This is Gerry Watson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 17

Greetings! I'm so glad you've taken this difficult but important first step of reaching out for help. My name is Gerry Watson, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a mental health therapist from Alaska currently living and working in Tennessee. You can see more about my education and experience by clicking on my profile above. In the 16 years that I've been working as a mental health therapist, I've worked in a variety of settings: residential, outpatient, and online both in Alaska and Tennessee. The type of therapy I do is called Cognitive Behavioral...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., LCSW,PLLC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 19

Do you struggle with codependency or are a people pleaser? Do you have an Anxious attachment style and struggle with relationships? Do you tend to have racing thoughts and have trouble relaxing? You are not alone now! I will work with you to be happy, calm, confident, and rock your own life! ****If you are choosing my profile, kindly send me a personal message before booking a live session to see if I'm taking new clients, as this can, and does, fluctuate. ***** I offer audio (phone) only sessions and live messaging. Due to the limitations with this, I am un...

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

Hi. My name is Christine Toler, Chris, and I earned my Ed.S and LPC- MHSP in the state of Tennessee, and New Jersey. I have been licensed as a Professional Counselor since 2010, and a School Counselor since 2006. I started being a believer in therapy when it first helped me over forty years ago, (as a child). I thought what a wonderful way to get to the root of the problem... and get rid of it. Since then I have been working on myself as a client as well as a acquiring a license to work with clients including teens, adults and families. I focus on solution based...

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

I have seen first hand that life is hard. I have been encouraged to see the power of therapy across all settings and over all barriers. I have seen lives changed; I love my job. My name is Tia Gitgood. I am a Social Worker licensed in Michigan, Tennessee, and Georgia with over 10 years of experience. I have worked in various settings from in-home to community clinics. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work from Georgia State University. I utilize a mix of therapies. My priority is to help my client. I work to stay up to date on new research to ensure th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

We often look for happiness outside of ourselves although happiness exists within us and is just waiting for the door to be opened. You truly have the power inside of you to overcome those obstacles that keep getting in the way of your happiness and overall wellbeing! My name is April and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Tennessee. I have been working in the mental health and addictions field for 20+ years in a broad array of clinical settings; including inpatient care, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, in-home ...

This is Georgiana Coffman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, 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, 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Diana Glasser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor in Tennessee. I graduated from Bushnell university in 2018. I have worked for an outpatient agency, residential facility, hospital, and in private practice. My goal as a counselor is to empower you to become confident, strong, and connected with your inner self and others. I work with individuals to address issues including depression, anxiety, and trauma. I stay attuned to both your emotional and physical distress during session. Together we will seek to develop the whole you, including your mental, emotion...

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

I am an LCSW and have been working as a mental health counselor for over 10 years. I have worked with clients on a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting challenges, low self-esteem, social anxiety and vulnerability. As a former educator, I specialize in working with school aged teens, college students and young adults. I am a very positive, energetic counselor who believes in equipping my clients with effective tools to manage their own mental health. If you think we would be a good match, please reach out and I will follow up...

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

I received a Master of Science degree in clinical mental health from Milligan University in 2018. I have experience working in public and private schools as a teacher and school counselor and in community mental health and private practice as a therapist. I am interested in working with adults facing transitions and life challenges including anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma. Using an integrative therapeutic approach, I am committed to working with my clients as they overcome obstacles and realize their personal goals. I believe a productive and satisfying l...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

About Me Hello There! Are you ready to Exhale? I am Ekinia Dillard-Cole a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 19 years of experience in social services. I have a very diverse client background working with adults, children, and families struggling with depression, anxiety, and grief. I also have expertise with helping clients resolve relationship issues and adapt to various medical diagnoses. My vision for care is to utilize a holistic approach to tap into the skills that you already possess to manifest inner healing. I cannot heal or fix you, but by usin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Ready to move forward? Trauma is treatable! I provide brief outpatient intensive trauma treatment in order to quickly resolve issues around PTSD, medical trauma, anxiety, depression and behavioral/emotional issues. My clients have often tried other types of therapy, inpatient treatment, or psychiatric medications but are still struggling with triggers, behaviors, and relationships after trauma. I treat trauma-related issues using the Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR) Method, which addresses events occurring across the lifespan, including pre-verbal traumas. Th...

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

I am licensed in Tennessee and Oregon with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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 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 - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Tennessee with 13 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. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 23

I am licensed in Tennessee with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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. 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 Hannah Peterson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Tennessee with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

This is Courtney Bevins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Tennessee with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Jaynie Moore's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Tennessee with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Lecretia Clark's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Tennessee and Mississippi with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Somerville, Tennessee (Somerville, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Tennessee with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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

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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville or elsewhere in Fayette 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville, 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 Somerville, 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 38068 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 Somerville:

38068

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.