Counseling in Austin, TX. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Carolyn Mehlomakulu, M.A., LMFT-S, ATR

Carolyn Mehlomakulu, M.A., LMFT-S, ATR

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Art Therapist

13706 Research Blvd, Ste 114, Austin, Texas 78750 | 512-660-7279

As a therapist, I provide support and guidance to help children, teens, and families to overcome difficulties, access inner strengths, develop healthy coping, and build stronger relationships.

Ann McIntosh, MA, LCSW

Ann McIntosh, MA, LCSW

Licensed clinical social worker

4407 Bee Cave Rd. Bldg 5 Ste 513, Austin, Texas 78746 | 512-306-9992

My office is a safe haven where you can share whatever is on your mind. You will be gently focused on becoming a student of yourself, replacing anxiety and stress with curiosity about what is troubling you, learning how to honor your feelings while choosing behaviors

Anna McElearney, LMFT, LPC, NCC

Anna McElearney, LMFT, LPC, NCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor

4131 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, Texas 78759 | 512-550-7918

Relationships have the greatest potential to help us grow and heal. But when we aren't feeling valued or appreciated by our spouse or partner, it can be incredibly frustrating. But, change is possible. You can communicate in ways that unite and heal, I can help.

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.

Jessica Buss, Ph.D., BCB Biofeedback Certified

Jessica Buss, Ph.D., BCB Biofeedback Certified

Psychologist (TX & CA); Health Psychology, E-Therapy

11701 Bee Caves Rd., Austin, Texas 78738 | (512)261-8273

My goal is to help you discover your true self and lead a life worth celebrating. I am committed to creating a welcoming, supportive place where you are treated with kindness, acceptance, and respect. You are given permission to be just as you are as you work to grow.

The Council on Recovery

8402 Cross Park Drive, Austin, Texas

Since 1967, non-profit Austin Recovery has provided effective and compassionate drug and alcohol rehab for individuals and their families in Austin, Texas. Our transformational treatment model includes individual and small group counseling, experiential therapies, 12 step work and an evidence-based curriculum.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Austin, Texas 78730 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Rebecca Kloc, LPC

Rebecca Kloc, LPC

Therapist/Licensed Professional Counselor

3103 Bee Caves Road, Suite 125, Austin, Texas 78746 | (512) 940-7434

Sometimes things happen along the way that are too overwhelming to deal with on your own. A trained therapist can help you identify where you're stuck and provide support while you develop the necessary skills to move forward. These challenges can occur in any family.

McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers

4613 Bee Caves Road, Suite 104, Austin, Texas

McCallum Place Austin specializes in the comprehensive care of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and related eating disorders for female and male adults and adolescents. Guided by an experienced and nationally recognized leadership team, our partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment programs are designed to disrupt the eating disorder behaviors while addressing the underlying causes of the eating disorder.

William Schroeder, MA, LPC

William Schroeder, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

4807 spicewood springs road, bldg 1, #1140, Austin, Texas 78759 | 512-843-7665

My area of expertise includes cognitive counseling with adolescents and adults, and includes individuals and couples. I work on a variety of issues including ADHD, depression, anxiety, Aspergers, locating happiness, develop relationship strategies, break free sadness.

Aggie Beasley, MA, BCB, CART, LPC

Aggie Beasley, MA, BCB, CART, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

311 Lake Travis Business Park RR 620 S, Suite 102, Austin, Texas 78734 | 512-699-9357

A secure relationship between a therapist and client allows a shift and change from the inside out so that not only is the problem area is changed, but there is growth in all areas of life. The dialogue in this relationship opens new possibilities and dimensions.

Elizabeth Dossman, LPC-S

Elizabeth Dossman, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

5524 Bee Cave Road, Building I, Suite 2, Austin, Texas 78746 | 512-968-6007

Transformation. You’re in the midst of a metamorphosis. People’s natural tendency is to arrange their lives so they aren’t affected by change. And yet, change is inevitable. The only real question is how you will adapt. That’s exactly where counseling can be a benefit.

Tina Moody, M.Div., M.A.

Tina Moody, M.Div., M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor

2700 BeeCave Rd., Ste 114, Austin, Texas 78746 | 512-689-4330

Life is sometimes hard. Whether by circumstance, loss, relationships or simply having your fill of the same dissatisfying patterns, I provide safe haven and professional expertise to ease the burden and enlighten your path. Live your best life.



Related Sites:
City Of Austin
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

About Austin, TX

Colorado River, Violet Crown, Lake Austin, Mount Bonnell, Hippie Hollow Park, Lady Bird Lake, Mansfield Dam

Austin is the Capital City of the state of Texas and it is considered the second largest capital in the U.S. The city is also named "Silicon Hills" due to the fact that many technology corporations have their development centers here. In the early1800, pioneers have started to populate the area along Colorado River. Austin is situated on the Colorado River and it is surrounded by three artificial lakes. The city is a cultural and economic location for five counties. It is the second safest city in the U.S based on F.B.I statistics. The name of the city honors the first secretary of state of the republic, Stephen F. Austin, who was also known as the "Father of Texas". Austin is also known as "The Live Music Capital of the World", thanks to the many live music venues that it hosts.1  

Mental Health in Austin

Texas ranks below the national average in the number of mental health professionals per 100,000 residents.2 As a result, the city of Austin is offering some community based services that aim to bring solutions and solace to the people who are suffering from a mental illness. The citizens of Austin can benefit from many services that aim to help children, veterans, families, and other segments of the population. People's Community Clinic is one of the best community clinics in Texas that offers pharmacy and lab services on-site. The aim of this clinic is to serve people who have little or no health insurance. Children, adults, and the elderly can benefit from these services.3 Please call 512-478-4939 for further information. Swan Songs are a non-profit organization that seeks to give peace to terminally ill patients. Swan Songs' initiative is to organize private concerts for individuals who suffer from a terminal illness. Individuals may request any musical genre or musician they enjoy. Patients may listen to their favorite music with their family and overcome their pain through this music.4

Current Initiatives

There are some pertinent initiatives that would improve mental services in Texas. The graduate education programs for behavioral health professionals should be expanded to include psychiatry, social work, psychology, nursing, and counseling. Some of the initiatives promote the idea of asking professional boards to gather data that will help identify specific ethnic, cultural, racial, and linguistic workforce shortages. The current initiatives also seek to receive investment for the advanced technology that is required for suicide prevention training.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Austin, Texas. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin,_Texas
2. Crisis Point. (2017). Mental Health Workforce Shortages in Texas. Retrieved from http://www.hogg.utexas.edu/uploads/documents/Mental_Health_Crisis_final_032111.pdf
3. People's Community Clinic. (2017). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Mental Health Problems in the Military. Retrieved from https://www.austinpcc.org
4. Swan Songs. (2017). Fulfilling Musical Wishes at the End of Life. Retrieved from http://www.swansongs.org/
5. Texas Mental Health Transformation. (2017). Retrieved from http://www.mhtransformation.org

Austin is a city that is located in multiple counties- Hays County and Williamson County and Travis County in Texas. It has a land area of 312.73 square miles and a water area of 6.77 square miles.  The population of Austin is nearly 1 million people with 351,195 households and a median annual income of $57,689. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Austin, TX

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Austin is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Austin therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Austin public health department.