Your mind can sometimes feel like it’s doing gymnastics, and not in a good way. It can twist and turn itself to justify your bad habits, or give you unneeded criticism. When trying to explain yourself, mental gymnastics are rarely good, and you may wonder who can help you. One person who can help is a counselor based in Coppell. 

Coppell is known for its gymnastics, and while real gymnastics is great, mental gymnastics, not so much. A counselor can help untwist your mind and allow you to justify yourself using logic and not actions that don't make sense. 

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Felix Murad

Offering therapy in TX
License: M.Ed,LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience

Hello, and welcome to my page. My name is Felix, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas, an LMHC in Washington, and a National Certified Counselor. I consider myself a multicultural counselor with an eclectic approach when helping clients overcome barriers to their overall wellness. While I adopt an eclectic counseling approach, I view the clients I work with through a humanistic philosophy. This means I believe each person is the expert of their own lives, and I am here to guide you through overcoming barriers that hinder you from living a life full of vitality and flourishing. The modalities I use, depending on the client, include Cognitive Behavior Therapy, D.B.T. Skills Training, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, Expressive Creative Arts, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Narrative therapy. My approach is tailored to my client's specific needs and is always collaborative, ensuring that my clients have a say in how best to assist them. I offer individual and couples counseling to address various mental health and relationship concerns. My experience includes helping individuals overcome issues such as Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Major Depression, Adjustment, Stress, Anger Issues, Substance abuse addictions, Process addictions, Domestic Violence, LGBTQ concerns, Career Exploration, Coping with chronic illness, Bullying, Self-esteem, Specific phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Trauma, and increasing overall wellness. In addition, I have experience working with couples to navigate relationship concerns, including pre-marital counseling, divorce, adjustment, and communication issues. With my background and expertise, I am confident that I can help you start living life to your fullest potential!

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Elissa Jeter

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
3 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Texas. I grew up and went to school in New York. I have been working in in the Mental Health industry in Texas for 6 years. I also provided Mental Health services for 5 years in the US Army. I enjoy working with adults on a variety of issues, including depression/anxiety, trauma, and relationship problems. Since I have provided therapeutic services in multiple settings and to various populations, I am able to bring multiple perspectives to each session. I prefer to view clients holistically and individually. I believe that people need to be viewed as whole person before any single aspect can be worked on. In addition, every person is an individual with a unique set of experiences that have created their worldview- therapy should also be unique and tailored to each individual's needs and experiences. My theoretical approach is best described as eclectic. My core modality is Cognitive- Behavioral, however I feel this approach leaves out essential aspects of the human experience, such as emotional, relational, and spiritual health. Every level of an individual's health needs to be considered before true growth and happiness can be reached. I am excited to get to know you!

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Laronne James

Offering therapy in TX
License: MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepression
6 years of experience

Hi there! My name is Laronne (la-Ron) and I have been involved in several aspects of the mental health field for fifteen years. I am a Texan and currently work in a suburb of Dallas. I have a partner of twelve years and a 28 year old son. I began my journey as a criminal justice addictions professional and worked with a variety of clients to include those with intellectual disabilities who had been charged with a variety of crimes as well as federal parolees who are having issues with substance abuse. I also facilitated a group for high school kids who had tested positive for (mostly) marijuana during random testing. I worked with people with autism and intellectual disabilities from 2004 through 2017 working closely with psychiatrists and performed as a team leader. While working on obtaining my license I worked in a psychiatric hospital in the intensive outpatient program during my internship. After obtaining my license I sought employment with a social service agency so that I could work with a wide variety of people with a wide range of concerns. I enjoy working with different cultures and subcultures and most often work with people with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, past trauma and those dealing through life changes such as grief, disability, and retirement, forced or otherwise. Although an existentialist at heart, my therapeutic approach is primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I feel this approach works very well for a myriad of issues and is relatively short term and is an action therapy which provides working tools and is client driven.

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Dr. Thanh Ngo

Offering therapy in TX
License: PsyD,MA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

I believe many people are combating difficult emotional problems everyday without much support for many reasons. As I can understand how seeking help can be intimidating, it is my professional and personal goal to always strive to offer my clients a warm, empathic, and safe place to address their challenges. If you are struggling with a particular issue, or simply looking for a safe place to express yourself, I'm excited to begin the process with you. I am a clinical psychologist who is licensed in Wisconsin. I joined the BetterHelp team because I have always believed that mental health services are more effective in a range of formats, and in a manner that makes them accessible anytime and anywhere. As a millennial, I understand the importance that technology plays in one's life and how teletherapy is more convenient and comfortable for many people. My areas of expertise include anxiety, addiction, relationship difficulties, sexual problems, and mood disorders. I am also passionate to serve those whose trauma has affected their lives in many ways and work with you to empower yourself and gain control of your life path. Additionally, as an immigrant who moved to the US at a young age, I also hope to work with individuals struggling to identify their cultural identity and navigate complex intergenerational trauma and multicultural issues. I am bilingual in Vietnamese and English and can provide therapy in both languages. I utilize a client-centered approach (meaning that YOU are the expert on you) that will allow you to identify your own strengths and resources, as well as cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches. I look forward to starting the recovery journey with you.

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Thomas Homrighaus

Offering therapy in TX
License: MA-LPC-S
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefParenting issues
23 years of experience

Hello, My Name is Tom. I'm a licensed professional counselor in Texas with over 20 years experience. Although my license is in Counseling, my education is in Psychology with a bachelors and a master degree in Psychology-clinical focus, along with post graduate study in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine-Mind Body Connection. I utilize positive-strength based-solution focused counseling with a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. I have extensive experience with group, individual, and family counseling, having counseled clients, supervised therapist and interns, and trained workers in a residential setting for many years. In my residential career, I was fortunate to counsel a diverse collection peoples from all over the U.S. and abroad, with many types of problems, and from many types of backgrounds and lifestyles. My personal counseling philosophy is to help individuals discover strengths, values, self-worth, and empathy for self and others so that person can turn their life around from a painful path of problems to a path of wellness. I'm now offering my experience to mature adults, young adults, teens, and parents seeking experienced professional counseling for a variety of life problems.

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Patrick Gibson

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyGriefParenting issuesSelf esteemDepression
31 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 31 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & 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.

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Tamara Harris

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesCoaching
18 years of experience

I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor(LPC-S) with a Ph.D, in Counselor Education. I primarily practice in Texas with over 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert in your life 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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Laura Tellez

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
12 years of experience

I am licensed bilingual (Spanish/English) therapist in the state of Texas, with over 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, 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.

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Jeanette Fierro

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
3 years of experience

Hello, my name is Jeanette Fierro. I am a Latina therapist licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. I currently live in Van Horn, Texas and spent most of my life in Odessa, Texas. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, feelings of anger and frustration, trauma and abuse, & 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. Although I do not give advice or direction, I will provide insight and understanding to your situation, so that you can ultimately decide what is the best course of action toward your personal goals. 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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Teresa Hardley

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseADHD
4 years of experience

"We're all a bunch of weirdos on a quest to belong." -Aesop Rock Hi, I'm so glad you're here. I go by Terry or T, she/they pronouns. I'm genderqueer in orientation & presentation, AUDHD, polyamourous (over 17 years practicing), kink-affirming (over 18 years practicing), non-religious LCSW. I am licensed in Texas with several years of professional therapy experience. I have nearly 20 years working in end of life and chronic illnesses. My strengths lie in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtq+ related issues, relationship issues, & trauma,abuse and people who are neurodiverse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment and I meet clients where they are. I take a collaborative approach in our work together as our needs are so varied and can change weekly. Taking the first step to accessing therapy takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find counseling in Coppell

Finding the best therapist close by in Coppell 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 that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Coppell. 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 Coppell, 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. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Coppell or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. 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 Coppell area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find 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 Coppell, elsewhere in Dallas, or in the greater state of Texas.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Coppell 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 Coppell 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 Coppell 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 BetterHelp or clinicians 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).

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

Therapists in Coppell, 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 psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a 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, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Coppell 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 Coppell helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Coppell 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:

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 Coppell 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?

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 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.

A psychologist 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 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 Coppell 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 lot of people in TX, providers 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 75099 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

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

Before seeing your 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. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist 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. A Coppell 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 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 mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy 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 professional 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 Coppell, 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.

Coppell 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?

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.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

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

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 through the contact page or send an email to

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.

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:

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75019, 75099

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