This is David Demorest's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC-5814 idaho, LCP-1288 Wy, Certified HealthMath Trainer
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

David has a very diverse background. In addition to Masters in Mental Health Counseling, he has a Maters in Biology/Biochemistry and worked in Research. David changed fields and worked 25 years as a radiochemist which combined nuclear chemistry and physics. As a counselor his background has been very beneficial in understanding the processes underlying behavior and mental health. As a result of his work in industry David has good people skills which are essential in working with clients with mental health issues. David provides an eclectic approach in couns...

This is Jay Swedlaw's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS/Ed.S,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

With six years of experience on the BetterHelp platform, and thousands of clients served, I know that it is not always easy to come to therapy and talk about difficult issues...and virtual/messaging based therapy may be a bit unfamiliar. However, with extensive experience on this platform, I have developed a very high degree of comfort and confidence in my ability to deliver high quality clinical services to my clients. I am here to help you with whatever life has thrown your way, and I am in this journey to self-improvement with you. Additionally, I want t...

This is Steve Lewis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Steve Lewis and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Douglas Wyoming. I have over 14 years of experience at the Masters level. My first job out of the master's program was with an agency that had an evidence based parenting program. I currently use that program even to this day. I have seen tremendous changes in how parents parent their children after going through this program. I work with people ages 0 - 100 for any issue they may present. I got into this field because I believe that all people can change if they want to and I wa...

This is Sheena Munsch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

As a mental health counselor, my commitments are to help the person better themselves through increasing their self-esteem, and advocacy. Together we will create a safe and trusting working relationship in a therapeutic environment where you feel comfortable to work. I began my career as a counselor through corrections. At 18 I worked as an advocate with the mentally ill with the police department, both to bring awareness to mental illness and to work with the police regarding their approach to people with mental illness. I was drawn to the crisis and challenge of...

This is Lindsay Metli's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello! I can only imagine if you are reading this right now you have tried several ways to feel better and at this point something has to give. I am here to assist you in creating and working toward goals that will positively impact your overall well-being. I am told by clients that I am down to earth and help them feel at ease. I use a holistic integrative approach with clients, which basically means looking at a person as a whole (mind, body and spirit) and then find ways to meet their unique needs with evidenced based treatment. I am a licensed clinical soci...

This is Shawnna Punteney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor with 19 years of experience. I provide individual, couples, and marriage and family therapy. I work with a wide range of issues ranging from anxiety, depression, anger management, grief, transitions, DSM disorders and beyond. I use a Solution Focused approach in counseling; this is based in cognitive-behavioral ideology. I also use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). This means that I will share any idea, theory, model, philosophy or life exper...

This is Dr. Ryan Bair's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of counseling experience. I have been a Social Worker for over 20 years and have worked with people of all ages and backgrounds. I have worked with a wide range of concerns from environmental, and situational to severe mental illness. I have worked in schools, community mental health facilities, and hospice. I believe in transparency and collaboration in practice. I believe in behavioral activation and a person's ability to overcome thinking errors through solution-focused goal setting and follow...

This is Dr. Heidi Edmunds's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome! My name is Heidi, and I have been a licensed professional counselor in the state of Wyoming for 15 years. I enjoy working with clients of all ages and backgrounds and have worked in both a residential treatment facility for youth ages 6-18 and a long-term care facility with older adults. While I have worked with clients on a wide range of issues, I do have some specific areas of focus. I am a military spouse and the wife of a first responder. I have training and experience serving military families addressing issues related to deployment, reintegration, ...

This is Annette Christensen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wyoming and Utah with over 9 years of experience in providing counseling and direct mental health to my clients. I have a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. I have worked with a wide variety of clients including those who struggle with severe mental illnesses, anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse, interpersonal problems, coping, grief and loss, and low self-esteem. I have provided group therapy, substance abuse group therapy,...

This is Dr. Anthony Thomalla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D, ,LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 28

My name is Alan Thomalla, I am a licensed psychologist in multiple states. I graduated from the University of Illinois with my doctorate in counseling psychology. I enjoy working with individuals, families, groups, and organizations to find real solutions to life's challenges for practical healthy living.

This is Karen Ellis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Wyoming with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety. 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!

This is Anita Stadler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Professional Counselor licensed in Wyoming with over 10 years of experience working in various avenues of mental health. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, psychosis, criminal thinking, and substance abuse. 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....

This is Leah Allen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Wyoming with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, anger management, & 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Maine and Wyoming with 15 years of professional work experience. I completed my Undergraduate in Social Work and Human Services within a research track and a focus on women and health in 1999 at Simmons College in Boston. After working in social services for many years, I pursued my Bachelors in Social Work from Walla Walla University (2009) and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have worked in multiple systems including a grant funded Youth Home, Family Services, Community Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, and the Veteran's Administr...

This is Lynn Fritzler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Wyoming with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & anger management. I also have experience working with 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Wyoming with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Wyoming with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Wyoming with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in various states with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. There isn't much I have not seen and helped folks through. My professional background has included working within criminal justice settings, psychiatric settings, community mental health, with high-wealth clients, everyday folks, and folks from all walks of life. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Medicine Bow, Wyoming (Medicine Bow, WY)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Wyoming with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. It is understandable to feel “stuck” and consumed by unpleasant thoughts and feelings of self-doubt. I will work together with you to explore new ways of relating to yourself and your experiences while supporting meaningful change that aligns with your goals and values. It’s my belief that we all are deserving of living into our greatest selves, but that voice of self...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Medicine Bow?

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 Medicine Bow 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 Medicine Bow 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 Medicine Bow or elsewhere in Carbon or the state of Wyoming.

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 Medicine Bow 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 Medicine Bow due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Medicine Bow and elsewhere throughout the state of Wyoming 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 Medicine Bow 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 Medicine Bow, 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 Medicine Bow, WY, 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 82329 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 Medicine Bow:

82329

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.