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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Greetings and welcome to my profile. My name is Ken Powers, Jr. and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Actually, I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in three states. I serve as the Director of Behavioral Health for a Federally Qualified Health Care Facility (FQHC). I am a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers through the National Association of Social Workers. I am also a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work through the American Association of Clinical Social Workers. The American Board of Examiners in Clinica...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

It's been my privilege to serve individuals who have struggled with life issues that have made their lives difficult for them. These issues often lead to depression, anxiety and low-self esteem depending on they are processed and how we think about them. I have been helping people deal with these life issues and resulting inner conflicts for over 40 years. With a Masters in Counseling and my professional and personal experiences, I am in a unique position to provide you with a variety of approaches and strategies to resolve these conflicts. I believe tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hello and thank you for stopping by ! I enjoy working with people through obstacles that prevent them from living the life they want. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the past 14 years providing comprehensive therapy to adults and children with struggles in mental health. I have a true passion in helping people find their “ah-ah” moment in achieving their goals. I have worked with a variety of mental health struggles and disorders that include but not limited to depression, anxiety, low self esteem, past abuse and trauma. personality disorders, an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdS,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, I am a graduate of Marshall University with an Educational Specialist degree in Counseling. I am also a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor(ALPS) in West Virginia. I have over 25 years of experience working with children, teens and young adults. I continue to attend conferences and am always seeking to learn new techniques to better assist my clients. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,ACSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome! For the last seven years, I have been working in a community mental health setting with all ages and backgrounds. In doing so, I have gained experience in bettering the lives of people with depression, anxiety, phobias, trauma, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, relationship issues, family conflicts, self-esteem issues, addictions and many others. My passion for counseling is driven by the small changes that lead to remarkable discover. In using Cognitive Behavior Therapy, your thoughts will lead ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW in Virginia; LICSW in West Virginia ,DSW, MAC, BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Hi, my name is Dr. Barbara Anderson. I have been providing counseling for over 17 years. I have a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Tennessee, and a Masters and Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Radford University. My clinical experience consists of working in community mental health outpatient clinics, and I have worked with many different clients with different presenting issues. I believe that everyone is different, and I'm open to getting to know you and helping you. I have over thirteen years of experience working with veteran...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana and West Virginia. I have nine years of experience working in the mental health field, specifically with counseling for the past five years. I have experience working with clients dealing with a vast array of issues including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, stress, abuse, trauma, addictions, emotional instability, career, relationship, and parenting issues. I use an eclectic approach to counseling, which means I use several different therapeutic approaches according to the ne...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-ALPS,LPCC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am an individual and family therapist independently licensed with supervision endorsement in Ohio and West Virginia with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist and administrator. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management issues, LGBTQ, women issues, children and adolescents and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma and are dealing with the loss of a loved one. I believe in the importance of helping indi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MACE, MAMFC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a licensed professional counselor in West Virginia and Texas with over 12 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, PTSD, Attachment, 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 anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My app...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

I have been practicing for over 6 years and am currently licensed in the State of New York and West Virginia. I have experience working with a wide array of individuals. If you are experiencing, anxiety, depression, difficulty adjusting to life changes, or caring for an ill loved one, therapy is about you, your experiences, the way you see the world and the way you manage the stressors that enter your life. You know you better than anyone else, and you have the ability to make those changes in order to live your best life. There are a variety of therapeutic modali...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S. LPC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in the state of West Virginia with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with substance abuse, trauma, depression & anxiety. 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 and empower you in that journey. Please keep in mind even though this is an online counseling forum. I am only licensed to prac...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in West Virginia and Pennsylvania with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & 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. I have done research on the Impact of ADHD on Family Functioning....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

My name is Tanya McClung and I am a licensed professional counselor in West Virginia with over 12 years of experience. I graduated with a Bachelors in Social Work from Concord University and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, client-centered, neuro linguistic programming, brainspotting, expressive arts, somatic processing, psychodrama, and meta-modeling. I have experience working with individuals struggling with negative self-talk, low self-est...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Thanks for looking at my page and considering working with me! I am a licensed clinical social worker with experience helping clients manage stress, depression, and anxiety symptoms. I also have experience working with clients coping with the effects of trauma and abuse, self esteem and confidence issues, and addictions. I work with my clients to create an open, safe, non-judgmental environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared and healing takes place. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage. I am confident you will be glad you did!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed mental health therapist in West Virginia. I have an MS in Professional Counseling & Psychology, a BA in Communication Studies, and an AA in Biblical Studies & Theology. I have experience in helping clients with depression and anxiety, family and relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem and confidence, success coaching and career difficulties. I also have extensive experience helping individuals and couples process grief and trauma. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

"Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step." -- Mariska Hargitay Hi there! You have made a huge decision to take care of your mental health and I am so glad you're here. The hardest part is crossing that threshold, reaching out for help, but you have done just that, and just know that I'm proud of you already. My name is Christina Renzler, and I've lived in West Virginia much of my life. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of West Virginia. I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

I help clients successfully manage depression, anxiety, grief, relationship/family difficulties, body image, and stress-related issues. I am licensed in Kentucky and West Virginia, and I am Board Certified in TeleMental Health (BC-TMH), with advanced training and certification in virtual counseling. I have training and expertise in CBT, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and solution-focused brief therapy, and I focus my practice on adult (18 and over) clients. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Taking the first step to seekin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in West Virginia with 7 years of professional work experience. For 5 years, I have worked specifically with young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, levels 1 and 2, in a college setting. I have experience in helping clients with communication issues, executive dysfunction, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with adolescents and adults who are coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, kindness, and compassion. I will work to tailor our dialog a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Paw Paw, West Virginia (Paw Paw, WV)
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss & 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. 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 Paw Paw?

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 Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw or elsewhere in Morgan or the state of West Virginia.

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 Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of West Virginia 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 Paw Paw and elsewhere throughout the state of West Virginia 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 Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw, 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 Paw Paw, WV, 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 25434 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 Paw Paw:

25434

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.