This is Brian Strode's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I was a career Paramedic/Firefighter before going to graduate school. This is part of why working with first responders is one of my passions and my primary area of expertise. I completed my Masters in Counseling at Old Dominion University in 2009. I am licensed by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Licensed Professional Counselor and I am certified by the International Association of Trauma Professionals as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and as a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional. My primary areas of counseling are in traumatic stress and pro...

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

Welcome to my page. I’m so glad you’re here and are taking the first step to getting the help you need. Do you feel like you’re stuck in patterns you can’t seem to change? I believe that the most important part of counseling is the relationship between counselor and client. I foster that relationship by creating a collaborative, warm, and comfortable environment where you can relax and explore what brought you in to my office. My approach is to be open minded and address the whole person by utilizing modalities of treatment that fit individual needs of client...

This is Jennie Friedman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hey There! You are a courageous young woman who appears to have everything together, but inside you feel like you are not being your true self. YOU’RE FEELING LIKE NO MATTER HOW HARD YOU TRY, NOTHING IS GOOD ENOUGH. YOUR BODY AND YOUR MIND HAVE TAKEN THE ULTIMATE TOLL, AND YOU’RE EXHAUSTED. It has been hard for you to stop the messages you have received from consuming your every day. You find yourself constantly battling the demons in your head that tell you you’re not good enough, you’re not doing life “right”, and your body is not “perfect” It is a ch...

This is Ashton Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a (licensed) professional counselor in the state of Virginia and Florida with over eight years of experience working in the school, community, non-profit, and private practice settings with teens and families. I have worked with clients who report various concerns, including anxiety, depression, anger, ADHD, social/familial concerns, or recent loss. I specialize in person-centered and strengths-based approaches to therapy. I enjoy inviting expressive arts, creativity, mindfulness, movement, and narrative techniques into the process, and I am working toward ...

This is Sdhari King's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals. I have completed additional training in DBT, Trauma Competency, Mindfulness and Financial Social Work. I truly believe that with hard work, patience and support recovery and wellness is attainable for everyone. My goal as a clinician is to support individuals in the developing and/or strengthening of their talents, coping skills and abilities to overcome mental health, emotional and/or substance abuse cha...

This is Nerine Hansen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC, CCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! My name is Nerine Hansen, and I am graduate of Liberty University with a Master’s of Arts in Professional Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in both Texas and Virginia. I have over eight years of experience providing therapy services to adults and children with the goal of improving their mental health and quality of life. My education, experience, over 20 years of military service in the U.S. Army and my steadfast trust in God, has laid the foundation for me to be empathetic, a good listener, nonjudgmental, and always hopeful tha...

This is Synthia Lawton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Synthia Lawton, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Virginia. I am a 2015 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where I obtained my Master in Social Work. I have been working in the field of mental health for over 10 years and I have extensive experience providing quality services with adults, children and families on a wide range of areas including but not limited to adoption, attachment, depression, anxiety, stress, behavioral issues, communication, anger management and co-occurring disorders. My approach is eclectic as...

This is Dr. Rhonda Carter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

My name is Rhonda Carter, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years’ experience in community mental health, crisis intervention and stabilization services. My areas of specific practice are providing individual and group therapy services to children and adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I provide a comfortable atmosphere for you to express yourself, unburden, and examine those things that hinder you from moving forward in your personal or professional life. I thoroughly enjoy watching individuals change and evolve into the person they...

This is Dr. Atiya Nathan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LCSW,CCATP1
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Dr. Atiya Nathan and I'm thrilled that you have found my page! The decision to seek therapy is a decision that does not always come easy. Please know that your decision shows your commitment to healing and I commend you for taking this first step. Go, you! I won't bore you with a lot of details about myself so I will try to keep this short. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is dually licensed in Mississippi and Virginia. I currently work full time as an embedded government Social Worker. I love my work because I work hands-on with S...

This is Elizabeth Diaz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,LPC NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Some of our most joyful moments in life are also fraught with the discomfort that change can bring. Being a teen in today's world, becoming a young adult, parenting through the struggles, dealing with unexpected changes, living though a pandemic; so many things we experience that can bring on confusion, discomfort, and even feelings of hopelessness or helplessness. Sometimes the changes and challenges become overwhelming and you might find yourself thinking “How do I find my way forward?" I’m no stranger to discomfort and pain, I’ve walked in those shoes througho...

This is Kristin  Scott-Groves's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW,CCATP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome to the Better Help Community. Thank you for trusting us to help you. My name is Kristin Scott-Groves and I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Colorado, South Carolina, Florida, and Virginia. I have worked as a clinical therapist and college professor, teaching psychology of lifespan development. I graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Master of Social Work degree. I currently hold a certification as a Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP), Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and a certification in Dialectical Behavi...

This is Adlin de Cardi's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Adlin (Addy) de Cardi and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in Virginia. I first became licensed as a MFT in California and have worked with clients individually, in groups and also in family therapy. My work with adults has been focused on survivors of abuse and other traumas, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, parenting issues and family conflicts. My counseling style is one of empathy and compassion for those struggling with issues that interfere with them trying to be the best version of themselves. My hope is that we can form a th...

This is Paula Donovan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LICSW, MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello there and thank you for clicking on my profile. If we meet, the first thing you will notice after my well earned wrinkles, is that I have an Irish accent! I came to the USA over 40 years ago to work at the World Bank with very diverse teams and expertise. Then I retrained as a licensed clinical social worker so I could focus on supporting individuals in need using both my clinical training and experience as well as my life experience around the world and in the US. I deeply believe that You are the best expert on your life so far. So the self knowledg...

This is LaVonne Ricks's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Circumstantially, there are numerous reasons as to why individuals reach out to professionals such as myself. Similarly, this is my primary reason for choosing to educate and establish my credential as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, so that when an individual seeks support I can provide emotional support and effective guidance. My areas of expertise include: • Depression • Stress and Anxiety • ADD/ADHD • Relationship Issues • Family Conflict • Trauma and Abuse • Coping with Grief and Loss • Multigenerational and Racial Tr...

This is Jenna Beever's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a professional counselor in the state of Virginia with six years of experience working with teens, adults, and the elderly population! I have worked in a small counseling practice, in-home services services, psychosocial group support, outpatient counseling, grief camp, life coaching, and community mental health! I have experience working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, grief and loss, trauma, relationship issues, self harm, fear, stress, psychosis, and major life changes. My passion is helping people find hope in kn...

This is Steven Brokob's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, 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. Ratha Zeidan-Lukacs's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Florida and Virginia with 14 years of professional work. I have experience in helping clients with trauma, grief-related cases, stress, anxiety, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, depression, and coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I can work with couples, families, individuals, and groups as well as children and adolescents. I am a proponent of strong relationships especially with the Holy S...

This is Jean Todd-Crumpton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Virginia with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. 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!

This is Wendy Khan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Virginia with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in assisting clients with anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, & grief/loss. I believe the therapeutic relationship and fit is paramount to positive outcomes. I provide a safe environment and strive to make each person feel comfortable and relaxed, as well as heard. I utilize various techniques/modalities along with empathic feedback to ensure your needs are being met. Taking the step to begin therapy can be scary and overwhelming for many. I provide encouragement and h...

This is John "David" Reid's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Claremont, Virginia (Claremont, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! My profile says John, but I prefer to go by my middle name, David. I am a licensed therapist in Virginia and Indiana with 17 years of professional work experience. I have extensive experience working with clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. As a veteran and former first responder, I also understand the unique life experiences of those populations, and greatly enjoy serving those who serve their community and nation. I am comfortable supporting the style of communication that works best for you, but I'm a firm believer i...

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

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 Claremont 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 Claremont 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 Claremont or elsewhere in Surry 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 Claremont 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 Claremont 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 Claremont 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 Claremont 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 Claremont, 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 Claremont, 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 23899 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 Claremont:

23899

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.