Collaborating with others in the field is always a benefit. We have all worked with different clients and had different backgrounds ourself so its always important to see other perspectives and opinions.
I would explain that we all go through different things in our life. Its also helpful to know that we grow and evolve each time we process different events in our life. It is only through facing situations and learning new strategies to deal with challenging situations that understand that it is all part of life.
I ask that the client let me know what goals they would like to work on. This way we are all on the same page and also revisit the goals and see if there is growth periodically. Also, as we move through therapy they may discover that they want to work on other things.
Concerns that impact school performance or academic life. Can include perfectionism, bullying, financial stress, academic transitions, test anxiety, balancing school with other responsibilities, discrimination, or harassment.
Divorce & separation
Separation and divorce can trigger a range of mental health challenges, even when the split is mutually agreed upon. Prolonged challenges can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and more.
Distress stems from a subjective perception of something being unwanted, undesirable, or detrimental to your wellbeing. Excessive stress significantly impairs mental and physical health and is associated with many diseases and conditions.
Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors that cause problems in school, at home, and in social situations. Can include hyperactivity, impulsivity, defiant behavior, chronic patterns of aggression, defiance, disruption, and/or hostility.
Coping skills are tools and techniques one can learn, practice, and use to handle difficult emotions, decrease stress, and establish or maintain a sense of internal order.
Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Designed to help people choose, change, or leave a career at any stage of life. Careers are often wrapped up in people’s perceived identity, therefore, any change can cause anxiety and/or depression.
Adolescent mental health
Adolescent mental health focuses on adolescent-specific experiences including physical and cognitive development, social and environmental factors, sex, sexual identification and orientation, emotional processing, and substance use. Given the influence that parents/guardians have on adolescents, home life is a particularly important consideration.
It's normal to experience anger at times, but for some, it becomes so frequent, intense, or difficult to control that it negatively affects their life. Anger management is a structured therapeutic approach toward reducing one’s anger to a point where more appropriate coping and/or conflict management skills are used. Beliefs and thoughts leading toward anger outbursts are explored while healthy coping and interpersonal skills are put into practice.
An ongoing effort to harm someone, physically or emotionally, based on perceived weakness. Commonly associated with childhood but can occur at any age. Could also take the form of sexual harassment or gossip.
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
TX, LPC, 68111
University of Houston - BS in Social Science
Loyola College of Baltimore - Masters in School Counseling
LPC since 2013 - State of Texas
I have 20 years of experience in the school system. I have taught 7 years of mathematics and have been a school counselor for 13 years. The last two years I have been online counseling to clients of all age groups for a variety of issues.
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