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179 therapists in Texas specializing in Child or Adolescent

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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

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: Apr 23

Kari Homan Shannon

Kari Homan Shannon profile image
LPC
16 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, My name is Kari Homan Shannon, I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor, and I have been in practice since 2007, addressing mostly depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, PTSD, hoarding and trauma. I specialize in helping you find your own answers, so that you can live your happiest and best life. Energy work is my favorite (and fastest) tool, but is far from my only tool, and each session will be structured based on your individual needs and preferences. This will allow you to have the session based on you and what works best....

Next available: Apr 23

Michael Garcia

Michael Garcia profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Tarleton State University. I specialize in the treatment of trauma in children, adolescents, and adults. I am trained in EMDR, TFCBT, and TBRI Practitioner counseling modalities. I have over 15 years of experience working in the juvenile justice system, education system, in-patient treatment, crisis response, and with victims of crime. I believe that recovery is possible through healthy expression, deep relational connection, and the processing of traumatic events.

Next available: Apr 23

Olimpia Calaway

Olimpia Calaway  profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Holistic
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Olimpia Do you ever feel hopeless? Are you struggling to keep up with basic day to day routines? Is it hard to give yourself some love? I help to manage symptoms of anxiety and depression by learning and identifying triggers , looking at it from a different perspective, and how to have a better relationship with yourself. I do have an eclectic approach that involves mindfulness, diet, exercise, meditation, and awareness. Whether it is anxiety, depressions, ADHD, or relationship issues, I am here to help. Therapy can be scary, but you have taken the first step to figuring out what is going on. Hopefully together we can get to the bottom of things and find the balance that is important to you.

Next available: Apr 23

Kayla Kirk

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Kayla Kirk profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in the DFW area in Texas. I have lived here most of my life, but received my Bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and my Master's degree from Texas State University. My passion is working with children and adolescents between the ages of 8-18. I am currently working towards becoming a certified eating disorder specialist, as building a healthy relationship with food is often such a crucial part of our mental health foundation.

Next available: May 13

Sarah Nickolson-Kemper

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Sarah Nickolson-Kemper  profile image
LMFT
6 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
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: Apr 25

May Yang

May Yang profile image
LCSW
12 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
I have a decade of experience focusing on children, adolescents, adults, women, men focusing on depression, anxiety, work life balance, sexual health, sexual addictions, grief and loss, life transitions, domestic violence, eating disorders, abuse against children, relationship health, marriage counseling, pre-marriage counseling, trans gender issues and court mandated therapy services. THIS WORK is my life’s passion and it is a honor to be in this profession. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan with a degree in Interpersonal Practice and it is my life’s work to help you get to a place you want to be. I provide a safe, nurturing, and non-judgmental environment to help you overcome your past struggles and present barriers. I will guide you to help yourself to master the tools necessary to effectively navigate through the complexities of life with a new set lenses in order to help you reach your full potential.

Next available: Apr 24

LaKisha Tolbert

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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: Apr 29

Shari M. Purry, LPC-S

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Shari M. Purry, LPC-S profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
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.

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 23

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 25

Lisa Moreno

(she/her)

Lisa Moreno profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Life can bring challenging chapters in the narrative of our life. Processing and moving forward from these struggles is possible. You have taken a significant step in reaching out. On my journey of healing, I have faced losses that shook my sense of self and I had to move through experiences I did not believe I would have the strength to recover from. I am a person who is comfortable with the uncomfortable. In fact, because I have had to work through most of my dark times alone, I seek to be a support for individuals when challenges arise. A guiding goal for me is to reduce the number of individuals who have to mirror my lived experience. I am an advocate for expressive arts, strength-based, and body-centered approaches. I have over 20 years combined experience working with children and adolescents, as an educator, artistic director, and counselor. I am honored to be a resource of support for youth and adults experiencing grief and processing traumatic experiences. Should you like to learn more about my approach you can contact me at moonflowergrowing@outlook.com.

Next available: Apr 29

Laura Shires

Laura Shires profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Do you find yourself wishing for better days? Have you lost interest in the things that once brought you joy? Are your basic responsibilities weighing you down? Life doesn't have to be about exhaustion and overwhelm day in and day out. We can work together to improve your current circumstances. I love listening to my client's stories and helping them put the pieces together. At times we may mix conversation with psychoeducation in coping skills, mindfulness, and meditation. Bravely sharing your story in counseling allows you a rare opportunity to be heard without judgment. This is a priceless opportunity to process your experience. Together we can develop the coping skills necessary to diminish the impact of mental health conditions such as anxiety, trauma, or depression while giving you the ability to adapt more readily to life's curveballs. Whatever you are facing, I am here to help. Seeking therapy is a brave new start, and I will be here to help you enhance your life one step at a time.

Next available: May 7

Jessica Walsh, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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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 23

Jennifer Fleming

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Jennifer Fleming profile image
LPC
23 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
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.

Next available: Apr 25

Chris Denzler

Chris Denzler profile image
LPC
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Humorous
Virtual
I am a down to earth person that realizes that starting counseling can be seem challenging. I understand that we are getting to know each other. Take your time. I am happy to work at your speed. Feel free to contact me and we will move forward with setting up services. I am happy help in any way I can. With therapy experience since 2013, working with individuals, such as children, men, and women, couples, and families; focusing on trauma victims, individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, parenting, and relationship issues. Much of my experience is working with families involved with the Department of Child Services and juvenile probation. I am a certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapist. I am also a Credentialed Sexually Abusive Youth Clinician (CSAYC) working with youth with Sexually Maladaptive Behaviors (SMB). In my experience, I have specialized in trauma, addiction, and relationship issues.

Next available: Apr 23

Jennifer Russell Baker

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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

Renee Henderson

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Renee Henderson profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Renee! I have been a licensed social worker for 22 years. I am a CBT therapist working with children, adolescents and adults. I specialize in the area of ADHD management, anxiety and anger management, grief and loss, and caregiver support for those with aging parents/family members. I received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1998, and my Master's in Social Work in 2000. Do you miss feeling in control of your emotions during day to day interactions with others? I focus on providing my patients with the tools to feel in control of their world again while enjoying a more positive interactions with the important people in their lives.

Next available: Apr 28

Mellonie Baldwin

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Mellonie Baldwin profile image
LPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am Mellonie, .................Prioritize your mental health, you deserve happiness &. When life hurts and dreams fail, Hope again. These are some wise sayings, I live by. I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, Certified Coach and Parenting Facilitator with over fifteen years of experience. I believe that each person faces challenges and situations that aren’t meant to be handled alone. Through a meaningful therapeutic relationship, I believe that challenges can be tackled in a positive way together and individuals can learn the tools and skills necessary to move forward. I believe that creating a safe, compassionate, confidential environment, will enhance the individual’s ability to be vulnerable, take risks and benefit from interpersonal growth. As a client, you will learn to take control of your thoughts, feelings and behavior and be empowered to choose a healthy path forward with the benefit of new insights.

Next available: Apr 26

Miguel Sanchez

(he/him)

Miguel Sanchez profile image
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)

Next available: Apr 25

Linda Way

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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 23

Latrecia Ford

Latrecia Ford profile image
LPC
11 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Arts in Counseling at Wayland Baptist University. Currently, I am working with a consultant to become an EMDR therapist. I believe that this therapy is beneficial to individuals with trauma-related experiences. I specialize in helping individuals with anxiety, ptsd, anger issues, mood disorders, behavioral issues, self-esteem issues, schizophrenia, and depression. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. I help individuals, families, and couples identify goals as well as possible solutions to issues that hinder their growth. I believe that my passion for counseling stemmed from my desire to help people at an early age. I have experience working within the community, inpatient treatment centers, and outpatient treatment centers. I have experience working with children and adolescents with autism as well as other disabilities for over seven years. I enjoy giving back to the community as well as helping others live a successful and rewarding life.

Next available: Apr 23

Kristin Coldsnow

(she/her)

Kristin Coldsnow profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Are you looking for a safe space to identify and process your emotions? Searching for someone with whom to talk through stressors besides your family or friends? Interested in learning healthy coping skills to manage anxiety or better regulate your emotions? Want to talk to someone as you navigate a life transition or loss? I am a licensed clinical social worker. I am originally from Colorado, but have lived in Austin for the past 12 years. I received my Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas. I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families for a wide range of concerns including trauma history, anxiety, depression, and grief/loss. I am passionate about mental health and helping people.

Next available: Apr 23

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