West University Place is nicknamed “the neighborhood city,” and borders the most populous city in the state – Houston. Being a good neighbor is to be kind and to care, but if you’re struggling with emotional or mental issues, you must first take care of yourself in order to help others.

Knowledge is what drives this community. If you know that you may have a problem that you need help with, the counselors in West University Place and the surrounding area are ready and willing to help you get back on track. Consider reaching out to one today.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! Hi There! My name is Aya and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas with 10 years of overall experience as a social worker. I have worked in the fields of community mental health, medical social work, social services, and physical and developmental disabilities. I am experienced in working with individuals who experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, PTSD and substance use disorder. I have also worked with individuals in crisis situations such as suicidal ideation, h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW in Texas,LCSW in Louisiana
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Your health is crucial to your survival and important to those who rely upon you. Mental health is real and solutions are attainable. You may be experiencing something completely new or maybe what bothers you has grown into something more than you feel you can readily handle on your own. Perhaps you’ve made great strides but could use some support with what is presently happening in your life. You owe it to yourself, and those who depend upon you, to make the most of your life. There really is only one you and I believe that you can make your life better. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Hello, and thank you for your interest in my profile and practice. Seeking therapy can be a scary process, and many people are hesitant for a number of reasons. Whether you are dealing with unusually stressful life events, thinking about making changes in your life or relationships, or have been dealing with problematic anxiety or depression for a while, it can be very productive to meet with someone. It is important to find someone with experience, who you can trust, and who is warm and accepting but will also challenge you think outside the box from time to time...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am delighted to be your counselor. I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, in the State of Texas. I hold Master Degree in Professional Counseling from Amberton University in Garland, Texas, and a BA Degree in Christian/Pastoral Counseling from Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. I have over twenty-five years of experience in Christian Counseling, and I am a multicultural therapist. I help clients from diverse background and culture. My treatment approach includes cognitive behavior, rational emotive, solution-focus, behavior modification and evide...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCDC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! My name is Cherry and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience providing therapy services. I have worked in a wide range of therapeutic settings including: inpatient substance abuse/psychiatric hospitalization, partial and intensive outpatient care, and with a private practice in the Fort Worth, Texas. I work with clients with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, couples and domestic violence. I received my Masters degree in Counseling at Amberton University in Garland, Texas. I believe in meeting clients wher...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LPC,LCDC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I commend you for seeking help. It takes a courageous person to admit that there's something they can use an extra lens to see. I am not your typical therapist. I am very non-traditional and edgy. I currently work full-time in community practice with clients 14 and older. I recently became fully licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor, but hold a wealth of experience that has been consistent in the human services field working with the populations I currently service in counseling. I am accepting clients ages 18 and older. I am a Licensed Profession...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Callie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Illinois. I have 5 years of experience and have worked with individuals with a variety of concerns; including depression, anxiety, anger management, self-esteem, and relationship issues. My approach to therapy is laid back, warm, and friendly. I use strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy; and I always start therapy from where YOU are at. My hope is to help you from where you are now to where you wa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with diverse clients with many different types of issues in including stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder and other serious mental illnesses. My therapy style is person centered and compassionate. Therapy focus is on what you are interested in working on and your unique needs. I use an eclectic approach combining cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, mindfulness, reality and rational emotive therapies. B...

This is Ashley Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

You are on the search for something. Whether it is clarity, peace, happiness, support, or the freedom to finally explore who YOU truly are. We often feel the pressure to appear we have it all together when deep inside we are fighting a battle within. This journey that you are on, no longer has to be walked alone. My approach includes using a mix of cognitive behavioral therapy, person centered, and Freudian theories. As trust is built within the the therapeutic relationship, vulnerability resides. With collaborative effort, clients will discover the next steps t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,LCDC-I
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Everyone needs help sometimes, but often we don't know where to turn to find an empathetic ear. I will listen to understand, not just to respond. Frequently, our thoughts are the barriers that get in the way of success. I can help you identify the negative or faulty thought patterns that lead to harmful or unproductive behaviors. I have worked to help individuals solve real life problems. My promise to you is that I will do all that I can to be helpful , supportive, and empower you to make sound decisions, making the best investment in your future. I am a Texas ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

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, & intimacy related issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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 - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Texas with 14 years of mental health experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am licensed in Texas with 13 years of professional work experience. I am a Certified First Responder Counselor and have been trained by the Veterans' Administration in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for military personnel who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress. I am experienced in helping clients with stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and depression. I also have experience working with clinical diagnosis like bipolar disorder and personality disorders. I collaborate with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Eating disorders, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Texas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & eating disorders. I also have experience working with 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in New Mexico and Texas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, LGBT-related issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My passion is helping clients cope and heal body, mind and spirit. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am licensed as a professional counselor in the State of Texas. I have a history of helping clients with various life situations, personality disorders, narcissistic relationships, codependency and LGBT issues, among others. 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 - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

Hello, my name is Tom. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of professional experience. I am licensed in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas. I am a strengths-based therapist who has had some of the similar life experiences as the resilient people I am humbled to have helped over the years. A few of the things I specialize in are dealing with is stress and anxiety, coping with depression, addressing addiction, overcoming trauma and abuse, overcoming difficult life events, family issues, marital concerns, sexu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a licensed clinical social worker with 12+ years of experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds. I have counseled clients with depression, anxiety, stress-management, addictions, life transitions, and work-related issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, 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 relationship issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West University Place, Texas (West University Place, TX)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

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

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in West University Place? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the West University Place area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in West University Place' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of West University Place, or elsewhere in the Harris county or state of Texas.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified West University Place therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified West University Place counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in West University Place, TX ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Texas will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of West University Place 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 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around West University Place offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, West University Place has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In West University Place, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A West University Place therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 15516 people in the city of West University Place, TX finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 77005 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified West University Place therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around West University Place, Texas can serve:

77005

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near West University Place' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "West University Place's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near West University Place, Texas?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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