Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 16

Hello, my name is Celia Gardner. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and Wisconsin. I have a Masters Degree in Counseling, having graduated from Webster University in 2004. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I've been in the counseling field for 16 years, working in a variety of settings and with different age groups. A specific area of interest for me is working with adolescents and women, although I also have experience working with men and couples struggling to salvage their marriage. I have training in Eye Movement Desensitization and R...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hello. My name is Natara Elliott. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois and Wisconsin. I have had the privilege of working with many different populations in many different settings. I have worked with toddlers, adolescents, teens, adults, and the elderly. I have worked in school settings, case management, the foster care system, and substance/mental health. I have been trained in the clinical interventions of REBT, Play Therapy, and EMDR. I have obtained my certification in REBT, thus being able to further assist clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Dr. Angela Legner, Psy.D., LPC, is an experienced psychotherapist with advanced training in brief, evidence-based treatment approaches. She completed specialty postdoctoral training in Health Psychology (e.g. chronic pain, diabetes, mood disorders, obesity, sleep, stress, smoking cessation) and has two years experience working with individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and Traumatic Brain Injury. She has advanced training and experience in treating anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, Panic, Phobias, as well...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 11

It gives me absolute pleasure to allow God to use me to minister through counseling to help clients achieve their healing by providing a safe place for them to have a voice, and for me to listen, and accept them as they are without judgment. My counseling experience began when I started working with Veterans and their families, using clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions to help Veterans who were suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder readjust to civilian life. Since then I have helped to empower over 100 civilian and military couples, also in...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief
Years of experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Wisconsin. I have experience providing therapy in the home, residential treatment, and outpatient setting. I specialize in grief, loss, end-of-life, relationship issues, forgiveness, aging, depression, and anxiety. I provide therapy using a variety of techniques, including solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, whole health, and motivational interviewing. My therapy style is nonjudgmental, open, and interested. I take time to get to know anyone I'm working with and deve...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 3

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Wisconsin. I’ve worked with adults suffering from a variety of concerns ranging from depression, anxiety, disabilities, and life changes / hardships to PTSD, trauma and domestic violence. I have a very warm, welcoming, and empathetic approach to creating a safe and fulfilling therapeutic relationship with my clients. My approach is holistic by viewing the client as a whole person - mind, body and spirit. I utilize evidence-based modalities including cognitive, person-centered, solution-focused,...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 4

Joel Kirchstein is a graduate from Liberty University. He holds a degree in Religion, and a degree in Psychology with a specialty in Christian Counseling and Life Coaching. His post graduate studies include an M.A. degree in Professional Counseling and an M.A. degree in Human Resource Counseling. Joel also holds certificates of completion from AACC (American Association of Christian Counselors) in Caring for Kid's God's Way, Caring for People God's Way, Healthy Sexuality, Breaking Free, and Marriage Works. Joel is licensed in Wisconsin with 3 years of professional...

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

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a multitude of different issues. I also have experience working with multiple age populations. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I will not release information without your signed con...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
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, coping with addictions, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 14

I am licensed in California and Wisconsin with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & working with military members, as a Department of Defense contractor for active, reserve and veterans. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 16

Linda Slaikeu, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I completed a Master’s degree at Bethel University, and I am licensed in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan. I have 16 years of professional experience helping clients with relationship issues, life transitions, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, etc. I am a certified Prepare and Enrich Couples Inventory Facilitator. I work with couples to rebuild trust, improve communication, and rekindle emotional intimacy. During my therapy sessions, clients learn practical tools, strategies and skills that empower ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
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, lgbtq+ related issues, relationship issues, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

Seek holistic well-being, personal growth, and lasting change? As a Marriage and Family Therapist, my unique approach blends systems thinking, Zen Buddhism, and cybernetic wisdom. I believe in transformation through understanding interconnected systems. We shift from working against ourselves to working with ourselves, and from battling circumstances to embracing them. My approach resonates with those who are ready to embrace personal accountability and who seek to explore the depths of their inner worlds. It's for individuals, couples, and families who are open t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 18

I am licensed in Wisconsin with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

How To Find Counseling Westfield

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

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

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Westfield, 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 Westfield, elsewhere in Marquette, 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 Westfield area can be found below:

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

While many psychologists in Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield, 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 Westfield above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield, 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 53964 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 Westfield can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield, 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.

Westfield 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 Westfield, 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

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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 Westfield.

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

53964