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Find a Therapist in Houston, 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 Houston, 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.

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 Houston 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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Houston Mental Health Statistics

According to the Houston State of Health, 12.4% of Houston adults reported experiencing 14 or more days of poor mental health in the most recent month. In 2016, 80% of adults reported having at least 5 days of poor mental health, and 11.2% of adults in Houston experienced frequent mental distress.

From 2012 to 2014, 10.8% of youth had a major depressive episode. And in the same time frame, 10.5 out of every 100,000 people died by suicide. In 2016, 16.6% of adults reported binge drinking and 3.9% reported the nonmedical use of pain relievers. Meanwhile, 7% of adults reported illicit drug use.

Mental Health Services in Houston

Houston residents can receive mental health services through a variety of outlets, including The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, the Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), the Ben Taub General Hospital, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA), and the nationally recognized Mental Health Needs Council of Harris County. The Harris Center is a primary source for mental health services and offers outpatient, rehabilitative, and crises services. The HCPC provides the most psychiatric care in Houston, offering both inpatient and outpatient services for those with a variety of mental health issues.

In addition to the county and city resources available to residents, the University of Houston's medical school provides a top-rated psychiatric department, social services, and access to clinical psychology for those needing care.

References:

  1. Harris County Psychiatric Center. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://hcpc.uth.edu
  2. Houston State of Health. (2018). Retrieved from http://www.houstonstateofhealth.com/indicators/index/indicatorsearch?t%5B0%5D=68&subgrouping=3&doSearch=1&showComparisons=1
  3. Patient care. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://med.uth.edu/psychiatry/patient-care 
  4. The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.theharriscenter.org