Named after the American Revolutionary War hero, Kazimierz Pulaski, the City of Pulaski was settled in 1865. It is the home of the semi-annual Diana Singing, which is sponsored by the Church of Christ and attracts more than 3000 people twice a year. The town is also a great place to raise a family, with excellent schools and health care.

Along with great physical health care, mental health care is also prevalent in the area. In and around Pulaski, there are many excellent counselors and therapists who are there for support and counseling anytime you need them. All you have to do is reach out for help.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-MHSP,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

Hi I'm Bridget! I was born and raised in New York and am currently living in Tennessee so I have experience in with working with individuals from both big city and rural areas . I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) designation and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). I am also working towards my PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. I hope to one day teach our future generations of clinicians better ways of approaching behavior while also supervising individuals working towards licensure. I am passion...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

One of my beloved aspects of being a therapist is having conversations about life helping my clients to grow into their full potential. I create a safe environment for clients to share intimate moments of their life they have never disclosed prior. My approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psycho-education, Existentialism, and Motivational Interviewing. My range of experience includes phase of life issues, parenting, trauma, anxiety, depression, addictions work, mood disorders, career issues, life coaching aspects, infertility i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,TFCBT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a licensed therapist with almost nine years of experience in individual, family, and group therapy. I am passionate about supporting others in their journey to find inner peace and balance. Mental health often creates barriers to the ability to have healthy relationships, motivation to utilize healthy coping skills, and to find joy in daily life. I am currently licensed in Tennessee as a LCSW (#6086) and am a nationally certified TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist) nationwide. I have experience in working with in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello there! My name is Jibby Redfield. I first wanted to congratulate you for taking the first big step in your journey to a stronger you! I have been in the industry since 1997 and professionally licensed since 2004. I have worked with people of all ages and walks of life. I have my Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Clinical Social Work. Clients have used words like "objective, kind, warm, collaborative, and solution focused" when describing our work together. I love what I do and feel truly honored to have been entrusted to help others!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 40

Hello and welcome! I'm glad you made the decision to seek help. You did the right thing. My name is Rick Haynes. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience helping people solve life's problems. I am certain that with time and working together, I can help you as well. Life can be challenging and overwhelming at times making us feel depressed and anxious. Frequently, our mind seems to have a mind of its own, dwelling on worry and indecision. At those times, we suffer emotionally and aren't at our best either at home or work. Our sel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP,CIMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hi, I'm Marcia! I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor and Mental Health Services Provider in the state of Tennessee and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I really have a passion for helping others through counseling, and am committed to continuous learning through research and training so that I can bring my clients the most informed and comprehensive care possible. I have had the privilege of helping clients with a variety of areas including anxiety, stress management, life transitions, self-esteem, and career goals. My appr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Sharee Light, and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PhD) with specialty training in clinical neuropsychology. Therefore, I am trained in the emotional and cognitive manifestations of various brain states. I firmly believe in our ability to change our brains by changing our minds! I help clients deal with a variety of issues, ranging from clinical depression and/or anxiety to the emotional and cognitive aftermath of traumatic brain injury (TBI), dementia, and other psychiatric and neurological disorders. I offer cognitive remediation/rehabilitati...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed professional therapist, licensed in the state of Tennessee. I have provided counseling in community mental health, academic and medical settings. I have worked with diverse clients facing phase of life challenges, anxiety, depression, divorce, relationship issues, parent and child conflict, trauma and grief. No matter the setting or the client my goal is to listen, meet you where you are, understand your goals and provide support on your journey. I believe your past shapes the present but does not have to define your future. I use an integrative ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 9

Hi! I am a practicing LCSW with 8 years experience. I received my undergraduate degree in social work from West Virginia University and my masters degree from East Tennessee State University. I have a passion for helping individuals cope with ongoing life stressors and building the best version of themselves. My passions include working with those struggling to manage stress and anxiety. I also enjoy helping with parenting skills and teaching effective ways to communicate to build healthy relationships within families. I also have experience in treating substance ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello, I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified EMDR Therapist whose desire is to see you thrive and live joyfully. Many of my clients have journeyed through depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, spiritual growth issues and more but have overcome those challenges to live passionately and victoriously. Therapeutic modalities include but are not limited to EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness and Bible Based Counseling. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to begin this journey together. May God bless you and ke...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW,MBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Tennessee with over 4 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness,...

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

My name is Rachel Mann LPC and I am a licensed therapist who has been practicing for five years and has been working in mental health settings for seven years. I have experience working in a school setting along with working inpatient psychiatric care. My beliefs when it comes to therapy, is that you are the master of yourself. You know yourself better than anyone else, and with the right therapist to help guide you, you can meet your full potential. I approach therapy more as a conversation between the two of us and address any concerns or needs you feel are impo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, 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 - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Clifford Nathaniel and I hold a Masters in Counseling Psychology, from Trevecca Nazarene University. I graduated in August 1995, and was Licensed by the State of Tennessee Board of Health as LPC in January 2006. I have extensive experience in the treatment of mental disorders and mental illness, treating Anxiety, Depression, Childhood Disorders, Substance Abuse, and providing Group therapy. I've provided individual, family and couple therapy for the last 25 years, and provide training for community churches and local schools.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a therapist licensed in Tennessee with over 10 years of experience in the government and private sector. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief/loss, and common daily stressors and challenges impacting one’s daily functioning. I have also created substance use treatment programs in Tennessee that were designed to meet all of the underlying areas of need that were impacting one’s substance use and avoidant patterns of behavior. My therapy style is war...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
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, trauma and abuse, anger management, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I approach each person I work with as a partnership, and I am simply one guide on your therapeutic journey. I simply want to help you become the best version of yourself in whatever way that looks for you. My work is very person centered and grounded in different foundations of Positive Psychology. I am also ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, 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, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am an LPC/MHSP with 7 years of work experience. I have worked with children, teenagers and adults throughout my career. I have been working with adults who are in recovery and trying to reunite with their children. I am a strengths based clinician and I understand how trauma can effect our responses. I have worked with clients who have anxiety, depression, trauma, decreased self-esteem, parenting issues, and stress. I would love the opportunity to hear from you and to help you heal!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed psychotherapist with 20 years of clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Pulaski, Tennessee (Pulaski, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in California with 20 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 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!

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

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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski or elsewhere in Giles 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski, 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 Pulaski, 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 38478 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 Pulaski:

38478

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.