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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 25

I use eclectic therapy techniques from a Jungian perspective. I specialize in healing patterns of trauma and hurt relationships in couples, the work place, family issues or personal issues with the self. My approach is holistic with attention on the physical and spiritual as well as the emotional.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Rodney W. Carson and I am a Licence Clinical Social Worker. I have work in the field of counseling and social work for the past 25 years. I am very passionate about helping individuals for I received help when I was struggling in life with drug addiction. I have been in recovery and working a recovery program for the past 25 years. For the last decade, I have worked as a Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Outpatient Therapist for a local community counseling agency. I am co-inventor of a therapeutic medication game/program that has been utilized at ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, 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 - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS Ed,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 33

Hi, my name is Jessica. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I hold a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. I have been a therapist for 33 years. I have worked as an employee assistant counselor, therapist for psychiatric disorders and as a drug and alcohol counselor. I have worked as a crisis counselor and with incarcerated individuals. My career has been my passion. I utilize several therapy techniques. I want you to know it is courageous reaching out for help. My approach is open and compassionate. I have worked with thousands of clients throughout my...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with people of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of contexts and settings. I enjoy working with clients to overcome struggles with depression, stress and anxiety, among many other life challenges, by exploring and processing thoughts, feelings and behaviors to promote change and enhance your quality of life. I have a special interest in working with adults, especially older adults and their families, navigating major life transitions. This involves changes that come with aging, which can in...

This is Julie Roffina's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I have been working as a counselor for 15 years, with parents and children in schools, and as a college career counselor. I have also been in private practice for 11 years where I work primarily with populations of people who have anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. Anxiety and depression affect so many of us every day! Spiraling thoughts, racing heartbeat, inability to sleep--these are just a few examples of how our anxiety gets in the way of our enjoyment! Both increase our stress level & prevent us from having healthy relationships with others. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed professional counselor in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I have been practicing professionally since 1995 and have my masters of science in counseling and human relations from Villanova University. I believe strongly in meeting clients where they are - person centered therapy - and then working with them using a blended counseling model to help them reach their goals. I am a certified clinical trauma professional, a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor and a certified co occurring disorders professional diplomate. I use narrative trau...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) ,with over 30 years of experience. I have experience working with people who have depression, anxiety, substance abuse disorder, relationship issues, and anger management. I also have expertise working with clients who have suffered from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. I am an experienced life coach, helping individuals to improve their self-esteem, self-confidence, and motivation. I assist clients in transitioning to new careers, or relationships, and identifying and achieving their life goals. My counseling s...

This is Angel  Vaccaro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a professional counselor licensed in Pennsylvania with over 7 years of counseling experience working with individuals who struggle with eating disorders, mood disorders, trauma, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, and addictions. My therapy style is warm and accepting. I believe in treating individuals with respect, compassion, and empathy. I use a variety of approaches such as cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, narrative, eclectic, internal family systems, faith based, and rational emotive therapies. Each client is unique; therefore, we work to...

This is Alisha Barnes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,CCTP-II
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed professional counselor with an additional certification as a certified complex trauma professional. I graduated from Chestnut Hill College with my M.S. in clinical and counseling psychology in 2016. I have been practicing for 6 years and have significant experience working with addiction issues, traumatic experiences including PTSD, codependency, depression and anxiety, along with other mental health concerns. I believe in a person centered, trauma-informed approach. I recognize all aspects of the individual and work to bring about awareness as to...

This is Lynette Belknap-Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC LCPC PC, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! My name is Lynette. I have been practicing therapy for over 12 years. I am currently licensed in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. I believe in treating all people with dignity and respect. Your privacy is precious to me and I will protect it. I have enjoyed helping many different populations of people with all sorts of issues and concerns. Helping people reach their individual potential for success is a joy for me. I am a trained in EMDR, SFBT, CBT, MRT, MI, and Prime f...

This is Mark Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd, LPC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Hi, I’m Mark. I believe in helping individuals to build on their strengths while developing the tools to overcome adversity and live life to the fullest. I will work with you at your pace to help you achieve your therapy goals. I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Communications at Temple University in 1989 and my Master’s degree in Education at Temple in 2000. I became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2005. I have worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, substance abuse treatment, HIV medicine, reproductive health, managed care and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, RPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Hello, My name is Angela Marshall and I am Licensed professional counselor in the state of Virginia. In the last five years I have worked with a wide range of issues such as substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss, family conflict, anxiety, depression, transitional challenges and ADHD. My counseling style is person centered, meeting people where they are to help them attain their goals. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution foc...

This is Elyse Alleman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I understand that life can be challenging and difficult to navigate at times. I have been in the helping field for 10+ years helping individuals navigate through various stages of life. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction, depression, anxiety, career and life decisions, relationship conflict, individuals with severe mental illness and supporting the family member of those with severe mental illness. My therapy style is both person centered and holistic. I want to give you the reigns to navigate this difficult...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd., LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has had the privilege of gaining experience in a variety of counseling settings. I offer individual and family counseling. I provide a holistic approach to counseling by addressing your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. I approach therapy in a very integrative, client-centered manner to ensure the highest quality care is provided. I use a variety of therapeutic techniques to include cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, solution-focused, psychoeducational, trauma-informed, mindfulness...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
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, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 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 - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with more than 15 years providing support to individuals and families. My experiences cover a broad range of settings including community mental health, home based settings, private practice, and telehealth. I am well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and structural family therapy. I believe that therapy is both a science and an art. Therapists must possess technical training and real-world experiences to provide quality treatment. However, they must also possess the abili...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience working with adolescents, families, and adults with addiction and SMI. I have the most experience in helping clients with family conflicts, specifically 5 years working with the Structural Family Therapy Model as a Family-Based Therapist. 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Minnesota and Pennsylvania with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 - Ivyland, Pennsylvania (Ivyland, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients (e.g. children, adolescents, adults, families) with a wide range of concerns including depression, stress and anxiety, family conflicts, and parenting issues. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific ...

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

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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland or elsewhere in Bucks 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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland 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 Ivyland, 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 Ivyland, 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 18974 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 Ivyland:

18974

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.