Everyone deserves access to competent marriage and relationship counseling services. However, many of the more experienced marital counselors in town, such as Ms. Reichlin, do not accept insurance. There are, however, places that do. The details below may be a bit out of date, (such information changes regularly), but offer a good starting point to finding alternative sources of affordable counseling in Houston.
Baylor Department of Psychiatry
Houston Medical Center Bldg
Suite 500 – Baylor Psychiatry Clinic
Suite 560 – Mood Disorders Center
The Baylor Psychiatry Department offers outpatient services and accepts many insurance policies.
$265 for the initial assessment (As of 2/22/16)
$140 for subsequent therapy visits
University of Texas Department of Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
1300 Moursund (In the Medical Center.)
No sliding scale but they do accept many insurance policies and Medicare & Medicaid.
University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
Family Services of Greater Houston
Houston, Texas 77007
This is one of the few remaining agencies in Houston that offer a sliding fee scale based on household income. They also accept Medicare and Medicaid.
Spanish speaking therapists.
Need to bring proof of income.
Robert E. Reichlin, PhD.
Dr. Reichlin, (Barbara’s husband), specializes in adult psychotherapy and geropsychology. He does not accept insurance but unlike most therapists, is a Medicare provider.
713 659 9088
Depelchin Children’s Center
DePelchin Children’s Center provides counseling services at its main campus inside the 610 Loop and four satellite locations in the Woodlands, Baytown, Stafford and Clear Lake.
Call 713-730-2335 or 888-730-2335, toll free outside the Houston area. Trained personnel in the Access Department answer the initial telephone call.
Here they will:
• Determine the general nature, severity and urgency of the problem presented
• Identify the appropriate service and location
• Direct the caller to another, more appropriate resource if indicated
• Determine eligibility for services
• Obtain demographic, financial and insurance data
• Schedule the initial appointment
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