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Patrice Bazer

Offering therapy in WY
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

Hi! My name is Patrice Bazer and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Casper, Wyoming. I earned my Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 2010. Since this time I have been working with children, adolescents, and their families in a variety of settings many different issues; some of which include depression, anxiety, school problems, family conflict, grief and loss, relationship issues, self-esteem, trauma, abuse and neglect, and behavioral issues. I would describe my approach as client centered and goal oriented. I like to meet my clients where they are at and work as a team to achieve the goals that we set together using techniques from treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. I believe that there can be a time in everybody's like where counseling can help them. Be it a difficult life change, difficult emotions you are not sure how to overcome and cope with, etc. I believe therapy is a great place to start and believe in working as a team to help you achieve your personal goals. I would love to help you reach those goals and soar pass to things you may have never thought possible. My space is that of openness and a place for you to come and discuss your problems in a safe and non-judgmental space. Let me help you through the difficult moments in this thing we call life.non-

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Dr. Jason Reasor

Offering therapy in WY
License: DPC,LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
4 years of experience

I has been counseling individuals and couples since July 2007 while serving as a pastor and spiritual leader. My desire to help people led to me completing my MA in counseling from Midwestern Baptist Seminary and have been working as a professional counselor since August 2018. I recently completed my doctorate in professional counseling from Mississippi College in August 2021. My approach to counseling is holistic in nature and I believe in counseling the “whole” individual (thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and social considerations). I use an integrative design of various counseling theories that utilizes a broad array of both evidence-based and protocol-driven interventions which has shown positive outcomes for individuals experiencing mental health struggles as well as substance abuse clients. I love working with all my clients and have experience with children, adolescents, adults, as well as veterans dealing with trauma. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you to become the best version of yourself!

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Gretta Roth

Offering therapy in WY
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsDepressionCoping with life changesADHD
5 years of experience

Good morning/afternoon/evening! You are a brave individual to have identified a problematic issue/issues in your life, and seek assistance to make changes that will move you toward the person you want to be. My name is Gretta, I am an LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, and it is an honor to be considered as a potential partner on your journey. I am a single mother of 5 children. I have 4 sons and 1 daughter. My oldest is 16 and my youngest is 6. I was raised in Southeast Idaho and have lived in Wyoming for 13 years. I enjoy camping, hiking, hunting, gardening, canning, crocheting/knitting, reading, writing, and being outside as much as possible. I am a Wyoming and Idoah based Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with 5 years experience working with clients dealing with ADHD, trauma, depression, anxiety/panic attacks, life changes, relationship challenges, family conflicts, and parenting issues. My style of therapy is warm and personal. I work by getting to know you as a person since you are the expert on your own life. Together, we can jointly come up with goals and solutions that are going to work for you. I will treat you with sensitivity, respect, and warmth by getting to know you as a unique individual. I like to use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I work with you to set goals and homework assignments each week to help you gain awareness and learn different ways to look at life and communication and challenges. We will work through different life experiences and situations and trials you have been through to help you recognize what you have been through, process it, and work on moving forward with the knowledge you have learned from your trials.. Finally, I view the therapeutic alliance as a partnership requiring mutual trust, respect, honesty, communication, and commitment to do the work. Hopefully, what I have shared here will help you select the best fit for a therapist. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

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Stephanie Fisher

Offering therapy in WY
License: MHC ,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsGriefParenting issuesCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 9 years experience. My bachelors degree is in professional child and family development. I have worked with a wide range of clients and concerns. From relationship, to parenting problems, to foster care, bonding, high risk youth, trauma, loss, self-esteem, crisis management, to anxiety, work related issues, self harm, domestic violence, financial concerns animal assisted therapy. I am often described as caring, accepting, passionate and knowledgeable. I believe in building rapport with client is an essential key to opening up the lines of communication. I am a highly empathetic person who works hard to help others get to a better place. I believe that everyone has the right to find happiness. I love working with animals as well and in my private practice I usually have my therapy dog or one of my animals from our therapeutic ranch available for client support. I am a open and honest person and clients typically find that makes it easy to trust our relationship. I live in a small community which has allowed me to wear many hats. I actively serve on our community Volunteer Fire Department as a Fire Fighter, but mostly as a Licensed EMT. I truly enjoy helping people in their moments of need. I am excited to get to meet you and help you along your journey!

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Dr. Lori Dougherty

Offering therapy in WY
License: DMFT,LMFT,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
10 years of experience

I am a couples and marriage and substance use counselor licensed in Colorado and Wyoming with 10 years of experience in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life challenges, and substance use. I will strive to connect and understand you through developing a strong therapeutic relationship, which I believe is of the utmost importance for healing and recovery. My goal is to work to inspire you to develop new approaches and solutions to address issues in your complex life. Working from the belief you have the innate ability to heal yourself, I treat the therapeutic process as an opportunity for you to uncover the tools that will support your personal growth. I understand your know yourself best, therefore your concerns and goals form the basis for counseling strategies as I act as a guide to help you find your strengths, and a coach to help further develop them. While I tailor my approach to meet your unique needs, I combine tenets of client-centered, dialectical behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, solution focused, and motivational interviewing. I understand it takes courage to reach out and ask for support when you are feeling alone. If you're ready to take that step, I look forward to working with you on your journey.

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Nancy Preuit

Offering therapy in WY
License: LPC ,TMHP-BC
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
25 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Wyoming (LPC #432). I graduated from the University of Wyoming with a BA degree and obtained a master's degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. I have over 20 years of experience in private practice in the field of psychotherapy. Because I practice in rural Wyoming, I am a generalist in terms of the types of mental health issues I address and the demographics of my clients. I am also a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider (NBCC) and a Certified Meditation Instructor (AIHCP)> I make it my practice to treat each client with "unconditional positive regard." Each of us has positive qualities and areas in which we can improve. I see mental health therapy as a collaboration between the client and myself. My therapy style has also been tailored to the needs of a wide range of clients. The type of therapy provided is decided upon by mutual agreement between my client and me. Typically, more than one style of therapy is used throughout sessions. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, rational emotive therapy, and compassionate psychology therapy are primarily used. Therapy is about understanding one's actions, learning new techniques and skills to develop improved communication and coping skills, and then putting those to use with the support, encouragement, and assistance of your therapist.

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Kristina Giger

Offering therapy in WY
License: MS LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wyoming with over 30 years of experience. My family members say that I was born a therapist. Selecting a therapist can be a life altering choice. I happen to know that from a first-hand perspective. We can all benefit from good therapy during difficult life times. Are you feeling emotionally exhausted? If you are feeling isolated, overwhelmed, unappreciated, unloved, stuck, or just not currently satisfied with your life in general, it is probably a good time to enlist a therapist as your partner to resolve these issues. When I was in graduate school, absolute strangers would walk up to me in the laundromat and start sharing their life stories or ask for my advice. I graduated from Indiana University while a single parent, raising 3 young sons. Now as a parent of 3 adult sons, step parent of 2 adult daughters and grandparent of 6 wonderful children; my husband of 25 years and I continue to enjoy the wonders of a blended family - - as he would say, “we’ve seen it all”. My therapeutic style is friendly, nurturing and empowering. I have successfully worked with: Individuals, Families, Relationship Issues, Parenting, Senior Life Issues, Depression/Despair, Anxiety, Emotional Abuse, Adjustment & Life Transitions, Divorce & Blended Families, Addictions, ACOA/ co-dependency, Adolescents. I would best describe myself as a catalyst for change and growth. Long career. . . long list. I have been trained and worked with multiple modalities: Adlerian, Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic, Existential, Psychodynamic, Rational Emotive and Brief Solution Based Therapy. This is not a “one size fits all” – together, you and I will determine which will work best for you. Think of us as a partnership to discover the real you and to remove obstacles that may be holding you back. Whatever your age – senior, adult, or adolescent I would enjoy working with you, if you are ready. The “ah-ha” therapeutic moment for me came when a former student shared the “fortune” inside his fortune cookie from dinner the night before, saying “this was obviously meant for you, not me”. The fortune cookie message, which has had permanent residence taped to the top of my computer monitor for over a decade, sums up my personal model for therapy: “You discover treasure where others find nothing unusual.” Now that I am officially designated as grown-up and no longer challenged with raising my own family, I know that my authentic “happy place” is in one-to-one counseling where I can get to know the treasure that you are. If you are ready to take that step with me, I am here to support and empower you and look forward to our combined future. I work with my online clients in the evenings and on weekends. I do check email daily (often several times) and will respond to you within 24 hrs. - - sooner if possible.

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Mayra Mendoza

Offering therapy in WY
License: MS,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsAnger managementDepression
10 years of experience

Hello! Thank you for taking the interest and considering to participate in counseling! I am a License Professional Counselor in the state of Wyoming with over 10 years of experience working as therapist in the community setting. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, anger management, PTSD, Substance Use Disorders and ADHD. I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults. I have facilitated psychoeducational groups for mental health and substance use disorders. I am fluent in English and in Spanish. I’m passionate about this profession working from a multicultural perspective using different modalities such person-centered, cognitive behavioral (CBT), dialectical behavioral (DBT), acceptance commitment (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focus (SFBT), Play therapy, and Sand therapy. I believe everyone has a story and deserves to be heard. I believe a person needs to feel empowered to overcome obstacles and have hope for the future and better life. I’m willing to walk beside you and listen to your experiences, providing a safe environment to process your life events, thoughts, emotions, and gain greater insight into your personal experiences. I want you to feel supported, gain greater understanding of your own strengths available within yourself and identify solutions to achieve your goals. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Roxy Hart

Offering therapy in WY
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGriefIntimacy-related issues
30 years of experience

I am licensed as a Professional Counselor and a School Psychologist in Wyoming with 30 years of professional work experience. I moved to Wyoming from where I was raised in the Midwest after completing undergraduate school, and and stayed after completing my graduate program from Central Missouri University. I specialize in working with victims of trauma and abuse. I have focused particularly on the issues of women who have suffered traumatic experiences and have problems coping with life's demands as a result. Those problems range from negative body image to failed interpersonal relationships, and everything else in between. For ten years I co-facilitated a male sex offender group, so my experience has included helping those men find out why they offended and work toward not repeating those behaviors. During that time, I had many clients that were sexual addicts, and worked with them on how to interrupt their cycles of acting out. I also have extensive experience in helping clients with relationship issues and family conflicts, including working with couples on bettering their relationships. Additionally, I have worked with many parents that have problems with getting along with their children, as well as coping with the grief that accompanies the loss of a child. As a School Psychologist, I have extensive training and experience in working with individuals with disabilities, specifically mental and learning disabilities, as well as children with emotional disabilities. Everyone deserves respect and compassion, and I bring that belief with me to my work. I will work with you on developing a treatment plan to meet your specific needs, then help you take action to meet your personalized goals. By taking this first step of exploring ways to learn to help yourself tells me that you are ready to do the work to make yourself happier and more fulfilled. I am here to support you in that process.

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Staci Simmerman

Offering therapy in WY
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

Staci graduated from Colorado Christian University in 2020, receiving her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In 2022, she attended the University of Wyoming where she obtained a certificate in Play Therapy. Her professional background includes working with children, teens, and adults using a range of therapeutic approaches to fit individual needs. Staci is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals and live more fulfilled, connected, and balanced lives.

How to find counseling in Fort Laramie

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

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, 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 Fort Laramie, elsewhere in Goshen, or in the greater state of Wyoming.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Fort Laramie 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 Fort Laramie 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Fort Laramie may not take health insurance, some in the state of Wyoming may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp or clinicians throughout the state of Wyoming you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Fort Laramie, Wyoming 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Fort Laramie above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Fort Laramie 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 Fort Laramie 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 Fort Laramie therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Fort Laramie 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in WY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 82212 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Fort Laramie 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 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 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 Fort Laramie 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 Fort Laramie, Wyoming 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.

Fort Laramie has many clinicians 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.

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 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:

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82212

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