Living under the big skies of Richland has a lot of advantages. This small Texas town is full of friendly people, wide open spaces, and that unique small town charm. But, not everyone in Richland is enjoying all this town has to offer because mental wellness issues get in the way. Many of us, just like millions of Americans across the country, have a hard enough time just getting through the day.

If issues like addiction, mental illness, toxic relationships, trauma, loss, or anything in between is getting in your way of enjoying your small town life and all it has to offer, please reach out to a professional today.

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Dr. Ashley Sutton

Offering therapy in TX
License: Ed.D,LPC-S,NCC
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementBipolar disorderDepression
8 years of experience

Greetings! My name is Dr. Ashley Sutton and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Texas and a Board-Certified National Counselor (NCC). I have over 5 years working with clients in a variety of settings to include correctional facilities, residential treatment centers, and private practice. As a counselor, I empower individuals, couples, or families to overcome personal obstacles to improve their lives. I specialize in assisting clients who are experiencing anxiety and depression. Through counseling, I can help you overcome your challenges. The approach I primarily use is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Brief Solution Focused Therapy to assist individuals in recognizing how their thoughts and feelings can influence their behavior. I use a variety of techniques to provide an interactive and enjoyable therapeutic experience. I prescribe to a strength-based perspective which means working together to find past and present successes and using these to address the challenges currently being faced. It is my earnest desire to continue to empower the lives of those who are experiencing mental health issues. I approach therapy with humility and respect for the client(s) I am privileged to work with. I believe in a holistic approach to counseling that focuses on helping client(s) understand their areas of difficulty and achieving their goals through collaborative efforts. I would love to help you reach your goals.

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Sarresa Thorson

Offering therapy in TX
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience

My name is Sarresa Thorson and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Oklahoma and Texas. I have been practicing in the clinical social work field for 3 years and involved in the helping community for over 11 years. I graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Master in Social Work. I have worked with different populations to include adults, military members, families, teenagers, and adults. My experience includes working with individuals and families with anxiety, self-esteem, relationship issues, depression, and life transitions. Each counseling relationship is different and we will work together to identify what is important to you and how to improve your current living situation. I incorporate cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, client-centered therapy, strength-based approaches, and solution-focused techniques. I believe that the true work in counseling occurs outside of our time together and it is important that you have an opportunity to practice the concepts we discuss; there will be homework. I look forward to getting to know you while we journey together to meet your needs. Also experienced in: Grief, Communication difficulties in romantic/familial/work relationships , Trauma and abuse, and Parenting issues Clinical approaches: Solution-Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Choice Theory, Family Systems, and Motivational Interviewing

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Kristine Benson

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesSelf esteemCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

Hello! My name is Kristine. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 7 years of experience in providing therapeutic services to adults, children, and couples. I focus on domestic violence, crisis intervention, substance abuse, family and relationship challenges, learning challenges, problem-solving skills, building resilience skills, career and vocational guidance, anger and stress management, emotional triggers, and life and resilience skills. My treatment approaches are Client-Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. My educational foundation is a Masters in Psychology and a second Masters in Psychology specializing in Family, Couple, and Individual Psychotherapy. I have a variety of training and experience, ranging from working with children in an elementary school to family violence prevention services, group counseling, individual counseling, couple and family counseling, and military services. I am a 24-year Air Force and Army veteran with three combat deployments, and I bring a unique understanding of deployments and family separation. I keep myself current on the latest techniques and theories to provide the best services for my clients. I am here to help. The sessions will go at your pace and address your needs. I look forward to assisting you and being a part of your life's journey.

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Lynette Slebrch

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepression
20 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I received my Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology from George Mason University in 1998 and a Master of Arts in School Psychology in 2002. I have been working as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology in Texas for the last 16 years. Prior to that, I worked as a School Psychologist in both Virginia and West Virginia. Counseling has been integrated into my public school career for approximately 20 years. I have enjoyed working with special populations, with a specific focus on children and adolescents with autism and emotional disorders. I also have a passion for working with individuals and families who have endured the effects of alcohol and substance abuse issues. As the wife of a career military member, I have experienced the pros and cons of the military life, frequent deployments, and resulting mental health issues, and thus am ready to help those in similar circumstances.

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Tawaina Jarmon

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
6 years of experience

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.

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Marie Martinez

Offering therapy in TX
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseIntimacy-related issuesDepression
6 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Linda Reichert

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuse
25 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 28 years of professional work experience, primarily for the military, most especially in helping clients with stress and anxiety & trauma and abuse. 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. 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. I specifically do short-term therapy, using evidence-based practices (EBPs), which means that these therapy methods are backed by a lot of research and are proven to be quite effective. I believe that you and I can work together to create a plan that will set you up for success as you embark upon your journey of healing.

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Lynne Roland

Offering therapy in TX
Family conflictsParenting issuesAnger managementSelf esteemCareer difficulties
25 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, parenting issues, anger management, & 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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Carolyn Jones

Offering therapy in TX
AddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsGriefDepression
35 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients coping with addictions, relapse prevention, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief/ loss and workplace 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Shirin Rahimi

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, 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. 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.

How to find counseling in Richland Hills

Finding the best therapist close by in Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills. 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 Richland Hills, 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills, elsewhere in Tarrant, 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 Richland Hills area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills, 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 76118 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills, 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.

Richland Hills has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

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

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to 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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