This is Dr. Jessica Hamm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC-MHSP,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 14

I am a PhD level counselor licensed in Tennessee with nine years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, trauma, and addiction related issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe we are all worthy of being treated with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach is tailored to the individual but I have found a lot of benefit in blending cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and mindfulness ba...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,DTh,IDAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Family structure, life circumstances, trauma and grief can challenge the way we think and feel. Our emotions are often triggered by these life circumstances causing negative behavioral responses such as anxiety, angry outbursts, obsessive-compulsive disorders, drug addiction, alcoholism, sexual addiction, gambling, depression, and relationship conflict. The consequences of these behaviors cause heartache and pain in our lives and often have adverse effects on the people around us. Therapy can show you how negative behaviors limit your life and prevent you from liv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD, NCC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Welcome! I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and I hold a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision (EdD) with over 18 years of experience in counseling individuals, couples, families and adolescents. My counseling style is compassionate, warm, empathetic and behaviorally focused. I tailor my sessions based on the needs of my client, utilizing a collaborative approach to therapy. I also understand how personal and sometimes overwhelming the therapeutic process can be. However, I am here to help guide you in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! My name is Brandi Felts and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Tennessee. I received my Masters of Science in Social Work from The University of Tennessee, College of Social Work and have over 12 years experience working primarily with adults with Mood Disorders in both group and individual settings. During my career, I have counseled a variety of clients, although I consider my specialities to include treating anxiety, stress, and depression. I have a collaborative, client centered approach and offer a variety of interventions depending on your ne...

This is Dr. Johnnie Welch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC/MHSP,LAODAC 2,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Service Provider, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Licensed Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse Counselor 2, and a certified Master Addiction Counselor with 30 years of experience. I am licensed in Tennessee, and a registered mental health telehealth provider in Florida. I have worked with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, intimate partner problems, addictions and a host of other concerns. I practice primarily from the Cognitive Behavioral perspective, but I use other styles as appropriate for the cl...

This is Sandy Presgrove's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience working as a therapist/counselor. Also, I have had experience in supervising and leadership. I have worked with adults, adolescents and children conducting cognitive behavior therapy. I have worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy techniques. I approach clients where they are at in life and never try to push my own belief system onto others. I believe in respecting client's belief system without judgement. I strive to give clients a place...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Gwendolyn "Nikki" Cane. Before talking about myself, I want to applaud you for making the move to seek help to work on your personal goals. I know finding the right person to work with can be overwhelming and tiring, because you want someone that understands you and your needs. Therefore, I thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I am passionate about helping individuals reach healing, gain insight, and move into that desired next phase of life. My professional experience and continuous quest for knowledge is evidence of my desire to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC,MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 45

I have been a counselor for over 45 years. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Mental Health Service Provider with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. My specialty areas include: working with adult children of dysfunctional families, addictions, PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationships, domestic violence, obsessive disorders, and schizophrenia. I have worked in a state-run mental health hospital, in an addiction treatment center, and in non-profit organizations. I recently worked as the clinical manager over two locations of 12 clinicians in private pract...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a licensed practicing counselor (LPC) licensed in Tennessee with over 17 years of experience working as a psychoeducational counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a licensed Psychotherapist and have practice therapy in the greater Memphis area for more than 17 years. I have 25 years of successful marriage and being a parent to three beautiful human beings with all of their challenges. I have taught as an Adjunct Professor both in Texas and Tennessee. I am consider an Eclectic Therapist, due to the variety of therapeutic approaches use in order to assist my client achieve and maintain a holistic and balance lifestyle. I am empathic, compassionate, understanding, and committee to seeing you through this challenging t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, let me take a moment to congratulate you on taking your first step towards healing and this is a journey that I am willing to take with you. My name is Winzetta Jenkins but I prefer to be called Wendy, and I am a LCSW. I have 20 plus years working in the Social Work profession. I have experience working with a diverse population. I have knowledge and experience with geriatrics, homelessness, survivors of human trafficking and intimate partner violence. My therapeutic style is fused with compassion and empathy. I will provide you with a safe non-judgmenta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I have treated clients for the past 25 years. The age range I have treated are from 12 yrs to 90 yrs of age. I worked with complicated grief issues, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. I am a solution focused therapist using Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational interviewing. I work with individuals to obtain the skills to achieve their goals. My firm belief is everyone can change if the therapist and client work together on the same goal. It is never easy to ask for assistance to change. Everyone has the power to change. I look forward t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Lcsw
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Greetings! I am James K. Slaton and I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2015. I graduated from Western Kentucky University and my previous experience in mental health includes working at a State Mental Hospital, Community Mental Health Crisis Unit, and Child Protective Services as an ongoing worker and investigator. I started providing mental health counseling/therapy in 2012 working with children and their families. My experience includes implementing management strategies for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, relationship issues,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)(pronouns she/her) based in Tennessee with fifteen years of experience working with people making change in their life. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, ADHD, substance use issues, and life changing situations. My approach combines solution focused, client centered, and strengths based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. When working with clients I strive to make the therapy experience genuine, positive, respectful, and safe. Creating a safe zone for all who are looking to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Nick. I am a licensed therapist in Tennessee with over 5 years of experience working as a professional counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, substance abuse, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have worked with a diverse population in regards to age, socioeconomic status, race, gender, and belief systems. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in t...

This is Caitlin Merritt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP,M.Ed.,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi! I'm Caitlin - thank you for visiting my page and considering me to help you in achieving your best life! I am Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) in the state of Tennessee with over 4 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I hold a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and have undergone extensive training in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, most commonly issues pertaining to: depression, anxiety, relationships, parenting proble...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (TN) and trauma/somatic/relationship/codependency specialist with 15+ years of experience in the mental health field. I've owned and operated my private therapeutic practice in Nashville, TN since 2013. My specialty is in helping my clients heal old, trauma-based relationship patterns at the nervous system level, where true change actually occurs. No more reenacting the same relationship patterns over and over. You are fully capable of having the most safe, loving, joyful relationships possible. I would love to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Kentucky with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & bipolar disorder. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Tennessee with 7 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 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 - Ardmore, Tennessee (Ardmore, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Tennessee with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I am on the journey with you but you are in control of the direction.

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

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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore or elsewhere in Giles or the state of Tennessee.

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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Tennessee 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 Ardmore and elsewhere throughout the state of Tennessee 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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore, 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 Ardmore, TN, 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 38449 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 Ardmore:

38449

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.