Therapists in Austin, TX

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Photo of Kris Andersen, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
Kris Andersen
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Feeling peaceful and balanced... enjoying yourself and feeling carefree... having productive communication and close relationships with your loved ones... developing awareness of how you feel and trusting yourself... ​
Feeling peaceful and balanced... enjoying yourself and feeling carefree... having productive communication and close relationships with your loved ones... developing awareness of how you feel and trusting yourself... ​
(512) 213-6730 View (512) 213-6730
Photo of Alina Khomenko, Psychologist in Austin, TX
Alina Khomenko
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Austin, TX 78748
While anxiety can motivate and protect us, it can also become an overwhelming presence that may lead to some challenges. You may find that your anxiety prevents you from doing the things you want to do - achieving your goals, enjoying your relationships, and succeeding in school or at work. In an attempt to cope with and decrease anxiety, you may find that anxiety actually grows and becomes stronger. Through a supportive and collaborative environment, I would like to help you develop the skills needed to change your relationship with anxiety and gain back control of your life.
While anxiety can motivate and protect us, it can also become an overwhelming presence that may lead to some challenges. You may find that your anxiety prevents you from doing the things you want to do - achieving your goals, enjoying your relationships, and succeeding in school or at work. In an attempt to cope with and decrease anxiety, you may find that anxiety actually grows and becomes stronger. Through a supportive and collaborative environment, I would like to help you develop the skills needed to change your relationship with anxiety and gain back control of your life.
(737) 637-4295 View (737) 637-4295
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Michael C. Kinsey
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78704
Not accepting new clients
If you are intrigued by the idea of growth through exploration of your inner world, then I am deeply committed to helping you slay your psychic dragons--no matter how skeptical you are that it will help.
If you are intrigued by the idea of growth through exploration of your inner world, then I am deeply committed to helping you slay your psychic dragons--no matter how skeptical you are that it will help.
(646) 603-0257 View (646) 603-0257
Photo of Elissa Shaw, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Elissa Shaw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, LCSW
Verified
13 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78704
Waitlist for new clients
How do you find meaning and create a life worth living? How do you create a more vital connection with yourself? What gets in the way of you achieving your goals? As an integrative holistic therapist, my goal is to create a safe relationship to help you uncover your true potential and understand the negative stories that create barriers for you. I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span therapy for depression, anxiety, family support, and beyond. In a supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to your individual needs.
How do you find meaning and create a life worth living? How do you create a more vital connection with yourself? What gets in the way of you achieving your goals? As an integrative holistic therapist, my goal is to create a safe relationship to help you uncover your true potential and understand the negative stories that create barriers for you. I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span therapy for depression, anxiety, family support, and beyond. In a supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to your individual needs.
(512) 649-9423 View (512) 649-9423
Photo of Lila Paillon, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Austin, TX
Lila Paillon
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LCDC, BA
Verified
Austin, TX 78745
Greetings fellow human! Whatever you are going through, you are not alone, and you are having a human experience. I'm here to help you uncover the patterns that block, make sense of and embrace the feelings that might be causing shame, and to help you see yourself the way I see you: as a powerful, worthy individual, with important desires to bring to fruition. My goal is to remove the power that substances have in your life by helping you become your own expert, be inner lead, and having a life that makes them obsolete.
Greetings fellow human! Whatever you are going through, you are not alone, and you are having a human experience. I'm here to help you uncover the patterns that block, make sense of and embrace the feelings that might be causing shame, and to help you see yourself the way I see you: as a powerful, worthy individual, with important desires to bring to fruition. My goal is to remove the power that substances have in your life by helping you become your own expert, be inner lead, and having a life that makes them obsolete.
(512) 488-4352 View (512) 488-4352
Photo of Lee Holley, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Lee Holley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCDC, PSS, RSPS
Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Are you feeling pigeonholed into AA or another 12-Step program? Uncertain about 100% abstinence? Are you "sober curious?" Heard of harm reduction, but not sure where to begin? Maybe your alcohol or other drug (AOD) use has been problematic or holding you back in life, but you don't identify with having "the disease of addiction." You're seeking support in changing your AOD habits, but have had negative experiences with other programs or professionals in the past so you're a bit leery. You want to work with someone who won't bring rigid, preconceived notions about substance use into the work.
Are you feeling pigeonholed into AA or another 12-Step program? Uncertain about 100% abstinence? Are you "sober curious?" Heard of harm reduction, but not sure where to begin? Maybe your alcohol or other drug (AOD) use has been problematic or holding you back in life, but you don't identify with having "the disease of addiction." You're seeking support in changing your AOD habits, but have had negative experiences with other programs or professionals in the past so you're a bit leery. You want to work with someone who won't bring rigid, preconceived notions about substance use into the work.
(512) 980-9380 View (512) 980-9380
Photo of Whitney Humphrey, Marriage & Family Therapist in Austin, TX
Whitney Humphrey
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Verified
3 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78751
I have the privilege to work beside children, adolescents, and adults in difficult and often confusing times in their lives. My mission is to provide care and clarity for my clients while honoring their values in a way that can strengthen and improve their relationship not only with themselves but with their family and friends as well.
I have the privilege to work beside children, adolescents, and adults in difficult and often confusing times in their lives. My mission is to provide care and clarity for my clients while honoring their values in a way that can strengthen and improve their relationship not only with themselves but with their family and friends as well.
(512) 686-5532 View (512) 686-5532
Photo of Erie Hebert, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Erie Hebert
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
Social workers typically have an interesting life story and personal experiences with tragedy that tug at our heartstrings. I am no different. At times, I wonder "how is it that I have survived these mountains and valleys?" Despite personal tragedy, loss, and despair, influential people have served as beacons of hope throughout the years in my life.
Social workers typically have an interesting life story and personal experiences with tragedy that tug at our heartstrings. I am no different. At times, I wonder "how is it that I have survived these mountains and valleys?" Despite personal tragedy, loss, and despair, influential people have served as beacons of hope throughout the years in my life.
(737) 530-9772 View (737) 530-9772
Photo of Jonathan David Richard, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
Jonathan David Richard
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Austin, TX 78746
When my sister asked how I would describe myself as a counselor, I replied, "I am a professional human being". I was half-joking, but the statement was particularly self-aware. I feel that I am most authentic/effective when I am prioritizing the counselor/client relationship. I regard my clients with unconditional respect, giving him/her space to think/behave in a manner that is most congruent with their best self. For this purpose, I prefer to lead with the client's strengths of character. This sense of confidence is a source of momentum when confronting the external/internal challenges that are hindering their progress.
When my sister asked how I would describe myself as a counselor, I replied, "I am a professional human being". I was half-joking, but the statement was particularly self-aware. I feel that I am most authentic/effective when I am prioritizing the counselor/client relationship. I regard my clients with unconditional respect, giving him/her space to think/behave in a manner that is most congruent with their best self. For this purpose, I prefer to lead with the client's strengths of character. This sense of confidence is a source of momentum when confronting the external/internal challenges that are hindering their progress.
(737) 300-8287 View (737) 300-8287
Photo of Jody Rich, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
Jody Rich
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78759  (Online Only)
My strengths work well with clients who were the truth-tellers in their families. Like the boy in “The Emperor Has No Clothes,” you probably experienced a lot of blowback for pointing out the obvious and uncomfortable. Maybe you came to doubt your own experience and wisdom. Over time you may have lost touch with those gifts, resulting in understandable confusion and coping skills that just aren't working anymore (symptoms). You came in this world authentically yourself, let's go find them! I offer a free 15 minute consultation so you can feel comfortable before making your first appointment.
My strengths work well with clients who were the truth-tellers in their families. Like the boy in “The Emperor Has No Clothes,” you probably experienced a lot of blowback for pointing out the obvious and uncomfortable. Maybe you came to doubt your own experience and wisdom. Over time you may have lost touch with those gifts, resulting in understandable confusion and coping skills that just aren't working anymore (symptoms). You came in this world authentically yourself, let's go find them! I offer a free 15 minute consultation so you can feel comfortable before making your first appointment.
(512) 546-6649 View (512) 546-6649
Photo of Elene Drakonakis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Elene Drakonakis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified
Austin, TX 78731
I am currently accepting clients and LMSWs seeking supervision towards LCSW licensure. Contemplating any change can be daunting, but here you are, reaching out, exploring. Seeing a therapist can be the first step along a new path. Change takes time, and we can go at your pace, walking together on a path you determine. Whether you are looking at a life transition, worried about how substance use is affecting you, grieving a loss or dealing with a chronic illness, together we will begin the process of examining where you are, working together to shift to a place that brings you fulfillment and to help you reach your goals.
I am currently accepting clients and LMSWs seeking supervision towards LCSW licensure. Contemplating any change can be daunting, but here you are, reaching out, exploring. Seeing a therapist can be the first step along a new path. Change takes time, and we can go at your pace, walking together on a path you determine. Whether you are looking at a life transition, worried about how substance use is affecting you, grieving a loss or dealing with a chronic illness, together we will begin the process of examining where you are, working together to shift to a place that brings you fulfillment and to help you reach your goals.
(737) 204-2192 View (737) 204-2192
Photo of Lauren G Cohen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Lauren G Cohen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78746  (Online Only)
I help Texas women delve into the issues that they think others won't understand. The stuff that weighs on you and makes you feel like crap. You know that stuff. It sucks(!!!), and I can help. Together, we will talk about the things that are getting in the way of you living your best life, and we will find the tools/skills/techniques to work through them.
I help Texas women delve into the issues that they think others won't understand. The stuff that weighs on you and makes you feel like crap. You know that stuff. It sucks(!!!), and I can help. Together, we will talk about the things that are getting in the way of you living your best life, and we will find the tools/skills/techniques to work through them.
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Photo of Louis Haling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Louis Haling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Austin, TX 78758  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Waitlist for new clients. I am an especially good fit for those who struggle with questions of meaning; anyone overburdened with feelings of guilt and shame; those who feel like they are outsiders or misfits; and creative and intellectual types. I counsel individuals experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, mood disorders such as Bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and other mental health conditions. I encourage you to express yourself authentically in session, and I welcome people of all identities, expressions, and backgrounds.
Waitlist for new clients. I am an especially good fit for those who struggle with questions of meaning; anyone overburdened with feelings of guilt and shame; those who feel like they are outsiders or misfits; and creative and intellectual types. I counsel individuals experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, mood disorders such as Bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and other mental health conditions. I encourage you to express yourself authentically in session, and I welcome people of all identities, expressions, and backgrounds.
(512) 714-3226 View (512) 714-3226
Photo of Thomas Khang Dong, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
Thomas Khang Dong
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
6 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78701
I enjoy working with college students, professionals in healthcare, caregivers, singles that are dating/looking to date, single parents, newly divorced or separated, and specifically young adult couples looking to improve their relationships amidst juggling school, work, new baby, or life transitions. I also have a strong interest in helping individuals who struggle with the bi-cultural experience and inter-generational conflicts.
I enjoy working with college students, professionals in healthcare, caregivers, singles that are dating/looking to date, single parents, newly divorced or separated, and specifically young adult couples looking to improve their relationships amidst juggling school, work, new baby, or life transitions. I also have a strong interest in helping individuals who struggle with the bi-cultural experience and inter-generational conflicts.
(737) 204-4001 View (737) 204-4001
Photo of Erin DeLeon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Erin DeLeon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78759  (Online Only)
“Between the stimulus and response, there is a space. And in that space lies our freedom and power to choose our responses. In our response lies our growth and our happiness.” (Viktor Frankl) I have been a practicing social worker for over 20 years, and am a therapist with lived experience with sustained recovery from substance use for over a decade. I know how challenging it can be to turn towards our inner worlds and start to shine a light on unwanted emotions, vulnerabilities, and the painful aspects of our lives that are keeping us feeling stuck.
“Between the stimulus and response, there is a space. And in that space lies our freedom and power to choose our responses. In our response lies our growth and our happiness.” (Viktor Frankl) I have been a practicing social worker for over 20 years, and am a therapist with lived experience with sustained recovery from substance use for over a decade. I know how challenging it can be to turn towards our inner worlds and start to shine a light on unwanted emotions, vulnerabilities, and the painful aspects of our lives that are keeping us feeling stuck.
(512) 456-3357 View (512) 456-3357
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Austin Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified
Austin, TX 78738
Welcome! I am Covid-19 vaccinated. I offer a free phone consult to answer your questions and make sure we're a match. I am a Marriage & Family Therapist (TX), Licensed Psychologist (CA) with 35+ years experience. I have served my country with NASA and USMC. My passion is to transform your pain/confusion into peace and well-being. My work is commended by Mental Health Peers at Yale, Princeton, Notre Dame and Stanford. Sessions are weekly or bi-monthly. View my VIDEO TOUR at: "AustinPremierTherapy.com." You can talk to me from your own home by Video, or see me in person quickly. Brief Solution Focused Therapy brings rapid results.
Welcome! I am Covid-19 vaccinated. I offer a free phone consult to answer your questions and make sure we're a match. I am a Marriage & Family Therapist (TX), Licensed Psychologist (CA) with 35+ years experience. I have served my country with NASA and USMC. My passion is to transform your pain/confusion into peace and well-being. My work is commended by Mental Health Peers at Yale, Princeton, Notre Dame and Stanford. Sessions are weekly or bi-monthly. View my VIDEO TOUR at: "AustinPremierTherapy.com." You can talk to me from your own home by Video, or see me in person quickly. Brief Solution Focused Therapy brings rapid results.
(512) 518-5340 View (512) 518-5340
Photo of Patti Kay McCullar, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
Patti Kay McCullar
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Austin, TX 78703
I work with individuals and families who are struggling with difficult issues such as depression, divorce, or mental illness. Conflicts, within and between people, lie at the core of emotional distress. Divorce, depression, substance abuse make setting healthy boundaries difficult, and before the individual knows it, he or she is living in a state of compromise. I focus on people who are wanting to get out of a compromised state and build healthy relationships that protect personal space and are conducive to reciprocity.
I work with individuals and families who are struggling with difficult issues such as depression, divorce, or mental illness. Conflicts, within and between people, lie at the core of emotional distress. Divorce, depression, substance abuse make setting healthy boundaries difficult, and before the individual knows it, he or she is living in a state of compromise. I focus on people who are wanting to get out of a compromised state and build healthy relationships that protect personal space and are conducive to reciprocity.
(512) 540-5906 View (512) 540-5906
Photo of Monique Gomez, Pre-Licensed Professional in Austin, TX
Monique Gomez
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78756  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Monique Gomez. I see Texas-based clients with Respark Therapy and am pursuing sex therapy certification through the Sexual Health Alliance (SHA). I work to create a brave space for clients to explore intimacy, sexuality, and connections with themselves and others. I want to be here for you on your relationship journey and welcome all configurations of relationship dynamics and those who are still exploring.
Hi, I'm Monique Gomez. I see Texas-based clients with Respark Therapy and am pursuing sex therapy certification through the Sexual Health Alliance (SHA). I work to create a brave space for clients to explore intimacy, sexuality, and connections with themselves and others. I want to be here for you on your relationship journey and welcome all configurations of relationship dynamics and those who are still exploring.
(512) 746-1772 View (512) 746-1772
Photo of Elizabeth Haberer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Elizabeth Haberer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DCSW, CGP
Verified
16 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78701
We all harbor unique social and individual pasts and unique personality constellations which make us responsive to different modes of healing. Holding space for your unique experience and the relationship that we create is paramount in my work. I take an integrative, holistic approach focused on deep and meaningful change in addition to symptom reduction. I have two decades of experience in working with attachment trauma, and dual diagnosis in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. I specialized in treating co-occurring disorders at the Menninger Clinic in Houston, TX, where I also supervised clinical interns and fellows.
We all harbor unique social and individual pasts and unique personality constellations which make us responsive to different modes of healing. Holding space for your unique experience and the relationship that we create is paramount in my work. I take an integrative, holistic approach focused on deep and meaningful change in addition to symptom reduction. I have two decades of experience in working with attachment trauma, and dual diagnosis in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. I specialized in treating co-occurring disorders at the Menninger Clinic in Houston, TX, where I also supervised clinical interns and fellows.
(713) 338-9212 View (713) 338-9212
Photo of Terry Rauschuber - Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin, TX
Terry Rauschuber - Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Not accepting new clients
Terry Rauschuber is a Licensed Certified Social Worker with a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a mental health therapist with over 20 years of successful experience working with adults and seniors with depression and anxiety. She applies techniques to develop skills to learn how to manage negative thought processes and develop alternative thinking patterns. Terry’s experience in hospitals and psychiatric hospitals provides a wealth of knowledge of treatment modalities as well as maneuvering through the maze of healthcare. EMDR Trained
Terry Rauschuber is a Licensed Certified Social Worker with a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a mental health therapist with over 20 years of successful experience working with adults and seniors with depression and anxiety. She applies techniques to develop skills to learn how to manage negative thought processes and develop alternative thinking patterns. Terry’s experience in hospitals and psychiatric hospitals provides a wealth of knowledge of treatment modalities as well as maneuvering through the maze of healthcare. EMDR Trained
(512) 640-2161 View (512) 640-2161

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Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

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Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.