A suburb of Philadelphia, Royersford, Pennsylvania, was once known for its many factories and is now semi-famous for being a film hub for a few different movies. Part of Montgomery County, the borough lies on the banks of the Schuylkill River. Dirtied by pollution, restoration of the river was funded by money left for that purpose in Benjamin Franklin's will.

Which begs the question—what areas in your life need to be ‘cleaned up.’ Although the comparison might be difficult to see, we all have places that need improvement, especially when it comes to our emotional and mental health. Royersford area professional therapists are standing by to assist if you are ready and willing to be matched today.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 17

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania, with over 15 years of experience working with clients ranging from youth through middle age. I earned a Masters in Social Work from the University of Connecticut and have extensive experience working within the school settings, supporting youth and families, as well as the university setting with undergraduate and graduate level students. Most recently I have worked as a consultant to the Hawaii Department of Education and as the Director of Community Outreach for Mt Sinai Hospital in New York C...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 8

Welcome and Hello! Thank you for taking your time to get to know me but I want to stress that the most important person in our relationship is YOU! My name is Gwen Bodnaruk. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a School Certified Counselor, and a Life Coach. I used to be a financial executive on Wall Street but found my work unfulfilling and learned through the help of counseling and coaching that my true passion and calling was helping people. I started a life coaching business and obtained my masters in professional counse...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have an undergraduate degree from The Florida State University and a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Waynesburg University. I have been working in the behavioral health field for over 15 years and 12 of those were after I became licensed. I have worked in a variety of behavioral health settings including inpatient dual diagnosis, outpatient private practice, and case management. My passion is working with parents of children or individuals who are on the Autism Spectrum. I have a great de...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Do you often feel weighed down by stress or anxiety or even struggle with depressed mood? Do some days just feel like it's hard to exist or cope? Together, we will process your current symptoms and find strategies that allow you to address the root causes of your stressors and difficulties. Through my approach in therapy, I provide a warm and safe environment where you will find unwavering support as well as unconditional positive regard. I look forward to working with you and commend you on taking the first step to find a provider to begin your journey. I att...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 11

My goal as a Therapist is to create a safe relationship with each individual so that healing and transformation can occur. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach, but rather an individualized process that is created together. I desire to carry hope and encourage positive expectations while walking beside a person who may be experiencing hopelessness, pain, and suffering. My education and training include a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling, a Pennsylvania license as a Professional Counselor, and a National Board Certified Counselor. I am...

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

My name is Christina Burnett and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Penn State University, University Park, PA in 2010. In 2017, I received my master’s degree in social work from the University of New England, Biddeford, ME. While obtaining my master’s degree I began my counseling career in 2015 in community mental health and substance abuse treatment assisting and advocating for adult men and women who were involved in the criminal and family court systems. After graduating from the University of New E...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 18

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with thirteen years of professional work experience. I am in the process of being trained with Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & 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, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 9 years of clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with executive and professional coaching. 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: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 32

I am licensed counselor in Pennsylvania with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, all forms of anxiety, addiction and substance use, among many other problem areas. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My past clients have informed me of how well I was able to understand them and empathize with their issues. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional work experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including relationship issues, parenting problems, depression, anxiety, career and academic challenges, and managing emotions. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse and have experience working with motivation, self esteem, confidence and breaking generational cycles. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Maryland with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. 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, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 24

I am licensed in New Jersey with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 37

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 37 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and congratulations to you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 13

My name is Sandy and I am licensed in Pennsylvania with overall 13 years of professional work experience, and over 9 years specifically with teens and kids. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that helps to overcome challenges that shows up. I...

How To Find Counseling Royersford

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford, 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 Royersford above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford, 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 19468 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 Royersford can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Royersford 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 Royersford 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 Royersford, 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.

Royersford 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 Royersford, 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 Royersford.

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

19468