Your mental health is essential if you want to win the game of life. Having a good mental state, be it managing your stress and anxiety, or just having the motivation needed to win at life, is quite important. A counselor based in Grand Prairie can help you make that change for yourself and improve your mental state altogether. 

Grand Prairie is known for its helicopters. Life can feel like a helicopter. One second, you're soaring high, and the next, you come crashing down. A counselor can help make sure your mental helicopter is soaring high above the rest of everyone else.

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Julie Jackson

Offering therapy in TX
License: MSW, LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsGriefParenting issuesDepression
3 years of experience

Our challenges can sometimes be simple, but other times, they can be like puzzles. Multiple factors and layers can play a part to produce complicated issues that are difficult to unravel. Ultimately, our mental health boils down to our world-view and how we perceive the events we experience. It’s important to remember that it’s not that our problems are unsolvable, it’s just that the solutions haven’t been identified or manifested yet. Further exploration may be needed. I am able to use a variety of treatment methods to support you in creating the life you want. I have my LCSW in Texas and California and have worked primarily in mental health and healthcare. I’d love to join you on your path towards a fulfilled and abundant life.

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Subena Gustave

Offering therapy in TX
License: LCSW,LMSW,MA
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
3 years of experience

Hello and thank you for taking steps to feel better. My name is Subena Gustave. I am an Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Texas. I am passionate about the mental health and well being of others and I have been working in the field for more than 15 years. I earned a Masters in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and then a Masters in Social Work from Touro College, both in New York City. Throughout the years I have worked with many different populations in various settings. I have worked with children and adults in inpatient, outpatient and partial hospital settings as well as community based programs. I currently work in private Texas. My consumers have presented with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, bi polar disorder and depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, and family related concerns. What should you expect from me: I am a compassionate and empathetic listener. I will be honest and respectful in all my interactions. My approach is client centered and with the use of cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing and solution focused brief therapies I aim assist you in achieving your goals. I believe my job as a therapist is not to give you the answers but to help you focus on your strengths and explore your options and find the best resolutions to your concerns and conflicts. I know that speaking to a stranger about personal concerns is daunting, however taking that first step is a sign of strength. I applaud you for your courage and look forward to working along with you on this journey.

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Tammie Greggains

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
11 years of experience

Hello! My name is Tammie and I am a nationally certified Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have worked in the mental health field for over 12 years. In the past, I have worked in the school system and private practice to help youth and adolescents, individuals and families. I have experience working with a wide range of concerns and mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma/abuse, ADHD, relationship issues, grief/loss, parenting concerns and life changes. My approach to therapy is client centered: clients are the experts on their lives and determine the direction and depth of therapy. My main focus in therapy is to meet my client where they are with acceptance and non-judgement and to use an approach that will work best for us as we work toward accomplishing your therapy goals. Through cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), I assist clients in exploring relationships among thoughts, feelings and behaviors with the goal of moving clients towards a life involving the capacity for experiencing joy, freedom and fulfilling their fullest potential and regaining a new perspective on life. I am here to support you through your journey. Specialties: Stress, Anxiety Depression Grief Relationship Issues Self esteem Family Conflicts Also experienced in: Parenting Issues, Anger management, ADHD, Trauma/Abuse, Coping with life changes, Self harm Clinical Approaches: Client - Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Years of Experience: 12

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Hannah Padilla

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changes
4 years of experience

Hello! My name is Hannah Padilla below are my qualifications, my experience, and some important information on the nature of counseling if you choose to work with me. Qualifications: I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I completed my education at Texas A&M International University gaining my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and then I went on to complete my Master of Forensic Psychology at University of Houston. I am trained in several therapy modalities, such as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and other therapy modalities. Experience: I have over four years of experience treating adolescent and adult clients with a wide range of psychological issues, emotional regulation issues, life management issues, distress tolerance and interpersonal skills. I usually go for person-centered therapies, but I am flexible. Due to my experiences in trauma treatment and my various trainings, I believe I can aid those who have been through a traumatic experience in gaining mastery over their trauma and learn skills so their trauma no longer impairs their daily living. I also have experience helping individuals manage anxiety, self-esteem, grief, PTSD, depression, and relationship issues. I have focused most of my experience on treating individuals who have experienced trauma. I have worked with individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, and neglect. I have also treated individuals who have not experienced trauma but have struggles with self-esteem, anger management, relationship issues, family issues, boundary setting, depression, and anxiety. I mainly use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on this platform but will utilize a variety of modalities to ensure that the needs of the client are being met. Nature of Counseling: My approach is warm and welcoming. I firmly believe in treating people with kindness and respect. I do like to challenge my client to motivate them to achieve the change they want to see in their lives. I provide the support needed to share, become aware of and address life challenges in a way that will aid clients in achieving their therapeutic goals. My theory of counseling is a cognitive behavioral approach which is based on the premise that people are born with distinctive personalities and different ways of perceiving and relating to those around us. There can be impactful life experiences and traumas that can trigger unrealistic or automatic thoughts which can lead to negatively influencing moods and behaviors. I have seen personal growth take place when you have the tools and the time to identify unhelpful and self-critical belief systems, confront and challenge negative thoughts, and learn to instill positive core beliefs instead. The ability to grow and change can be difficult, but I have seen with a little help people have the ability to achieve the changes they want to seem within themselves and in their lives. In the safety of our sessions, we will form a working alliance to provide you with the tools and the opportunity to addresses and work on the changes you want to make and see in yourself and in your life. My approach is based on respect, empathy, positive regard, and commitment to your personal goals and growth. We will work together to establish your goals in the beginning of therapy that will set a sort of map of things I will help you work on so you can achieve those goals.

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Caitlin Hancock

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 5 years of experience working as a counselor and life coach. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, as well as supporting individuals and families healing from trauma/abuse situations. My therapy style is conversational, supportive and inviting. I believe in treating anyone with respect, compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. Instead, I believe it is vital to meet individuals exactly in the midst of their struggle to find a way out. My approach includes solution-focused (good for very short-term counseling), family systems (good for understanding relationship dynamics), client-centered (good for reaching full potential) and cognitive-behavioral therapies (good for improving self-esteem). I will customize our time together and your treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs/goals for therapy. It takes courage to seek 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 and empower you through the process. I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Marnie Richard

Offering therapy in TX
Trauma and abuseEating disordersCareer difficultiesCoping with life changesADHD
8 years of experience

I have nine years of professional work experience, and I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, eating disorders, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. 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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Jeremyra Cross

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCoping with life changes
4 years of experience

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Christina Davis

Offering therapy in TX
License: MSW,LCSW,CSAYC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
7 years of experience

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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Rachel Fox

Offering therapy in TX
Relationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. 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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Sara Correll

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionCompassion fatigue
13 years of experience

You are not broken. There is hope. I accept you just as you are and will join you on your journey. As a Colorado native, I view therapy as a hiking trip. I cannot drag you up the mountain, but I can walk with you, guide you, bring snacks, show you the views, and rest with you. Our journey will have twists and turns, and we might even have to face scary things (like bears!), but we will do it together. I am licensed in Colorado and Texas and specialize in addiction, co-occurring disorders, codependency, anxiety, depression, and trauma. I also enjoy working with helpers and first responders. Whatever your reason for coming to therapy, I believe that you are the expert in your life and consider it a joy to be able to walk this part of your journey with you.

How to find counseling in Grand Prairie

Finding the best therapist close by in Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie. 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 Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 75053 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie, 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.

Grand Prairie 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.

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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 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.

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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Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Grand Prairie:

75050, 75051, 75052, 75053, 75054

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