Counseling in Austin, TX. Find the Right Therapist.

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Cross Creek Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital

8402 Cross Park Drive, Austin, Texas

Cross Creek Hospital, northeast Austin, Texas's premier provider of inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse services, offers fully comprehensive care for individuals of all ages who are looking to achieve healthier and more satisfying lives.

Laura Wallace, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Online Therapist / Coach

Laura provides therapy to children, adolescents, couples, and families using a strengths-based, family systems approach. She has specialized training in trauma-related issues as well as Gestalt approaches to therapy.

Erikalin Ashton, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

3724 Jefferson Street, Suite 320, Austin, Texas

Dr. Ashton has over 16 years of experience specializing in the treatment of anxiety and provides evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for adult populations. She treats the full spectrum of anxiety disorders, OCD, trichotillomania, as well as depression.

Suzanne Freid, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Austin Counseling Center @ 1000 Westbank Drive, Suite 6-250, Austin, Texas

Seeking help to make changes in your life can be difficult. I specialize in working with individuals and couples in a compassionate caring environment so that you are able to identify life skills that will improve your relationships, work/life balance & self image.

Aggie Beasley, MA, BCB, CART, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

311 Lake Travis Business Park RR 620 S, Suite 102, Austin, Texas

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.

Jessica Buss, Ph.D., BCB Biofeedback Certified

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

11701 Bee Caves Rd., Austin, Texas

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.

Joseph Bordelon, M.Div., M.A.

Christian Counseling Austin

1000 Westbank Drive, West Lake Hills , Texas

I offer a variety of Christian counseling services that integrate Christian values and Biblical truths into the practice of counseling. With 13 years experience helping people with their marriage & family life, I would like to help you.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

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.

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Online Therapist / Coach

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Rebecca Kloc, LPC

Therapist/Licensed Professional Counselor

2525 Wallingwood Dr., Building 7-C, Suite 705P, Austin, Texas

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.

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

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Art Therapist

13706 Research Blvd, Ste 114, Austin, Texas

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.

Simone Zeschuk

Darrell Ragland, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

15901 Central Commerce Dr., Suite 505, Pflugerville, Texas

Pre-marrital, marriage and couples counseling, to include men's issues and men's groups, all from a Christian prospective are my areas of expertise. I work with tools that lead people towards relational success, building intimacy and emotional connection.



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