Meet our Clinicians

 


Hillary Eastman
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Hillary Eastman, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Hillary Eastman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about empowering her clients in a warm, non-judgmental, safe space so that they can feel comfortable on their journey to achieve their goals and challenge negative thoughts along the way.  Hillary is an empathetic and supportive clinician, believing that everyone has the strength within them to tackle obstacles that present themselves.  Hillary's lifelong goal was to always be a therapist and be able to help other people see their greatest potential.

Hillary earned a Bachelor's Degree double majoring in Psychology and Sociology with a concentration in Human Services from SUNY New Paltz, then graduated from New York University with her Masters in Social Work. Hillary has worked in the foster care system with children and adolescents, as well as with adults in inpatient psychiatric hospitals prior to branching off on her own to work with clients on an outpatient basis. She has been a licensed clinician in the state of New York since 2015, and recently moved from New York City where she was part of a group practice collaborating with adolescents and adults of all ages in individual psychotherapy.  She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well  as expressive arts in order to assist with the versatile needs of her clients.

Education

Masters in Social Work
New York University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Substance Use
  • Grief and Loss
  • Crisis management
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQ
  • Relationship issues
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Time Management
Yolanda Moreno
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Yolanda Moreno, LCSW-S

Philosophy of Care

Yolanda P. Moreno is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and board approved supervisor. Yolanda has obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Houston. Yolanda has over twenty-five years of experience working in the field of mental health and substance abuse. Yolanda works with ages six and over. Yolanda provides therapy to individuals, families, couples and groups. Yolanda’s background includes working with depression, anxiety, bi-polar/mood disorders, PTSD, domestic violence, marital issues, certified parenting classes, grief and bereavement, anger management, critical incidents, management consultation, and drug and alcohol issues. Yolanda also provides consultation and training in areas of stress management, drug and alcohol, sexual harassment and threats of violence in the workplace. Yolanda uses an eclectic approach to therapy as she feels it is important to assess what approach or style of therapy will work best with the client(s) needs and abilities. They may include but are not limited to cognitive behavioral, psychoanalytic, solution-focused, person centered and motivational interviewing. Yolanda is fluent in Spanish.

Education

Masters Degree in Social Work
University of Houston

Specialties

  • Native Spanish Speaker
  • Marital and Family Therapy
  • Ages 6+ up
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Drug and Alcohol related issues
  • Workplace stress
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety/Depression
Ciara Warren
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Ciara Warren, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Ciara Warren is an empathic, and highly principled Licensed Professional Counselor and the daughter of two United States Marines. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Texas State University. Ciara began her career volunteering with the Wounded Warrior Project, helping veterans and families transition to their “new normal” following challenging combat deployments. She is a published author with emphasis on adjunctive treatments for PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries. Ciara has extensive experience across a variety of settings to include community mental health for indigent populations, in-home treatment for acute adolescents and their families at risk of out of home placements (i.e. incarceration, foster care and residential treatment) as well as inpatient crisis stabilization, working with individuals and families that are combatting acute, and chronic mental health challenges.

Due to Ciara’s lived experiences across multiple cultures, and immersion in different countries and states, there are a few reoccurring themes that became evident in working with all people- the innate desire for connection, a sense of belonging and the search for a meaningful purpose in life. Ciara approaches her work in a unique and individualized way, attempting to provide a holistic view of the challenges that lie before us in our everyday world. Ciara utilizes various aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing among others, to capitalize on your strengths and to actively walk with you in collaboration towards your goals. Ciara aims to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment where you can learn about yourself and your loved ones in an effort to feel more connected, more in control of your life’s direction and more fulfilled.

Education

Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Texas State University

Specialties

  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Children and Adolescents (ages 3+)
  • Stress and Life Transitions
  • Parenting and Healthy Attachment
  • Suicidality and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Healthy Relationship Boundaries
  • Trauma (Veterans, Domestic Violence, Childhood Abuse)
  • Relationship Conflict Resolution (Pre-marital, Marriage, Divorce)
  •  Borderline Personality Disorder and Acute Mental Health Disorders (Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia)
  • Anxiety and Depression
  •  Self-esteem
  • Anger Management
  •  Grief and Loss
Mab Nwachukwu
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake $100: Follow-up

Mab Nwachukwu, APRN, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Mab Nwachukwu is a Board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in the state  of Texas since 2017. She has experience working in psychiatric clinics with clients  18 years and older helping them to achieve their recovery goals. She is skilled in  assessing and treating a variety of mental health disorders including Depression,  

Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment disorders, Bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD, and  psychotic disorders. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s  University Dallas and received her Master of Science in Nursing specializing in  Psychiatry and Mental Health from University of Texas in Arlington. 

Mab provides Psychiatric evaluation and medication management services  through Telepsychiatry. She is passionate about thorough evaluation, patient  teaching, holistic and collaborative care. So, your treatment will be customized, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual concerns considered, medical work-ups and  therapy referrals included when indicated. 

Mab is a patient-friendly clinician who actively and intuitively listens to foster a  therapeutic alliance with her clients; you will ALWAYS have an active voice in  your treatment and her goal is to provide a setting where all clients are  comfortable to communicate their current needs and achieve the optimal level of  functioning that they value and desire. 

Education

University of Texas
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties 

  • Major Depressive Disorder 
  • Post-partum Depression 
  • Adjustment Disorder 
  • Bipolar Disorder 
  • Other mood Disorders 
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder 
  • PTSD 
  • OCD
Roy Leitch III
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Roy Leitch, III, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Roy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has a masters degree from the University of Michigan in Social Work with undergraduate psychology and sociology degrees from Lake Forest College. Roy has always been curious about other people’s points of view and enjoys learning about the qualities and experiences that make an individual unique.   Previous experience with clients was in psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics, in schools and in homes.  He feels privileged to share the journey of many people on their journey to wellness as they learn to manage mental illness, difficult relationships or other events in their lives. Roy feels that the sense of being heard and understood is an essential component to effective treatment and understanding what approaches best suit an individual or family.  He believes that change comes from learning to maximize strengths and increasing ability to see beyond what feels limiting.

Roy works with children as young as age 6+,  families, and individuals with learning and cognitive differences, chronic mental health conditions, depression, anxiety and more. Roy utilizes mindfulness, CBT, psychoeducation and experiential strategies to help clients experience change toward meeting their goals.

Education

Master of Social Work
University of Michigan

Specialties

  • Children ages 6+
  • Adolescents
  • Family and family relationships
  • Couples
  • Learning or cognitive difficulties
  • Chronic mental health conditions
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Early onset psychosis
  • Mood disorders
  • Working with caregivers
  • Trauma
Maggie McCreary
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Maggie McCreary, LCSW-S

Philosophy of Care

Maggie McCreary has been a Social Worker for 25 years and Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 15 years providing counseling and coaching to adolescents, adults, couples and families in private practice. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and her graduate degree from the University of Houston, Graduate School of Social Work. She is also a state approved social worker supervisor. Maggie not only has an extensive counseling background but also a strong medical background, having worked for many years as a medical social worker as well, helping families in crisis, assisting with trauma, grief and loss, and helping people adapt to chronic and acute illness. She is conversational in Spanish.

Maggie is compassionate and experienced and believes that many times clients know the problems and the solutions to those problems but struggle to get relief or meet their goals.  She helps establish rapport and goals with you, customizing therapeutic techniques to help you find relief and achieve greater happiness and satisfaction. She uses an eclectic approach including, CBT, motivational interviewing, positive psychology, mindfulness and relaxation and systems theory among others.

Education

Masters of Social Work
University of Houston, Graduate School of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Grief and loss, PTSD
  • Coping with stress, medical/aging issues
  • Trauma and crisis
  • Relationship/ Family therapy
  • Premarital and divorce counseling
  • Career and life coaching
Megan Browning
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Megan Browning, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Megan Browning is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been working in the social work field for 12 years with adults in a variety of settings. She is a graduate of Smith College School of Social Work in Northampton, MA and has an undergraduate in Psychology and Communications from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. She has specialized in working in dual diagnosis settings predominantly with major mental illness and substance use doing individual and group therapy. She has also conducted educational trauma and women’s support groups. Megan has previously worked with women who have experienced partner violence and relationship trauma in shelter based and outpatient counseling settings. Megan also has experience with foster care and parenting utilizing Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) principles.

Megan is passionate about meeting people where they are in a non-judgmental and accepting atmosphere and helping them identify their strengths and developing their potential in order to reach wellness and wholeness. She utilizes components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, motivational interviewing, strengths based, and faith perspectives into her work. She enjoys helping clients reach their full potential and develop a sense of self efficacy and meaning in their lives.

Education

Masters of Social Work
Smith College of Social Work

Specialties

  • Chemical Dependence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Relationship Issues
  • Abuse/Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting support
Dr.Jamie Freda
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $165

Dr. Jamie Freda, Psychologist

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Jamie Freda is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and holds a Doctor of Psychology degree from Argosy University - Washington D.C. She has extensive experience administering psychological and neuropsychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults, with a primary focus on ADD/ADHD, mood and personality, behavioral issues, and neurocognitive disorders.

Dr. Freda enjoys helping clients with anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem, difficulty with life transitions, and burnout achieve their personal goals through client-centered, solution-focused, CBT, and ecotherapy approaches.

As a lover of gardening and all things outdoors, Dr. Freda often invites aspect of nature into her counseling sessions. She strives to create a space where clients can build their resiliency against the overstimulation and stress of everyday life by combining mindfulness, relaxation, and nature-based practices with biofeedback technology, a technique she’s termed “ecofeedback.”  Ecofeedback encourages clients to monitor and control the physiological changes that occur as they harness the calming and restorative powers of reconnecting with nature.

Education

Doctorate of Psychology
Argosy University

Specialties

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Stress Management/Relaxation Training
  • Ecotherapy/Nature Therapy
  • Biofeedback/Ecofeedback
  • Personal Growth/Self-Esteem/Self-Awareness
  • Mind/Body Connection
  • Phase of Life/Life Transitions
  • Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual Burnout
  • Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessments
  • ADD/ADHD Assessments
Jeffery DeMuth
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Jeffery DeMuth, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Jeff DeMuth is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). He earned his Associate’s Degree in general studies at McCook Community College (Nebraska), his Bachelor’s Degree at Kearney State University (Nebraska) in Education, a Master’s of Education in Counseling and Development at Lamar University.

Jeff has 12 years counseling experience including individual and group counseling. He has worked with adolescents, adults and the geriatric population. He has experience completing intakes in the MHMR system, working in a Doctors group in the psych department, CPS, in-patient substance abuse, and geriatric counseling in the nursing home setting.

He uses person centered, cognitive behavior therapy, choice therapy, solution focused therapy, as well as other modalities of counseling approaches. He considers counseling to be an art-form. Jeff believes in the therapeutic relationship as a way to develop an alliance to problem solve and to help meet goals. Jeff believes that clients know the answers to their problems, they just need a little help getting clarity with those answers.  He creates an atmosphere where people feel safe to talk about thoughts and feelings regarding any aspect of their life.

Education

Masters of Education in Counseling and Development
Lamar University

Specialties

  • Individual counseling
  • Older Adolescents
  • Adult
  • Geriatric
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting Problems
  • Substance Abuse
Kathleen De Luca
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Kathleen De Luca, NCC, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kathleen De Luca is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at CACREP accredited Denver Seminary and her Bachelor’s degree in Communication at University of Missouri- Columbia.

Kathleen has 6 years counseling experience including individual, couples and group counseling. She has worked in a variety of settings including community-based counseling, college counseling centers and substance abuse treatment centers. She primarily works with college age, adult populations and couples and specializes in utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with clients struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder. Kathleen’s approach to counseling is person centered and integrative in nature, utilizing modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, family systems, and mindfulness to assist clients in moving towards healing and wholeness.

Kathleen works to create a safe, warm, non-judgmental yet challenging environment for clients to grow and heal. She recognizes that each individual brings their own experiences, backgrounds and strengths into the counseling office and strives to incorporate these to create personalized therapy for each individual. When desired by clients, Kathleen utilizes integrative faith therapy to allow her client’s personal spirituality to be a part of their healing process in a safe, accepting and loving environment.

Education

Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Denver Seminary

Specialties

  • Ages 18+
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Dual Diagnosis (Mental Health concerns with drug or alcohol addictions)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Integrative counseling for faith/spirituality
  • Communication and Boundary Issues
  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Depression
  • Women’s Issues
  • Trauma/Abuse
Amy Loe
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Amy J. Loe, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Amy Loe is a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 12 years, providing therapy to individuals and couples. Amy has a Masters degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has worked in a variety of settings including substance abuse treatment centers, holistic wellness centers as well as private practice.

Ms. Loe finds it to be most rewarding working directly with her clients in a warm, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment. She likes to provide a space that clients feel comfortable processing difficult emotions so they can leave the session feeling a greater sense of resilience, confidence, and happiness. Amy believes that starting with a strength-based and relational approach and tailoring the sessions to your needs, is important in building rapport and trust in the session. Some modalities used in her practice include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Existential, Person Centered Therapy, Reality Therapy and Mindfulness.

Education

Masters Degree in Professional Counseling
University of Texas

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Abuse/ Trauma
  • Addiction/ Recovery
  • Relationship Issues/ Infidelity
  • Loss/ Grief
  • Anger Management
  • Stress/ Anxiety
  • Parents of depressed/anxious teens
Scott Spaw
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$140: Follow-up

Scott Spaw, LPC-S

Philosophy of Care

Scott is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor who has worked with diverse populations throughout his career.  Scott is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Stephen F. Austin State University’s Community Counseling program.  Scott’s extensive experience includes working in community based outpatient settings, both behavioral and substance abuse treatment residential treatment centers, juvenile justice programs, private prisons, and wilderness programs.  Scott has also helped open three treatment facilities in the state of Texas.

Scott has experience working with a variety of issues and diverse populations.  His work with clients spans a variety of issues ranging from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, and family relationship issues. Scott has worked for many years with adolescents who are experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, low self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, sexual abuse, opposition/defiance, and family issues. Some of his treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths Focused, Choice Theory, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, and Positivity Psychology. Scott is committed to developing safe and trusting relationships with his clients and working with them to achieve their self-identified goals. He uses a diversified approach specific to the needs of each client and is able to affect positive change and growth.

Education

Texas A&M University

Stephen F Austin State University Community Counseling Program

Specialties

  • Oppositional/Defiant
  • Family Relationship counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Low Self-esteem
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse

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