Therapist in Houston, Texas William Kao, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

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 an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing(EMDR) trained therapist through the EMDR International Association. Mr. Kao is also a Gottman Method Level 2 certified therapist in couples counseling. In addition, Mr. Kao is a Level 2 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 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 hopes to help clients navigate the challenges of life in a fulfilling and meaningful way. Mr. Kao works with clients on mindfulness, emotional regulation, relaxation techniques, as well as developing communication and coping skills for healthier relationships. Mr. Kao also utilizes techniques from EMDR to help clients heal from trauma and experience new insights that help the client move forward safely. Mr. Kao’s therapeutic approaches include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Gestalt Therapy, and The Gottman Method.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness


  • Men


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with William Kao. You can also call 832-895-6255 to have someone assist you.

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