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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

Are you looking for support in removing what is blocking you from loving who you are, doing what you love, and connecting with the people you love? I can help you develop more positive relationships and become more aware of what might be stopping you from moving forward in your personal and professional life. I provide an empathic environment that opens the way for self-discovery. I hope that you will feel supported and more confident as you take steps toward living a life you feel passionate about. I approach therapy as a collaborative process, working with each...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have worked in the field of Social Work in different roles for over 10 years. My holistic training includes mindfulness and yoga that I incorporate into therapeutic strategies. I am versed in multiple therapy modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Solution Focused Therapy. I have a variety of experience handling clients struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional regulation concerns, relationship issues, major life tra...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 33

Hello and welcome! Something in your life brought you here in your search for help. I want you to know that you’ve come to a good place. I know how it takes wisdom and courage to seek out counseling support. I want to help you explore what is possible for you. Each of us can tap into our resilience and creativity even during the most stressful of times. I know too that sometimes we just need someone to talk to, who can listen without judgement. I am here for that. Update on 9/1/2021. Hello. I am updating my profile and mentions of what I consider my skill set...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin with over 22 years’ experience providing direct care for new parents and infants, children, adolescents, young adults, adults and families. I have worked at an inpatient residential treatment center for adolescents and a community mental health clinic. I am also a consultant for the Wisconsin association of infant mental health (WI-AIMH). In 1999, I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Master’s degree in mental health counseling. In addition, I have specialized training through ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Dr. Jim Geidner has over 20 years of clinical experience working in a wide variety of settings, including psychiatric rehabilitation, child treatment centers and universities. He is currently a Professor of Health and Counseling and also works in private practice. With vast experience as a Clinical Supervisor at a wide variety of institutions, including Rush Memorial Hospital, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, among others, Dr. Geidner is well versed in numerous modes of therapy. His approach to therapy emphasizes finding the right treatment mo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! We're currently living through a very challenging time, and you've decided it's time to get some support. It's wonderful that you're taking this step to care for yourself! I am a licensed mental health counselor with more than five years' experience. Much of my work here on BetterHelp has been with individuals in their 20s and 30s. I also have significant experience working with college students. I have expertise partnering with clients to address their stress, anxiety, depression, and relationship concerns. I also have a background in substance use cou...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! I am Dr. Rose. I am a psychologist with 15 years of experience providing therapy services. I completed my pre-doctoral internship at the Cincinnati VA Medical Hospital and obtained my graduate education from Indiana State University. I am dually licensed in Wisconsin and Indiana. While residing in Indiana, I worked in a very rural and low income area. I am currently based in Wisconsin, where I have the opportunity to work with individuals from both the more populated areas, as well as the rural areas. Additionally, I am based along the I94 corridor, so I ha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi and welcome to my BetterHelp platform. My name is Theresa Otu, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin, “America’s Dairyland.” My hunch tells me that if you are reading through my profile, you are searching for a buddy for your self-improvement journey. If my guess is right, I want to commend you for thinking about improving your life. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said something many years ago that I believe is still very true today. According to Heraclitus, “Change is the only constant in life.” If you believe this saying like I do, it follo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Welcome. My name is Brittany Cook and I am a licensed therapist. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma/PTSD and OCD and enjoy being able to work with individuals from all walks of life. Some other areas of expertise include relationship issues, parenting, religious issues, midlife crises, life purpose and fulfillment, communication skills, career issues, postpartum depression and stress and anxiety management. My approach is client-centered , solution-focused and collaborative. I am easygoing and laid-back and sessions are ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed professional counselor who has been licensed in the state of Wisconsin for the past 11 years working as a clinical case manager, pyschotherapist, and clinical supervisor. I have worked with people with a wide range of experiences including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, short term and long term stress, and sexual acting out concerns. I have also supported people who have experienced life's traumas in its many forms. My counseling style is warm, humorous, and collaborative. I believe in treating people with respe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the state of Wisconsin, with 12+ years of counseling experience. I enjoy empowering clients to feel assertive and able to face anything. I have experience in crisis services, corrections, private practice, and community practice. I am certified in Functional Family Therapy (FFT). I am interested in individual, group, couples, and family therapy. I have a Bachelors degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin Parkside and a Master of Science in Education-Counseling from Concordia University Wisconsin. My style of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, my name is Victoria Jackson! I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wisconsin and I have been working in the field for 14 years since obtaining my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and then I completed my Master's Degree in Social Work soon after. I've worked with individuals throughout the years in providing psychotherapy with the focus of Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, grief and loss, substance abuse and trauma. I utilize treatment approaches that sustain real results with Strengths-Based, Solutions Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Intervi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Wisconsin (and still active in Connecticut). I have 17 years of experience working with the Veteran population. My career began as a Combat Stress Control specialist in the Army, assisting troops in Iraq. My passion is focusing on men's wellness. This includes handling of past traumas, self-worth, forgiveness, fatherhood, loneliness, sexual health concerns, relationship issues, physical fitness, anger management, depression, and career choices. I am considered personable and genuine. I know life is difficult and ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 12

Each of us was reverently and wonderfully made! But over the course of life many of us have been wounded with injuries that eyes can't see--soul wounds. Those wounds may come from absent or unloving caregivers, bullying, abuse, trauma, neglect, hateful words, injuries or illness, substance abuse, lack of safety, abandonment, rejection, etc. There are many ways a person can be wounded. Those wounds don't just go away, and over time they cause problems in our behavior, thinking, feelings, relationships, families and workplaces. We wonder why this anxiety just won't ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Kelsey and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Utah. I have over 7 years of experience helping clients reach their goals in creating a happier and more fulfilled life. I received my Master’s degree in Social work from Augsburg University and my bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. I have been fortunate to provide care to a wide range of ages in both individual and group settings. I have experience with clients with a broad range of concerns including, mo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 4

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness! These words inspire us to look forward to a bright future, something we can count on as we move through life. But what happens when the life we hoped for slips out of our grasp? When our careers stall, or when our relationships go sour, or when we can’t shake off the effects of painful experiences? Since earning my MS in Clinical Counseling from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, I have learned that each of us is full of talent and potential. We all have something important to contribute to the world. All we need is ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, 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 - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

EXPERIENCE Since 2017, I have been helping people move forward through their life transitions, grief, anxiety, and relationship issues. I have provided counseling services through Gundersen Health System, La Crosse County (WI) Mobile Crisis Unit, Project Pathfinder Inc., and private practice. I engage in clinical consultation and ongoing training to help ensure ethical, quality care. EDUCATION I received my Masters degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Winona State University) and Human Development (Saint Mary’s University of MN). My undergraduate degree...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin providing mental health treatment for individuals across the lifespan. In my ten years of being a social worker, I’ve had the honor to work with adults, children, and families in multiple settings such as transitional housing, crisis stabilization, psychiatric hospitals (institutions and community based), emergency departments, and forensic settings. I’ve worked with individuals of diverse backgrounds who have concerns with stress, anxiety, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, confi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Iola, Wisconsin (Iola, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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

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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola 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 Iola, 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 Iola, 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 54990 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 Iola:

54945, 54990

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.