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.


Dr. Brad Morris

Ed.D., LPC
11 years experience
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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Marima Hernandez

LPC
11 years experience
Hi, my name is Marima Hernandez and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with individuals of all ages to improve and/or stabilize their overall well-being. My counseling style is interactive and non-judgmental. Discovering the bond between the mind, body, mood, behavior, and environment makes it possible to reclaim your life with a more positive perspective. If you are feeling stressed, looking to make life changes, or need to unload pain in a safe... Read More
Hi, my name is Marima Hernandez and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with individuals of all ages to improve and/or stabilize their overall well-being. My counseling style is interactive and non-judgmental. Discovering the bond between the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Bonnie Lilly

LPC, NCC
3 years experience
Bonnie Lilly is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She obtained her M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2016; her M.A in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014; and a B.S. in Psychology with emphasis in Christian Counseling from the Liberty University in 2012. As a wife, mother, and counselor, I believe that we are all relational beings and need relationships that are encouraging and uplifting! Everything is possible and our... Read More
Bonnie Lilly is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She obtained her M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2016; her M.A in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014; and a B.S. in Psychology with emphasis in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 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

Rachel Larreta

MA, LMFT, LCDC
7 years experience
Hi there! I’m Rachel, a marriage and family therapist in Austin, Texas. I was inspired to become a therapist by my own experience as a therapy client. During a time in my life when I felt lonely and stuck in an unhealthy relationship, my therapist was able to accept me as I was and validate my experience while also helping me gain insight into what I was doing, why I was doing it, and how... Read More
Hi there! I’m Rachel, a marriage and family therapist in Austin, Texas. I was inspired to become a therapist by my own experience as a therapy client. During a time in my life when I felt lonely and stuck in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Stephanie Adamson

MA, LPC
7 years experience
Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking a few moments to read about me. Whether you work with me or another therapist, I truly hope you find the help you are looking for. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with varying backgrounds. The majority of my experience is working with depression, anxiety, parent-child relationships, self-esteem, body... Read More
Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking a few moments to read about me. Whether you work with me or another therapist, I truly hope you find the help you are looking for. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Jamie Morris

LPC
7 years experience
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships, and various other emotional concerns. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and a few others but I am a very person centered counselor. I want to help you in a... Read More
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Ashley McErlean

LMFT
6 years experience
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as family and society, even when working with an individual. I believe effective therapy is based on faith that every individual or family has the ability to affect change within their own relationships. While I encourage... Read More
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Susan Jaros

LCSW
20 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience in the psychiatric field. My passion is helping others to become their best selves. My approach in helping you, is by actively listening in a non-judgmental manner, providing a safe place for us to identify areas of focus. I combine many therapeutic modalities to develop a specific treatment plan tailored to you and your needs from a Strength Building perspective. ... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience in the psychiatric field. My passion is helping others to become their best selves. My approach in helping you, is by actively listening in a non-judgmental manner,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Robin Wagner

M., Ed., Ed.S, NCC
9 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is Nationally Board Certified with over ten years of experience in both public and private settings. My greatest joy is helping clients to find their best sense of self, and I believe that my work is most effective when you are empowered to make meaningful and lasting change. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is Nationally Board Certified with over ten years of experience in both public and private settings. My greatest joy is helping clients to find their best sense of self, and I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 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.