Therapists in Calera, AL

Photo of Mary Elizabeth Norwood, LICSW, PIP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Mary Elizabeth Norwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040  (Online Only)
Now accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and private pay! Hi, my name is Mary Beth. There are so many reasons to seek counseling. Whether you are going through a life transition, are dealing with mental health concerns, or just want to have a safe space to process life, I am eager to help you on your path. I'm passionate about meeting my clients where they are finding therapy techniques that are the most beneficial for them. I have worked with individuals of all ages from a variety of backgrounds.
Now accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and private pay! Hi, my name is Mary Beth. There are so many reasons to seek counseling. Whether you are going through a life transition, are dealing with mental health concerns, or just want to have a safe space to process life, I am eager to help you on your path. I'm passionate about meeting my clients where they are finding therapy techniques that are the most beneficial for them. I have worked with individuals of all ages from a variety of backgrounds.
(205) 953-1758 View (205) 953-1758
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Dyllon Johnson
Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Hello, my name is Dyllon. There are many reasons to seek out counseling and I hope to serve as a guide on your path to growth and healing. My practice is eclectic in nature. I believe everyone is unique and therefore deserves a unique approach. My areas of specialty are LGBTQ+ issues, including HRT, anxiety and depression, and relationship issues. I am experienced in and comfortable working with multicultural and diverse populations. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and graduate of the University of Montevallo where I earned a Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling.
Hello, my name is Dyllon. There are many reasons to seek out counseling and I hope to serve as a guide on your path to growth and healing. My practice is eclectic in nature. I believe everyone is unique and therefore deserves a unique approach. My areas of specialty are LGBTQ+ issues, including HRT, anxiety and depression, and relationship issues. I am experienced in and comfortable working with multicultural and diverse populations. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and graduate of the University of Montevallo where I earned a Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling.
(205) 273-5876 View (205) 273-5876
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Vernesia Womack
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040  (Online Only)
*NEW CLIENTS WELCOMED* There you are! You've made the decision that, at one time or another, we've all had to make in life. Whether there has been loss, traumatic experiences, relational problems, parenting woes, the fear of the unknown, or anything else that brought you to the realization that help is needed you've made that step. I can assist with helping to sort through the "unwanted pile-ups" as we work together to find that place of tranquility. I have a Masters in Professional Counseling and I have worked with teens, adolescents, as well as parents, where unwanted behaviors have taken a toll on the warmth in the relationship.
*NEW CLIENTS WELCOMED* There you are! You've made the decision that, at one time or another, we've all had to make in life. Whether there has been loss, traumatic experiences, relational problems, parenting woes, the fear of the unknown, or anything else that brought you to the realization that help is needed you've made that step. I can assist with helping to sort through the "unwanted pile-ups" as we work together to find that place of tranquility. I have a Masters in Professional Counseling and I have worked with teens, adolescents, as well as parents, where unwanted behaviors have taken a toll on the warmth in the relationship.
(205) 843-7841 View (205) 843-7841
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LaShanda Banks
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
No matter a person’s position in life, your mental health will always take precedence and determine your quality of life and how well you perform. It's an honor to be a provider and an advocate for mental health. I am a licensed professional counselor with over a decade of experience providing services to various populations including, children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Above all of the accolades, I’m human and I know that at some point or at several points in your lifetime you will need guidance and support.
No matter a person’s position in life, your mental health will always take precedence and determine your quality of life and how well you perform. It's an honor to be a provider and an advocate for mental health. I am a licensed professional counselor with over a decade of experience providing services to various populations including, children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Above all of the accolades, I’m human and I know that at some point or at several points in your lifetime you will need guidance and support.
(205) 668-5179 View (205) 668-5179
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New Beginnings Therapy LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
My passion for counseling comes from the enjoyment of being able to engage the client into sharing their life stories and seeing the positive outcomes of overcoming those issues that are keeping the client from living a fully engaging life. As an experienced counselor, the most rewarding feeling comes from seeing clients transition from emotional and mental anguish into a more peaceful mind and soul. Clients can be assured that they will have a warm, caring, and non-judgmental therapist who will listen and be present with them on their journey to well-being.
My passion for counseling comes from the enjoyment of being able to engage the client into sharing their life stories and seeing the positive outcomes of overcoming those issues that are keeping the client from living a fully engaging life. As an experienced counselor, the most rewarding feeling comes from seeing clients transition from emotional and mental anguish into a more peaceful mind and soul. Clients can be assured that they will have a warm, caring, and non-judgmental therapist who will listen and be present with them on their journey to well-being.
(659) 200-6397 View (659) 200-6397
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Crystal Crim M. Ed.
Counselor, LPC, LCPC, TF-CBT, BC-TMH, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
Feeling more depressed or anxious than usual? Dealing with trauma? How about that argument with your family or loved one? You have so much on your plate, between family, work, and attempting to have some kind of social life, that you have forgotten YOU.
Feeling more depressed or anxious than usual? Dealing with trauma? How about that argument with your family or loved one? You have so much on your plate, between family, work, and attempting to have some kind of social life, that you have forgotten YOU.
(205) 772-1578 View (205) 772-1578
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Carlos D Richardson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
Hi, and thanks for visiting my profile. My role as your counselor is to work with you and help navigate through the issues of life, such as, anxieties, depression, addictions, adjustments, relationships and other problems by using the strengths that you already possess necessary for self-empowerment, growth and success.
Hi, and thanks for visiting my profile. My role as your counselor is to work with you and help navigate through the issues of life, such as, anxieties, depression, addictions, adjustments, relationships and other problems by using the strengths that you already possess necessary for self-empowerment, growth and success.
(205) 402-8382 View (205) 402-8382
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Dr. James L. Jackson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
Dr. James L. Jackson has over 15 years experience providing professional counseling for children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing mental and emotional pain related to anxiety, depression, and trauma. Dr. Jackson is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor. James works with clients as young as age 3 and uses evidence-based therapy modalities to address behavioral and emotional concerns.
Dr. James L. Jackson has over 15 years experience providing professional counseling for children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing mental and emotional pain related to anxiety, depression, and trauma. Dr. Jackson is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor. James works with clients as young as age 3 and uses evidence-based therapy modalities to address behavioral and emotional concerns.
(205) 346-7637 View (205) 346-7637
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Cherie Dopson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
I believe we are all born with the innate ability to be great...the greatest version of ourselves. We fall, we fail, but we continue to thrive to be a healthy and productive member of society. With the help of the resources available to us, we choose a goal and work towards it, one step at a time.
I believe we are all born with the innate ability to be great...the greatest version of ourselves. We fall, we fail, but we continue to thrive to be a healthy and productive member of society. With the help of the resources available to us, we choose a goal and work towards it, one step at a time.
(205) 607-8564 View (205) 607-8564
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Aisha Holmes Thorn
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that each person is the expert of their life. I also believe that at times we all need an objective person to listen and to help us find our center. I strive to meet each person where they are, no judgements, no preconceived ideas. I believe that counseling is not about labeling problems, it is about developing coping skills, gaining self awareness and self understanding. Together we find ways to uncover your strengths and live a more meaningful life.
I believe that each person is the expert of their life. I also believe that at times we all need an objective person to listen and to help us find our center. I strive to meet each person where they are, no judgements, no preconceived ideas. I believe that counseling is not about labeling problems, it is about developing coping skills, gaining self awareness and self understanding. Together we find ways to uncover your strengths and live a more meaningful life.
(205) 861-0057 View (205) 861-0057
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Lori E Gardner
Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
Welcome! I’m glad you made the decision to seek counseling and I look forward to helping you reach your therapeutic goals. Counseling is more than just venting. It’s a process that requires commitment, transparency, and honesty- for the client and the therapist. Counseling can lead to increased self-awareness, a better understanding of behaviors, and peace regarding your past. It can help you discover your purpose, improve relationships, develop effective coping skills, and find hope in stressful situations. Counseling can be challenging and consists of taking an in-depth look at yourself. However, it is worth it!
Welcome! I’m glad you made the decision to seek counseling and I look forward to helping you reach your therapeutic goals. Counseling is more than just venting. It’s a process that requires commitment, transparency, and honesty- for the client and the therapist. Counseling can lead to increased self-awareness, a better understanding of behaviors, and peace regarding your past. It can help you discover your purpose, improve relationships, develop effective coping skills, and find hope in stressful situations. Counseling can be challenging and consists of taking an in-depth look at yourself. However, it is worth it!
(205) 619-8265 View (205) 619-8265
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BOLER & Associates, Counseling & Consultation, LLC
Counselor, ALC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
I managed to offer a nonjudgmental, non-bias, and confidential therapy approach with a exceptional quality of care for those that are experiencing everyday life stressors and seeking a better way to regain control over one's personal life.
I managed to offer a nonjudgmental, non-bias, and confidential therapy approach with a exceptional quality of care for those that are experiencing everyday life stressors and seeking a better way to regain control over one's personal life.
(205) 272-5296 View (205) 272-5296
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Aubri McClendon
Counselor, ALC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
My name is Aubri McClendon, I am 33 years old. I have a passion for helping people and that is what drew me to the counseling profession. My undergraduate degree is from the University of Montevallo in Communication Studies and my masters is from the University of West Alabama in Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am an Associate Licensed Counselor, and I enjoy working with clients to help them reach their full potential, overcome mental barriers and work through past trauma to create the life they want. As an Associate Licensed Counselor, I am under the supervision of Dr. Kelly Owenby, LPC-S
My name is Aubri McClendon, I am 33 years old. I have a passion for helping people and that is what drew me to the counseling profession. My undergraduate degree is from the University of Montevallo in Communication Studies and my masters is from the University of West Alabama in Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am an Associate Licensed Counselor, and I enjoy working with clients to help them reach their full potential, overcome mental barriers and work through past trauma to create the life they want. As an Associate Licensed Counselor, I am under the supervision of Dr. Kelly Owenby, LPC-S
(205) 953-4625 View (205) 953-4625
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Dennis Lee Taylor Sr
Licensed Professional Counselor, MDiv, MA, LPC, CAMS
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
Life can certainly be difficult and challenging at times. Especially now as we are all dealing with changing circumstances and uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus crisis! It is important to seek help to cope with the wide range of emotions felt during these stressful times. But many also continue to experience the same struggles and issues that they had before this worldwide crisis... and I want to help! Therapy is your opportunity to grow healthier -- mentally, emotionally, behaviorally and relationally. I truly believe my in my motto, "Counseling with Care"!
Life can certainly be difficult and challenging at times. Especially now as we are all dealing with changing circumstances and uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus crisis! It is important to seek help to cope with the wide range of emotions felt during these stressful times. But many also continue to experience the same struggles and issues that they had before this worldwide crisis... and I want to help! Therapy is your opportunity to grow healthier -- mentally, emotionally, behaviorally and relationally. I truly believe my in my motto, "Counseling with Care"!
(205) 564-9748 View (205) 564-9748
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Whitney Knox McDaniel
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
Are you a new parent? Have you recently become the caregiver for a young child, maybe as a result of things beyond your control? Are you the parent or caregiver for a toddler, or a child with a developmental delay or disorder, or a child who has experienced trauma or other disruptive or challenging circumstances? Maybe your family is going through life changes and transitions. Or maybe you are experiencing post partum depression or anxiety (this happens to mothers AND fathers!) Maybe you are a teacher or childcare professional trying to support kids and families. You need support and compassion; a place to be real and just breathe
Are you a new parent? Have you recently become the caregiver for a young child, maybe as a result of things beyond your control? Are you the parent or caregiver for a toddler, or a child with a developmental delay or disorder, or a child who has experienced trauma or other disruptive or challenging circumstances? Maybe your family is going through life changes and transitions. Or maybe you are experiencing post partum depression or anxiety (this happens to mothers AND fathers!) Maybe you are a teacher or childcare professional trying to support kids and families. You need support and compassion; a place to be real and just breathe
(205) 614-5849 View (205) 614-5849
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Tracy LaForty
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Calera, AL 35040
Now accepting new clients. I believe we all have a story of how we think our lives are going to play out in our heads. When that story does not come true it leaves us feeling lost, sad, and sometimes angry. I provide a safe place to help people be able to make sense of life and start rebuilding themselves and their relationships.
Now accepting new clients. I believe we all have a story of how we think our lives are going to play out in our heads. When that story does not come true it leaves us feeling lost, sad, and sometimes angry. I provide a safe place to help people be able to make sense of life and start rebuilding themselves and their relationships.
(833) 240-6553 View (833) 240-6553
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A Better You Counseling Service, LLC
Counselor, MS, ALC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
For 15+ years, I've passionately supported individuals, groups, and families as a counselor, fostering a secure environment for them to address life's challenges. I integrate various therapies like CBT, Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, Psychoanalytic, and Gestalt, tailoring sessions to client needs, lasting 30 minutes to an hour, at $75.00 or $150.00, respectively.
For 15+ years, I've passionately supported individuals, groups, and families as a counselor, fostering a secure environment for them to address life's challenges. I integrate various therapies like CBT, Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, Psychoanalytic, and Gestalt, tailoring sessions to client needs, lasting 30 minutes to an hour, at $75.00 or $150.00, respectively.
(205) 858-9818 View (205) 858-9818
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Dusty Croswell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Calera, AL 35040
Are you a perfectionist who continues to be disappointed because you never seem to measure up to everyone else? Or maybe it seems you give more in relationships than you receive. You could be a teen trying to meet the demands of school, friends and family that leave you feeling anxious and discouraged. Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed and stressed? Let's work together to get to the root of the issue and develop a plan that incorporates self love to get your life back. Soon you will find balance and inner peace. It’s possible to feel confident, empowered, and hopeful again.
Are you a perfectionist who continues to be disappointed because you never seem to measure up to everyone else? Or maybe it seems you give more in relationships than you receive. You could be a teen trying to meet the demands of school, friends and family that leave you feeling anxious and discouraged. Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed and stressed? Let's work together to get to the root of the issue and develop a plan that incorporates self love to get your life back. Soon you will find balance and inner peace. It’s possible to feel confident, empowered, and hopeful again.
(205) 894-5794 View (205) 894-5794

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Celia Carter
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
Alabaster, AL 35007
Does your child or teen seem anxious or worried? They may be struggling with perfectionism, with what others think about them, or may be worried about their future. They may be having a hard time sleeping because they just can't seem to turn their brain off at night. Have they lost their spark, seem more moody or irritable, stay in their room too much, and think they can’t do anything right? Your child or teen may be struggling to see the positives in themselves and struggling to manage the emotions that they are feeling. As a parent, you may be at a loss of what to do for your child, having tried everything you can think of.
Does your child or teen seem anxious or worried? They may be struggling with perfectionism, with what others think about them, or may be worried about their future. They may be having a hard time sleeping because they just can't seem to turn their brain off at night. Have they lost their spark, seem more moody or irritable, stay in their room too much, and think they can’t do anything right? Your child or teen may be struggling to see the positives in themselves and struggling to manage the emotions that they are feeling. As a parent, you may be at a loss of what to do for your child, having tried everything you can think of.
(833) 762-0392 View (833) 762-0392
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Ashley Carter
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007
Life has a way of throwing challenges at us that can feel overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges make us feel frustrated, sad, disappointed, and anxious. While these obstacles and feelings are completely normal, they have a way of impacting our mental health. If you are looking for a change and are ready to start therapy, I am here to help you right where you are. Together we will set goals and work towards these challenges at your own pace. Through this process, I hope to help you learn more about yourself and find your inner strength to face whatever comes your way.
Life has a way of throwing challenges at us that can feel overwhelming. Sometimes these challenges make us feel frustrated, sad, disappointed, and anxious. While these obstacles and feelings are completely normal, they have a way of impacting our mental health. If you are looking for a change and are ready to start therapy, I am here to help you right where you are. Together we will set goals and work towards these challenges at your own pace. Through this process, I hope to help you learn more about yourself and find your inner strength to face whatever comes your way.
(205) 624-2422 View (205) 624-2422

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Calera, AL

10+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Calera, AL who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
94% Self Esteem
89% Relationship Issues
89% Anxiety
83% Family Conflict
83% Coping Skills
83% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

88% BlueCross and BlueShield
76% Cigna and Evernorth
76% New Directions | Lucet

How Therapists in Calera, AL see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

73% Female
27% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Calera?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.