The past is always around, whether it be to haunt us or to help us, but if you have issues with your own past and need some help, a counselor in York can assist you.

York involves many different architectural infrastructures, including the Golden Plough Tavern, the York Meetinghouse, and the Central Market, and a Temple in the area.  There are so many historical places, and you can check them out and get the help that you need from a counselor in the area as well. 

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 13

Welcome! My name is Kelly Lambie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania. I have a Master's degree from Walden University in Mental Health Counseling and am a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors. I am married and have one child. Currently, I work in a private practice setting with ages 14-85 and in a multitude of areas. Because of the wide age range, I have helped my clients through depression and anxiety, school and relationship struggles, and much more! It is rewarding to watch ...

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, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

Hello, I'm Erica Madge, a dedicated therapist located in the Philadelphia area. My practice is grounded in a thoughtful fusion of evidence-based therapeutic techniques and a genuine appreciation for the complexities of human emotions. Through empathetic guidance and professional expertise, I create a safe haven for individuals looking to navigate their paths towards personal growth. I am not just a therapist; I am a partner on your journey to well-being. My personal experiences have taught me the power of resilience, and my journey with disability has shaped my e...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hi I'm Ben. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have been a counselor since I graduated from school in 2015. I have worked with children experiencing behavioral problems, teenagers and adults with substance use disorders, and people of all ages with concerns related to depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief, developmental trauma, and OCD. I have worked as a counselor in an outpatient mental health agency, outpatient drug and alcohol clinic, university, and outpatient private practice. I have particular interest in working with ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years experience in the therapy domain. I have particular experience and training in cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as well as various treatment protocols to treat trauma. I use my training and my work with diverse populations coupled with a generalist practitioner's view to help clients balance validation and change strategies in support of attaining mutually-agreed upon goals. As a primarily person-centered practitioner, I believe that clients have the answers to their strugg...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 17

Hello. First, I want to say that I am glad that you came here for help and I am sure that you will find a good match for the kind of help that you need. I have been practicing for 17 years. I enjoy helping people of all ages as well as from all different backgrounds and ages. I have a Masters Degree in Counseling from Cairn University in Langhorne, Pennsylvania in 2006. Since then I have sought to continue to educated myself in many different modalities so that I can be as well rounded as I can be to meet the needs of many counselees. I have learne...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 10

I have a Master's Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling and also hold credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have been in the field for 9 years and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns; including depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, trauma, grief, life transitions, and more. As a standard practice, I approach the therapeutic relationship with an acute sensitivity and respect for multi/cross-cultural factors and influence. I strive to treat the therapeutic relationship, and you, with compassion, respect, and warmth. My ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 37

Nancy has her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Albany and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Pennsylvania. She has had a wide variety of training and work experiences throughout her 26 years in practice including public mental health, pastoral counseling, forensic social work and family services. Her areas of experience and training include: depression related to chronic pain/chronic illness. Post Traumatic Stress including childhood as well as adult trauma. Women's issues, serious...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

First and foremost I'd like you to ask you to take a deep breath and give yourself a pat on the back. You are here. You are alive. You are doing the best that you can AT THIS MOMENT. Whatever you are currently experiencing I will help you to move through it and beyond. My name is Mallory and I have over 14 years of experience as a therapist working with a variety of individuals; adults, children and families. I am a culturally sensitive therapist who believes each person has an entirely unique experience and story. My approach is person centered, positive...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 9

I believe that every individual is unique and therefore not one approach works for everyone. With nearly ten years of experience as a therapist, I utilize a range of therapeutic approaches to fit the needs of the client. I focus on a strength based approach to build rapport and together I co-journey with the client on their way to fulfilling their potential. I specialize with stress, anxiety as well as grief and life changes. I have experience in working with teens who struggle with bullying, body image, and anxiety.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 22

I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania and telehealth therapist in Florida with 24 years of professional work experience. I received a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from Mountain State University, a Masters in Counseling and Personnel Services and a Bachelors in Community Counseling from Purdue University. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, LBGTQIA+-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared wi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 12

Hello and thank you for taking this first step . I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience as a therapist and nearly 20 years of experience as a social worker. I have spent time working with a variety of populations throughout my career. I have provided mental health treatment to a vast array of clients from all different walks of life. I love this aspect of being a therapist because it has allowed me to gain perspective and understanding of so many different cultures and lifestyles. I am calm and empathetic, I believe in ther...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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 takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started! My therapy style is warm and understanding. Your story matters to me and I will take care to find the key points of y...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

Welcome to my profile! I am licensed professional counselor with 5 years of clinical experience doing group and individual therapy sessions. I hope to use my counseling experience to help individuals on BetterHelp who are struggling. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, depression, bipolar disorder, and trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My counseling style is eclectic, meaning that I use interventions from many different therapy modalities such as Cognitive Beha...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 3+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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!

How To Find Counseling York

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in York 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 York 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 York, 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 York above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around York 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 York 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 York 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 York 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 York 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 York, 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 17404 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 York can be a great option.

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

York 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 York, 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

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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 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 York.

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

17401, 17403, 17404, 17405