Waynesboro’s Northside Park and Pool offers a fun atmosphere for residents to enjoy all summer long. Your life can be just as pleasant at times, but at other times, the fun can disappear. Sadness, isolation, or stress can keep you from the happiness you deserve.

You try to relax and enjoy your life, but mental health problems get in your way. You feel like others get all the good things in life while you must suffer alone. A counselor in the Waynesboro area can help you deal with your emotional challenges and get in the swim of a happier life.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSEd,CRC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Pennsylvania. In addition, I am a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. I have 16 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, addiction issues, and other mental health issues. I also helped people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I consider myself an eclectic counselor. I believe that no one individual is the same a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania with over 18 years of experience. I earned my Master's degree from Slippery Rock University in 2002. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, Veteran's with PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief and loss, life changes, and stress. I am a board certified telemental health provider and I am looking forward to working with you. I am also a certified EMDR therapist. I utilize an eclectic therapeutic approach to adapt to the unique needs of each client, depending ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,L.P.C.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome! I am a licensed professional counselor (Pennsylvania) and have provided psychological services for over 14 years working in private and group practice, community clinics, universities, and substance misuse settings. During this time I’ve enjoyed walking with a diverse client base as they met their mental health goals. I have the most experience working with anxiety, stress issues, depression, life change/transition (e.g. career, relationship/marriage start/end, relocation, starting/ending college), and trauma. I also help clients manage substance misus...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Elizabeth “Liz” Smith. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania, and a National Certified Counselor. I completed my master's degree in professional counseling at Waynesburg University in 2010 as a nontraditional student. I have primarily worked with those who have struggled with depression, anxiety, career issues, mood dysregulation, relationship and couple problems, and other life challenges presented by any type of life being disordered. I have completed 42 hours of training in EMDR therapy and am currently under supervision towards...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.S.,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Tara Watts, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. I have over 20 years of experience working as a clinician, working with individual, couples and families. I have worked with clients of varying ages with a broad range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting challenges, OCD and ADHD, this includes people who have histories of trauma. My therapeutic approach is strength-based, person-centered, solution-focused and trauma-informed using cognitive -behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and ps...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 5

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I am committed to supporting you as you work towards discovering your inner strength. It is truly a privilege to work with you as you fight to overcome life’s obstacles and soothe your inner hurts. I feel honored to be a part of your journey and to witness you discover the strength to speak your truth. There are times for all of us when life becomes overwhelming, when hope is lost, and it feels impossible to make connections. In these moments we can all use more support. Therapy can be the first step to saying YES to yourse...

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

I am a licensed clinical social worker, working in the state of Florida for over five years. I am available in all Florida counties but Pinellas. I provide individual, couples and family therapy. My experience includes relationship and communication issues and assist with unbalanced family dynamics. I have extensive knowledge of trauma and how it can effect coping skills related to depression and anxiety and alter your window of tolerance. I used cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused therapy and use a client centered approach when I meet with clients. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I specialize in working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, self-esteem, negative body image, and all forms of eating disorders. Clients who come to see me may have been recently diagnosed with an eating disorder or have been struggling for years. Some are unsure if the have an eating disorder, yet struggle with food and their body. It is important to me to facilitate self-empowerment through coping/behavioral skills and strengthening cognitive insight, while honoring that change is hard. Through our therapeutic relationship, I strive to create a safe, c...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 33

Hi, I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor (CAADC) in Pennsylvania with 33 years of professional work experience. I have worked extensively with helping clients and their families, with issues around chemical use disorders, behavioral addictions, personality disorders and mental health issues. I tend toward having a more directive style of therapy but I also have experience with non directive styles as well. I am certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Diso...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. This includes working with teens and their families. 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. 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 journ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

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, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I am currently focused on working with women in my practice. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Coaching
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I have specific experience in working with couples through fertility treatments. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

The helping profession which is often referred to as therapy or counseling has been my life-long goal. My desire has made me a patient, attentive, and non-judgmental listener and has shaped my approach to understanding clients’ needs better. I am also supportive and seek positivity in every situation presented. I thrive to make clients feel safe including even reluctant clients to find their own way during treatment but also help clients to learn how to take personal responsibility to take charge of their behavior. I facilitate, encourage, empower, and help the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waynesboro, Pennsylvania (Waynesboro, PA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
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, career difficulties, & executive and professional coaching. 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!

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

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Waynesboro area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Waynesboro and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Waynesboro or elsewhere in Franklin or the state of Pennsylvania.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Waynesboro therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Waynesboro due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Pennsylvania may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Waynesboro and elsewhere throughout the state of Pennsylvania you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Waynesboro to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Waynesboro, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Waynesboro, PA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 17268 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

17268

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.