Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Helotes, TX

Meet our Providers

Adam Dueber

Adam Dueber, LPC-S

Philosophy of Care

Adam Dueber is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas who has 15 years experience partnering with adults, couples and teens seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and relationship issues. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Edward's University in 2003 and received his Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edward's University in 2006.

Adam utilizes relational, collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, solution focused methods with trauma informed care to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual, couple and family.

Adam seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

St. Edward's University
Master of Arts in Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
ijeoma Ajayi
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150:Intake $100: 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
John Joslin
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

John Joslin, LPC-S

Philosophy of Care

John is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, with over 20 years of experience and success. He is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) from the International Association of Trauma Professionals. John has experience working with adults, adolescents and children. He is experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Brainspotting techniques.

John has experience working in a residential treatment center, private practice settings, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, and foster home residents and parents. He brings a common sense approach to therapy, utilizing a person’s strengths and motivation to facilitate change. John has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Education

Masters in Counseling and Guidance
Southwest Texas State University (Texas State University)

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Abuse Issues
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder
  • Children, Adolescents, Adults ,and Family
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Adults,
  • Adolescents and Children
  • Brainspotting For Adults, Adolescents and Children
  • Sexual Behavioral Issues –Adults, Adolescents and Children
Joy Yango
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake $100: 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
Kelsea Puckett
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kelsea Puckett, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kelsea Puckett is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas who has 6 years of experience partnering with adults, couples, and adolescents seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, stress management, infertility, couples support, and family support. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University.

Kelsea utilizes relational, collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness based, solution focused and emotionally focused approaches to therapy. She always maintains flexibility, openness, and collaborative approaches in working
with individuals and couples to best be able to meet their unique needs.

Kelsea hopes to establish an honest and caring relationship with you to best utilize your
own strengths to help you reach your goals.

Education

Lamar University
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Infertility
  • Relationship issues
  • PTSD
  • Grief & Loss
Linda Osuji
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Medicare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake $100: 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
Suzette Castilleja-Decker
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Suzette Castilleja-Decker, LPC

Philosophy of Care

The counseling relationship is based on creating an accepting, respectful, warm, collaborative working environment to guide you to create change for healthy ways of living in your personal journey. The key is to construct opportunities for you to gain insights into personal patterns of thinking and behavior, while simultaneously strengthening connections in relationships. Efforts will focus on helping you explore your strengths and successes as well as explore effective ways to enhance personal growth and relationship satisfaction.

Education

Lamar University
Masters of Education in School Counseling

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Academic/Career
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • LBGTQIA
Mab Nwachukwu
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • 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

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    Helotes, TX 78023

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    Sunday:7AM-4PM

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