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Bradley  Watson Therapy Austin

Bradley "Brad" Watson, LCSW

Senior Counselor

What I value about therapy is the opportunity that exists when a person decides to take steps towards improving their life. I’m motivated to help others dig into the details of their own experience and expectations and square that with how they might feel disconnected from others and/or their community.

I believe that all people have a mental health, and that a person’s mental health needs attention. I believe that we are all built for strong, lasting relationships—with ourselves, others, and our communities—and thus I strive to help others work through feelings and thoughts of disconnection resulting in anxiety and/or depression. I am drawn to hearing the stories of others, and am inherently focused on listening and exploring those stories to find meaning and direction. My approach is to facilitate a therapist/client relationship that is built on trust, open and honest communication, and most importantly safety. My hope is that through open and honest communication my clients can discover more about themselves, those they care about and their environments, and can be empowered by these discoveries.

My therapeutic style is relational and partnership-based, meaning I seek to avoid the role of “expert” and seek to engage in the process of clients actualizing self-realization, self-determination and self-empowerment. For many of my clients the process of self-exploration and discovery is both exciting and scary; exhilarating and exhausting; rewarding and challenging. As a therapist my hope is that my clients won’t simply be prompted to change, but to grow. As a client once stated so accurately, “Change is bullshit. You can always change back. But growth… you can’t undo that.”

Through the process of exploration and discovery I believe that each of us can build resiliency and strategies for addressing the ups and downs in our relationships, and much of my work has been helping others discover a deeper understanding of themselves.

If you are interested in working with me, please reach out to me at 512/201-4501, ext. 205.

More about Brad

Area of Expertise

Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem

Life Purpose and Direction

Grief and Loss


Individual Counseling


South Slaughter

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Depression/Low Mood
Substance Abuse
Low Self-Esteem
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors
Struggles with Food/Eating
Obsessive/Compulsive Tendencies
Problem Thoughts
Personal Growth
Life Transitions
Grief & Loss
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual expression
Questions about Gender
Issues with Parents
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Anger Management
Relationship Issues
Domestic Violence
Death & Dying
Caregiver Fatigue
Chronic Illness
Interrupted sleep/Insomnia
Career Transitions
Problems at Work
Problems at School

Techniques & Experience

Anxiety alleviation experience
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Experienced in domestic violence
Familiar with substance abuse
CBT oriented
Mindfulness modalities
Career counseling
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Helpful with mid-20's challenges


Warm & caring
Calm & slow-paced
Friendly & direct
Active sense of humor
Decades of life experience
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Enjoys treating young adults
Anxiety alleviation experience
Experienced in raising children
LGBTQ friendly
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Experienced in domestic violence
Trauma focused
Spiritually sensitive
Professional experience other than counseling
Familiar with substance abuse
CBT oriented
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Mindfulness modalities
Career counseling
Familiar with military culture
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Enjoys working with older adults
Additional Info

Contact Brad

512-201-4501 ext 205
Work with Brad


  • Main
    1415 W. 51st St, #1
    Austin, TX 78756
  • North
    8500 Shoal Creek Bldg. 4 #202
    Austin, TX 78757
  • Highland
    505 E Huntland Drive, #320
    Austin, TX 78752
  • Banister Lane
    4009 Banister Lane, #430
    Austin, TX 78704
  • Slaughter Lane
    1213 W. Slaughter Lane, #130
    Austin, TX 78748
Monday - Friday
6am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday
8am - 8pm

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