The hardest and bravest step anyone can take is to reach out and ask for help. I am passionate about helping individuals and families overcome any challenge and move toward positive change. It is important for me to create a nonjudgmental and sensitive environment for each of my clients. My philosophy stems from the premise that every individual, couple, and family has strengths and capabilities that can be developed to help them attain and sustain a healthier lifestyle.
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MEd, LPC-A, LCDC-I
Everyone goes through difficult times in their lives where they feel unsettled and unsure of their direction. Maybe you're right at the edge of what you can handle or you may feel completely underwater. Whether you are struggling with your marriage, family relations or seeking individual help Kate is passionate about helping clients become the healthiest versions of themselves. She has a background in providing group, family and individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults suffering from depression, anxiety and substance abuse in a mental health facility.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, CCATP, CMC-1
You made it! You made it here to finally do what you need to do for yourself. You may not even be sure what it is you need. Guess what, that’s ok. We are here to help. You are choosing you and it’s not selfish, it’s necessary. Anxiety, depression, childhood problems disrupting adulthood, troubles in relationships, stress at work, on and on. Rather it’s one of the above or all, we are ready to partner with you on your journey. We know that relationships will change as we change. This, at times, can cause our love to feel strained. Let us assist in clarifying and expressing love in healthy ways.
There are many people struggling with the difficult issues of trauma-related issues, difficult or confusing mental health diagnoses, and/or differing types of addiction. My goal and focus is to help those who have a hard time finding lasting help in their struggles. Living a restored, manageable and fulfilling life is possible through skilled professional counseling. I have seen tremendous growth in these areas and would like to more people experience the freedom others have gained.
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate , MA, LPCA
Life is full of challenges, and we are not designed to face those challenges alone. While therapy can appear to be an intimidating or daunting process, through our journey my desire is for you to develop a foundation of hope. From there we can address whatever burdens you carry, together. The ultimate goal for our time together is for you to gain the knowledge and skills you need to live fully and happily.
For me, counseling is about the miracle question: "if you could wake up tomorrow morning and everything in your life was fixed or the way you would want it to be, what would you notice that's different?" The answer to that question can be the guidepost for therapy.
Please note: I am providing telehealth only at this time. Say no and mean it! Learn to believe in yourself! Our own thoughts/beliefs can cause us to feel ineffective or incapable. Struggling with anxiety, anger or family of origin difficulties(controlling or distant parents), low self esteem/self worth and toxic family systems can affect our ability to see ourselves realistically or be self critical. This can negatively affect our mood. You can learn to control anxiety and thoughts with techniques, practice, changing your self talk and addressing beliefs about yourself.
As a psychologist in private practice for 38 years, with training and experience from a clinical psychology internship , a post doc fellowship in preventive medicine, author of a stress management workbook, director of psychiatric and alcohol substance abuse units; I understand the struggles we all can experience in these difficult times. The goals at Hirsch & Associates are to improve your quality of life. We have long standing experience in increasing feelings of emotional well being, managing depression, anxiety and stress.
If you are feeling stuck, grieving, going through a change and/or confused, it can help to talk with someone who is objective, yet supportive. At times, transitions bring us to a critical juncture or a cross road. Sometimes, it is a shift and at other points it is a moment of truth. Whatever the case, you are not alone and it is possible to develop a sense of effectiveness. Although outcomes vary, the objective is peace of mind. Helping people feel better comes with over 35 years experience. All sevices are provided in Spanish and English.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, LCDC, EMDR
Sometimes life can become unmanageable and we feel like there is no way out of certain situations. My therapeutic focus is centered to every client's needs and personal situation. I like to focus on reframing thoughts and emotions and educating clients on resources that will make their life more manageable and help each client reach a sense of contentment.
Consider that the path to pursue your passions and dreams is actually within your reach. What if you could begin this process today, and no longer carry burdens from the past with you?
Past traumatic experiences often leave an imprint on the mind/body in such a way that present-day stressors can easily trigger a recurrent emotional/physical stress response.
Each environmental trigger validates an automatic physical stress response because the central nervous system is pre-set/pre-wired to be ON ALERT. Stress can be cumulative and create illness or a disease process over time (i.e., fibromyalgia, CFIDS, autoimmune response, etc.).
If you are feeling stuck, grieving, going through a change and/or confused, it can help to talk with someone who is able to be objective, yet supportive. At times, transitions bring us to a critical juncture or a cross road. Sometimes it is a shift and at other points it is a moment of truth. Whatever the case, you are not alone. It is possible to develop understanding and a sense of effectiveness. Although outcomes vary, the objective is peace of mind. Helping people feel better comes with over 35 years experience. All services are provided in Spanish and English.
I REGRET THAT I'M UNABLE TO TAKE ON NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME ***My office provides weekend and evening appointments for convenient care.*** Most of us go through tough times in life that can be helped by conferring with an unbiased, supportive, listening ear. I specialize in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and EMDR techniques that have a high level of scientific support. By balancing compassion and honest feedback, I help my clients change unhelpful patterns of behavior.
Do you feel stuck? You have tried everything, but nothing seems to help. You have reached a point in your life or relationship where you are desperate for change. As people, we are not designed to carry life’s burdens alone, and deciding to seek help takes courage. It is my passion to help adults, adolescents, couples, and families discover their own personal journey towards healing so that they are better equipped to live a happier and healthier life. Through a warm and supportive environment, it is my priority that clients feel safe and comfortable throughout their entire therapeutic experience.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFT, 203349
I believe that the therapy process serves to empower clients to discover and work towards a greater well-being. My role as a therapist is to accompany clients on their journey in a way that allows them to safely explore what works for them best. I place my clients’ knowledge and understanding of their own lives first, wishing to work through their own framework. My focus is in Collaborative Therapy, but I am also trained in Narrative Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
My practice is about seventy percent family therapy and thirty percent individual therapy. The majority of the families I work with have at least one, if not many, of the following diagnoses: AD/HD, oppositional defiant disorder, learning disorders (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, pragmatic communication, etc), social communication disorder, autism, anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and/or bipolar disorder. I actively use Accelerated Resolution Therapy(ART) to help people gain relief from trauma and persistent unwanted thoughts.
No one gets through life without some sort of difficulty, set-back, or tragedy. What becomes important is how to get to the other side triumphantly. Therapy provides the support and techniques to assist clients in developing strategies and coping skills to reduce symptoms and to heal from difficult life circumstances. What would it be like to have a supportive guide leading you through the healing process and assisting you in developing goals for a better life?
For many of us, one of the hardest things to do is to ask for help. Congratulations! You are taking the first step by considering therapy. Now, more than ever, people need assistance due to the stressors of everyday life. It can be overwhelming to try to balance family, career, and relationships. Or maybe you have had a recent life experience which is causing you to seek help. Sometimes people are simply looking to gain more self-awareness and to grow emotionally. Whatever your reason, therapy can help.
I work with clients (Couples, Individuals & Families) dealing with a variety of issues, from all different cultural, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds. I take into consideration your culture and unique situation while exploring possibilities to reaching your goals. Our therapeutic experience will be a conversation; not just me telling you what to do, because you know yourself better than anyone else.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in League City are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in League City then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in League City, or Child Psychologists in League City.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like League City psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in League City specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.