Although Pierre is the state capital of South Dakota, it also holds the title of being the second least populated state capital in the country. The city also was awarded the honor of being featured on the Boardwalk space on a recent United States Monopoly addition. Pierre teaches us that it isn’t always the biggest things that are awarded the prize.

If you’ve been feeling held back by thinking you’re small, it’s time to stop up. Reach out to a mental health professional today. A licensed mental health professional can help you achieve your dreams, no matter what their size may be.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Iowa and South Dakota. After I obtained my Master's degree, I started my career at a community agency providing counseling to clients struggling with substance abuse and problem gambling. Most recently, I have been working with young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and stress management. My appoach as a therapist is client- centered; you will be directly involved in your therapeutic decisions. I utilize cognitive behavioral (CBT) therapy techniques as well as solution focused te...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Life can present us with challenges that are beyond our control. Sometimes we may find it hard to cope with certain events. Relationships may be strained, poor health may arise, or jobs may be difficult to deal with. We may also struggle with grief or the loss of a relationship. In any of these types of events, we may feel alone and not know what to do to feel better. If you find yourself at this place right now, you are not alone. We all experience feelings of sadness or increased stress at different times of our lives. Sometimes we struggle with finding t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHP,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I'm in my fifties now, and I have been a lifelong counselor; I think it probably started on the kindergarten playground. I've been in a Christian marriage for over 30 years, have two grown sons, and two grandchildren. I have been counseling in private practice in Nebraska since receiving my Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University in early 2015 and have recently moved to South Dakota where I am also licensed and working as a full time therapist. I am a spiritually mature Christian and I have been able to assist hundreds of clients of all beli...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, my name is Tracy Bailey and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Dakota. I have had National Counselor Certification and received my Master of Arts for Mental Health Counseling from Colorado Christian University. I hold certificates in Suicide Prevention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, And Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Prior to becoming a counselor, I was a high school special education teacher. I utilize a person-centered approach and believe the relationship between the counselor and client are a significant factor for client success. I believ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MH,QMHP,CBT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I believe therapy is a valuable tool to expand self awareness and learn strategies to address problems and create the life we desire. I have over 20 years of experience treating major mental illness. I also have experience with relationship issues, life transitions, substance use, stress management, self growth and more. Our beliefs and our thinking patterns shape our life experience. When we understand how thoughts generate feelings; we are empowered to deal with life's challenges. Life is a journey and along the way we learn from each other and from our experien...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor licensed in South Dakota and Internationally with over 7 years of experience working as a Mental Health Therapist. I am currently working to achieve my LPC-MH as well! I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD all the way to major organic disorders. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse with trauma based therapy. I am a mother ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC-MH, LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” (Joshua J. Marine) Everybody struggles with the challenges of life and everyone deserves a full and fruitful life. I am committed to facing these challenges with you and walking along side you to create the life that you deserve. I am trained in working with adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with substance abuse and dependence, depression, anxiety, postpartum anxiety and depression and personality disorders. I am also certified to work with those individu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am Amanda Wetz. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have a combined 18 years experience in social work services with 9 years experience providing clinical services. I value being a supporter in day to day stressors and planning. I am experienced in a variety of specific areas of issues as well as other issues such as anxiety, depression, feelings of inadequacy, coping skills, and problem solving skills. I have experience with specific populations. I have provided individual, group, and family therapy services. I value increasing coping skills and buildin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CSW-PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Sean Kasper. I am a licensed clinical social worker. I went into the field of social work out of a desire to help others. I made the decision to pursue my educational goals by earning a Masters of Social Work Degree from the University of South Florida. I have provided direct patient care since 2014. I am a US Army combat veteran and served 9 years on active duty. My experiences have led to having an interest in co-occurring mental health disorders. I provide services to better understand why particular beliefs may be negatively impacting one's emoti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 22

I am licensed in Washington with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe space where you can experience a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship. Thank you for having the courage to reach out and for consider me to be with you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I received my Master’s degree in social work from the University of Missouri. I am licensed in South Dakota with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working through end of life issues, grief, and bereavement. 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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Illinois and South Dakota with 8+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with 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 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 - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner with 13 years of professional experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and 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. 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 - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): BC-TMH,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! My name is Jewrine Brown, and I am a Fully Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with ten years of clinical expertise, I have a strong sense of compassion and commitment to helping others. I am a highly-skilled counseling professional with a wide range of experience working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider, & Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist- Individual-I. I am a non-judgmental, easy-going, culturally sensitive clinical professio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed social worker in South Dakota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients of all ages, cope with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, 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 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 - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues
Years of Experience: 20

Are you feeling stuck in a rut and struggling to figure out how to get out? I've been working in the mental health field for 20+ years and while I don't have all the answers, I'm ready to help guide you to a fuller version of yourself.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, and South Dakota with 8 years of professional counseling experience working with clients from ages 6 years old on up. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience in working with a diverse client population of all ages with varying personal demographics providing therapy services for depression, anxiety, personality disorders, gender identity, trauma and abuse, and add...

This is Lisa Adler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed therapist in South Dakota with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, parenting, as well as many other life challenges and 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. 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 on that jou...

This is Mary Blair's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed professional counselor in South Dakota with over 18 years of experience working as a psychotherapist, consultant, hospice and hospital chaplain. I have seen clients with a wide range of concerns including grief/loss, life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma history, and parenting and relationship challenges. My style of therapy integrates the various types of therapy that I have trained in including internal family systems (IFS), psychodynamic, and several somatic approaches. I especially enjoy working with clients in a holistic manner, g...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pierre, South Dakota (Pierre, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional clinical counselor with a wide range of experience and expertise. I welcome clients who are struggling with relationships, anxiety, depression, life adjustments and transitions, and recovery-related issues. Sessions are very much client-led, meaning that you determine the goals and the direction of our sessions. I believe that clients usually hold the solutions to their identified problems; they simply need help to recognize behavior patterns or themes in their lives in order to take the necessary steps for growth, change, and improved...

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Pierre? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Pierre area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Pierre' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Pierre, or elsewhere in the Hughes county or state of South Dakota.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Pierre therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Pierre counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Pierre, SD ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of South Dakota will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Pierre and elsewhere throughout the state of South Dakota, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Pierre offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Pierre has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Pierre, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Pierre therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 14008 people in the city of Pierre, SD finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 57501 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Pierre therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Pierre, South Dakota can serve:

57501

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Pierre' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Pierre's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Pierre, South Dakota?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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