Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in San Antonio, Texas

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


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

Austin Amanambu

5 years experience
My background in mental health counseling spans over 12 years. I am a licensed professional counselor and a doctoral researcher with a strong background in mental health and allopathic medicine. My counseling/psychotherapy expertise includes working with children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health, addictive, coping, and dependency problems. These include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention hyperactivity and deficit disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, gambling, and psychosis. I help clients... Read More
My background in mental health counseling spans over 12 years. I am a licensed professional counselor and a doctoral researcher with a strong background in mental health and allopathic medicine. My counseling/psychotherapy expertise includes working with children,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Diana Ryan

MS, LPC
9 years experience
I am dedicated to working with all individuals that encourages a shift in how a client thinks, feels and behaves. I work with all individuals with a myriad of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use issues, and general life skills. I specialize in groups that are historically pathologized. I am dedicated to working with all individuals including those with gender identity/expression concerns, sexual identity/expression concerns (LGBTQIA); and relationship structure concerns (polyamory, open relationships, and consensual... Read More
I am dedicated to working with all individuals that encourages a shift in how a client thinks, feels and behaves. I work with all individuals with a myriad of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use issues, and general life skills.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Rebecca Jarrell

MA, LPC
17 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University. My ultimate goal is to assist my clients in finding healthy ways to improve the quality of their lives. It is my belief that most people already have... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 17 years experience in a variety of settings, including: psychiatrist office, inpatient psychiatric hospital and private practice. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Mackenzie Balderaz

MA, LMFT, EMDR, Trained
5 years experience
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the presenting concern might be anxiety and depression, I believe that anxiety is related to the future, and depression is about the past. If you tackle either the past or the future, the concerns subside. The... Read More
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Matthew Jones

MSCC, LPC, NCC
5 years experience
Welcome! To take this step to better yourself is the beginning of a journey and the destination is up to you. It takes a great amount of courage to admit to needing help and even more to seek it out. As a therapist, I am a teammate or guide on this journey to who you would like to become. I would like you to get to know me a little and... Read More
Welcome! To take this step to better yourself is the beginning of a journey and the destination is up to you. It takes a great amount of courage to admit to needing help and even more... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Ashley McErlean

LMFT
6 years experience
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as family and society, even when working with an individual. I believe effective therapy is based on faith that every individual or family has the ability to affect change within their own relationships. While I encourage... Read More
As a marriage and family therapist (she/her/hers), I view counseling from a systemic perspective. This means that my focus is not on individuals, but on relationships. The focus of treatment from this perspective is on interactions within systems, such as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 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

Shannon Collier

LCSW-S
10 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. I have over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of needs including depression, anxiety, life changes, career challenges and children/adolescent issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. I have over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of needs including depression, anxiety, life... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 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

Melissa McVicker

LMFT
13 years experience
My M.S. and Ph.D in Marriage and Family therapy, combined with my publications, presentations, and research, have given me significant training and experience working to improve client's ways of living and loving. I work with individuals, couples, and families to build on their strengths, facilitate growth, and enhance relationships. Read More
My M.S. and Ph.D in Marriage and Family therapy, combined with my publications, presentations, and research, have given me significant training and experience working to improve client's ways of living and loving. I work with individuals, couples, and families to build on their strengths, facilitate growth, and enhance relationships. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Finding Mental Health Professionals in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio is the second largest city in the states of Texas and the seventh most populated in the United States. Sprawling over a 465 square mile area and hosting a city population of more than 1.493 million residents, there is no denying the size of this thriving metropolitan area. With such a large population throughout the urban community of San Antonio, there is no shortage of issues and challenges that residents tend to deal with in San Antonio.

Drug abuse in San Antonio has become an issue for the city, especially among young people, which can ultimately lead to issues with increased drop-out rates, poverty and depression. According to the Texas School Survey, the average age for kids in Bexar county to first experiment with alcohol or marijuana is 11.5 with 27% of high school students surveyed stating they already use alcohol at least every month.

While the need for mental health professionals is continuing to grow, particularly in cities like San Antonio, approximately 56% of American adults with mental illness do not receive treatment. Therefore, finding a mental health professional is so important. Unfortunately, not everyone knows the best way to find the right therapist.

Fortunately, while there are many mental health issues in San Antonio, the city is one of the most progressive in the nation when it comes to prioritizing mental health care.  The city has a crisis center for psychiatric and substance abuse emergencies, have diverted more than 100,000 people from jail to receive mental health treatment and they have trained thousands of emergency responders to manage mental health crises. This attitude has spread throughout the city and helped make San Antonio a place where finding a mental health expert is much easier than in other areas.

Finding a Suitable Therapist in San Antonio

Taking the time to find a San Antonio area professional that works for you and with your specific mental health needs is the best way to make sure that you get the help that you deserve. With so many therapists throughout the city, narrowing down your options can be a challenge. Therefore, you should ask yourself the following questions as you start to look for a San Antonio area therapist.

  • What are my goals with my therapy sessions?
  • Do I have a diagnosis on my condition or am I looking for a diagnosis?
  • What am I seeking help for?
  • Do I prefer a male or female therapist?
  • How long do I plan to go to therapy?
  • Do my problems require a specialist?
  • Is it important for me to find a therapist close to my home? Or to my office?

Make sure to write down your answers so you can use this information to find the right therapist and the right program for your needs. You also want to make sure that you check with your insurance provider, so you can find a healthcare professional who accepts your insurance.

Working with a professional therapist can help you work through several mental health concerns, whether you are dealing with depression, addiction, anger issues or anything in between. The most common mental illnesses in the United States are anxiety disorders, which impact approximately 40 million adults (18.1% of the population) in the United States every year.  Therapists can also be a valuable resource for couples who are working through issues and trying to prevent a divorce, as well as individuals who are struggling with their post-divorce life. This is a particularly common reason to visit a therapist in Texas where the divorce rate is 2.6 per every 1,000 residents.

No matter what your reason is for choosing to start therapy, finding a therapist that you are comfortable with is always of the utmost importance. As you browse through our listings of different San Antonio therapists you can look at their profiles and bios to find one you connect with. If at any time you are uncomfortable with your therapist, you can always switch. In fact, it takes some people trying out a few different therapists to find one they can trust.

Therapy can bring about a great deal of positive change in your life, but the first step is finding a therapist that works for you. Therefore, we have created our comprehensive therapist directory, to help those throughout San Antonio search for and find the right professional for the job. Choosing the right therapist is an important first step in getting the mental health care that you deserve—and our directory is there to help make this process easier for you.