Anxiety Specialists of Houston
Evidence-Based Care for OCD,
Anxiety, and Trauma
Dr. Angela Smith graduated from the University of Houston with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2015. She is a licensed psychologist in Texas with 12 years of experience researching and treating anxiety-based disorders. Dr. Smith's clinical expertise is derived from years of specialized training, including four years of research and clinical work at the University of Houston Anxiety Disorder Clinic as well as predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas, where she gained specialization in the delivery of evidence-based treatments for trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Smith worked as a staff psychologist at the McLean OCD Institute Houston (formerly, Houston OCD Program) for four years before founding Anxiety Specialists of Houston.
Dr. Smith has contributed to the annual conferences for several national and international organizations including the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF) and has published many articles in peer reviewed journals including Depression and Anxiety, Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, Behavior Therapy, Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, and Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Smith's passion as a psychologist is direct patient care. To partner with another as they journey toward freedom from anxiety is a true gift!
Individual therapy is offered for the following concerns:
Areas of Specialization:
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Anxiety Disorders
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Specific Phobias
- Health Anxiety
- Complicated Grief
Other Frequently Treated Concerns:
- Interpersonal Patterns
- High-Stress Careers
- Marital/Partnership Stress
- Motherhood/Caregiver Stress
- Health Behavior Change
- Phase of Life Transitions
- Existential Questions
- Spiritual Concerns
Individual therapy sessions may be conducted via secure, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing on your computer, tablet, or phone. You can connect from any location in Texas that is convenient for you, and you’ll save time and money that would otherwise be spent traveling.
Initial Phone Consultation
No charge for 10-minute initial consultation
$265 per 80-minute session
$200 per 55-minute session
$180 per 45-minute session
$35 per each 10-minutes
Currently, I am not an in-network provider for any health insurance companies including Medicaid. I will be happy to provide you with a Superbill, which can be used to file an "out-of-network" provider claim. If you plan to pursue this option, please check with your insurance company to ensure they reimburse for out-of-network providers.
Payment is required in advance for all sessions.
Cash, check, and all major credit cards and some HSA/Flexible Spending cards accepted.
24-hours notice for cancellation is required to avoid being charged for the full cost of the session. Exceptions will be made for infrequent, uncontrollable circumstances (i.e. severe inclement weather, school closures, and emergencies).
I look forward to hearing from you! I am happy to answer any questions you may have about services or scheduling. Phone calls and emails are responded to as soon as possible during normal business hours, typically within one business day.
4545 Post Oak Place Dr. Tel: 281-720-8972
Suite 349 Email:
Houston, TX 77027
To park: go up the ramp near the white Visitor Parking sign and turn right at the end. You will walk down a short set of steps to reach the door to the building.
When you arrive in the office, press the bell under the nameplate near the inner door and you will be called in at your appointment time.