There is Hope Counseling, owner Anita C. Barnes, M.Ed., LPC

3054 Morgan Road, Suite C2, Bessemer, AL  35022

Office: (205) 6​77-5120/(205) 540-3608 FAX (205)436-2216

In addition to in person counseling now offering virtual counseling within the State of Alabama

There Is Hope 


A Place To Be Heard

Our mission

To provide Individual counseling and an opportunity for adolescents, or adults to work one-on-one with a clinician for guidance and support to resolve issues, recover from an upsetting experience, explore thoughts and feelings, examine beliefs and 

work towards making healthy change.  

Counseling Services

Adults, Children age 14-18, and Seniors

There Is Hope  Counseling provides counseling services focusing on Adults, Seniors, and teens age 14-18 that are experiencing anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, as well as those that have experienced trauma and sexual abuse.

Common Topics for Therapy

Topics include, but are not limited to:



Crisis intervention


Eating concerns

Emotional abuse

Family life issues

Grief & Loss

Life changes

Mood swings

Neglect issues

Pain management

Physical abuse

School concerns


Sexual abuse

Sexual concerns

Sleep disturbances


Services for Teens 14-18

Counseling that Increases self-awareness and strategies for overcoming anxiety, fear, bullying, depression and anger.

Assistance with overcoming 

Social & Emotional Challenges

We accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Medicaid, we also a sliding scale for payments based on income as needed.

Anita C. Barnes, M.Ed., LPC

“You can’t predict life's problems,  but don't get swept away by them.  It helps to have a place like "There Is Hope Counseling" to come to when problems arise”

Contact a counselor for an appointment (205) 677-5120 or (205) 540-3608.