Mesquite, Texas Therapists

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.

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I am a trauma-informed therapist who utilizes both eastern and western practices to assist in your healing process including ACT, DBT, CBT, as well as yoga, breathwork, and meditation. I earned my Masters of Social Work from Colorado State...
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Dallas, Texas

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Texas

I help stuck men and women release problematic patterns through guiding them to a deeper and more authentic understanding of their life. Once a pattern is understood and released, I support them in stepping into their own personal power, which is...
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Dallas, Texas

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Texas

When feeling detached and alone, it is only natural to seek support. When you feel like no one understands you, and you feel disconnected from everyone and everything around you, its easy to wonder if you will ever belong. I am here to help you...
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Dallas, Texas

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Texas

I work with adolescents and adults, including those suffering from depression, low self-esteem, poor body image, social anxiety, those feeling ‘stuck’ in life, and those lacking motivation to live their deepest potential. When you sit in a...
Ashley Ray
LCSW-S
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Dallas, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Do you feel uncertain of where to begin or where you are going but know that it’s time for you to start taking action? I help men and women who feel stressed, irritable, anxious, and disconnected rapidly achieve peace, ease, freedom and connection...
Tiffany Young
LMFT Associate, LPC
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North Richland Hills, Texas

Tiffany Young is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate and Licensed Professional Counselor Intern under the supervision of Beth Ann Contreras. Tiffany has a Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy from The King’s University. Tiffany is...
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Cleburne, Texas

Nancy is an experienced bilingual therapist working with children, adolescents, families, couples and individual adults on a variety of issues. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and PREPARE/ENRICH...
Eddie Osuagwu
LPC, LCDC, US DOT SAP, LPC-Supervisor (LPC-S)
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Mesquite, Texas

Eddie Osuagwu is a Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.). He is also a diplomate in addiction treatment; Level III- Diplomate (ADC) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor(L.C.D.C.). He has been in the counseling profession for over two...
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Dallas, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

If you’ve ever wondered why relationships are so damn hard. You’re in the right place. I get it. I specialize in helping milennial couples tackle relationship issues ranging from dealing with FOMO, marriage and commitment, partner conflict, loss...
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Arlington, Texas

Ashley received her Master’s of Education in Counseling from Tarleton State University and her Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Texas at Arlington. Ashley has experience with play therapy, solution-focused counseling, and...
Katie Witcher
LMFT- Associate
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Dallas, Texas

My goal is to help you work through obstacles so you can fully live a life you love. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, my approach involves understanding the relationship patterns of your life, from the family you were born into to your current...
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Arlington, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Whether you are dealing with feelings of hopelessness, depression, or anxiety, a past tragedy, or abuse, Michelle will encourage and guide you toward a path of healing and hope. She believes in creating a safe place where you can learn, grow, and...
Casey Leamy
MS Counseling, LMFT
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Dallas, Texas

Nothing in life is one size fits all; therapy is no exception. My first priority is to establish a trusting relationship with you, then together create goals tailored to your individual needs. As humans, we tend to shy away from uncomfortable,...
Heather  Craig
LPC-Intern
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Mansfield, Texas

Heather is a Licensed Professional Counseling Intern with direct supervision from Meredith Ivey and Dr. Dan Clement. She is a graduate of the Masters in Professional Counseling at Dallas Baptist University. Heather has an Associates Degree in...
Kelsey Poskey
LPC-Intern
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North Richland Hills, Texas

Kelsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern under the direct supervision of Chris Covington, LPC-S. She received a Masters of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science from...
Rachel Gerbosi
MS Counseling, LPC, LMFT-Associate, LCDC
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Dallas, Texas

My first priority in the counseling process is to ensure a trusting therapeutic relationship between you and I. No two people are the same, and it is my mission for us to work together to establish goals that are personalized to fit your unique...
Mark DeYoung
LMFT, Ph.D.
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Fort Worth, Texas

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Dr. Mark DeYoung is Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Texas. He has been a counselor since 1995. Dr. DeYoung is a dynamic family therapist who has pioneered therapy delivery methods in many unique environments. He has...
Meredith Ivey
LPC-Supervisor 1
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

Meredith Ivey is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supevisor as well as a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and a Child Centered Play Therapist- Supervisor. She has been counseling in Arlington for 7 years now. She graduated from the University...
Brittany Cruse
LMSW, LPC-Intern
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North Richland Hills, Texas

Brittany is a Licensed Master Social Worker under direct supervision from Lauren Scott LCSW. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master’s in Social Work, as well as a Bachelor’s in Psychology. Brittany uses an eclectic...
Kami Guidry
MS, LMFT-Associate
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Frisco, Texas

Kami Guidry is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - Associate, supervised by Layla Z. Scott, PhD, LMFT, CFLE. Kami attended Texas Woman's University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Master of Science in Family...
Michelle Salzman
LPC-Supervisor 1
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Texas

I'm Michelle. I would welcome the opportunity to talk with you. I know it is tough to reach out for help but a better life awaits you as you enter counseling. Give me a call or text me at the number provided. These forms of contact with me are...
Amy Scarborough
LPC-Intern
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Mansfield, Texas

Amy is a Licensed Professional Counseling Intern with direct supervision from Meredith Ivy LPC-S, RPT-S. Amy has a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Education from Stephen...
Shameela Keshavjee
LMFT, LMFT-Supervisor
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Southlake, Texas

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Texas

Relationships can be the cornerstone to a happy and fulfilling life. When they hurt, you hurt. But the relationship you want is within reach! It takes dedication and conscious effort, but you can have the relationship of your dreams. As your couples...
Melody Brooke
LMFT, LPC
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Texas, Colorado

Melody Brooke is a licensed marriage and family therapist who helps couples and individuals transform their relationships. She’s spent 25 years counseling clients on how to form healthy, satisfying relationships with one-on-one therapy, couples...

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.