Do you feel you are at a point in your life that you need guidance; maybe help in solving issues in your relationships; perhaps feelings of hopelessness and what can I do to find emotional happiness? . I begin where the client is in the Life process and work toward resolution to reach the peace and stability needed for him or her. I am a Professional Counselor with many years of counseling experience. My background is in education, counseling and psychiatric inpatient facility employment. I have many years of counseling experience working with children dealing with anger, anxiety, stress, trauma victimization.
I am a Christian Counselor/therapist. I am also a Certified School Counselor, a Licensed Social Worker and am certified as an Anger Resolution Therapist. Credentials are a must and important, however in my profession I have an empathetic heart and a genuineness when listening to my clients.
Retired school crisis counselor who brings the ability to assess and work with therapeutic interventions with the goal to help the client understand healing and happiness can be possible.
Call or Email Patsy Lay for a free consultation now - (432) 698-0882


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Sul Ross State University
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License No. and State: 60373 Texas


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $100
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Patsy Lay's Groups

Divorce: children of divorce

Young children caught up in the crossroads of Divorcing or divorced parents need help to understand the changes happening in their Lives. This group addresses these changes And gives the child ways of coping and knowledge to see how his/her life can be restored to a happy secure home maintaining The love needed by each of them.

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Court Ordered Anger Management Group Classes

4(+)group class sessions targeting out of control Anger which has resulted in domestic violence Or assault charges. This Anger Management Program meets the court ordered domestic abuse/violence/assault offender probation requirement. Upon completion a Certificate Will be presented to group members.

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  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2015
Patsy Lay, MEd, LPC, CSC, LBSW, CART, Counselor in Odessa

Patsy Lay

Counselor, MEd, LPC, CSC, LBSW, CART