Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Colorado, Hawaii, Washington and Florida. My experience began while serving in the USAF, in California, providing care to service members and their families struggling with Post Traumatic Stress, Anxiety, Substance Abuse and difficulty adjusting to military life. As my experience has expanded since leaving service, I have had the opportunity to work with individuals living with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Personality Disorders and Severe Depression. My counseling style has always been flexible and tail...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington State and a Geriatric Mental Health Specialist. My education and training is in both clinical social work and psychology. I have worked with adults of all ages as a psychotherapist, counselor, and Geriatric Care Manager. I can help individuals seeking support and guidance with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, career issues, anger management, caregiver stress and aging issues. I believe that we all do the best that we can and trust that every one of us is capable of change, which is t...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience working with hospice patients and families. I specialize in helping people navigate through loss and grief. My experience has been focused on the loss of loved ones, however the strategies and conversations for coping with loss can be applied towards loss of relationships, jobs, or whatever else creates that deep sense of loss and grief in one’s life. The pandemic has disrupted our social connections, our routines, and our sense of security. Along with all the disruptions, many are experie...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, ADHD
Years of experience: 14

I am a mental health counselor licensed in Washington state with over 13 years of experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including ADHD, opioid addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. I have also assisted many people who have experienced physical and emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating individuals with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My training, life experience, and insight offer clie...

Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Anger management
Years of experience: 3

Hi! I am an Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) based out of Washington State. Life can be hard and messy! We have all experienced unexpected difficulties and loss; whether it be the death of a loved one, the loss of a job or a significant relationship or some other challenge that has been hard to navigate on our own. I have worked with both justice impacted and non-justice impacted individuals challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss as well as drug and alcohol addiction. My approach is a a person centered strengths based sol...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 13

Welcome! As your potential therapist, I would like you to know that I really value the relationship that we create together in therapy. Before we have a chance to meet or if you want to have a better understanding of who I am, I have included some information about myself so you can decide if we might be a good fit. Having an open and trusting relationship is very important in making the most of our time together and getting the support you need. I completed my master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Marquette University. I have been in the mental...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 38

I am licensed in Washington with 38 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, lgbtq+ related issues, trauma and abuse, & bipolar disorder. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 27

I am licensed in Utah. I have nearly 30 years of professional clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 22

I'm Bryan, a licensed therapist in Washington and Idaho. I'm also nationally Board Certified, with additional state and national certifications. My experience includes private practice, school-based, inpatient, residential, and community-based settings. I help others address stress and anxiety, addictions, intimacy-related issues, anger management, & men's issues. Reaching out can be a difficult first step to improving your life. I believe that each of us deserves opportunities to seek health and happiness for our heads and hearts. LIfe presents us with a fast-pa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 15

I am licensed in Idaho with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I also have experience working with trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 9

I am a licensed professional counselor and certified rehabilitation counselor. I served the State of Alaska as Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for 7 years. I’ve had my own private practice for 2 years. I am a client centered therapist with an existential philosophy. I believe an empathetic judgement free space is essential to any therapeutic process. I also believe that all change must be individualized and client directed through a co-created therapy process. I believe client’s are experts of their own experiences and have both the power and knowledge to ma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hello! My name is Sunny and I am a Mentalh Health Counselor who has been licensed in Utah for 12 years. I have worked as a social worker for 18 years in settings such as Utah Department of Human Services, Hospital setting and currently in a school setting. I have done individual counseling for 7 years in the school setting and now through telehealth with teens and adults. I like to see my clients succeed and assist them in making goals. I work with clients doing cognitive behavioral, mindfulness and motivational therapy. I work with clients on self esteem ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Washington with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & relationship issues. I also have experience working with 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.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Washington with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, motivation, self-esteem, communication and confidence. I have worked with parents who have children with behavioral challenges and provided parenting education to improve the family home. 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 happ...

How To Find Counseling Tekoa

Finding the best therapist close by in Tekoa can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Tekoa 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Tekoa. 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 Tekoa, 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, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Tekoa or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Tekoa counselors 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 Tekoa area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Tekoa
  • DBT in Tekoa
  • Substance use therapy in Tekoa
  • Couples therapy in Tekoa

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Tekoa, 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 Tekoa, elsewhere in Whitman, or in the greater state of Washington.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Tekoa 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 Tekoa 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 in Tekoa: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Tekoa: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Tekoa: $100
  • Therapy in Tekoa: $80

While many psychologists in Tekoa may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Tekoa 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Tekoa, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Tekoa above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Tekoa 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Tekoa helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Tekoa 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:

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 Tekoa therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 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 Tekoa counselor 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 almost one million people in Tekoa, WA, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 99033 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Tekoa can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Tekoa Counselor? 

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist 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 counselors and 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. A Tekoa 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 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy 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 professional 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 Tekoa, 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.

Tekoa has many professionals 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. In Tekoa, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

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.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

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 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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Tekoa.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Tekoa:

99033