We want to make this easy for you. We can help you identify which therapist or service would be the best fit for your needs and preferences.
***We are open! Our sessions will be held through online therapy in the coming weeks. YES, we have effective techniques for couples, children, teens, groups and adults through online therapy. Read more about our office updates due to coronavirus here.***
- Give us a call at 832-559-2622 8am-6pm Mon-Fri.
- Schedule a free consultation with our Practice Manager. Just book a time that works for you.
3. Select a counselor below and book your appointment today.
If you’re ready to book an appointment, you can review each counselor below then select “book an appointment” to schedule.
Select from the following to schedule an appointment. If that counselor doesn’t have a time that fits for you, please press the back button and choose another counselor and service.
Please note that we have 2 locations (Montrose Houston & Houston Heights) and some services are only available at one location. If you aren’t finding the service you need, you may need to check our other location.
**If you prefer to meet via phone or video, please indicate that in the comments section of your appointment request.**
Joan has a lifetime of experience supporting people in building the lives they love and developing resilience in the face of life’s challenges. Joan’s specialties are career development, self acceptance, healthy relationships, and grief and loss. Joan is a poster child for resilience and positive career change.c
Read more about Joan Mullinax M.Ed., LPC
Samantha Scharff specializes in working with adolescents and adults facing depression, anxiety, low-self esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, relationship concerns and family of origin work.
Read more about Samantha Scharff LPC, LCDC
Steven’s experience includes counseling individuals, couples, families and teens in the area of trauma recovery, marriage and relationship counseling, anxiety, anger management, addiction, depression, and parenting concerns. With a previous background in business, Steven has also developed skills to deal with workplace stressors while also finding opportunities in the process. Steven is also trained in EMDR therapy and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Read more about Steven Serrano, MS, LPC
Kimberly James, Ph.D
Dr. James collaborates with clients to identify patterns that are creating obstacles to a balanced life. She specializes in working with men and women experiencing issues with anxiety, body image, emotional eating, binge eating, fitness & wellness, intercultural/intracultural relationships & dialogues, depression, effective communication, self-esteem and stress management. Dr. James also has a passion for career counseling and helping clients find effective career solutions.
Read more about Kimberly James, Ph.D.
Andrew specializes in working with LGBTQ+ concerns, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, perfectionism, social skills, procrastination / motivation, career counseling, and adult ADD/ADHD. His approach focuses on exploring what makes each individual thrive, providing empathy and understanding, free from judgment and societal expectations.
Read more about Andrew Tessmer M.Ed., LPC
Randi specializes in working with those who struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, perfectionism, shame, life transitions, and difficulty with interpersonal communication and relationships. Her goal is to ensure individuals feel heard and seen and to know that they are not alone. Randi works with couples to navigate the ups and downs we all face and to strengthen and/or repair their relationships. Randi also works with young professionals as they navigate the often-complex transition from school to the professional world.
Read more about Randi Waller, LPC-Intern.
Sarah’s specialties and professional interests include helping people through life changes, trauma, abuse, anxiety, stress, depression, ADHD management, relationship issues, and the everyday things we deal with as humans.
Read more about Sarah Soto, M.S, LPC
Vanessa works with children (3+), teens, young adults and families. She helps with behavioral concerns, emotional stress such as anxiety, anger and depression, building esteem and relationships, as well as coping with life’s changes such as a change in family structure or moving schools. Vanessa also has specialized experience in grief counseling and working with trauma.
Read more about Vanessa Guidry M.Ed., LCSW
Alexandra’s focus is on helping you develop self-confidence, reduce overeating, emotional eating or binge eating, cope with feelings of anxiety, loneliness and isolation, and manage major life transitions such as changing careers or becoming a parent. Alexandra is also skilled in DBT therapy and providing emotional support and coping skills for post-partum women and parents of young children.
Read more about Alexandra Marshall M.Ed., LPC
Feeling overwhelmed or defeated by life? Is your emotional imbalance becoming a burden to your relationships, work life, or physical health? Jenet specializes in anxiety, trauma recovery, depression, life transitions, and relationship difficulties. She can help you get unstuck and back on track.
Read more about Jenet Dove, LPC Intern
Kristen specializes in treating people with OCD and its various sub-types (harm, aggression, sexual, religious, contamination, illness, etc.). Her focus also centers on religious/spiritual trauma and those who are struggling with doubt and uncertainty around spirituality. A large part of her work is also with anxiety, depression, relationships, and personality disorders. When working with Kristen, clients discover that they are loved, they regain a sense of dignity and self-worth, and they feel hopeful about the future.
Becky specializes in working with adults in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, EMDR therapy, LGBT issues, and relationships issues. She is known for her skills in working with all types of anxiety – social anxiety, general worry, panic, or other types of fears.
Read more about Becky Reiter MA, LPC
Tamara is currently NOT accepting new clients Tamara works with adolescents and adults facing challenges with anxiety, depression, career transitions, relationships, work-life balance, LGBTQ+ concerns, low self-esteem, parenting, emotional eating, binge eating, eating disorders, and body image. She also possesses many years of experience helping clients with college major and career exploration, career transitions, work-life balance, resume/cv writing & editing, and other workplace issues. She believes that a sense of purpose is inextricably linked with personal fulfillment, and she can provide actionable strategies for identifying what will bring you meaning and purpose while thriving in the workplace. Tamara is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern receiving supervision under ECG’s Clinical Director, Becky Reiter LPC-S.
Read more about Tamara Clarkson M.A., LPC-Intern
Holly specializes in working with adolescents, young adults, and women. She is passionate about helping clients work through life transitions, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, LGBT issues, self harm, low self esteem, and relationships. Holly helps clients develop the skills to live a healthy mental, physical, and emotional life.
Read more about Holly Lark MSW, LMSW
Greta’s passion is to help individuals live an authentic and meaningful life through self-acceptance and compassion. She provides a space of empathy and understanding to individuals, couples and families as they navigate life’s challenges and transitions such as divorce, parenting/co-parenting, the empty nest, aging parents, grief and loss, career change and relational difficulties. She also works with anxiety, depression and disordered eating. When working with Greta, clients realize their inherent worth and become hopeful about the future.
Read more about Greta Bellinger MSW, LMSW
Ametis specializes in helping individuals, couples and families as they navigate life’s challenges in the areas of eating disorders, personality disorders, attachment issues, trauma and relationship/marital/premarital counseling. She also works with anxiety, depression, shame/perfectionism and domestic violence related trauma. She is a Trained EMDR Therapist.
Read more about Ametis Bassir M.Ed., LPC
Diana’s specialty areas include working with mothers at any stage in their journey, as well as working with clients for whom race, culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, and other differences lead to questions of identity and belonging. She has helped many clients break past the anxiety and depression that have held them back from engaging fully with their lives. Diana truly considers it an honor to be invited to share in someone’s journey and to walk alongside them as they discover their potential and grow to become their best selves.
Read more about Diana Cabrera-Stewart, LPC
Suzanne (Susan) is bilingual (English & Farsi). Her focus is helping you navigate through life with balance, harmony and authenticity. She works with anxiety, self-esteem issues, women’s issues, high functioning professional burnout and interpersonal relationship issues with couples and individuals.
Read more about Suzanne Kamfar, M.Ed., LPC-Intern
Shannon’s specialties include child development, parenting, and family issues. She is an experienced play therapist. She works with children and teens of all ages to help them heal and become their best selves. She also provides parent education so the entire family system can change and heal.
Her work with children and families is to bring families closer and happier together.
Read more about Shannon Guinther, LCSW
“The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand, and touch another person.” Virginia Satir
AP exclusively focuses on couples counseling. Her background as an attorney and mediator enhances her effectiveness as a therapist. AP will work with you to clear the emotional fog, restore hope, and achieve a happy and healthy relationship. You can write your own ending.
AP is supervised by Brittany Burch, LSCW-S. She is bilingual in English and Vietnamese.
Read more about AP VO, LMSW.
Rachel’s passion is to help people achieve self-acceptance, create a healthy relationship with food, mind and body, and find meaning and fulfillment in work and life roles. Her specialty is binge eating and overeating. She is known for helping people feel at ease with themselves and discover what really creates purpose and happiness in their lives.* Rachel is currently only accepting new clients for the Make Peace with Food Group or Beyond Emotional Eating Program
Read more about Rachel Eddins M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP