Phoenix is a desert city, and one that is thriving. Despite its dry climate, it has found its own unique identity, filled with people who provide a little cool water to a dry desert. With that said, your life can sometimes feel like a desert. It can be beautiful, but you can get lost in it without any food or water. 

A counselor can be your oasis and your way to explore the good stuff the desert climate has to offer. Speak to a Phoenix-based counselor today. Like a phoenix, you too can rise from the ashes and shine beautifully in the sun.

MC, LPC
Specialties: LGBT, Grief, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a licensed professional counselor with 9+ years of experience in Phoenix, both in the public sector and private practice settings. I have worked with a range of ages, cultures, and challenges, including anxiety and depression, interpersonal conflict, and identity development in transitional periods. I have also taught Attachment and Trauma courses for caretakers who have children displaying issues of trust and connectivity. The most effective means for change in the counseling setting is the relationship between the therapist and client. I work to establi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, I am Dr. Neil Stafford. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 12 years of experience providing therapy to a wide range of individuals and families in the state of Arizona. I am also a certified school psychologist. I am an Arizona native. I received my doctoral degree in southern California, and then returned to Arizona to start our family and go into practice. I have a well rounded experience of work with individuals from ages 5 to 70 with a wide variety of challenges. My training includes CBT, family therapy, mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiolo...

MSC,NCC,LPC
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

"A skilled listener can help people tap into their own wisdom" (Richard Rohr). I collaborate with you to help you build on the strengths you already possess. Replace distorted thoughts and perceptions with healthier behaviors and more stable emotions. You can live a more fulfilled life. I can help. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 8 years' experience, and I want to help you create your personal vision of your best self. Whatever kind of counseling you need—individual, couples, family—I have something for you. I can help with depression, anxiety, low se...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Greetings and Welcome, My name is Dr. Diane Hediger. I have over 25 years of experience working in various settings including hospitals, community mental health agencies, and schools. I work with individuals, couples, and families. I have experience working with a variety of issues including; stress, trauma, feelings of sadness, relationship issues, parenting difficulties, grief and loss, addictions, and attentional/concentration problems. I provide a safe, nurturing, and compassionate environment in which to explore emotional and challenging issues. I...

LPC,CSAC,EMDR
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Ever since I was 12 years old I knew that I had a passion for helping people. I started working in a daycare, moved to school settings, and continued moving up from there. I have over 17 years of experience in the mental health and addictions field. I have been fully licensed for 3 years. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree and a double major in Psychology and Addiction Studies from Alverno College in 2007. In 2010, I received my Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling with a minor in Addiction Studies. I'm originally from Wisconsin but I've been in...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hi! My name is Katarina and love helping people. I have been working in the counseling field for over 12 years and have had the opportunity to be in a variety of settings. I have worked in the school setting, hospital settings, community agencies and a state prison. Each area has helped me to expand my knowledge and expertise, especially as it relates to managing stress, anxiety, depression, and being healthy overall. I am passionate about people being able to live their best lives. In counseling I emphasize how taking care of yourself can influence your mood...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your counselor. I have had 20 plus years working with individuals, couples and families, many of whom were experiencing acute distress, hopelessness, and were generally in some type of crisis; typically, they presented with complex and difficult problems often involving the courts, child welfare agencies, etc... Therefore, out of necessity I have learned how to promptly identify core problematic issues, connect with the person(s) in need of help and develop a specific, concrete measurable plan to get them back on tr...

MA,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a graduate of Arizona State University and Argosy University. Using my undergraduate degree in Justice Studies and my master's degree in mental health counseling, I have worked with a wide range of clients, including under-served populations, clients with severe chemical addictions, teens in residential treatment centers and court ordered clients. I treat a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues and career challenges. I also work with minority populations includin...

Ph.D., LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 16

Safe, Healing & Confidential Welcome! I look forward to working with you to find the stability you desire. If you are experiencing tough choices and life transitions that are impacting how you feel about yourself and life, please know I am here to be an active listener and supporter to help you arrive at decisions that are best for you. Please know that LGBTQ clients are safe here. I work collaboratively to provide active self-care skills within a solution focused and safe environment. You are not alone. During our work together, we will discuss what I can...

LPC ,NBCCH ,BC-TMH
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

While I work with clients of all ages and a wide variety of issues, I particularly enjoy working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues, and helping survivors of trauma to heal and to flourish. While I do not impose my beliefs on clients, I am a Christian and willingly deal with spiritual matters that clients may bring to counseling. I am also a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and assist clients with smoking cessation, weight loss, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem to name just a few, using this modality. In addition, I am a Ce...

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One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can. A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state. In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss, an addiction or issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends or partner. A Phoenix therapist can help you confront this issue and find ways to face it and heal. With more than 1,615,017 people in the city of Phoenix, finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 85073 or surrounding zip codes, take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed below.