Female Therapists in Montevallo, AL

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LaShanda Banks
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Montevallo, AL 35115
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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A Better You Counseling Service, LLC
Counselor, MS, ALC
Verified Verified
Montevallo, AL 35115
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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Alexandria Cottrell
Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montevallo, AL 35115  (Online Only)
Hello and Welcome, I’m Alex! I'm thrilled that you've decided to take a brave and meaningful step towards enhancing your wellbeing and embracing personal growth. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC), holding a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, I'm deeply honored to support and guide you on this transformative journey. Your courage in seeking change is admirable, and I am here to facilitate your path towards healing and self-discovery. I have immediate in-network availability (BCBS, Aetna, Cigna) and I am accepting new clients. Private pay option available.
Hello and Welcome, I’m Alex! I'm thrilled that you've decided to take a brave and meaningful step towards enhancing your wellbeing and embracing personal growth. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC), holding a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, I'm deeply honored to support and guide you on this transformative journey. Your courage in seeking change is admirable, and I am here to facilitate your path towards healing and self-discovery. I have immediate in-network availability (BCBS, Aetna, Cigna) and I am accepting new clients. Private pay option available.
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Shelly Mitchell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, EdS, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
Montevallo, AL 35115
You are the expert on your life & your story. My goal is to provide a safe, judgement free environment where you can share and explore your narratives. Therapy can empower you to access & mobilize your natural and inherent strengths. When you are ready, I can provide encouragement & support as you plan, develop, & write the next chapters in your story.
You are the expert on your life & your story. My goal is to provide a safe, judgement free environment where you can share and explore your narratives. Therapy can empower you to access & mobilize your natural and inherent strengths. When you are ready, I can provide encouragement & support as you plan, develop, & write the next chapters in your story.
(205) 255-1305 View (205) 255-1305
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Iman Healing Journey
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montevallo, AL 35115
Do you struggle with developing a deeper connection with others or self, due to anxiety, depression, or trauma? Are you tired of being the strong friend and wish to learn how to develop stronger and more effective boundaries? I specialize in helping others have a better sense of connection with self, process traumas, mom guilt, and more. You do not have to do this alone. Not only do I provide a safe space, but also an authentic approach that intertwines theories and skills that are evidenced based and appropriate for meeting self and life goals.
Do you struggle with developing a deeper connection with others or self, due to anxiety, depression, or trauma? Are you tired of being the strong friend and wish to learn how to develop stronger and more effective boundaries? I specialize in helping others have a better sense of connection with self, process traumas, mom guilt, and more. You do not have to do this alone. Not only do I provide a safe space, but also an authentic approach that intertwines theories and skills that are evidenced based and appropriate for meeting self and life goals.
(205) 827-6023 View (205) 827-6023
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Netria Hill
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Montevallo, AL 35115
Not accepting new clients
My goal is to help every client to gain the needed coping skills to live life as normal as they can after experiencing events that left them feeling depleted. I want each and everyone of us to life our lives to the fullest.
My goal is to help every client to gain the needed coping skills to live life as normal as they can after experiencing events that left them feeling depleted. I want each and everyone of us to life our lives to the fullest.
(205) 782-9302 View (205) 782-9302

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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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Shannon White
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Alabaster, AL 35007
In today's society, people feel pressure to choose a side or struggle with what to say. It's hard to determine where you fit in or who to trust. This is not a way to go through life. I help clients decipher what is important and refocus on those things that matter most. While we can't change the world overnight, we can help influence and change our environment and be a positive light to those we encounter. Life is a journey with ups and downs but it's up to us to embrace each day and use it to accomplish something new and choose to see the joy in each moment.
In today's society, people feel pressure to choose a side or struggle with what to say. It's hard to determine where you fit in or who to trust. This is not a way to go through life. I help clients decipher what is important and refocus on those things that matter most. While we can't change the world overnight, we can help influence and change our environment and be a positive light to those we encounter. Life is a journey with ups and downs but it's up to us to embrace each day and use it to accomplish something new and choose to see the joy in each moment.
(205) 890-7664 View (205) 890-7664
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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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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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Fertile Ground, LLC
Counselor, MS, ALC, CCM
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007
I'm Ashley Dixon, the face behind Fertile Ground. As someone who's not a big fan of traditional therapy myself, I get where you're coming from. But hear me out—I am not your average therapist. My goal is to help you navigate life's twists and turns without feeling like you're on a Shrink's couch (LOL). Whether it's tackling mental health struggles or sorting out relationship knots, I'm all about empowering you to find your way. No judgment, just a friendly ear and practical guidance. Together, we'll dig deep to uncover what's really going on beneath the surface. Trust me, understanding the why is the first step to finding the how.
I'm Ashley Dixon, the face behind Fertile Ground. As someone who's not a big fan of traditional therapy myself, I get where you're coming from. But hear me out—I am not your average therapist. My goal is to help you navigate life's twists and turns without feeling like you're on a Shrink's couch (LOL). Whether it's tackling mental health struggles or sorting out relationship knots, I'm all about empowering you to find your way. No judgment, just a friendly ear and practical guidance. Together, we'll dig deep to uncover what's really going on beneath the surface. Trust me, understanding the why is the first step to finding the how.
(659) 234-2117 View (659) 234-2117
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Insight Therapeutic Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PIP
Verified Verified
Alabaster, AL 35007
Insight Therapeutic Services, LLC is a group of 14 Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Clinical Social Workers, each with certifications in a variety of specialty areas serving children and adults. Our team strives to match the needs of your family with a therapist knowledgeable and skilled in your area of need. Our therapists are skilled in the areas of trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and addictions. Each therapist holds a certification in their area of expertise. We are currently accepting new clients for Alabaster and Birmingham locations. Telehealth offered as well.
Insight Therapeutic Services, LLC is a group of 14 Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Clinical Social Workers, each with certifications in a variety of specialty areas serving children and adults. Our team strives to match the needs of your family with a therapist knowledgeable and skilled in your area of need. Our therapists are skilled in the areas of trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and addictions. Each therapist holds a certification in their area of expertise. We are currently accepting new clients for Alabaster and Birmingham locations. Telehealth offered as well.
(205) 374-9859 View (205) 374-9859
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Cindy Sharp
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW-S, EMDR
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007
Do you find yourself constantly being triggered by past trauma? Are you experiencing feelings of worry and self-doubt that cause you to feel stuck and not able to live the life you dreamed of? Do you find yourself struggling to find normalcy again after a divorce, bad break-up, unexpected loss or this Covid-19 pandemic? Are you a parent with a preteen or teen that’s dealing with anxiety or depression?
Do you find yourself constantly being triggered by past trauma? Are you experiencing feelings of worry and self-doubt that cause you to feel stuck and not able to live the life you dreamed of? Do you find yourself struggling to find normalcy again after a divorce, bad break-up, unexpected loss or this Covid-19 pandemic? Are you a parent with a preteen or teen that’s dealing with anxiety or depression?
(205) 737-4385 View (205) 737-4385
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Initiative Counseling, LLC
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007  (Online Only)
I'm passionate about helping individuals from all walks of life, but also proudly serves those of all religions, LGBTQIA+ community at large. I am also a KAP (Kink Aware Professional). Questions are always welcome and I am willing to learn more in order to help a client. As a counselor, I strive for quality and compassion when it comes to serving my clients. I take a collaborative, person-centered approach to therapy and believe that the client is the expert of themselves.
I'm passionate about helping individuals from all walks of life, but also proudly serves those of all religions, LGBTQIA+ community at large. I am also a KAP (Kink Aware Professional). Questions are always welcome and I am willing to learn more in order to help a client. As a counselor, I strive for quality and compassion when it comes to serving my clients. I take a collaborative, person-centered approach to therapy and believe that the client is the expert of themselves.
(205) 896-6274 View (205) 896-6274
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Killette Anderson
Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Alabaster, AL 35007
Are you feeling alone, confused, or just overwhelmed by life? I'm here to help and accepting new clients! I work with adolescent and adult clients of all ages. I am particularly passionate about working with teenage girls and adults with issues pertaining to dating, singleness, and family relationships. I am a Christian and have a holistic approach, believing all parts of the mind and body have to work together for the good of the client. Call or email me today to schedule and get the support you need.
Are you feeling alone, confused, or just overwhelmed by life? I'm here to help and accepting new clients! I work with adolescent and adult clients of all ages. I am particularly passionate about working with teenage girls and adults with issues pertaining to dating, singleness, and family relationships. I am a Christian and have a holistic approach, believing all parts of the mind and body have to work together for the good of the client. Call or email me today to schedule and get the support you need.
(205) 772-1701 View (205) 772-1701
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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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Sarah Grace Stevenson
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFTA
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007
When we start seeking out romantic partners, we seek out what is familiar- what we learned from our parents or caregivers. Sometimes our parents gave us great examples of what a future relationship should be like; other times, our parents showed us what to avoid in those relationships. As adults we are continually trying to recreate what feels comfortable in our future relationships based on our past experiences, namely, our childhood environments. Things can go wrong when we have unmet emotional needs from childhood and then project them onto our partner. This can lead to many disappointments and failed expectations.
When we start seeking out romantic partners, we seek out what is familiar- what we learned from our parents or caregivers. Sometimes our parents gave us great examples of what a future relationship should be like; other times, our parents showed us what to avoid in those relationships. As adults we are continually trying to recreate what feels comfortable in our future relationships based on our past experiences, namely, our childhood environments. Things can go wrong when we have unmet emotional needs from childhood and then project them onto our partner. This can lead to many disappointments and failed expectations.
(256) 573-1096 View (256) 573-1096
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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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Caroline Bria
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007
Waitlist for new clients
Are you feeling stuck in some part of your life? Trying to navigate a romantic, peer, or parent-child relationship, life transition, anxiety or depression? Struggling to figure out what's getting in the way sexually, emotionally, or mentally? Does it feel like something is inhibiting life satisfaction, security and connection but hard to figure out what that is? I want to meet you where you are and help you get to where you want to be. I use a collaborative approach to tailor therapeutic techniques to fit your unique needs and personality. My joy and passion in being an MFT stems from the journey of moving through change with you.
Are you feeling stuck in some part of your life? Trying to navigate a romantic, peer, or parent-child relationship, life transition, anxiety or depression? Struggling to figure out what's getting in the way sexually, emotionally, or mentally? Does it feel like something is inhibiting life satisfaction, security and connection but hard to figure out what that is? I want to meet you where you are and help you get to where you want to be. I use a collaborative approach to tailor therapeutic techniques to fit your unique needs and personality. My joy and passion in being an MFT stems from the journey of moving through change with you.
(205) 272-6861 View (205) 272-6861
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Lasita Kirkland
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alabaster, AL 35007  (Online Only)
I am accepting new clients! I see individuals, couples, and families! Our journey through life can be challenging at times. We often allow our past, present, and even future circumstances to prevent us from optimizing our journey. Whether you are a mother juggling multiple roles, a spouse feeling unappreciated, a young adult figuring out life, or a child/teen whose parents don't understand, I will work with you to identify your needs, create goals, and help you conquer emotional and behavioral challenges that arise at each stage of your journey.
I am accepting new clients! I see individuals, couples, and families! Our journey through life can be challenging at times. We often allow our past, present, and even future circumstances to prevent us from optimizing our journey. Whether you are a mother juggling multiple roles, a spouse feeling unappreciated, a young adult figuring out life, or a child/teen whose parents don't understand, I will work with you to identify your needs, create goals, and help you conquer emotional and behavioral challenges that arise at each stage of your journey.
(334) 454-3162 View (334) 454-3162
Female Therapists

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.