Life can be a challenge of rebranding and rebuilding. You weren’t the same person you were years ago, and you want to move on from your past. However, this can be a challenge, especially if you're dealing with anxiety, depression, or various other mental disorders. 

Norristown is a great little place to live, and a nice little suburban area. If you're having problems, a Norristown-based counselor can help you. Speak to one today if you want to learn more about what you can do with your life. You can accomplish your goals and treat your mental problems. Speak to a counselor today. 

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I live in Pennsylvania with my husband, baby son, and our dog. I am a continual learner in this life. I enjoy going on walks, writing, and spending time with loved ones. My passion and experience is working with young adults struggling with the challenges that accompany life stressors and transitions relating to health, career, relationships, family dynamics, school, finances, etc. Many clients I work with experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or low self worth. My style is a collaborative appro...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 16

Congratulations on taking the first step toward personal growth, healing and change! I will help you identify your goals, the roadblocks in the way and action steps you can take to overcome those hurdles. The important part (and the most challenging) is identifying the underlying, root cause of the problems rather than treating the superficial symptoms. Sometimes this can occur in only a couple of sessions. Sometimes it takes longer, but it is always based on your specific situation and your goals. I promise to be gentle, patient and challenging as you make r...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 23

My experience offers effective outpatient, individualized, and psychological care. I treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples. My focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. This is achieved by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan. I promise to be there for you every step of your journey. The goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 18

I have been working as a Clinical Social Worker since 2005 after 30+ years in the Chemical Industry. I have a good understanding of what it means to be human and my life experience has led me down many paths. I believe that therapy provides us a way to discover ourselves. . Based upon my own experience with therapy, I find that having a connection with another human being can help us clarify our own needs and find a path to recovery. I practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy but also use facets from other types. I like DBT and Mindfulness therapy and borrow from the...

Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

The decision to seek therapy can be a scary one but it is also a choice that opens a space in a life for something new to come in. It helps to have someone who is outside the landscape of your life walk with you around that terrain. This companioning can help you see your stuck places from new angles and find new ways of moving forward. I walked with college age young adults in this process for 26 years and in the past 3 years I have been taking this journey of curiosity and change primarily with older adults. I’m a licensed professional counselor with specia...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 27

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 27 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 16

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois with over 18 years of experience working as a counselor. I specialize in toxic relationships and narcissistic abuse recovery, relationship conflicts, communication issues, family problems, significant life changes, and finding a life purpose. I also have significant experience in other areas, as I have worked with clients with various concerns, including, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis, self-esteem, ADHD, OCD, and vocational issues. I have helped many people who have experienced physical tra...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of experience: 6

I'm a licensed therapist in Pennsylvania committed to helping individuals learn how to create and sustain positive changes in their lives. I have 6 years of professional counseling experience and 3 years of experience providing supportive services to individuals seeking recovery from mental health and substance use disorder. I am also a Certified Recovery Specialist and a Certified Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Pennsylvania. My work focuses on working with individuals struggling with anxiety, trauma, addictions, self-esteem, grief and loss. I also hold sp...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 5

Greetings, amazing clients! I bring to the table an unwavering commitment as an LPC, holding dual licenses in Pennsylvania and Delaware, coupled with a rich background in counseling. My passion lies in the empowerment of adults, the cultivation of self-awareness, and the delivery of pragmatic coping strategies. As a skilled therapist, I use an eclectic approach with a focus on CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Through collaborative and goal-oriented conversations, I help individuals identify and challenge negative thought patterns, fostering a more rational an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of experience: 16

I am licensed in South Dakota with over 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. Most of my experience is working with teens and adolescents but I am open to working with adult women as well. I am working with Better Help part-time in the evenings with some flexibility for other times, especially during the summer months. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor ou...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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! Due to current maternity leave, I am only...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 4

Hi there, my name is Danny Varughese and I'm a licensed therapist in Pennsylvania with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, confidence, career difficulties, & depression, and more. Along with being a therapist, I'm also a singer-songwriter musician with 2 albums out there and frequently put on live shows. My creativity and art can often find itself integrated into my therapeutic style. I'm a passionate researcher of the brain and am fascinated with the concept of neuroplast...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 3 years of professional work experience. I am a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Specialist (CCDS). I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I primarily work from a DBT framework while providing client-centered care. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to supp...

How To Find Counseling Norristown

Finding the best therapist close by in Norristown can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Norristown 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 Norristown. 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 Norristown, 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, these professionals 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 Norristown 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 Norristown counselors 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 Norristown area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Norristown
  • DBT in Norristown
  • Substance use therapy in Norristown
  • Couples therapy in Norristown

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Norristown, 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 Norristown, 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 Norristown area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Norristown 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 Norristown 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 in Norristown: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Norristown: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Norristown: $100
  • Therapy in Norristown: $80

While many psychologists in Norristown may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Norristown 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Norristown, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Norristown above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Norristown 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Norristown 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 Norristown 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 Norristown therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Norristown counselor 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 almost one million people in Norristown, PA, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 19401 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 in Norristown can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Norristown 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Norristown 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 Norristown, 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.

Norristown has many professionals 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. In Norristown, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Norristown.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Norristown:

19401, 19404, 19415