Everything's bigger in Texas, especially in Groves. The skies are bigger, the roads are bigger, and the personalities are larger than life. But if you're struggling with mental illness or other personal hardship, life doesn't seem so big. Instead, it can seem rather small and closed off.

If you have been dealing with mental illness, trauma, loss, relationship problems, or other personal difficulties, you don't have to do it alone. Reach out to a mental health professional today to get the help you need. A qualified counselor or therapist can assess your needs and provide tailored treatment that's suited just for you.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 9

No one in life is perfect, including me! Being able to identify, relate and empathize with you as my patient is probably one of my greatest strengths. The special relationship formed between you and I, ensuring trust, confidence, and ability to truly work through the issues are of utmost importance. I believe everyone has something to work through in their lives. By providing evidence based therapy and unconditional positive regard, I have been very effective in my treatment history. I will always begin where you feel you need to go in therapy and allow you to ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 30

"Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life." - Deborah Day Hello! Welcome to the Better Help community! I congratulate you for reaching out for help, as this is the first step in taking control of your life. My name is Zvonka Jakopovic. My colleagues and clients usually call me Dr. J. I am a mental health professional with almost 30 years of experience working with adults and adolescents in various settings. I earned my masters and my doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Counseling, but I have an extensi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 4

My name is Robin Hughes and I am a LPC. I am passionate about my work, and I love what I do and wouldn't even call it work. I truly believe that all people, regardless of the situation at hand, equally have the potential to heal from within and be their very best. I specialize in CPT for trauma/PTSD, but also help teach other methods of copings skills to help my clients process through their anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief, and more. I find that having a healthy balance within the body, mind and heart are the key factors to a functioning healthy life an...

Specialties: Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 11

I have been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over 11 years, with experience conducting individual and group therapy. I work with clients who are dealing with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, addiction, abuse, relationship issues, adjustment issues, grief and loss, and compassion fatigue . I use a person centered approach when in a therapeutic relationship with clients. This means I make a consistent effort to meet each client "where they are" as they progress through the process of self exploration. I use evidence based moda...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Texas with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 9

Each person deserves to live an authentic, meaningful, and happy life as we all search for our purpose and make meaning from our life experiences. At times life can feel overwhelming when we are presented with challenges, uncertainties, or unexpected events that can leave us questioning our purpose, feeling stuck in the past, worried about the future, or disconnected from our personal freedom. These challenges can get in the way of us realizing our potential by creating unfulfilling and unhealthy patterns that can be hard to escape on our own. Counseling is a pl...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of therapy experience and 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtq+ related issues, relationship issues, & depression. I am experienced with solution focused, cognitive behavior therapy, and cognitive processing therapy. I have found Gottman therapy techniques to create additional communication pathways with couples therapy. 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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Hi, my name is Marquita Wooley. I received my Bachelors degree in Sociology and my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. I am licensed in Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor as well as a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. I have over 20 years of professional work experience with an extensive clinical background in multicultural counseling working with families, children, adolescents, adults, young adults, and college students from diverse backgrounds. I enjoy working with active duty military, dependents, veterans and the civilian community...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Texas with 5 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, & 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 3

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified School Counselor. I have over 10 years of experience as a teacher and school counselor, with experience in all grade levels Kinder- 12th grade. In addition, I have clinical experience working with children, teens, adults, individuals, and families for the past three years. I graduated Texas A&M University- College Station with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling from Angelo State University. I completed additional classes, passed the National Coun...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Texas with over 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, improving self-esteem/self-worth, parenting issues, among others. I believe that you are the author of your story and that you have many strengths and gifts that will assist you in overcoming life's challenges. One of the most rewarding things about my job is seeing my clients have breakthrough moments that change the course of their lives and improve their everyday existence. Taking the first ste...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 10

Hi there! My name is Kacey Ardoin, and I am a clinical social worker licensed in Louisiana, Texas, Arizona, and Utah. I have been practicing in the social work field for about 9 years. I received my Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Georgia, and then went on to pursue my Master of Social Work degree with a clinical concentration. I have worked with clients in multiple settings and have experience with both group and individual therapy. My work has been primarily focused on helping people overcome depression and anxiety, especially as it relates to...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 5

If you are interested in knowing more about your personality, working with someone who is familiar with mental disorders first hand and who has a uniquely irreverent therapy style then I am definitely your guy. If you are brand new to therapy, I will gladly explain multiple approaches to you and encourage you to press the "change therapist" button if I'm not a good fit. Either way hope you find the right person. I mostly use DBT, but I adapt my approach to suit your needs.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have many years of experience working within the  experienced health field, including providing services to individuals dealing with substance abuse. My experience includes working with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and grief and loss. I am also a breast cancer survivor and welcome women/family members who are experiencing or have experienced breast cancer and nee...

How To Find Counseling Groves

Finding the best therapist close by in Groves can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Groves 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Groves. 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 Groves, 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, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Groves or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Groves counselors 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 Groves area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Groves
  • DBT in Groves
  • Substance use therapy in Groves
  • Couples therapy in Groves

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Groves, 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 Groves, elsewhere in Jefferson, or in the greater state of Texas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Groves 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 Groves 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 in Groves: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Groves: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Groves: $100
  • Therapy in Groves: $80

While many psychologists in Groves may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 BetterHelp counselors serving the city of Groves and elsewhere throughout the state of Texas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Groves, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Groves above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Groves 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Groves helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Groves 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:

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 Groves therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 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 Groves counselor 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 almost one million people in Groves, TX, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 77619 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Groves can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Groves Counselor? 

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist 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 counselors and 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. A Groves 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 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy 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 professional 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 Groves, 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.

Groves has many professionals 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. In Groves, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

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 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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Groves.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Groves:

77619