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Nakita Robinson

Offering therapy in TX
License: LMFT,TF-CBT
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseCoachingCompassion fatigue
12 years of experience

Hello, my name is Nakita and I am a License Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been practicing since 2011. You can check out my webpage at Epistamai.net. I have experience in working with both children, adults and families, specifically individuals would have experiences trauma. I am certified in Trauma Informed - CBT. It is one of many modalities that I use while providing services to the individuals that I work with. I have a focus on not only helping individuals with their own independent problems but also advocacy work within the field of mental health. 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 will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. In my personal life, I put value in my own growth and my own self awareness. Through the use of yoga, meditation, and practice in healthy eating habits, I continue to share my experiences by bettering my own whole health, one day at a time. I look forward to our time together.

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Laurie Laman

Offering therapy in TX
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepression
5 years of experience

Hello and welcome! My name is Laurie Laman and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas. For the past five years, I have provided mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults in both academic and clinical environments. In my practice, I work with clients who are experiencing depression, stress, anxiety, panic disorders, social phobias, eating disorders, anger management, family issues, lack of motivation, and relationship issues. Additionally, I have worked with at-risk youth in helping them overcome the obstacles they may be facing, equipping them with the skills they need to live productive and fulfilling lives. My counseling style is warm, empathetic, and respectful. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process between client and therapist. Together, we will explore the issues that are causing you distress and develop goals and strategies to empower you to live a satisfying and fulfilling life. Beginning therapy can be scary, and there may be people in your life who are not supportive of your decision. However, I believe that starting the therapeutic process involves a tremendous amount of courage and I respect you for taking this journey to wholeness and healing. I look forward to working with you!

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Jazmine Maddox

Offering therapy in TX
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
6 years of experience

I have always loved to help and work with people, which is why I graduated on May 19th, 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in social work and a minor in psychology at Salisbury University. I also completed my Masters in Social Work program at Salisbury University on May 24th, 2017. I have obtained my LCSW license in the state of Delaware,Texas, and California. I have been providing counseling services since 2016 and have worked with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and group settings. In 2017 I worked in an inpatient substance abuse detox rehabilitation facility, where I provided therapy to individuals working to overcome their substance abuse addiction. During this time I provided group and individual therapy, as well as assisted with obtaining the resources necessary for individuals to transition back into their lives once discharged. In addition to substance abuse addictions, I have experience working with individuals who are diagnosed with PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety and Depression. I have worked as a therapist in the school system with children and adolescents, which also involved family therapy with the children's parents. I have experience with assisting with not only the issues occurring at an individual level, but at the familial level as well. I have also worked in private practice with adults undergoing weight loss surgery. My work involved completing mental health status evaluations as well as individual therapy. I am also very familiar and have worked with individuals who struggle with self-harm and suicidal ideation. My therapeutic style involves Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused and Trauma Focused Therapy. During our time together, we will work towards change and accomplishing your goals for yourself. I would describe my therapeutic style as warm and empathetic, but ready to help you to overcome the obstacles that are standing in your way. We will work together to create goals as well as steps for you to achieve these goals. Although the process is not always easy, it is worth it. I look forward to meeting and working with you!

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Jacquilin "Jacqui" Chavez

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseDepression
31 years of experience

***Should you need an appt. earlier than what is listed, please message me*** I am a seasoned, experienced and well respected counselor in my community. During the course of my career, most recently I have worked for the past 10 years in a Christian based outpatient facility and currently, in contractual and private practice. I am trained and experienced in the gamut of mental health, marriage and relationships, psychiatric, addictions, family issues and most recently attained a certification in trauma therapy. My career has been diverse in population and eclectic in treatment. I am Christian based as stated earlier, but I believe everyone finds their way, not by proselytizing or judging but by love and acceptance of each one's individual journey. I would be honored to work with you. God Bless. Jacqui

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Olimpia Calaway

Offering therapy in TX
License: MS,LPC
Compassion fatigueADHD
5 years of experience

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, learning disabilities, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced daily struggles and emotional abuse. My counseling style is trusted, caring and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with compassion and respect. My counseling approach is direct and eclectic. I will tailor a treatment plan to meet your needs. It takes determination for a more accomplished and joyous life and to make the transformation. If you are ready to begin your journey I am here to support you and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Wilbur Carranza

Offering therapy in TX
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTTrauma and abuseBipolar disorderDepression
3 years of experience

Hi, my name is Wilbur and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have 3 years of experience working as a therapist and have worked with clients ranging from teens to late adulthood, concerning depression, anxiety, parenting stressors, relationship issues, family problems, career challenges/burnout, chronic pain/chronic illness, grief counseling, and transitioning life stages, as well abuse and trauma (sexual, verbal, physical, emotional). My therapy style is eclectic and my approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy and person-centered therapy tailored to understand the individual and working with them to meet unique and specific needs. I believe everyone deserves to be given a non-judgmental space where they are free to be their best and worst selves so they can discover how or who they want to be moving forward. I believe in the simultaneous drawback of labels: how they can help create new identity and completion as well as stigmatize and limit. Working together will necessitate a greater sense of self-awareness. Whether you are seeking change for a healthier happier life, or just need a non judgmental ear to listen, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Rebecca Adams

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issues
8 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & parenting 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Lakesha Fox

Offering therapy in TX
License: M.Ed.,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseCoping 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, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I believe that there is not a "one size fits all" approach to therapy. We will work together to determine what interventions work best for 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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Irene Juarez

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefDepressionCoaching
12 years of experience

I am bilingual (Eng/Spa) licensed therapist in Florida with 12 years of professional work experience. I enjoy helping clients learn about themselves to work through stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, and executive or career development 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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Breanna Stuard

Offering therapy in TX
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsParenting issuesDepression
3 years of experience

I am licensed in Texas with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find counseling in West Orange

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange, 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 77630 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange, 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.

West Orange 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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