This is Debra Shelton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MHSP,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I provide therapy on this website to residents of Tennessee and Florida. I have been counseling for the past 17 years. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take those first steps towards change. I have found that the courage you are now using to seek help can lead to great rewards and I would be honored to work with you. I provide help for a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and recovery from narcissistic abuse. My counseling style is interactive, informal, and solutions oriented. My personal...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,M.Ed.
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 18

My passion is working with clients seeking to overcome challenges and to deal with the adverse effects of addictions, abuse, trauma, transitions and all kinds of grief/loss. I believe that all people deserve to obtain the tools to overcome these challenges in a way that leaves them feeling empowered and independent. As a LCSW and M.Ed. with 20 years of experience, I am highly trained to integrate sound clinical interventions that utilize compassion, relationship-building and a gentle approach. I adhere to the belief that, "Nobody's story is too painful to be he...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC/LPC-MHSP,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello. My name is Angela Mallard and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Mental Health Provider with over 14 years of experience in Counseling. I have spent most of my career in out patient settings, working in schools, offices, and in home family therapy. I have worked with individuals, couples and families with a wide range of backgrounds. The last several years I have worked with at risk youth and their families. I have experience working with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship problems, ADHD, trauma and abuse, stress,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! Welcome to Better Help. My name is Starlett Armstrong and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in the state of Tennessee. I have several years’ experience in the behavioral health arena, and I am certain that my knowledge, skills, and abilities will make me an excellent clinician with the Better Help Team. I am a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, in Michigan where I began my career. As a past protective service specialist for the State of Tennessee as well as Michigan, I acquired many skills during my experience in child and fam...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,MSC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am here for you. My number one goal is to provide top quality care that is efficient and helpful. As a client you can expect to see great customer service, care, quality and confidentiality. I know how to help you and growing up in East Tennessee I know the area in which we live and the hardships and joys that come with that. Give me a call or email and lets work together to find that better you! I have worked in the field of experiential learning and counseling for 12 years. Using multiple approaches to counseling, I utilizes cognitive behavior therapy, reali...

This is Elizabeth Walser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Tennessee with 8 years of experience. I have worked with clients on a wide range of topics including: depression, PTSD, anxiety, relational issues, and trauma. I have worked extensively with victims of trafficking, domestic abuse, and sexual abuse since 2016. I utilize an eclectic approach to therapy. I believe in an individualized approach to therapy for each of my clients. I will use different types of modalities that will be most useful to the client- including CBT, Attachment, Narrative, Client-Centered, and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP,NCC,ACS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

I am a licensed professional and national board-certified counselor who has been a counseling professional for several years with experience in educational and clinical settings. I work with clients across the life span to address different issues that include, but are not limited to depression and mood disorders, anxiety, stress, giftedness and performance, ADHD and learning/ behavioral issues, grief and loss, collegiate mental health and adjustments/transitions. With my experience spanning settings for integrated behavioral health, private practice, and collegia...

This is Erin Holm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Let's not say "therapy," let's call it what it is - developing Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is the key to a positive lifestyle. You are not born with Emotional Intelligence, nor does it come naturally. It is a skill that develops over time. Throughout our life, we are exposed to stress, adverse events and life-changing situations. These experiences add up, accumulate, get filed away in our minds; only to arise at the most inconvenient times, impacting our ability to function with everyday life. Having a strong Emotional Intelligence helps you man...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Sonya Carol Goodrich! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in the fields of: trauma, grief and loss, addiction, adoption, foster care, depression, anxiety, job related stress, significant life changes, and many other areas of life. I would love to come and walk alongside you as you navigate the ups and downs of life while learning effective coping skills individualized to your situation. I want to help you: Love the journey!

This is Julie Cole's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I have been in the counseling field for over 20 years. I am independently licensed in Tennessee and in Florida. I have worked with a variety of populations including individuals that need assistance managing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes. I am a client centered therapist and believe in a strengths based approach. I enjoy collaborating with individuals to develop insight into their thinking patterns and behaviors and in helping individuals in developing skills to make positive chan...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 32

My name is Tommy Williams. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been in the mental health field for 33 years. I have a Master's Degree in Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Psychology. I have been active in ministering to the local church in a lay capacity since 1976. My professional experience is broad. I have worked with children and families both in the home and in the school. I have worked with children with autism and mental retardation as well as other behavior disorders. I spent 5 years working as a drug and alcohol counselor. I am...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

I am dedicated to helping my clients build bridges to a healthier, happier life. Are you going through a big change? Life calls us into constant change. Whether planned and joyful or unexpected and grief filled: changes in relationships; parenting; or career - they take their toll on each of us. Healing through grieving, stretching, adjusting, and growing can be blocked when you feel overwhelming emotions, when you are fearful and avoidant of what is to come, and when you simply don't know how to move ahead. I listen to, support, and teach my clients to help reduc...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 30

I am a Marriage and Family therapist with over 30 years experience. I have worked in a variety of settings: community mental health settings, inpatient alcohol and drug treatment counselor, as well as an outpatient counselor for recovering people and family members, Sexual Assault Crisis Center working with adults recently assaulted, or assaulted as children. I have maintained a private practice for much of my career, helping people navigate divorce, death, job loss, changes to employment, depression, anxiety, stress, anger, parenting, relationships, and he...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 21

Life can be confusing and frustrating. Counseling can help you to explore and make decisions towards a healthy future. Taking care of one's emotional health is important, you are worth it. I believe a counselor can be a fresh pair of eyes with the expertise to help one find their way through life's events. Due to COVID-19 concerns sessions are now being offered via tele-health video or telephone.

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

Hey folks!I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider in Tennessee. My passion for therapy began after realizing I was helping many clients with the similar concerns related to identity confusion, limited self-awareness, and low self-confidence. I realized I could reach out to more people using different forums and saw an opportunity to help more people than I could ever hope to see in individual sessions face to face. There just aren’t enough hours in the week! My therapy style is warm, supportive, interactive, validating, and empowerin...

This is Shermandra Daniel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Alabama and Tennessee with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 Linda Walls's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I am licensed as a clinical social worker in Tennessee and Texas with 29 years of professional work experience. I received my master's degree in social work from the University of South Carolina. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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...

This is Jacqui Schollenberger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, 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.

This is Leigh Ann Stephens's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Tennessee with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting 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.

This is Christina Dianahesti's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Friendsville, Tennessee (Friendsville, 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!

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

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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville or elsewhere in Blount 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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville 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 Friendsville, 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 Friendsville, 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 37737 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 Friendsville:

37737

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.