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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,DSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Dr. Samantha Cole. I have a doctorate degree in clinical social work. I am also a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with 19 years of experience in serving young adults, couples and families. I value applying evidence-based practices in my work with client. I am intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and I often incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy into my work with clients. I believe firmly in an approach that acknowledges the natural strengths and resilience of each that I serve. I also believe in the power of connect...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Hi, My name as it appears on my license is Robert Kauffman, but I use the appellation, Roc. I came to this profession after a lengthy career in the home services business. I ended up with an antique furniture repair studio while I attended graduate school and performed internships. For nearly the past twenty years I have engaged with clients in a new way, focusing more on their psychological needs rather than their property needs. In both arenas attentive listening was a skill I possessed and served us well. I am a licensed professional counselor in two states, Ma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello my name is Erica- * I have been practicing counseling professionally since 2004 but have been a listener for my whole life. Whatever it is that you may bring to the table I will do my best to reflect validate and be there with you to help you discover your greater self, work through difficult and impossible life transitions, cope and move past crippling anxiety or process traumas that haunt you and you wish for peace from them. I am a trained mental health counselor but also was trained in Expressive art therapy, which I chose because Art in many forms has ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Vermont with 20 years of years of experience. Both in my role as a therapist and in my other professional roles as a social worker, I have made a commitment to improve the lives of those with whom I have worked. As a therapist, I have worked with people facing a variety of life challenges including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma, and addiction. The greatest inspiration I find doing this work is that I am always surprised by the latent possibilities that are not clear at first but, with explorati...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 21

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 war...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Masters of Art
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor and a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, holding licenses in Vermont with over 20 years of experience. I have worked as a therapist and behavioral health counselor. I have expertise with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges and substance use issues. Many of my clients experienced physical and emotional abuse with trauma related symptoms and I have been able to help them. I connect with clients by making them feel comf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

If you or someone you know is having a hard time with relationships, managing emotions, overcoming stress and turmoil, or if the past continues to trouble your present, talking with a therapist may help. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and families, I can assist in supporting you through your challenges while helping you develop tools and strategies to make a difference in your life. You deserve a better healthy life. Let’s become partners in your wellness, let’s navigate together the coping skill...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. My name is Amy and I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor in Vermont and New Hampshire and am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania. I have over six years of experience providing individual counseling and over 15 years working in the mental health field. Through my diverse experiences, I have worked with people challenged by anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, substance use, relationship issues, and difficult life transitions. I believe that together we can develop a plan that works for you, identi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, 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 - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,CDBT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a clinical mental health counselor licensed in beautiful Vermont. I graduated from Antioch University New England and have 15+ years of experience working with a wide range of individuals. In addition to private practice I've facilitated women's therapy groups, mindful self-compassion groups, and worked with hospice patients and their families. I'm a trained EMDR practitioner and utilize a trauma-informed approach. In addition to EMDR, I often draw from the principles and wisdom found in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, mindfulness,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 43

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 43 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, 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 - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Greetings! I am licensed in Vermont with 20 years of professional work experience. I use evidence based techniques that are effective in treating anxiety, depression, work related stress, relationship conflict, parenting issues, and life transitions. We will work together to create goals that address your individual needs. I welcome feedback from you so our time together feels worthwhile. I appreciate your willingness to be open to change and I am here to support and empower you. Let's get started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
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, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with compassion fatigue. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, 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, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & sleeping disorders. I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, and compassion. I will pull from a multitude of treatment modalities to help you meet your goals. 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 - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Vermont with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. I have extensive experience supporting elders and their families navigate health related challenges, grief and adjustment issues. I also have experience working with young adults to navigate challenges with relationships, coping with family struggles and divorce and self esteem and anxiety related issues. I work with my clients to create an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with postpartum challenges, addictions, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 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 - Westminster, Vermont (Westminster, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Vermont with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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!

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

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 Westminster 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 Westminster 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 Westminster or elsewhere in Windham 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 Westminster 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 Westminster 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 Westminster 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 Westminster 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 Westminster, 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 Westminster, 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 05158 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 Westminster:

05158

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.