Therapists in Beaumont, TX and Nearby Locations

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

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Ciara Weddborn
LPC, BCN/QEEG-DL
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

I am Bilingual (Spanish/English) and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I see therapy as a collaborative effort of gaining insight, self-awareness and a better understanding on how to approach life. I believe that counseling begins with...
In-Person Sessions:

The Woodlands, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. Life doesn't allow us to go back and fix what we have done wrong in the past, but it does allow us to live each day better than our last. The best is yet to come. Join this...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Hello! My name is Samira Pizarro. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Texas. I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2017 and received my LCSW license in 2022. I love watching tv/movies, playing games and reading. Do you...
Cardona Mitchell
LPC, Ed.D.
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

I am licensed in Texas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self-esteem, surviving narcissistic abuse, depression, and more. I believe that you are...
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

I work with people who have spent their whole lives being “strong” and have decided they’re ready to finally have support. It’s time to enjoy the life you’ve worked so hard through! Our sessions will be real connection and conversation...
Jessica Glass
LPC, LCDC
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

As your future therapist, it is my goal to help you work through the things that have been causing problems within your life. I am passionate about servicing you. I believe that everyone can become who they want to be and live a purposeful life. You...
Lisa Sells
L.P.C, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas, Virginia

You are anxious and stressed. You feel like no matter how hard you try, it’s just not good enough. You’re feeling overwhelmed by life; thinking that others’ problems are more serious and you don’t want to bring anyone down by sharing your...
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

My name is Shannon Martin and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am naturally encouraging, compassionate and empathic. I enjoy supporting and guiding my clients in making healthy decisions that propel them to live happier lives. I specialize...
In-Person Sessions:

Bellaire, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

I am a licensed psychologist practicing in the Houston area. I help people who struggle with sleep issues but feel at the mercy of their insomnia. I also help people who are managing a serious health condition (e.g., cancer, GI disorders, chronic...
In-Person Sessions:

Bryan, Texas

I am 63 years young. I have worked as a clinical social worker/psychotherapist in the Brazos Valley since 1988. I have a good "grapevine" of local professionals, so I often help clients with information/referral to resources for on-going support...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Love-Sex-Trust orientation. I work best with those who want to get to the root of the original pain point and rework old patterns, beliefs and behaviors; gaining clarity with the self and more closeness with others. Deal with affairs, unproductive...
Brittany Cruse
LMSW, LPC-Intern
In-Person Sessions:

North Richland Hills, Texas

Brittany is a Licensed Master Social Worker under direct supervision from Lauren Scott LCSW. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master’s in Social Work, as well as a Bachelor’s in Psychology. Brittany uses an eclectic...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California, Texas

"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf"-Jon Kabat Zinn- In a time where we are hit with continuous stimuli, the waves of change seem to be moving faster than ever. Whether struggling with your health, the health of a loved one,...
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

There are times when we experience a lack of emotional balance in our life, which can appear to be accompanied by stress, confusion, a sense of hopelessness or disconnection from families and friends. Challenging and sometimes scary, these moments...
Kristen Suleman
M.Ed., LPC, CCTS
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

People often meet with me because they worry they’re not “good enough”, they worry they aren’t “doing enough”, or because they struggle with out of control thoughts. I often work with individuals seeking support due to trauma,...
Jasandra Oeffinger
MA, LPC-Supervisor
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Seeking therapy doesn’t mean you’re failing. Instead, it may mean you’re ready for personal growth & lasting transformation. When you feel overwhelmed, on edge, & pressured to “get it right," it’s tough to live the life you...
Katie Witcher
LMFT- Associate
In-Person Sessions:

Dallas, Texas

My goal is to help you work through obstacles so you can fully live a life you love. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, my approach involves understanding the relationship patterns of your life, from the family you were born into to your current...
In-Person Sessions:

League City, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Bilingual therapist with an eclectic approach so I will use tools from different theories in order for you to get the best outcome possible. And make this experience of self-growth something that you can be proud of.
Katherine Portillo
MEd, LCDC, LPC-I
In-Person Sessions:

League City, Texas

My therapeutic focus is centered to every client's needs and personal situation. I like to focus on reframing thoughts and emotions and educating clients on resources that will make their life more manageable and help each client reach a sense of...
Rachel Gerbosi
MS Counseling, LPC, LMFT-Associate, LCDC
In-Person Sessions:

Dallas, Texas

My first priority in the counseling process is to ensure a trusting therapeutic relationship between you and I. No two people are the same, and it is my mission for us to work together to establish goals that are personalized to fit your unique...
Randi Waller
LPC Intern
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Sometimes the world can feel overwhelmingly negative and makes us want to crawl under the covers and avoid life because it’s just too hard. Sometimes we have a life changing event, one we either didn’t ask for or want, or one that we wanted but...
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Do you struggle with food, criticize your body and looks, and compare yourself to others? Are you stressed about old trauma, your relationships, or worry that your partner is cheating or abusive? Perhaps a break up, divorce, infertility, or lack of...
In-Person Sessions:

Arlington, Texas

Ashley received her Master’s of Education in Counseling from Tarleton State University and her Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Texas at Arlington. Ashley has experience with play therapy, solution-focused counseling, and...
AP Vo
LMSW
In-Person Sessions:

Houston, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Are you a couple in crisis, who can’t communicate, who argue, or live in silence? Are you wanting to make your relationship work, but are stuck? Has the stress affected your health, sleep, work, or parenting? Although we think “the kids don’t...

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Beaumont, Texas

For many, the pretty southern city of Beaumont, Texas serves as the classic example of southern living. According to 2017 statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the city is home to approximately 119,000 people. While Beaumont may not be on the same scale as Dallas, for example, there is still an impressive amount of people living there. It is not hard to miss the appealing factors of Beaumont. The available amenities are easy to find and are very accessible. Around almost every street corner is a good place to grab a bite to eat or have a fun shopping experience. Entertainment is also quite abundant, making plans on how to spend free time a breeze. With a bevy of museums and buildings with rich histories, it is difficult to get bored.

The most common motivational factor behind one’s decision to move his or her family to a new town has to do with a job opportunity. In Beaumont, the situation is identical. Typically, people choose to move there because of a promotion or a new job altogether. However, not everyone who is searching for employment will be able to find it. Moreover, those who do manage to land a job are not always able to maintain it; for example, layoffs happen regularly. The job market in the area is quite poor relative to the rest of the nation. Beaumont’s economic problems are ancillary to another complex issue. Experts are saying the city of Beaumont is going through a “mental health crisis.” Let’s break down what that means, how Beaumont is dealing with mental health problems, and how you can get in contact with a licensed therapist who can help if you are in need.

Unfortunately, an overall deterioration of mental health is something the country as a whole has to deal with. An especially alarming recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests a whopping 50 percent of Americans are diagnosed with a mental health condition during their life. Texas is not pushing through the crisis with much grace. A 2017 report commissioned by Mental Health America ranks Texas amongst the top 60 percent of states regarding the prevalence of mental illness. In this context and for future reference, the term mental illness/mental health condition refers to any psychiatric disorder one can be diagnosed with. For example, bipolar disorder or clinical depression. So, what is negatively impacting the mental health of Beaumont residents, specifically?

Firstly, Beaumont’s economy is not in an ideal position at the moment. Plenty of people are experiencing the harshness of living on low or no income. As mentioned before, the rate of jobless individuals is quite high relative to neighboring cities in similar situations. Of course, unemployment breeds poverty. Beaumont is not an exception. According to Area Vibes, the city of Beaumont’s poverty level is almost 40 percent higher than the national average. Regrettably, the link between poverty and mental health is quite significant. Poverty is known to exacerbate the experience of living with mental illness as well as cause mental health conditions. As per a recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Services and Administration (SAMHSA), American adults living below the federal poverty level are more than two times as likely to suffer from a mental illness. It is without a doubt that the sub-par state of Beaumont’s economy is negatively affecting the city’s overall state of mental health.

Beaumont also has an important crime problem. According to statistics sourced from the FBI, the overall crime rate in the city of Beaumont is 90 percent higher than the national average. Violent crime, in particular, is something Beaumont experiences disproportionately more than much of the rest of the United States. Unfortunately, crime negatively contributes to the poverty rate as well as the mental health of Beaumont. It is no secret that areas with less crime enjoy a less stressfully high rate of mental illness.

The Trouble of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Beaumont, Texas

The harsh reality of the situation is that more and more Americans are finding the process of reaching out to a therapist as being troublesome. Experts are partly blaming the nationwide shortage of mental health care professionals ready to provide treatment to patients. They are also pointing fingers at ineffective public policy, poverty and unemployment, and stigma surrounding mental illness/treatment.

In the case of Beaumont, Texas, poorly crafted and ineffective public policy is causing many to go through life without insurance. According to 2017 data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the rate of individuals who lack any form of insurance is more than three times the national average, coming in at almost 25 percent. In other words, one out of every four people living in Beaumont has an absence of health insurance. A good portion of people without health insurance are also low-income earners. This means that the out-of-pocket expense of counseling simply is not an option as it is not economically feasible.

Mental Health Resources in Beaumont, Texas

Thankfully, there is some good news from all of this. Because of the worsening state of mental health in the city, officials have taken notice and recognized the need for improvement. As the government allocates more funds to combat the issue, more organizations open their doors in the area to people who need mental health care. Renowned institutions such as the Baptist Beaumont Behavioral Health Center dedicate their resources to servicing the community with a focus on mental health.