This is Jennifer Wiss's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW (WA),LCSW (OR)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! My name is Jennifer, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am glad you have reached out for support in your current stage of life. I have practiced for the last nine years in Washington, Oregon and Utah. I graduated with my Master’s in Social Work from Eastern Washington University (2012). I have worked with families in many different situations and settings (in-home, community, and schools). I am also a clinical supervisor for a team of therapists and individuals obtaining licensure. My background includes working with families involved with the c...

This is David Teachout's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 10

I am a mental health counselor and therapist for individuals looking to address difficulties related to emotional instability, communication and relationship issues, identity struggles and trauma (of violent and/or religious origin). I work from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) perspective, focused on mindfully accepting without judgment the thoughts and experiences that we often attempt to avoid through various behaviors, with the goal of expanding your flexibility when working through the personal difficulties that come up in life. I live by the ph...

This is Melissa  Clem's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! My name is Melissa Clem. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 7+ years of experience working with adults and children in Community Mental Health and as a Designated Crisis Responder (DCR). I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Master’s of Science in Professional Counseling. I am a certified clinical specialist in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) that specifically helps people diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or individuals that need help dealing wi...

This is Angela Scheres's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,SUDP,MHP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a therapist dually licensed in Washington State to provide diagnostic and counseling services for mental health and substance use disorders (LMHC, SUDP, MHP), and licensed in Idaho to provide diagnostic and counseling services (LCPC). I have over four years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients that experience numerous mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, all substance use disorders (e.g. alcohol, stimulants, opioids, etc.), is...

This is Dr. Marilyn Sears's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed doctorate-level therapist with over 30 years of experience as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues including depression & anxiety, loss & grief, relationship issues, women's issues, career challenges and future planning. My style is warm and interactive. I don't believe in labels and I will treat you with respect and compassion. My approach combines a short-term solution focus with person-centered therapy. I will tailor my approach to meet your unique needs. Thank you for taking the first step to...

This is Dr. Steven Wren's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,EdD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 23

I love working collaboratively with clients to help them discover the tools that they might need to overcome barriers in their lives. The decision to see a therapist isn't an easy one. It can be very difficult to choose to share your most private thoughts and feelings with another person. While many of us wouldn't hesitate to see a doctor if we had a broken arm, we will put off seeking mental health assistance because we feel shame about needing help. In my work I try to help individuals, couples, and families make sense of the world by focusing on their existing ...

This is Kathy Ekren's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, my name is Kathy Ekren. I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT #94889) in the State of California and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC #60444728) in the State of Washingtion and a Certified Brainspotting Therapist. I received my Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Gonzaga University in 2009. I became licensed in the State of Washington in 2015 and licensed in the State of California in 2016. I have received advanced training in brainspotting, which is my primary and preferred approach for treatment currently. Brainspottin...

This is Rose Malcolm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Ms. Malcolm is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington. She graduated Summa cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Akron in May of 2013. Ms. Malcolm pursued her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at John Carroll University and graduated in May of 2016. Upon graduation she worked in Cleveland at the Crisis Unit, which was a 15-bed facility to further stabilize clients upon their release from a hospital psych ward. After leaving the crisis unit, she worked in Medina County in a Community Mental...

This is Candice Dorsten's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

My training was originally as an Art Therapist and I became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor as well, in order to meet the needs of clients for whom art therapy was not a good match. My approach is humanistic, with a foundation in attachment theory, particularly in its application to the internal working models which will guide the individual's feelings, thoughts and expectations in later relationships. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and career challenges. I also helped many people who...

This is Stephanie Stuck's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS in clinical counseling,LCPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with experience over ten years involving a wide variety of clinical issues and clients. I have spent years counseling all ages regarding issues including, but not limited to, life changes, relationships, mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety, test anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation. issues related to domestic violence, abuse, childhood trauma, mood disorders, schizophrenia, PTSD, and addressing healthy boundaries. I utilize a variety of therapy techniques and theories to make sure that th...

This is Dr. Ronald Boyd's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): D.Min, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in North Carolina and Hawaii with over 15 years of counseling experience. I am a disabled combat veteran serving over 25 years as both an enlisted Soldier and an active duty Army Chaplain. I am also an ordained minister with 20 years of ministry experience. My doctorate and area of expertise is in spiritual resilience through difficult life circumstances. My counseling style is warm, person centered, and solution focused. Whether you are looking for a marriage tune up, help dealing with grief, wrestling with...

This is Ryan Black's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, my name is Ryan and I have been working in mental health for 9 years. I have experience helping people with an array of problems including substance abuse, couples issues, adolescents, criminal justice, mood disorders and other life problems. I began my work in mental health after working for 10 years in health and fitness. My inspiration to enter the field of mental health developed from a desire to help others realize their ability to change and to achieve their utmost potential in psychological well-being. I am a compassionate, genuine, authentic therapis...

This is Jenna Lander's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Denver. I hold my LCSW license in Oregon, I have over 8 years of experience working with individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, postpartum and ADHD. I have also helped many individuals who have experienced trauma or abuse. My counseling style is calm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, individuality and compassion . My a...

This is Melissa Phillips 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,SUDPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Washington with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & LBGTQ+ -related issues. I also have experience working with trauma and abuse. I am taking couples who desire to work on building communication with one another who have experienced trust breaking events. 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...

This is Stephanie Young's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): CMHC,,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Welcome! Congrats on taking that step to begin your online therapy journey with us!! My name is Stephanie and I'm a licensed clinical mental health counselor from Salt Lake. I received my Bachelor's degree in psychology from scenic Southern Utah University (go T-birds!) and received my Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from La Salle University in Philadelphia (Go birds again!). The majority of my post-Master's work Is with addiction and dual diagnosis so lots of depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. I've also been heavily involved in marriage ...

This is Dr. Kimberley Dockery's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Oregon with over 7 years of experience working as a medical family therapist. I have worked with an array of clients with a wide range of presenting problems including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relational distress, and adjustment as well as clients dealing with chronic illness. As a family therapist, I am dedicated to facilitate positive change by exploring the client’s story within their context, interactions, and relationships. My personal values of compassion, care, and respect are fundamental ...

This is Dr. Demetrius Donseroux's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Oregon, Texas, and Washington with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Michaela Curtis-Joyce's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Oregon with 12 years of professional work experience.I am glad you are here and I genuinely would like to help you find the right support. I believe we all already have exactly what we need. I find it quite rewarding to team up with clients and find ways to harness their strengths. I am relationship based and balance compassion with frank communication. Let's look together and make a plan for how to realize your best self. I work with adults who are struggling with adjustment, managing emotions, or who are concerned for children in their care. I...

This is Joanne  Speed's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression. 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 - Millwood, Washington (Millwood, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Washington with almost a decade of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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. My style is warm, interactive, funny, and wholesome. Therapy should be fun, introspective and engaging. With clients I have worked with, they will tell you that they have laughed and cried at the same time. I even ha...

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

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 Millwood 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 Millwood 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 Millwood or elsewhere in Spokane or the state of Washington.

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 Millwood 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 Millwood due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Millwood and elsewhere throughout the state of Washington 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 Millwood 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 Millwood, 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 Millwood, WA, 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 99212 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 Millwood:

99206, 99212

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.