History is something that people want to be able to feel proud of. When you are a person who has a history of dealing with debilitating depression or anxiety issues, it certainly isn't easy to feel a sense of pride. These problems can take away your happiness and leave you feeling hollow if you don't seek out the right help. There are professionals who can assist you and they will be able to help you to make progress towards healing.

Martinsville-area counselors will be ready to make you feel better about your situation. Having compassionate counselors to speak with will help you to get through the toughest days. They can offer advice or simply just listen when you need a friend. Whatever your needs are, you will be able to count on counselors from Martinsville to come to your aid.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

My name is Carla Jones, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I earned my Masters of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University. I have owned my practice since 2008, working with individuals, couples, children, and families focusing on issues such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, parenting and family struggles, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, as well as life changes. I believe in using a cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused approach to treatment. I believe in helping people learn to manage their symptoms, emotions ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! Welcome to the BetterHelp community! My name is Lisa McCarton and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing in Virginia for 20 years. I have specialized in psychotherapy and social work with children, adolescents and families. I have been providing psychotherapy for a wide variety of issues and populations, to include: behavioral problems; trauma issues; family relationships; mood disorders; school issues; and sexual abuse issues, among other areas. I graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000 with a Masters in Social Work. I b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, 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)...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Olivia Withers and I received my Master’s in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy from Messiah College and hold a B.S. in Psychology and Crisis Counseling from Liberty University. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Virginia, I have clinical experience helping adolescents and adults successfully navigate through life’s detours, stressors, and obstacles. My focus areas include helping individuals and families work through concerns surrounding anger, anxiety, crisis/trauma, depression, grief, life transitions, family conflict, and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Aymara Valladares. I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Mental Health Counselor with more than 14 years of experience. My specialization areas include child and adolescent mental health, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorders, depression, grief and loss and family issues including divorce and parenting. Experience providing couples and family therapy.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW, CCM
Therapy Specialties: Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Dr. Sonya Anthony DSW, LCSW, CCM. I have my Doctoral Degree in Social Work, along with a certification in case management. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 yrs of community mental health experience combined with over 7 yrs of healthcare experience as a medical social worker. I would like to describe my expertise as having an integrated approach to mental health within an ambulatory care setting. My healthcare experience includes short stay hospitalization, long term acute hospitalization, inpatient rehabilitation, dialysis, cardiac ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): ABD, LCSW, CCATODSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 9

Hello and welcome to my profile! With a background in evidence-based psychotherapy, community social work & providing culturally competent counseling, I aim to create a healthy rapport with clients free of bias & judgment. I will always validate your concerns and perspective; though at times I may extend alternative recommendations. I am a seasoned professional with a passion for helping diverse clients navigate substance misuse/addiction issues, relationship problems with romantic partners or loved ones, depression, stress, anxiety, and many other areas of concer...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, MA, BA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, my name is Tom. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor with many years of experience counseling children, adolescents, youth, and adults in various settings. With extensive marital counseling experience, I enjoy counseling couples and feel it is one of my strengths. So, if you are interested in improving your relationship, let's talk. You will generally receive a response from me by the next business day and if you would like more information about me click on my name above your message. Having a comfortable a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Welcome! I am glad that you are here. I am licensed in Virginia with 15 years of experience working in mental health, working with children, adolescents, and young adults in various settings. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, life transitions, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. During sessions, I utilize a variety of interventions to assist you with meeting your goals. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in California with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping individuals, couples, & families with depression and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, anger management and the list goes on. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings! First, I want to commend you for taking this major step. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with 13 years of professional work experience in mental health/human services. It is my belief that we all have experiences in life that can cause us to feel angry, nervous, ashamed, hurt, disappointed, confused, unbalanced, or confused just to name a few emotions. Through my years of experience working, I have learned that experiences left unresolved have the potential for a negative impact on how a person views themselves, their life, and their ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

My journey to help others lead their best lives started over 15 years ago. I have worked to help children, youth, and adults offering them a range of therapy services to guide them through life’s challenges and most trying times. Life can get difficult, and sometimes a little help from a professional Psychotherapist can make things better. I care about your well-being and provide you all the tools you need in order to seize the day and learn how to tackle even the most traumatic circumstances. I use a blend of brain and body based therapies. My primary modality i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Virginia with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Virginia with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Please note: My live session availability is limited right now. Although I do have live session slots they are on a first come first serve basis and tend to go quickly. If you are someone who wants frequent live sessions versus messaging based, I may not have the right availability for you at this time. A lot of work will be done over messaging at this time mixed with first come first serve live sessions. New live sessions are posted every Monday at 7 AM and people are constantly cancelling and rescheduling. I encourage you to make an appointment for when you can ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

The stories we tell ourselves matter. They are what make up our lives. Each person has a unique story worth exploring, full of struggles and triumphs. Empowering you to mold your story into whatever you want it to be gives me meaning. I am a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. For my graduate program, I attended Case Western Reserve University. I have experience working with pediatric, adult and geriatric populations in school, community and healthcare settings. These clients have dealt with depression, anxi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Virginia with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

There are so many life-changing experiences we can have at any stage in life that can leave us feeling stuck, lost, anxious, overwhelmingly sad, or out-of-sync with ourselves. Often times, we grieve the person we were once before. Seeking help with a professional counselor can help facilitate change, growth and restore balance, meaningful purpose and equilibrium. Growth is a journey and I am fully committed to providing the support you need to overcome challenges that have kept you down, and to expand your coping tool box to navigate difficult situations and foste...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Martinsville, Virginia (Martinsville, VA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,Qualified Supervisor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am a retired Fire Rescue Chief of 37 years who also has 15 years experience as a Therapist (LMHC) in Florida. I am a state qualified LMHC supervisor as well. I graduated in 2004 from Nova Southeastern University and have practiced clinically both as a therapist and clinical coordinator. My past and current experiences include work at a regional crisis center, mobile crisis team and clinical coordinator for a local behavioral health center that specializes in treating first responders, military and other essential employees such as doctors, nurses ...

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

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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville or elsewhere in Martinsville (city) 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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville 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 Martinsville, 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 Martinsville, 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 24112 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 Martinsville:

24112, 24113, 24114, 24115

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.