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Top 10 counselors in Alpharetta, GA

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  American Regenerative /Energy Of Chi  / Transitions Healing Arts

American Regenerative /Energy Of Chi / Transitions Healing Arts

New on Thervo
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Alternative healing and personal. reigniting the energy of Chi’, with all modalities, As an empathic intuitive. , with Healing hands. Injury and transitional theraputic caring support. Head to toe. ,balancing the’ field’with. true. essence. chakra aura clearing. spontaneous and gentle approach ion gemstone mat with heat , schedule today. Been working many years healing and caring ive trained in many settings and schools. for somatic and alternative theraputic modalities , herbals alternative care nutrition , personal lifecoaching. reflexology , reike practitioner
Productive Outcomes LLC (No Insurance Taken)

Productive Outcomes LLC (No Insurance Taken)

Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
14+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Jacob J. says, "Dr Jeanne Matthews was fantastic and she helped me get over some really bad events." Read more
Together Striving For Hope, LLC Christian Counseling Services

Together Striving For Hope, LLC Christian Counseling Services

Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Mark A. says, "I really did not have any sense of direction about who I was or where I was going until I work with Together Striving for Hope they really help me get on track" Read more
Healing Quest

Healing Quest

Offers online services
26+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Rita J. says, "I did not have to experience all the side effects from chemo-therapy since I saw Ines right after each treatment - what a relief." Read more
Royal Table Grief To Gratitude Coach

Royal Table Grief To Gratitude Coach

New on Thervo
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
The business offers boutique grief to gratitude coaching services, meeting the client where they are in their grief process; using tools to help client move from pain to purpose, peace and power. I have extensive grief counseling experience spanning 10years. I have worked in hospital, ministry and community settitngs providing bereavement support to individuals and groups. I am a certfied grief to gratitude and life coach and I am a professional Chaplain and Minister. You can visit my page for more information....
Tantric Touch Reiki Massage

Tantric Touch Reiki Massage

New on Thervo
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Tantric touch Reiki Massage is a holistic healing massage therapy that practices ancient healing methods from Reiki healing, aromatherapy, reflexology, and acupuncture pressure (NOT acupuncture needles)and more. My practice will leave you feeling not only healthy and healed on the outside but will bring natural produced Serotonin Chemicals to bring you to a happy euphoric state of mind. All of my massage oils and lotions that are used during services I make and sell upon request,and are all naturally organic. I get to heal people. Freeing my clients from pain, anxiety, stress and all negative emotions that causes physical pain along with t
Ask Annalisa!

Ask Annalisa!

Top Pro
Offers online services
17 hires on Thervo
17+ years in business
Serves Alpharetta, GA
Dylan B. says, "Annalisa has helped through some incredibly hard times. From a messy break up to life changing decisions, to just some daily, life obstacles that we all come across. It’s been an absolute blessing to have her as my coach for the last year! " Read more

Your counseling questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does counseling cost?

Counseling costs $100 to $250 per session if not covered by insurance, depending on your location, type of counseling, and the counselor's specialty. Prices are on the high end of the range in major metropolitan areas like New York and San Francisco. The average cost of counseling with insurance is $20 to $60 per session for the copay.

Online counseling costs $50 to $110 per week through websites that offer a membership plan. Plans on the lower end of the price range are typically limited to support via text or email messaging only, while plans at the higher end of the range include scheduled video sessions with a licensed counselor or therapist.

Marriage counseling costs $120 to $250 per session for in-person therapy or $90 to $230 per session for online therapy.

Can you use an HSA or FSA for counseling?

You can only use your HSA or FSA for counseling if you have a billable diagnosis—such as depression or bipolar disorder—and the therapy is deemed medically necessary. You can't use your HSA or FSA for marriage or family counseling, grief counseling, or therapy for stress management.

What are the types of counselors?

Counselors have a master's degree in psychology and are trained and licensed to practice psychotherapy. A counselor may be licensed or certified in a specific area:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs)
  • Licensed Practicing Counselor (LPC)
  • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Registered Child Therapist RPT)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

What does a counselor do?

A counselor can help you navigate challenging life situations, understand your emotions, strengthen your self-esteem, and improve your communication and coping skills. They provide support through difficult times and guide you in making the necessary changes in thinking and behavior to improve your mental and emotional health.

Counselors can help you with a variety of problems:

  • Depression and mood changes
  • Marriage and relationship problems
  • Grief or loss
  • Anxiety, stress, and panic attacks
  • Self-esteem and body image concerns
  • Eating disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anger management
  • Addiction
  • Gender or sexual identity concerns

Can counselors prescribe medication?

Counselors are licensed psychologists but not medical doctors, and in most parts of the U.S. they are not allowed to prescribe medication. Only Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, and New Mexico allow counselors to prescribe medication, and counselors in these states must complete additional psychopharmacology training and certification.

In the rest of the U.S., only a medical doctor can prescribe medication. Psychiatrists are medical doctors and can prescribe medication, but they typically do not provide talk therapy or counseling services.

Can counselors diagnose ADHD, autism, or other mental health conditions?

A licensed counselor can give a mental health diagnosis in all states except Indiana and Maine. However, the counselor must refer clients to a psychiatrist or other medical doctor if the condition requires medication. Consult a counselor near you if you have concerns about ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism, bipolar disorder, or other mental health conditions.

How can I choose the best counselor near me?

When searching for a counselor, it's important to choose one who makes you feel comfortable, safe, and respected. Follow these tips to find the best counselor for you:

  • If you have a specific concern—such as depression, stress, or relationship issues—look for counselors who specialize in that area.
  • Ask your medical provider for recommendations.
  • Read reviews from other clients on Thervo and Google.
  • Confirm the counselor accepts your insurance or offers a sliding-scale rate.
  • Ask about telemedicine and virtual visit options.
  • Schedule an initial consultation to make sure you're happy with the counselor's communication style and empathy.

What questions should I ask counselors?

Ask these questions to help you choose a counselor who will help you achieve the best results:

  • How long have you been practicing, and what are your certifications?
  • What areas of counseling do you specialize in?
  • What is your philosophy as a counselor?
  • What therapeutic approaches do you typically use?
  • What does a typical session look like?
  • Are you more directive or guiding as a counselor?
  • Do you give homework or reading assignments?
  • Do you offer virtual / telemedicine appointments?
  • Do you accept my insurance? Do you bill the insurance company directly?
  • Do you offer sliding-scale rates for clients without insurance?

Reviews for Alpharetta counselors

Recent success stories from people in the Alpharetta area.
Kim A.
Very informative, inspirational,and uplifting Christian life coach!
Together Striving for Hope, LLC Christian Counseling Services
Lena H.
Ines has helped me in so many unexpected ways. She calms me, explains the spiritual connections between my traumas and physical symptoms and helps me heal from them. I feel so much better and appreciate her caring listening and energy work.
Healing Quest
Andrea B.
She is an excellent life coach! Continues to help me through life’s challenges on the daily!
Ask Annalisa!
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