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.


Jill S

M.Ed,LPC
17 years experience
Jill Ashley Sexton, LPC, is a Statewide Clinical Coordinator and Southern Region Teamleader with the Children’s Aid Society in Alabama. She specializes in treating trauma, grief and loss, parenting issues. She is trained in TF-CBT, EMDR and is and adoption competent professional. She serves children, adolescents, adults and families. Jill graduated with undergraduate degree in Psychology from Auburn University and with her masters degree in community counseling from Auburn University Montgomery. She has... Read More
Jill Ashley Sexton, LPC, is a Statewide Clinical Coordinator and Southern Region Teamleader with the Children’s Aid Society in Alabama. She specializes in treating trauma, grief and loss, parenting issues. She is trained in TF-CBT, EMDR and is and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:17 years

Walter Bowers

LPC
20 years experience
My name is Walter Bowers and I am a licensed professional counselor or LPC for short. I have been licensed for more than 20 years and have more than 25 years of counseling experience. I have helped many clients make positive choices regarding problems that they have presented in counseling sessions with me. The approach that I use is rational choice and is based on Robert Glasser's Choice Theory. I teach clients how to apply... Read More
My name is Walter Bowers and I am a licensed professional counselor or LPC for short. I have been licensed for more than 20 years and have more than 25 years of counseling experience. I have helped many clients make... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Shelia Holmes

M.ED,LPC,NCC
4 years experience
Shelia Holmes is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She is originally from Huntsville, Alabama an earned a B.A. in Psychology and a M.ED in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Auburn University. She has worked in the mental health field as a case manager for the adult population with intellectual disabilities prior to her career as a therapist. Shelia has experience providing therapy in diverse settings. During her internship, Shelia had the... Read More
Shelia Holmes is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She is originally from Huntsville, Alabama an earned a B.A. in Psychology and a M.ED in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Auburn University. She has worked in the... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:4 years

Harriet Lamb

LPC-S
24 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. That means I supervise Master level counselor for 2 years so that they can meet the requirements for licensing. I have been licensed for 20 years and have worked with children and adults in Community Mental Health settings, parenting programs, Child Protective Services and drug education. I use person-centered, behavior therapy, thought changing, unconditional positive regard, solution-focused and reality therapy... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. That means I supervise Master level counselor for 2 years so that they can meet the requirements for licensing. I have been licensed for 20 years and have worked with children... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:24 years

Ariela Aaron

MA,Ed.S,LPC-S
3 years experience
Hello : My name is Ariela. I completed a Bachelor of Science from Southern University A&M with an emphasis in psychology and a minor in French in 1997. In 2003, I completed a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Alabama. Then, in 2005 I completed an Education Specialist Degree in Counselor Education with a specialty of family marriage and community counseling from The University of Alabama as well. ... Read More
Hello : My name is Ariela. I completed a Bachelor of Science from Southern University A&M with an emphasis in psychology and a minor in French in 1997. In 2003, I completed a Master's degree in Rehabilitation... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Shamari Grayson

LICSW-PIP
4 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with six years of experience in the field. I attended undergraduate at the University of Southern Mississippi where I gained experience working with at risk youth while pursuing my degree in social work. I received my graduate degree in social work from the University of Alabama with a focus in children, adolescents, and their families. I have spent the past three years providing mental health counseling... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with six years of experience in the field. I attended undergraduate at the University of Southern Mississippi where I gained experience working with at risk youth while pursuing my degree in... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:4 years

Courtney Cephas-Bass

MA,LPC
3 years experience
I am a Masters-level Licensed Professional Counselor. I primarily work with adults (using a Cognitive Behavioral counseling model) in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, adjustment issues, and substance abuse. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the important role of thinking in how we feel and what we do. I work with individuals, families, and couples in therapeutic sessions. I also work with companies/agencies providing employee assistance services and... Read More
I am a Masters-level Licensed Professional Counselor. I primarily work with adults (using a Cognitive Behavioral counseling model) in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, adjustment issues, and substance abuse. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of psychotherapy... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Rhonda Marie Stalb

LMFT
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 therapist who will help you learn how to respect yourself, reclaim your power, and finally... Read More
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 therapist who will help you learn how to respect yourself, reclaim your power, and finally... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Joseph Follette

LMFT
20 years experience
Is your marriage in trouble? Take care of your marriage by seeing a therapist who is serious about saving marriages and families from divorce. Read More
Is your marriage in trouble? Take care of your marriage by seeing a therapist who is serious about saving marriages and families from divorce. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Chari Herron

LPC
9 years experience
Chari N. Herron is a mental health professional with 9 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 Psychology in 2006, and Alabama A&M University in Normal, AL where she received her Master of Science... Read More
Chari N. Herron is a mental health professional with 9 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 Psychology in 2006, and Alabama A&M University in Normal, AL where she received her Master of Science... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Reese Jefferson

LPC-S, NCC, MAC, BC-TMH
15+ years experience
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 practice who specializes in working with adolescents and adults. I provide consultations,... Read More
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 practice who specializes in working with adolescents and adults. I provide consultations,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15+ 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.