Counseling Tucson

Joshua Tree offers counseling and coaching by licensed counselors, pastoral counselors, and certified coaches to help clients move from hopeless to healing. Joshua Tree offers a comfortable, inviting, and private office setting and a team of compassionate professionals ready to walk beside you as you work towards your goals. We believe that healing is possible, that hope can be restored, and lives and relationships can be changed. We offer a variety of counseling, coaching, and support group options. Curious about the differences between licesned counseling and pastoral counseling? 

Quick Links for Counseling Tucson


Professional Counseling/Psychotherapy
Our team of licensed counselors are skilled to diagnose and treat a variety of mental health conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to complex trauma and suicidality. We focus on older teens, couples, and individuals. We offer in person and telehealth options for counseling in Tucson.

Christian Counseling
Our entire team of counselors are Christians who are comfortable and experienced in the integration of faith and Biblical principles into counseling. Our licensed counselors integrate faith only at the request and comfort level of the client. Our pastoral counselors Marybeth and Tammy offer the intentional integration of faith, Scripture, and a Biblical worldview into counseling. Learn more about the difference between licensed counseling and pastoral counseling. 

Marriage Counseling
Several of our counselors have a passion for marriage counseling and offer Christian marriage counseling when requested. Whether your marriage is in crisis, you’re trying to heal from infidelity, or you want to learn how to communicate better, Chet and Stacy are equipped to help. 

Trauma Therapy and EMDR 
Our trauma team has a passion for helping survivors of childhood abuse and neglect find hope and healing. Rachel, Shari, and Natalie work with all forms of trauma, from simple to complex. EMDR is one trauma model used at Joshua Tree but each trauma therapist is trained in a variety of other approaches and will focus on finding what works best for you. Christian counseling is available: If your Christian faith is important to integrate into trauma therapy, Rachel, Shari, and Natalie are all comfortable and experience with this. 

Addiction Counseling
Dana is a licensed counselor with a passion for helping people overcome both chemical and behavioral addictions. She also helps those who are in relationship with an addict to learn how to understand addiction and to love the addict in their life with healthy boundaries. Whether you are contemplating sobriety or you have years of sobriety, Joshua Tree offers judgement free, supportive counseling for addiction. Christian counseling is available to those who desire this as part of their addiction counseling in Tucson. 

Teen Counseling
There is no denying the challenges facing teens and their parents in our current world. Suicide rates have skyrocketed and while teens appear the most socially connected they struggle with pervasive loneliness and disconnectedness. Joshua Tree is home to several counselors who have a heart for teens and their families. Elena offers telehealth therapy to teens with an interest and capacity for virtual therapy. Lauren offers in person counseling and works with teens struggling with 
anxiety, depression, panic, identity issues, suicidality, and relational distress with parents or others. Learn more about teen counseling. 

Christian Grief Counseling Tucson
Grief counseling from a Christian perspective is a unique specialty at Joshua Tree. Marybeth has a doctorate degree in Christian counseling and is a board certified pastoral counselor. She offers Christian grief counseling to older teens, couples, and individuals. She is well-versed in all type of grief, from the loss of a love one to disenfranchised grief experiences, like infertility. Marybeth also offers 8-week grief support groups. Learn more about grief counseling. 

Telehealth Counseling
Joshua Tree is a cozy, comfortable office space for in person appointments. For clients who either need or simply prefer telehealth counseling, we have counselors ready to help. Is your teen in teen of telehealth counseling? We encourage clients to read more about the risks and advantages of virtual therapy. Learn more about telehealth counseling.

Premarital Counseling
Joshua Tree has both licensed and pastoral counselors who enjoy working with couples who are engaged to be married and want to get their marriage off on the right foot. Marybeth uses the SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts) assessment to guide counseling and a Christian approach. Chet and Stacy work with couples to address communication, intimacy, extended family issues, and expectations from both faith and non-faith based approaches. 

Counseling Focus Areas

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Compulsions
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Chemical Dependence
  • Childhood Abuse/Neglect
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Codependency
  • Complex Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Derealization/Depersonalization
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Overwhelm/Dysregulation
  • Family Conflict
  • Faith Crisis
  • Grief and Loss
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital Distress
  • Men’s Issues
  • Miscarriage
  • Narcissistic Abuse Recovery
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic
  • Parenting Issues
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • Relational Abuse
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Hatred
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Brokenness
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritual Wounding/Abuse
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues


Professional Life Coaching
Life coaching is for clients who want guidance, support, and accountability/partnership to move through a particular personal, professional, or life issue. Marybeth and Terry are certified life coaches who approach coaching from a Christian perspective. They help clients achieve personal or professional development goals, decrease stress, navigate change or life transitions, address career issues, improve communication, develop healthy habits and boundaries, improve self-confidence, and deepen emotional awareness and health. 
Life coaching can also improve decision-making, develop leadership and management skills, increase resiliency, decrease compassion fatigue, manage burnout, improve conflict management skills, and more.

Coaching is for clients who want to work on a specific personal or professional problem and need wisdom, guidance, support, and accountability. Terry is a certified life coach with extensive business and leadership experience that she has a passion for sharing with others. She is results-driven, direct, intuitive, and empathetic.  Marybeth is a certified life coach with a background in Christian counseling and social services. She approaches the more “touchy-feely” problems like grief, relationship issues, parenting, and emotional expansion. As Christians, Terry and Marybeth enjoy helping other believers push forward in the areas they feel stuck or to deconstruct.

Coaching Focus Areas

  • Decision Making
  • Goal Identification
  • Vision Setting
  • Purpose Identification
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Accountability
  • Career Advancement
  • Personal Change/Transition
  • Professional Change/Transition
  • Workplace Issues
  • Non-Profit Issues
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Resilience Building
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Parenting Issues
  • Retirement Adjustment
  • Leadership Development
  • Work-Life Congruence
  • Stress Management
  • Mixing Faith & Business
  • Stagnant Faith
  • Faith Deconstruction
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Low Motivation
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Communication Issues


Christian Grief Support Group
Joshua Tree has a soft spot for those who are grieving since it would founded after the loss of a beloved family member to suicide. Read the story here. Marybeth offers an 8-week support group for those who are grieving called Grit and Grace. 

Women’s Bible Study
Marybeth loves to lead Bible Studies for women who like to gather together to study God’s work in community and connection with others. Email us to learn more. 

Book Study
Marybeth will be offering a book study for on the topic of being in relationship with someone who is diagnosed with or shows tendencies of Borderline Personality Disorder or Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Email us to learn more. 

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