Darby’s all-volunteer fire department is the fifth oldest in the country. Putting out the fires in your life can seem like a never-ending task. You manage to get through a difficult work situation, but the next problem is waiting for you. Disagreements at home are followed by personal losses.

You need a break from your troubles, but you no longer know how to relax and take pleasure in life. Even worse, you don’t know how to keep struggling when it seems you’re making no progress at all. Talk to a counselor in the Darby area for help to find relief and support.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LPC,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I've been working in the counseling field for over 21 years. I am a doctoral level Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Advanced Drug & Alcohol Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I treat a variety of disorders such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. I have provided counseling in a variety of settings including addictions, veterans and persons who have experienced traumatic events such as First Responders (Fire, LEO, Dispatchers, and Healthcare).. I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with a total of 6 years service. I have come to understand a persons in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

If you are here, it’s probably because you are at a breaking point. Tired of feeling down? Tired of feeling exhausted? Maybe you feel alone or ignored? No matter what you are dealing with, it is my honor to walk beside you. My approach to counseling is one of empathy and understanding. I want to help you develop deeper insight into your thoughts and emotions and how they impact your behavior. I will not simply give advice. I will, instead, help you to see yourself from a different perspective. I use an eclectic blend of psychodynamic therapy and cognit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Welcome to my profile! My name is Diana Jiorle, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. You have taken a brave step in seeking support. Collaboratively, I believe we can help you gain clarity and confidence. Counseling is not about waving a magic wand over our problems, despite wishing it could be that way sometimes! But life is a journey and counseling is a process, in which, through facing our challenges, we take back what control we have let them have over our lives and develop skills, resiliency, and the self-efficacy to move forward with greater peace an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Pennsylvania with 6+ years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. As a therapist, I believe in meeting each client where they are and I insist that each individual is the expert of his/her own life. My role is to simply help people navigate areas of their lives that are confusing, help with situations that may not be working, and equip folks ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Pennsylvania and Maine and have been working with clients struggling with mental health issues for over 16 years! I have worked with many different populations over the years and specialize in treating individuals with depression, anxiety, stress issues, aging issues, and other life changes! I also have worked as a hospice social worker and have run grief and loss, support groups! My counseling style is compassionate and warm, and I believe in treating everyone with respect! I tend to use several approaches whil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania who has been working in human services for over 35 years. I work with issues of relationship difficulty and improvement needs , recovery from abusive relationships, anxiety, stress, depression, and parenting issues. I have recently begun to assist clients coping with grief and loss. I hold an undergraduate degree in mental health and a graduate degree in Pastoral Counseling. I am a published author in the areas of childhood trauma and couple relationship repair and enrichment. The name of my private practic...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Doctorate in Psychology, Member, and member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologistsof Amercian Psychological Association
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 45

Dr. McCusker is a licensed psychologist, member of the American Psychological Association, and member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He has taught multiple psychology courses and has practiced within clinical psychology and within the psychology of physical medicine and rehabilitation for forty years. During that time he has treated patients in private settings, hospitals, and outpatient clinics. Dr. McCusker is a husband, father, grandfather, marathon runner, and former U. S. Marine. Among other works, Dr. McCusker has authored Conver...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSPC,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and national certified counselor (NCC) in Pennsylvania with over 10 years of experience working as a psychotherapist, specifically specializing in substance use disorder, trauma, cross addiction, eating disorders, assessment and diagnostics, and PTSD. I have extensive experience working with clients with a wide range of needs/diagnoses including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, ADHD, ASD, first responders, vicarious trauma, BPD, bipolar, schizophrenia, and chronic p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, MT-BC,PhD
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I began in this field by getting a Masters’ Degree in Music Therapy and became a Board-Certified Music therapist (MT-BC). However, early in my career, I found I was doing mostly verbal therapy and then took a 3-year certification training in Gestalt Therapy which taught me how to effectively do verbal therapy. Over the years, I have used an eclectic approach, depending on the present needs of the clients I was working with – using CBT or insight therapy, Gestalt or Music therapy or other modalities and of course, Client Centered therapy. I believe that ultimate...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed professional counselor - LPC
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 24

I believe the therapeutic relationship is the key to unlocking the door, no matter what issues lie behind that door. Without a strong foundation of trust, respect, and communication--the 3 pillars upon which any relationship is built--progress cannot be made. This is where we begin. My clients view me as empathic, empowering, and trustworthy--ideals I foster through open communication. I have a unique ability to meet people where they are so that I am able to guide them on their journey toward wellness. My goal is to help you move through your problems toward effe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. Ed., NCC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 16

Greg specializes in individual, family, and couples therapy for depression, anxiety, anger management, and various maladaptive behaviors. Greg is recognized as a National Certified Counselor. He uses a cognitive-behavioral approach and techniques from a variety of therapeutic approaches to meet clients where they are and help them reach their goals. Greg received a Master’s Degree in Education and Counseling from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been working in the field for over 16 years and he is currently accepting new clients.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety,LGBTt-related issues, motivation, self- esteem, and confidence, & bipolar disorder. 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Delaware, Washington State and Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New Jersey with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem, and 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. 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 and empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pa. I have obtained over 25 years of Mental Health & Counseling experience providing individual therapy to adults, as well as, individual & family therapy to adolescents. Clinical interests are broad with an eclectic approach blending different therapeutic techniques, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, & a client centered holistic approach focusing on the client's strengths. Areas of specialty include but are not limited to: Stress & anxiety management, depression, mood regulation, relational issues, mental heal...

This is Brittany Beers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, 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 stress and anxiety & coping with life changes. 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, & 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. 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 - Darby, Pennsylvania (Darby, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, 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 stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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.

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

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 Darby 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 Darby 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 Darby or elsewhere in Delaware 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 Darby 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 Darby 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 Darby 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 Darby 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 Darby, 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 Darby, 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 19023 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 Darby:

19023

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.