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249 therapists in Texas accepting UnitedHealthcare/Optum - Medicaid

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Richard Spires

(he/him)

Richard Spires profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
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: Apr 30

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: Apr 27

Julie Schrader

Julie Schrader profile image
LPC
9 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
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: Apr 29

Daniel MacDonald

Daniel MacDonald profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
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: Apr 29

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: Apr 30

Katherine Lam

Katherine Lam profile image
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: May 1

LaKisha Tolbert

(she/her)

LaKisha Tolbert profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Breathe Inhale…..exhale Has your cape become kryptonite to your self-care? Have you been overwhelmed by life challenges? Are you struggling with controlling your emotions? Are you mentally exhausted? Has self-doubt taken over your purpose? Are you struggling with putting healthy boundaries in place? If you answered yes to any of these questions, allow to me meet you where you are and help you grow to where you need to be. I provide a down-to-earth safe place where you can feel free to be yourself without judgment. Sometimes we just need to be heard, need professional guidance to address past trauma, or a positive place to progress into becoming the best you. Let’s refill, recharge, reset, and heal with Words Affirming Teaching and Encouraging Resorting I am trauma-informed with 20 years of educator experience. I utilize my personal and professional experiences and down-to-earth personality to empower and educate my community about mental health. I meet you where you are by utilizing an integrative approach.

Next available: May 6

Karen Brochue

(she/her)

Karen Brochue profile image
LMFT
23 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, there! My name is Karen Brochue, (pronounced bro-SHOE), and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have 23 years of experience, and I look forward to working with you as the unique individual that you are. My passion is to serve a diverse community, and I am committed to treating you with compassion and respect. I promise to be open and honest with you, and I commit to working just as hard as you do. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns including: Neurodiversity, LGBTQIA challenges, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Trauma, individuals facing medical challenges, anger management, eating and exercise disorders, and parenting issues. My clients have had excellent, sometimes lifesaving results. I work with Adults and Teens. My approach combines Family Systems Theory, Solution-Focused Counseling, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. My desire is to help people find their way in the world in a happier, healthier way. I look forward to walking alongside you on your journey and I hope to get to know you soon. I’d love to help. -Karen

Next available: Apr 26

Delora Evans

(she/her)

Delora Evans  profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
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.

Next available: Apr 29

Daniel Leal

(he/him)

Daniel Leal profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Daniel, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy here in the state of Texas. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults. I know what it is like to go through a tough situation, and I know how important it is to find someone that will help you using compassion and understanding. My goal is to help discover the root of your problem and come up with solutions so that you can get to the Next Level of a happy and healthy life.

Next available: Apr 27

Quaneice "Q" Perry

Quaneice "Q" Perry  profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Stuck? Unsure? Depressed? Overwhelmed? Directionless? Grief? Irritability? Anxious? Are you ready to make a change and put in the necessary work to turn your life around? I am dedicated towards helping those seeking change and self-improvement. I aim at helping individuals navigate through the challenges of life and build resilience. My intention is to help you gain personal empowerment, hope and acceptance, self-awareness, adaptive coping skills, mental wellness and prevention of future mental health distress. My counseling style is eccentric; yet, warm and interactive because therapy isn’t an “one size fits all.’ Each client is unique so I tailor treatment to their specific needs and situation. If you are ready to take the next step towards a more fulfilling and happier life you're only one click away from discovering and maintaining a better YOU!

Next available: Apr 30

Miquelle Cairnes

(she/her)

Miquelle Cairnes  profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Howdy! My name is Miquelle and I’m a licensed professional counselor in Texas. I have my bachelors degree in psychology from Texas A&M University. I then completed my masters degree at the University of St. Thomas. I have a background working in residential treatment facilities with children, adolescents, young adults and families. I take a person centered approach with my clients and believe that everyone deserves respect and a safe place to explore and grow as individuals. I firmly believe that people must first accept where they are in order to create change. I also incorporate both CBT and DBT skills in my practice with clients.

Next available: Apr 29

Jessica Walsh, M.S., LMFT, LPC

(she/her)

Jessica Walsh, M.S., LMFT, LPC profile image
LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Marriage and Family Therapist committed to helping my clients make changes in their lives that will lead to a sense of positivity, empowerment and the ability to move forward in areas where they might feel currently "stuck". I help my clients achieve this through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Family Systems Therapy, meaning I will help you examine what is going on and help you on your path towards making daily thinking and behavior changes that will bring improvements to your life. My specialty is working with teens and people in their twenties. However, I enjoy working with ages 10 through late adulthood as well. I can work with individuals, couples or family groups. I have helped many clients with their anxiety, depression, and family issues. I am passionate about improving lives. I am here to help you live your life to the fullest. If you are interested in scheduling a first visit with me, please contact me at https://growtherapy.com/.

Next available: May 6

Whitney Joyner

Whitney Joyner profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Whitney and I earned my Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I have been working with children and adolescents for many years. I specialize in individual counseling for children, adolescents and adults. I am dedicated to using different strategies and methods to help ensure all my clients are receiving care custom fitted to their needs.

Next available: Apr 26

Ebony Brabham

(she/they)

Ebony Brabham profile image
LCSW
16 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
As an experienced LCSW with 16 years in the mental health field, I aim to empower individuals believe in themselves again. I work with clients through a solution-focused and CBT approach to identify and develop the skills needed to resolve their unique challenges and situations. I help clients to embrace their truth and remind them that it is "Ok not to be perfect!". I specialize in helping people heal from trauma and learn how to love/realize themselves, which entails cultivating healthier relationships, less anxiety and more purpose in their life’s journey. My goal is to help you live life from a place of whole-hearted connection to your world. I am a LCSW (licensed clinical social worker), a Veteran, an adoptive mother, a professor, a daughter, a sister, a community activist, LGBTQIA+ Activist, a nurturer, an empath and and advocate for the voiceless. I am also a survivor of many autrocities that this world has had to offer - but I survived and proudly help others climb out of the mental muck and mire that I used to call home.

Next available: Apr 26

Dr. Elizabeth Marrufo-Esmele

(she/her)

Dr. Elizabeth Marrufo-Esmele profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed professional counselor in Texas. I have five years of experience in the field. I have a PhD. in psychology and specialize in trauma. I work with individuals to develop healthy behaviors, so that their quality of life can significantly improve. I take a collaborative approach so that the client feels empowered and is able to be actively engaged in their treatment.

Next available: May 2

Jennifer Russell Baker

(she/her)

Jennifer Russell Baker profile image
LPC
2 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in South Texas. I have experience providing direct mental health and behavioral counseling for diverse populations including children and teens. I have helped clients build the skills necessary to cope with trauma and abuse, stress and anxiety, depression, family issues, gender identity, confidence, and self-esteem.

Next available: Apr 26

Cindy Hannigan

(she/her)

Cindy Hannigan profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, My name is Cindy and I am a LPC in Texas. I graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Tarleton State University. I have been practicing for 10 years and have worked with teens, adults and older individuals. I am very blessed and passionate to be given the opportunity to work with many people from all different backgrounds and circumstances that bring them to therapy. I would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

Next available: Apr 26

Beverly Robison

Beverly Robison profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, and a National Certified Counselor in Tyler Texas. In 2019, earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Texas at Tyler. I received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 2003. I believe that through self-awareness and looking at our emotional wounds, we can find the identity and purpose we all long for in our lives. I would love to help you journey through facing your fears, forgiveness, and finding your heart. I specialize in men's emotional issues, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and childhood trauma. This is a judgment-free zone, and I would love to walk with you as you start your journey toward healing.

Next available: May 2

Linda Way

(she/her)

Linda Way profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! Often we are aware of our potential, but we are held back by anxiety, fears, and self-doubt. We want to have freedom from suffering and self-defeating habits, but it's unclear how to get there. Many of us are experiencing stress or going through difficult life transitions, especially with all that is going on in the world today. Are you ready to feel confident and take on life’s challenges? If you want to feel happier, but you aren’t sure how to create the life you yearn for- you are not alone. Join me and begin the path toward a more fulfilling, grounded, and whole-hearted life. Together we can uncover your hidden strengths and resilient spirit, the qualities that will carry you toward healing and a sense of peace.

Next available: Apr 29

Leticia Adams

Leticia Adams profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, My name is Leticia, Do you feel lost or stressed? Are you struggling with identity or self esteem? Do you feel out of step with society? I want to work with you to help you to become more aligned with your true identity so you can create a clearer path that is more conducive to you being able to live more in line with your core beliefs. Together we will utilize a holistic approach taking everything into account including your current situation, your hopes and your core values so we do not miss any gaps. Together we will utilize an eclectic approach were we pull from several theoretical orientations in order to better serve you and your particular needs. I want to help you alleviate anxiety and depression or deal with trauma by helping you build a stronger core identity. No matter what you are dealing with, whether it is struggles in relationships or dealing with trauma, OCD, depression or anxiety. I want to work with you to help you becoming a stronger more confident version of you! Life can be stressful and scary, so I want to offer a safe and non judgmental space for you to heal and grow. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Apr 29

Trish Guerrero

(she/her)

Trish Guerrero profile image
LPC
1 year of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a licensed professional counselor based in Texas. I completed my masters degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and have been practicing for a few years. I began my career as a high school Teacher, serving in this profession for 4 years, I then went on to become a high school counselor serving for 3 years until I decided to focus on mental health counseling in the community. I continue to look forward to helping teens and young adults navigate their life's journey.

Next available: Apr 26

Rachel Marshall

(she/her)

Rachel Marshall profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the demands of life? There is nothing wrong with getting assistance in areas where you need it most. I offer counseling from a Christian faith perspective and I believe you were created to overcome everything life throws at you! Hello, I’m Rachel Marshall, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas. I'm Board Certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I am also a Master Certified Professional Coach (MCPC).

Next available: May 6

Stacy Brown

(she/her)

Stacy Brown profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am licensed in Texas with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, & anger management. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Apr 26

Esli B. Gonzalez

(she/her)

Esli B. Gonzalez profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
For most of us, life has not been easy and dealing with life struggles can be overwhelming and at times it can be exhausting. Life stressors and impactful situations can greatly affect our mental well-being and as a result, affect our physical health in the process. Having the necessary and proper tools to work through those issues are essential to better one's life. By providing you with a compassionate and nonjudgmental space, I can help you feel safe and provide the support you need as you explore your inner self and work toward healing and growth. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy models to help individuals change the view of their struggles to obtain favorable changes. Changing your thought process can help you realize and understand you have power in your hands to make great changes and in turn obtain more desirable results.

Next available: Apr 29

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