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Maggie Lemley

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): MA,LPC-MHSP
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesAnger managementDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Thank you for visiting my profile. While in my care, you will find a nonjudgmental space to explore possibilities and solutions. Even though venting frustrations can sometimes feel relieving, that relief can be temporary if not fleeting. It is my goal and privilege to help people gain awareness, insight, and process emotions to maximize personal growth. Let's reduce emotional suffering effectively and efficiently. I am licensed as a professional counselor in the states of TN and KY. Each year I attend numerous professional trainings and conferences so I can provide proper care for the individuals I see. I started working in the mental health field over 16 years ago with individuals, families, and couples. Within the last 5 years, I have provided therapy for military service members and their families. I completed professional trainings in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and attended numerous workshops on couple’s communication, alternative lifestyles and military culture. My experience in the field of psychology includes 11 years serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness. I worked in the community mental health setting as a psychiatric Case Manager, Program Assistant to an intensive outpatient team, Therapist and as an Assessment Clinician. During my graduate program, I interned at Davidson County’s Correctional Development Center, providing therapy for female inmates. I look forward to hearing from you!

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Crystal Mullins

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefSelf esteem
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome! You have found your way here not by accident. You might be looking for help for yourself, a loved one, or a relationship. You might be trying to save a marriage from crumbling, or wanting to proactively strengthen your intimacy or communication skills. You might be searching for meaning in your life or to solve a problem you have. Maybe you are trying to make sense of your past, or work toward goals you have for your future. Maybe you are seeking understanding of yourself or others, why you feel the way you do or why they act the way they do. Or something more abstract, like trying to discover who you are, and why you are here, what you were made to be and do. ​ Therapy can be a crucial part of your life journey. I am honored and privileged to walk alongside you as you undertake this challenging and rewarding process of self-discovery. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Tennessee with over 20 years of experience working with people making change in their lives. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families. I have worked with people experiencing marital conflict, anxiety, blended family issues, aging and more. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. Personally, I am a Christian and believe that true change comes from God. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I am excited to meet you and work together to identify your goals and make plans to achieve them!

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Dr. Lawanda Hall

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): DBH,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am Dr. Lawanda Hall, a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience working with people experiencing difficulty with life stressors. I hold a doctorate in Behavioral Health and utilize multiple therapeutic techniques to support, encourage, educate, and empower my clients. During the therapeutic process, I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space as we work together to help strengthen awareness, and increase personal growth and healing within yourself and in your relationships. My role is to guide and support you as you develop the confidence and skills necessary to live your best life. I specialize in the following areas: Stress, Anxiety Depression Disability and Health Concerns Caregiver Stress Family/Relationship Conflicts Multicultural Concerns Coping with Life Changes I applaud you for investing in yourself by prioritizing your mental health. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.

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Jodi Erion

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,Jodi RAE ERION
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, my name is Jodi Erion. I am a clinical social worker licensed in Oregon and Tennessee with 5 years of experience working as a mental health therapist and over 11 years of experience working in the mental health field. I lived in Oregon for 17 years and moved to Tennessee in May, 2022. I have worked with clients who have a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, low self-worth, relationship issues, and life stressors. I have also worked with survivors of trauma and emotional abuse. I believe in treating clients with respect, dignity, and compassion. My approach includes dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, client-centered therapy, narrative therapy, and solution focused therapy. I am DBT certified and trained in trauma informed care. Together, we will customize your treatment plan to meet your specific needs. If you are ready to take the steps towards healing and relief, I am here to support you. As a mother with a newborn, chat and phone sessions will work best for me. I look forward to joining you on you journey!

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Tina Henderson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changes
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Tina Henderson, MA, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist in 5 states, and has been practicing for more than 10 years. She uses a direct, no-nonsense style and eclectic “toolbox” of interventions to help you make the kind of progress that will enhance the way you feel on a daily basis. Tina has treated individuals on the full DSM spectrum. She is also an expert in codependency for those impacted by an addicted or mentally ill person, such as a family member, colleague, or friend. She understands the way codependency can impact childhoods, careers and enterprise. By showing people how to identify self-imposed obstacles, self-defeating beliefs, and toxic thought patterns, Tina helps adults untangle the issues standing in the way of optimal health and happiness. Tina’s goal is to inspire people - not to just "feel better," but to feel great.

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Lauren Milligan

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsDepressionCoping with life changes
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 everyone with the respect, compassion, and dignity they deserve, always working at their desired pace. My approach combines Person-Centered Counseling and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, where I work to strengthen the therapeutic alliance and focus on an individual's strengths. There is no better time than now to start living your best life and to your full potential. It doesn't matter where you are in your journey, all that matters is that you start! I look forward to working with you! Better days are ahead!

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Denise Honeyford

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsGriefDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Washington State and Tennessee with 20+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with 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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Patricia Brown

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker therapist licensed in Kentucky with over 9 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, trauma, 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, humanistic, psychodynamic and person centered modalities. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Linda Wilcox

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I specialize in working with adults and adolescents who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and stress issues. I want you to know that there is always hope. I provide an empathetic, supportive, and safe environment for my clients to grow and heal. I am a bilingual (English/Spanish), licensed mental health clinician with five years of counseling experience. My passion is to help facilitate change in your life. We begin by working together to build a strong therapeutic relationship. This is one of the most important factors in effective counseling. I believe in being open, accepting, caring, and genuine. My goal is to elevate hope and help you to live your best life possible. You Can Do This, You Can Reach Your Goals, There Is Hope! My treatment approach offers a personalized treatment plan that provides evidence-based therapy and interventions tailored to meet your individual needs. I believe that each of our healing and growth journeys are unique. There are Brighter Days Ahead! I look forward to working with you.

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Marta Finnegan

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TN
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseParenting issuesDepressionADHD
24 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Tennessee with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Surgoinsville

Finding the best therapist close by in Surgoinsville can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Surgoinsville that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Surgoinsville. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Surgoinsville, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Surgoinsville region and in the state of Tennessee. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Surgoinsville or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Surgoinsville area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Surgoinsville therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Surgoinsville, elsewhere in Hawkins, or in the greater state of Tennessee.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Surgoinsville area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Surgoinsville therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Surgoinsville due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Surgoinsville may not take health insurance, some 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 a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Tennessee you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Surgoinsville online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Surgoinsville, Tennessee working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Surgoinsville psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Surgoinsville above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Surgoinsville helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Surgoinsville therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Surgoinsville therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Surgoinsville?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Surgoinsville therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Surgoinsville therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Surgoinsville therapy is having an understanding, 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 Surgoinsville 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in TN, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 37873 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Surgoinsville counselor?

Before seeing your Surgoinsville therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Surgoinsville.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists 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 feedback and advice from a therapist. A Surgoinsville licensed clinical social worker 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 with a Surgoinsville counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Surgoinsville, Tennessee can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Surgoinsville has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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