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Mieasha Edmonds

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsAnger managementDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi! You have made the first step on a new journey! I know talking to a stranger can be a bit unnerving. So, let me introduce myself. I'm Mieasha Edmonds. I have been practicing as a counselor for over 8 years now and in the mental health field for about 10 years. My journey started when I received my Bachelor of Arts in English from Sam Houston State University. During that time I served as a local youth pastor while at SHSU. I went on to attend seminary to fulfill my goal of becoming a Chaplain for the United Methodist Church. It was during that process that I fell in love with counseling and changed my life’s trajectory. I later earned my Masters of Arts in Counseling and Masters of Divinity from Houston Graduate School of Theology. Since graduating, I have grown to love all aspects of spirituality and counseling. In my 10 years I have worked with adolescents, elderly, and adults who struggle with addiction and mental illness. I have worked as a psychotherapist in both inpatient and outpatient settings and have experience in providing services and support to those who are struggling with grief and loss, anxiety, trauma, depression, substance use, psychosis, and life stressors. I am a proud member of the LGBT community. I believe that everyone deserves to be loved and understood. I am passionate about helping others heal and my therapeutic approach consists of person-centered, solution-focused, and strengths-based therapies. However, I meet the needs of clients on an individual, case by case basis. I'm looking forward to sharing this journey with you.

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Claudia Amaris

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
AddictionsRelationship issuesCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesADHD
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome to counseling, my name is Claudia. I've been a counselor since 2014 and feel honored to work with anyone seeking additional help to get their life back. Sometimes, your life doesn't feel right and things aren't going your way. We can work on that. Whether you are going through a difficult time adjusting to unforeseen things or you haven't felt quite yourself for a while. There are many reasons that people seek counseling and I believe that everyone is different, needing individualized therapeutic treatment. I also work with couples, married, engaged or dating to work through issues like arguing, infidelity, communication or just haven't shared a passionate kiss in a while. I believe that couples can reignite their initial passion with counseling. I've had additional training and experience with people experiencing substance abuse. Whether it is a new problem or a life long struggle, you deserve help and have seen treatment do wonders. As far as the ages that I work with, I work with adults over 18 years old. In the first sessions, we will learn if we are a therapeutic fit. That meaning, do we communicate well enough for you to do counseling... I use worksheets and other materials as part of our sessions, some people like it, others don't like doing the work. It will always be to help you with the counseling journey. :-) Before becoming a counselor, I was in the business world, therefore understand big career transitions. Along with that, how important social support is. I know that counseling can seem to be a big step and will help make it as easy as possible. I will be honored to work with you via voice or video sessions. Currently, my availability is flexible and on weekends.

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Dr. Janice Moran

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): Ph.D.,LPC,CRC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
16 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome! My name is Dr. Janice, and I am so excited to virtually meet you. I am passionate about helping people go from doubtful and insecure to assertive and confident. MY mission is to provide therapy to help people heal childhood wounds, create/set/stick to boundaries, embrace self-care, tap into their intuitive wisdom, find their voices, discover their resilience, and confidently live their lives. As a therapist who has been blind since birth, I am able to use my knowledge and background from both ends of the spectrum in order to provide specialized therapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups who are experiencing vision loss. In addition to therapy, I am able to help you and your family access specific local services and state resources. My approach is warm, interactive, and compassionate. I love strategizing with my clients to find viable options and solutions for growth and making sustainable changes. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-affirming and related issues, couples/family/relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, confidence, and overcoming religious trauma. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts, feelings, and topics can be shared without fear of judgment. I am an anti-racist, LGBTQ+ afirming therapist who is also a part of the LGBTQ+ community. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. I'm here to tell you that you belong, and you don't have to fight for your seat at the table.

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Maysun Elnihum

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My name is Maysun and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. I have had the honor of working with children and adults in a private practice setting and at psychiatric facilities. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Opening up to a therapist might make you feel nervous, but it can be helpful to gain new perspectives and insight to your thoughts and behaviors. We aren't often taught healthy ways to cope with life's challenges, and I can provide a safe space to work through trauma, relationships, anxiety, negative thinking patterns, and other obstacles. There are many ways you can achieve your goals, and therapy can be one of them!

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Tory Woods

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

At times, it may be difficult to understand how you arrived at the place in life at which you are or understand why you have experienced different situations in your life. You may have experienced trauma or stress that have led you to this place. You may have feelings of depression, anxiety, or may even have an uncertainty about how you feel. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, my intention is to work diligently with you to identify and examine maladaptive patterns that cause obstacles for you to be the best version of yourself and live a positive and healed life.

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Terri Gossett

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
15 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with over 15 years of professional work experience, with populations including young adults through senior citizens. I have experience in helping clients with stress; anxiety; family conflicts; career challenges; physical, sexual and emotional trauma and abuse; motivation; self esteem; self confidence; and LGBTQ+ issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines rational-emotive therapy, humanistic, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. 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 change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I look forward to working with you! Have a blessed day!

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Dr. Patricia Taylor

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Trauma and abuseGriefCoping with life changesCoachingCompassion fatigue
30 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Christina Davis

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MSW,LCSW,CSAYC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in the state of Indiana and Texas. I have over 7 years of experience working with various populations as a mental health therapist and psychological health coordinator. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relational issues, parenting concerns, career challenges, childhood/adult trauma, sexually harmful behaviors, post traumatic stress, ADHD and more. My therapy style is welcoming, engaging and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion, and I don't believe in put downs as we have all experienced barriers and road blocks at some point in our life. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, person centered, and a solution focused approach. I will focus our conversation and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. My ultimate goal is to help you, help yourself because you are the expert on what you need and how you feel. I empathize with each individual person as it takes a strong person to continuously work towards positive change. If you are ready then I am here to help.

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Jessica Neri

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of mental health concerns including stress and anxiety, depression, family conflicts, parenting issues and life transitions. I've worked with clients in various settings including hospital, emergency room, residential treatment and outpatient settings. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Dawn Brown

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Boyd

Finding the best therapist close by in Boyd can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Boyd that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Boyd. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Boyd, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Boyd region and in the state of Texas. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Boyd or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Boyd area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Boyd therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Boyd, elsewhere in Wise, or in the greater state of Texas.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Boyd area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Boyd therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Boyd due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Boyd may not take health insurance, some in the state of Texas may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Texas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Boyd online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Boyd, Texas working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Boyd psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Boyd above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Boyd helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Boyd therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Boyd therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Boyd?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Boyd therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Boyd therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Boyd therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Boyd therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in TX, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 76023 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Boyd counselor?

Before seeing your Boyd therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Boyd.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice from a therapist. A Boyd licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy with a Boyd counselor can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Boyd, Texas can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Boyd has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

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