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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, my name is Joe Gasperini. I live in Southern Virginia after having grown up in upstate New York and Los Angeles, CA. I am married and the father of eight children ranging in age from 17 to 41. During my spare time I am interested in activities of my children, sports (especially golf), travel, and insight into social behavior. Therapy is a place where you can feel heard in a supportive, comfortable and warm environment. When life is overwhelming and stressful, or relationships are struggling, counseling can help. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 45

Thanks for reaching out and sharing information about yourself. What you share will always remain confidential. I have worked with individuals, as well as/and their partners, for more than 40 years. I generally check messages here throughout the day. I will make every effort to respond as quickly as I can. My counseling values include being all-spectrum, person centered, culturally sensitive, insight-oriented, finding meaning in life, and trauma informed/focused. A bit of humor can be counted on as well. Please check my schedule, set an appointment and I will ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

HI everyone! Glad that you reached out. My name is Sean Butler and I am a licensed clinical social worker who loves to work with others to achieve a happy life. As we move through life, we sometimes are effected by mental health --- I rather use the term emotional wellbeing issues. I am here to help you as a partner in this journey. Over the years, from my personal experiences with therapy and education I have been able to create a therapeutic style, which is inviting and warm. I have experience utilizing several modalities including CBT, Psychoanalytic, Mindf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

Hello. It takes a lot of strength to reach out for support when you aren't feeling your best. It's this effort on your part that lays the groundwork for reaching your optimal health and well being. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 + years in counseling and care management. I have worked with clients who are coping with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, coping with life changes, LGBT+, grief and loss, chronic health concerns, caregiver stress and terminal illness. The counseling support I have offered has included individual, f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am a clinical psychologist with over 14 years of clinical experience. I have provided therapy in juvenile justice, residential treatment and currently Veterans. I have experience treating mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, women’s issues and substance abuse. I primarily approach therapy from a cognitive behavioral perspective. I seek to help clients understand how unhelpful thinking patterns prompt negative emotions and keep a person stuck and unrecovered. I see therapy as an opportunity to help my client identify the roots of unhelpful thinking pat...

This is Sara Wheeler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Warmest of welcomes! I'm here to listen and cultivate hope every step of the way. I’ve been an empathetic encourager my entire life, and a trained therapist for over a decade. Prior to becoming a licensed therapist I worked as an addictions counselor. I’m experienced and skilled in helping others as they work through all types of life transitions, relationship stresses, addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and parenting issues. I also specialize in EMDR treatment. I am here to help you figure out the first steps and walk with you as you grow into a happier in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and thank you for taking the first step to better mental health. My name is Cristina Daniels and I am a Licenced Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Virginia. I am here to guide you through your journey to resolve whatever feelings and situations you need to address and work through. Deciding to come to therapy can be a big decision and sometimes a tough one. Congrats on making that decision! Let me tell you a little more about myself and background. I graduated from VCU in 2007 with my Master of Social Work, Clinical Practice degree. I have been working wi...

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

Thank you for reading my profile! My name is Bianca, I am a licensed professional counselor in Virginia with more than 10 years of experience working as a in various treatment settings. I started my career working in outpatient treatment for adolescents, have worked in residential treatment for adults, and have done online individual therapy for the last two years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions. I also helped many women...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 6 years of experience working with children, families, couples, and adults. The majority of my work has been in the foster care and adoption sector helping children in foster care, children being adopted, foster parents, and adoptive parents navigate mental health struggles and familial issues. I have worked with clients on a variety of topics including the adoption process, parenting challenges, managing mental health, life planning, and traumatic experiences. The clients I have seen come from a wide range of b...

This is Sheryl Winkler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I ONLY WORK (2) DAYS A WEEK - MONDAY & TUESDAY: If you need weekly appts. please look for a therapist with more availability. I do not add appts. My motto for therapy work: I believe that each person is on a unique journey. Each person has their own story and when life becomes overwhelming we loose sight of our path on that journey. Therapy is a collaborative effort - it is the persons' journey and the therapist is a guide. Each person has the ability to find their way within their environment to be the best they want to be. Being "stuck" or "unsure" of your ...

This is John Penn Turner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LSATP,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 28

I provide psychotherapy for adults working from a client-centered perspective that is integrative, collaborative, and recovery-based (i.e., incorporates client's strengths as opposed to solely focusing on negatives or pathology). This provides a safe space for clients to feel heard, understood, and respected. I am a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist and have extensive training and experience in working with clients with a trauma informed approach. I incorporate a recovery approach grounded in the 12-Steps for both addition recovery and ACOA/Al-Anon. I am also an...

This is Dr. Angie Dahl's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Virginia with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, LGBTQ-related issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I believe my clients are the expert of their own story and through the clinical process, can access the strengths within themselves to find a more fulfilling and happier life. I am excited to support and empower clients on this journey.

This is Andrew Leonard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed clinical social worker in Virginia with over 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & depression. I believe that forming a relationship with a professional is the first step in taking the journey to a better life . I would be honored to assist you on your journey.

This is Lattisha Naylor's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed holistic therapist in Virginia with years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & sleeping disorders. 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 Diane Witmer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am an LCSW in the states of Tennessee, New York and Virginia, with over 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in several therapy modalities including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, Trauma focused Treatment and EMDR. I am here to help clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & 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 yo...

This is Lisa Castro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
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, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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 Sarah Jameson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Maryland with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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 Ashley Gibson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, 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 - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hi, my name is Rosalie Grayson McGrane. I received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and my Master's in Counseling and Guidance from Appalachian State University. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with, anxiety/stress, PTSD, ADHD, and bipolar disorder. I enjoy providing individual and family counseling to people dealing with addictions, trauma and abuse, and eating disorders. I have assisted clients during separation and d...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Grottoes, Virginia (Grottoes, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am licensed in Virginia with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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

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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes 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 Grottoes, 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 Grottoes, 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 24441 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 Grottoes:

24441

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.