Therapist in Dallas, Texas Krista McKelvin, Therapist

Licenses: MHR, CSC, LPC OK/TX

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Dallas, Texas Krista McKelvin, MHR, CSC, LPC OK/TX

Krista McKelvin, MHR, CSC, LPC OK/TX

Krista enjoys working with a wide variety of people. She believes the key to successful rapport building is open and honest communication from both counselor and the client. She believes in meeting a client where they are therapeutically and client by-in. It is important that individuals are active participants in their own lives and exhibit the direction they want to go through counseling. Her goal to provide a safe space through compassion, validation, empathy, patience, and support. By doing this, the counseling relationship will flourish, and individuals will have greater success. She utilizes a variety of techniques and theories based on individual needs. Some of the therapeutic approaches utilized include Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused, and Person-Centered Therapy.

Krista earned her Master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Sociology. Throughout her graduate and undergraduate internships, she gained experience working with a variety of ages and populations, from children and adults with developmental disabilities, to adults of all ages with chronic mental illness. She possesses over 20 years of experience in Social Services, Mental and Vocational Counseling, as well as School Counseling.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Magellan
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Populations

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Krista McKelvin. You can also call 817-751-7802 to have someone assist you.

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