Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello and welcome to my page and to BetterHelp! I know this may have not been an easy step to take, but good for you for reaching out. Online counseling, much like any counseling can be scary but, I speak for myself and all the other BetterHelp community, we are here to help you on your terms. My name is Brandy Bennick, and I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Vermont. I am working on getting licensed in surrounding states to further my abilities to help others. I earned my Masters in Social work from the University of New England, w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I’m excited to get to know you better! In the meantime, here’s a little about me, and my professional experience and training. I think one of the biggest challenges, after taking that first brave step of reaching out, is to find a good therapist that you connect with. In my twenty-five years of experience, the therapeutic relationship is the principal reason that therapy “works” or “doesn’t work.” My approach focuses on first developing a strong therapeutic alliance in which you feel emotionally safe and heard without judgment. You’ve already come to the conclu...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello and welcome. I am so glad that you reached out for support. Finding the "right" therapist is important. Below, I have shared some information about myself and my experience to hopefully, help you determine if I am the right therapist to support you. Since graduating in 2004, from The University of Vermont with my Masters in Social Work (MSW), I have worked in a variety of clinical and therapeutic settings (a community mental health agency, outpatient and private practice, in schools, in a crisis response program, in a short-term residential setting and ...

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

I work with a variety of concerns and strive to provide a non-judgmental atmosphere. The areas that have been my main focus are as follows: substance abuse, trauma, and depression. My goal is to be present for the challenges you are facing. Second, it is my priority to ensure a collaborative relationship throughout treatment. It is sometimes very challenging to make change and this can feel overwhelming. While I do work with many different issues, my main areas of focus are: drug and alcohol dependency and PTSD. My priority is to help individuals through this p...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I received my Master’s Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2014. I am licensed in the state of Vermont. I currently can only provide counseling services to those located geographically in Vermont. I am currently offering short term therapy. Short term therapy is where we will meet for between 2-10 sessions to work on your goals focusing on using your strengths to build skills and strategies to support your needs. Short term therapy can be very effective in building skills and strategies for anxiety, depression, adjusting to ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am a therapist offering more than 20 years of experience helping my clients with a variety of issues. My area of specialty is trauma treatment. I hold certifications in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and advanced clinical trauma treatment. I am a Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider and this allows me to use a combination of traditional evidence-based practices along with holistic approaches for overall wellness. A person's mental health is influenced by many different factors both internal and external. Our mental health can be influenced by our str...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 36

I am licensed in Vermont with more than 35 years of professional work experience since earning a Masters in Mental Health (MMH) degree from Johns Hopkins University. I have a great deal of experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and coping with grief and loss. I am skilled at guiding clients through major life transitions such as career challenges, moving, significant losses, divorce, parenting difficulties. My background is in psychodynamic/developmental theory and solution- focused therapy with...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I commend you for seeking help. It takes a courageous person to admit that there's something they can use an extra lens to see. I am not your typical therapist. I am very non-traditional and edgy. I currently work full-time in community practice with clients 14 and older. I recently became fully licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor, but hold a wealth of experience that has been consistent in the human services field working with the populations I currently service in counseling. I am accepting clients ages 18 and older. I am a Licensed Profession...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Vermont with 16 years of professional work experience. One of the most informative working experiences I have had was working in a program that served Uniformed Personal who came from all parts of the country to participate in this program. We facilitated groups in meditation, mindfulness, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to provide coping skills to overcome trauma and alcohol or substance abuse. I also hold certificates in yoga teacher training and focused specifically on meditation and breath-work, and, if that is acceptable and necessary in my w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed clinical social worker with 15 years experience supporting people through life transitions. I have 5 years experience as a nursing home administrator, gaining unique skills in organizational management and leadership in healthcare. I am licensed in Maine and Vermont, recently transitioning from the New England Seacoast to the Green Mountains. I support clients through various life changes, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & executive and professional coaching. I have extensive skills supporting elders and their families as they ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Vermont with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, 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. 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, 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, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR Therapist. My primary specialties are treating general and specific anxiety, panic attacks, low self-esteem, "imposter syndrome," anxiety which has led to depression, and confidence issues. I am also well versed in coaching, relationship dynamics, parenting, and family history complications. I am a very solution focused therapist with the notion of helping you achieve emotional wellness and happiness in your life as soon as possible. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice at Shippensburg Universi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a non-traditional therapist with a holistic approach to mental health. I am licensed in Georgia with more than 9 years of experience working with diverse populations. I would like to provide some information about myself. I am a little 'out there.' I have piercings, tattoos, and purple hair. I am a bit of a goth even now that I am looking at 50. I came to mental health services a little later than some. I was an English major when I first went to college out of high school. That did not work out very well. I love writing and the English language is beautif...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Vermont with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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!

How To Find Counseling In Your Area

Finding the right therapist close by in Johnson can feel intimidating. Once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Johnson 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 Johnson, 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 Johnson or elsewhere in Lamoille or the state of Vermont.

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 Johnson 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 Johnson area can be found below:

How Do Costs Of Conventional Counseling Compare To BetterHelp With A Johnson 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 Johnson 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 Johnson: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Johnson: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Johnson: $100
  • Therapy with a mental health counselor in Johnson: $80

Some counselors in the state of Vermont 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 Johnson and elsewhere throughout the state of Vermont 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 Johnson 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:

Johnson 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 Johnson, 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 Johnson 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 Johnson, VT, 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 05656 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 Johnson can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Session With A Johnson 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.

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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 Johnson area, including:

  • CBT in Johnson
  • DBT in Johnson
  • Substance use therapy in Johnson
  • Couples therapy in Johnson

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

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

05656