I believe therapy can be a helpful and positive experience for you! I am here to guide you on this journey. We will work together toward alleviating symptoms, improving relationships, and reaching your life goals. We will create a safe space where we will be able to communicate openly and honestly. I am nonjudgmental, compassionate, fun, and genuine. I've been a licensed therapist since 1994, so I have experience with a wide variety of issues. I use various methods and techniques, and I tailor these to meet the needs of each individual. I love being a therapist because each journey is unique! I do provide some live sessions, but I rely heavily on the asynchronous messaging. I’ve found that this mode offers time for the client and the therapist to process information throughout the communication. This can be very helpful in the process of therapy. I’d love to work with you if it sounds like we’d be a good fit!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
TX LCSW 65761
OK LCSW 1876
This is my first experience with therapy and Mary Beth Ritchie has made it a great experience so far. The way she listens to what I have to say by echoing my response and asking if thats what I ment makes me feel very validated and I truly appreciate that. She also gives great suggestions on how I can work on things that I feel I need help on.
Written on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Understands my problems and really makes me think about how to fix while still guiding me.
Written on Oct 07, 2021 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse
Mary Beth is kind, respectful, extremely patient and insightful. She listens well and responds quick. She takes the time to pay attention to every detail and reply to each element of my messages. She asks useful questions which help target key issues and realizations. I highly recommend her, she's wonderful and communication is very clear. Thank you!
Written on Aug 26, 2021 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and adhd
Mary Beth has been supportive, responsive and objective. She asks good reflective questions and hones in on key issues.
Written on Feb 05, 2020 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, anger management, and coping with life changes
Mary Beth is an excellent counselor. She is kind and thoughtful and listens well. I've found sessions with her to be very helpful.
Written on Nov 30, 2019 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, intimacy-related issues, and career difficulties
Mary Beth has understood my very complicated situation very easily and helped me find ways to cope and improve my well being. The difference in me within just two weeks is remarkable.
Written on Sep 25, 2019 after therapy with Mary Beth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue