Dr. Michael Klaybor, Counselor/Therapist
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Dr. Michael Klaybor



Dr. Michael Klaybor is a psychologist practicing in Houston, Texas. Dr. Klaybor specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Klaybor evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Klaybor because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.

Education and Training

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Ed.D. 1979

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Dr. Michael Klaybor
Dr. Michael Klaybor's Expert Contributions
  • Why am I such an introvert?

    I wish there was an easy answer to your question about being an introvert. There are many factors that contribute. Being an introvert or extrovert isn't good or bad, just different. As an introvert, you recharge being alone and extroverts recharge in social situations. When you feel panicky, this may be an indication of some form of anxiety that could be treated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It may be useful to find someone to talk with to help you become more comfortable. There are also anti-anxiety medications that can help lower your anxiety level. READ MORE

  • How is the recovery from depression?

    You can expect to get some relief by seeing a professional. Medications, grief therapy can help you manage your feelings and provide support at this very difficult time in your life. Isolating yourself contributes to more depression. There are support groups and grief groups in most cities. READ MORE

  • I think I need to talk to someone about my depression. Where should I go?

    Yes, therapy will help. Especially if you see a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist or (CBT). Without a doubt, support from friends and family is essential, but can't replace a professional, licensed therapist. READ MORE

  • Drinking himself into unconsciousness

    First of all, help yourself by going to ALANON or seeing a therapist to help you come to terms with your situation. Alcoholism or alcohol abuse in a brain disease requiring treatment with a licensed professional in addiction. You husband has to want to help himself. He can't be honest with you while he is still drinking. His primary relationship is with alcohol, not you. READ MORE

  • My wife is experiencing postpartum depression. How can I help her in the recovery process?

    You can help by being empathetic and thoughtful. Step up to help with duties and chores. There are support groups for women with Postpartum symptoms. Have her contact her OB-GYN for referral to a program or medication to help. READ MORE

  • Would I be able to cure my depression with just exercise?

    No, not just exercise but it will help. Get an evaluation and treatment from a psychiatrist and or Psychologist. READ MORE

  • My son has been diagnosed with autism and it is depressing my wife. Please help.

    Determine if your wife believes she needs treatment and wants professional help at this time. Ask her how you can help. A child with Autism can be very challenging. Seek professional support groups for additional help and resources. READ MORE

  • Is there any medication to help my husband quit alcohol?

    There are medicines like Antabuse that can help, but AA and rehabilitation programs help with recovery and sobriety. Your husband has to want to quit and change. READ MORE

  • My 17 Year Old Daughter Has Bulimia.

    Bulimia is a very complex and difficult problem to treat. It is not unusual to get someone with an eating disorder engaged into treatment. Be sure the therapist specializes in eating disorders in their practice. READ MORE

  • Will I have to be on anti-depressants throughout my life once I start them?

    Not everyone that is put on anti-depressants do so for life. Much depends on duration, severity, and history with depression. Psychiatrists are careful to find the right medicine so help reduce your symptoms. I believe, therapy is advised to help cope with the behavior and emotional issues that go along with depression. Your psychiatrist can reassure or guide you on the likely duration of the use of anti-depressants. READ MORE

  • What can I do to boost my self esteem and confidence?

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is proven to be very effective in helping boost confidence and self-esteem. Fine a therapist who specialized in CBT. READ MORE

  • Can insomnia be psychological?

    Once you have been able to rule out any medical issues, with someone that young, dealing with the drivers or underlying issues is very helpful and revealing. Child therapists are very good at finding ways to help with the psychological components of a sleep disorder. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychotherapy, Substance Abuse Assessment, Fitness for Duty, Psychological Testing

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Board of Directors Employee Assistance Professionals Association 2018 - 2018
  • Board of Directors Westbridge Treatment Center 2016 - 2018


  • Drug Free Workplace Award 2010 The Houston Council of Alcohol Drugs 
  • Presidents Award 2012 Employee Assistance Professionals Association 

Professional Memberships

  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association  

Professional Society Memberships

  • Employee Assistance Program, Credential Program

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Love of the field, getting patients and their families healthier to live quality life-styles, state of the art techniques, technology and education.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Traveling, Race-Car Driving, Water-Coloring

Favorite professional publications

  • All Major Psychotherapy, Counseling, Addiction, Global Abuse Research Publications

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