Meet our Clinicians


Yolanda Moreno, LCSW-S

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.

Yolanda’s Areas of Specialty:

  • 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

Roy Leitch, III, LCSW

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 3+,  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.

Roy’s Specialties:

  • Children ages 3+
  • 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, LCSW-S

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.

Specialties include:

  • 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, LCSW

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.

Megan’s Specialties:

  • Chemical Dependence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Relationship Issues
  • Abuse/Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting support

Deissy Rosenbaum, LMFT

Deissy Rosenbaum is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology in Colombia, South America, where she was born and raised. She completed her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy through National University of California, as well as a master’s degree in School Counseling through University of Phoenix in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a licensed MFT in the states of Nevada and Texas.

Deissy has experience working in mental health for more than five years, working with children, adolescents and adults. She specializes in couples therapy through Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and trauma-recovery through Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and Parts Psychology, as well as depression and more specifically, postpartum depression. She has experience with multicultural issues and cultural adjustments being an immigrant herself and has experience conducting immigration evaluations for legal hearings and procedures. She has also lived and worked on three continents: North and South America and Asia. Therefore, she also has experience working with different Hispanic and Asian Populations. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Deissy believes in a holistic approach to therapy being Person-Centered, culturally sensitive, and of a systemic perspective. Therefore, her approach goes beyond the focus on the mental state of the person and also considers the systems that surround them like relationships, environment, spirituality, culture, and language to name a few.

Deissy’s Specialities:

  • Clients Aged 6 years and older
  • Adolescents
  • Couples
  • Families
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Depression to include Postpartum Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Relationship counseling
  • Anger management
  • Crisis management

Dr. Jamie Freda, Psychologist

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.

Dr. Freda’s 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, LPC

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.

Jeff’s Specialties:

  • Individual counseling
  • Older Adolescents
  • Adult
  • Geriatric
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting Problems
  • Substance Abuse

Amy J. Loe, LPC

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.

Amy's Specialties:

  • Depression
  • Abuse/ Trauma
  • Addiction/ Recovery
  • Relationship Issues/ Infidelity
  • Loss/ Grief
  • Anger Management
  • Stress/ Anxiety
  • Parents of depressed/anxious teens

Mark Bolin, LPC

Mark is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. His experience includes working with pre-teens ages 10+, teenagers, young adults, and adults. While working in correctional mental health and residential treatment for neurobehavioral pre-teens and teenagers, he has provided counseling services to a wide array of individuals for nearly 12 years. The past 4 years have been dedicated to growing his private practice and helping people achieve their goals.

Mark’s approach to counseling is person centered, goal oriented, and solution focused. He believes the client should be involved in every aspect of his or her therapeutic well-being. Mark believes having a conversation with a client is better than providing treatment to a patient.

Mark has experience in dealing with issues related to anger management, domestic violence, anxiety, couples counseling, depression, divorce, grief counseling, psychotic disorders, and stress reduction. Now offering Telementalhealth services using a HIPPA compliant secure video platform.

Mark’s Specialties:

  • Clients ages 10+
  • Pre-teens specialist
  • Adolescent counseling
  • Couple and Family counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol abuse counseling
  • Suicide prevention
  • Risk assessments for at-risk youth

Scott Spaw, LPC-S

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.

Scott’s Specialties:

  • Teen boys ages 13 and older
  • Oppositional/Defiant
  • Family Relationship counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Low Self-esteem
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse

Bonnie Stephens, LPC

Bonnie Stephens is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is a graduate of Lamar University with a Masters of Education in Counseling and a Masters of Science in Criminology. She has experience working with clients who have experienced significant trauma. She has dedicated her career to helping and empowering individuals and family units in their personal and professional lives.

With prior military experience herself, Bonnie has served local veterans who suffered from military-connected trauma and difficulties readjusting to their civilian life. Bonnie has worked extensively with elderly adults who were beginning to enter the stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia and the affected family members.

Bonnie has a unique understanding of the military culture, MHMR, legal consequences, child welfare and behavioral modification techniques. She uses solution focused treatments along with other successful evidence-based interventions and creatively uses sensory stimulation and art therapy.

Bonnie’s Specialties:

  • Ages 4+
  • Teens and Families
  • Couples
  • Veterans, Active Duty, Military Families and Law Enforcement
  • Overcoming Vicarious Trauma and PTSD
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Grief and Loss, Death and Dying
  • Family Unity
  • Addiction and Recovery
  • Development of Effective Communication Skills
  • Stress Reduction

 

Ann White

Ann K. White, LPC

Ann is not currently accepting new clients. 

Ann K. White is a Licensed Professional Counselor providing individual therapy to people with a range of concerns from substance use to bipolar disorder. She offers a person-centered approach in a safe environment to explore, express, and motivate an individual toward personal growth and understanding. She uses a collaborative approach to therapy that is client-driven, and strength-based recognizing each person is unique and requires different methods to find change in their current life status.

Ann has a Master’s degree in Education from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida. She has worked in a variety of settings in Florida and Texas including residential treatment centers for substance use, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders. She has a knowledge base of 12 step programs as well as alternatives. She has provided psycho-education, individual and group therapy. Ann utilizes evidence-based therapies to include: Motivation Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Ann’s Specialties:

  • Chemical Dependence
  • Dual Diagnosis (Mental Health concerns plus drug or alcohol addictions)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar/Schizophrenia
  • Relationship Issues
  • Communication and Boundary Issues
  • Clients Age 18 and over

Marisa Ybarra, LPC

Marisa Ybarra is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a masters in Counseling from the University of Texas A&M Central Texas. Marisa has worked for many years with adolescents and children who are experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, low self-esteem, opposition/defiance, and family issues. She works with families on skill building in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, setting and following home expectations and responsibilities, among others.

Marisa’s approach to therapy combines person-centered and solution-focused approaches. She utilizes play therapy with younger clients and applies frameworks such as cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems and narrative therapy to help her clients set goals and work through the blockages that keep them from success.

Marisa also enjoys working with young adults in college or making challenging transitions in their lives and overall wellness. She has many years of experience working with children, teenagers and their families. She can help your family work through difficult life events such as divorce and issues of custody. She can help your child find relief from the depression and anxiety that makes them feel left out and feel “different.” She can help your family cope and manage the challenges of ADD/ADHD, ODD, autism, and attachment disorder.

Marisa's specialties:

  • Preference for clients ages 4-22
  • Child therapy
  • Adolescent counseling
  • Young college students
  • Life transitions
  • Family counseling
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Conflict resolution
  • ADD/ADHD, ODD, Autism and Attachment Disorders
  • Anxiety or Depression
  • Anger or Low-Self-esteem

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