This is Lynn Cohen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,MSSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over 25 years of experience currently in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee. I believe that it takes courage to enter into therapy. Therefore, I work hard to develop trust and compassionate understanding with you. My approach is psychodynamic with specialties in Jungian dream analysis, somatic therapy and EMDR for trauma. I integrate a psychodynamic, client-centered, and cognitive behavioral style tuning into where you are and your stated needs. My clients tend to be those with stress, anxiety, grief and t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

Hi! I'm David and I'm a licensed therapist in the states of Indiana & Tennessee. I have a broad range of experiences in mental health, with a wide variety of people served. I love helping people find hope, find their way and help them on their road to a better life; helping people discover what works for them and their own answers for what matters to them. Over the years I've worked extensively with young people and adults with depression, anxiety, anger, hopelessness, doubt, grief, fear and a host of transitional issues. I don't believe in a one size fits all...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Tennessee with over 8 years of experience working as a social worker, the last 5 being a therapist in a community mental health center. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, domestic violence, substance abuse, and chronic and severe mental illness such as schizophrenia. Prior to entering social work, I was teacher in a public elementary school and a corporate librarian. I care and love helping people of all ages h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 7

Thank you for viewing my profile! Having gone through the trauma of infidelity myself and survived, I know first hand how devastating it can be. During my healing process, I found my passion - helping other couples survive. So I went back to school and received a Master's degree in Marriage & Family Therapy and became a Licensed Professional Counselor so I could assist other couples such as yourself and your partner. I specialize in couples counseling and actually prefer to work with couples over individuals. I have over 14 years of experience in couples couns...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Please Note: At this time I am only accepting clients that want "chat/text" sessions or no live sessions but messaging with a therapist. This is due to all live video/phone sessions. Being scheduled at this time. Welcome! My name is Jessica and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, adoption, trauma, and parenting problems. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have worked in a variety of settings incl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MDiv,PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Yes, family therapists work with individuals. In fact, most of the work I have done has been with individuals. It helps to hear “family therapy” as “systemic therapy.” Systemic therapists focus on how “big picture” factors (family, work, society) influence us and, thus, how we have to cope with them. My training has been both academic and from “the school of hard knocks.” In 2005, at age 40, I completed my PhD in child at family studies with an emphasis in counseling at the University Tennessee. I was taking a heavy course load, working two part-time jobs, and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, NCC,LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 3

Hi there! My name is K.J. Thompson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Tennessee. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including crisis counseling, inpatient, and outpatient working with individuals experiencing significant distress in several areas of life. Most of my clinical experience has been working with individuals struggling with substance use as well as depression, self-harm, self-esteem, mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety, panic attacks and trauma. I approach therapy from a person-centered approach with the b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Tennessee. I have over 13 years of experience working in an outpatient, private practice setting. I have worked with clients (of all ages) with a wide range of concerns including PTSD, depression, OCD, and compassion fatigue. I have worked primarily with combat veterans and victims of abuse/neglect/crime, but have also worked with survivors of medical trauma and natural disasters. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I see our work togeth...

This is Alexandra Kerr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NY, and a LPC-MHSP in Tennessee. I graduated in May 2018 from William James College with my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a concentration in Forensic and Correctional Counseling. I have worked in the areas of mental health and substance use for the past 6 years in a combination of community residential, outpatient, and inpatient settings in the community as well as in correctional settings. I have worked with clients who have a wide range of diagnoses including anxiety, depression, bipolar and other m...

This is Dava Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MPA,MSSA,LCSW, ABD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Kentucky, but also licensed in Tennessee and Florida with 6 years' experience working with people making change in their life. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life changing situations. My approach is 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. I believe that you have the ability to rewrite your...

This is Valerie Wade's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,Valerie L Wade
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Valerie Wade. I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in Tennessee with over 30 years of experience working as a social worker in multiple arenas including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings, private practice, medical settings, training and coaching. During that time, I provided individual, couples and group therapy to a variety of populations along the life spectrum, including adults of all ages, couples, families and adolescents. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, adjustment ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Tennessee with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Catherine Allen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! i am a Licensed Professional Counselor /Mental Health Service Provider (LPC MHSP), licensed in Tennessee with 4 years of experienced as a licensed therapist. Prior to that I worked as a therapist for 3 years as I worked toward requirements for licensure. I have worked with children and adults helping them to explore a range of issues including, anxiety, depression, parenting concerns, relationship (Couples) and family issues. My approach to therapy is client -centered, open and focused on positive regard for you, the client. Modalities I use in the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed as a LCSW with the State of Tennessee. I have 15 years of professional work experience. I have 8 years of experience working with adults with a focus area of anxiety, depression, coping with grief/loss, trauma/abuse, crisis intervention, history of suicidal ideations, and coping with addictions. I have worked in an outpatient mental health agency and residential treatment programs. 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. Everyday is a new opportuni...

This is LeQuandra Hale-Banks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Tennessee and Georgia with 10 years of professional work experience; eight (8) of those years are in counseling. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. 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 Charles Shivley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, 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!

This is Angelina  Hensley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in California and Tennessee with over 20 year of experience as a counselor, teacher and healing artist. I am a certified focusing oriented therapist, which means I facilitate a direct connection with the body's innate wisdom and ability to heal. This approach is particularly helpful when dealing with stress, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, trauma, relationship issues and navigating life transitions.

This is Jeffrey Lindsey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Tennessee with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 - Bluff City, Tennessee (Bluff City, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Tennessee with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Bluff City?

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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City or elsewhere in Sullivan 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City, 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 Bluff City, 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 37686 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 Bluff City:

37618, 37686

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.