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

Marima Hernandez

LPC
11 years experience
Hi, my name is Marima Hernandez and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with individuals of all ages to improve and/or stabilize their overall well-being. My counseling style is interactive and non-judgmental. Discovering the bond between the mind, body, mood, behavior, and environment makes it possible to reclaim your life with a more positive perspective. If you are feeling stressed, looking to make life changes, or need to unload pain in a safe... Read More
Hi, my name is Marima Hernandez and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with individuals of all ages to improve and/or stabilize their overall well-being. My counseling style is interactive and non-judgmental. Discovering the bond between the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 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

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

Jamie Morris

LPC
7 years experience
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships, and various other emotional concerns. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and a few others but I am a very person centered counselor. I want to help you in a... Read More
Hi! My name is Jamie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a counselor for about 7 years now. I have experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, panic, toxic relationships,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Susan Jaros

LCSW
20 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience in the psychiatric field. My passion is helping others to become their best selves. My approach in helping you, is by actively listening in a non-judgmental manner, providing a safe place for us to identify areas of focus. I combine many therapeutic modalities to develop a specific treatment plan tailored to you and your needs from a Strength Building perspective. ... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience in the psychiatric field. My passion is helping others to become their best selves. My approach in helping you, is by actively listening in a non-judgmental manner,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Robin Wagner

M., Ed., Ed.S, NCC
9 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is Nationally Board Certified with over ten years of experience in both public and private settings. My greatest joy is helping clients to find their best sense of self, and I believe that my work is most effective when you are empowered to make meaningful and lasting change. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is Nationally Board Certified with over ten years of experience in both public and private settings. My greatest joy is helping clients to find their best sense of self, and I... 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

Mary Smith

M.A., L.P.C., -, S
41 years experience
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. My counseling style is primarily person centered and I am a good listener, culturally sensitive and very supportive of the client and of their Counseling goals. Though I have extensive experience working with men... Read More
My name is Mary Magdalene Smith and am known as Magdalena which is my middle name in Spanish. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach in Texas. I have been a Counselor for 41 years. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 41 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

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!