Depression can make it feel like you need to put on an act just to get through your day. When you feel like depression has you in its grips, it makes you feel like you're empty inside. You may be smiling on the outside, but inside you may be at a loss for what to do. Conflicting emotions can really cause you to struggle in life and you need to be able to seek out help. Sometimes you really just need someone who cares to help guide you through these tough times in life.

Turning to an Ambler-area counselor will allow you to get the right type of help. Professionals like this can listen to what you are going through and will provide you with helpful advice that can allow you to make progress. You can start to slowly replace the emptiness of depression with the warm feelings associated with true happiness. It may take some time, but you will have people who care about your well-being with you the entire way. Contact the online counselors whenever you are ready so that you can show the world your true smile once again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional counselor with ten years of experience. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, relationship troubles, parenting support, and grief. I have also helped numerous clients struggling with addictions to substances and/or gambling. Treating the loved ones of a person suffering from addiction is one of my strengths. My counseling style is warm and inviting. Our sessions will be a safe space for you to open up about your thoughts and feelings. I will never pass judgement or critici...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 28

Hi there. I am a Psychologist, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. I have over 28 years of experience working with people of all ages. My work has included outpatient and inpatient settings. My clients have had a variety of concerns, such as coping issues, depression, anxiety, low self esteem, and abuse issues, just to name a few. Helping others is my passion. I firmly believe that the reason therapy works (yes it does!) is primarily because of the trusting relationship between the therapist and the client. For this reason, I make it a priority that my cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 8

One of the best things about coming to therapy is the amount of courage it took for you to get here. You know what you want out of life and you know when you are not getting it. There is nothing I dislike more than to see human suffering. I have gone through my own and was determined to not let it ruin my life. Sometimes all it takes is for you to feel heard, understood, and feel validated. Therapy is a collaboration between client and therapist and together we will focus on your strengths and help you understand your worthiness was never in question. Other time...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania with four years of experience in outpatient therapy and ten total years within the mental health field. I want to make it known that no matter what you are experiencing it is not too small or too big, because at the end of the day you are the only one in your mind/body experiencing whatever presenting problem you have and I am hear to help, guide, foster, and process with you. My counseling style is interactive, positive, and non-judgmental. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CAADC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

Welcome! My name is Brenda Wise and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I also have my CAADC, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I have over 26 years of experience working in various counseling settings to include: substance abuse counseling for a drug and alcohol out-patient treatment facility, faith-based counseling within a church setting, and working with clients struggling with grief, marriage problems, anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. I have worked for many years with adolescents, most recent...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Phd,LPC,LBS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

I'm a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and licensed behavioral specialist (LBS) in Pa. I've graduated with my Ph.d from Robert Morris University focusing on improving quality of life for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). I received my masters in clinical counseling from Waynesburg University. I've worked with all ages from preschool, school age , young adults and adults. I enjoy supporting individuals transition from childhood to adulthood. I've work directly with coaching parents with behavioral modification with children. In addition...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome and congratulations! You are taking the very important and challenging first steps towards change and insight, and I applaud your accomplishment. My name is Emily and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania, currently based in Philadelphia. I recieved a master's degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University (2014), and have trained and worked in outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings for the past seven years. Through these experiences I've had the privilege of serving individuals with challe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello,   I am a Licensed Mental Health Counseling who has been helping young adults and teens for over 10 years.  I have worked in a variety of settings including private elementary school, public middle school and high school, as well as universities and community mental health agencies.  My experiences have provided me with a unique set of skills to be creative in my counseling approach.  I am a huge advocate of holistic wellness and therefore will work with each of my clients to assess how they are taking care of themselves and their environment in whi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am an experienced and empathic psychotherapist that provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families for issues including relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, parent/child difficulties, co-parenting struggles, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, and addiction. I pride myself in my ability to make people feel understood and safe without judgement. My specialties include couples/family therapy, trauma, mindfulness, and the treatment of ADHD. I also am well-versed in working with parents as I am a parent myself. I have experience work...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Diany M. Fermin MA, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pensilvania. I am bilingual and I speak both English and Spanish. I have been providing individual and family therapy services for over 14 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, bipolar disorder, OCD, ODD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I bring an eclectic approach to therapy and I use cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MSN,MST
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 12

A part of each person already knows the solution to the issues that arise. Often that part has gone into hiding because of trauma that has occurred. It takes courage and sometimes a trusting relationship to allow that part to share. My name is Helen Cook. I'm a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. I have worked with adolescents, couples and adults during my 12 years as a counselor. My training as a nurse with 21 years in the Army, a biology teacher for 11 years and a WW (Weight Watchers) coach for ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience and hold a BS in Psychology from Rutgers University and a MSW from Simmons University. I am currently working towards a certification in perinatal mental health. My specialties include women's wellness and empowerment with a focus on pregnancy and postpartum. Other areas of expertise include boundary setting, parenting and co-parenting, relationship building, self-discovery, esteem, and LGBTQ+ wellness. I utilize a holistic approach in my practice because I believe mental health ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 5 years of professional counseling experience. I believe in helping people overcome societal norms and coaching them through living a life that satisfies their authenticity. I believe that no dream job, dream house, dream relationship, etc. is out of reach. All it takes is a shift in mindset and belief, strategy, support, and grace. I work from a framework that the client is the professional in relation to self, and I am the professional of change. Together, we put it all out on the table and make a plan that feels good ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2008 in WV and PA with significant clinical experience in a variety of settings including inpatient, residential and community treatment. My clinical experience includes working with clients who present with mood and related disorders, depressive disorders, anxiety, trauma and stress related disorders, gender responsive treatment, healthy communication skills, substance abuse issues and other mental disorders. I utilize integrated therapeutic approaches to include Trauma-based treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. 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 - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois with over 15 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with various concerns, including toxic relationships, narcissistic abuse/recovery, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis, self-esteem, relationship issues, and life changes. I have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have worked in inpatient, outpatient treatment centers, juvenile justice programs, corrections, mental health, and crisis centers. I have worked with a wide ran...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with over 15 years of work experience in the mental health field, including 4+ years of clinical experience in an evidence-based model. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & family conflicts. I also have experience working with 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. 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 - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 25 years of professional work experience. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ambler, Pennsylvania (Ambler, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, school issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have proficiency with working with children, adolescents, parents and caregivers, and adults. As your therapist, my primary goal is to to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared openly and freely. I also understand that taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage, and I am proud...

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

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 Ambler 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 Ambler 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 Ambler or elsewhere in Montgomery or the state of Pennsylvania.

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 Ambler 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 Ambler due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Pennsylvania 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 Ambler and elsewhere throughout the state of Pennsylvania 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 Ambler 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 Ambler, 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 Ambler, PA, 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 19002 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 Ambler:

19002

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.