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Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in Kentucky

Mental Health Crisis Response in Kentucky

There are many behavioral health crisis resources and hotlines in Kentucky, and you can find the one nearest you by visiting this site. Alternatively, you may opt to call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in Kentucky

Kentucky currently ranks 20th in the United States for mental healthcare. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services oversees the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental, & Intellectual Disabilities (DBH). DBH is responsible for the reformation of their current mental healthcare system, in order to provide the resources necessary to build resilience in their communities. DBH is working on improving accessibility in all phases of mental illness, from prevention, to treatment and recovery. DBH ensures that all residents have access to the resources that promote their well-being and ability to prosper. This includes access to therapists, psychologists, and counselors throughout the state.

You can find a seasoned specialist who can work with you through a wide array of mental health concerns, including but not limited to: drug abuse, thoughts of suicide, and severe or persistent mental illness. The Department for Behavioral Health has divided their mental health resources into the following four branches: The Adult Mental Health & Recovery Services Branch, Adult Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery Services Branch, Behavioral Health Prevention & Promotion Branch, and Children’s Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Branch. These branches come together to develop and effective public policy surrounding mental health issues. For more information on Kentucky’s four branches devoted to mental healthcare, visit this link.

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse in Kentucky, call the KY Help Call Center at 1-833-8KY-HELP (1-833-859-4357).

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

NAMI Kentucky

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in Kentucky, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here. 

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Therapists and Counselors in Kentucky

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Picture of Dr Tiffany Darby, therapist in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Dr Tiffany Darby
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Picture of Dr Tiffany Darby, therapist in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania
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Together, we will:

Explore current concerns. Things that may cause concerns. Goals for what they want to work on.

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to work with individuals and meet them where they are.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Issues
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Women
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Dr Tiffany Darby remote and phone therapy in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania
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Alex Garver
Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.


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Picture of Alex Garver, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
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Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help people who are blocked and weighed down to turn towards past pain and transform it. Clients leave feeling lighter, in touch with a deep peace, and living with more and more joy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Abuse
  • Dissociation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Spiritual Exploration
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Alex Garver remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Picture of Sarah Whitledge, therapist in Florida, Kentucky
Sarah Whitledge
Together, we will:

Explore current challenges and work together to develop appropriate and healthy coping strategies. My goal is to help you get where you want to be in life so that you can be your most successful self.


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Picture of Sarah Whitledge, therapist in Florida, Kentucky
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Together, we will:

Explore current challenges and work together to develop appropriate and healthy coping strategies. My goal is to help you get where you want to be in life so that you can be your most successful self.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with individuals to get where they want to be to be successful in their endeavors. I will provide a safe space for you to communicate clearly and explore any struggles/concerns in your daily life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Maternal Mental Health
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Sarah Whitledge remote and phone therapy in Florida, Kentucky
Picture of Lindsey Taulbee, therapist in Kentucky, Texas
Lindsey Taulbee
Together, we will:

embark on a journey of gaining insight, personal growth, and discovery in order to make the changes you would like to see in your life. We will work together to rewrite your story and find the strength to thrive, despite the adversity you face.


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Picture of Lindsey Taulbee, therapist in Kentucky, Texas
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Together, we will:

embark on a journey of gaining insight, personal growth, and discovery in order to make the changes you would like to see in your life. We will work together to rewrite your story and find the strength to thrive, despite the adversity you face.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe in using therapeutic approaches that are as unique as you are. I don’t have a "one size fits all" mentality in my practice. I take the time to listen and truly understand what you’re seeking. I want you to feel safe and free of judgement.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Binge Eating
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional abuse
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Lindsey Taulbee remote and phone therapy in Kentucky, Texas
Picture of Cheryl Rogers, therapist in Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Wyoming
Cheryl Rogers
Together, we will:

Come up with goals that meet your needs. I will assist you in processing your thoughts and give feedback as desired.


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Picture of Cheryl Rogers, therapist in Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Wyoming
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Come up with goals that meet your needs. I will assist you in processing your thoughts and give feedback as desired.

Something to know about my approach is:

Overall, I am a person centered therapist. I’m eclectic in the techniques I use. Solution -Focused, CBT, Mindfulness, and DBT are just a few.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • LGBTQ+ Concerns
  • Paranoia
  • Polyamory
  • Relationship issues
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Cheryl Rogers remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Wyoming