and community outreach. As a bilingual, Latina therapist, I offer Spanish/English services. I am also experienced with serving first responders and veterans. I have helped individual clients and/or their families with coping with addictions, relationship issues, parenting issues, & stress management during hardships to include homelessness and divorce. My approach is solution focused and client centered. I have a very direct ...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In West Linn?

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 West Linn 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 West Linn 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 West Linn or elsewhere in Clackamas 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 West Linn 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 West Linn 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 West Linn 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 West Linn 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 West Linn, 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 West Linn, 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 97068 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 West Linn:

97068

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.