Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Felicia A. Humphery, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Hello, I am so excited to work together to solve the puzzle of life with you! I enjoy helping others find sunshine in the midst of storms. Everyone needs a great therapist to talk through life's many challenges and support them through the journey. As a native Houstonian, I received a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Prairie View A & M University and a master's degree in Social Work from the University of Houston-Main Campus. I have almost 20 years of experience in counseling individuals from...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 18

If you are overwhelmed, hurting, frustrated, and stressed it is time for a change. Has depression, anxiety, addiction, or relationship issues created chaos and despair in your life? You have come to the right place. I am eager to help individuals on their journey of recovery to help them achieve balance and healing. I utilize an eclectic combination of therapy techniques including solution-focused counseling, person centered therapy, CBT, DBT, EFT, reality therapy, and motivational interviewing in a supportive and caring environment, and will walk by your side as ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 10 years of experience counseling at-risk children, youth, adults, and families. My areas of special interest are coping with addictions, motivation, self-esteem, confidence building, intimacy-related issues, trauma, depression, mood management, anxiety disorders, parenting, and severe mental illness. I have worked with clients of all ages and creeds on issues across a wide spectrum of life challenges and mental illness- mild depression to schizophrenia. I am very direct when appropriate and incredibly empa...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of experience: 22

I believe in getting results. As an active and lifelong learner, I bring evidence-based techniques to my over 20 years of experience as a clinician to help people identify and achieve the goals that match their values. In pursuit of those techniques, I have obtained a Doctorate in Behavioral Health to complement my dgrees and licensure in Counseling. I hold certifications in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and biofeedback. My background provides me with the experience to assist with a wide range of concerns including depressed mood; anxiety, relationship...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in Texas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 20

Twenty years of experience in drug/alcohol and mental health therapy. I have worked as a mental health therapist in corrections, community mental health facilities, IOP programs, and Adult Drug Court, Juvenile Drug Court, and Opiate addiction and detox facilities. I have been a lead therapist and a facility Clinical Manager. I have done inpatient, outpatient and have experience in telemedicine psychiatric mental health work. My experience also includes QCC, Individual therapy, treatment team supervision. My areas of expertise include family therapy. Anxiety. Mood ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 30

WHAT GROWTH AND CHANGE DO NOT NEED TO BE: * painful or hard * take months or years * reliving all of the painful junk that you've already survived * being formal, awkward, or uncomfortable (newsflash: upleveling your life can actually be FUN!) * talking about alllll of the things that are not working in your life In fact, not only is it not necessary to talk incessantly about all of the things going wrong in your life in order to change them, I can tell you that that's exactly what we WON...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I would look forward to working with you with what you have been experiencing and creating a comfortable, safe space and for building deeper understanding and coping strategies that can help. I can accept clients who are can be flexible with my Tu/Th morning schedule at this time from about 9:15-11:30 am, varies by the week or I will try to find a daytime appt that could work. We would be able to use the messaging often for therapeutic feedback, coping and communication strategies, worksheets, suggestions and to gain perspective. I will typically be able to resp...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 30

I am licensed in Mississippi with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Coaching
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with 10 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. I have an extensive history working with first responders in and out of the field. I worked with the local police, fire and EMT utilizing CISM and debriefing training. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am prou...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 17

I am licensed in Texas with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

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Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 40

I am licensed in Texas with 40 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. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Welcome! I am clinical therapist licensed in District of Columbia and Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I graduated from University of Southern California and have been embedded within the military community as a service member, as a spouse and as a civilian service worker. I have helped many clients with varying concerns including depression and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting challenges and trauma. I have also worked with individuals and couples who have experienced physical and emotional abuse. As a life and career coach, I mentored...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How To Find Counseling Oak Leaf

Finding the best therapist close by in Oak Leaf can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf. 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 Oak Leaf, 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, these professionals 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 Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf counselors 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 Oak Leaf area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Oak Leaf
  • DBT in Oak Leaf
  • Substance use therapy in Oak Leaf
  • Couples therapy in Oak Leaf

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Oak Leaf, 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 Oak Leaf, elsewhere in Ellis, 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 Oak Leaf area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf 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 in Oak Leaf: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Oak Leaf: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Oak Leaf: $100
  • Therapy in Oak Leaf: $80

While many psychologists in Oak Leaf may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Oak Leaf 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Oak Leaf, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Oak Leaf above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Oak Leaf 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Oak Leaf counselor 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 almost one million people in Oak Leaf, TX, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 75154 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 in Oak Leaf can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Oak Leaf 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Oak Leaf 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 Oak Leaf, 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.

Oak Leaf has many professionals 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. In Oak Leaf, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Oak Leaf.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Oak Leaf:

75154