Positive Psychology Therapists in Houston, TX

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Todd A Puckett
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77018
To that end, I combine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with the elements of Person Centered Therapy, and Positive Psychology with the elements of Holistic Healing, so that the mind, body, and soul are optimized.
My Focus and Specialties: I believe that the creation of a warm, supportive therapeutic relationship is at the core of healing. I strive to meet you where you are at on your life path and bring my knowledge to yours to enrich your life as fully as possible. My diverse background in the healing arts has made me highly effective with persons experiencing life transitions, crisis and trauma related concerns, stress, anxiety, and depression management, interpersonal relationships and communication problems, divorce, LGBTQ matters, and geriatrics.
To that end, I combine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with the elements of Person Centered Therapy, and Positive Psychology with the elements of Holistic Healing, so that the mind, body, and soul are optimized.
My Focus and Specialties: I believe that the creation of a warm, supportive therapeutic relationship is at the core of healing. I strive to meet you where you are at on your life path and bring my knowledge to yours to enrich your life as fully as possible. My diverse background in the healing arts has made me highly effective with persons experiencing life transitions, crisis and trauma related concerns, stress, anxiety, and depression management, interpersonal relationships and communication problems, divorce, LGBTQ matters, and geriatrics.
(936) 259-0924 View (936) 259-0924
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Leah Browne-Freeman
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, APRN, RN, FNP-C, NCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006
I offer therapy with a Choice Theory/Reality Therapy (CT/RTC) lens, sprinkled in with some positive psychology and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT).
Choosing a counselor can be a difficult decision, and I am honored to be considered for this transformative journey with you. I offer a safe space where your experiences, emotions, and struggles are valued and respected. My style is empathetic, non-judgmental, and collaborative. I'm here to support you as you navigate life's challenges, providing guidance and understanding every step of the way. Your well-being is my priority, and I am committed to helping you achieve your goals and find peace within yourself. I work with individuals who have trauma, guilt, shame, grief, and those who find it difficult to be happy with themselves.
I offer therapy with a Choice Theory/Reality Therapy (CT/RTC) lens, sprinkled in with some positive psychology and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT).
Choosing a counselor can be a difficult decision, and I am honored to be considered for this transformative journey with you. I offer a safe space where your experiences, emotions, and struggles are valued and respected. My style is empathetic, non-judgmental, and collaborative. I'm here to support you as you navigate life's challenges, providing guidance and understanding every step of the way. Your well-being is my priority, and I am committed to helping you achieve your goals and find peace within yourself. I work with individuals who have trauma, guilt, shame, grief, and those who find it difficult to be happy with themselves.
(281) 783-3259 View (281) 783-3259
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Jenna Powell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77096  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome all seeking a space where inclusivity and openness reign supreme. Using a trauma-informed approach, I blend techniques like mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, positive psychology, solution-focused, and person-centered therapies. You're the captain of your life, and I'm here as your trusted co-pilot, offering supportive and down-to-earth guidance. Let's team up to uncover your aspirations and pinpoint what might be holding you back.
Welcome all seeking a space where inclusivity and openness reign supreme. Using a trauma-informed approach, I blend techniques like mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, positive psychology, solution-focused, and person-centered therapies. You're the captain of your life, and I'm here as your trusted co-pilot, offering supportive and down-to-earth guidance. Let's team up to uncover your aspirations and pinpoint what might be holding you back.
(281) 666-9542 View (281) 666-9542
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Miguel de la Fuente
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77073
My approach is eclectic and combines CBT, spiritual, psychodynamic, and positive psychology.
Hello, my name is Miguel A. De La Fuente and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have experience working with clients struggling with most mental health obstacles. These topics include Bipolar, borderline, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. As well as relationships, career guidance, and life struggles/changes. I have worked closely with adults 18 to 40 years old of all ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. I am also a veteran and have been a fitness/life coach for over 20 years.
My approach is eclectic and combines CBT, spiritual, psychodynamic, and positive psychology.
Hello, my name is Miguel A. De La Fuente and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have experience working with clients struggling with most mental health obstacles. These topics include Bipolar, borderline, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. As well as relationships, career guidance, and life struggles/changes. I have worked closely with adults 18 to 40 years old of all ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. I am also a veteran and have been a fitness/life coach for over 20 years.
(346) 517-8984 View (346) 517-8984
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Danielle C Batchelor
CHWC, LMC, ALM
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77005
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I love working with women, parents, and educators juggling work-life demands, and adolescents/young-adults adjusting to adulthood. We each have a fundamental need for connection, autonomy, and belonging. Motivation and behavior are specific and variable. I listen, reflect, and ask questions. I translate the science of wellbeing into actionable practices to help clients connect their needs, values, and strengths with their actions and visions; to raise consciousness, cultivate emotional intelligence, explore limiting beliefs, master mindsets, build relational life skills, lean into their purposes; live, love, and lead with intention.
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I love working with women, parents, and educators juggling work-life demands, and adolescents/young-adults adjusting to adulthood. We each have a fundamental need for connection, autonomy, and belonging. Motivation and behavior are specific and variable. I listen, reflect, and ask questions. I translate the science of wellbeing into actionable practices to help clients connect their needs, values, and strengths with their actions and visions; to raise consciousness, cultivate emotional intelligence, explore limiting beliefs, master mindsets, build relational life skills, lean into their purposes; live, love, and lead with intention.
(346) 209-0151 View (346) 209-0151
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Ann Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA-LPC, PsyD, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77058
I utilize accelerated resolution therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and positive psychology techniques in combination with the truth of God's Word to help people overcome such struggles as anxiety, depression, marital and relational difficulties, addiction, anger, traumatic stress, and many other areas of human strife.
Hi, I am a Psychologist and I've been working as a licensed clinical therapist for 19+years, counseling individuals and couples with a variety of issues. I have found that the WORD of God and a real, living relationship with Jesus Christ leads to lasting solutions and authentic healing in our lives.
I utilize accelerated resolution therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and positive psychology techniques in combination with the truth of God's Word to help people overcome such struggles as anxiety, depression, marital and relational difficulties, addiction, anger, traumatic stress, and many other areas of human strife.
Hi, I am a Psychologist and I've been working as a licensed clinical therapist for 19+years, counseling individuals and couples with a variety of issues. I have found that the WORD of God and a real, living relationship with Jesus Christ leads to lasting solutions and authentic healing in our lives.
(940) 241-4574 View (940) 241-4574
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Patricia Mai Michlik
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77018  (Online Only)
Hypnosis & Healing your Inner Child with parts work, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, Stress/Anger Management Training, Mindfulness/Relaxation Training, Communication & Social Skills Training, Psychoeducation, & SMART goal setting.
Hello! I love collaborating with my clients to achieve their personal goals & develop creative strategies to cope with life's stressors. I have been an LPC for over 13 years, & worked with seniors, adults, teens, & children from any location in TX via teletherapy (video/phone) who struggle with depression, anxiety, life transitions, spirituality, relationship issues, stress/anger management, coping skills, family conflict, marital/premarital issues, cultural/ethnic issues, self-esteem, academic challenges, LGBTQ, Autism/ADHD, Emotional Disturbance & much more. Some therapeutic modalities I utilize include:
Hypnosis & Healing your Inner Child with parts work, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, Stress/Anger Management Training, Mindfulness/Relaxation Training, Communication & Social Skills Training, Psychoeducation, & SMART goal setting.
Hello! I love collaborating with my clients to achieve their personal goals & develop creative strategies to cope with life's stressors. I have been an LPC for over 13 years, & worked with seniors, adults, teens, & children from any location in TX via teletherapy (video/phone) who struggle with depression, anxiety, life transitions, spirituality, relationship issues, stress/anger management, coping skills, family conflict, marital/premarital issues, cultural/ethnic issues, self-esteem, academic challenges, LGBTQ, Autism/ADHD, Emotional Disturbance & much more. Some therapeutic modalities I utilize include:
(832) 772-2507 View (832) 772-2507
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Steve Milner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77057
I utilize applied Positive Psychology and a Positivity focused approach with CBT, DBT, and other clinical approaches to treat Depression, Fears, Anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, Relationship/Family Conflicts and Overhaul, Teen/Parent Conflicts, and Substance Abuse.
Does 'life sometimes gets in your way?' Are you struggling to stay motivated and focused? Do you self sabotage and catastrophize life events? Are you feeling sad, down, anxious, overwhelmed, scared? We can face these life ruts together. I offer Office Sessions and TeleHealth via FaceTime, Skype, and Phone Calls. Fear makes us feel out of control, experience high anxiety, depression. If you need help just reach out. We will work together on developing skill sets and coping mechanisms focused on Positivity and your strengths. Let's find it together and begin thriving in life!
I utilize applied Positive Psychology and a Positivity focused approach with CBT, DBT, and other clinical approaches to treat Depression, Fears, Anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, Relationship/Family Conflicts and Overhaul, Teen/Parent Conflicts, and Substance Abuse.
Does 'life sometimes gets in your way?' Are you struggling to stay motivated and focused? Do you self sabotage and catastrophize life events? Are you feeling sad, down, anxious, overwhelmed, scared? We can face these life ruts together. I offer Office Sessions and TeleHealth via FaceTime, Skype, and Phone Calls. Fear makes us feel out of control, experience high anxiety, depression. If you need help just reach out. We will work together on developing skill sets and coping mechanisms focused on Positivity and your strengths. Let's find it together and begin thriving in life!
(281) 978-2346 View (281) 978-2346
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Michael D Dangerfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
I use CBT, Positive Psychology, and other solution focused techniques to assist all clients in understanding/working through presenting challenges.
Hoping that your situation will turn out for the better, especially during difficult times, is extremely important; hope alone however, will only take you so far. My aim, as your therapist, is to assist you in identifying the connection between your beliefs, behaviors, and the challenges you're experiencing. I use sound therapeutic models to frame our therapuetic approach in session, and together, we'll work to enhance your outlook, build your skills, and reframe your life. I truly believe you're remarkable and more resilient than you know; my goal is to help you see that. Let's go All In, together.
I use CBT, Positive Psychology, and other solution focused techniques to assist all clients in understanding/working through presenting challenges.
Hoping that your situation will turn out for the better, especially during difficult times, is extremely important; hope alone however, will only take you so far. My aim, as your therapist, is to assist you in identifying the connection between your beliefs, behaviors, and the challenges you're experiencing. I use sound therapeutic models to frame our therapuetic approach in session, and together, we'll work to enhance your outlook, build your skills, and reframe your life. I truly believe you're remarkable and more resilient than you know; my goal is to help you see that. Let's go All In, together.
(281) 672-8059 View (281) 672-8059
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Alan Rivas Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77025
I draw from a blend of methodologies including Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and a touch of philosophy to help you reconnect with your self-awareness, fostering a sense of clarity and purpose.
Feeling adrift or uncertain about your life's purpose? I specialize in providing guidance and support to adults who are grappling with anxiety and depression stemming from feeling stuck or directionless. My passion lies in aiding individuals who may be experiencing emotional turmoil because they haven't yet discovered their true calling. My primary objective is to assist you in navigating the layers of falsehoods, self-deceptions, and fears that seem to exert control over your life. Through this process, you'll gain the confidence to make decisions and embrace bold choices that lead to personal transformation.
I draw from a blend of methodologies including Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and a touch of philosophy to help you reconnect with your self-awareness, fostering a sense of clarity and purpose.
Feeling adrift or uncertain about your life's purpose? I specialize in providing guidance and support to adults who are grappling with anxiety and depression stemming from feeling stuck or directionless. My passion lies in aiding individuals who may be experiencing emotional turmoil because they haven't yet discovered their true calling. My primary objective is to assist you in navigating the layers of falsehoods, self-deceptions, and fears that seem to exert control over your life. Through this process, you'll gain the confidence to make decisions and embrace bold choices that lead to personal transformation.
(832) 345-1925 View (832) 345-1925
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Taylor Blunsen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77079
In a lot of my work I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, mindfulness, positive psychology and strengths based approach.
Having a trusting relationship is one of the most powerful tools a therapist can provide. My goal is to provide an environment that is non-judgmental and open where my clients are validated, heard and confident in finding their voice. Most people just want to be heard and I am here to listen. Whether it is dealing with the stress of life, a constant pressure to be successful, relationship issues, or dealing with anxiety or low self esteem, you deserve to feel good.
In a lot of my work I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, mindfulness, positive psychology and strengths based approach.
Having a trusting relationship is one of the most powerful tools a therapist can provide. My goal is to provide an environment that is non-judgmental and open where my clients are validated, heard and confident in finding their voice. Most people just want to be heard and I am here to listen. Whether it is dealing with the stress of life, a constant pressure to be successful, relationship issues, or dealing with anxiety or low self esteem, you deserve to feel good.
(832) 621-3296 View (832) 621-3296
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Je'nae Kelley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77084  (Online Only)
I specialize in positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and anger management.
Are you ready to heal your inner child? Struggle with self esteem and self worth? Or just looking to better communicate to strengthen relationships, then we may be a great match.
I specialize in positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and anger management.
Are you ready to heal your inner child? Struggle with self esteem and self worth? Or just looking to better communicate to strengthen relationships, then we may be a great match.
(346) 521-2746 View (346) 521-2746
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Ashley Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC-I, MSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006  (Online Only)
My modalities utilized include CBT, DBT, Person-Centered Approach, Solutions-Focused, Strengths-Based Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, & Mindfulness-Based Practices.
We often feel overwhelmed, misunderstood, or stuck in cycles of dysfunction in our lives. We allow emotions to choose our day and give away our power to unhelpful thinking. Therapy offers us a safe place of refuge, validation, and hope apart from our uncertain circumstances. The therapist and client develop a mutually respectful and healthy relationship built from developed trust and compassion. Within this domain, my goal is to deepen your insight, self-awareness, and help you practice kindness accepting that which is truly you. Together we will consider healthy perspectives and identify patterns that perpetuate unhelpful cycles.
My modalities utilized include CBT, DBT, Person-Centered Approach, Solutions-Focused, Strengths-Based Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, & Mindfulness-Based Practices.
We often feel overwhelmed, misunderstood, or stuck in cycles of dysfunction in our lives. We allow emotions to choose our day and give away our power to unhelpful thinking. Therapy offers us a safe place of refuge, validation, and hope apart from our uncertain circumstances. The therapist and client develop a mutually respectful and healthy relationship built from developed trust and compassion. Within this domain, my goal is to deepen your insight, self-awareness, and help you practice kindness accepting that which is truly you. Together we will consider healthy perspectives and identify patterns that perpetuate unhelpful cycles.
(512) 714-3403 View (512) 714-3403
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Hollie S Chambers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
My plan of action is to use Person-Centered interventions, Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Techniques (CBT), Solution Focused techniques and the Gottman Method with intimate partners.
I am here to help remove the stigma of mental health counseling in the Brown, Black and Red communities. My passion is assisting clients gain self-acceptance, sustain intimate relationships and regain confidence. There is a special place in my heart for adolescents, specifically in the LGBTQ community. I am also passionate about people finding love. I have created a dating course that has been tested and proven affective with men and women.
My plan of action is to use Person-Centered interventions, Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Techniques (CBT), Solution Focused techniques and the Gottman Method with intimate partners.
I am here to help remove the stigma of mental health counseling in the Brown, Black and Red communities. My passion is assisting clients gain self-acceptance, sustain intimate relationships and regain confidence. There is a special place in my heart for adolescents, specifically in the LGBTQ community. I am also passionate about people finding love. I have created a dating course that has been tested and proven affective with men and women.
(281) 502-2075 View (281) 502-2075
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Keri Cooper
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77055
My name is Keri Cooper, and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and LPC Supervisor with over 21 years of clinical experience working with older teens and adults who suffer from Anxiety, Stress, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, and Life Coaching issues. I use a mix of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Positive Psychology, Client-Centered Therapy, Strength-Based, and Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT) during treatments with my clients. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to make positive changes and live their best life. It's a privilege to be a part of that journey.
My name is Keri Cooper, and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and LPC Supervisor with over 21 years of clinical experience working with older teens and adults who suffer from Anxiety, Stress, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, and Life Coaching issues. I use a mix of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Positive Psychology, Client-Centered Therapy, Strength-Based, and Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT) during treatments with my clients. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to make positive changes and live their best life. It's a privilege to be a part of that journey.
(512) 359-8787 View (512) 359-8787
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Heather Murphy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006
Waitlist for new clients
My work is influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology.
Each person has their own vital, meaningful life, and I join clients on this journey. Using a warm, empathic approach coupled with a healthy and gentle dose of directness, I guide clients in working through the areas of their lives that keep them stuck in their suffering. I work with couples and families to identify strengths and address problematic issues in relationships so that they may be more fulfilling. I have experience treating a variety of issues and have helped people from all walks of life in a practical, life-changing manner.
My work is influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology.
Each person has their own vital, meaningful life, and I join clients on this journey. Using a warm, empathic approach coupled with a healthy and gentle dose of directness, I guide clients in working through the areas of their lives that keep them stuck in their suffering. I work with couples and families to identify strengths and address problematic issues in relationships so that they may be more fulfilling. I have experience treating a variety of issues and have helped people from all walks of life in a practical, life-changing manner.
(713) 597-8909 View (713) 597-8909
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LaBresha Haskins
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
Modalities used include CBT, Person Centered, Solution Focused, Positive Psychology and Guided Imagery.
I want to personally, “Thank You, for choosing YOU today!” Free to be you in a safe space, processing your thoughts and feelings without judgement; is a great start to a healthier you! “Understanding,” echoes beyond the statement, it requires belief, support, experience, and knowledge thereof. My view of the Therapeutic relationship is one that employs unique and collaborative efforts, while traveling the healing journey toward personal wellness, together. LGBTQ+ Affirming. I believe that you are an expert in your life and you have the strength, dedication and determination to create the life you desire and deserve.
Modalities used include CBT, Person Centered, Solution Focused, Positive Psychology and Guided Imagery.
I want to personally, “Thank You, for choosing YOU today!” Free to be you in a safe space, processing your thoughts and feelings without judgement; is a great start to a healthier you! “Understanding,” echoes beyond the statement, it requires belief, support, experience, and knowledge thereof. My view of the Therapeutic relationship is one that employs unique and collaborative efforts, while traveling the healing journey toward personal wellness, together. LGBTQ+ Affirming. I believe that you are an expert in your life and you have the strength, dedication and determination to create the life you desire and deserve.
(281) 612-8374 View (281) 612-8374
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Patricia Perrin Hull
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77007  (Online Only)
I coach individuals to create more fulfilling lives using Positive Psychology.
In my practice, the OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center of Houston, I have specialized for 27 years in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder, postpartum OCD, panic disorder, other anxiety disorders, postpartum depression, hairpulling, and in managing stress. I use cognitive-behavioral therapies (e.g., Exposure and Response Prevention, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and stress management methods. I belong to the Int'l OCD Foundation and frequently present at its conferences. I am also a personal coach and I help clients reach their goals. My goal is to help motivated people take back control of their lives.
I coach individuals to create more fulfilling lives using Positive Psychology.
In my practice, the OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center of Houston, I have specialized for 27 years in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder, postpartum OCD, panic disorder, other anxiety disorders, postpartum depression, hairpulling, and in managing stress. I use cognitive-behavioral therapies (e.g., Exposure and Response Prevention, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and stress management methods. I belong to the Int'l OCD Foundation and frequently present at its conferences. I am also a personal coach and I help clients reach their goals. My goal is to help motivated people take back control of their lives.
(346) 639-3395 View (346) 639-3395
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Nikita Tate-Casanova
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77007
Dr. Nikita Tate-Casanova is an LMFT practicing for over 10 years. She uses several therapeutic techniques dependent upon clients’ needs, including CBT, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, Positive Psychology. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families across the life span. Nikita has worked in private practice, church settings, inpatient acute/residential treatment programs, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs. She believes in holistic wellness that focuses on clients’ mental health improvement, somatic relief, spiritual connectivity, and positive self-image.
Dr. Nikita Tate-Casanova is an LMFT practicing for over 10 years. She uses several therapeutic techniques dependent upon clients’ needs, including CBT, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, Positive Psychology. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families across the life span. Nikita has worked in private practice, church settings, inpatient acute/residential treatment programs, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs. She believes in holistic wellness that focuses on clients’ mental health improvement, somatic relief, spiritual connectivity, and positive self-image.
(254) 277-6501 View (254) 277-6501
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Ben Houghton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002
I specialize working with teens and young adults along with adults up to age 60. I strive to provide safe and personable therapy for individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma. I have seen the effectiveness of therapy and how it positively impacts clients' lives and meets therapeutic goals. I am an advocate for positive psychology and implement it in the treatment process. I look forward to creating a positive therapeutic experience to help you meet your goals.
I specialize working with teens and young adults along with adults up to age 60. I strive to provide safe and personable therapy for individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma. I have seen the effectiveness of therapy and how it positively impacts clients' lives and meets therapeutic goals. I am an advocate for positive psychology and implement it in the treatment process. I look forward to creating a positive therapeutic experience to help you meet your goals.
(713) 364-9179 View (713) 364-9179

Positive Psychology Therapists

How does positive psychology therapy work?

Positive psychology therapy derives from the work of Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania. He and others developed the field of positive psychology building on humanistic theory. Positive psychology therapy is similar to acceptance and commitment therapy, and it essentially quiets emotional distress through positivity, contentment, and well-being. This therapy does not reduce the individual to symptoms and conditions.

When do I know if I need treatment using positive psychology?

If an individual is overwhelmed by emotional distress and general negativity, they may feel trapped. A positive psychology therapist can help them view their emotions and behaviors differently, and approach life with a better understanding of their positive strengths. This therapy can provide an individual with the coping skills needed for a healthier and more constructive life.

What should I expect from positive psychology therapy?

The patient may be asked to explore their signature strengths. The therapist will also ask the individual to talk about their goals, which should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. Discussing negative experiences and symptoms is important, but so is the exploration of positive experiences. The objective is to identify and lessen negative thoughts and behaviors and move toward optimal health and productivity. The individual will see life in a more positive and fulfilling way. This therapy is proactive and may use forgiveness, gratitude, hope, and compassion to help reframe negativity.

Is positive psychology effective in therapy?

Positive psychology therapy is evidence-based and effective. One study found that people with eating disorders benefit from this type of intervention. This therapy encourages the person to reframe their distressed thoughts and move into healthier patterns of functioning. This therapy also aims to move an individual toward what works well in their life. Positive psychology therapy can elicit lifelong change, with higher levels of satisfaction, less stress, as well as positive emotional and behavioral habits.