Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs)

If you are having a mental health emergency, please contact:
1-877-289-7199 - TTBH Crisis Hotline
For all other emergencies, contact 911


Anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships.

For more information on various types of anxiety disorders click below:

For information on dealing with stress click below:



Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks.

For more information on various types of depressive disorders click below:



Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can help save lives.

For more information on suicide signs, symptoms, and prevention:


Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder:

Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a childhood condition of extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts. DMDD symptoms go beyond a being a “moody” child—children with DMDD experience severe impairment that requires clinical attention.

For more information on DMDD click below:


Texas law requires that any person suspecting that a child has been abused or neglected must immediately make a report. If there is an emergency, call 911 and then call the DFPS Texas Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400. You can also make a report online.  If you need assistance, talk to your school counselor.
1901 S 24th Ave, Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: (956) 289-7000
511 N. Cynthia St. Mcallen, TX. 78501
Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 En Espanol
724 Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577
2102 W Trenton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78539
5510 Raphael Dr, Edinburg, TX 785399
1200 E 8th St, Mission, TX 78572
4417 N Shary Rd, Palmhurst, TX 78573
509 S Alton Blvd, Alton, TX 78573
1600 N 23rd St, McAllen TX 78501
2215 N. Conway, Mission, TX 78572
400 N Nebraska Ave, San Juan, TX 78589
Mon, Tues Thurs, and Fri
4:00 PM-10:00 PM
Contact Information (LPCs by Appointment Mon. - Fri. during the school year - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
***During school closure - by appointment as needed for urgent cases.
Office Locations:
Director for Student Services/Guidance Counseling
Jesse Trevino
MISD Central Office
120 Bryce Drive
(956) 323-5578
Mission High School
1802 Cleo Dawson
(956) 323-5700
Ana Parra, LPC
Mark Garza, LPC (also serves feeder schools)
Veterans Memorial High School
700 E 2 Mile Line
(956) 323-3000
Maricela Ponce, LPC
Christopher Cantu, LPC-S (also serves feeder schools)
Mission Collegiate High School
605 S. Los Ebanos Blvd.
Alton, TX
(956) 323-8600
Jeanette Gonzalez-Ballesteros, LPC-S
For questions about mental health services, connecting with community mental health agencies or other concerns you can contact us by clicking here and we will contact you within the next 48 hours.
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