Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Arlington, Texas

Find a therapist in Arlington, Texas  that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Arlington to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Dr. Brad Morris

Ed.D., LPC
11 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas and have over a decade of experience working with a variety of issues and ages. I have my Master's degree in Counseling and Doctor of Education Degree in Counseling Psychology. I am not able to prescribe medications and I am not a licensed psychologist, so can't provide diagnostic evaluations. I specialize in working with anxiety related disorders such as trauma related to abuse, OCD, panic disorder,... Read More
I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas and have over a decade of experience working with a variety of issues and ages. I have my Master's degree in Counseling and Doctor of Education Degree in Counseling Psychology. I am... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Rebecca Jarrell

MA, LPC
17 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University. My ultimate goal is to assist my clients in finding healthy ways to improve the quality of their lives. It is my belief that most people already have... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Matthew Jones

MSCC, LPC, NCC
5 years experience
Welcome! To take this step to better yourself is the beginning of a journey and the destination is up to you. It takes a great amount of courage to admit to needing help and even more to seek it out. As a therapist, I am a teammate or guide on this journey to who you would like to become. I would like you to get to know me a little and... Read More
Welcome! To take this step to better yourself is the beginning of a journey and the destination is up to you. It takes a great amount of courage to admit to needing help and even more... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Mackenzie Balderaz

MA, LMFT, EMDR, Trained
5 years experience
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the presenting concern might be anxiety and depression, I believe that anxiety is related to the future, and depression is about the past. If you tackle either the past or the future, the concerns subside. The... Read More
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Ebonii Nelson

MS, LPC
3 years experience
Well hello, and welcome to step one of the therapeutic process - finding a therapist. Take a deep breath, and trust your gut. My name is Ebonii Nelson, and I'm an LPC in Texas. In my work, my goal is to enable my clients to live in the here-and-now, take notice of their own experiences, and harness the power that already resides inside in order to create change and live happier, healthier lives. I believe... Read More
Well hello, and welcome to step one of the therapeutic process - finding a therapist. Take a deep breath, and trust your gut. My name is Ebonii Nelson, and I'm an LPC in Texas. In my work, my goal is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Kelly Brast

LPC-S, LSOTP, CART
16 years experience
I am the owner and lead therapist at Kelly's Counseling Services. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider, and Certified Anger Resolution Therapist. I have over 30 years experience working in the Mental Health field with 16 years as a Licensed Professional Counselor. ... Read More
I am the owner and lead therapist at Kelly's Counseling Services. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. I am a Licensed... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Ashley McErlean

LMFT
6 years experience
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as family and society, even when working with an individual. I believe effective therapy is based on faith that every individual or family has the ability to affect change within their own relationships. While I encourage... Read More
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Shannon Collier

LCSW-S
10 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. I have over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of needs including depression, anxiety, life changes, career challenges and children/adolescent issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. I have over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of needs including depression, anxiety, life... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Jamie Morris

LPC
7 years experience
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships, and various other emotional concerns. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and a few others but I am a very person centered counselor. I want to help you in a... Read More
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Mary Smith

M.A., L.P.C., -, S
41 years experience
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. My counseling style is primarily person centered and I am a good listener, culturally sensitive and very supportive of the client and of their Counseling goals. Though I have extensive experience working with men... Read More
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 41 years

Amy Scarborough

LPC-Intern
3 years experience
Amy is certified in the PREPARE/ENRICH Counseling program and enjoys helping couples grow in their marriage by resolving conflict and managing major stressors in their relationship and families. Amy has experience working with individuals battling anxiety, depression and relationship issues. Read More
Amy is certified in the PREPARE/ENRICH Counseling program and enjoys helping couples grow in their marriage by resolving conflict and managing major stressors in their relationship and families. Amy has experience working with individuals battling anxiety, depression and relationship issues. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Ashley Harmonson

LPC
5 years experience
Ashley has experience with play therapy, solution-focused counseling, and groups that address emotional, social, and academic concerns. This includes clients with a history of anxiety, Autism, abuse, divorce, bullying, Attention-Deficit Disorder, and foster care. Read More
Ashley has experience with play therapy, solution-focused counseling, and groups that address emotional, social, and academic concerns. This includes clients with a history of anxiety, Autism, abuse, divorce, bullying, Attention-Deficit Disorder, and foster care. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Arlington, Texas

The phrase that everybody knows about the state of Texas seems to be very true: everything is bigger in Texas. And Arlington is no exception; as it is not as massive a city as Dallas or Houston, the city of Arlington is still big. On the surface, Arlington is like any other major city in the United States: there is plenty to do, many entertainment venues, and more than a smattering of landmarks and other attractions. Living in Arlington is enjoyable, if you have a lot of money. The cost of things is a major issue in Arlington, and it will be a significant thread in the discussion of mental health issues in Arlington.

The phrase “money doesn’t buy happiness” has always been a suspect phrase, but it is even more a suspect phrase when discussing stable lifestyles in Arlington. The city of Arlington is a very expensive place to live. A quick look at it’s Wikipedia page will reveal that nearly half of the residents spend over a third of their income on maintaining their household, whether they are renting or owning. This can be extremely stressful and can be a very good reason to see a mental health counselor to make sure that you are mentally stable enough to make better decisions with your money. This is especially true if you have a family.

To put these numbers in perspective, average rent in Arlington costs right around $900 per month. According to the Wikipedia page, the average income for a household is right around $50000 (assuming the household contains a married couple). This also assumes that the household does not have any home expenses. Given this information, the above fact that it is common to spend a third of income on maintaining the house is very accurate. This again presents a bigger incentive to investigate finding a mental health professional.

The effect of stress that money issues can cause

It is well established that it costs a lot of money to live and enjoy oneself in Arlington. But it is also useful to explore how money issues can cause stress, which can snowball into a pandora’s box of mental health issues. Like most things, this is best when confronted and addressed when it is still very manageable. Although it is debatable that money can buy happiness, money certainly buys stability. And stability in the areas that count (maintaining a home and/or a family) is one thing that contributes quite a bit to good mental health.

While it is true that mental health professionals in no way resemble any form of financial advisor, it is possible to work with one to detect bad habits that result in more spending that can lead to stressful situations that can affect work/schooling and relationships. Then, these new problems can cause one to possibly turn to dangerous coping habits such as smoking, drinking, or stress eating. These coping habits can cause even deeper mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, anger issues, and other such mental health issues.

Where and how to find mental health professionals in Arlington

It can be a challenge to find a proper mental health professional. Listings and prices could be inaccurate. One development that can provide a lot of assistance to this is e-counseling, which provides databases for mental health counselors in the area, as well as counseling services that are provided online. Because it is so expensive to live in Arlington, be sure to consider sliding scales when looking for mental health professionals. A sliding scale compares the cost of a mental health professional’s services against your income. Finding a therapist that is good for you can be the best investment in your future.