In life, it can feel like you don’t have a guide. You need help with your job, your schooling, and your own mental health. One way you can fix this is by speaking to a counselor based in Spokane, who can help you get back on the right track. 

Spokane is known for being the birthplace of Father’s Day. In life, we need a father figure, or another parental figure, to help guide us. If you don’t have a good parental figure, or could use more, a counselor can be that person to help you. Speak to a counselor in Spokane today.

This is Dr. Noelani Rodrigues's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 21

Aloha & welcome to my page. Do you feel like you have lost your way – that nothing feels quite right – or that the past seems to be repeating itself? My view is that we all begin from a place of wholeness, but we sometimes lose belief in ourselves along the way. I have the depth of professional and life experience to see and work with you as a unique individual. Let me be a support and guide as you navigate the journey to your true potential. My expertise includes a broad range of issues including traumas, anxiety, emotional difficulties, relationships, and di...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a qualified social worker and therapist bringing you over twenty years experience and a heart-centered, compassionate practice, in which we actively work together to meet your needs, whether you need help dealing with grief and loss, or with mental health issues, or simply need referrals for the basics – food, shelter, and medical care. I offer a safe, calm space and a compassionate listening ear for you to work through whatever it is you’re facing in your life right now. Together we discern how best you can manage your circumstances, as well as discoverin...

This is Christine Jorgensen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MHP,CMHS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Washington State. I have been working in mental health in various capacities since 2005 including working with the foster care system, juvenile justice, treatment courts and with inpatient facilities. I obtained my Master's in 2010 and began counseling individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families. I work with a wide population and age range and am client centered. I believe in a positive therapeutic relationship and alliance. I view my role as being supportive, focusing on strengths, skills and empo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon and have been working in the mental health field for over 12 years. My approach to therapy is strengths based and solution focused. I know this is a difficult time in your life, and I am here to bear witness to your challenges as well as your strengths. I believe in focusing on problem solving and validating to move you from a 'stuck' place in your life. I also strongly believe that therapy only works when the client and therapist have a relationship of trust and understanding. It is my job to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I’m Dr. Michael Catalanello and I have been a licensed psychologist for over 29 years. I have an independent psychology practice in Hammond, LA. In my professional work I use a treatment approach known as cognitive behavior therapy. This form of therapy helps people identify problematic emotions, thoughts, and behavior, and then provides methods to change them to live a happier and more satisfying life. One key component of this treatment involves building a strong alliance between the client and therapist so that we work together as a team. Accordingly, I w...

This is Dr. Lisa Roth's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

"The lost home that we are seeking is ourselves; It is the story we carry within our soul." -Michael Meade I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Washington who holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology. I have over 20 years experience in the field and have worked with various peoples at agencies, hospitals, schools, shelters and residential facilities. I am a strength-based, Person-Centered and psychodynamic psychologist who uses creative arts, narrative and didactic...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

Greetings, and welcome to my Better Help page. I am a licensed therapist who specializes in working with adults that are striving to build a life that is fulfilled and enriched with obtaining and surpassing their goals. Whether you are seeking to process the complex emotions of childhood trauma, family of origin issues, shame or trying to manage current life challenges, my approach provides you with unconditional positive regard, and the appreciation of your courage to face these challenges by allowing me to be a part of your journey. My practice as a therapist,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 5

I have a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, which means to you that I look at the issues that you bring to therapy from a systems lens. This means that I view issues as a problem with the system that you're living in rather than an individual problem, think about how a really stressful day might increase the symptoms that you're having. I try to provide both a professional, but a laid-back setting where you can feel comfortable opening up, but also confident that the information that you are getting is reliable.

This is Judith Walker's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MED, LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello. I love working with anxious and depressed clients. Why? I love helping them discover the path to the solutions that have been eluding them. Many have suffered abuse/trauma and are seeking healing leading to fulfillment of life. In this world of confusion, disappointment, and fear relief is attainable. There are many decisions to be made in career and personal life to be sorted through to clarity. My 30+ years in counseling including a Masters degree in community counseling and other tools like empathy, intuition and skill have helped many clients who sai...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MABC,MACC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington. Originally trained as an educator, I bring the skills of a problem solver and interactive listener to the field of mental health. I think holistically because of my experience as a science teacher and as a mental health counselor. My goal for each client is to meet their needs physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. I have worked with family issues, single adults, university students as well as teens who have experienced trauma and or homelessness. Through my experiences working w...

This is Kimberly Butler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor though the state of Colorado with over 9 years of experience working with children, youth, and adults. I have worked in many settings and with clients with a variety of concerns such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, parenting skills, communication skills, and relationship issues, just to name a few. I use the research based practice of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) combined with some solution focused methods. I am a very caring and compassionate individual and enjoy talking with anybody I meet. Based on your spec...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, 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 Sharon Olson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I hold Bachelors degrees in both Theology and Speech Communications (public speaking and interpersonal communications), and a Masters in Applied Behavioral Science. I began my counseling internship in 1988, subsequently working in private practice for 15 years, most recently over the past 3 years. In addition to my counseling career, I also (at times simultaneously) worked for 30+ years as a Software Applications Consultant, Trainer, Troubleshooter, and Production Specialist in corporations, most predomina...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Idaho, Washington and Oregon and have 5 years of professional therapy work experience. I have a vast medical work experience in addition to therapy and my interest is in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I want to help you ease your way through hardships and help you have better relationships with yourself and others. I will meet you with compassion and a non-judgmental space. I believe that you are the expert of your story and th...

This is Dr. Jordan Simonson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Washington with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, sleeping disorders, & 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. 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 - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, and thank you for your interest of looking at my profile to see if we might be a good-fit for therapy. Great job, you are taking your first steps towards feeling better, thinking clearer, and overcoming the obstacle(s) of the dilemma or struggles you have been facing. So, let me tell you a little about myself. I provide two formats of counseling/therapy which are Christian counseling and Non-Christian/Secular counseling. The choice is yours. However, there are several positive strengths that can be beneficial to utilize during therapy such as prayer, script...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Washington, Alaska, Mississippi, and Kentucky with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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 - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Washington with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with somatic issues that are stress related including chronic pain, digestive issues, anxiety, dissociation, as well as coping with addictions, trauma and domestic abuse. My treatment approach is client centered, and trauma informed. I utilize a holistic approach that values treating both the mind and body. Some modalities I use if the client would like to are; breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Spokane, Washington (Spokane, WA)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Feng. I am a licensed mental health counselor in Washington state. I work with individual adults in my practice. Traumatic experiences vary across a wide range for individuals, and it does not have to be something physically violent to leave trauma in our life. Trauma can be anything painful that we experienced throughout our life. Without adequate resources and appropriate support, these experiences can bring a lot of emotional suffering and damage to our quality of life. I utilize a mindfulness approach with evidence-based treatments, like EMD...

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

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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane 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 Spokane, 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 Spokane, 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 99001 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 Spokane:

99001, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99207, 99208, 99209, 99210, 99212, 99219, 99220, 99223, 99224, 99252, 99256, 99258, 99260

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.