Plano, Texas Therapists

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Hello! My name is Samira Pizarro. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Texas. I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2017 and received my LCSW license in 2022. I love watching tv/movies, playing games and reading. Do you...
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The Woodlands, Texas

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Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. Life doesn't allow us to go back and fix what we have done wrong in the past, but it does allow us to live each day better than our last. The best is yet to come. Join this...
Meredith Ivey
LPC-Supervisor 1
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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...
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LMSW
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Are you a couple in crisis, who can’t communicate, who argue, or live in silence? Are you wanting to make your relationship work, but are stuck? Has the stress affected your health, sleep, work, or parenting? Although we think “the kids don’t...
Jasandra Oeffinger
MA, LPC-Supervisor
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Seeking therapy doesn’t mean you’re failing. Instead, it may mean you’re ready for personal growth & lasting transformation. When you feel overwhelmed, on edge, & pressured to “get it right," it’s tough to live the life you...
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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...
Katherine Portillo
MEd, LCDC, LPC-I
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League City, Texas

My therapeutic focus is centered to every client's needs and personal situation. I like to focus on reframing thoughts and emotions and educating clients on resources that will make their life more manageable and help each client reach a sense of...
Kristen Suleman
M.Ed., LPC, CCTS
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

People often meet with me because they worry they’re not “good enough”, they worry they aren’t “doing enough”, or because they struggle with out of control thoughts. I often work with individuals seeking support due to trauma,...
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Dr. Ross received her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Virginia. After graduation, she worked as a mental health associate at the Menninger Clinic, a residential psychiatric facility located in Houston. Dr. Ross then went on to pursue a...
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Austin, Texas

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Texas

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, Texas. As a psychotherapist, I seek to integrate my own experiences and background into my work as Counselor. I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and spent time outdoors hunting and fishing...
Francisco Ortiz
L.P.C, MS
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Texas

It can be challenging finding the right therapist. My name is Francisco and I have dedicated my life to helping people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and relationship issues. It is never easy asking for help, and I...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Are your child or teen’s emotions or behaviors out of control? Are they -- having tantrums or fights, talking back, self-harming, threatening suicide, running away, or refusing to follow rules? Calls from their teachers or other parents,...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

My name is Shannon Martin and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am naturally encouraging, compassionate and empathic. I enjoy supporting and guiding my clients in making healthy decisions that propel them to live happier lives. I specialize...
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Cypress, Texas

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Texas

Helping individuals discover their best self is a passion that I hold dearly. I believe there is importance in nurturing oneself, fostering a positive self-image, and believing in yourself. I am very passionate about helping you realize your true...
Seth Houdeshell
LCSW, SAP
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Austin, Texas

Discomfort prompts us to seek change. This feeling may come from an old problem or from old pain that seems to follow you through the years of your life. It may also come from a new problem that has caught you by surprise or left you feeling stuck....
Aleesha Washington
M.Ed., LPC-Intern
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Texas

Do you find yourself feeling anxious about what your future holds? Do you desire to learn how to repair damaged relationships or make better choices? If yes, then no need to look any further. You’ve already taken the right steps, and I’d be more...
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League City, Texas

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Texas

Bilingual therapist with an eclectic approach so I will use tools from different theories in order for you to get the best outcome possible. And make this experience of self-growth something that you can be proud of.
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...
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Missouri City, Texas

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Texas

Does anxiety run your life? Do you avoid certain situations or find yourself consumed with worry about a number of things in your life? Has your anxiety prevented you from achieving the goals you once envisioned for yourself? Has your anxiety...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Are you a teen or young adult who overthinks, worries too much, has difficulty focusing because of stress, or fears you're falling behind? Do college, choosing a career path, managing relationships or life transitions feel overwhelming? The pressure...
Stephen Morris
LPC-Supervisor 1, MS, MA
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

I am a fully licensed and experienced psychotherapist and a University of Texas at Austin graduate. I have a master's degree in counseling and also a master's degree in marriage and family counseling. I also have female therapists and coaches on...
Randi Waller
LPC Intern
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Sometimes the world can feel overwhelmingly negative and makes us want to crawl under the covers and avoid life because it’s just too hard. Sometimes we have a life changing event, one we either didn’t ask for or want, or one that we wanted but...
Andrew Roberts
LMFT, CCTP
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Houston, Texas

Andrew Roberts, MA, LMFT, LMFT received his B.S. of Psychology and Minor of Marriage and Family Studies from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He received his M.A. of Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Andrew...
Suzanne Kamfar
LPC Intern
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Are you a high functioning professional who is feeling exhausted, anxious, frustrated or unhappy? Overwhelming demands of the job (and balancing a home life), can leave you feeling drained, on edge, and interrupt your sleep and ability to take good...

Mental Health Professionals in Plano, Texas

Named after the Spanish word for “flat”, Plano is the ninth largest city in Texas. It’s estimated that 286,057 people live in Plano. The population is extremely diverse, with a mixture of different races and age groups. It’s a fairly young city, with 36.5% of the inhabitants falling between the ages of 25-44. This creates a strong workforce. The bustling city is a major hub for corporations and young professionals. Plano’s unemployment rate is significantly less than the national average. The median resident income is $82,944.

In 2011, Forbes named Plano as the safest city in America. It was highlighted for its low crime rate and low traffic fatality rate.

Plano is an affluent city. Residents aren’t troubled by a lot of crime but divorce rates are rising.

Plano Demographics

Plano has a population density of 3,820 people per square mile. It has a significant foreign-born population, with a large concentration of Chinese Americans and Mexican Americans.

The median age of a Plano resident is 34. Less than 5% of residents are 65 or older.

Studies show that depression and other mental health disorders are exacerbated by environmental stressors like poverty and crime. Because Plano is a relatively calm city, its residents aren’t experiencing an acute mental health crisis. 4.3% of the population lives below the poverty standard set by the federal government.

Mental Health in Plano

In 1983, a rash of teen suicides in Plano gained national attention. Eight teenagers killed themselves and another 15 attempted to do so in a single year.

Now, teen suicide in Texas is still a problem. It’s the second leading cause of death for young people in the state. Depression rates among young people are surging. A 2016 study conducted by the American College Health Association found a noticeable rise in the number of college and university students who reported feeling “overwhelming anxiety.” The rate rose from 50% in 2011 to over 60% five years later.

The Plano Independent School District has outreach programs for parents whose children may be suffering from a mental health disorder. Administrators work with the Grant Halliburton Foundation to host presentations identifying the signs of teen depression. The meetings are held on different campuses throughout the district.

According to the Centers for Disease and Control, the overall suicide rate in Texas rose 19% from 1999 to 2016. State government officials are considering a law that would require mental health professionals to receive training in suicide prevention strategies.

Mental Health Resources

Since the 90’s, state-funded mental health resources for Collin County were grouped with funds for Dallas. The larger city swallowed most of the funds. However, in 2017 the government appropriated funds specifically for Plano.

The first flush of money was used to revamp the LifePath Mental Health Crisis Center building and to establish a Mobile Crisis Unit. The unit operates as a mediator between distressed residents and law enforcement officers. Their goal is to help the residents as much as they can.

There’s growing evidence that the government can help people avoid ever reaching that point. In addition to financial security, people need a robust social network, a safe home, and quality opportunities for their children. If they do experience a problem, they need access to resources to take care of themselves.

Private therapy is highly beneficial for a lot of people. Research suggests that the mental improvements achieved during therapy can last for years or longer. There are numerous licensed mental health professionals working in Plano. Residents have a lot of options for their care.