Patricia Merkley, LCSW


Patricia Merkley, LCSW, is the Program Director of the Victim Services Program, and has been a therapist with Family Service Center since early 2015. With over twenty years of experience, Patricia has provided services in working with individuals in domestic violence shelters and residential treatment centers. She has also worked with families and provided marriage counseling. Patricia has also provided services to transient populations. Patricia has experience providing treatment in the following areas: identity and self-esteem, assertiveness, depression, women’s issues, marriage and family, life-span and transition, trauma, conflict-resolution, and vocational and career development.

Patricia’s personal belief about change is that counseling can heal traumatic wounds, solidify identity, assist with the grieving process, help bring about deeper interpersonal connections, increase emotional regulation, expedite conflict resolution, cultivate inner peace, and enhance individuals’ overall life satisfaction and meaning.

Office Addresses:

2200 Market Street, Suite 600
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: (409) 762-8636
Fax: (409) 762-4185

2401 Termini Street, Suite C
Dickinson, TX 77539
Phone: (281) 576-6366
Fax: (409) 938-4849

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