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.


Amy Smith

M.Ed., LPC
3 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas with 12 years experience in the counseling field. I get to help people every day and it is a dream career. I work with people that experience a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, life and career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also help people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. It shows a great deal of courage... Read More
I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas with 12 years experience in the counseling field. I get to help people every day and it is a dream career. I work with people that experience a wide... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

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

Dr. Elizabeth Frisby

M.Ed., Ed.D., LPC-S
25 years experience
Congratulations on taking the first steps to a healthier, happier you. Taking this step means you are ready for change to happen, even though change can be intimidating and frightening. This is a courageous step and I commend you for taking that first step! I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas with over 25 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of challenges including depression, anxiety, relationship... Read More
Congratulations on taking the first steps to a healthier, happier you. Taking this step means you are ready for change to happen, even though change can be intimidating and frightening. This is a courageous step and I commend you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Grace Ancira

LPC
8 years experience
Congratulations! You’ve made it here! I believe that says two things about you: your searching for a resolution and you realize that your chances of resolution are greater in therapy. I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas and I’m a national board-certified counselor. I have my Master’s in clinical psychology from Abilene Christian University. My experience includes working with adults, couples, and families in both outpatient and inpatient settings. I’ve also worked with clients online... Read More
Congratulations! You’ve made it here! I believe that says two things about you: your searching for a resolution and you realize that your chances of resolution are greater in therapy. I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas and I’m a... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Nichelle Ward

LPC
3 years experience
Are you struggling with overwhelming challenges in your life? Do you suffer from anxiety or depression? Are you finding it difficult to navigate through a transition in your life? Are you dealing with a break-up or other relationship issues? Do you struggle with anger management issues? Have you experienced a traumatic event? Are you having trouble dealing with the death of a loved one? If you answered yes to any of these questions, I am... Read More
Are you struggling with overwhelming challenges in your life? Do you suffer from anxiety or depression? Are you finding it difficult to navigate through a transition in your life? Are you dealing with a break-up or other relationship issues? Do... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Jessica Thomas

LPC
6 years experience
As a therapist I see my role as an objective listener, teacher and companion on your journey to growth, healing, insight and self-discovery. Building a safe, respectful and trusting relationship is essential for success in therapy. I strive to be a gentle guide in helping you discover your answers and reach your unique potential. In doing this you will gain the opportunity to rediscover your inner voice and confidence and become the person you... Read More
As a therapist I see my role as an objective listener, teacher and companion on your journey to growth, healing, insight and self-discovery. Building a safe, respectful and trusting relationship is essential for success in therapy. I strive to be... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 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

Cyndi Gamble

LPC-S
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience working with kids and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience working with kids and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and ADHD. I also helped... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Jessica Walker

MA, LPC
4 years experience
Thanks for reaching out! I am a professional counselor licensed in Texas with 3 years of experience. While that may not seem like much, I am well equipped in helping others figure out this thing we call life. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting and life transitions. My style is interactive, open and empathic. My goal is to create a warm, supportive environment in which my clients can... Read More
Thanks for reaching out! I am a professional counselor licensed in Texas with 3 years of experience. While that may not seem like much, I am well equipped in helping others figure out this thing we call life.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Michelle Prado

LCSW
11 years experience
Michelle Prado is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington. Michelle is warm, compassionate and non-judgmental. She enjoys creating a safe place for clients to navigate and explore life’s challenges. She feels she can help her clients develop helpful strategies through mindfulness, exploring core beliefs, reframing challenges, and honoring values. Michelle truly enjoys helping people discover and align their lives... Read More
Michelle Prado is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington. Michelle is warm, compassionate and non-judgmental. She enjoys creating a safe place for clients to navigate... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 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.