Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Mesquite, Texas

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


Dr. Brad Morris

Ed.D.,LPC
13 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:13 years

Corey Dossey

MA,LPC
3 years experience
Welcome to my profile! You have taken a huge first step in reaching out for help, and I'm honored you are considering me to accompany you on this part of your life journey! A little about me - I live in Houston, Texas and am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I knew almost my whole life that I wanted to be a counselor, because I knew I wanted to help people in a very direct and... Read More
Welcome to my profile! You have taken a huge first step in reaching out for help, and I'm honored you are considering me to accompany you on this part of your life journey! A little about me - I live... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Leticia Cervantes

MA,LPC
5 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas, who has worked in the mental health field over 20 years, in various settings, including: psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, and private practice settings, with multiple populations. Each has helped me build an eclectic approach in my therapy. I believe in meeting the client "where they are," and a cookie-cutter approach does not work for everyone. I use cognitive behavioral, dialectic, brief solution-focused, and mindfulness techniques to... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas, who has worked in the mental health field over 20 years, in various settings, including: psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, and private practice settings, with multiple populations. Each has helped me build... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:5 years

Angie Sheire

MA,LPC
25 years experience
Hi, my name is Angie and I'm a licensed professional counselor with 25 years of experience in the field of psychology. I currently practice in the State of Texas but I am originally from Michigan. That was where I started out working in a residential treatment facility with children and adolescents. After that I worked in partial hospitalization program for adults, a domestic violence shelter and... Read More
Hi, my name is Angie and I'm a licensed professional counselor with 25 years of experience in the field of psychology. I currently practice in the State of Texas but I am originally from... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:25 years

Danielle Coy

LCSW,LCDC
6 years experience
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Texas with over 6 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have participated in helping people overcome concerns including life stressors, relationship problems, addictions, disordered eating, ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression or any other issue that is getting in the way of living and experiencing more peace and fulfillment. I enjoy challenging my clients by encouraging a space to deepen one’s thinking and increase... Read More
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Texas with over 6 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have participated in helping people overcome concerns including life stressors, relationship problems, addictions, disordered eating, ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Gloria Dove

LPC,LCDC,NCC
6 years experience
Thank you for reaching out to me today through BetterHelp. It is my pleasure to assist, coach, and/or instruct you, as my client, using empirically proven therapeutic methods. I provide empathetic understanding and unconditional positive regard throughout treatment. I strongly believe that every individual is the expert on their life and holds within them the answers to their life’s problems. It is my hope, that through our therapeutic relationship and rapport from... Read More
Thank you for reaching out to me today through BetterHelp. It is my pleasure to assist, coach, and/or instruct you, as my client, using empirically proven therapeutic methods. I provide empathetic understanding and unconditional positive regard throughout treatment.... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Ingrid Johnson

MA,LPC,NCC
18 years experience
Greetings and thank you for reading about me! I am a licensed professional counselor and a certified school counselor. I have 17 years of counseling experience. I offer a safe, non-judgmental environment. I work with you to to sort out the details of your life and provide appropriate resources to empower you. I have extensive training on stress and anxiety alleviation techniques. My counseling approach is embedded in person-center therapy.... Read More
Greetings and thank you for reading about me! I am a licensed professional counselor and a certified school counselor. I have 17 years of counseling experience. I offer a safe, non-judgmental environment. I work with you... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Jay Swedlaw

MS/Ed.S,LMHC,LPC
14 years experience
With several years of experience on the BetterHelp platform, and thousands of clients served, I know that it is not always easy to come to therapy and talk about difficult issues. However, I want to assure you that I am here to help you with whatever life has thrown your way, and I am in this journey to self-improvement with you. Additionally, I want to teach you the skills I use to... Read More
With several years of experience on the BetterHelp platform, and thousands of clients served, I know that it is not always easy to come to therapy and talk about difficult issues. However, I want to assure you that... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:14 years

Rashad Skinner

LCSW
10 years experience
I pride myself on meeting my client where they are emotionally. My down-to-earth conversation style applies to all walks of life. I believe therapy can be a conversation between friends with affirmation when needed, a direct discussion, or simply a light sense of humor. Life is full of moments. I am here to help the leap from this moment to the next.... Read More
I pride myself on meeting my client where they are emotionally. My down-to-earth conversation style applies to all walks of life. I believe therapy can be a conversation between friends with affirmation when needed, a direct discussion, or simply a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Tiffany Chen

LPC,NCC
7 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and also a Nationally Certified Counselor. I hold a Bachelors in Psychology from Walden University as well as a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. My clinical experience includes counseling adolescents (age 13 and up), adults, couples and families. Also expertise in the areas of relationship issues, reconciliation (with self and others), anxiety, depression and Women’s Issues. I provides individual counseling, couples therapy,... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and also a Nationally Certified Counselor. I hold a Bachelors in Psychology from Walden University as well as a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. My clinical experience includes... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:7 years

Eddie Osuagwu

LPC, LCDC, US DOT SAP, LPC-Supervisor (LPC-S)
20+ years experience

Many years of experiences have given him ample opportunity to help children, adolescents and adults with unique and difficult
life experiences. Years of working in the behavioral health has prepared him to effectively work with individuals who are suffering from mental health challenges. His story, education and training have equipped him to empower people to overcome the
psychological burden; past or current.

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Many years of experiences have given him ample opportunity to help children, adolescents and adults with unique and difficult
life experiences. Years of working in the behavioral health has prepared him to effectively work with individuals who are suffering from mental health challenges. His story, education and training have equipped him to empower people to overcome the
psychological burden; past or current.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20+ years

An Overview of Mental Health in Mesquite Texas

Finding a mental health professional you can easily relate to can be challenging regardless of what city you live in. Mesquite, Texas presents challenges just like any place in the U.S. The good news is that there are dozens of trained professionals in the Mesquite area ready and waiting to help guide you through the tough times.

Known as the Rodeo Capital of Texas, Mesquite is a bustling suburb of nearly 144,000 residents. Located on the eastern edges of Dallas County, the city has been granted the title of Playful City USA five times in recent history, including 2017 due to its 76 parks and two recreational areas. There’s no shortage of things to do In Mesquite with downtown Dallas just minutes away, as well as near proximity to Lake Ray Hubbard and Love Field.

Mental Health Statistics for Mesquite

A general sense of well-being and that everything is going to be fine, regardless of most circumstances are signs of excellent mental health. Unfortunately, 6 percent of the population have suffered a major depressive or anxiety episode in the past year. Additionally, more than 8 percent of the population aged 12 and older are classified as having substance abuse and co-occurring disorders in the past year.

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for children ages 14 to 17 nationwide, and Dallas County is no different. In fact, youth suicide rates have escalated in recent years. Latest numbers show that 10.2 percent of the population completed suicide in the last year alone. A sharp increase from the 2.4 percent for years 2012-2015.

What Makes Mental Health Different in Mesquite?

Mesquite is similar to the problems facing residents of any metropolis area such as Dallas. However, living in the outlying areas of such a big city can create stressors not found in the inner city areas. Long commute times, traffic, a similar cost of living while not earning as much are just some of the reasons people in Mesquite may experience mood disorders such as anxiety and depression.

  • Studies show a parallel between financial stress and mental health issues.
  • Dallas and surrounding communities such as Mesquite are known for their relatively low median income of just $22,610.
  • Causes for suicide in Mesquite are linked to untreated mental illness.
  • Studies show lower-income residents are may suffer crippling mental illness but not have access to mental health care. Mesquite have a poverty percentage of 8 percent.
  • Research shows that sitting in traffic is linked to poor mental health and possibly contributes to an increase in aggression and crime.

Divorce Rate in Mesquite

Mesquite has an average divorce rate of 11 percent. The median age is 32 years old, which may account for a somewhat stable marriage and divorce rate. Studies have show that those getting married later in life are more likely to stay together. A lower poverty rate may also account for couples staying together as financial stresses are a known leading cause for separation and divorce.

A plenitude of marriage counselors in the area may also account for why the divorce rate is relatively stable. With hundreds of marriage counselors in Dallas County, there’s plenty of mental health professionals available to help people find help married people find resolutions prior to seeking legal remedies.

Mental Health Resources in Mesquite

There are three dozen mental health professionals in Mesquite, with hundreds more in Dallas County. Overall, Texas is  said to have a shortage of therapists, the number of licensed professionals available in Mesquite is well below the  minimum national threshold.

Finding a professional in Mesquite or any of the communities in the Greater Dallas area shouldn’t be a problem if you don’t mind a little bit of a drive. Hospitals, clinics and non-profit organizations are a plenty, even if your insurance doesn’t cover all of the costs.

Challenges of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Mesquite

Hundreds of mental health providers are easy to find online. However, most all of them have websites boasting how effective their services are and a great number of them come with social reviews. Popular sites such as Yelp Yellow Pages have a host of therapists, all carrying some form of positive review so it can be hard to decide which professional is right for you.

Health insurance providers often offer referrals to licensed therapists nearby. This however comes with a lot of paperwork and red tape, just to get your first visit. If you don’t like the person you meet with, you may not be given another choice or you might find it exhausting to change therapists. Even more problematic is if your need is urgent. So, how do you pick the right person for the job of helping you with your issues?

Our directory is designed to make the process of finding a therapists in Mesquite easier. If you’re seeking a mental health provider you can trust, and relate to, try our directory where you can find all the information you need to make an informed, educated decision about your mental healthcare.