Find a Therapist in Dallas, TX

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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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Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC, NCC

Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC, NCC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Psychotherapy, Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I am passionate about developing a healthy self and empowering clients to enjoy and succeed in their relationships. This involves walking with clients thr..." read more

Dallas, TX 75244

Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC, NCC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12102

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Michael J. Salas, MA, LPC-S, LCDC, CSAT

Michael J. Salas, MA, LPC-S, LCDC, CSAT

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"Are you holding on to sexual secrets and feeling tired of the stress of keeping them hidden? As a therapist specifically trained in sex addiction, I can he..." read more

Dallas, TX 75219

Michael J. Salas, MA, LPC-S, LCDC, CSAT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11097

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Amy T. Einspruch, M.A., L.P.C.

Amy T. Einspruch, M.A., L.P.C.

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"My approach to therapy is drawn from different techniques and treatment modalities that I have integrated over the course of 14 years working in this field..." read more

Dallas, TX 75225

Amy T. Einspruch, M.A., L.P.C. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 07104

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Kimberly Buxton, MS, LPC-Intern, NCC

Kimberly Buxton, MS, LPC-Intern, NCC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"What is Play Therapy? Play therapy offers to children what counseling offers to adults. Your child's native language is play, and play helps them express t..." read more

Dallas, TX 75248

Kimberly Buxton, MS, LPC-Intern, NCC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 21919

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Charity Adams MA, LPCS

Charity Adams MA, LPCS

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Coaching, Counseling Psychology

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"I offer my clients a nurturing environment where they feel secure enough to express themselves without fear of judgment. My therapeutic style is empatheti..." read more

Dallas, TX 75231

Charity Adams MA, LPCS Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11250

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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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Jennifer Hartman, Ph.D.

Jennifer Hartman, Ph.D.

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults

"*Please visit my website to learn about my May-June 2015 mindfulness course.* Are you feeling unsure about how to handle new situations or resolve old prob..." read more

Dallas, TX 75231

Jennifer Hartman, Ph.D. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 06495

Harold D Duncan, PhD, LPC, LMFT

Harold D Duncan, PhD, LPC, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"Having been a therapist in private practice for more than 32 years, I am eager and excited to work with individuals and couples who are sincerely searching..." read more

Dallas, TX 75230

Harold D Duncan, PhD, LPC, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16817

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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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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/