In life, we all have energy that motivates you. Sometimes, that energy is immense, and other times, that energy feels like it’s nowhere to be found. Anxiety and depression can make this sensation worse or better. If you need more life force, a counselor based in Manitowoc can help you. 

Manitowoc means “dwelling of the great spirit.” In some parts of Native American mythology, the great spirit is the life force that’s everywhere. In order to tap into your own life force, a counselor can help you. Talk to one today if you want to learn more. 

This is Aisha Jakachira's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CSAC,EMDR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 10

Ever since I was 12 years old I knew that I had a passion for helping people. I started working in a daycare, moved to school settings, and continued moving up from there. I have over 20 years of experience in the mental health and addictions field. I have been fully licensed for 10 years. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree and a double major in Psychology and Addiction Studies from Alverno College in 2007. In 2010, I received my Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling with a minor in Addiction Studies. I'm originally from Wisconsin but I've been i...

This is Susan O'Connell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, 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 ...

This is Christopher Gerou's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., M.S. , LPC, Thantologist, Trauma/Grief Specialist ,
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief
Years of Experience: 22

I want to share a bit of myself. I graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with my Masters in Counseling; I also attended Hood College in Maryland and graduated with another Maters in Thanatology (Thanatology or Deathlore is the scientific study of death and the losses brought about as a result). Then I attended Carthage College, got my undergraduate degree in Sociology in Kenosha, and grew up. I am also a Licensed Professional Counselor in WI and IL. Communication, nondiscrimination, trust, and confidentiality are major cornerstones of my counseling p...

This is Angela Heredia's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Professional Counselor, licensed in Wisconsin. I have been a licensed therapist for about 2 years, but have over 18 years of experience working in the mental health field in a number of capacities. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting problems to name a few. For the past four years I have been working with children ages 12-18 in a day treatment setting. In this position I worked with children and their families to help them manage things like ADHD, trauma and other behav...

This is Alecia Beaudry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello and welcome to my page. My name is Alecia Beaudry and I want to thank you for taking the time to read my profile to see if I might be a good fit to support you in managing your mental health. I invite you to message me with any additional questions you might have about my skills, treatment methods and experience. I am a Wisconsin based Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who currently is in private practice in Elm Grove Wisconsin. I earned my Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1999. At that time, I also completed an additional co...

This is Rachelle Filipiak's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, 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...

This is Dr. David Goodman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I am a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin and a member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists since 2007. I have been helping adults (18+) with a variety of mental, emotional, and interpersonal problems for over 15 years I am very easy to work with and I will always be sensitive to your needs and concerns as well as give you my utmost respect and compassion. At the same time, I'll challenge you, in an optimistic and uplifting manner, to overcome any of the obstacles between you and your living a more fulfilling life. My approach combine...

This is Dr. Andra Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW ,LCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 37

I provide virtual (telehealth) therapy services in Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin that you will find perfect for your schedule. I have over 30 yrs clinical experience working with clients who experience life difficulties. If you are looking to reduce stress, create a balanced life, build healthy boundaries, increase your self-understanding, self-worth, and self-care options, please contact me! If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

This is Elizabeth Malchow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, I'm Liz! Thank you for taking time to read about me, and my therapy approach. I earned my Master Degree in Social work with an emphasis in Mental Health in 2018 and am now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Clients would best describe me as warm, kind, and reflective. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Treatment approaches that I find most beneficial are cognitive-behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, attachment theory, psychodynamic, mindfulness, and family therapy modalities. I find using activities to help clien...

This is Laura  Contreras's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience. I am skilled at providing counseling for individuals and couples navigating through life transitions, anxiety, grief/loss, parenting, self-esteem and identity challenges, and relationships both at work and home. My clinical passion is to help clients work through various life challenges by offering a supportive and non-judgmental environment, making transformation possible. I strongly believe change is possible and use a narrative, cognitive behavioral, and solution focused approach to...

This is Tammy Kelser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): ms, lmft
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Hi, I am Tammy. I have 23 years of clinical experience in treating mental health symptoms, addiction issues, marriage and family therapy concerns, developmental struggles and sexual concerns. As a therapist who values the essence of who you are rather than what you do, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying effective and comprehensive therapy techniques and strategi...

This is Amber Teele's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, coping with addictions, and trauma. I also have experience working with coping with life changes and in using a Christian faith-based approach with individuals for whom that is an important part of their journey. I believe in working with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared and explored without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and ...

This is Lindsey McClerman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with in a variety of settings. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including PTSD, addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting concerns, life transitions, attachment, and ADHD. I am trained in a variety of evidence based models including EMDR, TFCBT, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and Multi-dimensional Family Therapy. My approach combines frameworks from Internal Family Systems (IFS), Liberation Psychology, and Somatic work. I believe...

This is Dr. Tammy Stargardt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 10 years of professional work experience, including school-based mental health services for all ages, day treatment services for children and teens, and outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents/teens and adults. The majority of my professional work has been with children and adolescents who present with behavioral issues, poor school performance, or those who have experienced trauma and/or abuse. I also have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, parenting issues, motivation, self-esteem, and overa...

This is Kris Morgan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, 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...

This is Megan Wojtak's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I believe in meeting clients where they are at in their healing process. There are circumstances that can throw someone off track - recovery is the journey of getting back on track. I am a very compassionate person and I walk through this journey with my clients and assist them in getting back on track to a life worth living. I wholeheartedly believe the past is necessary to explore, because in order to know where you're going, you need to know where you've come from. Additionally, you can't "say goodbye" to something if you haven't said hello to it. My areas of e...

This is Brittany  Neal's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I work as a licensed Therapist in Wisconsin with three years of professional work experience. I have experience working with teens, adults, and individuals with developmental disabilities, prenatal and postnatal support to families. I have supported individuals processing traumatic events, gender, and sexual expression. I assist teens living in foster care and children who are adopted. Furthermore, I have worked with individuals looking for support in interpersonal relationships. I provide therapy in several modalities. The modalities include Cognitive B...

This is Ash Rotonto's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, I'm Ash! I'm a licensed counselor & art therapist in Wisconsin with 4.5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, & relationship issues. I also have experience working with 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 jo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi! Thanks for visiting this page to learn more. I am licensed in the state of Wisconsin with my LCSW and CSAC, with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients of all different ages, races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds and I work to foster a supportive relationship without judgement or bias. I work directly with patients who are faced with numerous different challenges and unique concerns including stress and anxiety, substance use disorders, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depres...

This is Deena Weinstein's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Manitowoc, WI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I believe every human has the capacity and potential to achieve their objectives and discover more about themselves. My goals as a therapist are to help one find self-acceptance and inner contentment without relying on validation from the outside. Everyone has their own personal journey and I am dedicated to helping others problem solve and find solutions to achieve a state of well-being. My lifetime experience with my horses has taught me about the importance of humility, patience, empathy, adaptability, and selflessness. I bring these same principles to the ...

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

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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc or elsewhere in Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc, 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 Manitowoc, 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 54220 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 Manitowoc:

54220, 54221

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.