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50+ Golden Rule therapists in Texas

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Rachel M.

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Rachel! Are you struggling to navigate everything life is throwing at you in the increasingly hectic world? I love exploring deep down the funnel of emotions with my clients using DBT, Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral strategies. Together we can tackle your anxiety, depression and the relational issues that come into play that keep you from being your ideal self, whether that be in your relationships, your family, your career, or another important area of your life. If you are fighting feelings of depression and anxiety, and struggling with self-compassion, I'd love to walk with you as you work to heal. In our sessions, we will explore who you are and what matters to you. We will tackle thought patterns that aren't serving you and work on new ways to interact with your thoughts and feelings that serve you more effectively. I offer a safe space for my clients to process what circumstances brought them to where they are at, and the gentle push to move forward. I love bringing self-compassion and mindfulness practices to sessions. I can imagine you are exhausted. From whatever pain has brought you here, I know that you wouldn't wish it on anyone else. I know you are probably so much more kind to others than you are to you. I want us to work on changing that. If you're ready, I am too!

Konika McPherson

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LMFT
20 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5300 Town and C...
194 mi
I’m passionate about many things surrounding the health and well-being of all genders. Along with mental health, I am passionate about maternal health, family and relationship dynamics, and hold a strong focus surrounding the multicultural context and how that has shaped who you are and how you respond to the stress and conflict in life. I have decades of experience in mental health and utilize a trauma-informed approach to help you along your journey. As a bi-cultural therapist whose journey to have children was as unique as my child is, I see the therapeutic process through a unique lens which helps me understand your journey and create a treatment plan specifically tailored to who you are and what you have experienced. My individualized approach is driven by a desire to help each client on their journey. My certifications have shaped the way I do therapy to help each client create a corrective emotional and relational experience. Through my trauma-focused lens I can help you heal and help you navigate the myriad of life transitions that can happen to an adult; be it graduating college, preparing for first-time motherhood, dealing with past traumas or childhood wounds, starting a new job, buying a new home, losing or gaining relationships, exploring your gender, sexuality or culture just to name a few. Together, we will work on strategies that allow you to discover the root causes of your struggles and find healthier solutions and meaningful connections. If we sound like a good fit let's connect!

Amanda Surface M.S. LPC NCC

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LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
207 West Hickor...
183 mi
Sometimes we encounter challenging life obstacles and can find ourselves feeling distressed, isolated, or stuck in unhealthy patterns. When these difficulties arise, we may bravely reach out for support and guidance from a counselor. I consider it a privilege to partner with my clients as they deepen self-awareness, achieve new insight, and work toward building the life they desire for themselves. I believe therapy should be about you and what's most important to you. I form a therapeutic alliance with my clients in which we work together on the issues that matter most to them.

Rod Lind

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LPC
28 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I’m pleased you are checking out some profiles and I honor your courage to reach out. My professional life covers a broad range of counseling experiences including 2 ½ years in a chemical dependency setting working with parolees and probationers, co-facilitating a sex-offenders group, 11 years serving students in a counseling center at a major university providing mental health and career counseling, three years serving members of the military service and their family members, all the while serving a variety of clients in a private practice setting. I have been offering tele-mental health (only) counseling for the past 5 years. You will find me to be personable, attentive, and compassionate. I also believe that light-heartedness is critical not only to healing, but in everyday life. My responsibility is to provide you with an emotionally safe and non-judgmental setting, and the encouragement and guidance to utilize the solutions I provide for you to heal. You will find me to be personable, attentive, and compassionate. I also believe that light-heartedness is critical not only to healing, but in everyday life. My responsibility is to provide you with an emotionally safe and non-judgmental setting, and the encouragement and guidance to utilize the solutions I provide for you to heal.

Tim Whistine

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LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Tim Whistine. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) serving clients via teletherapy in the States of Louisiana (Lic# 6304) and Texas (Lic #87356). I have a combined 10+ years of clinical experience working with Court Systems, Private Clinics, and in a 100-bed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF). I utilize referrals at such times when my professional competencies have been exhausted or are not adequate pertaining to the needed treatment. Because my Graduate program was in Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT), I love working with people in relationships experiencing difficulties and who are passionate about finding ways to improve their interactions or relational dynamics such as listening, communicating, intimacy, repairing trust, or other relational damage resulting from infidelity, etc. Life gives us hurt and pain. God offers us healing. I believe counseling to be one of the ways God enables us to seize the moment in front of us, not running from it, but facing it head-on with commitment and purpose. Let me join with you on your journey toward wholeness and restoration.

Boisey Bristo

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Boisey Bristo, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, and Certified Brain Injury Specialist based in Ft. Worth, Texas delivering services statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults specializing in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress and adjustment challenges, trauma, culture and diversity, and brain injury. My counseling philosophy is, that “every journey begins with the first step.” Most of my clients present with anxiety and depression. However, I have also worked with eating disorders, personality disorders, autism, substance abuse/addiction, and psychotic disorders. My focus is on helping the client achieve wellness through the process of acceptance and change.

George Boyd

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LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1336 Cavender D...
170 mi
Doing the same thing and expecting different results...the definition of insanity! Many have tried therapy in the past only to see a lack of results, or worse, feel unheard and misunderstood. I pride myself on breaking the mold of your preconceived opinion of therapists and accompanying you on your journey of healing. It is easy to find ourselves feeling stuck in life, and before we know it we have spent far too long spinning tires. I am confident in our ability to work collaboratively towards accomplishing your goals. Being a US Army veteran, I bring a unique perspective to the field of mental health. Having been DBT and EMDR trained, I utilize specialized evidence-based techniques tailored to your specific goals. My genuinely client-centered style of therapy provides a unique experience, which is why I frequently get told "I've never met a therapist like you before!" If you've read this far, you are motivated to find the "right" therapist to talk to. Very seldom can we control things in life that negatively impact us, but taking control of what we can is one of the first steps to growth and self-discovery. Together, let's embark on a journey towards self-fulfillment, healing, and resilience!

Todd Puckett

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LPC
24 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Todd. Do you feel stuck in life? Frozen with indecision? Crushed by emotions you'd rather not have? I can help with that. I may be a licensed expert in multiple matters of mental health, but I believe that there is no greater expert about you than you. I believe that therapy is a collaborative effort. We will identify concerns that you have, figure out what hasn't worked in the past and what has, and then add additional tools to the mix to create the best possible outcome. We will work with the mind, body, and spirit and strive to restore balance to all.

Emily Daniel

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LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
318 N Main St, ...
287 mi
Hi, I am Emily Daniel and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and a licensed professional counselor. I work with couples or families in conflict that need help breaking down barriers in communication, the goal would be to work as a unit to overcome obstacles and break unhealthy patterns. I am able to help individuals in the same way to overcome the obstacles that are in the way of their wellness. I work with families and couples to find common ground and open up lines of communication. I help them find ways to connect and break cycles. I use a lot of strength building and mindfulness to help clients move past stress, and emotions that tend to close down our ability to be present. I look forward to working with you towards common goals and a brighter future.

Uquisha Mosely

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LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm Uquisha. Do you sense there is something different about the way you think or feel that you've never sensed before? Are you struggling to maintain healthy relationships with people? Maybe there's something that happened in your life that was never addressed but you want to address it now? Well, I am here to help you through it all. I have a master's degree in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling so I specialize in relationships. But that's not all! I also specialize in anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, life skills and substance abuse. I have been trained to utilize art therapy for expression and TF-CBT to help the children process trauma in their own way. If you are thinking, "This is the right time for me to get counseling", then I am here for you. This will be a safe and relaxed space for you to be yourself to reach your destination in healing.

Stefanie Malone, PhD, LPC-S

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LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm Dr. Stefanie Malone. Are you feeling nervous, scared, depressed and like you have nowhere to turn? I empower women to use their strengths, to overcome the burden of anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. I love to learn about your life, and what helps and hinders you, and often incorporate self-care strategies to help you overcome your struggles. I use a whole-self approach, incorporating strategies to help you excel in relationships, your career, spirituality, and self-care. I integrate humor and believe laughter in itself is medicine! My background is in addictions, women's issues, men's issues, anxiety and mood disorders. For several years I worked with at-risk youth in residential and school-based settings. I've been where you are - scared to find a therapist but knowing it is the best decision. Let's meet and discuss your problems. I've been described as compassionate, a great listener, and use evidence-based techniques to help you overcome your life's obstacles.

Pam Vance Robinson

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LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
114 Nacogdoches...
336 mi
Therapy is often a difficult and personal journey that one enters for a variety of reasons. Therapy provides an emotionally safe place for people to address and process life experiences while offering valuable insight and perspective. The next step in your healing journey could bring the change you desire. My many years of life experience, six years of counseling experience, and a commitment to continuing education provide me with a foundation for providing compassionate and trauma-informed care. I have experience working with all ages suffering from PTSD, Anxiety, and Depression. My integrative style provides personalized treatment to meet your needs, preferences, and cultural expectations. I am experienced with the unique challenges of accessing health care when living in a rural location. I offer telehealth throughout Texas and in-person sessions in Center, Texas. I would be honored to join you in your healing journey. Schedule an appointment to take your next step toward healing.

Suzanne Jones

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LMFT
22 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
14538 Hunters P...
160 mi
Hello. I am happy you are checking out my profile for the possibility of working together. I was first licensed as a Marriage Family Therapist in California in 2006. I lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for 24 years and have now relocated back to Central Texas where I grew up. I attended John F Kennedy University and Graduated with a Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Certificate in Addictions Studies. I am passionate about assisting individuals to achieve their maximum potential in all areas of their lives. Are you questioning if substance abuse is interfering with your life? Are your relationships suffering? Are you having trouble at work? How is your self-esteem? Do you feel good about the way you show up for others in your life? If you have these questions, I will help you assess the impact substance use is having in your life and then develop a treatment plan that meets your unique needs. I hold the belief that the priority in healing has to start with addressing substance use or effective healing cannot occur on any meaningful level. I believe addiction is a family issue; with each person playing a part. I have been trained in various forms of family therapy as well. If you are feeling like you are being blamed by important people in your life for using drugs and or alcohol; let me help.

Paul Martinez

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LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
4646 Corona Dr....
330 mi
Have you ever felt shame, depression, hopelessness, a feeling of being lost, grief, and/or unsettling emotions stemming from unprocessed trauma? My clients come to me to help create the best versions of themselves, to process trauma related symptoms, to find motivation to take action on their values and goals, as well as to overcome the many stressors and traumas that life can bring. I strongly encourage you to reach out so that I can assist you with your journey towards wellness. I believe in creating a judgment-free zone within the counseling process, through the help of acceptance, empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard. I specialize in trauma counseling, addiction counseling, and grief/loss counseling. In my practice, I use a humanistic approach to build a therapeutic relationship, that is integrated with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I believe that every person possesses the ability to overcome and persevere through life’s stressors and challenges. I became a counselor to help assist people in finding hope, courage, and motivation to act on their life goals. I love helping people get unstuck, helping people find light in their darkest days, and I love meeting people from diverse cultures and unique walks of life. Trust, Empathy, and unconditional Acceptance are how I would describe my therapeutic philosophy. I have professional training in using EMDR Therapy to help clients process their trauma, reduce their anxiety related symptoms, reduce their symptoms of depression, as well as overcoming various addictive behaviors. Please reach out to me so that I can assist you in your next step towards healing.

Briana Norwood

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LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Briana. I believe in the transformative power of the client-counselor relationship. It's a significant catalyst for change and healing. I'll provide you with a non-judgmental space. Your voice will be heard, your feelings will be respected, and your experiences will be deeply acknowledged. You're not just another client- you deserve to be heard, seen, understood, and valued. Therapy isn't a "one-size-fits-all" process. My approach is highly personalized. We'll work together to identify and address your mental health needs. We'll customize a plan that's tailored to your unique experiences, strengths, and goals. As your therapist, my goal is to empower you and foster resilience. I'll provide you with tools and insight to help you navigate life's challenges. With my guidance, I hope you will uncover the strength within you to build a healthier and more fulfilling life. I aim to assist you with your struggles and facilitate your journey to self-understanding and personal growth.

Miguel Sanchez

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LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there, I'm Miguel Sanchez, your go-to bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist! I'm all about giving teens and adults a hand in handling life's curveballs, whether it's anxiety, depression, or any other challenges. I get how tough it can be, so I've got your back! My approach is trauma-informed, and I'll customize our sessions to fit your unique needs. Together, we'll build a safe space that's all about trust, growth, and healing. Let's get to work and start this journey together! License/Certification: Texas LPC #83791 National Certified Counselor #1373977 Education: Bachelors of Science in Psychology, University of Phoenix (2016) Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Lamar University (2019) PhD in Advanced Studies in Human Behavior, Capella Univerisity (Currently working on)

Heather Sronce

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LPC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Experience working with adolescents, couples and adults experiencing a variety of challenges including trauma, anxiety, depression, adoption-related concerns, relationship issues, grief and parenting issues. I utilize a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Mindfulness, DBT and Family therapy to assist people in working towards building healthy relationships and learning to cope with stressful life events in healthy ways. Prior experience includes Military Family Life Counselor, Clinical therapist at a Residential treatment center for adolescents, Private practice and clinical work in an injury and pain clinic.

Glenise Ferguson

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1241 Capella Pa...
167 mi
Hello there, my name is Glenise. I would be honored to walk alongside you on your Journey Back To You, if YOU allow it. I work with adult men and women who are experiencing life stressors that can range from past hurts, relationship issues, communication issues, work-related issues, and all of the various life stressors that we, as humans experience. I meet you where you are and assist you in using the resources that you have within you and outside of you. If you are struggling or feeling "stuck" or "lost"; maybe even questioning your purpose; or are simply wanting to do better for yourself, I can assist. I individualize your therapy experience and work with you as you do the hard work. Please schedule a 15 minute free consult with me to determine if we are good fit and when you are ready, let's get started on this journey, I got you. Peace and Love, Glenise ~ Your Intensive Care Bear Therapist.

Cindy Barnes

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LPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
Worry, stress, sadness, grief and trauma all have significant and lasting effects on daily living. How we treat ourselves and how others treat us can impact us for years after the fact. If you are feeling stuck in a rut or acting out in ways that are unmanageable, I can help! You don't have to keep feeling so hopeless or helpless. Go from existing to thriving starting today. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and I am qualified to work with a wide age range. I have received extensive training in play therapy and I am a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). I have significant experience in all areas of trauma. As well as anxiety and depression

Counselor Elnora

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LPC
Virtual
Howdy! I am Counselor Elnora. I am a lifelong Texan with over 20 years of experience teaching, advising and counseling youth and young adults in the school setting. I like to meet people one-on-one and get to know them and see how I can help. I am an excellent listener and love to help. My former students were often high achievers who faced a crisis that was overwhelming and seemed insurmountable. Does this sound like you? Are you struggling with the challenges of life? Whether it is a recent loss, a life transition or an issue you have struggled with for a long time, I'm here to help. I would like to hear from you today to see how I can empower you to lead an inspired life. Please feel free to reach out for a free 15-minute consultation.

Lea McIntyre, MA, LPC, NCC

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LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello there, I wanted to introduce myself to you and provide you a little background regarding my professional experience. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, EAP Counselor and have served as a Military & Family Life Counselor on many military bases in Texas for many years. I possess extensive clinical, behavioral health and crisis response experience, industrial/organizational psychology experience, leadership skills, management experience, real estate experience, sales experience, professional business experience in addition to my extensive academic background. I hold a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Counseling and extensive experience in Industrial & Organizational Psychology. I believe that I possess the skill set both clinical and academic that would make a wonderful asset to your Outpatient Provider Team! Thank you for your time and review of my profile and I hope to meet with you soon. All the best and success to you on your therapeutic journey!

Kimberly VanSickel

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LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15632 TX-110, W...
274 mi
Many of today’s solutions for anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem are changing negative thoughts, leading many to feel misunderstood and like they are not making real progress. I know that your circumstances are unique, so I help you gain introspection by tailoring therapy to you, and always with an end goal in mind. My training in anxiety and depression means I have the expertise you need and deserve when feeling confident about yourself. But at the end of the day, you want to know you’re working with someone who “gets” what it means to be a teen or woman struggling with anxiety and depression right? I get it because I’ve lived it myself. I know that sometimes you just want to quit. So when we work together, you won’t just get a trained therapist, you’ll get someone who truly understands what you are going through.

Paul Douglas King

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LPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
3740 Colony Dri...
186 mi
Hello there! Welcome to Grow Therapy. You may call me Paul. Do you find it difficult to connect with or find a therapist that places you first? I place a huge emphasis on listening to you while using a person-centered approach. I empower you to be able to identify what it is that is troubling you in a complex world of thoughts and emotions. We'll use a holistic model to integrate mind, body, and spirit. This encourages you to discover the skills or strategies that help you to be the best you can be. I help people learn to identify the root of their issue(s). This not only addresses the symptoms but improves healing at the core of the problem thereby promoting lasting change. I truly believe in a person's ability to grow and change as you travel down your pathway to mental health and well-being. Learning to live in the present allows us to experience healing and wellness in the here and now. Whether you're dealing with complex relationship issues that seem hopeless and overwhelming or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. I strive to create a safe and comfortable space where healing and growth are encouraged. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with trust, empathy and compassion while using evidence-based techniques so you can overcome barriers and obstacles that have been holding you back. I am honored to work with you and wish you all the best on your journey.

Christina Ravenel

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LPC
Virtual
Hello, my name is Christina and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Killeen, Texas. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from Drury University. I received my Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Texas A&M University-Central Texas. I also have a certificate in Chemical Dependency and Addiction. I grew up as a military dependant (Army Brat) and later became a military spouse. I am familiar with military culture and the stresses that being in the military can put on those individuals who are serving plus their families. Growing up in a diverse military culture has helped me to be an open-minded, non-judgmental, compassionate, patient, and trauma-informed therapist. I also believe that everyone can benefit from counseling because sometimes life just gets too hard and we need a safe space to retreat, relax and regroup. I have worked with many individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, and trauma. I would love to help you to navigate through your struggles as well.

Mercy Ezeh

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LPC
18 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, Am glad you decided to connect with me today. Do you feel drowned and unable to perform at your optimal level? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work, school and health? Is it hard to function daily without support? I help clients manage anxiety and depression to maintain a great relationship. Together, we can collaborate to identify what's not working to get you back to your optimal level. I use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness, meditation and exercise to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself and others. Whether you're dealing with School, relationship issues or a cascade of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but very rewarding and you're making the right choice. You deserve a therapist who deploys compassion, empathy, trust and non-judgemental. In our sessions together, I will utilize evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the thoughts and emotions holding you back. Let's work together!

Krystal Wurm, LPC, PhD c

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LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
300 Davis St, S...
209 mi
I identify as a cis female that prefers the pronouns she/her born in the United States, also identifying as Irish American. I approach therapy as a partnership with my clients in which you are the ultimate decision-maker and I work with you to clear away obstacles and identify opportunities. My clients have successfully overcome or depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, marital stress, parent-child difficulties, domestic violence, substance abuse, bipolar disorder, and anger issues. My specialties include working with the lgbtqia2s+ community and working with teens!

Marnita Chambers

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LPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Marnita. I received my BS Degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University. I have worked in the mental health field for over 25 years. I love what I do and I feel that you have to have a passion and purpose in life, this is mine. I believe that it's important to create a safe, comfortable, and accepting place where one can share what's on their mind and express their emotions without judgment. I believe therapy can help individuals navigate through difficulties and other stressors. My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe space for clients to process emotions, in a non-judgmental environment, and to help clients feel confident and empowered in their journey.

Jennifer Fleming

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LPC
23 years of experience
Virtual
“Everyone is going through something and that shapes who they are.” I take the time to understand the client through compassion. I earned a Master of Education Degree in School Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. I have over 20 years of experience in education as a teacher, school counselor, director of counseling and post-secondary readiness. My extensive knowledge and experience in Pk-12 counseling have shaped my approach to clients. Remember that therapy is a collaborative process, and your active engagement and commitment play a significant role in their progress. It's also important to note that therapy's timeline varies for each individual; some people might experience significant changes relatively quickly, while others might require longer-term support. The therapeutic journey is a personal one, and I work with my clients to create a tailored approach that suits their needs and goals.

Brittiny Brown

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LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I attended Prairie View A&M University for my undergrad in Criminal Justice and then stayed for my Master of Arts degree in Counseling by 2016. After graduating, I began working as an Academic Advisor at a University, where I enjoyed helping young adults navigate through college. I eventually transitioned into working as a therapist at an outpatient treatment center, where my main focus was group work and individual therapy. From there, I transitioned into working at a juvenile detention center, working with misunderstood youth. After the pandemic, I made my last transition and became a telehealth therapist to help patients receive therapy from the comfort of their own homes.

Manuela Vargas, MS, Licensed Professional Counselor

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LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5934 South Stap...
332 mi
Hello! Welcome to LIV Counseling, LLC! I would like to congratulate your act of courage in embarking on this journey. I understand for many sharing their personal struggles is not easy. Vulnerability is uncomfortable. With any success one must get comfortable with being uncomfortable. I created LIV counseling in 2021 to fulfill my desire to help those who feel lost, lifeless, emotionless, and withdrawn from life's greatest pleasures. I believe everyone has the ability to be the best version of themselves. I am Mexican by nature and American by heart. I integrate both cultures to provide my authentic rhythm to the work I provide to my clients. I also value honesty, commitment, and communication, thus, incorporate these values into my practice. My approach is not religion based rather focuses on the spiritual-self .

Shari M. Purry, LPC-S

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LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Shari. Are you looking for someone you can feel safe to address your needs and not feel judged? Are you looking for someone authentic and supportive? Are you having difficulty finding someone who will be honest and direct? I work well with anyone who is motivated to start addressing their concerns right away. I believe finding the right therapist can be challenging, but it should not be a barrier to getting help. Finding a therapist should feel comfortable and natural. I am told I have a way of helping people feel as if they have known me before. I like to get an understanding of the source of your problem. Then together we explore how the source influences your thinking. People live life through their experiences which do not always serve us very well in today's time. I also believe in working from a holistic approach. Did you know our daily routines can prolong your recovery or cause mental instability? I have experienced being in a therapeutic relationship and believe in normalizing the need to get help in this way.

Walter Calvo, LCSW, DCSW

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Dr. Walter Calvo and I have two questions for you. Are you interested in learning why you think and feel the way you do? How about learning why you choose to do the things that you do? I can help you learn coping skills to address common life challenges such as adjusting to change, managing conflict, reducing stress, improving relationships, and coping with grief. Equally important, I can help you process your emotional responses to distressing life circumstances. I also provide psychotherapy to address acute trauma, post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression. My experience in this area comes from working with active-duty military, veterans, and first responders such as law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical responders and their families. Gaining insight into why you think and feel the way you do is empowering. It will put you on a path to becoming the best version of yourself. If you are interested in any of that, let's talk!

Sylvia Ledet

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LPC
22 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Sylvia. Life can be difficult and overwhelming and we may feel lost and confused of what to do to handle life stressors. I genuinely care about your wellbeing and will help you identify practical skills to aid in dealing with anxiety, depression, and an array of other concerns. Therapy is not a one-size fits all approach, but together, we will find the technique that works for you. I am a License Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. In 2000, I graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling. I have 20 years of experience as a counselor. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults. I am currently working only with adults. I only do individual counseling. I do not do couples therapy. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered, and Solution Focus Therapy to help my clients identify techniques and coping skills that will work them. Providing clients an opportunity to express themselves without judgment. Helping clients work through issues inspiring and motivating them to be all they are capable of being. Helping them find hope when they feel hopeless.

Chris Goetz, LPC-S

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LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
421 N Cavender ...
185 mi
My initial training as a therapist was in premarital and marriage counseling, a vital part of my practice that I continue to enjoy to this day. I have approximately 20 years of experience and am licensed as a counselor and supervisor of interns. In addition to counseling couples and trauma survivors, I also work with persons coming out of the sex industry. I have experience working with major depressive disorders, bipolar I & II, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, and personality disorders. I am well-versed and extremely comfortable working with people of different cultures. I utilize a trauma-informed, person-centered, psychodynamic approach in therapy and often incorporate CBT, DBT and mindfulness techniques. I am a certified revisioning practitioner, a technique that simulates re-attachment for grief resolution and ego-integration. My certification through the FBI National Academy in resiliency allows me to train local police departments throughout the Metroplex in critical incident and mental health orientation trainings. I truly consider it an honor and a privilege to partner with you in your journey towards wholeness. No one should live a life full of shame, rejection, regret, or guilt. I strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment where you can explore and live your life in the renewed freedoms you are intended to have, with fullness and in joy. There is a plan and a purpose for your life, full of unique strengths and talents. My goal is to help you become all that you were created to be. Together we will access your own inner wisdom in moving towards your true identity.

Hector Chavez

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Hector Chavez profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
As an experienced LPC Licensed Professional Counselor equipped with a demonstrated history of working in the mental health field of work, I marvel at people's innate potential that is capable of helping one’s self to overcome life's challenges—every person's spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being matters. I am board certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Ryan Curtiss

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Ryan Curtiss profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
Ryan Curtiss, LCSW is an Honorably discharged Marine Sergeant who was medically retired following OIF-1. Ryan went to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, where he earned his Master of Social Work degree in 2015 and his Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2014. Ryan was a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Texas from 2015-2022 and is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Texas since 2022. Ryan has been a licensed therapist for over 7-years. Ryan specializes in stress and anger management, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, obsessions/compulsions, ADHD, phobias, depression, and substance use. Ryan holds the following certifications: Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Cognitive Processing Therapy Certification (CPT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certification (TF-CBT), and Exposure Response Prevention Certification (ERP (CCATP)). Ryan has worked physically in the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio metro areas of Texas along with virtual/telehealth throughout the entire United States as a licensed clinical therapist. Ryan has treated children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics with mental health issues, acute/chronic disorders, substance use/abuse, end of life issues, chronic pain, medical illnesses, hospice, grief/loss, military and combat related issues, relationship and family issues, personality disorders, conduct and impulse control issues, and so much more in inpatient behavioral, hospitals, primary care, hospice/palliative care, and private practice settings with civilians, Veterans, Military, and Law Enforcement clients.

Becky Rowlett, PhD., LPC-S

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Becky Rowlett, PhD., LPC-S profile image
LPC
23 years of experience
Virtual
Are you searching for meaning in life? At some point in our lives, it can be beneficial to talk with someone that provides a different perspective. Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, grief or loss, or bouts of anxiety and depression, I'm here to provide support. Therapy is a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can develop coping strategies and let go of habits hindering your growth. For some people past trauma has made them feel as though they are stuck or unable to see possibilities in the future. I am here to encourage you to create positive change in your life. Over the past 22 years, I have provided counseling and look forward to working with you!

Amy Donahue

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Amy Donahue profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Therapist and have been providing mental health services for over 19 years in outpatient and in home settings. I see individuals, couples, groups, families and address ADHD, Anger management, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Post-traumatic stress, Relationship challenges. I strive to be a compassionate and human therapist. I am a Therapist and have been providing mental health services for over 19 years in outpatient and in home settings. I see individuals, couples, groups, families and address ADHD, Anger management, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Post-traumatic stress, Relationship challenges. I strive to be a compassionate and human therapist. I use my experience to help guide the client to build a relationship of trust and healing. Together we use what is happening in the therapy session to better understand the experiences. I utilize CBT, DBT, ACT, Psychodynamic therapy, Supportive therapy and solution focused therapy. My approach is open minded, creative and I have specialized training in Trauma based therapy. I believe in seeing the client become a successful and happy person.

Linda L Baxter

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Linda L Baxter profile image
LPC
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! It’s nice to meet you. It takes a great deal of courage to begin and continue in therapy. I refer to “therapy” as “personal work.” In my years of experience and Masters studies, I have focused on Trauma, Addiction, Grief, Depression, Anxiety, Self Esteem, and ADHD, Medical Trauma, and Brain Health.

Grace Okugbere

Grace Okugbere profile image
LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am a self-motivated and progress-driven Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. With an extensive background in Nursing, Organizational Management, and Small Business management. Over the years, I have been driven by core values to become an essential agent of change. MY experience comes from providing individual and group counseling for teenagers, kids, and adults with a variety of presenting issues, including LGBT-related issues, depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, trauma, domestic violence, men's prison, and sex trafficking.

Jasmine Battles, LCSW-S

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Jasmine. My motto is "I show up authentically myself so that you can show up authentically yourself." My passion is to create a safe place so that you can express yourself without judgment. Sometimes we have big feelings and we need someone to help us make sense of them. That's where I am come in! During our work together we will process through your feelings so that you can we can get to the deeper meaning of WHY! Why I am I feelings this way? Why do these things keep happening to me? and Why does it feel like I'm going crazy? Processing throught the "Why" can help us get to the HOW! How do I cope with these feelings? How do I get my life back? How do I regain my sanity? I am an experienced professional that has helped many clients over the years in mental health counseling. There is nothing more important to me than your mental and emotional progress. With the use of psychotherapy, I focus on assisting individuals in their journey to healing. Treatment modalities and interventions include but are not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness. All treatment plans and goals will be tailored to each client's individual needs.

Jeremiah Henderson, LCSW

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LCSW
2 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Jeremiah Henderson. I am a licensed clinical social worker practicing in the state of Texas. I have experience working with depression, grief, anxiety, low self-esteem, low motivation, trauma, and anger. It is important to realize that we are all prone to experience life stressors and negative emotions that can knock us down; however, I want us to work to develop skills and coping mechanisms to assist in helping to pull ourselves back to a point of stability. Getting to a place of happiness and stability is not something we can stumble on by accident, it will take deliberate work to get there and even harder work to maintain it. Let me help you get to the finish line.

Elysia Burgess

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Elysia Burgess profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
My belief is that counseling is a journey we travel together. My role as a therapist is to provide a safe, trusting environment in which clients are respected and valued as significant contributors to their process of healing and growth. I strongly believe that you should feel comfortable with the therapist you choose, and hopeful about your contribution to the process. My approach is focused on your possibilities; possibilities for healing, growth, change, learning, insight, and understanding. Throughout this therapeutic relationship, we will work on building upon trust, integrity, and acceptance as we navigate through this process together. I want you to leave feeling equipped and empowered to manage your life once again.

Laura Martinez

Laura Martinez profile image
LMFT
8 years of experience
Warm
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
I focus on adults, couples, and families utilizing a systems approach to help process and maintain a healthy individual self and the relationship. I empower couples and individuals to overcome personal and relational obstacles to help improve themselves and strengthen the couple's dynamic. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in human services and counseling for eight years using clinically tested and evidence-based therapeutic models and interventions. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I am trained in psychotherapy and view therapy from a systemic point of view, meaning that I believe the quality of our relationships, being family, friends, romantic partners, etc. plays a significant role in the quality of our lives. Marriage and family therapists broaden the traditional emphasis on the individual to attend to the nature and role of individuals in primary relationship networks such as marriage and the family. As a therapist, I take a holistic perspective on health care; I am concerned with the overall, long-term well-being of individuals, couples, and families. I have a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University and a bachelor's in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I offer relationship counseling and individual counseling for family and relationship issues.

Monique Randle

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel like no one understands you? Are you feeling lost, defeated, angry, and hopeless about your life because of past experiences? Are you stuck in an endless cycle of toxic and hurtful relationships? You have come to the right person! I believe that change is not only possible but WILL happen once you are allowed the freedom to confront your past and explore your life and situations without judgment. I want to help challenge you in discovering who you truly are so that you can move away from the pain of your past and into a new outlook of what your future can be. You have already taken the first step! Reach out today! Hi! My name is Monique. I know the battle you face, for it was once my own. For years, I wrestled with self-hate, worry, depression, and the fear of rejection. The journey of self-discovery and healing was not easy, but it led me to realize that there was nothing wrong with me; I was merely a product of my life experiences. Therapy opened my eyes to unlearn unhealthy thoughts and behaviors while learning coping strategies, communication skills, and self-compassion. I want to help you do the same. Together, we'll navigate the challenges, celebrate the victories, and unravel the layers that have been holding you back from embracing your true self and experiencing the pleasure and connection you deserve. It's time to rewrite your narrative, rediscover your confidence, and embrace a life that's authentically yours. With compassion, understanding, and a commitment to your growth, I'm here to guide you every step of the way. You're not alone in this journey – let's unlock your potential and create a life that's truly wholesome and fulfilling. Your story deserves to shine, and I'm here to help it unfold beautifully."

Janet Thomas

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Janet Thomas profile image
LPC
19 years of experience
Virtual
I am a counselor and a behavior analyst. I combine counseling with applied behavior analysis techniques. While counseling provides new perspectives, personal growth, and self-awareness, behavior therapy can identify and change behavior patterns, and even thinking patterns. Both therapies together can be very effective in meaningful change that lasts. I work with all ages and all individuals.

Brandy Head

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Brandy Head profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Hey there, I'm Brandy. Are you overwhelmed and feel like life is a bit out of control? Do you miss the joy and contentment that used to fill your life? I'd like to help you work on the struggles you are facing; and offer you a safe place to explore your thoughts and feelings, a place to be open and honest without fear of judgment. You have taken the first and most important step by reaching out for help. I have been described as supportive, caring, compassionate, laid back, and with a pretty good sense of humor. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. My background in healthcare, working with individuals and families, allows me to approach clients from a holistic view. I incorporate physical health with emotional wellbeing. I share valuable techniques on how to be present, see the important things in your world, and maximize your benefits from the resources available to you.

Kareem Hicks

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LPC
2 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome my name is Kareem Hicks, and I commend anyone who desires to grow. Often, our environments & comfort zones may stagnate or stunt our growth. Whether it is a traumatic experience or merely trying to maneuver through daily life challenges, I will help you develop your resiliency. I will aid you in processes that will get you through the present and prepare you for the future. We will discover & develop protective factors by understanding the whole of you: body, soul, & mind. By taking a holistic approach to growth, I will assist you in the discovery of lifestyle changes & new ways of thinking that will maximize your potential.

Clara Peretz

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Clara Peretz  profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm Clara. If you have been through traumatic experiences that are getting in the way of you living your life authentically, I would love to support you in regaining a sense of control over your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. If you have experienced loss, I would love to help you learn how to move through grief, rather than avoid it. If you find that you fall into codependent patterns in relationships, I would love to collaborate with you around boundary setting and self-care. I use a psychodynamic approach because I believe it is beneficial to identify the root of unhelpful behaviors and build compassion for the younger versions of yourself that were present when negative beliefs or self-sabotaging behaviors first showed up. I understand the negative impact that societal systems and institutions can have on health and well-being. I will guide you if you are curious to explore how oppressive systems may be affecting you mentally, physically, and spiritually, allowing for new perspectives to be imagined and utilized.

Delora Evans

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Delora Evans  profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Delora I believe that people may sometimes need help in many areas of their lives, therefore I treat with a Person-Centered, wholistic approach. With this approach the therapist treats the whole person and is instrumental to the changes of the client but is not directly responsible for any change. The Person-Centered Therapist gently guides clients to break self-imposed barriers that block self-determination and growth. I integrate techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Reality and Solutions Focused Therapies to help clients challenge maladaptive thinking patterns. It is my hope to join you as a fellow traveler as you take a journey mental health, physical wellness, spiritual restoration and emotional stability.

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