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Kathryn Armstrong, MA, LPC
from 35 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
Satisfied C.
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Kathryn Armstrong has been counseling all three of us in our family and we highly recommend her. Kathryn is a Christian and her faith defines who she is as a person. She has been trained to know how to use her faith in assisting people and if it is requested by the client, she is willing and capable of using matters of Christian faith to assist clients. However, she does not use her faith in sessions where the client has not requested that it be a part of the therapy. She is highly trained as a professional counselor and uses that training in all of her sessions, with faith-based clients and with those who prefer that faith not be a part of their counseling. She has been very helpful to our family in the over two years that we have been seen by her. My husband and I prefer faith-based counseling so she will include that with us; however our adolescent daughter does not want that to be a part so she does not use that with her. We have all made significant progress as a result of our time with Kathryn. Our teenage daughter had some rather serious issues and Kathryn has been able to effectively address them and I am happy to say that our daughter is doing much better now! The initial problem is over and we see much growth in our daughter. Kathryn sees my husband and myself at times and has been able to point out difficulties that directly affect our daughter and our family dynamics. We are extremely grateful to have been referred to Kathryn and would highly recommend her counseling to others as well. Lynn, A satisfied Client.

Lindsey Camarillo Counseling
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Haley S.
Verified review

I LOVE Lindsey. She works so well with me and she's wonderful at ensuring I accomplish my therapy goals. She has helped me learn how to feel proud of myself, and she is so sweet. Her office has become my safe place. I would recommend Lindsey to anybody!

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Eric D.
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I know Paul Iarussi to be a kind and compassionate man and a relationship counselor par excellence. Paul brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to his therapy practice, providing insight, education, and skill-building tools to individuals and relationships in need of support and guidance. Paul has the unique ability to see the potential for growth and happiness in every client he meets. He meets clients "where they are at" and accompanies them on their respective journeys toward clarity, health, and joy. Paul is mature, wise, empathetic, and caring. His education and training along with his personal characteristics make him a wise choice for anyone seeking to improve their lives and become the person they want to be. - Eric Denner, LMFT-S, LCDC

Holistic Touch
from 8 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha H.
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Excellent massage done in my own home . She was patient, kind, and nurturing.

Janeff Counseling
from 8 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn G.
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My husband and I have benefited greatly from couples therapy with Janeff Counseling. Dean has a calm, grounded, trusting presence that has insured both of us feel equal and validated while getting into our deeper issues of conflict that had not been previously resolvable. As a result of this counseling, we are now able to manage more healthily as issues arise, listen to each other more thoroughly, limit reactivity, and ultimately relate in a more satisfying way. Dean has been instrumental in opening our communication, breaking down the barriers of hurtful judgments, and bringing our relationship to a new, more vibrant level.

Sheila Martel
from 7 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christina C.
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Our family originally engaged Sheila to support my son’s ADD issues and help him create strategies to deal with his struggles in school (in particular we explored Biofeedback Therapy). This went well but then my husband’s sudden decision to leave our family left all of us shocked and spinning. Sheila started seeing both children to help them deal with the trauma of divorce and all the intricacies of the situation. While her focus has been the children, she has been instrumental in helping me be the mother my children have needed through this time. She gives me the space to make mistakes and kindly brings me back to awareness of what the children need, want, and feel. She has helped all three of us grieve and cope and move on to an incredibly fulfilling life while still holding all of us accountable for our choices. While Sheila is definitely a strong advocate for the children and their mental and psychological health, she realizes that the parents play a huge role in that and so works with everyone to meet the children’s needs for safety, love, and strong boundaries. I would strongly recommend Sheila to anyone needing support and guidance dealing with the challenges associated with being part of a family as either a child or parent.

  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew L.
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Awesome yoga teacher! Great energy and very easy to practice with.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Angie S.
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Dr. Parsons is a wonderful therapist. She played a big role in helping me sort out some challenges in my life I was going through and I can't thank her enough. I especially liked the CBT techniques she shared with me because they are ideas and exercises you can practice right away to see immediate changes, rather than going through months and months of therapy and feeling like you aren't making progress. I only saw her for about 5 sessions and feel like what I have gained from these sessions will last me a lifetime. I highly recommend her.

Paige Majko Therapy
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Roger G.
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Putting aside cumbersome false modesty. I do not believe there is a more skillful therapist in our corner of the arena. Oh, I could tell you of a couple who do not measure up, but that is no longer a darkness I delight in. I suffered myself many years of addiction and isolation. Lost in a self-feeding constant woe of a reality. Reinforced by addiction and deafened by guilt I could not feel the love of those who truly cared for me. You can’t break out of a box you don’t know you’re in. Paige waited and talked outside the corners until I could figure my way out. Of course... now all I SEE are boxes, but that’s a whole other thing. If it were not for my move I would still be seeking the professional services of Paige. I do not expect this review to compel you to see her, but I hope it does. Modesty came back.

The Alchemy of We
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Natalie G.
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Megan and Brave, with the Alchemy of We, bring something truly unique to a space that has largely been dominated by traditional couples' therapy. They are some of the most perceptive and mindful professionals in this field, and pick up on subtleties in communication between couples they're working with. On top of that, they are a couple themselves and have clearly done a lot of work together. This makes working with them feel safe, relatable, and authentic, as they can relate their own stories and exemplify the behaviors the tools they're teaching. Whether you're looking to deepen with your romantic partner, with your platonic connections, or just with yourself, I imagine Megan and Brave have the insight and tools that can help you on your path.


CryoStudio of Austin provides unique and premier recovery therapy services for active individuals and athletes, as well as health and wellness and aesthetic benefits to the general population. Our mission is to offer a safe, natural, effective and non-invasive therapeutic program to clients to help in general fitness, athletic performance, appearance, recovery and wellness and health by stimulating and promoting the natural healing processes of the body. Perform. Recover. Repeat.

  • 6 years in business

I specialize in working with men and women who are concerned about their sex life and/or relationships. I've received advanced training through AASECT to earn the title of Certified Sex Therapist. I've helped many clients dealing with a difficult breakup or struggling to stay together find hope and strength in a time of pain. Im also experienced in helping couples and individuals achieve the type of relationship they've always wanted. I am happy to work with all who want to improve their quality of life and foster fulfilling relationships. I am an advocate of sex health and maintain a positive attitude towards sexuality. The work I do is unique in that I get to help my clients explore sex and sexuality- a topic that is woefully taboo in our culture. Helping them heal and advocate for their own needs as well as providing them with information is what makes me happy to go to work everyday.


I provide music therapy that has been shown to have a significant effect on an individual's relaxation, respiration rate, self-reported pain reduction, and self-reported anxiety levels. A coordinated program of music therapy that was designed and implemented by a qualified music therapist will provide the addicts the knowledge of tapping into the zone of self-relaxation.


We offer convenient and flexible counseling services 24/7 to individuals, couples, LGBTQ and families in Austin, TX. We will meet you anywhere at any time with a 24-hour advance notice. You can schedule counseling sessions in a minimum 30-minute increments, or longer than 1 hour conveniently online. New clients receive 1/2 off the first counseling session. Our philosophy is based on the principles of self-care, and our mission is to promote self-care around the world one person at a time. Our rates are $75.00 per 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and $85.00 per 30 minutes from 9:01 p.m. to 8:59 a.m. 7 days a week.


In addition to talk therapy, I provide video social modeling services for children, and therapeutic journal creation for adults and teenagers. I love moments when I see people feeling empowered and excited about their life. It is a privilege to be a part of that.


At Georgetown Family Hypnosis & Massage Therapy, we are committed to providing the highest quality of service that will facilitate healing in your body, mind, and soul. We provide therapeutic massage therapy and craniosacral and lymph drainage therapies.

  • 6 years in business

I focus on a person centered therapeutic approach, along with innovative and pragmatic strategies for timely results and change. Most importantly, I see therapy as a collaborative partnership designed to meet each person's specific needs. Working with people.


I provide individual, couple and family therapy and counseling. Counseling is per hour, either every week or every other week. The fee is the same for either an individual or couple or family.


Our services are more effective than traditional physical/massage therapy. helping our clients resume their daily activities pain free.

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack

Do you find yourself repeating patterns in your life and/or relationships? Do you feel stuck or powerless to change? Is your relationship in crisis? I can help. I believe deeply that change is possible for anyone, and it begins with a safe and accepting environment to explore the barriers to happiness. My approach to therapy is warm, direct, non-threatening and empowering, with a focus on identifying patterns and obstacles that prevent you from reaching your goals. You can improve communication, heal wounds, release resentment, live life more fully. I collaborate with you individually or as a couple to provide symptom relief, resolve conflict, gain insight and awareness and develop strategies for change and growth. I specialize in areas of relationship conflict and communication, infidelity, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, parenting challenges and family of origin issues. I work with individuals, couples, families and groups. I know choosing a counselor can be daunting, so I offer a free consultation appointment to meet and discuss goals. Trust me to help you take that first step.


I practice family, child and individual counseling. Dual diagnosis and substance-use evaluations are available. This is foster-care service approved. Couples counseling after initial assessment is also available.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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