Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of experience: 9

Hi! Let me take a few minutes to share a little bit about myself and my education, professional background, and experiences. I have Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Sociology and decided to pursue a Master's of Social Work in graduate school. Once I graduated with my Masters, I started work for an adoption agency, where I worked specifically researching, developing treatment modalities, and eventually treating families and children dealing with adoption and attachment issues. This was awesome experience, and I learned skills that I have used throughout my ca...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

**Only accepting Arizona residents at this time** I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with 11 years of experience providing support and therapy to individuals and families. I have experience providing support and therapy to clients with presenting with needs that include: depression, anxiety, history of trauma, anger management, grief, adjustment to life changes, along with other presenting challenges. Additionally, I have experience working with families of children and adolescents that have exhibited behavioral and mental health challenges. M...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Hi, my name is Wendy. I completed a master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from Radford University in 2008. I also hold bachelor degrees in Communications and Psychology from Virginia Tech. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia since 2014. I have worked as a counselor in a variety of settings, including in both public and higher education, as well as for a private agency and in a religious context. I have clinical counseling experience working with individuals, couples, and families, including adults and children. I utilize ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hello! My name is Shakiya Harrison. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I received my undergraduate degree in Social Work from Virginia State University and my Masters degree in Social Work from Norfolk State University. I have been a Social Worker for more than 7 years and have vast experience working with individuals from all different backgrounds who are struggling with a wide variety of challenges. Much of my experience has been with individuals who are struggling with life sustaining medical conditions, end of life challenges, de...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia who has 15 plus years of experience working with children and adults addressing issues of depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress and life transitions. I have experience working with individuals, couples and families. I completed my Bachelor of Social Work from Norfolk State University and received my Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from South University. I utilize cognitive behavioral, solution focused, strength based, and collaborative approaches to therapy while maintaining openness...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 22

I am a clinically licensed social worker in the District of Columbia (LICSW) and in Virginia (LCSW) with 21 years of professional social work experience. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and my graduate degree from New York University. I have experience with helping clients with: depression and anxiety; relationship issues; coping with grief and loss; supporting new parents; providers experiencing compassion fatigue and professional burnout; receiving new medical or mental health diagnoses; life and health changes and tran...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am primarily based in Washington, DC. I am licensed in California, District of Columbia, Rhode Island, and Virginia with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 25

I am licensed in Virginia with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 21

I am Licensed Clinician in Virginia with over 21 years of professional work experience, primary through a regional Behavioral Health program providing therapy to youth, adolescent and adults with a wide range of mental health needs and symptoms. I incorporate a variety of creative approaches and interventions including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. I have experience helping clients reduce family conflicts, address trauma and abuse experiences, promote healthy coping associated with grief, ...

Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

My name is Hayward Mouton, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. As an experienced licensed practitioner (therapist) since 2016, I am highly skilled in providing Trauma Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy to adults, children, families, couples, and (LGBTQI) experiencing mental health and emotional challenges to include: anger management, self-esteem, daily life stressors, life transitions, and disruptions in marriages and families. I pride myself on providing a warm, safe, and n...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of experience: 20

Greetings, and welcome! I have been working as a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2005 and consider my role to be nothing less than a sacred trust. For more than 20 years (including my counseling internship), I have been afforded the honor and privilege of sitting down with people and talking about their lives. This affords me the awesome opportunity to provide support, resources, and encouragement – and to learn and grow together. Though my initial clinical passion was working in the field of addiction, my substance abuse work led me to equally rewarding w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 6

Hello, My name is Vanessa Smith LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Louisiana. I have over 10 years of experience working with mental health. I have worked with clients from various backgrounds and concerns. I have worked with individuals addressing concerns of depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, anger, substance abuse, life changes (loss of job, loss of family member, etc.…). Also, I have experience working with returning citizens. I would describe my style of therapy as warm and interactive. I believe in being person-ce...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in New Jersey with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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. 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.

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

Thanks for visiting my profile! I am a licensed therapist that is passionate about providing treatment or support to those in need. Though I specialize in working with military service members, veterans, and their families, I have supported a wide range of clients in meeting their mental health goals. Together, we can work toward addressing concerns with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, or depression. My approach to therapy is collaborative because I genuinely believe that I'm simply here to guide you to the space you want to be in....

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Delaware and Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients of all ages (6-75) with relationship issues, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, confidence, career difficulties and so much more. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. In my sessions you are open to express yourself and I will always actively listen. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I know it takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier li...

How To Find Counseling Brookneal

Finding the best therapist close by in Brookneal can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Brookneal 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 Brookneal. 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 Brookneal, 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal area in different types of therapy, including:

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Brookneal, 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 Brookneal, elsewhere in Campbell, or in the greater state of Virginia.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Brookneal may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Virginia 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 Brookneal and elsewhere throughout the state of Virginia 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 Brookneal, Virginia 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 Brookneal above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal, VA, 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 24528 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 Brookneal can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Brookneal 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 Brookneal 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 Brookneal, Virginia 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.

Brookneal 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 Brookneal, 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.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 Brookneal.

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

24528