This is Cheryl Bowen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCMHC, LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello and welcome to betterhelp. I know this is a big step. Reaching out for help and support. I understand that right now you may be feeling lost, frustrated, angry, depressed or anxious . I understand what you are going through. I have been there. I know what it s like to be scared, worried, alone and overwhelmed. Right now you may not even be able to identify what you are feeling. I understand you may have numerous questions and feel like you don't have any answers to what is happening in your life right now. You are in the right place this is where I ...

This is Catherine Yakunovich's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! I am so happy that you have decided to start therapy! Likely, something has happened in your life that is causing some discourse and that's OK! Or maybe nothing in particular has happened recently, but you need someone to talk to and that's OK too. We can work on it. My name is Catherine, I am a licensed clinical social worker, I have seven years of experience in clinical work. I have worked in a few different settings including community mental health, education, and healthcare. I have worked with clients affected by depression, anxiety, chronic disease,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Gail and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and I have over 15 years of practice in the field of counseling individuals with a variety of issues. I have worked in a variety of settings to include working in Disaster Relief, Crisis Intervention, Corrections Based, Sexual Assault, Special Needs/Autism, Mental Health and Addictions, Child Advocacy, and Trauma, and various relationship issues and Post Traumatic Stress. I obtained my degree in Community and School Counseling as well as to gain my License in Mental Health Counseling ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CRC,LCMHC
Therapy 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 pr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS Counseling
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I am glad you are here! I believe that our moments of greatest struggle can also hold the most potential for growth and self-discovery. The struggles we face are an invitation from ourselves to deepen and grow. I am dedicated to providing a safe and supportive place in which you can begin to explore what is causing distress in your life. Together we can illuminate your unique strengths and pave a path toward greater self-understanding and ease. I am fascinated by people and relationships. Since 2003 I have been treating both adults and children in a ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,AAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I have been a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Vermont for the past 8 years. I graduated from Antioch University New England in 2013. I have experience in working in an inpatient setting, residential setting, community mental health and in a school setting. I am constantly humbled by the work I do with individuals and in awe of the human experience. Individuals are doing the best they can with what they have and sometimes need some extra help. I strive to build a trusting relationship in taking the courageous step of engaging in therapy, suppor...

This is Dawn Traut's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I have 13 years of experience supporting clients as a Clinical Social Worker and love my job! Having a safe, nonjudgmental space, to be yourself, and to reflect, discuss, and learn about your reactions, decisions, and challenges can lead to improved well-being. My psychotherapy practice creates that space in a hopeful, compassionate atmosphere. Psychotherapy is a collaborative process. Between your counseling sessions, you are encouraged to reflect and put new skills and insights into practice. I can weave traditional psychotherapy with mindfulness practices to re...

This is Gavin Chadwell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Life can be challenging. Coping with anxiety, depression, and the daily barriers of life can easily complicate things further. You may struggle to cope with and find balance between the frustrations of school, relationships, work, and family. Maybe you feel it is time to focus on personal growth and seek harmony. Taking the first steps can feel extraordinarily challenging but I will be there to provide support and guidance within your journey. I believe everyone has the capacity to manage life's challenges and I can provide you the skills to do so. I am a mindful...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed mental health therapist in the state of Florida with over twenty-five years of counseling experience working with individuals, couples and family systems in a therapeutic capacity to promote constructive solutions that lead clients to live more positive and productive lives. I have worked with clients to address a variety of issues, to include depression, anxiety, ADHD, low self-esteem and family conflict. As a therapist, I strive to provide my clients with a consistent level of compassion and support, ensuring to respect clients' diversity an...

This is Gretchen Curtis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,BA,B.Ed
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have helped clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, parenting problems, and personality disorders. I also helped many people who have experienced physical and sexual trauma or emotional abuse. I am an outside-the-box thinker, and my counseling style is warm, empathetic, creative, and non-judgemental. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral therapy, humanistic, psychodynami...

This is Ashley McCullough's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,QMHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Vermont with about nine years of experience supporting people across the lifespan. I have worked with children, families and adults navigating challenges with depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, abuse, as well as people grappling with thoughts of suicide and/or homicide. My approach is client-centered and strengths based, using a narrative and solution focused approach, drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. Each one of us is the expert of our own story. I believe people innately possess r...

This is Michelle King's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Clinical Social Worker based in Georgia. Many of my clients come in to address Addiction, depression, anxiety, childhood trauma, and/or because life is hard. I am particularly passionate about serving clients that feel alone. In sessions, I focus on understanding and paying attention to you. My approach supports you to leave sessions with a better understanding of yourself, have a plan, feel more relaxed, and be more able to move forward. I am non-judgmental, engaging, warm, and caring. I will laugh with you, cry with you, and give you a safe space. I des...

This is Kerri Moll's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 11

Hello, I am Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Massachusetts, with over 10 years of experience working as therapist and counselor. Clinical Social Work has been my focus throughout my education. My Bachelors of Social Work is from Elms College where I graduated magna cum laude. I was fortunate to be accepted into the Advanced Standing Program at Boston College's Graduate School of Social Work, where I received my Masters in Social Work. My background is varied and extensive. I have worked with clients struggling with depressi...

This is Kristen Stone's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Vermont with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I provide individual counseling with an emphasis on mindfulness and radical acceptance. My goal is to provide a compassionate space within which you can be vulnerable and curious, while strengthening your self-awareness. I believe in working with positive intention, somatic awareness, embodying love, and challenging oppressive systems. My approach is eclectic...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Vermont with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Vermont with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and building confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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 - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in multiple states with 12+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, personality disorders & trauma and abuse. 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. States Licensed: MA, ME, VT, WV

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): BC-TMH,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! My name is Jewrine Brown, and I am a Fully Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with ten years of clinical expertise, I have a strong sense of compassion and commitment to helping others. I am a highly-skilled counseling professional with a wide range of experience working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider, & Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist- Individual-I. I am a non-judgmental, easy-going, culturally sensitive clinical professio...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New Hampshire and Vermont with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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 - Ludlow, Vermont (Ludlow, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Vermont, North Carolina , Washington with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe 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.

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

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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow or elsewhere in Windsor or the state of Vermont.

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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Ludlow and elsewhere throughout the state of Vermont 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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, VT, 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 05149 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 Ludlow:

05149

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.