Collegedale is the destination of choice for many in the South, but not everyone has such a clear sense of purpose. Those who are suffering from anxiety and depression issues may feel as if they are lost and unsure of what to do. If you are experiencing problems with your mental health, then you know that it can make every aspect of your life much more difficult. Your goals and aspirations may even have become unsure due to the negative impact of these conditions. You can get your life back on track and reach your destination with the help of Collegedale-area counselors.

These professionals can take the time to assist you with all of your needs. They care about you and want you to feel better about the situation that you are going through. Counselors like this can relate to what is going on and their advice can help you to heal over time. Reach out to them and you can regain your sense of purpose while starting to feel better about the world again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 34

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30 years experience in a wide array of issues. I am licensed in four states currently. I can help with any issues ranging from dealing with severe, chronic mental illness to adjustment issues that are temporary. I have a liberal stance and believe everyone should be given equal opportunities for advancement and betterment of self. I also believe that counseling should be a safe space to express oneself and share thoughts and feelings. I provide a client centered focus that addresses the current presenting issues wi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a counselor licensed in Tennessee with 10 years of experience working in a clinical setting. I have worked with a variety of clients who have struggled with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, adjusting to life changes, as well as issues resulting from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. When working with clients I believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity that is free from judgment. My approach to therapy can be cognitive-behavioral or solution-focused. I am also trained in EMDR which I use with my in-p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, 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 - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello and Welcome! Are you tired of trying to resolve problems and issues life has thrown at you, tired of friends and family offering advice or struggling alone with things that seem overwhelming? The reason I became a social worker and progressed to being a therapist is because of my own life experiences. I joined the military out of high school to escape. After three years I came back to the same places and people that I had run away from. I enrolled in college and started counseling with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who changed my life. Sh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a licensed marital and family therapy, practicing for over 20 years with individuals, families, and in group settings in Tennessee. My specialty is in relationships, yet I worked in many areas of therapy such as managing anxiety and depression, addictive and compulsive behaviors, grief, marital, parenting, person. I gravitate largely to a System's Theory approach in therapy. I frequently use CBT, Solution-Focused, Psychoeducation, and Motivational Interviewing. Together these models combined avoids placing blame on others, looking at the motivation for...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Thank you for taking a moment to read my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 9 years of counseling experience working in schools, non profits, private practice and hospitals. I have been formally trained in a variety of therapy methods in order to meet each person's individual needs. I have a passion and dedication to working with individuals with concerns including family and parenting issues, attachment issues, trauma, relationship issues, depression and anxiety. I also have experience working with individuals in crisis needing short term, solu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DBH,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am Dr. Lawanda Hall, a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience working with people experiencing difficulty with life stressors. I hold a doctorate in Behavioral Health and utilize multiple therapeutic techniques to support, encourage, educate, and empower my clients. During the therapeutic process, I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space as we work together to help strengthen awareness, and increase personal growth and healing within yourself and in your relationships. My role is to guide and support you as you develop the conf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,NCC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a professional counselor licensed in Tennessee with over 5 years of experience working with ages 6 and up. I have worked with a wide variety of concerns including, depression, ADHD, family conflicts, trauma, anxiety, and parenting problems. My therapy style is warm and inviting from a strengths-based approach. I believe in meeting people where they are and helping them develop the tools to meet their unique and specific needs. My approach combines, cognitive-behavioral, person centered, EMDR and solutions focused therapy. I will tailor dialogue and treat...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee. My bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministries was received from Valley Forge Christian College, Woodbridge, VA, and the master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA. My experience as a professional counselor spans 7 years; life-long service experience includes volunteering in evangelical, community and social environments. The techniques of cognitive or dialectical behavioral therapy and play therapy are taught to the cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome, I am Lori Wilson. I am a clinical social worker licensed in Arizona and Tennessee, I also am a licensed substance use counselor in Arizona. I have worked in the field since 2004. Working with pregnant and post-partum women in residential treatment, men and women inpatient, outpatient, providing individual and groups for trauma, anxiety, depression and substance use. I have a bachelors and masters in social work with a specialty in substance use disorder treatment, and clinical services.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a LCSW licensed in Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama. I currently live in Mississippi. I have been a social worker for over 20 years. For the past 7 years, I've had the pleasure of working with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and grief. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. My therapy style is warm and inviting. I believe it's important for the person to feel safe and comfortable when engaging in therapy. I look forward to helping you through thi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Tennessee with 14 years of professional work experience. I see the counseling process as a path towards healing and hopefulness. It is rewarding to be a part of a process where clients feel empowered to change and heal. I work well with clients who are developing coping skills, working through trauma, and experiencing anxiety, stress, depression. I believe that counseling should be used as an early intervention to help support people who are struggling with their emotional and mental wellness. If we utilize counseling throughout our lifetime and d...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Thank you for reaching out! I am a clinical supervisor and therapist licensed in Tennessee as a Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider and have board certification as National Certified Counselor. I have years of experience working with clients with a wide range of mental and behavioral health needs including: trauma, depression, anxiety, parenting issues, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, parenting and have been trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I have experience working with child and adolescent counseling and ad...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Tennessee with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. For the past decade, I have worked with the adolescents population in an intensive group therapy setting. I love what I do and making a difference in these kids’ lives. 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 fulf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 15

Hi I'm Jessica and I am originally from California, now living and licensed in Tennessee with 15 years of professional work experience. Rather you are looking for just someone to help you figure it out or help you navigate through career problems, family and couple issues or deeper mental health problems, I'm here! I've built my career as a clinician helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with substance use and legal issues, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse. Everybody is unique and have developed some positive strengths to help guide ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Tennessee with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & anger management. 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 - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Tennessee with 10+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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 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 - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Tennessee with over 20 years of professional social work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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 Lisa Frost's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Tennessee with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. *Please be aware that I am in the Eastern time zone.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Collegedale, Tennessee (Collegedale, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Tennessee with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 Collegedale?

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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale or elsewhere in Hamilton 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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale 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 Collegedale, 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 Collegedale, 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 37315 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 Collegedale:

37302, 37315, 37363

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.