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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Wisconsin. I began my career in the area of addictions, working both with the patient and families of people with substance abuse problems. I have since expanded on that area and have extensive experience working with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, grief and loss, chronic medical issues, caregiver and compassion fatigue, I try to meet each person that I work with where they are at and help them discover their strengths and develop plans to assist with the changes they would like to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! I am glad that you have chosen Better Help to guide you through whatever difficult situation that you are facing. My name is Chad Taylor, and I am originally from Illinois where I was born and raised for the first 38 years of my life. I spent my time right out of high school working for the Illinois Department of Corrections then decided to go back to school to pursue a new career. I graduated from Western Illinois University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. After I graduated, I thought about going into ministry, but I decided to pu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 6+ years of experience working with individuals with varied concerns and backgrounds, My experience in multiple settings has allowed me to develop diverse skills, build rapport and respond in an empathetic and supportive manner when working with individuals and families. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families to address mental health, including and not limited to: depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, relationship, home and work related concerns, as well as substance use and behavior management....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Amanda and I am a lover of baking, knitting, nature hikes, podcasts, and all things cozy. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Wisconsin. My counseling style is warm and reflective as I listen and sit with my clients in whatever space they are in, judgment free. I am dedicated to creating a space where we can work together to process, learn, and collaborate on achieving your goals. I value a holistic approach to therapy and I draw from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, psychoeducation and a client centered approach. I hi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): 8477-123,MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker with 6 years of experience working with adults & elders. I am excited to work with you & come to my practice with warmth, empathy & understanding. Each person is a unique & dynamic individual with their own path. I believe in using a collaborative approach, non-judgmental and an eclectic practice style; to help you meet new challenges & reach your goals. I use an integrated approach to suit your needs. I believe that therapy should be a partnership that takes into account all aspects of a client's life. I use a holistic a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS Voc Rehab Counseling
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 30

I have thirty years of experience serving people with a variety of diagnostic labels. I work comfortably with individuals, couples, and entire families. I have had several advanced training experiences in Family-Systems Therapy. I am also trained to an advanced degree in Motivational Interview. When I am given the honor of serving someone therapeutically, I believe it is my responsibility to provide an approach that feels most comfortable, and is most effective for that person. The person, their history, and their current issue should guide the work we do togeth...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! You are strong! I am so excited to be part of your journey as you grow and heal. Here is a little bit about me! I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Wisconsin with over 8 years of experience. I am passionate about working collaboratively with my clients to help them develop skills to become more successful in their life goals. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and a Strengths-Based approach I help clients move from where they are to where they need to be. Most importantly, I feel privileged to walk alongside my clients...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I hold a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. My skill-set has been molded working in a domestic violence shelter for women, college counseling center, medium-security correctional facility for men, and providing outpatient mental health services for individuals of all ages and struggles. I take a modern, holistic, and interpersonal approach incorporating elements from different theories depending on the person and the situation. Life is hard, and triggers are unavoidable. Change is unpleasant in t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CSAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor in Wisconsin with over five years of experience helping families and individuals with their relationships, mental health, and addiction issues. I work with clients with addictions, anxiety, depression, parenting issues, grief, and overall life stress. I have a Trauma-informed Care Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and I help people with trauma issues stemming from emotional and physical abuse. My counseling style is compassionate, warm, and engaging. I believ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional counselor with over ten years of experience working in a variety of settings from in home family therapy to private practice to corrections. I have enjoyed the wide range of individual struggles I have worked with in these settings including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, addiction and trauma. I graduated from Adams State University in 2011. While I utilize different modalities with my clients including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Thera...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,Mental Health Counseling
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hey there, welcome! I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin providing mental health treatment for individuals across the lifespan. In the 9 years of being a therapist, I've had the honor to work with adults, children and families in multiple settings such as community clinics, large healthcare system clinics and forensic settings. I've worked with individuals of diverse backgrounds who are experiencing difficult life transitions, concerns with anxiety, depression, ADHD and post-traumatic stress disorder/trauma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello! I am Sara Singleton. I am a clinically licensed bilingual (English/Spanish) social worker licensed in the state of Illinois and Wisconsin. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City, where I am from. I have over 14 years experience in various parts of the field of social work: Child welfare advocacy, substance use disorders, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, sexual assault response advocacy and hospice/grief counseling. I have worked within a variety of settings with diverse...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed professional counselor in Wisconsin with 8 years of clinical experience. I have experience working with clients of all ages, including older adults. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating people with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC, LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Let's move forward together! Sometimes we feel our life is out of control and the first thing we need to do is to identify how and why. Once we can identify how we feel our life is out of control, we can work on the why. Now we can begin to identify what we want our life to be and what we need to do to move forward toward our goals. We will work as a team and I will provide a safe, secure and non-judgemental environment for you to share and explore your world in order to develop goals and a plan to move forward. I have over thirty years of experience and am...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 14 years of professional counseling experience.. I have experience in helping clients of all ages, with Autism, Depression, Bi-Polar, Anxiety, Stress, PTSD, Trauma and Abuse, Parenting Issues, Couples Issues, Career difficulties, and individuals with varying physical and mental health disabilities. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes coura...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Wisconsin as a LCSW and LMFT with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in exploring family of origin issues, as our first family experience shapes us. I strive to treat everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I commend you for having the courage to reach out to seek help in understanding some of your ongoing life challenges. I'm available to work with you at times that we can both find conv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wisconsin with 4 years of clinical experience. Prior to being a therapist, I worked in numerous social work settings. I have experience helping clients with stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that mental health is impacted by all areas of our lives, so my treatment approach uses a holistic focus to achieve mental wellness. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgm...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 3 years of professional work experience, specifically working with family systems, couples therapy, and individual therapy. Before that, I had experience in emergency settings and case management. As my role as a therapist, I feel very privileged to be a part of your journey and discovery in therapy. I believe in unconditional positive towards my clients, and adhere to the clinically-proven belief of the client-counselor relationship being the highest indicator of successful therapy- more so than any specific modality. I will curat...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & coping with life changes. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Big Falls, Wisconsin (Big Falls, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, 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!

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Big Falls?

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 Big Falls 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 Big Falls 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 Big Falls or elsewhere in Waupaca or the state of Wisconsin.

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 Big Falls 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 Big Falls due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Wisconsin 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 Big Falls and elsewhere throughout the state of Wisconsin 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 Big Falls 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 Big Falls, 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 Big Falls, WI, 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 54486 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 Big Falls:

54486, 54926, 54950

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.