Counseling in Tyler, TX. Find the Right Therapist.

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

Linda Payne, Ph.D

Linda Payne, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

Tyler, Texas 75707 | 903 521-1247

Your struggles matter to me. My heart is to see you free and enjoying life to the fullest. God has a wonderful plan for your life and He wants you to walk in freedom. Sometimes we just get stuck and need some advise and specific tools to approach life with.

Michelle Broussard, Ph.D.

Michelle Broussard, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Canton, Texas 75103 | 903-422-6819

I believe there is hope for change and healing in your life, I have seen it on numerous occasions. I treat the person and not the diagnosis. There is no shame in seeking counseling. I look forward to helping you overcome any obstacle. Please contact me for more info.

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.

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.

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.

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

Therapy Tyler, TX

Counseling Bascom, Wood Hills, Elberta, Owenstown, Gresham, Copeland

Nicknamed the Rose City, Tyler is located in the eastern portion of the state of Texas. Its name is derived for President John Tyler for his support of the area. There are around 109,000 residents in Tyler. Their nickname was given due to their large rose growing industry, which amounts to around 20% of the country's commercial rose bushes. The climate in Tyler is around the high 50's in the winter months, to the mid 90's in the summer time, and is usually humid. Bring the family to the Caldwell Zoo where you can experience many different species of animals. Lake Palestine is also a great place for families, or even visiting Tyler State Park, where you can camp, picnic, canoe, paddle boat, hike, mountain bike, or watch different species of birds. This is a great place to bring kids, particularly for swimming or fishing in the lake.1

Mental Health in Tyler

After the loss of a loved one, the feelings of grief can sometimes be unbearable. Sharing your grief with others who have lived through a similar experience is an excellent way to deal with heavy emotions and move toward rebuilding one's life. Grace Community Church offers a Griefshare Group that provides a safe and caring place to express feelings, discuss challenges, and find hope for the future in the strength of others. For additional details, call 903.216.4357.2

Depression is a highly common, yet highly treatable mental illness. Individuals who are trying to overcome the obstacles of depression often find that volunteering gives them the sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie that makes the road to recovery much faster. The City of Tyler offers many volunteer opportunities for those who seek to help themselves through helping others. Whether it's reading to children at the library, taking care of animals at the local shelter, or greeting visitors at the Goodman Museum, the city has an opportunity for everyone. Call 903-531-1100 to find out more.3

Children who are bullied at school don't just have to deal with social challenges, they must also overcome the emotional trauma bullying often presents. Feelings of inadequacy, poor self-concept and social isolation can lead to depression, anxiety and other serious mental health issues. In order to improve the school climate, the Tyler Independent School District has incorporated a comprehensive anti-bullying program that includes educational programs that center on prevention and intervention. A reporting system has also been implemented so students and parents can file a complaint online, over the phone, or in person. Call the district at 903-262-1000 for more information.4

Current Education

Grace Single Parent Network provides a variety of educational programs aimed at helping single parents become more self-sufficient in order to provide a safe, healthy and caring home for their child. Specifically, the network's programs teach single parents how to carry out basic home maintenance and repairs. Children are also encouraged to take part in these classes, so the whole family is equipped to perform home-based tasks in the future. To find out more about this and other educational opportunities for single parents, call 903-566-5661.5


1. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. (2017). Tyler State Park. Retrieved from
2. Grace Community Church. (2017). Support Groups and Classes. Retrieved from
3. City of Tyler. (2017). Volunteer Services. Retrieved from
4. Tyler Independent School District. (2017). Procedures for Reporting Allegations of Bullying. Retrieved from
5. Grace Community School. (2017). Grace Single Parent Network. Retrieved from

Tyler is located in Smith County, Texas. It has a land area of 56.62 square miles and a water area of 0.51 square miles.  The population of Tyler is 103,700 people with 37,644 households and a median annual income of $42,840. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Tyler, TX

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Tyler is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Tyler are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Tyler public health department.