Marriage counseling that Heals in Brownsville, TX. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Brownsville. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Melissa Brentlinger, MA, LPC, LMFT
Marriage Counselor

Melissa Brentlinger, MA, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 78586 - Nearby to Brownsville.

One of my greatest passions is helping couples and families navigate their life journey together with understanding, compassion and joy.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Philip Kolba, MA
Marriage Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA


Available for Online Therapy

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.

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

Therapy Brownsville, TX

Counseling Riverside, Villa Pancho, Kellers Corner, Cameron Park

The Brownsville area sports several beaches. Port Isabel is the site of many historical events. Pirates and shipwrecks are part of the lore surrounding the only lighthouse on the Texas coast that is open to the public. In addition to the sweeping views from the top of the structure, families can visit two nearby museums that describe the history of the area in greater detail. Boca Chica Beach remains a pristine slice of oceanfront paradise devoid of any commercial enterprises. Enjoy the natural beauty where you can camp to get a true outdoors experience. Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is well known for the abundant bird population. Other animals call the area home as well. This is the largest parcel of protected land remaining in the lower Rio Grande Valley. Visitors can take part in programs and tours to make the most of their visit.1

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Brownsville

Immigrating to a new country can be a highly complex undertaking that places much stress on couples and families that can diminish their overall mental health functioning. The Area Agency On Aging Of The Lower Rio Grande Valley offers several programs to immigrant families to help them make the transition to their new community as smooth as possible. Language classes help new Americans develop the skills and understanding they need to advocate for themselves and their family. Classes specifically for parents foster the development of healthy communication, anger management skills, and positive parenting skills to ensure the family environment is a positive one for each family member. Find out more about these services by calling 956-783-9293.2

Many at-risk youth find themselves in risky situations due to a lack of a positive adult role model in their lives. Healthy Community Brownsville seeks to change that through their Mentor Brownsville program. Children are paired with a caring and responsible adult mentor who offers emotional support, access to resources, and provides much needed structure to the young person's life. Through these positive interactions, negative behaviors can be diminished and participants can find renewed self-confidence, hope and a desire for a better life. Further details about the mentor program are available by calling 956-882- 5067.3

The elderly often must rely on family, friends and local organizations for emotional, social, and physical support as they age. A primary provider of these services in Brownsville is Amigos Del Valle. This non-profit agency specializes in positively impacting the quality of life of area seniors through human services programs, advocacy and community development activities. Specifically, Amigos Del Valle provides home-based meals so seniors have the nutrition they need to maintain good mental and physical health. Transportation services are provided so older residents can run errands and go to appointments. These services allow participants to maintain their independence and live their lives with dignity and self-respect. For additional information, call 956-544-1803.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Brownsville recognizes the church's important role in helping to strengthen families, facilitate recovery, reduce stress, and improve mental health. All programs are offered to anyone in need, regardless of religious affiliation. The charity has a financial assistance program so families can pay for food, rent, utilities, and other necessities and remove those financial stressors from their lives. Families with medical needs can take advantage of the prescription pill program in order to get the meds they need to maintain optimal mental and physical functioning. Those who do not have a permanent residence can find temporary shelter as well. Call 956-541-0220 to obtain more information.5


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5. Catholic Diocese of Brownsville. (2017). Catholic Charities. Retrieved from

Brownsville is located in Cameron County, Texas. It has a land area of 132.46 square miles and a water area of 13.80 square miles.  The population of Brownsville is 183,887 people with 51,563 households and a median annual income of $32,894. .

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Difficult yet possible - ask your therapist

Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Brownsville. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Brownsville. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Brownsville public health department.