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    You can't change your life until you start changing your life.

    Are the relationships in your life stressing you out?

    Is life stressing you out?

    Does it feel like you’re alone?

    Have you tried to solve the problems in your life on your own and realized you need help from someone else?

    If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have made the right choice by being here. We know seeking help can be hard. You’ve likely been debating seeking help for months, if not years, but we’re so glad you have taken the courageous step of being here.

    “Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but you’re not the rain. ”

    What is the difference between a Therapist and a Counselor?

    So you typed in “therapist near me” or “online counselor” and landed here, but you’re not really sure what the difference is?

    When trying to find help regarding emotional health, mental health, and behavioral health there are so many choices to choose from. Between counselors, life coaches, psychiatrist, psychologists, psychotherapists, and therapists. How are you suppose to know what you need? We’ll I’m here to help. Let’s break each one down so that you can find the help you need:

    Licensed Professional Counselor: Master’s degree in counseling or counseling psychology. Serve a diverse clientele with different mental, emotional and behavioral difficulties. Licensed by the state.

    Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate: Master’s degree in counseling or counseling psychology. Licensed by the state. In their first 3000hrs (about 2 years) of counseling.

    School Counselor: Master’s degree is school psychology. In Texas requires 2 years teaching experience.

    Therapist: Someone (often counselors) that is specialized in a particular kind of therapy.

    Psychotherapist: Any therapist who treats mental disorders by using psychological means rather than medical means. (Counselors and Psychologists are often referred to as Psychotherapist)

    Life Coach:  Someone who encourages clients on matters having to do with personal goals, life coaches are often certified. Life coaches cannot legally preform therapy.

    Psychologist: Doctorate degree in psychology. Licensed by the State. Often specialize in assessments, such as an ADHD assessment.

    Psychiatrist: Doctorate degree in medicine. Licensed by the State that specializes in the diagnosis of mental illness and can prescribe medication.

    Meet the Therapist

    Jessica Crossland is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate, supervised by Amy Hutchinson LPC-S, RPT-S.

    “As a therapist I don’t have all the answers, and that’s not my job, my job is to help you find your answers.”