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Therapist in Houston, Texas,
William Kao, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 18-65+

Therapist in Houston, Texas, William Kao, LPC

William Kao, LPC

William Kao completed a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008. Mr. Kao would go on to graduate with a Master of Arts in Counseling from Houston Baptist University in 2018. Mr. Kao is a Licensed Professional Counselor certified by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.

Mr. Kao is a Gottman Method Level 2 certified therapist in couples counseling. In addition, Mr. Kao is a Level 1 certified teacher trainer in the Resilient Minds On The Front Lines mental health curriculum. Mr. Kao was also previously a board member of the Houston Licensed Professional Counselor Association. Mr. Kao has attended numerous continuing education trainings including topics like Shame Resilience Theory and Teenage Depression/Risk Taking Behavior.

In addition Mr. Kao has a variety of experiences in the service field including Human Resource Generalist, Caregiver, CNA, Tutor, English as a Foreign Language Teacher, and Catering Specialist. Mr. Kao has also volunteered with organizations like Red Cross and Good Shepherd Hospice.

Mr Kao’s goals as a therapist are to help clients live a fulfilling and meaningful life. Mr. Kao focuses on the client’s strengths and helps guide them towards things they can do in the present and in the future. Mr. Kao also believes that it is important to resolve unfinished business from the past in order to facilitate the process of moving forward. Mr. Kao specializes in relationship issues, couple’s issues, conflict resolution, and depression management. Mr. Kao utilizes techniques from a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and The Gottman Method.

Treatment Areas

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couple's Issues
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Optum
  • Scott and White Health Plan


  • English



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