Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Moore, Oklahoma

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


Amy Bottomly

LPC
4 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with four years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ+ challenges, and major life transitions. My counseling style is casual and client-centered. I am passionate about inclusion, equity, and social justice. I strive to create a therapeutic culture of respect, empathy, and authenticity. I will customize our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with four years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ+ challenges, and major life transitions. My counseling style is casual and client-centered.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Dr. Emily Christensen

PhD, LPC, LCPC
18 years experience
I am a doctoral level licensed clinical professional counselor, with twenty years of experience as a counselor. The most transformative aspect of counseling is feeling safe and supported by a knowledgeable therapist who will listen empathetically and without judgment, and will help nurture and draw out your best self. I believe that your answers lie within you; my job is to help you discover your inner wisdom and identify and overcome the obstacles... Read More
I am a doctoral level licensed clinical professional counselor, with twenty years of experience as a counselor. The most transformative aspect of counseling is feeling safe and supported by a knowledgeable therapist who will listen empathetically and without... Read More
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  • Languages: English, American Sign Language
  • Experience: 18 years

Joshua Beavers

MA, LPC
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma, and I have been working in the field since 2015. I obtained a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma in May 2015. I have worked with clients with a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and family conflict. My approach blends techniques from cognitive-behavioral therapy and... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma, and I have been working in the field since 2015. I obtained a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Valerie Steele

MHR, LPC
3 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor in Oklahoma. I received a Bachelors of Science from Southern Nazarene University in Family Studies and Gerontology and a Masters of Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma in Licensed Professional Counseling. I have experience with adults, families, and groups. I have worked with those struggling with mild to severe mental illness as well as those individuals who are struggling with issues including depression, grief & loss, abuse/neglect, addictions... Read More
I am a licensed professional counselor in Oklahoma. I received a Bachelors of Science from Southern Nazarene University in Family Studies and Gerontology and a Masters of Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma in Licensed Professional Counseling. I have... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Daryl Mitchell

LCSW
26 years experience
Hello and welcome. Thank you for reading my profile. I begin counseling by listening. Every person is unique and your experiences are different from others. I do not tell people what to do. Instead I will help you explore the possibilities that your problems reveal and guide you to choose the best path for yourself. Experience teaches me that people get stuck when the story of themselves doesn't match their current reality. The stuckness usually... Read More
Hello and welcome. Thank you for reading my profile. I begin counseling by listening. Every person is unique and your experiences are different from others. I do not tell people what to do. Instead I will help you explore the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 26 years

Kylee Nelson

LMFT
3 years experience
Welcome! Something in your life isn't going quite the way you'd like and you're wondering if counseling could help. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting struggles, relationship issues, low self-esteem, poor body image, and low self-confidence. I have worked with clients in the midst of big life changes including graduating from college or high school and moving to a new city. I have also worked... Read More
Welcome! Something in your life isn't going quite the way you'd like and you're wondering if counseling could help. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting struggles, relationship issues, low self-esteem,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Nakeisha McGee

MAMFT, LPC
5 years experience
Hello all! My name is Nakeisha McGee and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have been in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment, in theory or in practice, since 2005. I have managed school and community based programming and provided services for individuals, children, teens, those who have experienced varying types of trauma and those suffering from varying addictions both in patient and outpatient... Read More
Hello all! My name is Nakeisha McGee and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have been in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment, in theory or in practice, since... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kimberlee Thomas

LPC, LADC
27 years experience
Hello, and Welcome! I enjoy assisting people discover new ways of thinking about and experiencing their life issues, and feeling better maybe even joyous! I am a good listener and will take the time to make sure you are heard. My experience is diverse, and have worked with clients from ages 2 through 103 with a variety of problems ranging from trauma, career, family, parenting (children, grandchildren, and adult children), severe mental illness,... Read More
Hello, and Welcome! I enjoy assisting people discover new ways of thinking about and experiencing their life issues, and feeling better maybe even joyous! I am a good listener and will take the time to make sure you are heard.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 27 years

Karen Foster Devlin

LPC
20 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) licensed in Oklahoma with 17 years of experience working with children, adults and families. I've worked with those struggling with severe mental illness as well as those individuals who are struggling with issues including depression, anxiety, grief & loss, divorce, LGBT issues, parenting problems and serious and/or life threatening illness. My counseling style is client-focused ; I think it's very important to meet the... Read More
I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) licensed in Oklahoma with 17 years of experience working with children, adults and families. I've worked with those struggling with severe mental illness as well as those individuals who are struggling... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Ashleigh Gabriel

LCSW
6 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 6 years of experience. I have my Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. I received my Bachelor's in Social from from Northeastern State University. When it comes to providing therapy, I like take a holistic approach to therapy by really looking at all areas of wellness in one's life and how we can work together to make improvements across the board.... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 6 years of experience. I have my Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. I received my Bachelor's in Social from from Northeastern State University. When it... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Priscilla Corson

LMSW-P
1 years experience
Priscilla is a bilingual clinical therapist currently working under supervision and a wellness coach. She believes in the inherent value of each human being, and the resilient nature of individuals. She emphasizes that the client has the capacity to make choices and direct the course of their own life. Read More
Priscilla is a bilingual clinical therapist currently working under supervision and a wellness coach. She believes in the inherent value of each human being, and the resilient nature of individuals. She emphasizes that the client has the capacity to make choices and direct the course of their own life. Read More
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  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Experience: 1 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Moore, Oklahoma

The central Oklahoma city of Moore is part of the bustling Oklahoma City metropolitan area and has a population of over 59,000 individuals. Whether you’re new to the area or a proud, long-time resident, there are many great reasons to call Moore your home. However, the city also faces its share of mental health crises. Learn the signs and symptoms of mental health, common risk factors throughout Cleveland County and where you can turn for mental health resources in the area.

Signs of Mental Health Issues

The first step to healing from a mental health issue is to learn to identify the warning signs early. Whether you are concerned for yourself or a loved one, here are common experiences that are typical symptoms of a mental illness:

  • Lower functioning at work, school or other activities
  • Disconnected feelings
  • Social withdrawal
  • Extreme changes in sleep and/or appetite
  • Difficulty thinking clearly
  • Overwhelming apathy
  • Other unusual behaviors

Don’t wait until you or a loved one experiences even greater symptoms. Seek professional help from a trained mental health worker if any of these symptoms or other troubling behavior arises.

Mental Health in Oklahoma

Throughout the state, 5.2 percent of adults have a severe mental illness. The unfortunate reality in Oklahoma is that, of these individuals with a mental health challenge, approximately 42 percent receive treatment. This means that at least 58 percent of individuals suffering from a mental illness aren’t accessing local resources.

In all, over 630,000 Oklahomans deal with a mental health challenge, or 22 percent. With major and minor mental illnesses totaled, this ranks Oklahoma as one of the highest rates in the country. With all mental health issues added together, 70 percent of these individuals have not received any treatment. Some individuals reject available treatment, but many are actively seeking treatment and unable to find or afford assistance.

Risk Factors in Moore, Oklahoma

In Moore, there are many factors that could attribute to the increase in mental illness. Here are some of the risk factors present in Moore, Oklahoma.

Many medical conditions, such as diabetes, can increase your chances of struggling with mental illness. The diabetes rate in Cleveland County is lower than many other areas of Oklahoma, at 10.4 percent. HIV diagnoses in the county are over 156 per 100,000 people, which is the highest rate in any county throughout Oklahoma.

Financial factors can cause undue stress for households and individuals, which can lead to mental health crises. Thankfully, the poverty rate of 9.7 percent and the median income for households at $60,474 are better than the national average. 69 percent of residents own homes in Moore. There are still many households that struggle with undue financial burdens in the area, and these pressures can increase chances of experiencing mental health issues.

While the divorce rate in Oklahoma has been slowly decreasing over the past decade, the rate in 2015 was 4.4 divorces per 1,000 inhabitants. Divorce can cause a tremendous amount of stress and emotional turmoil, not only for the couple experiencing the divorce but also for family members and friends. Anyone who has been touched by divorce recently or in the past is at a greater risk of needing mental health assistance.

Cleveland County leads the way in Oklahoma in terms of excessive alcohol use. Throughout the county, 15 percent of adults reported to drink excessive amounts of alcohol. Alcohol is linked to depression in a cyclical nature. First, individuals who drink alcohol excessively can become depressed, and individuals who are depressed are more likely to drink excessive amounts of alcohol.

Oklahoma has a fatal drug overdose rate of 21.5 per 100,000 inhabitants. This number is far from the highest, but is still a troubling amount. Whether abusing prescription or illegal drugs, overdosing is a serious threat to individuals with mental illness.

Discover Mental Health Resources in Moore Today

Get connected to local mental health resources today. If you or someone you know needs to speak to a mental health expert, visit the E-Counseling directory. You’ll find local counselors and mental health workers who are able to provide a range of services for any mental illness you or a loved one may be facing. While Oklahoma may have less counselors than other states, there are still many in the area who can help you find the healing you need.