Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions in America and affects more than 40 million adults in the United States every year. Some of the signs include nervousness, agitation, insomnia, confusion, and inability to make decisions. Stafford has many devoted therapists and counselors who are trained to help. 

Stafford is a city that enjoys the outdoors and it shows in their outdoor activities such as Buffalo Run Park, American Legion Park, Hunters Trail Park, and Bicentennial Park. Make an appointment with one of the Stafford counselors or therapists right away so you can enjoy the city again.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, I am Cierra Batiste, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I am also a National Certified Counselor with over 6 years of counseling experience. I attended undergraduate and graduate school in Tennessee where I also received most of my early experience in counseling. I currently reside in Dallas, TX where I do most of my practice. My background is mostly in trauma, depression, substance abuse and troubled youth. I'm currently a doctoral student under the CES program at Capella University. I am also working on my supervision license...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas with over 14 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I am also currently licensed as a counselor in the state of Louisiana. I have a wide array of experience working with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I am a expert in my field and I helped many individuals overcome situational barriers such as abuse/trauma, job stress, divorce, blended families, relocation/transition and more. My counseling style is compassionate, patient, non-judgmental...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

My name is Kathryn Conly. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with close to thirty years experience. I have worked in a wide range of settings (private practice, inpatient, outpatient intensive care, and schools) with a large variation of individuals and their families. I work with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, mood disorders, psychosis, and with relationship concerns. I do marriage counseling as well as family and child related conflicts. I have a non-judgmental approach with huge amounts of compassion and understanding f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

The warmth of the sun is upon your face. The temperature begins to fall. The air is crisp! The landscape is rich with a dramatic display of: green, yellow, red, and orange color. These are all signs in nature that change is coming. I love the beauty of autumn! Like the seasons of the year, we go through changes in our life too. What season of life are you in? What challenges are in front of you? What opportunities await? I am listening! I will be that soft and gentle voice in your ear, reminding you from time to time that if you have come this far are you willi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

You’ve probably come looking for help because things have been too uncomfortable for awhile. Life has not felt quite right. Enough so that you’re finally looking for a change. And looking for someone that will help you on your journey is intimidating, for sure! My name is Anthony Shannon and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. I received an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and a graduate degree from Bellevue University. I have a background in trauma work with children, adolescents, and adults. While my main focus has been o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LCDC,MMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a graduate of Texas Woman's University where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a graduate of Amberton University where I've earned Master of Arts in Professional Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. I have additionally earned a license in Chemical dependency as I have learned many struggle with addictions that contribute to challenges in their lives and I am here to help. I believe therapy is a process of meeting people where they are and helping them navigate the path to where they want to be. You can expect a thoughtful and collaborat...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, LPC-Supervisor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 32

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor (LPC-S) licensed in Texas. I have 32 years experience in the mental health care field, and over 27 years experienced as a LPC-Supervisor. I have the pleasure of assisting individuals with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety (including Obsessive Compulsive Disorders - all types, traumas and Acute Stress, social anxieties and phobias, and panic attacks); communication struggles, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and Attention Deficit , Hyperactivity Disorder (all ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a therapist with over 4 years of experience in private practice. I work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, morbid thinking, relationship issues, identity issues, pornography/sex addiction, compulsive behaviors, parenting problems, and career issues. My counseling style is relational and motivational. I believe that everyone is capable of peace and healing. I believe that no one should be without hope of a better tomorrow. My approach to therapy is client-centered, combining a cognitive-behavioral therapy style with restorative the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

I will work collaboratively and compassionately tailored to the unique strengths, struggles, and experiences of my clients. I specialize in working with adolescents and adults that may be struggling with anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, adhd. The treatment modality I focus on using a person centered approach, CBT, Solution Focused. Together we will talk about what your facing and I will assist you in reaching your goals. My goal as your therapist is to create a safe place where your comfortable so, that we can collaboratively face your challenges. I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD. LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Utilizing Cognitive Solution-Focused Therapy and Wisdom. Providing 32+ years of experience. Services Include Individual, Life Coaching, and Substance Abuse. An Air Force Veteran that plays the guitar, teaches Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, and Hapkido. My experience also includes working with mood and anger issues. Assist in gaining coping skills to help manage or decrease problematic symptoms. I usually start sessions with a 2-minute personal background and history and then listen to the clients' background and history to establish a rapport, gain valuable assessm...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC-16477,LMFT-4982
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am a family and marriage counselor with experience working with adolescents, individuals and couples, I respect that personal growth is individualized and I honor the client's own sense of self reflection. I am an active listener and see the client and therapist connection as the basis of co-creators of healing for the client. I have experience in grief counseling, CBT, depression, anxiety using a myriad of approaches. I am a Christian but do not promote any dogmas that do not fit with the client's growth and focus. I draw upon my own life experiences ( I've...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

I am licensed in Texas with 26 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, and relationship issues, & family conflicts. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Maine and Texas with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss, chronic medical conditions, depression, and anxiety. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues
Years of Experience: 3

I am Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. All sessions are allotted to 45 minutes however if you feel you are done working through presenting issues before the 45 minutes the session will end earlier. If you do not see a time on my calendar that works for you for the week, please notify me so I can reserve a spot for you on the calendar. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Texas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, parenting issues, & 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Texas with 5 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, 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, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Stafford, Texas (Stafford, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with just over 10 years of professional counseling experience. I have a history of dealing with crisis, grief and bereavement and extensive experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and trauma and abuse. I will always be respectful and strive to make certain you feel safe, understood and heard while working to instill hope and optimism. I enter each new therapeutic relationship with no preset opinions or bias and I will design our time together to meet your expectations and address your specific goals. Tak...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Stafford?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Stafford area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Stafford and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Stafford or elsewhere in Fort Bend or the state of Texas.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Stafford therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Stafford due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Texas may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Stafford and elsewhere throughout the state of Texas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Stafford to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Stafford, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Stafford, TX, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 77477 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

77477, 77497

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.