The Better You Institute, LLC

Online Therapy & Counseling in Hempfield, PA

The Better You Institute is a boutique mental health agency made up of qualified therapists dedicated to assisting individuals, couples, and families in overcoming their psychological and emotional difficulties and changing their lives for the better. We offer individual, couples, and family therapy  & counseling for anxiety, depression, trauma, LGBTQ+ specific issues, sexuality, and life transitions among many other topics with our online therapy and counseling to anyone living in the Hempfield, PA area.

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We all experience emotional difficulties from time to time. However, when you’re feeling down, depressed or anxious about something in your life, it is worth it to seek expert assistance from someone who has been trained for just this type of scenario!

Our mission is to provide a top-quality service that will meet all your psychological and emotional needs for you to improve your life. We will always focus on improvement and emotional growth. Our goal is a total state of wellness.

At The Better You Institute, our therapists will help you uncover the source of your distress and help you develop coping skills to manage these emotions while you work to heal in the long term. Therapy can be extremely beneficial for those experiencing stress at work, home, social situations, and more!

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is a great way to manage anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue. You can also work with a professional therapist on mood dysregulation, including bipolar, symptoms of trauma, mania, anxiety, depression, anger management, or grief. We also work with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and many other issues that are preventing you from living a happier and more fulfilling life.

Our professionals have years of experience in treating a wide range of mental health issues and will help you uncover the root of your distress and begin to work on self-improvement right away, whether this means overcoming stress at work, helping improve communication in a relationship, or optimizing personal growth.

Couples Therapy & Marriage Counseling

When a relationship is starting to fall apart, it might be time to seek couples counseling or marriage therapy! Our therapists can help you identify patterns that keep your relationship ​stuck and work towards better communication that will help you find a deeper connection with one another.

We believe that relationships take work. However, with the right guidance to strengthen your bond and helpful tools, your relationship will last for years to come.

If you want to preserve your relationship, couples therapy may be extremely helpful. You don’t have to figure things out on your own — having an objective third party that both of you trust and respect can be quite beneficial!

Child & Teen Therapy

Our therapists and counselors have a lot of experience working with children, adolescents, and teens.

We can help you or your child manage feelings that are overwhelming through counseling sessions.

We also work with parents to provide additional support so they can build a strong relationship with their kids.

Family Therapy

Family therapy is one of our specialties, and we have helped countless families overcome a variety of problems. We are masters at helping people see what might be driving conflict in the home.

If you are considering family therapy, it can be helpful to understand where your family members are coming from. Communication within a family or between spouses can be very difficult, and we can help you work through things in a way that respects everyone’s perspective.

We also offer family therapy for parents of individuals who are struggling with addiction or mental health problems. You don’t have to be perfect to have a healthy relationship with your child — sometimes just being there is enough!

Sex Therapy

Sex can be a great way to express passion and love for your partner, but it can also have a wide variety of other meanings. If you have been avoiding sex or aren’t feeling good about the sexual relationship that you have with your spouse, we understand how difficult this can be!

Our sex therapists work with clients who are struggling with intimacy or a decrease of sexual desire, which can be caused by a number of different things. Things like trust, family origin issues, or past trauma can cause difficulty when it comes to intimacy in relationships.

LGTBQ+ Therapy & Counseling

We offer a safe space for all individuals and couples!

The Better You Institute is here to assist people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and presentations.

Our LGBTQ+ therapists have experience with a wide range of challenges including coming out, transitioning, family conflict, internalized homophobia/transphobia, depression or anxiety, sexual orientation identity issues, spiritual conflicts, and more. Please visit our page for more information about the LGBTQ+ Therapy that we offer!

Counseling for individuals who are questioning their gender can be extremely beneficial. It can be a great way to explore both the internal and external aspects of gender, have someone who is experienced help you navigate your thoughts and feelings, and discuss practical issues such as how to come out at work or school.

Anger Management Therapy

Do you find yourself struggling to control your anger? Do you feel that others would describe you as a hot-head or having a temper—or that maybe life just seems too overwhelming and sometimes this rage overflows in damaging ways? Anger is a natural emotion, but when left unchecked it can have very negative consequences on families, friends, and loved ones.

We have experience helping those who struggle with anger issues including road rage, domestic violence, and physically hitting out at others as well as those who struggle with displace anger such as passive-aggressive behaviors or self-destructive habits like drinking too much alcohol.

Anxiety Therapy

Anxiety is a normal part of life, but certain types of anxiety can interfere with daily activities and prevent you from living the life you want. If your anxiety seems to be getting out of control, our professionals are here to help!

Some common signs of too much worry include panic attacks, feeling nervous most days, depression/sadness, sleep problems, and irritability.

Depression Therapy

Being diagnosed with depression can be very difficult, but there is much hope! You can find relief from your symptoms when you work with our professionals to uncover the source of your feelings and begin developing coping skills.

Therapy for depressive disorders varies quite a bit depending on the type(s) of depression you are struggling with. It could include learning how to improve relationships with family members, work on self-esteem, discuss grief or anger issues, or even just help you learn how to cope with low periods.

We have experience working with people who are struggling with all types of depression including major depressive disorder, bipolar depression, dysthymia (chronic low mood), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and more.

A therapist can provide a safe place to begin and end your sessions as you need them, and there is no obligation to continue longer than you feel like it’s helpful.

Grief Therapy

The loss of a loved one is a terrible experience. Many people feel deep, overwhelming pain—they may be angry, sad, or even hopeless.
When you’re ready to move forward from your grief, it can be helpful to talk with a professional who has experience helping people work through loss.

You can get comfort and guidance from someone who understands what you’re going through, and you may learn practical ways to take care of yourself while your grief continues.

Reaching out for help when we need it is an extremely brave step. It takes courage to face the pain of loss, and it takes courage to ask for help in dealing with it.

We offer low-cost pricing and sliding scales therapy fees based on your income so that everyone may get the therapy they require.

PTSD & Trauma Therapy

Many individuals experience PTSD and trauma without realizing it. Symptoms can appear long after the event has passed, and many don’t recognize what’s happening until they find themselves feeling numb or dissociated from their surroundings.

When you’re ready to move forward from a traumatic past, it can be helpful to talk with a professional who has experience helping people work through trauma. It often takes a great deal of courage to face up to painful memories, and it takes courage to ask for help in dealing with them.

Therapy and counseling in Hempfield, PA, are available mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends – we have openings for therapy or counseling RIGHT NOW.

Yes, we are still seeing clients!! Telehealth (Video) Therapy Available.

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