Houston TX Counselors and Coaches

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YeteastAshley Green
Self Pay Rate: $99

Yeteast Ashley Green, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Yeteast Ashley Green is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) who is in the process of becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She has over 3 years of experience assisting teens, adults, and seniors who are seeking help in managing the effects of addiction, OCD, racial identity issues, low self-esteem, alcohol abuse, anxiety, depression, anger, and poor coping skills.

Yeteast received a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Counseling from the College of Biblical Studies—Houston in 2009 and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2011 from the University of Phoenix—Houston. She begin training for her license in chemical dependency in 2008, working part-time at a residential home for men. Yeteast graduated from Houston Baptist University with a Master of Art in Psychology. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),  dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), and more.

Partner together with Yeteast to address the concerns in your personal life that are affecting your mental health. She'll work with you to overcome your obstacles and achieve your goals and ambitions with newfound confidence and mental clarity.

Education

Houston Baptist University
Master of Psychology

Specialties

  • Alcohol Use
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Divorce
  • Substance Use
  • Stress
Miguel Sanchez
Self Pay Rate: $99

Miguel Sanchez, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Miguel Sanchez is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPC-A) supervised by Dr. Avis Smith and National Certified Counselor (NCC) with over 4 years of experience. Miguel provides bilingual services in both English and Spanish and specializes in assisting toddlers, children, teens, and adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral issues, poor coping skills, and many other conditions.

Miguel earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix and his Master's degree in Educational Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University. He is currently a Doctoral student at Walden University. Miguel has experience working with at-risk youth and families, youth and adolescents with intellectual disabilities, youth and adolescents with severe behavioral challenges, and is open to working with any individual seeking mental health services. Miguel helps his clients by providing trauma-informed, client-centered care that allows the client to feel heard, seen, and validated. Miguel utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solutions-focused brief therapy (SFBT), and various other therapeutic approaches to best meet the unique needs of each client.

Miguel seeks to establish a safe, caring, judgment-free and trusting therapeutic environment to allow his clients to share their thoughts, concerns, and worries freely and openly. Miguel is here to help assist you in reaching your goals, making beneficial therapeutic changes in your life by offering a personalized treatment plan.

Education

Lamar University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
Alejandra Galindo
Self Pay Rate: $99

Alejandra Galindo, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Alejandra Galindo is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Texas with 7 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Alejandra has worked with clients to help them navigate their trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and much more.

After graduating from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology in New York City, Alejandra decided to continue her education in Texas. Alejandra graduated with her Master of Arts in Family Therapy from the University of Houston - Clear Lake.

When it comes to therapy, Alejandra utilizes relational, collaborative, strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, trauma-informed, solution-focused, and Gottman approach to assist her clients in meeting their goals. Alejandra tailors her sessions based on the client’s needs by remaining consistent in her flexibility, creativity, and awareness as she helps individuals and couples discover and utilize their unique strengths.

Alejandra understands that therapy can be intimidating at times. As such, she makes certain that she finds the right balance between listening and helping clients expand beyond their comfort zones by creating a safe, caring, and trusting relationship with each person. Alejandra ensures that she collaborates with you so that you are not only meeting your goals but also discovering your personal strengths, values, and desires to live your life to the fullest.

Education

University of Houston- Clear Lake
Master's in Family Therapy

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Panic Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy
  • Anger Management
Avis Smith
Self Pay Rate: $99

Avis Smith, LPC-S

Philosophy of Care

Avis Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor (LPC-S) with over 13 years of experience working with clients of all ages. She specializes in treating anxiety, compassion fatigue, familial conflicts, marriage and couples, life transitions, and women's issues. Avis believes that the counseling experience is a very intimate experience that is designed with the client’s needs at the forefront.

Avis is very passionate about mental health. She believes that in order for you to be of value to anyone else, you must take care of yourself. She is eclectic in her approach to treatment, which means that she uses a variety of approaches to meet her clients’ needs. Most commonly, she utilizes a solutions-focused (SFT) approach. This means she meets you where you are while focusing on how to set realistic goals for your future.

The two of you will partner together to establish goals and implement strategies to overcome life's challenges. There is no better time to take back your life and obtain the peace that you deserve—reach out to schedule with Avis today.

Education

Texas Southern University
Doctor of Education in Counselor Education

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage/ Couples
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women’ Issues
Brandy Messiah
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Brandy Messiah, PMHNP-BC, RN, APRN

Philosophy of Care

Brandy Messiah is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with a mission to deliver quality mental health care to individuals and their families by providing a safe, nonjudgmental environment to foster a strong therapeutic alliance with the patient and/or family. Brandy began a nursing career in 2009 as a Registered Nurse (RN) and spent the next 10 years as a bedside nurse in emergency medicine, psychiatry (outpatient programs & inpatient hospitals), long-term intensive care units (ICU), step-down ICU/cardiac/telemetry, home-health, and hospice.

Throughout her nursing career Brandy witnessed the many disparities in the delivery and approach to mental health issues. This led her to develop an intense passion for the mental health population and the specialty of psychiatry. She decided to pursue an advanced degree as a PMHNP to effectively contribute and reach her personal goal to enhance the delivery of the mental health care to assist patients/families in better management and outcomes associated with mental health conditions.

Brandy thoroughly enjoys direct patient care and values the therapeutic relationship between patient/family and provider as the foundation to success in outpatient psychiatry. In this relationship, she will be able to provide you with the relevant education and resources, and better assist you in your own, unique journey in the recovery and healing process.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Adolescents
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Dyaz Godfrey
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dyaz Godfrey, LPC-S

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Dyaz Godfrey is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas who has 10 years of experience; who continues to serve others on the journey to wholeness and well-being. She completed her Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education from Texas Southern University.

Dr. Godfrey utilizes collaborative strength-based, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness-based, Solution-Focused, Biblio-therapy approaches to client-centered therapy, always maintaining the engagement, objectivity and awareness to meet the needs of every unique individual, family, and couple.

Dr. Godfrey seeks to share acceptance, warmth, and empathy with you in order to assist in enhancing your strengths and collaborating with you towards meeting your goals and realizing the life you value and desire.

Education

Texas Southern University
Counselor Education & Supervision

Specialties

  • Career Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with Change Family Challenges
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Career Challenges
  • Coaching
  • Grief
Francis Segovia
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Francis Segovia, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Francis Segovia is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in Texas and Wisconsin. She is qualified to diagnose, provide psychotherapy, and prescribe medications to children, adolescents, and adults with mental health disorders. Francis has experience working with individuals who experience symptoms of anxiety, impulsivity, depression, insomnia, trauma, abuse, obsessive compulsive, adjustment, behavioral, and psychosis. She has a passion for holistic patient care and has 14 years of experience working with individuals from ages 10 to 95.

Francis completed her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of South Alabama. She spent 9 years as a Registered Nurse (RN) and 4 years as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Francis has worked at an in-patient psychiatric state facility in Texas, a 24-hour crisis phone line, and an outpatient crisis stabilization unit. She also has experience as a charge nurse on an adolescent and adult psychiatric forensic intensive care unit. Francis has great communication skills, is a good listener, and takes pride in providing positive patient care with no judgement.

Since Francis has 7 years of experience working with adolescents under the age of 17, she has a way to interact therapeutically and became a great advocate to children and adolescents. She is able to determine the needs of the patient and provide holistic care. She is understanding and provides patient education during each visit. There is no wrong question. It is better to ask than to not understand your symptoms.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
University of South Alabama

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Trauma & PTSD
Lisa Senn
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lisa Senn, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Lisa Senn is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #62977) in the state of Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2000 and her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University in 2005. Her work experience includes both outpatient and inpatient experience as well as community mental health and private practice. Lisa sees patients ages 3 to adult both in person and via telehealth. She is LGBTQIA+ affirming and has a “sex positive” philosophy.

Lisa utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trauma-informed principles to assist clients to identify obstacles to progress and learn to manage issues in the present. By learning how the past influences the present, clients can process thoughts and feelings in the present and heal from the wounds of the past. Lisa is also trained in Play Therapy, which is a developmentally sensitive treatment modality for children who are struggling with emotional or behavioral issues.

Lisa seeks to help clients understand why they become trapped in self-defeating behaviors and to help clients break these patterns to live happy, fulfilling lives. She looks forward to getting to know you and helping you reach your goals.

Education

Sam Houston State University
Master of Arts in Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Disorders
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Mood Disorders
  • Co-Dependency
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy
Maame Obiri-Boateng
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Maame Obiri-Boateng, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Maame S. Obiri-Boateng is a Board-Certified Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner whose focus is working with patients with mental illness in a collaborative manner to understand their diagnosis, treatment plan, and develop management strategies to better manage the day-to-day challenges that affect the patient’s general wellness. She sees patients across the lifespan from ages 4 to 88 years older adults and has worked with patients diagnosed with PTSD, MDD, anxiety, psychotic disorders, addiction, and behavior disorders.

Maame graduated with her Associate Degree in Nursing from San Antonio, her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington, and her Master's of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  Her love for psychiatry led her to pursue an advanced degree in nursing and today, she collaborates with other care providers (primary care provider, specialist, therapist, nutritionist, life coach, etc) to address underlying symptoms and lifestyle factors associated with mental illness.

Maame understands that each patient is unique and focuses on providing personalized care, putting the needs of the patients first, and creating treatment plans specific to their disorders. Each patient requires careful attention in order to shape their treatment plan, focus on medication management in order to achieve positive and therapeutic outcomes. Maame puts a lot of emphasis on listening to understand her patients in order to provide the best care possible.

Maame uses engaging, empathetic, and pragmatic guidance in therapeutic settings and utilizes active listening, mindfulness, and observational skills to collect data for treatment planning and therapeutic interventions.

Education

Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Trauma and PTSD, Women’s Issues
Olayemi"Cynthia" Akindele
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Olayemi “Cynthia” Akindele, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Cynthia Akindele is a Doctoral-Prepared and Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC, DNP) with over 11 years of experience providing psychiatric evaluations, diagnoses, medication management, and supportive psychotherapy. She specializes in treating clients of all ages who are struggling to cope with anxiety, depression, anger management issues, relationship difficulties, ADHD, behavioral issues, eating disorders, gender identity and transgender issues, military and veteran issues,  including PTSD, and more.

Cynthia earned her Master's degree in Nursing from Walden University, with a focus on Family Nurse Practitioner. She then obtained a post-master's certificate in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in 2019. Her journey into the health care field began when she was working as a registered nurse taking care of patients in homes and hospital settings. She had the opportunity to work with patients in various settings, including medical-surgical units, long-term acute care units, outpatient surgery, hospice, neonatal/pediatric unit, and adult home health agency. She also worked for the Veterans Affairs hospital in 2017, and this experience made her more aware of the great need for mental health professionals.

Cynthia's psychiatric approach is evidence-based, holistic, and patient-centered. She'll work to create an environment where you can develop trust in her and feel safe sharing your stories and experiences. With Cynthia's guidance and support, you'll partner together to create realistic goals that can meet your mental health needs.

Education

Walden University
Master's Degree in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Adolescents
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma & PTSD
Tiara Mayfield-Bond
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tiara Mayfield-Bond, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Tiara Mayfield-Bond is a Licensed Professional Counselor with several years of experience working in an array of environments including substance abuse, post-educational, and with military families, providing mental health and transitional assistance to youth and adults. She is focused on treating depression, anxiety and healing from trauma.

Tia holds a Master's degree from Texas Southern University in Counseling Education. She conveys empathy, and her goal is to educate and model best practices in becoming your best self no matter what you’re facing. Mental and physical barriers can bring challenges, yet there is still life to be lived and enjoyed. She’s non-judgmental and understands the importance of communication.

"No one plan works for all clients and it’s important to get to know each client as a whole person and find a therapeutic plan that works best. Don’t allow trauma, family, or even your own fear to define who you are," says Tiara. She's ready to help you take the next step in becoming the best version of yourself.

Education

Texas Southern University
Master's in Counseling

Specialties

  • Transitional and Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Family and Couples Therapy
  • PTSD
  • Group Therapy
Appolonia Chineme
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.
Deborah Solomon
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Deborah Solomon, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Deborah Solomon is a compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over 3 years of experience delivering care focused on the body-mind-social wellbeing of individuals ages 16 and older.

Deborah completed her post-master’s PMHNP certification at the University of Cincinnati. She is commended for her expertise in a broad range of psychiatric and mental health diagnoses. She has also demonstrated proficiency in comprehensive assessments and integrating findings to coordinate recovery-focused care to promote optimal mental healthcare results.

Deborah seeks to identify and capitalize on your psychological, developmental, cognitive, and personal strengths to effectively manage your mental health conditions. She wants to work together to help you be the best you can be. You can begin by setting achievable goals together.

Education

University of Cincinnati
Post Master's certification as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Coping Skills
  • Men's Issues
  • Military/Veteran
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Mabel Nwachukwu
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Mabel 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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