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Dr. Marshia Allen

Offering therapy in TX
License: MEd,LPC-S,RPT
Stress, AnxietyDepression
15 years of experience

“In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for their own personal growth?” - Carl Rogers I believe that the most important thing in counseling is the therapeutic relationship that will develop between us, and that you will experience me as a real and genuine person in this relationship. As a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist, I have provided counseling services for over a decade in a variety of roles including university based mental health clinics, crisis hospitalization treatment, and as a child and adolescent parent educator. Additionally, I have presented a wide assortment of unique workshops that focused on enhancing the parent-child relationship in vulnerable populations and on the use of effective crisis intervention strategies for adolescents through group therapy treatment.

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Kevin Thompson

Offering therapy in TX
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemBipolar disorderDepression
13 years of experience

I have been a professional counselor in Texas for over 12 years. I received my BS in Psychology and MA in Counseling from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. I served as counselor for the mental health community centers in Texas for over 10 years and helped many people with a wide range of mental health challenges. I am also trained in trauma informed care. I worked for 3 years with military personnel and their families on issues related to mental health, family relationships, and military service. My primary tools for counseling are solution focused therapy, cognitive therapy, and helping you to define what constitutes a happy and healthy life while supporting you in achieving it. We can incorporate mindfulness, positive psychology, cognitive therapy, and any number of therapeutic tools to get you to where you feel you want and need to be. All services I provide are client centered and seek to fulfill your needs in a way that provides increased clarity, stability, and a greater sense of peace.

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Dianne Dabney

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesAnger managementDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience

My primary focus is using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help my clients process their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Though this is my primary counseling style, I use an eclectic range of therapy. Including but not limited to Solution Focus Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Reality Therapy. I have experience in working with adolescents, adults and the elderly. It is my passion and purpose to help equip people to become the best version of themselves. I apply my educational knowledge as a Clinical Mental Health Therapist by teaching practical applications. I am grateful to say I have been able to help people get through their most difficult times and life circumstances. I believe my desire to help people has given me a great level of success. I have many years of experience in marriage counseling, family counseling as well as christian counseling. My qualifications include a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Houston-Victoria, obtaining my National Certified Counselor certification and a Doctrine Degree in Theology. Through my experience I have been able to assist a diverse group of people in dealing with life circumstances. This has now equipped me with Evidence-Based Therapeutic Counseling tools to further advance my skills as a Counselor. I know that I am capable of helping people live their best lives and welcome the opportunity to prove it!

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LoriAnne Reeves

Offering therapy in TX
License: MA,LPC
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseCareer difficultiesCoaching
28 years of experience

I'm LoriAnne Reeves, MA and I'm licensed as Licensed Professional Counselor. My Masters is in Marriage & Family Therapy. I've been in the mental health space for over 25 years working with a wide range of clients and problems. I'm also certified as a business and executive coach working with clients around workplace issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating clients with respect, sensitivity, and compassion with a slice of how can we find the right solution for you.. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, narrative therapy and solution based therapy. I will tailor our conversations and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to acknowledge your struggles and to take the first steps towards change. When you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and believe in you. I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Susan Eaton

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC-S
AddictionsTrauma and abuseAnger managementDepressionADHD
24 years of experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the state of Texas, with over 20 years of experience working as a counselor and behavior modifications as well as a life coach. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, TBI, relationship issues, ADHD, cognitive deficits, learning disabilities, stroke patients, aging, and grief/loss issues. I have help many people that have co-occurring issues of PTSD and brain injury, as well as emotional and physical trauma. My counseling style is warn and interactive. I treat every client with dignity, respect, sensitivity, compassion, and understanding and I do not believe in labeling individuals but seeing the person as they are and finding solutions. I utilize a humanistic approach combined with cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic counseling, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, while focusing on strengths and utilizing motivational interviewing and utilizing mindfulness techniques. I focus the therapy on the current issues and needs presented and I am sensitive to cultural and spiritual needs as well. It takes strength and courage to seek help in order to live a life worth living with more fulfilling lifestyle of happiness and joy. I am here to support you and give you hope and support when you are ready to take this initial step.

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Dr. Carla Barnes

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
5 years of experience

I started my career as an educator over 25 years ago. I work as a mental health professional and a professional school counselor. I strongly believe self-care, mental health, nutrition, and wellness are instrumental in our quality of life. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor and certified school teacher, my qualifications include a master of science in nutrition and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) certification. I advocate for healthy living using a holistic approach to physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.

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Dr. Audni Miller

Offering therapy in TX
License: PhD,,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
18 years of experience

Hi! My first name “Audni” is pronounced “Audnee,” not to be confused with “Audrey” or “Audi,” the automobile. Since we like to know where people come from, I'll start by owning up to my Texas heritage. After living in Ohio and Maine, I returned to Texas 13 years ago as a civilian social worker and therapist for the military. Now in private practice as a therapist, I treat clients who seek help for such issues as anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, life transitions, relationship matters, and questions about their purpose, role and identity. My work is client-centered, helping clients to achieve their goals for an emotionally healthy, safe, and satisfying life. Treatment approaches include solution-focused therapy, cognitive-based therapy, motivational interviewing, psychodynamic talk therapy, psychoanalytically informed therapy, and sensorimotor psychotherapy. My education, training, and experience for this work started with a B.A. Degree in English and Drama, an M.A. Degree in Communication, a PhD Degree in Education, and a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW). I have had multiple careers in higher education, corporate training, and social work in public and private organizations. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have been a therapist for 17 years. For clients who participate fully, I know from experience that therapy will open many pathways for their desired change and growth!

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Jan Quirl

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
30 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, 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!

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Grant Baldwin

Offering therapy in TX
Relationship issuesTrauma and abuseEating disordersSelf esteemDepression
4 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! Thank you ahead of time for trusting me with your mental health.

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Barbara (Barbie) Davis

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC, PHD-ABD
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
18 years of experience

Hello, I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with 16 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, PTSD, OCD, and ADHD among many other issues. My therapy style is non judgmental, empathetic and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I have advanced training with a myriad of approaches and interventions and will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I am so happy that you have decided to seek help, it takes a lot of courage to take the first steps towards a more fulfilling and happier life. I look forward to working with you and I will be here to support and empower you!

How to find counseling in Somerville

Finding the best therapist close by in Somerville 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 Somerville. 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 Somerville, 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville, elsewhere in Burleson, 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 Somerville area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville, 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 77879 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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Somerville, 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.

Somerville 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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