Faith-Based Online Therapy

Self-Care Through

Compassionate Individual Counseling

MyCounselor inspires and empowers individuals to Thrive, so they can have the life and relationships they were created for. We do so by providing Christian counseling accessible World-Wide Online. We can help you relieve addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, self-care/self-esteem, stress, and suicide. We will help identify the root causes of your symptoms, and boost your emotional and mental health.

Our goal is to help you by...

Promote Positive Thinking

Mental health can often lead to thoughts of suicide or self-harm. Therapy can help you regain a more positive outlook.

Manage Stress

In today’s high pressure society Mental health is increasingly common. We offer practical ways to handle the rigors of daily life.

Boost Emotional Health

Mental health makes it hard to just “bounce back” from negative thoughts and feelings. We’ll help you overcome these emotional challenges.

Improve Communication

Mental health counseling can make it easier to explain how loved ones can support you on your road to recovery.

Let’s get started by understanding the presenting issues... then getting you matched with a counselor

Societal Pressures:

The pressure to excel in multiple roles, like being the perfect employee, wife, mother, or friend, can lead to persistent worry and fear, particularly in women.

Eating Disorders:

Anxiety stemming from concerns about body image, food, and various aspects outside of one's control can contribute to anxiety disorders.

Panic Attacks:

Frequent panic attacks or the fear of having them can lead to heightened anxiety levels, affecting daily life.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD):

Perfectionism, the need for control, and intrusive thoughts associated with OCD can exacerbate anxiety symptoms and disrupt interpersonal relationships.

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Psychological Factors:

Such as feelings of hopelessness, guilt, and self-blame, which contribute to a negative self-image and thoughts of self-harm.

Biological Factors:

Including changes in appetite, weight, and sex drive, often reflecting chemical imbalances and hormonal shifts in the brain.

Grief and Loss:

Significant life changes, such as the loss of a loved one or major transitions, trigger grief, which can evolve into depression.

Maladaptive Coping Mechanisms:

Emotional eating, binging, or disordered eating behaviors like bulimia can be unhealthy ways of coping with underlying depression, reinforcing its onset and persistence.

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Substance Abuse Addiction:

This includes addiction to substances like drugs (e.g., opioids, cocaine, or prescription medications) and alcohol. It often stems from the physical and psychological dependence these substances create.

Behavioral Addiction:

Behavioral addictions can encompass various activities, such as gambling, internet and gaming, and shopping. These addictions arise from the pleasurable effects of these behaviors and the compulsive need to repeat them.

Nicotine Addiction:

Nicotine addiction is a specific type of substance addiction, primarily linked to the use of tobacco products like cigarettes and e-cigarettes. It is characterized by the addictive properties of nicotine.

Food Addiction:

Food addiction involves the compulsive consumption of certain foods, typically high in sugar, fat, or salt. This addiction is driven by the pleasurable sensations and emotional comfort these foods provide, which can lead to overeating and unhealthy eating habits.

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Physical Trauma:

Physical trauma results from bodily harm or injury, often due to accidents, falls, violence, or medical procedures. It can lead to physical and emotional distress.

Psychological Trauma:

Psychological trauma is caused by distressing events that overwhelm an individual's ability to cope. This can include experiences like abuse, natural disasters, or witnessing violence.

Emotional Trauma:

Emotional trauma is associated with events or situations that deeply affect an individual's emotional well-being, leading to long-lasting emotional distress. Examples include the loss of a loved one or severe relationship problems.

Developmental Trauma:

Developmental trauma stems from adverse experiences during childhood that can disrupt healthy emotional and psychological development. Neglect, abuse, or growing up in unstable environments can lead to developmental trauma.

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Physical Self-Care:

Physical self-care focuses on maintaining and improving physical health, including activities like exercise, proper nutrition, rest, and regular medical check-ups.

Emotional Self-Care:

Emotional self-care involves managing and nurturing one's emotional well-being through activities such as therapy, mindfulness, journaling, and setting healthy boundaries in relationships.

Mental Self-Care:

Mental self-care includes practices to support cognitive health, such as learning, problem-solving, and stress management techniques like meditation, relaxation, and seeking mental health support when needed.

Social Self-Care:

Social self-care emphasizes the importance of maintaining healthy relationships and connections with others, setting aside time for social activities, and seeking support and companionship when facing challenges.

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Psychological Stress:

Psychological stress arises from emotional and mental factors, such as work pressures, financial worries, relationship problems, and life changes. It often results from perceived or actual threats to one's well-being or goals.

Physical Stress:

Physical stress can be due to acute or chronic physical challenges, including illness, injury, lack of sleep, or overexertion. Physical stressors tax the body and can contribute to stress-related health issues.

Environmental Stress:

Environmental stressors are external factors like noise, pollution, or a disruptive living or work environment that can trigger stress reactions.

Social Stress:

Social stress arises from interpersonal relationships, including conflicts with friends, family, or colleagues, as well as the demands of social obligations and responsibilities. Social stress can lead to feelings of pressure and tension.

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Mental Health Issues:

Many suicides are linked to mental health conditions, such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or substance abuse disorders. These conditions can lead to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and despair.

Situational Crisis:

Some suicides occur in response to acute, distressing life events, including relationship breakdowns, financial problems, loss of a loved one, or legal troubles. These crises can push individuals to their breaking point.

Chronic Suicidality:

Chronic suicidality refers to individuals who experience persistent suicidal thoughts or engage in self-harming behaviors over time. This may be linked to complex mental health issues or long-term stressors.

Impulsive Suicides:

Impulsive suicides occur when individuals make a spontaneous decision to end their lives without a longstanding history of suicidal thoughts or intentions. These impulsive actions can be triggered by sudden and overwhelming emotional distress.

We Can Help... for emergencies call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Defining Experiences:

This is the process of recognizing the distinction among experiences of attraction, a homosexual orientation, and a gay identity, so that you are able to use more descriptive language if you wish

Identifying Influences:

Increase your knowledge of the possible influences on your current experiences of attraction and behavior.

Creating Boundaries:

This is the processes of making choices about attraction and behavior in keeping with your beliefs and values.

Prioritizing Issues:

We want to help you recognize and give weight to the different aspect of your sexual identity in a manner that facilitates congruence.

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Recent Testimonials

I would recommend MyCounselor. Our counselor walked *with* me through my mess and I was able to find healing from my childhood trauma.


MyCounselor was wonderful! The counselor I was matched with was inviting and able to create an environment of safety and openness even from a computer screen.

-Elisabeth M.