Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Sugar Land, TX

Meet our Providers

Christina Jack
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Christina Jack, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Christina Jack is a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate in Texas with a passion for holistic wellness. She believes that wellness is more than just the absence of disease, but the strengthening of physical and emotional fitness to lead a more fulfilling life. Christina is well-versed in integrative behavioral healthcare and understands how to address emotional issues that may be manifesting as physical symptoms.

Christina has specialized knowledge of working with adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with intense emotions that get in the way of their daily functioning. She strives to help you overcome those difficulties and find the strength to carry out your goals in all areas of life. More specifically, but not exclusively, Christina enjoys helping those who seek to strengthen their interpersonal relationships, work through difficult life transitions, and increase feelings of self-confidence.

Through mindful, cognitively based, and solution-focused therapies, you will work together to address the barriers to accomplishing your goals. Christina prefers for her sessions to be collaborative and conversational; she wants you to feel safe to speak up and know you are being heard.

Education

University of Texas at San Antonio
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • School Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Parenting Issues
  • Life Coaching
Clarice Anthony-Francis
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Compsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • UBH
Self Pay Rate: $99

Clarice Anthony-Francis, LPC

Philosophy of Care 

Clarice Anthony-Francis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the great state of Texas and has been practicing since 2017.  She graduated from Prairie View A&M University with her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education and Master of Arts in Counseling.    

Clarice has experience working with adult and adolescent clients with various mental health disorders including, but not limited to, mood disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss, life transition, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder.  She specializes in adolescents (13-18) and adults.

Clarice enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples to help you achieve your goals and live a meaningful, fulfilling life that cultivates meaningful and fulfilling relationships. Additionally, she incorporates mindfulness, meditation techniques, creative expressive tools along to enhance your social and coping skills.

Clarice’s style is direct, encouraging, collaborative, and compassionate. She sees you, the client, as the expert in your life and daily experiences.  Her role is to help guide you through your journey with therapy to take your next step(s). She utilizes CBT, DBT, goal oriented, and trauma informed approaches. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

Education

Master of Arts in Counseling
Prairie View A&M University

Specialties

  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep/Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss
  • Women’s Issues
  • LGBTQIA+
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
Janie Monds
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Janie Monds, Resident In Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Janie Monds is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate who has several years of experience providing therapeutic care to adolescences, adults, couples, and families seeking help with depression/anxiety, life transitions, communication issues, and stress management. She is also a proud LGBTQ+ ally. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the Florida State University and received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Central Florida.

Janie utilizes collaborative, narrative, solution-focused, cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, mindfulness based, and emotionally focused approaches to therapy. She believes that therapy should be adapted to meet the needs of client thus she always maintains the flexibility and awareness to utilizes approaches that are best suited for every unique individual, couple, and family.

Janie believes her role as a counselor is to walk alongside you, to support you through the difficult times, and to provide the support necessary to help you meet your goals as well as to achieve a life that you value and desire. Janie seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship where you and she can work collaboratively to build up your strengths and help you develop the best version of yourself.

Education

University of Central Florida
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Families
  • Couples
Joy Yango
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • 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
Leslie Faulkner
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Leslie Faulkner, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Leslie Faulkner is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas who helps people struggling with life transitions, low mood, or anxiety. She specializes in helping people figure out a new direction in their career, relationships, or life goals. Leslie completed her Master’s in Art Therapy from the University of Louisville, and she is excited to meet with you to help you achieve your goals.

Leslie combines traditional solution focused and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy approaches with other expressive interventions such as art and writing to meet each client’s unique set of needs and goals.

Leslie seeks to build a supportive and caring relationship with her clients in order to help them learn skills and make changes to improve their lives and achieve their goals. Book now to schedule an appointment with Leslie!

Education

University of Louisville
Master's in Art Therapy

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Grief and Loss
  • LGBTQIA
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
Kimberly Richter
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kimberly Richter, LPC-S, RPT

Philosophy of Care

Kimberly Richter is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist in the state of Texas who has 18 years’ experience collaborating with adults and families seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, adoption issues and school issues. Kim is also an EMDR trained therapist.  She completed her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and soon to finish her PhD in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University.

Kim utilizes relational, collaborative, evidence, strength based, cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and play focused approaches to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to meet the needs of every unique individual and family.

Kim strives to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths.  Kim believes the answers to your struggles lies within you and she works with you to bring those answers to the surface.

Education

Capella University
Master's in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • School issues
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Adoption issues
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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  • 12808 West Airport Blvd, Suite 265G
    Sugar Land, TX 77478

  • Mon-Fri:6AM-11PM
    Saturday:6AM-5PM
    Sunday:7AM-4PM

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