Counselors in Texas

Houston (2323)San Antonio (1897)Austin (1645)Dallas (1523)Fort Worth (810)
Lewisville (576)El Paso (453)Plano (399)Arlington (378)Lubbock (331)Corpus Christi (291)Amarillo (257)Richardson (239)Round Rock (231)Denton (228)Frisco (223)McKinney (214)Tyler (206)Edinburg (168)Abilene (165)Waco (162)Katy (154)West Lake Hills (153)Spring (141)Temple (138)Beaumont (137)Longview (137)Sugar Land (131)The Woodlands (131)Killeen (122)Midland (121)Wichita Falls (115)Victoria (113)Conroe (112)San Angelo (111)Irving (109)Flower Mound (104)Carrollton (103)Kingwood (98)Sherman (95)Bellaire (93)Georgetown (93)New Braunfels (89)Cypress (86)Mcallen (86)Southlake (86)Allen (83)Kerrville (83)Cedar Park (82)Lufkin (82)Bryan (74)Laredo (71)Rockwall (68)Pearland (67)Garland (64)Bedford (63)Mansfield (63)Grapevine (58)Texarkana (58)Brownsville (57)College Station (57)Boerne (56)Harlingen (56)Humble (54)Odessa (54)Waxahachie (54)Addison (51)League City (51)San Marcos (50)Baytown (49)Colleyville (49)Galveston (47)Tomball (47)Burleson (46)Converse (46)Keller (46)Nacogdoches (46)Pasadena (46)Mission (44)Brownwood (41)Greenville (41)Coppell (40)Rosenberg (40)Stafford (40)Duncanville (39)Friendswood (39)Cleburne (38)Pflugerville (36)North Richland Hills (35)Port Arthur (35)Terrell (35)Hurst (34)Weatherford (34)Universal City (33)Desoto (32)Grand Prairie (32)Missouri City (32)Stephenville (32)Plainview (31)Texas City (31)Alvin (30)Belton (30)Granbury (30)Wylie (30)Angleton (29)Paris (29)Richmond (29)Fort Hood (28)Pharr (28)Windcrest (27)Alice (26)Bastrop (26)Mesquite (26)Canutillo (25)Argyle (24)Corinth (24)Forney (24)Harker Heights (24)Huntsville (23)Lockhart (23)Buda (22)Weslaco (22)Corsicana (21)Helotes (20)Big Spring (19)Manchaca (19)Midlothian (19)Pantego (18)Jacksonville (17)Sulphur Springs (17)Athens (16)Marshall (16)Seguin (16)Bandera (15)Garden Ridge (15)Kyle (15)Marble Falls (15)Prosper (15)Beeville (14)Canyon Lake (14)Cedar Hill (14)Del Rio (14)Ft Worth (14)Gainesville (14)Jasper (14)Lake Jackson (14)Montgomery (14)Denison (13)Jbsa Lackland (13)Lakeway (13)Levelland (13)Shenandoah (13)Jbsa Ft Sam Houston (12)Kingsville (12)Palestine (12)Rockport (12)Bonham (11)Bulverde (10)Copperas Cove (10)Dripping Springs (10)Euless (10)Farmers Branch (10)Floresville (10)Live Oak (10)Lumberton (10)Lytle (10)Nederland (10)Orange (10)Shavano Park (10)Webster (10)Benbrook (9)Brenham (9)Dickinson (9)Fredericksburg (9)Kilgore (9)Livingston (9)Manor (9)Mount Pleasant (9)River Oaks (9)South Padre Island (9)Woodway (9)Aledo (8)Center (8)Decatur (8)Kaufman (8)Magnolia (8)Manvel (8)Mc Gregor (8)McAllen (8)Portland (8)Roanoke (8)San Juan (8)Spring Branch (8)Sunnyvale (8)Bay City (7)Crystal City (7)Gatesville (7)Henderson (7)Kemah (7)Liberty Hill (7)Liberty (7)Mckinney (7)Mexia (7)Sweetwater (7)The Colony (7)Uvalde (7)Bee Cave (6)Brady (6)Eagle Pass (6)Glenn Heights (6)Haltom City (6)Hamilton (6)San Benito (6)Vernon (6)Wharton (6)Wimberley (6)Atlanta (5)Azle (5)Bartonville (5)Borger (5)Canton (5)Carrizo Springs (5)Childress (5)Crockett (5)Crowley (5)Early (5)Ennis (5)Fort Sam Houston (5)Haslet (5)Highland Village (5)Hillsboro (5)Hondo (5)Kennedale (5)La Grange (5)Lampasas (5)Lancaster (5)Leander (5)Mt Pleasant (5)Ore City (5)Pampa (5)Pleasanton (5)Porter (5)Rowlett (5)Sachse (5)Seabrook (5)Silsbee (5)Smithville (5)Tioga (5)Vidor (5)Whitehouse (5)Alton (4)Aransas Pass (4)Burnet (4)Carthage (4)Cotulla (4)Crossroads (4)Devine (4)Freeport (4)Gilmer (4)Goldthwaite (4)Gun Barrel City (4)Mercedes (4)Mineola (4)Pittsburg (4)Port Neches (4)Rockdale (4)Van Alstyne (4)Waskom (4)Whitney (4)Woodville (4)Celina (3)China Spring (3)Columbus (3)Commerce (3)Deer Park (3)Dumas (3)El Campo (3)Elsa (3)Gonzales (3)Graham (3)Groves (3)Hempstead (3)Hutto (3)Jersey Village (3)Lake Dallas (3)Lantana (3)Llano (3)Merkel (3)Mont Belvieu (3)Presidio (3)Richland Hills (3)Schertz (3)Scurry (3)Sweeny (3)Trinity (3)Watauga (3)West (3)Winnsboro (3)Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (3)

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 20111 specialists practicing Counseling in Texas with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 105 hospitals in Texas with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano and Ben Taub Hospital.