This is Daniel Merchant's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

Daniel G. Merchant received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama. Daniel went on to earn a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and a Master in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Daniel specializes in Adolescents, Individuals and Families. Daniel has counseled in a variety of setting for the past 17 years. These include emergency shelter, non-profit, private practice, schools, and outpatient facilities striving to help all family membe...

This is Tova Scott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,M.Ed,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Marriage, Couples, and Family counselor who is currently licensed in the state of Texas. I have 5 years of experience working with individuals across the age span addressing issues related to depression, anxiety, relationship issues (parenting, couples), behavior issues, anger, and ADHD. My counseling style is open and collaborative. I believe in treating others with respect and creating a space of honesty and trust. My approach to therapy involves using evidenced- based therapeutic models while taking a person-centered approach to meet your needs. ...

This is Lory LeBlanc's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I have over 20 years of experience working with cancer patients and patients with mental health issues. My background includes individual and group counseling, as well as crisis intervention. I have worked with patients from 12 years old to 80 years old. I have worked with issues that range from depression to schizophrenia. Regardless of the issue, worries, stressors that you are dealing with we, together, will design a treatment plan that will help guide you to where you want to be in your life. I take a holistic, open minded, therapeutic approach with all m...

This is Dr. Rita Martin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DBH,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I see counseling as a process in which you the client, and I, the counselor, having come to understand and trust one another, work as a team to explore and define present problem situations, develop future goals for an improved life and work in a systematic fashion toward realizing those goals. I focus on clients self-awareness, self-acceptance, and empower them to change self-sabotaging behaviors. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel Services, Counseling from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in May 2011 and a Doctor of Behaviora...

This is Miguel Lopez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Miguel Lopez and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I provide telehealth therapy all across Texas. I received my Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio where I received the knowledge, experience and skills working with an array of individuals seeking counseling services. I have worked with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, sexual identity and gender related issues, trauma, grief and loss. My counseling style is Eclectic....

This is Erin Ellett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I attended Texas A&M University and graduated with my undergraduate degree in Psychology. I then attended St.Edwards University and completed my Masters in Counseling in 2005. I work primarily with individuals 17 and above with various topics including; PTSD, Trauma, substance abuse and addiction as well as recovery and the process that entails. I work a lot with individuals who struggle with Depression, Anxiety, BI-Polar as well as Schizophrenia and accompanying personality disorders. I believe every person is unique and work with each person to help them get...

This is Kelli Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome. My name is Kelli. I am a licensed professional counselor in Louisiana and Texas. I have worked with over 500 families on various mental health related and socio-economic issues over a 12 year span. I have been providing direct counseling to children, adolescents, & adults for over 7 years. I am trained and pursuing certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I have additional experience working with clients of a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, parenting skills training, ADHD, Oppositional Defi...

This is Bonnie Rose Bury-Blattman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Challenges affect us all and sometimes they seem overwhelming. We wonder where to turn. Family and friends seem to have good intentions, but most often are uncomfortable exploring your problems, or telling you things such as "Just get over it. It'll pass" among other unhelpful comments that only cause more confusion and a sense that something's wrong with you. You have the answers inside; let me help you find them! Let's take a journey to wellness and empowerment. My primary focus is on adolescents and adults with problems of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, ...

This is Jennifer Fraser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I hold a MA in Community Counseling from Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a BA in Psychology from Montclair State University in New Jersey. I have been serving in the psychiatric field for over 18 years. As a mental health clinician, I provide professional counseling services and tools to assist clients, experiencing emotional and mental health challenges, on ways to rebuild their lives. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief, relatio...

This is Peter Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, my name is Peter Miller and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I graduated from Texas Tech University with a Masters of Education with a focus in clinical and mental health counseling. I have over 5 years experience working directly with parents and children as well as adoption and foster care families. I am currently working in the field of addiction and have experience addressing other mental health issues, such as, depression, anxiety, anger, etc. I enjoy getting to know others and being able to work on life's difficulties toget...

This is Roselyn Guillory's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional counselor licensed in Texas with over 4 years of experience working as a clinical psychotherapist. I have a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, grief, addiction, and mood disorders. I also helped many people who have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and ...

This is Alicia Brigham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas with 9 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, career challenges, and boundary issues. My therapy style is warm, open, and interactive. I treat all with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and dialectical behavioral therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I look forward ...

This is Kelisha LaGrone's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 9

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in CA and TX with over 10 years of experience working in mental health. I have worked with clients facing a wide range of concerns, which includes, but is not limited to, depression, anxiety, trauma, family and relationship conflicts, career and parenting challenges, life transitions, and ADHD. My therapy style is authentic, warm, and inviting. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and solution focused therapies. Although this is my approach, I believe what I do best is "meeting my client right ...

This is Esyesmeri (Esther) Scott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

Working with people around the world has afforded Esther the development of multicultural skills and a unique perspective on the core issues impacting human emotions, giving her the ability to provide effective treatment solutions to complicated problems. She has earned a double degree in Psychology and Business Administration and a Master’s in Mental Health. Her counseling services focuses on the full spectrum of your life including emotional, spiritual, professional and relationship with self and others. She takes an action-oriented, step-by-step approach and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Texas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Texas with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Texas with 4 years of professional work experience. I am also a veteran after 12 years in the military. I have experience in helping veterans, service members, families with PTSD, life transitions, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I help clients through a holistic approach. No one fits perfectly in a box and I tailor the therapy for you using psychotherapy, self-awareness, homework, and more in order to give you tools to use for life. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am pro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brookside Village, Texas (Brookside Village, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

I am licensed to counsel in Texas with 35 years of professional experience. I have worked well with clients having a wide range of challenges including anxiety and stress, abuse and trauma, grief and discouragement. I look forward to collaborating with you for your personal growth in a safe, interactive environment where your thoughts and emotions can be shared without fear of judgment. You are unique and so our work will unfold in its own particular way and at its own pace. I want to support you in new understandings and practical skills to embrace life's strug...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Brookside Village?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Brookside Village area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Brookside Village and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Brookside Village or elsewhere in Brazoria or the state of Texas.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Brookside Village therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Brookside Village due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Brookside Village and elsewhere throughout the state of Texas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Brookside Village to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Brookside Village, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Brookside Village, TX, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 77581 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Brookside Village:

77581

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 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.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.