This is Sarah May's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Sarah May and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the State of Virginia. Prior to completing graduated school and becoming a licensed Counselor, I provided services in the Mental Health/Behavioral Health Services industry for 17 years. Over the past 17 years, I have gained experience in several different fields of counseling. I do have an eclectic approach to therapy, but the primary theory that I draw experience and motivation with is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Trauma Informed Care. I am aware that each person seek...

This is Jennifer Greene's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Sometimes it feels counter to our instincts to reach out during a difficult time. It can be easier in the short term to curl up within ourselves, but this prolongs suffering. Reaching out and being open can feel uncomfortably vulnerable, but paradoxically there is huge strength in this vulnerability. I have been fortunate to have over 14 years of experience working with individuals who have taken the chance to reach out. I have worked with adults, children, adolescents, and families, both in inpatient and outpatient settings. I have extensive clinical experience t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Greetings: I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Virginia, with 24 years of experience of psychotherapy and psychological assessment. I have successfully treated many clients who suffer from symptoms such as Depression, Anxiety, Anger, and Resentment that have greatly affected their day to day functioning. I have extensive experience with medically ill individuals in both my post doctoral work at Howard University Hospital as well as with long term care residents and their families. I bring a respectful, thoughtful, and candid predisposition t...

This is Daryl Flink's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I have 10 years experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment centers, and I hold masters degrees in Social Service Administration and Public Policy with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. I dedicated my early career to mental health research and advocacy. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds to address anxiety, depression, substance abuse, family and relationship conflicts, career stress, and low self-esteem. I always start with genuine empathy to create a...

This is Kristi Rakes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Life is hard and everyone deserves to have an outlet to talk about their feelings. I approach my practice with compassion, empathy and nonjudgmental understanding. With my holistic mindset, I seek to help people navigate stress, mental health issues and "life" in general. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have been working in the field of mental health for 15 years. I have extensive training in mental health diagnosis, end of life care, and Women's issues. I am also certified in Trauma Focused CBT. I value anyone who is brave enough to seek help, and I ...

This is Tracy Carroll's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,RYT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Eating disorders, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi you! My name is Tracy -- I use she/her pronouns, and am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in Virginia and California. Since 2008 I have been practicing social work across the country -- in Virginia, New Orleans, New Mexico, San Diego, and even Mexico City for a little while. I've worked in a large variety of settings, from homeless shelters to acute care medical facilities to eating disorder centers to clients' homes. I've also worked with people of widely varying ages, races, orientations, cultural backgrounds and abilities. Getting to spend time wit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Div,LCSW,PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 30

Thanks for taking peek at my bio! My approach is wholistic--meaning I draw upon a variety of clinical theories. My first task to to provide deep listening in an effort to understand. I try and look at the whole picture and how the pieces all fit together for you and your context. I am direct, candid, and solution focused with kindness, curiosity and gratitude as my foundation. A little about me: I have three advanced degrees in divinity, social work and media studies and I have worked in a wide variety of settings across 13 states. I also have five grown ...

This is Megan Hines's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello and Welcome My name is Megan Hines, PhD, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Virginia. I also hold a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with a Concentration in Crisis and Trauma. In addition, I have completed a 2 year intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with Behavioral Tech. My work includes working in both inpatient hospital settings and outpatient community mental health settings where my work has included individual counseling and group counseling as well as Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP)...

This is Deborah Sabatino's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Deb holds state counseling licenses in New York, Florida and Virginia and works with Adolescents and Adults. Deb attended Regent University’s Graduate School of Psychology and Counseling in Virginia. In her practice, Deb emphasizes the restoration of one’s relationship with self and others. Deb graduated from Regent in 2004 with a Master’s in Counseling. Deb has worked in the helping profession for over 15 years. She serves those who suffer with Depression/Anxiety, Trauma, Victims of Sexual Abuse, Co-dependency, and Addictive Disorders.

This is Lauren McCallister's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a counselor licensed in Virginia with over 6 years of experience in outpatient therapy.. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, relationship issues, phases of life issues, grief, and trauma. My counseling style is warm and interactive and I implement an integrative approach. I recognize that there is no "one size fits all" approach to one's mental health journey. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I will enc...

This is Jenneh Sheetz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Virginia with over 6 years of experience working as an intensive in-home therapist and outpatient counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I am a military spouse and have experience dealing with military families as well. My therapy style is friendly, natural and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensit...

This is Ellen Minter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome! My name is Ellen Minter and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been working in the helping profession for 17 years. Over the years, I have worked with various populations in various capacities. In addition to being a therapist, I have spent time as a teacher, sexual assault victim advocate, hospice social worker, and direct support professional for the developmentally disabled. I learned many things in these roles and it is those things, accompanied with my own personal life experiences that have most equipped me with the necessary...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, my name is Stephanie Lee. I am an LCSW therapist with 19 years of experience and training in mental health. I enjoy the initial rapport building stage and I look forward to meeting you. I currently work with mental health clients who have struggles in many different areas including stress, depression, anxiety and life changes. My preferred therapy techniques include Mindfulness, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I have found these techniques helpful in preventing high-risk behaviors. Please join me within this safe ...

This is Mary Messerschmidt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 25

I am a therapist licensed in Virginia with over 20 years of experience tailoring treatment services to each individual, honoring and respecting every unique life story. I have also just recently become a life coach. My philosophy is rooted in the belief that a caring, authentic therapy relationship, combined with finely tuned, innovative interventions can shape life’s challenges into opportunities for growth and transformation. I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion and I don't rely on labels, we are all evolving every day. My therap...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed clinical social worker. I am originally from upstate New York. I spent the first 20 years of my life primarily in the New England area. In my late twenties I decided to enlist in the United States Army. My enlistment took me all over world and that's where I also met my spouse. Thanks to mine and my spouse's military service I have had the opportunity to live in several states and countries. I believe this makes me more of a diverse counselor. After my enlistment I decided to become a social worker. I have experience working with children, youth, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Steve Brokob. I am a professional counselor licensed in Virginia with 10 years of experience in clinical practice working in community mental health setting. I have worked the last 5 years in a Crisis center, doing evaluations in the community and emergency rooms. I am comfortable and trained in discussing a wide variety of topics including depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, anxiety, panic attacks, mood, thought, substance-use, and personality disorders. I have worked with populations from 4 years old to the elderly, as well as some with neur...

This is Dr. Jesse Griffin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LCPC, LPC, CEAP, SAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a mental health clinician and pastoral counselor, nationally certified and licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia. I hold a B.A. degree in Computer Science from the University of the District of Columbia and a M.S. degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College in Maryland, now known as Loyola University Maryland. In 2010, I earned a doctorate in Psychology and Christian Counseling from Louisiana Baptist University and Theological Seminary. I can assist you with any trouble with your family, children, substance abuse, co-occurring...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Virginia with 5 years of professional counseling experience working with teens, adults, couples, and families. Some of the areas in which I have supported clients include managing symptoms of stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, increasing motivation, supporting those making changes & transitions in life, improving self-esteem, and confidence. Each person has an inner knowing of their needs and we will build upon that wisdom & strength. Our work together will contribute to your current foundation of knowledge with attention to element...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Why did you decide to become a counselor? *Ironically, when I was 10 years old, I watch a movie called One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and thought to myself “that is what I want to do.” But I have always found that with making connections with others is what drives change. I want to be able to provide others with that connection to help them find the best version of themselves and to help them through challenging situations in their lives. With my own personal experiences in my childhood, my goal has always been to help others overcome their circumstances, to sho...

This is Todd Abraham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookneal, Virginia (Brookneal, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed professional counselor based in Missouri with over 7 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and substance abuse. My therapy style is to be inviting and collaborative with my client. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused methods to acheive the best results for my clients. I will always tailor our dialog ...

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

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Brookneal area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Brookneal and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Brookneal or elsewhere in Campbell or the state of Virginia.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Brookneal therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Brookneal due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists 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).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Brookneal to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Brookneal, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Brookneal, VA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 24528 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

24528

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.