Houston, Texas Therapists

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

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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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Texas

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...
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Texas

Lily Kugler is an experienced substance abuse counselor who has worked with countless individuals and families to achieve long-term recovery. Over the course of her seven years as a practicing clinician, she has made waves within the field as an...
Kristen Gallien
LPC Intern
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Do things seem overwhelming? Are you uncertain? Do you have doubts? Does your mind torment you? Are you confused or even scared? Suffering? If so, you have found the right person. Things CAN get better. I am here to help you regain a sense of...
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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.
Jessica Eiseman
LPC-Supervisor 1, MS
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

I attempt to create a calming, safe, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire. Together...
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...
Dawn Mult
LMFT-Supervisor
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Texas

I have worked with children, teens and adults for many years on various issues. I’ve been a teacher and a school counselor as well as had my own practice during my long career working with families. I’d love to hear your story and be of some...
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Texas

My name is Alexis Tarr. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving the Houston community. I utilize a client-centered and strengths focus approach to therapy. As an empathic person, it is a natural part of the therapeutic process. Additionally,...
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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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Houston, Texas

I speak fluent English and Spanish and My formal education and my life experiences have provided me with skills to help others encounter the nature of the barriers that prevent them from finding the true meaning of life and living. You can discover...
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Houston , Texas

You can't put your finger on the exact moment that it happened. All you know that the life you are living just doesn't feel like "you" anymore. You work hard. SO. DAMN. HARD. And you've built a beautiful life. So, you ask yourself, "why don't I feel...
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Houston, Texas

Constant fighting, distance, and loss of romance are just a few symptoms of ineffective communication. I believe our emotions are one of the biggest forms of communicating with our significant others. When we find ourselves struggling to acknowledge...
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Houston, Texas

Everyone runs into difficulty in life. At times we are hit with situations that feel unbearable, or we just feel 'stuck'. This is often worse for men because of the stigma around therapy and counseling. Generally, men struggle to ask for help and...
Jenet Dove
LPC Intern
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

There is a unique story behind every person that details who they are today. When you reflect on your story, you may experience feelings of sadness, grief, shame or anxiety. You look at others and are constantly wondering “how do they keep it all...
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Texas

I’m Dr. Kelli Wright and I have worked as a clinical psychologist in my own private practice since 2003. My doctoral training in both the research and practice of psychology was completed at the University of Houston, Loma Linda Veterans...
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...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

I am a Professional Life and Career Coach turned Therapist. I am passionate about helping people find a balance between thinking and feeling and helping them find the tools needed to start feeling better. As a Coach for the last 10+ years, I have...
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Texas

Is your relationship/marriage on the verge of driving you crazy? Do you say one thing but they often hear something else? Are you a blended family that simply isn't blending? Or, do you feel trapped by the pain of your past and need help getting...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Do you feel like your life is passing you by? Do you feel trapped in a career or in relationships that drain the life out of you? Do you feel it is impossible to make the changes you need to move forward? It would be my privilege to support you in...
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...
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Houston, Texas

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Texas

Today’s families and relationships are very difficult to maintain with such a fast paced society. Everyday there are stressors and different areas in our lives that need our attention. There does not seem to be enough time to take care of...
Francisco Ortiz
L.P.C, MS
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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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Texas, Missouri

I am Jenna, founder of Calm Centered Counseling. I would love to walk with you on your journey through solving personal problems and self-discovery. I am here to listen and allow you to feel heard and understood. I want to help you make changes to...

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Houston, Texas

Recognized as the fourth-largest city in the United States as well as the largest city the state of Texas, Houston boasts a population of 2.3 million residents. Houston is mentioned on several “best of” lists including the Travel + Leisure magazine’s roundup of America’s Favorite Cities and the Hotwire.com index of most affordable U.S. vacation destinations. However, the city faces a variety of issues as it was recently ranked the 2nd worst city in Texas to raise a family. Considered the most racially and ethnically diverse major metropolitan area in the United States, ahead of New York City, Houston’s multiculturalism is due to the large number of immigrants that relocate to the area due to the low cost of living, proximity to Latin America and the city’s role as a hub for refugee resettlements. There are an estimated 575,000 undocumented immigrants that reside within the city area resulting in 8.7% of the population – double the national average.

Since Hurricane Harvey in 2017, mental health continues to be a topic of conversation. The recent census reported that a significant portion of the Houston population under the age of 65 (27% ) does not have health insurance. A 2018 Harvey Impact Study of Serious Psychological Distress conducted by University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, indicated that 18% of Harris County residents were distressed compared to the 4% of the national average. That rate increased to 37% if their vehicle was damaged and 48% if the destruction of their home occurred during the storm. The research found that children experienced higher levels of separation anxiety from parents and pets, especially those from the Latino population . Lack of health insurance, experiences from a historic hurricane and everyday issues do attribute to stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness amongst a host of other mental health issues. Mental health does not discriminate against race, age or gender and finding the right therapist does not need to add to that stress or confusion. Whether you or someone you know suffers from anxiety or bipolar disorder, you do not have to face these issues alone at home, in relationships, or at work or school. It is important when sharing your thoughts and feelings to make sure that this is a person that you are comfortable with during your session. First, determine the ailments that you suffer from while looking for recommendations and our community of trained professionals can help you demystify the process. When selecting your qualified Houston professional, make sure that they are local and their office hours are compatible with yours. This ensures success when scheduling appointments and the ability to keep them with ease during your journey.

Questions to aid you during the research process are:

● Why am I seeking help?
● What are my goals in therapy?
● Am I more comfortable with a man or a woman?
● Are there any personal aspects I’m not willing to discuss?
● Do I want to be able to lead the discussion, or have it led?
● How long do I plan to attend therapy?
● Does my problem need extra specialization?

Your therapy journey is about you and your needs and it is important for you to find the right chemistry with your therapist. In many cases, a strong relationship with your therapist will aide in the success of your treatment as they will help you process the challenges that arise in your life. Our trusted network of mental health professionals will offer a wide array of effective therapies and treatments that can fit your needs. Whether you suffer from depression or OCD disorders, you do not have to face these issues alone.

How can we help you find the right therapist for you?

Take time to connect with one of our many therapists in the Houston area by viewing their profiles, bios, and blog posts on the e-counseling directory. Once you have narrowed down the list of therapists that meet your needs, locations, and schedule, take time to call them for a phone interview. This step allows you to see how easy you can converse with them, if you like their style and if they were empathetic and interested. Taking time to invest in you is important. Individuals with mental health issues do live successful and productive lives with effective therapy and treatment. We wish you the best in your personal journey of making a change for a better life.