Therapists in Indianapolis, IN

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Photo of Aaron Tempel, Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Aaron Tempel
Counselor, LMHC, CSAT, NCC
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Significant disconnection and shame are intense and unfortunately common experiences people are struggling with. Sometimes, our emotions or body sensations feel intense or overwhelming. This pain may lead us to act in ways that are against our values or desires. Perhaps we act out sexually, eat excessively, or are avoidant of relationships. Regardless, these behaviors often further our loss of control, distress, hurt, and low self-esteem.
Significant disconnection and shame are intense and unfortunately common experiences people are struggling with. Sometimes, our emotions or body sensations feel intense or overwhelming. This pain may lead us to act in ways that are against our values or desires. Perhaps we act out sexually, eat excessively, or are avoidant of relationships. Regardless, these behaviors often further our loss of control, distress, hurt, and low self-esteem.
(317) 458-9891 View (317) 458-9891
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Nicole Nethery
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46204  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Nicole! Are you feeling empty from a loss? Thinking that you'll never move past this time in your life? I want to help you feel whole again after the loss of a loved one, career, or relationship. I will teach you how to acknowledge triggers and how to cope successfully when they arise.
Hi, I'm Nicole! Are you feeling empty from a loss? Thinking that you'll never move past this time in your life? I want to help you feel whole again after the loss of a loved one, career, or relationship. I will teach you how to acknowledge triggers and how to cope successfully when they arise.
(317) 932-8206 View (317) 932-8206
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Cassandra Williams
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW, LSW
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220  (Online Only)
As we transition through life, we go through many phases. We're often faced with challenges and obstacles that can make it difficult to process and move forward. During those times, the light at the end of the tunnel is not always present. Maybe you are under a lot of stress, feel stuck, are grieving the loss of a loved one, dealing with loneliness, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, lack of self-esteem, financial burdens, past trauma, or just don't feel like yourself. Whatever the issue, therapy provides a safe and secure space to talk through your issues, create attainable goals, and begin your healing journey.
As we transition through life, we go through many phases. We're often faced with challenges and obstacles that can make it difficult to process and move forward. During those times, the light at the end of the tunnel is not always present. Maybe you are under a lot of stress, feel stuck, are grieving the loss of a loved one, dealing with loneliness, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, lack of self-esteem, financial burdens, past trauma, or just don't feel like yourself. Whatever the issue, therapy provides a safe and secure space to talk through your issues, create attainable goals, and begin your healing journey.
(317) 563-8260 View (317) 563-8260
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Staci A Striegel-Stikeleather
Pre-Licensed Professional, MAMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Hello! Are you ready to feel more peace in your life, but you need some support to get there? Are you ready to change patterns in your relationships or improve communication? I am happy to help you! I would love to be your advocate. I am LGBT+ affirming and see clients ages 14 and up. I also have special training in couples and family therapy. Please reach out to see if I am a good fit!
Hello! Are you ready to feel more peace in your life, but you need some support to get there? Are you ready to change patterns in your relationships or improve communication? I am happy to help you! I would love to be your advocate. I am LGBT+ affirming and see clients ages 14 and up. I also have special training in couples and family therapy. Please reach out to see if I am a good fit!
(317) 548-0480 View (317) 548-0480
Photo of Lydia Roden, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Lydia Roden
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46204  (Online Only)
Do you struggle with self compassion or allowing yourself to feel your emotions? I empower individuals to better understand their emotions and treat themselves with patience and kindness. Together we can work on identifying barriers that make it difficult to sit with your emotions and observe them without judgment.
Do you struggle with self compassion or allowing yourself to feel your emotions? I empower individuals to better understand their emotions and treat themselves with patience and kindness. Together we can work on identifying barriers that make it difficult to sit with your emotions and observe them without judgment.
(463) 400-2572 View (463) 400-2572
Photo of Dr. Melanie K. Stone, Psychologist in Indianapolis, IN
Dr. Melanie K. Stone
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Do you feel overwhelmed, worried, or sad and don't know where to turn? Is the way you are feeling affecting your relationships, your job, your sleep? Have you experienced disturbing or traumatic events in your life that seem to be affecting your daily living? Do you have struggles in your marriage or challenges as a parent and don't know what else to try? I help people like you everyday. Through the counseling process, you can begin to understand the struggles you are experiencing, and learn more effective ways of dealing with and resolving some of the difficulties in your life.
Do you feel overwhelmed, worried, or sad and don't know where to turn? Is the way you are feeling affecting your relationships, your job, your sleep? Have you experienced disturbing or traumatic events in your life that seem to be affecting your daily living? Do you have struggles in your marriage or challenges as a parent and don't know what else to try? I help people like you everyday. Through the counseling process, you can begin to understand the struggles you are experiencing, and learn more effective ways of dealing with and resolving some of the difficulties in your life.
(317) 560-7422 View (317) 560-7422
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Kristen Cole
Psychologist, PsyD, HSPP
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Waitlist for new clients
Life is constantly changing, and difficulties inevitably arise. There are times when these difficulties can become so overwhelming that it seems impossible to overcome. I offer help to those who are experiencing various hardships so that they are able to understand the underlying dynamics that are the root cause of their problems, and help them create positive changes in their life. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere my clients are offered a highly personalized approach where they can safely attain the personal growth they are striving for.
Life is constantly changing, and difficulties inevitably arise. There are times when these difficulties can become so overwhelming that it seems impossible to overcome. I offer help to those who are experiencing various hardships so that they are able to understand the underlying dynamics that are the root cause of their problems, and help them create positive changes in their life. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere my clients are offered a highly personalized approach where they can safely attain the personal growth they are striving for.
(317) 900-4398 View (317) 900-4398
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Darla Payne
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46250  (Online Only)
I would consider it a privilege for you to entrust me with your life journey of twists and turns. Each of our lives have their own individual challenges that can serve as opportunities for positive growth and change. I have a passion for helping clients through emotional challenges and guiding them towards hope and a stronger sense of self. I believe in building healthy coping skills with a focus on self-acceptance and self-compassion. There are many things that surface in life which, at times, can cause anxiety, depression or just confusion. As a result, this can impact our outlook as well as how we relate to others.
I would consider it a privilege for you to entrust me with your life journey of twists and turns. Each of our lives have their own individual challenges that can serve as opportunities for positive growth and change. I have a passion for helping clients through emotional challenges and guiding them towards hope and a stronger sense of self. I believe in building healthy coping skills with a focus on self-acceptance and self-compassion. There are many things that surface in life which, at times, can cause anxiety, depression or just confusion. As a result, this can impact our outlook as well as how we relate to others.
(317) 666-6530 View (317) 666-6530
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KAP Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCAC
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
"Because you are alive, everything is possible"- Thich Nhat Han. I believe that we all have the ability to change and the potential to be our best selves. As a therapist, I actively encourage, support and challenge you to define what you want in life. I feel that my role in counseling is to help empower you to create balance in your life and feel at peace and content. Using a variety of therapeutic techniques, I can help you challenge your thinking, let go of anxiety and fears, and find comfort and support.
"Because you are alive, everything is possible"- Thich Nhat Han. I believe that we all have the ability to change and the potential to be our best selves. As a therapist, I actively encourage, support and challenge you to define what you want in life. I feel that my role in counseling is to help empower you to create balance in your life and feel at peace and content. Using a variety of therapeutic techniques, I can help you challenge your thinking, let go of anxiety and fears, and find comfort and support.
(317) 662-2032 View (317) 662-2032
Photo of Kate Tucker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Kate Tucker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Waitlist for new clients
Children, teens, and young adults are resilient and, often, they also need help working through hard things in their lives to thrive.
Children, teens, and young adults are resilient and, often, they also need help working through hard things in their lives to thrive.
(317) 676-2053 View (317) 676-2053
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Cardinal Counseling Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LAC, LLC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46216
I enjoy working with anyone age 13 or older with struggles in the area of self-esteem, setting healthy boundaries with others, learning how to be self-respectful in words, thoughts & feelings, stress & managing anxiety as well as anyone who is healing from loss of either a loved one or pet(s). I also enjoy helping people during seasons of transition whether in young adulthood to increase independence or later years to adjust to decrease in independence resulting from illness, injury or the aging process. I especially enjoy working to provide faith-based struggles.
I enjoy working with anyone age 13 or older with struggles in the area of self-esteem, setting healthy boundaries with others, learning how to be self-respectful in words, thoughts & feelings, stress & managing anxiety as well as anyone who is healing from loss of either a loved one or pet(s). I also enjoy helping people during seasons of transition whether in young adulthood to increase independence or later years to adjust to decrease in independence resulting from illness, injury or the aging process. I especially enjoy working to provide faith-based struggles.
(317) 961-2738 View (317) 961-2738
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Elaine Bush
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Transitions of all kinds can be SCARY and HARD, and may leave one stuck in a place of powerlessness and frustration. Living and getting through each day may be PAINFUL - whether because of isolation or too much togetherness and conflict (or both!). Struggles make hearing others and feeling heard more difficult. Managing our feelings and relationships is easier "wished" for than accomplished. I can help you choose the right words, figure out where you are in life and relationships, and find your way through difficult times.
Transitions of all kinds can be SCARY and HARD, and may leave one stuck in a place of powerlessness and frustration. Living and getting through each day may be PAINFUL - whether because of isolation or too much togetherness and conflict (or both!). Struggles make hearing others and feeling heard more difficult. Managing our feelings and relationships is easier "wished" for than accomplished. I can help you choose the right words, figure out where you are in life and relationships, and find your way through difficult times.
(317) 342-7381 View (317) 342-7381
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Tommy Parry
Counselor, MS, MEd, BCBA, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46236
Not accepting new clients
What if your own worst thoughts weren't the enemy? What if nothing needs to be removed? My ideal client is someone who is working through some of the hardest phases of their life, someone who might be: going through a faith transition - receiving a new diagnosis - losing a job - suffering due to trauma - parenting a child with a disability - managing increasing anxiety or depression. I want to help increase the amount of space you have to live in. Often when our worlds crumble apart, it feels like we are confined to these small, unlivable corners. My goal is to help expand those spaces so you can move towards what matters.
What if your own worst thoughts weren't the enemy? What if nothing needs to be removed? My ideal client is someone who is working through some of the hardest phases of their life, someone who might be: going through a faith transition - receiving a new diagnosis - losing a job - suffering due to trauma - parenting a child with a disability - managing increasing anxiety or depression. I want to help increase the amount of space you have to live in. Often when our worlds crumble apart, it feels like we are confined to these small, unlivable corners. My goal is to help expand those spaces so you can move towards what matters.
(571) 536-7982 View (571) 536-7982
Photo of Denise Mullenhour, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Denise Mullenhour
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46260  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself unable to shut your mind off? Replaying past events or chronically worrying? Is your inner critic keeping you from finding confidence in yourself and security with your place in the world? Have you experienced emotional pain and confusion that keeps your past in the present? Are you struggling to build self-esteem or find self-worth? Has the stress from daily responsibilities compounded existing problems with depression, anxiety, or loss?
Do you find yourself unable to shut your mind off? Replaying past events or chronically worrying? Is your inner critic keeping you from finding confidence in yourself and security with your place in the world? Have you experienced emotional pain and confusion that keeps your past in the present? Are you struggling to build self-esteem or find self-worth? Has the stress from daily responsibilities compounded existing problems with depression, anxiety, or loss?
(317) 900-4460 View (317) 900-4460
Photo of Micah Brown, Marriage & Family Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Micah Brown
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220  (Online Only)
I specialize in working with couples and intimate relationships on communication skills, managing emotions, intimacy, and more. I also work with individuals on a variety of issues like depression, anxiety, minority stress, and self-esteem. I place high priority on the impact that society can have on marginalized groups. Helping people live authentically is central to my therapeutic approach.
I specialize in working with couples and intimate relationships on communication skills, managing emotions, intimacy, and more. I also work with individuals on a variety of issues like depression, anxiety, minority stress, and self-esteem. I place high priority on the impact that society can have on marginalized groups. Helping people live authentically is central to my therapeutic approach.
(463) 219-5173 View (463) 219-5173
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Lydia R Banton
Counselor, LMHC, LAC
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46219  (Online Only)
My ideal candidate has struggled with self-esteem based on past experiences and wants to change the story and move ahead with confidence. They want to gain insight into why things have happened that are troubling and know how to change things so it can be better.
My ideal candidate has struggled with self-esteem based on past experiences and wants to change the story and move ahead with confidence. They want to gain insight into why things have happened that are troubling and know how to change things so it can be better.
(317) 720-2642 View (317) 720-2642
Photo of Dr. Cari Pearson Carter, Psychologist in Indianapolis, IN
Dr. Cari Pearson Carter
Psychologist, PhD, HSPP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46240
I Am Currently Accepting New Clients. Eating disorders (ED), anxiety, and/or stress can take hold of you so it feels like you are no longer living the life you want. Do thoughts of food or weight, or feelings of guilt consume you? Or does Worry make it difficult to enjoy time with friends or family? Or maybe you feel so stressed that you feel like you might explode? These things can make it really difficult to be who you truly are; they can pull you away from life and the things that actually matter to you, like relationships, work, and pleasant activities (e.g., reading a book, going for a hike).
I Am Currently Accepting New Clients. Eating disorders (ED), anxiety, and/or stress can take hold of you so it feels like you are no longer living the life you want. Do thoughts of food or weight, or feelings of guilt consume you? Or does Worry make it difficult to enjoy time with friends or family? Or maybe you feel so stressed that you feel like you might explode? These things can make it really difficult to be who you truly are; they can pull you away from life and the things that actually matter to you, like relationships, work, and pleasant activities (e.g., reading a book, going for a hike).
(317) 483-8216 View (317) 483-8216
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Caleb Rice
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46256
My primary specialties are couples, ADHD-related issues, and men's issues. I work with kids as young as 9 years old to people in their golden years. I work with individuals experiencing attachment injuries/trauma, anxiety, depression, anger management issues, ADHD-related issues in adults and adolescents, and life transitions. I also specialize in working with couples who need help with communication and conflict management skills as well as different kinds of intimacy issues.
My primary specialties are couples, ADHD-related issues, and men's issues. I work with kids as young as 9 years old to people in their golden years. I work with individuals experiencing attachment injuries/trauma, anxiety, depression, anger management issues, ADHD-related issues in adults and adolescents, and life transitions. I also specialize in working with couples who need help with communication and conflict management skills as well as different kinds of intimacy issues.
(317) 593-9813 x107 View (317) 593-9813 x107
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Peace of Mind Counseling
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LMHCA, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Statement: Every human deserves to be seen, heard, and valued. It is the original human instinct designed by God. It is the energy that connects relationships. Henry Nouwen referred to counselors as the “Wounded Healers.” As a counselor, I am human; just like you, I am familiar with the unpredictability of life.
Statement: Every human deserves to be seen, heard, and valued. It is the original human instinct designed by God. It is the energy that connects relationships. Henry Nouwen referred to counselors as the “Wounded Healers.” As a counselor, I am human; just like you, I am familiar with the unpredictability of life.
(317) 649-8781 View (317) 649-8781
Photo of Lindsey Goergen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Lindsey Goergen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LMHCA, NCC
Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Is there someone in your life (spouse/significant other, parent, sibling, friend, co-worker, neighbor) whose behavior has you questioning your own reality & sanity? Do you live, or have lived, with someone who is addicted to alcohol, drugs, sex, porn, food, video games, shopping etc? Do you find yourself walking on eggshells as not to upset them? Do you feel like there is something "wrong" with you, but you don't know what is causing you to feel this way? Are you having trouble recalling a time when life seemed "normal"? Do your friends & family mean well but don't understand how to help or support you? You're not alone!
Is there someone in your life (spouse/significant other, parent, sibling, friend, co-worker, neighbor) whose behavior has you questioning your own reality & sanity? Do you live, or have lived, with someone who is addicted to alcohol, drugs, sex, porn, food, video games, shopping etc? Do you find yourself walking on eggshells as not to upset them? Do you feel like there is something "wrong" with you, but you don't know what is causing you to feel this way? Are you having trouble recalling a time when life seemed "normal"? Do your friends & family mean well but don't understand how to help or support you? You're not alone!
(317) 961-8249 View (317) 961-8249

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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.

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.

What type of therapist is right for me?

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.

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 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.

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.