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Find a Therapist in Austin, TX

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Austin, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

If you are looking for a specific type of therapist, you can search for marriage or couples counseling in Austin or find a child psychologist or family therapist in Austin. You can also connect with Austin therapists who specialize in treating anxiety or depression. In addition, some therapists provide group therapy, which is typically a therapist-led session with multiple people.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Austin who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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Mental Health Statistics in Austin

Suicide is a major issue in Austin, Texas. On average, a city resident dies by suicide every three days. In 2017, local emergency departments saw over 5,000 cases involving suicide-related behavior. This amounts to 14 suicide-related cases a day.

In Austin, men make up three in four suicide deaths. Men were nearly twice as likely as women to use a firearm in their suicide. Around 78% of suicide deaths in Austin involve white individuals.

In spite of Austin’s high rates of suicide, the city has a shortage of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. The city only has 10.5 psychiatrists for every 100,000 residents. This is half of the national average (25 psychiatrists per 100,000 people). However, Austin still has much better treatment access than the rest of Texas: the state average is 4.1 psychiatrists per 100,000 people.

References:

  1. Deaths by suicide and suicide attempts in Austin-Travis County. (2018, August 9). Retrieved from http://www.austintexas.gov/news/deaths-suicide-and-suicide-attempts-austin-travis-county
  2. Travis County & Austin feel impact of Texas’ mental health treatment crisis. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.crosscreekhospital.com/about/austin-community-resources/mental-health-treatment-crisis-in-travis-county