For many Millington residents, the city’s Flag City Freedom Celebration is the best way to remember the nation’s independence. Becoming and being independent is never easy – not for countries or individuals. That’s especially true if you are facing personal struggles, losses, and crises. You want to overcome your problems, but you don’t want to give up your freedom to choose your own path.

A counselor can help you learn to make your own decisions in ways that are right for you. Talk to a counselor in the Millington area to find freedom from your mental and emotional challenges.

This is Lauren Young's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello- My name is Lauren Young I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) in the state of Tennessee. I started my practice in a community mental health agency in the state of Tennessee gaining perspective and understanding of how poverty, addiction, trauma, and other stressors, can truly impact an individual and also impact a family dynamic. I have worked with families and individuals who have experienced anxiety, depression, abuse/neglect, parenting difficulties, stress, loss, and the frustrations of life. I also have over...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, 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 - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 45

Michael Phoenix has been a professional counselor since 1975. He is an ordained clergyman in the Presbyterian Church and holds the Doctorate in Ecumenics and Comparative Religions. He has been a licensed social worker and director of several social service agencies. His counseling specialties include, treatment for depression, vocational guidance, post rehab. addictions counseling, life coaching, grief, mid-life crisis, and helping people find their way through in depth explorations concerning spirituality. He holds advanced degrees from Princeton and Southern Ill...

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

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

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

Hi There. My name is Lisa Walton, LCSW. I am licensed in the states of Florida and Tennessee to provide clinical therapy & counseling services. I have over 13 years of clinical counseling experience and 20 years of working with mostly at-risk clients in the social services setting. I have worked with a diverse population adults, adolescents, and children in various settings including psychiatric facility, group home, state penitentiary school, in home, and on military installations. I have provided therapy in the form of individual, family, couples, and group ther...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MDiV. PhDLPCMHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi! I am a licensed professional counselor and mental health service provider with twenty years experience. My approach is to use my congenial and positive disposition in building a therapeutic alliance. It has been useful and practical to use an eclectic approach in therapy. I have utilized cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational therapy, client centered therapy, and EMDR therapy. My PhD in Education from Michigan State University emphasized conflict management, which has been beneficial for clients with individual and interpersonal conflicts. I am a m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with many years of experience working with a wide variety of individuals. I have over 18 years of experience working with older adults and their families through the transition of life stages, and have quite a lot of experience with the challenges that come with being a caregiver. I also have many years of experience working with adults who are transitioning from college or from home into the next phase of their life, as well as with adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, and other persistent mental health ch...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

Hello! My name is Sarah Veale and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee. My career has spanned twenty years in three states. I have considerable experience working with a variety of populations in various care settings from inpatient to residential wards of the state, juvenile detention, outpatient private practice and at a managed care company. This experience spans children, adolescents, and adults with symptoms associated with mood and anxiety disorders, dual diagnosis substance abuse, developmental delays, family conflict, self-esteem issues, ...

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

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

Hi, I'm Tammy, a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Tennessee with over 17 years of experience. I have worked with a variety of populations, including children, adolescents, young, middle and older adults. While I specialize in grief therapy, I also have extensive experience with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction, adjustment to life changes, and more. Clients have described me as empathic, warm and a safe place to work through sensitive issues. Reaching out for help is one of the hardest things a person can do, so the fa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I believe that a sense of compassion is essential in dealing with life's challenges, and I take my work and my clients seriously. Seeking help is difficult enough, and it's my job to make the process easier by offering my clients a warm, empathic, and safe place to address their challenges and concerns. If you are struggling with a particular issue, or simply looking for a safe place to express yourself, I'm excited to begin the process with you. I am a clinical psychologist with 17 years of experience, and am currently licensed in Virginia, Tennessee and Arkansa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. I maintain a private practice in Huntsville, Alabama. I have completed a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Master of Social Work at Alabama A&M University. I have six years of experience in the field of Social Work. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). I have experience in crisis intervention working with children through adults. I have gerontology experience working with the elderly po...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP) in the state of Tennessee. I completed my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Western Kentucky University and Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. With three years of experience working in the field, I use a compassionate trauma informed focus in sessions. I have worked with both men and women with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, building self esteem, and life changes. I'll join you in your journey with a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP,M.Ed.,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee with 5 years of professional practice. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, family conflicts, and parenting issues. I work with my clients to promote an open and safe environment free from judgment where thoughts and feelings can be shared, and goals made and reached. I so look forward to working alongside you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Tennessee with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I have been a clinician for 25 years and am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois as well as the State of Tennessee. I have both Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Illinois Social Work, Urbana, IL. I provide counseling and assessment for adults and have extensive experience working with elderly and Veteran individuals with diverse and complicated issues. I have experience in helping clients coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I believe in treating ev...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 36

I am licensed in Tennessee with 36 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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 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 - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, 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 - Millington, Tennessee (Millington, 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 Millington?

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 Millington 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 Millington 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 Millington or elsewhere in Shelby 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 Millington 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 Millington 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 Millington 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 Millington 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 Millington, 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 Millington, 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 38055 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 Millington:

38053, 38054, 38055, 38083

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.