Therapists in Edinburg, TX and Nearby Locations

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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...
Ciara Weddborn
LPC, BCN/QEEG-DL
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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...
Cardona Mitchell
LPC, Ed.D.
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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...
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The Woodlands, Texas

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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...
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Richmond, Texas

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Texas

Do you want to vent, talk , explore your inner thoughts , address your hurts...schedule your session today! My private practice is available 7 days a week. Whether , you are dealing with challenges at work, relationship difficulties, phases in life,...
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Houston, Texas

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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...
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Georgia, Texas

My clients are very high-functioning, motivated, and committed to making changes in their life and I love providing them with tools and techniques so that they can reach their potential and ultimately stop coming to therapy. I know your time and...
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San Antonio, Texas

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Antonio, Texas. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2004, my Masters of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Are your child or teen’s emotions or behaviors out of control? Are they -- having tantrums or fights, talking back, self-harming, threatening suicide, running away, or refusing to follow rules? Calls from their teachers or other parents,...
Jenet Dove
LPC Intern
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

There is a unique story behind every person that details who they are today. When you reflect on your story, you may experience feelings of sadness, grief, shame or anxiety. You look at others and are constantly wondering “how do they keep it all...
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San Antonio, Texas

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Texas, Virginia

Amanda Sharp, Ph.D (Doctor of Psychology), Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharp is the founder and owner of Monarch Behavioral Health, PLLC. She earned her Doctorate in Psychology in 2018. She has been conducting assessments and providing...
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San Antonio, Texas

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Texas

Thinking about therapy? Need guidance so, you are not alone, in the dark searching aimlessly for answers and solutions through blogs, chat-rooms and self-help books; trying to discover the right questions, let alone, the answers. Counseling provides...
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West Lake Hills, Texas

I want to help you create the relationship of your dreams and attract love, peace, and connection into your life. Whether you want to rekindle your relationship, are recovering from infidelity, feel frustrated and distant from your partner, give...
Katherine Portillo
MEd, LCDC, LPC-I
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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...
Dawn Mult
LMFT-Supervisor
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Texas

I have worked with children, teens and adults for many years on various issues. I’ve been a teacher and a school counselor as well as had my own practice during my long career working with families. I’d love to hear your story and be of some...
Eva Ponder
LCSW, Psy.D., HSPP
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Dripping Springs, Texas

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Indiana, Texas

I am a seasoned psychologist who works to make therapy a safe place for healing. I am licensed in Texas, Illinois and Indiana and also have an Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate (IPC), which allows me to practice across state lines in...
Jessica Eiseman
LPC-Supervisor 1, MS
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

I attempt to create a calming, safe, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire. Together...
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Cypress, Texas

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Texas

Helping individuals discover their best self is a passion that I hold dearly. I believe there is importance in nurturing oneself, fostering a positive self-image, and believing in yourself. I am very passionate about helping you realize your true...
AP Vo
LMSW
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Houston, Texas

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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...
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Missouri City, Texas

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Texas

Does anxiety run your life? Do you avoid certain situations or find yourself consumed with worry about a number of things in your life? Has your anxiety prevented you from achieving the goals you once envisioned for yourself? Has your anxiety...
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Texas, Washington

Licensed in TX, WA, ID, OR. I have made my home and established a private practice in the Pacific Northwest. Through my work, I am committed to helping people overcome addictions to alcohol and drugs, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and other...
Francisco Ortiz
L.P.C, MS
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Texas

It can be challenging finding the right therapist. My name is Francisco and I have dedicated my life to helping people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and relationship issues. It is never easy asking for help, and I...
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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,...
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Texas, Missouri

I am Jenna, founder of Calm Centered Counseling. I would love to walk with you on your journey through solving personal problems and self-discovery. I am here to listen and allow you to feel heard and understood. I want to help you make changes to...

An Overview of Mental Health in Edinburg, Texas

Edinburg, Texas is a city of 84,399 located in Hidalgo County North of the U.S./Mexican border. The median age of residents is substantially lower than the rest of Texas and the United States, at 27.9. So too is the median household income, which is $43,760. The poverty rate is high compared to that of the U.S. and the state, at 26.6 percent.

Edinburg’s population is mostly Hispanic 89.1 percent of residents are of Hispanic origin while just 7.42 percent of residents are white. The remaining residents are Asian. The majority of people living in poverty were Hispanics. According to the stats, 21,140 Hispanic residents were living in poverty in 2016. That is approximately one-quarter of the city’s population.

When it comes to mental illness factors, Edinburg demonstrates several of them. Though the mental health statistics for Edinburg and Hidalgo County in general are up in the air, the city does present unique challenges that residents must overcome.

Factors That May Contribute to Mental Illness in Edinburg, Texas

Poverty, ethnic diversity, and low-income rates all suggest that more Edinburg residents live with mental illness than the state lets on. Below are just a few factors that may cause depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or other issues in the city’s residents:

  • Population Density: The population density in Edinburg, Texas, is 2,057, which is 2,022 percent greater than the state average, and 2,171 percent higher than the national average. Studies suggest that urbanization is associated with mental illness and can cause social isolation, discrimination, poverty, depression, and other behavioral issues.
  • Integration: According to one study, just 23 percent of Edinburg residents speak English and 74 percent speak Spanish. These numbers suggest that a very real language barrier exists between the city’s residents and the rest of Texas. Language barriers this large can result in trouble getting to work, difficulties forming meaningful relationships, and problems performing routine tasks.
  • Poverty: The connection between poverty and mental illness has been proven time and again. With more than a quarter of residents living in poverty, it would not be a surprise to discover that many of Edinburg’s residents are living with depression, anxiety, stress, and other money-related disorders.
  • Children: While children are a blessing, it can be difficult to raise a family when one does not have the means to pay the bills and put food on the table. Yet, more than 50 percent of Edinburg residents have children under the age of 18. This can cause financial strain, stress, and other hardships.

Mental Health Resources Are Not Easily Accessible in Texas

According to one study, Texas ranks as the seventh worst state in which to live with a mental illness. To come up with its results, researchers analyzed several factors, including but not limited to the following:

  • Adults with any mental illness
  • Adults living with thoughts of suicide
  • Adults who abuse substances
  • Youth with major depressive episodes
  • Adults with mental illness who did not receive treatment
  • uninsured Adults
  • Adults who could not see a doctor due to cost
  • Students with identified emotional disturbances
  • Mental health workforce availability

Once the above factors were analyzed, in addition to several others, the study’s researchers gave Texas an overall ranking of 43. However, when ranking states by how easily accessible mental healthcare was, Texas ranked number 50, right behind Mississippi. D.C. was included in the study.

Find the Mental Health Care You Deserve

Living with a mental health disorder of any kind can be emotionally trying and life-changing. It can impact your ability to forge meaningful and healthy relationships, live without relying on substances to make you happy and find gainful employment. The cycle is vicious, as once one falls into substance abuse or poverty, the mental health issues become substantially worse. If you or a loved one is living with an emotional, behavioral, or mental disorder in Edinburg, Texas, you may feel alone and at a loss as to what to do. However, know that you are not alone and that with the right resources, you can find the compassionate and quality care you need and deserve.