Below is a list of the top and leading Psychologists in Houston. To help you find the best Psychologists located near you in Houston, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Houston’s Best Psychologists:
The top rated Psychologists in Houston are:
- Michael J. Keenan – Michael J Keenan Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
- Debbie Grammas – Debbie Grammas, Ph.D.
- Peter Cousins – Peter Cousins, Ph.D., ABPP
- Carolina A. Jimenez – Jimenez Counseling, PLLC
- William July – Dr. William July, PhD
Michael J Keenan Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist
Michael J. Keenan leans on eclectic therapy to help his clients recover from their current emotional and mental situation. He combines all his knowledge of different therapeutic principles and methods. This works well in his diverse list of patients from children, adolescents, to adults and family. He helps patients recover from a number of emotional states displayed on his website. Michael hears all the patient’s problems and difficulties without judgment in a relaxed and encouraging manner. He moves on to design a treatment modality that would perfectly resolve the problem and then application of it ensues without forcing it to his patients.
ADD-ADHD, Addiction Behaviors, Adjustment Issues, Anger Management, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar, Child and Adolescent Issues, Corporate/Business Consultation, Divorce, Domestic Abuse & Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Hypnosis, Impulse Control, Life Coaching, Loss-Grief, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors, Oppositional, Defiant Behaviors, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Psychosis, Self-Esteem (Low) & Self Harming Behaviors, Spirituality, Substance Abuse & Addiction, Trauma – PTSD
“I have had numerous sessions with Dr. Keenan. He is thoughtful, compassionate, and supportive. I feel I have made real progress on the issues for which I sought his help. I recommend him without reservation.” -John Fielder
Debbie Grammas, Ph.D.
Debbie Grammas has been exposed to mental disorders in her family which makes her a compassionate psychologist. The licensed psychologist had worked with various settings over the years. This started with her stint at the college counseling units, then work at the community health center followed. Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital and the Texas Children Hospital were next on her list of employment. Having these experiences equipped her expertise to handle cases of people aged 18 and above. Her choice of treatment is a mix of traditional therapy, relaxation methods, and mindfulness exercises. The traditional therapy consists of Interpersonal Process, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Positive Psychology insights.
Depression Disorders, Couples/Marriage Counseling, Body Image & Eating Disorders, Anger Management, Grief & Loss Counseling, Parenting Counseling
“Dr. Grammas brings a wealth of education, training, life experience, and compassion to her clients and is highly recommended.” -Michael Link
Peter Cousins, Ph.D., ABPP
Peter Cousins is one of the few board-certified Family Psychologists in Houston. He has previously worked at the University of Texas Health Science Center Employee Assistance Program as their resident psychologist. Peter also worked at the University of Texas Health Science Center Employee Assistance Program as an assistant professor for a limited period. Afterward he decided to enter private practice where he was able to help patients better. He sits down with each of his patients and lets them introduce him to their difficulties. In this way, he can be familiar with emotional problems and can work fully to manage and treat them.
Therapy for Anxiety, Therapy for Depression, Therapy for Self-Esteem, Anger Management, Therapy & Coaching by Skype, Dating & Relationships, Couples Therapy, On-Demand Anxiety Tools, Coaching, Breakups, Stress Management
“Dr. Cousins is thorough & compassionate. He’s authentic & even shows a sense of humor! Highly recommend him.” -Sam Knight
Jimenez Counseling, PLLC
Carolina A. Jimenez’s qualifications include being a licensed counseling psychologist, a couple’s therapist, and a treatment specialist. The bilingual psychologist has worked in a lot of cases involving sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, age, and social status. She is happy to assist her patient’s in their life-changing journey towards self-discovery. Knowing oneself and being aware of their strengths and weaknesses will lead them to a more empowered state. Carolina shares that self-discovery patients are made aware of their needs, fears, emotions. Then she would work on the best modality that could correct the present emotional state. Her 15 years of clinical experience in schools, non-profit organizations, counseling centers, and substance abuse clinics are instrumental in her coming up with effective treatment modalities.
Individual Therapy, Couple’s Counseling, Consultation, Immigration Evaluation
“Dr. Jimenez is a wonderful psychologist and colleague. Her demeanor is warm and professional. I recommend her without reservation. I especially recommend her for students or those looking for a bilingual professional.” -Gregory Beaulieu
Dr. William July, PhD
William July is an expert psychologist that has been known as the best selling author of several books. He has published books that enabled him to go on national and international tours. One chapter in a personality psychology book was written by him as well. In the field of psychology, he has been invited to several television shows where he gives psychological advice on air. After obtaining his license, he entered private practice mainly based in Houston with some satellite clinics located around Dallas, Austin, and Houston. His specialization is in the assessment and diagnostic examination of mental states to be used in court-ordered psychological evaluations. The results are also used for immigration proceedings, and intelligence, learning difficulty, and behavioral testing.
Court-Ordered Psychological Evaluations, Immigration Evaluations, ADHD Testing, Intelligence Testing, Learning Disability Testing, & Emotional/Behavioral Testing
“My experience with Dr. July was very extraordinary. He is very diligent in his work with integrity and ethics. I am very pleased to have had a meeting with him to help aid in going back to work in a profession I am so passionate about. Thank you Dr. July!!” -Keri Green
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