Stress Management Therapists in Texas

Stress is a normal, and at times even helpful, part of life. When experienced at a low-to-moderate intensity and over a short period, stress can function to help improve your performance or serve as motivation to achieve important life goals. However, as helpful as it is in some circumstances, stress can also be problematic when it becomes intense or chronic in nature. In such cases, it can negatively impact both physical and mental health. Many events can trigger unhealthy levels of stress, ranging from relationship issues to work deadlines to internal thought patterns.

245 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Heather Lowrey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Sex/love addiction - Relationships - Financial stress - Eating disorders - Depression
Online only
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Kimberly Trickett

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
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Dwan Reed

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
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Michelle Solomon

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Life purpose & meaning - Self-esteem - Self-care
Online only
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Teona Callaham Amble

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
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Joey Sorenson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Career counseling - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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Stephanie Palmer

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Couples counseling - Parenting - Premarital counseling - Work stress - Transition to new parenthood
 In-person & online
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Lawrence Story

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Addiction - Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
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Carolina Robledo

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Chronic illness - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Burnout - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Kelly Marie Ayala

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Childhood trauma - Identity development - Self-esteem - Mind-body connection
 In-person & online
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Rozette Pegues

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Child mental health - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Trauma
Online only
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Claire Okon

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Suicidal ideation
 In-person & online
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Lee LeGrice

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Relationships - Attachment issues - Anxiety - Depression - Peak performance
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Blanca Sanchez-Navarro

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - College & graduate student mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Substance abuse - ACOA
 In-person & online
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Wendy I Contreras

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Life coaching - Perfectionism - Trauma - Emotion regulation
 In-person & online
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Stephen Carson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Work stress - Conflict resolution
Online only
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Starlight Counseling

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
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Madison Trice Hollis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Depression - Anxiety - Life transitions - Identity development - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Madison Berley

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Academic challenges - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression
 In-person & online
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Susan Wondra

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Life transitions - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Max Casero

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
 In-person & online
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R.E.L Robinson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Artists' mental health - Relationship issues - Anxiety - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Rachel Ann Ziegler

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Perfectionism - Relationship issues - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
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Lindsay Williams

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Attachment issues - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Jane L. Simmons

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Attachment issues - Communication issues - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Autumn R Collings

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Addiction - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression
 In-person & online
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Stephanie Justus

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Anxiety - Attachment issues - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues
Online only
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Angela Carey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Codependency - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
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Ba Bunansa

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Depression - Anxiety - ADHD - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Race & cultural identity
 In-person & online
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Kimber-Lea Raef

Therapist

Accepting clients from Texas

Stress management - Life Transition and/or Stress Management - LGBTQ+, TGNC, and identity exploration - Trauma - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Texas

How do I find a therapist in Texas?

Find a therapist near you in Texas on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Texas?

Yes, most Texas health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Texas. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Texas?

Therapists located in Texas offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Texas. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Texas?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Texas on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Texas require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Texas who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Texas offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Texas who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Texas have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Texas near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Texas who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Texas continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Texas therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Texas without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Texas?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Texas on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Texas; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Texas?

Start your search for a great therapist in Texas on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Texas or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Texas go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Texas?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Texas, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Texas include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Texas also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Texas providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Texas?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Texas. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Texas, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.