Black / African-American Mental Health Counselors in Tyler, Texas

For many Black therapy-seekers, finding a Black therapist or African-American therapist can be one of the most important steps toward beginning therapy. Clients may find that they feel more comfortable seeing Black therapists who understand their unique societal, personal, familial, and professional experiences, and that they have a greater shared foundation with Black therapists on which to discuss intimate topics in therapy. Black therapy seekers may find it easier to quickly build trust with a Black therapist due to their shared experiences. In session, they might not have to provide cultural context or experience microaggressions, and can simply focus on sharing what’s on their mind.

53 Matching Mental Health Counselors with Availability

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Danielle Ojeabulu

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Couples counseling - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Family issues - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
 In-person & online
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Lawrence Story

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Addiction - Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
Online only
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Latasha Taylor

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Communication issues - Couples counseling - Existential crisis & challenges - Family issues - Life coaching - Life purpose & meaning
Online only
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Cierra Monique Smith

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Caregiver stress & support - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
Online only
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Ruquiyah Foye

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Paige Swanson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Trauma - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Sexual harassment & assault
 In-person & online
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Rozette Pegues

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Child mental health - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Trauma - Women's issues
Online only
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Marty Schwebel

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Premarital counseling - Trauma
Online only
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Arlether Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Depression - Forensic psychology - Medical professionals' mental health - Substance abuse - Neuropsychological testing - Psychological evaluations & testing
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La Luz Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Crystal Ross

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Sexual health & dysfunction
 In-person & online
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Shaneil Carla Gayle

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Trauma - Abortion & post abortion challenges
Online only
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R.E.L Robinson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

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

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Attachment issues - Couples counseling - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Premarital counseling - Self-esteem - Trauma
Online only
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Takiesha Watson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - Trauma - Work stress
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LaKendria Ellis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Depression - Women's issues - Self-esteem - Life coaching - Perfectionism - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Reginald Riggins

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Couples counseling - Depression - Trauma - Anxiety - Alcohol use disorder & addiction
 In-person & online
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Jennifer Minor

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Sexual health & dysfunction - Trauma - Entrepreneur mental health
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Alicia Thomas

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Relationship issues - Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Suicidal ideation
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Beatrice Klokpah

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues
Online only
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Precise Mind Behavioral Health, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Abby Endashaw

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Couples counseling - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues - Childhood trauma - Emotion regulation
Online only
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Jasmine McCully

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Relationship issues - Women's issues
Online only
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Jennifer Jacobs

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Anger management - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Self-esteem
Online only
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Grow Therapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Relationship issues - Addiction - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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Karen Christopher

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Stress management - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Kiana Fraise

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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Sarah Jirinzu-Carratala

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Immigration Evaluations
Online only
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Marva Davis Burks

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement
 In-person & online
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Jocelyn Brown

Therapist

Accepting clients from Tyler, Texas

Anxiety - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Women's issues - Clinical supervision - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only

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FAQs about how to find a mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas

How do I find a mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas?

Find a mental health counselor near you in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Tyler, Texas?

Yes, most Tyler, 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 mental health counselor is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor out-of-network in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas?

Many mental health counselors 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 Tyler, Texas. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network mental health counselor, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas?

Start your search for an appointment with a mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Tyler, Texas require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor, 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 mental health counselor, 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 mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas who sees clients after hours?

Find a mental health counselor who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas who offers in-person sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Tyler, 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 Tyler, 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 mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas who offers online sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most mental health counselors in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor, 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 Tyler, Texas mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor near Tyler, Texas without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Tyler, Texas?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Tyler, Texas on Zencare. Many mental health counselors 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 mental health counselors to choose from in Tyler, 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 Tyler, Texas?

Start your search for a great mental health counselor in Tyler, Texas on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Tyler, 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 mental health counselor: 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 Tyler, 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 mental health counselor 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 Tyler, Texas?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Tyler, 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 Tyler, 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 Tyler, Texas also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Tyler, 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 mental health counselor, 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 Tyler, Texas?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor in Tyler, 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 mental health counselor 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.