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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Maegon Crader

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC, RPT-S
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issues
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Are you or your child experiencing emotional pain? Everyone needs a little help sometimes and it is never too late or too early to begin healing. I truly believe in the resiliency of us all and have been working as a helping professional for over 10 years. I work within a humanistic framework and I can assist parents, young adults, and adults to work through unresolved past issues, or present concerns, to create a more positive future. I offer a personalized approach tailored to the individual's needs and with compassion and understanding, I work within each counseling relationship to empower, build on strengths, and help individuals and families attain their goals. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and have worked in a variety of mental health settings. I am a certified play therapy supervisor through the Association of Play Therapy and can answer questions or provide support to parents in regard to their young children and teens. I have a specialization in the treatment of trauma and work with clients who have experienced a recent traumatic event or have a past history of abuse. I have served as a Counselor at a non-profit organization assisting families impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault, worked as a Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Clinician to support clients having difficulties or stress at work, and provided support to the community in private practice. As a previous professor at a university, I imparted my experience and knowledge to students and have a passion for working with young adults.

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Carmen Kinzy

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepressionADHD
3 years of experience as a mental health therapist

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I view counseling as a collaborative relationship in which the client and I work together to explore the current problematic issues and develop goals to address these issues. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, behavioral issues and communication and relationships. I work with children, adults, teens, couples, and families of all backgrounds.

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Cortney Edwards

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
LGBTRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesBipolar disorder
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a professional counselor licensed in Texas. I have been working with clients from all walks of life for the last 6 years. I believe in meeting you where you are and won't have preconceived ideas about what topics should be the focus of your sessions. It is my goal for you to get the most out of the process, it is your time and you are investing in yourself. In my opinion one of the most important aspects of the counseling process is the relationship between myself and you. I want you to be able to trust me and feel my encouragement and compassion for you. I will work alongside you delve into past hurts in order to heal and be relinquished from those burdens as much as possible. I have worked with clients presenting an array of concerns including anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, parenting, relationship issues, kids, adolescents, life transitions, LGBTQ, prenatal and postnatal concerns. My counseling experience is in a private practice as well as a school setting. Whether you are experiencing some current struggles or just want to focus on personal growth, I would be honored to help out in any way possible. I commend you for beginning this journey, you are courageous for searching for help. I am here to answer any questions that you may have about me or what to expect from the counseling process.

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Jeanne Crocker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, my name is Jeanne Crocker and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I am delighted that you are reaching out and I understand that it often takes courage to ask for assistance, (and is often the hardest part of the process). I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, with a wide range of clients ranging from geriatric clients in nursing home settings to psychiatric patients in hospital settings. I specialize in depression and anxiety and offer compassion and warmth to my clients. I use cognitive behavioral therapy along with mindfulness techniques for a successful therapeutic outcome. I would love to work side by side with you on your journey of becoming a happier and healthier YOU! People often struggle with leaving their homes due to depression and anxiety, even struggle to get out of bed every day. BetterHelp offers this platform where you can remain in the comfort of your own home and still get the support you wish for, making this a marvelous opportunity to seek the support and empowerment we all long for. Together we will work to identify goals and solutions that make sense to you.

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Polly Peterson-Parker

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoaching
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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!

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Monique Randle

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
Stress, AnxietyLGBTRelationship issuesIntimacy-related issuesCoping with life changes
14 years of experience as a mental health therapist

*I AM ONLY ABLE TO PROVIDE TELEHEALTH SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS IN THE STATES OF ARKANSAS and TEXAS* Hello! I’m Monique Randle, LCSW, CST (certified sex therapist), a seasoned therapist with over a decade of expertise, based in Arkansas and Texas. With a rich background in relationship and sex therapy, I bring a unique blend of clinical skills and personal understanding to my practice. My practice centers on empowering you to challenge societal norms and embrace your unique path, freeing you from the constraints of conventional expectations. My approach blends Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with practical relationship coaching techniques, focusing on emotional empowerment and self-actualization. Whether you’re navigating the complexities of dating, redefining intimacy, or simply seeking to understand yourself better, I provide a supportive space to explore and enhance your emotional, sexual, and relational well-being. I believe that everyone has the potential to lead a fulfilling, authentic life, and I am here to help you unlock that potential. By focusing on building healthy relationships with yourself and others, we can work together to create a life that feels genuinely yours, full of confidence, joy, and connection. Let’s start this journey together, and rediscover the vibrant, empowered individual you are meant to be.

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Dr. Melissa Sutherland

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseDepressionCoping with life changesCoaching
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Texas with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, depression, & coping with life changes. 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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Stephenie Nunn

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
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 stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. Helping people to find recovery, heal from trauma, and find healthy coping skills to mange depression and anxiety is essential. I look forward to meeting you and helping you in you reach the goals you want to achieve.

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Winnifred Pierre

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW
AddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
12 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello!! Welcome to the BetterHelp Community. My name is Winnifred Pierre and I am the Licensed Clinical Social Work practicing in West Palm Beach, Florida. I graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S in Communication Sciences and Disorders. I graduated from Barry University with M.S.W in Social Work. I have experience working in various treatments with settings including psychiatric hospitals, outpatient, residential (mental health and substance use), and foster care. As a South Florida native and daughter of Haitian immigrants, I am passionate about providing accessible mental health services to meet the needs of individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds. I would describe my therapeutic approach as goal oriented and client centered. I believe that everyone is on different paths in the journey of life. I meet each client where they are at in their journey and work collaboratively to determine goals for treatment. I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. One of my favorite quotes is "Be the change you wish to see in this world." I look forward to working with you to accomplish the changes you wish to see.

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Hilarie Laverty

Clinical therapist offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionCoping with life changes
23 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Oklahoma and Texas with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & depression. 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.

How to find a therapist for 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 in Richland Hills 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 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 in the Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 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 Richland Hills 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) about therapists and mental health services

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 with a therapist 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 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 Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 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, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

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:

  • 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 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 in Richland Hills?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Richland Hills 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.

Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills 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 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 76118 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 Richland Hills counselor?

Before seeing your Richland Hills 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 Richland Hills.

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 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 with a Richland Hills 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 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 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.

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