Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Victoria, Texas

Find a therapist in Victoria, Texas that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Victoria, 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

Darcy Scott

LPC, CBIS
7 years experience
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to help you discover your values and your meaning through in-depth exploration into your belief system so that you can find relief and manage life's transitions. Working from a person-centered foundation, I aim to help you... Read More
Sometimes life gives us surprises. Sometimes those surprises and situations that are out of our control can overwhelm us. As a counselor, my goal is to assist you in finding your power to overcome life's obstacles. I want to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Celine Medlock

LMFT
13 years experience
Welcome, thank you for reaching out during a difficult time. I graduated with my MA from the University of Vermont, I then moved to Houston, Texas to attend the University of Houston-Clear Lake for me graduate degree in psychology specializing in Marriage and Family therapy. I did my residency with Baylor University at the Star of Hope, a women and family homeless shelter. Some of these individuals were battling... Read More
Welcome, thank you for reaching out during a difficult time. I graduated with my MA from the University of Vermont, I then moved to Houston, Texas to attend the University of Houston-Clear Lake for me graduate degree... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Dr. Josh Briley

PhD
20 years experience
Hello. I am a licensed psychologist in Texas with over 20 years experience providing therapy to a wide range of populations. I am passionate and committed to those individuals who honor me with their trust in asking for help in their struggles. My approach to counseling is to focus on you as an individual. Each person I work with has strengths and coping skills he or she has utilized to get... Read More
Hello. I am a licensed psychologist in Texas with over 20 years experience providing therapy to a wide range of populations. I am passionate and committed to those individuals who honor me with their trust in asking for... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Kathleen Barnes

LCSW
5 years experience
Hi, my name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. I have experience working with diverse populations using many counseling techniques to include DBT, CBT, CPT, Trauma therapy, Motivational therapy and brief intervention Solution-based focused therapy. My experience is with individuals that struggle from stress and anxiety from everyday life, to severe or mild mental heath symptoms and trauma/PTSD. I believe in providing the hope and support... Read More
Hi, my name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. I have experience working with diverse populations using many counseling techniques to include DBT, CBT, CPT, Trauma therapy, Motivational therapy and brief... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Hoi Moy

MS, LPC
5 years experience
My name is Barbie Moy and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Texas. I have had over 5 years of experience working with adults to reach their therapy goals. I have experience working with a variety of concerns, but I have the most experience in areas involving domestic violence, PTSD, depression, anxiety, personal development, relationship concerns, family concerns, and anger management. I typically take a holistic, multicultural approach when... Read More
My name is Barbie Moy and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Texas. I have had over 5 years of experience working with adults to reach their therapy goals. I have experience working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kathi Turner

LCSW, ACSW
3 years experience
Welcome. You are seeking change. You know you want something different or something more, but you have not yet found ways to make change happen on your own. Perhaps you feel uncomfortable seeking help because, in our culture, many of us are taught to be tough and figure things out on our own. Being strong and independent will always be an asset, but those same qualities can help you learn, grow, and change even more... Read More
Welcome. You are seeking change. You know you want something different or something more, but you have not yet found ways to make change happen on your own. Perhaps you feel uncomfortable seeking help because, in our culture, many of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Ashley Harmon

LCSW-S, LCDC-I
6 years experience
Welcome! My name is Ashley Harmon and I have been in the counseling profession for about 6 1/2 years now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas and received both my Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin. My current full-time role is working with primarily young... Read More
Welcome! My name is Ashley Harmon and I have been in the counseling profession for about 6 1/2 years now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Stephanie Adamson

MA, LPC
7 years experience
Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking a few moments to read about me. Whether you work with me or another therapist, I truly hope you find the help you are looking for. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with varying backgrounds. The majority of my experience is working with depression, anxiety, parent-child relationships, self-esteem, body... Read More
Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking a few moments to read about me. Whether you work with me or another therapist, I truly hope you find the help you are looking for. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 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

An Overview of Mental Health in Victoria, Texas

Victoria, Texas is a city with a population of 92,084 people located in Victoria County. The city is sometimes referred to as “The Crossroads” due to the fact it is a two hour drive from Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin. It is also only 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, which its residents enjoy taking trips to often. The racial profile of residents in Victoria are primarily made up of Whites and Hispanics. In fact, it is pretty even split since 44.6 percent of people identify as White only, without being Hispanic or Latino, and 47 percent of people identify as Hispanic or Latino.

There are many recreational activities and regional attractions for both residents and visitors to enjoy in Victoria, Texas. For residents who love to share their love for barbecue, The Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail is a popular activity in the city. Riverside Park and Coleto Creek Park and Reservoir are two frequently visited spots for water sports, fishing, bird watching, picnicking, hiking, camping and more! There are also many opportunities for people to enjoy learning about Victoria’s history and enjoy regional attractions like the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum and the Our Lady of Victory Cathedral.

While the warm weather, opportunities for exercise, and strong sense of community likely contribute to the great mental health of many in Victoria, there are still those in the community who struggle with mental illness. One indicator that there are those in the community deal with mental illness is that the poverty rate is at 15.7 percent, which is higher than then national average. In addition, the high school graduation rate is at only 83 percent which indicates that mental health is a concern for youths as well.

Mental Health Statistics

Overall, Texas has some of the lowest rates of those living with mental illnesses compared to the rest of the nation. While 18.07 percent of adults are living with a mental illness nationally, only 16.04 percent are living with a mental illness in Texas. The state also ranks low overall for substance abuse issues and suicidal thoughts for adults. However, youths living in Texas have lower rankings than adults in the city which reveals there are a lot of youths struggling with substance abuse problems and depression.

With a rate of 12.58, Texas’ suicide rate is lower than the national average of 13.47 percent. However, Victoria County’s rate is higher than both the national and state average at  14.58 percent. Victoria also has higher rates of drug overdose than many other counties in the state with a rate of 13 percent and 34 overall deaths.

Minorities in Victoria struggle more than their white counterparts in several aspects. While only 8.47 percent of White residents live in poverty, 23.98 percent of Hispanics and 24.74 percent of Native Americans live below the poverty line. In addition, Hispanics have much lower rates of educational attainment. In Victoria, the high school graduation rate is 93.56 percent for Whites and the Bachelor’s degree rates is 32.53 percent. On the other hand, Hispanics have a high school graduation rate of 70.51 percent and a Bachelor’s degree rate of 8.27 percent.

Access to Mental Health Care in Victoria, Texas

Although Texas ranks well when it comes to prevalence of mental health, the state ranks very poorly for access to mental health care within the state. Overall, the state ranks 50th for providing the least mental health care resources to its residents.

One big issue in Texas is that 23 percent of residents are uninsured, which is a higher rate than any other state. The rate in Victoria of uninsured individuals is 18.8 percent which reveals money can be an issue in accessing care. In addition, 62.2 percent of people with a mental illness did not receive treatment in Texas and 29.9 percent could not see a doctor due to costs. Also, 71.3 percent of youths with depression did not receive treatment. Another huge concern in the state is that there are only one mental health provider for every 1010 residents in the state.

Mental Health Resources

While not having insurance and a lack of providers in the area can make finding treatment difficult, there are resources to help those with mental health concerns living in Victoria, Texas. E-Counseling’s therapist directory can help connect individuals with mental health professionals in their area!