Counseling Services

Achor Counseling & Associates
www.achor123@sbcglobal.net 713-668-0040, 16903 Red Oak Dr., Suite 199, Houston 77090
Outpatient mental health services. Provide individual, pre-marital, and family counseling. Home and school-based services available. Parenting, anger management, domestic violence education, substance abuse, decision making, anti-theft program. Insurance, sliding scale, and Medicaid accepted. Spanish speaking available. Approved DFPS contractor.
 
Asian American Family Services
http://www.aafstexas.org 713-600-9400, 9440 Bellaire, Suite 228, Houston 77036
Serves the mental health needs of the Asian-American community. Provides bilingual and bicultural counseling, screening, referral and follow-up for social services, training, education, and advocacy; case management and interpreting/translation upon request. Project YEA (Youth Education Advancement) in Alief ISD. Court ordered parenting classes, substance abuse prevention program. Newcomer outreach, education & early intervention program for Asian American seniors. Psychological/psychiatric evaluations. Training for mental health professionals.
 
Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA)
http://www.aama.org 713-926-9491, 204 Clifton, Houston 77011, Administration: 6001 Gulf Freeway Houston 77023 713-967-6700
Counseling, tutoring, recreation, and alternative school. Services to runaways include preventive and referral services, family counseling, free HIV testing. Medicaid accepted.
 
Ambassadors for Christ
www.afcyouth.org 281-536-5475
A faith-based, non-profit organization that provides one-on-one and group mentoring to at-risk youth through music and the performing arts. May be of any religion or race. No fee.
 
Avance
http://www.avancehouston.org 713-812-003, 4281 Dacoma, Houston 77092
Juvenile delinquency prevention program involving after school activities. Community based program offering free parent education classes, adult literacy, fatherhood support group, couples program for low-income families. Bilingual services. North and Northwest area of Houston.
 
Banyan Counseling Network
www.banyancounseling.com 281-855-1982, 8955 Highway 6 N., Suite 150, Houston 77095
Family, marriage, and individual counseling with children, adolescents, and adults. College and career planning, preparation for high school and college students and adults wanting to explore life/career changes. Support groups and workshops. Works with military families through www.GiveAnHour.org which is free for military families.
 
Bay Area Consultation and Associates
281-286-6011, 1560 W. Bay Area Blvd., Suite195, Friendswood 77546
Brief solution focused family centered treatment for a wide array of individual and relationship issues. Also offer free counseling for military families via www.giveanhour.org. Lesa Reyna 281-855-1982. Serves Clear Lake, Friendswood, Brazoria County & Pasadena. Insurance/Medicaid accepted. Certified Domestic Violence Counselor on staff.
 
Behavioral Health Consultants
www.bhchouston.com 713-463-9449, 9525 Katy Freeway, Suite 312, Houston 77024
Diagnosis, counseling, psychotherapy and medication management for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Comprehensive psychological services available. Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, Comp Care, sliding scale, and private insurance. 8:30-5:30, Mon-Fri; 9-2 Sat.
 
Community Youth Services
6300 Chimney Rock, Houston 77081 Ginger Harper, Director Fax: 713-295-2500
Community Youth Services, a program of HCPS, is a school based crisis intervention, counseling, and case management service that provides practical assistance to families of youth who are experiencing problems. In partnership with the local schools, the services of CYS are available to students in 13 Harris County school districts, 2 alternative schools, and the Pasadena Police Department (Juvenile Division). All services of CYS are voluntary. No fee.
 
Catholic Charities
http://www.catholiccharities.org 713-526-4611, 2900 Louisiana (Main office), Houston 77006 Monday-Friday 7:30a-5:30p
Counseling at various locations for children, teens, families, couples, and singles using brief family therapy of 8-12 sessions, group treatment and parent education. All faiths accepted. Sliding scale, bilingual services. Call main office for an appointment.
 
Center for Family Consultation
http://www.cffc-online.com 713-526-4751, 2524 Nottingham, Houston 77005 (Central Office)
Family and individual assessment and counseling. Adolescent and school related problems. Offices throughout Harris County. Spanish speaking services available.
 
The Center for P.E.A.C.E. (Parenting Education Assessment Counseling Evaluations)
281-827-0655, 6065 Hillcroft, Suite 318, Houston, 77081
Parenting training, assessments/evaluations, counseling of children, adolescents, adults, and families, marital counseling. Specialization in play therapy, grief and loss, abuse, anger management. Counseling in PTSD, sexual abuse, depression, trauma, LCDC services. Adolescent male mentor program, ages 7-17. Home based services available. Spanish and Vietnamese services.
 
Champions Christian Counseling Center
http://www.cccctomball.com 281-357-4111, 333 S. Cherry, Tomball 77375
Counseling and educational treatment center offering counseling from a Christian perspective for children, adolescents, families and adults. Play therapy, divorce recovery, depression, anxiety & self-esteem issues. Substance abuse programs. Individual or support groups available. Spanish speaking therapists available.
 
Children’s Court Services - Houston Area Women’s Center
http://www.hawc.org 713-528-6798 x2255 or 2237, 1010 Waugh, Houston 77019
Addresses needs of youth victims or witnesses of crimes. Crisis counseling, referrals to appropriate agencies, explanation of laws and legal procedures, court orientation, court accompaniment, specialized court preparation program, case information, and liaison with other agencies. Assist with crime victims’ comp. paperwork. Bilingual services available. No fee.
 
Chinese Community Center
http://www.ccchouston.org 713-271-6100, 9800 Town Park Drive, Houston 77036
After-school tutorial, individual and group counseling, child development program, field trips/recreation, summer camp, ages 6-18. Focus is to deter gang activity/delinquency. Monthly parenting workshop. Focus on cultural awareness and adjusting to new environment. Adult ESL, job training, and senior program. Seniors 55+ program - $150 annually, M-F activities.
 
DePelchin Children’s Center
www.depelchin.org, 4950 Memorial, Houston 77007 Central Intake: 713-730-2335
Testing, diagnosis, and treatment for behavior, family, & emotional problems. Outpatient and in-home therapy provides evaluation of children needing intensive intervention to prevent hospitalization. Suicide, recent trauma or loss, severe conflict, acute school phobia. Post-adoption counseling. Foster family care and training for foster parents. Parenting classes. CHIP, Medicaid, major insurance and sliding scale fees. For STAR therapy for ages 0-17, call 713-664-3459 for appointment.
1610 James Bowie Drive, Ste. A-111 Baytown, 77520 281-427-1300, 1300A Bay Area Blvd., Webster/Clear Lake,77058 281-282-6062, 10435 Greenbough Stafford, 77477 281-261-0083, 1600 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 204 Woodlands, 77380 281-367-7707, 710 S. 7th St. Richmond, 77469 281-342-4906, 515 Park Grove Lane Katy, 77450 281-398-1045
 
Expressive Therapies Center
http://www.expressivetherapies.com 713-409-0929, 5311 Kirby #110, Houston 77005
Reality therapy combined with art, music, photography, drama, and play therapy helps clients express concerns verbally and nonverbally. Many low cost topic workshops offered for all ages. Groups, couples, and individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults.
 
Family Enrichment Clinic
http://www.familyenrichmentclinic.com 713-780-2833, 7100 Regency Square, Suite 136, Houston 77036
Counseling and therapy services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Group therapy, anger management, and parenting classes. Free pre-marital counseling workshop. Services provided in Cambodian, Chinese, English, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Sign Language, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Punjabi, Hindi, Cantonese, Urdu. Insurance, Medicaid accepted.
 
Family Services of Greater Houston
http://www.familyservices.org, Administrative Office: 3815 Montrose, # 200, Houston 77006 713-868-4466, information and appointments: 713-861-4849
Individual, group and family counseling for personal and family problems. HIV support, substance abuse prevention parenting, senior support. Sliding scale fee. Spanish services at all locations.
Baytown 5313 Decker, 77520 Central 4625 Lillian, 77007
Clear Lake 1300A, Bay Area Blvd, 77058 Fort Bend 10435 Greenbough, 77477
Montgomery C. 1600 Lake Front Circle, 77380 Brookshire 531 FM 359 South, 77423
 
Family Time Crisis & Counseling Center
http://www.familytimeccc.org 281-446-2615, 101 Main Street, Humble 77338
Free counseling service for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence, and crime. Sliding scale fee. Individual, marriage & family therapy. Free support groups for adult women who are victims of domestic violence, rape & incest. Workshops on divorce, parenting and anger mgmt. Emergency shelter for domestic violence victims.
 
Fifth Ward Enrichment Program
http://www.fwepinc.org 713-229-8353, 4014 Market St., Suite W-145, Houston 77020
Targets boys, ages 12-19, in Fifth Ward, Kashmere Gardens, and Denver Harbor. Provides structured after-school program, summer community service programs. Leadership and self-esteem building. Individual and group counseling. Career awareness. Program noon-9pm. Referrals for counseling for father/child interaction, employment, mediation and paternity status assistance. After-school program 3-7pm with some weekend activities. Serves zip codes 77020 & 77026.
 
Gomez Counseling & Consulting Services, P.A.
www.gomezcounselingconsulting.com 713-660-0776, 6300 W. Loop South, Suite 575, Bellaire 77401
Individual, couples, and family therapy. Substance abuse counseling. All ages with specialty in trauma, anxiety, phobias and eating disorders. Play therapy, adult anger management, adolescent career coaching. Bilingual staff. Insurance accepted.
 
H.O.P.E. Psychotherapy of Houston, PLLC  
www.hopepsychotherapyofhouston.com 281-373-5200, 17510 Huffmeister Road, #103, Cypress 77429
Adolescents, adults, family, marriage, self-injury, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, eating disorders, addictions, brain injury rehab, life coaching. Traditional Medicaid/Texas Children’s Health Plan CHIP & Star, insurance, sliding scale and self-pay. Licensed Professional Counselor interns are available. Students are utilized at pro bono rate when available.
 
Houlue Counseling & Consulting Services
281-433-7790, 6201 Bonhomme, Ste. 464 South, Houston, 77036 832-266-0121
Domestic violence, mental health and substance abuse counseling. Drug and alcohol screening. Services provided in Harris and Fort Bend counties for all ages. Specializing in school issues, children with disabilities, parenting skills, anger management, depression, adoption, grief, mood, anxiety and trauma related disorders. Medicaid and private pay accepted.
 
The Houston/Galveston Institute
http://www.talkhgi.org 713-526-8390, Main Office: 3316 Mount Vernon, Houston 77006
Broad spectrum of child, adolescent and family problems. Individual, group, couples, and family therapy using family therapy model. Spanish speaking clinicians. Evening appointments available. Sliding scale fee.
 
Interface-Samaritan Counseling Center
http://www.interface-samaritan.org 281-376-8006, 4803 San Felipe, Houston 77056 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, 1359 N. Mason Rd, Katy, 77449 700 S. Westgreen Blvd, Katy, 77450
Non-profit Christian service organization providing pastoral counseling, educational seminars and recovery workshops. Emphasis on family and adolescent issues, particularly family, couples, eating, trauma, abuse, anger management. Staffed by licensed psychotherapist. Mon-Thurs, 8am-9pm. Sliding scale – eligible for insurance.
 
Jewish Family Services
http://www.jfshouston.org 713-667-9336, 4131 S. Braeswood, Houston 77025
Counseling for family problems. Case management, psychiatric evaluation and treatment. Job placement services, and job counseling. Sliding scale fee.
 
Legacy Baytown Behavioral Health
www.legacycommunityhealth.org 281-628-2020, 6730 Independence Blvd, Suite 300
Child, adolescent, adult, family, and group counseling. Psychiatrist on staff. Medicaid and private insurance accepted.
 
MedCare Centers for Counseling and Play Therapy
www.medcarepediatrics.com
Affiliate of MedCare Pediatric Rehab Center. Offers counseling and play therapy to ages up to 21 years old. Accepts many forms of insurance, private pay, sliding scale, and Medicaid.
12371 S. Kirkwood, Stafford 77477 713-773-5100
5624 E. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston 77015 713-773-5110
21004 I-45 N., Spring 77373 713-773-5120
 
Montgomery County Youth Services
http://www.youthmc.org 105 W. Lewis. Conroe 77301 936-756-8682
Individual and family counseling for runaways, truants, and troubled youth. Summer Camp. Can arrange shelter care and independent living.
1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 130The Woodlands: 281-292-6471 Fairway Home 936-856-8015
Magnolia Office: 281-259-0440 Splendora Office: 281-689-5104 Huntsville 936-293-1003
 
Montrose Center
www.montrosecounselingcenter.org 713-529-0037, 401 Branard, Houston 77006
Counseling to serve the needs of the gay, lesbian, trans-gender, transsexual, and bisexual community. Specialize in sexual identity problems. Trauma counseling for survivors of hate crimes, sexual assault, battering etc. Case management for HIV or AIDS. Public education. Sliding scale. Some grant funds. Accepts Medicaid, and most insurance.
 
Valentia Bilingual Therapy Services
www.valentiatherapy.com 281-371-0360, 722 Pin Oak Road, Katy 77494
Individual, family, couples counseling and behavior management. Work with at-risk youth dealing with issues of trauma. Services also provided in Spanish. Medicaid, some insurance, sliding scale.
 
Survivors of Suicide – Crisis Intervention of Houston
http://www.crisishotline.org S.O.S. Information: 713-527-9864, Crisis Hotline: 713-468-5463
A self-help support group to help adult family members (18+) and close friends of suicide victims to cope with the sorrow, pain, and the tragedy of survival. Group meets twice monthly. Sessions for teens sometimes available, must be accompanied by an adult.
 
TeenLine
http://www.crisishotline.org 713-529-TEEN
A program of Crisis Intervention of Houston, which trains teens to respond to calls from their peers. 4-9pm week nights and all day Sat. Specially trained adults answer at other times. Teens wishing to volunteer call 713-527-9864
 
Texas Anger Managers
www.texasangermanagers.com 936-647-3457/832-329-7148, 5909 Scott St, Suite C, Houston 77021
Teaches anger management techniques. Objective is to gain focus and emotional intelligence in a fun environment, using written and filmed material at times from real focus groups. Group or one on one. Sliding scale, some need-based scholarships available. Certified anger management facilitator.
 
Therapeutic Behavior Health Associates
www.TherapistKay.com 713-780-0142, 11200 Westheimer Rd, Suite 202, Houston, 77042
Individual, group and family counseling for abuse, adjustment problems, adolescent behaviors, depression, grief/loss, anger and marital problems. Insurance only.
 
TRIAD Prevention Program
713-295-2500, 6300 Chimney Rock, Houston 77081
Combined staff of Juvenile Probation, Harris County Protective Services, and MHMRA offers early intervention services to runaways, truants, and Class C Misdemeanor offenders apprehended by law enforcement or from “walk-ins” requesting help with parent/child conflict issues. Counseling, information and referral, parenting program available. Also located in the Justice of the Peace Court and Municipal Courts.
 
University of Houston Psychological Research and Services Center
www.uh.edu/class/psychology/clinics 713-743-8600, Main Campus of UH 4505 Cullen, Houston 77004
U. of H. training facility offering treatment for a variety of behavioral, psychological, and adjustment problems. Individual, family and group treatment available. Intellectual, development and personality assessments for both children and adults. Services are provided by advanced doctoral students under the supervision of Clinical Psychology faculty. Also maintains an Anxiety Disorders Clinic. Sliding scale fees.
 
UT Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
1941 East Road, Suite 2100, Houston 77054
Comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, psychological assessments, pre-school assessments. Interventions are offered in the Continuity of Care Teaching Clinics, Pervasive Developmental Disorder Program, Center for Human Development Research Clinic. Mental Health counseling. Ages 4-17 years. Adults primarily seen in the adult clinic. Insurance or private pay accepted.
 
Youth Advocates
http://www.youthadvocates.org 713-300-8301, 5090 Richmond Ave. #476, Houston 77056
Prevention and intervention services for at-risk youth in the Houston area. Counseling, alternative activities, tutoring, mentoring, substance abuse education, and gang prevention and intervention. Host hip-hop culture night, free and open to the public featuring break dancing, live DJ and open mic (every Thursday).