Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 20

Hello! My name is Cindy Beishir. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 14 years experience providing therapeutic mental health care to adults, families, children and couples. My approach is non-judgmental focusing on providing a safe space where you can be yourself. I do not expect people to do things "my way" but rather do things the way that works best for them in their situation. While I specialize in trauma and anxiety, I enjoy working with people who are struggling with day to day issues and need more support in addition to working wit...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a substance abuse counselor (SAC) in Wisconsin with over 6 years of experience as a counselor and a case manager. I have worked with clients living with depression and anxiety symptoms, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, alcohol and other drug use disorders, parenting difficulties, relationship issues, sleep disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I have extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced homelessness as well as childhood trauma a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I started as a therapist because I wanted to use the many experiences I have had in life to help others navigate their own. I am currently licensed in Wisconsin. In 2006, I earned a master's degree in criminal justice. Then, in 2013, I went back to school to get a master's degree in counseling. My client base consists of those who have experienced trauma, those who are survivors of domestic violence, and those with anxiety, depression, adjustment and relationship concerns, and addiction. I have worked with the homeless, the addicted, the abused, the abuser, t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am a professional counselor, licensed in the state of Wisconsin. My experience as a mental health counselor, career counselor, and life coach have given me opportunities to work with people through life's changes and challenges. Some of my experience is with with college age clients, new moms and dads, physician families, women specific issues, people navigating career changes, and school age children. I believe that a counseling relationship can be helpful for all individuals. I am warm, understanding, joyful, and appropriately empathetic to any and all season...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of experience and am currently licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, anger management, OCD, ADHD. relationship issues, parenting struggles, and trauma. I was excited to join the BetterHelp team because I believe therapy should be accessible and available to more people, without limitations and labels dictated by insurance companies. I would describe my therapy style as genuine and eclectic. I bel...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wisconsin. I have experience providing therapy to individuals and families related to chronic medical issues, grief and loss, family systems, relationship and parenting, and end-of-life. My therapeutic approach is based on whole health and self-exploration, with the clients input at the forefront. I believe in the capacity of each individual to work through their own personal struggles, with support and skills provided during therapy. I believe in fostering a collaborative relationship in order to meet the individual go...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 5

Hello, my name is Ashley Lynch and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin. I have been working in the field of mental health since 2012 in various settings and roles. I received my Master's degree in Social Work from George Williams College in 2016. My first exposure to assisting people with mental health was during my undergraduate program where I worked with individuals in group homes. I found conversing with the clients and talking through their struggles, passions, and goals so rewarding that it led me to pursue my masters degree spec...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

EXPERIENCE I provide online counseling through BetterHelp, and through my Wisconsin-based private practice. Since 2017, I have been helping people move forward through their codependency, life transitions, anxiety, grief, and relationship issues. I have also provided counseling services through Gundersen Health System, La Crosse County (WI) Mobile Crisis Unit, Project Pathfinder Inc. 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 ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

My name is Maegan and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I practice out of Wisconsin virtually via telehealth. I offer holistic focused care while utilizing a multitude of evidence based approaches. I take pride in building strong therapeutic relationships with my clients based on trust and safety. I am an advocate for equality and provide LGBTQ+ affirming care. My approach typically resonates with those who have difficulty with life changes, anxiety, depression, and trauma. My goal is to ensure my clients have a safe space to work towards their goals, free o...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of experience: 9

Hello! My name is Sarah. I am specializing in anxiety, depression, and ADHD ages 13 and up. I am passionate about supporting women in their mental health journey, particularly those experiencing pregnancy and/or postpartum. The therapeutic skills and modalities I am currently training in include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma counseling, pet therapy, and humanistic therapy. I have experience working with individuals of all different race/ethnic/cultural backgrounds who have experienced trauma, mental health, and/or substance u...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping adult clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Ohio, South Carolina and Wisconsin with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

I am licensed in Oklahoma and Wisconsin and have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & depression, PTSD, domestic violence, and trauma. I provide Christian (Bible based) counseling upon request. 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, Addictions, LGBT, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 18

We all know that asking for help and talking about how we are feeling is difficult, but it can have an incredibly positive impact once we start and I want to thank you for beginning this journey. I am a seasoned therapist with extensive experience working with a variety of needs. I am licensed in Wisconsin with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, & career difficulties. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where t...

How To Find Counseling Saint Cloud

Finding the best therapist close by in Saint Cloud can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud. 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 Saint Cloud, 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Saint Cloud
  • DBT in Saint Cloud
  • Substance use therapy in Saint Cloud
  • Couples therapy in Saint Cloud

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Saint Cloud, 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 Saint Cloud, elsewhere in Fond du Lac, or in the greater state of Wisconsin.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

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

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

Therapists in Saint Cloud, Wisconsin 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 Saint Cloud above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud, WI, 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 53079 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 Saint Cloud can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud, Wisconsin 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.

Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud, 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 Saint Cloud.

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

53079