ARE YOU A TEXAS RESIDENT LOOKING FOR A DEAF AND ASL COUNSELOR?
Deaf people can face unique challenges that can lead to depression, including communication barriers, social isolation, and discrimination. Therapy or counseling can be incredibly beneficial for those struggling with depression, providing coping skills and strategies to manage symptoms, a safe space to process emotions and thoughts, and a support system to improve overall quality of life. If you’re a Deaf person struggling with depression, know that seeking help through therapy or counseling is a powerful step towards healing and recovery, and our team at Deaf Counseling Center is here to support you.
Deaf individuals may experience anxiety more frequently than the general population due to communication barriers, social isolation, and discrimination. Anxiety can lead to intense worry, panic attacks, and physical symptoms such as a racing heartbeat or muscle tension. Seeking therapy or counseling is an effective way to manage anxiety, as it provides a safe and supportive environment to work through these challenges. At Deaf Counseling Center, our licensed therapists are experienced in working with Deaf individuals to develop coping strategies and techniques to manage anxiety symptoms. Our services can be accessed from the comfort of your own home, providing a safe and convenient way to receive the support and care you need to improve your well-being.
Grief and loss
Grief becomes a more common challenge as family, friends, and neighbors age alongside us. Deaf Counseling Center’s counselors can offer support as you mourn the loss of a loved one.
For seniors who feel lonely or isolated, counseling can be a valuable opportunity to connect with someone. Your therapist can recommend other ways to find meaningful interaction as well.
Coping with life changes
Seniors face major changes that affect day-to-day life. If you’re adjusting to a medical diagnosis, moving to an assisted living community, or dealing with any other transition, Blue Moon therapists can help you find and enhance coping skills that can create a more enjoyable life.
Since the Covid-19 outbreak and public health emergency, Deaf Counseling Center also offers telehealth counseling for our Texas clients. During telehealth counseling, you and your counselor are in separate locations but connect through a video call.
Telehealth counseling is just as effective as in-person therapy, it is safe and it makes our senior counseling services accessible to a wider population.
Washington is home to so many beautiful parks, famous landmarks, and other attractions. Don’t let your mental health get in the way of enjoying your life in the Evergreen State. You deserve to live a happy, fulfilling life, and senior counseling can help you achieve that. To learn more about our Telehealth services in Washington, contact Deaf Counseling Center today.
We will be happy to see if we can work something out with you.
SEEKING TEXAS-LICENSED COUNSELORS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, SOCIAL WORKERS & THERAPISTS
Are you Deaf and a Texas resident?
Do you hold a Texas license in counseling, social work or psychology?
Would you like to set your own schedule and determine your caseload?
If you answered YES to all of the above, consider joining our team!
We are always looking for licensed Deaf clinicians to work with us. Our goal is to include counselors from every state.
Deaf Counseling Center provides exceptional counseling and personal development services to individuals of all ages, couples, and families. In addition to individual, family, and couples counseling, we partner with schools, businesses, and other organizations through counseling, seminars, and consultation.
Master’s or doctoral level degree
Fully licensed to practice independently
Must have professional liability insurance
Already paneled or willing to be paneled with insurance companies – we can help with this
Must be comfortable using email or videophone
Must not have own private practice
Paid an hourly rate
No need to deal with insurance and billing – we take care of this
Set own schedule – no client or appointment quotas to meet
Payment as an independent contractor, dependent upon number of sessions and caseload per month
Interested? Here’s How to Apply to Join Deaf Counseling Center as a Contractual Therapist
1. Contact us for email information, then submit the following paperwork to Deaf Counseling Center
A. Copy of professional license (must be fully licensed to practice independently – LPCC, LPC, LCSW-C, LMFT)
B. Copy of malpractice insurance (minimum coverage: $1,000,000 individual; $3,000,000 aggregate)
C. Professional resume
D. Copy of Distance Counseling Certification (DCC) if you hold this. DCC is not mandatory, but it is highly recommended for videophone work
2. Complete an interview with Deaf Counseling Center (scheduled by invitation after submission of above materials)
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Thank you!
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