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.

Kasey  Shaw

Kasey Shaw , LCSW,

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas. I have extensive experience assisting individuals overcome traumas including sexual violence and abuse, but have also worked individuals coping with anxiety, depression, bipolar, substance use, ADHD, and general life stress. I am a firm believer that different stages of life require different levels of support and encouragement, and I am ready to walk along side you in whatever stage you may find yourself. I believe tha Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 3 years


Tabatha Gunn

Tabatha Gunn,

I am Tabatha Gunn. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S) through the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX and my Master’s Degree in Counseling at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX. I completed the certification process for LPC Supervision at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. I have been a licensed therapist for 10 years. I have a Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 10 years


Kelly Freeman

Kelly Freeman, LPC, MS, NCC,

Hello, if you're here then you know you need someone to talk to, whether you're feeling down and not entirely sure why, or you're incredibly stressed at work and seem to be taking it out on everyone around you. Whatever brought you here, I'm glad you've taken this step toward finding your inner peace. That first step is always the scariest and I am here to guide you to the peace you are craving in your life. My name is Kelly and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in t Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 4 years


Dr. Josh Briley

Dr. Josh Briley, PhD,

Hello. I am a licensed psychologist in Texas with over 20 years experience providing therapy to a wide range of populations. I am passionate and committed to those individuals who honor me with their trust in asking for help in their struggles. My approach to counseling is to focus on you as an individual. Each person I work with has strengths and coping skills he or she has utilized to get through life. Some are good and can be built on and strengthened. Others are ine Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 20 years


Stephen Eller

Stephen Eller, MA, LPC,

Hello! First of all, I'd like to acknowledge the bravery it takes to open up to someone else. It's important to find a therapist who is a good fit for you, and I'm hoping that the following information is helpful in making that choice. If you'd like to know more, you are welcome to contact me with questions! I am fully licensed by the state of Texas as a licensed professional counselor, and hold a master's degree in clinical me Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 10 years


Dr. Melissa McKinney

Dr. Melissa McKinney, Psy.D., LPC,

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read a little bit about me. I am here to help with any problems, no matter how small. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and have a doctoral degree in Applied Clinical Psychology. I have over 8 years experience working with adolescents, adults and families with varying backgrounds and behavioral issues. I have experience working with adolescents with sever behavioral issues and those involved with the j Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 2 years


Denise Martinez

Denise Martinez, LPC,

Hi! My name is Denise Martinez and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I received my Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Dallas. I have been licensed for 3 years now and have enjoyed every moment. My passion for counseling began years ago when I realized that mental illness can affect anyone anywhere. It is important to me that I provide quality therapy to all who seek it. I Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 3 years


Dr. Brad Morris

Dr. Brad Morris, Ed.D., LPC,

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, agoraphobia, and Genera Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 11 years


Debra Lawson

Debra Lawson, LCSW,

Hello. My name is Debra Lawson. I am very happy to have this opportunity to work with you. I have 27 years of experience providing counseling. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Texas 23854). I was in private practice for 6 years during which I provided individual, family and marriage counseling to children, adolescents and adults. Prior to that, I worked in the public sector provid Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 27 years


Robin Campbell

Robin Campbell, M.Ed, LPC,

Counselor, licensed in State of Texas: University of Texas-Austin Pacifica Graduate Institute-Santa Barbara, CA Workshop facilitator Agency setting for seven years Private Practice Depth Psychotherapy/Formal Dream Analysis EFT Tapping for releasing trauma/depressive states The Ten Questions which will tell you if you should stay or leave Introversion/Extroversion modalities a Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 30 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.