Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Dallas, Texas

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

Kelly Freeman

Kelly Freeman, LPC, MS, NCC

Hello, My name is Kelly and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the great state of Texas. I have over 5 years of experience working with individuals struggling to find balance under the yoke of depression and/or attempting to function with symptoms of anxiety. I help guide them through the darkest time in their lives and come to realize that there is hope for a symptom free future. Often these individuals find that Read More...
Hello, My name is Kelly and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the great state of Texas. I have over 5 years of experience working with individuals struggling to find balance under the yoke of depression and/or attempting Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 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, 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...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Kimberley  Smith

Kimberley Smith, M.Ed., LPC-S

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. I work with clients from many different backgrounds, and have experience counseling individuals from age 12 onward, as well as couples and families. My specialty of focus is trauma counseling, but I also have an extensive history of helping with anxiety and depression, as well as relationship difficulties and adjusting to life’s challenges. My counseling style is one of compassion Read More...
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. I work with clients from many different backgrounds, and have experience counseling individuals from age 12 onward, as well as couples and families. My specialty of focus Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years


Ashley Harmon

Ashley Harmon, LCSW-S, LCDC-I

Welcome! My name is Ashley Harmon and I have been in the counseling profession for about 6 1/2 years now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas and received both my Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin. My current full-time role is working with primarily young Read More...
Welcome! My name is Ashley Harmon and I have been in the counseling profession for about 6 1/2 years now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas and Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years


April Grimes

April Grimes, LCSW

You did it. You took the first step to better manage your mental health. Way to go! Now let's get to work... I utilize an eclectic and effective treatment modality pulling from DBT, CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, based on your unique needs. I am open-minded, authentic, direct, and compassionate. I have extensive experience working with adolescents, LGBTQ youth and adults, families, couples, groups, and individuals experiencing mild to major psychological stress. I offer Read More...
You did it. You took the first step to better manage your mental health. Way to go! Now let's get to work... I utilize an eclectic and effective treatment modality pulling from DBT, CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 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. Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Brandee Smith

Brandee Smith, M.S., LPC, LCDC

My dual clinical licensure and specialized training allow me to competently employ clinically appropriate, evidence-based approaches to therapy. Working with diverse groups of client populations and issues is an ongoing professional priority. Through these experiences, my appreciation of the uniqueness of each client continues to grow. Continuing education, life experience, and a desire to positively impact the lives of others, whether in crisis or transition, combine to enhance my effectiveness as a therapist. My professional experience Read More...
My dual clinical licensure and specialized training allow me to competently employ clinically appropriate, evidence-based approaches to therapy. Working with diverse groups of client populations and issues is an ongoing professional priority. Through these experiences, my appreciation of the uniqueness Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years


Kelly Brast

Kelly Brast, LPC-S, LSOTP, CART

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...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years


Shannon Gooch

Shannon Gooch, MA, LPC

Do you find yourself battling feelings of hopelessness? Are you overwhelmed or facing anxiety due to the matters of your life? Are you doubting yourself? I am here to help you. My name is Shannon Gooch and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have extensive experience working with adults, families, at risk youth and adolescents. I have earned a Read More...
Do you find yourself battling feelings of hopelessness? Are you overwhelmed or facing anxiety due to the matters of your life? Are you doubting yourself? I am here to help you. Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years


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Michelle Ngoc Turner , LMF-A and LCDC

I became a marriage and family therapist in order to help couples work through trauma issues that hamper their relationship. Because of my specialty in EMDR work with couples, I am not afraid to explore any taboos you need to process about yourself or your relationship. I’m also passionate about working with interracial couples. ith

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  • Languages: English and Vietnamese
  • Experience: 3+ years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Dallas

The city of Dallas is massive, ranking 9th most populated among the United States and is the third most populated city of the state of Texas itself, with San Antonio and Houston being the only two that are more populated. According to 2010 Census data, the population of Dallas is 1.1 million. The population and the diversity of Dallas can result in quite a difficult search for mental health professionals. This guide will help you find mental health professionals with different specializations that will make your search for a mental health professional much easier.

Do you need a mental health professional?

There is no shame in seeking out a mental health professional to address any mental health issues you may have. Even something that people think are minuscule such as stress from the workplace, losing a partner or lack of having a partner in your life can affect other areas in your life. Seeing a mental health professional is not just reserved for people who have endured unfortunate or traumatic events in their lives. They exist for anybody who is troubled, no matter how “insignificant” the trouble could be. All things considered, if you believe you might need to see a mental health professional, then you probably do need to see one.

Facts about Dallas that could affect mental health

Dallas is a very large city, and unless you are living in the core of the city, it will be necessary to possess reliable transportation to get where you need to go. This can get stressful, as the city contains quite a bit of winding highways and side roads that surround the core. It costs quite a bit to live in the city, with apartment rent averaging roughly $1000for a one bedroom apartment. buying a home is not cheap either, with the average value being right around $200,000.

This can make things quite stressful if you are not making enough money to truly enjoy life in Dallas. Although most mental health professionals are not financial consultants, it can be argued that seeing one can calm some of the stresses that can come from working and making enough money to live properly in this city. This will allow you to get more work finished in a shorter amount of time as well as possibly look for a better job that can pay you more.

While most of the statistics conditions that could be stressful and troubling such as divorce and unemployment are rather low compared to the rest of the state as well as the United States, which is good, there are still things about the city that could affect mental health. For example, if you happen to be divorced or unemployed in the city, it places you in a minority which can affect mental health. Nobody likes to feel like they do not belong, and if this feeling like you do not measure up to your employed and married citizens, it can cause some serious mental health issues such as anxiety or even depression.

What Can a Mental Health Professional Do?:

Despite people still believing that there is a stigma surrounding people who have made the decision to go to therapy, there are many things that mental health professionals can do that you think you can do yourself. One of the biggest “secrets” that people do not know about is that some of the most successful people on the planet hire mental health professionals. This is easy to tell just by the way they act. There are those who do not hire mental health professionals. We all know what happens to them. There is absolutely no shame in deciding to come to a mental health professional if you believe you need one. If some of the most successful people on the planet do this, then why can’t you?

Going back to the previous example of being single and jobless, this can cause a lot of stress for a person even though both of those conditions appear easy to remedy. After all, how much effort can it really take to find a job and a partner? It isn’t that it is impossible to do these things on your own, but rather it is the pressure that you place on yourself that can make this so difficult and overwhelming. For proof of this, ask anybody who has been jobless or dateless for over a year how “easy” it is to find a job or a partner.

What the majority of mental health professionals do is twofold. First, they provide unbiased responses to your questions and/or your concerns. If you tell your overly macho or overly sensitive friend or family member about your concerns, you are not likely to get an objective solution. Second, like any coach, mentor, or consultant, they assist in organizing and reshaping your negative thought patterns brought on by current unfavorable situations or previous unfortunate events that took place.

Where to find a mental health professional and what to expect?

There are a plethora of therapists and counselors in the Dallas area who are committed to any realm of mental health. Although health insurance is required for many of these, there are some who are willing to make exceptions. Getting help from a mental health professional does cost money, but it is money well spent, as when you do this, you are investing in the one thing that you should always be able to trust: yourself. Take a look at the e-counseling.com to find a therapist for you.