This is Angela Marshall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, RPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Hello, My name is Angela Marshall and I am Licensed professional counselor in the state of Virginia. In the last five years I have worked with a wide range of issues such as substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss, family conflict, anxiety, depression, transitional challenges and ADHD. My counseling style is person centered, meeting people where they are to help them attain their goals. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution foc...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Craig Schweon and I am a clinical psychologist licensed in California, also in Virginia. I am a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and have board certification as a National Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors. I have been working in the field for well over 30 years and have extensive prior experience in community mental health, in consulting in long-term care settings and have provided a range of services to different ages and populations. In my private office for many years I have helped clients from adolesc...

This is Margaret Kei's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with 10 years of experience providing support and therapy to individuals, families, and groups. I have experience providing support and therapy to clients with presenting with needs that include: depression, anxiety, 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. My approach with clients is supportive and warm but w...

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

Over the past five years I've enjoyed working with adolescents and young adults as a full-time school social worker and soccer coach. Given the transient and dense population of the Northern Virginia community, our school aged population puts immense pressure on themselves to succeed socially, academically, and athletically. Many students that I've worked with in the school and private practice setting are dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relationship issues, or something else. While I typically incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Psychod...

This is Renee Totten's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Renee and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Virginia. I have over 10 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including schools, outpatient, in-home, and crisis stabilization centers. I have had experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, and complex trauma. I also have experience working with depression, self-harm, low self-esteem, and cultural issues. I use a person...

This is Jennifer Sistrunk's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Virginia with over 10 years of experience. I have worked with teens and adults with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, and substance abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe everyone has strengths that can be capitalized on as they gain insights and skills to navigate life. I am here to help you increase self-awareness, gain new perspectives, decrease symptoms, and have a more meaningful life experience. My approach combines strength-...

This is Richelle Burney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Richelle and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in Virginia. I have over seven years of experience working with adults and families challenged with mental health and/or substance use. I love working with people and connecting them to resources needed to work through the challenges they may experiencing. I use a combination of approaches but mainly will focus on being client centered and meeting your needs. I am happy you stopped by and I look forward to connecting with you!

This is Faheda Rasool's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Faheda and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Florida. I earned my graduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2018. I completed my internship with Lutheran Services Florida working with individuals who have experienced mental health concerns stemming from childhood trauma. Upon graduating, I became a full time, in home therapist that provided family therapy to juveniles involved in the justice system, as well as their parents and caregivers, using the FFT modality. I have since worked with the CBT, DBT, and ...

This is Christina Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. This interest led me to study psychology, Marriage and Family in particular, and eventually led to a full-time career. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the Tampa Bay area, I am committed to the well-being of all my clients and go above and beyond to cater to their needs. This has led me to becoming Adoption Competency Certified, a Nurturing Parenting Facilitator, Trauma-Informed, and introduced to Infant Mental Health! I truly care f...

This is Donda Goodson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Donda Goodson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama. I obtained my undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Vocational Rehabilitation and my Master's degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Rehabilitation Counseling. I received my counseling license in 1992 from the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling. The majority of my clinical experience is from mental health agencies and private practice. I have worked with clients ages 4 to 74 with various issues to include anger management, anxiety, depression, grief and...

This is Morgan Sutton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Virginia with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

This is Lolita Allen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience working with families in individual, couple and family therapy. I am committed to helping adults and children develop personal/relational skills and strategies needed to build and maintain a positive, meaningful life and healthy relationships. I received a Master Degree in Social Work from Howard University and am licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am passionate about working with anyone who wants to take the first steps to becoming a better version of themselves by exploring the...

This is Kamron Blue's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Virginia with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. 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.

This is William Fretwell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, Thank you for taking some time to check me out. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama with 15 years of experience in counseling. I am an older guy who grew up in a very dysfunctional military family and carried my resulting hurts and problems around for decades. For years I prayed and read the Bible to help with my problems and that helped a lot, but I found I still needed more. Finally, in my late 30’s and serving in the military, I decided to get some professional counseling and found that it was the missing part of my puzzle, wh...

This is Michael Pease's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Virginia with over 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, psychosis, & anger management. I believe that we are each the expert of our own experiences and through the exploration of our thoughts, feelings and underlying beliefs, along with a commitment to self compassion, we can be best prepared to pursue our best lives. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towa...

This is Anita Willoughby's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Virginia with over 20 years of professional work experience supporting individuals through tough times and situations. My strength is helping people through challenges triggered by stress, anxiety, and trauma recovery. I work toward supporting individuals who want to increase their motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. l tailor treatment to meet each person's unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first ...

This is Ashley Gibson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Virginia with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, and 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. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a clinical social worker and therapist licensed in Virginia with over 9 years of experience working in various clinical settings. I have experience in helping people with a wide range of concerns including stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, relationship issues, bipolar disorder and depression. My therapy approach is empathetic, warm and interactive as I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. Whole health and wellness is central to my approach as well, as I see therapy as a piece within a larger puzzle that can include add...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Starting therapy is difficult because you're telling yourself that I am broken and something is wrong with me, but it is the opposite. Therapy will help you open your true self to your family, friends, loved ones, and the world. I understand that asking for help can be daunting, but believe me; it will be one of the most satisfying and rewarding experiences you will ever have for yourself that will benefit everyone and everyone around you. Reaching out to a therapist can be overwhelming and, at times, frightening; exhale and take a moment, call or email and let us...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elkton, Virginia (Elkton, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

Part of the reason I love my work is because I love meeting new people. As a therapist, I love learning about the lives of others and helping them find the best ways to face difficult situations. I believe true progress can only be made in a place of safety and kindness; I hope all clients feel the compassion I bring to our work. I am licensed in Virginia with four years of professional work experience. I have worked with children, adolescents and adults who seek therapy for a variety of reasons. I have helped clients address issues relating to anxiety, depres...

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

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 Elkton 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 Elkton 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 Elkton or elsewhere in Rockingham 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 Elkton 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 Elkton 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 Elkton 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 Elkton 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 Elkton, 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 Elkton, 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 22827 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 Elkton:

22827

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.