Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Lubbock, Texas

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

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

Celine Medlock

LMFT
13 years experience
Welcome, thank you for reaching out during a difficult time. I graduated with my MA from the University of Vermont, I then moved to Houston, Texas to attend the University of Houston-Clear Lake for me graduate degree in psychology specializing in Marriage and Family therapy. I did my residency with Baylor University at the Star of Hope, a women and family homeless shelter. Some of these individuals were battling... Read More
Welcome, thank you for reaching out during a difficult time. I graduated with my MA from the University of Vermont, I then moved to Houston, Texas to attend the University of Houston-Clear Lake for me graduate degree... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 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

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

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

Overview for Finding Mental Health Resources in Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock, Texas is located in the northwestern part of the state, and it’s the central city in the Lubbock metro. Lubbock is often named as an excellent place to start a business because of the low commercial rent prices and the business-friendly attitude of the city government. It’s the home of Texas Tech University, which is the sixth-largest college in Texas. It’s also where Lubbock High School is, which is often ranked by media outlets like Newsweek as one of the best high schools in the U.S.

Lubbock is part of a region called the Texas High Plains, which is where 80 percent of the state’s grapes used for wine come from. As a result, there are several major wineries in the area including one that’s frequently award-winning. There are also a number of ranches in and around Lubbock, and the Depot District is where people go for dining, cultural venues, and theaters.

While Lubbock is often considered a great place to live, there are downsides as well. Many of these are related to issues that commonly plague communities throughout the country such as substance abuse and mental health issues.

Mental Health in Lubbock

The entire U.S. is currently being affected by an opioid crisis. Opioids are drugs that include prescription pain medicines like hydrocodone and oxycodone, as well as heroin. In the state of Texas in 2016, there were 1,375 overdose deaths related to opioids in 2016. As is the case in most states, since 2010 the number of deaths related to heroin has steadily increased in Texas as well. The number of deaths related to the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has dramatically gone up in Texas.

In all of Texas around 162,000 adolescents aged 12-17 used marijuana in the past month in reported survey results from 2014-2015 according to the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Surveys on Drug Use and Health. The same survey showed around 10 percent of adolescents in Texas reported using alcohol in the past month at the time they were asked. Around 11.5 percent of adolescents in the state experienced a major depressive episode in the past year.

Around 3.5 percent of all adults in Texas reported having serious thoughts of suicide in the past year, in 2014-2015, and more than 3 percent of all adults in the state said they’d experienced serious mental illness in the past year when asked. However, of the adults in Texas with various mental illnesses, only 38.4 percent received mental health services, while nearly 62 percent didn’t.

In 2016, the percentage of people living in Lubbock below the poverty level was higher than the numbers for Texas as a whole. In Lubbock, 26.5 percent of people were living below the poverty level, while that number was 20.7 percent for all of Texas.

Mental Health Resources in Lubbock

Whether a person is struggling with depression or another mental health issue, or a situation in their life such as relationship problems with their spouse or partner, or even substance abuse issues, help is available in Lubbock. It’s important for people to know there are local Lubbock resources, especially since so many people do not receive mental health services when they need them.

There are an estimated 125 mental health professionals for every 100,000 people in the area. This is compared to only 78 primary care physicians for every 100,000 people.

Mental health is provided through the StarCare Specialty Health System, including medication management, and intensive support for people with a dual diagnosis like substance abuse and mental illness. There are various inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment centers near Lubbock. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has a presence in Lubbock and offers support and education programs for people who have mental illness as well as their loved ones.

Connecting with a Lubbock Therapist

Regardless of the specific scenario, you may be facing, or your loved one could be grappling with regarding mental health, connecting with a qualified therapist or care provider is the best option available. Despite the value of working with a therapist or counselor, many times people are unsure of where to start their search or they don’t know exactly what they’re looking for.

That’s why we created the above Lubbock therapist and counselor directory. It’s a listing of treatment and care providers who are excellent at what they do and are well-vetted. We wanted to simplify how you search for and connect with a local Lubbock therapist in different specialty areas.