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Debby Dudley

Debby Dudley

Profession(s): Counseling Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Coaching

""Learn to Live Well" reflects my belief that psychotherapy is a positive, educational process. I assume each client has an innate knowledge of how to solve..." read more

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Debby Dudley Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19894

A Chris Heath, MD

A Chris Heath, MD

Profession(s): Psychiatry

"Some people come in for circumscribed problems, like anxiety or depression. Others have issues that are more difficult to define, such as with relationship..." read more

A Chris Heath, MD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 13156

 
 
Deanna Kasten

Deanna Kasten

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy, Counselling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I try to assist people in maintaining a positive and hopeful attitude in life. We explore patterns of negativity in the individual's life such as negative,..." read more

Dallas, TX 75230

Deanna Kasten Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19069

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Shawn Chrisman, M.S., LPC-Intern

Shawn Chrisman, M.S., LPC-Intern

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"Sexuality is not simply a behavior; it is a core piece of our identity. Our sexuality is part of us from cradle to grave. While essential to us, we often..." read more

Dallas, TX 75231

Shawn Chrisman, M.S., LPC-Intern Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18968

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Ginna Johnson, MEd, LPC-S

Ginna Johnson, MEd, LPC-S

Verified Credentials

Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I am a believer in strengthening the whole person. I believe in addressing the physical, emotional and individual belief systems of clients. I want to hel..." read more

Dallas, TX 75252

Ginna Johnson, MEd, LPC-S Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18589

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Julia Stacy, MA, LPC-S

Julia Stacy, MA, LPC-S

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"Julia Stacy, MA, LPC-S is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor with over 15 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children. ..." read more

Dallas, TX 75248

Julia Stacy, MA, LPC-S Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11363

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Cedric Wood, PhD, LPC

Cedric Wood, PhD, LPC

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"I believe that people heal best when they are understand and their experiences are validated...." read more

Dallas, TX 75231

Cedric Wood, PhD, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19068

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Galit Ribakoff, M.S., LPC-S, NCC

Galit Ribakoff, M.S., LPC-S, NCC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

""With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." - Dalai Lama I help individuals and couples a..." read more

Dallas, TX 75252

Galit Ribakoff, M.S., LPC-S, NCC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 07280

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Dorothy J. Phillips, LCSW

Dorothy J. Phillips, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"My clinical approach focuses on identifying strengths and teaching coping skills that will become life-long tools for personal enrichment. I am committed t..." read more

Dallas, TX 75209

Dallas, TX 75230

Dorothy J. Phillips, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09544

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Gay Jurgens, LCSW, BCD

Gay Jurgens, LCSW, BCD

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I work with couples and individuals to determine their goals for their relationships or for themselves and like to stay on track with those goals. I use a..." read more

Dallas, TX 75229

Gay Jurgens, LCSW, BCD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 02174

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Heather Robbins, PhD

Heather Robbins, PhD

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"I am the co-founder of Dallas Whole Life Counseling, a diverse group of psychologists and counselors specializing in the treatment anxiety, depression, rel..." read more

Dallas, TX 75240

Heather Robbins, PhD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19475

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Barbara Crowley, MS LPC-Intern

Barbara Crowley, MS LPC-Intern

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"When a client walks into my office, I don't listen TO problems, I listen FOR solutions. I want clients to leave feeling calmer, kinder, and, most important..." read more

Dallas, TX 75248

Barbara Crowley, MS LPC-Intern Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16651

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Dallas, Texas is located in the county of Dallas and is home to over 1.2 million Texans1. Millions more pass through this hub in the northeastern part of the big state for a variety of reasons. The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport brings many visitors into the area every day, and some tourists come to stay and enjoy major events like the college rivalry of the Cotton Bowl or the annual State Fair of Texas. Residents and tourists alike enjoy work and play in the city that is proud to feature the Dallas Stars, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Dallas Cowboys.

 

Mental Health Statistics
The Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System reported that 20% of residents in the Dallas metropolitan area experienced more than five days of poor mental health in any given month in 20102. Additional data from a survey on drug use and mental health indicated that 13.2% of adults in the region used illicit drugs between the years of 2005 and 2010, and over 8% reported having a substance addiction. Just over 22% of all adult residents reported at least one episode of binge drinking in any given month. In addition, approximately 6% of all area residents were reported to have had a major episode of depression during those same years3.

 

Mental Health Services
This rich and vibrant city offers a broad spectrum of mental health services to its residents under the supervision and direction of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Among the programs residents can access are general mental health, outpatient, inpatient, and child and adolescent mental health care. Adult services in the region include substance abuse treatment, employment assistance, housing recovery, and ongoing rehabilitation and treatment for those with mental illness.

 

Services available to children include screenings, assessments, treatment, crisis intervention, and management services. Medication education, family counseling, and ongoing management are all part of the continuum of care offered to Dallas’s youngest residents. Assistance with medication expenses and additional resources for parents can also be found through DSHS Childrens’ Mental Health that serves youth between the ages of 3 and 17.

 

The city of Dallas strives to provide the most effective, affordable, and comprehensive care to all its residents. The Continuity of Care Task Force (COCTF) is one more step in that effort. The COCTF works to connect all aspects of care so that individuals can have a seamless experience while they receive the help they need. Through collaboration between various departments and medical avenues, the COCTF is able to ensure that care is provided across regions and any barriers to treatment are overcome.

 

In addition, the state’s Council for Advising and Planning (CAP) for the Prevention and Treatment of Mental and Substance Use Disorders ensures that any resident needing care receives client- and family-centered assistance, ongoing referrals, management, and the tools they need to emerge resilient4.

 

1 U.S. Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau. (2013). State & County QuickFacts. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/4819000.html

2 Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics. (2013). BRFSS Risk Factor Data Table Lookup. Retrieved from http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/Layouts/ContentPage.aspx?pageid=35474

3 SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2012). National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006 to 2010. Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Dallas.pdf

4 Texas Department of State Health Services. (2013). Mental health and substance abuse. Retrieved from http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/MHSA/