Carmela A W Stearns, MA, NCC, LPCS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgetown
Carmela enjoys working with Adolescents, Couples, Individuals, Families, & Groups addressing the issues of adolescents, parenting, marriage, divorce, change, grief, communication, family disputes, & crisis. Carmela utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral Approach with "supportive confrontation" to assist & facilitate change within individual dynamics, focusing on one's strengths while building on their perceived "weaknesses". Perception Is Everything!~ Carmela has served as Senior Supervisor, Juvenile Probation Officer, & Family Preservation & PROMPT Program Supervisor and Family Therapist providing mental health counseling services to court ordered juveniles and families within homes, school, & community settings. Carmela has experience working with Military personnel & families through deployments of Desert Storm & Somalia.
Carmela has experience working with survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, Williamson County Crisis Center; Providing Employee Assistance through Managerial Training & Support, Crisis Counseling, individual & couples telephonic counseling services; conducting assessments, intakes, individual, family, & group counseling for adolescents & latency and families in Acute, Inpatient/Residential Treatment Center, Cedar Crest Hospital.
Create Wanted Change through Consistency, Communication, & Follow Through!
Call or Email Carmela A W Stearns for a free phone consultation now - (512) 931-4008

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: Saint Edward's University
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License No. and State: 58531 Texas

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $150
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Alliance
  • Beacon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • INTERFACE
  • LIFEWORKS
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Multiplan
  • Scott & White HMO & PPO
  • TRICARE
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Counseling Association
  • Member Since: 2003
  • Membership: The Net Connection / Vice President
  • Member Since: 2007

Carmela A W Stearns's Groups


Specialties

  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Marital and Premarital

Issues

  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Age

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Supervision

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017
Carmela A W Stearns, MA, NCC, LPCS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgetown

Carmela A W Stearns

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPCS