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Marion Counseling Services

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  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeremy H.
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I feel that this service is going to help my situation significantly. I never thought counseling would help me but after my conversation with Golden Opportunities, I am questioning why I didn't try this sooner.

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.

Wise Weddings
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  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rachael P.
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Steve is a great guy! My husband and I would recommend him to anybody. Whether the planning is far into the future or real soon. We loved him. Great job!!

Terry Lee
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    Chris D.
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    married my wife and i and did our marriage counseling. great man and great family. i love the lees

    • 23 years in business

    I do not sugar coat nor do I treat people the same everyone is special


    Biblical-based counseling offered to individuals, families and groups dealing with a wide range of issues from: * Guilt to grace * Communication * Bitterness to forgiveness * Self-esteem * Fear * Stress * PTSD * Abuse issues of alcohol and drugs * Abuse issues of the past ranging from physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse * Grieving


    My work integrates the total person, inner self and outer behavior, as well as respecting their personal world view.


    I am a licensed Protestant Minister. I do Ladies Conferences, I also do Counceling for Marriage Seminars; I also help Ladies and Children that have been molested, etc...


    I offer counseling service and dream interpretation through e-mail. This is becoming more popular than people realize, and I have over 10 years of professional experience.


    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.


    As a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Headwaters Counseling in Fort Wayne, Indiana offers personalized counseling services to individuals throughout the area. Whether your child suffers from behavioral issues or a loved one suffers from an addiction to alcohol or drugs or other behavioral health issues, allow our compassionate staff to work with you to overcome problems and lead an enriched life.


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


    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.


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


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

    • 10 years in business

    I am personal and will walk a couple through many things about building commitment and the relationship.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack

    I'm a licensed therapist who specializes in addiction, trauma, depression, and anxiety.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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