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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Buddy Duncan. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for well over twenty years. In my private practice I have worked with many individuals in crisis and transition. I began years ago working with those struggling with addiction issues. I then transitioned to several years working with those with severe medical issues and chronic pain. I have functioned as a Marriage Counselor in all of these years and specialized the last decade with grief and loss issues. I taught psychology in college for multiple years and served as an academic adviso...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

My passion is to see my Client's develop insight into their situation in which they can create a positive change and bring a healthy balance back into their life. Helping clients develop personal insight, regaining trust in self and others, as well as developing & deciphering verbal/non- verbal communication. Are you facing a devastating/overwhelming life event? Struggling with work in a service field? A new diagnosis? Feelings of sadness or anger making life feel to difficult, or even hopeless? Together we can navigate through those feeling ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I hold a Baccalaureate degree (BA) in Humanities and a Master’s degree (MS) in Counseling. My formal education and professional experience have prepared me to counsel individuals, couples, families and groups My primary theoretical approach is cognitive behavior therapy. This is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving. My goal is to change patterns of thinking or behavior that are behind client’s difficulties, and so change the way they feel. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A. LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I have worked within the mental health field beginning in 2011 with substance abuse treatment programming in both support and clinical roles. Throughout this time, I've worked with over 1,000 clients from ages ranging from 17-64 and who were from across the United States with their own unique cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Currently, I oversee a non-profit substance abuse program that serves over 250 clients per year, in addition to working with individual clients on other issues they want to address. Beginning in 2016, I started working with c...

This is Kathleen Petrak's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Texas with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, family issues and ADHD. I have worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, a pain management clinic, and primarily private practice, so I have a wide range of experience. My counseling style is supportive and non-judgmental. I believe in treating anyone with respect and compas...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS ,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

My name is pronounced "Pay-tra" and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas that has been practicing for 15 years. I have worked with clients ranging from age 5 to 65 years old on topics such as, but not limited to anxiety, grief, self harm, depression, self esteem, and trauma. Our mental health is a key part of coping with life’s big changes and I am here to offer you support during this time. My treatment approach is Solution Focused and Narrative therapy. My counseling style is compassionate and non-judgemental as I believe in treating ever...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello. My name is Taylor, and I am an LPC in Texas. I was able to obtain a undergraduate degree in psychology from TCU, and then my masters in psychology at Western Kentucky University. I have experience of 3+ years working at an inpatient hospital setting where I floated around between units working with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics, and Persons in the Military. Ever since then I have been working exclusively with adolescents and children teaching them CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) skills for 5 years. Around the start of the pandemic (June 202...

This is Mistie Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and have been providing therapy in private practice for the last 12 years. I have experienced in treating a wide variety of ages and concerns including depression, anxiety, co-parenting issue, relationship issues as well as physical and emotional trauma. We are not defined by our past experiences but we are shaped by them. I believe we have to utilize these experiences and learn to recognize those coping skills that are no longer serving us well. My counseling style is interactive and friendly. I believe in accepting peo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Texas 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 intervi...

This is Sherod Coleman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,,LPC,LCDC-I
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 3

My goal is to help you become clearer on where you are, so you are able to acknowledge your pain, heal and find the freedom to experience life in a new way, making new decisions, and finding fulfillment. I work with clients who are feeling “stuck” and inevitably struggle with addictions, anxiety, depression, compulsive behaviors, unsatisfying relationships, and unfulfilling work. I believe we are all worthy of living the life we intended – in finding the power to overcome our current circumstance thereby living a happier and more meaningful life. In my practice...

This is Thomas Slough's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I have been providing counseling for the past 40 years. I began my career at MHMR, gaining experience in individual and family therapy. I moved on to private practice focusing on abuse issues and trauma, depression, anxiety, anger management and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). I have seen over 100 Vietnam Veterans and 10 Desert Storm Veterans for diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. I have also worked with adult and child victims of physical/sexual/emotional abuse. I currently provide counseling services to the local public school system, working with students ...

This is Stefanie Escontrias's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LPC,Stefanie Cristina Escontrias
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Texas and Hawaii with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I have experience with working with the LGBTQA community. I am an Army Veteran with experience assisting clients who are coping with PTSD. I received my Master's Degree in Counseling, and I have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I received my degrees while attending Hawaii School of Professional Psychology, Oahu campus. I work with my clients to create an open and saf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Texas with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

This is Mindy  McDonald's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the states of Texas and Utah with pending certification in Oregon. Navigating life can be hard. There is no manual, and many of us did not grow up models or examples we want to emulate. Some of us are seeking tools and resources to evolve and grow beyond our current limits, others need a sounding board or someone who believes in us and can cheer us on. Regardless of your need, my goal is to help. As human beings, we all find that we need other perspectives, support, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Life in general can be challenging. We are all human and as humans, we will all go through times where we need help. Whether those difficulties include anxiety, depression, refocusing our thoughts, relationships, or just the everyday encounters of life, I am here to support you in overcoming life’s struggles and assist you in cultivating resilience. My hope is to help people face the challenges of life, find healthy ways to cope, and positively manage life. I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I am familiar working with all age groups as well as all different kinds of backgrounds. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Texas with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, 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. 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 - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & parenting issues. 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 - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Texas with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress, trauma and abuse, anxiety, relationship issues, & anger management. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Mountain City, Texas (Mountain City, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Texas with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, chronic pain, & sleeping problems. 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Mountain City?

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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City or elsewhere in Hays 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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City 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 Mountain City, 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 Mountain City, 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 78610 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 Mountain City:

78610, 78640

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.