Superior has undergone many changes over the years, growing from a mining town to an agricultural
center, and most recently, to a residential community with subdivisions. Like Superior, many people go
through transformations throughout their lives, and sometimes, these changes come with growing
pains. If you are suffering such pains in personal growth, or other emotional or mental health issues, a
counselor can help.

Therapists in the Superior area are ready and able to help you overcome stagnation, changes in your life,
and other hardships you might be facing. If you are suffering from depression, stress, anxiety, or any
other difficulties where you may need support, these licensed mental health professionals are able to
help you confidentially. Contact a nearby therapist today.

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Lisa Connelly

Offering therapy in AZ
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
15 years of experience

Lisa knew since high school that she wanted to be a counselor. She obtained her BA in Psychology and MA in Professional Counseling with a specialization in Marriage, Family, and Addiction at Ottawa University in Phoenix, Arizona in 2002. She is also a (LPC) Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona. Lisa has worked in a variety of settings with a diverse clientele. These settings include therapeutic group homes, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency detox and residential treatment, outpatient mental health clinics, and in private practice. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, families, groups, and couples. Lisa has been trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Lisa specializes in treating people of all ages for trauma and anxiety. She also has extensive experience working with couples, and those dealing with depression, grief/loss, life challenges and more. Lisa feels that counseling is her passion and that being a counselor of integrity, expertise, and compassion is of utmost importance. She values her clients and believes in building a strong rapport of trust so that they can identify their own personal goals to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

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Gary Santorella

Offering therapy in AZ
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyGriefCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
27 years of experience

My training is in brief cognitive-behavioral therapy. This means that we will deal in the here and now. When we discuss family history, it will be in the context of understanding how over-learned behaviors are influencing you current situation, then develop new ways (behaviors and thinking) to deal with the challenges you are facing. I work best with clients who have a specific goals that they are trying to achieve. That doesn't mean that we can't spend some time figuring this out. But once we do, we will come up with a jointly derived game plan and measures to determine if we've gotten there. Besides being a therapist, I'm a Lean implementation specialist, have been an executive coach for 25 years, and have extensive experience helping people improve their leadership/people skills and working through difficult workplace issues. Many years ago, I was a hospital social worker in San Francisco during the AIDS epidemic - so I have a strong background helping clients cope with severe illnesses and the difficult decisions they face - both for themselves and their loved ones. I have also treated victims of trauma and have a great deal of experience working with PTSD. I co-authored a paper titled: Occupational Exposure of Healthcare Workers to HIV: Stress Reactions and Counseling Interventions which appeared in the journal Social Work in Healthcare. I have also authored a professional book titled Lean Culture for the Construction Industry: Building Committed and Responsible Teams published by Taylor & Francis.

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Dr. Sally Brown

Offering therapy in AZ
License: PhD, DSW, LCSW
AddictionsLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
31 years of experience

ABOUT ME My name is Sally Brown. I graduated with a Masters degree is Social Work from the University of Houston and a doctorate in Clinical Social Work from Walden University. I also have a PhD in Holistic Health. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive processing therapy, EMDR and motivational interviewing. My focus is on improving an individual's quality of life and helping them find balance. SPECIALTIES Trauma Addictions Relationship issues Stress, Anxiety Depression Also experienced in: LGBT , trauma and abuse , grief , intimacy-related issues , anger management , self esteem ,bipolar disorder , coping with life changes , compassion fatigue, gender identity, Abandonment , coping with disability. Clinical approaches: Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR),Cognitive Processing Therapy , Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, New Decision Therapy Years of Experience: 31 SERVICES OFFERED MESSAGING LIVE CHAT PHONE VIDEO LANGUAGES English Spanish LICENSING LCSW - AZ #16760 LCSW-NM 06170 LCSW-CO00992910 LCSW-HI 4144 NM LADAC 0114001

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Angela Cusimano

Offering therapy in AZ
License: PhD
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSleeping disordersDepression
9 years of experience

Hi there! Nice to meet you. I am a warm, compassionate therapist who also knows how to be direct and straight-forward. I work best with clients who are motivated to change & are willing to do work outside of our therapy sessions. Most “evidence-based” (research supported) treatments involve some work and effort outside of our therapy hour. Sometimes this can be practicing skills we discuss in therapy or completing written assignments that will help you translate your therapy skills into your everyday life. I’m looking forward to helping you achieve your goals!

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Patricia Bishop

Offering therapy in AZ
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience

I am licensed in Arizona with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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Karis Wold

Offering therapy in AZ
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsLGBTGriefSelf esteem
15 years of experience

I am licensed in both Connecticut and Arizona with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbtq+ related issues, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our sessions to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Cathy Sanchez

Offering therapy in AZ
Relationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoaching
5 years of experience

I am licensed in Arizona with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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David Kolker

Offering therapy in AZ
License: LCSW,JD
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience

Hello, my name is David Kolker and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker. The firs question I ask every client is "tell me who you are." This question is the basis of all the time we will spend together. It is the main question that will determine the progress of your therapy. A primary piece of this approach is self-disclosure by myself. How can I expect you to be open and honest if I am not willing to do the same? Many therapists don't believe in this theory; however, I have found it to be extremely effective. The concept is that I have the same issues as you do; however, my pain tolerance is extremely less than yours. What does this mean? I don't wait till the pain gets unbearable to take action. I have owned large primary mental health facilities for the past 14 years and worked with a diverse population of males, females, couples and families. Issues such as lack of childhood modeling, insecure attachment, sexual assault and abuse, codependency and shame. It is my opinion that shame and codependency are the primary issues with the vast majority of issues we face. I will stop at this point and invite you to contact me and discuss the issues you are dealing with. Remember, I am no different than you.

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Donald "Joe" Hupp

Offering therapy in AZ
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepression
20 years of experience

I am licensed in over 10 States with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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Sheri Milbourne

Offering therapy in AZ
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
9 years of experience

Do you lack a sense of purpose? Do you vibe with the idea that there is something greater than you that makes the world go around but feel wounded or frustrated with all the paths you have traveled to find meaning in your life and experiences? Do you wonder if life should feel somehow better? Happier? Now, more than ever, people feel a nagging absence of direction and are uncertain about finding their place in life. They are overwhelmed with reading all the self-help books, following all the gurus, searching all the spiritual teachers, learning all the philosophies, and starting all the practices that promise to answer their existential questions. Meanwhile, they feel more confused and lost than when they started. I believe it shouldn't be that hard to connect to a higher power and feel its boundless love for YOU! I offer a custom approach for each of my clients. I start with understanding where you are now and your challenges. I help you put a plan in place to help you move forward and celebrate your successes along the way! I offer an inclusive, safe space with virtual appointments to suit your schedule and follow a holistic model to be sure we address all of your areas of need. My passion is helping people discover the most straightforward path to recognizing their inherent worthiness. It might mean setting boundaries, grieving loss, or helping you change a behavior pattern that keeps you stuck. My goal is to help you change your attitudes toward yourself, others, and the world so you can live the life you've always dreamed of! Contact me today, and we’ll get started on our journey together!

How to find counseling in Superior

Finding the best therapist close by in Superior can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Superior. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Superior, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Superior or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Superior area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Superior, elsewhere in Pinal, or in the greater state of Arizona.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Superior area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Superior therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Superior due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Superior may not take health insurance, some in the state of Arizona may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp or clinicians throughout the state of Arizona you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Superior, Arizona working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Superior above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Superior helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Superior therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Superior therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Superior therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in AZ, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 85173 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Superior counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A Superior licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Superior, Arizona can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Superior has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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