I had a lot of anxiety, sadness, and guilt following the end of my engagement and the subsequent fever dream year I had with an old flame. I originally felt silly for seeking therapy because I felt like since I put myself in the position I was in I should have to deal with how overwhelmed I was feeling. Daryl was not only able to help me through a really hard part of my life but also piece together insecurities, anxieties, and other issues I didn't really even know I had. He explored my pop-culture interests to engage with me on a personal level and brought my therapy experience full circle in ways I didn't think were possible. I can literally feel the difference in my thought processes, and looking back I can't believe the changes in headspace, outlook, and overall mood I've had.
LCSW Daryl Flink
Provides online counseling through BetterHelp
Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.
And recovery is possible.
Daryl Flink is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.
More about me
Years in Practice: 4
I have 10 years experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment centers, and I hold masters degrees in Social Service Administration and Public Policy with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. I dedicated my early career to mental health research and advocacy. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds to address anxiety, depression, substance abuse, family and relationship conflicts, career stress, and low self-esteem.
I always start with genuine empathy to create a safe, nonjudgemental space. I want my clients to feel comfortable being vulnerable and sharing their concerns. My eclectic treatment interventions pull primarily from behavioral, cognitive and motivational interviewing perspectives. I work together with my clients to find a strategy that specifically addresses their needs. Through developing coping skills, such as social functioning tools, healthy boundaries and positive self-talk, I want to help empower my clients to improve their quality of life.
About online counseling
Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $60 to $90 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.
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