Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in League City, Texas

Find a therapist in League City, Texas that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in League City, 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

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

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

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

Rebecca Jarrell

MA, LPC
17 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University. My ultimate goal is to assist my clients in finding healthy ways to improve the quality of their lives. It is my belief that most people already have... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Mary Smith

M.A., L.P.C., -, S
41 years experience
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. My counseling style is primarily person centered and I am a good listener, culturally sensitive and very supportive of the client and of their Counseling goals. Though I have extensive experience working with men... Read More
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 41 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

Katherine Portillo

MEd, LCDC, LPC-I
10 years experience
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 contentment. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, teens and children. Read More
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 contentment. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, teens and children. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

An Overview of Mental Health in League City, Texas

League City in Galveston County is a part of the Greater Houston, Texas metropolitan area. The city was settled in the mid-1800s at the site of a former Native American village. In the early 2000s, increasing costs of living in nearby Galveston resulted in an influx of new residents in League City. Consequently, the population of League City has more than doubled from approximately 45,000 in 2000 to almost 105,000 people in 2017.

The industries of education, healthcare and manufacturing are the largest sectors in the city. The median income in 2016 was just over $97,000, while per capita income was approximately $40,000 the same year. League City’s unemployment rate of 4.1% is slightly higher than the national average.

Mental Health in Texas

Like most of the nation, Texas is facing a variety of issues relating to mental health. Many residents who need treatment are not receiving it, and the state has been seeing the results of this crisis.

Mental Health America created a rating system to rank each state (plus Washington DC) on various aspects of mental illness. Here are some statistics on Texas:

  • MHA ranks Texas at number 43 overall, accounting for a variety of components such as mental illness prevalence, availability of treatment as well as other factors
  • Even though it has a poor overall ranking, Texas got a respectable rating of 4 in prevalence of mental illness.
  • Texas ranked about average for adults at 25, but only came in at 46 for youth residents, indicating a higher illness prevalence and poor access to treatment in young inhabitants.
  • Finally, in terms of access to mental health care, Texas came in dead last with a disappointing rating of 51.

Risk Factors in League City

Of course, in a state as large as Texas, each region tends to be affected by different issues. In the big picture though, these region-specific problems come together to contribute to the state’s overall statistics. Let’s take a look at what’s going on in League City and the greater Houston area.

Poor Access to Care

There are multiple factors contributing to the state’s dismal care access rating, with the following being just a few:

  • Many areas across the nation are experiencing a shortage of mental health professionals, so it’s no surprise that the Houston area is one of them. This type of shortage results in longer wait times for patients to receive the treatment they need.
  • A big contributor to Texas’s access rating is its lack of funding being allocated for mental health resources. Like League City, the state’s population has been growing rapidly, and its population is quickly outgrowing the amount of resources available to it.
  • Stats show that about 80% of adults in League City have health insurance, but unfortunately, insurance can’t cover what isn’t available.

Youth Prevalence

As previously stated, Texas also has a very poor record when it comes to mental illness in its youth. A report on Texas from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) stated that over 60% of adolescents with a mental illness did not receive any treatment for their illness.

Poverty

Mental illness is a common cause of poverty and homelessness. On the other hand, poverty can also be a risk factor for mental illness, creating a vicious cycle. League City has an overall poverty rate of 5.29%.

Although the population of League City is predominantly white (approximately 80%), statistics still showed a disproportionate rate of poverty amongst its minorities. Whites and Asians had the lowest rates, at 4.04% and 4.01%, respectively. Hispanics have a poverty rate of 7.74%, while the poverty rate of the black population is just under 9%. However, individuals identifying as “other race” have a whopping 31.64% poverty rate.

Resources in League City

Even though there are some difficulties facing the area, it doesn’t mean you can’t find help. There are a variety of clinics and treatment facilities around the area. Try logging on to E-Counseling, a directory designed to match you with a mental health professional in your area. You can find a psychiatrist or therapist who can help you achieve your goals, both medical and personal. Take the first step toward a happier and healthier life today.