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Stephanie M James
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
As a counselor, I work to provide interventions which not only alleviate immediate symptoms such as sadness, grief or anxiety, but also to facilitate greater self-understanding. I believe that counseling is an investment that can enhance your quality of life by helping you to develop a "tool box" of strategies to deal with challenges, improve self-esteem, find ways to get your needs met and develop skills to create healthier relationships.
As a counselor, I work to provide interventions which not only alleviate immediate symptoms such as sadness, grief or anxiety, but also to facilitate greater self-understanding. I believe that counseling is an investment that can enhance your quality of life by helping you to develop a "tool box" of strategies to deal with challenges, improve self-esteem, find ways to get your needs met and develop skills to create healthier relationships.
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Consir J Pair
Counselor, LGPC , NPT-C, MHS, RBT
Verified Verified
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
I am a licensed therapist with over 10 years experience, committed to helping individuals, couples, families and groups begin the journey to the goal of improving your mental health and overall wellness. Post masters degree I have undergone extensive clinical training, workshops and supervisions which provided me the knowledge, wisdom and expertise in this field of wellness.
I am a licensed therapist with over 10 years experience, committed to helping individuals, couples, families and groups begin the journey to the goal of improving your mental health and overall wellness. Post masters degree I have undergone extensive clinical training, workshops and supervisions which provided me the knowledge, wisdom and expertise in this field of wellness.
(410) 755-5393 View (410) 755-5393
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Sherpa Counseling & Equine Assisted Therapy, LLC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC, 10074, NCC
Verified Verified
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Not accepting new clients
As a therapeutic sherpa, I am in the practice of creating a safe nonjudgmental space offering authenticity and empathy with the intention of empowering you on your journey. Psychotherapy is a form of deep play because of its inherent supported risks and its exhilarating rewards. Influenced by mythologist Joseph Campbell's heroic cycle, I utilize eclectic and integrative tools to facilitate your healing quest. Specializing in relational issues, addiction, trauma, grief, anxiety and depression, my clinical practice kit is informed by person-centered Rogerian therapy, psychodynamic theory, equine assisted modalities, family systems theory, bibliotherapy, gestalt and somatic psychology.
As a therapeutic sherpa, I am in the practice of creating a safe nonjudgmental space offering authenticity and empathy with the intention of empowering you on your journey. Psychotherapy is a form of deep play because of its inherent supported risks and its exhilarating rewards. Influenced by mythologist Joseph Campbell's heroic cycle, I utilize eclectic and integrative tools to facilitate your healing quest. Specializing in relational issues, addiction, trauma, grief, anxiety and depression, my clinical practice kit is informed by person-centered Rogerian therapy, psychodynamic theory, equine assisted modalities, family systems theory, bibliotherapy, gestalt and somatic psychology.
(410) 709-1486 View (410) 709-1486

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Number of Therapists in 21084

< 10

Therapists in 21084 who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Grief
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Coping Skills
100% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 21084 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 21084?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.