Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Huntsville, Alabama

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

Nicole Adams

MA, LPC
10 years experience
Hello and welcome! My name is Nicole L Adams and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I hold a Master's degree in Professional Counseling. I am dually licensed in Alabama and Mississippi. I would be happy to get to know you and explore some of the things that inspire you and challenge you. Over the past 11 years, I have gained experience in several different fields of counseling. I am a proponent of existential and... Read More
Hello and welcome! My name is Nicole L Adams and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I hold a Master's degree in Professional Counseling. I am dually licensed in Alabama and Mississippi. I would be happy to get to know... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Michael Venezia

LPC, NCC
4 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Georgia and Alabama with 5 years of experience working with teens, young adults, and adults on a multitude of issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management, and grief or life changes. My counseling style is warm and interactive with an emphasis on a client-centered approach. I believe in treating anyone... Read More
I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Georgia and Alabama with 5 years of experience working with teens, young adults, and adults on a multitude of issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Laura Angers

NCC, LPC, RPT
5 years experience
Hello, I'm Laura! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist and a National Certified Counselor. I graduated with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2012 but the focus of my work experience has been with individuals, families and couples equally. I have worked in a group home, in office settings and I have also provided in-home counseling during the past few years. My hope is that whatever... Read More
Hello, I'm Laura! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist and a National Certified Counselor. I graduated with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2012 but the focus of my work experience has been... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Tonya Hillman

MS, LPC
9 years experience
Hello, my name is Tonya Hillman and I would love to help guide you through many of life’s challenges. Having worked for nine years as a Licensed Professional Counselor in two states, Missouri and Alabama, and currently working towards my Ph.d in Counseling Education and Supervision, I have had the opportunity to work with individuals and couples on a multitude of platforms. These platforms include relationship development, coping with anxiety and depression, working to... Read More
Hello, my name is Tonya Hillman and I would love to help guide you through many of life’s challenges. Having worked for nine years as a Licensed Professional Counselor in two states, Missouri and Alabama, and currently working towards... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Dr. Magna Porterfield

Ph.D.
26 years experience
I am a psychologist who is licensed in both the states of Alabama and Georgia and I have had the opportunity to work in the field of psychology for several years. I have worked in the both university settings (as a teacher and counselor) as well as in private practice. I have also had the opportunity to travel and share my knowledge through lectures and workshops. I have the most experience in... Read More
I am a psychologist who is licensed in both the states of Alabama and Georgia and I have had the opportunity to work in the field of psychology for several years. I have worked in the both university... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 26 years

Brooke Bowen

MS, LPC
16 years experience
Life can be difficult at times and I'm glad that you're taking the first step and reaching out for help. I'm Brooke and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor. I hold a double BS degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice (Forensic Investigations), an MS degree in Psychology, and have completed extensive graduate work in Criminal Justice and Community Agency Counseling. I've been in this field since 2003 and have worked in various settings with most all... Read More
Life can be difficult at times and I'm glad that you're taking the first step and reaching out for help. I'm Brooke and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor. I hold a double BS degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice (Forensic... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Coralea Dalrymple

MS, LPC, SC
16 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Alabama for the past 10 years. I am originally from Western New York- but have been in Alabama for over 20 years. I was brought here by the military and was a military spouse for over 15 years. I am a graduate of Troy University, Alabama. I have worked in a community mental health center as a therapist since 2002. In... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Alabama for the past 10 years. I am originally from Western New York- but have been in Alabama for over 20 years. I was brought here by the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Stephan Mambazo

PhD, (ABD), MSW, LICSW-PIP
20 years experience
Hello, my name is Stephan Idris Mambazo. I am comfortable being called Stephan or Idris. I am a clinical social worker, licensed in the states of Alabama and Pennsylvania. I am a professionally certified specialist in The Grief Recovery Method®. I have been in the helping profession for over thirty years, with more than twenty years as a licensed clinician. I am a twice-graduate of Temple University School of Social Work in Philadelphia, earning bachelor... Read More
Hello, my name is Stephan Idris Mambazo. I am comfortable being called Stephan or Idris. I am a clinical social worker, licensed in the states of Alabama and Pennsylvania. I am a professionally certified specialist in The Grief Recovery Method®.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Natalie Alexander

LPC
6 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, and, former Case Manager at Sequel Youth and Family Services, a privately owned Individual & Family Services company, which offers treatment options and programs for people with behavioral, and emotional, challenges. I earned my Master's holder in Counseling Psychology from Liberty University, VA. To sail through life's challenges, and cope with one's struggles, I offer diverse solution focused strategies. Proficient in Person-centered therapy, Choice Theory, Brief therapy, and other... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, and, former Case Manager at Sequel Youth and Family Services, a privately owned Individual & Family Services company, which offers treatment options and programs for people with behavioral, and emotional, challenges. I earned my... Read More
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  • Languages: English, French
  • Experience: 6 years

Amanda Hood

LPC
8 years experience
My goal is to help clients achieve their goals and live their best life possible. I enjoy helping others get to the root of the problem in order to not only solve it but also prevent it from becoming a pattern. I believe this is essential in moving forward. I have experience helping clients reduce anxiety and depression. I have also worked with the LGBTQ community, trauma/abuse survivors, and those dealing with grief. I have... Read More
My goal is to help clients achieve their goals and live their best life possible. I enjoy helping others get to the root of the problem in order to not only solve it but also prevent it from becoming a... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Hunstville, Alabama

Huntsville, Alabama is the seat of Madison County and is the fourth-largest city in the state with an estimated population of 194,057 as of 2016. The once sleepy farming town became an important epicenter for the Space Race during the 1960’s. Since that time, the city of Huntsville has been a major magnet for the aerospace industry as well as engineering research facilities- with the military and technology companies having the largest economic impact in the area. This Southern city has enjoyed a renaissance from the influx of high-tech companies that have moved into the region leading to an increase in cultural diversity. Huntsville, however, has not been immune to the growing issue of mental health concerns that plague the state of Alabama as a whole.

Concerning Trends

As with many other states across the country, Alabama is dealing with a growing prevalence of substance abuse. In 2016 there were 695 overdose deaths recorded in the state. In 2017, the number had grown to 788. This accounted for an increase of more than 13 percent. The widespread problem is a concern for residents of the state.

It is very possible that substance abuse problems are related to other mental health issues. Sometimes those that are suffering from other problems will attempt to self-medicate if they do not have the resources to help otherwise. In Alabama, about 145,000 adults aged 18 or older had serious thoughts of suicide– this accounts for 4 percent of adults.

If you have felt that you are suffering from some type of undue stress, depression or another condition that is interfering with your quality of life, you may want to consider seeking help. Reaching out for assistance is a good option, and we want to help you search for a Huntsville mental health professional or therapist. We can connect you with someone that can work around your schedule.

Recognizing that you need additional support from a professional does not always happen immediately. But when you are ready to search for the right therapist in the Huntsville area, we want to make the process as easy as possible for you. One suggestion that we have is that when you start your search, you begin by thinking about what your own unique needs are and what you hope to get out of the process. Looking at the listings of services available can be overwhelming, but if you know what to look for you’ll be better able to spot the things you need from a care provider and narrow down your selection.

Beginning with the Right Questions

Finding the right mental health professional begins with understanding your own specific needs and why you are seeking help. Having a clear idea of what you need out of the process will allow you to better identify who might be the right fit. Here are some of the questions you may want to ask yourself. Make a mental note or even jot down in writing the answers for future reference:

  • Can you describe what problems you are currently dealing with and how they are interfering with your ability to function in your everyday life?
  • What do you hope to get out of the therapeutic process?
  • Are you more comfortable speaking with a woman or a man about your personal issues?
  • What length of time are you willing to devote to the process?
  • Are you suffering from a condition that might best be addressed by a medical specialist (such as substance abuse or an eating disorder?)

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it is a good place to start. You may have other important concerns that you want to talk about and you should make note of those. This question and answer session you have with yourself should help guide your search so that when you are ready to look at the listing of available providers you can decide if their approaches match up with what you need.

What Does Your Health Insurance Cover?

For most people, cost will play a significant role in their ability to access certain mental health services. We suggest reaching out to your health insurance provider to find out if they cover any portion of services. You may find that they have their own network of therapists or mental health professionals they work with exclusively. If you choose to see someone within the network this may end up saving you a significant amount of money out-of-pocket.

How e-counseling.com Can Help You Connect with a Huntsville Mental Health Professional

In our directory, you can connect with Huntsville therapists and mental health professionals who offer a variety of services. We make the process of searching easier by listing their detailed bios and profiles all in one place, so you can compare their approaches. Once you have narrowed down your list to a few select professionals you can then reach out to them individually and ask additional questions. An initial conversation or phone call might help you find out if you have a natural rapport with them. After all, clear communication is crucial.

Finding someone who understands you and can help you navigate different challenges could greatly improve your quality of life.