Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Welcome to Better Help! Whether you are here for yourself or someone you care about - because you're curious about how this works or you already know you want to sign up - welcome! You've made the click so you've already made a step. My name is Melinda Noel and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania but have enjoyed some schooling outside of my home state. I received my Bachelors degree in Foods and Nutrition from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. I then went on to obtain my Masters in Social W...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am a Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Pennsylvania with over 16 years of experience working with people of all ages and families. I currently have two private practice offices in two different counties. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, anger management, family/parenting, DMDD , ADHD and Personality Disorders. I have also helped many people who have suffered from traumas related to physical, sexual and emotional abuse as well as PTSD symptoms. I have worked with adoptive families experienc...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 16

Hello! I am Susan and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Pennsylvania and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have experience in Trauma Informed Counseling, TF-CBT, and EMDR. I received my MA in Community Counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2010. I have done in-home counseling, family-based counseling, and outpatient since then. I continue my learning with ongoing trainings which have included Motivational Interviewing, Case Formulation, principles for working with members of the LGBTQI community, using trauma info...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Welcome! My name is Lauren and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have my master's degree from The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology. I have over 10 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient programs, partial programs, school based setting, and in- home services. I have worked with a broad range of clinical issues, and have experience working with clients ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 6

Welcome! I am so glad you found your way here. It takes courage to reach out and pursue healing. In this fast paced world, peace can be hard to find. Conflict, trauma, and everyday stressors impact all of us. My goal is to provide a warm setting for you to find rest and peace even in difficult circumstances. I help individuals, couples and families work together to find harmony through reinforcing what is working, repairing what is damaged, and building resilient relationships. I am passionate about helping people work through challenges in the present to discove...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 9

I am a therapist licensed in Pennsylvania with over 8 years of experience working as a therapist and researcher. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, career challenges, and bereavement. My therapy style is warm, respectful, and interactive. I believe that you are the expert in your life and I am here to help as a guide. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and motivational interviewing therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and spec...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 9

Hello! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor and owner at Counseling Sphere LLC, an online private practice serving clients across PA. To see if we're the right fit, I encourage potential clients to cross reference me on: www.counselingsphere.com or search "Molly St. Cyr" on Psychology Today. You can also explore specifics about my style and approach on my business instagram page: @counselingsphere. For the past 9+ years, I've worked as a therapist in various settings and with clients experiencing a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relation...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Texas with 20 plus years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & coping with grief and loss. 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 23 years of professional counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, complicated grief, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe that you are the expert of your story and I will meet you where you are. I will assist you in overcoming difficulties that challenge you, offering you an individualized choice of therapies. My therapy is warm and accepting, with respect and compassion. My approaches include cognitive behavioral, humanistic, rational emotive, solutiona...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I'm a licensed professional counselor in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with 5 years of experience. I specialize in helping women cope with life transitions, depression, generalized anxiety, and postpartum concerns. Cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and solution focused therapy are approaches I use to help work towards change. 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, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Michigan with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 22

Hello! I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 22 years of professional work experience. Since 2001 I have worked in multiple environments including Private Practice, Community Mental Health Agencies, Spiritual/Ministry settings, and in both Elementary and Secondary School settings. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress/anxiety, LGBTQ+ related issues, trauma/abuse, and self esteem. 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 t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in Florida and Pennsylvania with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & 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!

How To Find Counseling Stewartstown

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown, 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 Stewartstown above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown, 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 17363 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 Stewartstown can be a great option.

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

Stewartstown 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 Stewartstown, 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.

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

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

17363