Online Counseling
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MSW, LCSW Matt Sims

Provides online counseling through BetterHelp

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Matt Sims is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.

More about me

Licensing: MSW, LCSW
Years in Practice: 5
State: VA

Over the past five years I've enjoyed working with adolescents and young adults as a full-time school social worker and soccer coach. Given the transient and dense population of the Northern Virginia community, our school aged population puts immense pressure on themselves to succeed socially, academically, and athletically. Many students that I've worked with in the school and private practice setting are dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relationship issues, or something else.

While I typically incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, and mindfulness into my sessions, the most important part of counseling is the therapeutic relationship between a therapist and their client. Regardless of the modality I'm using, everything I do in the session involves the client and seeks to build on their innate strengths.

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 $35 to $80 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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Matt Sims offers counseling online via BetterHelp

  • Affordable: Pay a low flat fee for unlimited counseling.
  • Convenient: Do it at your own time and at your own pace. Communicate as often as you want and whenever you feel it's needed.
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