Mirela Bitkowski, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, M.A.
Verified by Psychology Today
"Whether you are going through life transitions, feel depressed, or anxious, therapy can help facilitate positive change and improve the overall quality of life. As a therapist, my hope is to help you move toward a purposeful, authentic, and fulfilling life as well as help you overcome difficult moments in life. While I believe strongly in applying the most current evidence-based treatments available for my clients, I am most invested in learning about the individual and helping them achieve their desired results in a safe, supportive, and collaborative setting."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 399-3576
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"Whether you are going through life transitions, feel depressed, or anxious, therapy can help facilitate positive change and improve the overall quality of life. As a therapist, my hope is to help you move toward a purposeful, authentic, and fulfilling life as well as help you overcome difficult moments in life. While I believe strongly in applying the most current evidence-based treatments available for my clients, I am most invested in learning about the individual and helping them achieve their desired results in a safe, supportive, and collaborative setting."
Deanna J Shahady, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFT-A
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you ready to let old patterns go and bring new energy into your life? Are you on a healing journey, but find yourself stuck in a particular area of your life? I believe that pleasure is a vital component of happiness, and that through therapy individuals and couples can learn the right tools to achieve mental, emotional, spiritual, and sexual health. I help folks explore who they are in a safe environment that is supportive of each person’s path to self-love and acceptance. I work with couples to address communication issues and help them to build stronger, more intimate connections."
Culturally Sensitive
(737) 204-2047
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Culturally Sensitive
"Are you ready to let old patterns go and bring new energy into your life? Are you on a healing journey, but find yourself stuck in a particular area of your life? I believe that pleasure is a vital component of happiness, and that through therapy individuals and couples can learn the right tools to achieve mental, emotional, spiritual, and sexual health. I help folks explore who they are in a safe environment that is supportive of each person’s path to self-love and acceptance. I work with couples to address communication issues and help them to build stronger, more intimate connections."
Jennifer Elkins, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"The road to wellness begins in the mind; but this is not a journey you have to face alone. Everyone needs a little help navigating through life from time to time. I enjoy working with creative types - musicians, artists, writers - however I am able to connect with clients of various backgrounds and interests. The kinds of issues I routinely treat include ADHD, anxiety, panic, depression and other mood disorders, relationship struggles, school/career related concerns, family conflict, LGBTQ+ concerns, and self-esteem issues."
Culturally Sensitive
(940) 293-2931
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Culturally Sensitive
"The road to wellness begins in the mind; but this is not a journey you have to face alone. Everyone needs a little help navigating through life from time to time. I enjoy working with creative types - musicians, artists, writers - however I am able to connect with clients of various backgrounds and interests. The kinds of issues I routinely treat include ADHD, anxiety, panic, depression and other mood disorders, relationship struggles, school/career related concerns, family conflict, LGBTQ+ concerns, and self-esteem issues."
Angela Finley-Straus, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
"Whether you're in a toxic relationship, or having the time of your life; whether your life has followed a specific pattern or you're "off the beaten path"; whether you conform nicely, or stand out in a crowd; regardless of your gender, cultural background, age, beliefs, the work you do, the challenges you've faced, or the forces you've reckoned with, I welcome you to my practice!"
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 920-6295
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Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"Whether you're in a toxic relationship, or having the time of your life; whether your life has followed a specific pattern or you're "off the beaten path"; whether you conform nicely, or stand out in a crowd; regardless of your gender, cultural background, age, beliefs, the work you do, the challenges you've faced, or the forces you've reckoned with, I welcome you to my practice!"
Nancy Pounds, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
"Do you feel events of your past are intruding into your happiness in the present? Are you overwhelmed by your emotions at times? Are your relationships or work life unfulfilling. Do you suffer from low self-esteem? Or, are you feeling stuck in your present career or just can't decide which career path is for you? Are you looking for someone who can help you overcome these obstacles to become unstuck and live a happier, more satisfying life? Together, we can address the issues that are most important to you."
Culturally Sensitive
(909) 245-9954
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Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"Do you feel events of your past are intruding into your happiness in the present? Are you overwhelmed by your emotions at times? Are your relationships or work life unfulfilling. Do you suffer from low self-esteem? Or, are you feeling stuck in your present career or just can't decide which career path is for you? Are you looking for someone who can help you overcome these obstacles to become unstuck and live a happier, more satisfying life? Together, we can address the issues that are most important to you."
Respark Therapy & Associates, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST, AASECT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Need a Certified Sex Therapist or Couple's Therapist? Having relationship issues? Feeling disconnected or is the spark gone? If you have questions, we can help. We work with individuals and couples who are struggling with their relationships and/or sexuality. Together we can resolve conflicts and light the fire by learning practical tools that will stick. Whether it's constant conflict or difficulty connecting, there is hope. We help clients gain confidence, rebuild trust, and find passion and meaning in their relationships and lives. We are non-judgmental and affirming to all lifestyles, orientations, and relationship practices."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 337-4754
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Culturally Sensitive
"Need a Certified Sex Therapist or Couple's Therapist? Having relationship issues? Feeling disconnected or is the spark gone? If you have questions, we can help. We work with individuals and couples who are struggling with their relationships and/or sexuality. Together we can resolve conflicts and light the fire by learning practical tools that will stick. Whether it's constant conflict or difficulty connecting, there is hope. We help clients gain confidence, rebuild trust, and find passion and meaning in their relationships and lives. We are non-judgmental and affirming to all lifestyles, orientations, and relationship practices."
Eva Lorini, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, BA
Verified by Psychology Today
"No matter what life throws at us, we thrive when we feel connected to the authenticity, courage, and wisdom that resides in our hearts. Painful experiences we've been left alone with can block our access to this powerful internal resource and lead to many of the difficulties we face in life and relationships. With the help of a trusted companion, we can develop the kind of understanding and compassion that heals this disconnect and live from the wholeness of our true self. It takes real strength and courage to reach for the support to heal and grow. I hold deep respect for your seeking out this help, as well as hope in the process. "
Culturally Sensitive
(347) 274-8248
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Culturally Sensitive
"No matter what life throws at us, we thrive when we feel connected to the authenticity, courage, and wisdom that resides in our hearts. Painful experiences we've been left alone with can block our access to this powerful internal resource and lead to many of the difficulties we face in life and relationships. With the help of a trusted companion, we can develop the kind of understanding and compassion that heals this disconnect and live from the wholeness of our true self. It takes real strength and courage to reach for the support to heal and grow. I hold deep respect for your seeking out this help, as well as hope in the process. "
DeeAnn L Paul, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MAC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I like working with clients who are looking for a change within themselves or change in their relationship with their spouse,significant other or children. I can help you make improvements by tailoring my skills to fit your needs. I use a variety of disciplines. My goal is to meet you where you are and then help you to obtain your goals. I do this by offering a safe, peaceful enviroment where you can feel free to share. I like to get to the issues as quickly as you want so you can experience results."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 413-5471
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Culturally Sensitive
"I like working with clients who are looking for a change within themselves or change in their relationship with their spouse,significant other or children. I can help you make improvements by tailoring my skills to fit your needs. I use a variety of disciplines. My goal is to meet you where you are and then help you to obtain your goals. I do this by offering a safe, peaceful enviroment where you can feel free to share. I like to get to the issues as quickly as you want so you can experience results."
Katherine E. Miller, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I believe in the healing power of connection with others, and I hope to create a safe and welcoming space where my clients feel empowered to explore all the different parts of themselves. I specialize in working with survivors of trauma and abuse, and individuals struggling with anxiety, grief and loss, and life transitions. If you are dealing with the impact of trauma or loss, feeling stuck, or want assistance navigating barriers to healing, I’m here to support you. "
Culturally Sensitive
(737) 204-2177
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Culturally Sensitive
"I believe in the healing power of connection with others, and I hope to create a safe and welcoming space where my clients feel empowered to explore all the different parts of themselves. I specialize in working with survivors of trauma and abuse, and individuals struggling with anxiety, grief and loss, and life transitions. If you are dealing with the impact of trauma or loss, feeling stuck, or want assistance navigating barriers to healing, I’m here to support you. "
Natalia Mirkowicz Supervised by Marshall Lyles, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFT-A, LPC-Int
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Rollingwood, Texas 78746
"If you are seeking professional guidance where you can be completely open and feel understood, accepted and supported, I am here for YOU. Do you struggle to let others in, trust your partner, be the "perfect" parent, deal with constant arguing at home or get your needs met? I understand your frustration. While there is no instant fix, the unique relationship you form with your therapist can alter how you treat yourself and others. Reaching out takes immense courage and you deserve the right therapist for you."
Culturally Sensitive
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Office is near:
Rollingwood, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"If you are seeking professional guidance where you can be completely open and feel understood, accepted and supported, I am here for YOU. Do you struggle to let others in, trust your partner, be the "perfect" parent, deal with constant arguing at home or get your needs met? I understand your frustration. While there is no instant fix, the unique relationship you form with your therapist can alter how you treat yourself and others. Reaching out takes immense courage and you deserve the right therapist for you."
Anna Warde, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, BA, LCDC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have over 20 years of social work experience specializing in supporting family systems and have focused on working primarily in the field of substance abuse and substance dependence for the past 12 years with an emphasis on chronic relapse. I provide diagnosis and assessments, interventions, treatment planning and recommendations. I enjoy working with families and couples as addiction is a disease that impacts the family as a whole. "
Culturally Sensitive
(737) 204-3492
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Culturally Sensitive
"I have over 20 years of social work experience specializing in supporting family systems and have focused on working primarily in the field of substance abuse and substance dependence for the past 12 years with an emphasis on chronic relapse. I provide diagnosis and assessments, interventions, treatment planning and recommendations. I enjoy working with families and couples as addiction is a disease that impacts the family as a whole. "
Jessica Sprengle, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
West Lake Hills, Texas 78746
"I help adolescents, young adults, & adults find peace with food, work toward finding a "home" in their bodies, & live lives worth living. I love being a safe space for young, sensitive individuals in need of guidance, accountability, and - of course - a healthy dose of compassion. Clients and their families have described me as radically genuine, interactive, and direct (though with love!) I am not a smile-and-nod therapist; I will roll my sleeves up and get in there with you and I promise that there will be moments of laughter along the way."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 675-1633
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Office is near:
West Lake Hills, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"I help adolescents, young adults, & adults find peace with food, work toward finding a "home" in their bodies, & live lives worth living. I love being a safe space for young, sensitive individuals in need of guidance, accountability, and - of course - a healthy dose of compassion. Clients and their families have described me as radically genuine, interactive, and direct (though with love!) I am not a smile-and-nod therapist; I will roll my sleeves up and get in there with you and I promise that there will be moments of laughter along the way."
Marcia Louise Sherrod, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I would be delighted to explore with you whatever brings you to therapy at this time in your life. If you are struggling with a life transition, stress, or symptoms of depression or anxiety, we can work together with curiosity and compassion to help you develop the skills necessary to tolerate difficult emotions and situations in the present moment while helping you reconnect to your own vitality. Though my approach is eclectic, it is informed by Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), insight oriented meditation, interpersonal neurobiology, self compassion, and various forms of expressive/movement based therapies"
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 598-5816
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Culturally Sensitive
"I would be delighted to explore with you whatever brings you to therapy at this time in your life. If you are struggling with a life transition, stress, or symptoms of depression or anxiety, we can work together with curiosity and compassion to help you develop the skills necessary to tolerate difficult emotions and situations in the present moment while helping you reconnect to your own vitality. Though my approach is eclectic, it is informed by Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), insight oriented meditation, interpersonal neurobiology, self compassion, and various forms of expressive/movement based therapies"
Mary Bade, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Welcome. I believe therapy can help you move toward your goals, be more resilient during life's transitions and difficulties, become more connected in relationships, and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. I work to create a collaborative, accepting atmosphere for you to clarify and make progress toward your goals. Depending on your needs, I provide a balance of support and feedback and am comfortable working with you in short-term or long-term therapy. My clients most commonly seek therapy to deal with stress, depression, anxiety, dissatisfaction in relationships, life changes, grief, trauma, and workplace concerns."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 642-5141
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Culturally Sensitive
"Welcome. I believe therapy can help you move toward your goals, be more resilient during life's transitions and difficulties, become more connected in relationships, and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. I work to create a collaborative, accepting atmosphere for you to clarify and make progress toward your goals. Depending on your needs, I provide a balance of support and feedback and am comfortable working with you in short-term or long-term therapy. My clients most commonly seek therapy to deal with stress, depression, anxiety, dissatisfaction in relationships, life changes, grief, trauma, and workplace concerns."
Jennifer Murphy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
"*CURRENTLY FULL* Welcome. I imagine you find yourself considering therapy because at times you struggle with feelings that are overwhelming. You may be experiencing confusion or frustration because certain relationships are consistently challenging or you feel stuck in patterns of behavior that limit your ability to achieve your goals. When we experience these things it makes it difficult to feel connected to ourselves and others. This lack of connection can be lonely and distressing. Some of us have used drugs, alcohol, food, relationships, self-criticism and other self-defeating behaviors to numb the pain of disconnection."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 858-8906
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Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"*CURRENTLY FULL* Welcome. I imagine you find yourself considering therapy because at times you struggle with feelings that are overwhelming. You may be experiencing confusion or frustration because certain relationships are consistently challenging or you feel stuck in patterns of behavior that limit your ability to achieve your goals. When we experience these things it makes it difficult to feel connected to ourselves and others. This lack of connection can be lonely and distressing. Some of us have used drugs, alcohol, food, relationships, self-criticism and other self-defeating behaviors to numb the pain of disconnection."
Alexander Zesati (Bilingual), Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EMDR
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
"I offer a psychotherapy process that includes body, mind, soul and spirit. Do you want a more satisfying relationship or a deeper engagement with your career/purpose? Maybe you want to grieve a loss or be free from a traumatic experience that still impacts your day to day. I can help you. Perhaps you are ready to finally move beyond the habits and addictions that keep you bound within a limited version of yourself. Let's resolve what is getting in the way. Or maybe you are ready to step more fully into your power and leadership. It's time."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 515-1673
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Office is near:
Austin, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"I offer a psychotherapy process that includes body, mind, soul and spirit. Do you want a more satisfying relationship or a deeper engagement with your career/purpose? Maybe you want to grieve a loss or be free from a traumatic experience that still impacts your day to day. I can help you. Perhaps you are ready to finally move beyond the habits and addictions that keep you bound within a limited version of yourself. Let's resolve what is getting in the way. Or maybe you are ready to step more fully into your power and leadership. It's time."
Jorie Himmel, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Clients that I work with are often in a place in life where they feel unseen, unheard, and disconnected. Therapy with me is a deeply connected and collaborative process. My goals are to establish trust and create a non-judgmental space in which my patients can feel truly seen and heard. I work to understand my clients from many contexts - there are so many layers to you and I value getting to know you from all perspectives - social, economic, racial, generational, and cultural."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 994-0731
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Culturally Sensitive
"Clients that I work with are often in a place in life where they feel unseen, unheard, and disconnected. Therapy with me is a deeply connected and collaborative process. My goals are to establish trust and create a non-judgmental space in which my patients can feel truly seen and heard. I work to understand my clients from many contexts - there are so many layers to you and I value getting to know you from all perspectives - social, economic, racial, generational, and cultural."
Suzi McCoy, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
West Lake Hills, Texas 78746
"Seasoned, down-to-earth, practical. Let's not get lost in 'analysis paralysis' and get on with Life as authentic, meaningful, and filled with possibilities. Clients say I'm refreshingly interactive. I'd say I challenge folks to attend to the stories they tell themselves about life circumstances and to consciously re-script them as needed. I can offer straight-up talking therapy by way of processing our reactions to life events and strategizing behavior change, where necessary. I also utilize approaches 'outside the box,' such as hypnosis, poetry, music, neurolinguistic programming, Gestalt exercises, and humor to illuminate options and enhance fluidity of mood."
Culturally Sensitive
(361) 444-1207
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Office is near:
West Lake Hills, Texas 78746
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Culturally Sensitive
"Seasoned, down-to-earth, practical. Let's not get lost in 'analysis paralysis' and get on with Life as authentic, meaningful, and filled with possibilities. Clients say I'm refreshingly interactive. I'd say I challenge folks to attend to the stories they tell themselves about life circumstances and to consciously re-script them as needed. I can offer straight-up talking therapy by way of processing our reactions to life events and strategizing behavior change, where necessary. I also utilize approaches 'outside the box,' such as hypnosis, poetry, music, neurolinguistic programming, Gestalt exercises, and humor to illuminate options and enhance fluidity of mood."
Laura Bafford Leslie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a brain impairment, NOT a weakness or character defect! If you still believe, "it was my fault," let me unequivocally say, "No, it wasn't." You were never, ever, ever responsible for what was done to you, no matter what the circumstances. Are you still believing that you will never get over the past, are destined to spend a life stuck and incapable of loving yourself or having healthy relationships? Please know that there is a path out of your trauma. Take courage. Take heart. Your path to healing is about to begin."
Culturally Sensitive
(512) 643-7142
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Culturally Sensitive
"YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a brain impairment, NOT a weakness or character defect! If you still believe, "it was my fault," let me unequivocally say, "No, it wasn't." You were never, ever, ever responsible for what was done to you, no matter what the circumstances. Are you still believing that you will never get over the past, are destined to spend a life stuck and incapable of loving yourself or having healthy relationships? Please know that there is a path out of your trauma. Take courage. Take heart. Your path to healing is about to begin."
Maxine Bettis-Arnold, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
" NOW ACCEPTING BC/BS PPO OF TEXAS! It takes courage to seek help and it is important to feel heard, understood and safe in the therapy relationship. I focus on building a strong relationship with the client that allows us to explore areas of concern and start the healing process. My belief in the capacity to change thinking patterns, emotional reactions and behaviors helps clients identify strengths, gain insight and help develop coping strategies. We work with therapeutic resources to help families, couples and individuals accomplish their goals."
Culturally Sensitive
(720) 307-3797
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Culturally Sensitive
" NOW ACCEPTING BC/BS PPO OF TEXAS! It takes courage to seek help and it is important to feel heard, understood and safe in the therapy relationship. I focus on building a strong relationship with the client that allows us to explore areas of concern and start the healing process. My belief in the capacity to change thinking patterns, emotional reactions and behaviors helps clients identify strengths, gain insight and help develop coping strategies. We work with therapeutic resources to help families, couples and individuals accomplish their goals."

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