Therapy can be an effective way to support your wellness goals in a number of ways. Therapists offer support and tools to manage life struggles, address low self-esteem, manage overwhelming stress, and find peace and fulfillment in life. 

When it comes to finding a therapist, Cedar Hill, TX may offer more options than surrounding rural areas, but finding the right therapist can be more complicated than simply making an appointment today at the nearest in-network practice. One reason for this is that within psychotherapy there are a lot of evidence-based approaches and techniques. If you’re looking for CBT for a mood disorder, the collaborative team that specializes in substance use disorders down the street may not be the right fit. Even if you find the provider you want, they may have a waiting list, or aren’t taking new patients. This is where telehealth services can help. 

BetterHelp is an online platform that offers access to a wide range of mental health professionals that specialize in a broad range of therapeutic approaches and techniques, and have experience working with diverse populations. Simply fill out an online questionnaire and BetterHelp will match you with the therapist that best meets your needs. And because a strong therapeutic alliance can be key to your commitment to therapy, if you need to change therapists you can do so at no additional cost. 

Online therapy is also a convenient solution for many busy professionals, parents, and students. Online sessions fit easily into any schedule, and with video chat, phone, and text messaging options, you can meet with your therapist from the comfort of your own home or office. 

If you have been thinking about therapy for any reason and feel ready to take a step today, contact BetterHelp to get started. Or you can check out the list of Cedar Hill online-based professionals below to get more information. 

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Brady Daniel

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
17 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am Brady Daniel, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I earned my graduate degree in counseling at Dallas Baptist University. I have been practicing since 2006. Eight of those years were counseling within the pastoral care department within the local church, and five years in private practice. I provide an integrative approach to counseling that is interactive, compassionate, and non-judgmental while assessing and addressing the physical, the spiritual and our thoughts, choices, and emotions. I specialize in men's issues, couples, and families/parenting. I have extensive training in a range of modalities including strength-based coaching, family therapy, and rational emotive counseling. I am an educator to undergraduate Biblical Counseling students and Marriage and Family students who are pursuing their goal of becoming counselors. I enjoy watching movies, spending time at the beach, working out and most of all, spending time with my family. I look forward to hearing from you and to work with you!

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Raikeya Collins

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC-S
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
22 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I have been proactive in the mental health field for 22 years. I specialize in working with individuals with diverse concerns . My expertise areas are: Relationship Counseling, Dating barriers, Crisis Intervention, Christian Counseling, Grief/Loss Therapy, Anger Management, Self-esteem, Academic Skill issues, Life Transitions, Depression, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, and Eating Disorders. I also enjoy working with individuals who are single and having difficulties embracing their singleness. I am your strong Pillar of Support! I recognize the importance of being girded in compassion and empathy. I understand that sometimes you may face major life changes or challenges that alter your perspective on life, and may therefore have a direct impact on your mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. As your Counselor, I endeavor to help you reestablish balance, stability, and peace in all areas. You will also gain a sense of understanding and clarity. Additionally, it is my goal on this platform to provide professional talk therapy in a confidential and supportive environment to foster emotional awareness and the wellness that accommodates the life you want and deserve. I am ready to embark upon this life changing journey with you!

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Ginka Vasileva

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MS,LMFT
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesParenting issues
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, my name is Ginka and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Texas. I have been working with families, couples, and individuals for the past 3.5 years. My belief is that people possess inner strength and are capable to overcome their most challenging adversities. I work in a collaborative way with all my clients and I provide space for conversations where clients can discover themselves and their vision for a preferred future. My specialty of work are adolescents and their families, young adults, and conflictive sibling relationships. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance abuse. I am culturally aware of all the different nuances that people bring into their relationships. My approach to work is individualized as in therapy every client requires an individualized plan. I am very excited about working with you! Take the first step towards your mental health and your new approach to life!

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Felicia Hensley-Whitaker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): M. A.,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a mental health professional living in Louisiana, but licensed as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) in both Louisiana and Texas. I have approximately 25 years of experience working with clients of various ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of concerns including: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and phase of life issues (i.e. stress related to divorce, mid-life crisis, work/life balance, aging concerns, etc.) I have also worked with and been a part of a military family. My therapy style is very warm and relational. I believe that everyone has a right to seek their highest level of functioning and I am always happy to assist anyone with that goal in mind. My therapeutic approach is primarily client-centered with a strong influence of the cognitive behavioral approach. I will work with you in a manner that best meets your needs and moves you toward your personal goals. I look forward to working with you.

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Frederica Johnson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Greetings, My name is Frederica Johnson, LPC, NCC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Louisiana. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I have worked in the mental health field for many years and my expertise is related to working with individuals who are experiencing grief, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, anger, self-esteem issues, etc. I specialize in working with all ages. My therapeutic focus is person-centered therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, in which my clients are able to fully express their thoughts and feelings in a safe and confidential environment without judgment. My goal is to assist individuals in working towards fulfilling their fullest potential by successfully accomplishing goals that will help them to gain a new perspective on life.

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Emily Benton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MS, LPC, LCDC
Trauma and abuseParenting issuesCoping with life changes
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor who works in the state of Texas. I have experience working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, various types of trauma history, parenting obstacles, and other mental health struggles. I currently work with youth and adults in the foster care system and enjoy walking alongside those trying to sort through their past, cope within the present, and plan toward future goals. I have also worked with many individuals who have experienced physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. My therapy style is built on developing a strong rapport with each client and meeting them where they are without judgement. I am hopeful and wish to instill hope in each client I work with so that they can gain a stronger sense of self-awareness and self-growth. I believe every person deserves respect within a safe and healthy place to grapple with life's challenges. My approach is a collaboration of cognitive-behavioral, solution focused, and a strengths-based approach to working with individuals. I tailor my approach to fit each client's individual needs. When you are ready, I am here. We can then begin this journey to a more fulfilling life!

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Michael Fronk

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with addictions, 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. 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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Sasha Kotchavar

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionCoaching
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Max Bellman-Seeskin

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyLGBTGriefDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Max (he/they) specializes in helping people work through anxiety, depression, and assisting LGBTQ+ people in embracing their authentic selves from a place of lived experience. Max has over 15 years of experience in working with adolescents, adults, & older adults in mental health in both inpatient and outpatient settings, first as a Board-Certified Music Therapist, then as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Max believes that everyone has the right to the best quality of life possible, and that you deserve a safe, comfortable, and accepting therapeutic environment that helps you to move forward towards richer, fuller life experiences with dignity. Life is a journey that isn't smooth and doesn't come with easy answers, and Max believes that counseling is a partnership and You are the expert on your life. Max feels that the counselor’s role is to support you as a facilitator and a helper, and to work together to identify goals that will benefit you in personal growth and improving your quality of life. As such, clinical approaches will be tailored to your specific needs, goals, and personality.

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Cristina Chipriano

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyGriefCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Oregon and Texas with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & career difficulties. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. As a therapist of color I understand the need to have yourself reflected in the therapeutic space. 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!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Cedar Hill

Finding the best therapist close by in Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill. 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 Cedar Hill, 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 Cedar Hill region and in the state of Texas. 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill, elsewhere in Dallas, or in the greater state of Texas.

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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill may not take health insurance, some in the state of Texas 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 Texas 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 Cedar Hill online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Cedar Hill, Texas 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Cedar Hill 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.

Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 TX, 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 75106 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 Cedar Hill counselor?

Before seeing your Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill.

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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill, Texas 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.

Cedar Hill 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.

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:

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