Therapists in Decatur, AL and Nearby Locations

Find a therapist in Decatur , Alabama that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Decatur to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

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Huntsville, Alabama

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

You’ve been to hell and back fighting for the life you want, but you’re also wondering why you attract people who mistreat and abuse you. Loneliness, rejection, low-self esteem and shame have taken their toll. So, you’re looking for a...
Brooke Nelson Murphy
ALC, CCTP, AAMRT, CAMRT
In-Person Sessions:

Madison, Alabama

I am a professional counselor at Vallis Mental Health offering individual, couples, family, and group counseling. I graduated from Athens State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry, and I incorporate my knowledge of...
Reese Jefferson
LPC-S, NCC, MAC, BC-TMH
In-Person Sessions:

Hunstville, Alabama

I love what I do! I have been in the mental health field for over 15 years. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, and National Certified Counselor in private...
In-Person Sessions:

Huntsville, Alabama

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

Struggling to stay happy in your marriage? I have been helping couples work through difficult issues for nearly 30 years. I will tell you what I think and give you the best effort possible to help you make positive changes in your marriage. I...
Choya Wise
LICSW-PIP
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

Choya Wise is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years’ experience in mental health. Over these years, he has thrived in helping clients believe in themselves and harness their capability to make life and relationships happen. Choya is...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

Chari N. Herron is a mental health professional with 10 years of post-master’s experience working with adults and children in various settings. She attended Columbus State University in Columbus, GA where she received her Bachelor of Arts in...
Gayla Lemley
LPC, MS, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama, Arizona

Today you are one step closer to a New You where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a solution-focused Holistic therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is authentically...
Jennifer Johnson
LICSW-PIP, MSW
In-Person Sessions:

Huntsville, Alabama

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

Jennifer’s approach to therapy is interactive, warm and accepting. She tailors each treatment to the patient’s individual needs and uses a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, play therapy, inner child work, mood...
In-Person Sessions:

Huntsville, Alabama

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Alabama

With over 10 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, I currently serve as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients in Huntsville, AL. I have experience working in residential treatment programs for addictions and...

Finding Mental Health Professionals in Decatur, Alabama

Looking for a therapist, counselor, or psychologist in Decatur can be a time-consuming and challenging task. There are several considerations you should keep in mind when starting this process that will help guide you to a better decision.

Therapist Specialties

If you just need the support of a professional to work through some minor issues, then you can choose a therapist without being particular about their areas of expertise. But if you need help with a specific mental health condition, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, phobias, or eating disorders, or if you’re looking for relationship or family counseling, then you should ideally find a Decatur therapist specializing in these areas.

In addition to the conditions they treat, some therapists focus on working with specific age groups. If you’re looking for a therapist in Decatur for your young child or teenager, you should seek out a professional who’s qualified to work with those age groups.

Treatment Modalities

Most therapists prefer specific treatment approaches with their patients over others. These can include cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and exposure therapy, just to name a few.

Some patients research these treatment options online or consult with friends and decide for themselves which one they need. While you should ideally let the professional decide on the right modality for you, if you find that there are many suitable therapists in Decatur from which to choose, you can narrow down the list based on the treatment modalities you prefer.

Personal Characteristics of the Therapist

You may prefer to work with a therapist in Decatur who speaks a second language that you speak, shares your religious beliefs, or is of a certain gender, race, or ethnicity. Finding a therapist who shares your values or personal experiences may help you open up more quickly and have better chemistry with them.

Session Types

If you need that in-person, face-to-face therapy experience, then you’ll want a professional counselor in Decatur who sees clients in an office. But if you prefer the convenience of working with someone who offers teletherapy sessions via videoconferencing or phone, there are plenty of therapists who provide remote sessions.

If you are not satisfied with the selection of therapists in Decatur, you may want to consider teletherapy even if it’s not your first choice, as any licensed therapist in Alabama may legally work with you.

Getting Started with a Therapist in Decatur, Alabama

Our therapist directory includes filters to help you find therapists in Decatur, Alabama based on your criteria, including those listed above. The therapists listed here are licensed professionals who work with clients in Decatur. They are subject to all applicable confidentiality regulations for mental health professionals and can be reached using the contact information they’ve provided on their profiles.