For those seeking online therapy options, Norristown, PA offers a variety of licensed professionals who can assist with a range of mental health concerns. These therapists are experienced in clinical mental health counseling and mental health counseling, providing support to clients throughout their mental health journey.

Therapists in Norristown are skilled in addressing anxiety disorders and other life challenges using a person centered approach. They often work within the behavioral health field to help clients manage stress and achieve a more meaningful life. Services such as child therapy and counseling psychology are also available to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Therapists in this area frequently utilize techniques from clinical psychology to support clients in achieving a fulfilled life. They aim to help individuals improve their well-being and navigate the complexities of mental health.

Engaging in therapy can provide valuable tools for stress management and personal growth, helping clients find balance and achieve a more meaningful life.

Please see the therapist profiles below for more information on the different therapists available online.

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Amber Romanyshyn

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! I am Amber Romanyshyn, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Moravian College and my Master's Degree in Social Work from Marywood University. I believe that everyone can benefit from participating in therapy. Whether you are going through a difficult time or trying to focus on self-improvement, I feel that therapy can be a way to help us all gain awareness of our underlying thoughts, feelings, or issues that may be influencing our worlds. I have been providing counseling for over nine years in a variety of environments, including inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings. I have worked with children, teens, and adults, and I have delivered therapy in individual, group, and family contexts. Much of my experience has been helping people to work on issues related to depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family difficulties, and traumas they have experienced. I take pride in the work that I do and am always trying to learn more about how to help people, whether it is through reading updated information about treatment methods or attending trainings to learn more about current treatment strategies. During sessions, I allow clients to tell me their stories and remain non-judgmental about what they are going through. My relationship with the client is a high priority, and I feel that it is one of the most important aspects of the therapy experience. I prefer for clients to be in control of the therapy sessions but am absolutely willing to provide direction or guidance for treatment as needed. My goal is to help clients with whatever their identified goals are, and I like to check in regularly to make sure that I am on the same page as them. I often will ask for some background information, as this allow me to better understand clients' experiences and help with identifying their strengths and ways they have been resilient in the past. I use a strengths-based approach and typically start by using cognitive-behavioral therapy interventions, as I believe that helping people better understand the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behavior can assist them in making changes more quickly in their lives. However, if other approaches seem more appropriate, I will suggest those strategies instead and try to remain flexible throughout the therapy experience. I look forward to having the opportunity to work with you and help you to achieve your goals!

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Vicki Mansure

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): MA,Ed.S,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemCoping with life changes
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, my name is Vicki and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. It takes courage to seek therapy and difficult to find a therapist you connect with. I believe in creating a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship. I have over 20 years of counseling experience and it is an honor to have people put their trust in me. As a counselor, I employ cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive restructuring/reframing, and help you identify and address coping styles that are no longer effective for you, however, I tailor therapy to your needs. Together we will examine your core beliefs, dysfunctional assumptions, and your negative automatic thoughts,. We will work on replacing them. Although I am the counselor, our relationship is collaborative and we will work together to effectively define problems, set goals, and develop skills to manage these problems. I want to assure you that I am here to listen to you and help you gain insight.

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Vanity Ray

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefSelf esteem
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Pennsylvania and Delaware with over 18 years of experience serving in a variety of therapeutic settings including out-patient clinics, residential treatment facilities, schools, hospitals, and in homes. I have experience with children, adolescents, families, couples, individuals living with chronic health conditions and those who have experienced grief & loss. I like to take a Client Centered/Strengths Based approach to therapy. While I prefer Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic techniques, I understand that the therapeutic process should be uniquely tailored to the individual and a variety of therapy models may be needed to achieve client success. Choosing a therapist is a big step and it is my objective to build a positive rapport, inspire trust and work with you towards goal achievement.

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Jennifer Drager

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issues
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience in the child welfare system. I have been working in the counseling field for over 10 years, and I have been license eligible since 2019. I have worked with families and individuals on a variety of different concerns. I am a certified Safe Care parenting coach, and a Certified Family Trauma Professional. I have recently been working towards a a Trauma Focused CBT certification. I have experience working with families and improving communication concerns between parents and children. I have worked with a wide range of individuals who have experienced depression, anxiety, relationship issues and parenting concerns. My counseling style is warm and inviting, and I focus sessions in a client centered manner. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, narrative, solution-focused and trauma focused CBT. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a 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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Crystal Widmann

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Kimberly Nelson-Thomas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Family conflictsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, trauma and abuse, 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.

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Melissa Lovell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsBipolar disorderDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with seven years of experience providing therapy to a diverse group of people. I strive to provide a warm and supportive space for you to learn and grow. I value the uniqueness of those I work with, taking from a variety of therapy approaches that can be tailored to fit your needs. I also have training and experience in offering trauma informed care, as well as using both art therapy and mindfulness teachings. My focus is working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and depression. 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!

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Dr. Erin Fitzsimmons

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Relationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionCoaching
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a clinical psychologist licensed in Pennsylvania with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist and executive coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, career challenges, leadership coaching, relationship issues, grief, life transitions, self-esteem, and stress. My therapeutic style is warm, validating and interactive. My goal for the therapy experience is to develop a safe, nonjudgmental, and caring space for my clients to find a sense of clarity in the challenging times of life. I am an eclectic therapist, meaning I pull from a wide range of theories to best address my client's needs, combining elements of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, acceptance-commitment, family systems, solution-focused and psychodynamic therapies. I work to tailor our conversations and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific goals and needs. It takes a lot of courage to seek support and take the first step toward improving your quality of life and I am genuinely looking forward to working with you!

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Marc Juliano

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Self esteemCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, & compassion fatigue. 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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Jeffray Feliciana

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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, trauma and abuse, & anger management. Reaching out to a therapist is a very vulnerable experience. To make this a helpful and healing journey for you, I do my best to prioritize tailoring therapy to your specific needs. I want you to get the most out of these sessions and be able to develop independent skills to manage your mental health through real therapy and evidence-based practice.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Norristown

Finding the best therapist close by in Norristown 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 in Norristown that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

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, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Norristown region and in the state of Pennsylvania. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor 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, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. 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 Norristown area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

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

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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 with a therapist 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Norristown 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 a BetterHelp therapist 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). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Norristown 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 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 Norristown psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional 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, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Norristown 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 Norristown helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Norristown?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Norristown 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.

Norristown therapists 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 Norristown 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 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 psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in PA, therapists 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 19401 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Norristown counselor?

Before seeing your Norristown 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Norristown.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 from a therapist. 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 with a Norristown counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 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 during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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.

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19401, 19404, 19415

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