Need someone to talk to? (Other than those who you’re quarantining with?) We hear you. Below are 22 telecounseling options that you might want to try out.
Note: Many insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, cover telecounseling services. You may also be able to access help through your company’s employee assistance program (EAP). Call your coverage provider for more information.
Parents and caregivers can receive support for emotional, mental or behavioral health challenges with the Stay Strong helpline, 817/806-9920. Credentialed mental health and behavioral health professionals take calls from 9am–7pm Monday–Friday. The helpline is free.
Grant Halliburton Foundation
The Mental Health Navigation Line (972/525-8181) is open Monday–Friday from 10am–6pm and assists individuals of all ages. Spanish language assistance is available. The Foundation also has a pandemic resources page and a teen resources page.
Dallas Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
The team is available 24/7 to provide free assessments. Call 972/982-0900.
Neurodevelopment Associates of North Texas
The team is offering family dynamics and parent coaching via tele-health. Call 469/408-0331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Noyau Wellness Center
The Dallas and Fort Worth locations are offering counseling via phone. For healthcare workers, sessions are $75. For Dallas, call 214/706-0619; for Fort Worth, call 682/385-9540. You can also reach out via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone lines are available for CounselingWorks Telehealth Therapy to make an appointment. First responders on the front lines of treating the virus may receive counseling at a special rate of $25. The program BecomingMom has also shifted to telecounseling. For more information, call the Dallas office at 972/960-9981 or the Fort Worth office at 817/502-7789. You can also reach out here.
Beckloff Pediatric Counseling Center
Offering telehealth sessions for kids and adults. For more information, call the office at 972/250-1700 or reach out by filling out the contact submission form on the website here.
The Counseling Place
The Counseling Place is offering several telehealth services: Project Positive (a social emotional learning course ideal for middle school tweens and teens) and therapy for kids age 8 and older. For kids younger than 8-years-old, parent consults are available. Fees fall on a sliding scale. To schedule a session or for more information call 469/283-0340. There are also additional free services for first responders.Nonprofit, medical and emergency service first responders may also use the “check-in” line—a 15-minute phone conversation to discuss how your day went without fear of judgment. To schedule, text FIRSTS to 51555 or click here.
Dallas Integrative Counseling
Offering teletherapy for all ages including sessions with registered child play therapists. Sessions can specialize in child-parent relationship training, spectrum disorders and biofeedback. To schedule a session or for more information, call 469/623-7100 or visit the website above.
ACH Child and Family Services
ACH has various telehealth services available. Visit the website above or call 817/335-4673.
Dallas Reading and Language Services
Offering speech-language therapy via online teletherapy, speech-language evaluations and standardized reading assessments online, as well as tutoring and a reading program. For more information, call 214/646-1570 or visit the website.
Little Love Counseling
Specializing in trauma, grief and loss as well as perinatal mental health, Little Love Counseling is offering teletherapy via video counseling. The office is also seeing first responders, healthcare providers, and grieving families in person. Visit the website or call 817/715-9152.
Offering teletherapy for speech therapy, occcupational therapy and ABA therapy. Call the office at 817/442-0222 or visit the website to fill out an intake form.
The Well Counseling Center
Offering teletherapy and tele-play for children 3-years-old and up. Call 469/556-2006 for more information, or visit the center’s website.
Connections Wellness Group
Offering tele-services including sessions with psychiatrists, play therapists, outpatient (PHP/IOP) and other therapists. Sessions are available for individuals, couples, adolescents and kids. Call 940/222-2399 or click here to schedule an appointment.
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