This is Jessica Shaffer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CSW-PIP,QMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

I'm glad you're here on my page. Help is a hard thing to ask for and you're already showing great strength by reaching out! Even if you don't get your help from me, you're in the right place! Clinically and personally, I bring a broad range of experience. I believe that the connection between the therapist and the client is the number one tool in counseling, and I am skillful at building trusting relationships. I have been working in the mental health field since 2003 and have been practicing therapy since 2011 . Currently, I am working with youth ages 5-18, and...

This is Janet Huff's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, 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...

This is Erin Meyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MH,LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My focus is to provide mental health and chemical dependency counseling services to individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues using a multitude of interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in a positive, solution-focused fashion to help learn to solve their problems. I am a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. My experience includes providing mental health and chemical dependency counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in outpatient clinics, school districts, colleges, ...

This is Amy Roth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): NCC,LPC-MH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, my name is Amy Roth. I am an LPC-MH (Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health) and graduated with my Masters in Counseling and Human Resource Development from SDSU in 2007. I have been working in the counseling field for well over 14 years and I have experience with all ages covering a wide range of issues. In today's world, therapists need to be adaptable and meet our clients where they are. This means, I offer anything from in-person, video, and phone sessions. Also, I use a HIPAA compliant system to protect your confidential information. My areas...

This is Geoffrey Faustman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I offer a direct, active, goal-oriented approach in helping you find relief from the anxiety, anger, depression, shame, or whatever it is that leaves you feeling stuck. By taking a look at 1) What are you trying to achieve? 2) What are you trying to preserve? 3) What are you trying to avoid? and 4) What are you trying to eliminate? we can highlight the sometimes-complex interaction among your thoughts, decisions, actions and outcomes. Knowing yourself, making use of your personal strengths & your tools at hand while allowing your values guide you, you can propel y...

This is Dr. Terri  Sawyer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 8

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile page. Being a supportive clinical social worker is one of the greatest joys in my life. I enjoy listening to others and helping them to find a way through tough times. My experience includes a Masters and Doctorate in Social Work and for almost 20 years, I have worked with teens and adults. Currently, I counsel the chronically ill on end of life decisions, help couples navigate marriage and families, individuals with mental health struggles, and teach at a local university. I "retired" after 15 year...

This is Alyssa “Petersen” Domel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, 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...

This is Richelle Sims's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,QMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I earned my undergraduate degree in social work from Fort Hays State University. I worked in the child welfare system for several years before continuing my education at the University of South Dakota, where I earned my Masters of Social Work. I draw from a variety of evidence-based practices that include Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), The Gottman Method, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to create a tailored approach for each individual or couple and their situation. I enjo...

This is Christy Alten-Osmera's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LAC,LPCMH,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

I'm so glad that you are reaching out for help! I believe with all my heart that there is hope, and purpose and healing from pain. I am a Licensed Addictions counselor in South Dakota, and a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor in South Dakota and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Iowa. I have been practicing for over 28 years working with adults and adolescents struggling with addictions and mental health issues. This is a judgement free zone! I am a Chrisitan counselor with a passion for hope and healing through the love of God and evidenced based s...

This is Amanda Schaeffer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I have 20 years of experience as a social worker. I began my professional journey by completing my bachelor's and master's degree in social work. I have worked with people of all ages in various settings including medical, child protection, developmental disability group setting, hospice and community mental health. I feel that the most important relationships we have here on earth, are the relationships with have with ourselves. Often, we find that our minds are critical and negative when looking inward. ...

This is Melissa Suter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, 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 ...

This is Christina Winters's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, 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!

This is Bonnie Haack's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in South Dakota with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & anger management. 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!

This is SARAH SCHERR's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, 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.

This is Melissa Mugge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in South Dakota with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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. 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.

This is Danielle Scanlon's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

My name is Danielle Scanlon and I provide counseling and life coaching. I possess a variety of tools earned & learned from both lived and professional experience. My approach is to assist clients in doing the work needed for results by using a common sense, holistic and resilience based approach. One way this is done is to help you in creating realistic & attainable goals in an effort to increase personal empowerment and improved well- being. I grew up on the east coast where I completed my undergraduate studies in Sociology and moved west to obtain my Masters ...

This is Heidi  Thomas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in South Dakota with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, transitional life stages, parenting, female issues, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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.

This is Donna Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in South Dakota with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & 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.

This is Allison Steinwand's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in South Dakota and have worked in the counseling field for 5 years. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, trauma, relationship and family challenges & coping with life transitions. My approach to being a therapist is to be there for a client, much like I would be there for a friend. I enjoy offering support, empathy and a neutral, unbiased perspective. When appropriate, I like to be a mirror to help a client to gain a different perspective or see a situation in a different way.

This is James Cady's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Plankinton, South Dakota (Plankinton, SD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Morningside College in Sioux City . I earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota . In the spring of 2013, I was awarded a Specialist’s Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota. For six years, I worked as a counselor with a local community mental health center. In June of 2013, I established a private practice . In my years as a counselor, I hav...

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

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 Plankinton 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 Plankinton 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 Plankinton or elsewhere in Aurora or the state of South Dakota.

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 Plankinton 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 Plankinton due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of South Dakota 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 Plankinton 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 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 Plankinton 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 Plankinton, 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 Plankinton, SD, 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 57368 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 Plankinton:

57368

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.