Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Houston, Texas

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

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...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams, LPC

Welcome to the start of your new life. My name Michelle Williams, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas. With today's stigma and false beliefs about counseling, many individuals go without help. Others wait till all else fails before getting help. However, no matter when you seek help you should be able to do so with a professional who is willing to understand and listen to your story and help you on a Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years


Ashley Harmon

Ashley Harmon, LCSW-S, LCDC-I

Welcome! My name is Ashley Wallace and I have been in the counseling profession for about 6years 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 adults Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years


Sonya Boone

Sonya Boone, MHSA, LCSW

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of mental health experience, and I am a military officer. My education includes a B.S. in psychology, a Masters in Health Service Administration, and a Masters in Social Work. I use a holistic approach and solution-focused approach when providing therapy to my clients which involves assessing if a client has co-morbid issues such as diabetes and depression or chronic pain and anxiety. I Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 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...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones, LPC, RN, CEDS, CEDRN

Hello! My name is Carolyn Jones and I have worked in the mental health field in Colorado for the past 27 years - both as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered Nurse (RN). I received my Bachelor's in Nursing in 1978 from the University of Nebraska and my Master's Degree in Counselor Education in 1994 from the University of Wyoming. I have had the opportunity to work with older adolescents and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 27 years


Dora Cumpian

Dora Cumpian, M.Ed, LPC

I pursued my Master's Degree in Counseling and later my License as Professional Counselor in Texas. I believe that counselors help people grow. When a person wants to change it is the perfect opportunity for a counselor to help. I am a person centered-existentialist with plenty of experience with transitional counseling. I am an enthusiastic road cyclist and believe on nature and adventure processes. Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 8 years


Kathi Turner

Kathi Turner, LCSW, ACSW

Welcome. You are seeking change. You know you want something different or something more, but you have not yet found ways to make change happen on your own. Perhaps you feel uncomfortable seeking help because, in our culture, many of us are taught to be tough and figure things out on our own. Being strong and independent will always be an asset, but those same qualities can help you learn, grow, and change even more Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years


Renee Senn

Renee Senn, LCSW, MVF-CSW

I have been a social worker for more than 30 years and enjoy working with people when they are struggling with an issue. The thought that I will be part of your journey is exciting for me. I have worked 15+ years with adults and children experiencing chronic illness and another 10 years working with the TX Army National Guard. In working with the military, I had the honor of Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 22 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. Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 27 years


cindy

Cindy Joseph , PhD in Counseling Psychology Licensed Psychologist in Texas /Georgia

I am passionate about early career professionals and new entrepreneurs who may need guidance in a winding process of developing oneself in an industry. My specialties include trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, and career development. I am passionate about helping one resolve childhood and adulthood trauma, reshaping one’s once negative self-image/concept, finding light in once dark and depressed spaces, and restoring broken relationships.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

francisco

Francisco Ortiz , MS, LPC, NCC.

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 admire your courage in doing so. I work with individuals and couples who are desiring a positive change in their lives, just like you are today.

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  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Experience: 5 years

brittany

Brittany Daniel , M.A., LPC

Hello my name is Brittany A. Daniel and I am a Licensed professional counselor servicing the Houston, Katy, and Cypress areas. My education consist of both a bachelors and masters degree in the field of psychology. As your potential therapist I would like to first acknowledge that the step you have made in seeking help is both bold and courageous.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

stephanie broussard

Stephanie Broussard , LCSW, ACHP-SW

If you are ready to move out of survival mode, and are looking for an authentic, caring, and compassionate therapist to support you on your journey, I believe I have the expertise to support you in every age, stage, and challenge of life.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Houston, Texas

Recognized as the fourth-largest city in the United States as well as the largest city the state of
Texas, Houston boasts a population of 2.3 million residents. Houston is mentioned on several
“best of” lists including the Travel + Leisure magazine’s roundup of America’s Favorite Cities
and the Hotwire.com index of most affordable U.S. vacation destinations. However, the city
faces a variety of issues as it was recently ranked the 2nd worst city in Texas to raise a family.
Considered the most racially and ethnically diverse major metropolitan area in the United
States, ahead of New York City, Houston’s multiculturalism is due to the large number of
immigrants that relocate to the area due to the low cost of living, proximity to Latin America and
the city’s role as a hub for refugee resettlements. There are an estimated 575,000
undocumented immigrants that reside within the city area resulting in 8.7% of the population –
double the national average.

Since Hurricane Harvey in 2017, mental health continues to be a topic of conversation. The
recent census reported that a significant portion of the Houston population under the age of 65
( 27% ) does not have health insurance. A 2018 Harvey Impact Study of Serious Psychological
Distress conducted by University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, indicated that
18% of Harris County residents were distressed compared to the 4% of the national average.
That rate increased to 37% if their vehicle was damaged and 48% if the destruction of their
home occurred during the storm. The research found that children experienced higher levels of
separation anxiety from parents and pets, especially those from the Latino population .
Lack of health insurance, experiences from a historic hurricane and everyday issues do attribute
to stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness amongst a host of other mental health issues. Mental
health does not discriminate against race, age or gender and finding the right therapist does not
need to add to that stress or confusion. Whether you or someone you know suffers from anxiety
or bipolar disorder, you do not have to face these issues alone at home, in relationships,or at
work or school. It is important when sharing your thoughts and feelings to make sure that this is
a person that you are comfortable with during your session. First, determine the ailments that
you suffer from while looking for recommendations and our community of trained professionals
can help you demystify the process. When selecting your qualified Houston professional, make
sure that they are local and their office hours are compatible with yours. This ensures success
when scheduling appointments and the ability to keep them with ease during your journey.

Questions to aid you during the research process are:

● Why am I seeking help?
● What are my goals in therapy?
● Am I more comfortable with a man or a woman?
● Are there any personal aspects I’m not willing to discuss?
● Do I want to be able to lead the discussion, or have it led?
● How long do I plan to attend therapy?
● Does my problem need extra specialization?

Your therapy journey is about you and your needs and it is important for you to find the right
chemistry with your therapist. In many cases, a strong relationship with your therapist will aide in
the success of your treatment as they will help you process the challenges that arise in your life.
Our trusted network of mental health professionals will offer a wide array of effective therapies
and treatments that can fit your needs. Whether you suffer from depression or OCD disorders,
you do not have to face these issues alone.

How can we help you find the right therapist for you?

Take time to connect with one of our many therapists in the Houston area by viewing their
profiles, bios, and blog posts on the e-counseling directory. Once you have narrowed down the list of therapists that meet
your needs, locations, and schedule, take time to call them for a phone interview. This step
allows you to see how easy you can converse with them, if you like their style and if they were
empathetic and interested. Taking time to invest in you is important. Individuals with mental
health issues do live successful and productive lives with effective therapy and treatment. We
wish you the best in your personal journey of making a change for a better life.