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Joan Mullinax, LPC


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

Joan offers Individual Therapy, Life Coaching & Career Counseling Services

Read more about Joan Mullinax M.Ed., LPC


Samantha Scharff, LPC, LCDC

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.

Samantha offers Individual Therapy for Adults, Adolescents, and Couples & Marital Therapy Samantha also runs an Eating Disorder Therapy Group.

Read more about Samantha Scharff LPC, LCDC

Steven Serrano, LPC

couples counselor, trauma therapist, teen counselor

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.

Steven offers Adult, Couples/MarriageAdolescent & Family Counseling.

Read more about Steven Serrano, MS, LPC

Andrew Tessmer, LPC

Andrew Tessmer Houston LGBT Therapist

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.

Andrew offers Individual Therapy for Adults & Adolescents & Career Counseling

Read more about Andrew Tessmer M.Ed., LPC


Sarah Soto, LPC

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.

Sarah offers Adult, Adolescent, & EMDR Therapy

Read more about Sarah Soto, M.S, LPC

Vanessa Guidry, LCSW-S

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.

Vanessa offers Child, Teen, Family & Adult Individual Counseling & runs a DBT skills group for teens

Read more about Vanessa Guidry M.Ed., LCSW-S

Alexandra Marshall, LPC

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.

Alexandra offers Individual Counseling for Adults, & a DBT Skills Group

Read more about Alexandra Marshall M.Ed., LPC


Kristen Gallien, LPC

Houston OCD Therapist

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 Reiter LPC-S

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.

Becky offers Individual Counseling & Somatic Experiencing Therapy

Read more about Becky Reiter MA, LPC-S


Heidi Hoarau, LPC

Heidi Hoarau, Houston Health Coach

Heidi Hoarau specializes in working with individuals facing anxiety/stress, depression, low self-esteem, shame/perfectionism, anger, trauma, grief/loss, or self-destructive behaviors (e.g. addictions, self-harm, eating disorder). When working with Heidi, clients feel safe exploring the unresolved life experiences that may be at the root of their struggles. With experience, compassion, curiosity, and hope, she helps clients heal and grow. 

Read more about Heidi Hoarau M.S., LPC



Jehanzeb Dar, LPC

Jehanzeb Dar, Houston Multicultural Counselor

Since 2016, I have been providing individual, couples, and group therapy services to people from diverse racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, sexual orientation, age, and religious backgrounds. I work closely with clients who face challenges with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, substance abuse and addictions, self-esteem, life transitions, and trauma. Life can be overwhelming and filled with uncertainty, but you don’t have to navigate through it on your own. My goal as a therapist is not only to support you in your journey but to empower you to find the path you envision for yourself. I look forward to working with you.

Read more about Jehanzeb Dar, MA, LPC


Sarah Agarwal, LPC

Sarah Agarwal, Houston Child, Teen, Parent Therapist

Sarah’s specialty is working with children, teens, young adults, and parents. Sarah is an experienced play therapist and works with parents using Child-Parent Relationship therapy to build stronger parent-child relationships. Sarah also has experience working with clients across the lifespan who struggle with anxiety, depression, identity issues, transitions, and relational problems.

Read more about Sarah Agarwal, M.A., LPC


Holly Lark, LCSW

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, LCSW


Greta Bellinger, 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

Diana Cabrera-Stewart, LPC-S

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-S, CCTP

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Suzanne Kamfar, LPC Associate

Suzanne (Susan) is bilingual (English & Farsi). Her focus is on 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- Associate. Suzanne is under the supervision of Becky Reiter, LPC-S.



AP Vo, Houston Couples Therapist

“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 Anne Slater, LCSW-S. AP is also bilingual in English and Vietnamese.

Read more about AP VO, LMSW.

Marcie Dinkin, LCSW-S

marcie dinkin

Marcie works with parents, young adults, and teens, together or individually, to assess what the major issues and roadblocks are, address any hurts and misunderstandings, and work towards better communication, finding common ground, and family unity. She specializes in behavioral issues, individual, family issues, and parenting issues, with a focus on depression, addiction, anxiety, trauma, oppositional behaviors, family relationships, social isolation, and peer/ interpersonal relationships.

Marcie is trained in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TFCBT), trauma and grief component therapy for adolescents (TGCTA), dialectical behavioral (DBT), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She uses Family Systems tools (and others) to help individuals and families heal.

Marcie is also bilingual in English and Spanish.

Read more about Marcie Dinkin, LCSW-S

Maggie Burkett, LMSW

Maggie Burkett Trauma, EMDR and Child Therapist

Maggie works with children, teens, and adults in the areas of trauma, anxiety, and depression. She is an EMDR specialist and play therapist.

Her therapy style is warm, attuned, anti-oppressive, and trauma-informed. She believes that the quality of the therapeutic relationship is paramount and strives to uphold a safe, nurturing environment for her clients.

Maggie is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.

Read more about Maggie Burkett, LMSW.

Matt Winter, LCSW

Matt Winter, Houston teen and DBT specialistI find this work deeply moving and vital for growth, and I will work with you and your family to learn and practice the skills that I am certain will help you. All you have to do is show up and meet me halfway.

I work with substance abuse, depression, self-harm, trauma, and family concerns that often surround all these things. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is my main modality, but I work in several other modalities as well, so that I can meet you where you are and with the tools that best fit your situation.

Read more about Matt Winter, LCSW.

Kenisha Brown, LPC, LMFT Associate

Kenisha Brown Therapist

Kenisha has invaluable experience working with pre-teens, adolescents, and adults who may be experiencing parent-child relational issues, parental concerns, family conflict, relationship issues, emotional stress, depression, anxiety, and behavioral concerns. Therapy with Kenisha will allow an opportunity to replace the repeating cycles that no longer serve you and establish positive life experiences as you reintegrate your voice, passions, and purpose.

Kenisha is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate supervised by board-approved LPC-Supervisor (LPC-S) / LMFT Supervisor (LMFT-S) Jill Wheeler.

Read more about Kenisha Brown, LPC, LMFT- Associate.


Alexis Leeper, LCSW

Alexis Leeper, houston adult adolescent, emotional eating therapist

Hello! I look forward to meeting with you. I work with clients experiencing a variety of symptoms ranging from depression, anxiety, PTSD, and disordered eating. I hope to collaborate with you so that we can determine what the next best steps are to help you effectively manage and process your emotional experiences, build a better brain/body connection by listening to your body and what it needs, and create a life that brings you joy and fulfillment.

Alexis offers individual therapy for adolescents and adults and family counseling.

Read more about Alexis Leeper, LCSW


Katie Osgood, Practicum Student

Katie Osgood, Practicum Student

Whether it be everyday stressors or a significant life event, life is often stressful and challenging, leaving us feeling drained and unsure of what to do next. However, change is possible, and I’d like to walk with you on your path to better health and happiness.

Katie enjoys working with adolescents and adults around a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, disordered eating, body-image concerns, and intuitive eating.

Katie is a counselor in training under the supervision of Ametis Bassir, LPC.

Read more about Katie Osgood, Practicum.

Mariela Lara, Practicum Student

Mariela Lara, Practicum Student

Mariela has a great interest in working with young mothers and adults from various backgrounds. Mariela can serve clients from diverse socioeconomic statuses and cultural backgrounds. She has devoted her training to meeting clients where they are.

Mariela is a counselor in training under the supervision of Diana Cabrera-Stewart, LPC-S, CCTP. She is currently obtaining a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Northwestern University.

Read more about Mariela Lara, Practicum Student.


Tiara Runyon, LMSW 

Tiara Runyon, LSMW

Tiara offers a collaborative approach, fit to suit your individual needs. Her experience includes working with those facing life transitions and struggling with anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Tiara offers individual therapy for children, teens, and young adults.

Tiara is supervised by Marcie Dinkin, LCSW-S.

Read more about Tiara Runyon, LMSW

Terra Ousley, LPC Associate

Terra Ousley Houston Career Counselor

Terra works with clients who struggle to find clarity in their careers and those experiencing issues with anxiety, stress, self-esteem, and life transitions. Her counseling approach is person-centered, and her priority is to provide a safe space for clients to focus on healing and finding solutions.

Terra offers Career Counseling, Individual Adult Counseling, anxiety, stress, and self-esteem counseling.

Terra is supervised by Julianne “Julie” C. Reck, LPC-S.

       Read more about Terra Ousley, LPC Associate

Joey Harmon, LPC Associate

Joey Harmon Houston child, teen, and young adult therapist

Joey offers therapeutic services for everyone aged 3 and up. My background includes helping a diverse clientele develop greater self-worth and learn what’s most important to them in life.

Whatever your experiences have been, I will strive to provide a judgment-free environment for you or your child to learn and grow. [Children 9 and younger must be seen in person].

Joey is supervised by Diana Cabrera-Stewart, M.A., LPC-S, CCTP.

       Read more about Joey Harmon, LPC Associate

Jessica Ingram, LPC Associate

Jessica Ingram, LPC Associate

Jessica’s experience includes counseling adults, teens, and children who have experienced trauma in their lives. Jessica is trained in EMDR, and also works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, and parenting concerns.

Jessica has experience working with those who are going through changes in their lives, relationship issues, and learning how to co-parent.

Jessica enjoys working with a wide range of clients ages ranging from 9-70 years old. She focuses on where the client is, their individual needs and goals, and how counseling can help them reach those goals.

Jessica Ingram is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Houston, Texas (license #82702). Jessica’s supervisor is Jill Wheeler MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S.

       Read more about Jessica Ingram, LPC Associate


Shannon Forbes, Practicum Student

Shannon Forbes, Graduate Practicum Student
Whether it is individual or couples, whether it is Covid life-rebuilding or processing, trauma, wellness, career or life challenges, shifts, workplace stress or dysfunction, counseling issues related to college, loss of home, health, or family, together, we will process it all. We will shape it into a narrative you are proud of, a narrative of who you are, a story of your strength.

With the right help, and some love, care, patience, and time, your story, your reality, your life, your truth, more and more each day, can be unimaginatively beautiful, meaningful, and fulfilling.

Shannon is a counselor in training under the supervision of Diana Cabrera-Stewart, LPC-S, CCTP. while studying in the counseling program at the Family Institute at Northwestern University.

       Read more about Shannon Forbes, Practicum Student


Samer Madanat, LCSW
Samer Madanat

I am a licensed clinical social worker who offers counseling support to both adolescents and adults from all walks of life.

While I specialize in LGBTQ+ and multicultural practice, I have truly worked with all kinds of people dealing with all kinds of life experiences, including past trauma, life transitions, and challenging interpersonal relationships.

You come first in my practice, and our time together is driven by your wellness goals.

I provide an inclusive and non-judgmental space to focus on your goals and gain skills to live your best life. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy.

Read more about Samer Madanat, LCSW


Kathy Crumpler, LPC Associate
Kathy Crumpler, LPC Associate

Hi! I’m Kathy Crumpler and I am here for you.

Are you suffering from past wounds, depression, anxiety, marriage, or relationship issues?

Maybe you’ve already been diagnosed and are looking for someone who can help you navigate this new road.

I have worked with trauma, depression, anxiety, and other acute diagnoses in individuals, and I’m also experienced in marriage/relationship counseling. It is my privilege, passion, and desire to help you on this journey.

Please don’t suffer a minute longer. Remember: Life Doesn’t Have to Hurt.

Read more about Kathy Crumpler, LPC Associate


Rachel Eddins, LPC-S

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.

Read more about Rachel Eddins M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP


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