Counseling in Grand Prairie, TX. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Wendy Torres, BCBC

Wendy Torres, BCBC

Ms. Wendy Torres

2304 W. Bardin Rd Suite #100, Grand Prairie, Texas 75052 | 214-742-0900

I would be honored to walk through this time in life with you. You do not need to feel alone, helpless or hopeless, together we can work through the difficulties you are going through and come out stronger. I am a Christian and do practice Christian Counseling.

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.

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 | GRIT Kids Coaching

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.


Related Sites:
City of Grand Prairie
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Therapy Grand Prairie, TX

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There are many attractions in and around Grand Prairie. One of the attractions is the Lone Star Park where each Memorial Day a thoroughbred meeting with seven stake races is held, worth over $1 million.1 Another attraction is the GPX Skate Park, which hosted the 2001 and 2002 X-Games trials. What town is complete without a theater? The Nokia Theatre, which was previously named Next Stage, holds many concerts as well as other events throughout the year. During the wintertime around Christmas, the city hosts the Prairie Lights, which is a two-mile long display with more than three million lights on over 500 lighted displays. The displays are such things as Santa's elves, reindeer, angels, penguins, stars, snowmen, and lollipops. It also displays the world's longest tunnel of lights. The event lasts for 40 days. Residents and visitors can see the displays from the warmth of their cars. The largest flea market is also held in Grand Prairie.

Mental Health in Grand Prairie

Depression, mania, and bipolar disorder are highly common mental illnesses that can debilitate one's ability to function. Having a support system in place to overcome the barriers these illnesses present is critical. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Fort Worth and Tarrant County offers that support system. Peer support groups provide a safe place for individuals to talk about the difficulties of living with depression and bipolar disorder. Monthly guest speakers provide expert information about mental illnesses and how to best equip oneself to manage symptoms. Social events provide a safe place for individuals to open up and develop friendships. Call 817-335-5405 to find out more.2

A crucial component to fighting the effects of substance abuse in Grand Prairie is education. Tarrant County Challenge engages in community outreach programs to educate children and adults about the negative impacts substance abuse has on the body, mind and spirit. Professional trainings offer continuing education for local professionals so they can keep abreast of the latest intervention and prevention strategies. The agency is also involved in advocacy and public policy in order to impact local legislation to improve services. For more information, call Tarrant County Challenge at 817-336-6617.3

Kindness Across the Prairie is a comprehensive anti-bullying campaign implemented by the Grand Prairie Independent School District. The program involves numerous prevention initiatives, all of which aim to educate students and teachers about bullying, how to appropriately respond to bullying, and how to improve the overall school climate. The Teen Leadership program teaches responsibility, decision-making, and anger management skills. A mentoring program pairs students with positive adult role models who teach leadership skills, communication skills, and encourage compassion. To inquire about these programs, call 972-264-6141.4

Current Initiatives

The Texas Mental Health Transformation Initiative is dedicated to improving access to local mental health services, as well as the efficiency with which local services are delivered in order to reduce the disparity in services, particularly for minority populations. A concerted effort to increase the mental health workforce has been undertaken in order to meet the demand for services. Additionally, identification and treatment programs have been implemented in order to recognize residents who have a mental illness and provide them with treatment early on. For more details about the initiative, call 817-884-1736.5


References

1. Lone Star Park. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from http://www.lonestarpark.com/AboutUs/.
2. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Fort Worth and Tarrant County . (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.freewebs.com/dbsafortworthtx/.
3. Tarrant County Challenge. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.tcchallenge.org/.
4. Grand Prairie Independent School District. (2017). Anti-Bullying Task Force. Retrieved from http://www.gpisd.org/Page/4395.
5. Texas Mental Health Transformation Initiative . (2017). Tarrant County Transformation Project. Retrieved from http://www.mhtransformation.org/cc_tarrant.asp.

Grand Prairie is a city that is located in multiple counties- Tarrant County and Ellis County and Dallas County in Texas. It has a land area of 72.26 square miles and a water area of 8.90 square miles.  The population of Grand Prairie is 187,809 people with 59,196 households and a median annual income of $56,475. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Grand Prairie, TX

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie public health department.