Thomas A. Harris, EdD

licensed psychologist

Dr. Tom Harris is a licensed psychologist. He has been providing mental health services for over 40 years and has been a practicing psychologist since 1981. His experience includes teaching in public schools, colleges, and universities; working in agencies and private practice; and consulting with businesses.
The major decisions in each person’s life often involve issues related to whom to live with, where to live, and what to do. It can be helpful to confer with a professional to develop techniques and strategies which can prove useful in navigating these important decisions. Managing uncertainty, improving stress hardiness, and maintaining healthy boundaries in key relationships are frequently addressed in Dr. Harris’s therapy sessions.
Dr. Harris’s experience in treating anxiety and Depressive Disorders, managing chronic pain, overcoming addiction, making effective career choices, and improving stress management has been helpful in treating the individuals and couples who have been in therapy with him. His therapy approach includes cognitive-behavioral techniques, family-of-origin work, object relations therapy, differentiation/detachment strategies, and family systems therapy. He is a founding member of Waco Psychological Associates.
Problems Treated
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Grief and Loss
  • Substance Addictions
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Anger Issues
  • Chronic Stress
  • Chronic Pain or Physical Illness
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance
  • Relationship and Family Issues
  • Marital Issues
Services Provided
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couple Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Stress Management
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Assessment and Counseling
Clinical Approach
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy
  • Existential Therapy
Client Age Range
  • Teens (14 to 17)
  • Adults (18 to 64)
  • Older Adults (65+)