Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75069
"Welcome to one of the most courageous beginnings to positive change - seeking help and support. Life can be unpredictable and overwhelming, but I believe you have within you what it takes to cultivate the changes you desire and find the happiness you deserve. I believe everyone, including children, when given a safe and judgment free environment, can find the confidence within to thrive, even when life gets messy. I want to encourage and help you, your children, and/or your family to discover the strengths that can carry you through whatever life throws your way."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(214) 838-7257
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75069
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"Welcome to one of the most courageous beginnings to positive change - seeking help and support. Life can be unpredictable and overwhelming, but I believe you have within you what it takes to cultivate the changes you desire and find the happiness you deserve. I believe everyone, including children, when given a safe and judgment free environment, can find the confidence within to thrive, even when life gets messy. I want to encourage and help you, your children, and/or your family to discover the strengths that can carry you through whatever life throws your way."
Lindsey Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MRC, CRC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"I received my Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from UT Southwestern, graduating in 2016. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. I have been working as a crisis counselor for the last 2 years helping children, teens, and adults experiencing suicidal/homicidal ideation. I have experience assisting individuals and families suffering from a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, Bi-polar disorder, addictions, life adjustment issues, personality disorders, and various family issues. "
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(214) 278-6496
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"I received my Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from UT Southwestern, graduating in 2016. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. I have been working as a crisis counselor for the last 2 years helping children, teens, and adults experiencing suicidal/homicidal ideation. I have experience assisting individuals and families suffering from a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, Bi-polar disorder, addictions, life adjustment issues, personality disorders, and various family issues. "
Shannon Higgins, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75069
"Welcome to the first and most courageous step of therapy - looking for help and support.I consider myself a compass helping children, adolescents, adults, couples and parents by guiding them in the direction of well-being. People are already amazing but sometimes life experiences, circumstances, illness and relationships can impose clouded judgment,maladaptive behavior, poor self esteem and obstacles from achieving what we truly desire and deserve. My approach is educative, supportive, trusting, safe and direct."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(214) 838-1052
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75069
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"Welcome to the first and most courageous step of therapy - looking for help and support.I consider myself a compass helping children, adolescents, adults, couples and parents by guiding them in the direction of well-being. People are already amazing but sometimes life experiences, circumstances, illness and relationships can impose clouded judgment,maladaptive behavior, poor self esteem and obstacles from achieving what we truly desire and deserve. My approach is educative, supportive, trusting, safe and direct."
Anne (Kip) Rodgers Watson, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CHPC, MBTI, CPT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75071
"What do you want more of? Peace, time, relief from stress? It's time! You can bounce back and stay positive at work, school, home and in your sport of choice. Sometimes, we struggle & anxiety happens. We doubt and question decisions and next steps. My job is to guide you to improvement. I customize your experience based on your unique Braincode utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). You will receive a Recommendation Plan based on your innate mental wiring to develop the right set of high performance beliefs and habits to achieve your objectives. Improvement is possible! This is goal-oriented work! You CAN generate more!!!"
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(972) 325-5925
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75071
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"What do you want more of? Peace, time, relief from stress? It's time! You can bounce back and stay positive at work, school, home and in your sport of choice. Sometimes, we struggle & anxiety happens. We doubt and question decisions and next steps. My job is to guide you to improvement. I customize your experience based on your unique Braincode utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). You will receive a Recommendation Plan based on your innate mental wiring to develop the right set of high performance beliefs and habits to achieve your objectives. Improvement is possible! This is goal-oriented work! You CAN generate more!!!"
Holly Lockett, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75071
"My goal is to make your therapeutic experience as fulfilling as possible. I use a solutions focused/cognitive behavioral approach to therapy that helps people reach their goals as efficiently as possible. I work with a large variety of people by providing individual counseling, family counseling and activity therapy, filial therapy, grief resolution, teen counseling, and group therapy."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(214) 960-2506
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75071
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"My goal is to make your therapeutic experience as fulfilling as possible. I use a solutions focused/cognitive behavioral approach to therapy that helps people reach their goals as efficiently as possible. I work with a large variety of people by providing individual counseling, family counseling and activity therapy, filial therapy, grief resolution, teen counseling, and group therapy."
Jaci Varnell, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"Are you looking for help in calming your anxiety or seeking relief from your depression? Are you in need of help with your child or teen? I am a licensed professional counselor trained to help you. I provide counseling in an inviting atmosphere by providing trust, support, encouragement, and information."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(214) 390-6721
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"Are you looking for help in calming your anxiety or seeking relief from your depression? Are you in need of help with your child or teen? I am a licensed professional counselor trained to help you. I provide counseling in an inviting atmosphere by providing trust, support, encouragement, and information."
Victoria Mercado, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75071
"My own personal experiences dealing with grief and trauma at a very young age has led me to want to help those working through their own challenges. I work with all ages, but specialize in working with teens and adults. I believe that the therapeutic process is unique for each person and therefore individualize each treatment plan to meet the client's needs. I strive to bear witness and guide each person through his or her personal journey to reach their goals."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(972) 787-8037
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75071
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"My own personal experiences dealing with grief and trauma at a very young age has led me to want to help those working through their own challenges. I work with all ages, but specialize in working with teens and adults. I believe that the therapeutic process is unique for each person and therefore individualize each treatment plan to meet the client's needs. I strive to bear witness and guide each person through his or her personal journey to reach their goals."
Emily Catherine Courtney
PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"Adulting is hard. Being a kid is hard. Being human is hard. Having access to all of the world all of the time is hard. It’s overwhelming and everyone has an opinion. And sometimes it can just become too much. Every stage of life comes with what seems like insurmountable obstacles. This day and age with the seeming constant comparison to a perfect social media life can leave one feeling impossibly more than less than. Sometimes we just need a little help. A place to sit with our reality without the judgement or the press to have it all. "
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(469) 620-8239
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"Adulting is hard. Being a kid is hard. Being human is hard. Having access to all of the world all of the time is hard. It’s overwhelming and everyone has an opinion. And sometimes it can just become too much. Every stage of life comes with what seems like insurmountable obstacles. This day and age with the seeming constant comparison to a perfect social media life can leave one feeling impossibly more than less than. Sometimes we just need a little help. A place to sit with our reality without the judgement or the press to have it all. "
Heather Wallis, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75069
"I believe in embracing creative expression, growth, healing and wisdom. As a therapist, I love to explore creative healing experiences and strength-focused therapy. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have great deal of experience working with people who have experienced trauma or crisis. I also provide therapy for those dealing with grief and loss. I love facilitating groups, training, and teaching experiences to promote community and individual learning. Working with teenagers is another passion of mine. Partnering with adolescents during such a trying and transitional time can be vital to healthy development."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(972) 961-4115
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75069
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"I believe in embracing creative expression, growth, healing and wisdom. As a therapist, I love to explore creative healing experiences and strength-focused therapy. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have great deal of experience working with people who have experienced trauma or crisis. I also provide therapy for those dealing with grief and loss. I love facilitating groups, training, and teaching experiences to promote community and individual learning. Working with teenagers is another passion of mine. Partnering with adolescents during such a trying and transitional time can be vital to healthy development."
Lucy F. Underwood, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"Learning to manage life can be a challenge. When complicated by life transitions, performance pressures, chronic health conditions, mental health diagnoses, or a host of other unforeseen obstacles, it is important to seek guidance. I have shared this journey with individuals & families for over 22 years. My clinical training, the use of research supported treatments, such as EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Sports Counseling have allowed me to successfully work with individuals of all ages (children, teens, adults, & geriatrics), athletes, & business professionals who are confronted with a variety of concerns."
Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
(469) 208-8843
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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Coping Skills
Depression
Sexual Abuse
Expressive Arts
"Learning to manage life can be a challenge. When complicated by life transitions, performance pressures, chronic health conditions, mental health diagnoses, or a host of other unforeseen obstacles, it is important to seek guidance. I have shared this journey with individuals & families for over 22 years. My clinical training, the use of research supported treatments, such as EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Sports Counseling have allowed me to successfully work with individuals of all ages (children, teens, adults, & geriatrics), athletes, & business professionals who are confronted with a variety of concerns."
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Cheryl McBryde, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75070
"Hello There! At times life can be challenging to navigate. During these times you can feel stuck, misunderstood and unable to move forward. Every time something goes well for you another thing happens to disrupt your happiness. It seems everyone around you is happy and moving through life with ease. You feel alone, confused and worried about your future, wishing could wake up the next day with no fears. You wonder if you will ever find peace, love and happiness."
(929) 463-9678
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75070
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"Hello There! At times life can be challenging to navigate. During these times you can feel stuck, misunderstood and unable to move forward. Every time something goes well for you another thing happens to disrupt your happiness. It seems everyone around you is happy and moving through life with ease. You feel alone, confused and worried about your future, wishing could wake up the next day with no fears. You wonder if you will ever find peace, love and happiness."
Jane Evelyn Walvoord, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW, CertPsa
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75070
"I'm a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst with more than 40 years experience in private practice. I graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work in 1974, Dallas Psychoanalytic Institute in 2003 and was certified by the American Psychoanalytic Association in 2006. There are times when life can be a struggle. It may be about your personal relationships, achievements at work, or life's transitions. You may also feel depressed or suffer from panic attacks or chronic anxiety.I have many years experience and postgraduate education, making it possible for me to work successfully with people in need."
(214) 390-9598
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75070
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"I'm a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst with more than 40 years experience in private practice. I graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work in 1974, Dallas Psychoanalytic Institute in 2003 and was certified by the American Psychoanalytic Association in 2006. There are times when life can be a struggle. It may be about your personal relationships, achievements at work, or life's transitions. You may also feel depressed or suffer from panic attacks or chronic anxiety.I have many years experience and postgraduate education, making it possible for me to work successfully with people in need."
Dena R Williams, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75069
"Making the choice to seek therapy, whether for you or your child, requires an enormous amount of courage. It shows a desire for change. Dena retired from a 23 year career in law enforcement to inspire hope and growth as a therapist so her clients may become mindful and make choices toward a more successful life. Dena wants to help individuals and families that have faced trauma, life challenges, emotional difficulties, and adversity by providing the highest level of therapeutic care while people reclaim, rebuild, and renew their lives."
(214) 892-2624
Verified
Office is near:
McKinney, Texas 75069
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"Making the choice to seek therapy, whether for you or your child, requires an enormous amount of courage. It shows a desire for change. Dena retired from a 23 year career in law enforcement to inspire hope and growth as a therapist so her clients may become mindful and make choices toward a more successful life. Dena wants to help individuals and families that have faced trauma, life challenges, emotional difficulties, and adversity by providing the highest level of therapeutic care while people reclaim, rebuild, and renew their lives."
Ruben Gomez, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, CART
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"Ruben's practices is comprised of Play Therapy, Couples Counseling, Anger Resolution Therapy, Insomnia Treatment, and Individual therapy for a variety of issues. Our lives can pull us in many directions. It is during these times that we can feel out of sorts. I provide a supportive environment that fosters growth and encouragement, that can help you get your life back in balance. (EVENING AND SATURDAY MORNING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE)"
(214) 477-3913
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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"Ruben's practices is comprised of Play Therapy, Couples Counseling, Anger Resolution Therapy, Insomnia Treatment, and Individual therapy for a variety of issues. Our lives can pull us in many directions. It is during these times that we can feel out of sorts. I provide a supportive environment that fosters growth and encouragement, that can help you get your life back in balance. (EVENING AND SATURDAY MORNING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE)"
Chelsea Gilmore Mahan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a principal office in McKinney, TX. If you or someone you love is dealing with family conflict, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD), GLBT, transgender, gender questioning or other related issues, I can help. My "solution focused" counseling approach has proven to make a difference for adolescents, adults, children and families who may be struggling. I am available days or evenings for clients in the McKinney, Allen, Plano, Frisco and Prosper areas. The client counselor relationship I will to establish with you is geared towards focusing on positive self-esteem."
(469) 203-4452
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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"I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a principal office in McKinney, TX. If you or someone you love is dealing with family conflict, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD), GLBT, transgender, gender questioning or other related issues, I can help. My "solution focused" counseling approach has proven to make a difference for adolescents, adults, children and families who may be struggling. I am available days or evenings for clients in the McKinney, Allen, Plano, Frisco and Prosper areas. The client counselor relationship I will to establish with you is geared towards focusing on positive self-esteem."
Rachel Zubatch, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MPsy, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75069
"I firmly believe that there is no "one size fits all" answer for successful therapy, and I strive to create a personal therapeutic relationship with each individual in order to identify the best approach. My professional training is rooted in psychodynamic theory and my therapeutic approach is eclectic. Rather than adhering to a single strict treatment philosophy, your sessions will be fluid and collaborative based on your unique goals and needs. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship, and will be honored if you allow me to be a part of your personal therapeutic journey."
(972) 597-5974
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75069
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"I firmly believe that there is no "one size fits all" answer for successful therapy, and I strive to create a personal therapeutic relationship with each individual in order to identify the best approach. My professional training is rooted in psychodynamic theory and my therapeutic approach is eclectic. Rather than adhering to a single strict treatment philosophy, your sessions will be fluid and collaborative based on your unique goals and needs. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship, and will be honored if you allow me to be a part of your personal therapeutic journey."
A Sheltering Tree, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, Ed.D, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75069
"I admire the clients who first walk through the door at A Sheltering Tree. It takes courage to begin a relationship with a stranger where you are asked to reveal areas of struggle and pain. I am honored to be given this opportunity, and my goal is to co-create a relationship built on trust so that we can work together to help you find the answers that you seek for the changes in you want in your life."
(972) 694-6905
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75069
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"I admire the clients who first walk through the door at A Sheltering Tree. It takes courage to begin a relationship with a stranger where you are asked to reveal areas of struggle and pain. I am honored to be given this opportunity, and my goal is to co-create a relationship built on trust so that we can work together to help you find the answers that you seek for the changes in you want in your life."
Counseling Creatively, PLLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75070
"I strongly believe in treating the whole person and examining all areas of life in order to help my clients. People have the potential for growth and change residing within them which can be accessed with the help of a professional. As a bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) & National Certified Counselor I have clinical experience providing linguistically and culturally competent therapeutic services to help unlock that potential."
(972) 992-5843
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75070
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"I strongly believe in treating the whole person and examining all areas of life in order to help my clients. People have the potential for growth and change residing within them which can be accessed with the help of a professional. As a bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) & National Certified Counselor I have clinical experience providing linguistically and culturally competent therapeutic services to help unlock that potential."
Transformations, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75071
"Positive Changes Inspire Future Growth! I'm very passionate about my line of work and helping others achieve goals, make progress, and improve overall functioning. Life can be unpredictable and difficult at times... I'm here to help empower you through it and encourage personal growth!"
(972) 435-7518
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75071
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"Positive Changes Inspire Future Growth! I'm very passionate about my line of work and helping others achieve goals, make progress, and improve overall functioning. Life can be unpredictable and difficult at times... I'm here to help empower you through it and encourage personal growth!"
Teri Mills-Manuel, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
McKinney, Texas 75069
"I believe that each and every person is a unique and beautiful individual, created by God, and designed to be in meaningful and healthy relationships. If you are struggling in your relationship with your child, parent, partner, or another significant person in your life, I would love to help you."
(214) 736-5594
Verified
McKinney, Texas 75069
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"I believe that each and every person is a unique and beautiful individual, created by God, and designed to be in meaningful and healthy relationships. If you are struggling in your relationship with your child, parent, partner, or another significant person in your life, I would love to help you."

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Coping Skills Therapists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, therapists in McKinney can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in McKinney or for a McKinney coping skills therapist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include McKinney coping skills therapists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in McKinney are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in McKinney you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in McKinney and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in McKinney or family therapy in McKinney.