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Individual Counseling

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Take the first step toward finding balance and happiness. Our counselors devise individualized approaches that address your emotional issues, improve your self-esteem, and encourage you on the path to recovery.

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At Lifebulb, We're Doing Things Differently

Our counselors strive to make your counseling experience seamless throughout the process, all the way to accomplishing your specific goals.

Empowering Lives

Empowering Lives

Helping people is our priority. We aim to empower people to lead fulfilling lives through access to impartial, unbiased, and reliable counseling.

Licensed Professionals

Licensed Professionals

We hire only highly trained and educated, licensed mental healthcare providers devoted to the therapy process and passionate about helping their clients live brighter lives.

Supportive Environment

Supportive Environment

We operate with flexible hours, accept most major insurance plans, and offer low self-pay rates.

Positive Changes

Positive Changes

We’ll help you learn new coping skills and techniques to effectively manage and overcome your unique challenges.

Virtual Therapy

Virtual Therapy

Our virtual therapy allows for counseling sessions from the comfort of your home.

Therapy that Works Best

Therapy that Works Best

We help our clients with customized treatment plans focusing on their specific personal growth. We offer therapy approaches like CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic, Behavioral, Mindfulness and more.

Issues Faced by Individuals

Take the weight off your shoulders, and talk about your emotions. With an insight-driven perspective balanced with empathy, we help our clients achieve their goals, even against the odds.

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  • Anxiety
  • General Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Faith-based Issues
  • Adjustments & Life Transitions
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Mental Health
  • Relationship Issues
  • ADHD
  • Substance Abuse
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Autism
  • Impulse Control
  • Panic Attacks
  • Addiction
  • And more

Who Should Seek Individual Counseling?

Individual counseling works best with a commitment to change. Individual counseling is not only for those in discomfort. It helps in greater self-acceptance and self-knowledge, and an experienced counselor enables you to understand yourself and develop the ability to manage your life your way.

Individual Counseling for Men

Men may struggle with mental health issues, including depression, suicidal thinking, and addictions. Working with a counselor who sets therapeutic goals creates a better quality of life.

Individual Counseling for Women

Women are more likely to encounter specific mental health issues than men. Our counselors provide a safe and compassionate place to discuss their concerns.

Individual Counseling for Children & Teens

Children or teens often stress about future events, social acceptance, and capabilities. We encourage them to improve self-care and develop self-esteem and confidence.

Individual Counseling for Seniors

Seniors can experience various mental health issues unique to their age group. Our individual counselors provide support through many challenges that can arise later in life.

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Get Matched with Your Counselor

Life’s a journey; sometimes you need a little support. Our individual counseling experts help on the path to mental wellness.

How It Works

Our individual counseling experts devise one-on-one strategies that work suit your specific needs. We care about your success in therapy and life—this is precisely why counseling works.

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" Emotional pain is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth, in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open."

– Steven Aitchison

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Frequently Asked Questions

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During individual counseling, you and your counselor meet one-to-one in a personal and confidential setting where the conversing relationship is safe, secure, warm, and comfortable. The counselor pays attention to you and tries to figure out your thoughts, feelings, and emotions concerning your situation. Your counselor considers you who you are without creating any opinion about you.

The truth is that challenges present themselves in various forms and fashions. However, solutions to overcome these challenges are also available in the form of treatment. But having said that, in many situations, they aren’t evident as the obstacles themselves. This is where individual therapy and counseling come into play. Through individual counseling, the counselor can look at issues from a different perspective, professionally analyze the situation, and then help the client with strategies they can implement to overcome the above obstacles.

Individual counseling offers a range of benefits, together with the ability to talk about feelings and emotions with a person you can trust. For clients with mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder, individual counseling facilitates a person to speak about symptoms. Other benefits include-

  • Improving self-awareness
  • Improving communication skills
  • Self-exploration
  • Getting a new and positive view.

If you feel individual counseling sessions can be beneficial for you, you can always connect with Lifebulb using our 24x7 active helpline. You can also find us online; simply search ‘individual counseling near me, ‘personal counseling near me,’ or ‘counseling in my area’ or ‘counseling near me’ or ‘individual counseling services’ or ‘counseling treatment.’

Some people are doubtful about enrolling in individual counseling therapy due to the shame of mental disorders. But still, individual counseling is advantageous for all those experiencing any one of the following issues -

  • Extreme emotions, such as sadness or anger
  • Recent trauma, like the death of a loved one or divorce
  • Substance abuse
  • Issues at work
  • Loss of enjoyment of activities
  • Strained family or personal relationships

There are numerous benefits of counseling. When a personal therapist works with you through individual therapy sessions or individual counseling sessions, you will feel empowered to regain control of your life. The therapists can offer ways to control undesirable habits or ideas and assist in identifying challenges in your life. Additionally, Individual counseling can help you in the following ways-

  • Individual counseling sessions offer people a place to voice their issues and be heard. In a culture that discourages emotional expression, psychotherapy advocates for it, which is incredibly healing all by itself.
  • You can work collectively with your therapist to eliminate, alter, or lessen any psychological symptoms—for instance, despair, worry, lack of motivation, etc.
  • Helps to change problematic behavioral patterns

There are many distinct types of counseling, and various circumstances require various mental health therapy techniques. Some of them are listed below.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) - Although initially meant to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD), several counselors now use it for treating chronic anxiety, depression, and other issues.

Mindfulness Training: Thoroughly dispensed mindfulness training can help you cope better with the severity of a situation. The treatment includes learning how to relax tensed-up muscles, especially in response to a trigger, appreciating simple everyday pleasures through practical exercises, reducing the monotony of daily routine, and more.

Experiential Therapy: Experiential therapy is more immersive and holistic for its takers than other forms of treatment. Experiential therapy emphasizes action over talk, helping clients unlock alternative modes of healing.

Relapse Prevention Therapy: This form of cognitive behavioral therapy helps people develop skills to prevent a foreseeable relapse. RPT plays a crucial role in a successful rehabilitation program.

Mirror Therapy: Mirror therapy is primarily directed toward amputees and stroke issues. It is used to create the reflective illusion of the affected limb to trick the amputee's brain into thinking that movement has occurred in the removed limb without pain.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy- A relatively new dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT, emphasizes the development of new abilities to lessen obstacles. Mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional control are all skill modules.

Solution-Focused- The personal therapist works one-on-one with clients to analyze how they have handled issues in the past, potential exceptions, and potential next steps.

Existential Counseling - Existential Counseling in individual therapy sessions offers a holistic approach to individual counseling sessions that existential therapy attempts to provide. It's a treatment approach that aims to objectively examine the entirety of the individual's experience rather than simply the past.

Individuals can confidentially discuss issues or events with a skilled professional or personal therapist during individual therapy sessions. While individual counseling for adults may not always solve problems, it does provide people with the tools they need to deal with them more effectively. Other mental and behavioral health treatments, including family therapy or drug abuse counseling, may be combined with these types of individual therapy.

Individual therapy programs or counseling treatment typically last a few months to even years. The frequency and duration of personal counseling will mostly depend on your needs, treatment goals, and progress.

Your first individual counseling session with a Lifebulb therapist or counselor won't simply be a background or demographic information-gathering session. We know deciding to get help is a big deal and a difficult step. That's why our first session with you will be about providing you with the help you're seeking and proving that the personal therapy process can work with the right effort and commitment from both sides.

Getting access to a therapist or counselor should be quick and easy. So Our process is straightforward. Browse our therapists' bios to find the right fit for you and schedule a virtual individual counseling or in-person counseling session online. Or call our office, and a team member can help ensure you're matched with the right therapist or counselor for you and your goals, whether online therapy or offline personal therapy; your personal therapist will help you with an individualized treatment plan to help you reach your specific goals.

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 immediately. While Lifebulb is not a crisis center and Lifebulb therapists and counselors are not emergency services, we understand that urgent matters can and will pop up from time to time. You will have direct email and phone access to your therapist, who will make their best effort to be available to you when you reach out. Depending on your specific individual counseling treatment plan, your therapist may provide you with resources to use or contact when situations occur beyond the scope of your therapy work together.

When you book a session with your personal therapist or counselor, our team will email you a confirmation of your appointment date and time with a link to the virtual personal therapy room. Click the link and log in to the virtual individual counseling room a few minutes before your session, and your therapist will meet you there.

Booking an individual counseling session with us is easy and flexible, with several options. You can call our office, and a team member can book you with the best fit-in therapist. We'll review insurance information and a few simple policies and email you a confirmation of your session date and time, whether in-person or virtual. Or you can select your ideal therapist from our website, choose an individual counseling sessions time that works for you, and we'll reach out to you to confirm your appointment details.You can also find us online, simply search ‘individual counseling near me’, ‘personal counseling near me’ or ‘counseling in my area’ or ‘individual counseling services’ or ‘individual counseling for adults’ or ‘counseling treatment.’

Lifebulb individual counseling therapists and counselors specialized in providing in-person or online therapy, counseling, care, and treatment for a wide variety of mental healthcare needs and issues, including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, trauma, PTSD, couples counseling, marriage counseling, life transitions, adjustment disorders, bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, child counseling, teen and adolescent therapy, anger management, career coaching, life coaching, ADHD treatment, family therapy, panic attacks, phobias, substance abuse, virtual therapy, online counseling, EMDR, EFT, and many more.

Yes. All of our therapists can provide the best online individual counseling services to our clients.

We use a HIPAA-compliant video counseling service integrated into our Electronic Health Records System to provide a smooth process for our clients to engage in online therapy sessions. Booking individual counseling sessions with us is easy. Simply call our office or request a specific session time from our website, and a team member can book you with the best possible fit as a therapist or confirm your online session details. We'll review insurance information and a few simple policies and email you a confirmation of your session date and time, whether in-person or virtual therapy.

We have a flexible cancellation policy. Call our office, online therapy center or reach out to your counselor or therapist 24 hours or more before your online counseling session time to cancel or reschedule any appointment at no cost.

Individual counseling is often a long-term process that can help in improving overall mental health. It has been demonstrated that therapy can enhance feelings and behaviors and is associated with healthy adjustments to the brain and body. There is never a guaranteed "cure," but therapy helps make positive lifestyle changes.

We accept many major commercial insurance plans for individual counsleing, including Aetna, Amerihealth, Cigna, Optum Health, United Healthcare, Tricare, and others. If you are still waiting to see your insurance listed, we would be happy to verify your benefits to see if we can accept them, and if not, offer you an affordable self-pay rate.

At Lifebulb, we operate without any ongoing membership or fees. Everyone deserves to receive the best possible individual therapy experience. And those benefits should come free of any ongoing out-of-pocket fees simply for engaging in therapy. With us, your only individucal counseling session costs will be those set by your insurance provider or our low self-pay rate.

While many practices accept only self-pay clients or out-of-network benefits, at Lifebulb, we aim to keep your costs low by accepting most major insurance plans. Often the out-of-pocket expense per session is a low copay determined by your specific insurance provider and plan. We also offer a self-pay rate lower than many practices for those without insurance or simply preferring not to use their healthcare benefits for in-person or virtual individual counseling.

At Lifebulb, we are extremely picky about who we hire to help you achieve your individual therapy goals. But we understand that every therapist may not be the perfect match for every client. If your therapy experience is less than you hoped, we will help you get set up to see someone you prefer.

We take the responsibility of maintaining your privacy seriously. Lifebulb is considered a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, which means we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we want to help. Contact us at privacy@lifebulb.com.

Therapists that don't enjoy their workplace are often, unfortunately, unable to provide their clients with the best possible level of counseling and personal therapy. That's why at Lifebulb, our individual counseling therapists are our top priority. This means that your counselor or therapist can provide you, their client, with the best possible service because they enjoy the work they do in session with you, where they work, and who they work with.

Our virtual individual counseling sessions are all conducted by our therapists in private spaces, and our video platform is contained within our HIPAA-compliant Electronic Health Records system, so your face, voice, and data are always private and protected.

Lifebulb is considered a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, which means we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we want to help. Contact us at privacy@lifebulb.com.

At Lifebulb, our biggest difference lies in our therapists. Many practices, large and small, often put growing businesses before growing people. It may sound simple, but at Lifebulb, we treat our therapists like valuable people that provide valuable individual therapy services and individual counseling services. What does that mean for our clients? While we believe therapists and counselors, regardless of where they work, do their best for their clients, we've found that therapists who genuinely enjoy where they work are able to provide higher-quality services to those they help. To that end, our primary goal at Lifebulb is to provide our therapists with the best possible environment in which to operate. In doing so, we believe Lifebulb clients are best positioned to accomplish their therapy goals through in-person individual counseling or virtual individual counseling.

At Lifebulb, we are extremely selective about the therapists we hire because we know choosing the right therapist can make all the difference in our clients reaching their individual counseling goals. Our therapists are all educated at the masters level and above and have received several years of hands-on training before becoming fully licensed clinicians. Even among the pool of highly trained therapists, we only work with those who align with our core values. That way, we know your therapist will go the extra mile to help you and offer the best online therapy or in-person individual counseling.

Lifebulb has several locations for providing in-person individual counseling services and is adding more regularly. We also provide telehealth or online therapy session services for those who may live distant from our offices.

All our counselors are highly educated and trained and have received their full clinical licensure from practicing individual counseling. We also thoroughly interview each of our therapists, ensure that they pass a background check, and train them in-house to work with us. Additionally, we ensure that each of our counselors and therapists participates in ongoing education to continue to provide the best in-person and online individual counseling services possible and to offer all possible benefits of individual counseling.

It is important that our clients work with the best possible fit as a personal therapist for their specific needs. This is why we provide detailed bios of our individual counseling therapists for our clients to review before reaching out to us. If you have a specific personal therapist in mind to work with, we would be happy to schedule you to see them. We also understand that our clients don't always match perfectly with their therapist, and in the case of a less-than-great fit, we will help you to find the right match among our team and, if necessary, provide the best referral we can to someone more suited to help you beyond our walls.

A professional counselor is a master- or PhD-level mental health professional approved by a state licensure board to diagnose and treat mental health disorders. The exact name of a professional counselor's license can vary by state, but some of the most common are: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

We do employ licensed clinical psychologists, as psychologists can offer personal therapy services, such as individual counseling psychological testing, that many other license types are unable to offer. Many times, your counselor or therapist can work in tandem with a psychologist to provide therapy and psychological testing when necessary to better provide for your specific needs or goals. In this way, we are able to better provide for a wider range of your needs.

Our Resources

Counselors don’t hold a magic wand, although sometimes it may seem that way. Check out our informative articles to learn more about counseling and how it can assist you in your healing journey.