Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello All, My name is Shameka Clark-Savage and I was born and raised in Virginia. I completed my undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts & Education and Masters of Education in School/Community Counseling at Virginia State University. I completed my internship providing outpatient therapy for a Christian Counseling organization where I worked with an array of disorders and life changing situations. I also worked at The James House which is a domestic violence shelter/safe haven for individuals who have experienced physical abuse or sexual trauma at any point in ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and thank you for taking the time to consider me as your therapist! My name is Emma and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated in 2014 from the University of Southern California with a specialty in caring for the mental health of veterans, active duty military and their family members. In addition to recognizing the unique challenges of military life, I have focused my continuing education on techniques to support individuals dealing with panic, anxiety, and distressed feelings of sadness and grief. My intention as your therapist is to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a clinical social worker licensed in the state of Virginia with over 13 years experience providing counseling and psychotherapy. I have provided services to clients with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, relationship problems, and trauma related issues. I have worked with individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse. Additionally, I have experience assisting individuals with Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. My counseling style is a mixture of client centered and cognitive behavioral therapy. I am compassionate and non judgmental. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Tara Lineberry and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I earned by Master's of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. The majority of my experience as a therapist has been surrounding topics of mental health disorders, addiction, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, trauma, eating disorders, and self esteem. Throughout my career as a therapist I have learned the importance of establishing a positive therapeutic relationship and how vital it is to have trust in the person you are s...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, my name is Josh, I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Virginia. I have been licensed since 2017 and I've been working in the mental health arena for just under a decade. I began working in community mental health and that gave me an excellent opportunity to work with people who were dealing with a large variety of issues, including significant trauma, depression, anxiety, self-harm, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, people struggling to find motivation, people who are grieving significant losses, people with attention or focus i...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with over 7 years of experience in the field of counseling. I have worked with a variety of individuals and issues, to include children, teenagers, and adults of all ages. I have experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral challenges, and anger management to name a few. I also have worked on relationship issues, family interaction challenges, parenting issues, career needs, and everyday challenges. I strongly believe that as a counselor, I am here to walk with you on your journey not to...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello!!! Are you looking to experience therapy and have fun at the same time. If so, you have found the right therapist as I love humor and I am down to earth. My history of mental health counseling includes over 10 years of working with individuals and from many diverse backgrounds and I earned a PhD in human services with a concentration on family interventions and family studies. I am a therapist who provides a comfortable, safe environment where you can trust me to maintain professional boundaries, and support you with making healthy decisions as you move for...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am Jose L. Diaz, Licensed Counselor in the states of Florida, Virginia, Utah, New Jersey, District of Columbia and Vermont. I obtained a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and have been practicing for 16 years. Through my years of experience, I have been privileged to work with a wide variety of individuals and their needs through depression, bipolar, anxiety, OCD, addiction, schizophrenia, relationship, and adjustment challenges. In addition to my focus in various areas of mental health, I have of...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Hi, my name is Dr. Barbara Anderson. I have been providing counseling for over 17 years. I have a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Tennessee, and a Masters and Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Radford University. My clinical experience consists of working in community mental health outpatient clinics, and I have worked with many different clients with different presenting issues. I believe that everyone is different, and I'm open to getting to know you and helping you. I have over thirteen years of experience working with veteran...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counseling in Virginia with over 5 years of experience working as a family and individual counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including low self-esteem, anxiety, parenting problems, depression, and ADHD. My counseling style is warm and compassionate. I believe everyone needs someone to listen to them and to show genuine care and concern for them. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused. I will with with you to see goals based on ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Virginia with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

I am licensed in Virginia with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, 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.

Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor in the states of Alabama, Virginia, and Georgia. I have over five years of experience working with adult women who struggle with challenges in life. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and career challenges. I also helped many people who have experienced spiritual growth and challenges. For clients who have substance abuse issues, I work with clients via telemental health who are presently in recovery and are sober. One of my core values ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Virginia with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related 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, but you'll be so glad you did!

How To Find Counseling In Your Area

Finding the right therapist close by in New Castle can feel intimidating. Once you narrow your search for a counselor near the New Castle area, you're closer to finding providers 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search for a counselor in New Castle, scroll through the options. Next, consider what type of therapy you'd like your counselor to be most experienced with. Finally, choose a provider located near you in the city of New Castle or elsewhere in Craig or the state of Virginia.

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 New Castle counselors can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the New Castle area can be found below:

How Do Costs Of Conventional Counseling Compare To BetterHelp With A New Castle Counselor?

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session with a counselor in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in New Castle due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in New Castle: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in New Castle: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in New Castle: $100
  • Therapy with a mental health counselor in New Castle: $80

Some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of New Castle and elsewhere throughout the state of Virginia you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Does Working With A Counselor On BetterHelp Work?

It's important to note that these counselors treat clients online. Online providers, including the US-based providers above, can work with people like you in or around New Castle virtually. You do not have to commute to a counselor's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy 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.

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you. Professionals on BetterHelp specialize in several mental health issues and modalities. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

New Castle 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 providers all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In New Castle, therapy can be easily to use and a click away.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 New Castle counselor 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 New Castle, VA, finding a counselor can be costly, and they may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 24127 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in New Castle can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Session With A New Castle Counselor? 

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 psychotherapist. 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 See A Counselor If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend counseling. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A counselor 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Is Mental Health Care Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, counselors are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling 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 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.

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:

There are all kinds of therapists in the New Castle area, including:

  • CBT in New Castle
  • DBT in New Castle
  • Substance use therapy in New Castle
  • Couples therapy in New Castle

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of New Castle.

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

24127