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Lawrence Story(He/Him/His)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Addiction- Anxiety - Career counseling- Depression- Loss, grief, and bereavement- Stress management-
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Professional statement

Allow me to introduce you to the remarkable story of Lawrence Story. With a mastery in clinical practice and a distinguished role as a hospital chief executive officer, Mr. Story embodies excellence in the realm of behavioral health. Over the span of three decades and across four different states, he has extended his expertise to clients grappling with mental health challenges, substance use disparities, and various lifestyle-related issues.

Mr. Story's journey is as multifaceted as it is inspiring. A former championship athlete and a published author (“Living in Green Pastures with Life Storys”) , he advocates for a holistic therapeutic approach that encompasses physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. His firm belief in mindfulness as a cornerstone of therapy underscores his commitment to tailoring solutions to each individual's unique needs, swiftly delving into the heart of their concerns.

Mr. Story has held leadership positions in several prominent behavioral health institutions, establishing his own Health/Fitness. Testimonials from his clients speak volumes about his ability not only as a therapist but also as a guiding force in illuminating pathways to a life of value and purpose, regardless of the challenges they may face.

Mr. Story continues to make a profound impact, offering remote psychotherapy, lifestyle coaching, and exercise and fitness consultations. The overwhelming satisfaction of his clients is a testament to his holistic approach, which addresses their entire being,

In essence, Mr. Story epitomizes a new era of clinical practice—one characterized by openness, creativity, and a steadfast dedication to the well-being of those he serves. His eclectic and innovative methods ensure that each client receives personalized care, fostering growth and resilience on their journey to holistic health.

Mr. Story looks forward to meeting you and designing a plan of care that meets and exceeds your expectations.

Message to clients

Hello, I'm Lawrence, and I'm thrilled to have this opportunity to introduce myself as a potential psychotherapist for you. I understand that this might be a challenging time for you, and I want to assure you that I'm here to provide support as you navigate through it all.

I recognize that managing life's dynamics, whether it's work, home, family, or any other aspect, can sometimes feel overwhelming. However, I firmly believe that together, we can address these challenges and work towards positive change. My holistic approach allows me to meet you where you are and support you through any crisis you may be facing.

In our sessions, I encourage open and honest communication, as I aim to truly understand you on a deep level. Rest assured, I will provide you with the same level of care and attention that I would for myself or a loved one.

Taking care of your mental health amidst life's ups and downs is no easy feat. But by focusing on your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being, we can gradually develop strategies tailored to your unique circumstances. My ultimate goal is to help you unlock your full potential and empower you to be the best version of yourself.

I'm eager to begin this journey with you and start making positive changes today. I look forward to meeting you soon, Lawrence.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 38 years

BetterHelp, Private Therapist LMFT, LMSW-ACP, NIPM
Child Help, Executive Director California
Prospect Medical , Vice President of Behavioral Health Western Division
Behavioral Health Services of New Mexico, Chief Executive Officer
StoryHelps, Psychotherapist /owner
Exists Centers, Chief Operations Officer

Univ. Of Houston, Masters Degree Social Work / Healthcare Administration , 1986


Texas: 13567 - Texas: 4347




Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Telehealth consultations are available on a limited bases. Contact Lawrence Story


Lawrence Story is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (50min)

Therapy Groups

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Grief and Loss

Allows those who have lost a love one to share their struggles with others who have experienced a similar loss.

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Health and Wellness

Physical health and wellness is a key criteria for maintaining a positive well being. A commitment to a plan of health is imperative.