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Valen Brozey

Offering therapy in PA
License: MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesAnger management
17 years of experience

If you are seeking a clinician who is solution oriented, look no further! I have been in the field for over 17 years working with individuals and families. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in relationships, anxiety, depression and anger management. I can hang with you through the tough stuff and be the biggest cheerleader through your triumphs! My style is collaborative, with a focus on: - Finding and highlighting your personal strengths -Creating clear goals which have identified items that determine accomplishment -Building up your skills to sustain long term success -Reinforcing growth while encouraging continued development I look forward to talking with you soon! My Treatment Modalities: Emotional Focus Therapy (EFT) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Mindfulness Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy (ESFT) Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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Thomas Smith

Offering therapy in PA
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
3 years of experience

My name is Thomas Smith and I graduated with my MSW from Marywood University in 2001. I use a variety of treatment modalities and work with the client to select the best approach to treatment. I am a seasoned clinician with over 20 years of experience in providing individual, group and family counseling. I am a Clinical Social Worker, with experience treating military members and their families, veterans, individuals with serious mental health conditions, substance use disorders, chronically ill patients, adolescents and families. I have extensive training in trauma treatment modalities, family violence, mood disorders and interpersonal effectiveness.

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Samuel Means

Offering therapy in PA
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
16 years of experience

Hello! I am Samuel Means, a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with 15 years of experience working with adults and adolescents to help them resolve or mitigate their mental health challenges. I bring a broad background of experiences to the therapy session through work in the human services field. Over the course of my experience in the mental health field I have helped numerous clients either abate or resolve their social and emotional issues from the use of multiple theoretical approaches in counseling. A major component of my expertise and training is the integration of multiple disciplines in providing the best services to client. As a Licensed Professional Counselor and ordained minister I feel that I am uniquely qualified to address spiritual, cultural, emotional and mental aspects of a persons presenting problem. I tend to view all clients as singularly unique in their particular needs as we enter into a safe place where their spiritual, emotional, mental and physical well-being is addressed as they move along their process of change. I believe in the Rogerian position that each person has the capacity within themselves to make the changes needed for a positive outcome in therapy. I view my job as a facilitator who help give insights into your strengths that will enable them to make the necessary change that they want to see in themselves. A basic tenant that I use in therapy is humor which helps to break the tension of sharing a problem and to introduce a concept or idea into the conversation (to clarify a point). Specialties: Stress, Anxiety Anger Management Relational Issues Trauma and Abuse Also experienced in: TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy); Cognitive Therapy; CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

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Jazlyn Menees

Offering therapy in PA
License: LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
4 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania with many years of experience working as a psychocounselor and family therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, ODD, and ADHD. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and a person centered approach. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Louis Teller

Offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepression
13 years of experience

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, depression, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I am a client centered therapist who puts your needs first. As a therapist, I will help you to relax and trust and to open up to me. It takes courage for people to seek out help and to engage in counseling. I believe that as a therapist that it is rewarding to help people. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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Kimberly Crouse

Offering therapy in PA
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & 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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Dr. Courtney Alio

Offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd), and comorbid medical conditions such as chronic pain. 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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Melissa Frost

Offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteem
6 years of experience

I am licensed in Pennsylvania and have a variety of professional work experiences with children, teen, and adult clients. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, self-harm, conflict resolution, behavioral issues, communication skills deficit, and relationships, I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence building. I believe everyone can benefit from therapy and I applaud you for having the courage to take the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life. I am here to support you in that process and look forward to working with you.

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Scott Caldwell

Offering therapy in PA
Relationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
7 years of experience

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional work experience. I practice from a biopsychosocial spiritual approach with the emphasis on one's Christian worldview and faith. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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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Tara Walters

Offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseParenting issuesAnger management
22 years of experience

I am licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Arizona with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find counseling in Hatfield

Finding the best therapist close by in Hatfield can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your 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 Hatfield. 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 Hatfield, 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, they 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 Hatfield 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 providers 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 Hatfield area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, 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 Hatfield, elsewhere in Montgomery, or in the greater state of Pennsylvania.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Hatfield 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 Hatfield 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Hatfield may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of Pennsylvania you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Hatfield, Pennsylvania 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Hatfield above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Hatfield 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 Hatfield 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 Hatfield therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Hatfield 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in PA, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 19440 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Hatfield 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 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 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 Hatfield 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 Hatfield, Pennsylvania 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.

Hatfield has many clinicians 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.

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 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:

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