The town of Erwin, Tennessee in Unicoi County got its name from a mistake in the mail system. In December of 1879, the town was supposed to be named after D.J.N. Ervin who donated 15 acres to the town for the county seat. However, a typo caused the name to be recorded as Erwin instead and they never bothered to correct the mistake.

Everyone makes mistakes at some time in their life but sometimes you may need to talk to a professional about something that is happening or did happen in your life. Luckily, in and around the Erwin area there are several mental health professionals who can help. Reach out to one of them today for an appointment.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC-MHSP,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Hi, my name is Trish Miller and I am a Master's Level Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider for the state of Tennessee. I currently have over 18 years experience in a wide array of mental health and relationship issues in which I am also SYMBIS Assessment Certified. Whether you are experiencing everyday anxiety, life stressors or have been through a traumatic experience, it is my mission to give you a safe place to work on you. For individuals who have experienced a traumatic experience and/or loss, I have worked extensively in the T...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! Whatever has brought you here, I am so grateful you are looking for the support you deserve. We all face struggles in life, but every struggle is an opportunity to grow. I am a licensed counselor in Tennessee with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues, life transitions, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. My counseling style is warm, empathetic, and encouraging. I believe that you deserve respect for seeking hel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, 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 - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Tennessee with 10 years experience. I have worked with people with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, ADHD, relationship problems, and sleep difficulties. I have also helped people with chronic pain or disability. I also work with couples to improve their intimacy and communication. My counseling style is warm, compassionate, and aimed at empowering my clients to make positive changes in their lives. My approach combines motivational interviewing with cognit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

My name is Brandi Hampshire. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Tennessee. I have 10 years experience working with adolescents and teens, alongside their parents. I also have two years experience working with adults in the correctional setting. I have worked with clients with a wide array of issues, including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, parenting issues, anger management, grief/loss, alcohol and drug issues, personality disorders, and life stressors. My counseling style is commun...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Sandi Hines, LCSW, CCTP. I am a licensed therapist in the State of Tennessee. My focus is working with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, self-esteem issues, communication difficulties in relationships, as well as young adulthood issues. In addition, I have extensive experience working with collective and complicated grief, family, marriage and relationship trauma and stress. My approach is an easy going, eclectic one that is adapted for each client. I utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities combining Cog...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Doctor of Ministry,LPC_MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Larry Ivery, Sr. and I am a Licensed Practicing Counselor with the Mental Health Services Provider designation. I also have a small private practice as well as doing adjunct teaching for in the graduate program for a Christian University. I believe in the development of the therapeutic relationship and I am very approachable. My focus is with those who have depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, or have experienced other trauma issues in their lives. My treatment approaches are CBT, EMDR, Solution Focused and Motivational Interviewing. I do group couns...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor with a mental health service provider designation in Tennessee. I have 5 years of experience with working with mental health and addiction. I also am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and have experience with working with clients with complex traumas. I have worked with clients struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, attachment and grief. My counseling style is warm and curious. I believe when we feel seen and heard, and our struggles are normalized, we can begin to do our tru...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC/MHSP/S,MS/LPC/MHSP/S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Sue Frazier-Bear MS/LPC/MHSP/S Welcome to the safety and acceptance of my counseling space. I bring over fifteen years of experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor, and I bring experience as a training supervisor of those aspiring to be counselors. As a provider who has also sat in the client’s chair in therapy, I bring an understanding of the importance of trust in this very special relationship, which for me, is founded in the belief of dignity and respect for all. Over the years I have studied my craft extensively, and I have honed my counseling skill...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have a master's degree in Psychology with a concentration in Alcohol/Substance Abuse. I have been working in the mental health field for several years and have experience working adults and families who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, grief /loss, addiction, relationship concerns and other life experiences. My experience varies in different settings, as l have provided individual therapy in community mental health agencies and treatment facilities. I am committed to helping individuals learn how to build ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Tennessee with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi there, my name is Mary Lynn. I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 14 years of experience in coaching and therapy. I am passionate about helping others to unwind, observe, and possibly change thoughts and behaviors that are barriers to living a joyful life. Offering a patient-centered approach, I blend therapeutic styles to what is most helpful and productive for each individual. Whether it is adjusting to a life change, managing anxiousness, or dealing with trauma or loss, let’s work together to observe what is happening in and around us and move for...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

I am Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider (LPC,MHSP) ,National Certified Counselor (NCC) in Tennessee and a Registered Telehealth Mental Health Provider for the State of South Carolina. I utilizes evidence-based practices to treat depression, anxiety,grief, mood disorders and women's issues.I am also trained in educating and supporting people with diabetes and addressing the psycho stressors, such as depression and anxiety. My focus is to change and challenge the thoughts that keep clients from experiencing true peace and happines...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a clinical psychologist licensed in Tennessee with over 25 years of professional experience. I am committed to helping my clients lead fuller, more satisfying lives by examining and restructuring the habits of mind and behavior that contribute to their distress. Emotional distress comes in many different forms, but for only a few basic reasons. I use proven cognitive-behavioral approaches to help my clients tackle those common causes of their misery. With all due respect to Tolstoy, unhappy people are all alike; every happy person is happy in his or her...

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

I am licensed in Tennessee with 9 years of work experience prior to obtaining a license as a Marital and Family Therapist. I value working hard to understand where you are and where you want to be... What does it all mean for you as a client? It means that: I will pay attention to you as a whole person (thoughts, feelings, beliefs, body sensations, and memories). I acknowledge you grew up in a specific culture, family and generation that was affected by all kinds of different life events and the relationships with others. I listen and understand before offering...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Tennessee with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, 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. 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 - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed therapist with 6 years clinical experience in the mental health field. During this time I've worked with and helped people struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, disrupted attachments, and addiction. I also have experience in providing couples counseling to couples looking to learn new communication skills and reignite that spark. I like to take a client-centered approach and work together with clients to identify effective coping skills, prioritize treatment goals, adopt healthier thought patterns, and build on existing strengths. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 17

Hello! My name is Jason Fox and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation in Tennessee (LPC,MHSP) I have 17 years experience in mental health. I practice primarily cognitive behavioral therapy. I focus on trying to teach people that we need to think and act better first in order to feel better. I have experience working in crisis and crisis supervision. I have worked with clients as young as 5 and as old as in their 80's. I have seen a lot of different things over the years and the most important thing to me as a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

A person-centered supportive approach to being your best you. I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Georgia with over 12 years of experience working as a family preservation worker and therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including, addiction, depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, relationship issues, and parenting problems. I have also helped many who have experienced cognitive decline with aging, specifically related to Alzheimer's and Dementia. My counseling style is supportive and real. I believe in treating e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Erwin, Tennessee (Erwin, 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 Erwin?

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 Erwin 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 Erwin 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 Erwin or elsewhere in Unicoi 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 Erwin 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 Erwin 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 Erwin 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 Erwin 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 Erwin, 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 Erwin, 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 37650 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 Erwin:

37650

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.