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Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. Wherever you are located in Alabama from Auburn to Tuscaloosa or even Huntsville, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Picture of Sandra Winans, PhD, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin
Sandra Winans, PhD
Together, we will:

Sort through the things that are difficult and create new ways to react to and cope with life's stressors. We will practice grounding & relaxation activities that will help you feel more balanced and in control.


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Picture of Sandra Winans, PhD, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Sort through the things that are difficult and create new ways to react to and cope with life's stressors. We will practice grounding & relaxation activities that will help you feel more balanced and in control.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in several approaches that can help create better awareness and understanding about your moods, behaviors and feelings. I will help you identify and use your positive attributes and strengths to help you achieve your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • adolescent anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Life Balance
  • Parenting
  • School issues
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Skills
  • Teen issues
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Sandra Winans, PhD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin
Picture of Dr. Jessicah Walker Herche, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Dr. Jessicah Walker Herche
Together, we will:

figure out how to do this thing called life and laugh quite a bit along the way. We will explore feelings, problem solve difficulties, increase comfort-level with emotion, process painful memories, & deepen compassion for self and others.


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Picture of Dr. Jessicah Walker Herche, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

figure out how to do this thing called life and laugh quite a bit along the way. We will explore feelings, problem solve difficulties, increase comfort-level with emotion, process painful memories, & deepen compassion for self and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

The relationship between therapist & client is a key ingredient for positive & lasting change. I incorporate both action-oriented strategies & supportive, exploratory approaches to help you improve relationships & strengthen emotional wellbeing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Couples Therapy
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • New Parent
  • Sexual Issues
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • therapy for professionals
  • Trauma
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Dr. Jessicah Walker Herche remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Jennifer Diamond, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Jennifer Diamond
Together, we will:

Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.


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Picture of Jennifer Diamond, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is integrative & holistic. I've trained in many approaches to talk therapy as well as EMDR, and when useful, I draw upon mindfulness tools developed from decades studying & teaching yoga & meditation. I'm also a trained divorce mediator.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Co-parenting
  • Dating and Romance
  • Divorce and Separation
  • EMDR
  • Parenting
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Jennifer Diamond remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Julia Strait, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Julia Strait
Together, we will:

try on different ways of seeing things, using the unique perspective you bring to the world. I'll mostly let you talk at first, with a few questions, comments, and maybe even a laugh thrown into the mix. When you're comfortable, I'll speak up more :)


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Picture of Julia Strait, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

try on different ways of seeing things, using the unique perspective you bring to the world. I'll mostly let you talk at first, with a few questions, comments, and maybe even a laugh thrown into the mix. When you're comfortable, I'll speak up more :)

Something to know about my approach is:

As we get to know each other, we'll survey all the corners of your life and find out what has shaped your life so far, what makes you unique, and what you find meaningful/stressful (they're often 2 sides of the same coin).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Identity
  • New Parent
  • Perfectionism
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
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Julia Strait remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Lourdes Valdes, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Lourdes Valdes
Together, we will:

Explore thoughts and experiences behind important feelings as well as effective and lasting strategies that will help better manage worries and moods. We will regularly assess symptoms to assure that our work is making a positive difference.


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Picture of Lourdes Valdes, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Explore thoughts and experiences behind important feelings as well as effective and lasting strategies that will help better manage worries and moods. We will regularly assess symptoms to assure that our work is making a positive difference.

Something to know about my approach is:

I primarily use behavioral and cognitive methods that have clear scientific support for their effectiveness and efficiency. My methods are active, directive, and educative; I aim at solving the problems that the client faces here and now.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Lourdes Valdes remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin