Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Killeen, Texas

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


Darcy Scott

LPC, CBIS
7 years experience
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to help you discover your values and your meaning through in-depth exploration into your belief system so that you can find relief and manage life's transitions. Working from a person-centered foundation, I aim to help you... Read More
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

April Grimes

LCSW
7 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Carolyn Jones

LPC, RN, CEDS, CEDRN
27 years experience
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
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... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 27 years

Dr. Josh Briley

PhD
20 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Kathleen Barnes

LCSW
5 years experience
Hi, my name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. I have experience working with diverse populations using many counseling techniques to include DBT, CBT, CPT, Trauma therapy, Motivational therapy and brief intervention Solution-based focused therapy. My experience is with individuals that struggle from stress and anxiety from everyday life, to severe or mild mental heath symptoms and trauma/PTSD. I believe in providing the hope and support... Read More
Hi, my name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. I have experience working with diverse populations using many counseling techniques to include DBT, CBT, CPT, Trauma therapy, Motivational therapy and brief... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Hoi Moy

MS, LPC
5 years experience
My name is Barbie Moy and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Texas. I have had over 5 years of experience working with adults to reach their therapy goals. I have experience working with a variety of concerns, but I have the most experience in areas involving domestic violence, PTSD, depression, anxiety, personal development, relationship concerns, family concerns, and anger management. I typically take a holistic, multicultural approach when... Read More
My name is Barbie Moy and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Texas. I have had over 5 years of experience working with adults to reach their therapy goals. I have experience working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kathi Turner

LCSW, ACSW
3 years experience
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
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... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Ashley Harmon

LCSW-S, LCDC-I
6 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Mackenzie Balderaz

MA, LMFT, EMDR, Trained
5 years experience
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the presenting concern might be anxiety and depression, I believe that anxiety is related to the future, and depression is about the past. If you tackle either the past or the future, the concerns subside. The... Read More
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kelly Brast

LPC-S, LSOTP, CART
16 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

An Overview of Mental Health Resources in Killeen Texas

Cities big and small across the United States share one undeniable commonality – the need for adequate mental health resources and professionals. Though each community is somewhat different with regard to the issues faced, most people seeking the help and guidance of a trained mental health professional want to know one thing – ‘Can I trust this person to help me?’ Killeen Texas is no different but it does have one overwhelming component that most cities don’t: a large military population.

Killeen’s neighbor to the north is the U.S. Army’s Fort Hood, one of the largest military installations, in the world. More than 200,000 military personnel and their families are stationed at Ft. Hood adding to the nearly 140,000 residents of Killeen, of which a great number work on base or are retired military themselves.

Mental Health Statistics for Killeen

A general sense of wellness and well being and knowledge that everything is going to be alright are signs of good mental health. Modern day stresses that most of population experience such as financial insecurity and an understanding that while basic needs might be met, there is still a want to have added creature comforts. The median income of $48,000 in Killeen Texas is lower than the national average by more than $10,000, possibly leading to some of the areas mental health issues.

However, because of Killeen’s large military population, the area suffers from an overabundance of suicide, especially among service members. Among civilian mental health professionals there are just 192 per 100,000 people in Bell County, in which Killeen sits. Of that, there are only 88 listed licensed therapists in Killeen itself.

Killeen’s Mental Health Differences

Killeen residents suffer from a variety of mental health related issues, much like anywhere else in the United States. Issues driving poor mental health range from lower income than the national average, extended family separations, infidelity and retail cost of living.

  • Recent studies establish a correlation between depression, anxiety and substance use with financial stress, which Killeen residents may have due to the lower than average household income.
  • Killeen and the surrounding Bell County area are known for having a higher than average retail cost of living, meaning the price of goods is equal to large metro areas on the east coast.
  • Neighboring Ft. Hood has a population greater than Killeen, many of which are regularly deployed overseas, increasing the rate of separated families.

Divorce Rate in Killeen Texas

Slightly more than half of the population is married. Killeen Texas has a low divorce rate at approximately 11 percent. This low percentage may be the result of the median age of the population sitting at just 28 years old. Many marriages may be relatively new and studies show that getting married later in life can lead to healthier relationships.

A low marriage rate of just under 7 percent may also account for the low number of divorces. With marriage rate so low it’s no wonder there are just 41 marriage and premarital counselors in Killeen.

Mental Health Resources in Killeen

Currently, there are approximately 130 licensed therapists and mental health counselors in the Bell County, of which Killeen Texas is located. That’s just one professional per 2,669 people in the area, 4.5 times higher than the national average of 590:1.

Challenges of Finding a Compatible Therapist in Killeen

With just 130 mental health professionals easily found on the Internet, it may be hard to to know if you are simply being forced to settle for who’s available. Nearly all of the available mental health professionals in Killeen and Bell County Texas have an online presence, with many using local and national review sites to display positive reviews.

Community outreach organizations, insurance and health providers often offer a referrals to local Killeen mental health professionals. Unfortunately, this means you will be required to go through the formal paperwork process long before you have an opportunity to meet with you therapist. If you decide that this person isn’t good fit for you, you’ll likely need to start the process over to some degree.

The E-Counseling.com directory is designed with helping find the right mental health professional for you in mind. It’s nice to get a general sense of a mental health professional’s expertise, experience and personality before you meet them. Our primary goal is give you the details and information you need to make an educated decision as to who you want to see to help guide you through your issues.