Do you feel energized to explore the great outdoors from living in Rutland? Or are you searching for the energy to just make it through another day? Difficulties in life have their way of bringing us down, especially when those difficulties become almost unbearable no matter how hard we fight against them.

If your mental health is getting in the way of your ability to enjoy the outdoors of Vermont, or the indoors for that matter, reach out to a Rutland-area mental health professional today. A qualified therapist or doctor can give you the support you need to get back to enjoying each day again.

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Robert Wubbenhorst

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): MA, NCC, ACS, CHt, LCMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoaching
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Are you feeling stuck, empty, or disconnected? You may be working harder than necessary because you are fighting against patterns that developed over many years. If you find yourself stuck in the same patterns, there is a way to break free. You can feel peace about your past and excitement and hope towards your future. We all have the courage and wisdom within us, but at times we need help reconnecting with those strengths and reinforce the tools needed to move through difficult issues. If you want to break this cycle, you're in the right place! My name is Bob Wubbenhorst and I am excited to walk along with you on your wellness journey! I have an earned Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Counselor Education and Supervision. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt), and a Vermont Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). In over 16 years of practice, I have worked in a wide variety of locations, including community mental health, higher education and private practice, providing both individual and group counseling. My theoretical orientation is considered integrative with a focus on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Hypnotherapy. Specific clinical populations that I have served include veterans, law enforcement, severely mentally ill adults in a day treatment setting, and school-based clinical work in secondary education, among others. I have extensive experience in counselor education and supervision (including both graduate interns and post-masters licensure candidates) crisis intervention, suicide prevention and mental health first-aid. My clinical focus is varied but mostly I work with clients that have experienced depression, anxiety and trauma. Please reach out if you have questions or would like to talk more. I understand that finding the right counselor can take time, and I take no offense if we try this out and you feel like it isn't the right fit. Overall, I value honesty and want you to feel empowered to do what's best for you.

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Gail Cleveland

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC,CAS
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 in Vermont and New York and have practiced in both. I have also had a variety of certifications and training's over the years, that have graced me with the ability to work with individuals who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Alzheimers/Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Intellectual Disabilities, and currently issues surrounding the pandemic. My approach to counseling is that all individuals at some point can use an ear, a sounding board to work out an issue. Some issues may be bigger than others, some may appear bigger to one than another, but everyone can benefit from someone to listen and help work through that issue with, without judgement. I would be honored to lend an ear and help assist you in working out what is troubling you.

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Ana Bulnes

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): MSW, LICSW,LCSW
Self esteemCoping with life changesCoachingCompassion fatigueADHD
23 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, Texas and Florida with over 21 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients to address numerous issues, including anxiety, depression, autism, life coaching, stress management, relationship issues, family conflict, parenting challenges, as well as coping with the life challenges we can all experience at one time or another. I have also worked extensively with individuals coping with multiple chronic health issues. My counseling style is warm and supportive. I believe that seeking help through counseling is insightful, self-caring and requires vulnerability. I believe in treating everyone with compassion, respect and sensitivity and am respectful of the individual journey that brings us all to the present moment, along with its challenges and experiences. I believe that my clients are the experts in their own lives, and see my role as one of acting as a resource for suggestions and guidance. I believe in maintaining unconditional positive regard and acceptance of where each individual is with the understanding that we all do the best we can in the course of our daily lives. I also believe that we can always improve our mindset, perspective and the way we engage with our lives for the better. My approaches include cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, solution-focused and behavioral. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. Together, we can work to achieve your goals. I look forward to working with you!

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Kirk Postlewaite

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): M.S.,LCMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseAnger managementCompassion fatigueADHD
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with 20 years in the mental health field. I received my M.S. in counseling and community mental health in 2013 and my licensure in 2017. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, trauma, anger management and ADHD. I have worked with children, families and adults. My counseling style is honest and compassionate. I believe in treating people with respect and compassion and also challenging them to take responsibility for their own life circumstances. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, solution focused therapeutic techniques. I also am a regular practitioner of mindfulness and infuse this into all my work. It takes courage to take steps to make positive changes in your life. It also take patience and self acceptance to recognize that the life you are living right now is the perfect place and time to begin or return to self reflective work. I believe that taking an approach that balances these seemingly contradictory (paradoxical) ideas can yield a rich and fulfilling life. It would be my honor to join you in this journey. I look forward to working with you!

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Celena Benjamin

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): LMHC, BCBA, NCC
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
27 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. I have worked with clients over the 24 years helping them to process and work through individual challenges. Some of those included, ADHD, OCD, Depression, Anxiety, changes in life, parenting problems, relationship issues, career challenges and self-injurious behavior. I am very interactive. Much of therapy begins with understanding your own coping styles, strengths, skills and boundaries. I will work with you on strengthening different skills in order for you to make changes in your environment and life. My style includes a lot of listening and questioning to help keep you focused on your treatment goals and developing different action plans. It is necessary to make changes in the environment to make improvements in relationships, heal from trauma, grow and become empowered. I will tailor our sessions and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I look forward to working with you!

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Katherine Jordan

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Stress, AnxietyLGBTGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed counselor in private practice in Vermont with a background and interest in archetypal and depth psychology, compassion/mindfulness- based practices, eco-psychology and nature-connecting practices, and spirituality & wisdom traditions. Ancient wisdom combined with scientific, evidence-based practice is what informs my work... however, when I work with clients, I orient my approach to what feels right and true for you, aligning and supporting you in your own unique individuality, agency, and insight. I want to support the success of your most authentic and best self, as defined by YOU. And if you don't know what that is yet, I want to help you uncover and discover it. Who are you? And who do you WANT to be? What's the life you want? Let's figure out what it will take to get you there, and let's approach it with compassion, a generous spirit, and a forgiving/gentle yet determined effort . I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtq+ related issues (including gender identity and expression), motivation, self confidence, life transitions, grief & loss, as well as deep and soulful topics such as finding meaning and purpose in life, facing climate change anxiety, fears and despair about the state of the world, and existential issues such as mortality. In my work, I strive to be conscious of my own biases and privilege, as I value respect and justice for all oppressed, marginalized people and of the planet. I strive for the social/cultural healing and repair that is required for the healing of our world. My work as a therapist is to encourage and support each individual client in what matters most to them, allowing you to lead the way, but standing beside you as an experienced and supportive counselor.

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Natalie Gomez

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Counselor License Type(s): MA,Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC,Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, Thank you for reading my profile. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor / LPC in the states of Florida, New York and New Jersey. I have over 18 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. The majority of my experience has been with victims of trauma, sexual abuse or rape. I also specialized in men's issues. I also have experience working with clients who have HIV/AIDS . Coming from a multicultural military family, I understand the stressors and situations that come from being in a military lifestyle. I also understand the challenges that come with being multicultural. I offer a warm, compassionate, non-judgmental environment for each individual to express themselves openly and address the issues of concern. Although I do follow the therapeutic approach of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I am eclectic in my therapeutic approach, based on the fact that each person I meet with is a unique individual. so as a therapist I must adapt to your needs and provide assistance and insight into the issues that are causing you concern. Remember that therapy is the first big step to freedom, and I appreciate your courage. I look forward to working with you! Specialties: Multicultural Military Trauma - Rape, Sexual Assault & Abuse HIV/AIDS Self-esteem issues

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Alexandra Rocheleau

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteem
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Florida, Vermont and West Virginia with 9 years of professional work experience in psychotherapy. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety and depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, personality and mood disorders & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I am passionate about my clients progress and work hard to integrate evidence-based, clinically proven methodologies into every therapy session. Whether you are struggling with stress and anxiety and would benefit from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or a Solutions Focused Therapy approach, or you are trying to find a way to live with personality disorders and historical life trauma and would make great progress with a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy or Cognitive Processing Therapy approach, I am confident that my knowledge and practice experience can help you achieve any goal you set your mind to. When you work with me you will regularly hear me ask about what you are doing for self care as I am a firm believer that you can’t meet anyone else's needs unless your own needs are met first. To show you that I practice what I preach, I can share with you that here in Vermont in the summertime I am a part of a Women’s Slow-pitch Softball team and won the state championship with my team a year ago! I also regularly enjoy ice fishing on Lake Champlain in the winter time and typically on the weekends you will find me sitting on an upside down bucket with an ice fishing rod in my hand on the ice. Additionally, a funny fact about me is that I can eat an entire watermelon in one sitting! I am down to earth and a straight-shooter when it comes to advice. I am compassionate and empathetic but I will also tell you what you need to hear even if it may be harder to process than a sugar-coated version. I care about your progress and will make sure that you are reaching your goals because ultimately my hope is that you don't need me anymore and that feeling you get when you reach this point in therapy is life changing. I am a change agent ready to help you make the changes you have been wanting to make but haven’t yet. I am on your side and will always put your needs at the forefront of our work together. Taking this first step and signing up for therapy takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started. I can’t wait to meet you!

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Tricia Houghtby

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi! I'm glad you're here! Let me introduce myself. My name is Tricia Houghtby and I am a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with a decade of experience helping individuals navigate life's challenges. With licenses in both Vermont and Florida, I have had the privilege of supporting clients from diverse backgrounds in their journeys towards healing and growth. Specializing in areas such as stress and anxiety, LGBTQ+ related issues, trauma and abuse, as well as motivation, self-esteem, and confidence building, I like to approach therapy with a deep understanding of the unique struggles individuals may face. I believe it is important to create a safe and nonjudgmental space where people can explore their thoughts and emotions freely. I look forward to moments of shared laughter, yet I also recognize the importance of delving into deeper and more challenging reflections. Whether we're sharing light-hearted moments or exploring complex emotions, I want you to know that I'm here to support you every step of the way. As a clinician I tailor the therapeutic approach to meet the specific needs of each person, drawing from a diverse range of modalities including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based techniques, socratic, existential, motivational and narrative therapy. With an integrative approach this ensures that each person receives individualized care that resonates with their personal experiences and goals. Above all, it is my hope that kindness, warmth, and genuine care for each person will be reflected in your experience as we explore your goals. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship and strive to create an environment where people feel accepted, understood, and supported. Whether you're seeking to overcome past traumas, manage stress and anxiety, explore your identity, or enhance your self-esteem, I am here to walk alongside you on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. In my spare time, I enjoy being outdoors, traveling, and being a nuisance to my family and friends, particularly furry and feathered companions.

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Deanna Ryerson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in VT
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesGriefDepression
21 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Vermont with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients of all ages with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & coping with grief and loss. One of my specialties is working with survivors of suicide loss or providing postvention support after a traumatic experience. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Rutland

Finding the best therapist close by in Rutland can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Rutland that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Rutland. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Rutland, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Rutland region and in the state of Vermont. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Rutland or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Rutland area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Rutland therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Rutland, elsewhere in Rutland, or in the greater state of Vermont.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Rutland therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Rutland 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Rutland may not take health insurance, some 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 a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Vermont you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Rutland online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Rutland, Vermont working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Rutland psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Rutland above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Rutland helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Rutland therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Rutland therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Rutland?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Rutland therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Rutland therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Rutland therapy is having an understanding, 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 Rutland 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in VT, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 05701 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Rutland counselor?

Before seeing your Rutland therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Rutland.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 psychologists 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 feedback and advice from a therapist. A Rutland licensed clinical social worker 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 with a Rutland counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Rutland, Vermont can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Rutland has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

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. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched 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:

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