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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA ,LPC,QMHP
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Anna, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten years of experience providing therapy services. I work with clients affected by depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life transition, mood and emotional distress. I have specialized training in working with couples, highly sensitive persons (HSP) and introverted personality styles. I received my master’s degree in counseling and completed post graduate studies in mental health counseling. The teen years are some of the most awesome ones we experience. It's a time a learn...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): CSW-PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 13

I have spent the last fifteen years working with individuals, families, and couples in a variety of settings. My primary focus has been working with individuals to understand and cope with childhood trauma, PTSD symptoms, managing and coping with chronic illness, and working through the grief process in organic ways to allow oneself to move forward in healthy ways. I am solution and client focused. I strive to meet each individual where they are and assist them in navigating their life in the way that works best for them.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

I am a professional counselor licensed in South Dakota. I have over 20 years of experience. I have worked with clients ranging in age from 3 to 85 and have assisted clients as they work on their concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting issues, relationship issues, loss and grief, and addiction. Years ago, I became a fan of the superhero, Spider-Man. His guiding philosophy is “With great power comes great responsibility.” I adhere to this philosophy in counseling. I treat others with respect and compassion. I understand the journey of coun...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW SD,LMSW TX,LCSW PA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I have been practicing Social Work for 15 years. I have been a practicing psychotherapist for 6 years. I come with an array of life experience and deliver compassion focused treatment. I encourage emotional processing and will walk with you through your healing journey. I focus on your strengths, your current coping mechanisms and where you want to make improvements in your life. I have trained in DBT, CBT, MBSR, MI, ACT and many more. After emotional processing we focus on solutions and life goals for your happiness.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHP,NCP,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Karrie Barnes holds a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Nebraska – Omaha and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She is a provisionally licensed mental health practitioner, and a k-12 certified school counselor. Karrie has extensive experience working with children, young adults and families and is trained facilitator for the Love and Logic Parenting program. She is well-versed in many therapeutic approaches and especially embraces strength-based and positive counseling techniques. With a combined total of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, I’m Carrie Jorgensen. In May of 2016 I graduated from South Dakota State University with a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I take a strength-based approach, focusing on your goals and supporting you with embracing your own value. I work to help you establish healthy, nurturing relationships with others. My goal is to help you feel more confident and empowered. I have experience helping people manage a variety of life challenges including anxiety, depression, family concerns, and relationship issues. I support and advocate for diversit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): CSW-PIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, 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 - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MACL,Lpc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello. I am a licensed professional counselor but not limited as such. I have earned other professional designations that help inform my integrative approach to counseling and consulting with my clients. Click my photo to see my bio. I am open to walking with all people irregardless of their religion, sexual preference, race, where. you have been or where you wish to go. I believe all are worthy of support, grace, respect, and loving regard. I have been helping clients transform, explore, rebuild, repair, and grow for over 15 years. Before that I was working ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in South Dakota and Minnesota with over 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & 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 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 - Wessington Springs, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LPC,LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! Thank you for checking out my profile. My name is Nicole Turner Beardslee. I am an LIMHP, LPC and LADC. I am a licensed independent mental health professional, a licensed professional counselor and a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in the States of Nebraska, Texas and South Dakota. I have been told by my clients that talking with me in therapy is like 'talking to your favorite aunt'. What a nice compliment! I am truly blessed to work with many different individuals from many walks of life. I am passionate about helping my clients feel empowered and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience working as a clinican, therpaist , and crisis interventionist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use problems, psychosis, and ADHD. I also helped people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I would like to clarify my expertise does not include eating disorders, or pornography addiction as of yet, although I do understand some of the symptoms and causes. My therapy style is genuine and solution ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I believe the most important piece of a successful outcome in therapy is building a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship. I am passionate about serving and empowering people to become their best selves. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, abuse, grief, and many other life stressors. My approach is client centered and strengths based, drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Acceptance and Commitment Th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in South Dakota with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Wessington Springs, SD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in South Dakota with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, couples counseling & coping with grief and loss. 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Wessington Springs?

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 Wessington Springs 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

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

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Wessington Springs 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 With A Wessington Springs Therapist? 

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

Some counselors 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 Wessington Springs and elsewhere throughout the state of South Dakota you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor 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 Wessington Springs 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 with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you.

Wessington Springs 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 therapy. In Wessington Springs, therapy can be easily to use 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 psychotherapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Wessington Springs 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 Wessington Springs, SD, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 57382 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available 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 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 Around Wessington Springs Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

57382

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Wessington Springs Sessions 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 psychotherapist. 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 psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy 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 counseling. 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. 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 psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding 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 as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.