Meet our Clinicians

 


Appolonia Chineme
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Appolonia Chineme, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Appolonia Chineme is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a passion for holistic patient care. Appolonia has worked as a Registered nurse in many hospital and outpatient settings including, home health, psychiatric hospital setting, Medical surgical nursing, ICU nursing and inpatient nurse case manager in the Tarrant County level one trauma hospital system. Appolonia spent over 10 years as a bedside Registered Nurse prior to graduating with a master’s degree from the University of Texas El Paso in 2015 with focus in Family Practice.

Appolonia has worked as an outpatient Family Nurse Practitioner at the Tarrant County hospital system since 2016 providing holistic care to patients addressing both medical and mental health needs of patients in all age groups. Throughout the years as a Family Nurse practitioner, Appolonia recognized the overwhelming need for specialized and knowledgeable providers to address the Mental health needs of the patient population, she became increasingly interested in the Mental health aspect of her patient population. Appolonia then graduated from the University of Texas Arlington with Post Masters Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in 2019 after which she continued Practicing at the Tarrant County Hospital with a focus on medical and psychiatric patient care.

Appolonia believes that her years and experiences working at the bedside, case management, Family and psychiatric patient care have prepared her to provide holistic care and better understand the patient as an integral part of the care team.

Education

University of Texas at El Paso
Masters with Focus Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Texas at Arlington
Post-Masters with Focus Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston Texas
Post-Masters with focus Emergency and Trauma care.

Specialties 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood disorder
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive disorders
  • Medically induced Mental health problems.
  • Generalized Mental Health Problems.
Ashley Collins
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ashley Collins, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Ashley Collins is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has a desire to be a part of her clients’ journey to achieving their goals and making the change(s) they want and need. While working on her Masters of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, Ashely gained experience working with the military community at the Veterans Administration (VA) hospital; as well, she has worked in substance abuse treatment facilities for almost two years providing both group and individual sessions. 

Ashley believes that there is no one size fits all model and works to customize and tailor each client’s experience to best meet their need(s). Ashley approaches counseling with an open mind, person-centered, mindfulness, and strength based approach; with the foundation being that her clients have the ability to solve problems with guidance and challenge. 

Ashley works with individual adults (18+) and couples. Ashley has experience working with mood disorders, anxiety, substance abuse, life transitions, and is working to become a trauma certified counselor.

Education

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Masters of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Couples/Marriage Counseling
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders/Bipolar Disorder
  • Substance Related/Addictive Disorders
  • Mindfulness
Cynthia Garza
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Cynthia Garza, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Cynthia (Cindy) Garza is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Texas. Cindy received a Master of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University in 2020. Previously, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in 2016. Cindy is passionate about serving children and adolescents who struggle with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Cindy also greatly enjoys serving adults who wish to overcome anxiety, depression, trauma, Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia.

Cindy develops an individualized Cognitive-Behavioral treatment plan for each person she serves. With a collaborative and empathetic approach, she uses evidence-based interventions to best serve her clients.

Cindy is a firm believer that within every individual is the capacity to overcome whatever they may be struggling with. Cindy welcomes you to unlock your strengths and take control of your life.

Education

Lamar University
Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Parenting Skills
Hillary Eastman
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
ijeoma Ajayi
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199:Intake $149: Follow-up

ijeoma Ajayi, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

 Ms. Ajayi is currently licensed as a PMHNP-BC/FNP-C in the states of Texas, California, and Colorado. Ms. Ajayi has dedicated over 20 years to the healthcare profession. She completed her Masters of Nursing at the University of Texas Rio-Grande Valley. Ijeoma’s experience with mental health spans over 20 years in inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and correctional settings across a broad range of client populations. Ijeoma has a passion for mental health and people’s wellbeing and works diligently to help restore personal health and wellness to the mind, body, and soul. She believes in utilizing a holistic approach to treatment whenever possible and believes in working closely with her clients to deliver an effective individualized treatment. With her passion for providing mental health care to clients of all ages. Ijeoma engages clients, by providing psychopharmacological education, with the goal of empowering the client in their treatment plan. 

It is her goal to provide culturally competent and compassionate care to persons of diverse backgrounds. Ijeoma is a highly requested Provider in her community. Her personal statement, “I am continuously evolving in order to grow my expertise so that my patients can get the possible care. Patient’s needs are always paramount in my care and also their wellbeing are at the forefront of my Practice.” In her free time, Ijeoma enjoys watching teevee , cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Education

University of Texas
Masters of Nursing

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
Joy Yango
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Joy Yango, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Joy is a Board Certified Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, who is qualified to diagnose, treat and prescribe medications for adults, adolescents and children. Some of her practice specialties include but are not limited to; Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Post traumatic Stress Disorder, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

Mrs. Yango holds strong assessment, diagnostic and communication skills. She works effectively independently as well as collaborates with other professionals to provide great care for her patients. 

Joy is a great listener, empathetic, accountable, trustworthy and has great integrity in the care she provides for her patients. Joy uses a holistic approach to patient care. She is a great advocate for both professional psychotherapy, medication management and ongoing education to manage patient’s symptoms. She exercises patience and ensures that before she completes a visit with her patients, they have a comprehensive and understandable plan of care tailored to their needs.

Education

University of Texas Houston
Family Nurse Practitioner Post Masters- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PSTD
  • ADHD
Linda Osuji
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Medicare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Linda Osuji, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Linda Osuji is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Texas. She began her nursing career in 2015, caring for the mental health needs of individuals across the lifespan and in various settings including residential treatment centers, inpatient facilities and outpatient community mental health clinics. 

She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology at Texas Lutheran university and then switched careers to receive her Masters in Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. Since then she has been providing evidence based and client centered care for individuals struggling with mood disorders, anxiety and psychotic disorders. 

With a passion for the field of psychiatry fueled by experience and empathy, her mission is to provide compassionate care that leaves each client with a sense of hope.

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Masters in Nursing

Specialties

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
Naquasha Riser
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Naquasha Riser, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Naquasha Riser is a Licensed Professional Therapist in Texas. Mrs. Riser obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Memphis, a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Addictive and compulsive Behaviors, and Master in Science Degree in Psychology from Capella University. Naquasha has over 13 years of experience as a behavioral and mental health professional.

A supportive, understanding, and compassionate environment is what she strives to create. An environment where you can feel safe to discuss topics and issues that are important to you. Respectfully, her goal is to help you recognize your hidden strengths and inner resources by using a client centered approach that will best fit your needs and help you reach your goals. Life can be complicated and challenging, Naquasha’s hope is that you are able to work together to create a realistic plan and set goals for therapy that best fit your needs.

Education

Capella University
Master in Science Degree in Psychology

Specialties

  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD/Acute Stress)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic
  • Anger Management
  • Grief/Loss
Yolanda Moreno
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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:
  • BCBS
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: 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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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: $129

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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
  • ARIA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $119

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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