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Erin Morris

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

If you are here, it’s probably because you are at a breaking point. Tired of feeling down? Tired of feeling exhausted? Maybe you feel alone or ignored? No matter what you are dealing with, it is my honor to walk beside you. My approach to counseling is one of empathy and understanding. I want to help you develop deeper insight into your thoughts and emotions and how they impact your behavior. I will not simply give advice. I will, instead, help you to see yourself from a different perspective. I use an eclectic blend of psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. My goal is to help you not only recognize thought patterns but also to be aware of the framework from which these patterns have emerged. You are in control of this process and my hope is that through this process you will begin to find your voice, find hope and see change in your life.

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Angela Swettlen

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience working as a counselor, caseworker and social worker in Pennsylvania. I have worked with clients to include teenagers and adults, both individually and in a group setting, with a wide range of concerns including depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self-esteem, self-harm, physical disabilities, chronic illness, relationship issues and legal issues. My therapy style is judgment free and interactive with some humor (when appropriate). I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths based and utilizes Narrative Therapy as well as Motivational Interviewing and Collaborative Problem Solving. I believe in meeting an individual where they are at. You know yourself better than anyone (thanks Captain Obvious!); however, sometimes we need to engage in self-examination and open dialogue with someone who does not know us, that approaches us with no preconceived notions, opinions or judgement, thus truly allowing one to look inward and to freely express and process their feelings and experiences. This alone can be freeing. It’s amazing how talking through your experiences can lead you to so many eye opening conclusions. Technology has given us a unique opportunity to incorporate self-care into our busy lives. Thank you for being open to taking part in the virtual counseling arena. I also want to recognize you; for reaching out, I know it can be so hard—it really takes courage to seek help and work toward change. I am glad you’re here. If you choose to work with me as your BetterHelp counselor, I look forward to joining your support network. I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Kristin Levandoski

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
AddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsIntimacy-related issuesParenting issues
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist. My primary area of expertise is addictions and couples/family therapy. I have also worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, OCD, ADHD and addictions. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, internal family systems, and motivational interviewing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I will adjust my style to work best with your area(s) that you may be struggling with now. I look forward to speaking and working with you!

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Dr. Bina Soni

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Counselor License Type(s): PhD, LPC, NCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
27 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Marriage and Family therapist licensed in the State of Pennsylvania with over 15 years of experience working as a Professional Psychological and Academic counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, childhood and adult sexual trauma, career challenges, PTSD, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is client-centered: warm, affirmative, non-judgmental, and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. Rather, I focus on client’s strengths, and I am positive in my approach. My therapy style combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psycho-dynamic and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes a lot of courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards positive and healthy change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you in your journey through our therapy sessions. I’m available for online therapy sessions with individuals anywhere in the State of Pennsylvania. I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the State of Pennsylvania. I look forward to working with you!

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Virginia Anderson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepression
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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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Katie DePanfilis

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepressionADHD
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients teens, adolescents, young adults and adult with stress and anxiety, anger management, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Rebecca Scandell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
26 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Oregon, Massachusetts and Nevada with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & 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. 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 Crouse

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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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Angela Smyser

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCompassion fatigue
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Life can be challenging, and we all need a little support from time to time. I firmly believe in fostering a warm and interactive therapy environment, where you can feel comfortable expressing yourself. Your well-being is my top priority, and I am committed to treating you with the utmost respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, relationship challenges, grief, or caregiver difficulties, I am here to assist you. I have experience working with a wide variety of concerns, and I am dedicated to helping you find the strength and resilience within yourself to overcome these obstacles. My therapy style incorporates cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and strengths-based approaches. By tailoring our dialog and treatment plan to your specific needs, I aim to provide you with the most effective and personalized support possible. Together, we can develop strategies to empower you on your path to a more fulfilling life. Embarking on the journey towards personal transformation requires courage, and I want to applaud you for taking this important step. If you feel ready to explore new possibilities and make positive changes, please don't hesitate to reach out. I am here and eager to support you every step of the way.

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Mimon Mamane

Clinical therapist offering therapy in PA
Trauma and abuseGriefAnger managementDepressionADHD
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in New York and Pennsylvania with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & depression. 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!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Wellersburg

Finding the best therapist close by in Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg. 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 Wellersburg, 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg, elsewhere in Somerset, 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Wellersburg, 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg?

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

Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 15545 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 Wellersburg counselor?

Before seeing your Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg.

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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg 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 Wellersburg, 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.

Wellersburg 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.

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:

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