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982 therapists in Texas accepting EAP:UnitedHealthcare/Optum

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Misty Annette Diaz

(she/they)

Misty Annette Diaz profile image
LMFT
13 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
As a relationship therapist, LMFT, and doctoral MFT student, helping relationships thrive is my ultimate goal. In addition to Family Systems work, I utilize Solution-Focused Therapy to stabilize day-to-day life and design a preferred future. Once a safe environment is established we will explore the root of the traumas. We will re-evaluate boundaries and increase self-confidence and self-validation with the development of strong coping skills and self-soothing techniques. I guide my clients out of survival mode to living in the present. I include psychotherapeutic yoga, CBT, DBT, attachment, and neuropsychology. I am EMDR trained.

Next available: Jun 26

Dr. Nïchelle Wall

(she/her)

Dr. Nïchelle Wall profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
20 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I was born and raised in Texas. I love the Texas Summer nights and Autumn days. I grew up in a blended family of my mother, grandparents, biological brother, and many foster brothers and sisters. Let's just say things were always interesting, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. Those experiences helped shape who I am and gave me insight into a variety of people. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) and a Certified Sex Therapist (CST). I received a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University. I have a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Abilene Christian University. When I'm not counseling, I love to read all things paranormal (i.e. vampires, werewolves, fae, etc.). I enjoy music, different forms of dance and fitness, cooking and eating new dishes, as well as, traveling. Also, I am one third of The RePsychled Podcast, which is a podcast that focuses on educating and bringing mental health awareness to minority communities in a down to earth way.

Next available: Jun 28

Richard Spires

(he/him)

Richard Spires profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Direct
Open-minded
Virtual
My name is Richard Spires. I believe in the therapeutic alliance. Counseling is a team effort and we get the best results when we work together. Part of my counseling style is that I take time getting to know you and try to truly understand your issues. I have been to counseling myself and had experiences where I felt the therapist was not trying to understand my problems. I told myself that when I become a counselor, I never want any of my patients to feel like I didn't care. So I take pride in getting to know you and understanding your problems. So whenever you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.

Next available: Jul 2

Micheal Chad Franklin

(he/him)

Micheal Chad Franklin profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I was in the United States Marine Corps from 1998-2003 and during this time I learned a great deal about myself and became more culturally diverse. During my third year of service, I was injured at Officers Candidate School and realized that I needed to develop my counseling skills, so I worked with an agency that counseled teens regarding their addiction. I have been in the social services field for the past twenty years and have been licensed for the past 10 years. When I got out of the Marines in 2003, I went home to North Carolina and my father passed away three days later unexpectedly so, I needed a job and I was able to use my previous years working with teens and became a supervisor at Sipes Orchard Home took in unwanted children from parents, Level II and Level IV agencies, and the Department of Children and Families. After being here at this facility for two years I left as they weren't following the Medicaid standards. I left the agency and went to work for The Cognitive Connection as the Prevention Supervisor providing preventive services for teens and was part of the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) providing groups to adults. I worked with Cognitive Connection for three years and left to go to Pensacola, Florida because I had heard they were starting a MSW program. I felt hopeful as I knew getting my master’s in social work would change my life forever. After I finished the MSW program I immediately started working for Lakeview Services in Adult Outpatient Community Mental Health and then worked in the Drug Court program. I stayed here for three years until I got a job with the DoD in Oklahoma because my wife was trying to get a federal job, so I moved to support her and my family. While working with the DoD I was able to get my supervision for licensing, created an anger management program for the DoD, and stayed until my LCSW license was finalized in December of 2013. When I came back to Florida I worked for Volunteers of America for a couple of years until a federal job opened at Veterans Affairs in Pensacola, FL, in August of 2016. I have been licensed in Florida for the past 10 years, recently became licensed in Texas and Oklahoma. I have some clients who are in therapy with me for several weeks to several months depending on their individual needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jun 27

Elisa Given

(she/her)

Elisa Given profile image
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas. I graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with my Master's in Social Work several years ago, and I have worked in mental health crisis, a behavioral health outpatient clinic, and as a school-based therapist. I have experience working with adults with serious mental illnesses as well as children and young adults to help develop coping skills and reduce anxiety and depression.

Next available: Jun 27

Julie Schrader

Julie Schrader profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Whether you are struggling with relationships, work, anxiety, depression, or feel "stuck," you are no longer alone in your journey. Entering therapy is a brave choice, and helping you to reach your personal goals is my objective when partnering with you. I provide a safe, professional, warm environment where you can process your circumstances and make the necessary changes to live the life you want to live.

Next available: Jun 27

Sondra McKinney

Sondra McKinney profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Humorous
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Sondra! My mission is to help individuals and families improve their lives through effective mental health counseling. My goal is to empower my clients and offer them skills that will help them overcome the challenges they face, so they can live a full and happy life. I believe it's my job to be there to assist my clients as they overcome life's challenges

Next available: Jun 26

Daniel MacDonald

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LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Greetings, folks! My name is Daniel. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with three years of counseling experience and over eight years of working in the field of mental health. If you are an individual experience significant struggles maintaining balance in your life, whether it be staving off depression and anxiety, difficulty maintaining your relationships, work life or general health, I believe I can be of some relief. Knowing some folks may be scared or hesitant to pursue therapy, I provide a safe and inviting environment, keeping at a pace at which you can feel comfortable as you work toward healing and developing a stronger relationship with yourself. I am an inquisitive mind and will ask many questions so that I may have further understanding of and greater compassion for your struggles as we strengthen our therapeutic alliance and work through what ails you.

Next available: Jun 26

LaTia Green

(she/her)

LaTia Green profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, I’m Tia and I approach therapy with the mindset that every client has internal skills that give them the ability to reach personal goals. I am a Licensed Professional counselor (LPC,) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC), and I have certifications as a Trauma-informed and Greif-informed professional (CCTP, CGP). I utilize an integrative client-centered approach, where the client takes the lead as the expert on their life and patterns of behaviors, and I help guide the client to uncover causes of core belief systems that fuel areas of concern. My role in this process is to support clients with encouragement while also maintaining accountability for positive change.

Next available: Jun 27

Kimberly Dickens

(she/her)

Kimberly Dickens profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Do you struggle with trust? Intimacy? The fear of being rejected? Anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, sadness, self-sabotaging behaviors, substance abuse? These are all common responses to abandonment, trauma, and sexual abuse. There is hope. You can heal. I am living proof that therapy works. I will provide you a safe space built on trust, compassion, reassurance, and optimism based on evidenced-based practice theories and interventions. My goal is to partner with you capitalizing on your strengths to create insights to the why's and how's of your life. Together we can create new healthier thinking patterns and behaviors so you can have the life you have always wanted and deserve. I have experience working with adolescents, individuals, couples, those with addictions, hospice patients, and families, in a variety of settings.

Next available: Jun 26

Devin Foster

(he/him)

Devin Foster profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Challenging
Virtual
Hello there! I'm Devin. I truly believe therapy shouldn't have to feel like a job interview. It's an opportunity to discover great qualities about yourself in the hopes that you can become more empowered and confident about your abilities than you did before. I strive to assist teenagers/adults that struggle with some of the most difficult challenges they face daily (i.e. depression, anxiety, history of trauma, & stress). We will be able to work collectively to identify skills and techniques that help manage some of the negative emotions that stem from burnout at school/work, relationship/friendship issues, and low self-esteem issues. At the end of the day, I like to provide you the power to dictate which way you want to go with your self-healing. You deserve to feel happy, and you deserve to be able to have control over your life. I would love to start working with you!

Next available: Jun 26

Betty Lopez

Betty Lopez profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
22 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hey there! I am Betty. Do you feel lost and confused? Does everything feel stressful? Are you holding everything inside because you can't find someone to understand what you're going through? I know how hard it is to find someone to talk to! It can be incredibly uncomfortable and awkward. I'm Betty. I am the awkward person's counselor because I've been that person. I am a counselor who cares about creating a unique connection with my clients. I am here to give you guidance and support.

Next available: Jul 10

Rev. Mae Barree

(she/her)

Rev. Mae Barree profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Rev. Mae Barree Do you experience feelings of being overwhelmed, being pulled in different directions, and unable to fit it all in? How about your relationships, work, school, and your health? Is it hard to provide much needed love for yourself? I help individuals with similar concerns manage anxiety and practice self-care to avoid burnout. Together, we can discover what is not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self-approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness and will teach you coping skills to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. If you would like for me to integrate biblically based wisdom, and or prayer, just ask! Whether you’re dealing with anger issues, grief and loss, issues or cycles of anxiety and depression. As a Couple, you may be requesting premarital counseling. What a wonderful and exciting time. We will cover what to expect in marriage and how to communicate effectively which is the most important ingredient in the marital relationship. You may have experienced the loss of a loved one or someone not as close to you. It could be there have been quite a few transitions in your life that have caused you to experience grief and loss. Together we will learn how the stages of grief can impact you and how to cope after loss. I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jun 26

Adam Turner

Adam Turner profile image
Frequently booked
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Adam Turner. I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have been working with individuals to help them handle difficulties and overcome issues for over 20 years. I have worked in jails, on the streets, in schools, and even in other countries learning ways to help improve others lives.

Next available: Jul 5

Katherine Lam

Katherine Lam profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
4 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Katherine. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? My personal philosophy of counseling begins and ends with grace and a willingness to enter into an individual’s experience alongside them. I entered this field because I feel that I have an authentic listening heart that desires to see people live as whole, healthy individuals.

Next available: Jul 17

Jesus Chavez

Jesus Chavez profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings! As a seasoned Licensed Professional Counselor rooted in the heart of Texas, I am here to embark on a journey of positive change with you through the convenience of telehealth services. My focal point revolves around adolescents and adults, and I am unwaveringly committed to delivering top-notch care with a foundation built on evidence-based therapeutic techniques. In our virtual space, my primary goal is to fashion an environment that exudes safety and empathy, allowing you to explore your emotions freely and confront challenges head-on. Together, we'll nurture personal growth as we work collaboratively to empower you. My genuine dedication lies in providing you with the necessary tools to not only surmount obstacles but also to pave the way for a life brimming with fulfillment and overall well-being. Let's embark on this journey together, uncovering your strengths and resilience, and crafting a future where you are in command of your own narrative. Your well-being is my priority, and I am here to support you every step of the way.

Next available: Jun 26

Suzanne Day

(she/her)

Suzanne Day profile image
Frequently booked
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hey there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that practices Behaviorism. What that means is that we will work together to target behaviors that can help you improve your current mental state. I want to help you see quantifiable progress from our work together. A little about me: My name is Suzanne. I’m a person that loves the sun, being by water and dogs! In my free time I volunteer with a Great Dane rescue. I enjoy those huge, goofy, couch potato dogs. I’ve moved around a lot and went to school at Syracuse University and graduate school in Washington D.C. I have two decades of experience specializing in trauma, grief, relationship issues, anxiety, addiction and depression. I’ve been heavily involved in working with military, veterans and first responders. You are the subject matter expert in what you need and I will supply tools, support, information and backing. We will work together on making goals and action steps on how to reach your goals.

Next available: Jul 4

Steve Spohr

Steve Spohr profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I have been found to be very effective working with individuals that present with persistent mental illness to impaired professionals including lawyers, pilots, entrepreneurs and other high-achieving individuals who are experiencing difficulty managing their careers and relationships due to dual diagnosis, psychiatric disorder, demands of stress and all types of addictions. With several years of impatient experience, I am known for being able to identify and treat the real problem. Let's work together, you can feel better! I have several years working in different capacities of Behavioral health treatment facilities. I am a certified interventionist with experience getting those suffering the treatment they deserve.

Next available: Jun 26

Sherry Whiteside

(she/her)

Sherry Whiteside profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hakuna Matata. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor both in Tennessee and next in Texas. Houston Christian University is where I received a Masters of Arts in Psychology over 17 years ago. My favorite clients are contemporaries who are experiencing issues with aging parents and have difficult decisions to make concerning end-of-life care and/or the grieving that often follows those tough choices. Mental fitness includes acceptance of ones choices made during traumatic life phases. Enjoying a life of integrity many times is a choice one must make. I want to help you with that. Hakuna Matata means "don't worry, be happy!" That's a choice.

Next available: Jun 26

JohnNeiska Williams, Destined For Greatness Counseling

(she/her)

JohnNeiska Williams, Destined For Greatness Counseling profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Do you struggle with just being yourself these days? Well, kick off your shoes and relax your feet, let's get real and talk what's tea." Many people see therapy as a never-ending cycle of therapists sitting with a notepad repeating, "How does that make you feel?". Hi, My name is John’Neiska "JoJo" Williams and I am a licensed professional counselor in the states TX and LA, I can assure therapy with me is never a cliche. I know how easy it is to feel alone and always ask why you. Some days it's easy to feel trapped looking for the fastest escape. At times you want to burst into tears or other times you feel like you're making all the wrong choices. I can understand if you need a break and want to scream. I'm here to help. Let's explore those issues you may be struggling with together and take back control of your life. I have certifications and a license as an addiction counselor. I have extensive training in trauma. I work well with, have over 10 years of experience, including my internship, and specialize in bipolar, women's issues, anxiety, personality disorders, LGBT issues, and substance/alcohol abuse. I also work well with Depression, stress, and trauma-related issues.

Next available: Jun 27

Emily O'Shea

Emily O'Shea profile image
Frequently booked
LCSW
23 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello and Welcome to My Virtual Home! I'm glad you could make it. I know making the decision to ask for help is not always an easy one. I'm excited about the possibility of us working together. A little about me, I make every effort to live my very best life. In the process I have made some mistakes. I think that makes me great at what I do because I am non judgmental and accepting of others. I am mindful that recovery is possible for us all no matter what. I have over 20 years of experience as a clinician. I am versed in a variety of interventions, including DBT, EMDR, and accudetox. I look forward to sharing this journey with you.

Next available: Jun 30

Julie Mouton

Julie Mouton profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Julie Mouton,LCSW. I am passionate about helping my clients to reach their goals and get back on track. I enjoy helping my clients to feel better by providing support and helping them to see things from different perspectives. I love what I do and helping my clients to get good results!

Next available: Jun 26

Sherry Miller

Sherry Miller profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
28 years of experience
Virtual
Sherry Miller, M.S., LPC (OK, TX,WI), LCPC, (IL), LMHC (FL, MA), CSADC (IL), CSAC (WI), LADC (OK), M-CAP (FL), ICS (WI), BC-TMH. Hi there. My name is Sherry Miller. I have a Master of Science in Human Service Community Counseling from National Louis University at Chicago, IL. I pride myself in strict confidentiality; with a unique insight into my consumers. Because I have been in a program of Recovery from Alcohol, Drugs, and Codependency for the past 28 plus years I knows firsthand what it takes to find the truth of oneself and want assist you with your own unique and personal journey of self-awareness. I am dually licensed to treat mental health and substance abuse concerns. I am also licensed as an Independent Clinical Supervisor in the field of Addictions. My clinical interests include family dysfunction, addiction treatment, co-dependency, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and family, individual, or group counseling. I have over 28 years’ experience in the treatment of anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, behavioral issues, parent education, fearfulness, addiction issues, and co-occurring disorders. I am board certified to do telehealth (counseling over the internet) for clients that cannot make it to the office for their counseling appointment or prefer the comfort of having their counseling session in the privacy of their own home. I am experienced working with all ages, genders, and the LGBTQ community. In addition, I have experience working on a college campus with college age persons. In my free time you will find me spending time with my cats, and dogs, riding my horses, riding my bike or working out at the gym.

Next available: Jun 26

Libbie Vaughan

(she/her)

Libbie Vaughan profile image
LCSW
30 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you feel worn down by the relentless events of your life? Are you overwhelmed by the myriad of self-help choices out there and need some guidance? Have you experienced loss and don’t know what to do with those intense feelings? Do you just feel like you are “going through the motions”, pleasing everyone but yourself? I get it. I’ve been there too. I work with people going through those transition periods when they are on the brink of either breakdown or breakthrough, and help them discover new and exciting possibilities as they reinvent themselves through adversity. I am a kind but practical, no-nonsense therapist. I want you to get results, not just rehash your problems over and over.

Next available: Jun 26

Sarah Nickolson-Kemper

(she/her)

Sarah Nickolson-Kemper profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I am so excited to have you visit me here and for giving me the chance to introduce myself!  My name is Sarah Nickolson-Kemper and I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT).  I am also  a certified middle school teacher. After spending almost 10 years in the classroom, I recognized I wanted help in a different way. I love helping people realize the strengths they have within themselves and understand that we are all part of many systems (family, work, community, culture, etc) and as such, there are many contributing factors to our daily experiences in life.   I believe if it isn't broken, don't fix it. Encorporating various techniques such as mindfulness, journaling, art, and role play provide you the opportunity to find the right fit to help you set measurable and attainable goals to realize the change you want.

Next available: Jun 27

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