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Larry Bell Jr, LMFT, LCMFT

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Grief Coping with life changes Compassion fatigue
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About me

I am a South Carolina native who after serving my country in the U.S. Air Force, completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wichita State University, a M.S. in Family Therapy from Friends University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Kansas.

I have spent over 15 years working in the mental health industry in different roles and over 10 years as a clinician. I have provided mental health services within public school settings, for youth in the foster care system, for active duty military service members, for veterans through the VA hospital, as well as for individuals, groups, couples and families within private practice, both in-person and virtually. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, PTSD, grief, communication problems, conflict management, and those navigating microaggressions.

My clinical style is anchored in understanding your story, being invited into your world, identifying your goals, and walking alongside you on your journey. My approach includes supportive, solution-focused, intergenerational, strategic, structural, and process models of therapy.

I am a resource and tool here to assist you along your path, process, and progress.

Professional experience

13yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

TX LMFT 203280



These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Larry Bell Jr. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Patience, attentive, and an expert in his modality

Written on Feb 04, 2023 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Larry is able to take my thoughts and feelings and help me understand them better. He asks thought provoking questions and listens. He is non-judgmental and has helped me have a healthier view of myself and my life.

Written on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties

Larry has helped me for the past 2 years now and is the best therapist I’ve ever had. I’m in a much better place mentally now and am so thankful for his services. An absolute Angel on earth !

Written on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Larry has been like a friend who has been there to help guide you and has giving me a sense of direction as to how I need to approach certain aspects of my life.

Written on Jan 22, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts

Larry is great!

Written on Dec 01, 2021 after therapy with Larry for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I really look forward to my conversations with Larry! He has been incredibly helpful in getting me out of a dark place and excited about life again. Thank you Larry!

Written on Nov 20, 2021 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and self esteem