Basher Salem


Basher Salem, MA, MAT, LPHA, LPC, LCDC, BSFT-S Licensed Professional Counselor. Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. Master Teacher S.Ed.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor in San Antonio, TX

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

I am passionate about helping you feel better and start living the life you want. I know how hard it is to live with feelings of stress, anxiety, depression and guilt/shame because I have suffered from those feelings myself in the past. I want you to know that there is always hope for a better tomorrow where you feel better about yourself, your relationships and your life. When you are ready to begin, I am sincerely looking forward to meeting you.

My Background and Approach

My practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families, and through years of experience, I’m confident that no problem is too great to overcome. Through therapy, there is always a way to address the issues you face and learn coping strategies to help you both right now and in the future. If you’re interested in becoming a better, happier, more fulfilled you, I’d love to work with you every step of the way. Please contact me today!

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

Hi, My Name is Basher Salem, I completed undergraduate studies in psychology and philosophy in San Antonio, Texas, and graduated from Webster University with a master's in mental health counseling and family studies. For the next four years, I participated in specialized training in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Family Studies. After becoming certified in BSFT, I was offered a two-year fellowship program at the University as a BSFT trainer and clinical supervisor. Prior to establishing Alamo Area Counseling, I served as a consultant and a trainer in BSFT at UTHSC, San Antonio, Pediatric Clinic, and Family Service Association of San Antonio.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Humana Military
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 30 years of practice
  • Languages: English, العربية
  • Rate: $120 - 250/session


2103103212 Email Basher
4241 Woodcock Dr.
Ste: C110
San Antonio, TX 78228

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