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BRINGING HOPE TO LIFE

You are not alone! Have you recently experienced a major change in life such as the death of a loved one, a move, an unexpected change in relationship, or a work transition? You no longer have to struggle through this alone. We are ready to help you.

The Counseling Center at Christ UMC offers confidential counseling services from professional licensed therapists and counselors that help people cope, resolve issues, restore hope and transform lives. Our therapists are trained in a variety of mental health disciplines and theoretical orientations. They are dedicated to personal growth with a focus on emotional, psychological, relational and spiritual wellness.

What can you expect during your initial session? We will listen to your story. Then together we will explore possible problem areas in your life, set goals for your counseling, and develop a plan to achieve your goals. Call if you would like to work with us to help you.

Providing counseling for individuals, couples, adolescents, college students and adults.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Mood Disorders: Depression, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar

  • Grief, Complicated Grief, Trauma, & PTSD

  • Pre-Marital, Marriage, Divorce

  • Military & Veteran

We work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling and beyond.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, we offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of our clients' individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are striving for.

Workshops

  • Premarital Counseling

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Children's Grief

Trauma and Grief Assessments for Youth

The Counseling Center at Christ UMC (a part of the Mending Hearts Grief Center) is partnered with the Trauma and Grief Center at Texas Children's Hospital to provide evidence based risk screening, assessment, and interventions for youth aged 7 to 17 who have experienced traumas and or losses, including the death of loved ones. We use state-of-the-art, empirically validated screening tools to ensure that youth seen in our center receive the most appropriate and effective interventions. Our primary treatments include Trauma and Grief Component Therapy, Multidimensional Grief Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Fees

The Counseling Center utilizes a sliding scale fee structure based on the client's gross household income. Your fee will be discussed with you when your therapist schedules your first appointment. Payment is expected at the time of service and is the client's responsibility for every appointment. We accept cash, checks, VISA, and MasterCard.

Hourly Fee
$90 (fees are for a 50 minute therapy session)

For Grief (loss of a loved one), up to 3 sessions free


We also offer a sliding scale according to your family income:

  • More than $50,000/yr - $90.00 / 50 minute session

  • $30,000 to $50,000/yr - $65.00 / 50 minute session

  • Less than $30,000/yr - $40.00 / 50 minute session

Insurance
We do not accept insurance or handle claims, but many plans will accept us as an out-of-network provider. Upon request, clients are provided with an insurance superbill receipt to facilitate their insurance claim.

Payment
Cash, Check, VISA, or MasterCard

The payment for services will be made out in cash or check to Christ United Methodist Church. Should you be unable to keep an appointment, you agree to contact your counselor at least 24 hours in advance of the session you must miss. If you have any questions regarding any of this information, please feel free to ask your counselor.

Cancellation Policy

For all cancellations and rescheduling of appointments, 24 hours notice is required.

Failure to provide such notice may result in a fee of one-half your normal counseling fee being charged.

The Counseling Center reserves the right to bill for "no show" appointments or habitual late cancellations.

Counselor(s)

All counselors are state licensed mental health professionals or graduate level therapists working under supervision. Our graduate level therapists attended accredited colleges and universities.

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Rev. Tommy Myrick, DPC, LPC-S

My years of experience as a police officer, an ordained United Methodist minister, and a licensed professional counselor supervisor add to my abilities to address complex and diverse mental and emotional issues; especially with couples, college students, and first responders (police, fire, EMS) as well as their families. I am a member of the Texas Counseling Association, American Association of Christian Counselors, Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the National Alliance for Grieving Children


Helpful Forms

If you're a new client, please complete the following forms and bring them to your first therapy session.

If you would like me to coordinate care with another provider (for example, your psychiatrist, primary care physician, etc.), complete this form to authorize release of psychotherapy information:


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For more information on programs and services, please call 979.704.6406.