Counseling in Morgantown, WV. Find the Right Therapist.

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Linda Shreve, LPC

Linda Shreve, LPC

Psychotherapist, MS, LPC, NCC

Morgantown Mall, 5000 Greenbag Road, E7, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501 | 304-612-1582

Lotus Place...Enrich...Enhance...Enlighten... Treating... Bipolar * Impulse Control/Personality/Adjustment Disorders * Depression * Anxiety * Addiction * Grief * Self Esteem * Spirituality * Suicidal Ideation * Anger * Relationship Issues * Career Transition

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Come to Morgantown, West Virginia for all the good, clean fun you can handle. Fathers will want to take the older kids and teenagers mountain biking in the scenic Coopers Rock State Forest. Your family will especially want to catch the view at the end of the Raven's Rock Trail. And when the children want to cool down, take them to the Marilla Pool. Mothers will want to take in lunch and the Mesaros Galleries Museum with the girls. You can check out traveling exhibits as well as perusing the works of talented art students of West Virginia University.1 And you have to take the younger kids to the Fun Factory, where they'll be able to play and learn with other toddlers and young children through art, puzzles, toys, and gym equipment. When you're looking for something to do as a family, check out the latest films at Hollywood Stadium 12. There's lots to do for all ages and interests in Morgantown.

Mental Health in Morgantown

Unemployment or underemployment can lead to many life difficulties, including inability to afford rent or utilities, not being able to provide enough food for one's family, and mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. To help West Virginians find adequate employment, WorkForce West Virginia provides help to job seekers, including assistance with job searches, continuing education and job trainings. Programs for veterans help facilitate the transition back to civilian work. Apprenticeships and trade assistance programs are offered as well. Further details are available by calling 1-800-252-JOBS.2

Mental illness and negative life circumstances can sometimes lead individuals to take their own life. To address this concern, the Aspen Project seeks to raise awareness about suicide and provide support to those who are considering taking their own life. Supportive and educational materials are available for people of all ages, including teenagers and college students. Parent resources provide valuable information about how to facilitate trust and open communication between parents and their children. Those in need of immediate assistance can call 1-800-273-TALK. 3

Current Education

The need for trained and skilled counselors in Morgantown is very high. As such, the University of West Virginia offers a number of counseling degree programs for people interested in entering the human services field. The Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Counseling Psychology offers masters and doctoral programs that prepare students to provide counseling services in a variety of settings, from community mental health centers to schools to military installations. More information about these programs is available by calling 304-293-5703.4 Upon graduation from the program and fulfillment of examination and supervision requirements, application for licensure can be made via the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling. Details about licensure requirements can be obtained by calling 800-520-3852.5


References

1. Official Site. (2017). Morgantown, WV. Retrieved from http://www.morgantownwv.gov/.
2. WorkForce West Virginia. (2017). Job Seekers. Retrieved from http://www.wvcommerce.org/business/workforcewv/job_seekers/default.aspx.
3. The Aspen Project. (2017). Home - The Aspen Project. Retrieved from http://wvaspen.com/index.html.
4. University of West Virginia. (2017). Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Counseling Psychology. Retrieved from http://counseling.wvu.edu/.
5. West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling. (2017). Becoming an LPC. Retrieved from http://www.wvbec.org/becominganlpc.html.

Morgantown is located in Monongalia County, West Virginia. It has a land area of 9.98 square miles and a water area of 0.44 square miles.  The population of Morgantown is 30,708 people with 10,126 households and a median annual income of $34,090. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Morgantown are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Morgantown may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Morgantown public health department.