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Rhonda Hinsperger

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Counselor License Type(s): MSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
11 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello!! My name is Rhonda Hinsperger. I have a Master's in Social Work, from Eastern Washington University. I am a licensed Mental Health Therapist in the State of Washington with 13 years of experience providing Therapy to clients. I have worked with individuals who have a wide range of concerns. I have experience providing services including depression, family crisis, parenting relationships, family court custody and mediation, including individuals who have trauma either emotional or physical. My counseling style is to provide individuals with a safe, trusting, warm and interactive with case plans that are individualized, designed specific to the individuals needs.. I believe in treating individuals with respect. My approach combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, Client Centered Therapy, family systems modalities and motivational interviewing. I will customize a treatment plan to meet specific needs. I offer a calming demeanor with listening skills to understand what you are experiencing in your life. I offer a flexible schedule to accommodate your needs. You have made your first step by reaching out to seek assistance whether it be depression, family crisis, anxiety , or life concerns. I am here to help you achieve a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! Areas of experience • Stress, Anxiety • Relationship issues • Family conflicts • Grief • Parenting issues/ custodial disputes/mediation

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Sarah Knight

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LMHC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Sarah Knight, and I am looking forward to walking with you on your journey of healing. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 8 years of experience working with children, teenagers, adults and families. I graduated from Whitworth University, with my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, in 2014. I use a combination of Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and Positive Psychology in order to help clients set goals, improve mood, reduce unwanted symptoms and break negative thought patterns. I am a very empathetic and genuine therapist that focuses on providing unconditional positive regard towards everyone. It is important for me to build a therapeutic relationship with my clients that is based on trust and to provide a safe space where we can work together towards a brighter future. I have worked with many clients struggling with anxiety, depression and trauma who have been able to achieve positive and lasting changes, leading to a more fulfilling and joyful life.

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Dr. Theresa McDowell

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionADHD
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Washington with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, 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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Kelli Wilson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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.

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Jennifer Schweinhard

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Washington with 15 years of professional work experience in community mental health and private practice. I graduated with a Master's of Psychology in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University in 2005. I have experience in supporting clients through situational issues as well as developing strategies to manage chronic challenges. I earned designation as a Child Mental Health Specialist and provided clinical supervision to provisional licensees, interns, and senior clinicians before moving to private practice. We will collaborate to develop a treatment plan that meets your unique needs, builds on your existing strengths, and reaches your goals. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I strive to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment to allow for growth that may be uncomfortable at times. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am excited that you have taken that step to a healthier life!

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Uzma Ahmad

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issues
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in two states and also Nationally certified Counselor. I am licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon and Mental Health Counselor License in Washington, with 25 years of professional work experience, including teaching Psychology at the university level. My therapeutic approach is strength based. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, grief, relationship issues, parenting, conflicts, cultural & generational issues, trauma/abuse, sexual abuse and others. I work with my clients to build working relationship and create an open and safe space where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Signing up for therapy is a step towards self-care. I recognize that this step may takes courage. I am here to support & empower you in this process.

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Stephanie Basilias

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
LGBTCoping with life changesCoachingCompassion fatigue
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi, thanks for stopping by - here is a little about me: I am a Clinical Social Worker independently licensed in the states of Washington and Michigan. I have six years of clinical work experience and ten years of professional work experience. The majority of my practice has focused on helping clients with LGBT identity-related challenges, Veteran and military service, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. My goal is 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 requires courage, and I am proud of you for getting started! Regarding my limited scheduling availability: I work full time, am a Mommy, Wife and have a few fur babies. I wanted to sign up to be a therapist through BetterHelp in order to help mitigate the national mental health care shortage. I wish I could offer more availability, however, that is my fullest capacity at this point in time. If our schedules align and you’d like to set an appointment, I’ll look forward to meeting with you. Thank you!

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Dr. Maria Kim

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Counselor License Type(s): Ph.D. in Expressive Therapies,Board Certified Art Therapist(ATR-BC),Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist(LMFT)
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in California and Illinois over 10 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and art therapist, and am a Ph.D. in expressive therapies. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, adjustment, family issues, parenting problems, ADHD, and other life challenges. I also helped many people who have interested in art therapy. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic counseling. Most of all, I trust in everyone's capacity to find wisdom within through the counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek 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. I look forward to working with you! Maria Kim, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LMFT

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Shauna Raffety Schatz

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in California, Oregon, and Washington with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem and confidence, & 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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Colette Martel

Clinical therapist offering therapy in WA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefDepression
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a License Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience in counseling families, couples, and individuals from 5 years of age to 65 years of age. As a counselor, I have worked in a variety of settings with diverse populations, cultures, and ethnic groups. I am trained to treat several mental health conditions or issues including anxiety, depression, grief, mood disorder, adjustment disorder, and personality disorders. I have spent the last 15 years working in the state, private, and public-school systems. My experience as a counselor and education allows me to apply family system theories and psychotherapeutic techniques to help others improve their lives, develop better thinking skills, social skills, emotional skills, and cope strategies. Life can be difficult, and my goal is to provide a healthy, unbiased, safe, and nurturing environment so that anyone can talk through their experiences without being judged. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support, encourage, advocate, and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Hunts Point

Finding the best therapist close by in Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point. 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 Hunts Point, 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 Hunts Point region and in the state of Washington. 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point, elsewhere in King, or in the greater state of Washington.

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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point may not take health insurance, some in the state of Washington 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 Washington 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 Hunts Point online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Hunts Point, Washington 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Hunts Point 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.

Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 WA, 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 98004 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 Hunts Point counselor?

Before seeing your Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point.

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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point 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 Hunts Point, Washington 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.

Hunts Point 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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