Sometimes life gets too hard to take and you feel alone. Maybe you feel alone in dealing with your increasing depression and anxiety, or that of your loved one. Maybe you feel alone in parenting a complicated teenager. Maybe things are so overwhelming that unhealthy habits, such as substance abuse or self-harming thoughts, have taken over your life. You want to feel heard and understood, so that you can figure out how to make it better, and get the tools to help you or your loved one get to a healthy mental and emotional state.
I work with clients ranging from young teens to adults. I specialize in the areas of adjustment disorder, anxiety, and depression. Many of my clients are experiencing some type of loss due to the pandemic. My clients goals are to be able to live full productive lives while successfully managing their mental health.
Hello! I am interested in working with a variety of individuals who suffer from anxiety, depression, and PTSD. I stumbled across counseling as my potential career when I was working as an EMT, and I truly haven’t looked back since. I subscribe to the person-centered theory and the belief that we all hold the inner ability to change when internally motivated. It is my job as a counselor to be a resource for your journey and accomplishments, but it is your responsibility to commit to your treatment. I have a passion for helping people, but I believe that helping someone help themselves is so much more profound.
Shannon Cantu has a M.S. in Marriage, Family, and Couple’s Counseling, with a concentration in Trauma and Crisis. She is an LPC- Associate, that is passionate in working with adolescents, individuals, LGBTQ and couples in a variety of issues; anxiety, depression, relationship issues, infidelity, stress, PTSD, grief, domestic and sexual abuse. She believes in providing a safe and nonjudgmental space for her clients. Shannon and her clients will work together on steps towards achieving the goals they set.
Before we begin, this steps takes courage and dedication. The initial phone consultation in 30 min max and free. Please, serious inquiries only as this time is reserved for those wanting, seeking and ready for resolutions. Congratulations! Welcome to your new healthy! Life takes great efforts and yields many rewards that may be dictated in part by the mind and spirit. Every aspect and decision begin with thought. Imagine how your life perspectives may change with a healthier mind and spirit! Seeking balance and a healthier understanding isn't weakness! It's strength and the best investment you can make in yourself!
Do you like the direction of your life? Would you like to have a more satisfying work and family life? Are you feeling overwhelmed by your current circumstance? I can help. I work with people struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief & loss, life changes, and addiction & recovery.
I am dedicated to provide a supportive, empathetic environment where you can explore issues that prevent you from achieving your
goals, understand and clarify your views and make well-informed choices, and assist you to become your most resilient, authentic self.
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.
My ideal client is any individual dedicated to the deep therapeutic work that is rewarded with a more fulfilling and meaningful life. Therapy is a partnership that requires commitment from both therapist and client and I want my clients to know that I am invested in the process. I will continually strive to learn and grow alongside my clients, as I believe that is the hallmark of fully engaged and successful therapy.
Are you currently in dark place in life? Wake up sad and hopeless? Experiencing the pain of a failed relationship, experienced infidelity, unable to communicate with your spouse, or is a victim of a traumatic experience? As an experienced therapist, I am here to help you through the challenges you are facing in your life. I ensure my clients feel comfortable as they walk through their difficulties by creating a safe and empathetic environment. As a Certified Christian Counselor, I believe through Christ complete healing is possible. He promises us that "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Ps. 147:3.
World-renowned researcher Brené Brown teaches courage appears as a person allowing themselves to be fully seen. My passion for helping others stems from the beauty I see when a person or couple extends themselves to another in the purest form of courage often seen in counseling.
Welcome! I'm so glad you're here and taking that first step, moving towards positive growth. Know that mental health conditions are real, common and treatable. My name is Erika Rios, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas. For the last eighteen years my professional experience has been centered around working with individuals experiencing mental health, substance abuse and/or life challenges. I've been licensed as an LPC for the last seven years.
Providing a safe space for clients to reflect on the past while working toward future goals is critical in the work I do. I take pride in building relationships by listening to each individual's story and empowering them to re-frame their narrative and work toward healing on their terms and timelines. I specialize in working with teens and adolescents, individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system, and also those who have experienced trauma or are working through grief and loss.
Sam Wegman has worked in behavioral health for over 6 years. Finding his passion helping individuals and families heal from internal conflict, specializing in substance use and abuse issues. His education and professional experience in substance abuse counseling allows him to provide psychotherapy for individuals who suffer from substance use, abuse, and other mental health issues that are related to addiction. In addition, Sam focuses on family preservation and healing the traumatic impact of behavioral health life interruptions, substance use disorders. With this experience, Sam specializes in developing techniques to support the
My focus is to meet my clients where they are currently in their lives and guide them along their therapeutic journey and bring them to where they desire to be. My therapeutic approach is a mixture of Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Essentially I tailor my treatment approach to suit each individual's specific needs.
"To change the world takes time, to change yourself takes courage"~ R.S. Lowel. Congratulations! You have found the courage to take the first step on your journey to change! It has always been my passion to help individuals reach their full potential and live the lives they've always wanted to live. Together, we can achieve the change you are seeking.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Valerie Robertson, MS, LPC
Do you need extra thinking space to help mange life and relationships? It can be hard to find time for your health, especially mental health. Therapy can be a valuable resource. A place to step back and broaden your perspective on your relationships (work and family), health, mental wellness, life goals and self-care. Recognizing our patterns in the emotional systems we're a part of, getting clear on our personal values and beliefs and balancing family relationships can put one on the path to lasting positive change.
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS: Stop & Breathe - You're in the right place. I'm here to help you connect the dots. I work with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, and family conflict from a behavioral and somatic perspective. Are you looking to get past both current and past hurts in order to live a more fulfilled life; In order to be at peace with others and most importantly, yourself? While it does take time to get to that space, the desire is there and though many are unaware of how to reach their goals, they show up to address them. If you show up, I will help to bridge that gap and help to guide you every step of the way.
I love providing hope and optimism to individuals and families by allowing them to be an active part in improving and healing their lives. It is a wonderful gift to witness a person overcoming challenges, achieving their goals, and enjoying their ability to embrace life! I specialize in therapeutic services that rebuild intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships, along with therapeutic services for those who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse, and/or going through a life transition.
Our past experience colors how we see things and affects how we feel today. Therapy provides a safe and supportive place to explore, understand and change. Therapy is a partnership and together we will find ways for you to have more fulfilling relationships, feel happier and more satisfied with your life. I work with older teens and adults in therapy.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, my goal is to provide my clients with a safe and supportive space to distort negative thoughts and behaviors and learn new skills to live a more productive life. My therapy style is collaborative based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person Centered. With us working together we can build on your strengths that you already possess and move you to stable grounds.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Liberty are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Liberty then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Liberty, or Child Psychologists in Liberty.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Liberty psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Liberty specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.