Many people find addressing mental health concerns or managing life’s demands to be significantly easier with the help of a mental health professional. Therapists regularly help clients manage mental health conditions, find solutions to life’s problems, and overcome past traumatic experiences. They may be able to help with almost any threat to your mental or emotional well-being. 

If you aren’t experiencing adverse conditions, you may still want to seek therapy for help with self-improvement and personal growth. A therapist may be able to help you improve low self-esteem, develop healthier habits, or offer proactive strategies to bolster self-confidence. Problem-solving is another common area where therapists provide assistance. Many therapists use a solutions-focused approach, prioritizing potential solutions over a problem’s cause, to help their clients navigate challenging issues. 

Mental health professionals are highly trained. They typically begin their education by earning a bachelor’s degree, often in psychology or social work. Almost all therapists then earn at least a master’s degree, often in fields like clinical mental health counseling, clinical social work, or marriage and family therapy. After graduating from an accredited master’s program, therapists are qualified to work provisionally under a licensed professional counselor supervisor. It typically takes thousands of hours of supervised practice before a therapist can see clients independently. 

Once able to practice independently, many practitioners continue their training to specialize in specific practice areas. For example, many therapists receive additional training about couples and families. They might mainly see couples and spouses to reduce relationship conflict or work with the whole family to reduce family conflict. Some practitioners also specialize in specific treatment strategies, such as mindfulness-based therapy. 

Professional counseling and therapy require therapists to leverage their education and life experience to assist their clients. Choosing a practitioner whose experience aligns with your needs is typically helpful. You may also want to consider online therapy, which allows you to attend sessions remotely. 

If you’re ready to meet with a therapist, Hurst, TX, has plenty of options. You may want to consider starting with the providers listed below. You can view their profiles to learn more about their training and experience, and you can also read reviews from past clients to make an informed decision about whether they are a good fit for you.  

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Jennifer Taylor

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MSW, LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed clinical social worker in both Texas and Kentucky with over 20 years of experience in psychotherapy and human services. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, adjustment disorders, substance abuse & addiction, crisis management, and religious or spiritual crises. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse and worked with LGBTQIA+ populations. My counseling style is casual and collaborative because everyone needs to feel comfortable and you are essential to your own healing. My approach combines Humanistic and Psychodynamic counseling within the frame work of Adaptive Information Processing theory. I draw from a plethora of modalities and treatment perspectives and utilize them primarily using EMDR psychotherapy. Everyone has a unique form of achieving greater mental health and I serve as a guide to discover yours. I applaud you for seeking a more fulfilling life for yourself. What it requires for people to take this step is not lost on me. I am here to support you in your growth.

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Dr. Carolyn Lennox

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): Ed.D.,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefBipolar disorderDepression
40 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Greetings, I have been privileged to serve as a counselor to individuals and families for over thirty-five years and have worked with people of different ages, races, nationalities, and gender preferences. Over the years I have worked primarily in mental health, family guidance, and rehab clinics. I also have had a private practice for over 12 years. People have entered counseling with me for a great variety of problems: stress, depression, anxiety, depression, anger, grief, loss, addictions and painful relationships. Some have suffered from serious mental illness; others are facing one of life’s many difficult situations and would like some guidance. As far as education, I have a doctorate in counseling and am a licensed master social worker and licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Texas. I have studied many different modalities of therapy and have incorporated those that work best for my clients into my practice. This allows me to focus on the individual in front of me (or on screen) and work with them in a way that respects their values and preferred pathways to change. Most people who work with me find me to be supportive, encouraging, honest, and insightful. They succeed in accomplishing the goals that they set for themselves and begin to live a life they enjoy. I hope that you will contact me and discover for yourself that these things are true.

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Ammie Carr

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,NCC,LCDC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsDepression
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Texas, Arizona and Nevada with over 10 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, parenting problems, and ADHD. I have helped many people who have experienced struggles from having mental health issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution focused and motivational interviewing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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. I look forward to working with you!

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James Liles

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
AddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hi there! My name is James Liles, and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years of experience in the emotional healing industry, the last 14 as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Throughout my career, I've been dedicated to helping individuals heal and find their inner strength. I've earned multiple degrees, including two Masters from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, an undergraduate degree in psychology from Louisiana Tech University, and a minor in military science from Grambling State. In the past, I also held a teaching degree and was licensed as a special education teacher EC-12 and a secondary educational counselor. My work experience spans various areas, and I've had the privilege of working with soldiers returning with combat trauma during my time in private practice in Killeen, Texas. Additionally, I've trained in EAGALA - equine-assisted therapy techniques, allowing me to bring unique approaches to my counseling sessions. Over the years, I've also gained valuable experience in assisting teens, couples, and families with behavioral and relational issues. Recently, I've been involved in the corporate wellness resiliency and life coaching sector, further broadening my expertise. When you work with me, expect an eclectic therapeutic experience. I believe in using various theories and counseling styles to tailor the approach that suits you best. Building genuine relationships with my clients and being fully present in our exchanges are essential aspects of my counseling philosophy. At heart, I am a healer, a helper, and a servant, driven by the desire to support you in your journey towards healing and personal growth. Outside of my work, I enjoy cooking, exercising, and spending quality time with my spouse. I believe in practicing self-care and maintaining a balanced life, which enables me to be even more present and attentive to my clients' needs. If you're looking for support on your emotional healing journey or seeking assistance with life coaching, I'm here to help. Referrals are always appreciated, and I look forward to the opportunity to work with you and support you in achieving your goals. Let's take this journey together

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Kana Lastovica

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Trauma and abuseParenting issuesSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
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 parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, depression & bipolar disorder. 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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Jenessia Cunningham

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Parenting issuesAnger managementSelf esteemCoping with life changesADHD
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 parenting issues, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Jean Smith

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemCoping with life changes
33 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 33 years of professional work experience. I am a faith-based counselor and have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, and other family life issues. 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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Delilah Lemons

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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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Graham Maxey

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
40 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Pennsylvania and Texas with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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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Rachel Saffer

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I began my career as a paralegal with a BA in Sociology with focus in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. After 5 years I realized that I was in the wrong profession and started working towards my Masters in Social Work from Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts in 2012. My passion is working with kids and adults to help them learn about their thoughts, feelings and emotions.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Hurst

Finding the best therapist close by in Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst. 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 Hurst, 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Hurst 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 Hurst, elsewhere in Tarrant, 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Hurst, 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Hurst 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.

Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 76053 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 Hurst counselor?

Before seeing your Hurst 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 Hurst.

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 Hurst 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 Hurst 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 Hurst, 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.

Hurst 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.

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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