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Kokomo Counseling Services

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  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen A.
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We’ve onky had one session but he was very attentive and helpful

Stephanie H.
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Kent officiated our wedding ceremony. He did a wonderful job! He really got to know us through our marriage counseling and at the rehearsal dinner he made his way around to introduce himself to everyone. He wore colors that went with the wedding colors. During the wedding we wanted our 3 kids involved. We picked to do a sand ceremony and had each of the kids pour sand in a vase with us. It was beautiful! He talked about blending our families into one. Kent was a blessing to have officiate and we will forever be greatful for such a wonderful ceremony.

Wellness Strategies
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Bill B.
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    I couldn't be more grateful for all of your help and counseling! You have really helped me the last 6 weeks or so and I would recommend you to everyone and anyone, you rock! I feel like we are really starting to get to the root of things so I can make healthy changes in my life.

    Crossroads Counseling
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Sayde U.
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      In my appointments with Debbie, I find she genuinely cares about the issues I bring up. Her desire to help you find a solution and her educational background has been a positive experience for me. She also continues to learn about her practice by attending conferences or seminars to stay current. I would highly recommend Debbie.

      • 13 years in business
      Tina W.
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      Drew has been a wonderful counselor to me the last few years. I've been able to deal with alot of issues more effectively with her help. I like that she is independent because she can focus more on helping clients without the distractions that come with corporate compliance. She cares about your overall well-being. She is confident and has so much experience from her diverse background in therapy over many years. She deals with things very naturally and innately. If you read this Drew, Thank you.

      • 59 years in business
      About

      Each service is built around the personality of the couple. Each couple undergoes a pre-marriage inventory and counsel as I strive to give couples the tools needed to have a successful marriage.

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      New Hope Counseling offers quality, affordable, research-based couples counseling for any couple looking to improve their relationship. Specialties include pre-marital, relationships in crisis and affair recovery. New Hope Counseling also works with frustrated parents and children (5-18) suffering from trauma.

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      We are empowering, educating and equipping individuals to move towards their dreams. The services we offer include: 1. Career Series - Career Preparation which includes resume writing, mock interviews, goal setting, job search assistance 2. Life Series - Individual transition coaching - Healthy relationships - Parental coaching - Adolescent guidance i.e teen pregnancy 3. Pastoral Series

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      We have been the leaders in marriage counseling in Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, Westfield, Noblesville, and Zionsville since September of 1989. We have a caring staff of 9 therapists who can help you. We offer marital, individual, family and group counseling. Our clients love coming to our warm, inviting and relaxing office; and while here, they receive directive, powerful and life-changing feedback.

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      I provide counseling services to support and encourage positive mental health for all people!

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      Christian Counseling Practice offering non-judgemental counseling services to all children, adolescents, adults, and families. Counseling offered by Master or Ph.D. level counselors or psychologist with an over 45 years of combined experience. If you need a place of support, encouragement, learning, understanding and healing, we are here for you. We are offering counseling services as well for sexually maladaptive behavior in children/adolescents.

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      We provide counseling services for individuals, couples and families in Fishers, Indiana area. We are specializing in drug and alcohol related issues.

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      Serving those in need of therapy and counseling in Indianapolis and nearby communities, Dr.Cassandra A. Erickson's services include counseling adults, children and adolescents in individual therapy, couple and marriage counseling, and family therapy. Her specialty is in stress and trauma therapy, including post-traumatic stress disorder.

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      Experience and expertise. Having done over 1007 weddings with a 92% still married over 30 years stands apart when over 50% of marriages today end in divorce.

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      Maggie utilizes a hands on approach to counseling in order for clients to actively participate in their growth and personal development.

      • 6 years in business
      About

      I am a mental health counselor specializing in marital, addiction, trauma and women's issues. I practice therapy from a holistic view to empower the client to find the answers to life's questions.

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      Counseling Associates, a small group of like-minded, licensed professionals, who strive to offer ethical, insightful, authentic counseling for couples, families and individuals in a peaceful and comfortable environment.

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      I counsel couples and help them get everything accomplished that is needed to make their marriage legal in the state of Indiana.

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      Agape Empowerment Counseling Services (AECS) is a faith-based private practice that provides quality, confidential, and professional counseling, consulting, and coaching. Whether you are struggling with an emotional, relational or spiritual issue, AECS will help you uncover your true potential and lead you toward a path of empowerment, growth, and healing. Our services include individuals, couples, families, and groups for adults age 18 and older. Life coaching is offered for personal and professional development. Our areas of specialization include caregiving, Alzheimer's, stress, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and addiction.

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      I am an ordained minister, and I work full-time as an intake counselor at a behavioral health facility. I can provide premarital counseling for couples who wish to get married, and I will perform weddings at your desired location.

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      I provide counseling and educational consulting for children, families and educators. This includes individual, group services and workshop presentations.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What are the types of psychologists?

      Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

      • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
      • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
      • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
      • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
      • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
      • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
      • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
      • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
      • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
      • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
      • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
      • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
      • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
      • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
      • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
      • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
      • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
      • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
      • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

      What is a psychologist?

      A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

      A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

      • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
      • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
      • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
      • Overcoming addictions.
      • Managing chronic illness.
      • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

      Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

      To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

      How much do therapists cost?

      If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

      Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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