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Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Bates Counseling

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Houston, TX 77008
Let's Connect (713) 364-4613
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Welcome to your transformative therapy journey. I blend an easy-going demeanor, humor, and a solution-oriented approach to nurture growth in each person I work with. My counseling style is built on empathy, respect, and compassion. Together, we will form a partnership that supports you through life's highs and lows. I will encourage you to explore new perspectives and enhance your personal development. It's not just about sessions; it's about forming a true partnership that supports you through both life's triumphs and challenges.
I offer both phone and video therapy sessions. I often have available appointments within the same week as your inquiry. I use several therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and solution-focused therapy we will meet your unique goals and aspirations.
Undertaking the path of change requires courage, and I firmly believe in your capacity to pursue fulfillment. I will help you to navigate your life choices, and I'm eager to stand by your side as you improve your life. Your calling is within reach, and I am here to guide you every step of the way. Let's do this!
Take the first step to help. Call or Bates Counseling now - (713) 364-4613

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Bates Counseling

Houston, TX 77008

(713) 364-4613

Dallas, TX 75206

I offer sessions virtual and over the phone. I have availability throughout the day and I'll do my best to find times that work for you.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Life Coaching and Transgender 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Bates Counseling

Houston, TX 77008

(713) 364-4613

Dallas, TX 75206

I offer sessions virtual and over the phone. I have availability throughout the day and I'll do my best to find times that work for you.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Life Coaching and Transgender 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $130
  • Couple Sessions $130
  • Pay by Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Empathia
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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I am in network with most major insurances. I have an in-house biller who will help to process all of your insurance billing and answer any questions you may have.
or call with questions - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
"
I am in network with most major insurances. I have an in-house biller who will help to process all of your insurance billing and answer any questions you may have.
or call with questions - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Qualifications

    Clinical Social Work/Therapist: Tara Bates

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Texas / 54233 Tara Bates
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I have over 10 years of experience helping people through life challenges. If you are contemplating a major life decision or change, I'd love to partner with you and help you make the best decision for your life. I am licensed in both TX and CO.
or call with questions - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
"
I have over 10 years of experience helping people through life challenges. If you are contemplating a major life decision or change, I'd love to partner with you and help you make the best decision for your life. I am licensed in both TX and CO.
or call with questions - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Transgender

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Bisexual
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
Do these issues align with your needs? or (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Transgender Allied

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Accelerated Resolution Trained Therapist
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW

Location

Primary Location

Bates Counseling

Houston, TX 77008

(713) 364-4613

Additional Location

Dallas, TX 75206

(713) 364-4613
"
I offer sessions virtual and over the phone. I have availability throughout the day and I'll do my best to find times that work for you.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
"
I offer sessions virtual and over the phone. I have availability throughout the day and I'll do my best to find times that work for you.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (713) 364-4613
Photo of Tara Bates - Bates Counseling, BA, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Bates Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW