Counseling in Amarillo, TX. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Amarillo, Texas will help you make the changes you want.

Whitney Davis, M.S., LMFT

Whitney Davis, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1901 Medi Park Drive, Suite 130, Amarillo, Texas 79106 | 806-418-2283

This first step, reaching out for support, is the most difficult step in the healing process. I believe you the client are the expert of your own life, and my role as a therapist is to help you find the tools you already possess to live out the best life possible.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

Available for Online Therapy

I practice alternative approaches to emotional healing and wellness because traditional psychotherapy isn’t for everyone. I integrate an individual’s body, mind, and spirit/spirituality because sometimes we are stuck in one or all of these vital areas of our experience.

Ashley Evans, CPC, MA, LPC Associate

Ashley Evans, CPC, MA, LPC Associate

Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate

Available for Online Therapy

Sometimes life hurts. As a trauma-focused therapist, I help clients uncover and release hurtful, negative messages and events from the past so that they can banish unreasonable fear, anger, confusion and pain from their present.

Denise Pounds, MEd, LPC

Denise Pounds, MEd, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

7420 Golden Pond Pl Suite 300, Amarillo, Texas 79121 | 806-331-7974

I would like to help you gain insight into your own distress response and internal value system. Together, we can discover behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more meaningful and purposeful life.

Related Sites:
City of Amarillo
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Therapy Amarillo, Texas

Pleasant Valley, Cliffside, Soncy, Zita, Pullman, Folsom

For people who love to get outdoors, the region of Amarillo, TX has plenty to offer. The Palo Duro Canyon State Park is a great place to start. The equestrian center inside the park offers the chance to experience the area just like the cowboys did. Families can enjoy a guided tour, wagon rides, campfire breakfasts and more. If all that riding tires your group out, cabins and campsites are available. Another destination in the city is the Amarillo Botanical Gardens.1 For a small fee, families can learn about native plants. Leashed pets are also allowed to join in the fun. The site has several different components. The Mary E. Bivins Tropical Conservatory replicates the climate in the tropics. In addition to the large collection of specimens, the building is a green design and is extremely energy efficient. The garden areas showcase many different classes of plants. Each year a plant sale is held for local gardeners to pick up new plants to complete their home landscape. Field trips are offered to local schools at a discounted rate as well. Adult education classes are also conducted throughout the year. Learn how to grow roses in the local climate or meet with the county extension agent all while enjoying the natural beauty of the grounds. Not surprisingly, many groups rent space at the site for special events like weddings.

Mental Health in Amarillo

Addiction recovery is a huge challenge, and Faith City Missions in Amarillo is there to help their clients meet it with their Hope for Men and Hope for Women programs2. These twelve month programs are free of charge and combine faith-based ministry with life skills education, mentoring, and vocational training to help set their clients on the path to a better life. Participants live on site and work with Faith City Missions during their recovery journey. They also participate in community service, can attend church retreats, and have transportation to the church services they prefer to attend. For more information about Faith City Missions, call 806-372-6402.

Strong, stable communities are built on mutual understanding. Amarillo (and Texas as a whole) features an intriguing blend of cultures. Integration is key to keeping the often felt emotional stress of muticultural living at bay. In particular, Hispanic heritage has contributed a great deal to the region. The Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce works with local businesses and the community as a whole to plan and sponsor events for the entire community, like the 2014 Color Run, the Cinco de Mayo celebration, and the annual Beef-a-Thon for charity. The AHCC is a pivotal force multicultural integration in the community. For more information on upcoming events and programs, call 806-379-8800.

Current Initiatives

The Downtown Women’s Center of Amarillo is helping to address issues of homelessness in the community via transitional housing, low-income housing, job training, employment opportunities, and case management5. The physical and vocational needs are just some of the many issues that can cause homelessness. Mental health issues combined with addiction often accompany people who are in this situation. The transitional housing program helps those who are currently homeless find a home in Amarillo with rent based on a sliding income scale. DWC’s own Meridian Apartments provide a positive living environment for low-income individuals.


1. Amarillo Botanical Gardens. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from
2. Faith City Mission. (2017).Addiction Recovery. Retrieved from
3. Window on State Government. (2017). Texas in Focus: A Statewide View of Opportunities. Retrieved from
4. Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. (2017). Home page. Retrieved from
5. Downtown Women’s Center. (2017). Programs. Retrieved from

Amarillo is a city that is located in multiple counties- Randall County and Potter County in Texas. It has a land area of 101.35 square miles and a water area of 1.56 square miles.  The population of Amarillo is 198,645 people with 74,769 households and a median annual income of $47,735. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Amarillo, TX

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Amarillo, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Amarillo may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Amarillo public health department.