Madora Howell Online Counseling – You deserve to be happy

Are Betterhelp therapists qualified? Madora Howell Online Counseling… From the perspective that i am a certified psychotherapist and i had a private practice for twenty years helping individuals recover from stress and anxiety and injury and then also from the point of view that i’ve used better help as a client so today i’m going to talk about what it requires a psychotherapist in the u.s and what it requires a much better health therapist i also want to show you a bit of a technique on the better help site that permits you to take a look at who the therapists are in your area read their profiles and choose one that resonates with you so it’s something that’s a little bit not quite hidden however kind of concealed on the website and i’m going to reveal you at the end and in between i likewise want to deal with some criticisms that i’ve become aware of better help therapists and i’ve listened to on youtube review videos so let’s begin so i very first want to make it clear that betterhelp only employs certified specialists and they match individuals with a licensed professional in your own state because in the u.s we have this function that the therapist requires to be certified in the state where you reside so what does it require accredited now obviously that varies a little bit state by state however i’m going to walk you through what it takes to be licensed in connecticut where i live and after that tell you what else is required to be a much better health therapist so to end up being certified you require a graduate degree in among a handful of areas so you could have a psychology phd or a master’s degree in scientific social work or marriage and family treatment or professional therapy and then once you have your graduate degree you need 3 000 hours of direct customer experience while you are being supervised by an expert who holds the license you’re looking for and you require a minimum of a hundred hours of guidance with this person in which you go over how you are providing therapy to your customers so usually accomplishing this lots of clinical hours and this much guidance probably averages around 3 or four years of experience to get the scientific hours to even then sit for the written exam and after that you sit for the composed exam and after that if you pass you get certified so that’s what’s required to be licensed as a psychotherapist in connecticut and after that if you wish to work for better help you need a minimum of 3 years of experience after you’ve been accredited so you are certainly not getting interns on better help you’re getting a therapist with an academic degree a solid number of clinical hours and a minimum of three years of experience after they have actually been licensed so there’s

 

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a very popular video on youtube which slams better help therapists and calls them lay therapists which is just not true and the factor she calls them late therapists i want to speak about that briefly is she states one they do not prescribe medication and 2 they do not handle court orders so let me attend to those 2 things since in the u.s as a psychotherapist you can not prescribe medication unless you also occur to be an md or an lprn the only people in the united states who can recommend psychiatric medications or medical physicians could be your general practitioner or a psychiatrist or a certified expert nurse who’s had specific training in psychiatric medications so those are the only two kinds of people who can recommend medication the large bulk of psychotherapists do not prescribe medication since they don’t hold those other degrees and where i live extremely really couple of psychiatrists also do treatment most psychiatrists focus on recommending the medication and leave the therapy to the psychotherapists so that is not a legitimate criticism and then the 2nd criticism that they do not handle court orders i will tell you in my own private practice i truly tried to avoid handling court orders and i will show you why most of the time what would take place is i would get a phone call from somebody who would be in a panic asking to have five sessions in a week due to the fact that they needed to go to court next week and they were trying to meet the requirement that they had actually received probably 5 or six months earlier now i understand that this happens i truly do but that’s not really treatment that’s actually doing something to please a court order and it’s not the type of work i ever did and most likely for most court-ordered therapy there are community companies that can supply that type of treatment in a more Madora Howell Online Counseling

reliable way so i just wished to address those 2 criticisms because i do not feel they stand so before i show you this little trick on the website for better help in terms of being able to find somebody in your own location that you resonate with i want to state 2 things one is that the fit between you and a therapist is extremely important and the design of a therapist makes a huge difference how comfy you feel with them how safe you feel with them and you could go to somebody who has a very expensive rate at a private practice and still not be happy with the therapist right i have actually had clients who have actually pertained to me after seeing somebody in my location where they were paying a high private practice rate and they come into my office and they ‘d say my previous therapist not did anything however speak about herself well that’s not proper so if that happens to you either with a private practice or a neighborhood company or on better help change therapists and if a therapist ever does something egregious you can report it to the state licensing board so absolutely the quality of the therapist varies no matter what their training or background and you have to discover somebody who’s a great suitable for you and really among the advantages i feel of the much better health platform is that you have this capability to quickly switch therapists so there’s some responsibility because since obviously if better help has a therapist and people are constantly switching away from that individual they get that feedback right if you go to somebody in a private practice what do you tell and after that it’s very difficult to discover reviews unless you get an individual recommendation to a private practice therapist so i do believe that’s sort of an advantage of the better help platform that you can read reviews you can compose a review you can offer feedback and you can change therapists if you require to so prior to i share with you how you can go onto the betterhelp platform and select a therapist who resonates for you in your area but i do have a link below this video that supplies you with 10 off your first month i am an affiliate of better help i am not a therapist on the platform and i no longer handle psychotherapy clients just as an fyi due to the fact that i get that concern a lot however i associated with them due to the fact that

 

individuals all over the country and actually all over the world contact me frequently to say that they do not have access to mental health services so better help provide service in 140 various nations 40 various languages i remain in positioning with their objective so there is a link below this video that will provide you 10 percent off your very first month so if you go to the betterhelp.com website you truly do not get the choice up here to put your zip code in and see what therapists are readily available you have to scroll all the way to the bottom and you’ll see here find a therapist so you can put in any city in the united states i’m going to select baltimore maryland i don’t live there i do not know any therapists there however i’m just going to try it and you will get an entire host of therapists and you can have a look and once again i don’t know these people i’m not promoting them in any way i’m simply revealing you how you can evaluate to see who the therapists are that are readily available in your area prior to registering and then if you actually liked this therapist or state here dr veronica wanza she specializes in tension anxiety lgbt relationship problems trauma and abuse self-esteem 7 years of experience each therapist writes a little paragraph to describe what type of work that they do and after that you can click the therapist who you go and like through the process to make an application for this therapist so most people registering for better help go here what type of therapy are you trying to find so state it’s private and after that you pick your gender and after that your age and you go through an entire series of concerns and then what concerns you are coming into treatment for so this would be the way lots of people apply for better help and you complete the type and after that they return to you with a therapist that they suggest or you can try the other path now clearly with the other route you will not understand if that therapist has schedule but it does allow you to truly evaluate for therapists the same way that you would on psychology today or any other therapy site so i think that’s an extremely helpful function on the betterhelp platform so then i put in connecticut just to screen through what therapists are offered in my area of connecticut and i’m just going to click on this person here for a second joseph dickerson so again it gives you his personal statement about his focus in counseling it informs you what his specialties are what his clinical methods are so this person works with cognitive behavior modification has 32 years of experience deals with the messaging the live chat the phone the video provides you his licensing number in connecticut and after that you can click work with me so comment below let me understand if this video was helpful for you let me understand if you have actually utilized a better help therapist and what you felt whether you felt they were well qualified or not and i genuinely hope this video was valuable to you if yes please do offer it a like please share it with someone you think it may subscribe and benefit to my channel if you’re not subscribed if you are new to this channel take a look i have a wide range of videos on cognitive behavioral therapy emdr and total how to live a more joyful life so i weave together mindfulness Madora Howell Online Counseling