Hammond, Indiana Therapists

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Jessica Joslin
LMHC, MS
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Are you afraid of judgement? "No one could ever possibly be okay with my choices?" The hardest part of me finding my own therapist was finding one that I felt unjudged by. As someone who understands that deep, true fear, let me assure you, judgment...
Heather Eberth-Teike
MSW, LCSW, TF-CBT, ES MH/L
In-Person Sessions:

Plainfield, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Greetings! I believe that the client-therapist relationship is of utmost importance to have a productive therapy experience. Please take the time to thoroughly screen your mental health provider to ensure a "good fit" and connection. I specialize in...
Brooke Farrington
MSW, LCSW, CEDS-S
In-Person Sessions:

Fort Wayne, Indiana

At Farrington Specialty Centers, we believe that anyone battling an eating disorder or related issues has the potential to be fully recovered and gain lasting freedom! Our programs have been designed by practitioners who themselves have recovered...
Robert Owens
LMHC, MA
In-Person Sessions:

La Porte, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

I believe that all people want to live their best life. I enjoy, more than anything, helping people find their path to live their best life. My name is Robert Owens and I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist and have been practicing in one setting...
Lindsey Welch
MS, Master Life Coach
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Lindsey is a Master Life Coach who has a passion for helping individuals and families. She is passionate about helping clients overcome personal adversity and reach their life and health goals through guidance and accountability. Lindsey’s areas...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

I provide walk talk therapy to those in and around Bloomington, IN. I provide online therapy to anyone in the state of Indiana. I have worked with a variety of issues but have a clinical focus of: anxiety, depression, self image/self esteem,...
Marilyn Verbiscer
LMFT-Supervisor
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana, Illinois

Since 1999, Marilyn has dedicated her career to working with couples and families. She has successfully worked with a variety of individual, couple and family issues such as infidelity, ineffective communication, conflict management issues, sexual...
In-Person Sessions:

North Webster, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

As a therapist, Carolyn strives to create a safe, peaceful space for clients to process honestly. In many instances, she knows there are no good explanations or answers for the pains and trials of life, yet in order to live fully, Carolyn helps...
Theresa White
LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, RDT
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

In Time Creative Counseling Services (In Time CCS) is owned and operated by Theresa White, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, RDT. Theresa White obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and Family Life at Indiana State University. She obtained her...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

With great compassion, motivation, and a positive attitude, Kelli Jones, LSW is committed to helping others. She understands that life can be difficult and wants to support you as you walk through your journey. When you take care of yourself first,...
Eva Ponder
LCSW, Psy.D., HSPP
In-Person Sessions:

Dripping Springs, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana, Texas

I am a seasoned psychologist who works to make therapy a safe place for healing. I am licensed in Texas, Illinois and Indiana and also have an Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate (IPC), which allows me to practice across state lines in...
In-Person Sessions:

Louisville, Kentucky

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Kentucky, Indiana

Dr. Ryan Wetzler is a licensed psychologist who has been treating sleep disorders, with particular expertise in insomnia since 2002. He developed Louisville’s only comprehensive cognitive-behavioral treatment program for insomnia (CBT-I) in 2004....
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Dr. Michalski is a graduate from Adler University's Doctorate of Clinical Psychology program. She has completed clinical training in correctional, community based, and private practice settings. She completed her internship with the Federal Bureau...
Melanie Short
MSW, LCSW; Certified Love First Clinical Interventionist
In-Person Sessions:

Noblesville, Indiana

Would you like to thrive in your life, rather than just do your best to survive? We believe that most people routinely tolerate high levels of stress and begin to feel hopeless for far too long before they reach out for support. You might struggle...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

I can offer Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing- EMDR to engage your brain in the problem solving process. I help individuals with a variety of issues, including, but not limited to job stress, relationship problems, confidence and self...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana, Illinois

Wendy is one of the pre-eminent online therapists in the nation. She was one of the first counselors to introduce online therapy services in the US and has expanded her practice through the addition of other online-based therapists to reach more...
Jamia Jacobsen
LMFT, LCSW, PsyD
In-Person Sessions:

Indianapolis, Indiana

American Behavioral Counseling is a trusted counseling provider that offers hope to individuals, groups, couples, families and children in Central Indiana. Our mission is to provide personalized counseling services that meet your individualized...
Staci Vanzant
LCSW, MSW, NBC-HWC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana, New Jersey

Staci graduated from Indiana University with a Master's in Social Work in May 2004, became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2008 in the state of Indiana, and has since become licensed in the states of New Jersey and Delaware. She is also a...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) in the State of Indiana. I provide online therapy, coaching, and consulting to adults who are ready for change. I offer a safe,...
Amy Ikerd
LCSW, LCAC
In-Person Sessions:

Lawrence, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

I've been working in addiction and mental health treatment for over 16 years and, as a result, I've adopted a style of therapy that is both direct and empowering and supportive. My experience allows for me to be flexible in my treatment approach,...
Tony Sheppard
Psy.D., Certified Group Psychotherapist
In-Person Sessions:

Louisville, Kentucky

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Kentucky, Indiana

While attending graduate school at Spalding University, I developed a true passion for my chosen field. During my internship with Quinco Behavioral Health Systems (now Centerstone of Indiana), I became involved with group therapy and the American...
In-Person Sessions:

Evansville, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

It would be our pleasure to put my training and experience to work for you. I have been a resident of Southwestern Indiana since 1986. My clinical experience includes outpatient treatment with individuals, couples and families in both social service...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Maybe you’ve tried rehab or therapy in the past…and it wasn’t terribly helpful. Was it hard to make a connection with the therapist? Were you getting force-fed someone else’s spiritual agenda? Worse, maybe you felt you were being judged or...
In-Person Sessions:

Warsaw, Indiana

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Indiana

Hello, my name is Maggie Rock. I earned my Master's degree in Social Work from Indiana University School of Social work, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Indiana. I have worked in the field of Mental Health and...

Mental Health in Hammond, Indiana

Hammond, Indiana, located near Chicago, is one of the oldest and most populated cities in the Lake County area. Bordering Lake Michigan, and resting just minutes away from downtown Chicago and all it has to offer, Hammond presents a picturesque lifestyle for its residents. But not everything in Hammond is quite as peachy as it might seem. With a population earning far less than the national average and homeownership on the decline, Hammond presents a variety of risk factors for mental illness.

Mental Health Concerns in Hammond

Hammond’s two highest-risk groups for mental health concerns are directly related. Divorcees and lower-income households are both more likely to require counseling and other mental health services.

High Divorce Rates

Indiana has one of the highest divorce rates in the country. The most significant factors in many of these divorces are financial strain and disagreements about children and parenting. Although sometimes these differences are irreconcilable, many couples benefit from couples counseling and emotionally-focused therapy. Services such as these can help couples to resolve their differences or to decide if a divorce might be the best course of action. Following a divorce, it’s also important for both parties – and any involved children – to seek individual therapy to address the emotional aftermath of the separation.

Low Median Income

Hammond, Indiana, has a median household income of around $41.6k per year, far less than the US average of $55.3k, the state average of $50.4k, and even the county average of $50.9k. Hammond is one of the lowest-income cities in the area, with over 27% of its citizens living below the poverty level, and nearly 13% of citizens living below 50% of the poverty level. Women, minorities, and disabled residents are especially susceptible to low wages and income gaps, putting them at even higher risk for mental illness.

Low income can contribute to mental health struggles by piling on the stress. When an individual has difficulty paying bills, affording housing, or even acquiring adequate food, this can take a serious toll on self-worth, stress levels, and mental stability. These stressors are compounded when children or dependent spouses enter the picture.

Low-income households are less likely to be homeowners, as well. According to the most recent data, 71.6% of all rentals in Hammond are occupied by households below the poverty level, meaning that any kind of unexpected expenses or sudden loss of income could leave them homeless – another major stressor.

Mental Health Solutions for Hammond Residents

When it comes to addressing mental health concerns, nothing compares to regular sessions with a good therapist. An experienced mental health professional can help you in a variety of ways:

  • Creating and practicing coping skills for use during flare-ups
  • Finding and addressing underlying psychological and biological factors leading to your mental health concerns
  • Prescribing, with the help of a trained psychiatrist, appropriate medication to help manage your symptoms
  • Providing a safe space to vent frustrations, discuss life stressors, or work through traumatic events
  • Identifying triggers and helping you find ways to avoid encountering them, or to cope with them when they are unavoidable
  • Assigning exercises to help you recognize your own emotional and mental patterns, to better address underlying issues and create an appropriate treatment plan

There are many things you can do in addition to therapy, as well. Many people find that creating a stable daily routine can help mediate their symptoms. Drawing clear boundaries and adhering to them can also prevent stressing out or overextending your energy. You can also do your research to find coping mechanisms that have worked for others – although it’s important to back up any information you find with a reliable source. Even with these methods, however, therapy is still an important part of the equation. Remember, too, that you may not notice changes right away – therapy takes time – but if you find the right therapy solution and stick with it, the changes will come. Be sure to communicate any concerns with your therapist, as well. They can’t help with problems of which they aren’t aware, after all.