Some places are known because of how well they work together. But, you may have your own issues too, and luckily a counselor in The Colony can help you appreciate this wonderful suburb. 

The Colony is home to a place called the Five Star Athletic complex, and it’s known as one of the top sports towns out there.  It also is headquarters of Pizza Inn, and has some small businesses. It’s a booming place, and with the help of a counselor you can make your life even better in this developing town. 

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Hello and welcome! I am so glad you are here. It takes great courage to take the first step in seeking help. My name is Norma Jean Salinas, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I earned my bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from The University of Texas at Austin, and my master’s degree in mental health counseling with "high distinction" from the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, New Mexico. As a mid-life career changer loving my second act, I have accumulated extensive experience working with children, adolescents, an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 20

Hello and welcome to the BetterHelp community. I'm grateful that you've taken the time to visit my profile page. Here's a little about me: I have a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MSSW from the University of Texas at Austin. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas with specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and eating disorders. I am passionate about helping people to live their healthiest lives. By employing a variety of evidence...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 17

Hello! Thank you, for taking the time to get to know a little about me. My name is Lucretia Reed and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. I have worked in the field of Counseling for over 17 years and enjoy every minute of it. I acquired my counseling degree from Prairie View A&M University. I have a passion for helping anyone in need. My personality and determination ignited a fire in me to reach my goals that is often replicated in the counseling relationship to help my clients reach their goals. I have experience providing service...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 22

Welcome. My name is Elizabeth, and I am here to offer support and active listening and to help you feel better so that you can get to where you want to be to find some peace in your life. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas. I have been a licensed counselor for close to 15 years. I worked as a master counselor for 10 years prior to being licensed. I have a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in Austin and my Master of Science degree in Counseling from Texas A & M University in Corpus Christi. I have done a lot of work to supp...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

There’s a huge gift that comes with feeling healthier than you’ve ever felt.... it’s called empowerment. I specialize in assisting female adolescents and adults dealing with anxiety and depression stemming from life transitions such as career changes/work stress, familial, social & romantic relationship issues, women issues, postpartum depression and situational life stressors. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, I focus on providing the best treatment from a non-pharmacological perspe...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of experience: 4

Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker. I'm licensed in Florida and Texas. I was born in Kentucky and raised in New York. I have experienced a lot of challenges in the African American community as it relates to trauma, disguised anxiety/depression and manifesting into anger and seclusion. I have also witnessed and assisted adolescents and adults struggling with their sexual orientation. My passion is assisting clients gain self-acceptance, sustain intimate relationships and regain confidence. I have a business background and understand women issues with...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 23

I am licensed in Texas with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have had the privilege of helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 3

Desiring change is taking the first step... Allowing me to help you in the process of changing could result in the improvement you are seeking... I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas. I am also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Additionally, I am a Master Certified Professional Coach (MCPC). I believe in treating you with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will customize our interactions and treatment plan to provide you with the most transformational experience possible. I pr...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

Hi, my name is Marquita Wooley. I received my Bachelors degree in Sociology and my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. I am licensed in Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor as well as a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. I have over 20 years of professional work experience with an extensive clinical background in multicultural counseling working with families, children, adolescents, adults, young adults, and college students from diverse backgrounds. I enjoy working with active duty military, dependents, veterans and the civilian community...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 11

I am licensed in Texas with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of experience: 16

I am a Texas Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with a Ph.D. in Health Psychology with 16 years of clinical work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in Kansas and Texas with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I also have experience working with parenting issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 11

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in Texas with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, confidence, issues of aging, and money issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 14

I have worked with populations that have substance problems and who have been incarcerated, on probation, or parole. Very familiar with the military and aerospace industries. Although, I am extremely familiar with Christianity, secular counseling is important. Solution Focused Brief Therapy is my main interest because I feel the client knows him or herself better than any counselor. In this light, I become a helper rather than a therapist. I have used Written Exposure Therapy for Complex PTSD.

How To Find Counseling The Colony

Finding the best therapist close by in The Colony can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the The Colony area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in The Colony. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in The Colony, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in The Colony or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified The Colony counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater The Colony area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in The Colony
  • DBT in The Colony
  • Substance use therapy in The Colony
  • Couples therapy in The Colony

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in The Colony, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of The Colony, elsewhere in Denton, or in the greater state of Texas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the The Colony area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed The Colony Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in The Colony due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in The Colony: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in The Colony: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in The Colony: $100
  • Therapy in The Colony: $80

While many psychologists in The Colony may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Texas may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp counselors serving the city of The Colony and elsewhere throughout the state of Texas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in The Colony, Texas working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in The Colony above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around The Colony virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in The Colony helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified The Colony therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a The Colony therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A The Colony counselor can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in The Colony, TX, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 75034 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in The Colony can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A The Colony Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A The Colony licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in The Colony, Texas can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

The Colony has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In The Colony, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of The Colony.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in The Colony:

75034, 75056